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Festivals and Events Directory
Festivals & Events Directory
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July 2015
July
Alabama, Central, Montevallo
Event Name: Independence Day 1776
Event Date: July 4, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Celebrate America’s birthday with fun, food and fireworks! Step into history and experience the power
and drama of our Nation’s journey for liberty, independence, and self-government. Visit with patriots
of the past; play Colonial games; see the Independence Ball; enjoy patriotic music and fireworks at
twilight’s last gleaming.
Event Location: , 3727 Highway 119, Montevallo, Alabama 35115
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.americanvillage.org
Company: American Village
Web: www.americanvillage.org (205) 665-3535
Contact: Melanie Poole, Email: [email protected], Phone: (205) 665-3535
July
Alabama, Central, Montevallo
Event Name: Celebrate America!
Event Date: July through August 21, 2015
Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Red, white and blue summer fun for all ages! Join Washington's Continental Army; visit with patriots of
the past; see the Oval Office and Concord Bridge; and experience the National Veterans Shrine.
Different vignettes every half hour.
Event Location: , 3727 Highway 119, Montevallo, Alabama 35115
Admission: $10 Adults, $9 Seniors And Youth, Free To Veterans, Active Military And Children 4 And
Under
Full Event Information: www.americanvillage.org
Company: American Village
Web: www.americanvillage.org (205) 665-3535
Contact: Melanie Poole, Email: [email protected], Phone: (205) 665-3535
July
Alabama, Central, Montgomery
Event Name: Zelda's Birthday Party
Event Date: July 24, 2015
5-7 p.m.
What better way to end what will surely be a hot summer evening, than by stepping inside the crisp
atmosphere at the Fitzgerald Museum for cool refreshments and birthday cake? Come while away a
couple of hours, listening to digitized recordings from Zelda's record collection and conversing about a
bygone era with other romantics.
Event Location: Scott And Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, 919 Felder Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/zelda-s-birthday-party-2
Company: Alabama Tourism Department
Web: www.alabama.travel
Contact: Brian S. Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (334) 242-4665
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Alabama, Central, Wetumpka
Event Name: Wags and Whiskers Silent Auction
Event Date: July 31, 2015
Includes a heavy hors d'oeuvre buffet catered by Wind Creek Casino. Hundreds of great items up for
bid. Antiques, collectibles, event tickets, pet related gear and much more. Exciting mini-auction
conducted by High as the Sky Auction Co., Wetumpka. Master of Ceremonies DJ Ziggy of PowerSounds
USA. Email [email protected] for more infor, or call Sandy at 334-567-3377.
Event Location: Wetumpka Civic Center, 410 South Main St, Wetumpka, Alabama 36092
Admission: $15-Single $25-couple
Full Event Information: www.elmorehumane.auction
Company: Humane Society of Elmore County
Web: www.elmorehumane.org (334) 567-3377
Contact: Debra Summerlin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (334) 300-4268
July
Alabama, Gulf Coast, Dauphin Island
Event Name: Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
Event Date: July 17 to 19, 2015
The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, a Project of the Mobile Jaycees, is the largest fishing
tournament in the world. Founded in 1929, the fishing rodeo now attracts over 3,000 anglers and
75,000 spectators. It is located on Dauphin Island, Ala. (N30 15'31, 90 W88 06'47.78)."
Event Location: , 515 Lemoyne Drive, Dauphin Island, Alabama
Admission: Fee For Participants Only
Full Event Information: http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/80th-annual-alabama-deep-seafishing-rodeo
Company: Alabama Tourism Department
Web: www.alabama.travel
Contact: Brian S. Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (334) 242-4665
July
Alabama, Gulf Coast, Mobile
Event Name: Live at the Museum: Ruby the Rabbitfoot
Event Date: July 16, 2015
7 p.m.
MMofA presents one of Southern Living’s 2015 ‘10 Southern Bands to Listen to Today’, all the way from
Nashville, Ruby the Rabbitfoot. Humid grooves, glittering guitars, barnacle-sharp piano melodies, and
Ruby’s deft turn of phrase make an intoxicating elixir. LIVE focuses on all original sounds from regional
and local talent.
Event Location: Mobile Museum Of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36608
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: www.mobilemuseumofart.com/our-programs/live-at-the-museum-ruby-therabbitfoot
Company: Mobile Museum of Art
Web: www.mobilemuseumofart.com (251) 208-5200
Contact: Mary Lee Montgomery, Email: [email protected], Phone:
(251) 208-5203
July
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Alabama, Gulf Coast, Mobile
Event Name: Culture Kitchen
Event Date: July 23, 2015
6 p.m.
The Art of Living Foundation hosts an evening of yoga, meditation, and sustenance. AOLF will discuss
what affects our quality of life, share some beginners yoga, breathing and meditation practices, and
the evening will conclude with a wholesome vegetarian dinner, along with a Q&A session.
Event Location: Mobile Museum Of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36608
Admission: 15
Full Event Information: www.mobilemuseumofart.com/our-programs/culture-kitchen
Company: Mobile Museum of Art
Web: www.mobilemuseumofart.com (251) 208-5200
Contact: Mary Lee Montgomery, Email: [email protected], Phone:
(251) 208-5203
July
Alabama, North, Decatur
Event Name: Spirit of America
Event Date: July 3 to 4, 2015
The event annually places among the “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism
Society for the month of July. In addition to children’s activities, entertainment, food, games, music,
Battle of the Bands and fireworks, one of the defining activities of the festival is the annual Spirit of
America Awards Ceremony in which special honorees receive awards commending their outstanding
service and sacrifice for their county and their fellow man.
Event Location: Point Mallard Park, 2901 Point Mallard Drive, Decatur, Alabama 35602
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/spirit-of-america-festival
Company: Alabama Tourism Department
Web: www.alabama.travel
Contact: Brian S. Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (334) 242-4665
July
Alabama, North, Florence
Event Name: W.C. Handy Music Festival
Event Date: July 17 to July 26, 2015
The W.C. Handy Music Festival is a 10-day celebration inspired by the “Father of the Blues” and the
musical heritage of northwest Alabama. Over 200 events occur during the festival ranging from
concerts to art exhibits and plays to athletic events. Music can be enjoyed in the local parks, stores,
restaurants, churches and on the banks of the Tennessee River. Expect to hear everything from blues,
jazz, gospel and soul to that distinctive Muscle Shoals sound.
Event Location: , , Florence, Alabama
Admission: Differs From Event To Event
Full Event Information: http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/w-c-handy-music-festival-3
Company: Alabama Tourism Department
Web: www.alabama.travel
Contact: Brian S. Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (334) 242-4665
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Arizona, Sedona, Event Date: July 31 and August 1 and 2, 2015
Sedona Hummingbird Festival - The Most Beautiful Place in America to See Hummingbirds!
The 4th Annual Sedona Hummingbird Festival invites residents and visitors alike to the Sedona
Performing Arts Center and the greater Sedona area on July 31st and August 1-2 for three
enchanting days of hummingbird presentations, expert lectures, birding trips, sunrise breakfasts,
garden tours, and more. The Sedona Performing Arts Center is located at 995 Upper Red Rock Loop
Road, Sedona, AZ. There will be three days of thought provoking presentations and discussions by ...
July
Arizona, Central, Chandler
Event Name: July Fireworks Spectacular
Event Date: July 4, 2015
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Come to Chandler for your good old fashion family friendly fireworks show. Pack your bags, bring
your blankets and chair, and don’t forget the sunscreen. Enjoy the award winning park and all it has to
offer. Food and non-alcohol beverages will be available for purchase throughout the evening. After all
the family made fun, sit back, relax, and watch the 20-25 minute fireworks show presented by the City
of Chandler.
Event Location: Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S McQueen Rd., Chandler, Arizona 85286
Admission: Parking $5 per vehicle
Full Event Information: www.chandleraz.gov/4thofjuly
Company: City of Chandler - Recreation Division
Web: www.chandleraz.gov/recreation (480) 782-2727
Contact: Jim Phipps, Email: [email protected], Phone: (480) 782-2225
July
Arizona, Central, Chandler
Event Name: Chandler Chamber Women In Business
Event Date: July 21, 2015
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Women in Business luncheon features a different program each month. Relationship Building +
Networking + Business Showcase Opportunities = Success. Added value workshops start at 10:30 am.
The Women in Business workshops are opportunities for you to gain a powerful edge on your
competition.
Event Location: Soho63, 63 E Boston, Chandler, Arizona 85225
Admission: $25 For members, $35 general admission
Full Event Information: http://business.chandlerchamber.com/events/details/women-in-businessjuly-2015-11531
Company: Chandler Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.chandlerchamber.com
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Contact: Paulette Pacioni, Email: [email protected], Phone: (480) 963-4571
July
Arizona, Central, Chandler
Event Name: Retro Adult Prom
Event Date: July 24, 2015
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Miss the 80s? We do too. Find your best 80s themed prom attire, and join us for TRC's first Adult Prom.
For ages 18 years and up.
Event Location: Tumbleweed Recreation Center, 745 East Germann Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85286
Admission: $5 Residents and $7 non-residents
Full Event Information: https://apm.activecommunities.com/chandleraz/Activity_Search/retro-adultprom/11373
Company: City of Chandler - Recreation Division
Web: www.chandleraz.gov/recreation (480) 782-2727
Contact: Jim Phipps, Email: [email protected], Phone: (480) 782-2225
July
Arizona, Central, Mesa
Event Name: Arizona Celebration of Freedom
Event Date: July 4, 2015
06:00 PM to 10:30 PM
The Coolest" Independence Festival In Arizona. As always
Event Location: Mesa Convention Center, 263 N Center St, Mesa, Arizona 85201
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.visitmesa.com/includes/events/arizona-celebration- of-freedom/17555
Company: Visit Mesa
Web: www.visitmesa.com
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: 480-82-74700
July
Arizona, Northern, Page
Event Name: Sounds of Summer
Event Date: July through September 5th
7pm or 8pm
Sounds of Summer will be echoing through the streets of Page, AZ. Navajo Dancing in City ParkMondays (7pm), Movies in the Park- Tuesdays & Thursdays (8pm), Music in City Park- Wed. (7pm),and
Navajo Dancing in Memorial Plaza on Saturdays (7pm).
Event Location: Page City Park, Memorial Plaza, Lake Powell Blvd & S. Navajo, 697 Vista Ave., Page,
Arizona 86040
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://visitpagelakepowell.com/sounds-of-summer
Company: Page Lake Powell Tourism
Web: www.visitpagelakepowell.com
Contact: Lee McMichael, Email: [email protected], Phone: (928) 645-4310
July
Arizona, Sedona, Sedona
Event Name: Sedona Hummingbird Festival
Event Date: July 31 and August 1&2, 2015
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The Sedona Hummingbird Festival celebrates Sedona’s peak hummingbird population in August with
entertaining and thought provoking presentations lead by internationally recognized experts, tours of
hummingbird friendly gardens and hotspots, a hummer/nature shopping mall, along with banding
demonstrations and birding trips; sponsored by the International Hummingbird Society.
Event Location: Main Event Is At The Sedona Performing Arts Center, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Rd,
Sedona, Az 86336, , Sedona, Arizona 86336
Admission: Price varies from free for some events up to $50 for a 3 day speaker’s program pass
Full Event Information: www.SedonaHummingbirdFestival.com
Company: Sedona Hummingbird Festival
Web: www.hummingbirdsociety.org [email protected]
Contact: Susie Papas, Email: , Phone: (928) 284-2251
July
Arizona, Southern, Tombstone
Event Name: Family Style Fourth of July
Event Date: July 4, 2015
All day
Fireworks, softball tournament, round robin and food booths. Sponsored by Tombstone Knights of
Columbus and the Tombstone volunteer fire department.
Event Location: Medigovich Field, North at 7th Street, Tombstone, Arizona 85638
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.tombstonechamber.com/Events
Company: Tombstone Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.tombstonechamber.com
Contact: Debbie Ramsey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (520) 457-9317
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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 ...
July
Arkansas, Central, Hot Springs
Event Name: Quiltfest 2015 Inspiration is Everywhere
Event Date: July 10 to July 11, 2015
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200+ Quilts on display, 20+Vendors, Concession open 11 to 2 both days. Located in Hall A.
Event Location: Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.hsaquiltguild. com
Company: Hot Springs Area Quilt Guild
Web: www.hsaquiltguild.com
Contact: Elizabeth Wynn, Email: [email protected], Phone: (501) 318-0947
July
Arkansas, Ozarks, Ozark
Event Name: Highberry Music Festival
Event Date: July 2 to 5, 2015
We are excited to welcome headliner Railroad Earth to Highberry. They are considered by many to be
one of the top Blue Grass bands on the festival scene today. The backdrop of the Mulberry should
provide the perfect bluegrass experience for 2 beautiful Highberry evenings.
Event Location: Byrds Adventure Center, 7037 Cass Oark Rd, Ozark, Arkansas 72949
Admission: Thursday/ Friday/ Saturday pass - $95 Friday/ Saturday pass - $75 Saturday only pass - $50
Full Event Information: www.highberryfestival.com
Company: Deadhead Productions
Web: www.deadheadproductions.com
Contact: Jon Walker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (479) 877-0277
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California, San Luis Obispo, Event Date: July 18 & 19, 2015
Central Coast Renaissance Festival Returns to San Luis Obispo, July 18 & 19
The Central Coast Renaissance Festival returns to San Luis Obispo’s Laguna Lake Park on July 18 & 19
with many new and several perennially popular performers returning. Step into the year 1585 when
Queen Elizabeth I was England’s magnificent monarch. This is the age of legendary characters like
William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Francis Drake and a host of famous Dukes, Earls, Lords
and Ladies, and you’ll see them all at the Central Coast Renaissance Festival in all ...
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California, Oxnard, Event Date: July 25 & 26, 2015
Oxnard, CA Spices it up with the 22nd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival, July 25th & 26th
The City of Oxnard, CA is once again gearing up to offer spicy and fiery fun and entertainment during
the 22nd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival taking place July 25 & 26, at Plaza Park, Fifth and 'B' Streets.
The annual festival is a celebration of everything salsa -- the music, the food and the dance.
Presented by the Oxnard Downtowners, this award-winning, family-friendly festival features many of
Southern California’s most electrifying salsa and Latin bands, non-stop salsa ...
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California, Petaluma, Event Date: July 31 to August 1st, 2015
8th Annual Petaluma Music Festival, July 31 to August 1st
This marks the eighth year for what has become one of the most highly regarded events on the West
Coast summer music festival circuit. The Petaluma Music Festival takes place on Friday, July 31st and
Saturday, August 1st, 2015, at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center in Petaluma. With past
festival performances by national acts like Trombone Shorty, Galactic, The Devil Makes Three, Jackie
Greene, and Xavier Rudd, festival goers are always treated to a family-friendly event ...
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California, Big Bear Lake, Event Date: July 3-5, 2015
Discover the Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival - the #1 fine arts festival in the San Bernardino
Mountains
A celebration of the Arts, the 12th Annual Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival happens again this year on
July 3-5, 2015 at the Bartlett Events Center, 630 Bartlett Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA. This fabulous, three
day fine arts event starts on Thursday evening July 2 with a “Kick Off Concert and Reception” from 5
pm - 9 pm. Hours for the Festival are Friday, July 3 from 10 am – 7 pm, Saturday, July 4 from 10 am –
7 pm and Sunday, July 5 from 10 am – 4 pm. Discover why the Big Bear Lake Artwalk ...
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California, Big Bear Lake, Event Date: July 3-5, 2015
Local middle school students join high school artists to bring their artistic mura ls to life with
Big Bear Lake Arts and The Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival
California, Big Bear Lake, Event Date: July 3-5, 2015 To show support for the local arts, and their 1000
Art Lessons for Kids project, Big Bear Lake Arts has invited the students of Big Bear Middle School to
join local high school student artists in a collaboration to display a one-of-a-kind art project at the
number one Art Festival in the San Bernardino Mountains, The Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival
(BBLAF), presented by The Arts Council of Big Bear ...
July
California, Central Coast, Monterey
Event Name: Monterey Bay TheatreFest Arts and Crafts Faire
Event Date: July 25 to 26
10am - 5pm
Faires feature up to 60 juried artisans and crafters presenting their original works in a wide variety of
styles and mediums including sculpture, painting, textiles, jewelry, glass, ceramics, precious metals,
and more. Artists are on hand to describe their work processes. Some take special orders for custom
and individualized gifts.
Event Location: Custom House Plaza, 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, California 93940
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.pacrep.org/ArtsCraftsFaire
Company: PacRep Theatre
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Web: www.pacrep.org
Contact: Kathi Kammerdiener, Email: [email protected], Phone: (831) 622-0700
July
California, Central Coast, San Luis Obispo
Event Name: Central Coast Renaissance Festival
Event Date: July 18 & 19
Three stages present falconry, comedic stunt shows, dancing, storytelling, parrot show, magic,
Shakespeare and eight music groups. A full contact joust held twice daily. Parades and living history
demonstrations. Unique shopping, delicious food, ale, wine and honey mead. Costume contest, pony
rides and games for kids. Over 500 costumed participants.
Event Location: Laguna Lake Park, 504 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, California 93405
Admission: $18 Adults, $12 seniors and age 6-15, under age 6 free
Full Event Information: http://CCRenFaire.com
Company: History Revisited
Web: http://CCRenFaire.com
Contact: Rick Smith, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 927-0199
July
California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Family 1st Thursdays
Event Date: July 2, 2015
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Bring the whole family and enjoy 1st Thursday together in SBMA’s Family Resource Center located
across from the Museum Café on the Lower Level. Museum teaching artists will assist families in
creating special exhibition-based art projects. Afterwards, enjoy galleries until 8pm.
Event Location: Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sbma.net
Company: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Web: www.sbma.net (805) 963-4364
Contact: Katrina Carl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 884-6430
July
California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Lecture by Guest Curator Joyce Tsai
Event Date: July 5, 2015
3:00 PM
Joyce Tsai, guest curator of the exhibition The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come,
discusses the work of László Moholy-Nagy, Bauhaus professor, theorist, and visionary multi-media
artist. Her talk examines the challenges he faced as an artist in exile, working in an age of both
technological progress and of catastrophe. Examining the work he produced in his final years in the
U.S.
Event Location: Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101
Admission: Free Sbma Members/$10 Non-members/$6 Senior Non-members
Full Event Information: tickets.sbma.net
Company: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Web: www.sbma.net (805) 963-4364
Contact: Katrina Carl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 884-6430
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California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Studio Sundays on the Front Steps
Event Date: July 12, 2015
1:30 - 4:30 pm
Visitors of all ages are welcome to participate in this hands-on workshop with SBMA Teaching Artists
on the Museum’s front steps. Each month explore a different medium, including clay, metal, ink, wood,
photography, and paper, and gain inspiration from works of art in the Museum’s permanent collection
or special exhibitions.
Event Location: Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sbma.net
Company: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Web: www.sbma.net (805) 963-4364
Contact: Katrina Carl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 884-6430
July
California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Kids Fishing Workshop
Event Date: July 18, 2015
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Expert anglers teach this fun workshop, in which kids will learn some of the basics of fishing. The class
experiences 6 learning stations including such topics as knot tying, kinds of fish in the lake, salt water
fishing, casting, bow fishing, fly fishing, and much more.
Event Location: Neal Taylor Nature Center, 2265 Highway 154, Santa Barbara, California 93105
Admission: Free* *$10 per vehicle cachuma pardk admission fee
Full Event Information: http://clnaturecenter.typepad.com/my-blog/educational- events.html
Company: Neal Taylor Nature Center
Web: www.clnaturecenter.org
Contact: Julie McDonald, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 693-0691
July
California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Film Series: Light Play and Abstract City
Event Date: July 30; August 13, 20
5:30 PM
This three-part film series is offered in conjunction with the exhibition The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy:
The Shape of Things to Come and addresses Moholy-Nagy’s involvement with cinema as filmmaker,
production designer, and participant in the wide-ranging context of interwar, avant-garde art and
documentary filmmaking culture, and highlights the function of urban space, abstraction, light play,
and experimental design.
Event Location: Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sbma.net
Company: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Web: www.sbma.net (805) 963-4364
Contact: Katrina Carl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 884-6430
July
California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Free Music Academy Concert Series
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Event Date: July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6
2:00 PM
Join us for a series of 60-minute concerts featuring Music Academy of the West Fellows. Mary Craig
Auditorium. Complimentary tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 1:30
pm at SBMA’s Park Entrance. No advance ticket distribution.
Event Location: Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sbma.net
Company: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Web: www.sbma.net (805) 963-4364
Contact: Katrina Carl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 884-6430
July
California, Central Valley, Folsom
Event Name: Tap Folsom
Event Date: July 31, 2015
6:00 PM
Join us for a night showcasing a variety of the finest craft beers from around the country, food trucks,
and live music.
Event Location: , Historic Folsom, Folsom, California 95630
Admission: Tbd
Full Event Information: www.tapfolsom.com
Company: Folsom Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.folsomchamber.com
Contact: Kris Keables, Email: [email protected], Phone: (916) 985-5555
July
California, Central Valley, Folsom
Event Name: Folsom Pro Rodeo
Event Date: July 2 to 4, 2015
Gates open at 6 p.m., Event starts at 7 p.m.
The Folsom Pro Rodeo has been kickin' it for 55 years. It is Folsom's favorite, patriotic, family-fun
tradition. Featuring traditional Rodeo performances from bronco ridin' to mutton busting, and a
spectacular fireworks show nightly.
Event Location: Dan Russell Arena, Dan Russell Arena, Folsom, California 95630
Admission: $15- $45
Full Event Information: www.folsomrodeo.com/index.html
Company: Folsom Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.folsomchamber.com
Contact: Kris Keables, Email: [email protected], Phone: (916) 985-5555
July
California, Central Valley, Marysville
Event Name: 16th Annual Marysville Peach Festival
Event Date: July 17 to 18, 2015
The festival features fresh peaches, peach ice cream, cobblers and pies, shakes and smoothies, just to
name a few of the foods offered. There is amusement rides, a free children’s craft area and live
entertainment on the Festival Stage that includes performances by Guilty Again and Tijuana Taxi.
Event Location: Historic Downtown Marysville, D Street in Historic Downtown Marysville, Marysville,
California 95901
Admission: Free
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Full Event Information: www.marysvillepeachfest.com
Company: City of Marysville
Web: www.marysvillepeachfest.com
Contact: Shannon Carroll, Email: [email protected], Phone: (530) 749-3954
July
California, Deserts, Los Angeles
Event Name: Mènage Á Trois...an Erotic Trilogy
Event Date: July 25, Aug 29, Sep 26, Oct 31, Nov 28, Dec 26
7 to 10pm
It's an interactive live stage performance with Poets, Dancers and the Master of Love, Lust & Intimacy,
Orpheus Black. From an Aphrodisiac Waitress selling Chocolate Covered Strawberries to Lessons on
Touching your Partner Soft or Rough to Sensuous Poetry is intertwined to educate our culture on the
stigmata of sex.
Event Location: Theatre Theater, 5041 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90019
Admission: $20 Advance / $25 Door
Full Event Information: http://tuesdayconner.wix.com/menage
Company: Inner City Cultural Center II, Inc.
Web: www.tuesdayconner.com (323) 422-6361
Contact: Tuesday, Email: [email protected], Phone: (818) 714-4242
July
California, Deserts, Paramount
Event Name: Paramount's 2nd Annual Poker Tournament
Event Date: July 17, 2015 to July 17, 2015
Check In 5:30 PM Begins at 6:00 PM
Sponsored by: SC Fuels. Prizes & Winners Trophy For: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Includes: Dinner/BuyIn/Pick a Prize Tickets. Major Prizes: Trip to Bianchi Winery House.
Event Location: Progress Park, 15500 Downey Ave., Paramount, California 90723
Admission: Entry fee: $100.00
Full Event Information: www.pardamountchamber.com/events/calendar.php
Company: Parmount Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.pardamountchamber.com
Contact: Barbara Crowson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (562) 634-3980
July
California, Deserts, Paramount
Event Name: Networking Breakfast
Event Date: July 23, 2015 to July 23, 2015
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Don't Miss this GREAT Networking Opportunity. It's All About Promoting You & Your Business. Social
Media - What Works
Event Location: Progress Park, 15500 Downey Ave., Paramount, California 90723
Admission: Members: $20 non-members: $30, $5 extra at the door
Full Event Information: www.pardamountchamber.com/events/calendar.php#close
Company: Parmount Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.pardamountchamber.com
Contact: Barbara Crowson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (562) 634-3980
July
California, Gold Country, Grass Valley
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Event Name: Reds, Whites and Brews
Event Date: July 11, 2015
Reds, Whites and Brews will overlap Airfest activities on Ramp 1 at the Nevada County Airport and
features wine and craft beer tasting, food, and live music by Dream and the Dreamer." Ticket includes
entrance into the Airfest
Event Location: Nevada County Airport - Ramp 1 During Airfest, 13083 John Bauer Avenue, Ramp 1,
Grass Valley, California 95945
Admission: $30 Including vip parking, $25 general admission
Full Event Information: www.theunion.com/redswhitesandbrews
Company: The Union Newspaper
Web: www.theunion.com (530) 273-9561
Contact: Mary Anne Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (530) 477-4241
July
California, High Sierra, Truckee
Event Name: 41st Annual Truckee Benefit Antique Show
Event Date: July 17, 18, 19, 2015
The largest, finest show in the Cal Neva Area with exhibitors from nine states. Merchandise includes
rare slot machines, American folk & Native American art, sterling & silverplate, jewelry, fine glass, china
& porcelain, toys, dolls, ephemera, antique firearms & sporting & repurposed. Free doll evaluations.
Event Location: Truckee High School, 11725 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, California 96161
Admission: $6.00 With $1.00 discount per person with this listing; free return & free parking
Full Event Information: http://tbcashows.info/truckee_7_15.html
Company: Twin Bridges Antique Productions
Web: www.tbcashows.info
Contact: carole berry, Email: [email protected], Phone: (530) 241-4063
July
California, Inland Empire, Big Bear Lake
Event Name: Spirits of the West- Brewsfest
Event Date: July 25, 2015
Celebrating National Day of the Cowboy. This year's beer and spirit tasting will include a day of fun for
the family featuring action shooters; games, arts and craft vendors, live music & food. A benefit for
BBV Marine Corps League Detachment 1038 and National Day of the Cowboy Foundation.
Event Location: Convention Center At Big Bear Lake, 42900 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, California
92315
Admission: Free- beer and spirit tasting is additional
Full Event Information: www.bigbearevents.com
Company: The Convention Center at Big Bear Lake
Web: www.bigbearevents.com
Contact: JoAnne, Email: [email protected], Phone: (909) 585-3000
July
California, Inland Empire, Big Bear Lake
Event Name: Big Bear Lake Independence Day Fair
Event Date: July 3 to 5, 2015
21st Annual event provides a fun-filled outing under the pines. There is shopping for everyone,
activities for the little visitors and a beer garden with live entertainment. Wyatt's Cafe will be open
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with a special menu for lunch. Vendors include jewelry, clothing, soaps & lotions, personal collectibles
and home decor.
Event Location: Convention Center At Big Bear Lake, 42900 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, California
92315
Admission: Free
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Company: The Convention Center at Big Bear Lake
Web: www.bigbearevents.com
Contact: JoAnne, Email: [email protected], Phone: (909) 585-3000
July
California, Los Angeles Area, Irvine
Event Name: Watermelon Tours
Event Date: July 4 to August 30, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Take a guided wagon ride around the farm, stop at different areas and try different summer fruits and
vegetables that we grow, and finally step into the watermelon patch under a tent to sample some of
our delicious home grown watermelon. Take home a mini watermelon to experience everything all
over again.
Event Location: Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Dr., Irvine, California 92612
Admission: 18
Full Event Information: www.tanakafarms.com
Company: Destination Irvine
Web: www.destinationirvine.com (949) 660-9112
Contact: Wendy Haase, Email: [email protected], Phone: (949) 502-4112
July
California, Los Angeles Area, Los Angeles
Event Name: The Gospel at Colonus
Event Date: July 1 to July 19, 2015
8:00 p.m. /matinees at 3
Ebony Repertory Theatre presents THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS. The Pulitzer Prize Finalist Tony AwardNominated Musical By Lee Breuer Music by Bob Telson Directed by Andi Chapman (previews June 18)
OPENS June 20, 2015 thru July 19, 2015, Fridays @ 8:00 p.m., Saturday Matinees @ 2:00 p.m. & Evening
performances at 8:00 p.m. Sunday Matinees @ 3:00 p.m. www.itsmyseat.com/ERT. A soul stirring
dramatic Musical which takes place within the framework of a Pentecostal church service set against
the tragic Greek background of the story of Oedipus at Colonus, in which the exiled king Oedipus seeks
a place where he may be properly buried.
Event Location: Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles,
California 90016
Admission: 35
Full Event Information: www.ebonyrep.org
Company: Ebony Repertory Theatre Company
Web: www.ebonyrep.org (323) 964-9766
Contact: Lynne Conner, Email: [email protected], Phone: (818) 749-9695
July
California, Los Angeles Area, Los Angeles
Event Name: 19th Annual Hollywood Pitch Festival
Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015
7-9pm; Sat – 8am-6pm; Sun – 10am-7pm
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The opportunity to meet with 200 Hollywood agents, managers, producers, studio and production
executives to pitch your movie and/or television idea, book, web series or short film. Previous festivals
have garnered numerous script sales, in addition to hundreds of signings at major agencies and
management companies.
Event Location: Provided Upon Registration, Provided upon registration, Los Angeles, California 90213
Admission: 3-Day pass: $495. 3-day pass deposit: $100. hotel night: $249
Full Event Information: hollywoodpitchfestival.com
Company: Fadeinonline.com
Web: www.hollywoodpitchfestival.com
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (323) 653-6065
July
California, Los Angeles Area, Valencia
Event Name: 5th Annual Patriots Luncheon
Event Date: July, 9th 2015
11:30am - 1:00pm
Our annual luncheon to honor SCV Veterans for their dedication and service to our Country. Many of
these men and women continue to serve long after they retire. This is our way of thanking them for
their tireless efforts at home and in combat.
Event Location: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, California 91355
Admission: 50
Full Event Information: www.scvchamber.com
Company: Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.scvchamber.com
Contact: Chris Donald, Email: [email protected], Phone: (661) 702-6977
July
California, Los Angeles Area, Various
Event Name: As You Like It Tour
Event Date: July 12 - 20, 2015
A tale of a love so grand all the rules are broken. See web site for performance dates, times and
location specifics. For audiences seeking quality, family entertainment, Shakespeare by the Sea's free
performances can't be beat. Gather loved ones, and settle in under the stars for a night of classic
entertainment.
Event Location: Parks And Public Spaces In La & Orange County, , Various, California
Admission: Free - $10 suggested donation per person
Full Event Information: www.ShakespearebytheSea.org/wp/locations
Company: Shakespeare by the Sea
Web: www.ShakespearebytheSea.org (310) 619-0599
Contact: Linda Ellison, Email: [email protected], Phone: (310) 619-5646
July
California, Los Angeles Area, Various
Event Name: The Tempest
Event Date: July 15 - August 16, 2015
An island fantasy – passionate, visceral, fierce and magical. See web site for performance dates, times
and location specifics. For audiences seeking quality, family entertainment, Shakespeare by the Sea's
free performances can't be beat. Gather loved ones, and settle in under the stars for a night of classic
entertainment.
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Event Location: Parks And Public Spaces In La & Orange County, , Various, California
Admission: Free - $10 suggested donation per person
Full Event Information: www.ShakespearebytheSea.org/wp/locations
Company: Shakespeare by the Sea
Web: www.ShakespearebytheSea.org (310) 619-0599
Contact: Linda Ellison, Email: [email protected], Phone: (310) 619-5646
July
California, San Diego County, Huntington Beach
Event Name: Village Vintage Market
Event Date: July 12 to December 20, 2015
every second Sunday from 9.30am to 3pm.
Find vintage, shabby chic, retro, industrial, antique items and collectibles and selected hand made
items and arts & crafts products. Live music and local food specialties from the Old World Restaurant &
Deli, The Coffee tale, Grinderz. Free Entry and Parking. Vendor requests:
www.blucatsevents.com/village-vintage-market
Event Location: Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, California 92647
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.Blucatsevents.com
Company: BluCatsEvents
Web: www.BluCatsEvents.com
Contact: Gabriele, Email: [email protected], Phone: (818) 470-2932
July
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: Jazz at the Creek Summer Concert Series
Event Date: July 13, 2015
Fun in the sun continues with the second installment of concert at the Market Creek Plaza
Ampthitheatre with an entire lineup of California natives - J. Boykins on saxophone, L.A. Rhtymn
Section and headliner, Chante' Moore heating up the stage starting at 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Event Location: Market Creek Plaza Amphitheatre, 310 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, California 92114
Admission: $35 General, $75 vip
Full Event Information: www.jazzatthecreeksd.com
Company: M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records, Inc.
Web: www.mandaterecords.com (858) 650-3190
Contact: Terri Fowler, Email: [email protected], Phone: (858) 480-1314
July
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: Bayside Gospel at the Midway
Event Date: July 26, 2015
This summer - one of the industry’s most prolific and versatile artists today - Erica Campbell, one half
of the duo, Mary Mary, will make an appearance on a celebrated military monument and tourist site in
Southern California, the USS Midway.
Event Location: Aboard The Uss Midway Ship And Museum, 910 N. Harbor Blvd., San Diego, California
92101
Admission: 35
Full Event Information: www.mandaterecords.com
Company: M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records, Inc.
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Web: www.mandaterecords.com (858) 650-3190
Contact: Terri Fowler, Email: [email protected], Phone: (858) 480-1314
July
California, San Francisco Bay Area, Half Moon Bay
Event Name: 45th Half Moon Bay Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade
Event Date: July 4, 2015
12:00 PM
Celebrate Independence Day in small town America with an entertaining array of whimsical floats,
marching bands, horses, community service groups, classically cool cars, decorated trikes and bikes,
Pooches on Parade"
Event Location: On Main Street, 500 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, California 94019
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.miramarevents.com
Company: Miramar Events
Web: www.miramarevents.com
Contact: Tim Beeman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (650) 726-3491
July
California, San Francisco Bay Area, San Rafael
Event Name: The Lady Crooners
Event Date: July 25, 2015
Fronted by siblings, Nadia, Joseph and Megan Krilanovich, The Lady Crooners is an exciting blend of
folk, pop and what they call “almost country”. Along with Kevin Conness, Jason Braatz and John Smart
this six piece group features three part harmonies, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, mandolin and
percussion.
Event Location: The Osher Marin Jcc, 200 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, California 94903
Admission: From $23; vip, reserved & general admission
Full Event Information: www.marinjcc.org/summernights
Company: The Osher Marin JCC
Web: www.marinjcc.org (415) 444-8000
Contact: Linda Bolt, Email: [email protected], Phone: (415) 444-8081
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Colorado, Central City, Event Date: July 11- August 10, 2015
Central City Opera’s 2015 Festival Features Four Extraordinary Stories, Central City, CO
Central City Opera’s 2015 Festival offers a wide range of offerings from standard popular operatic
repertoire to beloved musical theater and contemporary opera performed and delivered in nontraditional ways. Opening the Festival on July 11 and running through August 8 at the Central City
Opera House is Giuseppe Verdi’s popular opera of tragic love, La Traviata; followed by Mitch Leigh’s
Tony award-winning musical, Man of La Mancha, running July 18 to ...
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Colorado, Salida, Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
Creative Spirits Dance! Art and Music at Salida Riverside Art Festival, Salida, CO
The 7th annual Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival calls all creative spirits to come dance to the music
and enjoy an outstanding array of fine juried arts during a premier event, July 18 to 19, in the
Colorado Rocky Mountains in Salida, CO, less than 3 hours from Denver. The festival is located in
picturesque Riverside Park on the banks of the Arkansas River. Professional artists who have traveled
from as far as Florida greet guests in their art booths with jewelry ...
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Colorado, Longmont, Event Date: July 25 to 26, 2015
Longmont Fine Arts & Music Festival at Roosevelt Park, Longmont, CO
Longmont Fine Arts & Music Festival at Roosevelt Park offers a stunning collection of juried fine arts
and artisan crafts during a premier event, July 25 and 26. The festival is located at beautiful Roosevelt
Park, 700 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, CO. Art is displayed and for sale in artist booths including
jewelry, ceramics, photography, painting, mixed media, sculpture, drawing, painting, artisan crafts
and more. The Live Music Stage features an eclectic mix of blues, folk ...
July
Colorado, Front Range, Central City
Event Name: 1st Friday Summer Series
Event Date: July 3, 2015
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
1st Friday event in Central City, live entertainment, music, food and artwork in our Historic town.
Event Location: , Main Street Central City, Central City, Colorado 80427
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.centralcitycolorado.us
Company: Central City Local Events
Web: www.centralcitycolorado.us
Contact: Kara, Email: [email protected], Phone: (702) 372-4457
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July
Colorado, Front Range, Central City
Event Name: La Traviata
Event Date: July 11 to August 8, 2015
2:30 and 8:00 pm
In this romantic story of tragic love, the radiant yet ill mistress Violetta Valery finds true love and
abandons her life as a party girl to be with the young nobleman, Alfredo Germont. His father demands
that she sacrifice their love and when Alfredo fights to win her back, it just might be too late.
Event Location: Central City Opera House, 124 Eureka Street, Central City, Colorado 80427
Admission: Starting At $25
Full Event Information: https://centralcityopera.org/event/la-traviata
Company: Central City Opera
Web: www.centralcityopera.org (303) 292-6700
Contact: Nancy Rebek, Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 941-2527
July
Colorado, Front Range, Central City
Event Name: Man of La Mancha
Event Date: July 18 to August 9, 2015
2:30 and 8:00 pm
Full of heart and adventure, this Tony award-winning musical is a play within a play. As Don Miguel de
Cervantes awaits his trial by the Spanish Inquisition, he acts out a story for his fellow prisoners. He
becomes Don Quixote, a fanciful knight on a quest to rid the world of his mortal enemy. This uplifting
ode to remaining true to your ideals in the face of all odds features the popular song “The Impossible
Dream.”
Event Location: Central City Opera House, 124 Eureka Street, Central City, Colorado 80427
Admission: Starting At $25
Full Event Information: https://centralcityopera.org/event/man-la-mancha
Company: Central City Opera
Web: www.centralcityopera.org (303) 292-6700
Contact: Nancy Rebek, Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 941-2527
July
Colorado, Front Range, Central City
Event Name: Don Quixote and the Duchess
Event Date: July 28 and August 1, 2015
12:30 PM
Based on an episode in Cervantes’ novel, Don Quixote, a Duke and Duchess amuse themselves by
creating an elaborate ruse to fool the title character. Rich with incisive, quick and ironic turns, this
production will be the regional premiere of the opera which provides a completely different episode in
the story of Don Quixote also featured in the musical Man of La Mancha this summer.
Event Location: Martin Foundry, 212 Eureka Street, Central City, Colorado 80427
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: https://centralcityopera.org/event/don-quixote-duchess
Company: Central City Opera
Web: www.centralcityopera.org (303) 292-6700
Contact: Nancy Rebek, Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 941-2527
July
Colorado, Front Range, Central City
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Event Name: The Prodigal Son
Event Date: July 29 and August 5, 2015
12:30 PM
One of Britten’s three church parables, this one-act opera tells the biblical tale of a son who is bored
with life on his father’s farm. He uses his inheritance to seek an exciting life in the city but is left
penniless and starving. When he returns home to beg for forgiveness, his father accepts him with
open arms, much to his older brother’s dismay.
Event Location: St. James United Methodist Church, 123 Eureka St., Central City, Colorado 80427
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: https://centralcityopera.org/event/prodigal-son
Company: Central City Opera
Web: www.centralcityopera.org (303) 292-6700
Contact: Nancy Rebek, Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 941-2527
July
Colorado, Front Range, Colorado Springs
Event Name: The Prodigal Son
Event Date: July 30, 2015
12:00 PM
One of Britten’s three church parables, this one-act opera tells the biblical tale of a son who is bored
with life on his father’s farm. He uses his inheritance to seek an exciting life in the city but is left
penniless and starving. When he returns home to beg for forgiveness, his father accepts him with
open arms, much to his older brother’s dismay.
Event Location: First Christian Church, 16 East Platte Ave, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: https://centralcityopera.org/event/prodigal-son
Company: Central City Opera
Web: www.centralcityopera.org (303) 292-6700
Contact: Nancy Rebek, Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 941-2527
July
Colorado, Front Range, Greeley
Event Name: Greeley Arts Picnic
Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Two-day celebration of the arts in the park- performing, culinary, visual- and everything in-between.
Incredible open-air kickoff concert downtown Greeley on July 24th. You’ll enjoy entertainment on three
stages, hands on activities for children and great shopping.
Event Location: Lincoln Park, 802 10th Ave., Greeley, Colorado 80631
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artspicnic.com
Company: Greeley Chamber of Commerce / Visit Greeley
Web: www.visitgreeley.org
Contact: Sara Schell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 352-3566
July
Colorado, Front Range, Greeley
Event Name: Weld County Fair
Event Date: July 29 to August 3, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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The Weld County Fair is an annual free event open to the public with a variety of displays and contests.
The fair gives the youth and adults of Weld County an opportunity to exhibit their skills in a wide
variety of areas including agriculture, livestock, natural resources, and engineering.
Event Location: Island Grove Regional Park, 501 N. 14th Ave., Greeley, Colorado 80631
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.weldcountyfair.com
Company: Greeley Chamber of Commerce / Visit Greeley
Web: www.visitgreeley.org
Contact: Sara Schell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 352-3566
July
Colorado, Front Range, Longmont
Event Name: Longmont Jazz Festival
Event Date: July 18, 2015
The Longmont Jazz Festival features musicians from the greater Denver metro area in a covered
pavilion. Bring a folding chair and enjoy great music, great food provided by local food trucks, and
great art from the Longmont Artists Guild. Bring family and friends to enjoy an outing in the park.
Event Location: Roosevelt Park Pavilion, 725 Eighth Ave. Longmont, CO, Longmont, Colorado 80501
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.longmontjazz.com/annual-jazz-festival.php
Company: Longmont Jazz Association
Web: longmontjazz.org
Contact: Jerry Maddock, Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 926-0263
July
Colorado, Front Range, Timnath
Event Name: Jazz in the McMorris' Gardens
Event Date: July 9, 2015
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Fort Collins Symphony presents Jazz in the McMorris' Gardens. Featuring the nationally known
Carol Frazier Band at the breathtaking home of Mary McMorris, stylishly adorned in European
architectural antiques alongside exquisite Western art. Enjoy elegant hors d’oeuvres catered by
Rainbow Restaurant and top shelf chocolates by Kilwins. Open bar (wine/beer), Cash martini bar, silent
auction of “Yellow Iris” painting by Ellie Weakley, Guided tours of home.
Event Location: Home Of Mary Mcmorris, 6133 E. County Rd. 40, Timnath, Colorado 80525
Admission: $75 Per Person | $125 Per Couple
Full Event Information: www.fcsymphony.org/events/jazzmcmorrisgardens.html
Company:
Web: www.fcsymphony.org
Contact: Symphony Office, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 482-4823
July
Colorado, Northeast, Fort Collins
Event Name: Plein Aire at Lucile's Creole Cafe
Event Date: July 28, 2015
10:00AM to 2:00PM
Come watch the Plein Air Painters of Fort Collins, render the Lincoln Center and surrounding
landmarks--LIVE.
Event Location: Luciles Creole Cafe, 300 Meldrum, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
Admission: Free
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Company: The Ace Gallery
Web: www.artcountryemporium.com
Contact: Karen Mary Castranova, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 217-7390
July
Colorado, Northeast, Livermore
Event Name: There's a New Kid in Town
Event Date: July 3, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
There's a New Kid in Town. The ACE GALLERY and ART COUNTRY EMPORIUM
Event Location: The Ace Gallery, 222 Pine St., Livermore, Colorado 80524
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artcountryemporium.com
Company: The Ace Gallery
Web: www.artcountryemporium.com
Contact: Karen Mary Castranova, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 217-7390
July
Colorado, Northwest, Mountains, Eagle
Event Name: Eagle County Fair & Rodeo
Event Date: July 22 to 25, 2015
9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The 76th annual Eagle County Fair and Rodeo is July 22 - 25, 2015. The event promotes the
preservation of western heritage and youth education in a fun, family setting. The rodeo is a
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned event. With 425 contestants, it has been
voted the Best Medium Rodeo. Buy rodeo tickets online at www.eaglecountyfairandrodeo.com.
Event Location: Eagle County Fairgrounds, 0426 Fairgrounds Road, Eagle, Colorado 81631
Admission: Free grounds admission, rodeo tickets $10 - $25
Full Event Information: www.eaglecountyfairandrodeo.com
Company: Eagle County Fair & Rodeo
Web: www.eaglecountyfairandrodeo.com (970) 328-3646
Contact: Megan Ehrenberg, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 328-8601
July
Colorado, Northwest, Mountains, Snowmass Village
Event Name: Colorado Scottish Festival
Event Date: July 31 to August 2, 2015
Don't miss the dog-friendly Colorado Scottish Festival in Colorado's beautiful mountains, featuring
bagpipe bands, Great Highland athletes, clans and genealogists, historic re-enactors, Dogs of the
British Isles, classic British cars, Highland and Irish dancers, Scottish Country dancers, face -painter,
vendors, whisky-tastings and non-stop Celtic music.
Event Location: Snowmass Town Park, Brush Creek Road, Snowmass Village, Colorado 81615
Admission: Ticket prices vary
Full Event Information: www.ScottishGames.org
Company: St. Andrew Society of Colorado
Web: www.ScottishGames.org (303) 798-0844
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 324-7060
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Connecticut, Guilford, Event Date: July 17-19, 2015
Craft Expo 2015 Brings America's Finest Crafts to the Guilford Green, Guilford, CT
Celebrating its 58th year, the Guilford Art Center’s annual Craft Expo 2015 will bring more than 180
nationally-recognized craft artists to the historic Guilford Green on July 17-19, 2015. The latest in
handmade crafts will be represented in a variety of media, including clay, glass, leather, metal and
non-metal jewelry, wearable and non-wearable fiber, metal, mixed media, paper, painting,
photography, printmaking, soap and wood. This highly competitive juried ...
July
Connecticut, Northeast, Guilford
Event Name: Guilford Art Center Craft Expo 15
Event Date: July 17 to 19, 2015
Guilford Art Center’s annual Craft Expo will bring more than 180 nationally-recognized craft artists to
the historic Guilford Green. The latest in handmade crafts will be represented in a variety of media,
including Clay, Glass, Leather, Metal and Non-Metal Jewelry, Wearable and Non-Wearable Fiber, Metal,
Mixed Media, Paper, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Soap and Wood. This highly competitive
juried show ranks as one of the premier craft shows in New England and the country.
Event Location: Guilford Green, 33 Whitfield Street, Guilford, Connecticut 6437
Admission: General admission $9; seniors $7; members, children under 12 and active military are
free; multi-day ticket $15
Full Event Information: www.guilfordartcenter.org
Company: Guilford Art Center
Web: www.guilfordartcenter.org
Contact: Maureen Belden, Email: [email protected], Phone: (203) 453-5947
July
Connecticut, Northeast, Storrs
Event Name: Speak Up! Speak Out! Bread & Puppet Theater
Event Date: July through October 11, 2015
Tu-Fr 10-4:30, Sa-Su 1-4:30
Speak Up! Speak Out! focuses on Bread & Puppet’s activist responses to fundamental political and
social issues that have defined American culture over the past 50 years, including the war in Vietnam;
Central American turmoil and Liberation Theology; the politics of black liberation as represented by the
Attica prison uprising and the M.O.V.E. family in Philadelphia; opposition to nuclear weapons and
nuclear power; and the war in Iraq.
Event Location: William Benton Museum Of Art, University of Connecticut, 245 Glenbrook Road,
Storrs, Connecticut 6269
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.benton.uconn.edu
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Company: William Benton Museum of Art
Web: www.benton.uconn.edu (860) 486-4520
Contact: Diane Lewis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (860) 486-1705
July
Connecticut, Southeast, Essex
Event Name: Antique and Classic Boat Show
Event Date: July 11, 2015
9:00AM-4
The Southern New England Chapter of The Antique and Classic Boat Society will present the 31st
annual “Mahogany Memories” boat show on the grounds and docks of the Connecticut River Museum.
The show will feature numerous examples of the finest classic wooden and fiberglass boats commonly
seen in this area in the last century. Boats built by Chris Craft, Century, Lyman, Gar Wood, Elco and
many more will be showcased.
Event Location: , 67 Main St., Essex, Connecticut 6426
Admission: The southern new england chapter of the antique and classic boat society will present the
31st annual “mahogany memories” boat show on the grounds and docks of the connecticut river
museum. the show will feature numerous examples of the finest classic
Full Event Information:
Company: Connecticut River Museum
Web: www.ctrivermuseum.org (860) 767-8269
Contact: Jennifer White-Dobbs, Email: [email protected], Phone: (860) 767-8269
July
Connecticut, Southeast, Essex
Event Name: Antique and Classic Boat Show
Event Date: July 11, 2015
9:00AM-4:30PM
The Southern New England Chapter of The Antique and Classic Boat Society will present the 31st
annual “Mahogany Memories” boat show on the grounds and docks of the Connecticut River Museum.
The show features numerous examples of the finest classic boats commonly seen in this area in the
last century.
Event Location: Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, Connecticut 6426
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.ctrivermuseum.org/calendarevent/antique-classic-boat-show
Company: Connecticut River Museum
Web: www.ctrivermuseum.org (860) 767-8269
Contact: Jennifer White-Dobbs, Email: [email protected], Phone: (860) 767-8269
July
Connecticut, Southeast, Essex
Event Name: Thursdays on the Dock
Event Date: July 9 to August 27, 2015, Thursdays 5:30-7:30PM
Enjoy music and cocktails while overlooking scenic Essex Harbor every Thursday evening from July 9th
– August 27th. The Museum’s main floor galleries and gift shop will be open for a bit of waterfront
history. Presented by Essex Wellness Center, additional support from Wells Fargo.
Event Location: Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, Connecticut 6426
Admission: 5$, Free To Museum Members
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Company: Connecticut River Museum
Web: www.ctrivermuseum.org (860) 767-8269
Contact: Jennifer White-Dobbs, Email: [email protected], Phone: (860) 767-8269
July
Connecticut, Southeast, Essex
Event Name: Connecticut River Paddle Excursions
Event Date: July through August, weekends
Made possible through the Cabela's Outdoor Fund, Museum members and visitors now have access
to a canoe or kayak. rent a boat for self-guided exploration or join us for a professionally staffed tour
or program. The River is just a paddle away.
Event Location: Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, Connecticut 6426
Admission: 40$/2 Hrs, 80$/day. Member Discounts.
Full Event Information: www.ctrivermuseum.org
Company: Connecticut River Museum
Web: www.ctrivermuseum.org (860) 767-8269
Contact: Jennifer White-Dobbs, Email: [email protected], Phone: (860) 767-8269
July
Delaware, New Castle, Greenville
Event Name: Farm Fun Saturdays - Tractors, Trucks, and Tools
Event Date: July 18, 2015
9:00 am - 4:00pm
Join us every Saturday for a fun-filled day on the farm. Learn what makes the farm work, and take a
self-guided tour of the farm's tractors, trucks, and tools. Shop our welcome barn, enjoy our u-pick field
of herbs, veggies, and flowers, and help with our morning farm chores.
Event Location: Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road, Greenville, Delaware 19807
Admission: Free for members, $5 for non-members
Full Event Information: http://delnature.org/farmfundays
Company: Delaware Nature Society
Web: www.DelNature.org (302) 239-2334
Contact: Kiri Rowan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 239-2334
July
Delaware, New Castle, Wilmington
Event Name: It's Fun to be a Scientist
Event Date: July 11, 2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spend time with a scientist and help make history. Assist the experts to explore and discover all the
amazing life found in the Russell Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge with a Bioblitz. Help ID birds, flower,
butterflies and more. We will also have children's activities including crafts and dip netting in the water
for critters.
Event Location: Dupont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, Delaware
19801
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
https://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/DNS/Events/Registration/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=V1522
3DC#.VXhPCM9VhBc
Company: Delaware Nature Society
Web: www.DelNature.org (302) 239-2334
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July
Delaware, New Castle, Wilmington
Event Name: Wild West Robbery
Event Date: July 26, 2015
12:30 & 3:00 PM
Black Bart and his gang seize the train, but can they outsmart the sheriff and steal the railroad's
payroll? This is a 2-hour round-trip to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, which includes a half-hour layover at
the Picnic Grove.
Event Location: Greenbank Station, 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19808
Admission: Adults: $18; seniors: $17; children: $16
Full Event Information: www.wwrr.com/events/wild-west.aspx
Company: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Web: www.wwrr.com
Contact: Carole, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 998-1930
July
Delaware, New Castle, Yorklyn
Event Name: Steamin' Day
Event Date: July 5, 2015
12:30 to 4:30
Old-fashioned fun for the whole family, including train and antique auto rides, entry to the Marshall
Steam Museum, featuring the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley steam cars; free steampopped popcorn; live demonstrations; kids activities and more. Tours of the antique-furnished Auburn
Heights mansion also available for $8.
Event Location: Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware 19736
Admission: $8 Child, $11 adult (infants free)
Full Event Information: http://auburnheights.org/visit/steamin-days
Company: Marshall Steam Museum
Web: www.auburnheights.org
Contact: Susan Randolph, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 239-2385
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Florida, Winter Garden, Event Date: July 3rd & 4th
4th of July Celebration in Groveland, FL
On July 3rd and 4th, enjoy two days of family fun, music, food and fireworks at Groveland’s July 4th
Celebration (Lake David Park, S. Lake St., Groveland, FL). Get a “Taste of Groveland,” one of Florida’s
fastest growing cities. This is a family fun festival with a terrific kids zone, food trucks, arts & crafts
vendors, an air conditioned trolley ride to sample many local restaurants, a fireworks show put on by
the Groveland Fire Dept. and much more. Enjoy many styles of continuous live ...
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Florida, Central, Tarpon Springs
Event Name: Proud To Be An American Concert & Dance
Event Date: July 1, 2015
7-10 p.m.
Join the Rhythm Kings Orchestra with Dan Fox in a patriotic salute to Independence Day in a concert
and dance from the golden age of American music that will also include all the great music of the
1920s and 30s by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and other legends of the era. Free
dance lessons with Lisa Obst at 6:30 p.m. Join us and dance the night away on a huge, new dance
floor or sit back and simply enjoy the music.
Event Location: Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Admission: $12, $10 Tarpon arts members & students
Full Event Information: http://tarponarts.org/event/proud-to-be-an-american-concert- dance
Company: Tarpon Arts - City of Tarpon Springs, Dept. of Cultural & Civic Services
Web: www.tarponarts.org (727) 937-0686
Contact: Diane Wood, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 359-3447
July
Florida, Central, Tarpon Springs
Event Name: Pirates of Penzance (A Gilbert & Sullivan Players Junior Production)
Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015
Friday 7:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 2 p.m.
This is a children’s production performed by children. Recommended for students in grades K through
6, families, and the young at heart. Welcome aboard mates. Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical comedy
about high seas adventure and answering the call of duty is a showcase of brilliant humor, memorable
melodies and catchy tunes.
Event Location: Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S. Pinellas Avenue (Alt. 19), Tarpon Springs,
Florida 34689
Admission: $10, $5 Tarpon arts members & students
Full Event Information: http://tarponarts.org/event/the-pirates-of-penzance-a-gilbert- sullivanplayers-junior-production
Company: Tarpon Arts - City of Tarpon Springs, Dept. of Cultural & Civic Services
Web: www.tarponarts.org (727) 937-0686
Contact: Diane Wood, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 359-3447
July
Florida, East Central, Orlando
Event Name: Downtown Avalon Park Fourth of July
Event Date: July 4, 2015
Join us for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration in Downtown Avalon Park. There will be a wet/dry
bounce park, Apple Pie Bake Off, Bike Parade, Community Performances and Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Event Location: Downtown Avalon Park, 3651 Avalon Park Blvd. East, Orlando, Florida 32828
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.eventsatavalonpark.com
Company: Avalon Park Group
Web: www.AvalonPark.com
Contact: Stephanie Lerret, Email: [email protected], Phone: (407) 658-6565
July
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Florida, Southeast, Delray Beach
Event Name: Shrek the Musical, jr.
Event Date: July 11, 12, 18, 2015
4:00pm & 7:00pm
A musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. It is based on the
2001 DreamWorks film Shrek" and William Steig’s 1990 book
Event Location: The Delray Beach Playhouse, 950 NW 9th Street, Delray Beach, Florida 33444
Admission: Advance tickets: $15 for adults, $12 for children. day-of-show tickets: $18 for adults, $15
for children.
Full Event Information: http://delraybeachplayhouse.com/summer-production
Company: The Delray Beach Playhouse
Web: www.delraybeachplayhouse.com
Contact: Pamela Ramsey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (561) 274-8455
July
Florida, Northeast, Waldo
Event Name: VETFEST'15 MUSIC & BBQ FESTIVAL
Event Date: July 10 to 11,2014
Event Location: Waldo Motorsports Park, 16258 NE US 301, Waldo, Florida 32694
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.facebook.com/VETFEST13
Company: Hampton Veterans Memorial Fund,Inc.
Web: www.facebook.com/VETFEST'13
Contact: Jim Mitzel, Email: [email protected], Phone: (352) 468-2517
July
Florida, Northwest, Tallahassee
Event Name: Swamp Stomp
Event Date: July 11, 2015
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
This music festival is an acoustic music lover’s dream. Kick back and savor the summer flavor of
acoustic performances by talented singer/songwriters. Plus outdoor games, animal encounters, living history demonstrations, and other fun activities will be happening across the Museum’s beautiful 52
acre site.
Event Location: , 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32310
Admission: General admission/ free for members
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Company: Tallahassee Museum
Web: www.Tallahasseemuseum.org
Contact: Amber O'Connell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (850) 575-8684
July
Florida, Northwest, Tallahassee
Event Name: Night Prowl
Event Date: July 18, 2015
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Guides will lead guests on a tour of the Wild Florida Trail after Museum hours. The tour guide will talk
to the group about nocturnal behaviors, as well as a variety of other topics specific to the individual
animals.
Event Location: , 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32310
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Admission: $7 Members, $10 non-members
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Company: Tallahassee Museum
Web: www.Tallahasseemuseum.org
Contact: Amber O'Connell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (850) 575-8684
July
Florida, Southeast, Boca Raton
Event Name: Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting
Event Date: July 18,2015
7-9PM
Treat yourself this month and attend any of Crown Wine & Spirits' in-store events, where you can take
advantage of the Event only discounts available, you’ll save up to 20%. Two+ hours to please your
palate with 40+ great wines presented by a brilliant staff. Mix n Mingle with other Wine-Os that share
your passion. Indulge in Artisan meats and cheeses from all over the World. Sample gourmet foods
and snacks. Great discounts on all featured Wines and foods.
Event Location: Crown Wine & Spirits, 3500 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Admission: 15 Per person
Full Event Information: www.crownwineandspirits.com/wine-tasting-events
Company: Crown Wine & Spirits
Web: https://crownwineandspirits.com (954) 358-9463
Contact: Elisa Del Castillo, Email: [email protected], Phone: (954) 859-8670
July
Florida, Southeast, Boynton Beach
Event Name: Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting
Event Date: July 17,2015
7-9PM
Treat yourself this month and attend any of Crown Wine & Spirits' in-store events, where you can take
advantage of the Event only discounts available, you’ll save up to 20%. Two+ hours to please your
palate with 40+ great wines presented by a brilliant staff. Mix n Mingle with other Wine-Os that share
your passion. Indulge in Artisan meats and cheeses from all over the World. Sample gourmet foods
and snacks. Great discounts on all featured Wines and foods.
Event Location: Crown Wine & Spirits, 532 SE 15th Avenue, Boynton Beach, Florida 33435
Admission: 15 Per person
Full Event Information: www.crownwineandspirits.com/wine-tasting-events
Company: Crown Wine & Spirits
Web: https://crownwineandspirits.com (954) 358-9463
Contact: Elisa Del Castillo, Email: [email protected], Phone: (954) 859-8670
July
Florida, Southeast, Coral Gables
Event Name: Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting
Event Date: July 17,2015
7-9PM
Treat yourself this month and attend any of Crown Wine & Spirits' in-store events, where you can take
advantage of the Event only discounts available, you’ll save up to 20%. Two+ hours to please your
palate with 40+ great wines presented by a brilliant staff. Mix n Mingle with other Wine-Os that share
your passion. Indulge in Artisan meats and cheeses from all over the World. Sample gourmet foods
and snacks. Great discounts on all featured Wines and foods.
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Event Location: Crown Wine & Spirits, 1590 S Dixie Highway, Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Admission: 15 Per person
Full Event Information: www.crownwineandspirits.com/wine-tasting-events
Company: Crown Wine & Spirits
Web: https://crownwineandspirits.com (954) 358-9463
Contact: Elisa Del Castillo, Email: [email protected], Phone: (954) 859-8670
July
Florida, Southeast, Coral Springs
Event Name: Family Funday
Event Date: July 11, 2015 to April 9, 2016
3:00 PM
Family FunDays are a great way to explore the museum and create art projects appropriate for kids
ages 3 and up with parent or guardian. The second Saturday of each month a different artistic subject
will be presented and followed by a fun art project to design together (Broward 100 event).
Event Location: Coral Springs Museum Of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs, Florida 33065
Admission: $5 Per person
Full Event Information: www.artscalendar.com/web_services/calendar/614/event/detail/441911804
Company: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.sunny.org (954) 765-4466
Contact: Breanna Metcalf-Oshinsky, Email: [email protected], Phone: (646)
307-6328
July
Florida, Southeast, Fort Lauderdale
Event Name: Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting
Event Date: July 16,2015
7-9PM
Treat yourself this month and attend any of Crown Wine & Spirits' in-store events, where you can take
advantage of the Event only discounts available, you’ll save up to 20%. Two+ hours to please your
palate with 40+ great wines presented by a brilliant staff. Mix n Mingle with other Wine-Os that share
your passion. Indulge in Artisan meats and cheeses from all over the World. Sample gourmet foods
and snacks. Great discounts on all featured Wines and foods.
Event Location: Crown Wine & Spirits, 1030 NE 15th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Admission: $15 Per person
Full Event Information: www.crownwineandspirits.com/wine-tasting-events
Company: Crown Wine & Spirits
Web: https://crownwineandspirits.com (954) 358-9463
Contact: Elisa Del Castillo, Email: [email protected], Phone: (954) 859-8670
July
Florida, Southeast, Fort Lauderdale
Event Name: Filmed In Broward: A Reel Celebration of Cinema
Event Date: July 9 to 16, 2015
Daily event times vary
This 8-day showcase of outstanding films encompasses scenes in Greater Fort Lauderdale. “Filmed in
Broward” is a part of Broward County’s centennial celebration Broward 100 which includes bold,
innovative art and performance projects that attract visitors and bring Broward residents together to
creatively bridge, bond and build their communities.
Event Location: Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Admission: Free
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Company: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.sunny.org (954) 765-4466
Contact: Breanna Metcalf-Oshinsky, Email: [email protected], Phone: (646)
307-6328
July
Florida, Southeast, Hollywood
Event Name: Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting
Event Date: July 18,2015
7-9PM
Treat yourself this month and attend any of Crown Wine & Spirits' in-store events, where you can take
advantage of the Event only discounts available, you’ll save up to 20%. Two+ hours to please your
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your passion. Indulge in Artisan meats and cheeses from all over the World. Sample gourmet foods
and snacks. Great discounts on all featured Wines and foods.
Event Location: Crown Wine & Spirits, 3363 Sheridan St., Hollywood, Florida 33020
Admission: 15 Per person
Full Event Information: www.crownwineandspirits.com/wine-tasting-events
Company: Crown Wine & Spirits
Web: https://crownwineandspirits.com (954) 358-9463
Contact: Elisa Del Castillo, Email: [email protected], Phone: (954) 859-8670
July
Florida, Southeast, Miami
Event Name: Scientist Sundays at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Event Date: July 5, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology,
climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more.
Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed
exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.
Event Location: Patricia And Phillip Frost Museum Of Science, 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami,
Florida 33133
Admission: Free With Museum Admission. Admission Is Free For Members And Children Under 3;
Students (With Valid Id), Seniors (62+) And Children 3 – 12, $10.95; Adults Are $14.95.
Full Event Information: www.miamisci.org
Company: Duree & Company
Web: www.miamisci.org (305) 646-4400
Contact: Louise Hendry, Email: [email protected], Phone: (954) 723-9350
July
Florida, Southeast, Miami
Event Name: Frost Museum of Science's “Curious Vault Collaborations 002
Event Date: July 14, 2015
7–10 p.m. (Moderated discussion will begin promptly at 7:45 p.m.)
The Curious Vault Collaborations project, inspired by the collection at Patricia and Phillip Frost
Museum of Science, teams a local artist and scientist together with the intention of creating a tabletop
display using at least one item from the Museum’s collection. “Curious Vault Collaborations 002” will
be the Museum series’ last event at the current Museum location, which will close at the end of August
in preparation for the new downtown Miami location’s opening in in 2016.
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Event Location: Patricia And Phillip Frost Museum Of Science, 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami,
Florida 33133
Admission: 15
Full Event Information: www.miamisci.org
Company: Duree & Company
Web: www.miamisci.org (305) 646-4400
Contact: Louise Hendry, Email: [email protected], Phone: (954) 723-9350
July
Florida, Southeast, Miami
Event Name: Fabulous First Friday at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Event Date: July 3. 2015
7 p.m.
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show and rooftop
observatory viewing. Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45
PM. Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.
Event Location: Patricia And Phillip Frost Museum Of Science, 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami,
Florida 33133
Admission: $4.00-$8.00
Full Event Information: www.miamisci.org
Company: Duree & Company
Web: www.miamisci.org (305) 646-4400
Contact: Louise Hendry, Email: [email protected]dureeandcompany.com, Phone: (954) 723-9350
July
Florida, Southeast, Tequesta
Event Name: Art of Association
Event Date: July through August 13
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturdays
Art of Association heralds more than 240 original works of art from more than 100 exhibiting artists
and 13 art associations. Participating art groups include Art Associates of Martin County, Artists
Association of Jupiter, Artists of Palm Beach County, Artists in Florida, Hobe Sound Fine Arts League,
Lake Worth Art League, Lighthouse ArtCenter Artists’ Guild, North County Art Association, Palm Beach
County Art Teacher’s Association, Plein Air Palm Beach, South Florida Basket & Fiber Guild, Wellington
Art Society and Women in the Visual Arts.
Event Location: Lighthouse Artcenter, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, Florida 33469
Admission: $5 For adults with discounts for students and military
Full Event Information: www.lighthousearts.org
Company: Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery
Web: www.lighthousearts.org
Contact: Elizabeth Dashiell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (561) 543-8276
July
Florida, West Central, Wesley Chapel
Event Name: Avalon Park West Fourth of July
Event Date: July 4, 2015
Join us for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration in Avalon Park West. There will be a wet/dry bounce
park, Apple Pie Bake Off, Bike Parade, Community Performances and Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Event Location: Avalon Park West, 5227 Autumn Ridge Drive, Wesley Chapel, Florida 33545
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Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.AvalonParkWest.com
Company: Avalon Park Group
Web: www.AvalonPark.com
Contact: Stephanie Lerret, Email: [email protected], Phone: (407) 658-6565
July
Georgia, Coast, Saint Marys
Event Name: St Marys Georgia Independence Day Festival
Event Date: July 4, 2015
9 am - 10 pm
Historic St Marys celebrates 47th annual July 4 festival with over 100 arts&crafts and food vendors
catering to 15-20,000 attendees and 10 K road races, parade, entertainment, kids' rides, and fireworks
create a family-oriented event set in a small town unmarred by development detracting from its
unspoiled, laid-back setting.
Event Location: Waterfront Of St Marys River In Historic District Of St Marys, 100 Osborne St, Saint
Marys, Georgia 31558
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.smkwanis.com
Company: Kiwanis Club of Saint Marys Georgia
Web: www.smkiwanis.com
Contact: Stephen Kinney, Email: [email protected], Phone: (912) 882-4239
July
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Classic City American Music Festival, 7th Annual
Event Date: July 4, 2015
Foundry Entertainment & Yuengling present the 7th annual Classic City American Music Festival
featuring Dom Flemons (founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops), Grassland String Band, Little
Country Giants, The Skillet Lickers, Art Rosenbaum & more. 10+ bands, two stages, fried & grilled food,
great drinks, BBQ, and American music all day.
Event Location: The Foundry, 295 E. Dougherty St., Athens, Georgia 30601
Admission: Free For Kids Under 12
Full Event Information:
www.visitathensga.com/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=15372
Company: Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitathensga.com
Contact: Rachel Watkins, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 357-4543
July
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Sounds of Summer Concert Series"
Event Date: July 9, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The concert series will take place by the beach at the community’s largest park and will feature
popular local bands. The schedule includes performances by The Common People Band on July 9;
Grassland String Band on July 15; and Sons of Sailors on July 23. The series takes place Thursday
evenings with the opening acts taking the stage at 6:00 p.m. followed by the headliner at 7:00 p.m.
Event Location: Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Rd, Athens, Georgia 30607
Admission: $5 Per vehicle
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Full Event Information: www.athensclarkecounty.com/summerconcert
Company: Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department
Web: www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
Contact: Cathy Padgett, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 613-3625
July
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Family Program Night Hike
Event Date: July 16, 2015
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy a night hike at Sandy Creek Nature Center through the woods. Listen to nigh sounds, look for
critters, and have fun along the trails. Pre-registration required by calling 706-613-3615.
Event Location: Sandy Creek Nature Center, 205 Old Commerce Rd, Athens, Georgia 30607
Admission: $7 Athens-clarke county family or $10 for non-county family
Full Event Information: www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
July
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Sounds of Summer Concert Series"
Event Date: July 16, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The concert series will take place by the beach at the community’s largest park and will feature
popular local bands. The schedule includes performances by The Common People Band on July 9;
Grassland String Band on July 15; and Sons of Sailors on July 23. The series takes place Thursday
evenings with the opening acts taking the stage at 6:00 p.m. followed by the headliner at 7:00 p.m.
Event Location: Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Rd, Athens, Georgia 30607
Admission: $5 Per vehicle
Full Event Information: www.athensclarkecounty.com/summerconcer
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
July
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Splashdown 2015
Event Date: July 17, 2015
7-8:30 p.m.
Make it one small splash for man, one giant splash for mankind. Celebrate a few days early the 46th
anniversary of the historic moon landing with a rare, evening swim under the moon, at the Bishop
Park pool. Arts and crafts and astronomy activities are planned. The evening concludes with
Moonpies and Tang (the beverage of astronauts).
Event Location: Bishop Park Pool, 705 Sunset Dr, Athens, Georgia 30606
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.athensclarkecounty.com/pardkmonth
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
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July
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Sounds of Summer Concert Series"
Event Date: July 23, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The concert series will take place by the beach at the community’s largest park and will feature
popular local bands. The schedule includes performances by The Common People Band on July 9;
Grassland String Band on July 15; and Sons of Sailors on July 23. The series takes place Thursday
evenings with the opening acts taking the stage at 6:00 p.m. followed by the headliner at 7:00 p.m.
Event Location: Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Rd, Athens, Georgia 30607
Admission: $5 Per vehicle
Full Event Information: www.athensclarkecounty.com/summerconcert
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
July
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Sprockets Music Video Festival
Event Date: July 24 to July 25, 2015
Film Athens presents the Sprockets Music Video Festival featuring in competition music videos from
Georgia and around the world. Started in 2004, Sprockets International Music Video Festival is the
longest running film festival exclusively for music videos in the world held each summer in Athens,
Georgia - a city known worldwide for its vibrant local music and arts scene.
Event Location: 40 Watt Club, 285 W. Washington St., Athens, Georgia 30601
Admission:
Full Event Information:
www.visitathensga.com/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=17113
Company: Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitathensga.com
Contact: Rachel Watkins, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 357-4543
July
Georgia, Southern Rivers, Athens
Event Name: Open House: Lifestyles of Fish""
Event Date: July 18, 2015
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Come enjoy fishing at the Claypit Pond. Spend the morning learning about fish and how important
they are while trying a bit of caviar on International Caviar Day.
Event Location: Sandy Creek Nature Center, 205 Old Commerce Rd, Athens, Georgia 30607
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
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Illinois, Naperville, Event Date: June 4, 2015 to August 5, 2015
Von Heidecke's Dance Center to Host Summer Intensive, Naperville, IL
Dancers of all ages and levels are invited to participate in Von Heidecke’s Dance Center’s Summer
Intensive, beginning on June 4, 2015. The program culminates in the Summer Workshop
performance Sunday, August 9, 2015, which is open to the public, and all parents, relatives, and
friends. The Von Heidecke Dance Center is located in Naperville, Illinois where dancers begin
instruction as young as three years of age. Programs are offered for students seeking recreation and
fun ...
July
Illinois, Central, Chicago
Event Name: International Festiva lof life
Event Date: July 3 to 5th , 2015
A multi-culture/multi-national, July 4th weekend family festival of music, food, arts, crafts, soccer,
educational programs and full carnival pavilion. Live performances from Tessanne Chin, 5th season
winner of NBC The Voice;" Chante Moore
Event Location: Union Park, 1501 West Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607
Admission: Free for kids under 6, $5 kids under 12, $10 for senior, $17/$25 adult
Full Event Information: www.festivaloflife.biz
Company: Martin's International
Web: www.festivaloflife.biz (312) 427-0266
Contact: Charisse Witherspoon, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 541-0200
July
Illinois, Central, Findlay
Event Name: Findlay Walleye Festival
Event Date: July 31 to August 1, 2015
All day
Come and enjoy the activities. Parade on Saturday, plenty of Walleye served, carnival, vendors, and
more.
Event Location: Downtown Area, E S 2nd St., Findlay, Illinois 62534
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.lakeshelbyville.com
Company: Lake Shelbyville Area CVB
Web: www.lakeshelbyville.com
Contact: Freddie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 774-2244
July
Illinois, Central, Springfield
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Event Name: Abner Mikva
Event Date: July 14, 2015
6:30 PM
Winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest honor, will speak about his
extraordinary career in all three (3) branches of government. He will also speak about his retirement
project as the founder of the Mikva Challenge for students to become engaged in civic life.
Event Location: Abner Mikva Talk, 212 N 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: PresidentLincoln.Illinois.gov
Company: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Web: www.TenYearsLincoln.com (217) 558-8934
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 558-8970
July
Illinois, Central, Springfield
Event Name: It's A Sweet Affair
Event Date: July 16, 2015
6:30 pm - 9pm
What is sweeter than romance? Join Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln over cake and dessert as they discuss their
own love story and the love stories of their friends and relatives. Enjoy music and desserts, view
original letters and artifacts, and mingle with the Lincolns' friends at this sweet c elebration of love in
the 19th century. (period clothing encouraged, but keep in mind, during part of the event you will be in
theater seating). Blackwater String Ensemble will provide the music.
Event Location: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 212 N 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701
Admission: $35 Adult; member 10% discount
Full Event Information:
Company: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Web: www.TenYearsLincoln.com (217) 558-8934 Christopher Wills
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 558-8970
July
Illinois, Central, Villa Park
Event Name: Kid's Fun Day at Heritage Park
Event Date: July 9, 2015
11am-2 pm
Come out for a fun day of inflatables, face painting, balloons games and more. Free admission; there
is a fee associated with some activities.
Event Location: Heritage Park, 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park, Illinois 60181
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.obtpd.org
Company: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Web: www.obtpd.org
Contact: Marianne Long-Marketing Department, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 627-6100
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: July Sip and Paint Party
Event Date: July 2, 2015
6:00-8:00pm
Anthony Quinn was a prolific artist, creating hundreds of sculptures, paintings, carvings, and sketches
throughout his life. Unleash your inner artist, while making new friends, at a paint class with artist Katie
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Gailas, graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago. Katie will help you create your own unique
masterpiece. All materials are provided and drinks will be available.
Event Location: National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Admission: $30 Per person
Full Event Information: https://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/events-calendar/calendar
Company: National Hellenic Museum
Web: www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org (312) 655-1234
Contact: Rena Lee, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 655-1234
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Summer on the Rooftop: Helen of Troy
Event Date: July 9, 2015
6:00-8:00 pm
The story of the Trojan War is perhaps one of the most famous narratives in Greek history. This tour de-force, performed by Megan Wells, portrays Helen of Troy, the “Face that Launched a Thousand
Ships.” Touring nationally, Megan Wells’ original one-woman show is intensely researched from
history, literature and mythology surrounding the legendary Trojan War. Find out what it must have
been like to live behind a face like that.
Event Location: National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Admission: $15 Per person
Full Event Information: https://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/events-calendar/calendar
Company: National Hellenic Museum
Web: www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org (312) 655-1234
Contact: Rena Lee, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 655-1234
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Summer on the Rooftop: Oedipus
Event Date: July 16, 2015
6:00-8:00 pm
A play based on Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex. In this 20-minute version, Oedipus recently becomes king of
Thebes and tries to cure the Green Plague while hubristically wielding his newfound power. Presented
by The Hypocrites, Oedipus is an adapted play that is part of a modern Festival of Dionysus called All
Our Tragic. All Our Tragic is a twelve-hour long adaptation featuring contemporary versions of the
thirty-two surviving Greek tragedies compiled into a single epic narrative.
Event Location: National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Admission: $15 Per person
Full Event Information: https://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/events-calendar/calendar
Company: National Hellenic Museum
Web: www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org (312) 655-1234
Contact: Rena Lee, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 655-1234
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Summer on the Rooftop: Iphigenia
Event Date: July 23, 2015
6:00-8:00 pm
A play based on Euripides’ Iphigenia in Aulis. In this 20-minute version, the Trojan War begins. The
Greeks are eager to sail to Troy to start fighting, but their ships won’t sail until a prophet foretells that
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Agamemnon will kill his daughter Iphigenia. Agamemnon sends for Iphigenia under the pretense of a
wedding with Achilles, but theirs is a fate not so pleasant, as marriage awaits Iphigenia.
Event Location: National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Admission: $15 Per person
Full Event Information: https://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/events-calendar/calendar
Company: National Hellenic Museum
Web: www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org (312) 655-1234
Contact: Rena Lee, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 655-1234
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Collage, Assemblage, and Poetry: Art from Dreams
Event Date: July 25, 2015
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Everyone dreams. Many find their dream images mysterious and interesting. Making art and poetry
from these images helps us understand their messages. Using collage and writing, artist Susan Levin,
along with Nancy Gordon, certified in “interactive guided imagery” and poet, Joy Gaines-Friedler will
guide participants in a workshop to express dream images in a variety of ways.
Event Location: Intuit: The Center For Intuitive And Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago,
Illinois 60642
Admission: $15/$12 Intuit Members
Full Event Information: www.art.org/2015/05/collage-assemblage-and-poetryart-from-dreams
Company: Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Web: www.art.org
Contact: Debra Kerr, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 243-9088
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Summer on the Rooftop: Agamemnon
Event Date: July 30, 2015
6:00-8:00 pm
A play based on Aeschylus’ play of the same name. All Our Tragic is a twelve-hour long adaptation
featuring contemporary versions of the thirty-two surviving Greek tragedies compiled into a single epic
narrative. You can watch All Our Tragic in its daylong entirety (12 hours) on Saturdays and Sundays
from June 20 to August 9 at Den Theatre Mainstage. More information about the whole event can be
found at www.the-hypocrites.com.
Event Location: National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Admission: $15 Per person
Full Event Information: https://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/events-calendar/calendar
Company: National Hellenic Museum
Web: www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org (312) 655-1234
Contact: Rena Lee, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 655-1234
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Palimpsest
Event Date: July 10 to September 26, 2015
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday until 7:30
p.m. Sunday 12-5 p.m.
An exhibition curated by Leonard Cicero and Heather J. Holbus Intuit is proud to present works from
self-taught Armenian American artist Betty Zakoian. Betty was a survivor, a woman of strong will and
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character, a faithfully religious mother and artist. This exhibition explores the many layers of her story,
as witnessed in Zakoian’s autobiographical artworks, to understand the story behind the paintings, to
discover the truth of a forgotten or covered up history.
Event Location: Intuit: The Center For Intuitive And Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago,
Illinois 60642
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.art.org/2015/05/palimpsest
Company: Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Web: www.art.org
Contact: Debra Kerr, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 243-9088
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: Shakespeare in the Park
Event Date: July 18, 2015
6:00 PM
Grab your portable chairs and picnic baskets and join us in beautiful Island Park for the annual
Shakespeare in the Park play. The Midsummer Theater Troupe brings the laughs and plays are
shortened to 90 minutes, making this an outing that's fun (and appropriate) for the whole family.
Event Location: Island Park, State St and IL-25, Geneva, Illinois 60134
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.geneva.il.us/events
Company: City of Geneva
Web: www.geneva.il.us/events (630) 232-7449
Contact: Jamie Heflin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 938-4555
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: RiverPark Concert Series
Event Date: July 12 - 26, 2015
6:00 PM
RiverPark is the place to be Sunday nights in July to enjoy a variety of performances on the northwest
bank of the Fox River. Bring your blankets, cushions, and chairs, and relax on the terrace or the rows of
the stone amphitheater along the river. Framed in native prairie grass and wildflowers, the river
provides a sparkling backdrop to stellar musicians, actors and singers.
Event Location: Riverpardk, North River Lane and Peyton Street, Geneva, Illinois 60134
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.geneva.il.us/events
Company: City of Geneva
Web: www.geneva.il.us/events (630) 232-7449
Contact: Jamie Heflin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 938-4555
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: Geneva Classic Car Shows
Event Date: July 2 to August 27, 2015
Thursday Evenings, 6-8 pm
Step back in time and join us as car collectors gather together to show off their rides. The audience
comes from near and far to bop to the music of the 50s while they ogle the beauties and vote for their
favorite make and model.
Event Location: Old Courthouse Parking Lot, James and S. Fourth Streets, Geneva, Illinois 60134
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Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.geneva.il.us/events
Company: City of Geneva
Web: www.geneva.il.us/events (630) 232-7449
Contact: Jamie Heflin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 938-4555
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: Geneva Classic Car shows
Event Date: July 2 to August 27, 2015
6 -8 pm
Thursday evenings in July and August. Check out the antique, custom build, muscle, and sport cars.
Enjoy delicious treats and a DJ. Behind the downtown Geneva courthouse.
Event Location: , 100 S. Third street, Geneva, Illinois 60134
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.genevachamber.com/classic_car_show.php
Company: Geneva Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.genevachamber.com
Contact: Laura Rush, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 232-6060
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: Geneva Arts Fair
Event Date: July 25-26, 2015
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of shopping at our juried outdoor gallery of fine art. Victorian homes -turnedbusinesses in the downtown historic district serve as a picturesque backdrop for the fine arts show.
Voted “Best Craft or Art Show” by West Suburban Living magazine, the Geneva Arts Fair will showcase
over 150 artists from around the country. Art mediums include photography, pottery, fiber,
printmaking, glass, mixed media, watercolor, oil/acrylic, wood, sculpture and jewelry.
Event Location: , S. Third Street, Geneva, Illinois 60134
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.geneva.il.us/events
Company: City of Geneva
Web: www.geneva.il.us/events (630) 232-7449
Contact: Jamie Heflin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 938-4555
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Oak Brook
Event Name: Dulcimer and Folk Music Performance
Event Date: July 12, 2015
2:00 PM
Masterful musicians from the South Suburban Dulcimer and Folk Music perform songs on traditional
instruments. Twelve Musicians perform and sing.
Event Location: Graue Mill And Museum, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.grauemill.org/specialevents.htm
Company: Graue Mill and Museum
Web: www.grauemill.org
Contact: Whitney Templeton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 920-9720
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July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Oak Brook
Event Name: Louisa May Alcott
Event Date: July 26, 2015
2:00 PM
Louisa May Alcott - Presented by actress Leslie Goddard. She will bring the 19th Century author of
Little Women to life.
Event Location: Graue Mill And Museum, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.grauemill.org/specialevents.htm
Company: Graue Mill and Museum
Web: www.grauemill.org
Contact: Whitney Templeton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 920-9720
July
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Opening Reception for Palimpsest
Event Date: July 10, 2015
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Join us for a free opening reception for an exhibition of works by self-taught Armenian American artist
Badashkan “Betty” Zakoian. Betty was a survivor, a woman of strong will and character, a faithfully
religious mother and artist. This exhibition explores the many layers of her story, as witnessed in
Zakoian’s autobiographical artworks, to understand the story behind the paintings, to discover the
truth of a forgotten or covered up history.
Event Location: Intuit: The Center For Intuitive And Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago,
Illlinois 60642
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.art.org/2015/05/opening-reception-for-palimpsest
Company: Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Web: www.art.org
Contact: Debra Kerr, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 243-9088
July
Illinois, Northern, Stockton
Event Name: Northwestern Illinois BBQ Fest
Event Date: July 18, 2015
6am - 4pm
Smell the competition while visiting local artists at the NW IL Art Fest. Samples will be available
following the judging.
Event Location: Stockton Memorial Park, Hwy 20, Stockton, Illinois 61085
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.nwilartfest.com/bbq
Company: Stockton Strong
Web: www.nwilartfest.com
Contact: Amy Laskye, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 947-2878
July
Illinois, Northern, Stockton
Event Name: Northwest Illinois Art Fest
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
10-7 Sat, 10-4 Sunday
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Join us for the largest fine arts fest in the region drawing artist from the tri- state area. Sample local
craft beer & local wine, smell the BBQ competition and view over 30 artists.
Event Location: Stockton Memorial Park, Hwy 20, Stockton, Illinois 61085
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.nwilartfest.com
Company: Stockton Strong
Web: www.nwilartfest.com
Contact: Amy Laskye, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 947-2878
July
Illinois, Northern, Stockton
Event Name: NW IL Art Fest
Event Date: July 18-19, 2015
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Juried art fest showcasing more than 30 area artists in the following categories: ceramics,
clay/porcelain, jewelry, photography, drawing, glass, metal, painting, wood, printmaking, fiber/ textiles,
leather, mixed media, lawn art, paper, graphics; wood.Local food, craft beer, wineries and distilleries.
Help judge the BBQ competition.
Event Location: Memorial Park, US Hwy 20 W. and Pearl St., Stockton, Illinois 61085
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.galena.org
Contact: Celestino Ruffini, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 777-3557
July
Illinois, Northern, Warren
Event Name: 155th Annual Jo Daviess County Fair
Event Date: July 30 to August 3, 2015
9 a.m. - Midnight
Celebrate at the oldest fair in Illinois. Livestock shows, exhibits, Badger State Tractor Pull, Rodeo,
Demolition Derby, live entertainment, fair foods, carnival rides, and more.
Event Location: Jo Daviess County Fairgrounds, 900 High St., Warren, Illinois 61087
Admission: Varies per event
Full Event Information: www.jodaviesscountyfair.org
Company: Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.galena.org
Contact: Celestino Ruffini, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 777-3557
July
Illinois, Southwest, Edwardsville
Event Name: Always ... Patsy Cline
Event Date: July 16 to 19, 2015
The musical play, complete with family humor, true emotion, and even some audience participation,
includes many of Patsy's unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams, and Walkin’
After Midnight…27 songs in all.
Event Location: Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: www.WildeyTheatre.com
Company: Friends of the Wildey Theatre
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Web: www.WildeyTheatre.com (618) 307-1750
Contact: Rich Walker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (618) 650-2536
July
Illinois, Southwest, Geneva
Event Name: Geneva Arts Fair
Event Date: July 25 to 26, 2015
10 am - 5 pm
The unprecedented Geneva Arts Fair transforms downtown Geneva into a venue for over 150
esteemed artists and draws a crowd of more than 20,000. The juried show was voted a Top 200 Fine
Craft Fair by Art Fair SourceBook and a previous winner of “Best Craft or Art Show” by West Suburban
Living magazine.
Event Location: , Third street, Geneva, Illinois 60314
Admission: General admission free
Full Event Information: www.genevachamber.com/geneva_art_fairs.php
Company: Geneva Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.genevachamber.com
Contact: Laura Rush, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 232-6060
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Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: April 12 and then 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 ...
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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 ...
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Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: Through 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 ...
July
Indiana, Central, Carmel
Event Name: Armed Lady
Event Date: July 22, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month for a one-hour program followed by one hour of
insturctional shooting. Please know that this an intimidation-free club, open to all women at all levels,
from those who have never shot through those who are shooting pros. Just join us, learn and have
fun.
Event Location: Point Blank Range & Gun Shop, 1250 City Center Drive, Carmel, Indiana 46032
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: www.hideandcarry.com/event/armed-lady-carmel-in-chapter-2
Company: Hide & Carry LLC
Web: www.hideandcarry.com
Contact: Lisa Pierce, Email: [email protected], Phone: (317) 817-0321
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July
Indiana, Central, Indianapolis
Event Name: Lobster Palooza
Event Date: July 18, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Indiana Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird and his wife, Dinah, host the 7th annual
Lobster Palooza -- a casual, exciting evening of entertainment, live music and a traditional Maine
lobster boil. Proceeds benefit Indianapolis Opera’s education programs.
Event Location: Basile Opera Center, 4011 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205
Admission: 150
Full Event Information: www.indyopera.org/lobsterpalooza.html
Company: Indianapolis Opera
Web: www.IndyOpera.org
Contact: Carol Baker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (317) 283-3531
July
Indiana, Northern, Portage
Event Name: Market on the Square
Event Date: July to September 6th, Every Sunday 10am to 3pm
Car Cruise-In. Musical entertainment. Great food and craft vendors. This year’s market will take place
every Sunday from June 14th thru Sept 6, from 10 to 3, at Founders Square, downtown Portage. In
conjunction witht the market this year, we are hosting a cruise-in from Noon to 3:00 pm. We will also
have musical performances from Noon to 1:00p.m.
Event Location: Founders Square, 6300 South Founders Square, Portage, Indiana 46368
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.inportagepardks.com/wp- content/uploads/2015/03/Market-2015.pdf
Company: Portage Parks Department, Indiana
Web: www.inportagepardks.com
Contact: Lori Wilkie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (219) 762-1675
July
Indiana, South Central, Greensburg
Event Name: Tenderloin Throwdown
Event Date: July 25, 2015
10am-4pm
Who Will Answer The Call to “Come Show Us Your Loins?” Find out for yourself. 4 competition
categories: Breaded, Grilled, Creative, and the People’s Choice. Additional fun: chainsaw artist,
inflatables, music, air brush tattoos, craft vendors & merchants, ACCDC Chalk Expo, baby animals and
more. Tenderloin Throwdown is on Facebook.
Event Location: Courthouse Lawn Downtown Greensburg Square, 150 Courthouse Square,
Greensburg, Indiana 47240
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.mainstreetgreensburg.com/#.events/cjg9
Company: Main Street Greensburg
Web: www.mainstreetgreensburg.com
Contact: Wendy Blake, Email: [email protected], Phone: (812) 222-0037
July
Iowa, Northeast, Davenport
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Event Name: Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival
Event Date: July 30 to August 2, 2015
all day
Davenport native, Bix Beiderbecke, is a jazz legend who performed during the 1920s and is in the
International Jazz Hall of Fame. Festival dedicated to music of his time and Dixieland style.
Event Location: Rivercenter/adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801
Admission: 20
Full Event Information: www.bixsociety.org
Company: Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitquadcities.com (800) 747-7800
Contact: Jessica Waytenick, Email: [email protected], Phone: (309) 736-6827
July
Iowa, Western, Charles
Event Name: Madison County Winery Summer Music - Ashton Mount
Event Date: July 3, 2015
7 - 10 pm
Join us at Madison County Winery for live music with Ashton Mount, a 4- piece band performing a mix
of Americana and County music. Madison County Winery wine and Twisted Vine Brewery beer will be
available. Come sit on our patio and enjoy live music, or contact us to rent the Pergola for the best
seat in the house.
Event Location: Madison County Winery, St. Charles, Charles, Iowa 50240
Admission: $5 Per Person
Full Event Information: http://madisoncountywinery.com/events/ashton-mount
Company: Madison County Winery
Web: www.madisoncountywinery.com
Contact: Doug Bakker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (641) 396-2220
July
Iowa, Western, St. Charles
Event Name: Madison County Winery Summer Music - Brian Congdon
Event Date: July 18, 2015
7 - 10 pm
Join us at Madison County Winery for live music with Brian Congdon, a solo artist who puts hit spin on
classic rock n' roll and current hits. Madison County Winery wine and Twisted Vine Brewery beer will
be available. Come sit on our patio and enjoy live music, or contact us to rent the Pergola for the best
seat in the house.
Event Location: Madison County Winery, 3021 St. Charles Road, St. Charles, Iowa 50240
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://madisoncountywinery.com/events/brian-congdon-2
Company: Madison County Winery
Web: www.madisoncountywinery.com
Contact: Doug Bakker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (641) 396-2220
July
Iowa, Western, St. Charles
Event Name: Madison County Winery Summer Music - Opus Taylor
Event Date: July 31, 2015
7 - 10 pm
Join us at Madison County Winery for live music with Opus Taylor, a six member rock and blues band.
Madison County Winery wine and Twisted Vine Brewery beer will be available. Come sit on our patio
and enjoy live music, or contact us to rent the Pergola for the best seat in the house.
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Event Location: Madison County Winery, 3021 St. Charles Road, St. Charles, Iowa 50240
Admission: $5 Per Person
Full Event Information: http://madisoncountywinery.com/events/opus-taylor
Company: Madison County Winery
Web: www.madisoncountywinery.com
Contact: Doug Bakker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (641) 396-2220
July
Kansas, North Central, Manhattan
Event Name: Riley County Fair
Event Date: July 23 to 27, 2015
6 p.m.
Something for everyone at Riley County Fair. Four nights of fun at the fairgrounds at CiCo Park in
Manhattan, highlighted by Kaw Valley Rodeo. Taste the sugar high from a funnel cake? The ultrasatisfying sweet taste of homemade apple pie? Summer isn't complete without stopping at the county
fair.
Event Location: Cico Park, intersection Kimball & Avery avenues, Manhattan, Kansas 66503
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.rileycountyfair.com
Company: Manhattan KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.VisitManhattanKS.org
Contact: Michael Goens, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 759-0134
July
Kansas, North Central, Manhattan
Event Name: Rhythm & Brews Festival
Event Date: July 31 to August 1, 2015
8 p.m. July 31; 7 a.m. Aug. 1
Three-tier event forms the second annual Rhythm & Brews Festival. Initiating the schedule is an 8 p.m.
Friday performance by BeauSoleil. A number of bands and musical selections grace the stage at City
Park following Hail the Ale and seventh annual Brew 2 Shoe, a 10K/5K run.
Event Location: Manhattan Ks City Park, 1101 Fremont St., Larry Norvell Band Shell, Manhattan,
Kansas 66502
Admission: Costs vary (run event, homebrew contest, etc.)
Full Event Information: www.rhythmandbrewsmhk.org
Company: Manhattan KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.VisitManhattanKS.org
Contact: Michael Goens, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 759-0134
July
Kansas, North Central, Mankato
Event Name: Jewell County Antique Farm Machinery Show & Threshing Bee
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This annual summer event provides an opportunity for folks of all ages to catch a glimpse of how
farmers from years past threshed the wheat crop. Other features include a steam-engine powered
saw mill, working blacksmith shop, antique tractor show, classic car show, a parade each day, a
chainsaw carver at work making creations from logs, great food, musical entertainment, vendors with
a variety of products for sell, a 5K Run and Kids' Triathlon event, and events for kids to enjoy.
Event Location: Mankato City Park & Threshing Bee Grounds, Jefferson Street & McRoberts Street,
Mankato, Kansas 66956
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Admission: $6.00; Children under 6 free
Full Event Information: www.jewellcountyhistory.com
Company: Jewell County Historical Society
Web: www.jewellcountyhistory.com
Contact: Janelle Greene, Email: [email protected], Phone: (785) 534-0940
July
Kansas, Northeast, Atchison
Event Name: Lakefest
Event Date: July 18, 2015
Gates at 4:00pm, Show at 7:00pm
Eli Young Band, Easton Corbin and Cassadee Pope will be performing at Lakefest 2015. The natural
amphitheater at Warnock Lake is the perfect backdrop for a star-studded outdoor concert on a
beautiful Kansas summer night.
Event Location: Warnoc Lake, 17862 274th Rd, Atchison, Kansas 66002
Admission: $24 Advance, $30 at the door
Full Event Information: www.atchisonkansas.net/index.php/chamber-events/lakefest
Company: Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.atchisonkansas.net (133) 670-2427
Contact: Taylor Hays, Email: [email protected], Phone: (913) 367-2427
July
Kansas, Northeast, Atchison
Event Name: Amelia Earhart Festiva
Event Date: July 17 to 18, 2015
The spirit of legendary aviatrix Amelia Earhart is alive and well in Atchison. Each summer the
community pulls out all the stops in honor of its favorite daughter, complete with a downtown music,
food and crafts fair, star-filled outdoor concert, children’s activities, carnival, awards and honors,
Earhart research and literature, music on the beautiful Riverfront, aerobatic performances and the
grandest of all finalés — the “Concert in the Sky” fireworks show.
Event Location: Riverfront Of Atchison, Kansas, Commercial, Atchison, Kansas 66002
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.atchisonkansas.net/index.php/chamber-events/amelia-earhart-festival
Company: Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.atchisonkansas.net (133) 670-2427
Contact: Taylor Hays, Email: [email protected], Phone: (913) 367-2427
July
Kansas, Northeast, Leavenworth
Event Name: Kansas Riverkings Fish Markets 1890-1970
Event Date: July 18, 2015
1-3pm
Barbara Higgins-Dover Presenter from the Kansas Riverkings Museum, Lawrence, KS. Event sponsored
by the Leavenworth County Historical Society at the Carroll Mansion Museum.
Event Location: , 1128 Fifth Ave., Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Leavenworth County Historical Society at the Carroll Mansion Museum
Web: www.leavenworthhistory.org
Contact: Beverly, Email: [email protected], Phone: (913) 682-7759
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Kentucky, South Central, Bowling Green
Event Name: National Corvette Homecoming
Event Date: July 16thru 18 201`5
8am till 4pm
34 year old Corvette Show, Judged Shows, 6 different classes,road tour seminars, vendors,dinner and
dance renunion show for 1955 1965 1975 1985 1995 Corvettes, and much more.
Event Location: Sloan Convention Center, 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101
Admission: $10.00 Per person per day or 3 day pass $25.00 under 12 free
Full Event Information: www.corvettehomecoming.com
Company: National Corvette Homecoming
Web: www.corvettehomecoming.com
Contact: joe pruitt, Email: [email protected], Phone: (270) 791-2117
July
Louisiana, Jennings
Event Name: Stars and Stripes Celebration
Event Date: July 3,2015
4:00p-9:30p
food, activities for kids, live music, fun jumps, live music, and giant fireworks display at 9:00pm
Event Location: I-10 Oil And Gas Park, 100 Rue de l'Acadie, Jennings, Louisiana 70546
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.cityofjennings.org
Company: Jeff Davis Parish Tourist Commission
Web: www.jeffdavis.org
Contact: Jamie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (337) 821-5521
July
Louisiana, Cajun Country, Lafayette
Event Name: Cajun BBQ Bash
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
The Cajun BBQ Bash is a sanctioned BBQ Contest to determine the best BBQer in Acadiana's Cajun
Country.
Event Location: Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston Street, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
Admission: Free to watch
Full Event Information: www.LaHotSauceFest.com
Company: Louisiana Hot Sauce Exposition, Inc.
Web: www.LaHotSauceFest.com
Contact: Dana A. Romero, Email: [email protected], Phone: (337) 251-7408
July
Louisiana, Cajun Country, Lafayette
Event Name: Louisiana Hot Sauce Expo
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
The Louisiana Hot Sauce Expo's objective is to hold a regional event that promotes the Louisiana Hot
Sauce Industry by encouraging the use of Hot Sauce in cooking via multiple cooking demonstrations
and highlighting Hot Sauce manufacturers products lines by sampling opportunities to the public
during the Expo.
Event Location: Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston Street, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
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Admission: $10 For adults, $5 for children ages 5-13, under 5 free
Full Event Information: www.LaHotSauceFest.com
Company: Louisiana Hot Sauce Exposition, Inc.
Web: www.LaHotSauceFest.com
Contact: Dana A. Romero, Email: [email protected], Phone: (337) 251-7408
July
Louisiana, Cajun Country, Lafayette
Event Name: The Art Barn Arts and Crafts Show and Sell Exhibition
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
The Art Barn is a juried Arts and Craft show and sell of regional artisan from across the south.
Event Location: Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston Street, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
Admission: $10 For adults, $5 for children ages 5-13, under 5 free
Full Event Information: www.LaHotSauceFest.com
Company: Louisiana Hot Sauce Exposition, Inc.
Web: www.LaHotSauceFest.com
Contact: Dana A. Romero, Email: [email protected], Phone: (337) 251-7408
July
Louisiana, Greater New Orleans, Kenner
Event Name: New Orleans Summer Bead & Jewelry Show
Event Date: July 17, 18, & 19, 2015
AKS Gem Shows is a bead & jewelry show open to the public featuring jewelry, beads, beading
supplies, pearls, findings, classes, and more. Show hours are 10 till 6 Fri & Sat, 10 till 4 Sunday.
Event Location: Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd, Kenner, Louisiana 70065
Admission: $5 For the weekend
Full Event Information: www.aksshow.com
Company: AKS Gem Shows
Web: www.aksshow.com
Contact: Bill Clift, Email: [email protected], Phone: (504) 265-8830
July
Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Bar Harbor
Event Name: La Cenerentola
Event Date: July 10, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
The Bar Harbor Music Festival Opera Theatre will present “La Cenerentola”, Rossini’s comic drama
masterpiece at the newly renovated Criterion Theatre. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. An event not to be
missed, this is the only fully staged live opera production north of Portland this summer. This is a rare
opportunity to hear some of the top young operatic talents in the country.
Event Location: The Newly Renovated Historic Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, Maine
4609
Admission: #30; $45; $50 & $80. $15 For students
Full Event Information: www.barharbormusicfestival.org
Company: Bar Harbor Music Festival
Web: www.barharbormusicfestival.org (574) 415-2015
Contact: Deborah Fortier, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 288-5744
July
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Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Bar Harbor
Event Name: Antonio Galera Lopéz, Pianist
Event Date: July 12, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
On Sunday, July 12, 8:00 p.m., Pianist Antonio Galera Lopéz is returning by popular demand from
Spain to perform music by Bach/Busoni, Mozart, and Chopin at the acoustically superb Bar Harbor
Congregational Church. The Palm Beach Daily News¨described this phenomenal talent: “Galera-Lopéz
represents all that we admire in a pianist: warm sound, artistic phrasing, and faultless technique.”
Event Location: Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 4609
Admission: $25 And $15 for students
Full Event Information: www.barharbormusicfestival.org
Company: Bar Harbor Music Festival
Web: www.barharbormusicfestival.org (574) 415-2015
Contact: Deborah Fortier, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 288-5744
July
Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Bar Harbor
Event Name: Ensemble Tremblay
Event Date: July 14, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Ensemble Tremblay, Allison Kiger, Flutist, Director will be in the spotlight on Tuesday, July 14, 8:00 p.m.
at the acoustically superb Bar Harbor Congregational Church. This elite woodwind quintet with Phillip
Silver, Pianist from the Mozart at Monteux Festival in Hancock, Maine will be heard in music by Samuel
Barber, Mozart, and Ludwig Thuille.
Event Location: Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 4609
Admission: $25 And $15 for students
Full Event Information: www.barharbormusicfestival.org
Company: Bar Harbor Music Festival
Web: www.barharbormusicfestival.org (574) 415-2015
Contact: Deborah Fortier, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 288-5744
July
Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Bar Harbor
Event Name: Steven Graff, Pianist
Event Date: July 2, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Pianist, Steven Graff will make his Festival début on Thursday, July 2, 8:00 p.m. at the acoustically
superb Bar Harbor Congregational Church. Lauded by The Chicago Sun Times as “...a World Class
Pianist”, he will perform works by Mozart, Schubert, and Chopin among others.
Event Location: Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 4609
Admission: $25 And $15 for students
Full Event Information: www.barharbormusicfestival.org
Company: Bar Harbor Music Festival
Web: www.barharbormusicfestival.org (574) 415-2015
Contact: Deborah Fortier, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 288-5744
July
Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Bar Harbor
Event Name: Pops Concert
Event Date: July 5, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
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The Pops Concert takes place in the Great Room of the Bluenose Inn with the show: “How To Live
Happily Ever After”. Soprano, Janinah Burnett; Baritone, Keith Harris, Cara Chowning, Pianist and Jazz
Pianist, Brian Hogan will entertain with music by Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and George
Gershwin.
Event Location: Bluenose Inn, 90 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 4609
Admission: $45 And $15 for students; optional pre-concert dinner: $45
Full Event Information: www.barharbormusicfestival.org
Company: Bar Harbor Music Festival
Web: www.barharbormusicfestival.org (574) 415-2015
Contact: Deborah Fortier, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 288-5744
July
Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Bar Harbor
Event Name: 32nd Annual New Composers Concert
Event Date: July 8, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
The 32nd Annual “New Composers” Concert, “Our Voice: American Art Songs from the Beginning of the
Twenty-First Century” will mark Lyric Baritone, Daniel Neer’s Festival debut. A “New Composers”
Forum will be held at the Church on Tuesday, July 7 at 5:30 pm.
Event Location: Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 4609
Admission: $25 And $15 for students
Full Event Information: www.barharbormusicfestival.org
Company: Bar Harbor Music Festival
Web: www.barharbormusicfestival.org (574) 415-2015
Contact: Deborah Fortier, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 288-5744
July
Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Blue Hill
Event Name: 25th Annual Blue Hill Pops
Event Date: July 3rd 2015
This year’s festival of “Sounds Around Blue Hill” will feature the renowned folksinger Noel Paul
Stookey, the “Paul” of Peter, Paul and Mary. In addition, the acclaimed dance theater company Alison
Chase/Performance will present a new dance work set to an original score composed and performed
by Grammy Award-winning Maine composer and pianist Paul Sullivan.
Event Location: Gsa Gymnasium, 23 Union Street, Blue Hill, Maine 4614
Admission: $10-$50 Seats
Full Event Information: www.bagaducemusic.org/event
Company: Bagaduce Music Lending Library
Web: www.bagaducemusic.org
Contact: Executive Director, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 374-5454
July
Maine, Southern Maine Coast, Eliot
Event Name: 20th Annual Eliot Antique Tractor & Engine Show
Event Date: July 24th - 26th, 2015
Hundreds of Tractors, Engines and farming displays along with Tractor pardades, Pulling, Kids pedal
pulls, Ladies skillet toss, crafters, live music, kids corner, Shingle Mill and large engine demos round
out this agricultural family friendly show.
Event Location: Raitt Homestead Farm Museum, 2077 State Rd, Eliot, Maine 3903
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Admission: $6 Per person, children 12 and under get in free
Full Event Information: www.raittfarmmuseum.org/events/tractor--engine-show
Company: Raitt Homestead Farm Museum
Web: www.raittfarmmuseum.org
Contact: Lisa Raitt, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 748-3303
July
Maryland, Central, Wheaton
Event Name: Wings of Fancy
Event Date: July 1 to October 25, 2015
10am to 4pm
The seasonal display features hundreds of live butterflies from all over the world. Get an up close
experience with these brilliant butterflies while learning about their amazing metamorphosis, the
important role butterflies play in healthy ecosystems, and how to ensure these beautiful insects thrive
in our own gardens.
Event Location: Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland 20902
Admission: $8 Ages 13 & Up; $5 Ages 3-12; Free Ages 0-2
Full Event Information: www.montgomerypardks.org/brookside/wings_of_fancy.shtm
Company: Montgomery Parks
Web: www.MontgomeryParks.org (301) 495-2595
Contact: Melissa Chotiner, Email: [email protected], Phone: (301) 650-2866
July
Maryland, Eastern Shore, Micheals
Event Name: Chautauqua Summer Series
Event Date: July 13 to 15, 2015
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
This year’s theme is Sporting Lives and features Wilma Rudolph on July 13, Babe Ruth on July 14, and
Jim Thorpe on July 15. A Chautauqua performance is an unscripted and spontaneous historical
improve. After the performance, the actor steps out of character to answer questions about the
historical figure.
Event Location: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Micheals, Micheals, Maryland 21663
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://cbmm.org/event/chautauqua-summer-series-wilma-rudolph
Company: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Web: www.cbmm.org (410) 745-2916
Contact: Tracey Munson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (410) 745-4960
July
Maryland, Eastern Shore, St. Micheals
Event Name: Big Band Night & Fireworks
Event Date: July 4, 2015
7:00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.
With the performance beginning at 7 p.m., the public is invited to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets
for an evening of music, dancing, and fireworks along the Miles River. Food, ice cream, and nonalcoholic beverages will be available for purchase during the event.
Event Location: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N Talbot Street, St. Micheals, Maryland 21663
Admission: $5 For Members, $10 For Non-members
Full Event Information: http://cbmm.org/event/big-band-night-fireworks
Company: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Web: www.cbmm.org (410) 745-2916
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Massachusetts, Clinton, Event Date: 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 ...
July
Massachusetts, Berkshires, Florence (Northampton)
Event Name: 22nd Annual Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival
Event Date: July 18, 2015
Highland Athletic, Dance, Pipe & Drum Band competitions. Massed bands. Historic Highlanders.
Clans, Scottish vendors,dogs,sheep herding, children's games, water spray park. Spinning & weaving,
Celtic harp music. Celtic Pub with music of Albannach, Soulsha, Prydein, The Cabeys, Charlie Zahm,
and Jennnifer Licko.
Event Location: Look Park, 300 North Main St, Florence (Northampton), Massachusetts 1062
Admission: $16; Children 6-12 $5; under 6 free. advance tix $13
Full Event Information: www.glasgowlands.org
Company: Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival, Inc.
Web: www.glasgowlands.org (628) 095-4539
Contact: Peter Langmore, Email: [email protected], Phone: (413) 848-2816
July
Massachusetts, Berkshires, Lenox
Event Name: Capitol Steps
Event Date: July 3 through August 31, 2015 (Excluding Tuesdays) 8:00pm
Enjoy dinner before or after a show of hilarious political satire and song parodies with the nationallyacclaimed Capitol Steps, returning to Cranwell this summer. Since they began in 1981, the Capitol
Steps have recorded 35 albums including their just released Mock the Vote". The Capitol Steps began
as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them.
Show duration: 90 minutes."
Event Location: Cranwell Resorts, 55 Lee Road, Lenox, Massachusetts 1240
Admission: $45.00 Per person, open seating. box office: 413-881-1636 or purchase tickets on line.
Full Event Information: www.cranwell.com/capitol-steps-return-2015
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Company: Cranwell Resorts
Web: www.cranwell.com
Contact: Kaitlyn Pierce, Email: [email protected], Phone: (413) 637-1364
July
Massachusetts, Berkshires, Sheffield
Event Name: Berkshire Choral International presents the Britten War Requiem
Event Date: July 18, 2015
7:30PM
220-voice BCI chorus, prominent soloists, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Berkshire
Children's Chorus, conducted by Jane Glover, Artistic Director of Opera, Royal Academy of Music. Free
pre-concert talk at 6:15PM.
Event Location: Jackman L. Stewart Center, Berkshire School, 245 North Undermountain Road,
Sheffield, Massachusetts 1257
Admission: $20 - $45
Full Event Information: http://berkshirechoral.org/hear-us
Company: Berkshire Choral International
Web: www.berkshirechoral.org (413) 229-1999
Contact: Lusha Martin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (413) 229-1310
July
Massachusetts, Berkshires, Sheffield
Event Name: Berkshire Choral International presents the Music of Duke Ellington and his Era
Event Date: July 25, 2015
7:30PM
150-voice BCI chorus, prominent soloists, and the David Berger Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Philip
Brunelle, Artistic Director, VocalEssence, Minneapolis. Old-fashioned radio-style program, with sounds
effects and tap dancer. Free pre-concert talk at 6:15PM.
Event Location: Jackman L. Stewart Center, Berkshire School, 245 North Undermountain Road,
Sheffield, Massachusetts 1257
Admission: $20 - $45
Full Event Information: http://berkshirechoral.org/hear-us
Company: Berkshire Choral International
Web: www.berkshirechoral.org (413) 229-1999
Contact: Lusha Martin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (413) 229-1310
July
Massachusetts, Berkshires, South Worthington
Event Name: Sevenars Music Festival Opening Concert
Event Date: July 12, 2015
4PM
Opening of 48th Season of Sevenars (one of the best" Time Magazine) Piano
Event Location: Sevenars Academy, 15 Ireland Street, just off of Rte 112, South Worthington,
Massachusetts 1098
Admission: $20pp suggested donation
Full Event Information: www.sevenars.org
Company: Sevenars Concerts, Inc.
Web: www.sevenars.org (413) 238-5854
Contact: Email: [email protected], Phone: 413-238-5854
July
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Event Name: Music from Manchester at Sevenars
Event Date: July 19, 2015
4PM
The MMF plays Bridge Piano Quintet, Franck Cello Sonata, Ravel and Boulanger. Brilliant violinist
Joana Genova, noted violist Ariel Rudiakov, Edward Arron - “one of New York's most exciting young
cellists” (New Yorker), pianist Jeewon Park, (“infectious exuberance” - NY Times), and violinist Austin
Hartman, of Naumburg Award-winning Biava Quartet.
Event Location: Sevenars Academy, 15 Ireland Street, just off Rte 112, South Worthington,
Massachusetts 1098
Admission: $20 Pp suggested donation
Full Event Information: www.sevenars.org
Company: Sevenars Concerts, Inc.
Web: www.sevenars.org (413) 238-5854
Contact: Email: [email protected], Phone: 413-238-5854
July
Massachusetts, Berkshires, South Worthington
Event Name: Greenwood Chamber Players at Sevenars
Event Date: July 26, 2015
4PM
Flutist Christina Jennings (“an extraordinary musician” American Record Guide) joins violinist Jesse
Holstein, violist Matthew Dane, cellist Volcy Pelletier, pianist Gregory Hayes, and soprano Alisa
Pearson. Mozart’s Flute Quartet, K. 285, Beethoven’s String Trio Op. 9, No. 3, and the East Coast
premiere of Robert Spillman’s “An Emily Dickinson Notebook.”
Event Location: Sevenars Academy, 15 Ireland Street, just off Rte. 112, South Worthington,
Massachusetts 1098
Admission: $20.00 Pp suggested donation
Full Event Information: www.sevenars.org
Company: Sevenars Concerts, Inc.
Web: www.sevenars.org (413) 238-5854
Contact: Email: [email protected], Phone: 413-238-5854
July
Massachusetts, Boston Area, Boston
Event Name: French Cultural Center, Bastille Day Party 2015
Event Date: July 10, 2015
6:00pm - 11:00pm
The 2015 Bastille Day Party will transport you to Paris with the most authentic atmosphere. The lineup showcases two stellar francophone acts: Paris Combo, a piquant Parisian band mixing French pop
and world influences and The Hot Sardines, a Franco-American sensation with dazzling and inventive
sounds. Details: 617-912-0400.
Event Location: Between Berkeley & Clarendon, Marlborough Street, Boston, Massachusetts 2116
Admission: $28 In advance, $35 at the door.
Full Event Information: www.bitly.com/bastilleday2015
Company: Fusco & Four
Web: www.fuscofour.com
Contact: Tony Fusco, Email: [email protected], Phone: (617) 363-0405
July
Massachusetts, Boston Area, Cambridge
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Event Name: Cambridge Jazz Festival 2015
Event Date: July 26th, 2015
12pm - 6pm
An afternoon of free music, featuring nationally known jazz artists along with local musicians. It is a
free, community event, sponsored by universities and businesses in the community.This year's line-up
at our festival includes: Eguie Castrillo and the Latin Jazz Connection, Laszlo Gardony Saxtet, JoAnne
Brackeen, Nnenna Freelon featuring the Ron Savage Trio: Celebrating Billie Holiday.
Event Location: University Park Commons, University Park Commons, Sidney Street, Cambridge,
Massachusetts
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.cambridgejazzfestival.org
Company: Cambridge Jazz Festival
Web: www.cambridgejazzfestival.org (617) 945-8052 [email protected]
Contact: Yoko Kowata, Email: , Phone: (617) 945-8052
July
Massachusetts, Boston Area, Needham
Event Name: Longwood Opera's 25th Anniversary Summer Concert Series
Event Date: July 7 to September 1, 2015
Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm
Summer Line-up: July 7: An Evening of Opera, July 14: Broadway Melodies, July 21: Opera to Die For!,
July 28: Love is in the Air, August 4: Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan, August 11: Opera, the Art of
Emotions, August 18: Evening of Stage & Screen, August 25: Gala Night of Opera, September 1-- 25th
Anniversary Concert.
Event Location: , Christ Episcopal Church 1132 Highland Ave, Needham, Massachusetts 2494
Admission: Adults $8; Senior/students/children $6 ; Summer Season Pass: Adults $50;
Senior/students/children $35
Full Event Information: www.longwoodopera.org
Company: Longwood Opera
Web: www.longwoodopera.org (781) 455-0960
Contact: Harding Ounanian Jr, Email: [email protected], Phone: (781) 690-0985
July
Massachusetts, Cape Cod, Sandwich
Event Name: Free Fun Friday
Event Date: July 31, 2015
9:30am - 5:00pm
Sandwich Glass Museum is pleased to announce that for the 2nd consecutive summer, we’re teaming
up with the Highland Street Foundation for the seventh annual “Free Fun Fridays” initiative which has
drawn more than half a million visitors to venues throughout the Commonwealth. In 2014 alone, the
program reached 150,000 people.
Event Location: , 129 Main Street, Sandwich, Massachusetts 2563
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Sandwich Glass Museum
Web: www.sandwichglassmuseum.org (508) 888-0251
Contact: Katharine Campbell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 8880251
July
Massachusetts, Cape Cod, Sandwich
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Event Name: Ed Branson - Glass & Nature
Event Date: July 1 - November 1, 2015
9:30am - 5:00pm
The Sandwich Glass Museum will feature the work of Ed Branson, a well- known and respected
contemporary glass artist. Branson is the recipient of numerous awards honors and accolades and his
works are part of private collections at Holyrood Palace, Scotland, Smithsonian Craft show and
numerous others. His designs experiment with traditional and original techniques, testing the limits
of the liquid quality of glass.
Event Location: , 129 Main Street, Sandwich, Massachusetts 2563
Admission: $9 Adults $2 children
Full Event Information: www.sandwichglassmuseum.org/events.php?pgID=38
Company: Sandwich Glass Museum
Web: www.sandwichglassmuseum.org (508) 888-0251
Contact: Katharine Campbell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 8880251
July
Massachusetts, Cape Cod, Sandwich
Event Name: Cutting Edge - A New Perspective on Glass
Event Date: July 1 - October 25, 2015
9:30am - 5:00pm
A fascinating exhibit of cutting edge" contemporary glass artists exploring glass and mixed media.
Featuring Christina Bothwell
Event Location: , 129 Main Street, Sandwich, Massachusetts 2563
Admission: $9 Adults $2 children
Full Event Information: www.sandwichglassmuseum.org/exhibits.php? pgID=100058
Company: Sandwich Glass Museum
Web: www.sandwichglassmuseum.org (508) 888-0251
Contact: Katharine Campbell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 8880251
July
Massachusetts, Central, Beverly
Event Name: Neverland Theatre's Broadway Kid's Revue
Event Date: July 17 to 20, 2015
Neverland Theatre’s popular Broadway Kid’s Revue is back. Don’t miss this talented all youth cast as
they perform favorite songs from Broadway, Movies and the Top 40.
Event Location: Temple B'Nai Abraham Theater, 200 E. Lothrop St, Beverly, Massachusetts 1915
Admission: 12
Full Event Information: www.neverlandtheatre.com
Company: Neverland Theatre
Web: www.neverlandtheatre.com
Contact: Andy Diskes, Email: [email protected], Phone: (978) 500-8832
July
Massachusetts, Central, Beverly
Event Name: Neverland Theatre's Annie, Jr.
Event Date: July 19 to 26, 2015
Leapin’ Lizards. Neverland Theatre presents Annie, Jr.. Join this talented all youth cast as they perform
this beloved story about everyone’s favorite spunky, red headed orphan, out in search for her par ents.
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Includes the ever popular songs, “Tomorrow” and “A Hard Knock Life.” Don’t miss this show stopping
performance.
Event Location: Temple B'Nai Abraham Theater, 200 E. Lothrop St, Beverly, Massachusetts 1915
Admission: 15
Full Event Information: www.neverlandtheatre.com
Company: Neverland Theatre
Web: www.neverlandtheatre.com
Contact: Andy Diskes, Email: [email protected], Phone: (978) 500-8832
July
Massachusetts, Central, Clinton
Event Name: Lecture: Robert J. Andrews – Mosaic Iconographer
Event Date: July 18, 2015
3PM
In this program, Mr. Andrews discusses his creative process, shows samples of his work, and screens
the short film Holy Trinity’s Pantocrator: The Ultimate Mosaic". The film provides a fascinating inside
look into the lengthy and complex process of installing the largest mosaic face of Jesus Christ in the
Western Hemisphere."
Event Location: Museum Of Russian Icons, 203 Union Street, Clinton, Massachusetts 1510
Admission: $8 Members, $12 nonmembers
Full Event Information: http://museumofrussianicons.org/en/visit/what-s- happening/events-calendar
Company: Museum of Russian Icons
Web: www.museumofrussianicons.org (978) 598-5000
Contact: Rob Zeleniak or Laura Garrity-Arquitt, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 869-2062
July
Massachusetts, Central, Worcester
Event Name: The Two Schus
Event Date: July 9 and July 16
8:00-10:00 PM
Join the Summer Music Camp faculty for two fabulous concerts this summer. Chamber music gems
such as the Bach Cello Suite in G Major and Mozart Sinfonia Concertante are bookended by
Schumann's Piano Quartet in Eb Major and Schubert's beloved Death and the Maiden" quartet. Our
featured guest this summer is internationally acclaimed pianist Sonya Fensome Ovrutsky."
Event Location: Razzo Hall, Clark University, 92 Downing Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 1610
Admission: Adult $32, senior $27, student $10, youth under 17 free
Full Event Information: http://worcesterchambermusic.org/concerts/summer-concerts
Company: Worcester Chamber Music Society
Web: www.worcesterchambermusic.org
Contact: Tracy Kraus, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 217-4450
July
Massachusetts, Connecticut River Valley, Greenfield
Event Name: The Green River Festival
Event Date: July 10 to 12, 2015
Western Massachusetts' favorite music and hot air balloon festival, combines nearly 40 acts on three
stages, the best in local food, beer and wine, handmade crafts, a wide array of kid's activities, and hot
air balloon rides and illuminations. Featuring Steve Earle, Punch Brothers, Tune-Yards, Preservation
Hall Jazz Band, J Mascis, Milk Carton Kids and more.
Event Location: Greenfield Community College, 1 College Drive, Greenfield, Massachusetts 1301
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Admission: Festival pricing: $99.99 for 3-day full-festival tickets. single day ticket pricing: $19.99 friday
$59.99 saturday $59.99 sunday
Full Event Information: www.greenriverfestival.com
Company: The Green River Festival
Web: www.greenriverfestival.com
Contact: Flora Reed, Email: [email protected], Phone: (413) 341-3317
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Michigan, Lowell, Event Date: July 9 to 11, 2015
21st Lowell Riverwalk Festival, Lowell, MI, July 9 to 11
Stretching over two nights and one full day, Lowell’s annual Riverwalk Festival is a crowd pleaser
which draws in thousands of people from around the area. Being held this year on Thursday, Friday
and Saturday, July 9, 10 and 11, the outdoor venue provides a hometown atmosphere for vendors,
entertainers and festival goers. The event is held at Riverwalk Plaza, 113 Riverwalk Plaza, Lowell, MI.
Once again, a limited-edition festival t-shirt will be produced and available for sale before ...
July
Michigan, East Central, Jackson
Event Name: JSO Beer, Brats & Beethoven
Event Date: July 11, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Outdoor Jackson Symphony orchestra Summer Pops Concert, all types of music favorites from
classical to Pops to Broadway tunes. Special VIP tickets available with food, beverage, pardking and VIP
seating. Festival summer celebration for all ages in Downtown Jackson.
Event Location: Riverwalk Amphitheater Near Consumers Energy, 215 West Michigan, Jackson,
Michigan 49201
Admission: Vip pkg. $20, vip seat & pardking $15, $8 general admission
Full Event Information: www.jacksonsymphony.org click events
Company: Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Web: www.jacksonsymphony.org
Contact: Sharon Mack, Email: [email protected], Phone: (517) 782-3221
July
Michigan, Northeast, Lake Orion
Event Name: Gazebo Summer Concert Series
Event Date: July 8 to August 26, 2015
Wednesday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Bring the whole family for pizza and great music. Attendees
are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs. 2015 Summer Concert Series in Downtown Lake
Orion: July 8 – The Austin Scott Band – Country, July 15 – Boogie Woogie Boy – Rag-time, July 22 – Roots
Vibration – Reggae & Caribbean, July 29 – Miss Carissa – Kid’s Fun. August 5 – Josh Martelli Quartet –
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Jazz, August 12 – Behind the Times – Folk trio, August 19 – Smokin’ 45’s – Blues and Rock, August 26 –
Toppermost -Beatles Tribute.
Event Location: Children's Park Gazebo, South Broadway Street, Lake Orion, Michigan 48362
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.downtownlakeorion.org/events
Company: Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority
Web: www.downtownlakeorion.org
Contact: Janet Hartman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (248) 693-9742
July
Michigan, Northeast, Port Sanilac
Event Name: East Ports Blues Festival
Event Date: July 31 to August 1, 2015
Along with an amazing line up of American Blues Music and Famous Detroit based Blues bands there
will be a 5k race through Port Sanilac, a craft beer tent featuring Michigan breweries Atwater, Griffin
Claw and Dragonmead, arts and craft vendors, 50/50 raffles throughout Friday and Saturday and food
vendors including Big R BQ, Lucky Lunch and C & C Creation to satisfy your appetite.
Event Location: Port Sanilac Harbor Park, Downtown, Port Sanilac, Michigan 48469
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://portsanilac.net/the-east-ports-blues-festival
Company: Village of Port Sanilac
Web: http://portsanilac.net
Contact: Tim Cheek, Email: [email protected], Phone: (586) 531-2304
July
Michigan, Northeast, Tawas City
Event Name: Independence Day Celebration
Event Date: July 2 to July 5, 2015
Children's Bouncy Playground, July 2 to 5. Grand Parade, July 4, 11:00am. Fireworks over the Bay, July 4,
Dusk.
Event Location: Downtown East Tawas, 402 E. Lake Street, Tawas City, Michigan 48763
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.tawas.com/visit/events-calendar
Company: Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.tawas.com
Contact: Tonia Brenk, Email: [email protected], Phone: (989) 362-8643
July
Michigan, Northwest, Beaver Island
Event Name: Carol Burton
Event Date: July 16 to 18, 2015
5pm to 1am
The Festival has been creating Music in the Woods since 2003, a 3-day outdoor event combining
nature, renewable energies, music and artwork, song and dance, on a small remote island in Lake
Michigan. Plan to enjoy one of Michigan’s most unique festivals, wide varieties of music, art, and
activities, food, camping.
Event Location: Beaver Island Hideaway Campground, 28599 Hideaway Trail, Beaver Island, Michigan
49782
Admission: 75
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Full Event Information: www.bimf.net/tickets.html
Company: Beaver Island Music Festival
Web: www.bimf.net
Contact: Carol Burton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (231) 838-2883
July
Michigan, Northwest, Charlevoix
Event Name: Charlevoix Art & Craft Show
Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015
10 to 6
This year’s show has something for everyone, offering an exciting mix of fine arts and hobby crafts.
Acrylic and oil paintings, sculpture, hand blown glass beadwork, pottery, baskets, furniture, clothing,
hand woven rugs and quilted works are just a few of the things you will find.
Event Location: East Park In Downtown Charlevoix, 109 Mason St, Charlevoix, Michigan 49720
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://business.charlevoix.org/events/details/47th-annual-charlevoix-art-craftshow-2783
Company: Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.charlevoix.org
Contact: Shelly Ferguson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (231) 547-2101
July
Michigan, Northwest, Gladwin
Event Name: Sugar Springs 29th Art & Craft Show
Event Date: July 4, 2015
Sugar Springs Art & Craft shows are known for local area quality art and crafts. Food, ice cream and
bake sale. An enjoyable day for the whole family. Dog friendly environment.
Event Location: Outdoors, 5477 Worthington Ct, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sugarsprings.net/Art_Craft_Show/artandcraftsshow.html
Company: Sugar Springs POA
Web: www.sugarsprings.net (989) 426-4111
Contact: Rebecca Duggan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (586) 441-4531
July
Michigan, Northwest, Pentwater
Event Name: 51st Annual Pentwater Fine Art and Craft Fair
Event Date: July 11, 2015
Fair hours rain or shine are 9:00am to 5:00pm
This is a juried Fine Art and Craft Fair and all artists are present. All work must be original and of the
artist’s own creation. Painting, pottery, jewelry, photography, weaving, clothing, sculpture and other
media will be available. Art fair attendees will also have the opportunity to bid in a silent auction on art
pieces donated by many of the participating artists.
Event Location: Downtown Village Green/hancock Street, Village Green in downtown Pentwater,
Pentwater, Michigan 49449
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.pentwaterjuniorwomensclub.com
Company: Pentwater Jr. Women's Club
Web: www.pentwaterjuniorwomensclub.com
Contact: Louise Noffke, Email: [email protected], Phone: (231) 343-6054
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July
Michigan, Southeast, Dearborn Heights
Event Name: Czech & Slovak Festival
Event Date: July 18-19, 2015
Sat: 1:30-10pm; Sunday 12:30-7pm
Sokol Detroit will host one of the largest Czech & Slovak festivals in Michigan. Enjoy continuous live
bands, ethnic dancers & strolling musicians at our 38th annual festival. Savor authentic cuisine,
imported beers and wines, collectables & souvenirs that make you feel like you are in an ”Afternoon in
Prague.
Event Location: Sokol Cultural Center, 23600 W Warren Ave, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
Admission: $5 Admission per day
Full Event Information: www.sokoldetroit.com
Company: Sokol Detroit
Web: www.sokoldetroit.com
Contact: James Mack, Email: [email protected], Phone: (734) 542-4820
July
Michigan, Southeast, Hazel Park
Event Name: Biggest Sale in Michigan
Event Date: July 12, August 16 September 13
8am-4pm
Michigan Classic Car Show & Biggest Garage Sale. Hazel Park Raceway, 10,000 spaces Safe, family
friendly fun. Police on site all day .
Event Location: Hazel Park Raceway, 1650 East 10 Mile Road, Hazel Park, Michigan 48030
Admission: Admission $5.00 pardking $5.00
Full Event Information: www.BiggestSaleMichigan.com
Company: Oakland County Business Association Inc. Michigan
Web: www.BiggestSaleMichigan.com
Contact: Chris Morrison Communications, Email: [email protected], Phone: (248)
599-2461
July
Michigan, Southeast, Hazel Park
Event Name: Michigan Classic Car Show
Event Date: July 12, August 16, September 13, 2015
8am-4pm
This event is an opportunity for the tens of thousands of classic car lovers to see some of their
favorites and many unique vehicles from years past. Each vehicle owner will be sitting right next to
their classic cars and you can ask about these fine automobiles from years past.
Event Location: Hazel Park Raceway, 1650 East 10 Mile Road, Hazel Park, Michigan 48030
Admission: Admission $5.00 pardking $5.00 (cash only)
Full Event Information: www.MichiganClassicCarShow.com
Company: Oakland County Business Association Inc. Michigan
Web: www.michiganclassiccarshow.com
Contact: Chris Morrison Communications, Email: [email protected], Phone: (248)
599-2461
July
Michigan, Southeast, Plymouth
Event Name: The Fair That Changed America
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Event Date: July through November 1, 2015
1-4 p.m., Weds, Fri, Sat, Sun
Come experience the wonder and excitement of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in the
Plymouth Historical Museum's special exhibit, The Fair That Changed America.""
Event Location: Plymouth Historical Museum, 155 S. Main St., Plymouth, Michigan 48170
Admission: $5 For Adults; $2 For Children 6-17
Full Event Information: www.plymouthhistory.org/exhibits.html
Company: Plymouth Historical Museum
Web: www.plymouthhistory.org (734) 455-8940
Contact: Elizabeth K. Kerstens, Email: , Phone: (734) 455-8940
July
Michigan, Southwest, Coopersville
Event Name: Acoustic Jam Night - Traditional Folk Music
Event Date: July 7 and 21, August 18, September 1 and 15, 2015
6pm-9pm
Open Mic - Traditional Folk Music Style Jam. Play background music or sign up to do a featured song,
accompanied by up to 30 other musicians. Gospel, country, bluegrass, pop, folk and more. Held the
first and third Tuesday of each month.
Event Location: Coopersville Farm Museum And Event Center, 375 Main Street, Coopersville, Michigan
49404
Admission: 4
Full Event Information: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org/eventsexhibits/music.html
Company: Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
Web: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org
Contact: Lee Ann Sargent, Email: [email protected], Phone: (616) 997-8555
July
Michigan, Upper Peninsula, Marie
Event Name: Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Event Date: July 17 to July 19, 2015
Please visit our website for registration and game times.
The Macker Basketball Tournament is designed so that anyone can play: male or female, young and
old, short and tall, the most experienced or no experience at all. Make plans to be in the Sault, July 1719, 2015 and be a part of this great community event.
Event Location: Sault Ste. Marie City Hall Grounds, Sault Ste. Marie, Marie, Michigan 49783
Admission: $132 Per team
Full Event Information: www.saultstemarie.com/events/5/203
Company: Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.saultstemarie.com (800) 647-2858
Contact: Ashley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (906) 632-3366
July
Michigan, Upper Peninsula, Marie
Event Name: Rendezvous in the Sault
Event Date: July 25 to July 26, 2015
Starts at 10am.
Rendezvous in the Sault is a living history event that takes place on the very grounds where the first
European settlement in Michigan was created. Over 115 visiting historical re-enactors, entertainers
and merchants set up camps and displays with presentations and demonstrations on life in the period
of 1668-1840.
Event Location: Sault Ste. Marie City Hall Grounds, Sault Ste. Marie, Marie, Michigan 49783
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Admission: Cost good for both days. come and go as you please. adults:$4. child (12 and under) $2.
family $10.
Full Event Information: www.historicwaterstreet.org/rendezvous/index.htm
Company: Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.saultstemarie.com (800) 647-2858
Contact: Ashley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (906) 632-3366
July
Michigan, Upper Peninsula, Marie
Event Name: 34th Annual Summer Gathering and Powwow
Event Date: July 7 to July 12, 2015
The Powwow, or Jiigtamok, has historical, social and spiritual value to American Indian people. People
participate in traditional dance and song, visit with family and friends, make new acquaintances and
trade arts and crafts.
Event Location: Sault Ste. Marie Tribal Grounds, Sault Ste. Marie, Marie, Michigan 49783
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.saultstemarie.com/events/5/908
Company: Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.saultstemarie.com (800) 647-2858
Contact: Ashley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (906) 632-3366
July
Minnesota, Northeast, Winton
Event Name: Dog Jam
Event Date: July 24 to July 25
noon - 9:00pm
An incredible 2 day outdoor music event with on site camping on Fall Lake.Pink Floyd and Doors
tribute bands and full light show. Also Green River Outfit, Christopher David Hanson, Crazy Neighbors
and many more great local and regional bands. Food and craft vendors and full liquor bar.
Event Location: Longbranch, Longbranch Drive, Winton, Minnesota 55796
Admission: 15
Full Event Information: www.eventsinely.com
Company: Boundary Waters Blues Fest
Web: www.eventsinely.com
Contact: Michael, Email: [email protected], Phone: (218) 349-5520
July
Minnesota, Southern, Austin
Event Name: 2nd Annual Clean Water Festival
Event Date: July 6 to 10, 2015
all day - go to website for specifics
Celebrate the importance of clean water with this free, family-friendly event. Enjoy activities & guest
presenters throughout the festival week as you discover how water works, what lives in it, how much
we all need it, and how we can take care of it. Plenty of hands-on opportunities, educational sessions,
and lots and lots of fun. For more information, call 507-437-7519.
Event Location: Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, 1304 21 ST NE, Austin, Minnesota 55912
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.hormelnaturecenter.org
Company: Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.austincvb.com
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Contact: Nancy Schnable, Email: [email protected], Phone: (507) 437-4563
July
Minnesota, Southern, Mankato
Event Name: Vikings Training Camp
Event Date: July 25 to August 13
For 50 years, the Minnesota Vikings have come to Greater Mankato for training camp. Join in the
excitement as fans attend practices and scrimmages at Minnesota State University, Mankato’s
Blakeslee Field. The festive Vikings Village includes a Vikings Autograph Zone, a Kids Zone, delicious
food and beverages.
Event Location: Minnesota State University Mankato, Minnesota State University Mankato, Mankato,
Minnesota 56001
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://visitgreatermankato.com/mankato/explore/sports-enthusiasts/vikingstraining-camp
Company: Visit Mankato
Web: www.visitmankatomn.com
Contact: Kathryn Reeder, Email: [email protected], Phone: (507) 385-6661
July
Minnesota, Twin Cities, Bloomington
Event Name: Construction fun with YOXO
Event Date: July 27, 2015
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Play from Scratch for an afternoon of creativity. Build, decorate, and explore a giant cardboard box
Makers’ Maze and create with YOXO sustainable building sets.
Event Location: The Works Museum, 9740 Grand Ave. S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55420
Admission: All Activities Included With $8 Museum Admission. Members And Children 2 And Under
Are Free.
Full Event Information: https://www.theworks.org/events-and-camps/special-activity-days
Company: The Works Museum
Web: www.theworks.org
Contact: Sarah Curtis, Email: [email protected]orks,org, Phone: (952) 888-4262
July
Mississippi, Capital River, Natchez
Event Name: 4th of July Celebration in Natchez
Event Date: July 4, 2015
Fireworks start at dark
Spend your 4th of July celebrating with all there is to do in Natchez. Several locations around town will
be having special celebrations, and there is going to be a spectacular fireworks show over the
beautiful Mississippi River. Celebrate Independence Day in one of the oldest towns on the River.
Event Location: , 640 South Canal Street, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
Admission:
Full Event Information:
Company: Visit Natchez
Web: www.visitnatchez.org
Contact: Jessica Cauthen, Email: [email protected], Phone: (601) 446-6345
July
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Mississippi, Capital River, Natchez
Event Name: Natchez Food & Wine Festival
Event Date: July 24-26, 2015
Various Times
Since 2000, this eating event has been a delicious to-do on summer calendars, drawing foodies from
New Orleans, BatonRouge and throughout the region to sample the culinary creations of some of the
South’s finest chefs, best breweries and most respected wineries.Festivals don’t get any better than
this amazing affair.
Event Location: Varioius Locations Throughout Natchez, Various locations, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.natchezfoodandwinefest.com
Company: Visit Natchez
Web: www.visitnatchez.org
Contact: Jessica Cauthen, Email: [email protected], Phone: (601) 446-6345
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Missouri, Lebanon, Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
Fiber Artists flock to the Ozarks, Lebanon, MO
More than 100 people from seven states have already registered for fiber arts classes at the 6th
Annual Fiber “U” being held on Saturday July 18th (8am-6pm) and Sunday July 19th (8am-3pm) at the
Cowan Civic Center, 500 E. Elm Street in Lebanon, MO. There are 41 fiber arts classes, taught by
artists from the Midwest to choose from, including knitting, weaving, crocheting, dyeing, felting,
spinning, rug making, needle tatting, fly tying and more. Visit www.mopaca.org/fiber-u ...
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Missouri, Hannibal, Event Date: Through July 30th, 2015
Bluff City Theater presents Tony-awarding winning play The Heiress to open Summer Season,
Hannibal, MO
Based on the Henry James novel Washington Square, Ruth and Augustus Goetz’ period dramaThe
Heiress explores timeless themes of parental autocracy, personal independence and the nature of
love. The Heiress opened in NYC in 1947 and ran for 410 performances before moving to London’s
West End where it ran for 600 more. Twice revived on Broadway, the 1999 production won three
Tony’s including best revival of a play. In this new professional production ...
July
Missouri, Central, Lebanon
Event Name: Fiber U""
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
Sat: 8am-6pm, Sun 8am-3pm
Join us for our 6th Annual Fiber U" where Fiber Artists learn their crafts during 41 different class es.
There are 29 vendors with everything from yarns and fibers to looms and spinning wheels."
Event Location: Cowan Civic Center, 500 E. Elm Street, Lebanon, Missouri 65536
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.mopaca.org/fiber-u
Company: Fiber U""
Web: www.mopaca.org/fiber-u
Contact: Liz Mitchko, Email: [email protected], Phone: (417) 533-5280
July
Montana, Glacier Country, Pablo
Event Name: Tribal History Series
Event Date: July 12, 2015
1-4 pm
Join us to hear from tribal historians about the Meaning of the Month" - July is "Celebration Month" for
the Salish-Pend d'Oreille and "Month of the Serviceberry" for the Kootenai. Crafts and tribal regalia
instruction to follow presentations. Open to everyone. These History Series will take place monthly call
for further information."
Event Location: Education Room At The Center, 56633 Highway 93, Pablo, Montana 59855
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: The People's Center Tribal Museum & Gift Shop
Web: www.peoplescenter.org
Contact: Marie Torosian, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 675-0160
July
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Montana, Glacier Country, Pablo
Event Name: Salish, Pend d'Oreille and Kootenai Story Telling
Event Date: July to November, 2015, Every Wednesday 6-8pm
Join us to hear traditional story telling by tribal traditionalists and historians. Stories passed down
from our ancestors.
Event Location: Education Room At The Center, 56633 High 93, Pablo, Montana 59855
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: The People's Center Tribal Museum & Gift Shop
Web: www.peoplescenter.org
Contact: Marie Torosian, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 675-0160
July
Montana, Russell Country, White Sulphur Springs
Event Name: 4th of July Parade and Ranch Rodeo
Event Date: July 4, 2015
10:00am
Come celebrate Independence Day with a small town USA feel. Local businesses and community
members join together to create a hometown feel with a pardade, games for kids and adults, and a
Ranch Rodeo.
Event Location: White Sulphur Springs, Meagher County, Mt, Main Street, White Sulphur Springs,
Montana 59645
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://meagherchamber.org
Company: Meagher County Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.meagherchamber.org (406) 547-2250
Contact: Buddy Hanrahan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 438-6319
July
Montana, Russell Country, White Sulphur Springs
Event Name: WSSCF Race for this Place
Event Date: July 4, 2015
10K Run - 5K Run - 1M Walk - 9th Annual 4th of July Fun Run. Benefiting Beautification of Local Parks.
Event Location: White Sulphur Springs, Meagher County, Mt, Main Street, White Sulphur Springs,
Montana 59645
Admission: $25.00 Registration
Full Event Information: http://wsscf.org
Company: Meagher County Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.meagherchamber.org (406) 547-2250
Contact: Buddy Hanrahan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 438-6319
July
Montana, Russell Country, White Sulphur Springs
Event Name: Red Ant's Pants Music Festival
Event Date: July 23 to 26, 2015
Daily @ 10:00am
All information for the Red Ant's Pants Music Festival can be found on the website
http://redantspantsmusicfestival.com
Event Location: Red Ant's Pants, Just West of White Sulphur Springs, White Sulphur Springs, Montana
59645
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Admission: Varies, See Website
Full Event Information: http://redantspantsmusicfestival.com
Company: Meagher County Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.meagherchamber.org (406) 547-2250
Contact: Buddy Hanrahan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 438-6319
July
Nebraska, Panhandle, Alliance
Event Name: Heritage Days
Event Date: July 14 to 19, 2015
Week long of family activities and fun. Family Night, Frazier Shows of America Carnival, sidewalk sales,
Sunday in the park and lots of other events.
Event Location: , Box Butte, Alliance, Nebraska 69301
Admission: Free, with some costs
Full Event Information:
Company: Alliance Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.alliancechamber.com
Contact: Juanita Peterson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (308) 762-1520
July
Nebraska, Panhandle, Sutherland
Event Name: Sutherland 4th of July
Event Date: July 4, 2015
Event Location: , , Sutherland, Nebraska 69165
Admission:
Full Event Information: http://visitnorthplatte.com/events/sutherland-4th-of-july
Company: North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitnorthpatte.com
Contact: Kiersten Kiene, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 955-4528
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Nevada, Las Vegas, Event Date: July 8 - 11, 2015
Is There a New American Dream? Libertarian Filmmakers and Filmgoers to Convene in Las
Vegas July 8-11
“Discover the New American Dream!” is one of the themes filmgoers will be considering at the
Anthem Libertarian Film Festival, held at the Sin City Theater at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, July 811. What makes a film “libertarian”? It’s not about overthrowing the government, and it’s not about
the Tea Party. Libertarian films are about choice, opportunity, and knocking down obstacles. They
demonstrate the power of persuasion over the force of authority. “Libertarian films often point out
the unintended consequences of government ...
July
Nevada. Las Vegas Area, Las Vegas
Event Name: Anthem Libertarian Film Festival
Event Date: July 8 - 11, 2015
“Discover the New American Dream” is one of the themes filmgoers will be considering at the Anthem
Libertarian Film Festival, held at the Sin City Theater at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, July 8-11. What
makes a film “libertarian”? It’s not about overthrowing the government, and it’s not about the Tea
Party. Libertarian films are about choice, opportunity, and knocking down obstacles. They
demonstrate the power of persuasion over the force of authority.
Event Location: Sin City Theatre, Planet Hollywood Resort And Casino, 3667 Las Vegas Boulevard
South, Las Vegas, Nv, 3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada
Admission: $149 For all access or $49 for one-day
Full Event Information:
Company: Anthem Libertarian Film Festival
Web: www.Freedomfest.com [email protected]
Contact: Jo Ann Skousen, Email: , Phone: (407) 620-9025
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New Hampshire, Manchester, Event Date: July 30 through August 1, 2015
"The Buttons Are Coming, The Buttons Are Coming," National Button Society’s National
Convention, Manchester, NH
There will be thousands of special antique and collectible clothing and uniform buttons on display
and for sale at the 2015 National Button Society’s National Convention and Show in Manch ester, New
Hampshire, the week of July 27 through August 1, at the Radisson Hotel Center, 700 Elm St. The show
theme is “The Buttons Are Coming,” incorporating New England’s patriotic history as birthplace of
our nation. One of the many special presentations is the State Militia Buttons of New England. What's
So Special About a Button? ...
July
New Hampshire, Great North Woods, Berlin
Event Name: Jericho ATV Festival
Event Date: July 31, August 1 & 2, 2015
8 am to 4 pm on July 31 and August 1; 8 am to 1 pm on
August 2
Join us for some “dirty” family-friendly fun. There are contests for all ages, mud races, a Wreck-theDress ATV Poker Run, and an ATV obstacle course. The event kicks off with a Block Party and torchlit
ATV parade in downtown Berlin. There’s music, food, a beer tent, and fun all weekend long.
Event Location: Jericho Mountain State Park, 298 Jericho Lake Rd, Berlin, New Hampshire 3570
Admission: $5 Per person per day
Full Event Information: www.androscogginvalleychamber.com/jericho-atv-festival
Company: Jericho ATV Festival
Web: www.androscogginvalleychamber.com/jericho-atv-festival (603) 228-0836
Contact: Carol Fusaro, Email: [email protected], Phone: (617) 512-3617
July
New Hampshire, Merrimack Valley, Manchester
Event Name: National Button Society National Button Show
Event Date: July 30 through August 1, 2015
10:00am to 5:00pm
This is an inclusive show attracting not only button collectors but also jewelry makers, crafters, quilters
and other creative specialists who find great beauty, history and utility in these miniature wor ks of art.
The show will offer access to over 50 dealers and incredible displays of buttons that most people have
never seen plus numerous workshops and special events featuring informative and entertaining
presentations of various types of buttons, their history, usage and sometimes odd characteristics. It is
estimated that nearly 500,000 buttons will be available for public viewing.
Event Location: Radisson Hotel Center, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 3101
Admission: $5.00 Per Day
Full Event Information: www.nationalbuttonsociety.org
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Company: National Button Society
Web: www.nationalbuttonsociety.org
Contact: Jerry DEHay, Email: [email protected], Phone: (325) 668-0076
July
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region, Hillsborough
Event Name: Osram Sylvania Hillsborough 5k Road Race
Event Date: July 10, 2015
Start Time: 6:30 pm
A fast and fun 5k road race through scenic Hillsboro, NH. The race starts at the same time balloons lift
off. Be sure to bring your entire family to support you during the race and to enjoy the Friday night
carnival, balloon lift off, and balloon glow events.
Event Location: Grimes Field, 30 Preseton Street, Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3244
Admission: Re-entry/online registration - $20.00; post-entry/on-site registration - $25.00
Full Event Information: https://g2racereg.webconnex.com/balloon5k2015
Company: Greater Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.hillsboroughnhchamber.org
Contact: Ginks Leiby, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 464-5858
July
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region, Hillsborough
Event Name: Balloon Fest & Fair Fireworks
Event Date: July 11, 2015
10:00 PM
Make a day of it enjoying the balloon flights along with the sights and sounds of the Hillsborough
Balloon Festival. Then, stay for the evening to celebrate with us and enjoy an incredible display of new
and old skylight favorites. Rain date for the fireworks show is Sunday,10:00 pm
Event Location: Grimes Field, 30 Preston Street, Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3244
Admission: Free admission; pardking $5/individual, $10/carload
Full Event Information: http://balloonfestival.org/fireworks.html
Company: Greater Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.hillsboroughnhchamber.org
Contact: Ginks Leiby, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 464-5858
July
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region, Hillsborough
Event Name: Henniker Brewery Presents Beechwood Band Onstage
Event Date: July 11, 2015
6:00 - 10:00 pm
Enjoy Beechwood band presented by Henniker Brewery under the summer evening sky while the
balloons take flight. Beer bar, food vendors, amusement rides, midway, 10:00 pm fireworks, and lots
of fun. We ID.
Event Location: Grimes Field, 30 Preston Street, Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3244
Admission: Free admission; $5/individual, $10/carload
Full Event Information: http://balloonfestival.org/events.html
Company: Greater Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.hillsboroughnhchamber.org
Contact: Ginks Leiby, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 464-5858
July
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region, Hillsborough
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Event Name: Firefighter's Truck and Car Show
Event Date: July 12, 2015
11:30 - 3:00 pm
Bring your entire family to the 1st annual Firefighter's Car & Truck Show to enjoy these amazing autos
and trucks lovingly restored by their owners. Enjoy the Sunday afternoon carnival and amusement
rides, hometown parade starting at noon, balloon lift offs at 6, and more. Gr eat prizes, enter and win.
Event Location: Grimes Field, 30 Preston Street, Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3244
Admission: Free admission, pardking $5/person; $10/carload
Full Event Information: http://balloonfestival.org/carshow.html
Company: Greater Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.hillsboroughnhchamber.org
Contact: Ginks Leiby, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 464-5858
July
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region, Hillsborough
Event Name: Hillsborough NH Balloon Fest & Fair
Event Date: July 9 to 12, 2015
6-10 pm, 5-11 pm, Noon - 11 pm, Noon to 8 pm
Our 27th year. Amusement rides, midway, food vendors - novelties, firefighter's truck and car show,
Osram Sylvania Road Race, Sunday parade, balloon flights, balloon glow, fireworks, and
entertainment. Saturday evening beer tent with Beechwood band on stage. Bands, Curious Creature s,
Magic Show, and more live on stage throughout the event.
Event Location: Grimes Field, 30 Preston Street, Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3244
Admission: Parking is $5/person or $10/carload; admission is free
Full Event Information: www.balloonfestival.org
Company: Greater Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.hillsboroughnhchamber.org
Contact: Ginks Leiby, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 464-5858
July
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Dover
Event Name: 29th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival Friday Night Headliner Series
Event Date: July 10 to August 21, 2015
6pm-8pm
Every Friday from July 10 to August 21, head over to the Rotary Arts Pavilion in downtown Dover for
three hours of free, live music. Local and national bands of all genres come together to make the
Cochecho Arts Festival Dover's best community event.
Event Location: Rotary Arts Pavilion Stage, 6 Washington Street, Dover, New Hampshire 3820
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://cochechoartsfestival.org
Company: Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.dovernh.org
Contact: Ryan Queenan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 742-2218
July
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Dover
Event Name: 29th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival Children's Series
Event Date: July 14 to August 18, 2015
Every Tuesday from July 14 to August 18, head over to the Rotary Arts Pavilion in downtown Dover and
take in one of our Children's performers as they juggle, sing and dance the morning away. And when
its all over walk next door to the Children's Museum next door.
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Event Location: Rotary Arts Pavilion, 6 Washington Street, Dover, New Hampshire 3820
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://cochechoartsfestival.org/children-series
Company: Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.dovernh.org
Contact: Ryan Queenan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 742-2218
July
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Dover
Event Name: 29th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival Farmers Market Series
Event Date: July 15 to August 19, 2015
There is nothing better than a warm summer day at the Seacoast Growers Association Farmers’
Market with a live acoustic music performance on site. This year’s Farmers’ Market Acoustic Series will
have performances from some of the Seacoast finest up-and-coming performers and while you’re
listening browse the local produce.
Event Location: Greater Dover Chamber Of Commerce, 550 Central Avenue, Dover, New Hampshire
3820
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://cochechoartsfestival.org/farmersmarket
Company: Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.dovernh.org
Contact: Ryan Queenan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 742-2218
July
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Dover
Event Name: 29th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival Shark in the Park Series
Event Date: July 15 to August 19, 2015
This year the Shark in the Park will be at the Cochecho Arts Festival for the 13th straight year. Back will
be a line up of the Seacoast’s best classic rock bands. Spend Wednesday night with 102.1 & 105.3 The
Shark.
Event Location: Rotary Arts Pavilion, 6 Washington Street, Dover, New Hampshire 3820
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://cochechoartsfestival.org/sharkinthepardk
Company: Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.dovernh.org
Contact: Ryan Queenan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 742-2218
July
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Portsmouth
Event Name: An American Celebration July 4th
Event Date: July 4, 2015
10 am to 5 pm
US Naturalization Ceremony at 11. Old Fashioned Field Day" activities 10 am to 2 pm invite families to
participate in t historical games
Event Location: Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3801
Admission: $20 Adults. Free To Children Under 17, Veterans, Military And Their Families.
Full Event Information:
www.strawberybanke.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=58&Itemid=224
Company: Strawbery Banke Museum
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Web: www.strawberybanke.org (603) 433-1100
Contact: Stephanie Seacord, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 433-1102
July
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Portsmouth
Event Name: Tuesdays on the Terrace at Strawbery Banke
Event Date: July 7 to August 25, 2015
5-7 pm
A live music series on Tuesday evenings through August 25, 2015 on the lawn sheltered by the Tyco
Visitors Center. Food and beverages, including beer and wine are available. Free admission thanks to
sponsorship from a Museum friend and Cambridge Trust Company of New Hampshire. Tour the
grounds and gardens of the Museum after the music.
Event Location: Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3801
Admission: Free
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Company: Strawbery Banke Museum
Web: www.strawberybanke.org (603) 433-1100
Contact: Stephanie Seacord, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 433-1102
July
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Portsmouth
Event Name: Game On. In the Pursuit of Play on Puddle Dock exhibit
Event Date: July through October 31, 2015
10 am to 5 pm
The exhibit showcases games and game artifacts – including an ivory scrimshaw cribbage board,
histories, photos and diaries give depth to the exhibit’s examination of the games played, specific sites
used and the personalities who created distinctive elements of common play.
Event Location: Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3801
Admission: Adults $20, Children 5-17 $10. Under 5, Free.
Full Event Information: www.strawberybanke.org/index.php?
option=com_content&view=article&id=318%3Agameon&catid=38%3Afeatured- exhibits&Itemid=124
Company: Strawbery Banke Museum
Web: www.strawberybanke.org (603) 433-1100
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New Jersey, Millville, Event Date: July 7 to 11, 2015
The Cumberland County Fair, the Oldest Running County Fair in New Jersey, Runs July 7 to 11,
Millville, NJ
The Cumberland County Fair will be held Tuesday, July 7th to Saturday, July 11th at the Cumberland
County Fairgrounds, 3001 Carmel Road, Millville, NJ. The oldest running county fair in the state will
feature all your favorite events, amusement rides, food, and exhibits, Demolition Derby, Mud Bog
and an Amateur Truck Pull. There will be racing pigs, monster truck rides, music and shows, plus a
great variety of food. The Cumberland County Fair ...
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New Jersey, Newton, Event Date: July 11 & 12, 2015
35th Annual Wilbur’s Country Craft Fair to be Held in Newton, NJ, July 11 & 12
The Wilbur’s Country Craft Fair will be held on July 11 & 12, rain or shine, at Wilbur’s Country Store
and Barn Shops, 735, Rt. 94, 8 miles south of Newton, NJ, from 10 am. to 4: 30 pm. This is the 35th
year for the show, which combines the talents of crafters from four states. Their crafts include,
jewelry, pottery, quilting, folk art, dolls, decorative signs, country wood items, silk and dried flower
arrangements, stained glass creations ...
July
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Atlantic City
Event Name: 16th CBB Jazz On Beach Concert Series
Event Date: July 2, 2015
Headliner - Avery Sharpe Quartet - 8:30PM to 10PM - Open Artists - Across the Globe/Tony Day - 7PM
to 8PM.
Event Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage - Ac Boardwalk, Boardwalk - between - Mississippi & Georgia
Aves, Atlantic City, New Jersey 8401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Company: Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc
Web: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Contact: Henrietta Shelton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 841-6897
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New Jersey, Atlantic City, Atlantic City
Event Name: 16th CBB Jazz On The Beach Concert Series
Event Date: July 9, 2015
Headliner - John Satchmo Mannan Quartet - 8:30PM to 10PM - Opening Artists Nasir & Renaissance
Messengers - 7PM to 8PM.
Event Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage, Boardwalk - bet ween -Mississippi & Georgia Aves, Atlantic City,
New Jersey 8401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Company: Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc
Web: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Contact: Henrietta Shelton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 841-6897
July
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Atlantic City
Event Name: 16th CBB Jazz On The Beach Concert Series
Event Date: July 16, 2015
Headliner: Phila. Heritage Art Ensemble - 8:30PM to 10PM - open artists Connie Jackson Quartet - 7PM
to 8PM.
Event Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage, , Atlantic City, New Jersey 8401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Company: Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc
Web: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Contact: Henrietta Shelton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 841-6897
July
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Atlantic City
Event Name: 16th CBB Jazz On The Beach Concert Series
Event Date: July 23, 2015
Headliner Ella Gahnt & EG Trio, 8:30PM to 10PM, Open artists - Tony Deluca's Bella Blu - 7PM to 8PM.
Event Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage, Boardwalk - between Mississippi & Georgia Aves, Atlantic City,
New Jersey 8401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Company: Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc
Web: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Contact: Henrietta Shelton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 841-6897
July
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Atlantic City
Event Name: 16th CBB Jazz On Beach Concert Series
Event Date: July 30, 2015
Headliner: Chicken Bone Beach Youth Jazz Alumni Jazz Ensemble - 8:30PM to 10PM - Opening artists
Chicken Bone Beach Youth Jazz Ensemble - 7PM to 8PM.
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Event Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage, Boardwalk - between Mississippi & Georgia Aves, Atlantic City,
New Jersey 8401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Company: Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc
Web: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Contact: Henrietta Shelton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 841-6897
July
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Cape May
Event Name: Jack Melton Jazz Band
Event Date: July 12, 2015
2-4 pm
Jack Melton Jazz Band playing great dixieland jazz.
Event Location: Vfw Post 386, 419 Congress St, Cape May, New Jersey 8204
Admission: 20
Full Event Information: www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com
Company: Cape May Traditional Jazz Society
Web: www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com
Contact: Bob, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 368-3342
July
New Jersey, Delaware River, Camden
Event Name: Summer of the Shark
Event Date: July 11 to August 23, 2015
10AM to 7PM
Every week is Shark Week at Adventure Aquarium. Ready to dive deep into Summer of the Shark? Get
to know our Shark Stars every SharkStarSaturday with a free poster featuring a new shark (kids 12 &
under, while supplies last). Shark Experts, dive shows, SharkSelfieSpots, shark feedings & more.
Event Location: Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 8103
Admission: Free With Admission
Full Event Information: www.adventureaquarium.com/What-to-do-in-new-jersey/Aquarium-events
Company: Adventure Aquarium
Web: www.adventureaquarium.com (856) 365-3300
Contact: Deanna Sabec, Email: [email protected], Phone: (856) 365-3300
July
New Jersey, Delaware River, Millville
Event Name: Little Miss & Mister Cumberland County Fair
Event Date: July 7, 2015
4pm to 7pm
Boys and Girls ages 4-8 years old are being sought to enter the first Little Miss & Mister Cumberland
County Fair to be held on the main stage. Pageant theme is semi-to formal summer dress clothes.
Come dressed to impress. Register by calling Kathy at 856-765-0118.
Event Location: Cumberland County Fairgrounds, 3001 Carmel Road, Millville, New Jersey 8332
Admission: $5.00 For adults,kids 4 & 9, $3.00, kids under 3 free, senior discounts
Full Event Information: www.cumberlandcofair.com
Company: Cumberland County Fair
Web: www.cumberlandcofair.com (856) 765-0118
Contact: Kathy Wright, Email: [email protected], Phone: (856) 265-6181
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Event Name: Decorated Baby Strollers and Wagon Parade
Event Date: July 8, 2015
1pm to 3pm
The Cumberland County Fair is sponsoring a Decorated Strollers and Wagons Contest and Parade to
start at 2pm during the Cumberland County Fair. Six themes and details are available on line at
www.cumberlandcofair.com or call 856-765- 0118
Event Location: Cumberland County Fairground, 3001 Carmel Rd, Millville, New Jersey 8332
Admission: Free, kid's day at the fair is free
Full Event Information: www.cumberlandcofair.com
Company: Cumberland County Fair
Web: www.cumberlandcofair.com (856) 765-0118
Contact: Kathy Wright, Email: [email protected], Phone: (856) 265-6181
July
New Jersey, Delaware River, Millville
Event Name: Cumberland County Fair
Event Date: July 7 to 11, 2015
The Cumberland County is less than a month away and is sure to be ‘A FAIR TO REMEMBER’. The
oldest running county fair in the state will feature all your favorite events, amusement rides, food,
exhibits, and grandstand action, racing pigs, monster truck rides, music and shows. The Cumberlan d
County Fair is one of the highlights of the summer and bring people from throughout the county and
state together for five days and nights of old fashion, family fun. Seeking vendors now.
Event Location: Cumberland County Fairgrounds, 3001 Carmel Rd, Millville, New Jersey 8332
Admission: Adutls $5.00, kids free 3 & under, grandstand admission
Full Event Information:
Company: Cumberland County Fair
Web: www.cumberlandcofair.com
Contact: Kathryn Wright, Email: [email protected], Phone: (856) 765-0118
July
New Jersey, Gateway, Englewood
Event Name: Englewood Night Market
Event Date: July 15, 2015
Englewood Night Market will promote Englewood area businesses and attract local residents and
others to enjoy a night outside, tasting food from different restaurants in downtown Englewood. The
Bergen Performing Arts Center will sponsor the musical entertainment for the night. Admission is free
and attendees can purchase food tickets to redeem “dishes” from each of the participating food
vendors.
Event Location: , East Palilsade Ave, Englewood, New Jersey 7631
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.northjerseyevents.com
Company: Exposure
Web: www.northjerseyevents.com [email protected]
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (973) 569-7554
July
New Jersey, Seacoast, Asbury Park
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Event Name: Asbury Park Blues & Brews Festival
Event Date: July 18, 2015
The Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation’s Summer Series rocks on in Asbury Park with a day of live
performances by blues musicians, crafter and sponsor exhibits, food and beverage, a Lagunitas Beer
and Wine Garden and activities for the entire family. Rain or shine and dog friendly.
Event Location: Bradley Park, Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, New Jersey 7712
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.jerseyshorefestival.org
Company: Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation
Web: www.jsjbf.org (732) 933-1984
Contact: Jennifer Smiga, Email: [email protected], Phone: (201) 892-9403
July
New Jersey, Seacoast, Asbury Park
Event Name: Summer Group Art Show
Event Date: July 25 - August 24
Opening June 13th, 7-11pm, regular hours Wed, Thurs 12-6, Fri-Sat
12-8, Sun 12-6
Art by James Rawson, Inkala, Troy Gua, Branson Mclean, Puddin Aylward, Indie 184, Queen Andrea &
Johannah O'Donnell, Pop art work, lots of color.
Event Location: , 717 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, New Jersey 7712
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.Parlor-Gallery.com
Company: Parlor Gallery
Web: www.Parlor-Gallery.com
Contact: Ellen Stagg, Email: [email protected], Phone: (732) 869-0606
July
New Jersey, Seacoast, Pt. Pleasant Beach
Event Name: Movies on the Beach
Event Date: July to September 4, 2015, Fridays
Dark
Join us every Friday night on the beach for children's classics such as Frozen" and "Despicable Me 2.""
Event Location: Jenkinson's Beach, 300 Ocean ave, Pt. Pleasant Beach, New Jersey 8742
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.jenkinsons.com
Company: Jenkinson's
Web: www.jenkinsons.com
Contact: Toby Wolf, Email: [email protected], Phone: (732) 295-4334
July
New Jersey, Seacoast, Pt. Plesant Beach
Event Name: Jersey Shore's Ocean Visitors
Event Date: July 11, 2015
1:00-4:00pm: Come see who your neighbors are at the Jersey Shore. Learn about all the animals that
come to visit the shore like dolphins, whales, seals, sharks, and more. Enjoy keeper chats, displays,
and crafts. Fun for all ages.
Event Location: Jenkinson's Aquarium, 300 Ocean Ave., Pt. Plesant Beach, New Jersey 8742
Admission: Free with general admission to the aquarium
Full Event Information: www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium
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Company: Jenkinson's Aquarium
Web: www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium
Contact: Katie Canady, Email: [email protected], Phone: (732) 899-1659
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New Mexico, Santa Fe, Event Date: Through October 24th 2015
Twenty Monumental Origami Sculptures Showcased on the Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden,
Santa Fe, NM
Origami means “folding paper” in Japanese. Origami in the Garden tells the story of this art form
through a collection of over twenty monumental outdoor sculptures. It is currently exhibiting
through October 24th, 2015, at the Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden, 3453 State Highway 14 N.,
Cerrillos, NM (10 miles south of Santa Fe). Each sculpture is inspired by a blank piece of paper that
has been transformed into museum quality metal and tells the story of creativity and the ...
July
New Mexico, North Central, Cerrillos
Event Name: Origami In The Garden
Event Date: July, August, September, through October 24, 2015
Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of monumental outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper
folding. Santa Fe artist Kevin Box collaborates with origami masters Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, Michael
LaFosse and Richard Alexander to celebrate the art of origami in museum quality sculpture and
educational programing.
Event Location: Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden, 3453 State Hwy 14 N, Cerrillos, New Mexico 87010
Admission: Admission $10, children under 12 free
Full Event Information: http://origamiinthegarden.com
Company: Box Studio LLC
Web: http://outsidetheboxstudio.com
Contact: Jennifer Box, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 471-4688
July
New Mexico, North Central, Santa Fe
Event Name: Northern New Mexico Fine Arts and Crafts Guild Show
Event Date: July 16-17,2015
10 A.M.-5 P.M.
Juried show with locally produced arts and crafts. Guild Artists and craftspeople present.
Event Location: Cathedral Park, Cathedral Place and Palace Ave., Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artsandcraftsguild.org
Company: Northern New Mexico Fine Arts and Crafts Guild
Web: www.artsandcraftsguild.org (505) 412-1407
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Contact: Gail Karr, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 473-5590
July
New Mexico, North Central, Santa Fe
Event Name: Viva Mexico Celebration
Event Date: July 18 and 19, 2015
10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. both days
Enjoy musica, arte y mas (music, art and more) at this celebration of the culture, cuisine and crafts of
our colorful neighbor to the south.
Event Location: El Rancho De Las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Admission: Adults $8.00; seniors/teens $6.00; kids 12 and under free
Full Event Information: www.golondrinas.org
Company: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Web: www.golondrinas.org
Contact: Kathryn Carey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 471-2261
July
New Mexico, North Central, Santa Fe
Event Name: Santa Fe Wine Festival
Event Date: July 4 to 5, 2015
12 noon to 6:00 P.M. both days
Sample and buy New Mexico wines directly from the vintners. Plus food, live music and arts and
crafts.
Event Location: El Rancho De Los Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Admission: 21+ (Fee includes wine glass) $13.00; ages 13-20 $5.00
Full Event Information: santafewinefestival.com
Company: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Web: www.golondrinas.org
Contact: Kathryn Carey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 471-2261
July
New Mexico, Northwest, Aztec
Event Name: 10th annual Animas River Blues & Brews Fest
Event Date: July 18, 2015
Full day outdoor blues music festival. 5 national blues bands featured along with food, vendors and
kids activities. Located alongside the beautiful Animas River hear Harliss Sweetwater, Kelly Richie,
Michael Lee, Bill Perry and Austin Young.
Event Location: Riverside Park, 500 S Lightplant Rd, Aztec, New Mexico 87410
Admission: 22.00 - Kids under 12 free
Full Event Information: www.animasriverblues.com
Company:
Web: www.animasriverblues.com
Contact: Katee McClure, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 330-4616
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New York, Beacon, Event Date: Now Through October 31st, 2015
Bannerman Castle Seasonal Tours & Special Events, Beacon/Newburgh, NY
The popular tours of this historic, picturesque island in the Hudson River just south of Beacon and
Newburgh, NY, include visits to the former Bannerman residence and castle, which is currently
undergoing restoration. The island will host a series of concerts and other special events throughout
the summer through October 31st. The Island is also available for private functions/rentals. Seasonal
tours run weekends through October 31 and depart at 11:00am from ...
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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 ...
July
New York, 1000 Islands, Ogdensburg
Event Name: Remington BBQ
Event Date: July 19, 2015
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Don't miss Fred’s Wild West BBQ provided by Parker Piercey, Pepsi and Lipton Iced Tea products, tents
on the lawn, live music and activities for the kids. Ogdensburg summer at its best. Limited BBQ
available- get there early.
Event Location: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg, New York
13669
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.fredericremington.org
Company: Frederic Remington Art Museum
Web: www.fredericremington.org
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Contact: Shannon Ghize, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-2425
July
New York, 1000 Islands, Ogdensburg
Event Name: Appraisal Day
Event Date: July 25, 2015
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Iroquois Auctions will be hosting a charity antique auction fair at the Frederic Remington Art Museum.
Single items can be appraised for $5 each.
Event Location: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg, New York
13669
Admission: $5.00 Per person
Full Event Information: www.fredericremington.org
Company: Frederic Remington Art Museum
Web: www.fredericremington.org
Contact: Shannon Ghize, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-2425
July
New York, 1000 Islands, Ogdensburg
Event Name: Founder's Day Re-enactments
Event Date: July 18 & 19, 2015
10 am to 5 pm
French and Indian War Re-enactment and Living History Battle of the Thousand Islands 1760. Battles
re-enacted on land and water, military and Indian encampments, heritage demonstrations, family
activities, period dancing and music. This event kicks off the Seaway Festival.
Event Location: Ft. Lapresentation Site, Van Rensselaer Ave, Ogdensburg, New York 13669
Admission: Adults -- $7; children -- $2
Full Event Information: www.fort1749.org
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
July
New York, 1000 Islands, Ogdensburg
Event Name: Ogdensburg International Seaway Festival
Event Date: July 18 to 26, 2015
Varies upon events all week long
Festivities include: Battle of the High School Bands; Craft Show; classic car show; Midway Carnival in
Greenbelt Area; daily concerts and contests. Fireworks on Friday, July 24th and Seaway Festival Parade
on Saturday, July 25th.
Event Location: , , Ogdensburg, New York 13669
Admission: Depends on event
Full Event Information: www.ogdensburgseawayfestival.org
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
July
New York, 1000 Islands, Sackets Harbor
Event Name: Made in New York Festival
Event Date: July 4 2015
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100 New York State product vendors of agricultural, Farm and home based businesses. 14 New York
State bands playing non stop music from two stages including the national touring band from
Nashville Red Roots." The event concludes with a fireworks show. This years featured attraction the
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers "We must never forget 911" mobile exhibit."
Event Location: Madison Barracks Polo Field, 85 Worth Rd, Sackets Harbor, New York 13685
Admission: Advance tickets $10.00 $ 15.00 at the gate
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Company: Madison Barracks
Web: www.madeinnny.com
Contact: Michael Campbell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 646-3374
July
New York, Catskills, Bethel
Event Name: Neil Young with Promise of the Real
Event Date: July 17, 2015
7:00 PM Doors Open, 8:00 PM Show Time
Neil Young comes to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts with Promise of the Real, and special guest
Puss N Boots- Featuring Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson & Catherine Popper for an unforgettable night of
music.
Event Location: Bethel Woods Center For The Arts, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, New York 12720
Admission: $204.50; $170.50; $144.50 For reserved seating $52.00 lawn
Full Event Information: www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events/detail/neil-young- promise-of-the-real
Company: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Web: www.bethelwoodscenter.org (866) 781-2922
Contact: Liz McKay, Email: [email protected], Phone: (845) 295-2522
July
New York, Catskills, Delhi
Event Name: Honest Brook Music Festival Concert
Event Date: July 11, 2015
8:00 P.M.
This concert features violinist Emil Altschuler and pianist Thomas Pandolfi performing works by J.S.
Bach, Poulenc, Sarasate, Falla and Bennett.
Event Location: Honest Brook Music Festival Barn, 1885 Honest Brook Road, Delhi, New York 13753
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: www.hbmf.org
Company: Honest Brook Music Festival
Web: www.hbmf.org
Contact: Michael Cannon, Email: [email protected], Phone: (607) 746-3770
July
New York, Catskills, Delhi
Event Name: Honest Brook Music Festival Concert
Event Date: July 18, 2015
8:00 P.M.
This concert features pianist Michael Cannon performing works by Beethoven, Schubert and Franck.
Event Location: Honest Brook Music Festival Barn, 1885 Honest Brook Road, Delhi, New York 13753
Admission: 25
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Company: Honest Brook Music Festival
Web: www.hbmf.org
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Contact: Michael Cannon, Email: [email protected], Phone: (607) 746-3770
July
New York, Catskills, Round Top
Event Name: Barbarian Blitz Obstacle Course Race
Event Date: July 4, 2015
The Barbarian Blitz is a rugged all terrain obstacle course where individuals can test their limits and go
beyond their fears. Check in: 11am - 1pm. Race Starts: 2pm. Pre Registration Fee Per Person: $35.
MUST be 18 or older to Race. Rain or Shine. Includes: Race Fee, T-Shirt, Bratwurst, Drink. Register by
online with RunReg.com: https://www.runreg.com/barbarian-blitz-obstacle-course-race-individual
Event Location: Riedlbauer's Resort - Nussy's Bier Garten, 57 Ravine Drive, Round Top, New York
12473
Admission: $30 Fee to race, spectate is free
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Company: Riedlbauer's Resort
Web: www.riedlbauersresort.com
Contact: Peter Nussbaumer or Ursula Nussbaumer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (518)
622-9584
July
New York, Greater Niagara, Buffalo
Event Name: Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival
Event Date: July 11, 2015
12pm-11pm
This year’s festival will feature a stellar line-up of national blues acts to include Smokin Joe Kubek and
Bnois King, Teeny Tucker, Mississippi Heat, Tony Monaco with Buffalo Legend Bobby Militello, Local
favorite the Chicago Blues Connection featuring Jay Moynihan who toured with Buddy Guy for over
eight years.
Event Location: Silo City, 100 Silo City Row, Buffalo, New York 14203
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://buffaloniagarabluesfestival.com
Company: WNY Blues Society
Web: www.wnyblues.org
Contact: Natalie Neubauer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 248-9246
July
New York, Greater Niagara, Lewiston
Event Name: Summer of '69 - Generations
Event Date: July 10, 2015
Your favorite local guys who lived the music of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s and play it just the way you
remember it. Featuring Grammy Award winner Gary Baker, the Loved Ones, the County Orphanage,
and the Invaders. So break out your favorite tie dye t-shirt and join us in the park for a groovy evening
of fee music, family and fun as we take you on a journey to the past and present.
Event Location: The Gazebo In Hennepin Park, 4th & Center Street, Lewiston, New York 14092
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artcouncil.org/events/summerof69.php
Company: Lewiston Council on the Arts
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Web: www.ArtCouncil.org
Contact: Eva Nicklas, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 754-0166
July
New York, Greater Niagara, Lewiston
Event Name: Blue Monday
Event Date: July 6 to August 10, 2015 (Mondays)
Experience Blues at its finest in an intimate outdoor concert setting, with a different band each week.
Considered by many to be one of the best Blues venues, it attracts a faithful following of Blues lovers
from WNY and Southern Ontario. So pick a night, turn off the TV, pack a cooler, grab the kids and
enjoy a unique, laid back evening of music.
Event Location: The Gazebo In Hennepin Park, 4th & Center Streets, Lewiston, New York 14092
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artcouncil.org/events/bluemonday.php
Company: Lewiston Council on the Arts
Web: www.ArtCouncil.org
Contact: Eva Nicklas, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 754-0166
July
New York, Hudson Valley, Katonah
Event Name: KMA Creativity Club: Architecture & Construction
Event Date: July 22, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Investigate the architecture of the KMA building as well as the relocated Barnes structure and start
thinking in structural, 3-dimensional, space oriented ways. A great range of construction materials will
be on hand to create unique built environments.
Event Location: Katonah Museum Of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, New York 10536
Admission: $50 Members, $60 non-members for each class
Full Event Information: www.katonahmuseum.org/programs-and-events/KMACreativityClub
Company: Katonah Museum of Art
Web: www.katonahmuseum.org (914) 232-9555
Contact: Margaret Adasko, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 232-9555
July
New York, Hudson Valley, Katonah
Event Name: KMA Creativity Club: The Inner Imagination
Event Date: July 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Let your imaginations lead the way like the self-taught artists whose work is currently on view. Paint,
pastel and collage will all be incorporated to expand imaginative and dreamlike ideas.
Event Location: Katonah Museum Of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, New York 10536
Admission: $50 Members, $60 non-members for each class
Full Event Information: www.katonahmuseum.org/programs-and-events/KMACreativityClub
Company: Katonah Museum of Art
Web: www.katonahmuseum.org (914) 232-9555
Contact: Margaret Adasko, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 232-9555
July
New York, Hudson Valley, Katonah
Event Name: Play with Your Food / Watch Your Waste
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Event Date: July 25 to 26, 2015
12:00PM- 4:00PM
Young and old enjoy food-based art activities at KMA’s campus: potato printing, edible art, and inks
made from discarded food. Learn about the cycle of food production, consumption, and waste. Bring a
non-perishable packaged food item for the Community Center of Northern Westchester Food Pantry
and receive $1.00 off admission.
Event Location: Katonah Museum Of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, New York 10536
Admission: Free With Museum Admission
Full Event Information: www.katonahmuseum.org/programs-and-events/Playwithyourfood
Company: Katonah Museum of Art
Web: www.katonahmuseum.org (914) 232-9555
Contact: Margaret Adasko, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 232-9555
July
New York, Hudson Valley, New Lebanon
Event Name: Weekly tours of museum of contemporary rural American living; , venues vary
Event Date: July 4 to September 26, 2015 (Saturdays) 10am and later
New Lebanon is a new concept in museums, comprising a wide variety of guided tours introducing
visitors to contemporary rural America. More than 50 Rural Guides introduce visitors to their
workspaces, where they practice cooking, farming, cattle raising, automobile racing and mechanics,
wood-working, foraging and much more. The presenters are not costumed actors or docents recalling
old-world skills; they are actual townspeople of today.
Event Location: Venues Vary, Include: Farm, Speedway, Auction House, Dog Training Center, Jeweler,
Restaurant, Cattle Ranch And More, Departure from Behold office, 438 Rte. 20, New Lebanon, New
York 12125
Admission: Varies, Typically $15. Family Discounts Apply
Full Event Information: www.BeholdNewLebanon.org
Company: BEHOLD. New Lebanon
Web: www.BeholdNewLebanon.org (518) 720-7265
Contact: Edward Bride, Email: [email protected], Phone: (413) 442-7718
July
New York, Hudson Valley, Piermont
Event Name: piermont's Bastille Day
Event Date: July 11, 2015
Piermont Avenue will be closed to traffic, French flags will flap & restaurants and shops will place
tables outdoors. Live music, glass blower & local cuisine includes traditional French, Italian,
Continental, Mexican, Irish and American. Pétanque (Provençal bowling) competition. Come dressed in
period costumes and witness a re- enactment of the storming of the Bastille. There will even be a
guillotine on display, albeit with a wooden blade.
Event Location: Village Of Piermont, Piermont Avenue, Piermont, New York 10968
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.piermontchamber.org/events/2015/7/11/bastille-day
Company: Piermont Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.piermontchamber.org/events/2015/7/11/bastille-day
Contact: Fara Abramson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (845) 680-6128
July
New York, Leatherstocking, Syracuse
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Event Name: Valley treasure hunt
Event Date: July 1 to 11, 2015
A plastic medallion, approximately 2 inches in diameter, has been hidden somewhere in the Valley
neighborhood of Syracuse. Clues to its location will be posted each day on the Meachem Area Parks
Association and the Valley Views facebook pages, starting on July 1, 2015. Clues will also be posted at
Broadway Café, Betts branch library, and Green Hills market. A prize worth $100 will be granted to
whomever finds the medallion in accordance with the rules.
Event Location: , Valley neighborhood, Syracuse, New York 13207
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Meachem Area Parks Association
Web: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Meachem-Area-Parks-Association/137805922931680
Contact: George Matthews, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 492-9471
July
New York, Long Island, Centerport
Event Name: The Liverpool Shuffle Summer Concert
Event Date: July 12, 2015
7:00 p.m
This Beatles tribute band, a regional favorite, will perform classic songs live outside on the Great Lawn.
Bring a picnic, blankets and chairs.
Event Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Great Lawn, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport,
New York 11721
Admission: Adults $25 on-line, $35 at door; children 5–15, $10 on-line or at door; children under 5
free.
Full Event Information: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/the-liverpool-shuffle-live- beatles-musicoutdoors
Company: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Web: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org (631) 854-5579
Contact: Patrick Keeffe, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 854-5562
July
New York, Long Island, Centerport
Event Name: Vanderbilt Clam Bake IV
Event Date: July 18, 2015
6:00-10:00 p.m.
This annual fund-raising event, held in the Celebration Tent overlooking Northport Bay, offers a wide
seafood-lovers’ menu plus wine, beer and soda, and a DJ with music for listening and dancing.
Event Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Celebration Tent, 180 Little Neck Road,
Centerport, New York 11721
Admission: $100 Person, on-line; members, $90
Full Event Information: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/fourth-annual-vanderbilt- clam-bake
Company: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Web: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org (631) 854-5579
Contact: Patrick Keeffe, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 854-5562
July
New York, Long Island, Centerport
Event Name: Vanderbilt Mansion Living History Tours
Event Date: July 26, August 30, September 6
5:0 to 7:00 p.m.
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These special time-machine tours offer visitors the chance to meet the Vanderbilts’ summer guests.
This summer it’s 1936 in the Mansion. Featured family guests are golf champion Sam Snead and
renowned writer Dorothy Parker. Guests and household staff are portrayed by Museum guide-actors.
Tours are synchronized with the evening performances of the Outdoor Summer Shakespeare Festival.
Event Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Vanderbilt Mansion, 180 Little Neck Road,
Centerport, New York 11721
Admission: $10 On-line. members, free
Full Event Information: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/living-history-in-the- mansion-its-1936
Company: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Web: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org (631) 854-5579
Contact: Patrick Keeffe, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 854-5562
July
New York, Long Island, Centerport
Event Name: 27th Annual Outdoor Summer Shakespeare Festival
Event Date: July 5 to August 30
Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Sundays at 7:00
Arena Players presents “Twelfth Night” July 5–26 (no performance July 12 and August 7); and “Othello”
August 2–30 (no performance on August 7). Performances are given on the permanent stage in the
courtyard, against the dramatic backdrop of the elegant, Spanish Revival-style Vanderbilt Mansion and
bell tower. Visit www.arenaplayers.org
Event Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Mansion Courtyard, 180 Little Neck Road,
Centerport, New York 11721
Admission: $15 Per person. call 516-293-0674 to purchase tickets.
Full Event Information: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/annual-outdoor-summer- shakespeare-festival
Company: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Web: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org (631) 854-5579
Contact: Patrick Keeffe, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 854-5562
July
New York, Long Island, Centerport
Event Name: Art, History and Science K-3 Workshops
Event Date: July 6 to -August 18 .
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m
For children in kindergarten to grade three. Each workshop begins with an educator -led visit through
the Vanderbilt Museum collections. These include marine and natural-history specimens, cultural
artifacts Mr. Vanderbilt brought back from around the world, and his wild-animal habitats and
dioramas. After the tour, children make creative projects based on what they have seen and learned.
Event Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Education Center, 180 Little Neck Road,
Centerport, New York 11721
Admission: $30 Per workshop/ $27 members
Full Event Information: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/creative-workshops-for- children
Company: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Web: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org (631) 854-5579
Contact: Patrick Keeffe, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 854-5562
July
New York, Long Island, Centerport
Event Name: Creative Workshops for Pre-School Children
Event Date: July 8 to August 26
10:00 a.m.–11:30 p.m.
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For children ages 3 and 4, with a parent or caregiver. Each workshop begins with an educator -led visit
through the Vanderbilt Museum collections. These include marine and natural-history specimens,
cultural artifacts Mr. Vanderbilt brought back from around the world, and his wild-animal habitats and
dioramas. After the tour, children make creative projects based on what they have seen and learned.
These include paper sculptures, masks, t-shirts and rain sticks.
Event Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Education Center, 180 Little Neck Road,
Centerport, New York 11721
Admission: $20 Per workshop/$18 members
Full Event Information: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/creative-workshops-for- children
Company: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Web: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org (631) 854-5579
Contact: Patrick Keeffe, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 854-5562
July
New York, Long Island, Centerport
Event Name: Mid-Summer Night Dances
Event Date: July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 20, 27; September 3, 2015
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Popular summer dances are held in the Celebration Tent. Ballroom and other types of dancing are
featured. Instructors teach a new dance step each week. Gates open 6:00. Dance lessons, 6:30 to 7:00,
with dancing until 9:30. Light dinner fare included (51 Broadway Caterers). Check site for each week’s
featured dance step.
Event Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Celebration Tent, 180 Little Neck Road,
Centerport, New York 11721
Admission: $30 At door; $25 in advance, on-line
Full Event Information: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/mid-summer-night-dances- return
Company: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Web: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org (631) 854-5579
Contact: Patrick Keeffe, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 854-5562
July
New York, Long Island, Hicksville
Event Name: 13th Annual Summer Street Fair
Event Date: July 19, 2015
Great day out. We have craft vendors, merchandise and food vendors. Showmobile to also announce
your booths throughout the day, music, rides, petting zoo and more.
Event Location: , Rt. 107 & Jerusalem Avenue, Hicksville, New York 11801
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.hicksvillechamber.com
Company: Hicksville Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.hicksvillechamber.com
Contact: Janet Muller, Email: [email protected], Phone: (516) 931-7170
July
New York, New York City, Brooklyn
Event Name: International African Arts Festival
Event Date: July 2 to July 5, 2015
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Grammy Award-winning rock band Living Colour and world renown Brooklyn native hip hop artist Talib
Kweli will headline the 44th International African Arts Festival. Also performing will be Norman
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Connors, Kaissa, Cita Rodriguez, New Kingston and Ayanna Gregory. This family-centric festival will also
feature a Youth Talent Competition, children's programming, a chess tournament, a natural hair and
barber competition, a fashion show and many other attractions.
Event Location: Commodore Barry Park, Navy Street (between Park & Flushing Avenues), Brooklyn,
New York 11201
Admission: Donations: $2 Children, $5 Adults
Full Event Information: www.iaafestival.org
Company: International African Arts Festival
Web: www.iaafestival.org (718) 638-6700
Contact: LaToya English, Email: [email protected], Phone: (517) 862-5437
July
New York, New York City, New York
Event Name: Light Opera of New York presents Drink. Drink. Drink.
Event Date: July 8, 2015
7:30 PM
Drinking songs, brindisis and toasts, from Verdi and Romberg to bluesy laments in cafes to Jimmy
Buffett to...friends in low places. Join us for bubbly after the show.
Event Location: National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Avenue, 7th floor, New York, New York
Admission: 30
Full Event Information: www.lightoperaofnewyork.org
Company: Light Opera of New York
Web: www.lightoperaofnewyork.org (646) 554-5249 [email protected]
Contact: Carol Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (646) 554-5249
July
New York, New York City, New York
Event Name: Rocco John Ensemble Concert
Event Date: July 19, 2015
7:00pm
Improvised Music
Event Location: Abc Norio, 156 Rivington st, New York, New York 10002
Admission: 5
Full Event Information:
Company: Rocco John Music
Web: www.roccojohnmusic.com (212) 924-7900
Contact: Rocco John iacovone, Email: [email protected], Phone: (212) 253-7404
July
New York, New York City, New York
Event Name: TIPDI's Ballet and Modern Dance Boot Camp for Adults
Event Date: July 18 to July 19, 2015
2 pm - 7 pm - Both days
Have you always wanted to try ballet or modern dance? Did you dance when you were younger, b ut
stopped? Want to try again? Then our “Boot Camp” is just for you. 8 hours of fun, friendly, non competitive classes with some of NYC’s top teachers. Just for adults. Only $85.
Event Location: Dany Studios, 305 W. 38th St., 2nd Fl., New York, New York 10018
Admission: 85
Full Event Information: www.tipdi.com/tipdi-ballet-and-modern-dance-boot- camp-for-adults.html
Company: The International Partner Dance Intensive (TIPDI)
Web: www.tipdi.com (917) 830-4307
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North Carolina, Robbinsville, Event Date: July 3-4, 2015
Graham County Heritage Festival Offers Families, Food & Fun with Motorcycles, Moonshiners
& Mountaineers, Robbinsville, NC
Celebrate independence and patriotism on July 3rd and 4th in Robbinsville, NC (12 North Main
Street). The Graham County Heritage Festival offers local bluegrass and country bands, a lumberjack
competition, free children’s games, a motorcycle show, heritage demonstrations, fireworks and
more. The festival opens on Friday with a veteran’s ceremony and parade. Parking is free with a free
shuttle to the festival grounds. Admission is free to the event and to musical performances ...
July
North Carolina, Ridgeway
Event Name: Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival & 5k Run
Event Date: July 18, 2015
Run: 8 AM; Festival: 10 AM to 4 PM
Taste the famed Ridgeway Cantaloupe and other local favorites including Brunswick Stew and festival
foods. Historical displays, kiddie rides, horseback rides, music vendors, local crafts, produce, and
more.
Event Location: Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Depardment, 660 US 1/158, Ridgeway, North Carolina 27563
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.ridgewayhistoricalsociety.com/cantaloupefestival.html
Company: Economic Development Commission
Web: www.warrencounty.com
Contact: Peggy Richardson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (252) 257-3114
July
North Carolina, Coast, Morehead City
Event Name: Morehead City 4th of July Celebration
Event Date: July 4, 2015
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
The waterfront in Downtown Morehead City comes alive on the 4th of July with live music and
fireworks. Enjoy sounds of The Main Event Band from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. on the Waterfront. Fireworks
will be launched from Sugarloaf Island across from Jaycee Park at 9:00 p.m. 252-726-5083.
Event Location: Jaycee Park, South 9th Street, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.crystalcoastnc.org/region/all/events
Company: Crystal Coast Tourism Authority
Web: www.crystalcoastnc.org (252) 726-8148
Contact: Carol Lohr (Executive Director), Email: [email protected], Phone: (252) 726-8148
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North Carolina, Heartland, Lumberton
Event Name: Summer Film Series Best of the Year": The Theory of Everything PG-13 123
minutes"
Event Date: July 9, 2015
With his body progressively ravaged by ALS, world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking must rely on his
wife, Jane, to continue his life's work as he faces various challenges. This affecting biographical drama
centers on the couple's fertile partnership. Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily
Watson. Director: James Marsh
Event Location: Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 N. Chestnut Street, Lumberton, North
Carolina 28358
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://carolinaciviccenter.com/?q=node/496#.VXXhXEYXHKg
Company: Carolina Civic Center Foundation
Web: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Contact: Richard Sceiford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (910) 738-4339
July
North Carolina, Heartland, Lumberton
Event Name: Summer Film Series Best of the Year": Boyhood R 164 minutes"
Event Date: July 16, 2015
After divorcing, a mother and father continue to share the task of guiding their young son through
youth and adolescence, and finally to adulthood. As the years roll by, the relationships among the
three characters continue to evolve as well. Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette. Director:
Richard Linklater.
Event Location: Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 N. Chestnut Street, Lumberton, North
Carolina 28358
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://carolinaciviccenter.com/?q=node/497#.VXXik0YXHKg
Company: Carolina Civic Center Foundation
Web: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Contact: Richard Sceiford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (910) 738-4339
July
North Carolina, Heartland, Lumberton
Event Name: Summer Film Series Best of the Year": The Imitation Game PG-13 114 minutes"
Event Date: July 23, 2015
Chronicling mathematical wizard Alan Turing's key role in Britain's successful effort to crack Germany's
Enigma code during World War II, this historical biopic also recounts how his groundbreaking work
helped launch the computer age. Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley
Event Location: Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 N. Chestnut Street, Lumberton, North
Carolina 28358
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://carolinaciviccenter.com/?q=node/498#.VXXj7kYXHKg
Company: Carolina Civic Center Foundation
Web: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Contact: Richard Sceiford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (910) 738-4339
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North Carolina, Heartland, Lumberton
Event Name: Summer Film Series Best of the Year": Selma PG-13 128 minutes"
Event Date: July 30, 2015
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 civil rights march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery,
this stirring historical drama highlights the courage of the marchers as they withstand racist and
violent attacks by the police. David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo, Andre Holland, Omar J.
Dorsey, Alessandro Nivola, Dylan Baker, Oprah Winfrey.
Event Location: Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 N. Chestnut Street, Lumberton, North
Carolina 28358
Admission: 5
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Company: Carolina Civic Center Foundation
Web: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Contact: Richard Sceiford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (910) 738-4339
July
North Carolina, Mountains, Banner Elk
Event Name: Art On The Greene
Event Date: July 3 to July 5, 2015
July 3 1-7, July 4 10-5, July 5 11-4
Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, Banner Elk has been attracting visitors for
outdoor activities for 150 years. Summer residents and visitors to Banner Elk have been enjoying the
shopping experiences offered at our Arts Shows for ten years and have come to expect good quality
and variety.
Event Location: Historic Banner Elk School, 185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.townofbannerelk.org
Company: Art On The Greene
Web: www.townofbannerelk.org (828) 898-5398
Contact: Kimberly Tufts, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 387-0581
July
North Carolina, Mountains, Robbinsville
Event Name: Music on the Square - Friday Nights
Event Date: July through August 21, 2015
8:00 PM
Listen to a local band and dance on Main Street on Friday nights in Robbinsville. The Fontana
Ramblers and the Carolina Bluegrass Boys perform. Some seating is provided or bring your own lawn
chair.
Event Location: Courthouse Square, 12 North Main Street, Robbinsville, North Carolina 28771
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.grahamcounty.net
Company: Town of Robbinsville
Web: www.townofrobbinsville.com
Contact: Teresa Garland, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 479-3250
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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 ...
July
Ohio, Central, Kelleys Island
Event Name: Island Fest
Event Date: July 17 to 19, 2015
4pm Friday to 6pm Sunday
All for One and One for All is the theme for this year. Street dances
Event Location: Memorial Park, 112 Division St, Kelleys Island, Ohio 43438
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.kelleysislandchamber.com
Company: Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.Kelleysislandchamber.com
Contact: Jeni Hammond, Email: [email protected], Phone: (419) 746-2360
July
Ohio, Central, Kelleys Island
Event Name: Film Fest
Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015
Dusk
3 DaysAmerican Sniper, Pitch Perfect, Big Hero, Paddington, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and more
shown on a 60' outdoor screen. (Some shown inside for younger ages).
Event Location: Ball Diamond, Addison & Chappel, Kelleys Island, Ohio 43438
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.villagepumpki.com
Company: Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.Kelleysislandchamber.com
Contact: Jeni Hammond, Email: [email protected], Phone: (419) 746-2360
July
Ohio, Central, Sunbury
Event Name: 4th of July Celebration
Event Date: July 4, 2015
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Join us for a full day of fun with activities including: Antiques,Art & Crafts Fair, Freedom 5K Run/Walk,
Volleyball Tournament, 4th of July Parade, Columbus Saints Drum & Bugle Corp Performance, Hot Dog
Eating Contest, Community Cookout, KidZone and evening festivities with Fireworks, plus much more.
Event Location: Sunbury, 50 W Cherry Street, Sunbury, Ohio 43074
Admission: Most activites free
Full Event Information: http://business.sunburybigwalnutchamber.com/events/details/2015-fourthof-july- celebration-664
Company: Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.sunburybigwalnutchamber.com
Contact: Deb Jackson or Meg Howard, Email: [email protected], Phone: (740) 9652860
July
Ohio, Central, Westerville
Event Name: Westerville Area Chamber Music & Arts Festival
Event Date: July 11 and 12, 2015
July 11 10:00AM-7:00PM, July 12 10AM-5PM
42nd year for the Festival: 130 fine arts and craft exhibitors, 25 local artists, 2 stages of live
entertainment, youth entertainment and activities, silent auction, and youth art exhibit. 13
Concessionaires. Special performance 5-7:00PM Sat. July 11 with guitarist Rory Block.
Event Location: Everal Barn And Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville, Ohio 43081
Admission: 1
Full Event Information: www.westervillechamber.com/pages/MusicArtsFestival
Company: Wsesterville Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.westervillechamber.com/pages/MusicArtsFestival
Contact: Janet Tressler Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (614) 882-8917
July
Ohio, Central, Westerville
Event Name: Music and Arts Festival
Event Date: July 11 to 12
July 11 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. July 12 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For 41 years the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music & Arts Festival has been a summer
highlight for area residents.Today the Westerville Area Chamber Music & Arts Festival has grown to
accommodate more than 140 fine arts and craftspeople from around the country with an estimated
18,000 in attendance over the course of the weekend.
Event Location: Heritage Park & Everal Barn, 60 N. Cleveland Ave, Westerville, Ohio 43081
Admission: 1
Full Event Information: www.westervillechamber.com/pages/MusicArtsFestival
Company: Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.westervillechamber.com
Contact: Matt Lofy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (614) 882-8917
July
Ohio, Central, Westerville
Event Name: Music and Arts Festival
Event Date: July 11 to 12
July 11 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. July 12 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For 41 years the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music & Arts Festival has been a summer
highlight for area residents.Today the Westerville Area Chamber Music & Arts Festival has grown to
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accommodate more than 140 fine arts and craftspeople from around the country with an estimated
18,000 in attendance over the course of the weekend.
Event Location: Heritage Park & Everal Barn, 60 N. Cleveland Ave, Westerville, Ohio 43081
Admission: 1
Full Event Information: www.westervillechamber.com/pages/MusicArtsFestival
Company: Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.westervillechamber.com
Contact: Matt Lofy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (614) 882-8917
July
Ohio, Northwest, Elmore
Event Name: Great Gardens & 'S' Wine - A Pig Roast
Event Date: July 10, 2015
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Old fashioned pig roast with all the fixin's. Fine wine tasting included in donation. Other beverages
available for sale. Live dance music with Bourbon Street Band - rock, ryhthm & blues. Event sells out
early. Held in lower level gardens of 17 acre botanical garden. Unparalleled beauty in a unique
natural setting.
Event Location: Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River South Rd., Elmore, Ohio 43416
Admission: $60 Donation
Full Event Information: www.schedel-gardens.org
Company: Schedello Fine Arts & Music Festival
Web: www.schedello.org
Contact: Rod Noble, Email: [email protected], Phone: (419) 862-3182
July
Ohio, Southwest, Dayton
Event Name: Call to Duty: World War Posters
Event Date: July 4 to October 4, 2015
Tues-Wed 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thurs 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11
a.m. to 5 p.m; Sun 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
More than 70 original posters from World War I and World War II, by such greats of American
illustration as Howard Chandler Christy, James Montgomery Flagg, and Norman Rockwell, t ell the story
of the massive human efforts put forth during these twentieth-century global conflicts.
Event Location: The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio 45405
Admission: Adults: $14; Seniors, Students, Active Military: $11; Youth (Ages 7-17): $6; Members &
Children (6 & Under): Free
Full Event Information: www.daytonartinstitute.org/calltoduty
Company: The Dayton Art Institute
Web: www.daytonartinstitute.org (937) 223-4278
Contact: Eric Brockman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (937) 512-0142
July
Ohio, Southwest, Dayton
Event Name: Tears of Stone: Photographs by Jane Alden Stevens
Event Date: July 4 to October 4, 2015
Tues-Wed 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thurs 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11
a.m. to 5 p.m; Sun 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
In conjunction with Call to Duty: World War Posters, The DAI will present works by Cincinnati-based
photographer Jane Alden Stevens. Over the course of two years, Stevens photographed monuments,
cemeteries and battlegrounds upon which some of World War I’s bloodiest battles were waged.
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Event Location: The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio 45405
Admission: Adults: $14; Seniors, Students, Active Military: $11; Youth (Ages 7-17): $6; Members &
Children (6 & Under): Free
Full Event Information: www.daytonartinstitute.org/calltoduty
Company: The Dayton Art Institute
Web: www.daytonartinstitute.org (937) 223-4278
Contact: Eric Brockman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (937) 512-0142
July
Oklahoma, Northeast, Grove
Event Name: Arts, Crafts, Music & Cajun Festival
Event Date: July 4, 2015
9 am - 5 pm
This Cajun Festival, hosted by Jana Jae, is filled with Good Music, Good Food & Good Times. Dance to
the Cajun, music by the Louisiana band, Bayou Roots and other great entertainers. The Cajun food is
fabulous and there are lots of Arts & Crafts vendors. Come celebrate Independence Day and our
musical heritage with family & friends…Cajun Style.
Event Location: Grove Civic Center, 1720 S Main Street, Grove, Oklahoma 74344
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.grandlakefestivals.com
Company: Grand Lake Festivals, Inc
Web: www.grandlakefestivals.com
Contact: Kathleen Pixley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (918) 786-8896
July
Oklahoma, South Central, Oklahoma City
Event Name: Oklahoma Summer Bead & Jewelry Show
Event Date: July 10, 11, & 12, 2015
AKS Gem Shows is a bead & jewelry show open to the public featuring jewelry, beads, beading
supplies, pearls, findings, classes, and more. Show hours are 10 till 6 Fri & Sat, 10 till 4 Sunday.
Event Location: Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Wichita Walk, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73147
Admission: $5 For the weekend
Full Event Information: www.aksshow.com
Company: AKS Gem Shows
Web: www.aksshow.com
Contact: Bill Clift, Email: [email protected], Phone: (504) 265-8830
July
Oregon, Central, Bend
Event Name: Picnic in the Past
Event Date: July 7, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring a picnic dinner, blanket and enjoy the Thorn Hollow String Band in the Meadow.Enjoy an evening
of fun for the whole family with historical dance lessons, firearm demonstrations and games of old.
Event Location: High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Hwy 97, Bend, Oregon 97702
Admission: Members $3 per person, $10 per family, non-members $5 per person, $20 per family
Full Event Information: www.highdesertmuseum.org/picnic-past
Company: High Desert Museum
Web: www.highdesertmuseum.org
Contact: Damian Fagan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (382) 475-4300
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July
Oregon, Central, Bend
Event Name: Art of the West
Event Date: July 31 to August 29, 2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This juried art show attracts well-known artists from around the country. Proceeds of the silent
auction support the Museum's educational programs.
Event Location: High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Hwy 97, Bend, Oregon 97702
Admission: Members $3 per person, $10 per family, non-members $5 per person, $20 per family
Full Event Information: www.highdesertmuseum.org
Company: High Desert Museum
Web: www.highdesertmuseum.org
Contact: Damian Fagan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (382) 475-4300
July
Oregon, Central, Bend
Event Name: Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge, Shared Science
Event Date: July 5-August 2, 2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science, a new exhibition developed by The Oregon
Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), features inspiring stories of ecological restoration from four
Indigenous communities.
Event Location: High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Hwy 97, Bend, Oregon 97702
Admission: Members free, adults $15, ages 65+ $12, ages 5-12 $9, ages 4 and younger free
Full Event Information: www.highdesertmuseum.org
Company: High Desert Museum
Web: www.highdesertmuseum.org
Contact: Damian Fagan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (382) 475-4300
July
Oregon, Portland Area, Mcminnville
Event Name: Yamhill County Fair
Event Date: July 29 to August 1, 2015
10 am to 11 pm
Oregon's Oldest County Fair featuring concerts by Lonestar, Joe Nichols, Aaron Tippin and Warrant. All
entertainment included with admission - concerts, rodeo, demo derby and more. Preferred concert
seating for only $7 in addition to admission. Great food, carnival and vendors. 4-H and FFA exhibits
including youth livestock auction.
Event Location: , 2070 NE Lafayette Ave., Mcminnville, Oregon 97128
Admission: $10 Daily adult, $20 season adult; $5 daily child 5-12, $7.50 season child 5-12, children free
until 3 pm daily; admission includes all entertainment; concert seating is $7
Full Event Information: www.co.yamhill.or.us/fair
Company: Yamhill County Fairgrounds
Web: www.co.yamhill.or.us/fair (503) 434-7524
Contact: Lana Drew, Email: [email protected], Phone: (503) 434-7524
July
Oregon, Portland Area, Tualatin
Event Name: ArtSplash Art Show and Sale
Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015
July 24 - noon to 9pm, July 25 - 11am to 9pm, July 26 - 10am to 4pm
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The 20th annual ArtSplash Art Show and Sale features northwest artists showcasing their talents in
watercolor, acrylics, photography, oil, jewelry, ceramics and more. Join us for concerts on Friday and
Saturday night and kids' activities Saturday and Sunday.
Event Location: Lake Of The Commons, 8325 SW Nyberg Street, Tualatin, Oregon 97062
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.tualatinoregon.gov/search/apachesolr_search/ArtSplash
Company: City of Tualatin
Web: www.tualatinoregon.gov
Contact: Heidi Marx, Email: [email protected], Phone: (503) 691-3076
July
Oregon, Portland Area, Wilsonville
Event Name: Dinger Carole
Event Date: July 11, 2015
12-6 PM
2nd Saturday Wine Tasting at the Vineyard. Join us the 2nd Saturday of each month through October
for wine tasting at our beautiful Vineyard Estate. Bring a picnic and enjoy the view.
Event Location: Terra Vina Wines Wilsonville Vineyard, 33750 SW Ladd Hill Road, Wilsonville, Oregon
97070
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: www.terravinawines.com/event?eventTitle=mcminnville- closed-7%2f107%2f11-vineyard-open-saturday-july-11%21--1401580883--28
Company: Terra Vina Wines
Web: www.TerraVinaWines.com
Contact: Carole Dinger, Email: [email protected], Phone: (503) 925-0712
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Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Event Date: Now through 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 ...
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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 ...
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Pennsylvania, Homestead, Event Date: Applications due by 3pm on July 31, 2015
Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Kicks Off New Mini-Grant Funding Round
The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, in conjunction with the PA Department of Conservation
& Natural Resources, announces that applications are now available for the 2015 Mini-Grant
Program. To be considered for a 2015 grant, completed applications must be uploaded by 3:00 pm
on July 31, 2015. Paper applications will not be accepted. The on-line application is available at
www.riversofsteel.com/about/grants. Applicants to the grant program ...
July
Pennsylvania, Allegheny Forest, Bellefonte
Event Name: Chinese Calligraphy Demonstrations at the Bellefonte Art Museum
Event Date: July 5, 2015
1 - 4:30 p.m
Calligraphy for adults in the main gallery and calligraphy lessons for kids in the Creativity Center.
Demonstrations & the class taught by Yingying Ding and Yahui Tang, teachers vis iting Bellefonte
Schools from China. Their visit is arranged by the Confucius Institute of the University of Pittsburgh,
the Confucius Classroom of Berks County and the Bellefonte Area.
Event Location: Bellefonte Art Museum For Centre County, 133 N. Allegheny Street, Bellefonte,
Pennsylvania 16823
Admission: Free
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Company: Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County
Web: www.bellefontemuseum.org
Contact: Lori Fisher, Gallery Manager, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 355-4280
July
Pennsylvania, Allegheny Forest, Bellefonte
Event Name: First Sunday at the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County
Event Date: July 5, 2015
1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Join us July 5th from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m as we continue to celebrate our summer project: International
Happy Valley - A World of Art" First Sunday celebrations include Opening Reception
Event Location: Bellefonte Art Museum For Centre County, 133 N. Allegheny Street, Bellefonte,
Pennsylvania 16823
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.bellefontemuseum.org/events/exhibits/?exhibit-type=Current
July
Pennsylvania, Allegheny Forest, Franklin
Event Name: Monthly Mini-Event: Trevor Runco
Event Date: July 19, 2015
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Trevor Runco will present a program of music on the Knabe Grand Piano.
Event Location: Debene Antique Music World, 1261 Liberty Street, Franklin, Pennsylvania 16323
Admission: Free
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Company: DeBence Antique Music World
Web: www.debencemusicworld.com
Contact: Mary Nicklin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 432-8350
July
Pennsylvania, Laurel Highlands, Ebensburg
Event Name: Movie in the Park
Event Date: July 10, 2015
Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy a free movie in the park.
Event Location: , Veterans Park, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Ebensburg Main Street Partnership
Web: www.ebensburgmainstreet.com
Contact: Danea Koss, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 472-8414
July
Pennsylvania, Laurel Highlands, Ebensburg
Event Name: Downtown Shutdown
Event Date: July 24, 2015
The band will be set up in the intersection of High & Center Streets under the street light. Be sure to
bring your chairs, blankets, and beverages.
Event Location: Downtown Ebensburg, , Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.ebensburgmainstreet.com/events/downtown- shutdown.html
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Company: Ebensburg Main Street Partnership
Web: www.ebensburgmainstreet.com
Contact: Danea Koss, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 472-8414
July
Pennsylvania, Laurel Highlands, Ebensburg
Event Name: Ebensburg Homecoming
Event Date: July 25, 2015
Every July, the community gets together to celebrate the summer months and welcome former
Ebensburg residents home. The celebration consists of many different events and gets bigger and
better every year.
Event Location: Lake Rowena, , Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.ebensburgmainstreet.com/events/homecoming.html
Company: Ebensburg Main Street Partnership
Web: www.ebensburgmainstreet.com
Contact: Danea Koss, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 472-8414
July
Pennsylvania, Laurel Highlands, Ebensburg
Event Name: Farmers' Market
Event Date: July 11 to September 19, 2015 (Every Saturday)
The Market is held every Saturday, from 9 a.m. - noon in Penn Eben Park. The Market features local
growers and their produce, as well as, other homemade goodies.
Event Location: Penn Eben Park, West High Street, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.ebensburgmainstreet.com/events/farmers_market.html
Company: Ebensburg Main Street Partnership
Web: www.ebensburgmainstreet.com
Contact: Danea Koss, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 472-8414
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Alburtis
Event Name: Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society Summer Open House
Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015
10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day
The Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society has displays and photographs of our local history. During the
open house we will also offer a tour of the Thomas Iron Works at Lock Ridge. The tours will be offered
at noon and 3:00 pm, weather pending. Please wear comfortable shoes. Light refreshments will be
served. This event is free, but donations always appreciated.
Event Location: Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society Headquarters, 407 Franklin Street, Alburtis,
Pennsylvania 18011
Admission: Free - donations accepted
Full Event Information: www.alhs18011.org
Company: Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society
Web: www.alhs18011.org
Contact: Kevin Shoemaker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (484) 366-9987
July
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Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Bethlehem
Event Name: Blueberry Festival
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
The popular Historic Bethlehem Dessert Tent will once again feature homemade blueberry pies,
delicious strudel, coffee cake and creamy all-natural vanilla ice cream swirled with blueberry
variegate—made exclusively for the Blueberry Festival. Live music and local group performances will
be sure to offer something for everyone in the family.
Event Location: Burnsdie Plantation, 1461 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
Admission: Combo tasting & admission ticket: $20 general admission ticket:$8.00
Full Event Information: http://historicbethlehem.org/event/blueberry-festival
Company: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
Web: www.Historicbethlehem.org
Contact: Morgan Harris, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 882-0450
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr
Event Name: Annual Beekeeping & Honey Harvest Festival
Event Date: July 25th 2015
11AM - 1PM
Learn about the important honeybee. Try on a beesuit and visit the beehives in our apiary. Watch as
liquid gold" is harvested from the honeycombs. Children welcome and educators from our local
environmental education center will be here with activities for younger folks. Reservations required.
Phone reservations are preferred over e-mail due to weather considerations."
Event Location: 1704 Harriton House & Park, 500 Harriton Road, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.HarritonHouse.org/events.htm
Company: HarritonAssociation
Web: www.HarritonHouse.org
Contact: Bruce Gill, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 525-0201
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Eagles Mere
Event Name: 41st Annual Summer Antiques Market
Event Date: July 11, 2015
9AM to 4PM
One of a kind antique items for sale on the village green with great food and live music!
Event Location: Eagles Mere's Village Green, Eagles Mere Avenue, Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania 17731
Admission: $5; 12 & Under Free
Full Event Information: http://visithistoriceaglesmere.com/events-on-the-green
Company: Eagles Mere Green Events
Web: http://visithistoriceaglesmere.com/events-on-the-green
Contact: Kristin Montgomery, Email: [email protected], Phone: (570) 525-3370
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Event Name: Summer Yoga Class & Picnic
Event Date: July 7, 2015
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Spend a summer evening connecting with nature and centering your mind. Blue Banyan Yoga
founder Sophie Simpson will guide you through an hour of outdoor yoga. Afterwards, enjoy a picnic
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and watch the sun set and enjoy a BYO picnic – we’ll provide dessert. Pre-registration required. Call
215-482-7300, x110 to register.
Event Location: Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/summer-yoga-class-picnic
Company: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Web: www.schuylkillcenter.org (215) 482-7300
Contact: Anna Lehr Mueser, Email: [email protected], Phone: (215) 482-7300
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Event Name: Monarchs, Swallowtails & More: An Annual Butterfly Count1
Event Date: July 9, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A summer tradition returns as we count the butterflies flying through our fields. Become a citizenscientist while learning the life histories of monarchs, swallowtails, and cabbage whites. The data we
collect will go into our 50th anniversary time capsule. Butterfly watchers of all levels welcome,
especially beginners.
Event Location: Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/monarchs-swallowtails-more-an-annualbutterfly-count
Company: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Web: www.schuylkillcenter.org (215) 482-7300
Contact: Anna Lehr Mueser, Email: [email protected], Phone: (215) 482-7300
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Event Name: A Midsummer Nature’s Dream: Art & the Summer Solstice
Event Date: July 11, 2015
11:00am - 2:00pm
How does art that idealizes nature change the way we see the world? University of the Arts lecturer
Cristine Larson will talk about nature in art. She’ll start with 17th – 19th century romantic art then
consider a 21st century aesthetic of nature. We’ll go outside and make our own art.
Event Location: Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
Admission: 15
Full Event Information: www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/a-midsummer-natures-dream-art-thesummer-solstice
Company: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Web: www.schuylkillcenter.org (215) 482-7300
Contact: Anna Lehr Mueser, Email: [email protected], Phone: (215) 482-7300
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Event Name: Tall Trees Nature Playscape Playdate
Event Date: July 18, 2015
10:00am - 12:00pm
Come for fun in our natural playscape to explore the mud kitchen, play on the music wall, and more as
you and your children enjoy the wonders of the outdoors while meeting other families. For ages 3 and
up (children must be accompanied by an adult).
Event Location: Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
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Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/tall-trees-nature-playscape-playdate-2
Company: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Web: www.schuylkillcenter.org (215) 482-7300
Contact: Anna Lehr Mueser, Email: [email protected], Phone: (215) 482-7300
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Event Name: Local Plant Dyeing Hike: Foraging & Extracting Color
Event Date: July 17 to 18, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00pm (July 17), 10:00am - 3:00pm (July 18)
Learn to use plants to produce natural dyes. Elissa Meyers and Mira Adornetto of BLUEREDYELLOW
will lead a two-part workshop about natural dyeing. The series starts with a hike to collect plants. On
day two we’ll talk about the history of these plants and dye fabrics with the collected material. Bring a
lunch on Saturday. Pre- registration required.
Event Location: Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
Admission: Both sessions: $75
Full Event Information: www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/local-plant-dyeing-foraging-extractingcolor-hike
Company: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Web: www.schuylkillcenter.org (215) 482-7300
Contact: Anna Lehr Mueser, Email: [email protected], Phone: (215) 482-7300
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Phoenixville
Event Name: Women's Self Defense Training
Event Date: July 11 & 12
5-Jan
You will learn to identify risks that may increase your vulnerability to attack and proactive strategies to
prevent attack. You will challenge personal beliefs and perceptions that affect your ability to defend
yourself in the event of an assault. You will learn self-defense empowerment, responses and defenses
to attack.
Event Location: Mindful Body & Soul, 321 Bridge St, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460
Admission: $100/$150
Full Event Information: https://www.wellnessinharmony.com/Workshops.html
Company: Wellness in Harmony LLC
Web: https://www.wellnessinharmony.com/Workshops.html
Contact: Linda Dieffenbach, Email: [email protected], Phone: 4843540499
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, South Tamaqua
Event Name: Reiki in the Gardens
Event Date: July 6, 2015
We have 3 healing tables that are spaced for privacy, all beside the babbling brook at the bottom of
Stonehedge's waterfall. Enjoy a healing session that can create a sensation as though you are floating
on the clouds. All of this combined with Reiki healing provide maximum healing benefits for your
greatest and highest good of all concerned.
Event Location: Stonehedge Gardens, 51 Dairy Road, South Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252
Admission: $30 / $50
Full Event Information: www.stonehedgegardens.org/reiki-in-the-garden.html
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Company: Purple Sage Healing / Stonehedge Gardens
Web: www.stonehedgegardens.org/reiki-in-the-garden.html
Contact: Mareen Thomas-Norman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 270-9445
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, South Tamaqua
Event Name: Dinner with a Psychic - with reader Jennifer Riggleman
Event Date: July 19, 2015
Included: A full course meal, 15 minute personal reading, a fun time with like minded people.
Reservations Required. 15 person limit. These readers have a following so don't hesitate, when making
your reservation.
Event Location: Stonehedge Gardens, 51 Dairy Road, South Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252
Admission: $35 / $45
Full Event Information: www.purplesagehealing.com/dinner-with-a-psychic-2015.html
Company: Purple Sage Healing / Stonehedge Gardens
Web: www.purplesagehealing.com/dinner-with-a-psychic-2015.html
Contact: Mareen Thomas-Norman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 270-9445
July
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Wyomissing
Event Name: Tough as Nails Women & Teen Girls Self Defense Course"
Event Date: July 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 and 30 (Mondays and Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:15 PM
Learn concepts and skills to help you develop important and empowering self protection strategies in
this popular and successful eight-week series for women and teen girls. The course offers hands-on
learning, practice and reinforcement of effective and easy-to- remember self-defense techniques along
with the use of state-of-the-art equipment to help reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim of an
attack.
Event Location: Body Zone Sports And Wellness Complex Agility Room - Second Floor, 3103 Papermill
Rd., Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 19610
Admission: Members of body zone $125; non-members $140
Full Event Information: http://bodyzonesports.com/wellnesscenter/wellness-the- studio-selfdefense.html
Company: CFF Promotions
Web: www.crossfirefitness.net (610) 858-2735
Contact: Troy Reppert, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 334-2304
July
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Kittanning
Event Name: Fort Armstrong Folk Festival
Event Date: July 30 to August 2, 2015
44th Annual Festival, held along the banks of the Allegheny River. Featuring all handmade arts &
crafts, historical demonstrations, music and entertainment on 2 stages, fantastic festival food, vehicle
displays, Fireworks on Saturday night, Vietnam Veterans Tribute on Sunday, kids activities, petting zoo,
and much more.
Event Location: Kittanning Riverfront Park, Kittanning Riverfront Park, Kittanning, Pennsylvania 16201
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.armstrongfestival.com
Company: Fort Armstrong Folk Festival
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Web: www.armstrongfestival.com
Contact: Jessica Coil, Email: [email protected], Phone: (724) 543-6363
July
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pa
Event Name: Ellwood City Arts,Crafts,Food & Entertainment Festival
Event Date: July 3 to 5, 2015
11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
The festival is located on the grounds of Ellwood City’s Ewing Park and is easily accessible for local
residents as well as visitors attending from afar. Our festival is host to a wide variety of handmade
arts, crafts, different foods and beverage booths as well. A special children’s area is sure to delight
your little ones.
Event Location: Ewing Park, Ewing Park, Pa, Pennsylvania 16117
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.ellwood-city-festival.net
Company: Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ellwoodchamber.org
Contact: Lori Hilliard, Email: [email protected], Phone: (724) 758-5501
July
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Event Name: Night in the Tropics
Event Date: July 11, 2015
7:00PM-11:00PM
Let the spicy flavor and heart pounding rhythm of a sultry Latin night take you away during the
National Aviary's signature fundraiser. Dance to a live salsa band and be amazed during free-flight
bird shows. Enjoy drinks and fare from 30 of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants all included in your ticket.
Event Location: National Aviary, 700 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
Admission: $75 General admission, $125 vip, $60 group rate (6+)
Full Event Information: www.showclix.com/event/NightintheTropics
Company: National Aviary
Web: www.aviary.org (412) 323-7235
Contact: Robin Weber, Email: [email protected], Phone: (412) 258-9435
July
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Waynesburg
Event Name: 2nd Annual Motor Madness Benefit Car Show
Event Date: July 18th, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Custom car show featuring all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles. All proceeds will
benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. At 3:00 p.m., the cars will participate in the Rev Up for a Cause".
Full concession stand featuring the historic "Jimmy's Lunch" hotdog. Dash plaques to the first 150 cars
Event Location: Waynesburg Central High School, 30 Zimmerman Drive, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
15370
Admission: Registration fee $10 per car, spectators free
Full Event Information: www.stangalley.com
Company: Mason-Dixon Crew
Web: stangalley.com
Contact: Melody Longstreth, Email: [email protected], Phone: (724) 998-2386
July
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Pennsylvania, Pocono Mountains, East Stroudsburg
Event Name: Shawnee Fireworks Display
Event Date: July 3, 2015
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is holding its annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks
Display, which benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company. Bring your own chair or blankets for
great slopeside seating. There will be an outdoor DJ, Uncle Sam Stilt Walker, Mark Clark’s “All American
Magic Show” and various food & craft vendors.
Event Location: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301
Admission: $10 Per car load
Full Event Information: http://bit.ly/OYMJFa
Company: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Web: www.shawneemt.com (570) 421-7231
Contact: Jim Tust, Email: [email protected], Phone: (570) 421-7231
July
Pennsylvania, Pocono Mountains, Stroudsburg
Event Name: Poconos' Wurst Festival
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
The Poconos' Wurst Festival is back with even more wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and brews.
With both Polish and German themes, the event will feature 3 stages of music, traditional costumed
dance performances, pig and “hot dog” races, ethnic craft vendors, new “Bier Stein Olympics.”
Event Location: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301
Admission: $15 For adults - $12 for child (5-12) - 4 and under are free
Full Event Information: http://bit.ly/PoconosWurst
Company: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Web: http://bit.ly/PoconosWurst (570) 421-7231
Contact: Jim Tust, Email: [email protected], Phone: (570) 421-7231
July
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Event Name: Discovering Chestnut Hill: Rural Village to Philadelphia Neighborhood
Event Date: July, August, September, October, November, December, Ongoing Monday-Friday 9-5,
Saturday 11-4
Come discover the expansive and unique 300 year history of Chestnut Hill in the community's first
ever comprehensive exhibition. Visitors will learn how Chestnut Hill evolved from a small farming and
milling village, to an artery for trade and commerce into Philadelphia, to a thriving urban
neighborhood.
Event Location: The Chestnut Hill Historical Society, 8708 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania 19118
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chhist.org
Company: Chestnut Hill Historical Society
Web: www.chhist.org (215) 247-0417
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (215) 247-0417
July
South Carolina, Coast, Hilton Head Island
Event Name: Artists of Indigo Run
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Event Date: July - Through July 19, 2015
9:00 am to 4:40 Monday through Sat. 11 - 3 on Sunday
A variety of new 2D and 3D art works. The show features watercolors, oils, acrylics, basketry,
sculpture, photography and fiber arts. Many vivid and lively works will be on display including
abstracts, landscapes and still life.
Event Location: Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
29926
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.coastaldiscovery.org
Company: Coastal Discovery Museum
Web: www.coastaldiscovery.org (843) 689-6767
Contact: Robin Swift, Email: [email protected], Phone: (843) 689-6767
July
South Carolina, Coast, Hilton Head Island
Event Name: An Eye for History, Visions of Honey Horn
Event Date: July 23 to August 31, 2015
9 am until 4:30 pm Monday through Sat. 11-3 on Sunday
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Coastal Discovery Museum will host an exhibition that reveals
Honey Horn's beauty, history, and heritage as seen by a wide variety of artists.
Event Location: Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
29926
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.coastaldiscovery.org
Company: Coastal Discovery Museum
Web: www.coastaldiscovery.org (843) 689-6767
Contact: Robin Swift, Email: [email protected], Phone: (843) 689-6767
July
South Carolina, Coast, Myrtle Beach
Event Name: Craftsmen's Summer Classic Art & Craft Festival - 33rd Annual
Event Date: July 31 to August 2, 2015
Meet hundreds of talented artists & craftspeople from across the nation. There is something for every
style, taste & budget with thousands of choices from traditional to contemporary, functional to
whimsical & decorative to fun & funky. Visit with the actual artisans as you br owse the booths for
those one-of-a-kind treasures found only at the Craftsmen's Classics.
Event Location: Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
Admission: $8/Adult, $1/child (6-12) admission good all 3 days - discount coupons online & in papers
Full Event Information: www.gilmoreshows.com/craftsmens_classics_myrtle_summer.shtml
Company: Gilmore Enterprises, Inc.
Web: www.GilmoreShows.com (336) 282-5550
Contact: Carly Gilmore, Email: [email protected], Phone: (336) 207-1143
July
South Carolina, Coastal, Bluffton
Event Name: Quilt Block Design
Event Date: July 1, 2015
10 am - 11 am
Come out to the Heyward House and design your own quilt block using patterns from the 19th
Century. This program is open to adults and children (over 5). Reservations are required for this event,
due to limited space. Please call to make a reservations or to inquire further.
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Event Location: Heyward House Historic Center, Po Box 742, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
Admission: $ 4 Per Child, $8 Per Adult
Full Event Information: www.heywardhouse.org
Company: Heyward House Historic Center
Web: www.heywardhouse.org
Contact: Alyssa Krob, Email: [email protected], Phone: (843) 757-6293
July
South Carolina, Coastal, Bluffton
Event Name: Candle-Making Class
Event Date: July 15, 2015
10 am - 11 am
The Heyward House is offering a workshop to show how candles were made during the 19th Century.
Participants will be able to keep the candle that they make during the workshop. This program is open
to adults and children (over 5). Reservations are required.
Event Location: Heyward House Historic Center, 70 Boundary Street, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
Admission: $6 Per Child, $8 Per Adult
Full Event Information: www.heywardhouse.org
Company: Heyward House Historic Center
Web: www.heywardhouse.org
Contact: Alyssa Krob, Email: [email protected], Phone: (843) 757-6293
July
South Carolina, Coastal, Bluffton
Event Name: Historic Scavenger Hunt
Event Date: July 29, 2015
10 am - 11 am
Explore the Heyward House by participating in an indoor scavenger hunt. The scavenger hunt is based
on the history of the house, town, and state. This program is open to adults and children (over 5).
Reservations are required.
Event Location: Heyward House Historic Center, 70 Boundary Street, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
Admission: $2 Per Child, $4 Per Adult
Full Event Information: www.heywardhouse.org
Company: Heyward House Historic Center
Web: www.heywardhouse.org
Contact: Alyssa Krob, Email: [email protected], Phone: (843) 757-6293
July
South Carolina, Upcountry, Fountain Inn
Event Name: Cruise-In for School Supplies
Event Date: July 18, 2015
9:00am-1:00pm
Collecting school supplies for Generation Group Home for boys. Bring your classic ride, listen to great
music from memory lane, free food gift cards to 1st 100 classic cars bringing school supplies.
Event Location: Bojangles, 200 McCarter Road, Fountain Inn, South Carolina 29644
Admission: Free, but we ask you to bring school supplies
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Company: Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.FountainInnChamber.org
Contact: Executive Assistant, Email: [email protected], Phone: (864) 862-2586
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South Dakota, Black Hills, Custer
Event Name: Gold Discovery Days
Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015
Family fun with Arts and Crafts Festival, Parade, Bed races, Kids Gold Nugget hunt and stick horse
rodeo, Inflatables and a car show. Other activities, quilt show, flower show, YMCA activities and
Fireman's Ball. Also enjoy all the attractions in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Event Location: , 4th and Mt. Rushmore Road, Custer, South Dakota 57730
Admission: Festival
Full Event Information: www.golddiscoverydays.com
Company: Custer Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.golddiscoverydays.com (605) 431-8392
Contact: Amber Stover, Email: [email protected], Phone: (605) 673-2244
July
South Dakota, Black Hills, Edgemont
Event Name: Fall River County Fair
Event Date: July 29, 30, 31, August 1, 2015
Event Location: Fall River County Fairgrounds, A Street, Edgemont, South Dakota 57735
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.fallrivercountyfair.com
Company: Edgegmont Chamber
Web: www.edgemont-sd.com
Contact: Karen White, Email: [email protected], Phone: (605) 662-5900
July
South Dakota, Black Hills, Edgemont
Event Name: Redneck Rally
Event Date: July 3, 4, 5th, 2015
Mud drags, tractor pull, mud volleyball, truck pulls, ATV course.
Event Location: , Mud Hill Road, Edgemont, South Dakota 57735
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.redneck-rally.com
Company: Edgegmont Chamber
Web: www.edgemont-sd.com
Contact: Karen White, Email: [email protected], Phone: (605) 662-5900
July
South Dakota, Black Hills, Keystone
Event Name: A Monumental Independence Day Celebration
Event Date: July 3, 2015
12:00pm-5:00pm
What better place to celebrate our nation's freedom than the home of Mount Rushmore?. Join us for
an old time town social, live music, and family friendly activities including a live chainsaw carving
demonstration and a magician.
Event Location: , 609 HWY 16A, Keystone, South Dakota 57751
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.keystonechamber.com
Company: Keystone Chamber of Commerce
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Contact: Dolsee Davenport, Email: [email protected], Phone: (605) 666-4896
July
South Dakota, Southeast, Madison
Event Name: Mart in the Park
Event Date: July 25, 2015
9:00-3:00
8th Annual Mart in the Park held during Madison Discovery Day. Food, children's activities, live music,
and vendors fill the park. Sponsored by Madison Christian School.
Event Location: Public Library Park, 209 E Center St, Madison, South Dakota 57042
Admission: Food
Full Event Information: www.madisonchristianschoolsd.com
Company: Madison Christian School
Web: www.madisonchristianschoolsd.com (605) 427-0109
Contact: Melissa Miller, Email: [email protected], Phone: (605) 480-2839
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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 ...
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Switzerland, Gruyères, Event Date: July 1 to September 30
Tiny Switzerland is Big on Mountain Scenery and Great Cheese: Cheese, Chocolate, and the
Scenic Alps Tour
To showcase both the great cheeses of Switzerland, and the spectacular mountain scenery of the
Alps, one American tour company with over 30 years of experience in the Alps, leads gourmet tours
in Switzerland. Alpenwild, the premier provider tours in the Swiss Alps, offers summer tours that
capture both the gastronomic delights and the scenic wonder of glaciers and high alpine peaks, all
made easily accessible by cogwheel railways, funiculars, and mountain cableways. The nine-day
July
Tennessee, Waynesboro
Event Name: Stage 64 Inaugural Concert
Event Date: July 3, 2015
6pm to Midnight
Waynesboro's own Mark Collie will headline the annual celebration with Grassfire, The Howells and
others to perform during the event. Fireworks show begins at 9:30 pm.
Event Location: Waynesboro City Park, 100 Donahoe Drive, Waynesboro, Tennessee 38485
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.waynecountychamber.org/events
Company: Wayne County Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.waynecountychamber.org
Contact: Rena Purdy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (931) 722-3575
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Tennessee, Pigeon Forge, Event Date: Openning June 12, 2015
New Zombie Attraction Opens at the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center in Pigeon
Forge, TN
The Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center in Pigeon Forge has opened its newest thrill
attraction Outbreak – Dread the Undead, according to Tej Sundher of Kuvera Partners. The year round haunted attraction joins the Hollywood Wax Museum, Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, and Castle of
Chaos at the hilltop site on Showplace at Parkway. Outbreak offers a high energy, thrill-a-minute
haunted walk-through experience filled with hordes of the undead. The ...
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Tennessee, Central, Franklin
Event Name: Kinekt 2015: Being Human in a Connected World.
Event Date: July 8 to 9, 2015
3pm - 6pm on the 8th, all day on the 9th.
We all have an audience, but creating a human connection between your brand and your audience is
tough. Join us for Kinekt. It’s more than a conference. Kinekt is a gathering for professionals who want
to learn how to be more effective in their social media and digital marketing.
Event Location: The Factory At Franklin (Jamison Hall), 230 Franklin Road, Franklin, Tennessee 37064
Admission: $79 Early registration, $99 registration after june 19th, 2015
Full Event Information: www.kinekt.tv
Company: Kinekt
Web: www.kinekt.tv (615) 807-0268
Contact: Josh Collins, Email: [email protected], Phone: (615) 260-1021
July
Tennessee, Central, Murfreesboro
Event Name: Celebrate Independence at Oaklands
Event Date: July 3, 2015
11:00 - 3:00pm
Enjoy live music featuring Bonnie and Bonnie while the children play 19th century lawn games or
even take a tour of the mansion from one of our fantastic guides who bring history to life.
Event Location: Oaklands Historic House Museum, 901 North Maney Avenue, Murfreesboro,
Tennessee 37130
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Oaklands Historic House Museum
Web: www.oaklandmuseum.org (615) 893-0022
Contact: Raina van Setter, Email: [email protected], Phone: 615-809-4776
July
Tennessee, Central, Murfreesboro
Event Name: Extended Tour Hours at Oaklands Historic House Museum
Event Date: July 10 and 11, 2015
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Uncle Dave Macon Days, A World Famous Music Festival In Celebration Of Murfreesboro’s Own Dixie
Dewdrop. “Uncle Dave Macon Days, a world famous music festival in celebration of Murfreesboro’s
own Dixie Dewdrop. “We are so excited to have Uncle Dave Macon Days, such an important part of our
community’s heritage. We welcome everyone to come to Oaklands or see where our wonderful town
all began,” said James Manning, Director of Oakland Historic House Museum. In celebration of Uncle
Dave Macon Days, Oakland Historic House Museum will be open for extended hours on July 10th and
11th from 10am to 10pm.
Event Location: Oaklands Historic House Museum, 901 North Maney Avenue, Murfreesboro,
Tennessee 37130
Admission: $15 For Adults, $6 For Students, $6 For Children, 6 And Under For Free
Full Event Information: www.oaklandsmuseum.org
Company: Oaklands Historic House Museum
Web: www.oaklandmuseum.org (615) 893-0022
Contact: Raina van Setter, Email: [email protected], Phone: 615-809-4776
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Tennessee, Central, Nashville
Event Name: MAFIAoZA’s Music City Brewer's Festival
Event Date: July 25, 2015; 12pm-4pm and 6pm-10pm
The 14th Annual Music City Brewer’s Fest is one of the biggest and best beer festivals in the country. It
is an opportunity to sample some of the most respected brews from over 40 local, regional, national,
and imported breweries.
Event Location: , Walk of Fame Park, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Admission: Friday night vip - $75 + tax; all access vip - $600 + tax; session a - $39 ($49 at the door) +
tax; session b - $59 ($69 at the door) + tax
Full Event Information: www.musiccitybrewersfest.com/index.html
Company: iHeart Media
Web: www.iheartmedianashville.com (615) 664-2400
Contact: Candace Price, Email: [email protected], Phone: (615) 664-2484
July
Tennessee, Central, Manchester Village
Event Name: The 5 Browns
Event Date: July 28, 2015
Back by popular demand- one night only. The 5 Browns in concert. 5 Siblings plus 5 Steinways equals
musical genius. 7:30pm Call NPA, Ltd. to reserve your seats. VISA, MC and checks accepted.
Event Location: Arkell Pavilion, Southern Vt Arts Center, Manchester Village, Manchester Village,
Vermont 5254
Admission: 45
Full Event Information: www.northshireperformingarts.org
Company: Northshire Performing Arts, Ltd.
Web: www.northshireperformingarts.org
Contact: Paula Albertsson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 867-4146
July
Tennessee, East, Bristol
Event Name: Border Bash Concert Series - Ian Thomas and the Band of Drifters AND Bill and
the Bells
Event Date: July 4, 2015
Birthplace of Country Music and community partners Believe in Bristol proudly host Border Bash, a
free summer concert series held annually in Historic Downtown Bristol, TN/VA. The event takes place
in the 400 and 500 blocks of State Street and features children's activities, arts, crafts, and food
vendors, and great live music from artists scheduled to play Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in
September.
Event Location: 400 And 500 Blocks Of State Street, Downtown Bristol TN/VA, Bristol, Tennessee
37620
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Company: BCM
Web: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Contact: Kim Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (423) 573-4898
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Tennessee, East, Bristol
Event Name: Border Bash Concert Series – Appleseed Collective AND Blank Range
Event Date: July 17, 2015
Birthplace of Country Music and community partners Believe in Bristol proudly host Border Bash, a
free summer concert series held annually in Historic Downtown Bristol, TN/VA. The event features
children's activities, arts, crafts, and food vendors, and great live music from artists scheduled to play
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in September.
Event Location: 400 And 500 Blocks Of State Street, Downtown Bristol TN/VA, Bristol, Tennessee
37620
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Company: BCM
Web: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Contact: Kim Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (423) 573-4898
July
Tennessee, East, Clinton
Event Name: Independance Day Celebration & Anvil Shoot
Event Date: July 4, 2015
Celebrate July 4th with the explosion of sound that pioneers would have heard thunder through the
hills when they would shoot the anvil" to acknowledge the nation’s Independence. Today
Event Location: Museum Of Appalachia, 2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, Tennessee 37716
Admission: Admission charged; free for members
Full Event Information: www.museumofappalachia.org
Company: Museum of Appalachia
Web: www.museumofappalachia.org
Contact: Jane Kirk or Kate Campbell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (865) 4947680
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Texas, Sealy, Event Date: July 10-11, 2015
Sealybration 2015 Adds Wine Garden, Expands Entertainment Line-Up, Sealy, Texas
The Sealy Community Foundation brings first-class entertainment and family fun to Sealy’s 7th
Annual Sealybration on July 10-11, at the Business & Professional Women's Park Pavilion (1008 Main
St.), Sealy, TX . Country singer and songwriter Earl Thomas Conley and Texas music artist Jody Booth
will headline the entertainment line-up Saturday with five top notch performers starting Friday
including Larry Joe Taylor and Max Stalling. A wine tasting garden featuring local wineries and ...
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Texas, Houston, Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015
Captain Kirk Rockets Comic Con in Houston to Warp Speed
Legendary sci-fi icon William Shatner has been confirmed for Space City Comic Con on July 24 to 26
at the NRG Center, One NRG Park, Houston, Texas. Star Trek's original “Capt. James T. Kirk” himself
takes command as the host of celebrities from the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and pop
culture, from film, television, comics, games, literature, and art. Exhibitors will fill NRG Center with
collectibles, comics, original art, props, toys, models, games, and more, while stars of Cosplay and
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Texas, North Richland Hills
Event Name: Girls Night Out
Event Date: July 17 to July 17, 2015
The hottest shopping night in the area. Ladies pamper yourselves with super fabulous finds from local
business owners as you indulge on amazing food and cocktails...all while dancing the night away. Swag
bags for all Early Bird ticket purchases and prize drawings throughout the night.
Event Location: North Richland Hills Centre, 6000 Hawk Ave, North Richland Hills, Texas 76180
Admission: Starting at $18 early bird/starting at $25 at the door
Full Event Information: www.SITCgirlsnight.com
Company: Soiree In The City
Web: www.SITCgirlsnight.com
Contact: Tamara Smith, Email: [email protected], Phone: (682) 325-1656
July
Texas, North Richland Hills
Event Name: Girls Night Out
Event Date: July 17 to July 17, 2015
The hottest shopping night in the area. Ladies pamper yourselves with super fabulous finds from local
business owners as you indulge on amazing food and cocktails...all while dancing the night away. Swag
bags for all Early Bird ticket purchases and prize drawings throughout the night.
Event Location: North Richland Hills Centre, 6000 Hawk Ave, North Richland Hills, Texas 76180
Admission: Starting at $18 early bird/starting at $25 at the door
Full Event Information: www.SITCgirlsnight.com
Company: Soiree In The City
Web: www.SITCgirlsnight.com
Contact: Tamara Smith, Email: [email protected], Phone: (682) 325-1656
July
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Event Name: July 4th Festival
Event Date: July 4, 2015
10:00am -3:00pm
Lots of good food and good music. Fun, games and surprises. Inflatables and water activities. Join us
at the pardk. Slaton Sound Stage features Cathy Whitten, Barry Moffit and Texas Cadillac Jack Band.
Event Location: Slaton Park, 15th & Garza, Slaton, Texas 79364
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Company: Slaton Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Contact: Leslie Robinson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 828-6238
July
Texas - Panhandle Plains, Slaton
Event Name: Caprock Classic Car Club Cruise
Event Date: July 17, 2015
7:30pm - 8:30pm
We are happy to welcome back the Caprock Classic Car Club as they continue to host their annual car
show here in Slaton. We will kick off the weekend with a cruise beginning at City Hall at 7:30 around
the square and around the town. $10 entry fee or free for car show participants.
Event Location: Slaton Town Square, 130 9th Street, Slaton, Texas 79364
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Company: Slaton Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Contact: Leslie Robinson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 828-6238
July
Texas - Panhandle Plains, Slaton
Event Name: Caprock Classic Car Club Show
Event Date: July 18, 2015
9am-6pm
We are happy to welcome the Caprock Classic Car Club's annual car show. There will be some
impressive and unique cars and trucks on display. The Swap Meet will be back, too. Entry $35 (preregistration $30) Burn-Out at 3pm entry fee $10.
Event Location: Slaton Town Square, 130 9th Street, Slaton, Texas 79364
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Company: Slaton Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Contact: Leslie Robinson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 828-6238
July
Texas - Panhandle Plains, Slaton
Event Name: 5th Friday Slaton
Event Date: July 31, 2015
6pm to 9pm
Multiplicity Gallery, In-Between Gallery, WaterSpace South, V2, Slaton Museum, Slaton Model Railroad
Studio. Art, music, street vendors with food, art, crafts and more. Merchants around the Square will
be open late. Galleries around the Square host displays by TTU art professors & students and exhibits
featuring artists from around the region.
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Event Location: Slaton Town Square, 130 9th Street, Slaton, Texas 79364
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Company: Slaton Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Contact: Leslie Robinson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 828-6238
July
Texas, Gulf Coast, Deer Park
Event Name: Cultural Arts Theatre Night
Event Date: July 21, 2015
6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun evening benefiting Cultural Arts Committee Scholarships. Proceeds will provide
scholarships to San Jacinto College and Texas Chiropractic College students.
Event Location: City Of Deer Park Theatre And Courts Building, 1302 Center Street, Deer Park, Texas
77536
Admission: $25 For dinner and show/$15 show only
Full Event Information: www.pasadenachamber.org/annual-events/cultural-arts-theatre-night
Company: Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.pasadenachamber.org
Contact: Cristina Womack, President/CEO, Email: [email protected], Phone: (281) 4877871
July
Texas, Gulf Coast, Houston
Event Name: The Printing Museum at The City of Houston's Freedom Over Texas Independence
Day
Event Date: July 4, 2015
4pm-10pm
Fireworks will ignite the sky, and country tunes will set the stage for Houston’s signature annual
patriotic celebration, Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday, July
4at the newly renovated Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou (along Allen Parkway). Prolific singer songwriter and Houston son, Clint Black and double-platinum-selling singer, songwriter Josh Turner
will headline the 29- year-old annual event on the Southwest Airlines.
Event Location: Eleanor Tinsley Park, Eleanor Tinsley Park, Houston, Texas 77019
Admission: $8 Per Person June 2 – July 3, 2015
Full Event Information: www.freedomovertexas.org
Company: The Printing Museum
Web: www.printingmuseum.org
Contact: Alexandria Hodge, Email: [email protected], Phone: (713) 522-4652
July
Texas, Gulf Coast, Houston
Event Name: Summer Book Arts Studio
Event Date: July 7 to August 7, 2015
9:30am-12pm or 1pm- 3:30pm
From making the paper to binding the book, students will participate in the hands-on and historical art
of bookmaking at the Printing Museum’s Summer Book Arts Studio. On each successive day of the
Studio, participants will create an element of the finished book. Sessions are divided by age group, call
museum for more information.
Event Location: The Printing Museum, 1324 W. Clay Street, Houston, Texas 77019
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Admission: $150 Including Supplies, Discounts Available
Full Event Information: http://printingmuseum.org/classes/summer-book-arts
Company: The Printing Museum
Web: www.printingmuseum.org
Contact: Alexandria Hodge, Email: [email protected], Phone: (713) 522-4652
July
Texas, Gulf Coast, Orange
Event Name: Fireworks and Concert
Event Date: July 4, 2015
6pm-10pm
Free fireworks and concert. The Ruxpins will perform from 7pm-9pm and fireworks will start at 9pm.
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a fun family night with food vendors and bounce houses.
Event Location: Riverfront Boardwalk And Pavilion, 601 Division Avenue, Orange, Texas 77630
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: orangetexas.org
Company: City of Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau
Web: www.orangetexas.org (409) 883-1010
Contact: Ashley Mahana, Email: [email protected], Phone: (409) 883-1011
July
Texas, Gulf Coast, Orange
Event Name: National Dance Day
Event Date: July 25, 2015
7pm-9pm
Come enjoy the art of dance and fitness as we celebrate National Dance Day. There will be food and
drinks available and several performances by dance teams.
Event Location: Riverfront Boardwalk And Pavilion, 601 Division Avenue, Orange, Texas 77630
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.orangetexas.org
Company: City of Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau
Web: www.orangetexas.org (409) 883-1010
Contact: Ashley Mahana, Email: [email protected], Phone: (409) 883-1011
July
Texas, Hill Country, Brownwood
Event Name: Guys & Dolls Musical
Event Date: July 16-19 & 23-26, 2015
7:30 - 10:00 PM
Come and enjoy a romantic comedy involving the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling
gambler and a puritanical missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the straight-and-narrow and a crap
game manager who is anything but.
Event Location: Brownwood Lyric's Theatre, 318 Center Avenue, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Admission: Floor seating - $20, balcony seating - $15, students - $10
Full Event Information: www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Company: Brownwood Lyric's Theatre
Web: www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Contact: Eric Evans, Email: [email protected], Phone: (325) 998-2801
July
Texas, Hill Country, Temple
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Event Name: SoCity Presents: Believers Conference 2015
Event Date: July 10th, 2015
Prepare to be Inspired & Equipped to better serve the needs of people within our Churches, Our
Communities and around the world. With this event Pastors and Leaders unite together to gain new
insights and strategies for providing practical applicable resources for teaching and encouraging
community ministry opportunities.
Event Location: Bethel Church, 22621 SE HK Dodgen Loop, Temple, Texas 76502
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.socityonline.com
Company: Save Our City Crusades & Conferences
Web: www.socityonline.com (254) 563-7798
Contact: Jeff Pedigo, Email: [email protected], Phone: (214) 680-7124
July
Texas, Hill Country, Temple
Event Name: SoCity Family Fun Fest
Event Date: July 11th, 2015
SoCity Family Fun Fest Featuring a Chili Cook-off, Car Show, Christian Biker Rally, Pony Rides, Games,
Food, Artists, Dance, Music and more.
Event Location: Lions Park Sam Farrow Amphitheater & Rotary Pavilion, 4320 Lions Park Road,
Temple, Texas 76504
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.socityonline.com
Company: Save Our City Crusades & Conferences
Web: www.socityonline.com (254) 563-7798
Contact: Jeff Pedigo, Email: [email protected], Phone: (214) 680-7124
July
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Graford
Event Name: Buckets and Boots
Event Date: July 11, 2015
4:30 p.m.
We are so excited for the 5th Annual Buckets and Boots Benefit Concert to raise money for the
volunteer fire departments of Palo Pinto County, TX. We have a great line-up this year including Travis
Tritt and Casey Conahew Band. We look forward to seeing everyone out there.
Event Location: Rocker B Ranch, 1125 Chaney Lane, Graford, Texas 76449
Admission: 30
Full Event Information: www.bucketsandboots.com
Company: Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitmineralwells.org
Contact: Blaire Zahn, Email: [email protected], Phone: (940) 325-2557
July
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Cyanotype Workshop
Event Date: July 11, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Learn the art of the cyanotype, one of the earliest photographic processes. This entry-level workshop
will introduce participants to aspects that are common to most of the historical processes and their
variations. Pre-registration by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7 is required. Ages 8+
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Event Location: , 1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79401
Admission: 15
Full Event Information: www.ci.lubbock.tx.us/departmental-websites/departments/buddy-hollycenter/news-item/2015/07/11/default-calendar/CyanotypeWorkshop
Company: Buddy Holly Center
Web: www.buddyhollycenter.org
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3560
July
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Aviation Boot Camp
Event Date: July 20 to 24, 2015
Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Activities will include building pup tents, eating MREs, introduction to aerodynamics, WWII uniforms,
and more! Some activities are physical in nature. Pre-Registration by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10 is
required. Ages 8-12.
Event Location: , 6202 N. I-27, Lubbock, Texas 79403
Admission: 50
Full Event Information: www.mylubbock.us/departmental-websites/departments/silent-wingsmuseum/special-events/2015/07/20/default-calendar/aviation-boot-camp
Company: Silent Wings Museum
Web: www.silentwingsmuseum.com
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3049
July
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Aviation Boot Camp
Event Date: July 27 to 31, 2015
Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Activities will include building pup tents, eating MREs, introduction to aerodynamics, WWII unifo rms,
and more! Some activities are physical in nature. Pre-Registration by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 17 is
required. Ages 8-12
Event Location: , 6202 N. I-27, Lubbock, Texas 79403
Admission: 50
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Company: Silent Wings Museum
Web: www.silentwingsmuseum.com
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3049
July
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Summer Showcase Concert Series
Event Date: July through August 20, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Join us in the Meadows Courtyard every Thursday night for the Summer Showcase Concert Series. The
schedule is as follows: 6/25 Touch of Soul, 7/02 Shane Rogers Band, 7/09 Outlier, 7/16 The Hat Trick,
7/23 The Prairie Scholars, 7/30 Mariachi Amistad, 8/06 Buggaboo, 8/13 Reverend Al & The Pythons,
8/20 Patricia Vonne.
Event Location: , 1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79401
Admission: Free
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Company: Buddy Holly Center
Web: www.buddyhollycenter.org
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3560
July
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Ralls
Event Name: Ralls Trade Day
Event Date: July 11, 2015
9AM-4PM
Come enjoy a day in Relaxing Ralls. There will be crafts, food, garage sales, antiques, boutique items,
home decor, jewlery, vintage items and much more. Music all day and special activities.
Event Location: Ralls Downtown Square, 800 Ave. I, Ralls, Texas 79357
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: Ralls Trade Day
Company: Ralls Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.rallschamberofcommerce.com
Contact: Giselle Brock, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 253-2342
July
Texas, Piney Woods, Longview
Event Name: ArtWalk Longview
Event Date: July 2, 2015
5 -8 PM
View photographs by Hank O'Neal and Newgate Mission Healing Art. Live Music by Katie Kennedy.
Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Longview Museum Of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler, Longview, Texas 75601
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.lmfa.org
Company: Longview Museum of Fine Arts
Web: www.lmfa.org
Contact: Renee Hawkins, Email: [email protected], Phone: (903) 753-8103
July
Texas, Piney Woods, Longview
Event Name: East Texas Regional Artists Exhibit
Event Date: July 11 - September 26, 2015
Monday-Friday 10-4; Saturday 10-2
Art by area artists Mark Hiett, Joe Mraz, Ellen Soffer, Scott Campbell, Bob Spangler and Hank O'Neal.
Event Location: Longview Museum Of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler Street, Longview, Texas 75601
Admission: Free to members, $5 for non-members
Full Event Information: www.lmfa.org
Company: Longview Museum of Fine Arts
Web: www.lmfa.org
Contact: Renee Hawkins, Email: [email protected], Phone: (903) 753-8103
July
Texas, Piney Woods, The Woodlands
Event Name: 18th Annual Red, Hot & Blue Festival & Fireworks Extravaganza
Event Date: July 4, 2015
6:00-10:00 p.m.
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Featuring the largest fireworks display ever shot off in The Woodlands. This event features vendors,
activities, live music, strolling entertainers, a hot dog eating contest and more.
Event Location: Town Green Park And Along The Woodlands Waterway, 2102 Lake Robbins Drive, The
Woodlands, Texas 77380
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://visitthewoodlands.com/wpcontent/uploads/2015/03/2015_Events_Flyer.pdf
Company: The Woodlands Convention Center and Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitthewoodlands.com
Contact: Zoe Molina, Email: [email protected], Phone: (281) 210-3476
July
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Fort Worth
Event Name: Framing Desire: Photography and Video
Event Date: July to August 23, 2015
Presenting Framing Desire, an exhibition showcasing over 40 recent acquisitions alongside iconic
photographs and videos from the permanent collection. The artists included in Framing Desire each
use their medium in ways that transcend what the imagery literally depicts to intensify the idea of
desire. Interweaving the documentary, subjective, and symbolic, these artists address sexuality,
gender, longing, catharsis, and transgression, among other subjects.
Event Location: Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: http://themodern.org/exhibition/upcoming/framing-desire- photographyand-video/2922
Company: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Web: www.themodern.org (817) 738-9215
Contact: Kendal Smith Lake, Email: [email protected], Phone: (817) 840-2167
July
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Mineola
Event Name: Watercolor Painting Class
Event Date: July 24, 2015
Artist Herb Bryant will be teaching a class on painting with watercolors. Herb is the President of the
Tyler Palette of Roses Art League. Under his instructions, you should be able to start a painting on
your own and hopefully finish it in one day. Contact the League 903-569-8877.
Event Location: Mineola League Of The Arts, 200 W Blair, Mineola, Texas 75773
Admission: $40/50
Full Event Information: www.mlota.org
Company: Mineola League of the Arts
Web: www.mlota.org
Contact: Sharon Robertson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (903) 569-8877
July
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Mineola
Event Name: Knit Camp for Teens
Event Date: July 20-24, 2015
Mineola League of the Arts will be hosting a knit camp for teens ages 10 and up. Adults may also
attend. You will learn the basics of beginning knitting and be able to finish an item by the end of the
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week. The class is from 10am to 1 pm each day. There will be several instructors available to help
with any questions. Contact the League 903-569-8877.
Event Location: Mineola League Of The Arts, 200 W Blair, Mineola, Texas 75773
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: www.mlota.org
Company: Mineola League of the Arts
Web: www.mlota.org
Contact: Sharon Robertson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (903) 569-8877
July
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Mineola
Event Name: Stained Glass Workshop
Event Date: July 27-31, 2015
Nancy Gibson will be teaching a class on stain glass. You will learn to make your own designs and
work from them, learn to cut out, grind, piece together and solder. You will need to bring your own
glass, solder and foil. You will also need to wear a long sleeve shirt and long pants and closed toe
shoes along with a pair of safety goggles. Contact the League 903-569-8877.
Event Location: Mineola League Of The Arts, 200 W Blair, Mineola, Texas 75773
Admission: $50/60
Full Event Information: www.mlota.org
Company: Mineola League of the Arts
Web: www.mlota.org
Contact: Sharon Robertson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (903) 569-8877
July
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Mineola
Event Name: Sculpting - Body Sketch
Event Date: July 31-August 1, 2015
Sculptor Suzanne Cromer will be teaching the techniques of body sculpting. Sometimes there is a
model present to pose for the group. You will learn various techniques for improving the body sketch
and finishing the sculpture. Clay is included in the fees. The lower fee is for members and the higher
fee is for non members. The class will be held from 9:30am to 4:00pm both days. Contact the League
903-569-8877.
Event Location: Mineola League Of The Arts, 200 W Blair, Mineola, Texas 75773
Admission: $165/175
Full Event Information: www.mlota.org
Company: Mineola League of the Arts
Web: www.mlota.org
Contact: Sharon Robertson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (903) 569-8877
July
Utah, Eastern, Park City
Event Name: Step Right Up Exhibit"
Event Date: July through August 11, 2015
10-7pm
In an era spanning the early 20th century, through depression ridden times and a dust bowl, one form
of revelry thrived – the circus. Traveling from coast to coast, rail cars packed with canvas, exotic animal
menageries, strongmen, fat ladies, and roustabouts brought a much-needed relief to millions of
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Americans. The Park City Museum’s latest traveling exhibition, Step Right Up. Behind the Scenes of the
Circus Big Top, 1890 – 1965, will run through Aug 11.
Event Location: Park City Museum, 528 Main Street, Park City, Utah 84060
Admission: Free with museum genneral admission
Full Event Information: http://pardkcityhistory.org/exhibits
Company: Park City Museum
Web: www.pardkcityhistory.org (435) 649-7457
Contact: Shontai M. Pohl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (435) 649-7457
July
Utah, Eastern, Park City
Event Name: Historic Main Street Walking Tours
Event Date: July through September 5 2:00 pm Monday- Saturday
Put on your walking shoes and explore the architecture and stories of Park City’s unique history on
Main Street—from the days as a booming mine town to an emerging ski town.Groups of more than six
people need to make reservations at least three weeks in advance. The tour is most appropriate for
ages 13 and up. The tour lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. There is no tour on July 4, July 31 and
Aug 1.
Event Location: Park City Museum (Start), 528 Main Street, Park City, Utah 84060
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://pardkcityhistory.org/event/historic-main-street-walking- tours
Company: Park City Museum
Web: www.pardkcityhistory.org (435) 649-7457
Contact: Shontai M. Pohl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (435) 649-7457
July
Vermont, Central, Norwich
Event Name: Outdoor Sculpture Workshop
Event Date: July 8, 2015
12 - 4 pm
Join sculptor Bob Shannahan at this drop-in workshop program as he demonstrates how to create lifesize prehistoric animals using natural materials. Meet the artist who created Montshire's featured
exhibition Prehistoric Menagerie
Event Location: Montshire Museum Of Science, 1 Montshire Road, Norwich, Vermont 5055
Admission: Free with museum admission
Full Event Information: www.montshire.org/programs/detail/outdoor-sculpture-drop-in-workshop
Company: Montshire Museum of Science
Web: www.montshire.org (802) 649-2200
Contact: Beth Krusi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 649-2200
July
Vermont, Central, Norwich
Event Name: Super Science Day: Nature Up Close and Personal
Event Date: July 25, 2015
10:30 am - 5 pm
Spend the day participating in activities that will have you examining Montshire's natural history
collections, interacting with the live animals exhibits, and exploring nature throughout the 100 acre
museum. Outside, explore Montshire's forests, fields, and riverbanks—inside, take a closer look at the
Museum's resident frogs, turtles, fish, bees, and ants.
Event Location: Montshire Museum Of Science, 1 Montshire Road, Norwich, Vermont 5055
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Admission: Free with museum admission
Full Event Information: www.montshire.org/programs/detail/super-science-day-nature-up-close
Company: Montshire Museum of Science
Web: www.montshire.org (802) 649-2200
Contact: Beth Krusi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 649-2200
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Virginia, Chincoteague, Blueberry Festival: July 24, 25, and 26, 2015
Virginia's Eastern Shore National Talent Shore Finalist Featured in New Chincoteague
Blueberry Festival Video
Eastern Shore of Virginia Native, currently deployed, is the lead singer in the new recording entitled,
“Blueberry Way.” The song was written by Sam Serio, long time shore resident and current organizer
of the Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival. “Blueberry Way” will serve as the musical background
to the new Blueberry Festival Video set to launch on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Video:
https://youtu.be/WCPk2_IfnU4 Truly a homegrown project, the vocal tracks were recorded at ...
July
Virginia, Blue Ridge Mts, Buena Vista
Event Name: 17th Annual Union Beach Music Festival & Classic Car Show
Event Date: July 25th, 2015
The Union Beach Music Festival and Classic Car Show features three bands, under the pavilion, rain or
shine. The Entertainers, the Atlantic Groove Band, the Band of Oz. The classic car show will have
appx. 200 classic cars on sit. Food and drinks available. Special camping rates start on Thursday, July
23. $15 per camper per night. Contact [email protected] for information or vendor forms.
Event Location: Glen Maury Park, 10 th Street, Buena Vista, Virginia 24416
Admission: Concerts $25pp/$40 couple-car show entry $15, visitors to car show free
Full Event Information: www.beachmusicfestival.net
Company: Glen Maury Park
Web: www.beachmusicfestival.net (540) 261-7321
Contact: Mary, Email: [email protected], Phone: (540) 460-1576
July
Virginia, Central, Bristol
Event Name: Shape Note Sing with the Old Fields Singers
Event Date: July 11, 2015
10:30 a.m.
Learn and sing-a-long in one of America’s oldest sacred music traditions. The Old Fields Singers will
teach and lead in a shape note sing. No prior experience or musical talent required.
Event Location: Birthplace Of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way, Bristol,
Virginia 24201
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Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Company: BCM
Web: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Contact: Kim Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (423) 573-4898
July
Virginia, Central, Bristol
Event Name: The 78 Project Movie
Event Date: July 16, 2015
The 78 Project Movie follows the progress of two filmmakers as they journey across America recording
musicians using a 1930s Presto direct-to-disc recorder. The results: a variety of 78rpm records of folk
singers and punk rockers, gospel songs and Cajun music, along with insights and history about field
recording and sound technology from historians, archivists, sound techs, and craftspeople.
Event Location: Birthplace Of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way, Bristol,
Virginia 24201
Admission: $5.00 Per ticket + admissions tax.
Full Event Information: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Company: BCM
Web: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Contact: Kim Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (423) 573-4898
July
Virginia, Central, Bristol
Event Name: Robinella in Concert with Mike Seal and Clint Mullican
Event Date: July 25, 2015
Robinella is the name of the band led by Robin Ella Bailey. Raised in a very musical family in Blount
County, Robinella’s silky and expressive voice glides from country and Americana to swing to blues
and jazz with ease, and her band has the chops to make it flow seamlessly. The concert will also
feature Mike Seal and Clint Mullican.
Event Location: Birthplace Of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way, Bristol,
Virginia 24201
Admission: $25 Per ticket + admission tax
Full Event Information: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Company: BCM
Web: www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Contact: Kim Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (423) 573-4898
July
Virginia, Central, Brownsburg
Event Name: Dick Barnes
Event Date: July through Nov. 29 2015
Sat. 10-4:00 Sun. 1-4:00
Highly acclaimed Civil War exhibit documenting the impact of the war on a small community. Many
exhibits have been created regarding the battles of the Civil War, but none on the impact on small
communities. This exhibits fills this unoccupied niche.
Event Location: Brownsburg Museum, # 8 Hays Creek Rd, Brownsburg, Virginia 24415
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: brownsburgva.org
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Company: Brownsburg Museum
Web: www.brownsburgva.org
Contact: Dick Barnes, Email: [email protected], Phone: (540) 348-5360
July
Virginia, Central, Richmond
Event Name: Science After Dark
Event Date: July 17, 2015
5 - 9 pm
Sample ice cream made using a bicycle and learn how to protect yourself in a helmet safety
demonstration. All-live Cosmic Expedition at 6:30 pm and a showing of Indiana Jones and the Temple
of Doom at 8 pm. Afterward, stargaze through telescopes with the Richmond Astronomical Society.
Event Location: Science Museum Of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.smv.org
Company: Science Museum of Virginia
Web: www.smv.org
Contact: Chrissy Caldwell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (804) 864-1400
July
Virginia, Tidewater, Surry
Event Name: Pork Peanut Pine Festival
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
10am to 5pm
Come and enjoy old-fashioned fun for all. Wonderful arts and crafts, live entertainment all day,
sawmill demonstrations, any type of pork you can think of to eat and enjoy our 6th Annual BBQ
cookoff.
Event Location: Chippokes Plantation State Park, 695 Chippokes Farm Road, Surry, Virginia 23883
Admission: $5.00 Per person
Full Event Information: www.porkpeanutpinefestival.org/Entertainment
Company: Pork Peanut Pine Festival Inc
Web: www.porkpeanutpinefestival.org (757) 294-3728
Contact: Susan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (757) 294-3350
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Washington, Enumclaw (Seattle Area), Event Date: July 24, 2015
69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering Kick off Events,
Enumclaw, WA
Don your tartan and join the fun and excitement at the 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish
Highland Games & Clan Gathering as the Highland Weekend Kick Off events, July 24, 5:30 PM to 11
PM. The event takes place at the Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw, WA. Thrill to the
sounds of the Clan Gordon Pipe Band, the Northwest Junior Pipe Band and the Tacoma Scots P ipe
Band as they perform first as individual units and then join together. A Scottish sing ...
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Washington, Enumclaw (Seattle Area), Event Date: July 25 to July 26, 2015
Scotland Comes to the Pacific Northwest - 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland
Games & Clan Gathering, Enumclaw, WA
North American Scottish Athletics Championship, US West Coast Drum Corps Championship,
individual Piping and Drumming, Pipe Bands, Highland and National Dancing – you will see and
experience it all, plus much more at the 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games &
Clan Gathering on July 25 and 26, at the Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw, WA. You
will find yourself experiencing a wee bit of Scotland right here in the Pacific ...
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Washington, Seattle, Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015
10th Annual Wedgwood Art Festival, Seattle's Local Fine Art Event ...and More
The 10th annual Wedgwood Art Festival takes place on July 11th and 12th from 10AM to 5PM in the
NE Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood. Location is at 35th Ave. NE and NE 89th St. This fun filled
free event features a juried art festival, kid’s activities, and more musical acts and food vendors than
ever before. The juried art festival includes more than 70 fine artists - many returning favorites and
many new artists from Puget Sound. With a wide variety of fine arts and ...
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Washington, Sequim, Event Date: July 17 to19, 2015
Purple Haze Daze at Sequim's Lavender Weekend, July 17 to 19
Purple Haze Lavender Farm announces its inaugural Purple Haze Daze as it participates in Sequim's
19th Annual Lavender Weekend, July 17 to19, 2015. Purple Haze Lavender Farm is located at 180 Bell
Bottom Road, Sequim, WA. Admission is $10.00 for all three days. This three day lavender party will
include the music of some iconic musical figures. Geoffrey Castle will be wielding his world famous
electronic violin. Aussie Blake Noble will delight crowds with his 12 string ...
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Washington, Blaine, Event Date: July 5 to 11, 2015
Learn and Perform with the Best at Drayton Harbor Music Camp - July 5 to 11, Blaine, WA
Registration is now open for the 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp, July 5 to 11. World-class
musicians will come together in scenic Blaine, WA to perform and teach students aged 12 to 19. This
unique music camp challenges and inspires students to reach their musical potential – offering
group and individual training in jazz, vocal, classical to contemporary, song writing and more. The
Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp welcomes students with experience in all ...
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Washington, Blaine, Event Date: July 6 to 11, 2015
Big Band Sound Comes to Blaine, WA During Drayton Harbor Music Festival, July 6th
Love that unmistakable jazz sound? Want to hear big band music amidst small town charm? Then
don’t miss Blaine’s 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival, with free daily concerts and by-donation
evening performances from July 6 to 11. The festival features world-class musicians coming together
in scenic Blaine, WA to teach young musicians each day and perform for the community at night.
Since 2002, Blaine’s music festival has charmed audiences near and far with live ...
July
Washington, Raymond
Event Name: Willapa Harbor Festival
Event Date: July 31- August 2, 2015
10am - 10 pm
Join us in downtown Raymond for a weekend of great Music, pardade, Home brew contest, Vendors
and family entertainment. Heritage Park on 3rd Street hosts this annual event that has something to
please the entire family.
Event Location: Heritage Park, 3rd Street Downtown, Raymond, Washington 98577
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/437270733030109
Company: Willapa Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.willapahabor.org
Contact: Michelle, Email: [email protected], Phone: (360) 942-5419
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July
Washington, North Cascades, Blaine
Event Name: Drayton Harbor Music Festival and Camp
Event Date: July 5 to 11, 2015
Noon and 7 pm concerts
The Drayton Harbor Music Festival presents free noon concerts Monday through Friday at the scenic G
St. Plaza in downtown Blaine, and by-donation, evening concerts at the beautiful Performing Arts
Center in Blaine, Washington. During festival week there is also a music camp with world-class
musicians for youth ages 12-19.
Event Location: Blaine Performing Arts Center, 975 H Street, Blaine, WA, Blaine, Washington 98230
Admission: Free/by donation
Full Event Information: www.draytonharbormusic.org
Company: Pacific Arts Association
Web: www.draytonharbormusic.org
Contact: Eloisa Townsend, Email: [email protected], Phone: (360) 820-8312
July
Washington, Olympic Peninsula, Sequim
Event Name: Purple Haze Daze
Event Date: July 17 to 19, 2015
10:00 am- 6:00 pm
Come join us for this 3 day lavender party during Sequim's annual Lavender Weekend. Enjoy live
music, great local food and bar, 20+ local artisans, 12 acres of lavender fields, our farm gift shop, u pick lavender, and lavender ice cream & lemonade- Home of the Lavender Margarita.
Event Location: Purple Haze Lavender Farm, 180 Bell Bottom Rd, Sequim, Washington 98382
Admission: $10.00 Per Person-under 12 Free
Full Event Information: www.purplehazedaze.com
Company: Purple Haze Lavender
Web: www.purplehazelavender.com (888) 852-6560
Contact: Mike Reichner, Email: [email protected], Phone: (360) 461-1243
July
Washington, Seattle King County, North Bend
Event Name: The 27th Annual Tour de Peaks Bike Ride
Event Date: July 18, 2015
Registration Check In at 7:00 AM, all day event
Pedal through the Snoqualmie Valley with its spectacular mountain and pastoral valley views on the
27th Annual Tour de Peaks Bike Ride. Riders can choose from three routes: 100 Century, 50 Half
Century, and 25 Intermediate, including refreshment stops and a finish line at the North Bend Block
Party.
Event Location: , 142 Main Street, North Bend, Washington 98045
Admission: Early registration: $49 & after july 12: $69
Full Event Information: www.tourdepeaks.org
Company: The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.snovalley.org/pages/TheSnoqualmieValleyChamberofCommerce (425) 888-6362
Contact: Kaylee Hardman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (425) 681-7676
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: Barbara Joseph
Event Date: July 23, 2015
5:30-7:30pm
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Join us at the Adventure Hub on July 23rd to learn about the flora, fauna and landscapes of the
Galapagos Islands, as presented by naturalist Bill Hendricks. Bill worked as a natur alist guide in the
Galapagos Islands for nearly a decade and has also lead nature and wildlife-based tours in the United
States and Canada. He has been featured as an expert and resource in several publications and
articles about the species diversity and ecology of the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador.
Event Location: The Adventure Hub & Winery, 2960 4th Ave South, Seattle, Washington 98134
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://conta.cc/1FxqARX
Company: EverGreen Escapes
Web: www.evergreenescapes.com
Contact: Barbara Joseph, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 650-5795
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: Music and Imagination presented by SCMS
Event Date: July 25, 2015
11:00 AM
Using evocative music filled with imagery, pianist Andrew Armstrong engages young imaginations to
compose a story or a mental picture, and then share their ideas after the music is performed. The 45minute program includes works by Gershwin, Mussorgsky, and Debussy among others. Ideal for
children ages 5-10 and their families.
Event Location: Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall At Benaroya Hall, 200 University St, Seattle,
Washington 98101
Admission: $12 General admission
Full Event Information: www.seattlechambermusic.org/concerts/concertseries/?series_id=48&display=performances
Company: Seattle Chamber Music Society
Web: www.seattlechambermusic.org
Contact: Seneca Garber, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 283-8710
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: Chamber Music in the Park
Event Date: July 29, 2015
7:00 PM
Enjoy a beautiful Seattle summer evening with thrilling music and fun activities. Perfect for music
lovers of all ages, a musical “petting zoo” will begin at 5:30 courtesy of KingFM. Featured are two of
classical music’s greatest composers, Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Also at the event is Danielle’s Crepes,
and more.
Event Location: Volunteer Park Amphitheatre, 1247 15th Ave E, Seattle, Washington 98112
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.seattlechambermusic.org/community-engagement/in-the-pardk
Company: Seattle Chamber Music Society
Web: www.seattlechambermusic.org
Contact: Seneca Garber, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 283-8710
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival
Event Date: July 13 to 17, 2015
8:00pm
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The second week of the Summer Festival features vocal chamber music including Mahler’s Songs of a
Wayfarer, Janacek’s The Diary of One Who Disappeared, and Britten’s Canticles I & III, alongside
instrumental chamber music featuring Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence, Schubert’s Quartettsatz,
and Strauss’ Metamorphosen, among others.
Event Location: Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall At Benaroya Hall, 200 University St, Seattle,
Washington 98101
Admission: $16 - $48
Full Event Information: www.seattlechambermusic.org/concerts/concertseries/?series_id=46&display=performances
Company: Seattle Chamber Music Society
Web: www.seattlechambermusic.org
Contact: Seneca Garber, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 283-8710
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: nited Indian Seattle Seafair Indian Days PowWow
Event Date: July 17 to 18, 2015
7-10pm, 12-10pm, 12-8pm
The Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow is a three day festival of Native American and Indigenous Culture it
features traditional Native American and Alaskan Native and First Nations drummers, dancers in
traditional regalia, Native Food and Art. It is open to the public and shares Native cultures with all of
Seattle. Over 15,000 attend the three day event.
Event Location: , 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Seattle, Washington 98199
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.unitedindians.org/seafair-pow-wow
Company: United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
Web: www.unitedindians.org/seafair-pow-wow
Contact: Chrissy Harris, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 285-4425
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival
Event Date: July 20 to 24, 2015
8:00 PM
The third week of the Summer Festival features the world premier of Steven Stucky’s Cantus" (an
SCMS commission) as well as the Sitkovetsky arrangement of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations
Event Location: Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall At Benaroya Hall, 200 University St, Seattle,
Washington 98101
Admission: $16 - $48
Full Event Information: www.seattlechambermusic.org/concerts/concertseries/?series_id=46&display=performances
Company: Seattle Chamber Music Society
Web: www.seattlechambermusic.org
Contact: Seneca Garber, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 283-8710
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: Alki Art Fair
Event Date: July 25 to 26, 2015
10 AM - 6 PM
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Alki Art Fair is West Seattle’s premier summer art showcase. This annual community fair is anticipated
and well attended by our community and tourists. The fair features juried arts and craft s. Bands and
musicians perform on three music stages during the Fair. Family-oriented activities on Seattle’s most
scenic beach.
Event Location: Alki Beach Park, 6523 California Avenue SW, #280, Seattle, Washington 98106
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.alkiartfair.org
Company: Alki Art Fair
Web: www.alkiartfair.org
Contact: Frances Gifford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 763-6553
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival
Event Date: July 27 to August 1, 2015
8:00 PM
The fourth week of the Summer Festival features Dvorak’s “Dumky” Piano Trio, Dvorak’s “ American”
String Quartet, Dohnanyi’s Sextet in C Major, Borodin’s String Quartet No. 2, Rachmaninov’s “Elegiac”
Piano Trio, and more. On Wednesday, July 29th is the FREE outdoor concert in Volunteer Park
featuring Mozart and Tchaikovsky.
Event Location: Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall At Benaroya Hall, 200 University St, Seattle,
Washington 98101
Admission: $16 - $48
Full Event Information: www.seattlechambermusic.org/concerts/concertseries/?series_id=46&display=performances
Company: Seattle Chamber Music Society
Web: www.seattlechambermusic.org
Contact: Seneca Garber, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 283-8710
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Seattle
Event Name: Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival
Event Date: July 6 to 10, 2015
8:00 PM
The first week of the Summer Festival will feature a mini-festival focusing on Ludwig van Beethoven.
Beethoven pieces to be featured are the first Piano Trio, Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major,
the “Archduke” Piano Trio, the String Quartet in F Major, and more.
Event Location: Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall At Benaroya Hall, 200 University St, Seattle,
Washington 98101
Admission: $16 - $48
Full Event Information: www.seattlechambermusic.org/concerts/concertseries/?series_id=46&display=performances
Company: Seattle Chamber Music Society
Web: www.seattlechambermusic.org
Contact: Seneca Garber, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 283-8710
July
Washington, Seattle King County, Snoqualmie
Event Name: The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce 4th Annual YMCA Golf Classid
Event Date: July 24, 2015
8:00 AM
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Join the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce for the 4th Annual YMCA Golf Classic at the
beautiful Mount Si Golf Course. This 4 player scramble golf tournament includes prizes, special
giveaways, and mulligans for sale. Early registration is $99 and covers your green fee, cart, lunch and a
raffle ticket.
Event Location: The Mount Si Golf Course, 9010 Boalch Ave SE, Snoqualmie, Washington 98065
Admission: Early registration: $99 per player (green fee, cart, lunch and a raffle ticket)
Full Event Information: www.snovalley.org/pages/TheSnoqualmieValleyChamberofCommerce
Company: The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.snovalley.org/pages/TheSnoqualmieValleyChamberofCommerce (425) 888-6362
Contact: Kaylee Hardman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (425) 681-7676
July
West Virginia, Eastern Gateway, Summit Point
Event Name: All Good Music Festival
Event Date: July 9 to 11, 2015
The 18th incarnation of All Good is taking place at Berry Hill Farm in Summit Point, West Virginia, near
Charles Town and Harper's Ferry is just 90 minutes from Baltimore, and 75 minutes from Washington,
DC. Berry Hill Farm is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and marks All Good's
triumphant return to Wild and Wonderful West Virginia.
Event Location: Berry Hill Farm, Berry Hill Farm, Summit Point, West Virginia
Admission: Ga & vip tickets available, more info at allgoodfestival.com/tickets
Full Event Information: www.allgoodfestival.com
Company: All Good Festival
Web: www.allgoodfestival.com [email protected]
Contact: Dave Weismann, Email: , Phone:
July
West Virginia, Mountaineer Country, Arthurdale
Event Name: New Deal Festival
Event Date: July 11, 2015
10am to 5pm
Arthurdale celebrates its founding as the first community built by the federal government in 1934
during the Depression. It was Eleanor Roosevelt's pet project who visited often. Live music, good food,
vintage cars & tractors, kids activities, craft show, wagon & hay rides, museum displays, lots of fun.
Event Location: , 18 Q Road, Arthurdale, West Virginia 26520
Admission: 8
Full Event Information: www.newdealfestival.org
Company: Arthurdale Heritage
Web: www.arthurdaleheritage.org
Contact: Jeanne Goodman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (304) 864-3959
July
Wisconsin, Southern, Menomonee Falls
Event Name: Civil War Encampment and Ice Cream Social
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
Join us at Old Falls Village for the 16th Annual Civil War Encampment and Battle: demonstrations,
speakers and an Ice Cream Social. Experience life as it was for troops and civilians during the Civil War.
See an authentic Civil War Cannon being fired during the Battle at 2:00 PM both days.
Event Location: Old Falls Village, N96W15791 County Line Rd Q, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 53051
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Admission: $6 For adults, children under 12 $2, under 5 free
Full Event Information: www.OldFallsVillage.com
Company: Menomonee Falls Historical Society
Web: www.oldfallsvillage.com (262) 250-3901
Contact: Nancy Greifenhagen, Email: [email protected], Phone: (262) 255-6923
July
Wisconsin, Southern, Milwaukee
Event Name: German Fest Milwaukee
Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015
Friday 3-Midnight, Saturday Noon-Midnight, Sunday Noon-8pm
German Fest is Milwaukee's Kick-off to the Wisconsin Oktoberfest Season. Held along the shores of
Lake Michigan, the festival features authentic German food and music, Marktplatz, Glockenspiel,
fireworks, Dachshund Derby, Culture Pavilion, a run/walk, children's activities and more.
Event Location: Summerfest Grounds - Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee,
Wisconsin 53202
Admission: Adults $12 advanced, children 12 and under free
Full Event Information: http://germanfest.com/festival-info
Company: German Fest Milwaukee
Web: www.germanfest.com
Contact: Tammy Dunn, Email: [email protected], Phone: (414) 464-9444
July
Wisconsin, Southern, Mount Horeb
Event Name: Annual Art Fair
Event Date: July 18 to 19
Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
The Holiday Craft Bonanza is our kick-off to the Holiday Season in Mount Horeb along with the Small
Town Holidays event in the downtown area. This year’s Craft Bonanza includes over 50 artist/vendors,
a large bake sale (yum), raffle, silent art auction, horse & buggy rides, music, food, donation collection
for the Giving Tree, the Good Fortune Origami Tree, Jorgen the Troll.
Event Location: Main Street Downtown, Main Street Downtown Mount Horeb, Mount Horeb,
Wisconsin 53572
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.trollway.com
Company: Mount Horeb Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.trollway.com
Contact: Melissa Theisen, Email: [email protected], Phone: (608) 437-5914
July
Wisconsin, Southern, Sheboygan
Event Name: Midsummer Festival of the Arts
Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015
Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 10am-4pm
Exciting family-friendly festival includes 135 artists' booths, free concerts, art-making activities, free
admission to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (where even the washrooms are works of art.),
delicious local cuisine, and much more. Festivalgoers can choose from paintings, photographs, jewelry,
sculpture, ceramics, art glass, fiber art, and more.
Event Location: , 608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.jmkac.org
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Company: John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Web: www.jmkac.org
Contact: Jamie Haack, Email: [email protected], Phone: (920) 458-6144
July
Wisconsin, Southern, Sheboygan
Event Name: Levitt AMP Sheboygan Summer Music Series
Event Date: July through September 3, 2015
5:00-8:30 p.m.
Free outdoor concerts with new and established bands. Events start at 5 p.m. with art -making
activities, dance lessons, and great opening acts. Concertgoers should bring blankets or portable
chairs. Food and beverages available at the concert site along with food trucks. See website for band
info.
Event Location: , City of Sheboygan's new green space at New York Ave. and Seventh Street,
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.jmkac.org
Company: John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Web: www.jmkac.org
Contact: Jamie Haack, Email: [email protected], Phone: (920) 458-6144
July
Wyoming, Yellowstone Area, Cody
Event Name: Wild West Extravaganza
Event Date: July 2-4, 2015
10 am-5 pm
Join us for Stampede Week in Cody, Wyoming! The Wild West Extravaganza Arts and Crafts Fair
welcomes over 50 vendors from across the United States that specialize in arts, crafts, and food. Free
entertainment all three days in the park and free admission into the show. You don't want to miss this
great event in Cody!
Event Location: Cody City Park, 836 Sheridan Ave, Cody, Wyoming 82414
Admission: Free To The Public
Full Event Information: www.codychamber.org
Company: Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.codychamber.org
Contact: Tia Mitchell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (307) 587-2777
August 2015
August
Alabama, Gulf Coast, Mobile
Event Name: Live at the Museum: Christian Lee Hutson
Event Date: August 20, 2015
7 p.m.
“He has something strange, something honest, the kind of thing that can scare a room of strangers
because they can see themselves in a person they’ve never met…It’s not cute, it’s not pretty, it’s real in
away I don’t even want to think about” – Tempe Starving Artist.
Event Location: Mobile Museum Of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36608
Admission: 10
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Full Event Information: www.mobilemuseumofart.com/our-programs/live-at-the-museum-christianlee-hutson
Company: Mobile Museum of Art
Web: www.mobilemuseumofart.com (251) 208-5200
Contact: Mary Lee Montgomery, Email: [email protected], Phone:
(251) 208-5203
August
Alabama, Gulf Coast, Mobile
Event Name: Outsider Art from the Collection of MMofA
Event Date: August 7, 2015 to January 3, 2016
All Day
This exhibition presents a selection of works by contemporary self-taught Southern artists whose
creative drive produced expressive works of considerable imagination. Paintings, sculpture, and
furniture are included.
Event Location: Mobile Museum Of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36608
Admission: $10 Adults, $8 seniors, $6 students, free on thursdays
Full Event Information: www.mobilemuseumofart.com
Company: Mobile Museum of Art
Web: www.mobilemuseumofart.com (251) 208-5200
Contact: Mary Lee Montgomery, Email: [email protected], Phone:
(251) 208-5203
August
Alabama, Southeast, Trussville
Event Name: Bridal Show
Event Date: August 16, 2015
2:00-5:00
Wedding professionals from the southeast will help you plan your dream wedding. You will have the
opportunity to see and touch photos,gowns and tuxedos. There will be samples of music from DJ
services and food samples from area caterers. You can also get ideas for your dream honeymoon.
Event Location: Trussville Civic Center, 5381 Trussville Clay Road, Trussville, Alabama 35173
Admission: $5 Admission. brides enter free with a paid guest. tickets purchased at the door.
Full Event Information: www.trussvillechamber.com/events/bridal-show
Company: Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.trussvillechamber.com
Contact: Bobbie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (205) 655-7535
August
Alabama, Statewide, Statewide
Event Name: Alabama Restaurant Week
Event Date: August 14 to August 23, 2015
Alabama Restaurant Week. 1-800-252-2262. www.alabamarestaurantweek.com. Various restaurants-Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure 100 Dishes To Eat in
Alabama Before You Die
Event Location: , Statewide, Statewide, Alabama
Admission: Alabama Restaurant Week. 1-800-252-2262. Www.alabamarestaurantweek.com. Various
Restaurants--restaurants Around The State, Including Many Featured In The Popular Brochure 100
Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die"
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Web: www.alabama.travel
Contact: Brian S. Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (334) 242-4665
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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
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August
Arkansas, Delta, West Memphis
Event Name: Taste of the Town
Event Date: August 11, 2015
5:30-9:00
Restaurants , vendors and caterers will be offering tastes of their unique recipes to event goers. Main
Street West Memphis is celebrating 25 years. Fun food and music.
Event Location: Southland Park Gaming And Racing-starting Gate, 1500 Ingram, West Memphis,
Arkansas 72301
Admission: $35.00-Table of ten available
Full Event Information: www.broadwaywestmemphis.com
Company: Main Street West Memphis
Web: www.broadwaywestmemphis.cpm
Contact: Deborah Abernathy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (870) 7358814
August
Arkansas, Ozarks, Clinton
Event Name: National Championship Chuckwagon Race
Event Date: August 29-September 6, 2015
Five divisions of chuckwagon racing, Snowy River Race, Bronc Fanning, Western Trade Show, Non
Denominational church services, trail rides, Bull Riding, Equine Clinics.
Event Location: Bar O F Ranch, 2848 Shake Rag Road, Clinton, Arkansas 72031
Admission: $30 Adult $15 children daily
Full Event Information: www.chuckwagonraces.com
Company: National Championship Chuckwagon Race
Web: www.chuckwagonraces.com
Contact: Dan or Peggy Eoff, Email: [email protected], Phone: (501) 745-8407
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Arkansas, Ozarks, Eureka Springs
Event Name: Hillberry Bluegrass Music Festival
Event Date: August 20 - 23rd, 2015
We are extremely excited to announce the Hillberry Music Festival (A bluegrass experience). It will be
held on a beautiful 160 acre private farm nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Event Location: The Farm, 1 Blue Heron Lane, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72631
Admission: Thursday- friday-saturday pass: $65 friday – saturday pass: $50 saturday only: $35
Full Event Information: www.hillberryfestival,com
Company: Deadhead Productions
Web: www.deadheadproductions.com
Contact: Jon Walker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (479) 877-0277
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California, Venice, Event Date: August 2nd, 2015
39th Annual Festival of the Chariots Parade, Venice, California, August 2nd
The 39th Annual Festival of the Chariots Parade will take place in Venice, California on August 2nd,
starting at 10am. Three ornate and brilliant thirty-foot chariots will parade from the Santa Monica
Civic Auditorium to a colorful festival site in Ocean Front Park, Venice. The site will offer music, exotic
Indian dance, drama, educational exhibits on bhakti-yoga and east-Asian culture. There will be family
and children activities, the popular Govinda's Gifts tent, free yoga lessons, a variety ...
August
California, Morgan Hill
Event Name: Wine and White - Wine Festival - All White Affair
Event Date: August 2, 2015
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wine and White Wine Festival" All White Affair Featuring former Lead Singer of Tower of Power Lenny
Williams
Event Location: Emilio Guglielmo Winery, 1480 E. Main Ave., Morgan Hill, California 95037
Admission: Early bird tickets $55.00, at gate $75.00, vip/reserved $125.00, couples $200.00
Full Event Information: www.LivetheDreamNetwork.org
Company: Live the Dream Network, Inc.
Web: www.LivetheDreamNetwork.org
Contact: Lavell Pennington, Email: [email protected], Phone: (408) 605-4481
August
California, Central Coast, Carmel-by-the-sea
Event Name: PacRep's Encore Film Series - Hall and Oates in Dublin
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Event Date: August 24, 2015
7:00pm
Hall and Oates finally returned to Europe and played before a sellout crowd at Dublin's Olympia
Theatre on 15 July 2014. The recorded event features their six number one hits, plus dozens of other
top 40 songs, this legendary duo’s concert is a “must see” for all music fans.
Event Location: Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde btwn 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-sea,
California 93921
Admission: $8 - $15
Full Event Information: www.pacrep.org/EncoreFilms
Company: PacRep Theatre
Web: www.pacrep.org
Contact: Kathi Kammerdiener, Email: [email protected], Phone: (831) 622-0700
August
California, Central Coast, Carmel-by-the-sea
Event Name: Buddy, Elvis and The Gang. Tribute Concert
Event Date: August 6 to 30
Thu - Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:00pm
This summer marks the return of Travis Poelle, as rock icon Buddy Holly in a tribute concert featuring
the hits of Buddy, Elvis, Little Richard expanding into the 1960s including songs by Simon & Garfunkle,
Bob Dylan, and The Mamas and Papas.
Event Location: Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde btwn 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-sea,
California 93921
Admission: $8 - $42
Full Event Information: www.pacrep.org/BuddyElvisAndGang
Company: PacRep Theatre
Web: www.pacrep.org
Contact: Kathi Kammerdiener, Email: [email protected], Phone: (831) 622-0700
August
California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Stick Performance
Event Date: August 6, 2015
5:30 - 7 pm
Emmett Chapman, the inventor of this acoustic, 10-stringed instrument, once again takes the stage,
this time in the company of two other Stick prodigies: Bob Culbertson and Don Schiff. Each lends their
unique improvisational sensibility to accompanying László Moholy-Nagy’s kinetic light sculpture, Light
Prop, as recorded in a video and displayed on screen, and riffing on avant-garde music of the early
20th-century avant-garde.
Event Location: Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, Mary Craig Auditorium, 1130 State Street, Santa
Barbara, California 93101
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sbma.net
Company: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Web: www.sbma.net (805) 963-4364
Contact: Katrina Carl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 884-6430
August
California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Lecture by Jan Tichy
Event Date: August 27, 2015
5:30 PM
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Jan Tichy, artist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Photography at the School of the Art
Institute of Chicago, works at the intersection of video, sculpture, architecture, sound, and
photography. Tichy is best known for his dynamic use of projected light and video in installations that
incorporate objects and architecture. In this lecture, he discusses his work as an artist and educator in
relation to László Moholy-Nagy and talks about public collections, social practice, and the politics of
light. Mary Craig Auditorium.
Event Location: Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101
Admission: Free Sbma Members/$10 Non-members/$6 Senior Non-members
Full Event Information: www.tickets.sbma.net
Company: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Web: www.sbma.net (805) 963-4364
Contact: Katrina Carl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 884-6430
August
California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Event Name: Adult Art Studio Class: The Artful Book
Event Date: August 3 – 7
9 am – 3 pm
Part of the Annual Summer Art & Writing Academy. Create paintings in watercolor, gouache, and
acrylic, and make prints and mixed-media collages within the pages of a selected book — whether it’s
a vintage title or a new favorite. Write in response to the ideas presented in the book, play with
favorite lines or dialogue, and explore personal connections.
Event Location: The Art Studio Of Crane Country Day School, 1795 San Leandro Ln., Montecito, 1130
State Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101
Admission: $315 Sbma Members/$325 Non-members
Full Event Information: www.sbma.net/adultclasses
Company: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Web: www.sbma.net (805) 963-4364
Contact: Katrina Carl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (805) 884-6430
August
California, Central Valley, Roseville
Event Name: Heritage Trails Weekend
Event Date: August 15th & 16th
10:00AM-4:00PM
Visit the Carnegie Museum and 19 other museums in Placer County. Travel from Roseville to Tahoe.
More information at www.theheritagetrail.blogspot.com
Event Location: Carnegie Museum, 557 Lincoln Street, Roseville, California
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.rosevillehistorical.org
Company: Roseville Historical Society
Web: www.rosevillehistorical.org
Contact: Phoebe Astill, Email: [email protected], Phone: (916) 773-3003
August
California, Los Angeles Area, San Pedro
Event Name: The Tempest
Event Date: August 21, 2015
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Be swept ashore with Shakespeare’s crew of conniving castaways -- masters and servants, beloved and
lovelorn. Having toured Southern California for four weeks, the show returns to Point Fermin Park for
a Grand Finale performance and candle-lit season farewell. 8pm performance.
Event Location: Point Fermin Park, 807 Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, California 90731
Admission: Free - $10 suggested donation per person
Full Event Information: www.ShakespearebytheSea.org/wp/san-pedro-point-fermin- park
Company: Shakespeare by the Sea
Web: www.ShakespearebytheSea.org (310) 619-0599
Contact: Linda Ellison, Email: [email protected], Phone: (310) 619-5646
August
California, Los Angeles Area, San Pedro
Event Name: As You Like It - Grand Finale
Event Date: August 22, 2015
A tale of a love so grand all the rules are broken. Having toured Southern California for four weeks, the
show returns to Point Fermin Park for a Grand Finale performance and candle-lit season farewell.
Performance begins at 8pm. Arrive early and bring a picnic for the full Shakespearience.
Event Location: Point Fermin Park, 807 Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, California 90731
Admission: Free - $10 suggested donation per person
Full Event Information: www.ShakespearebytheSea.org
Company: Shakespeare by the Sea
Web: www.ShakespearebytheSea.org (310) 619-0599
Contact: Linda Ellison, Email: [email protected], Phone: (310) 619-5646
August
California, Napa Valley, Willits
Event Name: 4th Annual Willits Kinetic Carnivale
Event Date: August 22 to 23, 2015
The Willits Kinetic Carnivale is a fantastical environment in which kinetic energy reigns supreme. Enjoy
incredible entertainment, amazing Steampunk costumes, music, circus acts and parades, fire
performances, kinetic vehicles, tesla coils, delicious food and drink. This year's Grand Ball features
music by Diego's Umbrella, El Radio Fantastique, and The Crux.
Event Location: , 400 East Commercial Street, Willits, California 95490
Admission: $5-$10
Full Event Information: www.KineticCarnivale.com
Company: Mendocino County Museum
Web: www.MendocinoMuseum.org
Contact: Paloma Patterson, Email: Paloma Patterson, Phone: (707) 459-2736
August
California, North Coast, Upper Lake
Event Name: Blue Wing Blues Festival
Event Date: August 7 to 9, 2015
Two bands and a BBQ dinner under the sycamores between the Tallman Hotel and Blue Wing
Restaurant. Headliners: Friday - Ford Blues Band, Saturday - Harriet Lewis and the Family Band,
Sunday - Rick Estrin & the Nightcats. Starts at 6:30.
Event Location: Tallman Hotel, 9550 Main St., Upper Lake CA, Upper Lake, California 95485
Admission: $50 + Ta
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Full Event Information: www.tallmanhotel.com/concerts
Company: Tallman Hotel
Web: www.tallmanhotel.com (707) 275-1144
Contact: Bernard Butcher, Email: [email protected], Phone: (707) 245-0041
August
California, San Diego Area, San Diego
Event Name: Jazz at the Creek Summer Concert Series 2015
Event Date: August 15, 2015
The final concert of the 2015 series features songstress, Daneen Wilbourn, newco mer to the Creek,
Reggie Codrington, accompanied by veteran, Mariea Antionette, harpist. This weekend's headliner is a
man with a jazz style that is both urban and contemporary.
Event Location: Market Creek Plaza Amphitheatre, 310 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, California 92114
Admission: $35 General, $75 vip
Full Event Information: www.jazzatthecreeksd.com
Company: M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records, Inc.
Web: www.mandaterecords.com (858) 650-3190
Contact: Terri Fowler, Email: [email protected], Phone: (858) 480-1314
August
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: America's Finest City Half Marathon & 5K
Event Date: August 16, 2015
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The 38th Annual America's Finest City Half Marathon is run on a point-to- point course. The race starts
at historic Cabrillo National Monument with views of San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean, follows
scenic San Diego Bay and Harbor Island, winds through downtown San Diego and finishes in Balboa
Park.
Event Location: Balboa Park, 2131 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, California 92101
Admission: $45-$120
Full Event Information: www.afchalf.com
Company: In Motion, Inc.
Web: www.inmotionevents.com
Contact: Nicole Mowat, Email: [email protected], Phone: (760) 692-2900
August
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: Annual Bead Bazaar
Event Date: August 1 and August 2, 2015
Saturday Aug. 1, 2015 from 10am-6pm; Sunday Aug. 2,
2015 from 10am-5pm
The Bead Bazaar is a unique event that showcases artists and selected vendors who present beautiful
products for jewelry designers, mixed media artists, fiber artists and quilters. Make & takes,
demonstrations and more classes this year.
Event Location: Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, California 92108
Admission: $5.00 And $2.00 Discount Coupons Are Available On Our Website. Free To All Active
Military Personnel And Their Families With Id
Full Event Information: www.facebook.com/sdbeadsociety
Company: San Diego Bead Society
Web: www.sdbeadsociety.org
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Contact: Agnes Montano, Email: [email protected], Phone: (951) 265-8873
August
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: SAN DIEGO SPIRITS FESTIVAL (SM)
Event Date: August 22 to 23, 2015
Sat - 2 to 6, Sun - 1 to 5
The major Cocktail Culinary and Cultural extravaganza celebrated annually each summer is to advance
the industry and all that it encompasses. Ranked as one of the top cocktail festivals in America by
Fodors. A destination that targets industry insiders, consumer cocktail and culinary lovers alike, it's a
nationally acclaimed celebration.
Event Location: Port Pavilion On Broadway Pier, 1000 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, California 92101
Admission: $55 To $90
Full Event Information: www.sandiegospiritsfestival.com
Company: SAN DIEGO SPIRITS FESTIVAL (SM)
Web: www.sandiegospiritsfestival.com (858) 794-6974
Contact: Joice Truban Curry, Email: [email protected], Phone: (858) 797-6974
August
California, San Francisco Bay Area, Burlingame
Event Name: Burlingame On The Avenue
Event Date: August 15 to 16, 2015
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Burlingame On The Avenue, formerly known as the Burlingame Artzfest
Event Location: , Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame, California 94010
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.burlingamechamber.org/burlingame-events/burlingame-on-the-avenue
Company: Burlingame On The Avenue
Web: www.burlingamechamber.org/burlingame-events/burlingame-on-the-avenue
Contact: Reynaldo Silva, Email: [email protected], Phone: (650) 548-6700
August
California, San Francisco Bay Area, Chula Vista
Event Name: HarborFest
Event Date: August 22, 2015
The Chula Vista Harborfest returns to Bayside Park for a day of fun in the sun that the entire family
can enjoy. There will be live music, entertainment, water activities, and delicious food.
Event Location: , 999 Bayside Parkway, Chula Vista, California 91910
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.cvharborfest.com
Company: McFarlane Promotions
Web: www.mcfarlanepromotions.com
Contact: Laurel McFarlane, Email: [email protected], Phone: (619) 233-5008
August
California, San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco
Event Name: Youth Summer Camp
Event Date: August 10 to 14, 2015
9am to 3pm/ Childcare available from 3pm to 5pm every day
Zaccho Center for Dance and Aerial Arts will be hosting a Youth Summer Camp for 7 -14 year olds. The
week will include Aerial Yoga, Acrobatics, Hip-Hop, Aerial Arts, and Cooperative games, with a final
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performance on the last day. Your child will be supported by an incredible array of teachers to learn
dance and aerial technique, develop self-confidence and body awareness, and discover selfexpression through creativity in a non-competitive and playful environment.
Event Location: Zaccho Studio, 1777 Yosemite Ave, Studio 330, San Francisco, California 94122
Admission: $350/ $400 With Childcare
Full Event Information: www.zaccho.org/summer_camp.html
Company: Zaccho Center for Dance and Aerial Arts
Web: www.zaccho.org (415) 822-6744
Contact: Marie Walburg-Plouviez, Email: [email protected], Phone: (415) 913-8655
August
California, San Francisco Bay Area, San Rafael
Event Name: Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
Event Date: August 1, 2015
7pm
The 23rd Annual Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival presents Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca.
Alcohol & food available for purchase. Meals by Fairfax's own, Casa Manana. Marin Community Clinics
host the Kid Zone.
Event Location: The Osher Marin Jcc, 200 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, California 94903
Admission: From $23; Vip, Reserved, & General Admission; Kids 17 And Under Are Free!
Full Event Information: www.marinjcc.org/summernights
Company: The Osher Marin JCC
Web: www.marinjcc.org/summernights
Contact: Linda Bolt, Email: [email protected], Phone: (415) 444-8000
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Colorado, Denver, Event Date: August 8 to 9, 2015
National Artists & Live Music at Denver Arts Festival at Sloan’s Lake
Enjoy something special at the outdoor festival of juried fine arts, live music and kids activities at the
Denver Arts Festival at Sloan’s Lake, August 8 and 9 at Sloan’s Lake Park, 1700 N. Sheridan Blvd.,
Denver, CO. Fine artists display jewelry, ceramics, painting, photography, mixed media, fibers,
sculpture, drawing, painting, wood, and artisan crafts available for purchase at artist’s booths. The
festival is free and open rain or shine. The two day Music Stage features an eclectic mix of ...
August
Colorado - South Central, Crestone
Event Name: Crestone Music Festival
Event Date: August 7 to 9
There are arts, crafts and activities for children and adults. Activities include men’s and women’s wood
chopping contests, limbo and pie-eating contests. For kids we have the Salida Circus, We Are The
Drum Workshop, hula-hoops and beach balls and EuroBungy jump machine. There are many things
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that go on each year such as a fabulous raffle, free door prizes and surprise auctions. We have great
on-site camping, delicious food and Colorado libations.
Event Location: , Challenger Golf Club, Crestone, Colorado 81131
Admission: Price varies
Full Event Information: www.crestfest.org
Company: Crestone Performances Inc.
Web: www.crestfest.org
Contact: Alma, Email: [email protected], Phone: (719) 256-4533
August
Colorado, Front Range, Black Hawk
Event Name: Gilpin County Fair
Event Date: August 15 and 16, 2015
Sat. 9am to 6pm and Sun from 11am to 3pm
Rural county fair with free rides, bull riding, contests, free hot dog/marshmallow bonfire and more.
Fun for the entire family.
Event Location: Gilpin County Fairgrounds, 230 Norton Drive, Black Hawk, Colorado 80422
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://co.gilpin.co.us/Fair/FairHome.html
Company:
Web: http://co.gilpin.co.us
Contact: Vicki Nemec, Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 582-5214
August
Colorado, Front Range, Ft. Collins
Event Name: Don Quixote and the Duchess
Event Date: August 6, 2015
12:00 PM
Based on an episode in Cervantes’ novel, Don Quixote, a Duke and Duchess amuse themselves by
creating an elaborate ruse to fool the title character. Rich with incisive, quick and ironic turns, this
production will be the regional premiere of the opera which provides a completely different episode in
the story of Don Quixote also featured in the musical Man of La Mancha this summer.
Event Location: First United Methodist Church, 1005 Stover Street, Ft. Collins, Colorado 80524
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: https://centralcityopera.org/event/don-quixote-duchess
Company: Central City Opera
Web: www.centralcityopera.org (303) 292-6700
Contact: Nancy Rebek, Email: [email protected], Phone: (303) 941-2527
August
Colorado, Front Range, Greeley
Event Name: High Plains Chautauqua
Event Date: August 4 to 8, 2015
Day long events
High Plains Chautauqua recreates the traveling tent shows that brought education and entertainment
to communities in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Event Location: Aims Community College, 5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, Colorado 80634
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.highplainschautauqua.org
Company: Greeley Chamber of Commerce / Visit Greeley
Web: www.visitgreeley.org
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Contact: Sara Schell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 352-3566
August
Colorado, Northeast, Livermore
Event Name: Cross Creek Ranch En Plein Aire
Event Date: August 2, 2015
6:00 PM
A beautiful place to buy local art of the surrounding area of Livermore, Colorado 6 PM to 8PM upstairs
at the Forks Bar and Grill. All artists will be present. Many are National Award Winners.
Event Location: The Forks 287, 287 The Forks Restaurant and Grill Upstairs, Livermore, Colorado
80536
Admission:
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Company: The Ace Gallery
Web: www.artcountryemporium.com
Contact: Karen Mary Castranova, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 217-7390
August
Colorado, Northeast, Longmont
Event Name: Mexican Rodeo
Event Date: August 1,2015
7pm
Ten exciting, jam packed summer days at Colorado's oldest county fair with over 100 free fun act ivities,
events, and educational opportunities. Come join us for the Mexican Rodeo. Fari Carnival is open until
10 PM.
Event Location: Jack Murphy Grandstand Arena, 9595 Nelson Rd Suite 200, Longmont, Colorado
80501
Admission: Adults: $10 kids (4-10): $5
Full Event Information: www.bouldercountyfair.org/events.html
Company: Boulder County Fair
Web: www.bouldercountyfair.org
Contact: Laura Boldt, Email: [email protected], Phone: (720) 864-6460
August
Colorado, Northwest, Mountains, Hayden
Event Name: 101st Annual Routt County Fair
Event Date: August 13 to 16, 2015
The best little" fair in Northwest Colorado. Demolition Derby
Event Location: Routt County Fairgrounds, 398 S. Poplar Street, Hayden, Colorado 81639
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.routtcountyfair.org
Company: Routt County Fair
Web: www.routtcountyfair.org
Contact: Jill Delay, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 276-3068
August
Connecticut, Southeast, Madison
Event Name: 44th Annual Madison Historical Society Antiques Fair
Event Date: August 22, 2015
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
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The Madison Historical Society is pleased to offer its 44th annual antiques fair featuring over 100
vendors of antiques and collectibles. This event is the largest antiques fair on the CT shoreline and
should not be missed.
Event Location: Madison Green, 14 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, Connecticut 6443
Admission: 8
Full Event Information: www.madisoncthistorical.org/antiques_fair.htm
Company: Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.FountainInnChamber.org
Contact: Executive Assistant, Email: [email protected], Phone: (864) 862-2586
August
Connecticut, Southeast, Norwalk
Event Name: Norwalk Youth Symphony Auditions
Event Date: August 29 to September 8, 2015
Saturday the 29th 10 am to 4 pm Weekdays 4 pm to 9
pm
Membership and placement into Norwalk Youth Symphony are by audition only. Each player, including
a returning musician from the previous year, is auditioned every year by the conductors. Audition
guidelines are available on our website. To audition you must register online. For questions please
contact the NYS office staff at 203 -866-4100.
Event Location: Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 6851
Admission: $35 Audition fee
Full Event Information: www.norwalkyouthsymphony.org/auditions/auditions_index.aspx
Company: Norwalk Youth Symphony
Web: www.norwalkyouthsymphony.org
Contact: Sara Watkins, Email: [email protected], Phone: (203) 866-4100
August
Delaware, New Castle, Greenville
Event Name: Farm Fun Saturdays - Celebrate National Honeybee Day
Event Date: August 22, 2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us every Saturday for a fun-filled day on the farm. Meet the bees and their keepers, and take a
self-guided tour of the farm. Shop our welcome barn, enjoy our u-pick field of herbs, veggies, and
flowers, and help with our morning farm chores.
Event Location: Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road, Greenville, Delaware 19807
Admission: Free for members, $5 for non-members
Full Event Information: http://delnature.org/farmfundays
Company: Delaware Nature Society
Web: www.DelNature.org (302) 239-2334
Contact: Kiri Rowan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 239-2334
August
Delaware, New Castle, Wilmington
Event Name: Summer Fest 2015
Event Date: August 15, 2015
10:30 AM, 12:30 & 2:30 PM
Our diesel locomotive will be pulling trains to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove on a 1½-hour round-trip.
Summertime food and activities will be available throughout the day in the Greenbank Station
pardking lot.
Event Location: Greenbank Station, 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19808
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Admission: Adults: $14; seniors: $13; children: $12
Full Event Information: www.wwrr.com/events/summerfest.aspx
Company: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Web: www.wwrr.com
Contact: Carole, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 998-1930
August
Delaware, New Castle, Wilmington
Event Name: Civil War Skirmish
Event Date: August 29 to 30, 2015
12:30 & 3:00 PM
Travel with troops for a 2¼-hour round-trip train ride to the site of a skirmish between Union and
Confederate forces. You'll see men and women dressed in authentic period costumes using weapons
of that time. There will be a 30-minute stop at the picnic grove.
Event Location: Greenbank Station, 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19808
Admission: Adults: $18; seniors: $17; children: $16
Full Event Information: www.wwrr.com/events/civil-war.aspx
Company: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Web: www.wwrr.com
Contact: Carole, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 998-1930
August
Delaware, New Castle, Yorklyn
Event Name: Steamin' Day
Event Date: August 2, 2015
12:30 to 4:30
Old-fashioned fun for the whole family, including train and antique auto rides, entry to the Marshall
Steam Museum, featuring the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley steam cars; free steampopped popcorn; live demonstrations; kids activities and more. Tours of the antique-furnished Auburn
Heights mansion also available for $8.
Event Location: Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware 19736
Admission: $8 Child, $11 adult (infants free)
Full Event Information: http://auburnheights.org/visit/steamin-days
Company: Marshall Steam Museum
Web: www.auburnheights.org
Contact: Susan Randolph, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 239-2385
August
Delaware, New Castle, Yorklyn
Event Name: Auburn Heights Invitational Historic Auto Display
Event Date: August 30, 2015
12:30 to 4:30
Experience the best in style, history and heritage from the early automotive age. This year’s spotlight:
Limos and Landaulets. With delicious food, wine and beer tastings, rides on the Auburn Valley
Railroad, plus special exhibits, presentation and programs. Silent auction, raffle and more benefiting
educational programming at Marshall Steam Museum.
Event Location: Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware 19736
Admission: $18 In advance, $22 at gate
Full Event Information: http://auburnheights.org/visit/auburn-heights-invitational
Company: Marshall Steam Museum
Web: www.auburnheights.org
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England, Tour Dates: Departures 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...
August
Florida, Central, Tarpon Springs
Event Name: American Folk Singer Rod MacDonald
Event Date: August 7, 2015
7:30 p.m.
A Rod MacDonald concert is an intimate, authentic, inspirational and uplifting experience. From the
moment Rod begins to sing he grabs his audiences and doesn't let go. An award winning songwriter, a
gifted vocalist and an engaging entertainer in full command of his artistry, his easy going demeanor
resonates an appealing warmth and sincerity that quickly creates an intimate rapport with his
audiences.
Event Location: Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Admission: $12, $10 Tarpon arts members & students
Full Event Information: http://tarponarts.org/event/rod-macdonald-in-concert
Company: Tarpon Arts - City of Tarpon Springs, Dept. of Cultural & Civic Services
Web: www.tarponarts.org (727) 937-0686
Contact: Diane Wood, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 359-3447
August
Florida, Central, Tarpon Springs
Event Name: Sherrill Milnes Master Class (Voice)
Event Date: August 20, 2015
7 p.m.
Legendary baritone and artistic leader of the VOICE Programs Sherrill Milnes shares the process of
great singing with audiences while he works with the 2015 VOICExperience Artists. Don’t miss this
opportunity to observe a master sharing his craft with the next generation of extraordinary singers.
Event Location: Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Admission: $18, $15 Tarpon arts members & students
Full Event Information: http://tarponarts.org/event/observe-a-master-sharing-his- craft-with-singersthe-sherrill-milnes-master-class
Company: Tarpon Arts - City of Tarpon Springs, Dept. of Cultural & Civic Services
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Web: www.tarponarts.org (727) 937-0686
Contact: Diane Wood, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 359-3447
August
Florida, Central, Tarpon Springs
Event Name: Alice Ryley, A Savannah Ghost Story
Event Date: August 22, 2015
6 p.m.
Tarpon Arts patrons are given a chance to be the first to hear a preview of the famous Savannah
ghost, Alice Ryley, come to life in a new operatic work, with a special talkback with the composer and
the artists after the 50-minute performance. Cocktail reception preceding performance with
champagne and chocolates during the talkback. Opera luminary Sherrill Milnes is your host for this
limited seating special event.
Event Location: Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Admission: $50, $45 Tarpon arts members
Full Event Information: http://tarponarts.org/event/an-exclusive-preview-before-the- world-premieralice-ryley-a-savannah-ghost-story
Company: Tarpon Arts - City of Tarpon Springs, Dept. of Cultural & Civic Services
Web: www.tarponarts.org (727) 937-0686
Contact: Diane Wood, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 359-3447
August
Florida, Central, Tarpon Springs
Event Name: Sleeping Beauty
Event Date: August 1 to 2, 2015 and August 8 to 9, 2015
Saturdays 4 p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m.
This play tells the story of the lovely princess who was cursed by a wicked fairy. The fairy prophesied
that on her 16th birthday, the princess would prick her finger on a spindle and fall into a deep sleep.
She could only be awakened by a prince. This is a production for children and the young at heart
performed by an adult cast.
Event Location: Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S. Pinellas Ave. (Alt. 19), Tarpon Springs, Florida
34689
Admission: $10, $5 Tarpon arts members & students
Full Event Information: http://tarponarts.org/event/the-sleeping-beauty
Company: Tarpon Arts - City of Tarpon Springs, Dept. of Cultural & Civic Services
Web: www.tarponarts.org (727) 937-0686
Contact: Diane Wood, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 359-3447
August
Florida, Central, Tarpon Springs
Event Name: Boeing - Boeing (A Non-Stop Comedy)
Event Date: August 14 to 16, 2015 and August 21 to 23, 2015
Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. and
Sundays 2 p.m.
American playboy Bernard Lawrence has cleverly designed a system using the airline timetables to
keep three affairs going with flight stewardesses. However, his life soon starts to descend into social
chaos after the arrival of his friend, Robert Reed, and a dreaded change to the flight order. It quickly
becomes increasingly difficult to keep his three fiancées apart.
Event Location: Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S. Pinellas Avenue (Alt. 19), Tarpon Springs,
Florida 34689
Admission: $16, $14 Tarpon arts members & students, $10 opening night
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Company: Tarpon Arts - City of Tarpon Springs, Dept. of Cultural & Civic Services
Web: www.tarponarts.org (727) 937-0686
Contact: Diane Wood, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 359-3447
August
Florida, Northwest, Tallahassee
Event Name: Night Prowl
Event Date: August 15, 2015
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Guides will lead guests on a tour of the Wild Florida Trail after Museum hours. The tour guide will talk
to the group about nocturnal behaviors, as well as a variety of other topics specific to the individual
animals.
Event Location: , 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32310
Admission: $7 Members/ $10 non-members
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Company: Tallahassee Museum
Web: www.Tallahasseemuseum.org
Contact: Amber O'Connell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (850) 575-8684
August
Florida, Southeast, Fort Lauderdale
Event Name: Broward Moments Lecture Series: Broward’s Early Residents; Native America How
They Lived in the Glades
Event Date: August 11, 2015
6:00 PM
Presented by Paul J. Callsen, Archaeologist and Anthropologist. This lecture focuses on early Native
Americans living in and cultivating the Everglades and the lasting impact their culture had on the area.
Broward Moments Lecture Series addresses significant moments in the County’s 100 years history
that have contributed to the rich culture, creative vitality, and economic growth of the area.
Event Location: Stirling Road Branch Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.broward.org/library
Company: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.sunny.org (954) 765-4466
Contact: Breanna Metcalf-Oshinsky, Email: [email protected], Phone: (646)
307-6328
August
Florida, Southeast, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
Event Name: Stoked On Salt Family Fun Day
Event Date: August 1, 2015
9:00am - 5:00pm
The final day of BugFest 2015 is packed with lots of fun activities for the whole family. Enjoy a free fun
day at the beach while helping the ocean environment. Shoreline Clean-Up. Teen Stand-Up Paddle
Boarding & Underwater Snorkel Treasure Hunt with prizes. Skim Boarding Contest with prizes. Kids
Tug-o-War: Lobsters vs. Angel Fish. Nautical Arts & Crafts. Ocean-related non-profit groups. Free face
painting. Volunteer Awards and After Party. Free volunteer lunch, snacks and refreshments. Live free
concert by Scuba Cowboy. Live ScubaRadio broadcast with host Greg Holt.
Event Location: El Prado Park, 4500 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida 33308
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Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.stokedonsalt.com
Company: Stoked On Salt
Web: www.stokedonsalt.com
Contact: Lisa Miceli, Email: [email protected], Phone: (754) 246-4848
August
Florida, Southeast, Miami
Event Name: Scientist Sundays at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Event Date: August 2, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology,
climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more.
Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed
exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.
Event Location: Patricia And Phillip Frost Museum Of Science, 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami,
Florida 33133
Admission: Free With Museum Admission. Admission Is Free For Members And Children Under 3;
Students (With Valid Id), Seniors (62+) And Children 3 – 12, $10.95; Adults Are $14.95.
Full Event Information: www.miamisci.org
Company: Duree & Company
Web: www.miamisci.org (305) 646-4400
Contact: Louise Hendry, Email: [email protected], Phone: (954) 723-9350
August
Florida, West Central, Petersburg
Event Name: This Light of Ours opening reception
Event Date: August 1, 2015
7 p.m.
Join us for the opening reception of the exhibition This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the
Civil Rights Movement, featuring two of the photographers whose work is part of the exhibition: Bob
Adelman and Tamio Wakayama.
Event Location: The Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg, Petersburg, Florida 33701
Admission: $9 General admission, free to fhm members
Full Event Information: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/event/opening-reception-this-light-ofours-activist-photographers-of-the-civil-rights-movement
Company: The Florida Holocaust Museum
Web: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org
Contact: Keeley Sheehan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 820-0100
August
Florida, West Central, St. Petersburg
Event Name: This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement
Event Date: August 1 to December 1, 2015
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement, an exhibition of the Center for
Documentary Arts, presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work and voices of nine activist
photographers – men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation
and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement. The exhibition is
comprised of 157 black and white photographs taken in Mississippi and Alabama from 1963 to 1966.
Event Location: The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth Street South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
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Admission: $16 Adults, $14 seniors, $10 college students, $8 students under 18
Full Event Information: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/event/light-activist-photographers-civilrights-movement
Company: The Florida Holocaust Museum
Web: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org (727) 820-0100
Contact: Keeley Sheehan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (727) 820-0100
August
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Event Date: August 14, 2015
8:00 PM
The band is led by pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph, who credits Stevie Ray Vaughan as the
primary influence of his musical style. The latest Robert Randolph and the Family Band album, “Lickety
Split,” was released in 2013. Most recently, the band’s “Take the Party” was selected as the theme song
for SEC Nation, the college football pre-show program featuring Tim Tebow and Marcus Spears that
airs on the SEC Network.
Event Location: The Classic Center, 300 N Thomas Street, Athens, Georgia 30601
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: https://classiccenter.com/theatre/theatre/theatre.html#.VXh0zk22Lcs
Company: The Classic Center
Web: www.sundaycentermarket.com/about
Contact: Minal Patel, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 357-4523
August
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Zoo Day 2015: Bear Hollow Zoouniversity
Event Date: August 29, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Celebrate going back to school by learning all about animals and zoo keeping. Children can complete
activities to master all the necessary zoo keeper skills, earn grades for their zoo keeper report card,
and graduate with an honorary degree - a B.H.Z in Zoo Keeping. Fun for the whole family with
exhibitors, experts, and much more.
Event Location: Bear Hollow Zoo At Memorial Park, 293 Gran Ellen Dr, Athens, Georgia 30606
Admission: $2 Athens-clarke county residents; $3 non county residents; children younger than 2 are
admitted free of charge
Full Event Information: www.athensclarkecounty.com/bearhollow
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
August
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: Classic City BBQ Festival
Event Date: August 14 to 15, 2015
The family-friendly festival attracted 2,400 people last year. The event will feature three barbecue
contests, local barbecue restaurant vendors, an outdoor music stage, classic car show, tailgate
tradeshow, kids zone and more.
Event Location: The Classic Center's Grand Hall, 300 N Thomas Street, Athens, Georgia 30601
Admission: Free to attend
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Full Event Information: www.classiccitybbqfest.com
Company: The Classic Center
Web: www.sundaycentermarket.com/about
Contact: Minal Patel, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 357-4523
August
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Carrollton
Event Name: Carrollton Teen Theatre presents Legally Blond""
Event Date: August 6 to August 9, 2015
A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The
Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in
pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes in a pink storm with memorable songs
and dynamic dances.
Event Location: Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, 251 Alabama St., Carrollton, Georgia 30117
Admission: $10 Per ticket
Full Event Information: www.cprcad.org/cultural-arts/teen-theatre
Company: Carrollton Cultural Arts Center
Web: www.cprcad.org (770) 838-1083
Contact: Penny Lewis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (770) 838-0803
August
Georgia, Mountains, Summerville
Event Name: Chattooga County Agricultural Fair
Event Date: August 27 to 30, 2015
Thursday, August 27: 6 pm to 10 pm; Friday, August 28: 6 pm to
12 midnight; Saturday, August 29: 2 pm to 12 midnight; Sunday, August 30: 2 pm to 9 pm
The Chattooga County is in its second year of entertaining and educating north Georgia citizens. With
a combination of carnival excitement, summer foods, concert thrills, and agricultural education, the
Chattooga County Agricultural Fair is the perfect family trip this summer.
Event Location: Chattooga County Agricultural Education Center, 40 Middle School Road, Summerville,
Georgia 30747
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.chattoogafair.com
Company: Chattooga County Agricultural Fair
Web: www.chattoogafair.com
Contact: Meagan Smith, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 857-4927
August
Idaho, South Central, Featherville
Event Name: Albino Ryno Memorial Golf Tourament
Event Date: August 8th 2015
11:00 a.m.
Raises money for the Pine Senior Center.
Event Location: Elk Valley Golf Course, 3561 N Pine Featherville Rd, Featherville, Idaho 83647
Admission: 35
Full Event Information: www.welcometothetrinities.com
Company: Welcome to the Trinities
Web: www.welcometothetrinities.com
Contact: Kathi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (208) 653-2227
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August
Idaho, Southwestern, Kuna
Event Name: Kuna Days 2015
Event Date: August 7 to 8, 2015
Friday 4pm to 10 pm and Saturday 9am to 11pm
Kuna Days 2015 - Fun Run, Duck Race on Indian Creek, Movie Night, Vendors & Food in the Park,
Parade on Main Street, Free Kids Carnival, Live Entertainment, Beer Garden, Best Fireworks Show in
the Treasure Valley.
Event Location: , City Park on Main Street, Kuna, Idaho 83634
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.kunachamber.com
Company: Kuna Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.kunachamber.com
Contact: Mary Anne, Email: [email protected], Phone: (208) 922-9254
August
Illinois, Central, Cowden
Event Name: Cowden Pioneer Days
Event Date: August 21 to August 23, 2015
All Day
A pioneer village will show you how things were done in that time period. A large pardade, a
sanctioned rodeo, carnival, vendors, and lots of food.
Event Location: Town Park, Town Park, Cowden, Illinois 62422
Admission: Parking Fee
Full Event Information: www.lakeshelbyville.com
Company: Lake Shelbyville Area CVB
Web: www.lakeshelbyville.com
Contact: Freddie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 774-2244
August
Illinois, Central, Springfield
Event Name: Word's Fair Tea
Event Date: August 1, 2015
1pm-3pm
Spend some time at the 1893 Chicago Word's Fair. The Colombian Exhibition. Over 27,000,000
Victorians would pay 50 cents apiece to experience an unforgettable day the fair that offered a
glimpse into the future of a new century ~ this was the fair that showcase electricity, modern industry,
convenience foods and some very unusual entertainment. View objects and artifacts from the
Library's collection."
Event Location: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 112 N 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701
Admission: $35 Adult; $31.50 member
Full Event Information:
Company: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Web: www.TenYearsLincoln.com (217) 558-8934 Christopher Wills
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 558-8970
August
Illinois, Central, Springfield
Event Name: Evening With The Creators - BRC Artists and Designers
Event Date: August 20, 2015
6:30 PM
Attend lecture session for the creators that made this museum so immersive and innovative.
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Event Location: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, 212 N 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701
Admission: $12.50; Member 10% discount
Full Event Information:
Company: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Web: www.TenYearsLincoln.com (217) 558-8934 Christopher Wills
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 558-8970
August
Illinois, Central, Springfield
Event Name: With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews
Event Date: August 3 to November 15, 2015
9 am - 5:pm
This exhibition brings to light the little-known relationship between Abraham Lincoln and Jewish
Americans. Original documents, artifacts, photographs, and first person accounts tell the story of ho w
Lincoln's meaningful bonds with Jewish individuals, his audacious defiance of anti-Semitic generals,
and the interventions he made as president on behalf of all Jews reflected his deepest values and
helped promote inclusivity in the United States.
Event Location: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, 212 N 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701
Admission: $15 Museum admission fee
Full Event Information:
Company: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Web: www.TenYearsLincoln.com (217) 558-8934
Contact: [email protected], Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 558-8970
August
Illinois, Central, Villa Park
Event Name: National Night Out & Touch a Truck at the Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Event Date: August 4, 2015
6:00 PM
The Oakbrook Terrace Park District and the DuPage County Sheriff's Office will partner for National
Night Out - America's night out against crime. In an effort to heighten awareness and strengthen
participation in local anticrime efforts, a crime prevention event was started nationally to create a
crime watch community." Enjoy a night of fun including Touch a Truck
Event Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District Heritage Park, 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park,
Illinois 60181
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.obtpd.org
Company: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Web: www.obtpd.org
Contact: Marianne Long-Marketing Department, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 627-6100
August
Illinois, Central, Windsor
Event Name: Windsor Harvest Picnic
Event Date: August 13 to August 15, 2015
All Day
This is the 119th Annual Festival, the longest running in Illinois. Enjoy food, vendors, entertainment, a
carnival and more. This year's featured entertainers are Lorrie Morgan and David Frizzell.
Event Location: Downtown, downtown, Windsor, Illinois 61957
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.lakeshelbyville.com
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Company: Lake Shelbyville Area CVB
Web: www.lakeshelbyville.com
Contact: Freddie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 774-2244
August
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: August Sip and Paint Party
Event Date: August 6, 2015
6:00-8:00pm
Anthony Quinn was a prolific artist, creating hundreds of sculptures, paintings, carving s, and sketches
throughout his life. Unleash your inner artist, while making new friends, at a paint class with artist Katie
Gailas, graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago. Katie will help you create your own unique
masterpiece. All materials are provided and drinks will be available.
Event Location: National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Admission: $30 Per person
Full Event Information: www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/events-calendar/calendar
Company: National Hellenic Museum
Web: www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org (312) 655-1234
Contact: Rena Lee, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 655-1234
August
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: Geneva Concours d’Elegance
Event Date: August 23, 2015
10:00am to 4:00pm
Classic car enthusiasts will gather together again this year in Geneva, Illinois to view a beautiful
collection of antique, classic and modern automobiles. Participants from all over the country will
display their prized automobiles on Third Street hoping to be awarded one of the coveted "Benz"
trophies.
Event Location: , Third Street, Geneva, Illinois 60134
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.geneva.il.us/events
Company: City of Geneva
Web: www.geneva.il.us/events (630) 232-7449
Contact: Jamie Heflin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 938-4555
August
Illinois, Chicagoland, Oak Brook
Event Name: Letters from the Oregon Trail
Event Date: August 9, 2015
2 p.m.
Letters from the Oregon Trail - Presented by actress Paddy Lynn. This is the story of one family's
amazing journey westward in 1853. Share in the family's daily struggles for survival.
Event Location: Graue Mill And Museum, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.grauemill.org/specialevents.htm
Company: Graue Mill and Museum
Web: www.grauemill.org
Contact: Whitney Templeton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 920-9720
August
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Event Name: Tin Cremona
Event Date: August 23, 2015
2:00 PM
Tin Cremona - Mid 19th Century Music with a Civil War aspect. Period dressed performers will play the
banjo, tambourine & tin whistle.
Event Location: Graue Mill And Museum, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.grauemill.org/specialevents.htm
Company: Graue Mill and Museum
Web: www.grauemill.org
Contact: Whitney Templeton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 920-9720
August
Illinois, Chicagoland, Oak Park
Event Name: 41st Annual Oak Park Avenue-Lake Arts & Crafts Show
Event Date: August 15 to 16, 2015
Saturday 11am-7pm Sunday 9am-5pm
You and your family will enjoy exploring the many talents and treasures of the artists & craftsartists of
American Society of Artists with an enticing array of work on display during this popular juried show
ranging from paintings, pottery and woodworking to jewelry, glassworks and artwear plus much more.
Event Location: Scoville Park, 800 W.Lake (Oak Park Ave & Lake St), Oak Park, Illinois 60301
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.americansocietyofartists.org
Company: American Society of Artists
Web: www.americansocietyofartists.org
Contact: ASA Office, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 751-2500
August
Illinois, Northern, Dubuque
Event Name: WingFest XI
Event Date: August 8, 2015
Noon-11 p.m.
Celebrating 11 years: this annual chicken wing cook-off is not to be missed. Featuring live music all day
and through the night with local musician. Free inflatables, fun, games and contests for kids.
Event Location: , Sinsinawa Ave., Dubuque, Illinois 61025
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.galena.org
Contact: Celestino Ruffini, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 777-3557
August
Illinois, Northern, Galena
Event Name: Murder Mystery at the Vineyard
Event Date: August 1, 2015
6-9 p.m.
Who did it? Enjoy a wonderful catered dinner and become a part of the mystery that takes you back in
time to 1933 at “The Cellars.” Advanced reservations required, limited seating.
Event Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, Illinois 61036
Admission: 49.95
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Company: Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.galena.org
Contact: Celestino Ruffini, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 777-3557
August
Illinois, Northern, Stockton
Event Name: Fall Into Stockton
Event Date: August 29, 2015
11am-3pm
Join us for a family friendly event. Business, organizations, games, inflatables, food, and more.
Event Location: Downtown District, Downtown Stockton, Stockton, Illinois 61085
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.fallintostockton.com
Company: Stockton Strong
Web: www.nwilartfest.com
Contact: Amy Laskye, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 947-2878
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Indiana, Columbia City, Event Date: August 7-9, 2015
20th Annual Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow, Columbia City, IN
The 20th annual Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow will be held August 7th-9th, in Morsches Park (1035 E.
St. Rd. 205), Coulmbia City, IN. This is a traditional Native American pow wow, celebrating the history
and traditions of our ancestors. On August 7th the gates open at 5pm with 32 vendors selling Native
American products, crafts and food. The freewill concert with Adam Strack and Mike Mowry starts at
7pm. On August 8th the 5K/run/walk "Healthy Traditions" starts at 7:30am ...
August
Indiana, Central, Indianapolis
Event Name: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
Event Date: August 21-23, 2015
Composer: Michael Nyman --- Opera based on the book, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and
Other Clinical Tales" by Oliver Sacks."
Event Location: Schrott Center for the Arts at Butler University, 610 W 46th St, Indianapolis, IN 46208
Admission: Ticket costs vary
Full Event Information: www.indyopera.org/programming.html
Company: Indianapolis Opera
Web: www.IndyOpera.org
Contact: Carol Baker, Email: [email protected], Phone: 317-283-3531
August
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Indiana, Central, Carmel
Event Name: Armed Lady
Event Date: August 26, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month for a one-hour program followed by one hour of
insturctional shooting. Please know that this an intimidation-free club, open to all women at all levels,
from those who have never shot through those who are shooting pros. Just join us, learn and have
fun.
Event Location: Point Blank Range & Gun Shop, 1250 City Center Drive, Carmel, Indiana 46032
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: www.hideandcarry.com/event/armed-lady-carmel-in-chapter-3
Company: Hide & Carry LLC
Web: www.hideandcarry.com
Contact: Lisa Pierce, Email: [email protected], Phone: (317) 817-0321
August
Indiana, Central, Carthage
Event Name: Blue River Community Harvest Summerfest
Event Date: August 1, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shop our entire line of self-defense accessories for women while supporting the Carthage Food Bank.
Event Location: Downtown Carthage, Downtown, Carthage, Indiana 46115
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.hideandcarry.com/event/blue-river-community-harvest-summerfest
Company: Hide & Carry LLC
Web: www.hideandcarry.com
Contact: Lisa Pierce, Email: [email protected], Phone: (317) 817-0321
August
Indiana, Eastern, Columbia City
Event Name: Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow
Event Date: August 7-9, 2015
Sat.10:am-9pm Sun. 10:am-5pm
Native America event with , crafts, products & food. Native American dancing at 1pm & 6pm on Sat.
Sun. noon. Children's activities on Sunday.Raffles, silent auction, Raptors. Educational and fun. Freewill
concert on Fri. at 7pm. Vendors open. Free parking, handicap parking.
Event Location: Morsches Park, 1035 E SR205, Columbia City, Indiana 46725
Admission: $4.00, Children under 12 are free $6 for weekend pass
Full Event Information: www.miamipowowow.org
Company: Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow
Web: www.miamipowwow.org (260) 609-7844
Contact: Pat Smith, Email: [email protected], Phone: (260) 244-7702
August
Indiana, Eastern, Greensburg
Event Name: Greensburg Power of the Past
Event Date: August 20-23, 2015
Daily 8-8; Sunday 8-Noon
26th Annual machinery show of antique tractors, steam engines, hit and miss engines, fiddle contest,
kids games, consignment auction, flea markets, tractor pull and much more. Free Parking. Featuring
IH.
Event Location: Decatur County Fairgrounds, 1645 W Park Rd, Greensburg, Indiana 47240
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Admission: $3.00, Children under 12 free
Full Event Information: www.greensburgpowerofthepast.com
Company: Greensburg Power of the Past
Web: http://greensburgpowerofthepast.com
Contact: Clark Martin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (812) 663-7869
August
Iowa, Northeast, Davenport
Event Name: River Roots Live
Event Date: August 28 to 29, 2015
all day
Cutting edge national touring music acts, a Junior Jam area, delicious BBQ ribs from national ribeteurs,
and more in downtown Davenport.
Event Location: Leclaire Park, 400 Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport, Iowa 52801
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: www.riverrootslive.com
Company: Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitquadcities.com (800) 747-7800
Contact: Jessica Waytenick, Email: [email protected], Phone: (309) 736-6827
August
Iowa, Northeast, Leclaire
Event Name: Tug Fest
Event Date: August 13 to 15, 2015
all day
Giant tug-of-war across the mighty Mississippi between LeClaire, Iowa and Port Byron, Illinois with
fireworks and live entertainment all weekend.
Event Location: Leclaire Levee, 200 N. Cody Road, Leclaire, Iowa 52761
Admission: $5.00 Per person
Full Event Information: www.tugfest.com
Company: Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitquadcities.com (800) 747-7800
Contact: Jessica Waytenick, Email: [email protected], Phone: (309) 736-6827
August
Iowa, Western, Leclaire
Event Name: 29th Annual Great River Tug Fest
Event Date: August 13 to 15, 2015
Thurs 4:30-11:00 PM, Fri 4:00-Midnight, Sat 10:00 AM-Midnight
Fun family festival that features the only Tug-of-War competition across the Mississippi River between
IA and IL. Carnival, Grand Parade, 5K run/walk, live entertainment, food vendors, the GREATEST
Fireworks display over the Mississippi and The Big Tug. It's all here in LeClaire, home of the History
Channel's American Pickers.
Event Location: , LeClaire Riverfront Levee, Leclaire, Iowa 52753
Admission: $5 Per person per day children under 12 free
Full Event Information: www.tugfest.com
Company: Tug Fest Iowa
Web: www.tugfest.com
Contact: Kari Long, Email: [email protected], Phone: (563) 289-2799
August
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Iowa, Western, St. Charles
Event Name: Madison County Winery Summer Music - John McCuddin & the Waymore Blues
Band
Event Date: August 14, 2015
7 - 10 pm
Join us at Madison County Winery for live music with the John McCuddin & Waymore Blues Band, a
four member group that performs blues, country and rock. Madison County Winery wine and Twisted
Vine Brewery beer will be available. Come sit on our patio and enjoy live music, or contact us to rent
the Pergola for the best seat in the house.
Event Location: Madison County Winery, 3021 St. Charles Road, St. Charles, Iowa 50240
Admission: $5 Per Person
Full Event Information: http://madisoncountywinery.com/events/john-mccuddin- waymore-bluesband
Company: Madison County Winery
Web: www.madisoncountywinery.com
Contact: Doug Bakker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (641) 396-2220
August
Iowa, Western, St. Charles
Event Name: Madison County Winery Summer Music - Crosswind
Event Date: August 29, 2015
7 - 10 pm
Join us at Madison County Winery for live music with the Crosswind, a 6- piece band that performs
classic rock with a dab of country. Madison County Winery wine and Twisted Vine Brewery beer will be
available. Come sit on our patio and enjoy live music, or contact us to rent the Pergola for the best
seat in the house.
Event Location: Madison County Winery, 3021 St. Charles Road, St. Charles, Iowa 50240
Admission: $5 Per Person
Full Event Information: http://madisoncountywinery.com/events/crosswind
Company: Madison County Winery
Web: www.madisoncountywinery.com
Contact: Doug Bakker, Email: [email protected], Phone: (641) 396-2220
August
Kansas, North Central, Manhattan
Event Name: Little Apple Paddle
Event Date: August 1, 2015
8 a.m.
Family-friendly float on Kansas River from Manhattan to St. George. Participants may provide a kayak
or canoe (life jackets required) or rent from KS Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (785-539-7941).
Event Location: Kansas River, Big Blue River linear trailhead, Manhattan, Kansas 66502
Admission: Kayak rental, if appropriate
Full Event Information: www.cityofmhk.com/DocumentCenter/View/31512
Company: Manhattan KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.VisitManhattanKS.org
Contact: Michael Goens, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 759-0134
August
Kansas, Northeast, Leavenworth
Event Name: Matilda Joslyn Gage: Forgotten Suffragist
Event Date: August 22, 2015
10:30am
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Presentation by Zelda Reeber of Weston, MO and member of the Leavenworth County Historical
Society. Matilda Joslyn Gage, along with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, was a founding
member of the National Woman Suffrage Association and co-edited the first three volumes of the sixvolume "The History of Woman Suffrage". Gage was a supporter of women's rights throughout her
life. This event is sponsored by the LCHS in recognition of Women's Equality Day, celebrated yearly on
August 26.
Event Location: , 1128 Fifth Ave., Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Leavenworth County Historical Society at the Carroll Mansion Museum
Web: www.leavenworthhistory.org
Contact: Beverly, Email: [email protected], Phone: (913) 682-7759
August
Kansas, Southwest, Meade
Event Name: Chuckwagon Dinner Theatre
Event Date: August 8, 2015
6:00 PM
Get a taste of authentic chuckwagon food prepared on an open fire, then stick around as local
thespians perform a melodrama with a Western theme. Boo and hiss at the dastardly villain, ahhh and
coo for the sweet damsel in distress and cheer for the hansom hero who saves the day. We promise
an evening of fun and local color.
Event Location: Dalton Hideout Park, 502 S Pearlette, Meade, Kansas 67864
Admission: Fee for food-melodrama free
Full Event Information: http://oldmeadecounty.com/melodrama.htm
Company: Meade County Historical Society
Web: www.oldmeadecounty.com
Contact: Marc Ferguson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (620) 873-2359
August
Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Blue Hill
Event Name: An Evening of Brahms
Event Date: August 15th 2015
An evening of Brahms, performed by Janet Pearson, piano, Nathan Lesser, violin & Max Treitlor, cello.
This is a fundraiser for the Bagaduce Music Lending Library's Capital Campaign. The funds will be
spent on renovations for the new music library.
Event Location: Bmll Performance Hall, 49 South Street, Blue Hill, Maine 4614
Admission: $15 Donation per person
Full Event Information: www.bagaducemusic.org
Company: Bagaduce Music Lending Library
Web: www.bagaducemusic.org
Contact: Executive Director, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 374-5454
August
Maine, Downeast and Acadia, Blue Hill
Event Name: Ellacappella in Concert.
Event Date: August 20th 2015
A concert of a cappella singing by our own Ellacappella"
Event Location: Bmll Performance Hall, 49 South Street, Blue Hill, Maine 4614
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Admission: $15 Per person donation
Full Event Information: www.bagaducemusic.org
Company: Bagaduce Music Lending Library
Web: www.bagaducemusic.org
Contact: Executive Director, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 374-5454
August
Maine, Lakes and Mountains, Lewiston
Event Name: 23rd annual Great Falls Balloon Festival
Event Date: August 21–23, 2015
Established as a fundraiser for local nonprofits, this 3-day event combines hot air balloons, food and
live entertainment. Special shape and standard hot air balloons launch at 6a.m. and 6p.m., Friday–
Sunday, along with a full schedule of daytime activities and events throughout the weekend.
Event Location: Simard-payne Memorial Park, Oxford Street, Lewiston, Maine 4240
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.greatfallsballoonfestival.org
Company: Great Falls Balloon Festival
Web: www.greatfallsballoonfestival.org (800) 639-6331
Contact: Christina Noonan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (207) 333-9974
August
Maryland, Central, National Harbor
Event Name: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival
Event Date: August 22nd 2015
Session 1: 11AM - 3PM; Session 2 5PM - 9PM
Get Crackin'. Join us for an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE extravaganza complete with over 50,000 crabs,
beer, arts & crafts, music, family fun and so much more.
Event Location: National Harbor On The Potomac, 300 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Maryland
20745
Admission: $29.00 - $119.00
Full Event Information: www.mdcrabfest.com/home
Company: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival
Web: www.mdcrabfest.com/home (800) 830-3976
Contact: Emily Connell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 830-3976
August
Maryland, Eastern Shore, Cambridge
Event Name: Rescue Fire Company's Annual Seafood Feastival
Event Date: August 8, 2015
Menu includes steamed crabs, fried fish, crab soup, fried clams, BBQ chicken, sweet potato fr ies,
watermelon, corn on the cob, sliced tomatoes, hot dogs, cake, freeze pops and soft drinks. Beer will be
sold by the cup. There will be craft tables, live music, and classic cars on display.
Event Location: Sailwinds Park, 200 Byrn Street, Cambridge, Maryland 21613
Admission: 40
Full Event Information: www.seafoodfeastival.com
Company: Rescue Fire Company
Web: www.seafoodfeastival.com (410) 228-1211
Contact: Ricky Travers, Email: [email protected], Phone: (410) 228-4313
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August
Maryland, Eastern Shore, Micheals
Event Name: Waterman's Appreciation Day
Event Date: August 9, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Come and celebrate Chesapeake watermen and their heritage. This year’s festival features a
“watermen’s rodeo” boat docking contest, live music, and celebrity appearances. Steamed crabs, beer,
and other foods and beverages will be available for purchase.
Event Location: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Micheals, Micheals, Maryland 21663
Admission: $18 Adult, $10 Cbmm Member Adult & Licensed Watermen Adult, $8 Children 6-17 $6
Cbmm Member Child & Licensed Watermen Child, Free Children 5 & Under
Full Event Information: http://cbmm.org/events/annual-festivals-and-special-events/watermensappreciation-day
Company: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Web: www.cbmm.org (410) 745-2916
Contact: Tracey Munson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (410) 745-4960
August
Massachusetts, Berkshires, Sheffield
Event Name: Berkshire Choral International presents Dvorak's Stabat Mater
Event Date: August 1, 2015
7:30PM
220-voice BCI chorus, prominent soloists, and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Erin
Freeman, Director and Conductor, Richmond Symphony Chorus. Free pre-concert talk at 6:15PM.
Event Location: Jackman L. Stewart Center, Berkshire School, 245 North Undermountain Road,
Sheffield, Massachusetts 1257
Admission: $20 - $45
Full Event Information: http://berkshirechoral.org/hear-us
Company: Berkshire Choral International
Web: www.berkshirechoral.org (413) 229-1999
Contact: Lusha Martin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (413) 229-1310
August
Massachusetts, Berkshires, South Worthington
Event Name: Kinga Augustyn, violinist at Sevenars
Event Date: August 2, 2015
4PM
Virtuosa Kinga Augustyn, “stylish and vibrant” (The Strad Magazine), “a violinist for whom nothing
seems too difficult” (Nowy Dziennik Polish Daily News), and “an adventurous performer” (NY Concert
Review), returns to Sevenars with works by Bach, Paganini, Tchaikovsky, Bartok, Szymanowski,
Wieniawski, Kreisler, and Sarasate with brilliant pianist, Lynelle Schrade James.
Event Location: Sevenars Academy, 15 Ireland Street, just off Rte 112, South Worthington,
Massachusetts 1098
Admission: $20.00 Pp. suggested donation
Full Event Information: www.sevenars.org
Company: Sevenars Concerts, Inc.
Web: www.sevenars.org (413) 238-5854
Contact: Email: [email protected], Phone: 413-238-5854
August
Massachusetts, Berkshires, South Worthington
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Event Name: Jerry Noble and friends
Event Date: August 9, 2015
4PM
Longtime collaborators, Jerry Noble, pianist, and Bob Sparkman, clarinetist, combine French influenced jazz with classical, featuring cellist Christopher James, in Debussy’s Cello Sonata. Noble is a
pianist/composer of national significance. Sparkman is a collaborator with jazz legends. Young talent,
Christopher James, has joined this concert for several years with tremendous response.
Event Location: Sevenars Academy, 15 Ireland Street, just off Rte 112, South Worthington,
Massachusetts 1098
Admission: $20.00 Pp suggested donation
Full Event Information: www.sevenars.org
Company: Sevenars Concerts, Inc.
Web: www.sevenars.org (413) 238-5854
Contact: Email: [email protected], Phone: 413-238-5854
August
Massachusetts, Berkshires, South Worthington
Event Name: The James Family Musicians at Sevenars
Event Date: August 16, 2015
4PM
In a musical family finale, pianist David James (“playing on a big Romantic scale”-N.Y. Times), joins
daughter Lynelle James, pianist (“real tenderness” and “the extroversion of a committed performer” N.Y. Times) and son Christopher James, cellist, alumnus of Tanglewood, Soundfest, and Bard festivals
in music of Brahms, Schubert, and more.
Event Location: Sevenars Academy, 15 Ireland Street, just off Rte. 112, South Worthington,
Massachusetts 1098
Admission: $20.00 Pp suggested donation
Full Event Information: www.sevenars.org
Company: Sevenars Concerts, Inc.
Web: www.sevenars.org (413) 238-5854
Contact: Email: [email protected], Phone: 413-238-5854
August
Massachusetts, Central, Lancaster
Event Name: The 133rd Bolton Fair
Event Date: August 14-16th 2015
9am -9pm
An old fashioned agricultural fair with something for everyone! Midway rides, monster trucks, FMX
event, pony rides and petting farm, demolition derby, chick hatchery, exhibit hall, farmer's market,
tractor pull, horse and oxen pull, great food court, craft show, lumberjack show, animal shows, zip
lining, commercial vendors, lawnmower races, authentic blacksmith shop, lost arts area, kids country
and fiddlers contest. Free parking.
Event Location: The Lancaster Fairgrounds, 318 Seven Bridge Road, Lancaster, Massachusetts 1523
Admission: See Website
Full Event Information:
Company: The Bolton Fair Inc
Web: www.boltonfair.org
Contact: Rose Darden, Email: [email protected], Phone: (978) 365-7206
August
Massachusetts, South Shore, South Dartmouth
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Event Name: Beverly Carter
Event Date: August 8 to 9, 2015
The ART Drive returns to the South Coast on August 8-9, from 10 a.m-5 p.m. This year, 32 Dartmouth
and Westport artists have teamed up for their eighth Open Studio weekend. Each year, artists apply
their creativity to create depictions of species of fish. This year, they chose the bonito
Event Location: Studios In South Dartmouth And Westport, 15 Fremont St., South Dartmouth,
Massachusetts 2748
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://the-art-drive.com
Company: The Art Drive
Web: http://the-art-drive.com
Contact: Beverly Carter, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 992-6958
August
Michigan, Flint
Event Name: Shop Floor Theatre Company Presents: Tomorrow's Answer Genesee and
Shiawassee Performing Arts Summer Workshop
Event Date: August 21, 2015
1:30pm
Classes begin the week of July 6th meeting Monday through Thursday from 10am to 12pm, for seven
weeks. Students will take part in a dress rehearsal and performance at each theatre, in each county,
on that final weekend in August.
Event Location: Randall Coates Auditorium, 1020 W. Coldwater Road, Flint, Michigan 48505
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sftco.org
Company: Shop Floor Theatre Company
Web: www.sftco.org (810) 429-2252
Contact: Kendrick Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (810) 931-8090
August
Michigan, Flint
Event Name: Tomorrow's Answer Genesee and Shiawassee Performing Arts Summer Workshop
Event Date: August 21, 2015
1:30pm
Classes begin the week of July 6th and will meet Monday through Thursday from 10am to 12pm, for
seven weeks. Students, artists and directors will complete presentation and performance on that final
weekend in August.
Event Location: Randall Coates Auditorium, 1020 W. Coldwater Road, Flint, Michigan 48505
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sftco.org
Company: Shop Floor Theatre Company
Web: www.sftco.org (810) 429-2252
Contact: Kendrick Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (810) 931-8090
August
Michigan, Owosso
Event Name: Shop Floor Theatre Company Presents: Tomorrow's Answer Genesee and
Shiawassee Performing Arts Summer Workshop
Event Date: August 22, 2015
7pm
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Classes begin the week of July 6th meeting Monday through Thursday from 10am to 12pm, for seven
weeks. Students will take part in a dress rehearsal and performance at each theatre, in each county,
on that final weekend in August.
Event Location: Owosso Community Players, 114 E Main St, Owosso, Michigan 48867
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sftco.org
Company: Shop Floor Theatre Company
Web: www.sftco.org (810) 429-2252
Contact: Kendrick Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (810) 931-8090
August
Michigan, Owosso
Event Name: Tomorrow's Answer Genesee and Shiawassee Performing Arts Summer Workshop
Event Date: August 22, 2015
7pm
Classes begin the week of July 6th and will meet Monday through Thursday from 10am to 12pm, for
seven weeks. Students, artists and directors will complete presentation and performance on that final
weekend in August.
Event Location: Owosso Community Players, 114 E Main St, Owosso, Michigan 48867
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.sftco.org
Company: Shop Floor Theatre Company
Web: www.sftco.org (810) 429-2252
Contact: Kendrick Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (810) 931-8090
August
Michigan, East Central, Fenton
Event Name: Community Flea Market and Craft Sale
Event Date: August 22, 2015
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Vendors are encouraged to register prior to August 15 using the registration for m available on the
website. Cost for one space is $15 and each additional space is $10. Registrations received after
August 15 will be $20 and $15 respectively. Each assigned space is the same size a parking space for a
car.
Event Location: , 18055 Silver Parkway (K-Mart Parking Lot), Fenton, Michigan 48430
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: https://sites.google.com/site/fentonlions/home
Company: Fenton Lions
Web: https://sites.google.com/site/fentonlions/home
Contact: Warren Hein, Email: [email protected], Phone: (810) 208-0927
August
Michigan, Northeast, Gladwin
Event Name: Pancake Breakfast Fly-In
Event Date: August 22, 2015
Come on out to the airpark and enjoy a fresh cooked breakfast of pancakes, eggs, and sausage.
Airplanes, boat rides, games, and prize drawings. Evening hot air balloon launch; four lucky people will
win rides in the balloons. Bring a tent and stay the night at the airpark.
Event Location: Sugar Springs Airpark, 1919 Highlanders Way, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
Admission: 6
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Company: Sugar Springs POA
Web: www.sugarsprings.net (989) 426-4111
Contact: Rebecca Duggan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (586) 441-4531
August
Michigan, Northwest, Bellaire
Event Name: 28th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival
Event Date: August 15, 2015
4-Oct
Get your “Quack On” this August for Bellaire’s annual Rubber Ducky Festival
Event Location: , Downtown on Broad St, Bellaire, Michigan 49615
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.bellairechamber.com/rubber-ducky-festival-55
Company: Bellaire Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.bellairechamber.org
Contact: Rachel or Patti, Email: [email protected], Phone: (231) 533-6023
August
Michigan, Southeast, Hazel Park
Event Name: Hazel Park Art Fair
Event Date: August 22 to 23, 2015
10am - 9pm Saturday 22nd, 10am- 7pm Sunday 23rd
The Hazel Park Art Fair features 80 fine artists, 16 live bands, a children’s art area, The Fargin Chef as
our food vendor, and microbrewed beer. Good Music, Great Food, Best Beer, and nothing but Fine Art.
Event Location: Green Acres Park, 620 W. Woodward Heights, Hazel Park, Michigan 48030
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: hazelpardkartfair.com
Company: Hazel Park Art Fair
Web: www.hazelpardkartfair.com
Contact: Julie Fournier, Email: [email protected], Phone: (248) 545-5530
August
Michigan, Southeast, Plymouth
Event Name: Annual Sokol Detroit Golf Outing 2015
Event Date: August 22,2015
check in 12 noon
Golfer package: Playing “Fox Classic.” Features: 18-hole golf scramble with cart, lunch and beverage,
great banquet dinner and open bar (after golf). Non-Golfer package-Banquet +open bar @$40.00.
Check in and pre-golf fun/activities 12 noon, Shotgun starts at 1:30. Contact Gorton Greene for
registration or sponsorship opportunities. 8/15/15 registration deadline.
Event Location: Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center, 8768 N Territorial Rd, Plymouth, Michigan 48170
Admission: By 8/08- $110 per golfer after 8/08-$120 per golfer
Full Event Information: contact Gorton Greene 248-851-3681
Company: Sokol Detroit
Web: www.sokoldetroit.com
Contact: James Mack, Email: [email protected], Phone: (734) 542-4820
August
Michigan, Southeast, Shelby Township
Event Name: Shelby Township Art Fair
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Event Date: August 8 & 9, 2015
Bring the family for a day filled with activities and entertainment, and bring home a special piece of
art, a hand-made item, product, or a souvenir from your visit. Listen to music at the bandshell, make a
craft under the Kid’s Corner tent, play on a bouncer, visit with animals from the Burgess -Shadbush
Nature Center, enjoy shows by featured entertainers, and more.
Event Location: Shelby Township Municipal Grounds, 52700 Van Dyke Avenue, Shelby Township,
Michigan 48316
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.shelbytwp.org/departments/prm/art_fair_2015.html
Company: Shelby Township Art Fair Committee
Web: www.shelbytwp.org/departments/prm
Contact: Pam Marshall, Email: [email protected], Phone: (586) 731-0300
August
Michigan, Southwest, Coopersville
Event Name: Free Admission and Live Music
Event Date: August 8, 2015
10am - 2pm
Enjoy live music, both inside and out, during the Del Shannon Car Show and Coopersville Tractor
Show, as well as the beautiful exhibit of over 140 quilts inside the Coopersville Farm Museum and
Event Center.
Event Location: Coopersville Farm Museum And Event Center, 375 Main Street, Coopersville, Michigan
49404
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org/eventsexhibits/festivals.html
Company: Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
Web: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org
Contact: Lee Ann Sargent, Email: [email protected], Phone: (616) 997-8555
August
Michigan, Southwest, Coopersville
Event Name: The History of Decorative Feed Sacks: Quilts and Fashion
Event Date: August 21, 2015
6-8pm
Enjoy the exhibit of Quilts and Their Stories and refreshments from 6-7pm. Presentation by Rhea Mae
Hubbel exploring why feed sacks were made with decorative fabric and what those feed sacks were
used for during the 1930s.
Event Location: Coopersville Farm Museum And Event Center, 375 Main Street, Coopersville, Michigan
49404
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org/eventsexhibits/quiltstheirstories.html
Company: Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
Web: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org
Contact: Lee Ann Sargent, Email: [email protected], Phone: (616) 997-8555
August
Michigan, Southwest, Coopersville
Event Name: Quilts & Their Stories
Event Date: August 1 to October 3, 2015
Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 4pm
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14th annual exhibit of over 140 quilts fill the 12,000 square foot facility in historic downtown
Coopersville. Includes vintage quilts to modern day, art quilts. Tractors, farm exhibits, and kids area
also available.
Event Location: Coopersville Farm Museum And Event Center, 375 Main Street, Coopersville, Michigan
49404
Admission: 4
Full Event Information: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org/eventsexhibits/quiltstheirstories.html
Company: Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
Web: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org
Contact: Lee Ann Sargent, Email: [email protected], Phone: (616) 997-8555
August
Michigan, Southwest, Coopersville
Event Name: Coopersville Tractor Show
Event Date: August 4 to 8, 2015
dawn to dusk
17th Annual Tractor Show features Allis Chalmers and Oddities. Free to show, free to attend. All
makes and models welcome. Saturday, August 8 the Coopersville Farm Museum will also have live
music and free admission.
Event Location: Coopersville Farm Museum And Event Center, 375 Main Street, Coopersville, Michigan
49404
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org/eventsexhibits/tractorshow.html
Company: Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
Web: www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org
Contact: Lee Ann Sargent, Email: [email protected], Phone: (616) 997-8555
August
Michigan, Southwest, South Haven
Event Name: National Blueberry Festival
Event Date: August 6 to 9, 2015
52nd annual National Blueberry Festival - outdoor concerts, parade, kids activities, blueberry pie
eating contest, blueberry pancake breakfasts, arts & crafts fair, 5k, 10k, health fair, airport fly-in, sand
sculpture competition, and much more. Most events free. Family friendly event.
Event Location: Riverfront Park, Huron St. Pavilion, North Beach, South Beach, Airport, 539 Huron St.,
South Haven, Michigan 49090
Admission: Most events free
Full Event Information: www.blueberryfestival.com
Company: National Blueberry Festival
Web: www.blueberryfestival.com
Contact: Susan Diepen, Email: [email protected], Phone: (269) 637-5171
August
Michigan, Upper Peninsula, Marie
Event Name: 6th Annual Michigan Paranormal Convention
Event Date: August 7 to August 8, 2015
Please check website.
The Michigan Paranormal Convention brings the biggest names of the paranormal industry to Sault
Ste. Marie, MI (Michigan’s Oldest City). Sault Ste. Marie Michigan’s Kewadin Casinos Dream Makers
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Theater, the following experts and television stars will be on hand to cover such topics as paranormal
investigating, psychic powers, demonology, UFOlogy.
Event Location: Kewadin Casino, 2186 Shunk Road, Marie, Michigan 49783
Admission: Please check website.
Full Event Information: http://mipardacon.com
Company: Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.saultstemarie.com (800) 647-2858
Contact: Ashley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (906) 632-3366
August
Michigan, Upper Peninsula, Marie
Event Name: Downtown Days/Slashin Ashmun Car Show
Event Date: August 7 to August 8, 2015
Please visit our website.
Join us in downtown Sault Ste. Marie MI for two full days of activities, deals, and fun for the whole
family. Stroll through the streets and see the vast assortment of goods offered by merchants, arts and
crafts vendors. Saturday, the Annual “Slashin’ Ashmun” Antique Car Show will be hosted.
Event Location: Downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Mi, Sault Ste. Marie, Marie, Michigan 49783
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.saultstemarie.com/downtown-days-august-7-8,- 2015-320
Company: Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.saultstemarie.com (800) 647-2858
Contact: Ashley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (906) 632-3366
August
Michigan, West Central, Kalamazoo
Event Name: Kalamazoo Island Festival
Event Date: August 27-29
Welcome to Kalamazoo Island Fest August 27-29 2015. This is the 20th anniversary of Island Fest and
we have a great musical line up to help celebrate the special occasion. Get ready for some good times
with three days and nights of reggae music rocking Kalamazoo.
Event Location: Mayor's Riverfront Park, 251 Mills Street, Kalamazoo, Micgigan 49048
Admission: Free until 4pm thursday $5 friday and saturday $7 until 7pm $10 after
Full Event Information: www.islandfestkalamazoo.com
Company: Island Festival Charities INC
Web: www.islandfestkalamazoo.com
Contact: David Bauman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (269) 983-1188
August
Minnesota, Northeast, Winton
Event Name: Boundary Waters Blues Festival
Event Date: August 14 to August 16
Noon - 9:00pm
The best blues music and top musicians from across the country and beyond. Our stage is set against
the backdrop of Fall Lake, in the heart of the Superior National Forest. family friendly, “back yard blues
party” atmosphere with food and art vendors, full liquor bar and on site camping.
Event Location: Longbranch, Longbranch drive, Winton, Minnesota 55796
Admission: 60
Full Event Information: www.ElyBlues.com
Company: Boundary Waters Blues Fest
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Contact: Michael, Email: [email protected], Phone: (218) 349-5520
August
Minnesota, Northwest, Richmond
Event Name: Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival
Event Date: August 6 to 9, 2015
Four-time IBMA Event of the Year nominee! Four-day outdoor music and camping festival with 30
hours of concerts. Old-time dances with live bands (plus callers & instruction), over 20 hours of
activities for kids (contests, crafts, games, special stage shows), over 20 hours of demonstrations and
hands-on workshops (instrumental, jamming, songwriting, harmony-singing), around-the-clock
jamming. Five stage areas, all with shaded seating. Free shuttle. Food and merchandise vendors.
Event Location: El Rancho Mañana Campground & Riding Stable, 27302 Ranch Rd, Richmond,
Minnesota 56368
Admission: $20 To $30 Daily At Gate Or $85 For All Four Days In Advance Including Camping ($79
Before March 1). Full Weekend Price For Teens $10. 12 And Under Free.
Full Event Information: http://minnesotabluegrass.org/as_mn-bluegrass-fest
Company: Minnesota Bluegrass Old-Time Music Association
Web: www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org (800) 635-3037
Contact: Jed Malischke, Email: [email protected], Phone: (715) 635-2479
August
Minnesota, Southern, Austin
Event Name: 4th Annual Austin ArtWorks Festival
Event Date: August 22 to 23, 2015
Galleries - 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday;
Marcusen Park Outdoor Concert at 7:30 pm on Saturday
The ArtWorks Festival is designed to offer a broad selection of experiences in the arts-- visual,
performing, literary, culinary, and more in one celebratory weekend. Includes family activities and
demonstrations (e.g. glassblowing, wheel throwing, & metalwork), artist seminars, book signings,
music and more. Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase art for themselves.
Event Location: Historic Downtown Power Plant, And Other Locations, 501 4th Ave NE, Austin,
Minnesota 55912
Admission: Free admission to festival galleries and booths; outdoor concert is ticketed - see website
Full Event Information: www.austinareaarts.org
Company: Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.austincvb.com
Contact: Nancy Schnable, Email: [email protected], Phone: (507) 437-4563
August
Minnesota, Southern, Mankato
Event Name: Mankato Mud Run
Event Date: August 15, 2015
9am-2pm
The race will involve two difficult hill climbs, and numerous obstacles, including a mud pit crawl, and
noodle gauntlet. All race proceeds will go to benefit Team Winter, a charity for Cancer Research, and
Loyola Boosters Club. Adults and children are allowed to race the 5k or the 3k, but there will be
children’s heats that go off first in order. This event will be about fun and safety. Prizes will be awarded,
including trophies for age group winners and medals for all finishers.
Event Location: Loyola Hill, 145 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
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Admission: Spectator Free, Race Registration Can Be Found On Website
Full Event Information: www.mankatomudrun.com
Company: Visit Mankato
Web: www.visitmankatomn.com
Contact: Kathryn Reeder, Email: [email protected], Phone: (507) 385-6661
August
Minnesota, Southern, Mankato
Event Name: Ribfest
Event Date: August 6 to August 9, 2015
spicy eats at Riverfront Park each summer. Bring the whole family and be entertained by a wide variety
of live bands and games for the kids.
Event Location: Riverfront Park, 30 W Rock St, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
Admission: Award-winning Rib Chefs From All Across The Country Gather To Provide Sticky
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Company: Visit Mankato
Web: www.visitmankatomn.com
Contact: Kathryn Reeder, Email: [email protected], Phone: (507) 385-6661
August
Minnesota, Twin Cities, Bloomington
Event Name: Exploring with Light
Event Date: August 8, 2015
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Experiment with the power and properties of light with this special visit from LASER Classroom. Learn
how to bend, bounce, and blend light with high tech light sources, lenses, mirrors, and activities full of
fun and learning.
Event Location: The Works Museum, 9740 Grand Ave. S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55420
Admission: All Activities Included With $8 Museum Admission. Members And Children 2 And Under
Are Free.
Full Event Information: https://www.theworks.org/events-and-camps/special-activity-days
Company: The Works Museum
Web: www.theworks.org
Contact: Sarah Curtis, Email: [email protected],org, Phone: (952) 888-4262
August
Missouri, Greater Kansas City, Kansas City
Event Name: Legends-Culver's Fundraising Event
Event Date: August 4, 2015
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Come eat, network, and support the Women's chamber scholarship fund.
Event Location: Legend's Village West Culver's, 1925 Prairie Crossing, Kansas City, Kansas 66111
Admission: N/a
Full Event Information: www.womenschamberkck.org
Company: Womens Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City, KS
Web: www.womenschamberkck.org (913) 371-3070
Contact: Ardith Deason, Email: [email protected], Phone: (913) 233-3305
August
Montana, Glacier Country, Pablo
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Event Name: Annual Social Pow-wow and Celebration
Event Date: August 22, 2015
4pm-dark
Native dancers, drummer and singers will perform different Native dances. This is a time to celebrate
together and share in our traditions. Vendors with arts and crafts, food will be available. Open to
everyone.
Event Location: Outdoors In The Arbor At The Center, 56633 Highway 93, Pablo, Montana 59855
Admission: Free
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Company: The People's Center Tribal Museum & Gift Shop
Web: www.peoplescenter.org
Contact: Marie Torosian, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 675-0160
August
Montana, Glacier Country, Polson
Event Name: Smokin' On The Water
Event Date: August 1, 2015
Smokin' On the Water features a BBQ cookoff, a brew tour, live music, games, giveaways and a trade
show. Teams will compete in several categories: chicken, pork, beef, sacue and the open category.
Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded in all BBQ categories. To alleviate parking problems at the
resort, a free shuttle will run all day to and from Linderman Elementary School. Smokin' runs from 11
am until 6 pm.
Event Location: Kwataqnuk Resort, 49708 US Highway 93 East, Polson, Montana 59860
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.polsonchamber.com
Company: Smokin' On The Water
Web: www.fcvb.org
Contact: Carol Beck-Edgar, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 837-2061
August
Montana, Glacier Country, Swan Lake
Event Name: Swan Lake Huckleberry Festival
Event Date: August 8, 2015
A 34-year tradition celebrating all things huckleberry on the shores of beautiful Swan Lake in NW
Montana. Pancake breakfast, Huckleberry Baking Contest, Huckleberry Baked Goods Sale, Arts &
Crafts Fair, silent auction, prize drawings and music. The Festival runs from 8 am until 4:00 pm.
Event Location: Swan Lake Day Park, Mile Marker 72, Swan Lake, Montana 59911
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.swanlakemontana.org
Company: Swan Lake Huckleberry Festival
Web: www.fcvb.org
Contact: Carol Beck-Edgar, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 837-2061
August
Montana, Russell Country, Lewistown
Event Name: 30th Montana Cowboy Poetry Gathering & Western Music Rendezvous
Event Date: August 13 to 16, 2015
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enactment of famous Main Street shoot-out, and Cowboy Church. 2nd oldest gathering in the
country. 406-538-4575 for tickets.
Event Location: Day Headquarters The Yogo Inn And Conference Center, 211 E. Main St., Lewistown,
Montana 59457
Admission: $10 2-Day pass, $20 thurs. bbq/show, $20 red steagall concert
Full Event Information: www.MontanaCowboyPoetryGathering.com
Company: Montana Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Western Music Rendezvous
Web: www.MontanaCowboyPoetryGathering.com
Contact: Karen M. Kuhlmann, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 538-4575
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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 ...
August
New Hampshire, Dartmouth, Newbury
Event Name: Annual League of NH Craftsmen's Fair
Event Date: August 1 to 9, 2015
10 am to 5 pm daily; open late on August 6 until 8 pm
Bring your family and friends and experience fun and creativity. You can shop for one-of-a-kind craft in
all price ranges, see demonstrations by master craftsmen, participate in do-it-yourself workshops, get
ideas from indoor and outdoor exhibitions, and learn how to start a craft collection.
Event Location: Mount Sunapee Resort, 1398 Route 103, Newbury, New Hampshire 3255
Admission: General admission: $12 senior/student/military/veteran: $10 children 12 & under: free
Full Event Information: https://www.nhcrafts.org/craftsmens-fair- .php
Company: League of NH Craftsmen
Web: https://www.nhcrafts.org/craftsmens-fair- .php (603) 228-0836
Contact: Carol Fusaro, Email: [email protected], Phone: (617) 512-3617
August
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region, Henniker
Event Name: Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest
Event Date: August 23, 2015
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13th Annual Henniker Rotary Club Chili Fest & Car Cruise –In. 40 chili makers both amateur and
professional vie for Peoples' Choice Award, cash prizes. Family Friendly: KidZone Activity Area,
Vendors, Food Court. Live performances by Rosemary’s Baby Blues, and more. Noon – 4:30 PM.
Event Location: Pats Peak Ski Area, 646 Flanders Road, Henniker, New Hampshire 3242
Admission: $12 Adults, $6 children
Full Event Information: www.chilinewhampshire.org
Company: Henniker Rotary Club
Web: www.chilinewhampshire.org
Contact: Ruth Zax, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 568-1232
August
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region, Hillsborough
Event Name: Hillsborough's Libing History Event NH
Event Date: August 15 to 16, 2015
Saturday, 9-5; Sunday 9-4
Watch an 18th Century magician , listen to the cannon roar, see the cavalry charge, try your hand
panning for gold, listen to the wise words of Thomas Jefferson, revel in the spunk of Louisa May Alcott,
take a spin on a potter’s wheel, all on four action packed sites.
Event Location: 4 Historic Sites, 5 Central Street, Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3244
Admission: $10 Adult, $8 seniors 65+, $5 6-17, 5 & under free ticket is good for both days.
Full Event Information: www.LivingHistoryEventNH.com
Company: Greater Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.hillsboroughnhchamber.org
Contact: Ginks Leiby, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 464-5858
August
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Dover
Event Name: Dover Mini Maker Faire
Event Date: August 29, 2015
10 am - 5 pm
The third annual Dover Mini Maker Faire will bring 50+ interactive exhibits, demonstrations and
speakers to downtown Dover. Featuring both established and emerging “makers,” this event is a
family-friendly celebration of innovation with rockets and robots, DIY science and technology, hand made crafts, plus sustainable technology, art, and local food trucks.
Event Location: Children's Museum Of Nh, 6 Washington Street, Dover, New Hampshire 3820
Admission: $10 In advance, $12 at the gate
Full Event Information: www.makerfairedover.com
Company: Dover Mini Maker Faire
Web: www.makerfairedover.com
Contact: Jane Bard, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 742-2002
August
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Atlantic City
Event Name: 16th CBB Jazz On The Beach Concert Series
Event Date: August 6, 2015
Headliner: Bootsie Barnes smoking Quintet - 8:30PM to 10PM - opening artists - Carrie Jackson &
Jazzim Allstars - 7PM to 8PM.
Event Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage, , Atlantic City, New Jersey 8401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chickenbonebeach.org
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Company: Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc
Web: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Contact: Henrietta Shelton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 841-6897
August
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Atlantic City
Event Name: CBB Jazz On The Beach Concert Sereis
Event Date: August 13, 2015
Headliner - Steve Pouchie Latin Jazz (Hembo) 8:30PM to 10PM - Opening artists Suzette Ortiz Latin Jazz
Ensemble - 7PM to 8PM.
Event Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage, Boardwalk - between Mississippi & Georgia Aves, Atlantic City,
New Jersey 8401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Company: Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc
Web: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Contact: Henrietta Shelton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 841-6897
August
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Atlantic City
Event Name: 16th CBB Jazz On The Beach Concert Series
Event Date: August 20, 2015
Headliner - Steve Turre Quartet - 8:30 to 10PM - opening artists - Dwain Davis & Friends - 7PM to 8PM.
Event Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage, Boardwalk - between Mississippi & Georgia Aves, Atlantic City,
New Jersey 8401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Company: Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc
Web: www.chickenbonebeach.org
Contact: Henrietta Shelton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 841-6897
August
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Cape May
Event Name: Al Harrison Dixieland Band
Event Date: August 16, 2015
2-4 pm
Al Harrison Dixieland Band playing great dixieland Jazz. All are welcome to a fun time.
Event Location: Vfw Post 386, 419 Congress St, Cape May, New Jersey 8204
Admission: 20
Full Event Information: www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com
Company: Cape May Traditional Jazz Society
Web: www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com
Contact: Bob, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 368-3342
August
New Jersey, Delaware River, Camden
Event Name: Hippo Awareness Weekend
Event Date: August 29 to 30, 2015
10AM to 5PM
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Join Adventure Aquarium and Turgwe Hippo Trust as we celebrate hippos all weekend-long. Purchase
hippo paintings - created by our own Genny & Button - for a good cause. Learn how we can make a
difference through special hippo shows, interactive displays and more.
Event Location: Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 8103
Admission: Free With Admission
Full Event Information: www.adventureaquarium.com/What-to-do-in-new- jersey/Aquarium-events
Company: Adventure Aquarium
Web: www.adventureaquarium.com (856) 365-3300
Contact: Deanna Sabec, Email: [email protected], Phone: (856) 365-3300
August
New Jersey, Gateway, South Bound Brook
Event Name: South Bound Brook Fire Co. Vintage Base Ball Event
Event Date: August 15, 2015
Noon to 5:00 pm
See Base Ball like it was played in 1864. Hard ball, wooden bats NO GLOVES. With food, vendors and a
whole lot of fun. All proceeds go to the South Bound Brook Fire Co. Vendors wanted. See the website
for details.
Event Location: Memorial Park, Elizabet Ave, South Bound Brook, New Jersey 8880
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://bbhshof.wix.com/sbbfd-19c-baseball
Company: South Bound Brook Fire Co.
Web: www.sbbfd.com (732) 627-9577
Contact: Harry Roberts, Email: [email protected], Phone: (908) 392-3344
August
New Jersey, Seacoast, Asbury Park
Event Name: End of Summer Art show
Event Date: August 29 - October 2
Opening June 13th, 7-11pm, regular hours Wed, Thurs 12-6, FriSat 12-8, Sun 12-6
Art show with Rose Freymuth Frazier, Jay Riggio, Matthew Bone, Victor Grasso and Ellen Stagg. At work
from Painters, Collage and Photography.
Event Location: , 717 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, New Jersey 7712
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.Parlor-Gallery.com
Company: Parlor Gallery
Web: www.Parlor-Gallery.com
Contact: Ellen Stagg, Email: [email protected], Phone: (732) 869-0606
August
New Jersey, Seacoast, Long Branch
Event Name: Long Branch Jazz & Blues Festival
Event Date: August 29, 2015
The Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation’s Summer Series ends the summer on a good note in Long
Branch with a day of live performances by jazz and blues musicians, crafter and sponsor exhibits, food
and beverage, fireworks and activities for the entire family. Rain or shine and dog friendly.
Event Location: Great Lawn At The Boardwalk, 28 McKinley Ave., Long Branch, New Jersey 7740
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.jerseyshorefestival.org
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Company: Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation
Web: www.jsjbf.org (732) 933-1984
Contact: Jennifer Smiga, Email: [email protected], Phone: (201) 892-9403
August
New Jersey, Skylands, Hohokus
Event Name: Hemitage Outdoor Craft Show
Event Date: August 15, 2015
This long running show will feature seventy five exhibitors with arts & crafts set up on the tree shaded
front lawn of this historic site. Hohokus is located in No. Bergen County next to Ridgewood. The show
will run from 10 to 5 & will be held rain or shine.
Event Location: Historic Hermitage, 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Hohokus, New Jersey 7423
Admission: 4
Full Event Information: www.pjspromotions.com
Company: P.J.'s Promotions
Web: www.pjspromotions.com
Contact: Pat Tita, Email: [email protected], Phone: (201) 666-1340
August
New Jersey, Skylands, Westwood
Event Name: Craft & Antique Shows
Event Date: August 30, 2015
Veterans Park is a picturesque park located in Northern Bergen County. Seventy five exhibitors will be
set up in the Craft show & thirty five dealers in the Antique show. Each set up in their own area.
Festival food will be available. Held from 10 to 5 rain/shine.
Event Location: Veterans Park, 318 Third Ave, Westwood, New Jersey 7675
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.pjspromotions.com
Company: P.J.'s Promotions
Web: www.pjspromotions.com
Contact: Pat Tita, Email: [email protected], Phone: (201) 666-1340
August
New Mexico, North Central, Santa Fe
Event Name: Hands-On History: A Day Camp for All Ages
Event Date: August 15, 2015
9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
jBecome an expert in your chosen field. Workshops on weaving, baking in an horno, tanning hides
and more. Registration recommended. Check website for details.
Event Location: El Rancho De Las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Admission: TBD -- check website for details
Full Event Information: www.golondrinas.org
Company: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Web: www.golondrinas.org
Contact: Kathryn Carey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 471-2261
August
New Mexico, North Central, Santa Fe
Event Name: Summer Festival and Wild West Adventures
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Event Date: August 1 and 2, 2015
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. both days
Meet the lawmen, desperados and mountain men who put the wild" in "wild west." Learn about life
and how people survived on the dangerous frontier."
Event Location: El Rancho De Las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Admission: Adults $8.00; seniors/teens $6.00; kids 12 and under free
Full Event Information: www.golondrinas.org
Company: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Web: www.golondrinas.org
Contact: Kathryn Carey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 471-2261
August
New Mexico, North Central, Santa Fe
Event Name: Fiesta de los Ninos: A Children's Celebration
Event Date: August 29 and 30, 2015
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Ven a jugar con nosotros. Come out and play with us. Games, crafts and entertainment especially for
the kids.
Event Location: El Rancho De Las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Admission: Adults $8.00; seniors/teens $6.00; kids 12 and under free
Full Event Information: www.golondrinas.org
Company: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Web: www.golondrinas.org
Contact: Kathryn Carey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 471-2261
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New York, Queens, Event Date: August 8th & 9th, 2015
25th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, August 8th & 9th, Queens
In Celebration of the "Year of the RAM," the Board of Directors of the 25th Annual Hong Kong Dragon
Boat Festival in New York (HKDBF-NY) announce that this free multicultural festival and sporting
event will be held Saturday, August 8th & Sunday, August 9th, 2015 at Meadow Lake, Flushing
Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY. The Festival will be held rain or shine. The Festival will feature
entertainment for the entire family and exciting racing, with cash and prizes for ...
August
New York, 1000 Islands, Ogdensburg
Event Name: North Country Wine, Beer and Food Festival
Event Date: August 8 & 9, 2015
11 am until 6 pm
Festival showcases The Pride of New York" -- wines
Event Location: Lockwood Civic Center, 141 W. River Street, Ogdensburg, New York 13669
Admission: Adults -- $5
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Full Event Information: www.ogdensburgny.com
Company: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ogdensburgny.com
Contact: Laura Pearson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-3620
August
New York, Capital Saratoga, George
Event Name: Lake George Music Festival Symphony Orchestra
Event Date: August 27th 7:30pm
The finale of the 2015 Lake George Music Festival. Full Symphony Orchestra conducted by rising young
conductor, Roger Kalia. Featuring concertmaster, David Kim from the Philadelphia Orchestra and
pianist Fei-Fei Dong. Program to include Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. Concert followed by a fireworks
display over the lake.
Event Location: Lake George High School Auditorium, 381 Canada Street, George, New York 12845
Admission: Pay what you can
Full Event Information: www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com
Company: Lake George Music Festival
Web: www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com
Contact: Alex Lombard, Email: [email protected], Phone: (518) 791-5089
August
New York, Capital Saratoga, Lake George
Event Name: Lake George Music Festival
Event Date: August 17-27, 2015
Lake George, New York’s renowned classical music festival and artist retreat for gifted young
professionals. Featuring 70 musicians from around the world including Philadelphia Orchestra
Concertmaster, David Kim.
Event Location: Public Venues Throughout Town, Lake George Village Public Venues, Lake George,
New York 12845
Admission: Pay what you can
Full Event Information: www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com
Company: Lake George Music Festival
Web: www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com
Contact: Alex Lombard, Email: [email protected], Phone: (518) 791-5089
August
New York, Catskills, Bethel
Event Name: P.L.A.Y.: Music
Event Date: August 9 - 23 , 2015
Monday through Friday 9AM - 4PM
A two-week exploration of collaborative music-making between skilled musicians and youth ages of 9–
15. Anchored in social engagement with an air of interdisciplinary exposure, this program values the
contributions of each participant, highlights the importance of working as a team, and inspires
participants and observers alike to feel supported in their exploration of the arts.
Event Location: The Conservatory At Bethel Woods, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, New York 12720
Admission: 250
Full Event Information: www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events/detail/playmusic
Company: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Web: www.bethelwoodscenter.org (866) 781-2922
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Contact: Liz McKay, Email: [email protected], Phone: (845) 295-2522
August
New York, Catskills, Delhi
Event Name: Honest Brook Music Festival Concert
Event Date: August 2, 2015
4:00 P.M.
This concert features The Claremont Trio, Emily Bruskin, violin, Julia Bruskin, cello, Andrea Lam, piano
performing works by Haydn, Brahms and Faure.
Event Location: Honest Brook Music Festival Barn, 1885 Honest Brook Road, Delhi, New York 13753
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: www.hbmf.org
Company: Honest Brook Music Festival
Web: www.hbmf.org
Contact: Michael Cannon, Email: [email protected], Phone: (607) 746-3770
August
New York, Catskills, Delhi
Event Name: Honest Brook Music Festival Concert
Event Date: August 9, 2015
4:00 P.M.
This concert features cellist Sebastian Baverstam and pianist Constantine Finehouse.
Event Location: Honest Brook Music Festival Barn, 1885 Honest Brook Road, Delhi, New York 13753
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: www.hbmf.org
Company: Honest Brook Music Festival
Web: www.hbmf.org
Contact: Michael Cannon, Email: [email protected], Phone: (607) 746-3770
August
New York, Catskills, Round Top
Event Name: Round Top's Car and Bike Show
Event Date: August 16, 2015
View all the cars while sipping on germany's most famous beer while eating a pretzel or eating fresh
BBQ food. During the course of the day participants in the show will be awarded prizes in different
categories. Cars from the past and today are part of the show as well as many different brands of
motorcycles. Registration begins at 8:00 am on the day of the event.
Event Location: Riedlbauer's Resort - Nussy's Bier Garten, 57 Ravine Drive, Round Top, New York
12473
Admission: $10 Donation to aspca
Full Event Information: www.riedlbauersresort.com/main/calevents
Company: Riedlbauer's Resort
Web: www.riedlbauersresort.com
Contact: Peter Nussbaumer or Ursula Nussbaumer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (518)
622-9584
August
New York, Finger Lakes, Rochester
Event Name: Park Ave Summer Art Fest
Event Date: August 1 to 2, 2015
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Renowned for its architecture, culture, and hip urban atmosphere, the Park Avenue neighborhood is
transformed for one weekend each year into a one-of-a-kind shopping mecca, filled with original
creations from more than 350 artists, craftspeople and exhibitors from the U.S. and Canada.
Event Location: , Park Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.rochesterevents.com/park-ave-festival
Company: Springut Group Inc.
Web: www.RochesterEvents.com
Contact: Jeff Springut, Email: [email protected], Phone: (585) 473-4482
August
New York, Finger Lakes, Rochester
Event Name: Park Ave Summer Art Fest
Event Date: August 1 to 2, 2015
Renowned for its architecture, culture, and hip urban atmosphere, the Park Avenue neighborhood is
transformed for one weekend each year into a one-of-a-kind shopping mecca, filled with original
creations from more than 350 artists, craftspeople and exhibitors from the U.S. and Canada.
Event Location: , Park Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.rochesterevents.com/pardk-ave-festival
Company: Springut Group Inc.
Web: www.RochesterEvents.com
Contact: Jeff Springut, Email: [email protected], Phone: (585) 473-4482
August
New York, Greater Niagara, Lewiston
Event Name: Bluegrass Mondays
Event Date: August 17 & 24, 2015
Bluegrass Mondays feature two of the liveliest and talented Blue Grass bands in the countr y. Heads up
- these unbelievably talented groups of musicians' lively beats will be sure to get every foot tapping in
the park and the Village’s no-hollering ordinance will be lifted that night.
Event Location: The Gazebo In Hennepin Park, 4th & Center Streets, Lewiston, New York 14092
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artcouncil.org/events/bluemonday.php
Company: Lewiston Council on the Arts
Web: www.ArtCouncil.org
Contact: Eva Nicklas, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 754-0166
August
New York, Greater Niagara, Lewiston
Event Name: 49th Annual Lewiston Art Festival
Event Date: August 8 to 9, 2015
Lewiston’s signature event features work by more than 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters. Meet
the artists one-on-one and enjoy more than 20,000 original works of art — including paintings,
sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media, and photography. The Lewiston Art
Festival is the #1 event of its kind and the perfect way to celebrate your summer weekend.
Event Location: , Outdoors on Center Street, Lewiston, New York 14092
Admission: Free
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Full Event Information: www.artcouncil.org/events/artfestival.php
Company: Lewiston Council on the Arts
Web: www.ArtCouncil.org
Contact: Eva Nicklas, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 754-0166
August
New York, Greater Niagara, Lockport
Event Name: The Vineyard Express
Event Date: August 23, 2015
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Start your excursion on the Pine St. railroad platform near the Lockport Caves right here in Lockport,
NY. Climb aboard beginning promptly at 12:45pm. Take a leisurely trip on vintage 1947 Budd Coaches
through the beautiful Niagara countryside. You’ll visit the Medina Railroad Museum for a self-guided
tour of the largest collection of train memorabilia in New York. Then return aboard the train to
beautiful Spring Lake Winery at Varallo Vineyards for dinner with live music and fine wine.
Event Location: , Pine St. Railroad Platform, Lockport, New York 14094
Admission: $69 Per person; $27.00 children (ages 3-10); vip $225 per couple (plus taxes) *10% off
groups of ten or more
Full Event Information: www.springlakewinery.com/excursions
Company: Spring Lake Winery
Web: www.springlakewinery.com
Contact: Tamre, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 439-5253
August
New York, Hudson Valley, Beacon
Event Name: An Iliad
Event Date: August 22 to 23
3pm
An Iliad, Presented by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, 2 performances only. Obie award
winnin gplay featuring Kurt Rhoads as the ageless poet.
Event Location: Bannerman Island, Bannerman Island, Beacon, New York 12533
Admission: 65
Full Event Information: www.bannermancastle.org
Company: Bannerman Castle Trust
Web: www.bannermancastletrust.org (855) 256-4007
Contact: David Archer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 299-0837
August
New York, Hudson Valley, Beacon
Event Name: Man of La Mancha
Event Date: August 8 to 9
3pm
2 shows only of this legendary Broadway musical in concert. Boat leaves Beacon at 3pm, tour of
Island.
Event Location: Bannerman Island, Bannerman Island, Beacon, New York 12533
Admission: 65
Full Event Information: www.bannermancastle.org
Company: Bannerman Castle Trust
Web: www.bannermancastletrust.org (855) 256-4007
Contact: David Archer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 299-0837
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New York, Hudson Valley, Katonah
Event Name: KMA Creativity Club: Something From Nothing
Event Date: August 5, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Use discarded materials such as found papers, fabrics and scraps along with our own handmade
mark-making materials. Soot, charcoal, coffee grinds, and colorful fruits are the kinds of everyday
items that we will experiment with to create our own drawings and imagery.
Event Location: Katonah Museum Of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, New York 10536
Admission: $50 Members, $60 non-members for each class
Full Event Information: www.katonahmuseum.org/programs-and-events/KMACreativityClub
Company: Katonah Museum of Art
Web: www.katonahmuseum.org (914) 232-9555
Contact: Margaret Adasko, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 232-9555
August
New York, Hudson Valley, Katonah
Event Name: KMA Creativity Club: Food-Centric Art
Event Date: August 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Food becomes our subject, inspiration, and medium in this day of food- based art. Use food scrap and
packaging for assemblage, create detailed food illustrations, and construct edible art.
Event Location: Katonah Museum Of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, New York 10536
Admission: $50 Members, $60 non-members for each class
Full Event Information: www.katonahmuseum.org/programs-and-events/KMACreativityClub
Company: Katonah Museum of Art
Web: www.katonahmuseum.org (914) 232-9555
Contact: Margaret Adasko, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 232-9555
August
New York, Hudson Valley, Sugar Loaf, Warwick, Etc
Event Name:
Event Date: August 27 to 30, 2015
Annual 4 day jazz festival highlighting local talent along with name artists in jazz. Broad programming
in mixed settings include theatre, park, cafe, restaurant, community center and outdoor green. This
year's featured Artist is Miles Davis protege, Wallace Roney.
Event Location: The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Multi Location Event, varied, see site, Sugar Loaf,
Warwick, Etc, New York 10990
Admission: Mostly free, see site
Full Event Information: www.hudsonvalleyjazzfest.com
Company: The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival
Web: www.hudsonvalleyjazzfest.org
Contact: Steve Rubin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (917) 903-4380
August
New York, Leatherstocking, Syracuse
Event Name: Valley Nature Run/walk
Event Date: August 8, 2015
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This run is part of the Syrathon Race Series. 4 mile finishers will receive a tech t-shirt and a handcrafted award. There will be a kids fun run for the first time (8:15 a.m.). There's also a historic walk. This
Run/Walk starts and finishes at Meachem Field on West Seneca Tpke., Syr. @ 9 a.m.
Event Location: , W Seneca Tpke, Syracuse, New York 13205
Admission: Run fee $25.00. race day - $30
Full Event Information: www.getentered.com
Company: Meachem Area Parks Association
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Contact: George Matthews, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 492-9471
August
New York, Long Island, Calverton
Event Name: North Fork Craft Beer Festival
Event Date: August 8, 2015
More than seventy world-class craft brewers will gather on August 8th at the Calverton Links Golf
Course to participate in the 2015 North Fork Craft Beer Festival. The festival will include a broad range
of nationally recognized craft brewers as well as many of Long Island’s award-winning hometown
favorites.
Event Location: Calverton Golf Link, 149 Edwards Ave., Calverton, New York 11933
Admission: Vip $75 / general $50
Full Event Information: www.northforkcraftbeerfestival.com
Company: Starfish Junction Productions
Web: http://starfishjunction.com
Contact: Lynda Calimano, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 940-7290
August
New York, Long Island, Calverton
Event Name: Long Island Potato Festival
Event Date: August 9, 2015
Celebrate all things potato: from French fries to potato chips, mashed potatoes to potato wontons, and
more - contests, demonstrations, shopping and fun for the whole family. The Festival will host a
Mashed Potato Sculpting contest, Best Potato Salad contest, a Great Potato Peeling Race, and a
Mashed Potato Eating contest for you to fill up on. Free seminars include cooking demonstrations,
how potato chips are made, history of potatoes on Long Island, and making vodka from potatoes.
Event Location: Calverton Links, 149 Edwards Avenue, Calverton, New York 11933
Admission: 20
Full Event Information: http://lipotatofest.com
Company: Starfish Junction
Web: http://starfishjunction.com
Contact: Kristyn Dolan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 940-7290
August
New York, Long Island, Centerport
Event Name: Classic Car Shows
Event Date: August 13, September 16
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 16 – Antique Automobile Club of America – Vanderbilt Cup Region. Sunday, September
13 – The Jaguar Drivers Club of L.I. and the MG Car Club-Long Island Centre present their annual
Concours d’ Elegance. Rain date: September 21.
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Event Location: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Great Lawn, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport,
New York 11721
Admission: General museum entrance fee: adults $7, students with id and seniors 62 and older $6,
children 12 and under $3
Full Event Information: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/summer-2015-events- preview
Company: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Web: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org (631) 854-5579
Contact: Patrick Keeffe, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 854-5562
August
New York, Long Island, Park
Event Name: Flynn's Cans On The Sand
Event Date: August 15, 2015
The bay front setting and rustic charm at Flynn’s offers the perfect venue to sample the beers from
more than 25 craft breweries from across the country. The breweries will be pouring samples of over
50 of their finest brews. It will include new and award-winning breweries from Long Island as well as
stellar craft breweries from across the country.
Event Location: Flynn's Fire Island, 1 Cayuga St., Park, New York 11770
Admission: 50
Full Event Information: http://flynnsfireislandbeerfest.com/index.html
Company: Starfish Junction Productions
Web: http://starfishjunction.com
Contact: Lynda Calimano, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 940-7290
August
New York, New York City, New York
Event Name: Rocco john ensemble concert
Event Date: August 5, 2015
7pm
Improvied Music
Event Location: Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1, 196 Allen street, New York, New York 10002
Admission: Donation
Full Event Information:
Company: Rocco John Music
Web: www.roccojohnmusic.com (212) 924-7900
Contact: Rocco John iacovone, Email: [email protected], Phone: (212) 253-7404
August
New York, New York City, New York
Event Name: The Dissident Arts festival
Event Date: August 15, 2015
6-11 pm
The Rewd Microphone And An Entire Evening Of Top NYC Improvisors.
Event Location: El Taller, 225 west 99th street, New York, New York
Admission: Tba
Full Event Information:
Company: Rocco John Music
Web: www.roccojohnmusic.com (212) 924-7900
Contact: Rocco John iacovone, Email: [email protected], Phone: (212) 253-7404
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August
New York, New York City, Queens
Event Name: 25th annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York
Event Date: August 8 to 9
9am-5pm
Free Sporting and colorful multicultural event, 200+ teams competing, Multicultural performances,
food, arts & crafts, exciting racing, family entertainment, fun for the entire family. The age old tradition
of Dragon Boat racing.
Event Location: Meadow Lake Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows
Corona Park, Queens, New York 11357
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.hkdbf-ny.org
Company: Bannerman Castle Trust
Web: www.bannermancastletrust.org (855) 256-4007
Contact: David Archer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 299-0837
August
New York, New York City Area, Beacon
Event Name: The Red Microphone in concert
Event Date: August 31, 2015
7pm
Improvised Music From NYC
Event Location: Quinn's, 330 Main street, Beacon, New York
Admission:
Full Event Information:
Company: Rocco John Music
Web: www.roccojohnmusic.com (212) 924-7900
Contact: Rocco John iacovone, Email: [email protected], Phone: (212) 253-7404
August
North Carolina, Littleton
Event Name: The Crossing
Event Date: August 8, 2015
9:00 AM
Annual swim, float or boat across Lake Gaston.
Event Location: Eaton Ferry Bridge, 1865 Eaton Ferry Rd, Littleton, North Carolina 27850
Admission: 25
Full Event Information: http://osail.org
Company: Economic Development Commission
Web: www.warrencounty.com
Contact: Peggy Richardson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (252) 257-3114
August
North Carolina, Coast, Beaufort
Event Name: Beaufort Pirate Invasion
Event Date: August 7 to 8, 2015
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Get in touch with your inner pirate and enjoy two full days of piratical fun at The Beaufort Pirate
Invasion. This annual event highlights the rich history of pirates that have pillaged and plundered
along the east coast.
Event Location: Beaufort Waterfront, 500 Front Street, Beaufort, North Carolina 28516
Admission: Free
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Full Event Information: https://www.crystalcoastnc.org/region/all/events
Company: Crystal Coast Tourism Authority
Web: www.crystalcoastnc.org (252) 726-8148
Contact: Carol Lohr (Executive Director), Email: [email protected], Phone: (252) 726-8148
August
North Carolina, Heartland, Charlotte
Event Name: Southern Women's Show Charlotte
Event Date: August 28-30, 2015
Food, Fashion, and Fun. Celebrate the 33rd annual show at the Charlotte Convention Center. Jam packed with cool jewelry and handbags, make-up tips and tricks, delicious gourmet treats and more.
Incredible shopping, runway fashion shows, cooking classes and informed speakers.
Event Location: Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S College St., Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Admission: Adults $12 at door; $10 in advance online; youth (ages 6-12), $6 at door and online; six
and under free with paying adult.
Full Event Information: http:/www.SouthernShows.com/WCH
Company: Southern Shows, Inc.
Web: www.SouthernShows.com
Contact: Christie James, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 849-0248
August
North Carolina, Heartland, Lumberton
Event Name: Summer Film Series Best of the Year": Foxcatcher R 134 minutes"
Event Date: August 6, 2015
Preparing for the 1988 Olympics, two sibling wrestlers cross paths with a paranoid schizophrenic
millionaire in this drama based on a true story. The competitive Schultz brothers soon learn their new
acquaintance is a dangerous distraction. Cast: Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony
Michael Hall, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave.
Event Location: Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 N. Chestnut Street, Lumberton, North
Carolina 28358
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://carolinaciviccenter.com/?q=node/500#.VXXlPkYXHKg
Company: Carolina Civic Center Foundation
Web: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Contact: Richard Sceiford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (910) 738-4339
August
North Carolina, Heartland, Lumberton
Event Name: Summer Film Series Best of the Year": Still Alice PG-13 101 minutes"
Event Date: August 13, 2015
When 50-year-old linguistics professor Alice Howland begins having trouble remembering words, her
symptoms ultimately lead to a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's -- which forces Alice and her family
to make radical changes in their lives. Cast: Kristen Stewart, Julianne Moore, Kate Bosworth, Alec
Baldwin, Hunter Parrish.
Event Location: Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 N. Chestnut Street, Lumberton, North
Carolina 28358
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://carolinaciviccenter.com/?q=node/501#.VXXl9UYXHKg
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Company: Carolina Civic Center Foundation
Web: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Contact: Richard Sceiford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (910) 738-4339
August
North Carolina, Heartland, Lumberton
Event Name: Summer Film Series Best of the Year": American Sniper R 132 min"
Event Date: August 20, 2015
American Sniper. Based on his memoir of the same name, this military biopic centers on legendary
sniper Chris Kyle, who amassed a record number of kills on the battlefield during his 10-year career
as a Navy SEAL.
Event Location: Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 N. Chestnut Street, Lumberton, North
Carolina 28358
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://carolinaciviccenter.com/?q=node/503#.VXXnO0YXHKg
Company: Carolina Civic Center Foundation
Web: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Contact: Richard Sceiford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (910) 738-4339
August
North Carolina, Mountains, Asheville
Event Name: 43rd Annual Village Art & Craft Fair
Event Date: August 1 to 2, 2015
High end outdoor fair featuring artists from across the country exhibiting in all media. Long running,
well advertised show held in Historical Biltmore Village on tree covered church grounds . Rain or Shine.
Event Location: Cathedral Of All Souls Church In Biltmore Village, 7 Boston Way, Asheville, North
Carolina 28803
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.newmorninggallerync.com
Company: New Morning Gallery
Web: www.newmorninggallerync.com
Contact: Shari, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 274-2831
August
North Carolina, Mountains, Lake Junaluska
Event Name: Blue Ridge Breakaway
Event Date: August 15, 2015
7:30 & 7:45 AM
The Blue Ridge Breakaway offers four routes, suitable for intermediate level riders to avid
cyclists.Riders should be prepared for all weather. The Breakaway will be held rain or shine, unless
there is a significant danger to participants due to poor visibility, lightning, storms, or strong winds.
Event Location: Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Junaluska,
North Carolina 28745
Admission: Registration fee
Full Event Information: www.blueridgebreakaway.com
Company: Haywood County Tourism Authority
Web: www.visitncsmokies.com
Contact: Anna Smathers, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 452-0152
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August
North Carolina, Mountains, Marion
Event Name: 41st Annual North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival
Event Date: August 13 to 15, 2015
12:00 noon until 10:30 pm
Dailey Vincent, Jimmy Fortune, Del McCoury, Gene Watson, Rhonda Vincent. The Tom Johnson
Camping Center and Rally Park has 532 hookups, including water, electric, most with sewer, and
bathhouses. The show goes on rain or shine under a covered pavilion, with tickets available at the gate.
Event Location: Tom Johnson Camping Center, 1885 US 70 W, Marion, North Carolina 28752
Admission: $40.00 Daily advance $45.00 gate, 3-day $90.00 advance-$95.00 gate
Full Event Information: www.adamsbluegrass.com
Company: Adams Bluegrass, LLC
Web: www.adamsbluegrass.com (706) 265-0655
Contact: Norman Adams, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 864-7203
August
North Carolina, Mountains, Waynesville
Event Name: Waynesville Craft Beer Faire
Event Date: August 15, 2015
1PM - 5PM (VIP's enter at noon)
Featuring great local music, fine foods, homebrew and educational displays. Infor mative classes are
presented by area craft and home brew experts. The Waynesville Craft Beer Faire is a 21 and over only
event. State approved ID’s are required. No one under 21 will be allowed on property.
Event Location: American Legion Post 47, 171 Legion Drive, Waynesville, North Carolina 28786
Admission: Regular - $35, vip $45
Full Event Information: http://waynesvillebeer.com
Company: Haywood County Tourism Authority
Web: www.visitncsmokies.com
Contact: Anna Smathers, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 452-0152
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Ohio, Twinsburg, Event Date: August 7 to 9, 2015
Twins Days Festival: The Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World, Twinsburg, Ohio
The 2015 Twins Days Festival (www.twinsdays.org) will be held August 8th and 9th at Glenn
Chamberlain Park, 10270 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg, Ohio. This annual international event is
recorded as the “Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World” by the Guinness Book of World
Records. Inaugurated in 1976, this year celebrates the Twins Days 40th festival, with an appropriate
time machine theme “Twins Days: Times 2 Remember” which looks back over the past festivals and ...
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August
Ohio, Central, Kelleys Island
Event Name: Kelly Miller Circus
Event Date: August 3 to 4, 2015
4:30 & 7:30pm
America's second largest big top show. Traditional circus show is a great family event, fun for all ages.
Clowns, acrobats, animals and other fantastic performances. Be a part of the Magic of Circus D ays" on
Kelleys Island."
Event Location: Ball-field, Addison & Chappel, Kelleys Island, Ohio 43438
Admission: $6 To $16
Full Event Information: www.kelleysislandchamber.com
Company: Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.Kelleysislandchamber.com
Contact: Jeni Hammond, Email: [email protected], Phone: (419) 746-2360
August
Ohio, Central, Sunbury
Event Name: Westerville Chamber Golf Outing
Event Date: August 10, 2015
10:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Spend a day out on the course with co-workers and clients during this day long golf outing. This will be
a shotgun start at noon, scramble format outing that includes lunch, beer, snacks on the course, and
dinner following your time on the course.
Event Location: Rattlesnake Ridge Golf Club, 1 Rattlesnake Dr., Sunbury, Ohio 43074
Admission: $85 For individual, $340 for a group of four
Full Event Information: http://business.westervillechamber.com/events/details/golf-outing-2014-1340
Company: Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.westervillechamber.com
Contact: Matt Lofy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (614) 882-8917
August
Ohio, Central, Sunbury
Event Name: Westerville Chamber Golf Outing
Event Date: August 10, 2015
10:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Spend a day out on the course with co-workers and clients during this day long golf outing. This will be
a shotgun start at noon, scramble format outing that includes lunch, beer, snacks on the course, and
dinner following your time on the course.
Event Location: Rattlesnake Ridge Golf Club, 1 Rattlesnake Dr., Sunbury, Ohio 43074
Admission: $85 For individual, $340 for a group of four
Full Event Information: http://business.westervillechamber.com/events/details/golf-outing-2014-1340
Company: Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.westervillechamber.com
Contact: Matt Lofy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (614) 882-8917
August
Ohio, Northeast, Green
Event Name: Wings of Freedom Tour
Event Date: August 14 to 16, 2015
9:00AM to 5:00PM
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The Collings Foundation is scheduled to bring their B-17, B-24, and a P-51. Rides are available for
purchase through the Collings Foundation. A ceremony at 2PM August 15 will be a Spirit of 45 Day" to
mark the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII."
Event Location: Maps Air Museum, 2260 International Parkway, Green, Ohio 44720
Admission: To enter the museum adults $8.00/ seniors (60+) $7.00 children 6 thru 12 $5.00. collings
has their own fees.
Full Event Information: http://mapsairmuseum.org/museum-events
Company: MAPS Air Museum
Web: www.mapsairmuseum.org (330) 896-6332
Contact: Doug Perry or Kim Kovesci, Email: [email protected], Phone: (330) 418-7970
August
Ohio, Northeast, North Canton
Event Name: Tales in Thyme Outdoor Storytelling"
Event Date: August 4,11,18, 2015
10am
Experienced children's librarians provide unique interactive stories for children (geared for children 10
and under)and the adults who accompany them. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Sit upons provided for children; seating is provided for adults. Approximate 30-minute program. Light
refreshments served following stories. Held on patio adjacent to Hoover Banquet Hall inside Walsh
University's Hoover Park where the museum is located.
Event Location: Hoover Historical Center, 1875 East Maple St, North Canton, Ohio 44720-3331
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.walsh.edu/hoover-historical-center
Company: Hoover Historical Center
Web: www.walsh.edu/hoover-historical-center (330) 490-7435
Contact: Ann Haines, Email: [email protected], Phone: (330) 244-4667
August
Ohio, Northwest, Elmore
Event Name: Rod Noble
Event Date: August 15 to 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Juried fine arts show and 2 days of great music featuring Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Alexander
Zonjic with Jeff Lorber and Thorneta Davis. Eclectic Food Truck" dining
Event Location: Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River South Rd., Elmore, Ohio 43416
Admission: Art show admission is free
Full Event Information: www.schedello.org
Company: Schedello Fine Arts & Music Festival
Web: www.schedello.org
Contact: Rod Noble, Email: [email protected], Phone: (419) 862-3182
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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
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Oregon, Monmouth, Event Date: August 13-16, 2015
24th Annual Celebration of Zimbabwean Music and Dance, Monmouth, OR
The 24th annual Zimbabwean Music Festival will be held on the campus of Western Oregon
University, 345 Monmouth Ave. N., Monmouth, OR, on August 13-16, 2015. This “everyone-canparticipate” festival offers three days of workshops, many of them for children and teens. Activities
include fifteen hours of free afternoon concerts, an African Marketplace and ticketed evening
concerts. Valuing education as well as performance, Zimfest attracts Zimbabwean music and...
August
Oregon, Portland Area, Mcminnville
Event Name: Northwest Peruvian Horse Show
Event Date: August 7-9, 2015
NW Regional Peruvian Championships. Judge Kelly Powers-Ponciano. Trail Clinic with Mark Bolender.
Winery Tours. $1000 in prize money. Great BBQ.
Event Location: Yamhill County Fairgrounds, 2070 NE Lafayette Ave., Mcminnville, Oregon 97128
Admission: Participant registration on site; free for spectators
Full Event Information: www.co.yamhill.or.us/fair
Company: Yamhill County Fairgrounds
Web: www.co.yamhill.or.us/fair (503) 434-7524
Contact: Lana Drew, Email: [email protected], Phone: (503) 434-7524
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August
Oregon, Portland Area, Wilsonville
Event Name: Dinger Carole
Event Date: August 8, 2015
12-6 PM
Join us the 2nd Saturday of each month through October for wine tasting at our beautiful Vineyard
Estate. Bring a picnic and enjoy the view.
Event Location: Terra Vina Wines Wilsonville Vineyard, 33750 SW Ladd Hill Road, Wilsonville, Oregon
97070
Admission: 10
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Company: Terra Vina Wines
Web: www.TerraVinaWines.com
Contact: Carole Dinger, Email: [email protected], Phone: (503) 925-0712
August
Oregon, Willamette Valley, Monmouth
Event Name: Zimfest 2015
Event Date: August 13 to 16, 2015
Zimfest 2015 kicks off its Opening Ceremony 7:30 p.m. August 13. This “everyone-can-participate”
festival offers workshops on Zimbabwean music and culture, free afternoon concerts, clock hours for
teachers and an African marketplace. Ticketed evening concerts start 7:30 p.m. August 14-16. Visit
https://2015.zimfest.org for workshop schedules, concert lineups and tickets.
Event Location: Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361
Admission: Free afternoon concerts and marketplace; evening concerts $20
Full Event Information: https:2015.zimfest.org
Company: Zimfest Association
Web: https://2015.zimfest.org
Contact: Claire Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (206) 328-4011
August
Pennsylvania, Fort Washington
Event Name: Art In The Park Craft Show
Event Date: August 15, 2015 (Rain Date August 16, 2015)
The show will feature various craft artists with a wide selection of their art to include jewelry, candles,
soaps & scrubs, knitted & crocheted items, digital art, photography, greeting cards, hair accessories,
and much more. The show will run from 9:00 – 3:00 and is free to the public.
Event Location: Mondauk Common Park (Central Pavilion), 1451 Dillon Road, Fort Washington,
Pennsylvania 19034
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: The Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library
Web: www.udfriends.org
Contact: Jo-Ann Hunt, Email: [email protected], Phone: (215) 654-1679
August
Pennsylvania, Allegheny Forest, Franklin
Event Name: Monthly Mini-Event: Dan Hulse
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Event Date: August 16, 2015
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dan Hulse will present Banjos, Banjos, Banjos.
Event Location: Debence Antique Music World, 1261 Liberty Street, Franklin, Pennsylvania 16323
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: DeBence Antique Music World
Web: www.debencemusicworld.com
Contact: Mary Nicklin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 432-8350
August
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley,, Schwenksville
Event Name: In the Good Old Summertime
Event Date: August 1, 2015
11 am to 3 pm
Join us for an old-fashioned afternoon of Victorian lawn games, visit the 1900's History Center, tour the
Children's Heirloom Garden, see a Vintage Car Show, try Victorian clothing on and we'll take your
photograph, and enjoy the music and songs of the Red, White & Blue. All ages.
Event Location: Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania 19473
Admission: Free, suggested donation $2 per person
Full Event Information: www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
Company: Pennypacker Mills
Web: www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
Contact: Linda Callegari, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 287-9349
August
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Eagles Mere
Event Name: 45th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival
Event Date: August 8 & 9, 2015
Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-4pm
Juried fine arts & crafts for sale on the village green with great food and live music.
Event Location: Village Green, Eagles Mere Avenue, Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania 17731
Admission: $5; 12 & Under Free
Full Event Information: http://visithistoriceaglesmere.com/events-on-the-green
Company: Eagles Mere Green Events
Web: http://visithistoriceaglesmere.com/events-on-the-green
Contact: Kristin Montgomery, Email: [email protected], Phone: (570) 525-3370
August
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Norriton
Event Name: What Will Be on Your Epitaph
Event Date: August 1, 2015
7pm
Enjoy fun and intriguing full moon tours of some of the cemetery's more obscure burials this August.
We will be highlighting cemetery occupants that held unusual occupations with a program titled “What
Will Be on Your Epitaph?” Among others, the tour will spotlight an oyster house owner, a circus
worker, and Norristown’s deputy postmaster. Following the candlelight tours, join us in the cemetery
gatehouse for a wine and cheese reception.
Event Location: Montgomery Cemetery, 1 Hartranft Ave, Norriton, Pennsylvania 19401
Admission: $10/Person
Full Event Information: www.montgomerycemetery.org
Company: Historical Society of Montgomery County
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Web: www.montgomerycemetery.org
Contact: Michael Harris, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 272-0297
August
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Norriton
Event Name: Death by Train
Event Date: August 25, 2015
7pm
Come to fun and intriguing full moon tours of some of the cemetery's more obscure burials this
August. Not only will the story of the 1899 Exeter train wreck be discussed, but lesser known stories of
rail tragedies will be told as well. Following the candlelight tours, join us in the cemetery gatehouse for
a wine and cheese reception.
Event Location: Montgomery Cemetery, 1 Hartranft Ave, Norriton, Pennsylvania 19401
Admission: $10/Person
Full Event Information: www.montgomerycemetery.org
Company: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Web: www.montgomerycemetery.org
Contact: Michael Harris, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 272-0297
August
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Event Name: Invasive Plant Brewing
Event Date: August 1, 2015
12:00pm - 3:30pm
The art of brewing goes back centuries before our founding fathers experimented with grains to
create their concoctions. We’ll experiment with invasive plants found in the forest, while learning the
basics of making beer with Home Brewed Events. Come on a hike and learn how to identify edible
plants.
Event Location: Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
Admission: 50
Full Event Information: www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/invasive-brewing
Company: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Web: www.schuylkillcenter.org (215) 482-7300
Contact: Anna Lehr Mueser, Email: [email protected], Phone: (215) 482-7300
August
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Schwenksville
Event Name: History Adventures in the Summer
Event Date: August 18 through August 21, 2015
1 pm to 3 pm
Everyday children will explore a different aspect of the history of the early 1900's. All hands -on
experiences from activities in the garden, to the General Store, to the mansion & more. Games &
crafts too. Ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.
Event Location: Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania 19473
Admission: Free, suggested donation $2 per person
Full Event Information: www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
Company: Pennypacker Mills
Web: www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
Contact: Linda Callegari, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 287-9349
August
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Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, South Tamaqua
Event Name: Faerie FanFaire Festival at Stonehedge
Event Date: August 22, 2015
50-60 In and Outdoor booths. Activities galore. Music ~ Food ~ Games ~ Unicorn Rides ~ Trolls ~
Faeries ~ All things Magical. Come dressed as your favorite magical being, or come as the magical
being you are.
Event Location: Stonehedge Gardens, 51 Dairy Road, South Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252
Admission: $5.00 / $7.00 / Under age 10 free with adult
Full Event Information: www.purplesagehealing.com/faerie-fanfaire-festival.html
Company: Purple Sage Healing / Stonehedge Gardens
Web: www.purplesagehealing.com/faerie-fanfaire-festival.html
Contact: Mareen Thomas-Norman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 270-9445
August
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Hookstown
Event Name: Hookstown Fair
Event Date: August 25-29, 2015
Agricultural fair. Horse shows, 4-H displays, Demolition Derby, Rodeo, Tractor pulls, Motocross,
Canning displays, Sewing and photography displays. Lisko Family Midway supplying the rides. Gates
open at 9:00 AM daily.
Event Location: Hookstown Fair Grounds, 1198 State Route 168, Hookstown, Pennsylvania 15050
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: hookstownfair.com
Company: Hookstown Fair
Web: www.hookstownfair.com
Contact: Jim Scott, Email: [email protected], Phone: (724) 573-4512
August
Pennsylvania, Pocono Mountains, Stroudsburg
Event Name: Pocono Chicken Wing Off
Event Date: August 9, 2015
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Celebrating 20 years of wings... Benefiting Monroe County Meals on Wheels, the Pocono Chicken Wing
Off is the Pocono Mountain Region's largest wing event. Sample 30+ varieties of wing sauces while
supporting Monroe County Meals on Wheels. Hot wings, spicy wings, specialty wings, smoked wings,
fried wings - whatever you choose, you will be eating wings for a great cause.
Event Location: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301
Admission: Pay as you go for wings
Full Event Information: http://bit.ly/WingOff
Company: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Web: http://bit.ly/WingOff (570) 421-7231
Contact: Jim Tust, Email: [email protected], Phone: (570) 421-7231
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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
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August
Rhode Island, East Bay, Providence
Event Name: Brew at Roger Williams Park Zoo
Event Date: August 29, 2015
4:30 to 9pm
Brew at the Zoo is back at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Roam the Zoo while sampling over 100 craft beers
from more than 50 of the regions’ finest brewers at Rhode Island’s most popular outdoor venue. This
year, the Zoo offers early bird and advanced ticket special pricing. Daytime admission to the Zoo will
end at noon for event preparations.
Event Location: Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 2907
Admission: $40 - $60; Designated driver admission: $25 (no alcohol consumption permitted)
Full Event Information: www.rwpzoobrew.org
Company: Roger Williams Park Zoo
Web: www.rwpzoo.org (401) 785-3510
Contact: Alexandra Weston, Email: [email protected], Phone: (401) 785-3510
August
South Carolina, Coast, Myrtle Beach
Event Name: Mid-Summer Fair and Barbecue
Event Date: August 8, 2015
The fair offers a rare opportunity to meet and talk with local artists and watch them while they work.
So whether you are interested in learning what inspires artists to create their art, or perhaps to do
some early holiday shopping, an exceptional selection of items in a wide price range will be offered.
Event Location: Sun Coast Christian Church, 4319 Little River Road at 44th Ave. N, Myrtle Beach, South
Carolina 29577
Admission: Free admission
Full Event Information: www.suncoastchristianchurch.com
Company: Sun Coast Christian Church
Web: www.suncoastchristianchurch.com
Contact: Niki Hendricks, Email: [email protected], Phone: (502) 262-4482
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South Carolina, Coastal, Bluffton
Event Name: Robert E. Lee: Not Just a Soldier
Event Date: August 29, 2015
2:00 PM
Historian Steven Campbell will be giving a lecture on Robert E. Lee, giving an in depth look at the
Confederate General. This lecture requires reservations, due to limited space. The last day to reserve a
seat is 8/28/15. This lecture is not sponsored by the Bluffton Public Library. This is a lecture provided
by the Bluffton Historical Preservation Society.
Event Location: Bluffton Public Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
Admission: $10 Per Person
Full Event Information: www.heywardhouse.org
Company: Heyward House Historic Center
Web: www.heywardhouse.org
Contact: Alyssa Krob, Email: [email protected], Phone: (843) 757-6293
August
Tennessee, Central, Murfreesboro
Event Name: Author June Hall McCash to speak at Rare Book Exhibit
Event Date: August 14, 2015
5:00pm
Oaklands will be hosting celebrated author and poet June Hall McCash as she reads from her latest
book The Thread Box. This event will be held in one of the most elegant parlors in Middle Tenness ee
at 5pm. Guests are also welcome to enjoy the museum’s one-night-only rare antique book exhibit
featuring books dating from 1830. “Oaklands book collection contains a wide variety of subject matter
ranging from medical research to the Queens of Scotland and even one of the first editions of
Webster’s dictionary,” said Connor Moss, head of Archival Collections.
Event Location: Oaklands Historic House Museum, 901 North Maney Avenue, Murfreesboro,
Tennessee 37130
Admission: $8.00 Per Person
Full Event Information: www.oaklandsmuseum.org
Company: Oaklands Historic House Museum
Web: www.oaklandmuseum.org (615) 893-0022
Contact: Raina van Setter, Email: [email protected], Phone: 615-809-4776
August
Tennessee, East, Chattanooga
Event Name: Station Street Sip & Savor
Event Date: August 8, 2015
5pm-9pm
The Station Street Sip & Savor event is an all inclusive, one price admission food and beverage tasting
extravaganza to benefit Kids on the Block. Everyone in attendance to enjoy food, wine, beer and spirits
with a focus on local flavors. Live music will also set the tone for guests to enjoy throughout the
evening.
Event Location: , Formal Gardens at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402
Admission: $45 + Tax ($55 + tax day of event)
Full Event Information: www.stationstreetsipandsavor.com
Company: iHeartMedia
Web: www.iheartmedianashville.com (615) 664-2400
Contact: Candace Price, Email: [email protected], Phone: (615) 664-2484
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August
Tennessee, West, Memphis
Event Name: Moon River Music Festival
Event Date: August 15, 2015
We are excited to announce the second annual Moon River Music Festival on August 15, 2015 in
Memphis, TN at Levitt Shell outdoor amphitheater. Come enjoy some awesome music from artists like
Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, Needtobreathe, Switchfoot, Judah & the Lion, Colony House and
many more.
Event Location: Levitt Shell, 1928 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Admission: $25-$75
Full Event Information: www.moonriverfestival.com
Company: Moon River Music Festival
Web: www.moonriverfestival.com
Contact: Samantha, Email: [email protected], Phone: (615) 490-5902
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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 ...
August
Texas - Panhandle Plains, Slaton
Event Name: Fiestas de Slaton
Event Date: August 15th
12pm to 12am
Food, fellowship and fun. Raffle and Children's Activities. Performances include: Los Hermanos Arausa,
Rudy-Tudy & the HDZ, Nuestra Herencia from Baile Folklorico, Eddie Gonzalez y Gruno Natural, Gallos
del Rancho, Pete Morales Y Su Conjunto.
Event Location: Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 705 S. 4th, Slaton, Texas 79364
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Company: Slaton Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.slatonchamberofcommerce.org
Contact: Leslie Robinson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 828-6238
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August
Texas, Gulf Coast, Houston
Event Name: The Tryal of John Peter Zenger by Michael E. Tigar
Event Date: August 6, 2015
7pm
A Readers Theater dramatization of the trial that helped to establish a free press in early America.
Event Location: The Printing Museum, 1324 W. Clay Street, Houston, Texas 77019
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://printingmuseum.org/events/2015-08
Company: The Printing Museum
Web: www.printingmuseum.org
Contact: Alexandria Hodge, Email: [email protected], Phone: (713) 522-4652
August
Texas, Gulf Coast, Houston
Event Name: Turning Pages- a Bookish Open House
Event Date: August 15, 2015
10am- 2pm
The Printing Museum opens it's doors for annual open house. Artists will be onsite helping visitors to
print, answering questions, and silk screening. Children's book readings will be continuous through
the event. Fun for the whole family.
Event Location: The Printing Museum, 1324 W. Clay Street, Houston, Texas 77019
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://printingmuseum.org/events/2015-08
Company: The Printing Museum
Web: www.printingmuseum.org
Contact: Alexandria Hodge, Email: [email protected], Phone: (713) 522-4652
August
Texas, Gulf Coast, Pearland
Event Name: Dionisio Winery - 4th Annual Food and Wine Festival
Event Date: August 29, 2015
Featuring 10 wineries, 10 food vendors and 30 plus additional craft and specialty item vendors for
shopping. Enjoy live entertainment and special giveaways, while you taste wines and pair them with
your choice of delicious foods from diverse countries, topped with a unique shopping experience. It’s
the perfect adult getaway. Tickets: www.dionisiowinery.com
Event Location: Pearland Town Center, 11200 W Broadway St, Pearland, Texas 77584
Admission: 30
Full Event Information: www.dionisiowinery.com
Company: Dionisio Winery
Web: www.dionisiowinery.com
Contact: Jimmy Aranda, Email: [email protected], Phone: (713) 906-2499
August
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Spirit of '45 Day
Event Date: August 9, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Silent Wings Museum will celebrate the Spirit of ‘45 Day with a free one-day event that provides an
opportunity for America to say “Thank you!” to those who served in uniform and those who supported
them on the home front during the WWII era.
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Event Location: , 6202 N I-27, Lubbock, Texas 79403
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.mylubbock.us/departmental-websites/departments/silent-wingsmuseum/special-events
Company: Silent Wings Museum
Web: www.silentwingsmuseum.com
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3049
August
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Foil Reliefs
Event Date: August 15, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The Buddy Holly Center presents Foil Reliefs, a fun new class that teaches kids how to use foil to make
metal reliefs out of leaves or other objects. Pre-registration by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11 is
required. Ages 6-10.
Event Location: , 1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79401
Admission: 7
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Company: Buddy Holly Center
Web: www.buddyhollycenter.org
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3560
August
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Codemasters of Station X
Event Date: August 29, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Visitors will learn how codes and ciphers were made and used during WWII, practice deciphering
different codes, create their own ciphers, and go on a mission in the Museum. Pre-registration by 5:00
p.m. on Tuesday, August 25 is required. Ages 8+
Event Location: , 6206 N I-27, Lubbock, Texas 79403
Admission: 7
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Company: Silent Wings Museum
Web: www.silentwingsmuseum.com
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3049
August
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Wichita Falls
Event Name: Texas Ranch Roundup Trade Show
Event Date: August 14 and 15, 2015
Shop more than 200 booths at the bit, spur and western collectibles trade show. Open Friday and
Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Event Location: Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall, 1000 5th Street, Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: http://texasranchroundup.com
Company: North Texas Rehab Center
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Web: www.ntrehab.org
Contact: Haylee Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (940) 687-4933
August
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Wichita Falls
Event Name: Texas Ranch Roundup
Event Date: August 14 to 16, 2015
It’s more than just a rodeo…it’s a taste of real Texas ranch life as ten historic Texas ranches compete
for braggin' rights. Ranch rodeo will be Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 7:00 p.m. It’s a
weekend of fun for the whole family, benefitting three great charities.
Event Location: Kay Yeager Coliseum, 1000 5th Street, Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
Admission: $10 And up
Full Event Information: http://texasranchroundup.com
Company: North Texas Rehab Center
Web: www.ntrehab.org
Contact: Haylee Davis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (940) 687-4933
August
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Grapevine
Event Name: Dallas Summer Bead & Jewelry Show
Event Date: August 7, 8, & 9, 2015
AKS Gem Shows is a bead & jewelry show open to the public featuring jewelry, beads, beading
supplies, pearls, findings, classes, and more. Show hours are 10 till 6 Fri & Sat, 10 till 4 Sunday.
Event Location: Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S Main Street, Grapevine, Texas 76051
Admission: $5 For the weekend
Full Event Information: www.aksshow.com
Company: AKS Gem Shows
Web: www.aksshow.com
Contact: Bill Clift, Email: [email protected], Phone: (504) 265-8830
August
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Duncanville
Event Name: 5th Annual Teacher Appreciation and Seminar Day
Event Date: August 4, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Teacher Appreciation and Seminar Day, including a free luncheon, special guest speaker, cultural
anthropology seminar, and information on available educational programs, such as the Discovery
Boxes.Teachers can register using the Evite link below: http://evite.me/fR8B2wPVkx
Event Location: International Museum Of Cultures, 411 US 67 Frontage Road (Danieldale Exit),
Duncanville, Texas 75137
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.internationalmuseumofcultures.org
Company: International Museum of Cultures
Web: www.internationalmuseumofcultures
Contact: Mary Fae Kamm, Email: [email protected] Phone: (214) 543-6295
August
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Mineola
Event Name: Mlota's Sampler Week
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Event Date: August 17-22, 2015
Sampler week is offered for people who would like to learn various forms of art but can not afford to
go out and purchase supplies for something they may not like after all. At Mlota we offer several
different classes in clay, painting, quilting, spinning or weaving, photography and line dancing. Two
different classes are held each day. Contact the League 903-569-8877, as the classes are limited to a
certain number of participants.
Event Location: Mineola League Of The Arts, 200 W Blair, Mineola, Texas 75773
Admission: $5.00. Includes all the supplies to finish your item.
Full Event Information: www.mlota.org
Company: Mineola League of the Arts
Web: www.mlota.org
Contact: Sharon Robertson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (903) 569-8877
August
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Waco
Event Name: Gunfighterology
Event Date: August 1, 2015
2:00-4:00
On Saturday, August 1st at 2:00pm, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum will host
Gunfighterology"
Event Location: Texas Ranger Hall Of Fame And Museum, 100 Texas Ranger Trail, Waco, Texas 76706
Admission: Free with paid museum admission
Full Event Information: www.texasranger.org
Company: Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Web: www.texasranger.org
Contact: Christine Rothenbush, Email: [email protected], Phone: (254) 750-8631
August
Vermont, Central, Norwich
Event Name: Super Science Day: Splash. Exploring Water
Event Date: August 8, 2015
10:30 am - 5 pm
Spend a day at the Montshire celebrating summer by getting wet. Outside in Science Park try making
boats that float down the 'Rill. Test the strength of foil boats and experiment with what floats and
sinks. Then explore the science of water at the Science Discovery Lab. Investigate the properties of
water
Event Location: Montshire Museum Of Science, 1 Montshire Road, Norwich, Vermont 5055
Admission: Free with museum admission
Full Event Information: www.montshire.org/programs/detail/super-science-day-splash-exploringwater
Company: Montshire Museum of Science
Web: www.montshire.org (802) 649-2200
Contact: Beth Krusi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 649-2200
August
Vermont, Central, Norwich
Event Name: Super Science Day: Microworlds -- Investigation of the Very Small
Event Date: August 22, 2015
10:30 am - 5 pm
A whole day at the Montshire devoted to things microscopic. The Science Discovery Lab will be buzzing
with activity as you explore an entire world of microscopic wonders. Using an array of magnifying
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instruments from hand lenses to compound microscopes, you can observe everything from the weave
of a t-shirt to invertebrates in pond water, to the nuclei of your very own cheek cells. Discover a whole
new world just hidden from the naked eye. This event is sponsored by Adimab.
Event Location: Montshire Museum Of Science, 1 Montshire Road, Norwich, Vermont 5055
Admission: Free with museum admission
Full Event Information: www.montshire.org/programs/detail/super-science-day-microworldsinvestigation-of-the-very-small
Company: Montshire Museum of Science
Web: www.montshire.org (802) 649-2200
Contact: Beth Krusi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 649-2200
August
Vermont, Central, Norwich
Event Name: Caterpillar Lab
Event Date: August 13 to 17, 2015
11 am - 4 pm
The Caterpillar Lab will be at the Montshire mid-August. We’ll have a variety of native species on hand,
along with video scopes and other tools to observe these marvelous creatures up close. In addition to
live caterpillars, stunning photographs by New England’s caterpillar expert and ambassador Sam Jaffe,
will be on display. This event is made possible by the Mascoma Savings Bank Foundation.
Event Location: Montshire Museum Of Science, 1 Montshire Road, Norwich, Vermont 5055
Admission: Free with museum admission
Full Event Information: www.montshire.org/programs/detail/caterpillar-lab1
Company: Montshire Museum of Science
Web: www.montshire.org (802) 649-2200
Contact: Beth Krusi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 649-2200
August
Vermont, Central, Waitsfield
Event Name: Vermont Festival of the Arts
Event Date: August 1 - September 7, 2015
With more than 100 quality arts-related events and activities, the Vermont Festival of the Arts is
designed to entertain the soul, enlighten the mind, and energize the spirit. Because this is a multidimensional, multi-media, multi-age series of events, there is truly something for everyone. The goal
of the Vermont Festival of the Arts is to provide a platform for the myriad arts events that already exis t
and to encourage new events.
Event Location: , 5031 Main Street, Waitsfield, Vermont 5673
Admission: Prices vary
Full Event Information: www.vermontartfest.com
Company: Valley Arts Foundation
Web: www.vermontartfest.com
Contact: Karen Nevin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 496-6682
August
Vermont, Southern, Brattleboro
Event Name: Vermont Jazz Center's 40th Annual Summer Jazz Workshop
Event Date: August 9 to 15, 2015
All Day
The VJC hosts about 40 instrumental and 20 vocal participants from around the world for a challenging,
invigorating weeklong summer workshop with a world-class faculty. Participants focus intensively on
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the music: learning opportunities include classes in theory, composition and arranging, vocal studies,
ensembles, listening, master-classes and jam sessions.
Event Location: The Putney School, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, Vermont 5301
Admission: Various, Please See Website
Full Event Information: www.vtjazz.org/summer-programs/index.html
Company: Vermont Jazz Center
Web: www.vtjazz.org (802) 254-9088
Contact: Eugene Uman, Email: Eugene @vtjazz.org, Phone: (802) 258-8822
August
Virginia, Blue Ridge Mts, Castlewood
Event Name: Russell County Hoe-down / Barn Dance
Event Date: August 29, 2015
6:30pm
This is a new kick off event for the 2015 Russell County Fair Season with bluegrass, acoustic, country
and surprise guests. Food will be available and dancing in several locations. For more information
please call 276-794-7660.
Event Location: Russell County Fairgrounds, 237 Donnie Dean Drive, Castlewood, Virginia 24224
Admission: $5.00 Per Person / Free For 2015 Season Fair Pass
Full Event Information: http://russellcountyfair.com/events/barn-dance
Company: Russell County Fair and Horse Show
Web: www.russellcountyfair.com (276) 762-2261
Contact: Tricia, Email: [email protected], Phone: (276) 202-7732
August
Virginia, Central, Richmond
Event Name: Dream Chasers Bed Race and Festival
Event Date: August 1, 2015
9 am to 2 pm
Come Race With Us. Support Beds For Kids Inca by entering your corporate team to race, be a sponsor
or vendor. First 1000 children receive a free Lego racer. Food vendors, Smile RVA band, crafters, car
show and more.
Event Location: The Flying Squirrels Green Lot, 3001 n. Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23230
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.dreamchasersbedrace.com
Company: Beds For Kids Inc.
Web: www.bedsforkids.us (804) 302-4227
Contact: Jenny Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (804) 229-8002
August
Virginia, Central, Richmond
Event Name: Science After Dark
Event Date: August 21, 2015
5 - 9 pm
Make a cloud in a bottle, play with chalk trail art and get competitive with CO2 racers. All-live Cosmic
Expedition at 6:30 pm and a showing of The Wizard of Oz at 8 pm. Afterwards, stargaze through
telescopes with the Richmond Astronomical Society.
Event Location: Science Museum Of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.smv.org
Company: Science Museum of Virginia
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Web: www.smv.org
Contact: Chrissy Caldwell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (804) 864-1400
August
Virginia, Central, Woodbridge
Event Name: Beer & Bacon Festival
Event Date: August 29th 2015
VIP: Noon - 5PM ; Regular
Bottoms up. Bacon Down. Enjoy a day full of craft beer tasting, mouthwatering bacon dishes, live
music, butchering demos, contests and more fun with bacon.
Event Location: Stonebridge At Potomac Town Center, 14900 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge,
Virginia 22191
Admission: 2Pm - 5pm
Full Event Information: www.beerandbacon.com/woodbridge/show-info
Company: Beer & Bacon Festival
Web: www.beerandbacon.com/woodbridge/show-info (800) 830-3976
Contact: Emily Connell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 830-3976
August
Washington, Vancouver
Event Name: Bagel On. A Jewishly Fun Fair
Event Date: August 23rd, 2015
11am to 5pm
Highlights include: A view of Jewish culture – Guided tours of our Sanctuary. Jewish food - Bagels, lox,
cream cheese, corned beef, challah, kosher hot hogs, etc. Entertainment - Singing, dancing, live music.
Crafts Area - See many displays of jewelry, clothing and more. Admission is free with ample free
parking.
Event Location: Congregation Kol Ami, 7800 NE 119th St, Vancouver, Washington 98662
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.bagel-on.com
Company: Congregation Kol Ami, Vancouver, WA
Web: www.bagel-on.com (360) 896-8088
Contact: Alan Granat, Email: [email protected], Phone: (516) 302-7506
August
Washington, Coast, Olympia
Event Name: Jillian Henze
Event Date: August 22-23, 2015
10 a.m.-7 p.m.
15th Annual Sand in the City® Sand in the City® is the South Sound's largest free family festival. At this
beloved event, families can watch expert sand sculptors craft works of art, enjoy dozens of free art
and STEM learning activities and visit the award-winning Hands On Children's Museum for a
discounted rate of $5.50 per person.
Event Location: Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia, Washington 98501
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.hocm.org/sandinthecity
Company: Hands On Children's Museum
Web: hocm.org
Contact: Jillian Henze, Email: [email protected], Phone: (360) 956-0818
August
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Washington, Olympic Peninsula, Bremerton
Event Name: Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
Event Date: August 26-30, 2015
Wed-Sat 10am to 10pm, Sun 10am to 6pm
Xtreme Bulls 8/26/15 @ 7p,. Rodeo Nightly 8/27/15-8/29/15 at 7pm, D- Derby 8/30/15. Fun, Food,
Carnival, Vendors, Entertainment.
Event Location: Kitsap County Fairgrounds And Events Center, 1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd, Bremerton,
Washington 98311
Admission: $7 And up
Full Event Information: www.thebigcountyfair.com
Company: Kitsap County Parks Department
Web: www.thebigcountyfair.com
Contact: Sunny Saunders, Email: [email protected], Phone: (360) 337-5350
August
Washington, Olympic Peninsula, Port Townsend
Event Name: Jefferson County Fair
Event Date: August 14-16, 2015
Fri & Sat 10am-9pm Sun 10am-6pm
An old fashioned country fair with fun for the whole family. Lots of free entertainment. Draft horse
pulls, mud drags,bands. 4-H & FFA exhibits lots of animals.
Event Location: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes Street, Port Townsend, Washington 98368
Admission: Adults $8 sr/students $6 5 & under free
Full Event Information: www.jeffcofairgrounds.com
Company: Jefferson County Fair Association
Web: www.jeffcofairgrounds.com
Contact: Sue McIntire, Email: [email protected], Phone: (360) 385-1013
August
West Virginia, Mountaineer Country, Arthurdale
Event Name: Roosevelt Run 5K Run /Walk
Event Date: August 8, 2015
9:30 am start
Run or walk a measured, timed course through Arthurdale’s beautiful historic district that is dotted
with original homestead houses. Eleanor Roosevelt will start the race. Kids fun race for 10 and under
plus health & safety activities including a K9 unit and ambulance.
Event Location: E-15 House On Q Road, 18 Q Road, Arthurdale, West Virginia 26520
Admission: $20 Preregister by july 19
Full Event Information: https://rooseveltrun.wordpress.com
Company: Arthurdale Heritage
Web: www.arthurdaleheritage.org
Contact: Jeanne Goodman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (304) 864-3959
August
Wisconsin, Southern, Cedarburg
Event Name: Blueburg Cafe - Open Mic Night
Event Date: August 5, 2015
7 pm - 10 pm, depending on the number of acts
“Plug and Play” Open Mic nights on the first Wednesday of each month, showcasing musicians, singers,
poets, dancers, comedians and story-tellers. Amplification and microphones are provided. All ages are
welcome! Doors open and sign-up begins at 6:15 pm. Each performer will have approximately5
minutes on the stage.
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Event Location: Cedarburg Cultural Center, W62 N546 Washington Ave, Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012
Admission: $2 Donation Qualifies You For A Door Prize
Full Event Information: http://cedarburgculturalcenter.org/blueburgcafe.html
Company: Cedarburg Cultural Center
Web: http://cedarburgculturalcenter.org
Contact: Laura Mandella, Email: [email protected], Phone: (262) 375-3676
August
Wisconsin, Southern, Cedarburg
Event Name: Architectural Treasures Tour
Event Date: August 1 to 2, 2015
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm & Sunay Noon - 4 pm
46th Annual Architectural Treasures Tour features a collection of five new and historic properties in
Cedarburg and Mequon that reflect modern sensibilities with respect to the past.
Event Location: , W62 N546 Washington Ave, Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012
Admission: $13 Advance / $15 Day Of Tour / Tickets Are Good For Both Days
Full Event Information: http://cedarburgculturalcenter.org/att.html
Company: Cedarburg Cultural Center
Web: http://cedarburgculturalcenter.org
Contact: Laura Mandella, Email: [email protected], Phone: (262) 375-3676
August
Wisconsin, Southern, Eagle
Event Name: Game On At Old World Wisconsin
Event Date: August 1 to September 7, 2015
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for a month-plus of giggles, friendly competition and family fun as we play 1800's games like
draughts, early soccer to croquet, marbles and more -- indoor and outdoor games, early sports and
board and card games.
Event Location: Old World Wisconsin, W372S9727 Hwy 67, Eagle, Wisconsin 53119
Admission: $10 - $19
Full Event Information: www.oldworldwisconsin.org
Company: Old World Wisconsin
Web: www.oldworldwisconsin.org
Contact: Old World Wisconsin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (262) 594-6301
August
Wisconsin, Southern, Edgerton
Event Name: Stroll Through the Park Arts & Craft Fair
Event Date: August 8, 2015
This country park comes alive with crafters and vendors displaying their wares from homemade
knitted sweaters (special orders taken), hand crafted towels and decor, Rosemaling, and even your
favorite business vendors like Tupperware and Tastefully Simple. Fresh harvest vendors available, too.
Event Location: Albion Park, 624 Albion Road, Edgerton, Wisconsin 53534
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Albion Park Committee
Web: www.facebook.com/AlbionPark
Contact: Cheryl, Email: [email protected], Phone: (608) 289-1042
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August
Wisconsin, Southern, Menomonee Falls
Event Name: Menomonee Falls HAWS Pet Fair
Event Date: August 15, 2015
Shop for pet-themed products, talk to experts, play games, enter raffles, and meet adoptable pets
from HAWS and our rescue partners. Food, raffles, vendors, demonstrations, clippings and more.
Ride for Rover joining us. Pet portraits taken by NancyGPhotography; receive a 5x7 print in the mail
with donation to HAWS.
Event Location: Rotary Park, N85W14205 Fond du Lac Ave., Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 53051
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.HAWSpets.org
Company: Menomonee Falls Historical Society
Web: www.oldfallsvillage.com (262) 250-3901
Contact: Nancy Greifenhagen, Email: [email protected], Phone: (262) 255-6923
August
Wisconsin, Southern, Menomoneefalls
Event Name: Art in thePark
Event Date: August 23, 2015
10am till 4pm
Visit Art in the Park for a refreshing look at the creative talent of our community. This rain-or-shine
event is free to the public. Members of the Art Guild of Menomonee Falls, hobbyists, amateurs,
professionals, competition painters and the simply adventurous are invited to create their art
outdoors along the Menomonee River in the Historic Village Centre of Downtown Menomonee Falls at
Mill Pond Park.
Event Location: Mill Pond Park, Mill Street and Main, Menomoneefalls, Wisconsin 53051
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://artguildmf.org/event/art-pardk-2014
Company: Art Guild of Menomonee Falls
Web: www.artguildmf.org
Contact: pete zielinski, Email: [email protected], Phone: (262) 790-0209
August
Wyoming, Yellowstone Area, Cody
Event Name: The Color Dash
Event Date: August 8, 2015
10 am- 12 pm
The Color Dash is a family-friendly, untimed 5K, who welcomes all shapes, sizes, ages, and abilities.
Start white (we provide the Tee), and at each kilometer add blue, sprinkle green, splash yellow, spray
orange, and finish strong in pink. Bring your family and friends out for a full day of fun!
Event Location: Beck Lake Park, 2401 14th Street, Cody, Wyoming 82414
Admission: $35 For A Team, $40 For An Individual, $85 For A Family
Full Event Information: www.cd5k.com
Company: Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.codychamber.org
Contact: Tia Mitchell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (307) 587-2777
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September
Alabama, Central, Wetumpka
Event Name: Bark in the Park
Event Date: September 20, 2015
Eleven a.m to 4pm. A great afternoon of fun for you and your dog. Vendors, food, children's games, a
pet parade, Fly Ball, dog agility, police dog demonstrations, event t-shirts $10, and much, much more..
Event Location: Ft. Toulouse-jackson State Park, 2521 W. Ft. Toulouse Rd, Wetumpka, Alabama 36093
Admission: $5 - Adult children under 13 free, a dog/cat food donation is requested but optional
Full Event Information: www.elmorehumane.org
Company: Humane Society of Elmore County
Web: www.elmorehumane.org (334) 567-3377
Contact: Debra Summerlin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (334) 300-4268
September
Alabama, Gulf Coast, Mobile
Event Name: Night Market
Event Date: September 3, 2015
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
MMofA hosts a quarterly Night Market of artist and artisan wares. Support your local artists and join
the party and shopping fun with great food, drink, and live music. Want to sell your own wares? Apply
at www.mobilemuseumofart.com
Event Location: Mobile Museum Of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36608
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.mobilemuseumofart.com/programs/night-market
Company: Mobile Museum of Art
Web: www.mobilemuseumofart.com (251) 208-5200
Contact: Mary Lee Montgomery, Email: [email protected], Phone:
(251) 208-5203
September
Alabama, North, Decatur
Event Name: Riverfest Barbecue Cook-Off
Event Date: September 11 to September 12, 2015
10 a.m. - midnight
The Alabama State Barbecue Cook-off features barbecue teams from across the South and the entire
country, all competing for a total of $20,000 in cash prizes - and bragging rights too, of course. Come
enjoy live musical entertainment, children's activities and more.
Event Location: Ingalls Harbor Pavilion Meeting & Event Center, , Decatur, Alabama
Admission: Event Is Free Until 4 P.m. Admission Charged For Evening Entertainment
Full Event Information: http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/riverfest-barbecue-cook-off-2
Company: Alabama Tourism Department
Web: www.alabama.travel 1800
Contact: Brian S. Jones, Email: [email protected], Phone: (334) 242-4665
September
Alabama, Southeast, Trussville
Event Name: TASTE - Trussville's Art Show and Tasting Event
Event Date: September 10, 2015
5:30-8:30 pm
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You will have the opportunity to sample food from area restaurants. There will be an art
demonstration from a regional artist and live musical entertainment. There will also be a cash wine
bar and each guest will receive a commemorative wine glass with each ticket purchase.
Event Location: Trussville Civic Center, 5381 Trussville-Clay Road, Trussville, Alabama 35173
Admission: $ 25 In advance / $35 at the door
Full Event Information: www.trussvillechamber.com/events/taste
Company: Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.trussvillechamber.com
Contact: Bobbie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (205) 655-7535
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Arizona, Kingman, Event Date: September 26, 2015
Kingman, AZ Goes to the Hop with a Retro Rock and Roll Concert with Flash Cadillac (American
Graffiti)
The Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a concert with Flash Cadillac on
September 26, 2015, to be held at the Lee Williams High School, 400 Grandview Ave, Kingman, AZ.
Flash Cadillac is a retro Rock and Roll band featuring 6 MCA Platinum selling artists with a long
resume of accomplishments. Ticket price is $20.00 each. The program starts at 7:30pm, and doors
open at 6:30pm. Flash Cadillac was the featured band in the 1973 movie ...
September
Arizona, Central, Scottsdale
Event Name: Scottsdale Spice
Event Date: September 12, 2015
6:00-10:00 pm
The Scottsdale Spice Culinary Event is is a fun and festive celebration of Scottsdale’s diverse culture of
culinary proportions. Festival chefs will showcase their dishes in three heat levels: mild, medium and
hot. How much heat can you take? Festival patrons will sip, sample, and vote for their favorites in each
category including Booth Décor, Spiciest Dish, Best Dessert, Most Authentically Arizonan and more.
This is a 21 and over event.
Event Location: The Venue Scottsdale, 7117 E 3rd Ave, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Admission: $45-$55
Full Event Information: www.scottsdalespice.org
Company: Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.scottsdalechamber.com (480) 355-2700
Contact: Angie Bellinger, Email: [email protected], Phone: (480) 355-2707
September
Arizona, Southern, Tombstone
Event Name: Tombstone Territorial Days
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Event Date: September 19 to 20, 2015
Daily
A celebration of Arizona's cultural and military history centered around the 1863-1912 time frame.
Experience life as it was on the frontier.
Event Location: Allen Street, Tombstone, Tombstone, Arizona 85638
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.tombstoneterritorialdays.com
Company: Tombstone Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.tombstonechamber.com
Contact: Debbie Ramsey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (520) 457-9317
September
Arizona, Southern, Tombstone
Event Name: Showdown in Tombstone
Event Date: September 5 to 7, 2015
Daily
Gun-fighting groups throughout the US gather in Tombstone to perform in the streets. Activities
include costume contests, raffles and other fun activities are scheduled during the three day event.
Brought to you by www.tombstonevigilanges.com
Event Location: Allen Street, Tombstone, Tombstone, Arizona 85638
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.tombstonechamber.com/Events
Company: Tombstone Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.tombstonechamber.com
Contact: Debbie Ramsey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (520) 457-9317
September
Arkansas, Delta, Walnut Ridge
Event Name: Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival
Event Date: Setpember 18 to 19, 2015
Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00
p.m.
Friday Afternoon/Evening: Beatles Artists & Authors Symposium begins at 2:00. Entertainment begins
at 6:00 p.m. Saturday - two stages of live entertainment feature a wide array of music. Headliners are
The Liverpool Legends. Over 75 vendors with memorabilla, arts and crafts and great food. Games,
Inflatable and other activities make for family fun.
Event Location: Downtown Walnut Ridge, Main Street, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476
Admission: Free admission and free pardking
Full Event Information: www.beatlesattheridge.com
Company: Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.beatlesattheridge.com (870) 886-3232
Contact: Charles Snapp, Email: [email protected], Phone: (501) 412-6497
September
California, Central Coast, Monterey
Event Name: Monterey Bay FallFest Arts and Crafts Faire
Event Date: September 19 to 20
10am - 5pm
Faires feature up to 60 juried artisans and crafters presenting their original works in a wide variety of
styles and mediums including sculpture, painting, textiles, jewelry, glass, ceramics, precious metals,
and more. Artists are on hand to describe their work processes. Some take special orders for custom
and individualized gifts.
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Event Location: Custom House Plaza, 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, California 93940
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.pacrep.org/ArtsCraftsFaire
Company: PacRep Theatre
Web: www.pacrep.org
Contact: Kathi Kammerdiener, Email: [email protected], Phone: (831) 622-0700
September
California, Central Valley, Folsom
Event Name: Folsom LIVE
Event Date: September 26, 2015
5-10 pm
With dozens of bands on indoor and outdoor stages, Folsom LIVE returns to ROCK Sutter Street for
Folsom's favorite night out.
Event Location: Historic Folsom, Sutter Street, Folsom, California 95630
Admission: Tbd
Full Event Information: www.folsomlive.com
Company: Folsom Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.folsomchamber.com
Contact: Kris Keables, Email: [email protected], Phone: (916) 985-5555
September
California, Deserts, Carmel-by-the-sea
Event Name: PacRep presents Oliver. the Musical
Event Date: September 17 to Oct 18
Thu - Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:00pm
Consider yourself enchanted by Oliver. the Musical. Hailed as one of the best-loved family musicals of
all time, Oliver. brings to stage some of Charles Dickens' most unforgettable characters along with one
of Broadway's most memorable scores.
Event Location: Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde btwn 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-sea,
California 93921
Admission: $8 - $42
Full Event Information: www.pacrep.org/OliverTheMusical
Company: PacRep Theatre
Web: www.pacrep.org
Contact: Kathi Kammerdiener, Email: [email protected], Phone: (831) 622-0700
September
California, Deserts, Los Angeles
Event Name: EarthFest LA Concert for the Environment
Event Date: September 13th 2015
11am-6pm
Join us as we celebrate the last days of summer fun and environmental awareness at this years
EarthFest LA Concert for the Environment. The event is a free concert with great food, green exhibits,
demonstration, vendors and more. Check out our website. Like us on www.Facebook.com/earthfestla.
Vendor space is limited.
Event Location: Christmas Tree Lane, 700 Exposition Park, Los Angeles, California 90037
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.earthfestla.org
Company: California Greenworks, Inc.
Web: www.earthfestla.org
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Contact: mike meador, Email: [email protected], Phone: (714) 318-5749
September
California, Deserts, Paramount
Event Name: Paramount Chamber of Commerce Music Festival & Carnival
Event Date: September 18, 2015 to September 20, 2015
Friday: 5 - 10 pm, Saturday 3 - 10 pm,
Sunday 3 - 10 pm
Music ~ Food ~ Carnival ~ Community Booths
Event Location: Bianchi Theatre Parking Lot, 7770 Rosecrans Ave. (Bianchi Theatre Parking Lot),
Paramount, California 90723
Admission: Entry fee $1.00
Full Event Information: www.pardamountchamber.com/events/calendar.php#close
Company: Parmount Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.pardamountchamber.com
Contact: Barbara Crowson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (562) 634-3980
September
California, Gold Country, Folsom
Event Name: 48th Fall Antique Fair Historic Sutter St., Folsom
Event Date: September 20, 2015
Regional event with over 180 booths. Four blocks filled with just antiques & collectibles. Great food
and live entertainment. 8am - 4pm or come early and bring a flashlight -- rain or shine. Antique
appraisals.
Event Location: Historic Sutter Street, Folsom, 915 Sutter Street, Folsom, California 95630
Admission: Free admission
Full Event Information: www.tbcashows.info/folsom_2015.html
Company: Twin Bridges Antique Productions
Web: www.tbcashows.info
Contact: carole berry, Email: [email protected], Phone: (530) 241-4063
September
California, High Sierra, Mammoth Lakes
Event Name: Labor Day Festival of the Arts & Music
Event Date: September 5-7, 2015
10am-6pm
The Labor Day Festival of the Arts & Music is held in the beautiful Jeffrey Pine forest of Sam's Wood
Site. This is the Eastern Sierra's Premier Fine Arts Festival featuring the work of over 125 artists. It is
THE place to begin your Holiday shopping!
Event Location: Sam's Woods Site, Minaret & Main Street, Mammoth Lakes, California 93546
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://monoarts.org/labordayfestival.html
Company: Mono Council for the Arts
Web: www.monoarts.org (760) 914-2909
Contact: Kendra Knight, Email: [email protected], Phone: (760) 914-3752
September
California, Inland Empire, Big Bear Lake
Event Name: 45th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest
Event Date: September 12 to October 31, 2015
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Celebrate 45 years of German style family fun and good times. Rated Southern California’s #1
Oktoberfest, this Fall festival offers authentic German entertainment, food and beer. Nestled high in
the San Bernardino mountains, we pride ourselves in throwing one of the best German celebrations
this side of Munich.
Event Location: Convention Center At Big Bear Lake, 42900 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, California
92315
Admission: Ranges from $9 to $18 depending on day attending.
Full Event Information: http://bigbearevents.com/oktoberfest
Company: The Convention Center at Big Bear Lake
Web: www.bigbearevents.com
Contact: JoAnne, Email: [email protected], Phone: (909) 585-3000
September
California, Inland Empire, Big Bear Lake
Event Name: Fall Fest
Event Date: September 5 to 6, 2015
Labor Day Weekend-Live Entertainment, Arts, crafts, & Collectibles. Children's Fun- Face Painting,
Jump House and games. Food & Libations available from Wyatt's Cafe and Saloon.
Event Location: Convention Center At Big Bear Lake, 42900 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, California
92315
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.bigbearevents.com
Company: The Convention Center at Big Bear Lake
Web: www.bigbearevents.com
Contact: JoAnne, Email: [email protected], Phone: (909) 585-3000
September
California, Inland Empire, Temecula
Event Name: Crush, A Wine & Culinary Showcase
Event Date: September 19, 2015
6p-10p
Celebrate California Wine Month, Temecula Style! In it's 6th year, The Wine and Culinary showcase
event of the year features 100 plus wines poured by over 30 Temecula Valley wineries. And they're all
in one place! Food samplings will be supplied by winery restaurants, local restaurants, farms and
specialty caterers.
Event Location: Wines Family Cellars, 35055 Via del Ponte, Temecula, California 92592
Admission: $85 - $110pp
Full Event Information: www.temeculawines.org/events
Company: Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association
Web: www.temeculawines.org
Contact: Peggy Evans, Email: [email protected], Phone: (951) 699-3626
September
California, Los Angeles Area, Irvine
Event Name: Irvine Global Village Festival
Event Date: September 26, 2015
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Orange County's largest multicultural festival celebrates Irvine's diversity. More than 50 cultures are
represented, with music and dance on five stages; cultural and religious displays; international cuisine,
a world marketplace and a giant interactive kids' village.
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Event Location: Bill Barber Park, 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, California 92606
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.irvinefestival.org
Company: Destination Irvine
Web: www.destinationirvine.com (949) 660-9112
Contact: Wendy Haase, Email: [email protected], Phone: (949) 502-4112
September
California, Los Angeles Area, Irvine
Event Name: u-Pick Pumpkin Patch
Event Date: September through October, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wagon rides, petting zoo, corn maze, games, arts and crafts and food.
Event Location: Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Dr., Irvine, California 92612
Admission: 2
Full Event Information: www.tanakafarms.com
Company: Destination Irvine
Web: www.destinationirvine.com (949) 660-9112
Contact: Wendy Haase, Email: [email protected], Phone: (949) 502-4112
September
California, Los Angeles Area, Valencia
Event Name: 5th Annual Latino Heritage Gala
Event Date: September, 18th 2015
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us as we celebrate Latino Heritage month in grand style.
Event Location: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, California 91355
Admission: 95
Full Event Information: www.scvchamber.com
Company: Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.scvchamber.com
Contact: Chris Donald, Email: [email protected], Phone: (661) 702-6977
September
California, North Coast, Upper Lake
Event Name: Blue Wing Labor Day Blues Extravaganza
Event Date: September 7, 2015
Two bands and a BBQ dinner under the sycamores between the Tallman Hotel and Blue Wing
Restaurant. Starts at 6:30. Boogie Woogie pianist Wendy DeWitt opens for Nancy Wright and her
Rhythm and Roots Band with special guest, guitarist Takezo Takeda.
Event Location: Tallman Hotel, 9550 Main St., Upper Lake, California 95485
Admission: $50 + Tax
Full Event Information: www.tallmanhotel.com/concerts
Company: Tallman Hotel
Web: www.tallmanhotel.com (707) 275-1144
Contact: Bernard Butcher, Email: [email protected], Phone: (707) 245-0041
September
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: The San Diego 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb
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Event Date: September 5, 2015
8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join this living memorial for the 14th anniversary commemoration of 9/11. Firefighters, Police Officers,
Military Personnel, and Civilians will join together in a spirit of remembrance to climb 110 floors - the
same number as in the twin towers -in honor of a fallen Hero whose life was lost on that day.
Event Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd, San Diego, San Diego, California 92101
Admission: $35-$105
Full Event Information: www.sandiegostairclimb.com
Company: In Motion, Inc.
Web: www.inmotionevents.com
Contact: Nicole Mowat, Email: [email protected], Phone: (760) 692-2900
September
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: Taste of Downtown
Event Date: September 10, 2015
Enjoy tastes and treats from over 40 restaurants in downtown San Diego as you embark on a self
guided culinary tour sure to delight your senses. This event is perfect for the foodies in our community
and is the perfect opportunity to try something new.
Event Location: Gaslamp, 5th Ave, San Diego, California 92101
Admission: 30
Full Event Information:
Company: McFarlane Promotions
Web: www.mcfarlanepromotions.com
Contact: Laurel McFarlane, Email: [email protected], Phone: (619) 233-5008
September
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: Bridal Bazaar
Event Date: September 27, 2015
10:00am to 4:00pm
San Diego's #1 bridal show where you'll can meet more than 200 wedding professionals offering
everything you need for the wedding of your dreams. Spectacular wedding fashion show with designs
for everyone in your wedding.
Event Location: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, California 92101
Admission: $12 At the door, $9 on-line
Full Event Information: www.bridalbazaar.com
Company: Bridal Bazaar
Web: www.bridalbazaar.com
Contact: Patricia Westbrook, Email: [email protected], Phone: (760) 334-5500
September
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: San Diego Restaurant Week 2015
Event Date: September 20 to 26, 2015
SDRW is celebrating local with over 180 restaurants across San Diego couty. There will be local
produce, meat, fish, beer, and wine featured on SDRW menus at participating restaurants.
Event Location: Various, Various in San Diego, San Diego, California 92101
Admission: $10-$50
Full Event Information: www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com
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Company: McFarlane Promotions
Web: www.mcfarlanepromotions.com
Contact: Laurel McFarlane, Email: [email protected], Phone: (619) 233-5008
September
California, San Diego County, San Diego
Event Name: 4th Annual U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & Dimensional Art Expo
Event Date: September 4 to 7, 2015
Fri, Sun and Mon 9 to 7, Sat 9 to 9
One of USA Today’s 10 best, the U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge comes to America’s Finest City. World
Masters Class sand artists from all over the world carve for 4 days to create the finest sculptures ever
seen in San Diego. Fun for the entire family.
Event Location: B Street Pier, 1140 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, California 92101
Admission: Adults 13 And Older $11. Discounts Available
Full Event Information: www.ussandsculpting.com
Company: 4th Annual U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & Dimensional Art Expo
Web: www.ussandsculpting.com (858) 794-6974
Contact: Joice Truban Curry, Email: [email protected], Phone: (858) 797-6974
September
California, San Francisco Bay Area, Fairfield
Event Name: Jelly Belly Candy Palooza (3rd annual)
Event Date: September 26 - 27, 2015
9 am to 5 pm
Loads of fun for the whole family. Carnival Rides and Midway Games. Zip line. Arts and Crafts Booths.
Food booths. Local Entertainment. Wine and Chocolate Experience (fee). Candy tent. Jelly Belly Art. Free
Jelly Belly Factory tours and samples and much more.
Event Location: Jelly Belly Visitor Center, One Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield, California 94533
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: candypalooza.jellybelly.com
Company: Brenda Mossa Events
Web: www.Facebook.com/BrendaMossaEvents
Contact: Brenda Mossa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (707) 399-7195
September
California, San Francisco Bay Area, Hollister
Event Name: Northern California Renaissance Faire
Event Date: September 19 to October 18, 2015
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Northern California Renaissance Faire will send all of its attendees back in time to the village of
Willingtown, for five themed weekends starting on September 19, 2015. All who attend will experience
the land under the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, watch exotic performances and participate in music and
dance ranging from English country, Celtic, and gypsy. After 6 p.m. the Celtic Rock Series will light up
Casa de Fruta, free with general admission.
Event Location: Casa De Fruta, 10021 Pacheco Pass Hwy, Hollister, California 95023
Admission: $25 General admission
Full Event Information: www.norcalrenfaire.com/index.html
Company: Northern California Renaissance Faire
Web: www.norcalrenfaire.com/index.html
Contact: Reynaldo Silva, Email: [email protected], Phone: (650) 548-6700
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September
California, San Francisco Bay Area, Millbrae
Event Name: 45th Millbrae Art & Wine Festival
Event Date: September 5-6, 2015
10 am to 5 pm
Huge crowds transform downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy” with a Mardi Gras-style celebration
featuring two sun-splashed days of live music on stage and street throughout downtown, a juried
show with 250 professional artists and craftmakers showing their latest handcrafted wares, festive
food and drink, premium wines, microbrews and margaritas, artisan specialty food, a microbrew
tasting tent, an organic and green products showcase, and more.
Event Location: On Broadway, 400 Broadway, Millbrae, California 94030
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.miramarevents.com
Company: Miramar Events
Web: www.miramarevents.com
Contact: Tim Beeman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (650) 726-3491
September
California, San Francisco Bay Area, Mountain View
Event Name: 44th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival
Event Date: September 12-13, 2015
10 am to 6 pm
A vibrant multicultural celebration featuring 600 professional artists and craftmakers showing
exceptional handcrafted wares, stellar live music on stage and street throughout downtown with
headliners Ruckatan and Orquesta Borinquen heating things up on “Salsa Sunday.” “Wine Haven, Taste
of the Mountains Premium Wine Tasting Tent. Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge with football and
baseball on the giant screen TV
Event Location: On Castro Street, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View, California 94041
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.miramarevents.com
Company: Miramar Events
Web: www.miramarevents.com
Contact: Tim Beeman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (650) 726-3491
September
California, San Francisco Bay Area, Pleasanton
Event Name: Pleasanton Harvest Festival
Event Date: September 18-20, 2015
Fri & Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-5pm
The Harvest Festivals are the largest indoor arts and crafts show on the West Coast, offering over
24,000 American handmade crafts. Guests can shop for original art, jewelry, pottery, clothing, specialty
foods, home decor and more. Throughout the weekend there is exciting live entertainment, delicio us
foods, prize giveaways and a hands on Kid's Zone.
Event Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, California 94566
Admission: $4-9
Full Event Information: www.harvestfestival.com
Company: Pleasanton Harvest Festival
Web: www.harvestfestival.com
Contact: Liz Rosinski or Frances Larose, Email: [email protected], Phone: (650) 548-6700
September
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Event Name: 150th Scottish Highland Gathering & Games
Event Date: September 5 & 6, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Celebrating 150 years of continuous Celtic culture, this Scottish festival is among the largest in the
world. 38 pipe bands from U.S., Canada & Scotland. 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band, World
Championship Heavy Events featuring the world's top pros + amateur mens and women's
classes....Living history, Irish Pavilion, Five vendor buildings.....21 Events & attractions.
Event Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Bernal & Pleasanton Avenues, Pleasanton, California
94566
Admission: Adult 1-day $24.00/2-day 31.00. seniors (65+), youth (12-17) & handicapped $13.00. kids
11 & under free.
Full Event Information: www,TheScottishGames.com
Company: Floyd Busby Communications
Web: www.TheScottishGames.com (925) 689-0395
Contact: Floyd Busby, Email: [email protected], Phone: (925) 825-1043
September
California, San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose
Event Name: Tosca
Event Date: September 12 to 27, 2015
8 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Floria Tosca is brilliant, beautiful and spoiled. Despite all this, she becomes trapped between her
allegiance to her rebel lover and the treacherous police chief. She is a beauty pursued by a beast, and
killing her stalker won’t end her suffering. Suicide is defiance. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Event Location: The California Theatre, 345 South First Street, San Jose, California 95113
Admission: $50 - $150
Full Event Information: www.operasj.org/tickets/2015-2016-season/tosca
Company: Opera San Jos
Web: www.operasj.org (408) 437-4450
Contact: Bryan Ferraro, Email: [email protected], Phone: 408-437-2229
September
California, San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose
Event Name: Tosca
Event Date: September 12 to 27, 2015
8 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Floria Tosca is brilliant, beautiful and spoiled. Despite all this, she becomes trapped between her
allegiance to her rebel lover and the treacherous police chief. She is a beauty pursued by a beast, and
killing her stalker won’t end her suffering. Suicide is defiance. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Event Location: The California Theatre, 345 South First Street, San Jose, California 95113
Admission: $50 - $150
Full Event Information: www.operasj.org/tickets/2015-2016-season/tosca
Company: Opera San Jos
Web: www.operasj.org (408) 437-4450
Contact: Bryan Ferraro, Email: [email protected], Phone: (408) 437-2229
September
Connecticut, Northeast, Easton
Event Name: Celebrate Easton - A Revolutionary War Weekend - The Burning of Morehouse
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Event Date: September 19 to 20
Sat: 10 AM to 9 PM; Sun: 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Event Location: The Fields Of Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Road, Easton,
Connecticut 6612
Admission: Weekend sfor both days: $20 per adult, $15 per child, children under 8 will be admitted
for free. for one day: $15 per adult, $10 per child. there will be a $5 pardking fee. historical society
Full Event Information:
Company: Historical Society of Easton
Web: www.historicalsocietyofeaston.org (203) 261-2090
Contact: Emlyn Duemmler, Email: [email protected], Phone: (203) 858-5938
September
Connecticut, Northeast, Easton
Event Name: Celebrate Easton - A Revolutionary War Weekend - The Burning of Morehouse
Farm
Event Date: September 19 to 20
Sat: 10 AM to 9 PM; Sun: 10 AM to 3:30 PM
The weekend event features 5th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment setting up camp, performing drills,
skirmishing and recreating the 1782 burning of Morehouse Farm. Spend the evening taking a candlelit
tour of the campsite. Learn about life at camp and on the homefront from soldiers, surgeons, cooks,
spies, and other colonial re-enactors.
Event Location: The Fields Of Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Road, Easton,
Connecticut 6612
Admission: Entire weekend: $20/adult, $15/child (8 yrs +), children under 8: free. one day: $15/adult,
$10/child.
Full Event Information: www.historicalsocietyofeaston/upcoming-events
Company: Historical Society of Easton
Web: www.historicalsocietyofeaston.org (203) 261-2090
Contact: Emlyn Duemmler, Email: [email protected], Phone: (203) 858-5938
September
Connecticut, Northeast, Easton
Event Name: Celebrate Easton - A Revolutionary War Weekend - The Burning of Morehouse
Farm
Event Date: September 19 to 20
Sat: 10 AM to 9 PM; Sun: 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Features the 5th Connecticut 5th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment setting up camp, performing dr ills,
skirmishing and recreating the 1782 burning of Morehouse Farm. Take a candlelit tour of the
campsite learning about life at camp and on the homefront from soldiers, surgeons, cooks, spies, and
other colonial re-enactors.
Event Location: The Fields Of Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Road, Easton,
Connecticut 6612
Admission: Weekend: $20 Per Adult, $15 Per Child, Children Under 8 Will Be Admitted For Free. For
One Day: $15 Per Adult, $10 Per Child.
Full Event Information: www.historicalsocietyofeaston/upcoming-events
Company: Historical Society of Easton
Web: www.historicalsocietyofeaston.org (203) 581-0850
Contact: Emlyn Duemmler, Email: [email protected], Phone: (203) 858-5938
September
Delaware, New Castle, Greenville
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Event Name: Farm Fun Saturdays - Bioblitz
Event Date: September 12, 2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us every Saturday for a fun-filled day on the farm. Help us tally up our plants and animals, and
take a self-guided tour of the farm. Shop our welcome barn, enjoy our u-pick field of herbs, veggies,
and flowers, and help with our morning farm chores.
Event Location: Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road, Greenville, Delaware 19807
Admission: Free for members, $5 for non-members
Full Event Information: http://delnature.org/farmfundays
Company: Delaware Nature Society
Web: www.DelNature.org (302) 239-2334
Contact: Kiri Rowan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 239-2334
September
Delaware, New Castle, Greenville
Event Name: Farm to Fork
Event Date: September 19, 2015
Dinner at dusk
Enjoy a beautiful farm fresh dinner at sunset paired with craft brewed Dogfish Head beers.
Event Location: Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road, Greenville, Delaware 19807
Admission: Tbd
Full Event Information: http://delnature.org/farmtofork
Company: Delaware Nature Society
Web: www.DelNature.org (302) 239-2334
Contact: Kiri Rowan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 239-2334
September
Delaware, New Castle, Wilmington
Event Name: Murder Mystery Train
Event Date: September 19, 2015
7:00 PM
Join us for a family-friendly, interactive, comedy murder mystery aboard our 1929 self-propelled
railcar. Desserts, water and sodas will be provided during the 2½-hour round-trip. Reservations are
required.
Event Location: Greenbank Station, 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19808
Admission: Adults: $42 & children: $22
Full Event Information: www.wwrr.com/events/murder-mystery.aspx
Company: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Web: www.wwrr.com
Contact: Carole, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 998-1930
September
Delaware, New Castle, Wilmington
Event Name: Monarch Migration Celebration
Event Date: September 20, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Celebrate one of nature's wonders...the great Monarch butterfly migration.. Encounter live butterflies,
take butterfly walks, and help us tag and release Monarchs for migration research. No pre-registration
required - just stop in.
Event Location: Dupont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, Delaware
19801
Admission: Free
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https://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/DNS/Events/Registration/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=V1423
4DC#.VXhHp89VhBc
Company: Delaware Nature Society
Web: www.DelNature.org (302) 239-2334
Contact: Kiri Rowan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (302) 239-2334
September
Delaware, New Castle, Yorklyn
Event Name: Steamin' Day
Event Date: September 6, 2015
12:30 to 4:30
Old-fashioned fun for the whole family, including train and antique auto rides, entry to the Marshall
Steam Museum, featuring the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley steam cars; free steampopped popcorn; live demonstrations; kids activities and more. Tours of the antique-furnished Auburn
Heights mansion also available for $8.
Event Location: Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware 19736
Admission: $8 Child, $11 adult (infants free)
Full Event Information: http://auburnheights.org/visit/steamin-days
Company: Marshall Steam Museum
Web: www.auburnheights.org
Contact: Susan Randolph, Email: [email protected]auburnheights.org, Phone: (302) 239-2385
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Florida, Ocoee, Event Date: September 4-6, 2015
Central Florida Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years in Florida with a "Feast," Ocoee, FL
The 10th Annual www.CentralFloridaFilmFestival.com (Cenflo), billed as “Florida’s answer to the
Cannes Film Festival,” has set this year’s Festival dates for September 4-6, 2015. The Film Festival will
utilize a state of the art theater at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 Maguire Road, Ocoee, Florida.
Winner of prestigious international and national awards, such as “Top 25 Film Festivals To Submit To
In The World,” by Movie Maker Magazine. "Central Florida Film Festival's ...
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Florida, Ocoee, Event Date: September 5, 2015
Dan Haggerty of "Grizzly Adams" to Appear at Central Florida Film Festival, Ocoee, FL
Legendary television actor Dan Haggerty of "Grizzly Adams" fame will appear at the Central Florida
Film Festival on Saturday, September 5th. The festival, which is held over the Labor Day weekend at
the West Orange Cinema, 1575 Maguire Road, Ocoee, Florida, will screen a "Grizzly Adams" film at
10:30 am and Dan Haggerty will perform a Q&A immediately after. In addition Dan will be on hand
for photo opportunities as well as VIP networking each evening ...
September
Florida, Central, Ocoee
Event Name: 10th Annual Central Florida Film Festival
Event Date: September 4 to 6, 2015
Films representing 19 states and 11 countries will be screened over the Labor Day weekend event.
Billed as “Florida’s answer to the Cannes Film Festival. Winner of prestigious international and national
awards, such as “Top 25 Film Festivals To Submit To In The World,” by Movie Maker Magazine.
Attending this year’s event will be filmmakers, industry producers and several actors from featur ed
films, short films, and documentaries.
Event Location: West Orange Cinema, 1575 MaGuire Road, Ocoee, Florida 34761
Admission: $25 For an all day pass
Full Event Information: www.centralfloridafilmfestival.com
Company: Central Florida Film Festival
Web: www.CentralFloridaFilmFestival.com
Contact: Bob Cook, Email: [email protected], Phone: (407) 370-3703
September
Florida, Central, Okeechobee
Event Name: Labor Day Celebration
Event Date: September 6-7, 2015
This is a family friendly outdoor event to say farewell to Summer. There will be a variety of vendors
such as different types of food, arts & crafts, fine arts, jewelry and more. The event will be from 10 - 3
both Sunday and Monday, a Labor Day parade will be Monday morning around 10 AM. Come out and
enjoy the hospitality of Okeechobee.
Event Location: Downtown Flagler Parks, Park St., Okeechobee, Florida 34974
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.okeechobeemainstreet.org
Company: Okeechobee Main Street
Web: www.okeechobeemainstreet.org
Contact: Sharie Turgeon, Email: [email protected], Phone: (863) 357-6246
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Florida, Central, Orlando & Winter Park
Event Name: 2015 Global Peace Film Festival
Event Date: September 28 to October 4, 2015
12pm - 11pm
The Global Peace Film Festival is a six-day film festival that presents films from around the world.
Educational workshops/panels that are free to the public enhance the program. The festival opens
with a free public outdoor screening. School programs include a K-12 Peace Art Exhibit for local
students.
Event Location: Rollins College, Winter Park Library And Other Locations, various, Orlando & Winter
Park, Florida 32789
Admission: $8 Per screening
Full Event Information: http://peacefilmfest.org
Company: Global Peace Film Festival
Web: http://peacefilmfest.org (407) 582-6018
Contact: Michele Plant Kroupa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (407) 592-6667
September
Florida, Central, St. Cloud
Event Name: St Cloud High School Yearbook Display
Event Date: September 3 to September 26, 2015
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 11-3
Stop in to see our collection of St. Cloud High School Yearbooks. Bring back memories of high school.
Read interesting autographs by classmates. Children, do you wonder what your pardents looked like
as teens? Find photos of pardents or grandpardents.
Event Location: St. Cloud Heritage Museum, 1012 Massachusetts Avenue, St. Cloud, Florida 34769
Admission: Free, Donations Appreciated
Full Event Information: www.stcloudheritagemuseum.com/7
Company: St. Cloud Heritage Museum
Web: www.stcloudheritagemuseum.com (407) 957-7587
Contact: Olive Horning, Email: [email protected], Phone: (407) 414-2682
September
Florida, East Central, Melbourne
Event Name: Cold-Blooded Weekend
Event Date: September 5 to 7, 2015
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Celebrate the world of reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates at this annual event!
Event Location: Brevard Zoo, 8225 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, Florida 32940
Admission: Free With General Admission
Full Event Information: https://brevardzoo.org/special-events
Company: Brevard Zoo
Web: www.brevardzoo.org
Contact: Elliot Zirulnik, Email: [email protected], Phone: (254) 945-3236
September
Florida, Northeast, Jacksonville
Event Name: Jacksonville Fall Bead & Jewelry Show
Event Date: September 18, 19, & 20, 2015
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AKS Gem Shows is a bead & jewelry show open to the public featuring jewelry, beads, beading
supplies, pearls, findings, classes, and more. Show hours are 10 till 6 Fri & Sat, 10 till 4 Sunday.
Event Location: Morocco Shrine Center, 3800 St Johns Bluff Rd S, Jacksonville, Florida 32224
Admission: $5 For the weekend
Full Event Information: www.aksshow.com
Company: AKS Gem Shows
Web: www.aksshow.com
Contact: Bill Clift, Email: [email protected], Phone: (504) 265-8830
September
Florida, Southeast, Tequesta
Event Name: Environmentally Engaged
Event Date: September 10 - October 24, 2015
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2
p.m. Saturdays
ENVIRONMENTALLY ENGAGED uses art to develop active strategies and conversations that foster
positive change for the natural world. The art reflects environmental issues related directly to Florida’s
ecosystems and the troubles facing this state.
Event Location: Lighthouse Artcenter, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, Florida 33469
Admission: $5 Adults with discounts for students and military
Full Event Information: www.lighthousearts.org
Company: Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery
Web: www.lighthousearts.org
Contact: Elizabeth Dashiell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (561) 543-8276
September
Florida, West Central, Brooksville
Event Name: Ghost Tour
Event Date: September 4 to 5, 2015
Every Friday and Saturday evening. Legend has it that the 151-year old former residence of pioneer
Frank Saxon is still inhabited by some of its residents, including three-year old Jessie May Saxon. Handheld cameras and recording devices allowed. Tour is by reservation only; call 352-556-9571.
Event Location: The May-stringer Historical Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville, Florida 34601
Admission: 20
Full Event Information: www.hernandohistoricalmuseumassociation.com
Company: Hernando County Tourism Bureau
Web: www.naturallyhernando.org
Contact: Kimberly Poppke, Email: [email protected], Phone: (352) 754-4405
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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 ...
September
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: UGA Hockey Ice Dawgs vs. Auburn
Event Date: September 8, 2015
7:00 PM
The new Classic Center Arena is now home to the University of Georgia Ice Dogs and Classic City
Rollergirls, but this is just the beginning of all the exciting events we have in store for this arena. The
removable ice rink also will allow The Classic Center to host ice entertainment shows and to offer
public skating for the holiday season in December. In addition, the new seating allows us to
accommodate sporting events with arena-style seating for up to 2,000 attendees.
Event Location: The Classic Center Arena, 300 N. Thomas Street, Athens, Georgia 30601
Admission: Reserved seating in only $10, and premium seating sections at center ice are only $15
Full Event Information: http://ugahockey.com/?page_id=236
Company: The Classic Center
Web: www.sundaycentermarket.com/about
Contact: Minal Patel, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 357-4523
September
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Athens
Event Name: UGA Hockey Ice Dawgs vs. Florida
Event Date: September 11, 2015
7:30 PM
The new Classic Center Arena is now home to the University of Georgia Ice Dogs and Classic City
Rollergirls, but this is just the beginning of all the exciting events we have in store for this arena. The
removable ice rink also will allow The Classic Center to host ice entertainment shows and to offer
public skating for the holiday season in December. In addition, the new seating allows us to
accommodate sporting events with arena-style seating for up to 2,000 attendees.
Event Location: The Classic Center Arena, 300 N. Thomas Street, Athens, Georgia 30601
Admission: Reserved seating in only $10, and premium seating sections at center ice are only $15
Full Event Information: http://ugahockey.com/?page_id=236
Company: The Classic Center
Web: www.sundaycentermarket.com/about
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Contact: Minal Patel, Email: [email protected], Phone: (706) 357-4523
September
Georgia, Metro Atlanta, Carrollton
Event Name: Carroll County Community Theatre presents The Complete Works of
Shakesphere""
Event Date: September 24 to September 27, 2015
An irreverent fast paced comedy romp through the Bard’s plays. The longest running comedy in
London’s West End. If you like Shakespeare, you’ll love this show. If you hate Shakespeare, you’ll love
this show. This play has some mild adult humor not recommended for small children.
Event Location: Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, 251 Alabama Street, Carrollton, Georgia 30117
Admission: $10 Per ticket
Full Event Information: www.cprcad.org/cultural-arts/ccct-productions
Company: Carrollton Cultural Arts Center
Web: www.cprcad.org (770) 838-1083
Contact: Penny Lewis, Email: [email protected], Phone: (770) 838-0803
September
Illinois, Central, Maple Park
Event Name: Maple Park Fun Fest
Event Date: September 5 to 7, 2015
8 am to 11 pm
A classic small town festival geared for big time entertainment. Occurring over Labor Day Weekend,
Fun Fest has provided the perfect way to celebrate summer's end. Visitors enjoy live entertainment, a
huge arts and crafts show, car show, 5K Fun Run, Parade, Fireworks, and family entertainment.
Event Location: , Main Street, Maple Park, Illinois 60151
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.MapleParkFunFest.com
Company: Maple Park Fun Fest
Web: www.MapleParkFunFest.com
Contact: Beth Miller, Email: [email protected], Phone: (708) 502-4382
September
Illinois, Central, Morton
Event Name: Morton Pumpkin Festival
Event Date: September 16 to 19, 2015
Food tents, carnival, entertainment, pumpkin weigh off, pumpkin decorating contest, business expo
tent, craft faire, 10K run and 2 mile walk, pumpkin pancake breakfast, pardade.
Event Location: , 220 E. Jefferson St., Morton, Illinois 61550
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.mortonpumpkinfestival.org
Company: Morton Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.mortonpumpkinfestival.org
Contact: Brian Anderson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (309) 263-2491
September
Illinois, Central, Tower Hill
Event Name: Tower Hill Fall Festival
Event Date: September 18 to September 20, 2015
All Day
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vendors, entertainment, a Produce 500, carnival, horseshoe tournament, car, motorcycle, and tractor
shows.
Event Location: Village Park, Village Park, Tower Hill, Illinois 62571
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.lakeshelbyville.com
Company: Lake Shelbyville Area CVB
Web: www.lakeshelbyville.com
Contact: Freddie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (217) 774-2244
September
Illinois, Central, Villa Park
Event Name: International Food Truck Festival
Event Date: September 19, 2015
Noon-4 pm
The Oakbrook Terrace Park District would like to invite you to this unique festival. Come out for music,
fabulous food, entertainment a and much more. We will offer children's entertainment and a band.
You won't want to miss this exciting event.
Event Location: Heritage Park, 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park, Illinois 60181
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.obtpd.org
Company: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Web: www.obtpd.org
Contact: Marianne Long-Marketing Department, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 627-6100
September
Illinois, Central, Villa Park
Event Name: International Food Truck Festival at the Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Event Date: September 19, 2015
Noon-4 pm
The Oakbrook Terrace Park District would like to invite you to this unique festival. Come out for
music,fabulous food, entertainment and much more. We will offer children's entertainment and a
band. You won't want to miss this exciting event.
Event Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District Heritage Park, 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park,
Illinois 60181
Admission: Music
Full Event Information: www.obtpd.org
Company: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Web: www.obtpd.org
Contact: Marianne Long-Marketing Department, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 627-6100
September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Summer Film Series: A Dream of Kings
Event Date: September 13, 2015
3:00-5:00 pm
Anthony Quinn plays Matsoukas, a Greek/American ne’er do well, living in Chicago with his long suffering wife Caliope (Irene Papas). When Matsoukas discovers that his son (Radames Pera) is dying,
he decides that the boy needs to get out of the Windy City and recuperate in the more agreeable
climate of Greece. All he needs is the money for the plane fare.
Event Location: National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Admission: $10 Per person
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Full Event Information: https://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/events-calendar/calendar
Company: National Hellenic Museum
Web: www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org (312) 655-1234
Contact: Rena Lee, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 655-1234
September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: Drawing and Collage with JJ Cromer: How Do Stranger
Event Date: September 19, 2015
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
World-renowned artist JJ Cromer will be in Chicago to lead this drawing workshop and reveal the secret
to his art-making process. JJ will help you learn: How to increase confidence! How to build self-esteem!
How to make yourself more attractive and alluring! How to make and keep great wealth! But most
likely you’ll walk away with an incredible drawing.
Event Location: Intuit: The Center For Intuitive And Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago,
Illinois 60642
Admission: $35/$30 Intuit Members
Full Event Information: www.art.org/2015/05/drawing-and-collage-with-jj-cromer
Company: Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Web: www.art.org
Contact: Debra Kerr, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 243-9088
September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago
Event Name: dRAW
Event Date: September 11, 2015 to January 3, 2016
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday until
7:30 p.m. Sunday 12-5 p.m.
An exhibition curated by Jan Petry. A line in the sand, a scratch on rock, a mark on parchment –
drawing is the most basic of artistic expression, be it primitive or refined. Self-taught artists, working
independently of the art world canon for generations, have visualized their world with pencil, pen and
brush.
Event Location: Intuit: The Center For Intuitive And Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago,
Illinois 60642
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: www.art.org/2015/05/draw
Company: Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Web: www.art.org
Contact: Debra Kerr, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 243-9088
September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago (Hyde Park)
Event Name: 10th Annual Hyde Park Arts & Crafts Adventure
Event Date: September 26 to 27
Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-5pm
With trees, flowers, benches & more the courtyard provides the perfect ambiance and intimate setting
for the artists/craftsartists filling it with work they created and a wonderful opportunity for
conversations between patrons and exhibitors with a wide varity of work on display Large lot on sit e free parking.
Event Location: Outdoor Courtyard Of Univ Of Chicago's Hyde Park Shopping Center, 1526 E 55th St
(55th & Lake Park Ave), Chicago (Hyde Park), Illinois 60615
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Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.americansoiceytofartists.org
Company: American Society of Artists
Web: www.americansocietyofartists.org
Contact: ASA Office, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 751-2500
September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: Festival of the Vine
Event Date: September 11 to 13, 2015
11 am - 9 pm
Geneva restaurants create an array of specialties under an outdoor tent at the “Flavor Fare” partnere d
with wine and live musical entertainment. An arts and crafts show, flower market, horse-drawn
carriage rides and several exceptional wine tasting and dinner events also take place around the
historic downtown.
Event Location: , N. Fourth and State streets, Geneva, Illinois 60134
Admission: General admission free; cost for food and wine
Full Event Information: www.genevachamber.com/festival_of_vine.php
Company: Geneva Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.genevachamber.com
Contact: Laura Rush, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 232-6060
September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: Festival of the Vine
Event Date: September 11 to 13, 2015
All day
Taste the autumn bounty in downtown Geneva while enjoying the flower market, arts & crafts show,
Harvest Demonstration Stage, and live musical entertainment. Sip wines from around the world and
sample mouth-watering international specialties prepared by Geneva restaurateurs. Plenty of good
wine, good food and good fun for the whole family!
Event Location: , Fourth and State Streets, Geneva, Illinois 60134
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.geneva.il.us/events
Company: City of Geneva
Web: www.geneva.il.us/events (630) 232-7449
Contact: Jamie Heflin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 938-4555
September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Geneva
Event Name: Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival
Event Date: September 6 to 7, 2015
11 AM to 6 PM
Eight stage areas present concerts, hands-on workshops, topical song & story workshops, dance, vocal
& instrument classes and special things for the kids in Geneva's beautiful Island Park.
Event Location: Island Park, 719 S. Batavia Ave (IL Rt. 31), Geneva, Illinois 60134
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.geneva.il.us/events
Company: City of Geneva
Web: www.geneva.il.us/events (630) 232-7449
Contact: Jamie Heflin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 938-4555
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September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Oak Brook
Event Name: Civil War Encampment
Event Date: September 5 to 6, 2015
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Don't miss this favorite annual tradition when members of the 10th Illinois Regiment and their families
spend the weekend on the Mill grounds, depicting what life was like in a Union military camp.
Complete with authentic clothing, weapons and tools, this event will take you back in time to the
1860s. Experience black powder firing demonstrations and drills, cooking, toys, and crafts.
Event Location: Graue Mill And Museum, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.grauemill.org/specialevents.htm
Company: Graue Mill and Museum
Web: www.grauemill.org
Contact: Whitney Templeton, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 920-9720
September
Illinois, Chicagoland, Ridge
Event Name: 25th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Adventure
Event Date: September 19, 2015
Saturday, 9am-5pm
Artists and craftsartists will fill Hodges Park during this popular juried event. A wonderful array of work
created by the exhibitors will be on display ranging from paintings, photography and jewelry to
glassworks, artwear, pottery and more. All the many exhibitors will be happy to discuss ther work with
you.
Event Location: Hodges Park, Park Ridge, Ridge, Illinois 60068
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.americansocietyofartists.org
Company: American Society of Artists
Web: www.americansocietyofartists.org
Contact: ASA Office, Email: [email protected], Phone: (312) 751-2500
September
Illinois, Northern, Galena
Event Name: 2015 Annual Tour of Historic Homes
Event Date: September 26 to 27, 2015
9:00 am to 5pm
Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society to Showcase Five Historic Homes on the 48th Annual Tour
of Historic Homes.
Event Location: , 211 S. Bench Street, Galena, Illinois 61036
Admission: 17
Full Event Information: www.galenahistory.org
Company: Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society
Web: www.galenahistory.org
Contact: Ray Werner, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 777-9129
September
Illinois, Northern, Galena
Event Name: 48th Annual Tour of Historic Homes
Event Date: September 26-27, 2015
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Guided tour of five private historic homes open only for this weekend, plus the 1858 Barrows mansion
home to the Galena History Museum. Free shuttle.
Event Location: Galena & U.s. Grant Museum, 211 S. Bench St., Galena, Illinois 61036
Admission: Guided tour of five private historic homes open only for this weekend
Full Event Information: www.galenahistorymuseum.org
Company: Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.galena.org
Contact: Celestino Ruffini, Email: [email protected], Phone: (815) 777-3557
September
Illinois, Western, Moline
Event Name: Hot Air Balloon Festival
Event Date: September 25 to 27, 2015
all day
Watch these quietly, majestic balloons take off, race, land, and glow at night at the Rock Island County
Fairgrounds in East Moline. A free will donation of non- perishable food items is appreciated.
Event Location: Rock Island County Fairgrounds, East Moline, Moline, Illinois 61244
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.quadcitiesballoonfestival.com
Company: Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitquadcities.com (800) 747-7800
Contact: Jessica Waytenick, Email: [email protected], Phone: (309) 736-6827
September
Illinois, Western, Rock Island
Event Name: Labor Day Weekend Pow Wow
Event Date: September 5 to 7, 2015
all day
Celebrate the return of the Sauk people from Oklahoma and the Meskwaki people from Iowa to their
traditional lands situation between the Rock and Mississippi Rivers. Enjoy traditional dances,
authentic food, and arts and crafts exhibits at the Black Hawk State Historic Site in Rock Island.
Event Location: Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island, Illinois 61201
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.blackhawkpardk.org
Company: Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitquadcities.com (800) 747-7800
Contact: Jessica Waytenick, Email: [email protected], Phone: (309) 736-6827
September
Indiana, Central, Carmel
Event Name: Armed Lady
Event Date: September 23, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month for a one-hour program followed by one hour of
insturctional shooting. Please know that this an intimidation-free club, open to all women at all levels,
from those who have never shot through those who are shooting pros. Just join us, learn and have
fun.
Event Location: Point Blank Range & Gun Shop, 1250 City Center Drive, Carmel, Indiana 46032
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: www.hideandcarry.com/event/armed-lady-carmel-in-chapter-4
Company: Hide & Carry LLC
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Web: www.hideandcarry.com
Contact: Lisa Pierce, Email: [email protected], Phone: (317) 817-0321
September
Indiana, Central, Pendleton
Event Name: Pendleton Fall Festival
Event Date: September 11 & 12, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shop our entire line of self-defense accessories for women while enjoying all the merchandise booths
in beautiful downtown Pendleton.
Event Location: Downtown, Downtown, Pendleton, Indiana 46064
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.hideandcarry.com/event/pendleton-fall-festival-3
Company: Hide & Carry LLC
Web: www.hideandcarry.com
Contact: Lisa Pierce, Email: [email protected], Phone: (317) 817-0321
September
Indiana, Eastern, Hagerstown
Event Name: Home School Day
Event Date: September 24, 2015
9 am to 5 pm
Enjoy hands on activities including some from the past. Demonstrations may include rope making,
candle making, butter churning, spinning and weaving, plus lots more. Come enjoy a day of fun with
your family at the Birthplace of Wilbur Wright. Let's learn from our past.
Event Location: Wilbur Wright Birthplace And Museum, 1525 N. CR 750 East, Hagerstown, Indiana
47346
Admission: $2 Per child -$3 per adult-$10. per family
Full Event Information: www.wwbirthplace.com
Company: Wilbur Wright Birthplace and Museum
Web: www.wwbirthplace.com
Contact: Thornton McKay, Email: [email protected], Phone: (765) 332-2495
September
Indiana, Eastern, Muncie
Event Name: PigPen Theater Company
Event Date: September 17, 2015
PigPen Theatre Co. began creating their unique brand of music, film, and theatre as freshmen at
Carnegie Mellon University in 2007. Their debut indie-folk album, “Bremen”, was named #10 album of
the year in The Huffington Post’s 2012 Grammy preview.
Event Location: Pruis Hall, 1800 W Riverside Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306
Admission: $19(Adv)/$24(door)
Full Event Information: http://cms.bsu.edu/calendar/events/emens/pruis-hall/2015/09/17/pigpentheater-co?date=2015-09-17
Company: Emens Auditorium, Ball State University
Web: www.bsu.edu/emens (765) 285-1539
Contact: Kristi Chambers, Email: [email protected], Phone: (765) 285-1544
September
Indiana, Eastern, Muncie
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Event Name: Shadows of the 60's: Music of Motown
Event Date: September 25, 2015
Revering the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations and Supremes, Shadows of the 60’s
brings to life these songs that span decades. Meticulous attention to style is taken to reproduce the
music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements. This night of musical memories
highlights the hits of three of Motown’s most prominent artists.
Event Location: Emens Auditorium, 1800 W Riverside Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306
Admission: $35/$32/$28/$25
Full Event Information: http://cms.bsu.edu/calendar/events/emens/emensauditorium/2015/09/25/shadows-of-the-60s?date=2015-09-25
Company: Emens Auditorium, Ball State University
Web: www.bsu.edu/emens (765) 285-1539
Contact: Kristi Chambers, Email: [email protected], Phone: (765) 285-1544
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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 ...
September
Iowa, Central, Boone
Event Name: Pufferbilly Days
Event Date: September 10-13, 2015
All Day
The celebration is rated as one of the top 5 celebrations in Iowa with over 30,000 people every year.
Live music acts are featured Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. In the past, a variety including
polka, country, rock and jazz have featured musical styles. Other events included in the celebration of
Boone’s Railroad Heritage include: BBQ Contest, Lil Miss & Mr. Contest, craft fair, parade, car show,
music, a motorcycle show, disc golf tournament, 5K/10K Run, horseshoe tournament and much more.
Event Location: Downtown Boone, 903 Story Street, Boone, Iowa 50036
Admission: Free to $2.00
Full Event Information: www.booneiowa.us/en/chamber_of_commerce/pufferbilly_days
Company: Pufferbilly Days
Web: www.booneiowa.us
Contact: Emily McColloch, Email: [email protected], Phone: (515) 432-3342
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September
Iowa, Northeast, Davenport
Event Name: Celtic Festival & Highland Games
Event Date: September 19 to 20, 2015
all day
Day-long festival celebrating the culture and heritage of the Celtic lands with traditional Scottish
“games of strength,” music, step dancing, and a Ceilidh Party at Centennial Park in Davenport.
Event Location: Centennial Park, 315 S. Marquette St., Davenport, Iowa 52801
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.celtichighlandgames.org
Company: Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitquadcities.com (800) 747-7800
Contact: Jessica Waytenick, Email: [email protected], Phone: (309) 736-6827
September
Iowa, Northeast, Davenport
Event Name: Mississippi Valley Blues Festival - Voted Top Blues Fest
Event Date: September 5 to 6, 2015
all day
Listen to top blues music on the banks of the Mississippi River in LeClaire Park in downtown
Davenport.
Event Location: Leclaire Park, 400 Beiderbecke Dr., Davenport, Iowa 52801
Admission: 15
Full Event Information: www.mvbs.org
Company: Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitquadcities.com (800) 747-7800
Contact: Jessica Waytenick, Email: [email protected], Phone: (309) 736-6827
September
Kansas, North Central, Manhattan
Event Name: Kansas State football opener
Event Date: September 5, 2015
6:10 p.m.
K-State's Family reunion with the 2015 football opener against the South Dakota Coyotes, the first of
seven home games for the Wildcats.
Event Location: Bill Snyder Family Stadium, 2201 Kimball Ave., Manhattan, Kansas 66502
Admission: Variable
Full Event Information: www.k-statesports.com
Company: Manhattan KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.VisitManhattanKS.org
Contact: Michael Goens, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 759-0134
September
Kansas, North Central, Manhattan
Event Name: Purple Power Play in City Park
Event Date: September 3 to 4, 2015
6 p.m.
Purple Power Play welcomes students, alumni and the entire community to Manhattan’s beautiful City
Park prior to the K-State Wildcats first home football game Sept. 5 against South Dakota.
Event Location: Manhattan Ks City Park, 1101 Fremont St., Manhattan, Kansas 66502
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.purplepowerplay.com
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Company: Manhattan KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.VisitManhattanKS.org
Contact: Michael Goens, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 759-0134
September
Louisiana, Crossroads, Vidalia
Event Name: Bowie Fest
Event Date: September 25 to 26, 2015
Fri 4pm until 9pm, Sat 10am until 9pm
Music & Arts Festival - Weekend full of fun for the entire family. Various venues of entertainment. Great
Louisiana Foods. State Championship Jim Bowie BBQ Throwdown competing for $10K. Takes place on
the beautiful banks of the Mighty Mississippi River.
Event Location: River View Rv Park & Resort, 100 River View Parkway, Vidalia, Louisiana 71373
Admission: $5 Adults, 12 and under free
Full Event Information: www.concordiapchamber.com
Company: Concordia Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.concordiapchamber.com
Contact: Jamie K Wiley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (318) 336-8223
September
Louisiana, Crossroads, Vidalia
Event Name: Louisiana State Championship Jim Bowie BBQ Throwdown
Event Date: September 25 to 26, 2015
Amateur and competition level BBQ lovers compete to win cash pot each year in September. 4
categories and sauce category. Limited entries, first come receive choice pads closest to turn-ins. Call
Ann Westmoreland at 318-336-8223. Teams from all over the world have joined us here in Vidalia, LA.
Event Location: River View Rv Park & Resort - Blue Building, 100 River View Parkway, Vidalia, Louisiana
71373
Admission: $225 Team entry
Full Event Information: www.concordiapchamber.com
Company: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Web: www.obtpd.org
Contact: Marianne Long-Marketing Department, Email: [email protected], Phone: (630) 627-6100
September
Louisiana, Greater New Orleans, Kenner
Event Name: New Orleans Fall Bead & Jewelry Show
Event Date: September 11, 12, & 13, 2015
AKS Gem Shows is a bead & jewelry show open to the public featuring jewelry, beads, beading
supplies, pearls, findings, classes, and more. Show hours are 10 till 6 Fri & Sat, 10 till 4 Sunday.
Event Location: Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd, Kenner, Louisiana 70065
Admission: $5 For the weekend
Full Event Information: www.aksshow.com
Company: AKS Gem Shows
Web: www.aksshow.com
Contact: Bill Clift, Email: [email protected], Phone: (504) 265-8830
September
Maine, Cornish
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Event Name: 26 Annual Cornish Apple Festival
Event Date: September 26, 2015
CAB is sponsoring the festival in historic Cornish Village located in the scenic Western mountain and
lakes region of Maine. Each year, this festival is held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and features the
season’s fresh apples from local farms and over 50 local craft and artisan vendors.
Event Location: Tompson Park, Thompson Park, Rout 25, Cornish, Maine 4020
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.cornish-maine.org/about_cornish_apple_festival.html
September
Maryland, Central, Boyds
Event Name: Monarch Fiesta Day
Event Date: September 13, 2015
10am to 3pm
Come celebrate the monarch butterfly’s inspiring metamorphosis and incredible journey with Black
Hill Nature Programs. We'll have exhibits, face painting, story times, crafts, movies, monarch tagging,
and more. Program is FREE and open to all ages. First-come, first served; no registration required.
Event Location: Black Hill Nature Programs, 20926 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds, Maryland 20841
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.BlackHillNature.org
Company: Montgomery Parks
Web: www.MontgomeryParks.org (301) 495-2595
Contact: Melissa Chotiner, Email: [email protected], Phone: (301) 650-2866
September
Maryland, Central, National Harbor
Event Name: DAS BEST Oktoberfest
Event Date: September 25th & 26th 2015
VIP: Noon - 6PM; Regular
Over 150 Beers, wines and Schnapps highlight this all you care to taste German-themed extravaganza.
Join in the Beer Games with your friends, dance with the live music and kick it up with the oompah
bands.
Event Location: The Plateau - National Harbor, 137 National Plaza, National Harbor, Maryland 20745
Admission: 2Pm - 6pm
Full Event Information: www.dasbestoktoberfest.com/washington-dc/show-info
Company: DAS BEST Oktoberfest
Web: www.dasbestoktoberfest.com/washington-dc/show-info (800) 830-3976
Contact: Emily Connell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 830-3976
September
Maryland, Central, Parkville
Event Name: Parkville Towne Center Fair
Event Date: September 12, 2015
Join the community for fun, shopping, live entertainment and more. Over 125 vendors selling crafts,
services and local products, featuring some of Baltimore County's finest businesses. Kids Arena
features electronic games, skill games, magicians & prizes. Celebrating our 31st year.
Event Location: Harford Road, 7800 Harford Road, Parkville, Maryland 21234
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.parkvillefair.com
Company: Picture This Multimedia Services
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Web: www.parkvillefair.com
Contact: Lynn Richardson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (410) 493-4984
September
Maryland, Central, Pikeville
Event Name: 5th Annual Quarry Lake Fall Festival
Event Date: September 20, 2015
11AM-5PM
This one day event drew over 7000 people last year. There is always great entertainment, good food
and beverage,over 90 vendors, activities for kids, classic cars and a few surprises. This has become
one of best one day events in Maryland.
Event Location: , Quarry Lake Dr, Pikeville, Maryland 21209
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: Harris Promotions
Web: Harris Promotions.com (410) 561-0065
Contact: Jay Harris, Email: [email protected], Phone: (443) 857-0274
September
Maryland, Central, Rockville
Event Name: Pawpaw Festival
Event Date: September 13, 2015
12 to 4pm
Celebrate this delightful native fruit with us at Meadowside Nature Center. We will have music, crafts,
games, expert advice on pawpaw cultivation, a pawpaw tasting station, and pawpaw fruit and trees for
sale. No pets, please.
Event Location: Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Ln, Rockville, Maryland 20855
Admission: $5 Per Person (Children Under 2 Free)
Full Event Information: www.MeadowsideNature.org
Company: Montgomery Parks
Web: www.MontgomeryParks.org (301) 495-2595
Contact: Melissa Chotiner, Email: [email protected], Phone: (301) 650-2866
September
Maryland, Central, Wheaton
Event Name: Children's Day - Honey Harvest
Event Date: September 19, 2015
11am to 4pm
Join Brookside Gardens, Brookside Nature Center and the Maryland State Beekeepers Association to
celebrate honeybees and other pollinators. Talk to beekeepers, watch honey being harvested, buy
local honey and bee products and enjoy family-friendly activities and crafts. We’ll be buzzing about
pollinators all day long.
Event Location: Brookside Gardens & Brookside Nature Center, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton,
Maryland 20902
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.BrooksideGardens.org
Company: Montgomery Parks
Web: www.MontgomeryParks.org (301) 495-2595
Contact: Melissa Chotiner, Email: [email protected], Phone: (301) 650-2866
September
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Maryland, Eastern Shore, Micheals
Event Name: 18th Charity Boat Auction
Event Date: September 5, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The live auction begins at 1 p.m. along the museum’s waterfront campus, where mor e than 90 boats—
ranging in size and performance from sailing dinghies to cabin cruisers, and everything in between —
will be auctioned off to the highest bidders.
Event Location: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Micheals, Micheals, Maryland 21663
Admission: Before 1:30 Pm: $5 Per Person, After 1:30 Pm: Regular Rates Apply
Full Event Information: http://cbmm.org/events/annual-festivals-and-special-events/charity-boatauction
Company: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Web: www.cbmm.org (410) 745-2916
Contact: Tracey Munson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (410) 745-4960
September
Maryland, Eastern Shore, Micheals
Event Name: 18th Boating Party Gala
Event Date: September 12, 2015
5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The fall gala includes cocktails, dinner, and dancing on Navy Point. Funds raised support the Museum’s
mission to inspire an understanding of and appreciation for the rich maritime heritage of the
Chesapeake Bay and its tidal reaches, together with the artifacts, cultures, and connections between
this place and its people.
Event Location: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Micheals, Micheals, Maryland 21663
Admission: $250 Per Person, Table And Corporate Sponsorships Available
Full Event Information: http://cbmm.org/event/18th-annual-boating-party-gala-fundraiser
Company: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Web: www.cbmm.org (410) 745-2916
Contact: Tracey Munson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (410) 745-4960
September
Maryland, Eastern Shore, Micheals
Event Name: Build a Chesapeake Light Craft Kayak
Event Date: September 28 to October 3, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Build your choice of a Chesapeake-series kayak with Chesapeake Light Craft in the CBMM Boatyard.
Event Location: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Micheals, Micheals, Maryland 21663
Admission: Single Tuition:$850, Helper Fee: $425, Boat Kit: $925-$1025
Full Event Information: http://cbmm.org/event/build-a-chesapeake-light-craft-kayak
Company: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Web: www.cbmm.org (410) 745-2916
Contact: Tracey Munson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (410) 745-4960
September
Massachusetts, Boston Area, Boston
Event Name: Pour the Core: Boston
Event Date: September 12, 2015
Gather in Boston's Theatre District and be showcased to the finest locally-produced and
internationally- sourced ciders – more than 75 in all. The event will feature local favorites like Downeast
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Cider & Harpoon Brewing Co.; best-selling US brands like Woodchuck Hard Cider and Angry Orchard,
and a variety of imported ciders and perries from Spain, England and elsewhere.
Event Location: Royale Boston, 279 Tremont Street, Boston, Massachusetts 2116
Admission: 50
Full Event Information: http://pourthecore.com/boston/tickets.html
Company: Starfish Junction
Web: http://starfishjunction.com
Contact: Kristyn Dolan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (631) 940-7290
September
Massachusetts, Cape Cod, Sandwich
Event Name: 28th Annual Cape Cod Glass Show & Sale
Event Date: September 12-13, 2015
10:00am - 4:00pm
Nationally prominent glass dealers offering antique and collectible American $ European glassware
from the 18th to 21st centuries.
Event Location: Corpus Christ Church, 324 Quaker Meeting House Road, Sandwich, Massachusetts
2563
Admission: 7
Full Event Information:
Company: Sandwich Glass Museum
Web: www.sandwichglassmuseum.org (508) 888-0251
Contact: Katharine Campbell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 8880251
September
Massachusetts, Central, Harvard
Event Name: Birthday Bash.
Event Date: September 17, 2015
7:30 PM
Come celebrate the start of our 10th Anniversary Season. A cornucopia of musical gems, this kick-off
concert weekend reflects our gratitude, appreciation and thankfulness to all that have helped us reach
this special milestone year. Featuring acclaimed Russian pianist, Sonya Fensome Ovrutsky and
clarinetist, Julian Milkis.
Event Location: Unitarian Universalist Church, 9 Ayer Road, Harvard, Massachusetts 1451
Admission: Adults $32, seniors $27, students $10, youth under 17 free
Full Event Information: http://worcesterchambermusic.org/birthday-bash
Company: Worcester Chamber Music Society
Web: www.worcesterchambermusic.org
Contact: Tracy Kraus, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 217-4450
September
Massachusetts, Central, Worcester
Event Name: Birthday Bash.
Event Date: September 19, 2015
7:30 PM
Come celebrate the start of our 10th Anniversary Season. A cornucopia of musical gems, this kick-off
concert weekend reflects our gratitude, appreciation and thankfulness to all that have helped us reach
this special milestone year. Featuring acclaimed Russian pianist, Sonya Fensome Ovrutsky and
clarinetist, Julian Milkis.
Event Location: Tuckerman Hall, 10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 1609
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Admission: Adults $35, seniors $30, students $12, youth under 17 free
Full Event Information: http://worcesterchambermusic.org/birthday-bash
Company: Worcester Chamber Music Society
Web: www.worcesterchambermusic.org
Contact: Tracy Kraus, Email: [email protected], Phone: (508) 217-4450
September
Michigan - Southeast, South Lyon
Event Name: South Lyon Area Pumpkinfest
Event Date: September 25 to 27, 2015
Sept 25th 7 PM - 11 PM, Sept 26th 11 AM-11 PM, Sept 27th
11 AM -5 PM
This annual fall festival is sure to offer something for all ages. Vibe Credit Union is once again our Title
Sponsor. Enjoy a parade Saturday morning, a variety of games, moonwalks, family-friendly
entertainment, food vendors & a beer tent with live music acts. There is also a craft show.
Event Location: Downtown South Lyon, Pontiac Trail & 10 Mile Rd, South Lyon, Michigan 48178
Admission: Entry Fee To Beer Tent Sat Evening
Full Event Information: www.southlyonpumpkinfest.com
Company: South Lyon Area Pumpkinfest
Web: www.southlyonpumpkinfest.com (248) 437-1735
Contact: Holly Gerdom, Email: [email protected], Phone: (248) 535-5476
September
Michigan, Northeast, Tawas
Event Name: Labor Day Arts and Crafts Fair
Event Date: September 5 to 6, 2015
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
125+ Vendors on beautiful Tawas
Event Location: , Newman Street, Tawas, Michigan 48730
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.tawas.com/visit/events-calendar
Company: Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.tawas.com
Contact: Tonia Brenk, Email: [email protected], Phone: (989) 362-8643
September
Michigan, Northwest, Bellaire
Event Name: 17th Annual Harvest Festival
Event Date: September 26, 2015
10 am - 4 pm
Celebrate harvest time in Antrim County, The 17th Annual Harvest Festival features a somet hing for
everyone. New this year is a Community Education section featuring booth by local nonprofits
promoting our natural resources, a Brew" Tent with Short's Beer
Event Location: , Downtown on Broad Street, Bellaire, Michigan 49615
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.bellairechamber.com/harvest-festival--scarecrow- extravaganza-58
Company: Bellaire Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.bellairechamber.org
Contact: Rachel or Patti, Email: [email protected], Phone: (231) 533-6023
September
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Michigan, Upper Peninsula, Marie
Event Name: Sault International Festivals of Races
Event Date: September 26, 2015
Starts at 7am
Join up to 500 runners as part of the Sault International Festival of Races (formerly the Sault
International Marathon). Join the 5K Run/Walk, Bridge Run, or the Half Marathon. The races provide
runners with a unique opportunity to run the International Bridge and alongside the astonishing St.
Mary's River.
Event Location: , Sault Ste. Marie, Marie, Michigan 49783
Admission: Please visit website for prices
Full Event Information: www.saultmarathon.com
Company: Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.saultstemarie.com (800) 647-2858
Contact: Ashley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (906) 632-3366
September
Michigan, Upper Peninsula, Sault Ste. Marie
Event Name: Sault Ste. Marie's 13th Annual Oktoberfest
Event Date: September 26th 2015
Starting at Noon (12pm) carrying well into the night.
Highlights: beer barrel relay races, a tug-o-war competition, and of course beer and bratwursts.
Restaurants and pubs including Moloney’s Alley, Soo Brewing Company, The Palace Restaurant &
Saloon, the Satisfied Frog, Subway, Frank’s Place, and Zorba’s will be selling specialty food and
beverages throughout the day, and providing outdoor seating.
Event Location: Downtown Sault Ste. Marie, East Portage Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.saultstemarie.com/oktoberfest-september-26,- 2015-363
Company: Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.saultstemarie.com (800) 647-2858
Contact: Ashley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (906) 632-3366
September
Minnesota, Northeast, Aitkin
Event Name: Harvest Moon Brew Fest
Event Date: September 12, 2015
3-6pm (rain or shine).
The Glacial Lakes Brewers and Minnesota Craft Breweries join together to share their distinctive craft
beers and ciders. The Harvest Moon Brew Fest 2015 will feature Minnesota Craft Beers and Ciders
(with a focus on Central and Northern Minnesota breweries), Glacial Lakes Brewers home brews, food
trucks, games, live music and more. Details will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they
become available: https://www.facebook.com/events/332735240258951
Event Location: Butler Building Parking Lot, Downtown Aitkin, Minnesota, 301 Minnesota Avenue
North, Aitkin, Minnesota 56431
Admission: $20 Advance | $25 gate | designated driver free
Full Event Information: www.glaciallakesbrewers.org/hmbf.html
Company: The Butler Project. LLC
Web: www.glaciallakesbrewers.org
Contact: Sylvia Allen, Email: [email protected], Phone: (218) 678-2441
September
Minnesota, Southern, Austin
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Event Name: Annual Fall Festival
Event Date: September 26, 2015
11 am to 3 pm
Annual celebration featuring arts and crafts, wagon rides, demonstrations (lefse making,
candlemaking, ropemaking), kid's activities, Thresher's dinner, bake sale, and more. Outdoor exhibits
open, including railroad car, log cabin, blacksmith's shop. Free and open to all ages. Call (507) 4376082 for more information.
Event Location: Mower County Historical Society, 1303 6th Ave SW, Austin, Minnesota 55912
Admission: Free admission
Full Event Information: www.mowercountyhistory.org
Company: Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.austincvb.com
Contact: Nancy Schnable, Email: [email protected], Phone: (507) 437-4563
September
Minnesota, Southern, Mankato
Event Name: Mahkato Traditional Pow-wow
Event Date: September 18 to September 20
Friday 7pm, Saturday 1pm and 7pm, Sunday 1pm
Every September Native Americans from a number of tribes gather in Mankato’s Land of Memories
Park, where the Dakota people held many ceremonies and gatherings before the US-Dakota War of
1862. The conflict resulted in the execution of 38 Dakota warriors in Mankato on December 26, 1862.
In keeping with the theme of reconciliation visitors and participants, native and non-native alike, are
welcome to attend.
Event Location: Land Of Memories Park, Land of Memories Park, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
Admission: General Admission $7, Children 12 And Under Free, Seniors 60 And Older $5
Full Event Information: www.mahkatowacipi.org/details.php
Company: Visit Mankato
Web: www.visitmankatomn.com
Contact: Kathryn Reeder, Email: [email protected], Phone: (507) 385-6661
September
Minnesota, Twin Cities, Wayzata
Event Name: James J. Hill Days
Event Date: September 11 to 13, 2015
Saturday 11-6, Sunday 11-5
Celebrate Wayzata at our largest, annual community event. Enjoy an open- air street market, carnival,
dachshund races, pardade, car show and much more.
Event Location: , Lake Street, Wayzata, Wayzata, Minnesota 55391
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: JamesJHillDays.com
Company: Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.wayzatachamber.com
Contact: Julia, Email: [email protected], Phone: (952) 473-9595
September
Minnesota, Twin Cities, White Bear Township
Event Name: White Bear Township Day
Event Date: September 12, 2015
White Bear Township Day is a day-long celebration that includes food and merchandise vendors, live
music, demonstrations, activities and concluded with a spectacular fire works display. 2:00 - 8:00 pm.
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Event Location: Polar Lakes Park, , White Bear Township, Minnesota 55110
Admission: Free admission
Full Event Information: www.ci.white-bear-township.mn.us
Company: Marketfest
Web: www.ci.white-bear-township.mn.us (65) 142-9853
Contact: Deb Stende, Email: [email protected], Phone: (651) 429-8537
September
Mississippi, Capital River, Natchez
Event Name: Fall Pilgrimage
Event Date: September 25-October 12, 2015
Times vary
Like the Natchez Spring Pilgrimage, each October, Natchez welcomes guests into its historic homes,
this time for two weeks that include beautiful tours of autumn gardens and evening entertainment in
the homes, such as this year’s Stone House Musicale event.
Event Location: Natchez, Mississippi, 640 South Canal Street, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
Admission: Ticket information available on website
Full Event Information: www.natchezpilgrimage.com/natchez-fall-pilgrimage.php
Company: Visit Natchez
Web: www.visitnatchez.org
Contact: Jessica Cauthen, Email: [email protected], Phone: (601) 446-6345
September
Mississippi, Hills, Columbus
Event Name: Noon at the Library - Table Talk
Event Date: September 9, 2015
12 noon
Dr. Milly Barranger reveals Three Behind-the-Scenes Women in the Career of Tennessee Williams"
during her talk. The author of "Theatre Past and Present" and Distinguished Professor Emerita of
Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina
Event Location: Columbus Public Library Conference Room (Wheelchair Accessible), 314 7th Street
North, Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Company: Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour
Web: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams (800) 327-2686
Contact: Brenda Caradine, Email: [email protected], Phone: (662) 328-5413
September
Mississippi, Hills, Columbus
Event Name: Couldn't Have Done It Without You Baby : ...Women in Williams' Life and
Career",www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams"
Event Date: September 10, 2015
2 - 4 p.m.
Event Location: Nissan Auditorium On Campus Of Mississippi University For Women, 1100 College
Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Company: Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour
Web: A lively discussion moderated by Dr. Steve Pieschel, retired professor at Mississippi University
for Women, featuring: Dr. Milly Barranger, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Dramatic Art, University
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of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Dr. Kenneth Holditch, Professor Emeritus, University of New Orleans;
and Dr. Colby Kullman, Professor Emeritus, University of Mississippi. (800) 327-2686
Contact: Brenda Caradine, Email: [email protected], Phone: (662) 328-5413
September
Mississippi, Hills, Columbus
Event Name: Moon Lake Party
Event Date: September 10, 2015
6.30 p.m.
The menu for this stylish dinner is spiced by world-renowned Broadway entertainer Joel Vig
performing in Truman Talks Tennessee"
Event Location: Events On 5th, 115 5th Street South, Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Admission: 50
Full Event Information: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Company: Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour
Web: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams (800) 327-2686
Contact: Brenda Caradine, Email: [email protected], Phone: (662) 328-5413
September
Mississippi, Hills, Columbus
Event Name: Stella Shouting Contest
Event Date: September 11, 2015
5.30 p.m.
In a playful homage to the characters Stella and Stanley Kowalski from the Tennessee Williams play A
Streetcar Named Desire"
Event Location: Hollyhocks Balcony, 204 5th Street South, Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Company: Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour
Web: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams (800) 327-2686
Contact: Brenda Caradine, Email: [email protected], Phone: (662) 328-5413
September
Mississippi, Hills, Columbus
Event Name: Saturday at the Movies
Event Date: September 12, 2015
9 a.m.
Dr. Stuart Noel, Dean and Professor of English at Georgia Perimeter College in Atlanta, presents his
study, The Art and Decay of Blanche Dubois in 'A Streetcar Named Desire'" the Tennessee Williams
play
Event Location: Mississippi University For Women, Nissan Auditorium, 1100 College Street, Columbus,
Mississippi 39701
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Company: Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour
Web: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams (800) 327-2686
Contact: Brenda Caradine, Email: [email protected], Phone: (662) 328-5413
September
Mississippi, Hills, Columbus
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Event Name: Tennessee Williams is celebrated with music, dance and selected readings of his
poems along with a recently discovered short story read by local students and adults in a 1930s
setting. The performance ends with a recording of the author reading his own
Event Date: September 13, 2015
1.30 p.m.
Event Location: Public Library Conference Room (Wheel Chair Accessible), 314 7th Street North,
Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Company: Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour
Web: (800) 327-2686
Contact: Brenda Caradine, Email: [email protected], Phone: (662) 328-5413
September
Mississippi, Hills, Columbus
Event Name: Victorian Home Tour
Event Date: September 13, 2015
2-5 p.m.
Beginning at the early childhood home of Tennessee Williams at 300 Main Street, where original
artifacts and memorabilia of the Williams family are on display, the tour includes two private homes:
Griffin Eyrie (built in 1872) at 501 5th Avenue South; and a folk Victorian cottage at 102 7th Avenue
South.
Event Location: Tennessee Williams Home & Welcome Center, 300 Main Street, Columbus, Mississippi
39701
Admission: 20
Full Event Information: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Company: Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour
Web: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams (800) 327-2686
Contact: Brenda Caradine, Email: [email protected], Phone: (662) 328-5413
September
Mississippi, Hills, Columbus
Event Name: Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams"
Event Date: September 6 to 13, 2015
7.30 p.m.
The 14th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute features Broadway star Brenda Currin, in the role of
Violet Venable, performing with regional actors in Tennessee Williams electrifying play Suddenly Last
Summer" on the stage of the MUW Rent Auditorium under the direction of Augustin Correro."
Event Location: Mississippi University For Women (Muw), Whitfield Hall, 1100 College Street,
Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Admission: Adults $15, seniors & military $10, students & teachers $5. muw students & faculty free
Full Event Information: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Company: Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour
Web: www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams (800) 327-2686
Contact: Brenda Caradine, Email: [email protected], Phone: (662) 328-5413
September
Missouri, Central, Jamesport
Event Name: Heritage Days
Event Date: September 18 & 19 2015
10 am to 5pm
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Event Location: Craft Show, Craft Demostrations, Old Time Entertainment, 308 S. Broadway Spillman
Center, Jamesport, Missouri 64648
Admission: All free
Full Event Information: www.jamesportmissouri.org
Company: Jamesport Community Assn.
Web: www.jamesportmissouri.org
Contact: Marshall Hopins, Email: [email protected], Phone: (620) 272-4825
September
Montana, Glacier Country, Pablo
Event Name: Native American Awareness Days
Event Date: September 15-18, 2015
9am-2:30 daily
Share in learning and seeing a piece of Salish, Pend d'Oreille and Kootenai history and culture.
Presentations of traditional drying meat, fry bread making, tribal dancing, drumming and singing,
Salish & Kootenai languages, museum tours, crafts, native games and more.
Event Location: Outdoors At The Center, 56633 Highway 93, Pablo, Montana 59855
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
Company: The People's Center Tribal Museum & Gift Shop
Web: www.peoplescenter.org
Contact: Marie Torosian, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 675-0160
September
Montana, Russell Country, White Sulphur Springs
Event Name: Labor Day Parade
Event Date: September 6 to 7, 2015
Varies, see website
For 62 years, the White Sulphur Springs Labor Day Rodeo is one of Central Montana's most anticipated
events. This exciting PRCA rodeo is produced by JS Rodeo Company, a leader in world class rodeo
action.
Event Location: Meagher County Rodeo Club, Rodeo Grounds, White Sulphur Springs, Montana 59645
Admission: Varies, See Website
Full Event Information: http://labordayrodeo.com
Company: Meagher County Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.meagherchamber.org (406) 547-2250
Contact: Buddy Hanrahan, Email: [email protected], Phone: (406) 438-6319
September
Nebraska, Panhandle, North Platte
Event Name: Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous
Event Date: September 18 to 20
Rail Fest is an annual celebration of North Platte’s spirit and origins as railroad and western heritages
come together for three fun-filled days of community events and entertainment. The celebration is
held in North Platte’s Historic Original Town area in and around Cody Park at the junction of Highways
83 and 30.
Event Location: Lincoln County Historical Museum, 2403 North Buffalo Bill Ave, North Platte, Nebraska
69101
Admission:
Full Event Information: http://visitnorthplatte.com/attraction/north-platte-rail-fest
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Company: North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitnorthpatte.com
Contact: Kiersten Kiene, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 955-4528
September
New Hampshire, Great North Woods, Berlin
Event Name: Wingzilla
Event Date: September 12, 2015
9 am to dusk
Looking for fun that's scorching hot and tasty? Don't miss this chicken wing cookoff and horsehoe
tournament. There's fun for the entire family and ATVs are welcome. Enter the horseshoe tournament
and ring the pins or put your chicken wings to the taste test for cash prizes.
Event Location: Northern Forest Heritage Park, 961 Main St, Berlin, New Hampshire 3570
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.androscogginvalleychamber.com/wingzilla
Company: Wingzilla
Web: www.androscogginvalleychamber.com/wingzilla (603) 228-0836
Contact: Carol Fusaro, Email: [email protected], Phone: (617) 512-3617
September
New Hampshire, Great North Woods, Lancaster
Event Name: Lancaster Fair
Event Date: September 2 to 7, 2015
All day
This old-fashioned country fair is fun for all ages. There’s a colorful midway with exciting rides and
train rides; working cattle demonstrations; livestock competitions; 4-H exhibits; motorized
competitions, and exhibitions of homemade crafts, vegetables and flowers. Daily grandstand shows
including country music star Jo Dee Messina on September 5.
Event Location: Lancaster Fairgrounds, 516 Main Street (Route 3), Lancaster, New Hampshire 3584
Admission: Wednesday, thursday, friday and monday, rides included: $15; saturday and sunday,
rides included $16; current/ active military discount $2off admission; season pass – rides included $70;
children under 3 free when accompanied by a paying adult; Senior
Full Event Information: www.lancasterfair.com
Company: Lancaster Fair
Web: www.lancasterfair.com (603) 228-0836
Contact: Carol Fusaro, Email: [email protected], Phone: (617) 512-3617
September
New Hampshire, Merrimack Valley, Concord
Event Name: Grande Romanza
Event Date: September 19, 2015
7:30 PM
Concord Community Concert Association presents Stefano and Nina Tanchietti, the electr ifying
American dramatic tenor and soprano duo, in musical scenes of love and passion from Broadway and
Operetta, featuring fully staged routines of choreographed and costumed duets, solos and dances
accompanied by powerhouse pianist Maria de los Angeles Rivera.
Event Location: Concord City Auditorium, 2 Prince Street, Concord, New Hampshire 3301
Admission: 18
Full Event Information: www.concordcommunityconcerts.org
Company: Grande Romanza
Web: www.Granderomanza.com
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Contact: Paulina Kakides, Email: [email protected], Phone: (212) 362-5842
September
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region, Hillsborough
Event Name: Schnitzelfest
Event Date: September 26, 2015
12:00 - 5:00 pm
The best German food outside of Germany, right in downtown Hillsborough, NH. Authentically
prepared schnitzel, sauerkraut, potato salad, breads, and delectable desserts served under the tent.
NH Beer, wine bar, craft vendors, entertainment including the ourkraut Bavarian band. Enjoy tasty
German cuisine, oom-pah music and shopping in historic Hillsborough.
Event Location: Butler Park, 5 Central Street, Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3244
Admission: Free admission
Full Event Information: www.schnitzelfestnh.org
Company: Greater Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.hillsboroughnhchamber.org
Contact: Ginks Leiby, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 464-5858
September
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Portsmouth
Event Name: Portsmouth Peace Treaty Day -- 110th Treaty Anniversary
Event Date: September 5, 2015
3:30 PM
New Hampshire commemorates the Portsmouth Peace Treaty -- ending the Russo-Japanese War in
1905 – on September 5 to honor its citizens for the active role they played in fostering successful
international negotiations. Portsmouth celebrates the 110th anniversary of the Treaty with bell-ringing
at 3:47 pm and the Governor’s Proclamation.
Event Location: Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3801
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/PPTDay2014.cfm
Company: Strawbery Banke Museum
Web: www.strawberybanke.org (603) 433-1100
Contact: Stephanie Seacord, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 433-1102
September
New Hampshire, Seacoast, Portsmouth
Event Name: Vintage & Vine Wine Festival & Silent Auction Benefit
Event Date: September 12, 2015
4-7 pm
A rare opportunity to taste hundreds of wines alongside selections created by some of the Seacoast’s
best chefs and restaurants.
Event Location: Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3801
Admission: Vip $120, General Admission $65
Full Event Information:
www.strawberybanke.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=183&Itemid=229
Company: Strawbery Banke Museum
Web: www.strawberybanke.org (603) 433-1100
Contact: Stephanie Seacord, Email: [email protected], Phone: (603) 433-1102
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New Jersey, Ridgewood, Event Date: September 20, 2015
Ridgewood New Jersey Fall Craft & Art Street Fair
The Ridgewood New Jersey Fall Craft & Art Street Fair will take place on September 20th at
Downtown E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood, NJ. This well-known fair is the winner of the "Best of
Bergen." Ridgewood is a picturesque town located in northern Bergen County near Paramus. One
hundred and fifty exhibitors from four states will be participating with arts, crafts & photography.
There will also be a large food court with all types of food located in front of the park. An exciting ...
September
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Cape May
Event Name: Atlantic City Jazz Band
Event Date: September 20, 2015
2-4 pm
Atlantic City Jazz Band playing great dixieland jazz. All are welcome to a fun time.
Event Location: Vfw Post 386, 419 Congress St, Cape May, New Jersey 8204
Admission: 20
Full Event Information: www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com
Company: Cape May Traditional Jazz Society
Web: www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com
Contact: Bob, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 368-3342
September
New Jersey, Atlantic City, Mays Landing
Event Name: South Jersey Wine and Food Festival
Event Date: September 26 & 27
Sample wines from 8 south Jersey wineries, enjoy dining at one of the area's favorite restaurant tents.
Enter the amateur winemaker competition - Judging of white wine on Saturday, red wine on Sunday.
Listen to the sounds of the areas top bands such as Billy Walton & Beth Tinnon. Watch the food demos
by great chefs and learn something at one of the food & wine seminars.
Event Location: Lake Lenape Park East, 753 Park Road, Mays Landing, New Jersey 8330
Admission: $20 Day of event - save 25% pre-purchase on website
Full Event Information: www.sjfest.com
Company: Mays Landing Merchants Assn.
Web: www.mayslandingmerchants.com
Contact: Arlene Blosch, Email: [email protected], Phone: (609) 625-1800
September
New Jersey, Gateway, Upper Montclair
Event Name: Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park
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Event Date: September 19 to 20, 2015
Juried, profesional fine artists, fine crafters, photographers, and speciality food vendors will be
displaying and selling their unique, beautiful work in lovely Essex County's Anderson Park. Free
parking in the park.
Event Location: Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue, Upper Montclair, New Jersey 7043
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.rosesquared.com/upper-montclair-nj-sept-19- 20.html
Company: Rose Squared Productions, Inc.
Web: www.rosesquared.com
Contact: Howard Rose, Email: [email protected], Phone: (908) 874-5247
September
New Jersey, Seacoast, Lakewood
Event Name: Lakewood Lions Renaissance Faire
Event Date: September 19 to 20, 2015
Come Rain or Shine. See Knights in full armour Jousting on War Horses, Knights in hand to hand
combat, Archers using the long bow, Belly Dancers, Magicians. Feast on Roasted Turkey Legs, Dragon
Dogs, funnel cakes. Have your child under age 10 compete for the Fair's King & Queen.
Event Location: Pine Park, Country Club Dr., Lakewood, New Jersey 8701
Admission: Adults $10. children 6 to 12 $1, free parking
Full Event Information: www.lakewoodrenfair.com
Company: Lakewood Lions Club
Web: www.lakewoodrenfair.com (732) 905-1965
Contact: Don Alemany, Email: [email protected], Phone: (732) 276-5401
September
New Jersey, Skylands, Glen Rock
Event Name: Glen Rock Autumn Craft Street Fair
Event Date: September 27, 2015
Glen Rock is a picturesque town located in northern Bergen county next to Ridgewood. Over 100
exhibitors with arts & crafts, retail exhibitors, pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, festival foods & all
day music will be a part of this family fun day. Held from 11 to 4 rain or shine.
Event Location: Downtown Rock Road, 199 Rock Road, Glen Rock, New Jersey 7452
Admission: Free admission
Full Event Information: www.pjspromotions.com
Company: P.J.'s Promotions
Web: www.pjspromotions.com
Contact: Pat Tita, Email: [email protected], Phone: (201) 666-1340
September
New Mexico, North Central, Santa Fe
Event Name: Santa Fe Renaissance Fair
Event Date: September 19 and 20, 2015
10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Enjoy live jousting, Clan Tynker, medieval combat, kids' games, vendors, music, food, beer, mead and
more, while helping raise funds for our educational programs.
Event Location: El Rancho De Las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Admission: Adults $10.00; seniors/teens $8.00; kids 12 and under free
Full Event Information: sfrenfair.org
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Company: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Web: www.golondrinas.org
Contact: Kathryn Carey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 471-2261
September
New Mexico, North Central, Santa Fe
Event Name: Northern New Mexico Fine Arts and Crafts Guild Show
Event Date: September 24 - 25,2015
10 A.M.-5 P.M.
Juried show with all artists present. Locally made art and crafts.
Event Location: Cathedral Park, Cathedral Place & Palace Ave., Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artsandcraftsguild.org
Company: Northern New Mexico Fine Arts and Crafts Guild
Web: www.artsandcraftsguild.org (505) 412-1407
Contact: Gail Karr, Email: [email protected], Phone: (505) 473-5590
September
New York, New Paltz
Event Name: PuppyUp New Paltz Dog Walk
Event Date: September 20, 2015
10 am - 3 pm
Our 2nd Annual fun dog walk. We will have vendors, agility demonstrations, raffles, sheriff's K9
demonstration, and more. A walk, through our vineyards, to promote awareness of canine cancer and
fund-raise for cancer research benefiting both pets and people. PuppyUp against cancer, join us in
our efforts. Cancer touches everyone.
Event Location: Adair Vineyards, 52 Allhuen Road, New Paltz, New York 12561
Admission: $20 In advance $25 at the door
Full Event Information: www.puppyupnewpaltz.kintera.org
Company: Adair Vineyards
Web: www.adairwine.com
Contact: Lori Stopkie, Email: [email protected], Phone: (845) 691-9584
September
New York, South Wales
Event Name: Western New York Fiber Ars Festival
Event Date: September 26, 2015
10 am - 5 pm
The WNY Fiber Arts Festival showcases fiber arts from raising the animals to knitting from hand spun
yarns. Vendors offer fine hand-crafted items from clothing to soaps. The festival has demonstrations
from local guild including spinners, quilters, lace- makers, embroiderers, kniters as well as classes for
learning the to work with fibers, silk worms, reptile and bugs, sheep herding and fiber animals.
Event Location: Emery Park Ski Lodge, Emery Park on Emery Rd, South Wales, New York 14139
Admission: 5
Full Event Information: wnyfiberartsfestival.com
Company: Western New York Fiber Arts Festival
Web: www.WNYfiberartsfestival.com [email protected]
Contact: Victoria Montegu, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 652-3237
September
New York, 1000 Islands, Ogdensburg
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Event Name: Color Me Remington 5K
Event Date: September 19, 2015
10 a.m.
Color Me Remington 5K Fun Walk/Run on the Maple City Trail in Ogdensburg, NY. Color Me Remington
is a family-friendly run, not about crossing the finish line first, but to see how colorful you can get
along the route.
Event Location: Ogdensburg Dobisky Center, 100 Riverside Avenue, Ogdensburg, New York 13669
Admission: Pre-registration, by september 1, is $25, after that is $30.
Full Event Information: www.fredericremington.org
Company: Frederic Remington Art Museum
Web: www.fredericremington.org
Contact: Shannon Ghize, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-2425
September
New York, 1000 Islands, Ogdensburg
Event Name: Harvest Moon
Event Date: September 26, 2015
7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
This year, in a change from the longstanding Remington Gala, our big fundraiser party will be early. We
hope this will be convenient for many, and provide a refreshing new start. The event will be packed
with fun, food and music.
Event Location: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg, New York
13669
Admission: $40 Member/$45 non-member ($5 off for early purchase)
Full Event Information: www.fredericremington.org
Company: Frederic Remington Art Museum
Web: www.fredericremington.org
Contact: Shannon Ghize, Email: [email protected], Phone: (315) 393-2425
September
New York, Catskills, Bethel
Event Name: Van Halen with Special Guest Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Event Date: September 6, 2015
6:30 PM Doors Open, 8:00 PM Show Time
Considered one of the greatest debut albums in rock history, Van Halen took the music world by
storm in 1978 with an 11-song manifesto that features some of rock radio’s most played songs of all
time. Hear all of the hits when Van Halen is joined by Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Bethel Woods Center
for the Arts.
Event Location: Bethel Woods Center For The Arts, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, New York 12720
Admission: $85.00, $115.00, And $166.50 reserved; $43.50 lawn
Full Event Information: www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events/detail/van-halen
Company: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Web: www.bethelwoodscenter.org (866) 781-2922
Contact: Liz McKay, Email: [email protected], Phone: (845) 295-2522
September
New York, Catskills, Bethel
Event Name: Live Well, Be Well Festival: A Day of Peace, Yoga and Wellness
Event Date: September 12, 2015
10 AM to 5 PM
Join us for the inaugural Live Well, Be Well Yoga Festival featuring a headlining Yoga Session with Gwen
Lawrence. Opening with a tribute to Sri Swami Satchidananda, who opened the original Woodstock
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festival at this site, the Live Well, Be Well festival will offer a diverse array of yoga instruction for every
yogi- beginner to advanced. Classes will range from exploration of Vinyasa, Kundalini, Classical
Integral, Chakra Flow, Acroyoga, Yin and much more.
Event Location: Bethel Woods Center For The Arts, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, New York 12720
Admission: $69.00 In advance $79.00 day of; $30.00 students and veterans; children 10 & under are
free
Full Event Information: www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events/detail/livewellbewell
Company: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Web: www.bethelwoodscenter.org (866) 781-2922
Contact: Liz McKay, Email: [email protected], Phone: (845) 295-2522
September
New York, Catskills, Bethel
Event Name: An Evening with Jackson Browne
Event Date: September 19, 2015
7:00 PM Doors Open, 8:00 PM Show Time
Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular
music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. He
was honored with induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, and the Songwriter's Hall of
Fame in 2007.
Event Location: Bethel Woods Center For The Arts, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, New York 12720
Admission: $49.50, $60.00, $70.00, $90.00 Reserved; $32.00 lawn
Full Event Information: www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events/detail/jacksonbrowne
Company: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Web: www.bethelwoodscenter.org (866) 781-2922
Contact: Liz McKay, Email: [email protected], Phone: (845) 295-2522
September
New York, Catskills, Howes Cave
Event Name: 34th Annual Iroquois Indian Festival
Event Date: September 5 to 6, 2015
10 am to 5 p.m.
The annual festival centers on the celebration of Iroquois creativity and self- expression by featuring an
all Iroquois Indian Art Market open to Iroquois artists by special invitation only. Both traditional and
contemporary arts are showcased. The Sky Dancers from Six Nations Reserve in Ontario will perform
traditional Iroquois social dances. Children’s Activity area.
Event Location: Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, New York 12092
Admission: $10 Adults, $5 children
Full Event Information: www.iroquoismuseum.org/#.festivals/c1dzi
Company: Iroquois Indian Museum
Web: www.iroquoismuseum.org/#.festivals/c1dzi
Contact: Kathy Condon, Email: [email protected], Phone: (518) 436-1103
September
New York, Catskills, Round Top
Event Name: Round Top Mountain Bike Race- NYSMTB Series finale
Event Date: September 13, 2015
Riedlbauer’s Resort will host the finale for the NYSMTB Series. We will continue with the first timer
category, in order to encourage more riders to experience the thrill of MTB racing. As always,
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Riedlbauer’s will be serving both breakfast and lunch, including Brats, Schnitzel, steamers, and
premium German beer on draught.
Event Location: Riedlbauer's Resort - Nussy's Bier Garten, 57 Ravine Drive, Round Top, New York
12473
Admission: Varied
Full Event Information: www.nysmtbseries.com
Company: Riedlbauer's Resort
Web: www.riedlbauersresort.com
Contact: Peter Nussbaumer or Ursula Nussbaumer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (518)
622-9584
September
New York, Greater Niagara, Lewiston
Event Name: Lewiston Arts' Cafe
Event Date: September 8, 2015
Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center present the Lewiston Arts Cafe, featuring
poet Livio Farallo and Darryl Tonemah, an award winning musician. Enjoy an evening of entertainment
and intellectual stimulation in the intimate coffee house atmosphere of the historic Lewiston Opera
Hall.
Event Location: The Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center Street, Lewiston, New York 14092
Admission: 2
Full Event Information: www.artcouncil.org/events/workshops.php
Company: Lewiston Council on the Arts
Web: www.ArtCouncil.org
Contact: Eva Nicklas, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 754-0166
September
New York, Greater Niagara, Lewiston
Event Name: Marble Orchard Ghost Walks
Event Date: September 5 to October 24, 2015 (Saturdays)
Step back in time with this historical and educational tour as our offbeat, theatrical guides take you
through the historic section of the Village and into the Cemetery. They’ll provide you with an eerie, yet
fun filled adventure as you learn about graveyard etiquette, tombstone symbols, and the people
buried within.
Event Location: The Peace Garden, 476 Center Street, Lewiston, New York 14092
Admission: $15 Adults, $8 under 12
Full Event Information: www.artcouncil.org/events/marbleorchardghostwalks.php
Company: Lewiston Council on the Arts
Web: www.ArtCouncil.org
Contact: Eva Nicklas, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 754-0166
September
New York, Greater Niagara, Lewiston
Event Name: Earth Voices of the Great Spirit
Event Date: Septermber 26, 2015
Join us for a celebration of traditional and contemporary Native American culture expressed through
music, drumming, dance, arts, children’s activities, demonstrations and storytelling. The event will
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promote a deeper appreciation of Indigenous culture, heritage and traditions of Native peoples in this
bi-national region. Everyone is welcome. You honor us with your presence.
Event Location: The Peace Garden, 476 Center Street, Lewiston, New York 14092
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artcouncil.org
Company: Lewiston Council on the Arts
Web: www.ArtCouncil.org
Contact: Eva Nicklas, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 754-0166
September
New York, Greater Niagara, Lockport
Event Name: The Vineyard Express
Event Date: September 20, 2015
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Start your excursion on the Pine St. railroad platform near the Lockport Caves right here in Lockport,
NY. Climb aboard beginning promptly at 12:45pm. Take a leisurely trip on vintage 1947 Budd Coaches
through the beautiful Niagara countryside. You’ll visit the Medina Railroad Museum for a self-guided
tour of the largest collection of train memorabilia in New York. Then return aboard the train to
beautiful Spring Lake Winery at Varallo Vineyards for dinner with live music and fine wine.
Event Location: , Pine St. Railroad Platform, Lockport, New York 14094
Admission: $69 Per person; $27.00 children (ages 3-10); vip $225 per couple (plus taxes) *10% off
groups of ten or more
Full Event Information: www.springlakewinery.com/excursions
Company: Spring Lake Winery
Web: www.springlakewinery.com
Contact: Tamre, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 439-5253
September
New York, Greater Niagara, Lockport
Event Name: The Vineyard Express
Event Date: September 27, 2015
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Start your excursion on the Pine St. railroad platform near the Lockport Caves right here in Lockport,
NY. Climb aboard beginning promptly at 12:45pm. Take a leisurely trip on vintage 1947 Budd Coaches
through the beautiful Niagara countryside. You’ll visit the Medina Railroad Museum for a self-guided
tour of the largest collection of train memorabilia in New York. Then return aboard the train to
beautiful Spring Lake Winery at Varallo Vineyards for dinner with live music and fine wine.
Event Location: , Pine St. Railroad Platform, Lockport, New York 14094
Admission: $69 Per person; $27.00 children (ages 3-10); vip $225 per couple (plus taxes) *10% off
groups of ten or more
Full Event Information: www.springlakewinery.com/excursions
Company: Spring Lake Winery
Web: www.springlakewinery.com
Contact: Tamre, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 439-5253
September
New York, Greater Niagara, Niagara Falls
Event Name: Winds Ways and Wines
Event Date: September 10, 2015
6 pm to 9 pm
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Enjoy continuous samplings of wines from the finest wineries in NYS. Pair your wine with an array of
hors d'oeuvres and desserts created by selected regional caterers and restaurants. In between
sampling and tasting, listen or dance to a great band. Also included will be a silent auction and great
give-aways. The Aquarium of Niagara is a not-for-profit organization and all proceeds go to the
aquarium for exhibits and animal care.
Event Location: The Conference And Event Center Niagara Falls, The Conference and Event Center
Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, New York 14303
Admission: $75/Person or $135 for two if you bring a guest
Full Event Information: www.aquariumofniagara.org
Company: Aquarium of Niagara
Web: www.aquariumofniagara.org (716) 285-3575
Contact: Ilene Strober, Email: [email protected], Phone: (716) 285-3575
September
New York, Hudson Valley, Beacon
Event Name: Chef's Farm Fresh Dinner
Event Date: September 12th
3pm
Annual Chef's Farm Fresh Dinner with boat ride, tour of the Island. Mid Hudson Chef's Consortium
cooks up a 5 course gourmet dinner for a unique dining experience.
Event Location: Bannerman Island, Bannerman Island, Beacon, New York 12533
Admission: 135
Full Event Information: www.bannermancastle.org
Company: Bannerman Castle Trust
Web: www.bannermancastletrust.org (855) 256-4007
Contact: David Archer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (914) 299-0837
September
New York, Long Island, Bayville
Event Name: Annual Bayville Waterside Festival
Event Date: September 12 to 13, 2015
Saturday 10am - 10pm; Sunday 10am - 5pm
Join us for a family oriented weekend of fun in the sun overlooking beautiful Long Island Sound.
Food/Beverage court, live musical guests, childrens activities, arts/crafts vendor booths and so much
more. All with an Oktoberfest theme.
Event Location: Ransom Beach, Ransom Beach, Bayville Avenue, Bayville, New York 11709
Admission: No admission fees
Full Event Information: www.bayvillechamberofcommerce.com
Company: Bayville Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.bayvillechamberofcommerce.com
Contact: Mike Carrozza, Email: [email protected], Phone: (516) 628-1618
September
New York, New York City, Forest Hills
Event Name: First Rehearsal
Event Date: September 9, 2015
Rehearsals to begin on September 9, 2015 for the 52nd year of the Forest Hills Symphony. Player
membership open to all who play an orchestra instrument. Open seats include Oboe, Bassoon, French
Horn, Trombone, All Strings. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 10:00. Three concerts
annually--November 22, February 28, and May 15. Sunday afternoons at 2:00.
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Event Location: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd at 69 Rd, Forest Hills, New York 11375
Admission: Free - come with instrument
Full Event Information: www.fhso.org
Company: Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Web: www.fhso.org
Contact: Franklin Verbsky, Email: [email protected], Phone: (516) 785-2532
September
New York, New York City, New York
Event Name: Whalebone wonders
Event Date: September 17 to October 17, 2015
Three masterpieces anchor this exhibit of works by Inuit artists in whalebone. Inuit carvings in
soapstone, serpentine and other local stones are well known. In communities that did not have stone
suitable for carving, artists carved 100- year-old whalebone, ingeniously adapting features of the bone
to create startling, original works of art.
Event Location: , 1065 Madison Avenue, 2d floor, New York, New York 10028
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.alaskaonmadison.com/types/Inuit_Sculptures/works
Company: Alaska on Madison, Inc.
Web: www.alaskaonmadison.com
Contact: Ann Lesk, Email: [email protected], Phone: (212) 879-1782
September
New York, New York City Area, Beacon
Event Name: Rocco John Ensemble Concert from NYC
Event Date: September 14, 2015
7pm
Improvised music
Event Location: Quinn's, 330 Main street, Beacon, New York
Admission:
Full Event Information:
Company: Rocco John Music
Web: www.roccojohnmusic.com (212) 924-7900
Contact: Rocco John iacovone, Email: [email protected], Phone: (212) 253-7404
September
New York, New York City Area, Bronx
Event Name: City Island Fall Arts & Crafts Fair
Event Date: September 19 to 20, 2015
11am to 7pm
Come Join us for a weekend of festivities. Local businesses and 60+ Vendors with handmade products,
jewelry, paintings, photography, soaps, candles, clothing, Food, Face Painting and Live Music.
Event Location: City Island Ave, 280 City Island Ave, Bronx, New York 10464
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.cityislandchamber.org
Company: City Island Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.cityislandchamber.org
Contact: Paul Klein, Email: [email protected], Phone: (718) 885-9100
September
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Event Name: Rocco John trio Concert
Event Date: September 27, 2015
8pm
Improvised Music
Event Location: Why Not Jazz Room, 14 Christopher street, New York, New York
Admission: 12
Full Event Information:
Company: Rocco John Music
Web: www.roccojohnmusic.com (212) 924-7900
Contact: Rocco John iacovone, Email: [email protected], Phone: (212) 253-7404
September
North Carolina, Warrenton
Event Name: African American Heritage Festival
Event Date: September 19, 2015
10 AM to 4 PM
Live entertainment, African Dance, Historical Exhibits, Walking Tour, vendors, and festival food.
Event Location: Historic Courthouse Square, 109 S Main St., Warrenton, North Carolina 27589
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: https://www.facebook.com/AACFofWNC
Company: Economic Development Commission
Web: www.warrencounty.com
Contact: Peggy Richardson, Email: [email protected], Phone: (252) 257-3114
September
North Carolina, Coast, Emerald Isle
Event Name: Emerald Isle's Tenth Annual Day4Kids
Event Date: September 19, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bringing adults and children of all ages together for a fun-filled day of vendors, activities, games, face
painting and more. Celebrate our children by spending meaningful time with them.
Event Location: Emerald Isle Community Center, 7500 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, North Carolina
28594
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: https://www.crystalcoastnc.org/region/all/events
Company: Crystal Coast Tourism Authority
Web: www.crystalcoastnc.org (252) 726-8148
Contact: Carol Lohr (Executive Director), Email: [email protected], Phone: (252) 726-8148
September
North Carolina, Heartland, Charlotte
Event Name: Southern Ideal Home Show
Event Date: September 11-13, 2015
Friday: 10 am-8 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.5 p.m
A three day event where homeowners and lifestyle enthusiasts shop, compare and find so lutions for
their home and garden needs. There are two stages to enjoy, packed with chefs and experts sharing
tips on cooking, interior design, landscaping, and home improvement. This year’s special guest is Pete
Nelson from TV’s Treehouse Masters.
Event Location: The Park Expo & Conference Center, 2500 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, North
Carolina 28205
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Admission: Adults: $10.00 at the door (under 15 free with paying adult)
Full Event Information:
Company: Southern Shows, Inc.
Web: www.SouthernShows.com
Contact: Christie James, Email: [email protected], Phone: (800) 849-0248
September
North Carolina, Heartland, Lumberton
Event Name: Masters of Soul Returns
Event Date: September 18, 2015
Back by popular demand after last season's Sold Out.
Event Location: Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 N. Chestnut Street, Lumberton, North
Carolina 28358
Admission: Performance
Full Event Information: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Company: Carolina Civic Center Foundation
Web: www.carolinaciviccenter.com
Contact: Richard Sceiford, Email: [email protected], Phone: (910) 738-4339
September
North Carolina, Heartland, Mocksville
Event Name: Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival 2015
Event Date: September 12, 2015
Mandolin artist Sierra Hull is headlining America’s only bluegrass festival that promotes Bible study,
camping and wholesome recreation. The line-up also includes the Snyder Family Band, luthier Wayne
Henderson and flatpicker Clay Lunsford, and Tim White and the VW Boys from the PBS program Song
of the Mountains.
Event Location: Carolina Bible Camp, 1988 Jericho Church Road, Mocksville, North Carolina 27028
Admission: $15 In advance; $20 at gate; children under 12 free
Full Event Information: www.cbcbluegrass.com
Company: Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival
Web: www.cbcbluegrass.com
Contact: Lisa Brewer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (336) 262-6325
September
North Carolina, Heartland, Mount Holly
Event Name: Wendy Foster
Event Date: September 25 to 26, 2015
6pm - 10pm and 11am - 10pm
The 8th annual celebration of art and music featuring 2 days of Americana music and a Saturday art
and crafts show. Enjoy Food, Beer & Wine while you are here. A Kids Zone too. Check out The
Piedmont Boys Friday, 8PM and Big Daddy Love Saturday, 8PM. Check the website for more.
Event Location: Historic Downtown Mount Holly Nc, 106-B South Main Street, Mount Holly, North
Carolina 28120
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.mounthollyartsfestival.com
Company: Mount Holly Community Development Foundation
Web: www.mounthollyartsfestival.com
Contact: Wendy Foster, Email: [email protected], Phone: (704) 827-5262
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September
North Carolina, Heartland, Winston-salem
Event Name: Historic West End ARTSfest
Event Date: September 27, 2015
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Grace Court will host thousands of art enthusiasts from all over NC. Artists from all over NC and
beyond compete for a coveted spot at ARTSfest, deemed in past years to be some of the artist’s most
successful show. All medias are represented in the festival and there are cash awards for Best in
Show, Jurors Choice [4], Merit [4] and Best Booth. An impressive line-up of music and performances
from some of our cities talent will entertain all day in the gazebo.
Event Location: Grace Court, 931 W. Fourth Street, Winston-salem, North Carolina 27101
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.artsfestws.com
Company: Historic West End ARTSfest
Web: www.artsfestws.com (336) 748-0260
Contact: Kathy Stanley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (336) 926-2427
September
North Carolina, Mountains, Banner Elk
Event Name: Art On The Greene
Event Date: September 5 to September 6, 2015
September 5 10-5, September 6 11-4
Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, Banner Elk has been attracting visitors for
outdoor activities for 150 years. Summer residents and visitors to Banner Elk have been enjoying the
shopping experiences offered at our Arts Shows for ten years and have come to expect good quality
and variety.
Event Location: Historic Banner Elk School, 185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.townofbannerelk.org
Company: Art On The Greene
Web: www.townofbannerelk.org (828) 898-5398
Contact: Kimberly Tufts, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 387-0581
September
North Carolina, Mountains, Canton
Event Name: 3rd Annual Shining Rock River Fest
Event Date: September 12, 2015
Noon - 10PM
Mountain music fans mark your calendars. This is a family event on the river and you can’t go wrong
with 10 hours of hard charging Appalachian porch music. There are no featured bands, as we have
great bands starting at 12 p.m. all the way to 10 p.m.
Event Location: Camp Hope, 312 Camp Hope Road, Canton, North Carolina 28716
Admission: Tbd
Full Event Information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shining-Rock- Riverfest/227871137369091
Company: Haywood County Tourism Authority
Web: www.visitncsmokies.com
Contact: Anna Smathers, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 452-0152
September
North Carolina, Mountains, Canton
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Event Name: 109th Canton Labor Day Festival
Event Date: September 5 - 7, 2015
Sept. 5th - 3PM - 10PM, Sept. 6th -1PM-10PM, Sept. 7th 1PM-6PM
Come to downtown Canton and experience a living, breathing manufacturing town with unmatched
authenticity and pride. Celebrate Canton's unique manufacturing legacy and all things made in
Western North Carolina. 3 Days, 20 Bands.
Event Location: Sorrell's Street Park & Downtown, Sorrell's Street Park & Downtown, Canton, North
Carolina 28716
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.cantonlaborday.com
Company: Haywood County Tourism Authority
Web: www.visitncsmokies.com
Contact: Anna Smathers, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 452-0152
September
North Carolina, Mountains, Junaluska
Event Name: Smoky Mountain Folk Festival
Event Date: September 4 & 5, 2015
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Free Open Tent Show 6:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Auditorium Stage Performances
Both nights will include a rich variety of the region's finest fiddlers, banjo players, string bands, ballad
singers, buck dancers, and square dance teams as well as the marvelous sounds of dulcimer,
harmonica, juice harp, bagpipes, spoons, saws, and folk ensembles.
Event Location: Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska, Junaluska, North Carolina 28745
Admission: Advance tickets: $10; $12 at the door
Full Event Information: www.lakejunaluska.com/specials_packages/family_vacations/sm_folk_festival
Company: Haywood County Tourism Authority
Web: www.visitncsmokies.com
Contact: Anna Smathers, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 452-0152
September
North Carolina, Mountains, Lenoir
Event Name: 30th Annual Sculpture Celebration
Event Date: September 12, 2015
More than 60 sculptors with over 120 sculptures in competition for $11,000 in cash awards at this
lovely, lakeside walking pardk, 9am-3:30pm. Live music, food vendors, children's art activities.
Sculptural artwork for sale.
Event Location: T.h. Broyhill Walking Park, 945 Lakewood Circle, Lenoir, North Carolina 28645
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.caldwellarts.com/305-sculpture-celebration-2015
Company: Caldwell Arts Council
Web: www.caldwellarts.com
Contact: Cathy McCoy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 754-2486
September
North Carolina, Mountains, Robbinsville
Event Name: Wild About Game! Outdoor Sportsmen's Day
Event Date: September 26, 2015
9-Apr
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Spend a day with a mountaineer! Taste wild boar, deer, and more! Talk to hunters and cooks! Cheer
for the "Taste of the Wild" cooking contest winner! Enter your wild fruit jam or jelly for a prize! Listen
to a live band! Dance on the street!
Event Location: Tbd, Rodney Orr Bypass, Robbinsville, North Carolina 28771
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.grahamcounty.net
Company: Town of Robbinsville
Web: www.townofrobbinsville.com
Contact: Teresa Garland, Email: [email protected], Phone: (828) 479-3250
September
Ohio, Central, Columbus
Event Name: Westerville Chamber Quarterly Meeting
Event Date: September 8, 2015
11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Featuring Speaker Marc Hawk, President of RevLocal
Event Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, 2700 Corporate Exchange Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43231
Admission: $25 For chamber members, $35 for non-members
Full Event Information: http://business.westervillechamber.com/events/details/quarterly- -luncheonseptember-2015-1125
Company: Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.westervillechamber.com
Contact: Matt Lofy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (614) 882-8917
September
Ohio, Central, Kelleys Island
Event Name: Treasure Island Day
Event Date: September 12, 2015
9am open till dark
Find the best treasures on an Island. Get your map at the chamber office to find all the goodies,
explore every road and have fun. Starts at 9am and lasts as long as you do.
Event Location: Island Wide, Island wide, Kelleys Island, Ohio 43438
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.kelleysislandchamber.com
Company: Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.Kelleysislandchamber.com
Contact: Jeni Hammond, Email: [email protected], Phone: (419) 746-2360
September
Ohio, Northwest, Elmore
Event Name: Hidden Garden Party
Event Date: September 13, 2015
2:00 - 5:00 PM
First class garden party under tents in the unpardalleled beauty of the 17 acre garden estate.
Gourmet grazing, cocktails, live music, silent and live auctions. Benefits the nonprofit Schedel
Foundation, operator of Schedel Arboretum & Gardens.
Event Location: Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River South Rd., Elmore, Ohio 43416
Admission: 150
Full Event Information: www.schedel-gardens.org
Company: Schedello Fine Arts & Music Festival
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Web: www.schedello.org
Contact: Rod Noble, Email: [email protected], Phone: (419) 862-3182
September
Ohio, Southwest, Dayton
Event Name: Oktoberfest
Event Date: September 25 to 27, 2015
Fri 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. to 7
p.m.
The DAI's annual Oktoberfest boasts an array of artisans, unique foods, ample domestic, international
and craft beers, kid-friendly art activities, live music on two stages, international wines and so much
more. Oktoberfest includes a fully covered Main Stage viewing area and an expanded Craft Beer tent
with big-screen TVs for all the weekend football action. The FamilyFest provides free art activities for
the kids.
Event Location: The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio 45405
Admission: Call For Cost
Full Event Information: www.daytonartinstitute.org/oktoberfest
Company: The Dayton Art Institute
Web: www.daytonartinstitute.org (937) 223-4278
Contact: Eric Brockman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (937) 512-0142
September
Ohio, Southwest, Eaton
Event Name: Preble County Pork Festival
Event Date: September 19 & 20, 2015
Pork, pork, and more pork plus over 300 arts and craft vendors. All you can eat breakfast and pork
chop smorgasbord starting at 6:30 am both days rain or shine. Pulled pork sandwiches and pork
nachos and fresh pork products to buy at the Country Store. Racing pigs and petting zoo...something
for everyone.
Event Location: Preble County Fairground, 722 Franklin Street, Eaton, Ohio 45320
Admission: Free admission and parking
Full Event Information: porkfestival.org
Company: Preble County Pork Festival
Web: www.porkfestival.org
Contact: Sharon Shute, Email: [email protected], Phone: (937) 456-7273
September
Ohio, Southwest, Wilmington
Event Name: 38th Annual Clinton County Corn Festival
Event Date: September 11 to 13, 2015
Friday: 11 am - 10 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 11 pm; Sunday: 9 am
- 6 pm
Help us celebrate our agricultural heritage as we honor one of the area's biggest industries with a
three-day extravaganza. Featuring antique farm machinery, pardade, all types of food made from
corn, quilt show, musical entertainment and antiques.
Event Location: Clinton County Fairgrounds, 958 W. Main St., Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Admission: $4 - $7
Full Event Information: www.antiquepowerclub.org
Company: Clinton County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web: www.clintoncountyohio.com
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Contact: Leigh Blackburn, Email: [email protected], Phone: (937) 382-1965
September
Oklahoma, Northeast, Grove
Event Name: Jana Jae Fiddle Camp & Music Festival
Event Date: September 4 to 6, 2015
Fri. 6-10 pm; Sat. 8 am-10 pm; Sun. 8 am-5 pm
This Music Festival brings musicians, instructors & entertainment to the Grand Lake area. Featuring
workshops by Jana Jae and expert coaches for every age and ability -- Performing & teaching in all
acoustic instruments. Enjoy music and food at Snider’s Camp on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Participate or just enjoy great music and fun.
Event Location: Grove Civic Center And Snider's Camp, 1720 S Main Street, Grove, Oklahoma 74344
Admission: Free to public
Full Event Information: www.grandlakefestivals.com
Company: Grand Lake Festivals, Inc
Web: www.grandlakefestivals.com
Contact: Kathleen Pixley, Email: [email protected], Phone: (918) 786-8896
September
Oregon, Portland Area, Wilsonville
Event Name: Dinger Carole
Event Date: September 5 to 7, 2015
12-6 PM
Celebrate summer in the vineyard. Big Ron Sabin will be playing his guitars and singing to celebr ate
Summer's end. Bring a picnic and enjoy the view, tour the vineyard heavy with grapes approaching
harvest.
Event Location: Terra Vina Wines Wilsonville Vineyard, 33750 SW Ladd Hill Road, Wilsonville, Oregon
97070
Admission: 15
Full Event Information: www.terravinawines.com/event?eventTitle=labor-day-weekend21-vineyardwine-tasting-live-music--1401581731--31
Company: Terra Vina Wines
Web: www.TerraVinaWines.com
Contact: Carole Dinger, Email: [email protected], Phone: (503) 925-0712
September
Pennsylvania, Allegheny Forest, Franklin
Event Name: Monthly Mini-Event: Mike Burkardt
Event Date: September 20, 2015
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Mike Burkhardt will present a concert on the Knabe Baby Grand Piano and/or the Hammond X66
Organ.
Event Location: Debence Antique Music World, 1261 Liberty Strett, Franklin, Pennsylvania 16323
Admission: Free
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Company: DeBence Antique Music World
Web: www.debencemusicworld.com
Contact: Mary Nicklin, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 432-8350
September
Pennsylvania, Laurel Highlands, Ebensburg
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Event Name: 24th Annual PotatoFest
Event Date: September 26, 2015
Over 200 crafters and artisans line the streets for blocks with homemade wares and food of all kinds.
Join in the festivities and spend the day in our beautiful community.
Event Location: Downtown Ebensburg, , Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.potatofest.com
Company: Ebensburg Main Street Partnership
Web: www.ebensburgmainstreet.com
Contact: Danea Koss, Email: [email protected], Phone: (814) 472-8414
September
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr
Event Name: Harriton Plantation Fair
Event Date: September 26th, 2015
10AM until 4 PM
Visit the historic 1704 Harriton House, home of Charles Thomson, Secretary to the Continental
Congresses. Watch sheepherding demonstrations and falconry exercises. Blacksmiths, childrens
games, woodworkers, crafts vendors, spinners & weavers, ice cream. Pony rides for children of all
ages, a farm stand with locally grown produce, a beer garden (for adults.), and the best flea market on
Philadelphia's Main Line.
Event Location: 1704 Harriton House & Park, 500 Harriton Road, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Admission: Free admission
Full Event Information: www.HarritonHouse.org/events.htm
Company: HarritonAssociation
Web: www.HarritonHouse.org
Contact: Bruce Gill, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 525-0201
September
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Chester Springs
Event Name: Autumn Goddess Retreat Festival
Event Date: September 26, 2015
10 am to 6 pm
Come together to celebrate, dance, and play at the Autumn Goddess Retreat. Enjoy a stress free day of
live interactive music and dance, holistic workshops & amazing local practitioners and healers, and
wonderful crafters and artists. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Domestic Violence Center of
Chester County.
Event Location: West Pikeland Cultural Center, 1645 Art School Rd., Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
19425
Admission: 10
Full Event Information: www.autumngoddessretreat.com
Company: Wellness in Harmony LLC
Web: www.autumngoddessretreat.com
Contact: Linda Dieffenbach, Email: [email protected], Phone: 4843540499
September
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Event Name: Philadelphia Ceili Group Annual Traditional Irish Music and Dance Festival
Event Date: September 10 - 12, 2015
various
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This year’s festival has something for everyone: a night of Irish song hosted by Teresa O'Kane with
some of the very best local singers of Irish traditional songs; a very special Ceili dance with live music
by the McGillians & Friends; a Friday night Rambling House hosted by John McGillian that is bound to
be a rollicking good time.
Event Location: The Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119
Admission: All festival $40; thursday night: $15 members, $20 non-members; friday night: $15
members, $20 non-members, saturday all-day: $20
Full Event Information: www.philadelphiaceiligroup.org/2015pcgfestival
Company: The Philadelphia Ceili Group
Web: www.philadelphiaceiligroup/2015pcgfestival
Contact: Anne McNiff, Email: [email protected], Phone: (267) 575-7744
September
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Schwenksville
Event Name: Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills
Event Date: September 19, 2015
9:30 AM to 3 PM
4th Annual craft show showcasing over 50 local craftsmen and their crafts. Get your holiday shopping
off to a great start - something for everybody - jewelry, artwork, ceramics, alpaca, knitwear and more.
Food vendor on premises, then tour Pennypacker Mills mansion, home of Samuel Pennypacker 25th
governor of Pennsylvania.
Event Location: Grounds Of Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania 19473
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.friendsppm.org
Company: Friends of Pennypacker Mills
Web: www.friendsppm.org
Contact: Carol Custer, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 489-9732
September
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Schwenksville
Event Name: Senior Social
Event Date: September 9 through September 11, 2015
1 pm to 3 pm
Learn about the Revolutionary War encampment here in the fall of 1777. Hear what it was like for the
Pennypacker family to live with General Washington and 8,000 troops. Meet a Revolutionary War
reenactor who will explore soldier life. Refreshments served.
Event Location: Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania 19473
Admission: Free, suggested donation $2 per person
Full Event Information: www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
Company: Pennypacker Mills
Web: www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
Contact: Linda Callegari, Email: [email protected], Phone: (610) 287-9349
September
Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, South Tamaqua
Event Name: Dinner with a Psychic - with reader Laura Ophoff
Event Date: September 27, 2015
15 minute personal reading, a fun time with like minded people. Reservations Required. 15 person
limit. These readers have a following so don't hesitate, when making your reservation.
Event Location: Stonehedge Gardens, 51 Dairy Road, South Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252
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Admission: $35.00 / $45.00
Full Event Information: www.purplesagehealing.com/dinner-with-a-psychic-2015.html
Company: Purple Sage Healing / Stonehedge Gardens
Web: www.purplesagehealing.com/dinner-with-a-psychic-2015.html
Contact: Mareen Thomas-Norman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (970) 270-9445
September
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Ellwood City
Event Name: Chef, Wine and Ale Event
Event Date: September 14, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hundreds of people attend every year to enjoy fine wine, gourmet food and an extensive silent
auction.
Event Location: Shakespeare's Restaurant & Pub At Olde Stonewall Golf Club, Ellwood City, Ellwood
City, Pa - Pennsylvania 16117
Admission: $50.00 Or $90.00/couple
Full Event Information: www.ellwoodchamber.org
Company: Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.ellwoodchamber.org
Contact: Lori Hilliard, Email: [email protected], Phone: (724) 758-5501
September
Pennsylvania, Pocono Mountains, Stroudsburg
Event Name: PRCA Rodeo & Chili Cook-Off
Event Date: September 19 to 20, 2015
11:30 am to 5:00 pm
Experience the thrill of professional cowboys competing in fully sanctioned PRCA events including
saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, bull riding, calf roping, team roping and bull dogging.
Come early for the 7th annual Chili Cook-Off and sample some of the Poconos’ finest chilis.
Event Location: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301
Admission: $18 For adults - $14 for child (5-12) - 4 and under are free
Full Event Information: http://bit.ly/ShawneeRodeo
Company: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Web: http://bit.ly/ShawneeRodeo (570) 421-7231
Contact: Jim Tust, Email: [email protected], Phone: (570) 421-7231
September
Pennsylvania, Pocono Mountains, Stroudsburg
Event Name: Pocono Garlic Festival
Event Date: September 5 to 6, 2015
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Celebrating 21 years of Pocono Garlic. The Pocono Garlic Festival will once again fill the Poconos with
the aroma of garlicky goodness over Labor Day weekend. Over 60 food and craft vendors will be
offering everything from garlic vinegar and garlic ice cream to garlic-themed pottery Pocono Garlic
Festival at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area and paintings.
Event Location: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301
Admission: $12.50 For adults - $8.50 for child (5-12) - 4 and under are free
Full Event Information: http://bit.ly/PoconoGarlic
Company: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Web: http://bit.ly/PoconoGarlic (570) 421-7231
Contact: Jim Tust, Email: [email protected], Phone: (570) 421-7231
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September
Pennsylvania, Susquehanna Valleys, Harrisburg
Event Name: Spanish Harlem Orchestra - Dauphin Co. Jazz & Wine Festiva
Event Date: September 11, 2015
This group features Latin Jazz, Salsa and Afro Cuban music and will truly get you on your feet.. Oscar
Hernandez leads the two time Grammy winning 14 piece ensemble.
Event Location: Fort Hunter Park, 5300 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
Admission: 30
Full Event Information: http://friendsofjazz.org/concert_series
Company: Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz
Web: http://friendsofjazz.org
Contact: Steve Rudolph, Email: [email protected], Phone: (717) 540-1010
September
Rhode Island, East Bay, Providence
Event Name: Day of Honor Discount
Event Date: September 13, 2015
10am to 5pm; last admission at 4:30pm
Roger Williams Park Zoo salutes the men and women who serve our nation and communities with a
special Day of Honor, with free admission for veterans and members of our armed forces, active and
retired police, fire and ambulance personnel, and other emergency responders, as well as half price
admission for up to three guests.
Event Location: Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 2907
Admission:
Full Event Information: www.rwpzoo.org/events
Company: Roger Williams Park Zoo
Web: www.rwpzoo.org (401) 785-3510
Contact: Alexandra Weston, Email: [email protected], Phone: (401) 785-3510
September
Rhode Island, South County, Block Island
Event Name: 40th annual 15k run around the block
Event Date: September 12,2015
1:30pm
Runners arriving on race day via interstate navigation or block island express will be transported to
the starting line by the race committee bus. You may register the day of the race for $30. proceeds
benefit a block island scholarship fund. Applications are on our web site or www.active.com
Event Location: 25, isaac's corner, Block Island, Rhode Island 2807
Admission: Fo
Full Event Information: www.blockislandchamber.com
Company: Block Island Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.blockislandchamber.com (401) 466-2982
Contact: Kathy, Email: [email protected], Phone: (401) 466-2474
September
South Carolina, Coast, St. Helena Island
Event Name: Lands End Woodland 11th River Festival
Event Date: September 5, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Labor Day weekend family festival, featuring Gullah storyteller Aunt Pearlie Sue & the Gullah Kinfolk;
African drummers and dancers, gospel choirs, puppet show, hand-made arts and crafts, "a taste of
Gullah" seafood & BBQ; and walk the historical site of the former Riverside Plantation. Local
landowners are invited for information on heirs property and sustainable forestry practices led by The
Center for Heirs Property.
Event Location: Lands End Beach, 100 Lands End Road, St. Helena Island, South Carolina 29920
Admission: Adults - $3 Pp/ Youth Up To Age 12 - Free
Full Event Information: www.landsendwoodland.org
Company: Lands End Woodland, Inc.
Web: www.landsendwoodland.org (843) 838-4503
Contact: Rosalyn Browne, Email: [email protected], Phone: (843) 263-5261
September
South Dakota, Black Hills, Edgemont
Event Name: Fall Festival & Car Show
Event Date: September 26th, 2015
9am
Car Show and Quilt Show along with some vendors.
Event Location: City Park Downtown, 2nd Ave./ HWY 471, Edgemont, South Dakota 57735
Admission:
Full Event Information:
Company: Edgegmont Chamber
Web: www.edgemont-sd.com
Contact: Karen White, Email: [email protected], Phone: (605) 662-5900
September
Tennessee, Central, Murfreesboro
Event Name: Oktoberfest at Oaklands
Event Date: September 26, 2015
5:00pm to 10:00pm
This fantastic fundraiser will feature many local craft brewers such as The Green Dragon, The Casual
Pint, O’Possum’s, Saw Works, Panther Creek Duck Rabbit and the MidState Br ew Crew to name but a
few. Come enjoy the football game with Taps & TVs by The Mobile Pint, energetic live music, a variety
of family friendly activites for festival goers of all ages and some really delicious treats from local food
trucks.
Event Location: Oaklands Historic House Museum, 901 North Maney Avenue, Murfreesboro,
Tennessee 37130
Admission: Advanced Admission For Craft Beer Drinkers $35 Advanced Admission For Designated
Drivers $15 Advanced Admission For Children $5 Gate Admission For Craft Beer Drinkers $40 Gate
Admission For Designated Drivers $20 Gate Admission For Children $10
Full Event Information: www.oaklandsmuseum.org
Company: Oaklands Historic House Museum
Web: www.oaklandmuseum.org (615) 893-0022
Contact: Raina van Setter, Email: [email protected], Phone: 615-809-4776
September
Tennessee, Central, Nashville
Event Name: Wine on the River
Event Date: September 12, 2015; 3pm-7pm
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Join us as we travel through 10 different regions spanning the globe. Sample wine, beer, and/or spirits
specific to that region and a restaurant featuring a culturally themed menu. Take a break from your
travels and enjoy the soothing sounds of live jazz music.
Event Location: , , Nashville, Tennessee 37213
Admission: $55 + Tax; $65 + tax (day of event)
Full Event Information: www.wineontheriver.com/index.html
Company: iHeart Media
Web: www.iheartmedianashville.com (615) 664-2400
Contact: Candace Price, Email: [email protected], Phone: (615) 664-2484
September
Tennessee, Central, Nashville
Event Name: Home Decorating & Remodeling Show
Event Date: September 18 to 20, 2015
The largest home show in Tennessee is back for its 32nd year. Sponsored by the Better Business
Bureau, we bring together a great array of businesses covering all aspects of home care - building,
remodeling, maintenance, decoration, landscaping and much, much more. Don't miss this exciting 3day event.
Event Location: Music City Center, 201 5th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Admission: $10 ($2 Discount coupon available at web site)
Full Event Information: www.nashvillehomeshow.com
Company: Show Pros International, LLC
Web: www.nashvillehomeshow.com (800) 343-8344
Contact: Vandy Richards, Email: [email protected], Phone: (702) 450-7984
September
Tennessee, East, Clinton
Event Name: Days of the Pioneer Antique Show"
Event Date: September 11 to 12, 2015
A premier antique show and sale displaying the finest selection of 18th and 19th century American
antiques from the nation’s premium dealers. Attendees can experience an extensive selection of
American artifacts in their natural setting, with the opportunity to pur chase similar items from scores
of outstanding dealers from across the country. The event also features traditional craftsmen
demonstrating pioneer skills, mountain music, and Revolutionary and Civil War encampments.
Event Location: Museum Of Appalachia, 2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, Tennessee 37716
Admission: Admission charged; free for members
Full Event Information: www.museumofappalachia.org
Company: Museum of Appalachia
Web: www.museumofappalachia.org
Contact: Jane Kirk or Kate Campbell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (865) 4947680
September
Tennessee, East, Kodak
Event Name: Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival
Event Date: September 17-18-19, 2015
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The 16th Annual Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival is 3 days of world class music on stage in a
converted dairy barn. There is camping, plenty of food and an assortment of vendors for your
convenience. Parking is free. See website for info.
Event Location: Dumplin Valley Farm Rv Park, 525 East Dumplin Valley Road, Kodak, Tennessee 37764
Admission: $30/Day; $85/weekend pass; 12 & under free with adult admission
Full Event Information: www.dumplinvalleybluegrass.com
Company: Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival
Web: www.dumplinvalleybluegrass.com
Contact: Mitzi Soward, Email: [email protected], Phone: (865) 397-7942
September
Texas, Gulf Coast, Orange
Event Name: S.P.O.R.T. Tunnel Boat Races
Event Date: September 18-20, 2015
Come and enjoy the raging speed of the Tunnel Boat Races along with food and fun for the whole
family.
Event Location: City Of Orange Boat Ramp, 1000 Simmons Drive, Orange, Texas 77630
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.orangetexas.org
Company: City of Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau
Web: www.orangetexas.org (409) 883-1010
Contact: Ashley Mahana, Email: [email protected], Phone: (409) 883-1011
September
Texas, Gulf Coast, Pasadena
Event Name: Partners in Education Business Expo
Event Date: September 1, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This expo is designed for the educational community. Vendors can learn how to do business with San
Jacinto College District and Pasadena Independent School District while participating in the expo
surrounding the event. The audience will be teachers and school district employees seeking resources
for both personal and professional purchases.
Event Location: Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, Texas 77507
Admission: Free
Full Event Information:
http://asoft4199.accrisoft.com/pasadena/index.php?src=events&srctype=detail&refno=2466
Company: Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.pasadenachamber.org
Contact: Cristina Womack, President/CEO, Email: [email protected], Phone: (281) 4877871
September
Texas, Gulf Coast, Stafford
Event Name: Houston Hot Sauce Festival
Event Date: September 19 to 20, 2015
Saturday 11 am to 6 pm and Sunday Noon to 5 pm
100s of award winning hot sauces, salsas, chips, dips, peppers,spices, marinades, wing sauces,
jams/jellies and more.
Event Location: Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford, Texas 77077
Admission: 10
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Full Event Information: www.houstonhotsauce.com
Company: Houston Hot Sauce Festival
Web: www.houstonhotsauce.com (281) 558-3518
Contact: Carol Borge, Email: [email protected], Phone: (832) 640-7544
September
Texas, Hill Country, Brownwood
Event Name: Steele Magnolias
Event Date: September 17-20 & 24-27, 2105
7:30 - 10:00 PM
Shelby is the prettiest girl in town and her engagement is all the talk, but the joy and excitement of her
wedding quickly turn to concern as she faces a risky pregnancy and a myriad of health complications.
Event Location: Brownwood Lyric's Theatre, 318 Center Avenue, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Admission: Floor seating - $12, balcony seating - $8
Full Event Information: www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Company: Brownwood Lyric's Theatre
Web: www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Contact: Eric Evans, Email: [email protected], Phone: (325) 998-2801
September
Texas, Hill Country, Brownwood
Event Name: Feels Like Home Celebration
Event Date: September 18-20-2015
18th - 5:00-12:00 PM, 19th - 10:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 20th - 12:00 5:00 PM
The Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration is a community-wide festival held each year in
Brownwood, Texas featuring a variety of competitions, attractions (Beer & Wine Tasting, Midway,
Route ^6 Exhibit, and Vintage Camper Show), vendors, music, and food in addition to the Saturday
Concert opening with Uncle Cracker for Josh Turner.
Event Location: , 600 E Depot, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Admission: Prices differ depending on activity
Full Event Information: www.celebratebrownwood.com
Company: Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.celebratebrownwood.com
Contact: Sunni Modawell, Email: [email protected], Phone: (325) 646-9535
September
Texas, Hill Country, Midland
Event Name: Opening Night At The Symphony
Event Date: September 12, 2015
7:30 PM
Edward Dusinberre, violin. Berlioz – “Hungarian March” from The Damnation of Faust, Beethoven –
Violin Concerto, Dvorak – Symphony No. 8, op. 88.
Event Location: Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, Texas 79707
Admission: 22Edward dusinberre, violin. berlioz – “hungarian march” from the damnation of faust,
beethoven – violin concerto
Full Event Information: www.mosc.org/concerts/opening-night.html
Company: Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale
Web: www.MOSC.org
Contact: Crystal Calcote, Email: [email protected], Phone: (432) 563-0921
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September
Texas, Hill Country, Temple
Event Name: Fascinating Tales Concert
Event Date: September 12, 2015
7:30 PM
Violinist Ricardo Gomez will perform with the Temple Symphony Orchestra. The program will include
Prince Igor:Polovstian March" by Alexander Borodin
Event Location: Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center, 2600 South 1st Street, Temple, Texas
76504
Admission: Adults $20, students $5
Full Event Information: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=54611
Company: Temple Symphony Orchestra
Web: www.TempleSymphony.org (254) 778-6683
Contact: Jan Salzman, Email: [email protected], Phone: (254) 913-8276
September
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Poodle Skirts & Hot Rods
Event Date: September 5, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Kids can take a step back into the 1950s and create their very own poodle skirt or hot rod in honor of
Buddy Holly's Birthday.
Event Location: , 1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79401
Admission: Poodle Skirts: $20; Hot Rods: $10
Full Event Information: www.ci.lubbock.tx.us/departmental-websites/departments/buddy-hollycenter/annual-events
Company: Buddy Holly Center
Web: www.buddyhollycenter.org
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3560
September
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Lubbock
Event Name: Buddy's Birthday Bash
Event Date: September 7, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate and honor the birthday of Buddy Holly. We will have children's activities, a cash
bar, birthday cake, and a live music performance. The Allison House will also be open from 1:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Event Location: , 1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79401
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.ci.lubbock.tx.us/departmental-websites/departments/buddy-hollycenter/annual-events
Company: Buddy Holly Center
Web: www.buddyhollycenter.org
Contact: Vassandra Okoruwa, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 775-3560
September
Texas, Panhandle Plains, Ralls
Event Name: 20th Annual Cotton Boll Fest and Car Show
Event Date: September 12, 2015
9AM-11PM
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Celebrate cotton with the 20th annual cotton boll fest in Ralls, Texas located 30 miles east of Lubbock,
Texas. Enjoy a Quilt Show, craft and food vendors, agriculture displays, entertainment all day, raffles,
contests, games, Miss Cotton Boll pageant and more. That night will be a dance featuring Cadillac Jack
Band.
Event Location: Ralls Downtown Square, 800 Ave. I, Ralls, Texas 79357
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: Cotton Boll Fest
Company: Ralls Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.rallschamberofcommerce.com
Contact: Giselle Brock, Email: [email protected], Phone: (806) 253-2342
September
Texas, Piney Woods, Avinger
Event Name: Avinger Wine Festival
Event Date: September 19, 2015
10:00am-7:00pm
This Festival is a celebration of wine,food and art. Artisans from all over Texas sell their goods as you
stroll the grounds around one of Avinger's Historic Homes. Delicious foods, great music and wine
tastings from the best of Texas wineries. Join us in Downtown Avinger for this huge fund raising event.
Event Location: Downtown Avinger, Pine & Church Streets off Main St., Avinger, Texas 75630
Admission: Free Festival Entry. $5 For Wine Garden.
Full Event Information: www.avingerwinefestival.com
Company: Avinger Wine Festival
Web: www.avingerwinefestival.com
Contact: Ronnie Politi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (903) 562-2256
September
Texas, Piney Woods, The Woodlands
Event Name: Labor Day Weekend Event
Event Date: September 5 to 6, 2015
6:00-9:00 p.m.
This event features your favorite songs performed by talented live musicians. This weekend event is
two nights of fun, fireworks and live entertainment.
Event Location: Waterway Square, Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: http://visitthewoodlands.com/?page_id=1338
Company: The Woodlands Convention Center and Visitors Bureau
Web: www.visitthewoodlands.com
Contact: Zoe Molina, Email: [email protected], Phone: (281) 210-3476
September
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Fort Worth
Event Name: Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
Event Date: September 20 to January 10, 2016
Presenting Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, an overview highlighting the range of the artist's prolific 14year career and comprising approximately 60 works. The exhibition begins with early examples of
paintings inspired by Wiley’s observations of street life in Harlem; these images of African-American
men mark the onset of his focused exploration of the male figure. Also includes a selection from the
artist’s ongoing World Stage project.
Event Location: Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
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Admission: 10
Full Event Information: http://themodern.org/exhibition/upcoming/kehinde-wiley-a-newrepublic/3071
Company: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Web: www.themodern.org (817) 738-9215
Contact: Kendal Smith Lake, Email: [email protected], Phone: (817) 840-2167
September
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Lewisville
Event Name: Lewisville Lake Symphony Series: Concert 1 - Christopher Lowry, Viola
Event Date: September 18, 2015
7:30 PM
The Lewisville Lake Symphony, an all-professional orchestra serving North Texas, will open its 32nd
symphony series with a program featuring the winner of the 2015 International Competition for
Strings, Christopher Lowry, viola. He will perform Bartok's Viola Concerto. The orchestra will also
perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 6.
Event Location: Mcl Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville, Texas 75057
Admission: Adults $25, seniors $20, students $10
Full Event Information: www.lewisvillesymphony.org
Company: Lewisville Lake Symphony
Web: www.lewisvillesymphony.org (972) 874-9087
Contact: Diane Busche, Email: [email protected], Phone: (972) 839-4548
September
Texas, Prairies and Lakes, Weatherford
Event Name: Run From the Ducks
Event Date: September 27, 2015
5:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
An eight-hour timed event that is run on an approximate 1.02 mile loop through Clark Gardens
Botanical Park. Most of the course is either fine gravel or grass. All proceeds go to benefit The National
Vietnam War Museum. The race starts at 7 a.m.
Event Location: Clark Gardens, 567 Maddux Road, Weatherford, Texas 76088
Admission: Entry fee for runners
Full Event Information: www.runfromtheducks.org
Company: The National Vietnam War Museum
Web: www.nationalvnwarmuseum.org
Contact: Edward T.Luttenberger/Dr. Jim Messinger, Email: [email protected],
Phone: (940) 325-4003
September
Texas, South Texas Plains, Buda
Event Name: 2nd Annual Fajita Fiesta Cook Off
Event Date: September 25, 2015 - September 26, 2015
Fajita Fiesta attracts people and competitive cookers from across the Great State of Texas. Fajita Fiesta
is a family friendly event with free admission, free parking and free concerts. There will be food
booths, vendors, games, a jalapeno eating contest, mariachi groups, arts, crafts and so much more.
Fajita Fiesta has something for everyone in the family.
Event Location: Buda City Park, 204 San Antonio Road, Buda, Texas 78610
Admission: Free - open to the public
Full Event Information: www.fajitafiestatexas.com
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Company: Buda Area Chamber of Commerce
Web: www.fajitafiestatexas.com
Contact: Monica Martinez, Email: [email protected], Phone: (512) 295-9999
September
Vermont, Central, Norwich
Event Name: Montshire Unleashed: An Evening for Adults
Event Date: September 18, 2015
6 - 9 pm
Allow your inner curiosity to run wild. The Montshire is open after hours for adults of all ages. Pull up a
stool at the Science Discovery Lab for some amazing activities or simply explore the Museum’s visiting
and permanent exhibits on your own. Jasper Murdock Ale and wine from the Norwich Inn will be
available for purchase.
Event Location: Montshire Museum Of Science, 1 Montshire Road, Norwich, Vermont 5055
Admission: Free with museum admission
Full Event Information: www.montshire.org/programs/detail/montshire-unleashed
Company: Montshire Museum of Science
Web: www.montshire.org (802) 649-2200
Contact: Beth Krusi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 649-2200
September
Vermont, Central, Norwich
Event Name: Archeology Day
Event Date: September 26, 2015
10 am - 5 pm
What has happened in the Upper Connecticut Valley during the last 12,900 years, and, most
importantly, how do we know? Find out for yourself at Archaeology Day—a day-long celebration of
us—the humans. Examine real artifacts in Montshire's discovery lab, watch stone tool and pottery
making demonstrations, be your own history detective at our site clues simulation, try out an
archaeologist’s tools in a table-top dig, get your hands messy at the pottery workshop, throw an atlatl,
and talk to real local archaeologists.
Event Location: Montshire Museum Of Science, 1 Montshire Road, Norwich, Vermont 5055
Admission: Free with museum admission
Full Event Information: www.montshire.org/programs/detail/archeology-day
Company: Montshire Museum of Science
Web: www.montshire.org (802) 649-2200
Contact: Beth Krusi, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 649-2200
September
Vermont, Northern, Shelburne
Event Name: Bee Here Now",www.shelburneorchards.com"
Event Date: September 13, 2015
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Event Location: Shelburne Orchards, 216 Orchard Road, Shelburne, Vermont 5482
Admission: Free
Full Event Information: www.shelburneorchards.com
Company: Shelburne Orchards
Web: We're celebrating the bee and its importance in our food production. There will be an
observation hive, speakers, bee-themed quilts, kids' activities, raffle, tastings by Groennfell Meadery,
and a Be a Bee" parade. Sponsored by Shelburne Orchards and Vermont Beekeepers Association."
(802) 985-2753
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Contact: Megan J. Humphrey, Email: [email protected], Phone: (802) 864-7528
September
Vermont, Southern, Brattleboro
Event Name: Vermont Jazz Center Presents: Jamie Baum Septet
Event Date: September 18, 2015
8:00 PM
The award-winning flutist brings her Septet featuring “French horn, bass clarinet, a killing rhythm
section and other elements in a visceral statement inspired by recent journeys in South Asia.
Event Location: Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, Vermont 5301
Admission: $20- $40 General Admission (Sliding Scale), $15 Students (W/ Valid Id)
Full Event Information: www.vtjazz.org
Company: Vermont Jazz Center
Web: www.vtjazz.org (802) 254-9088
Contact: Eugene Uman, Email: Eugene @vtjazz.org, Phone: (802) 258-8822
September
Vermont, Southern, Brattleboro
Event Name: Vermont Jazz Center Presents: Steve Wilson and Wilsonian's Grain
Event Date: September 19, 2015
8:00 PM
The famed alto saxophonist brings his quartet, heralded as “jazz at its finest - in conception, execution
and spontaneity.” With Orrin Evans (p), Ugonna Okegwo (b), and Clarence Penn (d).
Event Location: Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, Vermont 5301
Admission: $20- $40 General Admission (Sliding Scale), $15 Students (W/ Valid Id)
Full Event Information: www.vtjazz.org
Company: Vermont Jazz Center
Web: www.vtjazz.org (802) 254-9088
Contact: Eugene Uman, Email: Eugene @vtjazz.org, Phone: (802) 258-8822
September
Virginia, Blue Ridge Mts, Castlewood
Event Name: World Class Wrestling
Event Date: September 4, 2015
7:00 PM
Famous world class wrestlers in the ring within the Commercial Building. No additional fees to attend
this event. Seats fill up fast and meet and greets with the wrestlers are available.
Event Location: Russell County Faigrounds, 237 Donnie Dean Drive, Castlewood, Virginia 24224
Admission: $2.00 Children / $10.00 Adults
Full Event Information: http://russellcountyfair.com/special-events
Company: Russell County Fair and Horse Show
Web: www.russellcountyfair.com (276) 762-2261
Contact: Tricia, Email: [email protected], Phone: (276) 202-7732
September
Virginia, Blue Ridge Mts, Castlewood
Event Name: Pet Agility and Pet Show
Event Date: September 7, 2015
9am to 2 pm
A full pet agility course is available within the horse arena and prizes awarded at end of the event. The
pet show begins at 2:00 and a full class schedule will be available by downloading our free app. This is
the only day pets are welcome at the fair grounds.
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Event Location: Russell County Fairgrounds, 237 Donnie Dean Drive, Castlewood, Virginia 24224
Admission: General Admission $2.00 Children / $10.00 Adults
Full Event Information: http://russellcountyfair.com/pet-show
Company: Russell County Fair and Horse Show
Web: www.russellcountyfair.com (276) 762-2261
Contact: Tricia, Email: [email protected], Phone: (276) 202-7732
September
Virginia, Blue Ridge Mts, Castlewood
Event Name: Russell County Horse Show
Event Date: September 10, 2015
Begins at 6pm
This horse show is sponsored by Farm Bureau and is only open to residents of Russell County.
Download our free app for class lists, times and schedule changes. Voted one of the top 3 horse shows
in Virginia Living 2014 & 2015.
Event Location: Russell County Fairgrounds, 237 Donnie Dean Drive, Castlewood, Virginia 24266
Admission: $2.00 Children And $10.00 Adults (Fees For Performing In Show)
Full Event Information: http://russellcountyfair.com/2012-russell-county- fair-horse- show
Company: Russell County Fair and Horse Show
Web: www.russellcountyfair.com (276) 762-2261
Contact: Tricia, Email: [email protected], Phone: (276) 202-7732
September
Virginia, Blue Ridge Mts, Castlewood
Event Name: Open Western Horse Show
Event Date: September 11, 2015
Begins at 6:00pm
This show is listed in the top 3 of Virginia Living Best in Virginia in 2014 and 2015. Download our free
app with class lists, times and schedule changes. This show is open to the public.
Event Location: Russell County Fair Grounds, 237 Donnie Dean Drive, Castlewood, Virginia 24224
Admission: $2.00 Children / $10.00 Adults (Additional Horse Show Fees For Showing Horses)
Full Event Information: http://russellcountyfair.com/?s=Horse+show
Company: Russell County Fair and Horse Show
Web: www.russellcountyfair.com (276) 762-2261
Contact: Tricia, Email: [email prot