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Alaska - Inside Passage, Event Dates: Through September, 2015

Summer in Alaska - Cruise with Humpback Whales aboard the classic yacht MV Discovery

A wonderful spectacle takes place in the nutrient rich waters of Southeast Alaska from May to September each year as more than 1000 Humpback Whales return to their summer feeding grounds. On land, the temperate rainforest bursts with new life and coastal Brown Bears emerge to feast on spawning salmon. All Aboard Yacht Charters offers the opportunity to join a cruise or charter the classic yacht MV Discovery for an intimate and unforgettable small boat cruise of Alaska's Inside ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Date: May 16 – 17, 2015

World Renowned Electric Violinist Mark Wood to Perform with Students, Arkansas Youth Orchestra, Little Rock

International recording artist and Emmy award winning composer Mark Wood, an original member of the multiplatinum selling Trans-Siberian Orchestra and creator of the revolutionary Viper electric violin, is bringing his groundbreaking music education program Electrify Your Strings! (EYS) to the Arkansas Youth Orchestra in Little Rock, Arkansas, May 16 – 17. This exciting event will transform the student musicians into a full-fledged Rock Orchestra. Mark will be performing with the ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, May 9 to 10, 2015

Broadway Star Ashley Brown Performs for Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Pops Season Finale

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the fifth and final concert in the 2014-2015 Acxiom Pops Live! Series: Ashley Brown’s Broadway. Fresh from her run as Mary Poppins on Broadway, Ashley Brown and the ASO take over the stage with thrilling renditions of Broadway favorites. Featuring hits like “Nothing Like a Dame,” “People,” “Tonight,” and “Spoonful of Sugar,” all ages are invited to a concert that will be ...

 


 

Arkansas, Hot Springs, Event Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Boots & Bows - A Wedding Event for All - Coming to Hot Springs, AR

The Boots & Bows A Wedding Event will be held Sunday, April 19, (10:30am - 5:00pm) at the Hot Springs Convention Center, Convention Blvd., Hot Springs, AR. Admission is $3 per person or $5 per couple. There will be vendors for all your wedding needs in one place. The event is designed for brides, grooms, parents of the brides & grooms, bridesmaids, groomsmen and wedding guests. There will be a lot of giveaways from honeymoons to chocolates and everything in between. If you are ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Date: April 21, 2015

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Presents Landers FIAT River Rhapsodies: Music of Mendelssohn, Mozart and Brahms at Clinton Center

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the final concert of the 2014-2015 Landers FIAT River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series: Mendelssohn, Mozart, & Brahms. The ASO’s Quapaw and Rockefeller String Quartets and other ASO musicians perform chamber music from Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Brahms on April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the beautiful Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Dates: May 14, 2015

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Presents Intimate Neighborhood Concerts

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the 2014-2015 Intimate Neighborhood Concerts (INC) Series in Little Rock, AR. The ASO presents Mozart’s two-act opera, The Magic Flute, in partnership with Opera in the Rock at the Albert Pike Masonic Center, Night Serenades featuring the music of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and ASO Composer of the Year John Corigliano at St. James United Methodist Church, and Baroque by ...

 


 

Arkansas, Eureka Springs, Event Date: May 7 to 10, 2015

Phunkberry Music Festival to Take Place in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Eureka Springs has got the funk! Deadhead Productions has announced they will bring the Phunkberry Music Festival to the area. The music, arts, and camping festival will take place May 7 to May 10th, 2015. The event will feature some top national funk acts like Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, The Bernie Worrell Orchestra (former keyboardist from the Talking Heads), Kung Fu, and Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band to name a few. Phunkberry will also showcase some of the best ...

 


 

Arkansas, Ozark, Event Date: July 2 to 5, 2015

6th annual Highberry Music Festival taking place 4th of July weekend in Ozark, Arkansas

The Highberry Music Festival will once again take place over the 4th of July weekend in Ozark, Arkansas. This year will be the 6th year and includes headliners Railroad Earth and Keller Williams. The line up also features national acts consisting of Ott, The Schwag (Grateful Dead Experience), Earphunk, Mingo Fishtrap, Random Rab, The Steepwater Band, Spoonfed Tribe, and A Live One (Phish Tribute) to name a few ...

 


 

Arkansas, Eureka Springs, Event Date: August 20 to 23, 2015

Hillberry Bluegrass Music Festival to Take Place in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

The Hillberry Bluegrass Music Festival is slated to take place August 20 - 23rd, 2015. Deadhead Productions has announced they will bring this unique festival to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The event will feature two nights with the Schwag - The Grateful Dead experience, and will include a set each night where the Schwag will play bluegrass style. Hillberry will also showcase some of the best regional bluegrass acts in the area such as Rumpke Mountain Boys, Mountain Sprout, Foley's ...

 


 

California, San Diego, Event Date: May 30 and 31, 2015

California State Button Show Coming to San Diego

Button collectors will gather in San Diego the weekend of Saturday, May 30th (10am to 5pm) and Sunday, May 31st (10am to 3pm), at the Town & Country Hotel & Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N., San Diego, for the California State Button Society’s annual convention. Admission is free; donations will be gratefully accepted. Collectors, dealers, tailors and seamstresses, jewelry and costume designers, and quilters and crafters of all ages are welcome. There will be hundreds of ...

 


 

California, Los Angeles, Event Dates: May 16-17

Three Independent Film Festivals in Los Angeles: Watch latest indie films, meet filmmakers

Three Independent Film Festivals will be happening February 21-22, March 13-15, May 16-17, 2015: Hollywood Short Film Festival, Los Angeles Short Film Festival, and the Sunset Film Festival - Los Angeles. Hollywood: homeland for producers, actors, directors and other TV and Film creators. Hollywood is also a place where you can see local films and those from all over the world. These festivals are unique. Film enthusiasts meet interesting people, full of passion with great personalities ...

 


 

California, Santa Monica, Event Date: April 26, 2015

Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra Returns to the Moss Theater in Santa Monica, April 26th

The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra returns to the Ann and Jerry Moss Theater with an exciting program entitled "The Four B's," featuring the brilliant technique and sensitive musicality of pianist Hye-Won Choi. The concert is Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3 PM. The program includes the Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op 62,  Bruckner: March in D minor WAB 96, J.S. Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 (introducing a world premiere arrangement by Karim Elmahmoudi), and the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. ...

 


 

California, Joshua Tree, Event Date: May 8th to May 10th, 2015

IgNight Your Passions at the IgNight Fire Flow Conference, Joshua Tree, CA

The IgNight Fire Flow Conference brings an educational celebration of fire, yoga and flow arts to Joshua Tree, CA on May 8-10. Commonly rigged with wicks and lit on fire, flow tools can include hoops, poi, fans, staves, torches, wands and swords. The conference will also feature aerial acrobatics classes, archery, astronomy, yoga and lectures with spiritual teachers from all over the world. Beginning at noon Friday and ending at 5p.m. Sunday, more than 160 classes will go ...

 


 

California, Rolling Hills Estates, Event Date: April 17 to 19, 2015

2015 Universe Multicultural Film Festival Coming to Rolling Hills Estates, CA

The 2015 Universe Multicultural Film Festival (UMFF) will take place from April 17th to 19th at three venues in Rolling Hills Estates, CA. All are within walking distance: the Promenade on the Peninsula, RHCC Community Center and the Peninsula Center Library. The festival will be a great platform to watch the multicultural films in different languages with family and friends and embrace culture differences through films – the universal language. The event, organized by Maeya Culture ...

 


 

California, Sebastopol, Event Date: April 17-October, 2015

Lynmar Estate in Sonoma's Russian River Valley Expands Summer Picnic Pairings with Early April Arrival

Lynmar Estate announced today the return of its summer Picnic Pairings, to begin Saturday, April 17, at Lynmar Estate, 3909 Frei Rd, Sebastopol, CA, offering guests a complete culinary experience with estate-grown and locally sourced lunches paired with select Lynmar wines. The summer lunch offering comes a month earlier than usual this year in response to its overwhelming popularity last year. Lynmar believes that the fundamental pull of wine is its relationship with food. From ...

 


 

California, Woodland Hills, Event Date: April 25 and 26, 2015

Woodland Hills Arts and Crafts Faire and Community Expo, April 25 to 26

The 46th annual Rotary Club of Woodland Hills Arts and Crafts Faire and Community Expo will be held on April 25 and 26 in Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills, CA from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The park is located at Oxnard St. and Topanga Canyon Boulevard. Artists will display and sell their original hand-made works in candles, ceramics, dolls, etchings, fabric and fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, odds and ends, paintings, photography, porcelain, sculpture, and water color. Proceeds ...

 


 

California, Rossmoor, Event Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015

Rossmoor Community Festival to be held on Sunday, May 3, Rossmoor, CA

The 2015 Rossmoor Community Festival will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rush Park, 3001 Blume St., Rossmoor, CA. Experience the rides, games, a great variety of vendors including crafts, sales, non- profits, and educational; food trucks; live entertainment; dog parade and car show. Sign-ups for the free car show can be made by contacting Lee Lindquist at leelindquist@socal.rr.com. Trophies will be awarded in many categories. Dress up your dog for ...

 


 

California, Joshua Tree, Event Date: May 14-17, 2015

Joshua Tree Music Festival - A Global Music Experience in the Magical Mojave, Joshua Tree, CA

Merging its funky desert style with an internationally acclaimed lineup of musical artists, this three day (and four night) family-friendly festival is truly a global music experience. The 13th Annual Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival melds the overwhelming spirit of desert freedom with powerful music from around the world to create a lighthearted oasis for music lovers. Magically magnificent art installations, a robust Kidsville schedule, the heavily shaded Music Bowl, a full spectrum of ...

 


 

California, Sausalito, Event Date: October 17, 2015

Feel the rhythm and taste of Louisiana at the Creole United Festival, Sausalito, CA

Celebrating its third year, The Creole United Festival will feature the music, the food, the dance and the rich Creole culture that will provide attendees an unforgettable day. There is no admission fee, donations at the entrance are much appreciated. The Festival will be held October 17, 2015, at 11am-6pm at Dunphy Park (10 miles north of San Francisco) in Sausalito, CA. This one day event brings high energy, captivating entertainment by the best Zydeco ...

 


 

Caribbean, Saint Lucia

Valentine's Day at Jade Mountain Resort, Saint Lucia: All-Inclusive Total Romance Package

Lovers staying at Jade Mountain Resort in Saint Lucia celebrate Valentine’s Day every day of the year. The daily enchantment begins with the intoxicating views, sultry atmosphere, large sweeping rooms with private infinity pools with fourth wall missing, discreet butler and complete privacy. And to enhance the romance, many couples take advantage of Jade Mountain’s many activities and book the Total Romance Package; an adventure a day in the pure Saint Lucian waters, plantations and rain forests, jungle biking, snorkeling, scuba diving, and relaxing on the ...

 


 

Caribbean; Falmouth, Jamaica;  Cartagena, Colombia; Cristobal, Panama; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica and Cozumel, Mexico Event Date: November 11 – 21, 2015  

JazzFest at Sea, an intimate jazz club experience at sea, announces its 2015 lineup

The 12th Annual JazzFest at Sea will be taking place onboard the MSC Divina departing Miami to the Southern Caribbean on November 11, 2015 for 10 nights. The cruise presents Classic Jazz, Chicago Jazz, Traditional Jazz and other jazz styles which emerged during the first half of the 20th century. JazzFest at Sea, one of the leading jazz cruises for ‘20’s – ‘40’s jazz, not only has amazing performances each evening of the cruise, but also afternoon sessions on days at sea ...

 


 

Colorado, Broomfield, Event Date: June 11, 2015

Wine Country International Magazine Announces Drink Pink Vino Festival, Broomfield, CO

Wine Country Network, Inc., publisher of Wine Country International® Magazine and producer of the Denver International Wine Festival, has announced the first-ever Drink Pink Vino International Rosé Wine Festival, which will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Omni Interlocken Resort’s Outdoor Pavilion in Broomfield, Colorado. Far from being a diluted red, Rosés are produced from the same grapes as more full-bodied reds, but the juice is only allowed to ferment ...

 


 

Connecticut, Stamford, Event Date: April 25th, 2015

Awaken Wellness Fair Returns to Stamford CT on April 25th

The ever-popular Awaken Wellness Fair, the area’s oldest and best loved body-mind-spirit-green expo, returns to Stamford CT on Saturday, April 25, 2015 (this is a new date) at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 East Main Street, from 10 am to 5 pm. Men and women who are curious about holistic practices are attracted to the Awaken Fairs. They find abundant information encompassing the world of ancient, as well as new cutting-edge, healing/wellness methods ...

 


 

Connecticut, Norwalk, Event Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015

Discover Norwalk Youth Symphony at its Open House, April 26

All interested parents and students are invited to witness the inside world of the Norwalk Youth Symphony. During the annual Norwalk Youth Symphony Open House, conductors, student musicians and board members will be available to give guided tours and answer questions. This year the annual Open House will take place on Sunday April 26, 2015 from 1:30PM until 3:30PM at Norwalk Concert Hall located at 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT ...

 


 

Washington, D.C., Event Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015

National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. to Screen Award-Winning Film Native New Yorker

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. has organized a public screening of the award-winning documentary film Native New Yorker, by Steve Bilich, as part of a retrospective entitled “AMERICAN EXPERIMENTS IN NARRATIVE: 2000-2015,” programmed by curator and archivist Jon Gartenberg. This series highlights contemporary American films (made in the 21st century), that focus on formal experimentation with narrative structure and incorporate reflections upon individual identity, the family structure, the fabric of the community, and the ...

 


 

England, Tour Dates: Departures May 24th and August 2nd, 2015

Celtic Dream Tours adds Tours to England featuring Downton Abbey (Highclere Castle) for 2015 and 2016

Celtic Dream Tours has created a one of a kind tour of England featuring Highclere Castle, which is the location used in the PBS series Downton Abbey. The tour is seven nights, staying in 3 and 4 star manor homes, Elizabethan mansions and quaint boutique hotels around southern England. The tours are limited to twelve people per tour and include entry into Highclere Castle, a guided tour of Bampton where other parts of the series are filmed, a visit to Stonehenge ...

 


 

Florida, Coconut Creek, Event Date: Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10, 2015

Mother's Day Weekend - All Moms $10 per day at Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL

Since opening in 1988, Butterfly World has an unbroken tradition of honoring moms on Mother’s Day. This year is no exception. In 2015, all Moms can enjoy the spring splendor of Butterfly World from Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10, 2015 for $10.00 per day. Treat your spectacular mom to the gift of blossoms and butterflies at Butterfly World. The event is located at Tradewinds Park South, 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL. Butterfly World opened in 1988, and is the ...

 


 

Florida, Tampa, Event Date: April 18, 2015

35th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, Tampa, FL, April 18th

Be enthralled with stories told by Youth Storytellers and local and regional professional Tellers at the 35th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival, April 18th, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the John F. Germany Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL. Admission is free. The event will feature nationally/internationally renowned storyteller and author, Heather Forest. In addition to lots of great stories to hear ...

 


 

France, Provence, Trip Date: May 28 to June 2nd, 2015

Collection of Gardens, History and Gastronomy Tours in Provence, France

French Incoming, using inside knowledge of France, and working with its team of garden and culinary experts, has developed new and very different tours, based on the theme of gardens and culture. It goes without saying that any tour of France should feature food and wine - but these tours go one step further, discovering the local markets, recipes and specialties, brought to life by its very own chef ...

 


 

France, Normandy, Trip Date: June 24th to June 30th, 2015

Collection of Gardens, History and Gastronomy Tours in Normandy, France

French Incoming, using inside knowledge of France, and working with its team of garden and culinary experts, has developed new and very different tours, based on the theme of gardens and culture. It goes without saying that any tour of France should feature food and wine - but these tours go one step further, discovering the local markets, recipes and specialties, brought to life by its very own chef ...

 


 

France, Burgundy, Tour Date: June 24th to June 30th, 2015

Collection of Gardens, History and Gastronomy Tours in Burgundy, France

French Incoming, using inside knowledge of France, and working with its team of garden and culinary experts, has developed new and very different tours, based on the theme of gardens and culture. It goes without saying that any tour of France should feature food and wine - but these tours go one step further, discovering the local markets, recipes and specialties, brought to life by its very own chef ...

 


 

France, Dordogne, Trip Date: September 2nd to September 7th, 2015

Collection of Gardens, History and Gastronomy Tours in Dordogne, France

French Incoming, using inside knowledge of France, and working with its team of garden and culinary experts, has developed new and very different tours, based on the theme of gardens and culture. It goes without saying that any tour of France should feature food and wine - but these tours go one step further, discovering the local markets, recipes and specialties, brought to life by its very own chef ...

 


 

France, Provence, Normandy, Burgundy and Dordogne, Trip Dates: May through September, 2015 2015

(This press release combines the above four)

Collection of Gardens, History and Gastronomy Tours in France

French Incoming, using inside knowledge of France, and working with its team of garden and culinary experts, has developed new and very different tours, based on the theme of gardens and culture. It goes without saying that any tour of France should feature food and wine - but these tours go one step further, discovering the local markets, recipes and specialties, brought to life by its very own chef. The 2015 tours include: Provence, Normandy, Burgundy and Dordogne ...

 


 

Georgia, Duluth, Event Date: May 9 to May 10, 2015

Barefoot in the Park Fine Arts Festival, Duluth, GA, May 9th & 10th

The 11th Annual Barefoot in the Park Fine Arts Festival will take place on the Town Green in Duluth, GA on Saturday, May 9th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, May 10th from 10am to 5pm. Barefoot and the City of Duluth are proud to celebrate eleven consecutive years of bringing some of the most outstanding regional artists, entertainment, and flavors to Greater Atlanta and Northeast Georgia. Admission is free. Barefoot in the Park exists to educate communities through a fun and ...

 


 

Georgia, Lincolnton, Event Date: April 30th through May 2nd, 2015

3rd Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival, Lincolnton, Georgia

Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announce that the 3nd Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival will be held on April 30th through May 2nd at Elijah Clark State Park, 2959 McCormick Highway (Highway 378), Lincolnton, GA. A free barbeque and covered dish supper will be held on Wednesday, April 29 at 6:00 p.m. for all three day ticket holders. The three day music festival begins on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 12:00 noon. Open stage will begin daily at 11:00 a.m. with the scheduled show ...

 


 

Illinois, Aurora, Event Date: April 18-19, 2015

Fox Valley Orchestra, Chorus, and the Aurora University Chorale Combine to Perform Mozart's Requiem

The Fox Valley Orchestra and Orchestra Chorus will combine with Aurora University Chorale to present the hauntingly beautiful Mozart Requiem. Under the direction of Fox Valley Orchestra Chorus Master, Lisa Fredenburgh, these performances will be held on Saturday, April 18th at 7:30pm and Sunday, April 19th at 3:00pm. Both will be held in the beautiful Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University, Aurora, IL. Ticket information, complete 2014-2015 concert season schedule and venue details are available ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: June 13-14, 2015

#2 Nationally Ranked Old Town Art Fair, June 13-14, Chicago

The Nationally ranked #2 of U.S Juried Fine Art Fairs, the Old Town Art Fair (www.oldtownartfair.com) will be held June 13-14. The Fair will be in Chicago’s historic tree-lined Old Town Triangle neighborhood, featuring 250 juried artists. The Fair includes a Garden Walk through a nationally registered Historical Landmarked District. Displaying a large variety of art will be 250 acclaimed juried artists, of which over 100 will be new to the Old Town Fair. Featured artists are selected by an ...

 


 

Iowa, Davenport, Event Date: May 9 & 10, 2015

62nd Bi-Annual Beaux Arts Fair May 9 & 10, Davenport, Iowa

The Beaux Arts Fund Committee has announced their 62nd Bi-Annual Spring Art Fair being held on Saturday and Sunday, May 9 & 10 (Mother’s Day weekend). This juried fine art/fine craft fair is held outdoors on the Figge Art Museum Plaza and along 2nd Street in downtown Davenport, Iowa. Admission to the fair is free all weekend. Hours are Saturday, 10-5 and Sunday 10-4. The Spring fair features over 100 artists from multiple states, a food court, children's art activities, and $2 ...

 


 

Iowa, Davenport, Event Date: September 12 & 13, 2015

62nd Bi-Annual Fall Beaux Arts Fair September 12 & 13, Davenport, Iowa

The Beaux Arts Fund Committee has announced their 62nd Bi-Annual Fall Art Fair being held on Saturday and Sunday, September 12 & 13. This juried fine art/craft fair is held outdoors on the Figge Art Museum Plaza in downtown Davenport, Iowa. Admission to the fair is free all weekend. Hours are Saturday, 10-5 and Sunday 10-4. The fall fair features artists from multiple states, a food court, children's art activities, and $2 admission to the Figge Art ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: June 19 to July 12

Indianapolis Early Music Festival opens with free spring concert

Music of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Medieval times, played on instruments of the period by artists using historically informed styles and techniques, will delight audiences in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, from June 19 through July 12, 2015. The finest ensembles from throughout North America and Europe will perform at this year’s festival. In addition to enjoying the concert, Festival attendees will have an opportunity to meet ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: June 19 to July 12, 2015

Indianapolis Early Music's 49th Festival Starts June 19th

Indianapolis Early Music Festival launches its 49th season in the beautiful auditorium of the Indianapolis History Center located in the heart of downtown on the canal (450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN). Matthias Maute, who holds an international reputation as conductor, composer, recorder and flute player, begins the Festival on June 19th. Weekend two of the Festival will include a June 26th performance by Nell Snaidas, who has been praised for her “beautiful soprano ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: July 10 and 12

Indianapolis Early Music Festival expected to draw record crowds, July 10 and 12

The Indianapolis Early Music Festival will end its 49th season on July 10 and 12 with two dazzling performances. Praised by Fanfare for its “wonderful, vital and buoyant performances,” Trio Setticento’s passionate and authoritative interpretations renew the pleasures of hearing beloved music from the Age of Enlightenment while also revealing the delights of new discoveries. Imagination, vigor, technical polish and historical insight have made the Trio’s ...

 


 

Indiana, Orleans, Event Date: Varies

Historic Orleans, Indiana to Turn 200 in 2015

The small, quaint little town of Historic Orleans, Indiana turns 200 years old in 2015 (1815-2015). This milestone will be celebrated with special events throughout the year, so mark your calendars and plan to be a part of the year-long birthday Bicentennial Celebration. The birthday celebration kicks off March 11th, 2015 with birthday cake and the unveiling of a special commemorative postmark by the United States Postal Service. The town’s annual Dogwood Festival held in late ...

 


 

Indiana, Orleans, Event Date: April 29 - May 2, 2015

47th Dogwood Festival, Orleans, Indiana, April 29th through May 2nd

The Orleans Chamber of Commerce will be holding their 47th Dogwood Festival from April 29 - May 2, 2015 at the Historic Congress Square, Downtown Orleans. Enjoy carnival rides, games, children’s activities, arts & crafts fair, everyone’s favorite hometown parade, food, live entertainment, viewing of the dogwoods and more. Admission is free.   The event is recognized as one of Midwest Living Magazine's "Top Five Flowering Festivals" ...

 


 

Iowa, Iowa/Illinois Mississippi River Valley Area, Event Date: May 2-3, 2015

Mississippi River Valley Art Directory to Host the 10th Bi-Annual Art Drive, May 2-3

The Mississippi River Valley Art Drive (MRVAD) is a self-guided art drive that directs you to the private studios, homes and galleries where the artists create their works of art. You may be stopping at an artist home studio in one location and then off to an “Art Garage” filled with many talented area artists. Plan a trip May 2-3 for a fun filled weekend of color and conversation. Watch as the artist creates a new work of art right in front of your eyes. This is your time to ask questions ...

 


 

Maryland, Owings Mills, Event Date: April 18, 2015

Stevenson University to Hold Annual Mustang Craft Festival, April 18th, Owings Mills, MD

Stevenson University's Senior Class will hold their Annual Mustang Craft Festival on April 18th from 11:00am to 3pm at Stevenson University - Rockland Center, Owings Mills, MD. Enjoy some retail therapy while shopping through more than 30 vendors' wares. Items include handmade jewelry, home decorations, organic lotions and soaps, and much more. Admission is $5 at the door and includes two raffle tickets ...

 


 

Maryland, Glenn Dale, Event Date: Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Savor Bowie, Food Wine and Music Festival, a party with a purpose, Bowie, MD

Concerts for Causes Inc. presents the ‘Savor Bowie’ Food, Wine and Music Festival. This free event takes place at the Bowie Town Center (15606 Emerald Way) in Bowie, MD on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 11 am until 6 pm. Visitors will enjoy complimentary food tastings from local restaurants and wine tastings from more than ten wineries, a multitude of vendors, exhibitors and artisans, and a huge classic and muscle car show. The festival will offer two stages of ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Clinton, Event Date: May 2 through September 12, 2015

London's British Museum lends rare icons and artifacts to Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

The Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA will have a new exhibit on display May 2 through September 12, 2015, called Byzantium to Russia: Origins and Development of Russian Icons, 1200 to 1900. This exceptional, compelling selection of forty eight icons and extraordinary artifacts from the British Museum traces the stylistic development of sacred art from ancient Byzantium, center of Christian civilization, to the introduction of Christianity to Russia. The exhibition of rare icons ...

 


 

Minnesota, Winona, Event Date: April 23 to 25, 2015

Mid West Music Fest to be Held April 23-25, Winona, MN

The Mid West Music Fest (MWMF ) is going into it’s sixth year of bringing music and community together in Winona, MN. MWMF was recently nominated for “Best Music Festival in Minnesota by Twin Cities publication, The City Pages. This year’s festival will be held April 23-25, 2015 and will feature an exciting line-up of over 100 bands and musicians in venues across downtown Winona. Headliners include Charlie Parr, Frankie Lee, Chastity Brown, Communist Daughter, Lucy Michelle, Pieta ...

 


 

National

Gamesgiving Foundation turns your charitable contribution of used video gaming equipment into a healing tool for hospitalized children.

February 9, 2015 - Donation of your used video game equipment aides hospitalized patients while providing a tax deduction. The Gamesgiving Foundation serves as a friend of hospitals and their patients by providing a living library of video gaming equipment at no cost. The equipment is provided at no cost to hospitals to make available to those who could use it most. When game systems break down the Gamesgiving Foundation will repair or replace them ...

 


 

New Hampshire, Manchester, Event Date: April 24-25, 2015  

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Manchester, NH, April 24-25, 2015

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...

 


 

New Hampshire, Gilford, Event Date: August 6-8, 2015

Gunstock Mountain Resort to Host SoulFest, New England’s Premier Christian Music Festival, August 6-8, 2015, Gilford, New Hampshire

Celebrating 18 years of Music, Love and Action, the SoulFest, will be held August 6-8, 2015 in the picturesque White Mountains of Gilford, New Hampshire, at Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Rd. Gunstock provides an idyllic setting for this one-of-a-kind celebration gathering over 13,000 attendees and more than 100 artists and speakers. As New England’s largest Christian music festival, SoulFest has become a summer staple at Gunstock attracting thousands throughout the New England area ...

 


 

New Jersey, Verona, Event Date: May 16 to 17, 2015

29th Annual Fine Art and Crafts at Verona Park, May 16 to 17, Verona, NJ

Many new fine artists and fine craftspeople will be joining veteran exhibitors to help celebrate thirty years of Fine Art and Crafts at Verona Park on May 16 & 17 from 10 am to 5 pm, rain or shine. Admission is free. While many exhibitors travel from as far as Maine and Florida to participate in the annual event, top New Jersey talent graces the park as it once again is transformed into a craft boutique and art gallery with handcrafted jewelry, clothing, clay, metal, wood ...

 


 

New Jersey, Maywood, Event Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Maywood Chamber of Commerce to Host New Jersey's Semi-Annual Maywood Street Fair, April 19th, Maywood, NJ

On Sunday, April 19, 2015 the Maywood Chamber of Commerce is holding its Semi Annual Street Fair. This free event will feature over 200 exhibitors and will be held along West Pleasant Ave. from 10am-5pm. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party in the Bergen Community Bank parking lot, brimming with local merchants and businesses showcasing their shops and special sales.  There will be mechanical kiddie rides, pony rides, petting zoo, climbing wall ...

 


 

New Jersey, Ramsey, Event Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015 (rain date 5/3)

Adorno Fathers Annual Spring Fair, Ramsey, NJ, April 26

Friends of the Adornos will be holding their Annual Spring Fair on April 26, 2015 (rain date May 3) from 9am-5pm. The fair will be on the grounds of the Adorno Fathers on 575 Darlington Ave, Ramsey, NJ. There will be home-made foods that the Friends of the Adornos serve, top-notch vendors and great bargains. There is a home improvement section that features vendors specializing in roofing, siding, additions, basements, bathroom remodeling, cabinets, windows, gutters, and ...

 


 

New Jersey, Somerville, Event Date: April 26, 2015

New Jersey's Historic Downtown Somerville Arts and Crafts Festival, April 26

On Sunday, April 26, Somerville's downtown Main Street will be turned into an open air gallery of fine artists and crafters from the tri-state area at the Somerville Arts and Crafts Fest. Over 150 exhibitors will line the streets displaying and selling their original hand created work. Open from 10am-5pm, this event is juried and will feature artisans displaying and selling their original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry ...

 


 

New Jersey, Fanwood, Event Date: Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Celebrate Spring Arts and Crafts Festival, Fanwood, NJ

On Saturday, May 9th, JC Promotions will hold the Celebrate Spring Arts & Crafts Festival. This juried event is held in the heart of the downtown at the Fanwood Train Station, 250 South Ave, Fanwood, NJ. Open from 10am-5pm, this free event will feature approximately 75 artisans displaying and selling their original handmade works, such as oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal works, paper, stone, garden ...


 

New Jersey, Mullica Hill, Event Date: May 2nd, 2015

Gloucester County Craftsmen & Home Show Coming to Mullica Hill, NJ

The Gloucester County Craftsmen & Home Show is coming to the Gloucester County 4-H Fairgrounds, 275 Bridgeton Pike (Rte. 77), Mullica Hill, NJ, on May 2nd, from 9am to 4pm. This 5th annual event is designed for everything inside and outside the home. As a visitor, you and your family will be able to stroll leisurely through aisles and aisle of handmade crafts from over 125 craftsmen, enjoy home style cooking, live music, kids’ free kite making, pony rides ...

 


 

New Jersey, Rockaway, Event Date: June 11 to 14, 2015

Four Days of Free Summer Fun at the Tri-County Fair, Rockaway, NJ

On Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14 treat your family to wholesome entertainment at the Tri-County Fair, Rockaway, NJ (www.TriCountyFair.org). There will be thrill rides, carnival games, face painting, fireworks, music, a car show, great food and more. Tri-County Fair admission and parking are free and all the festivities will happen on the sprawling 107-acre campus of Christ Church, 140 Green Pond Road in Rockaway. By planning ahead you could enjoy a discount of up ...

 


 

New Mexico, Santa Fe County, Event Date: Two weekends: June 19-21 and June 27-28, 2015

Santa Fe Studio Tour to Feature 76 Artists, 48 studios and Five Art-Filled Days

The Santa Fe Studio Tour 2015, now in its ninth year, has expanded to two art-filled weekends, June 19-21 and June 27-28, 2015, located throughout Santa Fe County. A free, self-guided tour open to the public, visitors can choose to tour any number of the 48 open studios and discover the original art - paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and other unique works - of over 70 Santa Fe artists. Many artists give demonstrations of their craft, share ...

 


 

New Mexico, Corrales, Event Date: Schedule begins February 22, 2015

Jane Butel Announces 32nd Year of Full Participation Cooking Classes, Corrales, New Mexico

Starting in 1983 in a leased Bed and Breakfast Inn in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Jane Butel conducted her first week-long full participation cooking class. Now, 32 successful years later, Butel is teaching these highly rated classes in Corrales, NM in her own home kitchen. Through the years, she has garnered high praise from many publications including feature stories in “Bon Appetit” magazine, the “New York Times,” “Good Housekeeping,” “Redbook,” “Travel and Leisure” and many more ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: May 8th to May 9th, 2015

Light Opera of New York Presents The Only Girl By Victor Herbert, May 8th to 9th

Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents The Only Girl, by Victor Herbert, on Friday, May 8th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, May 9 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Broadway at 95th Street, New York City. The Only Girl poses the age-old question: Can a man and woman maintain a work relationship that excludes sex or even a hint of romance? Famous librettist Alan Kimbrough and up-and-coming composer Ruth Wilson struggle to come to terms with their attraction to one another, an attraction that confuses the two of them even more than it confounds ...

 


 

New York, Nyack, Event Date: May 17, 2015

Nyack Street Fair to Feature 300 Booths of Arts and Crafts and More, Nyack NY, May 17th

The Nyack Street Fair will be held May 17th in Nyack, NY from 10am to 5pm. Nyack is a historic picturesque town located on the Hudson River close to the Tappan Zee Bridge. The fair will feature 300 booths lining downtown Main St. & Broadway with crafts, art, retail & commercial booths, collectibles, festival foods, music and a large kid's area located in the Main St. parking lot. Many quaint outdoor cafes line the streets. The fair draws over 25,000 people from all over the tri-state area ...

 


 

New York, Nyack, Event Date: July 12, 2015

Nyack Street Fair to Feature 300 Booths of Arts and Crafts and More, Nyack NY, July 12th

The Nyack Street Fair will be held July 12th in Nyack, NY from 10am to 5pm. Nyack is a historic picturesque town located on the Hudson River close to the Tappan Zee Bridge. The fair will feature 300 booths lining downtown Main St. & Broadway with crafts, art, retail & commercial booths, collectibles, festival foods, music and a large kid's area located in the Main St. parking lot. Many quaint outdoor cafes line the streets. The fair draws over 25,000 people from all over the tri-state area ...

 


 

New York, Nyack, Event Date: October 11, 2015

Nyack Street Fair to Feature 300 Booths of Arts and Crafts and More, Nyack NY, October 11th

The Nyack Street Fair will be held October 11th in Nyack, NY from 10am to 5pm. Nyack is a historic picturesque town located on the Hudson River close to the Tappan Zee Bridge. The fair will feature 300 booths lining downtown Main St. & Broadway with crafts, art, retail & commercial booths, collectibles, festival foods, music and a large kid's area located in the Main St. parking lot. Many quaint outdoor cafes line the streets. The fair draws over 25,000 people from all over the tri-state area ...

 


 

New York City, Event Date: April 23-26, 2015

The World's Largest Fine Art Show, Artexpo New York, Returns to Pier 94 April 23-26 for a 4-Day Art Experience Featuring Unveilings, Parties, Seminars and Awards

Redwood Media Group, a leading producer of international fine art shows and magazines, today announced the return of Artexpo New York to Pier 94, located at 711 12th Ave., New York, NY, from Thursday, April 23 to Sunday, April 26. For the second consecutive year, Artexpo includes three shows under one roof: Artexpo New York, the world’s largest fine art trade show; [SOLO], highlighting new and emerging artists; and DECOR Expo Showcase, a trade-only show featuring the latest art and framing industry trends. This year’s show serves as host to ...

 


 

Ohio, Columbus, Event Date: June 13 to 14, 2015

Freshen Your Space at Salvaged Treasures Marketplace, Columbus, OH

The Salvaged Treasures Marketplace (www.salvagedtreasuresmarketplace.com) is a two-day expo that brings together an elite collection of talented craftspeople with thousands of unique treasures for people to browse and enjoy. The Salvaged Treasures Marketplace was developed the with a goal of connecting people with a beautiful and innovative mix of salvaged, upcycled, vintage, antique, repurposed and unique items by creative designers, pickers, collectors and salvagers ...

 


 

Ohio, Cincinnati, Event Date: July 24th - 25th, 2015

2015 Cincinnati Music Festival Rolling into Cincinnati, July 24 to 25

QLZ Productions, LLP will provide tickets and accommodations for the annual, Cincinnati Music Festival (www.qlzproductions.com), to be held on Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at Paul Brown Stadium in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Music Festival is one of the nation’s most highly-anticipated two-day R&B music festivals, attracting local and regional guests from across the Midwest. Each year, the festival draws a wonderful mix ...

 


 

Ohio, Sylvania, Event Date: April 25, 2015

Celebrating 40 Years of Hand Made Crafts at the Spring Crafters’ Showcase, Toledo Craftsman’s Guild, April 25

The juried members of the Toledo Craftsman’s Guild have announced their annual spring craft show, the Spring Crafters’ Showcase, to be held on Saturday, April 25th with hours from 10 am to 4 pm. The show will be held at the Tam-O-Shanter, Sylvania Exhibition Center, 7060 Sylvania Ave. in Sylvania, Ohio. This year marks the Craftsman’s Guild 40th anniversary and the spring show will be part of the year long celebration. This show will feature many of the newest spring decorating ideas ...

 


 

Oklahoma, Walters, Event Date: April 25, 2015

Cotton County Art Council Presents 47th Arts & Crafts Festival, Walters, OK

The Cotton County Art Council is gearing up for a fantastic 2015 Arts and Crafts Festival which will be Saturday, April 25th from 9am to 4pm at the Comanche Nation Community Center located on Highway 53 just east of Walters, Oklahoma. The Council has hosted an art show every year since 1976, and they are excited to be having their 47th show. The Festival will have a wide variety of fine art by local and visiting artists as well as a varied assortment of craft and vendor booths ...

 


 

Oklahoma, Tulsa, Event Date: August 21-22, 2015      

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Tulsa, OK, August 21-22, 2015

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...

 


 

Oregon, Keizer, Event Date: May 1 and 2, 2015

Oregon State Button Society Show and Sale Celebrates the Historical and Modern Button, Keizer, OR

Button collectors will gather in Keizer Oregon, just north of Salem, the weekend of Friday, May 1st (10-5) , and Saturday May 2nd (10-4) , at the Keizer Quality Suites, 5188 Wittenberg Lane NE., Keizer Oregon, for the Oregon State Button Society’s Annual Show and Sale. Keizer is just north of Salem. Collectors, dealers, tailors and seamstresses, jewelry and costume designers, and quilters and crafters of all types and ages are welcome. There will be hundreds of thousands of buttons for ...

 


 

Oregon, Portland, Event Date: June 20 to July 1, 2015

"Music Unleashes" - Oregon Music Festival to Celebrate Symphonic Works of Great Composers, Portland

The Oregon Music Festival (OMF) has announced its 2015 concert season titled "Music Unleashed." Portland-based and international in scope and flavor, the festival will run from June 20 to July 1, 2015 featuring significant works of three great composers: Franz Schubert, Bohuslav Martinů, and Astor Piazzolla. The principal venues will be First Baptist Church and Lincoln Hall in Portland, Oregon. Idiomatically a symphonic, composer-oriented festival, OMF 2015 will offer a full schedule ...

 


 

Oregon, Portland, Event Date: May 2nd, 3rd and 5th, 2015

Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association Presents Cinco de Mayo Festival by the Portland Development Commission, Portland, OR

The Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association (PGSCA) Cinco de Mayo Presented by the Portland Development Commission have announced the 31st Annual Cinco de Mayo, commencing Saturday May 2nd, Sunday May 3rd, Tuesday May 5th (closed Monday May 4th) at The Tom McCall Waterfront Park on Naito Parkway, Portland, OR, from 11am until 11pm. This event is the main fundraiser for the PGSCAS's charitable activities and will feature fun activities for all ages ...

 


 

Oregon, Portland, May 2nd, 2015

Providence Hospital and Cinco de Mayo Festival Try to Break World Record for Largest Gathering of People Wearing Sombreros

Providence Hospital is has announced their goal to set a World Record for Largest Gathering of People Wearing Sombreros (which will try their hardest to get it into the Guinness Book of World Records). The world record attempt is sponsored by Providence Hospital and will take place on Saturday, May 2nd at 5:30 pm in the food court area of the Cinco De Mayo Fiesta, Tom McCall Waterfront Park on Naito Parkway, Portland, OR. They hope to smash their previous ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Event Date: April 25-September 7

Philadelphia's Firefighting History on Display at the Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA

The sound of ringing fire bells terrified urban dwellers throughout the 1800's. In the era before the establishment of a professional city-wide fire department, protecting the city’s residents was an important and highly-regarded act of public service. The Mercer Museum will tell the exciting story of Philadelphia’s volunteer firefighters in a new exhibit, “To Save Our Fellow Citizens:” Volunteer Firefighting, 1800-1875. The show will open on April 25 and run until September 7, 2015 ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Catasauqua, Lehigh Valley, Event Date: June 18 to 21, 2015

Lehigh River Blues Jam Celebrates its 10th Year in the Lehigh Valley – Line-up Announced

The borough of Catasauqua is taking a leap with its 10-year anniversary celebration of the Lehigh River Blues Jam (LRBJ) on June 18-21, 2015 at Catasauqua Municipal Park, 500 American St., Catasauqua, PA (Lehigh Valley). Bev Conklin, who runs the event, has received a major budget incentive and sponsorships to hire national recording artists for the first time. The LRBJ Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to 80-year old Eddy “The ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Event Date: July 31-August 1, 2015   

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Lancaster, PA, July 31-August 1, 2015  

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...

 


 

Rhode Island, Newport, Event Date: Through November 8, 2015

Fired & Inspired Ceramics Exhibit to Open at Doris Duke’s Rough Point, Newport, RI Ceramic pieces appear in almost every house. Plates, mugs, candlesticks, and other items of everyday use are made from earthenware, stoneware, or porcelain. The 2015 Newport Restoration Foundation’s exhibit Fired & Inspired: Ceramics at Rough Point puts a spotlight on the diverse ceramics displayed in Doris Duke’s Newport home, now a house museum, and presents newly commissioned clay works by six contemporary artists. The Fired & Inspired: Ceramics at Rough Point exhibit displays a wide variety of ceramics ...

 


 

South Carolina, Fountain Inn, Event Date: May 23, 2015

Palmetto State Chili Cookoff Heats up in Fountain Inn, SC

Are you ready to fire up your taste buds – it’s time for the Palmetto State Chili Cookoff in Fountain Inn, SC. Palmetto State Chili Cookoff will be held in Fountain Inn, SC at 102 Depot St. on May 23rd. This one day event will feature some of the very best chili cookers, arts & crafts vendors, children’s area and, musical entertainment throughout the day with Hot As A Pepper, Three Creeks Over, and Arvie Bennett, Jr. The chili cookoff is sanctioned by the International Chili Society (ICS). The ...

 


 

South Carolina, Myrtle Beach, Event Date: April 22-25, 2015

10th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival Billed as “The East Coast’s Answer to the Sundance Film Festival”

The 10th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (MBIFF), billed as “The East Coast’s answer to the Sundance Film Festival,” has set this year’s Festival dates for April 22-25, 2015. The Film Festival will utilize a state of the art theater at Carmike Cinema 17, Broadway at the Beach, 1175 Celebrity Cir., Myrtle Beach, SC. Winner of prestigious international and national awards, such as “Top 25 Film Festivals To Submit To In The World,” by Movie Maker Magazine, and recognized as one of the best film festivals in the world, by Film International. Attending this ...

 


 

Switzerland, Trip Date: Year round

Grand Train Tour of Switzerland Dazzles with Alpine Scenery

To capture the best of Switzerland’s railway journeys, Alpenwild, an American tour company with over 30 years of experience in the Alps, leads guests on a 9-day rail tour of Switzerland appropriately named Scenic Alps by Rail. Guests participate in an escorted small-group tour with First Class rail, deluxe hotels, and superb cuisine. This Grand Train Tour of Switzerland includes stays in favorite settings like Lugano, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Montreux and Interlaken. With an expert and ...

 


 

Switzerland, Trip Dates: July 1 to September 20, 2015

Discover Artisan Chocolate, Cheese, & Wine in Swiss Alps Summer Tours

The nine-day, all-inclusive, small-group tour, Cheese, Chocolate, and the Scenic Alps, links vineyards, chocolatiers, cheese dairies, and top restaurants with some of the most iconic mountain scenery in the world. Guests are immersed in the history, culture, and cuisine of Switzerland in small cities, towns, and regions including Luzern, Emmental, Grindelwald, Gruyères, Montreux, the Rhone Valley, and Zermatt. Guests will be on hand for cheesemaking over an open fire, tending a ...

 


 

Tennessee, Collierville, Event Date: May 2-3, 2015

Spring Arrives with the 40th Annual Fair on the Square, Collierville, TN

The fortieth annual Collierville Fair on the Square will be held May 2-3, in the Collierville, Tennessee, Town Square. The hours are May 2, 10-6, and May 3, noon-5. Admission and parking are free to visitors. First held in 1976, the fair is family festival sponsored by the Collierville Twentieth Century Club. The charming town square, named Parade Magazine’s Best Main Street in America, is the backdrop for approximately 170 vendors who set up their tents in the park to sell hand ...

 


 

Tennessee, Maryville, Event Date: May 22 - 24, 2015

Smoky Mountain Quilters 2015 Quilt Show Memorial Day Week-End, Maryville, TN

Smoky Mountain Quilters of Tennessee's 35th Annual Quilt Show will run May 22 - 24, at Maryville College, Cooper Athletic Center, Maryville, TN. 200 quilts, competing for $6,000 in prizes, will be on display and more than twenty vendors will be present through the week-end. Internationally-known quilt historian Merikay Waldvogel will conduct bed turnings May 22, at 11AM and 1PM. Guild members include many nationally-known quilters and quilt artists and the show draws quilts from ...

 


 

Tennessee, Nashville, Event Date: April 24 to 26, 2015

Country Living Fair expands to Nashville for the First Time

Country Living magazine announced today that the annual Country Living Fair will expand to Nashville, TN in 2015. The Fair will take place on April 24-26 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon and is expected to draw more than 20,000 visitors from across the country. The Country Living Fair brings the magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience featuring more than 150 vendors offering antiques, gifts, home décor ...

 


 

Texas, La Porte, Event Date: April 24-25, 2014

Sylvan Beach Festival by the Bay, April 24-25, La Porte, Texas

The 59th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival, sponsored by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, 2015 with gates opening at 5:00pm on Friday and at 10:00am on Saturday at historic Sylvan Beach Park on Galveston Bay. Friday’s activities will include live entertainment, food, carnival, and a cook-off while on Saturday the festival kicks off with a parade beginning at 11:00am on South Broadway at Fairmont Parkway and ending ...

 


 

Texas, New Braunfels, Event Date: May 9th to 10th, 2015

Great Texas Outdoor Expo Celebrating Everything Fun Under the Texas Sun

The Great Texas Outdoor Expo will be held May 9th to 10th at Comal County Fairgrounds in New Braunfels, TX. Texas does everything BIG and that includes playing outdoors! The New Braunfels Lions Breakfast Foundation decided to do just that. Activities will include fishing time and casting lessons for the kids; BMX show featuring sky-flying bikers; Gruene Harley is hosting a fun run and the Insane Riders Globe of Death; Cross Trail Outfitters BB Gun Shoot will keep all entertained ...

 


 

Texas, New Braunfels, Event Date: May 9th to 10th, 2015

Great Texas Outdoor Expo Diaz Equestrian Salute to Mother's Day

The Great Texas Outdoor Expo will be held May 9th to 10th at Comal County Fairgrounds in New Braunfels, TX. Texas does everything BIG and that includes playing outdoors! The New Braunfels Lions Breakfast Foundation decided to do just that. On Sunday, May 10th all mothers are admitted free. In the Arena, Coldwell Banker, D’Ann Harper Realtors will sponsor Jerry Diaz and Friends, as they present an Equestrian Salute to Mother’s Day. Each Mom will receive a beautiful flower ...

 


 

Texas, Bee Cave, Event Date: May 2, 2015

Lake Travis SpringFest Returns to the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, TX on Saturday, May 2nd

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will bring SpringFest back to the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, TX on Saturday, May 2nd. Presented by St. David’s Emergency Center, SpringFest will be bigger and better than ever. The full day community festival filled with shopping, food, music and fun for the whole family is always “The Biggest Time in the Smallest Town.” SpringFest anticipates welcoming 8,000-9,000 attendees to this year’s event. The phenomenal line up ...

 


 

Texas, Muenster, Event Date: April 24-26, 2015

40th Annual Germanfest, Muenster, TX, April 24-26

Muenster, Texas will host its 40th annual Germanfest, sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce, on April 24, 25 and 26, 2015, at Muenster City Park, 105 South Maple, Muenster, TX. Over 20,000 are predicted to attend the Fest, and will enjoy German sausage, sauerkraut, schnitzel, potato salad, scrumptious apple strudel, hearty cheese and breads. One will also find a wide variety of American food, in this quaint German community of 1,700. For those who love to participate in ...

 


 

Texas, Crystal Beach, Event Date: May 8-10, 2015

A Taste of Great Gulf Coast Music is What’s Cooking at the Texas Crab Fest

The Texas Crab Festival is cooking up more than a weekend of Gulf Coast style food and fun – this year’s entertainment lineup features a taste of great music to please any palate. Featuring rock, country, blues, conjunto, gospel and Zydeco favorites playing all weekend with bands from all around Texas and along the Gulf Coast, there’s sure to be something for everyone at the 30th Annual Crab Fest. Friday’s music headliner is Grammy winner Wayne Toups, always a crowd pleaser ...

 


 

Texas, Crystal Beach, Event Date: May 8-10, 2015 The

Texas Crab Festival 5K/1K Run/Walk Adds to the Fun with a “Best Crab Costume Contest”

Texas Crab Festival invites you to sign up for the annual 5K/1K Fun Run/Walk event. This is a timed event for all ages which runs along a scenic, certified course near the festival fairgrounds, sponsored by Samson Energy. This year the Run ups the Fun with a “Best Crab Costume Contest.” Participants are encouraged to wear their craziest Crab Costumes for a chance to win a trophy. All participants in the Fun Run/Walk receive a ticket to the Crab Fest, a free t-shirt and a goodie ...

 


 

Texas, Angleton, Event Date: June 27, 2015

Angleton, TX revamps firework show, launches Freedom Festival

To allow for more space, and more fun, organizers of Angleton’s annual Freedom Fireworks changed the location, changed the set-up and now are looking for vendors to round out the new event. Instead of just the July 4th fireworks show, the city has opted to launch its first Freedom Festival. "Organizers are planning a 12-hour day packed with food, family activities and shopping at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds, followed by fireworks," said Martha Eighme, tourism and special events ...

 


 

Texas, Arlington, Event Date: May 8 to 10, 2015

29th Annual Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games, Arlington, TX

Many people discover they’re a wee bit Scottish at the Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games, now celebrating its 29th anniversary and scheduled for May 8-9-10 at the University of Texas at Arlington, Maverick Stadium. Renowned for its outstanding entertainment, the Festival again hosts top Scottish musicians, professional athletes, and champion highland dancers. An exciting array of food, merchandise, souvenirs, and beverages from Scotland and Great Britain will be available for purchase. Events will include professional  ...

 


 

Texas, Paris, Event Date: May 9, 2015

Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday, May 9th, Paris, TX

Artists and art vendors will gather in Paris, TX the weekend of Saturday, May 9th (9am to 4pm), at the Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate, Paris, for the 2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Think Child Safety program. Admission is free; donations will be gratefully accepted. Collectors, dealers, artists, as well as craft vendors and painters of all ages are welcome. There will be art, sculptures, photos and more for sale by dealers ...

 


 

Texas, Rockwall, Event Date: April 19, 2015 (Rain Date April 26, 2015)

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Rockwall County Historical Foundation Presents Vintage Base Ball

Learn the origins and early history of baseball as well as the customs and practices of the players and spectators. Join members of Rockwall County Historical Foundation on Sunday afternoon, April 19, 2015 for a Vintage Base Ball match between the Rockwall Retros and Farmers Branch Mustangs. First pitch will be at 1:00 pm at the Campbell Complex, 900 Yellow Jacket Ln ...

 


 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: August 28-29, 2015    

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Houston, TX, August 28-29, 2015

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...

 


 

Virginia, Portsmouth, Event Date: May 9 to 10, 2015

Gosport Fine Arts Festival Offers Something for Everyone in Historic Portsmouth, Virginia

The 45th Annual Gosport Arts Festival will take place Mother’s Day Weekend, May 9 and 10, 2015, in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. Featuring 100 artists from around the nation, the outdoor festival will be held along tree-lined High Street from the Ferry Landing at Water Street to the center of town. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Festival activities and parking are free all weekend. The event benefits Edmarc Hospice for Children. The ...

 


 

Washington, Olympic Peninsula, Event Date: May 2 to 3, 2015

Northwest Wine & Cheese Tour - Awaken Your Palette to the Flavors of Spring on the Olympic Peninsula

Spring on the Olympic Peninsula is time for discovering creative pairings of new wine and cider releases with locally crafted artisan cheeses during the region’s annual Northwest Wine & Cheese Tour. This year, hard cider enthusiasts can enjoy the tour debut of Port Townsend’s Alpenfire Cider, the third cidery to participate on the tour. Alpenfire produces a variety of organic ciders and vinegars made from estate-grown French and English cider variety apples. A total of ten wineries and ...

 


 

Washington, Port Angeles, Event Date: April 18 & 19, 2015

World-Class Port Angeles Kayak & Film Festival Returns for Second Year

The Kayak & Film Festival, where sea, lake, river and surf paddling converge, returns to Port Angeles for a second year on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 at Hollywood Beach, Port Angeles, WA. The event, which drew hundreds of novice to expert paddlers in its inaugural year, will offer an expanded line-up of on-the-water and dry land classes taught by nine experts specializing in all genres of kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding ...

 


 

Washington, Anacortes, Event Date: April 1 to 30, 2015

Fidalgo Island Quilters Quilt Walk, Anacortes, WA, April 1 to 30

The Fidalgo Island Quilters (FIQ) Quilt Guild will present the 2015 Quilt Walk in downtown Anacortes, WA from April 1 to 30. Scheduled to run the entire month of April, it coincides with the highly popular Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Many merchants throughout the downtown core, mostly on Commercial Avenue, provide space for guild members to display a wide variety of traditional, contemporary, and art quilts. Quilted items will be on display during ...

 


 

Washington, Tacoma, Event Date: November 13-14, 2015       

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Tacoma, WA, November 13-14, 2015

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...