October Events, 2015

 


 

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

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

 


 

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

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

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

 


Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: October 25, 2015

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago presents its Annual Fall Event on Sunday, October 25th at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, with a preview of arias and duets from operas by three Black composers: L’amant Anonyme and Ernestine by Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges (18th century); Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman (20th century); and Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom by Nkeiru Okoye (contemporary).

 


Michigan, Vicksburg, Event Date: October 24 & 25, 2015

Michigan Button Society Celebrates 75 years of Button Collecting, Grand Rapids, MI

Are you looking for an interesting new hobby – a hobby that spans generations and allows you to learn about art, fashion, and history simultaneously? Collectible clothing buttons can be that hobby. Through it, you can discover different materials used to make buttons over the past few centuries, be amazed by the variety of designs on buttons, and find out on what kind of clothing particular buttons were worn.   The Michigan Button Society is celebrating 75 years of collecting on October 24 & 25 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel , 5700 28th ...

 


Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 24 & 25, 2015

Many local residents as well as people from neighboring states will be “flocking” to the Fall Fiber Expo that is taking place October 24 &25, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Spring Fiber Expo is scheduled for April 9 & 10, 2016. Classes will be available in many of the fiber arts such as knitting, weaving, rug hooking, and felting. Vendors will be on site offering a wide selection of products ...

 


New Jersey, Flemington, Event Date: October 25, 2015

Flemington Street Festival, Flemington, NJ, October 25th

The annual Flemington Street Festival will be held in Flemington, NJ on Sunday, October 25th from 10-4 PM.  The street will be transformed into a giant town block party.  There will more than 100 artists, crafters and new merchandise vendors and 12,000 spectators arriving on the streets of downtown Flemington. There will be many creative crafters with hand crafted works and merchandise dealers offering unique items for sale ...

 


New Jersey, Wayne, Event Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

This long running Wayne Valley Fall Craft Show will be held Sunday, October 18th at the Wayne Valley High School, 551 Valley Rd, Wayne, NJ. It will feature over one hundred quality exhibitors, from four states, with crafts, art and photography set up in one huge gym with booths bursting with wonderful items. This is a great opportunity to start your holiday shopping for that unique gift ...

 


Tennessee, Pigeon Forge, Event Date: Through October 31, 2015

Get Scared at the Hollywood Wax Museum Featuring "Outbreak-Dread the Undead," Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Outbreak-Dread the Undead is celebrating Halloween all month long by offering a coupon for $10 admission. This limited time special can be found online at Outbreak Halloween Special. The promotion is only available for the month of October 2015 and is valid for a limit of six admissions to a haunt that’s been called “one of the most technologically-advanced, year-round zombie attractions in the world.”

 


Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: October 17-18, 2015

Fredericksburg Fall Home and Craft Festival, Fredericksburg, VA, October 17-18

The Fredericksburg Fall Home and Craft Festival will be coming to the Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, October 17-18.  There will be a unique blend of home improvement companies and hand made crafters all under one roof, to inspire you for your upcoming Fall home improvements and decorating. Whether you’re planning a minor renovation or a major remodeling  ...

 


Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Event Date: October 15-18, 2015

Fall RV Show & Bargain Expo in Oklahoma City, OK, October 15-18

The Fall RV Show & Bargain Expo is back for its 46th year in Oklahoma City. Held October 15th through the 18th and spread out over the Cox Pavilion, the Centennial Building and the Oklahoma Expo Hall at State Fair Park.   This year’s show will again feature hundreds of brand new RVs on display, indoors and outdoors, by Oklahoma City’s top RV dealers. And with manufacturers’ representatives on hand, special deals and low show prices will be in play as ...

 


Texas, San Antonio, Event Date: October 9th & 10th 2015

Fantom Fest is the event that brings together the trifecta of fancons - Horror, Paranormal and Cosplay. Attendees have the unique opportunities to meet icons of the Horror Film, Ghost Hunting and Cosplay worlds all in one venue. This years event will be held Saturday, October 9th at the Henry B Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Fantom Fest is a one of a kind annual event that offers lectures, Q&A panels, demos, costume contest, indie ...

 


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

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

 


Arizona, Patagonia, Event Date: October 9, 10, 11, 2015

The Patagonia Fall Festival, presented by the Circle Z Ranch, is set for Oct. 9-11, and will have something for everyone, according to Festival Manager Bonnie Maclean. “Response has been really strong for our 27th festival,” she says. “We have a lot of returning exhibitors as well as a large group of new participants. Visitors will find old favorites as well as some exciting new attractions ...

 


California, Sausalito, Event Date: October 17, 2015

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

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

 


 

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, 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: October 11, 2015

Nyack Street Fair to Feature 300 Booths of Arts and Crafts and More, Nyack NY, October 11th

The Nyack Street Fair will be held October 11th 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 ...

 


 

Event Date: October 3, November 7 and December 5, 2015

New craft shows coming to the western Main Line this fall, Paoli, PA

The shows will feature a variety of work from seasoned professionals to new artisans just starting out – a changing venue of art and crafts at each market. Styled like an old world marketplace, where merchants brought out their goods for sale and let the public decide what to buy, these markets seek to bring a variety of hand-made items to the public. All items must be hand made by the crafters. There’s something for every taste and budget ...