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California

American Philharmonic presents a concert of "Turkish Delights," April 26 and 27, Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa, California (April 14, 2014) - The American Philharmonic Sonoma County will present the final concerts of its 15th anniversary season with performances on April 26 and 27 of “Turkish Delights.”  The performances feature violinist Yova Milanova in her West Coast premiere. From a family of distinguished Bulgarian musicians, she has performed with leading orchestras throughout the world: Rossini wrote The Italian Girl in Algiers in only three weeks, and his overture shines with the wit and sparkle you’d expect of music that opens a classic, comedy of errors opera ...

 


 

California

41st Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games, Vista, California

Vista, California (April 14, 2014) - The 41st Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of the Clans will be held on June 28 & 29, 2014 at the Brengle Terrance Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA.   Entertainment will feature Wicked Tinkers, Highland Way, Men of Worth, Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas. Visitors will find vendors of everything Scottish: foods, arts & crafts, Massed Bagpipe Bands, Scottish athletics, Highland dancing competition, drum major, bag piping and drumming competitions, sheepdog trials, Scottish country dancing, and fun for the kids ...

 


 

Florida

34th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, April 26th

Tampa, Florida (April 11th, 2014) - What do pirates, a monkey, storybook characters, food trucks, strolling entertainers, music, and live professional storytellers have in common?...The 34th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, held on April 26th at the Hillsborough High School, 5000 N Central Ave., Tampa, FL. Everyone’s invited to “Fill Your Sails with 100 Tales,” and to join in the free activities, frolicking, and festive entertainment. There is no admission fee ...

 


 

Florida

Grit - a multimedia dance event with Karen Peterson Dancers, May 15 to 16, Miami

Miami, Florida (April 14, 2014) - Grit, performed by Karen Peterson and Dancers, is a multimedia dance work choreographed by Karen Peterson and Katrina Weaver and created in collaboration with video artist Dinorah de Jesus Rodriquez. The performances will take place on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 8 PM and Friday, May 16, 2015 at 8 PM at the Miami Dade County Auditorium, 2901 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida. Through the use of movement, sound and video projection the physical, social and emotional connotations of ...

 


 

Florida

Take a ride on a historic train for National Train Day at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum, Miami, May 10, 2014

Miami, Florida (April 14, 2014) - The Gold Coast Railroad Museum (12450 SW 152 St.), home of Miami’s First National Historic Landmark, The "Ferdinand Magellan," will be offering train rides celebrating the 7th annual National Train Day on Saturday, May 10th.   National Train Day is a holiday started by Amtrak in 2008 as a method to spread information to the general public about the advantages of rail travel and the history of trains in the United States. Train enthusiasts  ...

 


 

Illinois

Chicago Master Singers Concert, Ambassadors of Peace, Features Tour Repertoire, April 25 and 27

Northbrook, Illinois (April 9, 2014) - The spring 2014 concerts of Chicago Master Singers, under the direction of Alan Heatherington, will bring sacred masterpieces of Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian and American composers to Chicago area audiences on the evenings of Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m. The concert venue is the beautiful and reverberant Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Divine Word) at 2001 Waukegan Road, Techny (Northbrook), Ill. The a cappella  ...

 


 

Indiana

59th Annual Talbot Street Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN, June 14 to 15

Indianapolis, Indiana (April 15, 2014) - The 59th annual Talbot Street Art Fair will be June 14-15, 2014 from 10am-6pm, Saturday, and 10am – 5pm, Sunday. With 270 prominent artists from throughout the nation, as well as throughout Indiana, this fair promises to be a winner with art lovers. Admission is free.   The fair is located on Talbott Street from 16th to 20th streets, north/south and from Pennsylvania to Delaware Streets, east/west in Indianapolis.   The fair began in 1956 on Talbot Alley just south of its current location and has grown to a fair that is recognized in the top 100  ...

 


 

Missouri

National touring act, Swing St. Louis, presents the premier of Remembering Judy Garland at Kirkwood, MO

Kirkwood, Missouri (April 14, 2014) - St. Louis invites you to celebrate its 250th birthday with a Vaudeville-style show saluting Meet Me In St. Louis film star, Judy Garland. National touring act, Swing St. Louis, presents the premier of Remembering Judy Garland at Kirkwood, MO’s Robert G. Reim Theatre (111 S. Geyer Rd.) this October 11th, 2014 at 2PM and 7PM. Entertainers and vintage enthusiasts, Emily and Lacy Miller, will bring Judy's hits and tributes to the stage in ...

 


 

New Jersey

29th Annual Fine Art and Crafts at Verona Park, May 17-18, Verona, NJ

Verona, New Jersey (April 14, 2014) - Experience Essex County’s Verona Park transformed into a gallery of fine art and fine craft on May 17-18 from 10-5, rain or shine. The 29th Annual Fine Art and Crafts at Verona Park show (542 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona) will over feature over 140 veteran as well as new exhibitors to Rose Squared Productions, Inc., including fine art, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery, woodwork, glass, clothing and much more.   In clay, the show welcomes new exhibitor Terry Simijis of Cranston, RI who, inspired by the art of ancient civilizations ...

 


 

New Jersey

JC’s Big Swap Bonanza Flea Market Fundraising Event, Lyndhurst NJ, May 18 and October 12, 2014

Lyndhurst, New Jersey (April 15, 2014) - The Big Swap Bonanza is coming to back to Lyndhurst, NJ on May 18, 2014. It will be a special section at the regular Flea Market and Collectible Show. It is a fundraiser for the Lyndhurst High School Band and the Lyndhurst High School Band.   The Big Swap Bonanza is a unique garage and tag sale event. Area residents are offered selling space at the reduced fee of $35.00 for the day. Instead of running a sale at their homes they can bring their goods and items to this sale. They will get three parking spaces where they can set up their own  ...

 


 

New Jersey

JC Vintage Marketplace to feature Antiques, Vintage & Collectible Show, Lyndhurst, NJ, June 8th

Lyndhurst, New Jersey (April 15, 2014) - The JC Vintage Marketplace, held June 8th in Lyndhurst NJ (1050 Wall Street West), will feature 50+ exhibitors selling antiques, vintage and collectibles. There will be an appraiser available on site to assess your valuables.   Visitors can enjoy the live entertainment and a wide variety of gourmet foods being served by many New York food trucks. The market will be open to the public from 11AM-7PM ...

 


 

New York

Light Opera of New York presents Victor Herbert’s Orange Blossoms, April 25 & 26

New York, New York (April 10, 2014) - Light Opera of New York presents Victor Herbert’s rarely performed gem Orange Blossoms on April 25 & 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NY.   See what shocked and titillated Broadway on opening night in 1922. So many independent women, trust-fund babies and gay divorcees abound that it may feel more like Cole Porter than the sweeping romantic style customary of the most popular American composer of his day. Not to worry ...

 


 

New York

Cinco de Mayo Celebration: 100 Years of Piano Music from Mexico, May 5th, New York City

New York, New York (April 15, 2014) - North/South Consonance continues its 34th consecutive season of free-admission concerts on Monday evening May 5th when Max Lifchitz celebrates the Cinco de Mayo Holiday performing a recital devoted entirely to the piano music of composers from México.   The event will start at 8 PM and will take place at the intimate and acoustically superior auditorium of Christ & St. Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th St. between Broadway & Columbus Ave.) on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The auditorium is ADA accessible. Admission is free ...

 


 

North Carolina

Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddler's and Bluegrass Festival, Union Grove, NC

Union Grove, North Carolina (April 11, 2014) - In 1924, H.P. Van Hoy, a schoolteacher and fiddler, thought of an innovative way to raise money for Union Grove School; he would hold a fiddler's convention. The convention became a tradition, carried on in recent years by Harper A. Van Hoy, H. P. Van Hoy's son. On May 23-25, 2014, the fourth generation of Van Hoy descendants will open the gate for the 90th iteration of that acclaimed musical institution ...

 


 

North Carolina

Willow Oak Bluegrass Music Festival, April 24 -26, Roxboro, North Carolina

Roxboro, North Carolina (April 14, 2014) - Each Spring thousands escape the cabin fever of Winter’s cold by loading up their instruments and campers the last weekend in April, and head to Willow Oak Park in Roxboro, North Carolina for the Willow Oak Bluegrass Music Festival.   This three day, family friendly, Bluegrass Music Festival is held April 24 -26, 2014 (965 Blalock Dairy Road, Roxboro, NC) at one of the most beautiful music parks on the East coast. The park is all-inclusive and offers campsites ranging from tent camping to hookups for RV’s. The campground ...

 


 

Ohio

Twins Days Festival Hosts the World's Largest Annual Gathering of Twins, Twinsburg, Ohio

Twinsburg, Ohio (April 14, 2014) - The 2014 Twins Days Festival will be held August 2rd and 3rd in Twinsburg, Ohio (10270 Ravenna Road). This annual international event is recorded as the “Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World” by the Guinness Book of World Records. The Twins Days Festival Committee (TDFC) has announced the theme of this 39th festival will be “Twinstock – Groovy in Twinsburg” celebrating the late 60’s and early 70’s time period. The Festival is open to all multiples — identical, fraternal, young and old, twins, triplets, quads — and their families ...

 



Oregon
Discover Beautiful, Functional Art at Nation's Largest Ceramic Showcase, Portland, May 2nd-4th

Portland, Oregon (April 10, 2014) - The Oregon Potters Association (OPA) presents the 32nd Annual Ceramic Showcase, the nation’s largest sale and show of ceramics. Art lovers, Mother’s Day shoppers and foodies all will find something to treasure at this one-of-a-kind, free three-day event.   More than 200 artists from Oregon and Southwest Washington will show and sell spectacular vessels, serving pieces, wall art and other items for the home, garden and office. Browse the  ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

Bellefonte Art Museum presents the Art of Adornment: jewelry and adornment created by people of traditional cultures, Bellefonte, PA

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (April 15, 2014) - The Art of Adornment is an exhibit at the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County of over 300 pieces of jewelry and adornment created by people of traditional cultures from Africa, Asia and the Americas. The exhibit is divided into 13 geocultural regions showing samples from those areas. Although many different styles are included in the show, they represent only a fraction of the over 5000 tribal, ethnic and indigenous groups in our ...

 


 

Rhode Island

Barclay Butera, Interior Designer of Today Show and HGTV Fame, Celebrity Guest at Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour, April 27th

Newport, Rhode Island (April 10, 2014) - Interior designer and author Barclay Butera will visit Newport as honored guest of St. Michael's Country Day School's 14th Newport House Tour on April 27, signing copies of his latest book, Barclay Butera: Getaways and Retreats from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the newly renovated Paradise Farmhouse at the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown. The book signing and reception, complete with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, is included in the House Tour ticket, which this year includes seven architecturally distinguished residences by luminaries of  ...

 


 

Tennessee

20th Century Club's 39th Annual Fair on the Square, Collierville, Tennessee

Collierville, Tennessee (April 9, 2014) - The thirty-ninth annual Collierville Fair on the Square will be held May 3-4, 2014, in the Collierville, Tennessee, Town Square. The hours are May 3, 10-6, May 4, Noon to 5. Admission is free to visitors.   First held in 1976 as a part of the United States Bicentennial celebrations, the fair is an eagerly awaited family festival sponsored by the Collierville Twentieth Century Club. The charming town square is the backdrop for approximately 170 vendors who set up their tents in the park to sell hand-made items such as children's clothing   ...

 


 

Tennessee

49th Annual Southern Weekend of Arts & Craft Show, Fayetteville, TN, June 20-21

Fayetteville, Tennessee (April 17, 2014) - The 49th Annual Southern Weekend of Arts & Craft Show will be held June 20th - 21st at the Stone Bridge Park, in Fayetteville, TN. There will be over 90 artist and crafters displaying their art at the show, and local non-profit organizations promoting their services. The event is sponsored by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center.   Talented exhibitors come from all over the Southeast, with a large variety of original art, photography, crafts, woodworking, jewelry, and many more types of art...

 


 

Texas

Round Top Music Festival Coming to Round Top, Texas, June 7 to July 12

Round Top, Texas (April 15, 2014) - The Round Top Festival Institute presents the Round Top Music Festival on June 7th to July 12th in Round Top, Texas (248 Jaster Road). Founded 44 years ago by concert pianist James Dick, the Round Top Festival Institute annually selects 95 students (from over 500 applicants) who study with master faculty and perform in the Texas Festival Orchestra.   Programs for the two dozen concerts include works by composers ...

 


 

Vermont

A T. Rex Named Sue is Coming to Vermont's Montshire Museum of Science May 17 Norwich, Vermont (April 14, 2014) - The most iconic dinosaur that ever lived is on its way to the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont. The exhibit, A T. Rex Named Sue, scheduled to open May 17th and run through September 7th, 2014, features a cast of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered. At 42-feet long, 3,500 pounds, and 12-feet tall at the hips, this fully articulated cast skeleton is the keystone piece of this traveling exhibition which also includes replicated dinosaur fossils, video footage, free-standing interactive exhibits and colorful graphics. ...

 


 


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