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June Events, 2014


 

Alabama, Montevallo, Event Date: June 1 to August 31

Veterans Salute Sundays at the American Village in Montevallo, Alabama

The story of American liberty is written in ink on the parchment of the Declaration of Independence, and it is written in blood shed on hallowed ground. Who are our veterans? What did they do for our country? What do we owe them?  Through art, sculpture, graphics and multimedia technology, the National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor tells the stories of those in each generation who have served and sacrificed for America and for liberty. At the American Village, on Sundays (3727 Hwy 119, Montevallo, AL), June 1 to August 31, 1-5 p.m., they salute America's veterans ...

 


 

Alabama, Montevallo, Event Date: June 2-August 29

Celebrate America at the American Village, Montevallo, Alabama, June 2-August 29

Step back in time and become part of the great American journey for independence at the American Village in Montevallo, Alabama. The American Village is offering red, white and blue family fun this summer (Monday through Friday, June 2-August 29; excluding June 24-26, July 3, 25). The American Village, located just 30 minutes south of Birmingham, Alabama (3727 Hwy 119, Montevallo, AL), is a national treasure. Washington Hall, inspired by George Washington’s Mount Vernon home, a Colonial chapel, courthouse, full-sized Oval Office, and a Concord Bridge replica are  ...

 


 

California, Vallejo, Event Date: June 14th - 15th

8th Annual Northern California Pirate Festival sails into port Father’s Day Weekend, June 14th - 15th, Vallejo, CA

Landlubbers, beware! The 8th annual Northern California Pirate Festival sails into port Father’s Day Weekend, June 14th - 15th at the Vallejo Waterfront Park next to the Vallejo Ferry Terminal.   Debuting an expanded layout and new shows, the Bay Area’s only pirate festival is a fully immersive, 360 degree pirate paradise with ship-to-shore cannon battles, winding lanes of colorful stalls, singing pirates, rum bars, gourmet grub, and a School of Piracy and costume competition for the wee swashbucklers. The Northern California Pirate Festival’s newly expanded layout includes over three ...

 


 

California

41st Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games, Vista, California

Vista, California (April 14, 2014) - The 41st Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of the Clans will be held on June 28 & 29, 2014 at the Brengle Terrance Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA.   Entertainment will feature Wicked Tinkers, Highland Way, Men of Worth, Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas. Visitors will find vendors of everything Scottish: foods, arts & crafts, Massed Bagpipe Bands, Scottish athletics, Highland dancing competition, drum major, bag piping and drumming competitions, sheepdog trials, Scottish country dancing, and fun for the kids ...

 


 

California, Avila Beach, Event Date: June 7th

3rd Annual Central Coast Oyster & Music Festival, Avila Beach, June 7th

The 3rd Annual Central Coast Oyster & Music Festival has announced its new home in city of Avila Beach, CA and will be held on Saturday, June 7th at the Avila Beach Golf Resort from 12 P.M. to 8 P.M. (6464 Ana Bay Rd.). The Festival has been voted by Fox News as #4 of the Top Ten Oyster Festivals in the nation and is the largest Oyster Festival on the West Coast. Jacqueline Delaney of SpinCycle Event Installations has partnered with a skilled team of creative talent to continue the further development of the festival as the icon for original unique events on the Central Coast ...

 


 

Colorado

Strawberry Days Festival in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Offers Legendary Family Fun

Glenwood Springs, Colorado (September 3, 2013) - For history and fun that is legendary, festival-goers worldwide attend Strawberry Days in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. In 2014, Strawberry Days will celebrate its 117th year with the traditional offerings and free admission that have made it one of the most popular festivals in the state. Visitors enjoy free strawberries and ice cream, an old-fashioned parade down the town’s main street, a fine art and handmade crafts fair, world ...

 


 

Connecticut

Hartford Blooms 20th Anniversary Garden Tour

Hartford, Connecticut (January 20, 2014) - The Hartford Blooms 20th Anniversary Garden Tour is a nine-day showcase of Hartford’s spectacular gardens and historic architecture. Daily self-guided tours include public and private gardens.   It all starts at the world-famous Elizabeth Park Rose Garden, known for its two and one-half acre garden featuring more than 800 varieties of roses. From there, it’s on to the Hartford Public Library, where nationally acclaimed speakers will set the tone for the carefully constructed, self-guided walking tours scheduled over the following ...

 


 

District of Columbia, Event Date: June 8th

Washington International Competition Piano Finalists Compete June 8th at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Six of the world’s finest young pianists will compete for top prizes in the upcoming Washington International Competition (WIC), Sunday June 8th at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. These virtuoso artists are vying for $22,000 in award money as well as star performances at the Kennedy Center and Phillips Collection. In its 61st year, the prestigious WIC is sponsored by the Friday Morning Music Club Foundation and is open only to pianists age 18 to 30 who are not yet under professional management. Past winners, such as Yoonjung “Yoonie” Han in 2011, have gone on  ...

 


 

Florida, Orlando, Event Date: June 21st

Central Florida International Reggae Festival Pays Tribute to Bob Marley, June 21st, Orlando

On Saturday, June 21st, 2014, Carib Finder presents the 2014 Central Florida International Reggae Festival, the largest event of its kind to hit Central Florida. The Festival will take place from 11 am to 7 pm at Festival Park, 2911 E. Robinson St., Orlando, Florida.   The event is a tribute to the greatest name known to reggae music, Mr. Robert Nesta Marley. The festival will feature local and international reggae acts: Jahnesta, Khalilah Rose, Aima Moses, Natural Vibes, Lady Juice, Singa Vytal, Anagogi and more, backed by Orlando's premiere reggae band 506 Crew ...

 


 

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

Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 3rd Annual Sour, Berliner Weisse, & Lambic Festival, June 14, Pinellas Park, FL

Pinellas Park, Florida (April 22, 2014) - The 3rd Annual Sour, Berliner Weisse, & Lambic Festival will take place June 14 in Pinellas Park, FL, 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL.   Cajun Cafe on the Bayou owner Paul Unwin tries to put numerous amazing beers on tap and in bottles for Cajun Cafe’s his beer festivals. Beer lovers will enjoy over 150 beers to taste, including the most sought after Sours, Berliner Weisses and Lambics. The beer-garden atmosphere is 90% under cover  ...

 


 

Florida

Summer Boat Show Returns to South Florida Fair Grounds, West Palm Beach, June 20-22

West Palm Beach, Florida (April 7, 2014) - The Annual Palm Beach Summer Boat Show sails into The South Florida Fair Grounds (9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach) June 20-22, 2014 The shows features 100,000 square feet showcasing power boats up to 40' including center consoles, walk-arounds, cruisers, deck boats, pontoon, bass, personal water craft and accessories. Insurance and financing are on site and trades accepted. Show hours are Friday 12-8, Saturday 11-8 and Sunday 11-6. Admission is $7.00 and kids free. Parking is also free. For more info  ...

 


 

Florida

20th Annual South Florida Boat Show Returns to Miami Beach Convention center, May 30- June 1

Miami Beach, Florida (April 7, 2014) - The 20th Annual South Florida Boat Show returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive) May 30-June1, 2014. The show features hundreds of power boats up to 40' including center consoles, walk-arounds, cruisers, personal water craft and accessories. Insurance and financing are on site and trades accepted. Show hours are Friday 12pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Admission is $8.00 and kids are free. Park at the 17th street garage for $1.00 per hour in preferred parking in  ...

 


 

France

Boutique Travel Company Formed by Florida Restaurateurs Offering Insider Culinary/Wine Trips to France

Naples, Florida, (January 27, 2014) - Relais & Châteaux hotels in Bordeaux, a cruise through the heart of Provence on a private French-owned barge, private tours of first growth Bordeaux wine chateaux, and hands-on cooking classes with chefs of Michelin starred restaurants, are highlights of the three itineraries offered by Voyage Boët, a new, Florida-based tour company specializing in culinary-themed, custom-designed trips to France.  Voyage Boët was launched in 2013 by Naples, Fla. restaurateurs Philippe and Lisa Boët, and draws on their combined 40 years of living and working ...

 


 

Georgia, Peachtree Corners, Event Date: June 14 & 15

Georgia's Peachtree Corners Festival coming June 14 & 15

The Fourth Annual Peachtree Corners Festival takes place Saturday, June 14th from 10 am-6 pm and Sunday June 15th from Noon-5:00 pm. Located on tree-lined The Corners Parkway at the intersection at Woodhill Drive, the festival is open to the public at no cost and has free on-site parking. No shuttle buses needed.   This year there will be many favorite arts and crafts vendors from previous years including Clutters, Mona Lisa Designs and Tower Road Gifts & Crafts as well as many new  ...

 


 

Georgia, Jasper, Event Date: June 28, 2014

Holding Faith, Remembering Freedom, at the 3rd Annual Ball Ground Faith and Freedom Festival, Ball Ground, GA

The Ball Ground United Methodist Church, in partnership with Our Lady of the Mountains, Grisham & Poole, P.C. and John Byrd Designs, announces the third annual Faith and Freedom Festival on June 28, 2014 in downtown Ball Ground, GA (290 Old Dawsonville Rd.). Spend a day of fun, music, and worship before Ball Ground’s third annual fireworks show sponsored by the City of Ball Ground. At 3pm, Erin Kirby and Troop 1755 launch the day with the National Anthem and opening ceremonies. Julie Gribble, Owl Creek, and Scarlet Wool will provide live music all day. Special guest, State Senator Brandon Beach ...

 


 

Illinois, Berwyn, Event Date: June 28 to 29, 2014

Berwyn Arts Council Presents Proksa Park Art Fair, Berwyn, IL, June 28 to 29

The Berwyn Arts Council will be holding their first annual Proksa Park Art Fair in Berwyn IL. This two day event takes place on Saturday, June 28th, 2014 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 29th, 2014 from 12:00 am to 5:00 pm. The event is held in beautiful Proksa Park (3001 Wisconsin Ave.) in Berwyn, Il.   Local Artists from Berwyn and surrounding Chicagoland are exhibiting their art for this event. There will be a lineup of live music on both days as well. June 28th and 29th will be filled with local art and live music. There will also be art activities for ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: June 14-15

Old Town Art Fair - Chicago's Main Summer Event

The 65th Annual Old Town Art Fair, recognized as one of the top three juried fine art fairs in America by ArtFairSourceBook.com, will be held June 14-15 in Chicago’s historic Old Town Triangle district. One of “America’s Best Art Fairs” features 250 nationally acclaimed artists, specially selected by an independent jury of many of Chicago’s most respected artists, gallery owners, and museum curators. Also featured is the urban Garden Walk, first-ever Patrons’ Choice award, prizes, and more ...

 


 

Indiana

59th Annual Talbot Street Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN, June 14 to 15

Indianapolis, Indiana (April 15, 2014) - The 59th annual Talbot Street Art Fair will be June 14-15, 2014 from 10am-6pm, Saturday, and 10am – 5pm, Sunday. With 270 prominent artists from throughout the nation, as well as throughout Indiana, this fair promises to be a winner with art lovers. Admission is free.   The fair is located on Talbott Street from 16th to 20th streets, north/south and from Pennsylvania to Delaware Streets, east/west in Indianapolis. The fair began in 1956 on Talbot Alley just south of its current location and has grown to a fair that is recognized in the top 100  ...

 


 

International

Waka Waka to Mais Que Nada. No-one Wants to Miss World Cup Brazil 2014 Soccer!

(September 25, 2013) - Stoke Travel has entered the World Cup Market with an offer that makes things a lot more affordable. Their all-inclusive World Cup Brazil Experience (June 12 - July 13, 2014) for $110.00 includes: 12 host cities for the World Cup are Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Sao Paolo, Manaus, Fortaleza, Natal, Recife, Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, Cuiaba, Porto Alegre, Curitiba; camping accommodation, breakfasts, dinner every second night, Stoke campsite parties ...

 


 

Iowa, West Des Moines, June 8th

Historic Valley Junction's Antique Jamboree Celebrates 35 Years, West Des Moines, Iowa, June 8th

Historic Valley Junction will hold its 35th Annual Antique Jamboree on Sunday, June 8th from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on 5th Street in West Des Moines, in the heart of Historic Valley Junction.   A nostalgic event which the entire family will enjoy, the Jamboree displays a wide array of antiques, including: furniture, primitives, architectural, vintage clothing, jewelry, linens and quilts, glassware, stoneware, textiles, toys and much more.   Historic Valley Junction is six square blocks ...

 


 

Maine

Maine Family Vacation Camp to Hold "Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy" Friendly Week

Washington, Maine (February 26, 2014) - To be of service to families that want to travel, but are normally hesitant to do so due to peanut and tree-nut allergies, Medomak Family Camp in Washington, Maine, is beginning their season with a "nut allergy friendly week," June 22-28, 2014. They are taking measures to ensure that the kitchen and dining facilities are completely free from nut allergies. Since this will be their first week, the facility is already cleaned from last season, and will be cleaned again upon opening. There won't be any contaminants, as all food ...

 


 

Maryland

First Exhibition Ever on a Woman- Elizabeth Bonaparte- The Grace Kelly of 1812 Era
Baltimore, Maryland, May 15, 2013 - The Maryland Historical Society presents “Woman of Two Worlds:” Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy, an exhibition that brings 1812 Baltimore vividly to life. With hundreds of objects and reams of documents, the Maryland Historical Society is the official keeper of Elizabeth’s memories. On view from June 9, 2013 – June 9, 2014, the “Woman of Two Worlds:” Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an ...



 

Maryland, Cockeysville, Event Date: June 7th and 8th

KarmaFest® - Enhance Your Body, Expand Your Mind, Awaken Your Spirit, June 7th - 8th, Cockeysville, MD

KarmaFest® will return June 7th and 8th at Oregon Ridge Park (13401 Beaver Dam Rd.) in Cockeysville, MD (just north of Baltimore) for a two day show. Enjoy being with like-minded people in celebration: a time to commune with nature, dance and drum, learn and grow. KarmaFest will feature enlightening lectures, two full days of yoga, meditation, music, healthy food (vegan and vegetarian), as well as over 150 vendors. For an additional charge you can also enjoy special workshops, massage, reiki, reflexology, and more. KarmaFest is a time of celebration but at the same time you will ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Boston, Event Date: June 28th

Boston JerkFest – Boston’s Hottest Summer Event

The 2nd Annual Boston JerkFest™, the hottest festival of the summer, is coming back on Saturday, June 28, at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, 41 Berkeley St, Boston. In its inaugural year in 2013, the event was so attractive that it sold out for both sessions.   Boston JerkFest in an out-door/in-door family-friendly Caribbean style food festival celebrating all things spicy and hot. The event features Jamaican jerk spiced food and live music and performances and fun for the whole family. The festival offers two ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Greenfield, Event Date: June 22nd

Holly Near with emma’s revolution to Perform Live at Greenfield Energy Park

Holly Near with emma’s revolution is set to perform live at the Greenfield Energy Park, Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at 6:00pm. Bring your chairs and blankets. Suggested donation of $15.00.   As Holly Near celebrates her first album in three years, Peace Becomes You, she’s building on 40 creative years and 30 recordings. Respected around the world for her music and activism, her joy and passion inspire people to join in her celebration of the human spirit. Equally compelling at her shows, her music fully engages listeners in the world around them. Holly has made a career speaking  ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Clinton, Event Dates: Opening Saturday, June 14, 2014. On view through August 30, 2014

Darker Shades of Red: Soviet Propaganda Art from the Cold War Era at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

With Russia in the world news, the new exhibition at the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA, Darker Shades of Red, offers visitors a rare opportunity to re-examine and analyze the Cold War period through the exploration of the Soviet Union’s official government propaganda posters. Strikingly graphic and explicit in its socialist message, the collection reveals the economic, social and political ideology of the Soviet Union from the mid 1940s to1990. The exhibit opens Saturday, June 14 and runs through August 30, 2014...

 


 

New Jersey, Bloomfield, Event Date: June 14-15

Creativity Inspired from Nature at Fine Art and Crafts Show, Bloomfield, NJ, June 14-15

See how artisans get their inspiration from nature to form the whimsical, the meditative and the functional clay creations in exhibitors’ booths at the 26th Annual Fine Art and Crafts Show at Brookdale Park, Bloomfield, NJ, on June 14-15. In its 26th year, Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park will feature over 170 juried professional artists, photographers and craft artisans from throughout the country displaying and selling their hand-crafted work, on Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 5PM rain or shine ...

 


 

New Jersey

New Jersey's Tuckerton Seaport Announces New and Exciting Events for 2014

Tuckerton, New Jersey (March 17, 2014) - Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum announces exciting new plans for the 2014 season. Despite damage from Super Storm Sandy, most of their buildings are now restored and open to the public as well as the mini golf course, playground, boardwalk, and nature trail. As part of the NJ 350 celebration the lighting of Tucker’s Lighthouse kicked off the New Year. A fresh new look demands fresh new special events and festivals. Many favorites are returning as well but with a new twist to better the public’s enjoyment.

 


 

New Jersey, Pompton Plains, June 8th

Pequannock Township's 16th Annual Street Fair, Pompton Plains, NJ, June 8th

On Sunday, June 8th, 2014, the Pequannock Township Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding its 15th Annual Street Fair in Pompton Plains, NJ. This free event will once again be held on the Newark-Pompton Turnpike and Jackson Ave from 10am-5pm. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. The special section in the PNC Bank parking lot will be brimming with all kinds of activities. There will be mechanical kiddie rides, climbing wall, camel rides, petting zoo, clown, face painting, sand art, temporary tattoos, live entertainment and ...

 


 

New Jersey, Browns Mills, Event Date: June 28th, 2014
31st Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival, June 28th, Browns Mills, NJ

The 31st Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival will be held Saturday, June 28th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Historic Whitesbog Village, Browns Mills, NJ. This annual celebration of all things blueberry – the official state fruit of New Jersey – is considered to be one of the finest old-fashioned festivals in the tri-state region. The Festival features the pioneering work of Whitesbog’s own Elizabeth C. White and Dr. Fredrick Coville to domesticate the very first highbush blueberry, traditional Pinelands musicians, artists and crafters, great festival food, wagon and walking ...

 


 

New Jersey, Ridgewood, Event Date: June 13th

Gateway Classical Music Society 10th Anniversary Year Orchestra Tour, Ridgewood, NJ, June 13th

Experience the intimacy and impact of a Gateway Orchestra Great Works of Art Up Close and Personal performance of masterworks, unique to Gateway, in celebration of its tenth anniversary. On Friday, June 13th, 8:00 p.m., presented will be Italian national Davide de Ascaniis, one of Gateway's outstanding violin soloists. The performance will be at The Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 100 Dayton Street, Ridgewood, NJ. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to ...

 


 

New Jersey, Nutley, June 15th

Annual Father’s Day Street Fair, Nutley, New Jersey, Sunday, June 15th

The Nutley Father’s Day Street Fair will be held along Franklin Ave., Nutley, NJ, on Sun., June 15, 2014 10am-5pm. Along the street fair site there will be a special “Crafters Corner” with exhibitors displaying their hand made works, festival foods and over 100 merchandise vendors. This year’s sponsoring organization is the Nutley High Hockey League Booster Club. Performing at the street fair will be Reunited, Thomas Wesley Stern and Gifford Lane ...

 


 

New Jersey, Montvale, June 1st

Montvale Chamber of Commerce 4th Annual Street Fair, June 1st, Montvale , NJ

On June 1st  from 10-5 pm Paragon Drive in Montvale NJ will be turned into the 4th Annual Street Fair with over 200 quality exhibitors, a special arts & crafts section, a kid’s area, community section, two food courts and continuous live entertainment all day. The event is free.   The Kidz Traveling Shindig is the area that will feature Pony rides and a petting zoo, giant climbing rock wall and kiddie rides, bounces, games, face painters and clowns. This year there will be rides at both ends of the event. Macaroni Kid will have a free kids' activity table featuring a craft, temporary tattoos  ...

 


 

New Jersey, Somerville, Event Date: June 22nd

New Jersey's Historic Downtown Somerville Arts and Crafts Fest, June 22nd

On Sunday, June 22nd, Somerville's downtown Main Street will be turned into an open air gallery of fine artists and crafters from the tri-state area at the Somerville Arts and Crafts Fest. Over 150 exhibitors will line the streets displaying and selling their original hand created work. Open from 10am-5pm, this event is juried and will feature artisans displaying and selling their original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal works, paper, stone, and more ...

 


 

New Jersey

JC Vintage Marketplace to feature Antiques, Vintage & Collectible Show, Lyndhurst, NJ, June 8th

Lyndhurst, New Jersey (April 15, 2014) - The JC Vintage Marketplace, held June 8th in Lyndhurst NJ (1050 Wall Street West), will feature 50+ exhibitors selling antiques, vintage and collectibles. There will be an appraiser available on site to assess your valuables.   Visitors can enjoy the live entertainment and a wide variety of gourmet foods being served by many New York food trucks. The market will be open to the public from 11AM-7PM ...

 


 

New Jersey, Rockaway, Event Date: June 12th to 14th

2nd Annual Tri-County Fair, Rockaway, NJ, June 12-14

On Thursday, June 12 through Saturday, June 14, treat your family to wholesome entertainment at the 2nd Annual Tri-County Fair in Rockaway, NJ. There will be thrill rides, carnival games, face painting, fireworks, music, great food and more.   On opening night, Thursday, June 12, get a jumpstart to the fun at a huge discount with an Unlimited Ride Band—pay one price and enjoy every ride on the midway. The Fireworks Extravaganza is Friday, June 13 under the evening stars. And the Fair caps off with impressive musical talent; view the performances on The Showcase, Saturday, June 14 ...

 


 

New Jersey, Ridgewood, Event Date: June 13th

The Gateway Classical Music Society will present the Gateway Orchestra in a Great Works of Art Up Close and Personal concert featuring Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony No. 3, Op. 55 in E Flat Major and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 at The Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 100 Dayton Street in Ridgewood, New Jersey at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014.  The violin concerto will be performed by one of Gateway’s outstanding young violin soloists, Italian national, Davide de Ascaniis. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to outstanding instrumental and vocal  ...

 


 

New York, Scarsdale, Event Date: June 15th

The Gateway Classical Music Society will present the Gateway Orchestra in a Great Works of Art Up Close and Personal concert featuring Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony No. 3, Op. 55 in E Flat Major and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 at the Shaarei Tikvah Synagogue, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale, NY at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, 2014. The violin concerto will be performed by one of Gateway’s outstanding young violin soloists, Italian national, Davide de Ascaniis. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to outstanding instrumental and vocal soloists from all  ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: June 21, 2014

Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents “Amuse Bouche, a French Vaudeville,” June 21st

The Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents “Amuse Bouche, a French Vaudeville,” on June 21st at 4pm at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, NYC.   Zany, loufoques, la Fête de la Musique! Join six Light Opera of New York artists for a charmingly wacky revue inspired by the vaudeville houses of 19th century Paris. From the obscure to the classic gems, you will get a taste of a of comic French operetta in just an hour. What? You don’t parlez Français? Pas de problème! They will sing en Français and in English for all to enjoy. This one-time only event may be in the heart of NYC ...

 


 

New York, Pelham, Event Date: June 7th

Pelham Chamber of Commerce to Host the Annual Village Street Fair, Saturday, June 7th, Pelham, NY

The Pelham Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Village Street Fair on Saturday, June 7th, featuring street vendors, free entertainment, and a classic car show. It's a tradition that brings neighbors and families out for the day along Fifth Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to First Street.   In addition to great food and drinks, visitors to this year’s Fair will enjoy demonstrations, craft tables, and sidewalk sales, a carousel and fun kiddie rides—all free thanks to support from participating vendors. Other free entertainment for kids will include tree climbing, a fun-filled Velcro Olympics-style  ...

 


 

New York

Gateway Classical Music Society - 10th Anniversary Year Orchestra Tour

New York, New York (May 1, 2014) - Experience the intimacy and heightened emotionality of a Gateway Orchestra performance of masterworks, unique to Gateway, in celebration of its tenth anniversary year with a tour of regional neighborhood venues.   Presented will be Italian national Davide de Ascaniis, one of Gateway's outstanding violin soloists. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to outstanding instrumental and vocal soloists from all over the world. The Gateway Orchestra's performances of masterworks have been described in reviews and letters ...

 


 

New York, Scarsdale, Event Date: June 15th

Gateway Classical Music Society 10th Anniversary Year Orchestra Tour, Scarsdale, NY, June 15th

Experience the intimacy and heightened emotionality of a Gateway Orchestra Great Works of Art Up Close and Personal performance of masterworks, unique to Gateway, in celebration of its tenth anniversary. On Sunday, June 15th, 6:00 p.m., presented will be Italian national Davide de Ascaniis, one of Gateway's outstanding violin soloists. The performance will be at Shaarei Tikvah Synagogue, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale, New York. Gateway gives opportunities for experience and exposure to outstanding instrumental ...

 


 

Ohio, Bexley, Event Date: June 7 & 8

House & Garden Tour Supports Scholarship Fund, Bexley, Ohio, June 7 & 8

The 7th annual Bexley House & Garden Tour will be powered by Bexley Women’s Club on June 7 & 8, 2014, featuring nine unique homes and gardens located throughout the charming City of Bexley, Ohio. From large traditional homes constructed in the 1920’s to those built in the past decade, together they provide visitors with varying styles of architecture, décor and a taste of what makes Bexley a fascinating city in which to live or visit. Originally begun in 2008, the proceeds of the tour support the Club’s scholarship program, which provides scholarships to high school seniors  ...

 


 

Ohio, Hudson, Event Date: June 12th – 13th

67th Annual Hudson Home and Garden Tour, Hudson, Ohio, June 12th to 13th

The 67th Annual Hudson Home & Garden Tour will take place June 12th – 13th, 2014. This annual event offers the opportunity to experience unique Hudson homes and beautiful gardens. Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.   The 2014 Tour will feature five distinctly different homes and three gardens, offering visitors an exciting blend of architectural history, modern day renovations and original decor as well as spectacular gardens full of ideas for your  ...

 


 

Oregon

Explore Oregon's Oldest Rose Varieties at the End of the Oregon Trail, Opening June 1, Oregon City

Oregon City, Oregon, May 1, 2014 - The official End of the Oregon Trail (Oregon City) is partnering with the Clackamas County Master Gardeners and Northwest Rose Historians for a special summer exhibit opening June 1, 2014. Experience some of the oldest rose varieties still growing in Oregon that were brought along the Oregon Trail with hands-on exhibits and the Pioneer Rose Garden on-site. This exhibit is partially funded through the Oregon Community Foundation's Fred W. Fields ...

 


 

Oregon, Portland, Event Date: June 19 to September 1, 2014

Portland Actors Ensemble kicks off 45th summer season of free Shakespeare-in-the-Parks

In a city famous for its whole-hearted and enthusiastic embrace of the Bard of Avon, where you can see a production of at least one Shakespeare play nearly every weekend, it is no surprise that the theatrical community has come together for a project in which every play, sonnet and narrative poem attributed to William Shakespeare will be publicly performed in Portland within a two-year period. The beginning of the Complete Works Project coincides with the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth, and will conclude on the 400th anniversary of his death. Portland's oldest continuously ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, West Chester, Event Date: June 14th

Third Annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival Celebrates Local Wines, Foods & Crafts

The third annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival, presented by The Brandywine Valley Wine Trail, Delaware Today and Main Line Today, will be held on June 14, 2014, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Myrick Conservation Center, West Chester, PA. The festival will celebrate all things local, from food and wine to music and crafts. Festival attendees can sample regional wines from nine Brandywine Valley area wineries. “Vintners in this region work hard to produce high quality wines. Many people do not realize that there are a number of wineries in this area,” said Karen Cline ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

A Taste of Kutztown to Feature Local Wine and Food Pairing, June 7, Kutztown, PA

Kutztown, Pennsylvania (April 28, 2014) - On June 7th, the small college town of Kutztown, Pa. will turn its Main Street over to the 5th annual Taste of Kutztown Wine Tasting Festival, 11:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  The afternoon will include wine sampling from twenty-one area wineries, meaderies (mead is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting a honey and water solution and is arguably one of the oldest fermented beverages) and breweries. Vendors of food that pairs naturally with wine, musicians and craftsmen will  round out an afternoon of good tastes and small town charm. Kutztown has long  ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

VALOR Clinic Foundation to host "I’ve Got Your Six 6k and Memorial Mile," June 1st, Bangor, PA

Bangor, Pennsylvania (April 25, 2014) - Bangor’s 2nd Annual “I’ve Got Your Six 6k and Memorial Mile” event takes place in Bangor's Memorial Park on June 1st. The event is open to walkers and runners of all ages and abilities.   Packet pick up begins at 7:00am on June 1st and the race kicks off at 9:00am. Awards will be presented for the 6k in the following categories: Top 3 Overall Male / Female ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, University Park

University Park's Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel Celebrates Twenty Years of Innovation

For 20 years The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel has hosted politicians, celebrities, and internationally known experts in fields as diverse as astrostatistics and Autism, as well as weddings and Mother’s Day celebrations. On May 7, the hotel begins commemorating or observing its own anniversary, celebrating 20 years as an integral part of the University and State College community.   Built in 1994 as the Penn State Scanticon International, the hotel was designed to serve as an anchor for Innovation Park ...

 


 

Rhode Island

The Art of Fashion - Doris Duke's sense of style on display in the 2014 Rough Point annual exhibit, Newport, RI

Newport, Rhode Island (March 19, 2014) - With a great eye for classic cut and design and a bold attitude toward fashion, Doris Duke was a designer’s ideal client. Miss Duke - heiress, philanthropist and art collector - carefully created a fashion collection comprised of both couture and off-the-rack items from a variety of designers. During No Rules: The Personal Style of Doris Duke, the annual exhibit at Rough Point, Miss Duke’s Newport home, visitors are invited to explore a portion of Miss Duke’s clothing collection ranging from the understated to the show-stopping.   Doris Duke had an ...

 


 

Tennessee, Springfield, Event Date: June 14th

The Robertson County Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 Taste of Country USA festival, sponsored by Electrolux, on June 14th on the Historic Court House Square in Springfield, TN. Gates are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with free admission for the whole family. Taste of Country USA offers festival goers a chance to enjoy all the things that make this corner of middle Tennessee unique. Spend the day enjoying the antique car cruise-in, beer garden, live country music on the Court House Stage, family-friendly entertainment on the smaller Main Street Stage, a water-park themed kids’ country  ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Tennessee

49th Annual Southern Weekend of Arts & Craft Show, Fayetteville, TN, June 20-21

Fayetteville, Tennessee (April 17, 2014) - The 49th Annual Southern Weekend of Arts & Craft Show will be held June 20th - 21st at the Stone Bridge Park, in Fayetteville, TN. There will be over 90 artist and crafters displaying their art at the show, and local non-profit organizations promoting their services. The event is sponsored by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center.   Talented exhibitors come from all over the Southeast, with a large variety of original art, photography, crafts, woodworking, jewelry, and many more types of art...

 


 

Texas, Beaumont, Event Date; June 13-15

Bill Pickett Trail Riders 10th Annual Trail Ride, Zydeco Festival and Rodeo, Beaumont, TX

The Bill Pickett Trail Riders are hosting their 10th Annual Trail Ride, Zydeco Festival and Rodeo. It will be held on June 13-15, 2014 at Laday’s Arena 7400 Boyt Rd., Beaumont, TX. The Bill Pickett Trail Riders educates and entertains all ages and nationalities on the western and Creole heritage of Southeast Texas and Louisiana. They teach everyone that Bill Pickett was a real African American that created the “bite’m style dull dogging” known today in rodeo as “steer wrestling.”

 


 

Texas

Round Top Music Festival Coming to Round Top, Texas, June 7 to July 12

Round Top, Texas (April 15, 2014) - The Round Top Festival Institute presents the Round Top Music Festival on June 7th to July 12th in Round Top, Texas (248 Jaster Road). Founded 44 years ago by concert pianist James Dick, the Round Top Festival Institute annually selects 95 students (from over 500 applicants) who study with master faculty and perform in the Texas Festival Orchestra.   Programs for the two dozen concerts include works by composers ...

 


 

Texas, Mineral Wells, May 20, Event Date: June 7th

5th Annual Vietnam Memorial Update – Kent State Exhibit, Weatherford, TX, June 7th

On June 7th, The National Vietnam War Museum will host the 5th annual update of its replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at 12685 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford, TX . The gates will open at 8:00 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m. The event will honor the four men whose names were added to the wall in Washington, D.C. last year, as well as a special welcome home to fourteen recovered MIAs. Following the outdoor ceremonies, the Visitor Center will be open so that guests can view the museum’s latest exhibit, a photo retrospective of the Kent State Shooting ...

 


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: June 28th

It’s time to get wet at the 17th Annual Bandera Riverfest held June 28th at City Park (1102 Maple Street), Bandera, Texas. Put on your river shoes and join in for a day of fun on the Medina River. There will be arts & crafts, an Open Car Show, Bandera Idol competition, music, a Lone Star BBQ Society cook-off competition, and plenty of food and drink. There are no fees to enter the many fun things to do at Riverfest, such as the river rodeo (this is the Cowboy Capital of the World), kayak races, and the Anything That Floats Regatta ...

 


 

Texas, McKinney, Event Date: weekly Tue -Thurs throughout the summer

At Chestnut Square Historical Village this summer, children have the opportunity to “time travel” back to an era before the Information Age and experience the summers of yesterday. Prairie Adventure Camps are offered on the following dates: June 17-19, 24 - 26, July 8 - 10, 22 - 24, 29 - 31, August 5 - 7, at 315 S. Chestnut Street, McKinney, TX.   Each day’s camp begins with “de-modernizing.” Children will be able to dress in historically-themed clothing to help them embrace their trip back in time. The camp sessions focus on different types of textile arts, home skills, and old-fashioned ...

 


 

Vermont, Essex Junction, Event Date: June 26-29

The Vermont Quilt Festival returns to the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction (105 Pearl St.) Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29, dazzling visitors with the rich color, design, and intricate craftsmanship in the hundreds of quilts on display. Thousands of quilt enthusiasts from around the world arrive to celebrate New England’s oldest and largest quilt event. Awaiting them are exhibits of new and antique quilts, lectures and classes presented by noted quilt artists, quilt appraisal services, free gallery talks, demos, and a colorful array of wares in the extensive Merchants Mall ...

 


 

Virginia, Manassas, Event Date: June 7th 

Celebrate 100 Years of History at the Manassas Heritage Railway Festival, Manassas, VA, June 7th

Celebrate the 20th Annual Manassas Heritage Railway Festival on Saturday, June 7th, from 10 am to 4 pm in Historic Downtown Manassas. This year’s event will feature elaborate railroad displays, kid’s rides, and local and professional entertainment. Vendors will be onsite selling model trains, toys, railroad books, train photography and other train paraphernalia. The much anticipated VRE excursion train rides are back, with a special live appearance from a Frozen Princess! The VRE excursions will run at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm from the Manassas Train Depot to Clifton and back  ...

 


 

Washington, Edmonds, Event Date: June 13th - 15th

The 57th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival kicks off at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 13 and runs through Sunday evening June 15, at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, WA. The Festival is filled with fun for all ages and includes art, entertainment, food vendors, a Student Art Exhibit and Kids Create area. There is no admission charge for this popular three-day event. More than 200 artist-exhibitors display and sell fine arts and crafts on the grassy field, East of the Frances Anderson Center and on the Plaza above the Edmonds Library. Skilled artists from the Western ...

 


 

Washington, Anacortes, Event Date: June 7th & 8th

25th Annual Waterfront Festival, Anacortes, Washington, June 7th-8th

The 25th Annual Waterfront Festival will be held in Anacortes, WA on June 7th & 8th at Cap Sante Boat Haven marina, located at 1019 Q Ave, adjacent to downtown.   The festival combines a variety of family-friendly, marine-related activities, including free boat rides, a “quick-and-dirty” boat building demonstration, milk carton derby, boat show, car show, model boat show, paddle board demos, Samish Indian Nation canoe rides and the Schooner Adventuress will be giving dock side tours ...

 


 

Washington

Two North Puget Sound Chefs Decide Eight is Enough!

Anacortes, Washington (March 19, 2014) - Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive eight-course dining experience offered to eight guests at a time, only eight times this year at Potluck Kitchen Studio, located in historic downtown Anacortes (910 11th Street Unit A). It's a big city menu, at a small town price, and without ferry travel or congested traffic.   Each 8-for-8 Pop-up Dinner is a unique "culinary odyssey" consisting of eight courses and three wine pairings which aren't revealed until guests are seated. Dinners take place in the private dining room at Potluck Kitchen Studio ...

 


 

West Virginia, Summersville, Event Date: June 25th to 28th

Adams Bluegrass, LLC, Promoters, announce that the 34th Annual Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival will take place at Summersville Music Park, Summersville, WV, on June 25th to 28th. The four day event begins Wednesday, June 25th at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. nightly.   Wednesday's lineup begins at 11:00 a.m. featuring Laurel Creek, The James King Band, Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa, The Marksmen, The Spinney Brothers, and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (Winner of IBMA Gospel Recorded Performance ...

 


 

Wisconsin, Ephraim, Event Date: June 28, 2014

Door County North, the business association for northern Door County, Wisconsin, encompassing the Ellison Bay-Gills Rock region, has announced a partial list of the foods and beverages that will be served at the peninsula’s first county-wide food and wine festival, Uncork Summer, scheduled for June 28, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Uncork Summer will be located outdoors on the grounds of Wickman House (www.wickmanhouse.com), a highly-regarded restaurant on Mink River Road in Ellison Bay ...

 


 

Wisconsin, Oregon, Event Date: June 14th to 15th

Regional artists will display their work around a restored century old farm at The Wood Cycle, Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15, at 1239 S Fish Hatchery Rd., Oregon, WI (10 minutes south of Madison). The Hayloft Gallery Art Fair will feature handcrafted works of more than 20 artists working in wood, paint, fiber, glass, ceramics, jewelry, and photography. “Our peaceful country atmosphere blends art with nature; an excellent way to view original art here in Wisconsin,” said Paul Morrison, owner of The Wood Cycle and organizer of ArtS in the BarnS. “We provide a  ...

 


 

Wisconsin

Door County's First Major Food & Wine Festival: Uncork Summer, Ellison Bay, WI, June 28

Ellison Bay, Wisconsin (April 29, 2014) - Door County North, the business association for far northern Door County, Wisconsin, encompassing the Ellison Bay-Gills Rock region, has announced the Door Peninsula’s first county-wide food and wine festival. Door County is nationally renowned for its natural beauty, and in recent years has developed a reputation as one of the Upper Midwest’s best dining destinations.   Scheduled for Saturday, June 28, the new festival is called Uncork Summer™ and will be held the same weekend as the area’s decades-old family-oriented  ...

 


 

Wisconsin

Osceola Wisconsin Public Library Hosts the 4th annual Ultimate Rhubarb Experience, June 6th to 7th

Osceola, Wisconsin (April 28, 2014) -  Prepare yourself for the Ultimate Rhubarb experience when Osceola Wisconsin Public Library hosts the 4th Annual Rhubarb Days on June 6th-7th, 2014. Promising a bigger, better slice of everything rhubarb. The rockin’ weekend kicks off Friday, June 6th with the Farmers Market featuring locally grown produce, Hiawatha Bank free Pasty feed, and Osceola Public Library hosts the Family Block Party with carnival games and bouncy house at Millpond Park. A Wine Tasting and sale will be held both days at Valley Spirits. The Osceola Braves  ...