September Events, 2015

 


 

Washington, Edmonds, Event Date: September 19-20, 2015

What began as a collective vision of a few dedicated Edmonds artists ten years ago, the Edmonds Art Studio Tour has grown to be one of the most distinctly popular art events in the Puget Sound area. The Tour attracts people from around the region who visit private art studios where they can meet the artists and see them in action as they produce fine works of art in all media types - all for sale. Take this free, self-guided tour of 25 Edmonds area art ...

 


New Jersey, Chatham, Event Date: Sunday, September 13, 2015

Chatham Area Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts, Chatham Borough, NJ, September 14th

On Sunday, September 13th, the Chatham Area Artisan Guild (CAAG) will host the Chatham Area Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts. Held in the parking area of the Chatham Train Station in Chatham Borough, NJ, this free event will feature over 150 fine artisans and crafts people from around the tri-state area displaying and selling their original creations. Some of the items on display and for sale will be original design jewelry and accessories, pottery, wood ...

 


Texas, Dallas, Event Date: September 25 to 27, 2015

Greek Food Festival of Dallas Marks Community's Centennial

Marking the 100th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, the Greek Food Festival of Dallas is all about celebration this year. The festival will be bigger, livelier and more multi-faceted than ever with a theme urging guests to PartyGreek. The Festival runs September 25 to 27. Preview Night Gala: The party kicks off with the 100th Anniversary Preview Night gala on Thursday, September 24th. Under the banner Greek Roots/Texas Boots, the ...

 


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 ...

 


Connecticut, Milford, Event Date: September 18 to 19, 2015

The Irish Heritage Society of Milford, Connecticut, will host their 10th Annual Irish Festival on September 18 & 19, 2015 (rain or shine). The Festival kicks-off on Friday, September 18 (6:00pm – 11:00pm) with live musical performances by, Kevin McKernon of County Cavan, Americelt and the The Alehounds. There will be a variety of food samplings and a great assortment of tasty libations including Guinness. The Irish Marketplace will be open for business offering an ...

 


California, Glendale, Event Date: Sept. 12, 13 and Sept. 19, 20, 2015

This September, Pacific Opera Project (POP) continues its successful run of presenting engaging productions in unique venues across Los Angeles with Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff, presented outdoors at the top of Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Museum Plaza) in Glendale. Admission is $25 general admission. 2 person table $65-80 or 4 person table $120-150. With seating at tables including food and wine, a top-notch cast and orchestra all under a starry sky, POP will present ...

 


Connecticut, Westport, Event Date: September 5 & 6, 2015

It’s been eight years since Bob LeRose, owner of Bobby Q’s Barbeque & Grill, and then President of the Westport Downtown Merchants Association (WDMA), got the idea to combine his love of great music and great food into a rousing weekend-long event that has since been enjoyed by tens of thousands looking for smoking' music, great food and family fun.   The 8th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival will be held on September 5 & 6 at Levitt Pavilion for the Performing ...

 


New Jersey, Riverdale, Event Date: Labor Day Monday September 7th

On Labor Day Monday, September 7th, the Borough of Riverdale, NJ is holding its 11th Annual Labor Day Street Fair. This free event will once again be held on the Newark-Pompton Turnpike and Jackson Ave. from 10AM-5PM. There will be over 150 exhibitors, over twenty food vendors and live entertainment all day. There will be many creative crafters with hand crafted works and merchandise dealers offering unique items for sale. The special kids section will be brimming with all kinds of fun stuff to do ...

 


Georgia, Reynolds, Event Date: September 26 & 27, 2015

Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds, Georgia, is the site for the first annual Silver Dollar Bluegrass Festival, September 26 & 27. The Festival will host fourteen of the best bluegrass bands in the Southeast, coming from Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina and North Georgia. Silver Dollar Raceway is located at 42 Raceway Dr., Reynolds, Georgia ...

 


Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: September 19, 2015

Dr. Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, he has been featured on over seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual “Who’s Who” of the greatest jazz, blues and R&B giants in the industry. Consequently, he has often been hailed as a “Legend,” a “Living Musical Icon,” and as the most creative ...

 


Iowa, LeMars, Event Date: August 31 to September 6, 2015

Celebrities this year will be Anita Bryant, Rex Allen Jr.,Terry Smith, and Roni Stoneman. The event, which has been going for 40 years, is the largest gathering of old-time music makers and fans in mid-America. "We'll have over 650 musicians this year on 10 stages, including Hall of Fame inductions and RRMC CD's of the Year awards," Everhart said ...

 


North Carolina, Mocksville, Event Date: September 12, 2015

The Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival takes place September 12 in Mocksville, NC (1988 Jericho Church Rd.) Mandolin prodigy, composer and vocalist Sierra Hull is headlining America’s only bluegrass festival that promotes Bible study, camping and wholesome recreation. The line-up also includes the Snyder Family Band, luthier Wayne Henderson and flatpicker Clay Lunsford, and Tim White and the VW Boys from the PBS program Song of the Mountains ...

 


Arizona, Kingman, Event Date: September 26, 2015

Kingman, AZ Goes to the Hop with a Retro Rock and Roll Concert with Flash Cadillac (American Graffiti)

The Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a concert with Flash Cadillac on September 26, 2015, to be held at the Lee Williams High School, 400 Grandview Ave, Kingman, AZ. Flash Cadillac is a retro Rock and Roll band featuring 6 MCA Platinum selling artists with a long resume of accomplishments. Ticket price is $20.00 each. The program starts at 7:30pm, and doors open at 6:30pm. Flash Cadillac was the featured band in the 1973 movie ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Chester Springs, Event Date: September 26, 2015

Wellness in Harmony will be hosting it’s Annual Autumn Goddess Retreat Festival on September 26 at the West Pikeland Cultural Center (1645 Art School Rd., Chester Springs, PA 19425) from 10 am to 6pm. This year marks the seventh year of the festival, which offers women, men and children of all ages the opportunity to experience a stress-free, fun filled day of music, dance, holistic workshops and activities ...

 


Florida, Ocoee, Event Date: September 4-6, 2015

Central Florida Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years in Florida with a "Feast," Ocoee, FL

The 10th Annual www.CentralFloridaFilmFestival.com (Cenflo), billed as “Florida’s answer to the Cannes Film Festival,” has set this year’s Festival dates for September 4-6, 2015. The Film Festival will utilize a state of the art theater at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 Maguire Road, Ocoee, Florida. Winner of prestigious international and national awards, such as “Top 25 Film Festivals To Submit To In The World,” by Movie Maker Magazine. "Central Florida Film Festival's ...

 


 

Florida, Ocoee, Event Date: September 5, 2015

Dan Haggerty of "Grizzly Adams" to Appear at Central Florida Film Festival, Ocoee, FL

Legendary television actor Dan Haggerty of "Grizzly Adams" fame will appear at the Central Florida Film Festival on Saturday, September 5th. The festival, which is held over the Labor Day weekend at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 Maguire Road, Ocoee, Florida, will screen a "Grizzly Adams" film at 10:30 am and Dan Haggerty will perform a Q&A immediately after. In addition Dan will be on hand for photo opportunities as well as VIP networking each evening ...

 


 

France, Dordogne, Trip Date: September 2nd to September 7th, 2015

Collection of Gardens, History and Gastronomy Tours in Dordogne, France

French Incoming, using inside knowledge of France, and working with its team of garden and culinary experts, has developed new and very different tours, based on the theme of gardens and culture. It goes without saying that any tour of France should feature food and wine - but these tours go one step further, discovering the local markets, recipes and specialties, brought to life by its very own chef ...

 


 

Iowa, Davenport, Event Date: September 12 & 13, 2015

62nd Bi-Annual Fall Beaux Arts Fair September 12 & 13, Davenport, Iowa

The Beaux Arts Fund Committee has announced their 62nd Bi-Annual Fall Art Fair being held on Saturday and Sunday, September 12 & 13. This juried fine art/craft fair is held outdoors on the Figge Art Museum Plaza in downtown Davenport, Iowa. Admission to the fair is free all weekend. Hours are Saturday, 10-5 and Sunday 10-4. The fall fair features artists from multiple states, a food court, children's art activities, and $2 admission to the Figge Art ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

Mississippi, Columbus, Event Date: September 6-13, 2015

Celebrate the 14th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour of Victorian Homes, Columbus, MS

Celebrate the annual Tennessee Williams Festival in the birthplace of America’s world-famous playwright, Columbus, MS, September 6-13, 2015. Fame and fortune pursued Tennessee Williams but it all began here. Family photographs and precious heirlooms are proudly displayed in his first home, now the Welcome Center at 300 Main Street in Columbus, MS. For theatre-goers, his play “Suddenly Last Summer” becomes a study of power and betrayal, performed with spine-chilling bravura by Broadway stars ...

 


 

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 Jersey, Ridgewood, Event Date: September 20, 2015

Ridgewood New Jersey Fall Craft & Art Street Fair

The Ridgewood New Jersey Fall Craft & Art Street Fair will take place on September 20th at Downtown E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood, NJ. This well-known fair is the winner of the "Best of Bergen." Ridgewood is a picturesque town located in northern Bergen County near Paramus. One hundred and fifty exhibitors from four states will be participating with arts, crafts & photography. There will also be a large food court with all types of food located in front of the park. An exciting ...

 


 

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 ...

 


 

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

 


 

Washington, Port Angeles, Event Date: September 7 to 13, 2015

3rd Annual Paint the Peninsula Plein Air Painting Competition, Port Angeles, WA

Juried professional artists from across the U.S. and British Columbia will gather in Port Angeles in late summer to paint their perceptions of the Olympic Peninsula’s diverse landscapes from Sequim to Cape Flattery to the Hoh Rainforest during the 3rd Annual Paint the Peninsula Plein Air Painting Competition. The weeklong event, taking place September 7 – 13, 2015, will feature daily exhibits and sales of original artwork, a Friday “Quick Draw” competition and multiple ...