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Alaska - Inside Passage, Event Dates: May to 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 ...

 


 

Arizona, Tucson, Event Date: March 15 to 17, 2015

InnDependent Lodging Summit & Trade Show Coming to Tucson, Arizona

Sponsored by the Independent Lodging Industry Association (ILIA), InnDependent Boutique Collection (IBC) and InnJoy Travel (IJT), the InnDependent Lodging Summit & Trade Show is the only conference that specifically addresses independent/boutique small and large hoteliers, B&B’s, rentals and activity providers with current and forward thinking data and news. The event will be held at the Hotel Tucson City Center, 475 North Granada Ave., Tucson, Arizona, from ...

 


 

Arizona, Phoenix, Event Date: January 29-31, 2015

Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival, January 29-31, Arizona State Fairgrounds

The 21st annual Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival will take place on January 29-31 from 10am to 5pm daily at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1825 W. McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ. Over 15,000 people enjoyed last year’s successful show. This year’s show boasts a 10% increase in booths over 2014. With nearly 350 vendor booths, this will be Arizona’s largest creative event of its kind. At the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival you will find a wide variety of sewing, quilting, needle-art and ...

 


 

Arizona, Phoenix, Event Date: March 7, 2015

Phoenix Blues Society presents Blues Blast: A Blues Music Festival

The 24th Annual Blues Blast Music Festival, presented by The Phoenix Blues Society, 501(c)(3), will take place on March 7, 2015 at Margaret T. Hance Park at 3rd St. & Moreland Ave. near downtown Phoenix. The gates will open at 10 a.m. with music starting at 11 a.m. The headliners this year are Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, followed by The Plateros , The R.d. Olson Blues Band, The Blueshounds and Steve Rush. Steve Rush will also provide entertainment between acts. There will be food ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Date: February 10, 2015

Landers FIAT River Rhapsodies Series: Mozart’s “Gran Partita” Serenade at Clinton Center, Little Rock, AR

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO), Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the 2014-2015 Landers FIAT River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series: Mozart: “Gran Partita” Serenade. ASO’s Quapaw Quartet performs music from Smetana and chamber winds are featured in music from Mozart in the beautiful Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR, on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM. A cash bar is ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Date: January 22 & 23, 2015

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Opera In The Rock Present Mozart’s Magic Flute at Albert Pike Masonic Center

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, in partnership with Opera In The Rock, opens the 2014-2015 Intimate Neighborhood Concerts series with Mozart’s Magic Flute. Performances are on Thursday, January 22nd and Friday January 23rd at 7 p.m. at the Albert Pike Masonic Center in downtown Little Rock. Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) was written during the last year of Mozart’s life (1791). The opera was composed in the style of Singspiel ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Dates:  Thursday, January 22 & 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Opera In The Rock Present Mozart’s Magic Flute at Albert Pike Masonic Center, Little Rock

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, in partnership with Opera In The Rock, opens the 2014-2015 Intimate Neighborhood Concerts series with Mozart’s Magic Flute. Performances are on Thursday, January 22nd and Friday January 23rd at 7 p.m. at the Albert Pike Masonic Center, 712 Scott Street, downtown Little Rock. Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) was written during the last year of Mozart’s life (1791). The opera was composed in the  ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Dates: January 22/23, March 12, and 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, Maumelle, Event Date:  January 31 & February 1, 2015

Violin Prodigy Randall Goosby Performs Mozart with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Maumelle AR

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO), Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the fourth concert in the 2014-2015 Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks Series: Tchaikovsky and Mozart Festival. The concert takes place at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center, 100 Victory Lane, Maumelle AR, on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. The ASO, under the baton of guest conductor Vladimir Verbitsy, is joined by young violin ...

 


 

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, 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, Palo Alto, Event Date: February 13, 15, 21 and 22, 2015

West Bay Opera to Perform Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio, Palo Alto, CA

The West Bay Opera will perform Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio on February 13, 15, 21 and 22, 2015 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA. Belmonte, travels to Turkey to rescue Konstanze, his betrothed, from Pasha Selim's harem, into which she has been sold by pirates. Packing a full complement of acrobatic arias, witty ensembles, rousing choruses and some good laughs, the story is a crash course in early multiculturalism. Imperial Austria and the ...

 


 

California, North Hollywood, Event Date: March 6 and 7, 2015

Abduction: Pacific Opera Project puts their zany spin on Mozart’s kidnapping caper, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, North Hollywood, CA

March 6 and 7, 2015 To open their fifth season, Pacific Opera Project puts their zany spin on Mozart’s kidnapping caper, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, by setting it in space... the final frontier. Klingons, slave girls, and all your favorite characters from the original Star Trek series sing and dance their way through Abduction with a 27-piece orchestra and a new English libretto by artistic director Josh Shaw. One of Mozart’s most impressive scores, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, is filled with vocal fireworks ...

 


 

California, Santa Barbara, Event Date: January 23 to 25, 2015

Antiques, Decorative Arts & Vintage Show and Sale Coming to Santa Barbara, January 23 to 25

Show to Benefit Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM), a local nonprofit agency specializing in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. The Antiques, Decorative Arts & Vintage Show and Sale will be held January 23 to 25 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, CA (Hwy 101 at Las Positas). The grounds will be filled to the rafters with beautiful antiques and unique decorative pieces brought to Santa Barbara by dealers from all over the west coast. The Antique Appraisal Clinic ...

 


 

California, Pasadena, Event Date: January 24, 2015

8th Annual Los Angeles Baby & Kidz Expo, Pasadena, CA

The 8th Annual Los Angeles Baby & Kidz Expo will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 10am - 5pm at the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA. The Baby & Kidz Expo is about education and entertainment. Started twelve years ago, Baby & Kidz Expo has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX and is the largest indoor family expo circuit which takes place in California, Colorado & Texas with an average of 10,421 in attendance. Each Baby & Kidz ...

 


 

Colorado, Denver, Event Date: Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Great Colorado Wedding Giveaway at the Colorado Bridal Show, Denver

The Colorado Bridal Show has assembled some of the best Colorado wedding companies to create the Great Colorado Wedding Giveaway. Registration information will be passed out at the Colorado Bridal Show. Great Colorado Wedding Giveaway is an entire wedding giveaway set on a predetermined date of August 16, 2015, with a value of close to $20,000 that includes (all provided by Colorado local companies): The venue, gown, formalwear, coordinator, decorations ...

 


 

Colorado, Denver, Event Date: February 21, 2015

12th Annual Denver Baby & Kidz Expo, February 21st

The 12th Annual Denver Baby & Kidz Expo will take place on Saturday, February 21, 2015, 10am - 5pm at the National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO. The Baby & Kidz Expo is about education and entertainment. Started twelve years ago, Baby & Kidz Expo has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX and is the largest indoor family expo circuit which takes place in California, Colorado & Texas with an average of 10,421 in attendance. Each Baby & Kidz Expo has ...

 


 

Florida, Pinellas Park, Event Date: January 31, 2015

Cider & Mead Festival comes to Pinellas County, Florida, January 31st

Cajun Cafe on the Bayou is known for producing some of the best beer festivals in Florida. This year, Cajun Cafe on the Bayou is adding a new beer festival to their roster, with the addition of the Cider & Mead Festival on January 31, 2015, from 2-6pm. Cider is a fermented alcoholic beverage typically made from apples, but new craft ciders are using many other fruits as well. The alcohol content in cider can range from 1.2% ABV to 12%. Mead is an alcoholic beverage made by ...

 


 

Illinois, Oakbrook Terrace, Event Date: January 24th & 25th, 2015

Home and Garden Expo Returns to Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

The Home and Garden Expo returns to the beautiful Drury Lane Theater and Event Center on January 24th & 25th for its largest event ever with free admission and free valet parking. This fine 30,000 sq. ft. event provides the ultimate in convenience and savings to homeowners in the Greater Oak Brook communities as well as the entire Chicagoland area. The event highlights displays of hundreds of home improvement products and services presented by local and national ...

 


 

Illinois, Wheeling, Event Date: February 7th & 8th, 2015

Home and Garden Expo Premieres at The Westin North Shore Hotel, Wheeling, Illinois

The North Shore Home and Garden Expo premieres at the beautiful Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel & Conference Center Event Center on February 7th & 8th for the finest home improvement event in the North Shore market with free admission and free parking. This fine 25,000 sq. ft. event provides the ultimate in convenience and savings to homeowners in the North Shore communities as well as the entire Chicagoland area. The event highlights displays of hundreds of home ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Louisiana, New Orleans, Event Date: March 25-29, 2015

Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival Unveils Most Ambitious Program to Date

A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather in the historic French Quarter for the 29th annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 25-29, 2015. The event takes place at several French Quarter venues in New Orleans. The five-day fête honors the legendary Tennessee Williams, his works, and literary life in the adopted city he called his “spiritual home” and features two days of master classes for writers and readers; a roster...

 


 

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: February 7, 2015

Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents “Amuse Bouche, a French Vaudeville”

The Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents an encore performance of “Amuse Bouche, a French Vaudeville.” Join six Light Opera of New York artists for a charmingly wacky revue inspired by the vaudeville houses of 19th century Paris. From the obscure to the classic gems, they give you a taste of comic French operetta in just an hour. What? You don’t parlez Français? Pas de problème! They will sing en Français and in English, oui oui! This one-time only event may be in the heart ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: January 25, 2015

Awaken Wellness Fair Returns to New York City on January 25th

At the time of year when things tend to seem dull and dreary, the Awaken Wellness Fair returns to New York City to brighten, enlighten and inform. Featuring over 100 exhibitors, healers, speakers and intuitives, the Awaken Fair offers the latest information on being healthy in both traditional ways (they offer nutritional advice) and non-traditional ways. The fair includes speakers all day, with CD’s of presentations available immediately; talented holistic practitioners and intuitive ...

 


 

Tennessee, Thompsons Station, Event Date: February 8, 2015

Independence High School Hosts 2nd Annual Puppy Love Dog Fest, Thompson's Station, TN

On Sunday, February 8, Independence High School will host the second annual Puppy Love Dog Fest, their signature fundraising event. From 12 noon – 6:00pm, the community is invited to come out to the Independence High School campus at 1776 Declaration Way, Thompson’s Station, TN, and enjoy some great family friendly activities. Mars Petcare US has once again signed on as the presenting sponsor for the event. Additional sponsors supporting the Puppy Love Dog ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: January 23-24-25, 2015

Someone Will Win a Free Boat at the 10th Annual Fredericksburg Boat Show

Boating season isn’t here yet, but you can get ready for it at the Fredericksburg Boat Show, January 23 to 25, 2015, at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center (2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway). To celebrate the show’s 10th Anniversary, an attendee of the Fredericksburg Boat Show will win a free boat. The Ballantine Management Group and Prince William Marina have teamed to provide someone with an incredible opportunity to win a brand new 16-foot Bayliner boat, valued at more than $17,000 ... 

 


 

Washington, Port Angeles, Event Date: February 7 to 8 and February 14 to 16, 2015

Red Wine & Chocolate on the Olympic Peninsula - Guaranteed to Make You a Better Wine Lover!

Red Wine & Chocolate on the Olympic Peninsula - Guaranteed to Make You a Better Wine Lover! A scrumptious red wine perfectly paired with just the right chocolate can bring out the romantic in anyone. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries will take that perfect pairing to another level this year, bringing together new release varietals and blends created with premium Washington grapes and decadent chocolate delights that will make better wine lovers of all who indulge ...

 



Washington, Seattle, Event Date: February 12 to 16, 2015

23rd Annual Women of Wisdom Conference: I Am We - Hearts Connecting Communities, Seattle, WA

The 23rd Annual Women of Wisdom (WOW) Conference is a time for reflection, rejoicing, renewal and connecting with other fabulous women. Each attendee is invited to share stories, make new friends and replenish their spirit – change your life! This four day conference features over forty different events including inspirational evenings and intimate, experiential workshops. Gift yourself with this life changing event and be revitalized by the connections you will make. You will leave ...

 


 

Washington, SeaTac, Event Date: January 24, 2015

Dorpat and Sherrard Return with "Then and Now" Photos Program to Highline Historical Society

The Highline Historical Society is hosting a “Now and Then” presentation by popular documentary photographers/historians/authors Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard on Saturday, January 24, 2 PM at SeaTac City Hall. Dorpat has written his excellent column for The Seattle Times’ Sunday Magazine since 1982, and has published a dozen books, including three volumes of regional now-and-then photographic comparisons drawn from his column, and “Building Washington,” an illustrated encyclopedic study of the state's historical development  ...