July Events, 2015


 

Arizona, Sedona, Event Date: July 31 and August 1 and 2, 2015

Sedona Hummingbird Festival - The Most Beautiful Place in America to See Hummingbirds!

The 4th Annual Sedona Hummingbird Festival invites residents and visitors alike to the Sedona Performing Arts Center and the greater Sedona area on July 31st and August 1-2 for three enchanting days of hummingbird presentations, expert lectures, birding trips, sunrise breakfasts, garden tours, and more. The Sedona Performing Arts Center is located at 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona, AZ. There will be three days of thought provoking presentations and discussions by ...

 


 

Arkansas, Ozark, Event Date: July 2 to 5, 2015

6th annual Highberry Music Festival taking place 4th of July weekend in Ozark, Arkansas

The Highberry Music Festival will once again take place over the 4th of July weekend in Ozark, Arkansas. This year will be the 6th year and includes headliners Railroad Earth and Keller Williams. The line up also features national acts consisting of Ott, The Schwag (Grateful Dead Experience), Earphunk, Mingo Fishtrap, Random Rab, The Steepwater Band, Spoonfed Tribe, and A Live One (Phish Tribute) to name a few ...

 


 

California, San Luis Obispo, Event Date: July 18 & 19, 2015

Central Coast Renaissance Festival Returns to San Luis Obispo, July 18 & 19

The Central Coast Renaissance Festival returns to San Luis Obispo’s Laguna Lake Park on July 18 & 19 with many new and several perennially popular performers returning. Step into the year 1585 when Queen Elizabeth I was England’s magnificent monarch. This is the age of legendary characters like William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Francis Drake and a host of famous Dukes, Earls, Lords and Ladies, and you’ll see them all at the Central Coast Renaissance Festival in all ...

 


 

California, Oxnard, Event Date: July 25 & 26, 2015

The City of Oxnard, CA is once again gearing up to offer spicy and fiery fun and entertainment during the 22nd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival taking place July 25 & 26, at Plaza Park, Fifth and 'B' Streets. The annual festival is a celebration of everything salsa -- the music, the food and the dance. Presented by the Oxnard Downtowners, this award-winning, family-friendly festival features many of Southern California’s most electrifying salsa and Latin bands, non-stop salsa ...

 


 

California, Petaluma, Event Date: July 31 to August 1st, 2015

8th Annual Petaluma Music Festival, July 31 to August 1st

This marks the eighth year for what has become one of the most highly regarded events on the West Coast summer music festival circuit. The Petaluma Music Festival takes place on Friday, July 31st and Saturday, August 1st, 2015, at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center in Petaluma. With past festival performances by national acts like Trombone Shorty, Galactic, The Devil Makes Three, Jackie Greene, and Xavier Rudd, festival goers are always treated to a family-friendly event ...

 


 

California, Big Bear Lake, Event Date: July 3-5, 2015

Discover the Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival - the #1 fine arts festival in the San Bernardino Mountains

A celebration of the Arts, the 12th Annual Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival happens again this year on July 3-5, 2015 at the Bartlett Events Center, 630 Bartlett Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA. This fabulous, three day fine arts event starts on Thursday evening July 2 with a “Kick Off Concert and Reception” from 5 pm - 9 pm. Hours for the Festival are Friday, July 3 from 10 am – 7 pm, Saturday, July 4 from 10 am – 7 pm and Sunday, July 5 from 10 am – 4 pm. Discover why the Big Bear Lake Artwalk ...

 


 

California, Big Bear Lake, Event Date: July 3-5, 2015

Local middle school students join high school artists to bring their artistic murals to life with Big Bear Lake Arts and The Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival

California, Big Bear Lake, Event Date: July 3-5, 2015 To show support for the local arts, and their 1000 Art Lessons for Kids project, Big Bear Lake Arts has invited the students of Big Bear Middle School to join local high school student artists in a collaboration to display a one-of-a-kind art project at the number one Art Festival in the San Bernardino Mountains, The Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival (BBLAF), presented by The Arts Council of Big Bear   ...

 


 

Colorado, Central City, Event Date: July 11- August 10, 2015

Central City Opera’s 2015 Festival Features Four Extraordinary Stories, Central City, CO

Central City Opera’s 2015 Festival offers a wide range of offerings from standard popular operatic repertoire to beloved musical theater and contemporary opera performed and delivered in non-traditional ways. Opening the Festival on July 11 and running through August 8 at the Central City Opera House is Giuseppe Verdi’s popular opera of tragic love, La Traviata; followed by Mitch Leigh’s Tony award-winning musical, Man of La Mancha, running July 18 to ...

 


 

Colorado, Salida, Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015

The 7th annual Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival calls all creative spirits to come dance to the music and enjoy an outstanding array of fine juried arts during a premier event, July 18 to 19, in the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Salida, CO, less than 3 hours from Denver. The festival is located in picturesque Riverside Park on the banks of the Arkansas River. Professional artists who have traveled from as far as Florida greet guests in their art booths with jewelry ...


 

Colorado, Longmont, Event Date: July 25 to 26, 2015

Longmont Fine Arts & Music Festival at Roosevelt Park, Longmont, CO

Longmont Fine Arts & Music Festival at Roosevelt Park offers a stunning collection of juried fine arts and artisan crafts during a premier event, July 25 and 26. The festival is located at beautiful Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, CO. Art is displayed and for sale in artist booths including jewelry, ceramics, photography, painting, mixed media, sculpture, drawing, painting, artisan crafts and more. The Live Music Stage features an eclectic mix of blues, folk ...

 


 

Connecticut, Guilford, Event Date: July 17-19, 2015

Craft Expo 2015 Brings America's Finest Crafts to the Guilford Green, Guilford, CT

Celebrating its 58th year, the Guilford Art Center’s annual Craft Expo 2015 will bring more than 180 nationally-recognized craft artists to the historic Guilford Green on July 17-19, 2015. The latest in handmade crafts will be represented in a variety of media, including clay, glass, leather, metal and non-metal jewelry, wearable and non-wearable fiber, metal, mixed media, paper, painting, photography, printmaking, soap and wood. This highly competitive juried ...

 


 

Florida, Tampa, Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015

The Stars of Shark Week Descend on Tampa Bay, July 11 to 12

Want to see the stars of Shark Week live? Chris Fischer and Captain Brett McBride from Ocearch are the headline speakers and will be talking about the Twitter Sensation shark Mary Lee as well as all their rock star sharks, along with Steve Alten author of the Meg Series, Duncan Brake from BBC's series Shark, Mark Simmons author of Killing Keiko, Derek Burkholder from Guy Harvey's Shark Institute, and much more ...

 


 

Florida, Winter Garden, Event Date: July 3rd & 4th

4th of July Celebration in Groveland, FL

On July 3rd and 4th, enjoy two days of family fun, music, food and fireworks at Groveland’s July 4th Celebration (Lake David Park, S. Lake St., Groveland, FL). Get a “Taste of Groveland,” one of Florida’s fastest growing cities. This is a family fun festival with a terrific kids zone, food trucks, arts & crafts vendors, an air conditioned trolley ride to sample many local restaurants, a fireworks show put on by the Groveland Fire Dept. and much more. Enjoy many styles of continuous live ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: July 12, 2015

Classical Symphony Orchestra of Chicago Announces its First Concert of the 2015 Summer Season, July 12

The Classical Symphony Orchestra will be giving its first concert of the 2015 Summer Season on Sunday, July 12, 2015. The concert will be performed in the Robin Bennett Theatre at Jones College Prep High School, located at 700 South State Street, Chicago (public transportation stops at the front door). Parking is located across the street from the Theatre. Ticket prices are $10.00 general admission.   The concert begins with the very boisterous potpourri of student drinking songs ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: July 19, 2015

The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago Announces its First Concert of the 2015 Summer Season, July 19

The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago has announced its first concert of the 2015 Summer Season, Sunday, July 19, 2015, 3:00 p.m. The concert will be performed in the newly constructed Robin Bennett Theatre at Jones College Prep High School and is conveniently located at 700 South State Street with public transportation stops at the front door. Parking is located across the street from the Theatre. Ticket prices are $10, General Admission  ...

 


 

Illinois, Naperville, Event Date: June 4, 2015 to August 5, 2015

Von Heidecke's Dance Center to Host Summer Intensive, Naperville, IL

Dancers of all ages and levels are invited to participate in Von Heidecke’s Dance Center’s Summer Intensive, beginning on June 4, 2015. The program culminates in the Summer Workshop performance Sunday, August 9, 2015, which is open to the public, and all parents, relatives, and friends. The Von Heidecke Dance Center is located in Naperville, Illinois where dancers begin instruction as young as three years of age. Programs are offered for students seeking recreation and fun ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: April 12 and then June 19 to July 12

Indianapolis Early Music Festival opens with free spring concert

Music of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Medieval times, played on instruments of the period by artists using historically informed styles and techniques, will delight audiences in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, from June 19 through July 12, 2015. The finest ensembles from throughout North America and Europe will perform at this year’s festival. In addition to enjoying the concert, Festival attendees will have an opportunity to meet ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: June 19 to July 12, 2015

Indianapolis Early Music's 49th Festival Starts June 19th

Indianapolis Early Music Festival launches its 49th season in the beautiful auditorium of the Indianapolis History Center located in the heart of downtown on the canal (450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN). Matthias Maute, who holds an international reputation as conductor, composer, recorder and flute player, begins the Festival on June 19th. Weekend two of the Festival will include a June 26th performance by Nell Snaidas, who has been praised for her “beautiful soprano ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: July 10 and 12

Indianapolis Early Music Festival expected to draw record crowds, July 10 and 12

The Indianapolis Early Music Festival will end its 49th season on July 10 and 12 with two dazzling performances. Praised by Fanfare for its “wonderful, vital and buoyant performances,” Trio Setticento’s passionate and authoritative interpretations renew the pleasures of hearing beloved music from the Age of Enlightenment while also revealing the delights of new discoveries. Imagination, vigor, technical polish and historical insight have made the Trio’s ...

 


 

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

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

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

 


 

Michigan, Lowell, Event Date: July 9 to 11, 2015

21st Lowell Riverwalk Festival, Lowell, MI, July 9 to 11

Stretching over two nights and one full day, Lowell’s annual Riverwalk Festival is a crowd pleaser which draws in thousands of people from around the area. Being held this year on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 9, 10 and 11, the outdoor venue provides a hometown atmosphere for vendors, entertainers and festival goers. The event is held at Riverwalk Plaza, 113 Riverwalk Plaza, Lowell, MI. Once again, a limited-edition festival t-shirt will be produced and available for sale before ...

 


 

Missouri, Lebanon, Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015

Fiber Artists flock to the Ozarks, Lebanon, MO

More than 100 people from seven states have already registered for fiber arts classes at the 6th Annual Fiber “U” being held on Saturday July 18th (8am-6pm) and Sunday July 19th (8am-3pm) at the Cowan Civic Center, 500 E. Elm Street in Lebanon, MO. There are 41 fiber arts classes, taught by artists from the Midwest to choose from, including knitting, weaving, crocheting, dyeing, felting, spinning, rug making, needle tatting, fly tying and more. Visit www.mopaca.org/fiber-u ...

 


 

Missouri, Hannibal, Event Date: June 19th through July 30th, 2015

Bluff City Theater presents Tony-awarding winning play The Heiress to open Summer Season, Hannibal, MO

Based on the Henry James novel Washington Square, Ruth and Augustus Goetz’ period drama The Heiress explores timeless themes of parental autocracy, personal independence and the nature of love. The Heiress opened in NYC in 1947 and ran for 410 performances before moving to London’s West End where it ran for 600 more. Twice revived on Broadway, the 1999 production won three Tony’s including best revival of a play. In this new professional production ...

 


 

Nevada, Las Vegas, Event Date: July 8 - 11, 2015

“Discover the New American Dream!” is one of the themes filmgoers will be considering at the Anthem Libertarian Film Festival, held at the Sin City Theater at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, July 8-11. What makes a film “libertarian”? It’s not about overthrowing the government, and it’s not about the Tea Party. Libertarian films are about choice, opportunity, and knocking down obstacles. They demonstrate the power of persuasion over the force of authority. “Libertarian films often point out the unintended consequences of government ...

 


 

New Hampshire, Manchester, Event Date: July 30 through August 1, 2015

There will be thousands of special antique and collectible clothing and uniform buttons on display and for sale at the 2015 National Button Society’s National Convention and Show in Manchester, New Hampshire, the week of July 27 through August 1, at the Radisson Hotel Center, 700 Elm St. The show theme is “The Buttons Are Coming,” incorporating New England’s patriotic history as birthplace of our nation. One of the many special presentations is the State Militia Buttons of New England. What's So Special About a Button? ...

 


 

New Jersey, Flemington, Event Date: July 12 1

JC Events comes to Flemington with their antique & vintage marketplace on Sunday, July 12, from 10am to 5pm. The event is held at Teaberry’s Tea Room, 2 Main St., Flemington, NJ.   Enjoy shopping for antiques and vintage items from more than 30 different vendors. There will be 50+ tables of vintage, antiques, collectibles, featuring dolls, doll furniture and doll clothes, memorabilia, toys, comics, furniture, jewelry, world’s fairs, WWII, and more ...

 


 

New Jersey, Millville, Event Date: July 7 to 11, 2015

The Cumberland County Fair will be held Tuesday, July 7th to Saturday, July 11th at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds, 3001 Carmel Road, Millville, NJ. The oldest running county fair in the state will feature all your favorite events, amusement rides, food, and exhibits, Demolition Derby, Mud Bog and an Amateur Truck Pull. There will be racing pigs, monster truck rides, music and shows, plus a great variety of food. The Cumberland County Fair ...


 

New Jersey, Newton, Event Date: July 11 & 12, 2015

The Wilbur’s Country Craft Fair will be held on July 11 & 12, rain or shine,  at Wilbur’s Country Store and Barn Shops, 735, Rt. 94, 8 miles south of Newton, NJ, from  10 am. to 4: 30 pm. This is the 35th year for the show, which combines the talents of crafters from four states. Their crafts include, jewelry, pottery, quilting, folk art, dolls, decorative signs, country wood items,  silk and dried flower arrangements, stained glass creations ...

 


 

New Mexico, Santa Fe, Event Date: Through October 24th 2015

Origami means “folding paper” in Japanese. Origami in the Garden tells the story of this art form through a collection of over twenty monumental outdoor sculptures. It is currently exhibiting through October 24th, 2015, at the Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden, 3453 State Highway 14 N., Cerrillos, NM (10 miles south of Santa Fe). Each sculpture is inspired by a blank piece of paper that has been transformed into museum quality metal and tells the story of creativity and the ...

 


 

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

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

 


 

New York, Beacon, Event Date: Now Through October 31st, 2015

The popular tours of this historic, picturesque island in the Hudson River just south of Beacon and Newburgh, NY, include visits to the former Bannerman residence and castle, which is currently undergoing restoration. The island will host a series of concerts and other special events throughout the summer through October 31st. The Island is also available for private functions/rentals. Seasonal tours run weekends through October 31 and depart at 11:00am from ...

 


 

New York, Nyack, Event Date: July 12, 2015

Nyack Street Fair to Feature 300 Booths of Arts and Crafts and More, Nyack NY, July 12th

The Nyack Street Fair will be held July 12th in Nyack, NY from 10am to 5pm. Nyack is a historic picturesque town located on the Hudson River close to the Tappan Zee Bridge. The fair will feature 300 booths lining downtown Main St. & Broadway with crafts, art, retail & commercial booths, collectibles, festival foods, music and a large kid's area located in the Main St. parking lot. Many quaint outdoor cafes line the streets. The fair draws over 25,000 people from all over the tri-state area ...

 


 

North Carolina, Robbinsville, Event Date: July 3-4, 2015

Graham County Heritage Festival Offers Families, Food & Fun with Motorcycles, Moonshiners & Mountaineers, Robbinsville, NC

Celebrate independence and patriotism on July 3rd and 4th in Robbinsville, NC (12 North Main Street). The Graham County Heritage Festival offers local bluegrass and country bands, a lumberjack competition, free children’s games, a motorcycle show, heritage demonstrations, fireworks and more. The festival opens on Friday with a veteran’s ceremony and parade. Parking is free with a free shuttle to the festival grounds. Admission is free to the event and to musical performances ...

 


 

Pomeroy, Ohio, Event Date: July 3, 2015

Red Hot and Blues Weekend at Rhythm on the River, Pomeroy, OH

The 16th Annual Rhythm on the River Summer Music Series continues in Pomeroy Friday, July 3rd at 8pm at the Riverside Amphitheater (101 Main Street) in historic, downtown Pomeroy, Ohio. The Rhythm on the River series runs consecutive Fridays, thru July 17th, and culminates with the Big Bend Blues Bash on July 24th-25th. Admission is free. This event features Ohio's own Mark May Band. As a former guitarist and vocalist for Dickey Betts and Great Southern ...

 


 

Pomeroy, Ohio, Event Date: July 10, 2015

Local Songwriter Chris Keesey Performs at Rhythm on the River, Pomeroy, OH

The 16th Annual Rhythm on the River Summer Music Series continues in Pomeroy Friday, July 10th at 8pm at the Riverside Amphitheater (101 Main Street) in historic, downtown Pomeroy, Ohio. The Rhythm on the River series runs consecutive Fridays, thru July 17th, and culminates with the Big Bend Blues Bash on July 24th-25th. Admission is free. Normally featuring Nationally touring artists, this event's Rhythm on the River takes a local turn as singer / songwriter, Chris Keesey, from the nearby Appalachian Foothills rolls into town ...

 


 

Ohio, Pomeroy, Event Date: July 17, 2015

Rhythm on the River Summer Music Series Ends Friday, July 17, Pomeroy, OH

The 16th Annual Rhythm on the River Summer Music Series comes to an end in Pomeroy on Friday, July 17th at 8pm at the Riverside Amphitheater in historic, downtown Pomeroy, Ohio. The annual Summer music series culminates with the Big Bend Blues Bash on July 24th-25th.   The event features the Roots, Jazz and Country Swing of Washington, DC's Bumper Jacksons. Hot and sweet, their early jazz and country repertoire paints America's story from New Orleans' brothels to Appalachian hollers ...

 


 

Ohio, Pomeroy, Event Date: July 24 to 25

15th Annual Big Bend Blues Bash Festival on the Ohio River, Pomeroy, OH, July 24 to 25

The Pomeroy Blues & Jazz Society, Coors Light and Don Tate Motors presents the 15th Annual Big Bend Blues Bash at the Riverside Amphitheater (101 Main St.) in historic, downtown Pomeroy, Ohio. Enjoy two days of Blues, Brews and BBQ on the banks of the mighty Ohio. Headlining this years festival is Blues Rock guitar master, Eric Gales, on Saturday, July 25th. Supporting acts on Saturday include Blues greats, the Kinsey Report; Soul Blues King, Johnny Rawls; 2015 ...

 


 

Ohio, Cincinnati, Event Date: July 24th - 25th, 2015

2015 Cincinnati Music Festival Rolling into Cincinnati, July 24 to 25

QLZ Productions, LLP will provide tickets and accommodations for the annual, Cincinnati Music Festival (www.qlzproductions.com), to be held on Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at Paul Brown Stadium in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Music Festival is one of the nation’s most highly-anticipated two-day R&B music festivals, attracting local and regional guests from across the Midwest. Each year, the festival draws a wonderful mix ...

 


 

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

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

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

 


 

Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Event Date: July 31-August 1, 2015   

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Lancaster, PA, July 31-August 1, 2015

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Homestead, Event Date: Applications due by 3pm on July 31, 2015

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Kicks Off New Mini-Grant Funding Round

The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, in conjunction with the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, announces that applications are now available for the 2015 Mini-Grant Program. To be considered for a 2015 grant, completed applications must be uploaded by 3:00 pm on July 31, 2015. Paper applications will not be accepted. The on-line application is available at www.riversofsteel.com/about/grants. Applicants to the grant program ...

 


 

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

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

 


 

Switzerland, Trip Date: Year round

Grand Train Tour of Switzerland Dazzles with Alpine Scenery

To capture the best of Switzerland’s railway journeys, Alpenwild, an American tour company with over 30 years of experience in the Alps, leads guests on a 9-day rail tour of Switzerland appropriately named Scenic Alps by Rail. Guests participate in an escorted small-group tour with First Class rail, deluxe hotels, and superb cuisine. This Grand Train Tour of Switzerland includes stays in favorite settings like Lugano, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Montreux and Interlaken. With an expert and ...

 


 

Switzerland, Gruyères, Event Date: July 1 to September 30

Tiny Switzerland is Big on Mountain Scenery and Great Cheese: Cheese, Chocolate, and the Scenic Alps Tour

To showcase both the great cheeses of Switzerland, and the spectacular mountain scenery of the Alps, one American tour company with over 30 years of experience in the Alps, leads gourmet tours in Switzerland. Alpenwild, the premier provider tours in the Swiss Alps, offers summer tours that capture both the gastronomic delights and the scenic wonder of glaciers and high alpine peaks, all made easily accessible by cogwheel railways, funiculars, and mountain cableways. The nine-day

 


 

Tennessee, Pigeon Forge, Event Date: Openning June 12, 2015

New Zombie Attraction Opens at the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center in Pigeon Forge, TN

The Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center in Pigeon Forge has opened its newest thrill attraction Outbreak – Dread the Undead, according to Tej Sundher of Kuvera Partners. The year-round haunted attraction joins the Hollywood Wax Museum, Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, and Castle of Chaos at the hilltop site on Showplace at Parkway. Outbreak offers a high energy, thrill-a-minute haunted walk-through experience filled with hordes of the undead. The ...

 


 

Texas, Sealy, Event Date: July 10-11, 2015

Sealybration 2015 Adds Wine Garden, Expands Entertainment Line-Up, Sealy, Texas

The Sealy Community Foundation brings first-class entertainment and family fun to Sealy’s 7th Annual Sealybration on July 10-11, at the Business & Professional Women's Park Pavilion (1008 Main St.), Sealy, TX . Country singer and songwriter Earl Thomas Conley and Texas music artist Jody Booth will headline the entertainment line-up Saturday with five top notch performers starting Friday including Larry Joe Taylor and Max Stalling. A wine tasting garden featuring local wineries and ...

 


 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015

Captain Kirk Rockets Comic Con in Houston to Warp Speed

Legendary sci-fi icon William Shatner has been confirmed for Space City Comic Con on July 24 to 26 at the NRG Center, One NRG Park, Houston, Texas. Star Trek's original “Capt. James T. Kirk” himself takes command as the host of celebrities from the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and pop culture, from film, television, comics, games, literature, and art. Exhibitors will fill NRG Center with collectibles, comics, original art, props, toys, models, games, and more, while stars of Cosplay and inventive patrons costume as ...

 


 

Vermont, Bennington, Event Date: July 31 to August 2

After two successful years in Bennington, the 37th Annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival is once again returning to Camelot Village in Bennington July 31, August 1 & 2. 150 artists and artisans will display and sell their own handcrafted creations. The artists and artisans will be housed in Camelot style tents. In addition to the arts and crafts, there will be a Kids Zone, a food court, music, comic magicians, and Vermont Craft Beers. Many Bennington ...

 


 

Virginia, Chincoteague, Blueberry Festival: July 24, 25, and 26, 2015

Eastern Shore of Virginia Native, currently deployed, is the lead singer in the new recording entitled, “Blueberry Way.” The song was written by Sam Serio, long time shore resident and current organizer of the Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival. “Blueberry Way” will serve as the musical background to the new Blueberry Festival Video set to launch on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Video: https://youtu.be/WCPk2_IfnU4 Truly a homegrown project, the vocal tracks were recorded at ...

 


 

Washington, Enumclaw (Seattle Area), Event Date: July 24, 2015

Don your tartan and join the fun and excitement at the 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering as the Highland Weekend Kick Off events, July 24, 5:30 PM to 11 PM. The event takes place at the Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw, WA. Thrill to the sounds of the Clan Gordon Pipe Band, the Northwest Junior Pipe Band and the Tacoma Scots Pipe Band as they perform first as individual units and then join together. A Scottish sing ...

 


 

Washington, Enumclaw (Seattle Area), Event Date: July 25 to July 26, 2015

North American Scottish Athletics Championship, US West Coast Drum Corps Championship, individual Piping and Drumming, Pipe Bands, Highland and National Dancing – you will see and experience it all, plus much more at the 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering on July 25 and 26, at the Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw, WA. You will find yourself experiencing a wee bit of Scotland right here in the Pacific ...

 


 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015

The 10th annual Wedgwood Art Festival takes place on July 11th and 12th from 10AM to 5PM in the NE Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood. Location is at 35th Ave. NE and NE 89th St. This fun filled free event features a juried art festival, kid’s activities, and more musical acts and food vendors than ever before. The juried art festival includes more than 70 fine artists - many returning favorites and many new artists from Puget Sound. With a wide variety of fine arts and ...

 


 

Washington, Sequim, Event Date: July 17 to19, 2015

Purple Haze Lavender Farm announces its inaugural Purple Haze Daze as it participates in Sequim's 19th Annual Lavender Weekend, July 17 to19, 2015. Purple Haze Lavender Farm is located at 180 Bell Bottom Road, Sequim, WA. Admission is $10.00 for all three days. This three day lavender party will include the music of some iconic musical figures. Geoffrey Castle will be wielding his world famous electronic violin. Aussie Blake Noble will delight crowds with his 12 string ...

 


 

Washington, Blaine, Event Date: July 5 to 11, 2015

Registration is now open for the 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp, July 5 to 11. World-class musicians will come together in scenic Blaine, WA to perform and teach students aged 12 to 19. This unique music camp challenges and inspires students to reach their musical potential – offering group and individual training in jazz, vocal, classical to contemporary, song writing and more. The Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp welcomes students with experience in all ...

 


 

Washington, Blaine, Event Date: July 6 to 11, 2015

Love that unmistakable jazz sound? Want to hear big band music amidst small town charm? Then don’t miss Blaine’s 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival, with free daily concerts and by-donation evening performances from July 6 to 11. The festival features world-class musicians coming together in scenic Blaine, WA to teach young musicians each day and perform for the community at night. Since 2002, Blaine’s music festival has charmed audiences near and far with live ...

 


 

Wisconsin, Menomonee Falls, Event Date: July 18 to 19, 2015

Civil War Encampment and Ice Cream Social at Old Falls Village, Menomonee Falls, WI The Ice Cream Social has joined the Civil War Encampment again this year at Old Falls Village, Saturday and Sunday, July 18th and 19th, located at the SW corner of Pilgrim Road and County Line Rd Q., Menomonee Falls, WI. Join the old-fashioned family fun at Old Falls Village while enjoying an ice cream. One free ice cream to all who come to the Civil War Encampment on Saturday, July 18th from 10-5pm and Sunday, July 19th from 10-4pm. ...