June Events, 2016



Connecticut, Ansonia, Event Date: June 25th, 2016

Celebrate History at The 150th Anniversary of the invention of the Bicycle in Ansonia, CT

"An enterprising individual, by the name of Pierre Lallement, an Ansonia resident and tinkerer, propelled himself down Main Street on a curious frame sustained by two wheels, one before the other, and driven by foot cranks.“ The Pierre Lallement Bicycle Festival will be held on Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at 11 am to 5pm at 253 Main St., Ansonia, CT 06401. The festival will feature Live Music by the 1980’s “Hair Band” XYZ Revisted. Special BMX Dare Devil ...


Texas, Bandera, Event Date: June 25, 2016
Bandera Riverfest Coming to Bandera, TX, June 25

On Saturday, June 25th, along the banks of the Medina River at Bandera City Park, the 19th Annual Bandera Riverfest will take place. At Riverfest there is something for everyone, games for the kids, Arts and Crafts for Mom, great food and drink for the family and an Open Car Show for Dad. Mixed in are the Lone Star BBQ Society’s sanctioned Bar-b-que Cook-off and the finals of the Bandera Idol Competition.


Vermont,  Essex Junction, Event Date: June 24 to 26, 2016 

Vermont Quilt Festival Celebrates 40 Years of Color and Artistry, June 24 to 26, 2016

The Vermont Quilt Festival returns to the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26. Celebrating 40 years, New England’s largest and oldest quilt event delights visitors with the dazzling color and artistry in the hundreds of quilts on display. Thousands come from around the world to enjoy exhibits of new and antique quilts, lectures and classes underwritten in part by Janome, appraisal services, free gallery talks, and great shopping in the extensive Merchants Mall. 


Ohio, Pomeroy, Event Date: June 24, 2016

17th Rhythm on the River Summer Music Series Begins June 24, Pomeroy Blues & Jazz Society, Pomeroy, OH

The Pomeroy Blues & Jazz Society are pleased to announce that the 17th Annual Rhythm on the River Summer music series will commence June 24 at the Riverside Amphitheater in downtown Pomeroy, Ohio. The music series will run every Friday, through July 22, begin at 8PM and is free to the public. Events are family friendly and all are encouraged to attend for an evening of music on the banks of the Ohio River ...


New Jersey, Bogota, Event Date: June 17-19, 2016

Bogota Summer Sports Festival Coming to Bogota, NJ, June 17-19

The Bogota Golf & Sports Center has announced its Summer Sports Festival will be held June 17-19 at its facility at 30 Cross Street, Bogota, New Jersey. The festival will have something for everyone. For golf enthusiasts there will be a putting and long drive contest, a mini golf contest, as well a contest on a golf simulator in which contestants can win a Macy’s gift certificate for $1000, $300, $200 or $100.


Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Event Date: June 18 2016

Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre presents Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual - A One Night Only Concert Performance in Oklahoma City

CityRep, Oklahoma's award-winning professional theatre, is proud to present a spectacular, one-night only Broadway Concert event with Mandy Patinkin in his first appearance in Oklahoma City. Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual will be presented at the Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater on the campus of Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 South May Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73159 for one night only, Saturday June 18th at ...


Maryland, Takoma Park, June 12, 2016

Takoma Park Jazzfest : Live Music on Two Stages June 12; Follows AFI Jazz Film Series

On Sunday, June 12, downtown Takoma Park, Maryland, will once again jump, swing and jive to the sounds of America’s home grown music: jazz. The festival will be preceded by a jazz film series at AFI.   The 21th annual Takoma Park JazzFest will feature an eclectic range of primarily-local performers, on two stages, from 11 am to 6 pm. Full information is available at www.tpjazzfest.org.   “Jazz music is America’s gift to the world,” said festival producer Bruce Krohmer. “It’s a uniquely American sound, and enjoying it at our two stages is a fantastic way to pass a Sunday afternoon.  The festival is free.”



New Jersey, Montclair, Event Date: June 18 to 19, 2016

Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park, Montclair, NJ

On June 18-19 the 28th annual Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park show will be held in Bloomfield/Montclair, NJ. You can meet over 160 juried fine artists and fine crafters, taste a variety of specialty foods, and learn what inspires creativity - all at Essex County’s Brookdale Park. Co-sponsored by Rose Squared Productions, Inc. and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs ...


Pennsylvania, Saxonburg, Event Date: June 18, 2016

Wine Time at the Colony grows to 14 wineries, Saxonburg, PA

Fourteen wineries are featured when Wine Time at the Colony opens its wine tasting festival on Saturday, June 18 from 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. on the Penn's Colony grounds, minutes north of Pittsburgh at 365 Saxonburg Blvd., Saxonburg, PA 16056. This marks the largest line-up of wineries to date for Wine Time, which includes specialty food purveyors and juried artisans in an outdoor festival lined with shade trees and dining areas.  Wine Time features ...



Saratoga, New York, Event Date: June 17-19, 2016

Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, NY

What a wonderful time to ascend skyward in a hot air balloon! On the weekend of June 17-19, Father’s Day Weekend, The Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival, at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, will kick off the summer festival season in the Capital Region. In addition to the launching of balloons in the early morning and at 6PM in the evenings, there will be a balloon Glow on Friday evening at dusk. At the Glow, as the balloons inflate, the propane ...



Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Event Date: Through June 12, 2016

Test Your Survival Skills in the Interactive Exhibit, American Adventure, Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA

The Mercer Museum's latest exhibit, American Adventure, puts visitors into the shoes of the original American colonists and challenges them to survive for one year, in this realistic role-play adventure. Sound easy? Think again… Of the original 104 settlers who arrived in the spring of 1607, fewer than 40 survived the first twelve months. Visitors will wind their way through interactive galleries set within a challenging 2500 square  ...


Italy, Lakes District, Event Dates: June 22 - 30, 2016, Sept 3 - 11, 2016

Tofino Expeditions Announces A New Kayaking Tour of the Lakes District of Italy

Tofino Expeditions, a veteran commercial company offering worldwide kayaking tours, is announcing a brand new kayaking tour that explores the Lakes District of Italy. Using kayaks, which provide a truly unique perspective on one of the most romantic and fascinating destinations in the world, visitors on this tour get an up close and personal look at the stunning landscapes, delectable cuisine, and captivating cultures of Italy’s Lakes District ...


Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: June 11 & 12, 2016

67th Annual Old Town Art Fair Returns to Chicago in June

The 67th Annual Old Town Art Fair, sponsored by Goose Island Beer Co., will be held in Chicago’s historic Old Town Triangle neighborhood (North Park Ave.) on June 11 & 12, 2016, 10am-6pm. Featuring 250 juried fine artists, the Fair includes a Garden Walk through the Landmark District. Artists (nearly 100 of whom will be new to the 2016 Fair) are selected by an independent jury of Chicago’s most respected artists, gallery owners and museum curators ...