September Events, 2016
 

California, Walnut Creek, Event Date: September 22 to 25, 2016

Walnut Festival Coming to Walnut Creek, CA, September 22 to 25, 2016

Thousands are expected to descend on Heather Farm Park starting Thursday September 22nd through Sunday September 25th, 2016 for the Walnut Festival. The four-day Festival offers family-friendly entertainment, two stages of live music, a large carnival with more than 30 rides, Kid Zone, a showcase of amazing local and regional talent including artists, craftsmen, designers, jewelers, builders, food specialties, craft beer garden, and more. The farm is ...

 

Georgia, Maysville, Event Date: September 17 & 18, 2016

Living History, Bluegrass & BBQ highlight Art in the Park Festival, Maysville, GA

Tumbling Waters Society is celebrating the 26th Art in the Park Festival at Hurricane Shoals Park (416 Hurricane Shoals Rd.) near Maysville in Jackson County. September 17th & 18th the Park comes to life with Bluegrass and Southern Gospel, many children’s activities and arts & crafts for adults. The authentic 1800’s Heritage Village will stage living history with folk art demonstrations and two days of Civil War History – re-enactors will stage battles with ...

 

New Jersey, Layton, Event Date: September 24 & 25, 2016

Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair welcomes Angela Shope as a new exhibitor, Augusta, NJ

This will be Angela’s first time as an exhibitor at the 46th Annual Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair, happening September 24 & 25 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ, Saturday, 10am - 6pm and Sunday, 10am – 5pm. She is eager to be a part of this event that carries the integrity of a show affiliated with a professional craft center. A graduate from Millersville University, she makes her studio at her home nearby ...

 

Pennsylvania, Chalfont, Event Date: September 17th, 2016

New Britain Township Veterans Committee to Host 7th Annual Fall Festival, Chalfont, PA

The New Britain Township Veterans Committee will be hosting its 7th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 17th at North Branch Park, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA, from 8:00am to 2:00pm. All proceeds from the event benefit the construction of Veterans Park located at the corner of New Galena and Walters Roads. Veterans Park will honor all Veterans who served or are presently serving in the United States Armed Forces. As part of the Fall ...

 

Wisconsin, Menomonee Falls, Event Date: September 16 to 18, 2016

6th Annual Artist Ride Photoshoot September 16-18, 2016 at Old Falls Village, Menomonee Falls, WI

Located in SE Wisconsin, this is only one of three Artist Rides in the United States, and is open to artists of all types of mediums. This unique event offers a chance to produce vintage scenes not easily available to artists/photographers, meet other artists, and work with seasoned models. Artists then use the photographs as a resource and reference to create their art: fine art prints, paintings, drawings ...

 

 

Massachusetts, Deerfield, Event Date: September 17 to 18, 2016

41st Annual Old Deerfield Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, Deerfield, MA

Old Deerfield Arts and Crafts Festival, held in the center of one of New England’s most beautiful villages (8 Memorial Street, Deerfield), returns for its 41st year Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18. Event times are Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4. Admission is $7 adults both days, $1 for children 6-12 on Saturday and children 12 and under are free on Sunday. Held in one of New England's most beautiful villages,175 artisans will display, demonstrate ...

 

North Carolina, Mocksville, Event Date: September 10, 2016

Hitting All the Right Notes: Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival Coming September 10th, Mocksville, NC

Parents and grandparents who are looking for a family-friendly event that strikes the right chord with everyone will find it in the heart of North Carolina this fall when Mocksville hosts the fifth annual Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival on September 10th. The event is held 10:00am to 6:00pm. The Carolina Bible Camp bluegrass festival is America’s only bluegrass festival that promotes Bible study and wholesome music and recreation ...

 

California, Vacaville, Event Date: Friday thru Sunday, September 16th to 18th, 2016

17th Annual Vacaville Jazz Festival & Military Tribute, Vacaville, CA

The Vacaville Jazz Society (VJS) presents its 17th Annual “Save Our Music” Vacaville Jazz Festival supporting music events and educational programs featuring America’s eclectic jazz genres. The event takes place September 16th to 18th, 2016 in Vacaville, CA 95688. Vacaville’s original three-day music festival with 30 artists, including 300 musicians at venues city-wide showcasing blues, gospel, jazz, swing, bebop, big band, Latin, funk, rock and pop music ..


California, Port Hueneme, Event Date: September 24, 2016

Go Bananas at the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port of Hueneme, CA

It’s time to ‘Go Bananas’ once again when the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port takes place on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District, 105 Port Hueneme Road. The free festival provides visitors an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day in addition to learning about the journey of the banana and inner workings of the Port. Festival highlights include delicious food and banana treats, live music  

 

California, Port Hueneme, Event Date: September 24, 2016

Go Bananas at the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port of Hueneme, CA

It’s time to ‘Go Bananas’ once again when the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port takes place on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District, 105 Port Hueneme Road. The free festival provides visitors an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day in addition to learning about the journey of the banana and inner workings of the Port. Festival highlights include delicious food and banana treats, live music  

 

 

California, Pleasanton, Event Date: September 3 & 4, 2016

151 Years of Scottish Game & Heritage Returns to Pleasanton, CA, September 3 & 4

Celebrating 151 years of continuous Scottish Games, the Caledonian Club of San Francisco provides one of the world's largest Scottish Gathering & Games with 22 different events and attractions. The Games take place at the enormous Alameda County Fairgrounds In Pleasanton, California on September 3-4, 2016. Featuring more than 30 pipe bands from the U.S. and Canada, plus the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band, to the 42nd U.S. Invitational Heavy Event ...

 

California, Walnut Park, Event Date: September 2-5, 2016

6th Annual Walnut Park Summer Street Fest, September 2-5, 2016, Walnut Park, CA

This Labor Day weekend, County of Los Angeles Supervisor Hilda Solis and the Florence-Firestone/Walnut Park Chamber of Commerce will present its 6th annual Walnut Park Summer Fest – Downtown Street Festival as it opens the weekend of September 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2016 on Florence Avenue and Pacific Boulevard in the unincorporated community of Walnut Park, CA 90255. With over 50,000 in attendance throughout the weekend, the family celebration ...

 

Maryland, Lexington Park, Event Date: September 3, 2016

14th Annual Park Rock Festival Coming to Leonardtown, MD, September 3

Celebrate the 14th Annual Park Rock Festival produced by the Power Jam Music Alliance Inc. and sponsored by St. Mary's County and the Maryland State Arts Council. The event is on September 3 and takes place at the Saint Mary's County Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650.There will be 23 bands performing on one of three concurrent music stages; for non-stop music. The fest features Pop, Punk, Emo, Screamo

 

Michigan, Lowell, Event Date: September 17 to 18, 2016

Annual Arts and Crafts Festival at Fallasburg Park, Lowell, MI, September 17-18

The LowellArts Fallasburg Festival for the Arts 2016 is September 17 and 18, 10am-5pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Now in its 48th year, the two-day festival includes 100 fine art and fine crafts booths, timeless craft demonstrations, live music, children’s activities, and food booths. Admission is free. The event is located at Fallasburg Park, 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI, 49331. Artist booths are juried and a broad range of different mediums ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Saturday, September 3rd and Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Are you going to China with Chicago's Protégé Philharmonic

Auditions for The Protégé Philharmonic 2016-17 Season and its concert tour to China will take place September 3 to 4, 2016 at Classical Symphony Hall, 218 South Wabash Ave., Suite 260, Chicago, IL. This will be the 10th international concert tour by The Protégé Philharmonic and the 5th tour to China. Past concert tours have traveled to Taiwan, Japan, Ukraine, Poland, Brazil, Argentina, and China.

 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016

Kente Arts Alliance presents the Sun Ra Arkestra, Pittsburgh, PA

On Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 7 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the SUN RA ARKESTRA at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. In addition to the Sun Ra Arkestra, Charlotte Ka, popular Pittsburgh artist, will exhibit an art installation that will pay tribute to the music of Sun Ra. Sun Ra was one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz—unparalleled for his purposeful outlandishness ...

 

Maryland, Annapolis, Event Date: September 24-25, 2016

Annapolis Fall Home Expo features White House Decorating Expert and Free Educational Seminars for Homeowners

The Annapolis Fall Home and Garden Expo is coming September 24-25, 2016 to the Byzantium Event Center (SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church) at 2747 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401.)  The show offers guests an opportunity to discover improvements and enhancements for their home in one location and will feature over 70 companies showcasing kitchens, baths, decking, countertops, sunrooms, exterior products, heating and air conditioning, geothermal systems, solar energy systems, alarm and security systems, closet organization, design ...

 

Maryland, Clarksville, Event Date: September 10-11, 2016

HGTV Host Matt Muenster "Crashes" Howard County Home Expo, Clarksville, MD, September 10-11

The Howard County Fall Home Expo is coming to Clarksville, MD at the Ten Oaks Ballroom (5000 Signal Bell Lane) September 10-11, offering guests a discovery of opportunities for their home improvements and enhancements in one great location. The event will feature over 50 companies showcasing kitchens, baths, decking, countertops, sunrooms, exterior products, alarm and security systems, closet organization, design and build and more ...

 

Washington, Spokane, Event Date: August 31 - September 5, 2016

37th Annual Pig Out in the Park - Spokane’s Favorite Six-Day Food & Free Music Festival

The Annual Pig Out in the Park is Spokane’s Favorite Six-Day Food & Free Music Festival. Running August 31 - September 5, 2016, in Downtown Spokane’s Riverfront Park, the event is open 11 am to 10 pm. Estimated annual attendance at Pig Out in the Park is more than 100,000 over six days. Admission is Free. The 37th Annual Pig Out in the Park will feature; 44 Food Booths, 225 Menu Items (nothing over a $9.95), Three Adult Beverage Gardens and ...

 

New Jersey, Whippany (Morris County), Event Date: September 24, 2016

2016 Garden State BrewFest - NJ's Best Known Outdoor Craft Beer Festival, Whippany, NJ

The Garden State BrewFest returns for its fifth year Saturday, September 24, 2016. This year’s festival returns to the grounds of Anchor Golf Center on Route 10 in Whippany, Morris County, NJ - just a short ride from Morristown. The fun-filled craft beer festival benefits the dedicated, volunteer-based Whippany Fire Company and the relocation to their new firehouse. Fest 2016 will feature over 150 brews carefully selected from the best in local ...

 

Iowa, Le Mars, Event Date: August 29-September 4, 2016

41st Old Time Music Festival Offers Music From The Heart, Le Mars, Iowa

For 41 years, Smithsonian Institution recording artist Bob Everhart, a BMI songwriter and publisher, has passionately been hosting an event in Iowa, the major thrust being the preservation and performance of America's forgotten rural music. The 41st Old Time Music Festival will be held August 29-September 4, 2016 in Le Mars, Iowa at the Plymouth City Fairgrounds, 500 4th Ave NE. "I love America's old-time music" Everhart said.  "It's the very soul

 

Connecticut, Bolton, Event Date: September 3, 2016

Farm Day Festival Supports Lutz Children's Museum, Bolton, CT

Farm Day is an end-of-summer tradition held at the Fish Family Farm, Bolton Center Road (Route 85), Bolton, CT. This an annual family-friendly festival includes farm animals, live music, hay rides, bounce houses, face painting, games, vendors, and all the ice cream you can eat. The event is held September 3, 2016 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Admission is $8.00 for museum members and $10.00 for non-members. The farm is easy to find. Just follow ...

 

California, Folsom, Event Date: Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Mehmet Polat Trio, a spiritual and adventurous meeting of three virtuosos uniting World, Folk, Jazz & Spiritual Music to perform in Folsom, CA

The Mehmet Polat Trio is a spiritual yet adventurous meeting of three virtuosos of magical instruments: Ney, Kora and Oud. With roots in the Ottoman, ancient Anatolian, Balkan and West African music traditions, the trio welcomes listeners with its musical authenticity. The original compositions are colored by daring improvisations and grooves, presented in an atmosphere of chamber music. The Mehmet Polat Trio invites its audiences on a sincere ...

 

California, Rocklin, Event Date: Friday September 2nd, 2016 7:00pm

Mehmet Polat Trio, a spiritual and adventurous meeting of three virtuosos uniting World, Folk, Jazz & Spiritual Music to perform in Santa Cruz

The Mehmet Polat Trio is a spiritual yet adventurous meeting of three virtuosos of magical instruments: Ney, Kora and Oud. With roots in the Ottoman, ancient Anatolian, Balkan and West African music traditions, the trio welcomes listeners with its musical authenticity. The original compositions are colored by daring improvisations and grooves, presented in an atmosphere of chamber music. The Mehmet Polat Trio invites its audiences on a sincere ...

 

Massachusetts, Framingham, Event Date: September 6 to 13, 2016

From Tsars to Toreadors - Sing in Heritage Chorale's Opera Concert, Framingham, MAHeritage Chorale is inviting area singers to join for its new season of concerts, with scholarship memberships available to high school and college singers, based on auditions and proper balance of voice parts. The Chorale will celebrate its 80th Anniversary Season with three ambitious concerts, “Great Opera Choruses”, Mendelssohn’s exciting oratorio telling the story of the prophet “Elijah”, with full orchestra and professional soloists

 

Florida, Orlando, Event Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016
Central Florida Film Festival Presents the John Wayne classic Big Jake, Ocoee, FL
The Central Florida Film Festival has put together an "Old Fashioned" Saturday Matinee featuring the John Wayne classic Big Jake, (starring the Duke himself and Christopher Mitchum) on September 3, 2016 at 11:45 am at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 MaGuire Rd., Ocoee, Florida. The movie will be followed by a special appearance and meet and greet with Chris Mitchum, the son of Hollywood legend Robert Mitchum. Following Big Jake there will be ...

 

Florida, Ocoee, Event Date: September 3, 2016

Central Florida Film Festival Presents a Special Screening of Beverly Hills Cop, Ocoee, FL

The Central Florida Film Festival is presenting a Saturday night at the movies date night on September 3, 2016, at 7:15 pm, featuring the Eddie Murphy classic Beverly Hills Cop. The film is being shown at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 MaGuire Road, Ocoee, Florida 34761.   Following the screening two of the film's costars John Ashton (Sgt. Taggert) and Lisa Eilbacher (Jenny Summers) will perform a question and answer plus meet and greet fans on ...

 

Connecticut, Enfield, Event Date: Through September 6th, 2016, Every Tuesday

Family Fun Fair at Enfield Square: Summer Cruise Nights and Open-Air Market, Enfield, CT

Enfield Square and Trantolo and Trantolo are sponsoring a Summer Cruise Night and Open-Air Market every Tuesday evening from 5 PM – 8 PM located at Enfield Square in the Sears parking lot, Enfield, CT. The event is open to all car clubs or anyone that want to enjoy an evening with other car enthusiasts. Visitors can view hot-rods, muscle, contemporary and classic cars. Meet and Greet the Thompsonville Fire Department ...

 

Africa, Kenya, Event Date: July - October, 2016
Witness the largest concentration of land animals in the world: The Great Migration in the Masai Mara, Kenya
Falcon Africa Safaris, wildlife specialists since 1990, are offering The Migration Safari, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, Africa from July - October, 2016. After the long rains in April and May, when the first flush of grass turns the Masai Mara’s golden savannah green, the most amazing wildlife spectacle anywhere in the world takes place: The Great Wildebeest Migration in Kenya, Africa. Between the months of August and October one and a half million ...
 
California, Kelseyville, Event Date: September 24, 2016
Kelseyville Pear Festival showcases agricultural heritage celebrating pear and wine grape harvest, Kelseyville, CA
The historic country town of Kelseyville, CA celebrates 24 years of agricultural heritage with the Kelseyville Pear Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2016. From 7:00 am to 5:00 pm this free family-focused event showcases agritourism, history, local businesses, craftsmen, and community services. The event takes place on Main Street. The day that starts off with a pancake breakfast at the Kelseyville Fire House and is followed by a ...
 
Sicily, Noto, Event Date: September 5 - 11th, 2016; September 12 - 18th, 2016; September 26 -October 2nd.
Soul of Sicily is first to offer Insider's Tour of Pastry & Chocolate Making in Baroque Sicily
The Sicilian Almonds, Pastry & Baroque Tour in Italy is being offered by Soul of Sicily from September 5th - 11th, 2016 and throughout the month of September. Soul of Sicily has been delighting small groups of travelers with culinary tours since 2006. Founder, Renée Restivo says, "What better way to celebrate our ten year anniversary than to create a week-long tasting experience that is a tasting celebration of the art of pastry making in ...
 
Switzerland, Gruyères, Event Date: June-September 2016
Step into the World of Chocolate on a Foodie Tour of Switzerland
To showcase the food traditions of Switzerland, with an emphasis on chocolate, Alpenwild, a tour company with over 30 years of experience in the Alps, leads gourmet tours in Switzerland. These summer food tours capture both the gastronomic delights and the spectacular scenery of the Alps. The 9-day, all-inclusive, small-group tour, Cheese, Chocolate, and the Scenic Alps, visits chocolatiers, chocolate makers ... 
 
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 ...
 
Switzerland, Gruyères, Tour Dates: July, August, September, 2016
Tiny Switzerland is Big on the Food Scene: Cheese, Chocolate, and Scenic Alps Tour

Cheese, Chocolate, and Scenic Alps,” a food-tasting tour of Switzerland, delights guests with exclusive visits to ancient terraced vineyards, farmstead cheesemakers, artisan chocolatiers, and top restaurants while showing off some of the most iconic mountain scenery in the world. Guests are immersed in Swiss culture and cuisine as they visit the charming villages sprinkled throughout the countryside and meet food artisans who make the experience unforgettable ...