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Ohio, Twinsburg, Event Date: August 5 to 6, 2017

Twins Days Festival: Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World, Twinsburg, OH

The 2017 Twins Days Festival (www.twinsdays.org) will be held August 5th and 6th. This annual international event is recorded as the “Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World” by the Guinness Book of World Records. The event is held at Glen Chamberlain Park, 10270 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg, OH 44087. Admission is $4.00.   In recognition of the founding of Twinsburg, Ohio, in 1817, by identical twins Aaron and Moses Wilcox, this year the city and community of Twinsburg will celebrate its bicentennial. To celebrate twins’ heritage the theme of this year’s ... 

 

Louisiana, New Orleans, Event Date: March 24-26, 2017

Saints and Sinners LGBT Literary Festival, New Orleans

Saints and Sinners, an annual LGBT literary conference, will run concurrently with the The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 24-26, 2017, at the French Quarter/Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA.  Saints and Sinners offers two full days’ worth of panel discussions, with topics ranging from publishing and marketing to retrospectives on the LGBT movement. The reading series also takes place both days featuring nearly fifty writers ...

 

Ohio, Cincinnati, Event Date: May 12th - 14th, 2017

Cincinnati's own Appalachian Festival in it's 48th year at Coney Island

The Appalachian Festival, presented by The Appalachian Community Development Association, is preparing for it's 48th season. Always on Mother's Day Weekend, the ACDA and their host Coney Island, present an entertaining and educational festival as a family event. The ACDA is a 501c3 that presents supplementary funding to other non profits that directly help with educational scholarships or food sustenance in Appalachia or to Their descendants ...

 

Louisiana, New Orleans, Event Date: March 22-26, 2017

31st Tennessee Williams /New Orleans Literary Festival

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter (Hotel Monteleone 214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130) for its 31st annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. From March 22-26, 2017, attendees will enjoy celebrated award-winning speakers alongside fresh new voices on the literary scene. The 2017 program includes master classes; scholarly and ...

 

New Jersey, Somerset, Event Date: March 4, 2017

Hugs for Brady Presents Winter Gala to Help End Childhood Cancer, Somerset, NJ

The 7th Annual Hugs for Brady Winter Gala will take place Saturday evening, March 4th at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873. This year’s Winter Gala, The Many Faces of Hugs for Brady, honors individuals who have a passion for helping children with cancer. The Hugs for Brady annual gala is the culmination and celebration of the foundation’s efforts and achievements each year, when they take a moment to recognize those who have ...

 

Ohio, Marion, Event Date: March 24 to 25, 2017

Exhibits Come to Life During “Night At the Museum,” Heritage Hall, Marion County Historical Society, Marion, OH

The Marion County Historical Society will present the 11th Annual “A Night at Heritage Hall,” a fun-filled evening of self-guided flashlight tours throughout Heritage Hall, a historic 1910 Federal Post Office converted into the Heritage Hall Museum. For hardy adventurers who take the opportunity to experience Marion County, Ohio, and National history, it is an night with surprises around every corner. Intrepid explorers find over 40 characters ...

 

Massachusetts, Deerfield, Event Date: July, 2017

“African Americans in the Making of Early New England,” Summer Workshop for Teachers, Deerfield, MA

“African Americans in the Making of early New England,” is the focus of a National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers held in  Deerfield, Massachusetts in July 2017,  now accepting applications from around the country.   Teachers from around the nation are invited to submit applications to study in depth the significant role of African Americans  in the birthplace of American freedom ...

 

Texas, Huntsville, Event Date: May 12, 13, 14, 2017

Be Part of Texas History at the General Sam Houston Folk Festival, Huntsville, TX

It’s no stretch to say Texas may not exist today if not for Sam Houston. Until his incredible victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Texas, independence was anything but certain. The General Sam Houston Folk Festival celebrates the life and contributions of the military and political legend to the mighty state of Texas by offering festival goers an immersive experience of frontier life in Houston’s day. Held on the 15-acre grounds of the ...

 

Colorado, Palisade, April 8, 2017

9th Annual Palisade International Honeybee Festival, Palisade, CO

The 9th Annual Palisade International Honeybee Festival will take place on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at various locations in the Town of Palisade, Colorado, offering a fun-filled and educational day of celebrating the industrious honeybee. There will be a Welcoming Reception on Friday, April 7.   The outdoor festival celebration features street vendors, children's events, educational exhibits and live entertainment.  Education is promoted through the arts, crafts, lectures, food preparation, demonstrations and ...

 

Florida, Weirsdale, Event Date: February 4th, 2017

Rare Royal Golden Carriage released from Museum for a once in a lifetime drive, Weirsdale, FL

On Saturday February 4th, 2017 at 3:00 pm, the one of a kind Armbruster Full State Carriage, fully restored to its original elegance, will be put to six pure bred Spanish horses for a singular driving event. This one of a kind carriage, now owned by Gloria Austin, was once the property of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria. The carriage will be driven by Prince Phillip’s coachman (ret.) David E. Saunders around the majestic oak canopies of The Grand Oaks ...

 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: February 2, 2017

Calvary Christian School Presents the Heritage Gospel Concert & Dinner Buffet, Indianapolis, IN

The Calvary Christian School, in conjunction with Calvary Tabernacle Singers, led by Dr. Lindel Anderson, will host the Heritage Gospel Concert & Dinner Buffet on February 2 at Primo’s Banquet Hall. Primo is located at 2615 National Ave, Indianapolis. This is off exit 107 on I-65. The doors open at 5:30PM, the buffet starts at 6:00, and the concert begins at 6:30.    If you love old-time gospel music and great food then heritage concert and dinner is for you ...

 

Illinois, Park Forest, Event Date: February 1-March 4, 2017

Step Back into a 1950s Valentines Day Exhibit at 1950s Park Forest House Museum, Park Forest, IL

The 1950s Park Forest House Museum, at 227 Monee Road (inside St. Mary’s Catholic Church), Park Forest, Illinois, invites you to "Step Back into a 1950s Valentines Day," from February 1 -March 4, 2017, open Wednesday and Saturday, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; other times by appointment. One room represents a classroom in Forest Boulevard School, which was set up in a row of townhomes. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day ...

 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: February 16 to 20, 2017

25th Annual Women of Wisdom Conference Held February 16-20, 2017, Seattle, WA

The Seattle-based Women of Wisdom (WOW) organization announced its conference lineup of workshop presenters, and calls on women to lead the change the world needs during this time of political and social upheaval. Celebrating its 25th year, the WOW conference at North Seattle College Campus runs from February 16 -20, 2017. The Campus is located at 9600 College Way N., Seattle, WA 98103. Individual workshop, evening tickets and conference ...

 

Illinois, Park Forest, Event Date: December 3, 2016 to January 4, 2017

Step Back into a 1950s Christmas" Exhibit, 1950s Park Forest House Museum, Park Forest, IL

The 1950s Park Forest House Museum, 227 Monee Road, Park Forest, Illinois, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, is presenting "Step Back into a 1950s Christmas" exhibit, open December 3, 2016 through January 4, 2017.   Take a break from the hustle and bustle of 21st Century preparations to spend quality time getting a dose of Holiday Nostalgia. Vintage decorations are in every room. The museum features a musical, Black Forest green, aluminum ...

 

Maryland, Port Tobacco, Event Date: December 9-11, 2016

Charles County Maryland Christmas Tour, December 9-11

The Historical Society of Charles County, Maryland welcomes visitors to Charles County December 9-11, 2016.  This year, 18 nonprofit cultural and historical sites have joined together to form the fourth annual Charles County Holiday Trail. The Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fairgrounds kicks off the weekend on Friday, December 9th at 4:00 pm.  Modeled after the famous markets in Germany, this is the first outdoor ...

 

Texas, Austin, Event Date: November 5 and 6, 2016

The Largest Gathering of Celts in Central Texas Celebrates 20 Years in Austin, TX

Celebrate the cultures of Celtic nations such as Ireland and Scotland with four stages of traditional music and dance as well as storytelling, Celtic animals, professionally instructed music workshops and a full Highland Games competition.   The 20th Annual Austin Celtic Festival (ACF) returns November 5th and 6th with plenty of fun-filled events the entire family will enjoy.  The largest gathering of Celts in Central Texas is located at the Fiesta Gardens in ...

 

Georgia, Maysville, Event Date: September 17 & 18, 2016

Living History, Bluegrass & BBQ highlight Art in the Park Festival, Maysville, GA

Tumbling Waters Society is celebrating the 26th Art in the Park Festival at Hurricane Shoals Park (416 Hurricane Shoals Rd.) near Maysville in Jackson County. September 17th & 18th the Park comes to life with Bluegrass and Southern Gospel, many children’s activities and arts & crafts for adults. The authentic 1800’s Heritage Village will stage living history with folk art demonstrations and two days of Civil War History – re-enactors will stage battles with ...

 

Wisconsin, Menomonee Falls, Event Date: September 16 to 18, 2016

6th Annual Artist Ride Photoshoot September 16-18, 2016 at Old Falls Village, Menomonee Falls, WI

Located in SE Wisconsin, this is only one of three Artist Rides in the United States, and is open to artists of all types of mediums. This unique event offers a chance to produce vintage scenes not easily available to artists/photographers, meet other artists, and work with seasoned models. Artists then use the photographs as a resource and reference to create their art: fine art prints, paintings, drawings ...

 

California, Pleasanton, Event Date: September 3 & 4, 2016

151 Years of Scottish Game & Heritage Returns to Pleasanton, CA, September 3 & 4

Celebrating 151 years of continuous Scottish Games, the Caledonian Club of San Francisco provides one of the world's largest Scottish Gathering & Games with 22 different events and attractions. The Games take place at the enormous Alameda County Fairgrounds In Pleasanton, California on September 3-4, 2016. Featuring more than 30 pipe bands from the U.S. and Canada, plus the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band, to the 42nd U.S. Invitational Heavy Event ...

 

Florida, Naples, Event Date: November 9, 2016

Naples Botanical Garden Presents Hats in the Garden: The Faces of Naples

Naples Botanical Garden’s Hats in the Garden debuted in Naples in 2004 and is known as the official kickoff to the social season. The event is supported by the Sustaining Leadership Council, a group of 38 dynamic women who dedicate time and charitable support to the Garden’s special events and mission-focused programs. Naples Botanical Garden will host the 13th Annual Hats in the Garden, presented by Northern Trust on ... 

 

 

Alabama, Spanish Fort, Event Date: October 5-8, 2016

Registration Is Now Open for 13th Alabama Coastal BirdFest, Spanish Fort, AL

Registration opened with a bang on Monday, August 15, for the 13th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest, which takes place at prime bird- and wildlife-watching locations throughout Baldwin and Mobile counties, October 5–8, 2016. Birders know the Alabama Gulf Coast is a prime spot to see birds during the fall migration, and since 2004, BirdFest has attracted visitors from more than 27 states and Canada—many returning multiple times. For both

 

 

Wisconsin, Menomonee Falls, Event Date: July 16 to 17, 2016

17th Annual Menomonee Falls Civil War Encampment, Menomonee Falls, WI, July 16 to 17

The 17th Annual Menomonee Falls Civil War Encampment will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 16th and 17th, located at Old Falls Village, (www.OldFallsVillage.com), SW corner of Pilgrim Road and County Line Rd Q, Menomonee Falls, WI. The Ice Cream Social has joined the Civil War Encampment again this year.   Enjoy one free ice cream on Saturday July 16th from 10am-5pm and Sunday July 17th from 10am-4pm. Ice Cream is donated by ...

 

Indiana, Columbia City, Event Date: August 12 to 14, 2016

Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow, a Native American Event in Columbia City, IN

The 21st Annual Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow will be held August 12 to 14, 2016 at 1035 E. 205, Columbia City, IN 46725 10am to 9pm. Admission is 4.00, children under 12 free. Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow is a traditional Native American event. There will be 32 vendors with Native American art, crafts, food and products. Native American singing and dancing, dance times are Sat. 1-4 and 6 to 9 pm. Sunday dancing is at noon. Soarin' Hawk Raptors will visit ...

 

Ohio, Twinsburg, Event Date: August 6 to 7, 2016

Twins Days Festival: Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World, Twinsburg, OH

The 2016 Twins Days Festival will be held August 6th and 7th (9:00 am) at Glen 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 41st festival. The theme of this years festival is "Twins Days - Twinfinity and beyond."

 

 

California, Vallejo, Event Date: June 18 and 19, 2016

Northern California Pirate Festival: Mermaids and Pirates land in Vallejo, CA: June 18 and 19

5,000 pirates take over Vallejo Waterfront Park this weekend, June 18 and 19, for the tenth annual Northern California Pirate Festival. A colorful encampment of 200 tents, three stages, sword fights, black powder cannon battles, children’s pirate school and mermaid lagoon, the three acre festival is a pirate paradise for adults and children alike. New this year the festival will offer a wide range of live music from acoustic sea shanties to driving ...

 

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  ...

 


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  ...

 


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 ...


Washington, Burien, Event Date: November 18, 2015

The Latino Experience with Enrique Cerna, Highline Historical Society, Burien, WA

Burien, Washington, October 29, 2015 - With the documentary "Latinos in Washington" as a basis, the Highline Historical Society and Para Los Ninos (both 501 (c) 3 non-profit organizations), invite the public to participate as part of a multicultural audience to view this film.  Following the viewing, KCTS 9-TV's Executive Producer Enrique Cerna will conduct a facilitated discussion, focusing on the "Latino Experience in Highline." Cerna will explore the differences ...

 


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 ...

 


South Carolina, Camden, Event Date: November 7 to 8, 2015

45th Annual Revolutionary War Field Days, Camden, South Carolina, November 7th-8th

The 45th Annual Revolutionary War Field Days will take place in Camden, South Carolina, November 7 to 8.The Revolution comes alive on November 7th and 8th at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC. British and Patriot re-enactors and living history interpreters pitch tents on grounds occupied by the British in 1780-1781. Glimpse life during the war years. Watch the 1:30 pm (daily) battle cannons roar as Redcoats and Rebels skirmish using military tactics from Southern Campaign  ...

 


Arizona, Phoenix, Event Date: November 1, 2015

Embracing Your Journey Expo Seeks to Improve Health and Well Being, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 1st

The Embracing Your Journey Expo is about bringing people together on their path of discovery. Interested in alternative ideas and a healthier lifestyle? Bring family and friends to explore new modalities, new products and meet practitioners altogether in one place on one day. Find local chiropractors, acupuncturists, nutritionists, fitness trainers, yoga teachers, herbalists, energy healers, massage, spiritual counselors, psychic mediums Aura photos, crystals, astrology ....

 


New York, New York, Event Date: October 23-30, 2015

Films for all ages free and fun at 7th KidCinemaFest Film Festival in New York City

Cine Art Entertainment Productions, in collaboration with Councilman Ydanis Rodríguez, Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center and Catholic Charities proudly presents 7th annual edition of KidCinemaFest held October 23-30 in New York City. The free Festival aims to enrich children's appreciation for filmmaking and cultural diversity through a program of over 30 films that includes documentary and fiction films as well as animations from 25 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa and Asia ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: October 24 to 31, 2015

Celebrate Mexico Now brings to NYC a vibrant and dynamic range of Mexico's contemporary art and culture

The 12th Celebrate Mexico Now brings a vibrant and dynamic range of Mexico’s contemporary art and culture scene presenting emerging and established artists from D.F., Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, alongside important cultural institutions in New York City. Literature, visual art, film, food and music events will be part of this multi-venue, multi-disciplinary arts festival, held October 24 to 31 ...

 


Texas, Dallas, Event Date: September 25 to 27, 2015

Greek Food Festival of Dallas Marks Community's Centennial

Marking the 100th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, the Greek Food Festival of Dallas is all about celebration this year. The festival will be bigger, livelier and more multi-faceted than ever with a theme urging guests to PartyGreek. The Festival runs September 25 to 27. Preview Night Gala: The party kicks off with the 100th Anniversary Preview Night gala on Thursday, September 24th. Under the banner Greek Roots/Texas Boots, the ...

 


Alabama, Spanish Fort, Event Date: Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2015

Bird & Nature Watching Opportunities Abound at Alabama Coastal BirdFest, Spanish Fort, AL

Registration is underway for the 12th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest, Sept. 30–Oct. 3, 2015. BirdFest brings together hundreds of birders from across the US and Canada to enjoy prime birdwatching opportunities on the Gulf Coast during fall migration. This year, BirdFest expands to include more of the Gulf Coast’s great outdoors—and its creatures. “The birding potential on the Alabama Gulf Coast is phenomenal and fall migration is the best time to enjoy it,” said John Borom, event founder ...

 


Connecticut, Milford, Event Date: September 18 to 19, 2015

10th Annual Irish Festival Offers Live Music, Food & Fun, Milford CT, September 18-19]

The Irish Heritage Society of Milford, Connecticut, will host their 10th Annual Irish Festival on September 18 & 19, 2015 (rain or shine). The Festival kicks-off on Friday, September 18 (6:00pm – 11:00pm) with live musical performances by, Kevin McKernon of County Cavan, Americelt and the The Alehounds. There will be a variety of food samplings and a great assortment of tasty libations including Guinness. The Irish Marketplace will be open for business offering an ...

 


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 ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

California, Costa Mesa, Event Date: May 23 to 24, 2015

Southern California's Largest Scottish & Celtic Festival Coming to Costa Mesa, May 23 to 24

The United Scottish Society (USS), a non-profit organization, will be hosting its 83rd Scottish Fest (www.scottishfest.com) on Saturday, May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA from 9am to 6pm. The event will consist of the best in Scottish and Celtic heritage with sounds of bagpipes and drums to the smells of authentic Celtic foods and the sights of the traditional kilts. Being on Memorial Day weekend the festival has embraced the opportunity to ...

 


 

California, Sausalito, Event Date: October 17, 2015

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

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

 


 

Colorado, Morrison, Event Date: August 29 and 30, 2015

Kick off the Oktoberfest Season with the T.E.V. Edelweiss, Morrison, CO

The T.E.V. Edelweiss Club, located at 17832 Highway 8, Morrison, CO, announces its annual Oktoberfest to be held on August 29th and 30th, 2015. This two-day event is a replica of an authentic German Festival featuring German bands, dancers, homemade food and, of course, German beer from Prost Brewing and Andechs, proud sponsors along with the German American Chamber of Commerce ...

 



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

Old Town Art Fair Historic Garden Walk, Chicago, June 13 to 14

On June 13 and 14th the Old Town Triangle Association will host their annual Garden Walk. The Garden Walk is one of the highlights of the Old Town Art Fair held that weekend. The Garden Walk will feature over 50 gardens in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood. This is one of Chicago’s most charming neighborhoods with tree-lined streets and lovely old homes. The Triangle is a protected, historically landmarked neighborhood. Preservation of the vintage home ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Maryland, Havre De Grace, Event Date: June 6th & 7th, 2015

Celtic Festival at Steppingstone Farm Museum returns June 6th & 7th, Havre De Grace, MD

The Celtic Festival at Steppingstone Farm Museum returns June 6th & 7th, Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4pm each day. A local favorite, the Celtic Festival celebrates the culture and traditions of the six Celtic nations in a picturesque setting in the highlands of Harford County overlooking the Susquehanna River. The event is located at 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., Havre de Grace, MD, within Susquehanna State Park. Listen for the sound of bagpipes while you watch sheepdogs work in sheep ...

 


 

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

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

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

 


 

Massachusetts, Springfield, Event Date: Through April 26, 2015

Origami Interpretations: The Art of Gloria Garfinkel, on View at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, MA

Origami Interpretations displays twenty five vibrant paintings, sculptures and prints by New York artist, Gloria Garfinkel. Garfinkel’s work combines complex geometry and painterly invention, informed by Japanese art and design. The artist has been particularly drawn to the kimono, the traditional dress, and the obi, the wide sash that is worn with it. Her work will be on view at the George Walter ...

 


 

Mississippi, Columbus, Event Date: September 6-13, 2015

Celebrate the 14th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour of Victorian Homes, Columbus, MS

Celebrate the annual Tennessee Williams Festival in the birthplace of America’s world-famous playwright, Columbus, MS, September 6-13, 2015. Fame and fortune pursued Tennessee Williams but it all began here. Family photographs and precious heirlooms are proudly displayed in his first home, now the Welcome Center at 300 Main Street in Columbus, MS. For theatre-goers, his play “Suddenly Last Summer” becomes a study of power and betrayal, performed with spine-chilling bravura by Broadway stars ...

 


 

Nebraska, Omaha, Event Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015

Filmmaker John Holod Explores the Mother Road, Route 66

Twenty-five times around the earth, six-hundred thousand miles, documentary film producer and RV King, John Holod will present his new film, “Route 66, Exploring The Mother Road,” for Omaha World Adventurers, Thursday, April 9th at Village Pointe Theaters, 304 North 174th Street, Omaha, NE. There will be two showings: 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets at the door are $14.00. American song writer Bobby Tourp celebrated the ‘Mother Roads” with his 1946, hit ...

 


 

New York, NYC, Event Date: July 7th, 2015

NYC Media Alert: Traditional Dragon Boat Awakening Ceremony

Media, invited guests, elected officials, VIP's, sponsors and traditional Chinese Shaolin Martial Artists will look on as Shi Fu Jie Tong and Shi Fu Ming Yu from World Chan Buddhist Association perform the Traditional Awakening Blessing of the Dragon Boats, “Kicking off” the festivities leading up to the 2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, and bringing prosperity and good fortune to the area and those involved. Dignitaries and invited guests will have the ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

North Carolina, Greensboro, Event Date: June 6, 2015

India Association of the Triad Presents India-Fest 2015, Greensboro, NC, June 6

On Saturday, June 6th 2015, from 11am to 5pm, India Association of the Triad presents India-Fest 2015 at Gujarati Samaj Hall, 127 Landmark Dr, Greensboro, NC. This free event is a showcase of the rich and diverse culture of India. Experience the colors, food, fragrance, music and dances of India. There will be a variety of cultural programs that will take you back to India. A singing competition is organized with big prizes to be won. To participate in this competition, complete an ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Ohio, Berea, Event Date: June 26 to 28, 2015

Celebrate Italian Heritage and Culture at the 15th Annual Italian American Summer Festival, Berea, Ohio

The 15th Annual Italian American Summer Festival is a celebration of Italian Heritage and Culture. It will take place on June 26 to 28 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 164 Eastland Rd., Berea, OH. It's all about the food. Over 25 restaurants and eateries will be preparing Italian, American, and other ethnic cuisine. Experience the best Italian food this side of Rome.  There will be two stages of live entertainment all weekend featuring headliners from Italy, Canada, and the showrooms of ...

 


 

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-can-participate” 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 culture ...

 


 

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

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

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

 


 

Oregon, Portland, May 2nd, 2015

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

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

 


 

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

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

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

 


 

Pennsylvania, 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 ...

 


 

Rhode Island, Newport, Event Date: March 26 - November 8, 2015

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

 


 

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

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

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

 


 

Texas, Weatherford, Event Date: June 6, 2015

Vietnam Memorial Wall Changing at the National Vietnam War Museum, Weatherford, TX

On June 6, The National Vietnam War Museum will host the 6th annual update of its replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The gates will open at 8:00 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m. They will be honoring the thirteen US Army veterans whose names were added to the wall in Washington, D.C. last year, as well as a special welcome home to three recovered US Air Force MIAs. The guest speaker will be LTG Dan Petrosky (USA Ret.). Also in attendance will be ...

 


 

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

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

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

 


 

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

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

 


 

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 inventive patrons costume as ...

 


 

Texas, Hitchcock/Stafford, Event Date: May 16, 2015

Memorial Ride & BBQ Cook-Off Honors Fallen Memorial Hermann Life Flight Crew, Hitchcock & Stafford, TX

The Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force (LODD) is hosting the 6th Annual Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride & BBQ Cook-Off, an escorted motorcycle ride as well as a BBQ cook-off on May 16, 2015 in honor of Texas fallen emergency service workers. This year they will be specifically honoring the crew of Hermann Life Flight 1; Captain John Pittman, Flight Nurse Lynn Ethridge, and Flight Paramedic Charles “Mac” Atteberry, all who died in the line of duty on July 17, 1999. They will also be riding through Damon to honor fallen Fire Chief Hugh Ferguson. The ...

 


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: April 11th and 12th, 2015

National Reenactment Guild of America has chosen Bandera, TX as a National Competition location for a 2015 Reenactment Event

The National Reenactment Guild of America (RGA) has chosen Bandera as a National Competition location for a 2015 Reenactment event. That means every gunfighter, outfitters, living history buff, campsite competitor as well as actresses and actors in the Nation involved with historic reenactment will come to Bandera to be judged. Mayhem on the Medina will be happening on the banks of the Medina River in Bandera City Park  ...

 


 

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 Pipe Band as they perform first as individual units and then join together. A Scottish sing ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Washington, Seattle Area, Event Date: June 13, 2015

Take a Sweet Breath of Summer by Touring Beautiful Gardens in the Seattle Area, Highline Historical Society Garden Tour

From an estate garden, to a native plant haven, to a property dedicated to sustainable gardening practices, and more – the six gardens featured during this year’s Highline Garden Tour showcase an inspiring range of horticultural features and cultivation practices. This popular annual event, which focuses on gardens in Burien, Normandy Park and SeaTac, will take place on Saturday, June 13. Tickets are now on sale. The self-guided tour includes plant sales, artists and ...

 



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

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

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