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California, La Habra Heights, Event Date: February 26, 27 & 28, 2016

Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts showcasing the works of outstanding artists

The Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, showcasing the works of outstanding artists from all over Southern California, will be celebrating its 56th anniversary Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 26, 27 and 28, 2016 at its hillside setting in La Habra Heights, CA (2000 West Rd.). There is no admission charge and parking is free for all attendees. Two hundred artists will be exhibiting, selling, and in many cases, demonstrating ...

 


 

New Hampshire, Gilford, Event Date: August 4-6, 2016

Gunstock Mountain Resort to Host SoulFest, New England’s Premier Christian Music Festival

This three-day event features world-renowned and Grammy winning Christian artists representing all musical genres on four separate stages, guest speakers and authors from across the globe. Celebrating 19 years of Music, Love and Action, the SoulFest, will be held August 4-6, 2016 in the picturesque White Mountains of Gilford, New Hampshire at Gunstock Mountain Resort (719 Cherry Valley Rd. Gilford, NH 03249). Gunstock provides an idyllic ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Event Date: Through June 12, 2016

Test Your Survival Skills in the Interactive Exhibit, American Adventure, Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA

The Mercer Museum's latest exhibit, American Adventure, puts visitors into the shoes of the original American colonists and challenges them to survive for one year, in this realistic role-play adventure. Sound easy? Think again… Of the original 104 settlers who arrived in the spring of 1607, fewer than 40 survived the first twelve months. Visitors will wind their way through interactive galleries set within a challenging 2500 square  ...

 


 

Florida, Palatka, Event Dates: February 18, 19 & 20, 2016

Bluegrass Music Celebrates at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, Florida

Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announce that the 12th Annual Palatka Bluegrass Festival will be held at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch in Palatka, Florida on February 18, 19 & 20, 2016. The three day event begins on (Thursday) February 18, 2016 at 12:00 Noon, with Open Stage Daily at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. each night. The Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch offers 790 acres adjoining the St. John’s River with plenty ...

 


 

Illinois, Crystal Lake, Event Date: February 13 & 14, 2016

Home and Garden Expo Returns to Crystal Lake Holiday Inn, IL

The Crystal Lake Home and Garden Expo (www.CrystalLakeHomeShow.com) returns to the Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center on February 13th & 14th for McHenry County’s most popular home improvement event with free admission and free parking. This year’s event provides the ultimate in convenience and savings to homeowners in the area, highlighting the latest home improvement products and services ...

 


 

Georgia, Atlanta, Event Date: March 11 to 12, 2016

Full Radius Dance in Concert Presents Breakaway, Atlanta

Full Radius Dance will present Breakaway on March 11 to 12, 2016 at the 7 Stages Mainstage Theatre, 1105 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307. Times: 3/11 at 8PM, 3/12 at 2PM and 8PM. Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors/children and $12.00 for groups of 10 or more and are available for purchase at www.fullradiusdance.org. Klupchak’s documentary of Full Radius Dance, A Work in Progress ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: February 13 to 14, 2016

Fredericksburg Kids Expo returns for another year of fun for the Kids in the Fredericksburg, VA area

The Annual Fredericksburg Kids Expo, with presenting Sponsor Fredericksburg Parent Magazine, is a family fun event taking place at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center (2371 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg VA 22401) on Saturday, February 13: 10am-5pm and Sunday, February 14: 11am-4pm. This is a show for babies, tots, kids, tweeners and the entire family. Enjoy an exciting weekend where expecting  ...

 


 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: March 24, 25 & 26, 2016

Major international contemporary ballet and dance festival set for Houston this March: Dance Salad Festival

The Houston International Dance Coalition will present Dance Salad Festival (www.dancesalad.org) on March 24, 25 and 26 at 7:30pm at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002. Admission is $25 - $58. For updates, photos and to buy tickets, go to: www.dancesalad.org. Now celebrating the 21st anniversary in Houston and the 24th season since its inception in Brussels, Belgium, Dance  ...

 


 

Florida, Miami Beach, Event Date: February 19/February 21, 2016

South Beach Chamber Ensemble will present 19th Century Genius, Coral Gables, FL and at the MB Botanical Garden, Miami

The South Beach Chamber Ensemble will present 19th Century Genius, on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 8:00pm at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 and Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 6:00pm at the MB Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. The event will feature two magnificent string sextets by master composers of the 19th century. The String ...

 


 

New Jersey, Summit, Event Date: February 20, 2016

Masterwork Chorus Presents Forest and Vale: Settings of Beloved Poems to Warm Your Heart

Enjoy an evening with The Masterwork Chorus as they explore themes of nature in Forest and Vale on February 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm at Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit, NJ Music Director Chris Shepard leads the 100-voice chorus with noted accompanist Carol Walker at the piano. In Blakesongs, Richard Charlton sets five of William Blake’s much-loved poems including “The Tyger” and “To See the ...

 


 

Arizona, Phoenix, Event Date: March 5, 2016

Blues Blast Music Festival Presented by Phoenix Blues Society, Phoenix

The 25th anniversary of Blues Blast is presented by the Phoenix Blues Society, 501(c)(3), and will take place on March 5, 2016 at Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. 3rd St. at Moreland near downtown Phoenix. The gates will open at 10 a.m. with music starting at 11 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m. Canned Heat, celebrating their 50th anniversary and The Laurie Morvan Band will headline the event along with a two-hour retrospective ...

 


 

Florida, Palm City, Event Date: February 12th, 2016

Hits from Lloyd Webber's Top Ten Shows Sung By Internationally Acclaimed Performers, Lake Worth, FL

Artists For a Cause will present the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber concert on February 12th at 8pm at the Duncan Theater, 4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth, FL 33461. The concert will include hit songs from his most popular 10 shows , including Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Starlight Express, Requiem and more. International vocalist, Terry Barber is joined by Carbonel Award-winning actress, Shelley Keelor, a young soprano prodigy, and a chamber orchestra of world-class ...

 


 

Texas, Dallas & Fort Worth, Event Dates: February 11 and 12, 2016

Allegro Guitar Series Presents Chet Atkins Tribute Featuring Guitarists John Knowles & Martin Taylor to Be Held in Dallas & Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society will present the Allegro Guitar Series Chet Atkins Tribute featuring guitarists John Knowles & Martin Taylor to be held in Dallas & Fort Worth on February 11 at 7:30PM and February 12 at 8:00PM. Very few guitarists have touched as many lives as the great American guitarist Chet Atkins. In the later part of his career he chose a handful of his favorite artists to receive his “CGP” (Certified Guitar ...

 


 

Maryland, Silver Spring, Event Date: February 6, 2016

Folklore Society Mid-Winter Festival, Silver Spring, MD

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington, DC (FSGW) will hold their Mid-Winter Festival Silver Spring, MD on February 6 from 12 noon to 10:30 pm at the Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, MD.   The annual celebration includes Chanteys and shape note singing, doo wop and duets, English dance and Irish laments, banjos and bodhrans and ballads. Dance all day, or try some of the 40 plus  ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Classical Symphony Orchestra Presents Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Chicago

The Classical Symphony Orchestra will be giving the second concert of the 2015-16 Season, Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 3pm. The concert will be performed in the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center Auditorium at Northeastern Illinois University, located at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago. Free parking is located in Parking Lot F next to the Fine Arts Center. Ticket prices are $10.00 general ...

 


 

California, Sacramento, Event Date: January 31, 2016

Davis Children's Chorale & Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra to Perform in Sacramento

The Sacramento Community Concert Association will present the Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra and The Davis Children's Chorale on January 31 at 3pr at the Westminister Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. St., Sacramento, CA. Admission is: Single ticket $25, Student Single $12; Subscribers for season: $95 and $45. Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra is a group that has surprised and excited  ...

 


 

Italy, Lakes District, Event Dates: June 22 - 30, 2016, Sept 3 - 11, 2016

Tofino Expeditions Announces A New Kayaking Tour of the Lakes District of Italy

Tofino Expeditions, a veteran commercial company offering worldwide kayaking tours, is announcing a brand new kayaking tour that explores the Lakes District of Italy. Using kayaks, which provide a truly unique perspective on one of the most romantic and fascinating destinations in the world, visitors on this tour get an up close and personal look at the stunning landscapes, delectable cuisine, and captivating cultures of Italy’s Lakes District ...

 


 

Arizona, Phoenix, Event Date: January 28, 29 & 30, 2016

22nd Annual Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival, Phoenix, AZ

The 22nd Annual Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 28, 29 and 30, 2016, at the Arizona State Fairgrounds (enter @ 17th Avenue and McDowell Rd), Phoenix, AZ. Event times are Thursday & Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm. Admission to the Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival is $10 (good for all three days)—and there is a $1 off coupon available to print online ...

 

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: June 11 & 12, 2016

67th Annual Old Town Art Fair Returns to Chicago in June

The 67th Annual Old Town Art Fair, sponsored by Goose Island Beer Co., will be held in Chicago’s historic Old Town Triangle neighborhood (North Park Ave.) on June 11 & 12, 2016, 10am-6pm. Featuring 250 juried fine artists, the Fair includes a Garden Walk through the Landmark District. Artists (nearly 100 of whom will be new to the 2016 Fair) are selected by an independent jury of Chicago’s most respected artists, gallery owners and museum curators ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: February 27, 2016

Kente Arts Alliance Welcomes Home Jeff “Tain” Watts, Pittsburgh, PA

On Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance welcomes home jazz drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts to the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. General Admission: $30 - $40. Tickets are available online:  www.showclix.com, By phone: 888.71.TICKETS or 888-718-4253. Or at these locations: Dorsey’s Records (Homewood), Stedeford’s Record Shop (Northside), Jamil’s Global Village, East Liberty ...

 


 

California, Palo Alto, Event Date: February 19 through 28, 2016

West Bay Opera tackles Tchaikovsky's Masterpiece Opera Eugene Onegin

The West Bay Opera will present Tchaikovsky's Masterpiece Opera Eugene Onegin February 19 through 28 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA. Admission is $45 - $83. In 19th century Russia, a young aristocrat rejects the love of a simply country girl. Returning years later to find her married to a high ranking member of the nobility, he realizes that she has been his only true love all along. She loves him too, but knows that ...

 


 

North Carolina, Charlotte, Event Date: March 18, 2016

Charlotte Dance Festival Presents Maria Caruso's Bodiography Contemporary Ballet

The Charlotte Dance Festival Invests in Contemporary Ballet With an Evening of Work by Maria Caruso and Bodiography on March 18, 2016, at 8pm at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center's Booth Playhouse, 130 North Tryon St. Charlotte, NC. Admission is $18-$35. The show will open with all of Caruso’s regional works, performed by all of the local artists and students, and Bodiography will travel from Pittsburgh to showcase their successful rock ...

 


 

Minnesota, Duluth

Bullyan RV Accepts RV Business Magazine's Top 50 Dealer Award

RV Business Magazine recently named Bullyan RV, located at 4956 Miller Trunk Hwy. in Duluth, MN as one of its 2015 Top 50 RV Dealers in North America. “Bullyan RV has been proudly serving RV customers in the Northland area for more than 61 years serving Duluth, Minnesota and beyond. It is such an honor to be recognized with this award. Our dealership is going on a fourth generation and is proud to be a family owned and operated dealership ...

 


 

Switzerland, Trip Dates: May through October, 2016

Switzerland Truffle Hunting Adventure for Foodies

This summer as tourists head to the Alps they will have no difficulty finding spectacular mountain scenery. But a new breed of intrepid traveler—adventure foodies—will have a more challenging quest as they search the forest floor under layers of leaves for the most expensive food in the world: The truffle. Guided truffle hunts are one of the most exciting new options on select culinary adventures in Switzerland. One US tour  ...

 


 

Mediterranean, Trip Dates: March - October, 2016

Discover the Yachting World of Greece, Croatia, Turkey, and the Western Mediterranean

Valef Yachts (Greece’s pioneer luxury yacht chartering company) is offering full-service luxury crewed yacht charters throughout Greece, Turkey, the Adriatic and the West Mediterranean from March to October, 2016. Catering to a worldwide clientele, the company offers a wide selection of crewed charter yachts, from mega yachts, motor yachts, motor sailers and sailing yachts, all budgets and tastes are suited. Valef ‘Boutique concierge service ...

 


 

New York, Chautauqua

The Spencer Hotel & Spa passes demanding quality inspection to join Select Registry

The Spencer Hotel & Spa, located in the heart of the historic Chautauqua Institution, was recently honored by being accepted into Select Registry, a portfolio of premier inns, bed and breakfasts, and boutique hotels throughout the United States and Canada. Only the very best properties are invited to undergo Select Registry’s rigorous quality assurance inspection; only the best of the best pass to become members of the exclusive ...

 


 

Texas, Midland, Event Date: July 8-9, 2016

Tall City Blues Fest will take place in downtown Midland's Centennial Plaza on July 8-9, 2016

Tall City Blues Fest, held in downtown Midland, TX Centennial Plaza, will take place July 8-9, 2016. The Fest is a multi-stage blues music festival hosting award-winning performers across multiple stages. Other activities include educational workshops in partnership with Midland College, a juried silent art auction, midnight spectator jam and a Sunday Gospel Brunch, presented by Macedonia Baptist Church. “We've had many inquiries ...

 


 

Arizona, Tucson, Event Date: March 17-20, 2016

Stars Set Sights on Tucson for 2016 High Chaparral Reunion and Nostalgia Festival

Since 2003, fans, stars and crew of this award-winning American western gather to celebrate High Chaparral, other classic TV shows and movies. Through celebrity discussion panels, one-on-one meetings, and personal connections made throughout the weekend, fans fulfill lifelong dreams of visiting the Chaparral ranch house and meeting their favorite stars. The High Chaparral Reunion brings together stars, stuntmen, cast members and others ...


 

Switzerland, Gruyères, Tour Dates: July, August, September, 2016

Tiny Switzerland is Big on the Food Scene: Cheese, Chocolate, and Scenic Alps Tour

Cheese, Chocolate, and Scenic Alps,” a food-tasting tour of Switzerland, delights guests with exclusive visits to ancient terraced vineyards, farmstead cheesemakers, artisan chocolatiers, and top restaurants while showing off some of the most iconic mountain scenery in the world. Guests are immersed in Swiss culture and cuisine as they visit the charming villages sprinkled throughout the countryside and meet food artisans who make the experience unforgettable ...

 


 

Florida, Gulf Breeze, Event Date: March 12 to 13, 2016

Call to Artists: 22nd Annual Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival, Gulf Breeze, FL

Each year, the The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) sponsors a competition to select the artwork to be used in the design of the official festival poster for the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival.   2016 Festival Poster Contest: Winning artwork:  $250 award and displayed on Festival T-shirts, Posters, and pre-festival publicity. Details at www.gulfbreezearts.org. Contest Deadline: 12/2/15. The two-day juried fine arts & fine ...

 


 

New York, Port Washington, Event Date: Through February 6, 2016

Historical Society Costume Exhibit at Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society, Port Washington, NY

The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society of Port Washington launches its major exhibit, “Costume & Culture,” that runs through February 6, 2016. Docent led tours are every Saturday at 12:30pm. Made possible through the generous sponsorship of Brooks Brothers, the exhibit features historic garments presented in context with their heritage and history. Showcasing more than 65 garments plus countless accessories ...

 


 

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 10-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 Lucerne, Lugano, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Montreux and Interlaken. With an expert and personable guide at your side you’ll ...