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Arizona, Catalina Foothills, Event Date: October 4th, 2014

Fantastic Fun Day to Benefit Friends 4 the Future, October 4th, Catalina Foothills, AZ Fantastic Fun Day will be held October 4th at Brandi Fenton Park, N. Alvernon Way, Catalina Foothills, AZ. This is a fun filled, free community event benefitting Friends 4 the Future. Funds raised will be used to expand and continue development of the H.E.A.R.T.T. program which targets the education of children and adolescents in healthy eating habits, hearty physical activities, and financial literacy ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Date: October 21st, 2014

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Presents Landers FIAT River Rhapsodies: Quartet for the End of Time at Clinton Center, Little Rock

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO), Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the opening concert of the 2014-2015 River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series: Quartet for the End of Time. ASO musicians present the music of Haydn and Messiaen in the beautiful Grand Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR, on October 21st at 7 PM. A cash bar is open at 6 PM and at intermission, and patrons are invited to carry drinks into the hall. Media sponsor for the River  ...

 


 

California, Covina, Event Date: October 11, 2014

The Thunder is coming to Downtown Covina, CA on October 11th: Thunderfest and Music Festival

This year’s 19th Annual Covina Thunderfest & Music Festival is revving up to be something special. On Saturday, October 11th, from 1pm to 8pm, Downtown Covina, CA is going back to a simpler time of the 1950's. The Covina Downtown Association will be presenting live music all day at one of the two outdoor stages. The Food & Beer/Wine garden at Heritage Plaza is a great place to take a break as you listen to live music from the Buzz Jumpers or Hula Girls. Sample some of the valley’s best micro-brews ...

 


 

Colorado, Broomfield, Event Date: November 18 to 21, 2014

Denver International Wine Festival Celebrates Ten Years, November 19 to 21

Wine Country Network, Inc., publishers of Wine Country International ® Magazine, has announced an all-star lineup for its 10th Annual Denver International Wine Festival, November 18th to 21st., at the Omni Interlocken Resort, 500 Interlocken Blvd., Broomfield, CO. The DIWF was named one of the Top 10 Can't Miss Fall Wine Festivals In America by Fodor’s, and one of the Top 12 Things To Do in Denver This Fall by Thrilllist. Wine enthusiasts and foodies may join in three days of the most delicious ever, international celebration ...

 


 

Florida, Panama City, Event Date: Oct. 17th and 18th 2014

Nationally Acclaimed Dixieland Band to Head 14th Annual Jazz-By-The-Bay, Panama City, FL

The 14th Annual Jazz-By-the-Bay Festival will be held at Oaks-By-the-Bay Park in the St. Andrews section of Panama City, FL, on October 17th and 18th. The Festival will feature ten hours of jazz over two days performed by six jazz bands playing a variety of jazz styles. The festival, as usual, is free and open to the public. Headlining the festival will be the Minneapolis-based Barbary Coast Dixieland Show Band, a nationally acclaimed ensemble. Other artists scheduled at the festival are guitarist and vocalist ...

 


 

Illinois, Woodstock, Event Date: October 1-31, 2014

October Art Shows at the Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL, October 1st-31st

Check out a vibrant local arts scene October 1-31 at the October Art Shows at the Old Court House Arts Center in Woodstock, Illinois. The gallery at 101 N. Johnson Street on the historic Square continues its tradition of hosting exhibits of local and national artists that change monthly. Hours are Thursday to Saturday, 11am-5pm; Sunday, 1-5 pm. Visit www.oldcourthouseartscenter.org or phone 815-338-4525 for more information. The October exhibits run through ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Greenfield, Event Date: October 11&12, 2014
4th Annual Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival to be held in Greenfield, MA, October 11th & 12th

The Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival, held in the heart of Franklin County, under the iconic Poet’s Seat Tower, returns for its 4th year on Saturday & Sunday, October 11th & 12th. The event will feature a New England Barbecue Society Grilling Contest, a Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Contest, a BrewFest Samplin’ Saloon on Saturday, Lefty’s Brew Saloon on Sunday, live blues music, a People’s Choice BBQ Samplin’ Pit, kids activities, vendors, contests, and more. Fundraiser for the Greenfield Recreation ...


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: October 18th, 2014

Ranch Heritage Day: Free Family Fun at Hill Country State Natural Area, Texas

On Saturday, October 18th, from 11am to 4pm, Ranch Heritage Day will take place at the Hill Country State Natural Area (10600 Bandera Creek Rd.), ten miles outside of Bandera, TX. Dress western and enjoy lots of free family fun for kids and adults. Step back in time as you ride in a horse-drawn covered wagon, visit with the cook at the chuck wagon, or watch exciting ranch rodeo skills. Be dazzled by World Champion Trick Roper Kevin Fitzpatrick and watch as craftsmen and women spin yard with local wool ...

 


 

Texas, Muenster, Event Date: October 18 through 19, 2014

Muenster Oktoberfest Brings Germany to Texas, October 18th to 19th

Prost (cheers)! Oktoberfest is coming to Muenster, TX on October 18th & 19th, at the new 60,000 sq. ft. Heritage Park Pavilion located at 301 North Ash Street in Muenster, TX. Muenster Oktoberfest will bring out the German in everyone as visitors celebrate this traditional Oktoberfest with live polka, country, rock and nostalgic bands on stage all weekend with Alpine Village, The Royal Kolobasneck’s, Brave Combo, The Mullet Boyz and more. Over fifty arts and craft vendors ...

 


 

Virginia, Richmond, Event Date: October 25, 2014

Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia kicks off its season with a modern take on Vienna, Richmond

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, one of the most innovative and accessible classical music organizations in Virginia, celebrates its tenth anniversary in the 2014 / 2015 concert season. CMSCVA will kick off this special year in October with two concerts inspired by the city of Vienna. These concerts will take listeners on a musical journey from the classics of old Vienna to contemporary chamber music inspired by Mozart and Schubert ...


 

Virginia, Richmond, Event Date: October 27th, 2014

Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia opens its tenth anniversary season with the music of Vienna: Austro-Hungarian Waltz

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, one of the most innovative and accessible classical music organizations in Virginia, celebrates its tenth anniversary in the 2014 / 2015 concert season. CMSCVA will kick off this special year in October with two concerts inspired by the city of Vienna. These concerts will take listeners on a musical journey from the classics of old Vienna to contemporary chamber music inspired by Mozart and Schubert. The Viennese theme is celebrated on Monday October ...

 


 

Washington, La Conner, Event Date: October 3-5, 2014

International Quilt & Fiber Art Festival Comes to La Conner, WA, October 3-5

The La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum is hosting its 14th annual Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, October 3-5, in La Conner, WA. This Festival features an international exhibit of over 150 juried and judged traditional and art quilts, wearable art and fiber art pieces submitted from the US, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Held at Maple Hall and the La Conner Civic Garden Club ...

 


 

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Alabama, Mobile & Baldwin Counties, Event Date: October 2-4, 2014

Birders Flock to Gulf Coast for 11th Alabama Coastal BirdFest

Registration continues for the 11th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest, October 2–4, 2014. Since 2004, BirdFest has brought together thousands of birders from across the United States and Canada to enjoy prime bird watching opportunities on the Gulf Coast during fall migration. "The birding potential on the Alabama Gulf Coast is phenomenal, and during fall migration is the best time to enjoy it,” said John Borom ...

 


 

Arkansas, Little Rock, Event Date: October 4th & 5th, 2014

Oscar and Emmy Winning Conductor Bill Conti Brings the Academy Awards to Little Rock

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO), Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, opens the 2014-2015 Acxiom Pops Live! Series with Bill Conti’s Academy Awards Show. The concert is held at the Pulaski Academy Connor Performing Arts Center, 12701 Hinson Road, Little Rock, AR, on  Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Oscar and five-time Emmy-winner Bill Conti – conductor of the Academy Awards Orchestra and composer of film scores “Karate Kid” and “Rocky”  - leads the ASO in a celebration of the big screen. In addition  ...

 


 

Arkansas, Maumelle, Event Date: October 18th & 19th, 2014

Blazing Brass: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra‘s Own Principal Trumpet Featured on Haydn Concerto, Maumelle, AR

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO), Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the second concert in the 2014-2015 Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks Series: Blazing Brass. Arkansas Symphony Orchestra‘s Principal Trumpet Richard Jorgensen performs the classic Trumpet Concerto in E-Flat Major by Haydn, and Bruckner’s colossal Symphony No. 7 in E Major completes the program. The Masterworks Series is sponsored by the Stella Boyle Smith Trust. The concert is sponsored by Aristotle, Inc. The concert takes place at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center ...

 


 

California, Oakland, Event Date: September 21 to October 12, 2014

Popular Concert Series Brings Top Talent to Oakland’s Redwoods

Every Sunday from September 21 to October 12, the popular “Sundays in the Redwoods” concert series brings outstanding musical entertainment to the Woodminster Amphitheater, located at 3300 Joaquin Miller Road, Oakland. With soaring redwoods as a backdrop, the weekly concerts will begin at 2 p.m. with a youth act followed by performances featuring renowned local and national musical acts. Single admission tickets cost $18 and may be purchased online ...

 


 

California, Sacramento, Event Date: November 7, 8, 9, 2014

17th Annual Sacramento Arts Festival Showcases America's Best Art & Craft

Don't miss the opportunity to share in a weekend of handcrafted art and entertainment at the Sacramento Arts Festival (www.sacartsfest.com), Friday, November 7 through Sunday, November 9, 2014. The 17th annual event returns to the Sacramento Convention Center (14th and J Streets), to showcase the best-ever in quality, variety and one-of-a-kind arts and crafts. The festival features over 225 of America’s best contemporary craftspeople and fine artists ...

 


 

Connecticut, Danbury, Event Date: September 27, 2014

Craft Fair at Danbury's First Church Set for Sept 27th

Crafters, artists, horticulturists, authors and more will present their works at the Fall Family Fair. The event is presented by the First Congregational Church of Danbury, and it is will commence on Saturday, September 27, at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. Items that will be presented at the fair include: handmade gifts and home decorations,  gift soaps and creams, handmade jewelry,  book signings from Connecticut authors, new and used books, first rate, second-hand clothes and fashion accessories, flowers and bulbs, outdoor art gallery ...

 


 

Florida, Port Saint Lucie, Event Date: October 4th - 5th

Home Show Returns to the Treasure Coast, Port Saint Lucie, FL, October 4th - 5th

The Treasure Coast Home Show returns Saturday, October 4th through Sunday, October 5th, at the Port Saint Lucie Civic Center, located at the corner of U.S. 1 and Walton Rd. in Port Saint Lucie, FL. At the biggest home show on the Treasure Coast, visitors will find hundreds of experts all under one roof: the latest in home remodel, spas, windows and doors and much more. Hours are Saturday, 10-5 and Sunday, 10-4. Adult admission is $5 and kids are free. Parking is free. The event is sponsored by the Treasure Coast Builder Association ...

 


 

Florida, Jacksonville, Event Date: September 19th to 21st, 2014

9th Annual Jacksonville Carnival brings the beauty and culture of the Caribbean to Jacksonville, Florida

Celebrating all Caribbean cultures, the Jacksonville Caribbean Carnival features everything from a street parade featuring Caribbean costumes and music, to an elaborate food festival highlighting all the flavors and aromas of Caribbean food, as well as Caribbean craft displays and catchy steel drum music and live performances. The event takes place September 19th through September 21st in Jacksonville, Fl. The festive parade begins at 1:00pm, from the corner of Southside & Beach Boulevards then proceeds to the Food ...

 


 

Illinois, Rochelle, Event Date: October 4, 2014

Emergency Service Rescue Project Fundraiser Freefall: Skydive for Burn Units, the Chicago Skydiving Center, Rochelle, IL

In God's Service (IGS) and the Chicago Skydiving Center are having a skydiving party. The event is Emergency Service Rescue Project Fundraiser Freefall: Skydive for Burn Units, held October 4th at the Chicago Skydiving Center, 1207 West Gurler Rd., Rochelle, IL. This is a free event featuring a cookout, volleyball tournament, games, prizes, music, and of course skydiving. A volleyball tournament will start at 11:00am. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes. There will also be games and activities for children. Skydives are discounted through this event under IGS at the Chicago Skydiving Center  ...

 


 

Kansas, Derby, Event Date: September 13, 2014

Derby BBQ Festival to Feature Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Cook-off Competition, Derby, KS, September 13th

The Derby BBQ Festival will take place in Derby, Kansas, on Saturday, September 13th from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event is located 12 miles south of downtown Wichita (High Park), off Hwy. K-15, 2801 E. James St.). At the heart of the Derby BBQ Festival is the Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Cook-off where forty pro teams from across Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma compete for $7,500 in prize money and a chance to cook at the American Royale Barbeque this fall. People will also compete in Sig’s Gourmet Butcher Shop Backyard BBQ Cook-off, the Meritrust Credit Union Kids Chocolate  ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Worcester/Grafton, Event Date: September 18 and 20, 2014

Worcester Chamber Music Society Presents Musical Wunderkinds, September 18th and 20th, Grafton and Worcester

Violist Marcus Thompson joins Worcester Chamber Music Society musicians for a program of musical “Wunderkinds.” This concert explores three very different but equally prodigious musical talents. The genius displayed by Mozart at a very early age is well known and is represented by the masterful and virtuosic Flute Quartet in D major. Half a century later, the young Mendelssohn was crafting works in his teens, exemplified by the brilliant String Quintet in A major, that rivaled the mature masterpieces of Mozart ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Worcester, Event Date: October 16th

Worcester Chamber Music Society Performs Mozart Fest, October 16th

The Worcester Chamber Music Society Performs Mozart Fest, October 16th, at the Nuovo Restaurant, 92 Shrewsbury St., Worcester (6:30 PM dinner; 8:00 PM concert). Feed your stomach and soul at the first of three Café concerts this season. Celebrate the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in a café setting just as listeners in the 18th century would have experienced.   Enjoy wine and dessert during the performance for a real French Café experience, or choose the dinner ticket option for a ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Wellesley, Event Date: Dinner & Live Auction, October 2. Online Auction, September 19-October 3

Eat for a Good Cause: Natick Community Organic Farm Harvest Dinner and Auction

The Natick Community Organic Farm (NCOF) will hold its thirteenth annual Harvest Dinner and Auction on Thursday, October 2 at the Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington Street, Wellesley, Massachusetts. Festivities will begin on the Club’s beautiful lakeside patio with a non-pretentious guided beverage tasting where guests can sample the sustainable wines, local and organic beers, and natural sodas. The bountiful meal that follows will be prepared by Wellesley College Club’s talented chefs from NCOF’s finest ...

 


 

Michigan, Lowell, Event Date: September 20 and 21

Annual Arts and Crafts Festival at Fallasburg Park, Lowell, MI, September 20 - 21

The LowellArts! Fallasburg Fall Festival for the Arts 2014 is September 20 and 21, 10am-5pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Now in its 46th year, the two-day festival includes 100 fine art and fine crafts booths, timeless craft demonstrations, live music, children’s activities, and food booths. Admission is free. Artist booths are juried and a broad range of different mediums are represented including jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, glass, fiber, mixed media, wood, painting, drawing, photography, floral, basketry, print-making, and more ...

 


 

Michigan, South Lyon, Event Date: September 26 to 28, 2014

Pumpkinfest Celebrates 30th Anniversary in South Lyon, MI, September 26 to 28

Milt Wilcox, former Detroit Tigers’ pitcher,  Miss America 1988 Kaye Lani Rae Rafko and Paws, Detroit Tigers’ Mascot, all to make celebrity appearances at Vibe Credit Union Pumpkinfest of the South Lyon Area during its 30th celebration Friday, September 26th through Sunday, September 28th. The Grand Opening will occur Friday at 6:00pm followed by live entertainment from Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils, Channel 7 WXYZ anchorman Stephen Clark and The Trending ...

 


 

Missouri, Kansas City, Event Date: September 20, 2014

Virtuoso Guitarist Douglas Niedt in Concert, Kansas City, MO, September 20th

Virtuoso Guitarist Douglas Niedt will perform in concert in Kansas City, MO on September 20, 2014. The concert is at 7:30 pm in White Recital Hall, on the University of Missouri campus, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, MO. The concert is free. Douglas Niedt's listeners around the world know him best for his love of fresh and diverse repertoire performed with incredible energy, technical perfection, and emotional depth. In his concert, Niedt will play his one-of-a-kind arrangements of South American folk dances and music by George Gershwin ...

 


 

Missouri, Riverside, Event Date: September 20th

Riverside Music Fest, September 20th, Riverside, MO

Riverside Music Fest, formerly known as Riverside Riverfest, rocks into E.H. Young Riverfront Park, Riverside, MO, Saturday, September 20th from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. Riverside Music Fest brings the same great, free family entertainment, in an amped up, redesigned package. The single-day event will feature legendary rockers Night Ranger, along with popular Kansas City performers Big Time Grain ...

 


 

New Jersey, Chatham, Event Date: Sunday September 14, 2014

Chatham Area Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts, Chatham Borough, NJ, September 14th

On Sunday, September 14th, the Chatham Area Artisan Guild (CAAG) will host the Chatham Area Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts.  Held in the parking area of the Chatham Train Station in Chatham Borough, NJ, this free event will feature over 150 fine artisans and crafts people from around the tri-state area displaying and selling their original creations. Some of the items on display and for sale will be original design jewelry and accessories, pottery, wood turning, oil and watercolor paintings, fashion clothing, metal works, photography, glass design, origami, candles, soaps and oils  ...

 


 

New Jersey, Lyndhurst, Event Date: Sunday, September 21, 2014

Vintage Marketplace & Gourmet Food Truck Show, Lyndhurst, NJ, September 21st

The Vintage Marketplace and Gourmet Food Truck Show will be held in Lyndhurst, NJ, September 21st  from 9am to 5pm. The Vintage Marketplaces, a free event, features 75% of the vendors selling antiques, collectibles and vintage. The other 25% is made up of second hand items.  Along with the great shopping there will be a variety of gourmet food trucks, live music and a beer & wine garden. The event is held in the parking lot at 1050 Wall St. West, Lyndhurst, NJ (the same lot as the Whiskey Cafe and the ...

 


 

New Jersey, Fanwood, Event Date: September 28, 2014

Fannywood Day Street Fair, Fanwood, NJ, September 28th

On Sunday, September 28, Fanwood will hold its Annual Fannywood Day Street Fair, Fanwood, NJ. This free event will be held on South Martine & South Avenues from 11am-5 pm. The streets will be transformed into a giant block party. Hosted by the Fannywood Day Committee, the day will start off with a car show, followed by the opening ceremony. If you enjoy shopping there will be over 100 exhibitors selling arts and crafts ...

 


 

New Jersey, Stirling, Event Date: Sunday, September 21, 2014

Stirling Chamber of Commerce Street Fair, Stirling, NJ, September 21st

On Sunday, September 21st, the Long Hill Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its Annual Stirling Street Fair. This free event will be held on Main Avenue between Mercer and Somerset Streets from 10AM - 5PM. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party with 200 exhibitors. There will be merchandise and craft vendors, kiddie rides, pony rides, clown, great food, local merchants and civic groups ...

 


 

New Jersey, Saddle Brook, Event Date: October 5th

UNICO’s Saddle Brook Street Fair, Saddle Brook, NJ, October 5th

Saddle Brook, New Jersey - On Sunday, October 5th, Saddle Brook UNICO will hold a Giant Street Fair.  This free event will be held along 215 Market St. between Mayhill St. and Westminster Place in Saddle Brook, NJ. The Street Fair hours are 9am-5pm. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party featuring over 150 vendors selling unique items. There will be mechanical kiddie rides, climbing wall, camel rides, petting zoo, clown, face painting, sand art, temporary tattoos, live entertainment and more ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: September 27th to 28th, 2014

Gracie Square Art Show to be Held at Carl Schurz Park, Upper East Side of Manhattan, September 27th to 28th

The Gracie Square Art Show, an annual tradition on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, enters its 42nd year. Held September 27th to 28th (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM rain or shine), this prestigious show features professional artists offering gallery quality work including watercolors, oils, pastels, sculpture and photography. These artists come from both around the corner and across the country. The show is presented by the Carl Schurz Park Conservancy. The “Art Fair Source Book,” the acknowledged #1 Guidebook for Art Fairs and Festivals in the U.S. has ranked the Gracie Square Art Show in their top 100 for Sales of Fine Art ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: September 25, 2014

New York Orchestra & Chorus to raise funds and awareness for Animal Haven, a no-kill shelter in Lower Manhattan

The New York Orchestra & Chorus present a live performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 Ode to Joy on Thursday, September 25th at 8:00pm. This event is a Benefit Concert for Animal Haven Shelter, a no-kill animal shelter in Lower Manhattan. The concert takes place in the extraordinary acoustics of Holy Apostles Church, 296 Ninth Avenue at 28th Street, in the Chelsea area of the West Side. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $20. Cash, check, credit card accepted at the door only.  Donors of $20 or more may attend the post-concert wine & cheese reception ...

 


 

North Carolina, Durham, Event Date: September 20 and 21

40th Annual CenterFest Arts Festival - Durham's Largest Community Festival, September 20th - 21st

The Durham Arts Council presents the 40th Annual CenterFest Arts Festival on Sept. 20 and 21 featuring 140 juried fine artists and craftsmen from sixteen states, music and entertainment on six stages from seventy performing groups, a Kids Zone, Beer Garden, great food, a showcase of over forty non-profits, government services, and community organizations, and more. CenterFest is North Carolina's longest running juried outdoor arts festival. Visitors can enjoy and purchase wonderful art, learn how to throw ...

 


 

Ohio, Dayton, Event Date: October 11 to 12, 2014

Experience the Largest Metaphysical Psychic Expo, October 11-12, Dayton, OH

The H&H A Holistic Event Expo will take place October 11-12, in Dayton, Ohio, at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. 5th St. The Expo is the largest metaphysical, holistic expo in Ohio with over 400 vendors, embracing the best of the most credentialed psychics, healers, and metaphysicians including a variety of psychic readings, healing modalities and exclusive products. A Holistic Event Expo is a unique concept of creating an opportunity for like minded individuals to come together in mutual support in the quest to create a happier, healthier, and more ...

 


 

Oklahoma, Davis Area, Event Date: September 14 - 20 ,2014

Arbuckle Mt 15th Annual Bluegrass Festival, Davis, OK, September 14th to 20th

Make your way to Arbuckle Mountain Park for the15th Annual Arbuckle Mountain Bluegrass Festival (located near Davis, OK, just off I-35 exit 60 Ruppe Rd.). The largest park event of the year, this popular music festival features informal jamming, with  Bluegrass, Gospel, and Old Time Country Music from September 14th to 20th. Featured Bands start playing at 12:15 pm Thursday through Saturday. There will be twelve shows each day. In addition to non-stop performances, the events will also include Early Bird Events starting September 14th. Attendees will get a chance to win a new Blueridge BR40 Guitar ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Dates: October 18th and December 13th, 2014

Pittsburgh's Kente Arts Alliance to Present Alto Madness Jazz Series

The Kente Arts Alliance will present its new fall series entitled Alto Madness. It will feature three accomplished alto saxophonists who have made their mark in the jazz world. Two concerts are presented in Pittsburgh. The first one is October 18th and the second one is December 13th. Concert I: On Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present a double bill concert featuring the Tony Campbell Jazz Surgery Band and the Roby “Supersax” ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: October 4th, 2014

25th Annual St. Thomas More Arts & Craft Festival, Pittsburgh PA, October 4th

The 25th Annual St. Thomas More Arts & Crafts Festival will take place on October 4th from 9:00am-3:00pm across the street from South Hills Village Mall at 126 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh PA. The show will feature handcrafted items from over seventy local artists in two large rooms. Just a few of the items that are for sale will be jewelry, wreaths and holiday items, soaps & oils, wood crafts, hand knitting, painted rocks, and much, more. Admission is free. Web: www.stmpgh.org, Phone: ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Chester Springs, Event Date: September 27, 2014

6th Annual Autumn Goddess Retreat Returns to Chester Springs, PA in Support of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County

Wellness in Harmony will be hosting its Annual Autumn Goddess Retreat Festival on September 27th at the West Pikeland Cultural Center (1645 Art School Rd.) in historic Yellow Springs from 10 am to 6pm. This year marks the sixth year of the festival, which offers women, men and children of all ages the opportunity to celebrate the inner divine essence within all of us, and the deep connection shared with each other and with the Earth. The event brings together a wide variety of vendors ...

 


 

South Carolina, Charleston, Event Date: October 5, 2014

9th Annual Charleston Beach Music and Shag Festival, Charleston, SC, October 5th

The Beach Music & Shag Preservation Society of South Carolina (BMSPSSC) will hold its yearly celebration on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. This ninth annual Charleston Beach Music & Shag Festival will take place at the Holliday Citadel Alumni Center in Charleston, at 171 Moultrie St. Tickets cost $25 for BMSPSSC members and $30 for nonmembers. Live music will be provided by the Fantastic Shakers, Rhonda McDaniel and Jimbo Durham & Shag Attack. Deejays Gerry Scott and Andy Todd will entertain ...

 


 

Tennessee, Knoxville

Tennessee RV Moves Forward Under New Ownership of Roger Sellers

Tennessee RV Sales & Service, LLC, in Knoxville, announced today the buyout of Charlie Anderson’s ownership interest in the Tennessee RV dealership by his long time business partner, Roger Sellers. As part of the buyout arrangement, Mr. Anderson has been retained as a consultant for the business. Sellers himself is a 34 year veteran of the RV dealership business having served in several management positions for Foretravel RV before progressing to General Manager and then leaving to start Tennessee RV ...

 


 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: September 21, 2014

Houston's Apollo Chamber Players launches 20x2020 commissioning project with a new work by Grammy-winning composer Libby Larsen

Apollo Chamber Players announces its season opening concert, Bohemian Inception, American Inspiration, a program exploring the shared inspiration between African-American composers and Czech composer Antonín Dvořák. The program includes works by Florence Beatrice Price and Henry Thacker Burleigh, along with Dvořák’s String Quintet in E-flat Major. The concert will be held September 21st at 6pm at Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music (Rice University) 6100 Main St., Houston, TX ...

 


 

Texas, Dallas, Event Date: September 26 - 28, 2014

Live Greek! 58th Annual Greek Food Festival of Dallas

No need to travel to Greece to Live Greek! The Greek Food Festival of Dallas brings to life the flavors, sights, sounds and traditions that make Greece a favorite destination. The festival takes place September 26th to 28th at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 13555 Hillcrest Road at Alpha, Dallas, TX. Opa! Hour on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. features half-price admission, giveaways and more, including the opening of the Festival Taverna with Greek wine tastings. Also new this year, Feta Bites – panko crusted feta cheese fried to a golden brown – join menu favorites including grilled lamb sliders, chicken oreganato ...

 


 

Vermont, Manchester, Event Date: October 3, 4, & 5

Leonardo Da Vinci and Don Quixote Coming to Manchester Craft Show, October 3, 4, & 5

When autumn approaches, that’s when the craft festival season begins in earnest. The 23rd Annual Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival kicks off American Craft Week in Vermont. The Festival will be held October 3rd through 5th at the Practice Tee on Route 7A, a mile and a half north of the new roundabout in downtown Manchester, Vermont. The Manchester show features 150 artists and artisans displaying and selling traditional and contemporary crafts and original art as well as a specialty food tent. Exhibitors are housed in large ...

 


 

Vermont, Stowe, Event Date: October 10 to 12, 2014

Stowe Foliage Arts Festival Hits at Apex of Fall Color, October 10th to 12th

The 31st Annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival is the absolute apex of American Craft Week in Vermont. The Stowe Festival will be held October 10th through 12th at the Stowe Events Field on Weeks Road about a half mile north of the Routes 100 and 108 intersection in the Village of Stowe. The Stowe show features 150 artists and artisans displaying and selling traditional and contemporary crafts and original art as well as a specialty food tent. Exhibitors are housed in large Camelot tents, transformed into veritable cathedrals ...

 


 

Virginia, Newport News, Event Date: October 10-12, 2014

Harvest Faire Returns for 20th Year of Medieval fun, Newport News, VA

Harvest Faire, the Virginia Peninsula’s oldest Renaissance Festival, will return to Newport News to celebrate its 20th season October 10-12, 2014. The Faire is held at Endview Plantation, 362 Yorktown Rd. Visitors will enjoy medieval combat and encampments, knights on horseback, live music and dance, merchants, food and period games. You don’t have to wear a costume and they don’t mind if you do wear one. Times are Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 9am-9pm, and Sunday 9am-3pm.  Tickets are $20 for an adult weekend pass ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: September 20-21, 2014

3rd Annual Fredericksburg Pet Show, September 20-21, Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Fredericksburg VA

The 3rd Annual Fredericksburg Pet Show is September 20-21, at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center (2371 Carl D Silver Parkway), Fredericksburg VA. Saturday: 10am-7pm; Sunday: 11am-4pm. This family fun event brings together pet owners, lovers and enthusiasts. Meet the areas best veterinarians, kennels, animal hospitals, groomers, trainers and more. There will be many pet supplies, training tips, great deals, and prizes. Shelters and rescues will have pets available for adoption at the Pet Show ...

 


 

Washington, Anacortes, Event Date: October 3-4, 2014

5th Annual Anacortes Bier on the Pier - Not Your Typical Oktoberfest

The cries of cheers once again herald the arrival of Anacortes Bier on the Pier, a two-day extravaganza of bier, food and music. Bring your thirst for beer, leave room for brats and enjoy the smorgasbord of all the tasty foods located in two festival food tents on the pier. The event is held October 3rd-4th at 100 Commercial Ave., Anacortes, WA. A new and exciting feature this year is the “Hoppin’ on the Water” Bier on the Pier commercial contest, in partnership with GoSkagit.com. The winner of the contest announced on September 21st will win ten two day tickets, hotel  ...

 


 

Washington, Oakville, Event Date: September 26th-27th, 2014

7th Annual Cedarville Barn Autumn in the Country, Oakville, WA, September 26th-27th

The 7th Annual Cedarville Barn "Autumn in the Country" will take place September 26th-27th, 10am-5pm. at 85 Lewis Rd., Oakville, Washington. Sip cider, take a free horse and carriage ride in vintage carriages by Olympia Carriage. Stroll through fifty vendor booths filled with antiques, primitives, country collectibles, signs, garden art, plants, metal art, linens and quilts, vintage, soaps, woodworks, chainsaw carvings ...

 


 

Washington, Whidbey Island, Deadline to Enter: October 31, 2014

Washington's Whidbey Island Wedding Searches for "Missing" Couple

A winter wedding will be held on January 17, 2015 on Whidbey Island, Washington. Many details have been arranged. The invitations, the cake, the venue, the flowers, the photographer, and the musician, have all been selected. Even a professional wedding planner is standing by. There is just one thing missing: the couple. To promote Whidbey Island as a winter wedding destination, Island industry professionals and tourism officials teamed up to donate a Winter Wedding Giveaway for one couple and 48 guests, worth over $15,000 ...

 


 

Wisconsin, Delafield, Event Date: September 26 & September 27

Mike Chaloupka Memorial Craft Fair Non-Profit Fundraiser, Delafield, WI

The Mike Chaloupka Memorial Craft Fair will be held Friday, September 26th 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, September 27th at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cornerstone Church, N6 W31449 Alberta Drive, Delafield, WI. This non-profit, free craft show will feature handcrafted home and holiday décor, unique gifts, silent auction, bake sale and much more. The silent auction list is available on their website, www.michaelshelpinghands.org. Michael’s Helping Hands Foundation is a charitable, tax-exempt 501c3 organization dedicated to remembering and promoting the spirit and ideas of Michael ...

 


 

Wisconsin, Sturgeon Bay, Event Date: September 27, 2014

Pumpkinmania! Weigh-Off on September 27th Could Select Wisconsin's Largest Pumpkin

The Lodge at Leathem Smith, the well-known 86-year-old resort in Sturgeon Bay, WI, has announced Pumpkinmania!, a new Door County fall season festival featuring an officially sanctioned pumpkin weigh-off, “pumpkin regatta” on the adjoining Sturgeon Bay harbor, pie baking contest, a wide range of kids’ games, food booths by local restaurants, and live music. The family-friendly Pumpkinmania! event will take place on The Lodge at Leathem Smith’s expansive grounds (1640 Memorial Dr.) on Saturday, September ...

 


 

Wisconsin, Shawano and Menominee Counties, Event Date: October 4 and 5, 2014

Wisconsin's Shawano Area Artists Open their Studios for Miles of Art Tour

The Shawano area is opening its doors and inviting visitors to get a glimpse of local artists at work, as well as colorful murals, barn and community quilts, and fall foliage. The fourth annual Shawano Country Miles of Art (www.smartwisconsin.com) is a fall celebration of the arts and nature throughout Shawano and Menominee Counties (Shawano Country) in northeastern Wisconsin, October 4 and 5, 10 am – 5 pm. The event will include free, self-guided tours of area artists’ studios ...

 


 

 

 


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