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March Events, 2014


 

Australia

Sydney, Australia Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2014 travel packages now available from exclusive tour operator, Planetdwellers

Sydney, Australia (December 9, 2013) - Don’t miss a beat at the world’s most exciting gay and lesbian event on Saturday March 1st, 2014, by choosing from a wide range of tours for every taste created by gay-owned and operated travel specialists at Planetdwellers.   Australia’s leading dedicated gay and lesbian travel specialists, Planetdwellers, has released its 2014 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras tour packages that cater to all tastes and adventures.   Whether you are in town for the absolute essentials of the parade and parties, or you can indulge in a few more days ...

 


 

California

Savor Sonoma Valley: 26 Wineries, Local Chefs & Barrel Wines, March 15 & 16

Sonoma Valley, California (March 10, 2014) - Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) is geared up for their premier event of the year – Savor Sonoma Valley happening Saturday & Sunday, March 15 & 16 from 11 AM – 4 PM both days. Twenty-Six Wineries throughout Sonoma Valley will be showcasing barrel wines, sampling new releases, and offering award-winning wines paired with food creations prepared by local chefs.   Meet winemakers, sample barrel wines, mingle with wine lovers in caves and on crush pads, enjoy live music, tour wineries, and savor a wonderful ...

 


 

California

"Let's Erase the Stigma" - Documentary Film Screening at Los Altos High School, March 12

Los Altos, California (March 6, 2014) - The LETS (Let's Erase The Stigma) Club at Los Altos High School will be co-hosting a free PG-13 screening of the film "No Kidding? Me 2!," starring Emmy Award-winning actor Joe Pantoliano (“The Sopranos,” “The Matrix,” “The Goonies”) on Wednesday, March 12, in the Los Altos High School Eagle Theater at 7 p.m. Pantoliano is a best-selling author and mental health advocate committed to erasing the stigma and shame ...

 


 

California

American Philharmonic Sonoma County to Premiere Two Latin American Works, Santa Rosa, March 15 and 16

Santa Rosa, California (February 21, 2014) - The American Philharmonic Sonoma County will present the American premiere of works by two of Latin America's leading composers in a March 15 and 16, 2014 concert set entitled "From the New World."   Concertino for Orchestra is by the prolific Colombian composer Blás Emilio Artehortúa. Artehortúa, whose works are now performed worldwide, is currently composer-in-residence at the National Network of Youth Orchestras ...

 


 

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

A three day celebration of the music of the 1920s and '30s, Monterey’s Jazz Bash by the Bay

Monterey, California (December 17, 2013) - The Jazz Bash by the Bay has been celebrating since 1980 the music of the ‘20s and 30s, one of the most creative and magical periods in the history of American music. The festival brings together the many colorful forms of early jazz: traditional jazz, swing, gypsy jazz, ragtime, blues, and big bands. Eight ballrooms and cabaret venues under one roof. Enjoy the beauty of Monterey’s historic waterfront. Eight world-class guest artists, 17 featured bands and three youth bands will take to the stage during the 34th annual JazzAge Monterey’s ...

 


 

California

Become More Fit & Alive at the 3rd Annual Healthy Living Festival, San Diego, March 22-23, 2014

San Diego, California (December 9, 2013) – This spring, join the celebration of living healthier at San Diego’s largest health and fitness expo, March 22-23, 2014, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Whether seeking a more healthful way of life, or looking for new ways to enrich an existing healthy regime, the 3rd Annual Healthy Living Festival has it all.   Energy, productivity and happiness thrive with a healthy lifestyle. This March, learn more about eating healthier, finding a healthy weight, getting into healthy activities and keeping a healthier home. Attendees can choose from more than 30 free lectures ...

 


 

China

Visit China During its Flower Blossom Season

February 5th, 2014 - ChinaTour.com is offering a nine days seven nights trip to Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou with all inclusive packages from $1,399.00 (per person based on double occupancy). The trip includes: round-trip air ticket from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or New York City via Air China; round-trip ground transportation from the airport to hotels and itinerary destinations; double-occupancy accommodations for three nights at Four Points by Sheraton in Beijing; one night at Grand Metropark Hotel Suzhou; one night at Crown Plaza Hangzhou Xanadu Resort; two nights at Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel; seven buffet breakfast ...

 


 

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. (March 10, 2014) - The 22nd annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, March 18-30, presents over 200 documentary, narrative, animated, archival, experimental and children’s films selected to provide fresh perspectives on environmental issues facing Earth.   Our Cities: Our Planet, a special Festival focus, will explore the challenges of the world’s urban environments as they strive to meet environmental and economic needs. The 2014 Festival ...

 


 

Europe & South America

New Haven, Connecticut (September 23, 2013) - The truffle fair in Alba is a special time to be in Piedmont as is Chile during harvest time. But in typical fashion Wine Lovers Tours is blending in some new wine tours for 2014: Italy's magnificent Lake Country, the gardens and wineries of England and Brazil during the extended Mardi Gras festivities.   Brazil's wine industry is a sleeping giant that is causing wine lovers to take notice. The major wine area is near Uruguay and similar to other South American countries, it benefited from an influx of European immigrants ...


 

Florida

New Smyrna Beach 2014 Balloon & Sky Fest Bigger and Better Than Ever, March 28-30

New Smyrna Beach, Florida - The sixth annual New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest, March 28-30 at the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport, will be bigger, better, more exciting, and feature more to do and enjoy than ever before. It’s two nights and two days of all the family fun anyone can handle. New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest 2014 again will feature world-class air shows with Aeroshell T-6 planes circling overhead to lead into the nighttime events. In addition to evening balloon glows, as many as 20 hot-air balloons will carry passengers aloft. Helicopter and airplane rides also will be ...

 


 

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

Gainesville Fine Arts Association's 7th Annual Winter Fine Arts Fair, March, 7, 8 and 9, 2014

Gainesville, Florida (January 31, 2014) - The Gainesville Fine Arts Association's 7th Annual Winter Fine Arts Fair will take place March, 7, 8 and 9, 2014. This unique festival begins with a night-time opening, with lighted artist booths, and live stage entertainment surrounded by an aerial backdrop of thousands of stringed lights illuminating the Tioga Town Center located on Newberry Road. The festival includes large public art sculptures, many talented artists and local favorites, live ...

 


 

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

Florida's Gainesville Fine Arts Association Presents Two Art Venues Festivals - Where Art and Culture Meet

Gainesville, Florida (September 23, 2013) - On ​October 12 & 13, 2013,​ Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm,​ GFAA produces the Art Festival at Thornebrook, a juried show with awards, is held in the beautifully tree lined park-like setting of Thornebrook Village located at 2441 NW 43rd Street. This two day show includes fine artist and craftsmen, photographers, quilters, and glassblowers from various states with their own distinctive artistic styles. On March ...

 


 

Florida

Call to Artists: 2014 Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival, Gulf Breeze, Florida

Gulf Breeze, Florida (September 3, 2013) - The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) invites everyone to enjoy the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival on Sat/Sun March 29th-30th, 2014. The two-day fine arts & fine crafts festival is a family event and will again be held in Gulf Breeze proper (675 Gulf Breeze Parkway). Open to the public from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, the Festival is free to the public ...

 


 

Florida

2014 Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival, Gulf Breeze, Florida

Gulf Breeze, Florida (September 3, 2013) - The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) invites everyone to enjoy the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival on Sat/Sun March 29th-30th, 2014. The two-day fine arts & fine crafts festival is a family event and will again be held in Gulf Breeze proper (675 Gulf Breeze Parkway). Open to the public from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, the Festival is free to the public ...

 


 

Florida

Oldsmar’s 53rd Annual Oldsmar Days & Nights, March 28 to 30

Oldsmar, Florida (March 12, 2014) - Oldsmar’s 53rd Annual Oldsmar Days event is scheduled for beautiful R.E. Olds Park Friday March 28 through Sunday March 30. The event features Oldsmar’s only parade on Saturday March 29 at 11 am. The parade will feature historic Oldsmobile’s, antique fire trucks and a contingent of Shriner’s.   The event itself is geared for old-fashioned family fun with a great carnival featuring special wristband prices, games including Limbo, Hula Hoop and Pie Eating contests, plenty of excellent food and arts and crafts vendors, motorcycle and classic car shows ...

 


 

Georgia

Folk-to-Fine Arts Festival Returns to Showcase the Regions Finest Artists and Craftspeople, Commerce, Georgia

Commerce, Georgia (January 14, 2014) - The Third Annual Folk-to-Fine Arts Festival brings remarkable one-of-a kind folk and fine artists to Historic Downtown Commerce Georgia, March 7 to 9, 2014. Commerce Main Street / Downtown Development Authority will host the event at the Commerce Civic Center. Each year the festival continues to captivate visitors with over 60 fine & folk artists offering various types and forms of folk and fine art, including oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Illinois

Stagg High School's Art for the Season Art and Craft Festival, Palos Hills, IL, March 22 to 23, 2014

Palos Hills, Illinois (March 14, 2014) - Stagg High School Music Boosters organization presents Art for the Season, an arts and crafts festival. The two day event features arts, crafts, and vendor booths, lunch, food sampling, raffles, and an appearance by KHITS radio, 104.3. The show runs on Saturday, March 22, from 9 am - 4 pm and Sunday, March 23, from 10 am - 3 pm. Admission is $2.00 for adults. Enjoy a long awaited spring at Art for the Season and find a vast array of interesting and unique items. All proceeds ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Louisiana

Cats, Iguanas and a Menagerie of Talent Slated for the 28th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 19-23, 2014

New Orleans, Louisiana (December 16, 2013) - A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather in the historic French Quarter for the 2014 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 19-23. The five-day fête honors the legendary Tennessee Williams, his works, and literary life in the adopted city he called his “spiritual home” and features two days of master classes for writers and readers; a roster of lively discussions among distinguished panelists from all over the country; celebrity interviews; theater, food and music events; a scholars' conference; a  ...

 


 

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

Nicholas Nicholson, Authority on Russian fine and decorative arts to speak at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

Clinton, Massachusetts (March 18, 2014) - Nicholas Nicholson, authority on Russian fine art (18th C. – 1918) Russian decorative arts, Russian imperial ephemera and Russian furniture, is the guest speaker at the members’ and press opening of the upcoming exhibition, The Tsars’ Cabinet, on loan from the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary. His lecture is entitled Jewels of the Romanovs. The event is held March 27, 6pm, 2014 at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton  ...

 


 

Massachusetts

The Tsars’ Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts Under the Romanovs at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, Massachusetts

Clinton, Massachusetts (February 28, 2014) - The Museum of Russian Icons hosts The Tsars’ Cabinet, highlighting two hundred years of Russian decorative arts under the Romanovs, from the time of Peter the Great in the early 18th century to Nicholas II in the early 20th century. Many of the 230 plus objects in the exhibition were designed for public or private use of the tsars or other Romanovs. Others illustrate the styles that were prominent during their reigns. Developed from the Kathleen ...

 


 

Massachusetts

Music Worcester presents the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, March 15

Worcester, Massachusetts (March 6, 2014) - An orchestra of soloists comes to Worcester Saturday, March 15th, when the East Coast Chamber Orchestra plays Tuckerman Hall. Comprised of members of leading orchestras from across the US, this group gives new meaning to the term virtuoso orchestra.   Program includes a Mozart Divertimento, Ravel's String Quartet arranged for orchestra, and works by Satie, Greenstein, Gesualdo.   In 2001, a group of musicians – colleagues and friends from leading conservatories and music festivals across the country collectively ...

 


 

Massachusetts

Music Worcester presents 2014 Worcester Symphonic Project, March 22

Worcester, Massachusetts (March 11, 2014) - A unique collaboration between several Worcester cultural organizations, the greater Worcester college and university community, and aspiring youth musicians and their families, the Worcester Symphonic Project comes to Mechanics Hall (Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA) for its second installment on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 3pm. Presented by Music Worcester, the Worcester Symphonic Project is an El-sistema-inspired effort that brings together musicians of all ages both amateur and professional for the rare opportunity  ...

 


 

Massachusetts

Celebrate Spring at Maple Magic Day, Natick Community Organic Farm, March 8th

Natick, Massachusetts - Natick Community Organic Farm invites the public to celebrate all things maple syrup at its annual Maple Magic Day on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Festivities begin with the Farm’s annual pancake breakfast in the cafeteria of Memorial School from 8 AM to 11 AM at 107 Eliot St. (Joseph Ailinger Dr.), Natick, MA. Breakfast goers are treated to lots of yummy pancakes (wheat or gluten free) smothered in NCOF’s own maple syrup while listening to the lively Dixieland jazz of The Clambake Five.  Tickets will be sold at the door at $8 for NCOF members, and $4 for NCOF child members aged 4 to 8. Tickets are $10 for ...

 


 

Michigan

Local Fiber Enthusiasts "Flocking" to Fiber Expo in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan (February 28, 2014) - Many local residents as well as people from neighboring states will be “flocking” to the Spring Fiber Expo that is taking place March 22 & 23, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Fall Fiber Expo is scheduled for October 25 & 26, 2014. In recent years there has been a resurgence in interest in the fiber arts. The sustainable and green movement has brought a new life to the age old crafts of ...


 

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  ...

 


 

Minnesota

Cabin Fever Festival Has New Home In Duluth, Minnesota, March 21-23, 2014

Duluth, Minnesota (February 21, 2014) - The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA) will once again host its Cabin Fever Festival in Duluth on Friday through Sunday March 21-23, but 2014 will find the event at the Inn On Lake Superior. The weekend long acoustic music festival moved to the Inn On Lake Superior in 2013 when a water main break forced the originally planned venue to close down a week before the festival.   This year Cabin Fever will feature flatpicking phenom Rebecca Frazier ...

 


 

Nevada

Lockett Shows & the Northern Nevada Toyota Dealers Present Reno EXPO 2014

Reno, Nevada (March 3, 2014) - The 47th Annual Reno Home & Garden Show and the 47th Annual Reno Boat, Recreation Show, the Reno Off-Road & Motorsports Expo and the Reno Pet Show & Pug Parade, will be at the Reno Sparks Convention Center at the same time, four great shows, three days for just one ticket. Show dates are March 14 to 16, 2014. Exhibits from more than 300 local businesses will share 200,000 sq. ft. of hall along with 100 national businesses. The show offers everything to improve your lifestyle, both for home enthusiasts and the outdoor ...

 


 

New Hampshire

Hollis Arts Society 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition: "Jaffrey is Alive!"

Jaffrey, New Hampshire (March 6, 2014) - The Jaffrey Civic Center will be "Alive" this spring with an abundance of the Hollis Arts Societies colorful and electric works of art. Twenty six Juried Members of the Hollis Arts Society will be showing works of art at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning March 28th through April 27th. The artists will be in attendance at the Reception Evening on March 28th from 6:00pm until 9:00pm, to provide insight and stimulating ...

 


 

New York

First New York Exhibition of Original Drawings from Cape Dorset

New York, New York (March 3, 2014) - For the first time, Alaska on Madison presents an exhibition of original one-of-a-kind drawings from Cape Dorset. Views from the North: Drawings from Cape Dorset will be on view through March 30.   Cape Dorset, the Capital of Inuit Art, is a settlement of 1300 Inuit located on the southwest corner of Baffin Island 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle. It has a thriving artistic community, and is known both for beautiful stone sculptures and for graphic arts. Since 1959, Cape Dorset has released an annual collection of limited  ...

 


 

New York

The Harmony Sweepstakes, a nationwide A Cappella Festival, returns to the New York City's Miller Theatre for annual competition

New York, New York (March 11, 2014) - The Harmony Sweepstakes, a nationwide a cappella festival in its 30th year, returns to The Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway, NYC) for its annual NY Regional competition on Saturday March 22, 2014 at 7PM.   For 30 years the Harmony Sweepstakes has been delighting audiences and still the event continues to grow in popularity. The show was the inspiration for the hit NBC show The Sing-Off, which aired nationwide on NBC, and brought even more interest to the art of a cappella singing.   A cappella enjoyed international exposure with the success of the hit movie Pitch Perfect ...

 


 

New York

Emerald Retirement Planning Celebrates 10 Years; Hosts Open House to Acknowledge the Occasion and Community

Stony Point, New York (March 10, 2014) – For 10 years, this month, Emerald Retirement Planning has been helping families throughout New York and New Jersey plan for retirement. To mark this milestone, owner Matthew Clement is hosting an open house at the company’s newest office in Stony Point, New York. The event takes place on March 22, 2014 at #5 Joyce Place (141 S. Liberty Drive, Stony Point). The festivities, including light refreshments, will begin at 11am with a ceremonial ...

 


 

North Carolina

Charlotte Beer Dinner Pairs Region's Best Brews with Gourmet Food

Charlotte, North Carolina (March 14, 2014) - On Friday, March 21st some of the region’s best craft beers will be on the menu at Harry’s Grille & Tavern in Charlotte. What makes this even more interesting is that Harry’s Executive Chef Michael Smith has designed a five-course meal cooked with the beers.   It’s part of the All Ale to the Queen Beer Dinner, held on the eve of the All Ale to the Queen Beer Carnival, happening the next day at the NC Music Factory.   “The wide variety of beer styles is going to make this an incredible dinner. Usually, there is only one or two brewers/breweries ...

 


 

North Carolina

All Ale to the Queen Celebrates Beer with the King of Craft Session, Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, North Carolina (March 14, 2014) - Among craft beer lovers, the simple act of cracking open a cold one and guzzling is best reserved for mowing the grass. In the world of craft beer, savoring and celebrating the tastes and smells of a brew is a practiced hobby. Nowhere is that more apparent than at the King of Craft Session at the All Ale to the Queen Beer Carnival to be held March 22 at the Music Factory, Charlotte.   The King of Craft Session is like going to your favorite bar, stepping through the crowd, and settling into your favorite corner seat, next to some super cool and ...

 


 

Ohio

VALOR Clinic Foundation to host I’ve Got Your Six 6k and Memorial Mile, March 29th, Coshocton Lake Park, Ohio

Coshocton, Ohio (March 19, 2014) - The Coshocton’s First Annual “I’ve Got Your Six 6k and Memorial Mile” takes place March 29th in Coshocton Lake Park, Coshocton. OH. The event is open to walkers and runners of all ages and abilities. Packet pick up begins at 7:00am on March 29th and the race kicks off at 9:00am. Awards will be given for the 6k. All proceeds benefit the VALOR Clinic Foundation (www.valorclinic.org) and their efforts to help veterans in crisis and homeless veterans ...

 


 

Oklahoma

45th Annual RV Super Show returns to the State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, March 13th - 16th, 2014

Oklahoma City, OK (March 3, 2014) - An event with a successful four decade old history, the 45th Annual RV Super Show, is making its way back to the State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, March 13th through the 16th, 2014.   This year, the four day show will prominently feature over 300 brand new RVs to browse through, many with all new floor plans and all offered at special low show prices. Plus, buyers can bet that the seven participating local area RV dealers will be going head-to-head in their attempts to earn each RV buyer’s valued business. This means the very best ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

Six wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail to hold their annual event, Barrels on the Brandywine, each Saturday and Sunday in March

Chester County, Pennsylvania (February 25, 2014) - The six wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail will be holding their annual event, Barrels on the Brandywine, each Saturday and Sunday in March. Barrels on the Brandywine offers tastes of the newest vintages, developing from the 2013 grape harvest. Local winegrowers and vintners will open their cellars and tasting rooms for barrel tastings, cellar tours, music, food, and other special events. Passports provide a ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Texas

Angleton, Texas (March 10, 2014) - With over 200 vendors packing the Brazoria County Fairgrounds on March 22nd and 23rd, the City of Angleton is gearing up for the biggest Market Days to date. Established in 2011 in just one building, this event has quickly grown to four buildings as well as numerous outdoor booths and is a Market not to miss. From hearty citrus trees and vintage furniture to jewelry and boutique items, there truly is something for everyone. An added bonus to all the great shopping is the addition of the Salt Grass Antique Tractor Club who will have an array of antique tractors on ...

 


 

Virginia

Fredericksburg, Virginia (March 11, 2014) - The Fredericksburg Spring Home & Garden Show will be held March 21 through March 23 at the Fredericksburg Expo Center. See the latest trends in home ideas and garden design plus get free advice from the area’s top professionals.   200 exhibitors will showcase the newest and best products for your house. Every facet of the home industry is represented, from flooring to kitchens to landscapers, furniture and mattresses and so much more.   WTOP’s guru of gardening, Mike McGrath will answer all your gardening questions. Bring in any  ...

 



Virginia

Home and Remodeling Expo coming to Leesburg’s Douglass Community Center, March 9-10

Leesburg, Virginia (January 27, 2014) - The Leesburg Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for March 15-16, 2014, at the Douglass Community Center in Leesburg, VA.   The Expo gives consumers a chance to discover opportunities and new technologies for improving and enhancing their home, shop, compare and save with great pricing, and participate in valuable educational seminars hosted by national and local celebrity speakers.  Over forty companies will be showcasing products and services including kitchen ...

 


 

Washington

18th Annual Anacortes Spring Boat Show, Anacortes, Washington, March 21 - 23, 2014

Anacortes, Washington (March 14, 2014) - The 18th Annual Anacortes Spring Boat Show is the largest and longest running free in-water boat show on the west coast. The event takes place on March 21 - 23, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., at 1019 Q Avenue, Anacortes WA.   The Anacortes Boat Show brings over 100 power and sail boats to Fidalgo Island for one more year of fun in the sun and in-water festivities. Visitor’s travel from all corners of the world to Anacortes to meet with aftermarket vendors, marine finance &  ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Wisconsin

25th Annual Tribute To 1920's Jazz Immortal Bix Beiderbecke, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin (January 14, 2014) - The Tribute to Bix Fest, a tribute to 1920's jazz immortal Bix Beiderbecke, will be held March 6-9, 2014, at the Racine Marriott, Racine, Wisconsin (Hwy 20, 7111 Washington Ave).   Featured bands will include Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys from California with New York's Dan Levinson on reeds; Marla Dixon and her (very hot) Shotgun Jazz Band from New Orleans; Josh Duffee's Graystone Monarchs from Davenport with Andy Schumm on cornet. Other events include Nicolle Wood's 1929 Galaxy Girls Chorus Line; twelve hour ...