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February, 2014 Press Releases

 


 

Arizona

Quartzsite, Arizona (December 9, 2013) - The Tyson Wells Shows in Quartzsite, Arizona, has three 10 day shows in January and February: Rock & Gem Show, Sell-A-Rama, and an Art & Craft Fair.  Starting with the Tyson Wells Rock & Gem Show, Jan. 3-12, 2014, This show features rocks, gems, minerals, jewelry, lapidary tools, equipment & supplies with vendor from all over the world.  Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama is the main big show. The dates are Jan. 17-26, 2014. Over 800 selling ...

 


 

California

San Gabriel Valley to Welcome the Year of the Horse with 23rd Annual MetLife Lunar New Year Celebration, Saturday, February 8th

Alhambra CA (Los Angeles Area), February 5th, 2014 - The 23rd Annual Alhambra Lunar New Year Festival and Carnival will be held in Alhambra CA, on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. With more than 200 booths stretching over five city blocks from Garfield Avenue to Almansor Street on Valley Boulevard, this is the event for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience Asian culture and taste ethnic foods. Snoopy will greet attendees at the booth of the title sponsor - MetLife. To celebrate the Year of the Horse, attendees can take photos with a r...

 


 

California

A Weekend of Wine, Flowers and Romance: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and the Pacific Orchid Exposition

San Francisco, California, January 14, 2014 - Love is in the air as the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and the Pacific Orchid Exposition, both set against the romantic backdrop of San Francisco, come to Fort Mason Center this February. Immediately following Valentine's Day, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting (SFCWC) offers the chance to taste hundreds of award winning wines, talk directly to winemakers and sample delicious ...

 


 

California

Unmasking the Stage: The Visual Artists Behind the Theater Experience Opens January 29th at The Museums of Los Gatos

Los Gatos, California (January 15, 2014) - Presented by the Museums of Los Gatos, in association with Musson Theatrical, Unmasking the Stage: The Visual Artists Behind the Theater Experience, opens January 29th and showcases the stagecraft of set designers, costumers, make-up and lighting artists. On view through March 30, 2014, this captivating exhibition offers a unique, behind-the-scenes look at work by talented designers from the Bay Area Theatre community. Through the generosity of Opera San Jose, San Jose Repertory Theater, San Jose State ...

 


 

California

Three Night Valentine's Package in California Wine Country with Escorted Tour

Cloverdale, California (January 14, 2014) - Valentine’s Day is the time to lavish someone special in your life with this blissful wine country vacation. Jumpstart your romance with the Three Night Valentine's Package at Auberge on the Vineyard, a Sonoma wine country inn with a French twist. Wake up to expansive vineyard views and a delectable three course breakfast, served up with bottomless Mimosas that will have you primed for the day’s activities. A one of a kind vineyard tour and tasting at Skypine Vineyards will be your first stop. The highest winery in Sonoma County, passionate owners are your personal guides as you learn about the wine making ...

 


 

California

Valentine's loving-naughty Packages at Oakland's Waterfront Hotel

Oakland, California (January 20, 2014) - This February surprise your Valentine to a night to remember and a chance for a naughty encounter!   Located in the heart of Jack London Square, The Waterfront Hotel celebrates the adventurous spirit of the San Francisco Bay, with all of the guestrooms embodying the maritime atmosphere and soul of the waterfront through the nautical inspired décor and breathtaking views of the Bay and sunsets.   The Hotel is offering two romance packages:   Soulful Stimulus Package – starting at $169.00 per night ...

 


 

California

Alcatraz Exhibits Make Monumental Move to Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

San Francisco, CA (November 19, 2013) - Together with Alcatraz Cruises, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara will be the new, temporary home of the Alcatraz: Life on the Rock and Alcatraz: The Last Day exhibits. As of November 7, 2013, the 3,000 square foot “Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” will be complemented by the Alcatraz: The Last Day photo exhibition is a collection by Life Magazine photographer Leigh Wiener. The exhibits run through February 15, 2014.   Free and open to the public (24 hours/day, seven days/week), this comprehensive exhibit is an ideal way for ...

 


 

Florida

Bluegrass Music Celebrates at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, Florida, February 20, 21 and 22, 2014

Palatka, FL – Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announce that the 10th Annual Palatka Bluegrass Festival will be held at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch in Palatka, Florida.   The three day event begins on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12:00 Noon, with Open Stage Daily at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. each night.   Thursday’s line-up features The James King Band, Kody Norris & The Watauga Mountain Boys, The Bluegrass Brothers, Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, Grammy Nominated, and and winners of Numerous IBMA AWARDS including ...

 


 

Florida

Key Largo's Bayside Grille Hosts 2nd Annual Bayside Bluesfest

Key Largo, Florida (January 14, 2014) - Bayside Grille and Sunset Bar in Key Largo will be hosting an elite group of international Blues stars at the 2nd Annual Bayside Bluesfest, through June, 2014. Admittance is always free, as is the Most Photographed Sunset in Key Largo. Bayside Grille owner Robert DiGiorgio says, "We are thrilled to welcome such great international artists to Key Largo again this year. Last year’s, event along with the Downtown Key Largo Songfest has put Key Largo on the international music scene.  Key Largo has never seen a lineup of Blues stars like this. Last year, the event drew enthusiastic crowds from all over, and Robert DiGiorgio, owner of Bayside Grille ...

 


 

Florida

LIADO, The Italian-American Women of Today, to Host LIADO'S 11th San Gennaro Festa, Safety Harbor, FL

Safety Harbor, Florida (January 14, 2014) - Each year The Italian-American Women of Today (LIADO) organize a spectacular San Gennaro Festa, a bustling street fair, to celebrate and share their Italian heritage in the beautiful city of Safety Harbor, Florida. The event takes place February 22 & 23, 2014 at the Safety Harbor Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor, FL. Just a few of the attractions to enjoy: Live Italian music and entertainment, zeppolis and cannolis, bocce courts - celebrate a national pastime of Italia, cannoli and meatball eating contests ...

 


 

Florida

Celebrate Winter & Spring with the South Florida Symphony Orchestra

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (December 17, 2013) - Music fans will want to join the South Florida Symphony Orchestra for a spectacular season of concerts and events from January to March, 2014. The South Florida Symphony Orchestra presents a Masterworks Concert Series throughout South Florida, performing at four different venues: Tennessee Williams Theatre (Key West), Broward Center for the Performing Arts (Fort Lauderdale), Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, and Delray Beach Center for the Arts.   Under the music direction of Maestra Sebrina Maria Alfonso, the South Florida Symphony will perform works by ...

 


 

Florida

Orlando Chili Cookoff and World Chili Eating Challenge make Orlando One Hot Destination

Orlando, Florida - The 5th Annual Orlando Chili Cook-off presented by RP Funding will be held February 8, 2014 at Festival Park in Orlando. The event will feature the 2nd Annual World Chili Eating Challenge, delicious samples of chili from chefs from around the country, live musical entertainment and activities for children. The Orlando Chili Cook-Off has grown from a neighborhood chili sampling event started ... ...   

 


 

Florida

Top Art Festival ArtiGras Returns to Jupiter, Fla., Presidents' Day Weekend, 2014

Jupiter, Florida (September 23, 2013) - Annually over Presidents’ Day weekend, Jupiter, Florida, plays host to one of the top-50 art shows in the nation -- the ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival, presented by Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and produced by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. The 29th edition of ArtiGras begins Saturday, February 15 with the gates opening at 10 a.m. The Festival runs February 15 - 17, 2014.   The three-day ...

 


 

Florida

Naples Botanical Garden Presents LEGO® Sculptures in the Garden

Naples, Florida (September 3, 2013) - Naples Botanical Garden will host LEGO® Sculptures in the Garden, February 14, 2014 through May 11, 2014. The LEGO® Sculptures in the Garden traveling exhibit displays enchanting nature-inspired LEGO® sculptures throughout the Garden. Each sculpture is designed and created by Sean Kenney, the world’s first LEGO® certified professional, and these one of a kind creations are built with more than 500,000 LEGO® bricks.   The show consists of twenty-seven sculptures built with LEGO® bricks that create ...

 


 

Georgia

Romantic Valentine's Escape in Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains

Helen, Georgia (January 14, 2014) - Celebrate the beauty of your love in North Georgia’s most romantic B&B this Valentine’s Day. Black Forest Bed and Breakfast on Main Street in Alpine Helen offers the ultimate in romantic getaways. Choose a deluxe honeymoon room, exquisite suite or mountainside cabin.   Bring back that loving feeling as you relax in your red heart shaped Jacuzzi or snuggle by your cozy fireplace. Delight your special someone with an Expressions of Love package this Valentine’s Day Weekend. Your two night stay includes a dozen long stemmed red roses ...

 


 

Georgia

Get ready for the 5th Annual Athens Wine Weekend at the Classic Center in downtown Athens, Georgia.

Athens, Georgia (September 3, 2013) - Mark your calendars for the fifth annual Athens Wine Weekend, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, January 31-Feb. 2, 2014, at The Classic Center in downtown Athens.   Tickets for the weekend’s festivities go on sale in November.   A benefit for The Classic Center Cultural Foundation, the weekend kicks off with a special reception Friday evening. Featured chefs will conduct an in-house presentation of Amuse-Bouche, a sampling ...

 


 

Hawaii

Get some Dance and Romance at Kahilu Theatre

Kamuela, Hawaii (February 13, 2014) Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance return to the Kahilu Theatre, Thursday, February 13 at 7pm, just in time for a Valentine’s date.  The Bad Boys are extremely talented and versatile dancers. Each dancer is hand-selected by the dance world’s very own “Bad Boy” Rasta Thomas based on their unusual physical abilities and artistry – the experience of seeing such an extraordinary high level of dance will stay with you long after the show. They will perform to music hits that include Stronger - Kanye West, My Sharona ...

 


 

Hawaii

Kamuela, Hawaii (December 6, 2013) - The Kahilu Theatre’s new season has got off to a tremendous start, with sold out crowds for Kaumakaiwa and Kekuhi Kanaka`ole in September, and for Keb Mo in October, and very appreciative houses for the Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Institute Concerts last month – from September to November the Theatre presented 13 shows with a total audience of almost 3,500 people. It also shared four full shows for schools audiences and sent artists into schools for a total kids’ audience of 3,750.   The Theatre brings the pace up ...

 


 

International

(November 5, 2013) - Anthony Kearns, founding member of The Irish Tenors, recently released his long-awaited debut solo album: With a Song in My Heart. The CD focuses upon the all-encompassing repertoire presented during his countless solo concert tours; a concert repertoire which spans the spectrum from Ireland to Broadway, from well-loved melodies to popular classics, and from light-hearted comedy to the greatest tenor arias ever written, interpreted by the man acclaimed as Ireland’s Finest Tenor. “The album is,” according to Kearns, “a compilation of songs that ...

 


Maryland

Montgomery County Home Show to feature HGTV star Sabrina Soto, Rockville, Maryland

Rockville, Maryland (January 27, 2014) - The 7th annual Montgomery County Community Home Show, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for February 15-16, 2014, at the Conference Center at the Universities at Shady Grove. The show will run Sat. Feb. 15 from 10AM-6PM and Sunday Feb. 16 from 11AM-5PM.   Over fifty companies will be showcasing products and services including , kitchen and bath displays, decking, countertops, tile, home energy systems, home financing, landscaping, interior design, window treatments, roofing, waterproofing, heating and air and more.

 


Maryland

Annapolis Home Show returns this February, HGTV star Sabrina Soto headline guest speaker series.

Annapolis, Maryland (January 27, 2014) - The 9th annual Annapolis Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for two weekends: February Feb. 22-23, and March 1-2, 2014, from 10am-6pm on Saturdays and 11am-5pm on Sundays at the National Guard Armory Expo Hall in Annapolis.   The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and local celebrities on everything from landscaping, home improvement, and antiques. Over 80 companies will be on hand over the two weekends, showcasing products and services including kitchen and bath displays, decking, fencing, countertops ...

 


Massachusetts

Greenfield Winter Carnival Continues 92 Year Tradition with Three Days of Winter Play

Greenfield, Massachusetts (January 14, 2014) – Winter Carnival returns for its 92nd year Friday, January 31st through Sunday, February 2nd, 2014. Winter Carnival has been a long standing tradition within Greenfield, dating back to 1922. Since its very beginnings, this event has brought the community together in celebration, in a time of year that can be long, cold, and dreary. This year is no exception, with an exciting, jam packed weekend of activities planned.   The celebration kicks-off Friday, January 31st with live ice carvings taking place throughout downtown Greenfield by ...

 


Michigan

Enjoy a Henderson Castle Romantic Getaway this February, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Kalamazoo, Michigan - There is an exquisite piece of history located on the steep of West Main Hill overlooking downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. This historic work of architecture is the Henderson Castle, established in 1895.   The Hotel is offering their VIP Royal Romance Package for $799.00 (normally $850.00), February 16-23, 2014. Dinner will include a special tasting of Henderson Castle’s new estate label wine, featuring 3 varietals grown in the Lake Michigan Shore appellation: Riesling, Pinot Grigio, and a Bordeaux style Meritage.   Start with a VIP tour of Henderson ...

 


Minnesota

Michael Cleveland To Headline Winter Bluegrass Weekend, Plymouth, Minnesota

Plymouth, Minnesota (February 21, 2014) - Award-winning fiddler Michael Cleveland is bringing his dynamic, traditional bluegrass music to Minnesota. He will be headlining the Winter Bluegrass Weekend: A Festival Of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music & Dance, on February 28 through March 2, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Plymouth (3131 Campus Dr).   Considered one of the premier bluegrass fiddlers of his generation, Michael Cleveland is a nine-time winner of the International Bluegrass Music Association's Fiddle Performer of the Year  ...

 


New York

27th annual Flurry Festival Features Traditional Music and Dance, Saratoga Springs, NY

Saratoga Springs, New York (January 14, 2014) - Shake off the winter blues! It’s time to dance, sing, jam, and more at the 27th Flurry Festival, President’s Weekend, February 14th to the 16th in Historic Saratoga Springs, NY.  Festival headquarters are found filling the Saratoga Springs City Center and Saratoga Hilton Hotel, with more performances and workshops scheduled at Saratoga Music Hall, Café Lena, and The Parting Glass Pub.  The Flurry is well known as the ...

 


 

North Carolina

Third Annual Book 'Em North Carolina Writers Conference and Book Fair, February 22, 2014, Lumberton, North Carolina

Lumberton, North Carolina (February 7, 2014) - The Book 'Em North Carolina Writers Conference and Book Fair is an incredible national event that brings more than 75 authors, publishers, literary agents, movie producers and famous musicians together under one roof to promote literacy. It is held February 22, 2014, Lumberton, North Carolina, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at Robeson Community College.   Headliners include Haywood Smith, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and Bob Mayer, a New York Times bestselling author and CEO of Cool ...

 


 

North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina (January 15, 2014) - The Cape Fear Model Railroad Society announces its 17th Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale. This show has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for January/February 2014.   It will be held on January 25th and January 26th, 2014 (Saturday and Sunday) at the American Legion Post 10 Building located at 702 Pine Grove Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina.   The show will feature model railroad dealers as well as “O” and “On30” scale and “HO” scale modular ...


 

Ohio

Witan's 37th French Market, Akron, Ohio, February 21 –22, 2014

Akron, Ohio (January 14, 2014) - Brighten your winter days and celebrate the coming of spring at WITAN’s 37th annual French Market Shopping Extravaganza on February 21 –22, 2014, at Todaro’s Party Center. Todaro’s is located at 1820 Akron-Peninsula Rd. in Akron, Ohio.   The French Market is a juried arts and crafts show where shoppers will enjoy the distinctive talents of more than 45 artisans and craftsmen from Ohio and neighboring states, including returning favorites and new exhibitors. Exhibits will showcase a wide range of unique jewelry, pottery, clothing, outdoor décor, artwork, and much more. Returning in 2014 is Witan’s Terrific ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

Step Right Up to the Mercer Museum! Circus & Games Exhibits Now Open, Doylestown, Pennsylvania  

Doylestown, Pennsylvania (January 27, 2014) - In an era spanning the early twentieth century, through depression ridden times and a dust bowl, one form of revelry thrived – the circus. Visitors to the Mercer Museum will see another side of this grand American theatrical tradition in the new exhibit, Step Right Up! Behind the Scenes of the Circus Big Top, 1890-1965, on view at the museum from January 25 through March 16, 2014. Step Right Up! will feature an array of costumes, colorful posters, backstage stories, photographs and more. Step Right Up! is toured by ExhibitsUSA ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

Kente Arts Alliance Continues its Africa Calling Concert Series, Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA (November 9, 2013) - On Saturday, February 1, 2014, Kente Arts Alliance continues its Africa Calling Concert Series with the Asase Yaa African American Dance Theatre at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA. The performance is the third segment of the series. The concert will start at 8 pm. Based in New York City, Asase Yaa African American Dance Theatre is a dance company whose objective is to bridge the gap between African and African-American culture through the arts.   Artistic Director Yao Ababio formed Asase Yaa in the summer of 2001.

 


 

Tennessee

Groundbreaking Slavery Exhibit Opens at Tennessee State Museum

Nashville, TN (December 9, 2013) - A groundbreaking exhibit about the slaves and slaveholders who worked and resided at a distinctive plantation in Tennessee will open next year at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.  The exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, looks at the lives of both the enslaved African Americans and their white owners on the 13,000 acre plantation in Robertson County, Tennessee. The exhibition, which is free to the public, will open Feb. 11 and close Aug. 31, 2014.  Through first and third person accounts, the exhibit will reconstruct the lives of several enslaved people, giving them names, faces, and the details of what ...

 


 

Virginia

Virginia Beach, Virginia - Romance at Beach Spa Bed and Breakfast is filled with luxury and pampering. Valentine's special starts with warm reception next to the wood burning fireplace, then complimentary wine and appetizers. Check into your luxury spa room and have a little champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. Set out to a romantic dinner at one of the many top rated restaurants within walking distance. Return to Beach Spa and plunge into the heated courtyard spa pool and massage waterfall or slip into the ...