March Events, 2017

 

Kentucky, Bowling Green, Event Date: March 11, 2017

Orchestra Kentucky presents 50th Anniversary Celebration of Beatles Sgt. Pepper, Bowling Green, KY

Orchestra Kentucky will present the ground breaking Beatles album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, featuring The Rewinders on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC). www.OrchestraKentucky.com   The Sgt. Pepper album was an opportunity for the Beatles to create new sounds not possible in a live concert setting. Their limited gear and recording technology wouldn't allow it to ...

 

California, Sacramento, Event Date: March 16, 17 & 18, 2917

Sacramento Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival Coming March 16-18

The 16th anniversary of the Sacramento Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival will be held at Cal Expo Building C & D (1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815), Sacramento, CA, on March 16-18th, 2017. www.quiltcraftsew.com
;   The Festival features nearly 180 booths with a wide variety of supplies, notions, patterns and techniques in the areas of quilting, sewing, needle-arts, stenciling, embossing, crystals, fabric crafts and more.  Many booths will feature new ...

 

Louisiana, New Orleans, Event Date: March 24-26, 2017

Saints and Sinners LGBT Literary Festival, New Orleans

Saints and Sinners, an annual LGBT literary conference, will run concurrently with the The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 24-26, 2017, at the French Quarter/Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA.  Saints and Sinners offers two full days’ worth of panel discussions, with topics ranging from publishing and marketing to retrospectives on the LGBT movement. The reading series also takes place both days featuring nearly fifty writers ...

 

California, Francisco, Event Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017

New York Lyric Opera Theatre Competition, Summer Program & Season Auditions in San Francisco

The New York Lyric Opera Theatre will be holding auditions for its 2017 National Vocal Competition (Western Division), Summer Music Program and Season Auditions. Sunday, March 12, 2017 at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Osher Salon, 50 Oak Street, San Francisco, California 94102.   Competition Auditions (3-5:30PM) Season & Summer Program Auditions (5:30-7:00PM)   Admission: Competition Audition Fee: $50.00; Summer Program & Season Fee: $35.00 ...

 

Louisiana, New Orleans, Event Date: March 22-26, 2017

31st Tennessee Williams /New Orleans Literary Festival

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter (Hotel Monteleone 214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130) for its 31st annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. From March 22-26, 2017, attendees will enjoy celebrated award-winning speakers alongside fresh new voices on the literary scene. The 2017 program includes master classes; scholarly and ...

 

Alabama, Montevallo, Event Date: February 25 - April 15, 2017

Tiptoe Through the Tulips - Over 70,000 of Them at the Festival of Tulips, American Village, Montevallo, AL

Beginning February 25 and running through mid April (depending on bloom time) the American Village is debuting a new seasonal spring event – The Festival of Tulips.   Stroll through over 70,000 blooming tulips with replicas of some of America’s most historic places as a backdrop. The American Village (3727 Highway 119, Montevallo, AL 35115) is a unique attraction in the heart of Alabama, situated on 183 acres of rolling pasture and wooded land in the ...

 

New Jersey, Somerset, Event Date: March 4, 2017

Hugs for Brady Presents Winter Gala to Help End Childhood Cancer, Somerset, NJ

The 7th Annual Hugs for Brady Winter Gala will take place Saturday evening, March 4th at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873. This year’s Winter Gala, The Many Faces of Hugs for Brady, honors individuals who have a passion for helping children with cancer. The Hugs for Brady annual gala is the culmination and celebration of the foundation’s efforts and achievements each year, when they take a moment to recognize those who have ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017

Chicago's Protégé Philharmonic to Feature 2017 Concerto Competition Winner

The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago has announced its third concert of the 2016-17 Season, Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m. The concert will be performed in the Auditorium of the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center at Northeastern Illinois University and is conveniently located at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL. There is free parking in Parking Lot F.  Music Director and founder of the orchestra, Joseph Glymph, has programmed Offenbach's Orpheus in the ...

 

Ohio, Marion, Event Date: March 24 to 25, 2017

Exhibits Come to Life During “Night At the Museum,” Heritage Hall, Marion County Historical Society, Marion, OH

The Marion County Historical Society will present the 11th Annual “A Night at Heritage Hall,” a fun-filled evening of self-guided flashlight tours throughout Heritage Hall, a historic 1910 Federal Post Office converted into the Heritage Hall Museum. For hardy adventurers who take the opportunity to experience Marion County, Ohio, and National history, it is an night with surprises around every corner. Intrepid explorers find over 40 characters ...

 

Massachusetts, West Springfield, Event Date: March 4 to 5, 2017

Old Deerfield Craft Fair returns to West Springfield for their 19th annual Spring Sampler

Surround yourself with amazing art, live music and specialty foods at the Old Deerfield Craft Fair Spring Sampler, on March 4 & 5, 2017, at the Eastern States Expo's Young Building, 875 Memorial Ave. West Springfield, MA 01089. Event times are Saturday, March 4th 10-5pm; Sunday March, 5th 10-4pm. Admission: Adults $6, children 12 and under are free. The Old Deerfield Craft Fairs has brought together the very best artisan crafters that ...

 

Maryland, Callaway, Event Date: March 11, 2017

Guitar lovers unite for the 5th Annual Guitar Festival, Callaway, MD

Guitar lovers unite for the 5th Annual Guitar Festival by Power Jam Music Alliance with an afternoon Guitar Workshop and evening Guitar Concert and Art Show. The event is held March 11, 2017 at 5 South Event Ctr., 21030 Point Lookout Road, Callaway, MD 20620. The festival is sponsored by the Maryland State Arts Council and the St. Mary’s County Arts Council.   The headliner for the festival is Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer.  They’ve earned two ...

 

New Jersey, Whippany, Event Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Craft Show to Benefit Whippanong Library, Whippany, NJ

The 5th annual Craft Show to benefit the Whippanong Library will be on Saturday, March 25 from 10 AM-4 PM in the Hanover Township Community Center (located on 15 N. Jefferson Rd., Whippany, NJ 07981). In addition to craft vendors, a luncheon café and mini tricky tray will also be available. Support this great fundraiser benefitting the town library. Entry fee is $2.00 per person which includes one sheet of tricky tray tickets. Children under 12 are free ...

 

Ohio, Akron, Event Date: March 3 and 4, 2017

Witan's 40th French Market Arts & Crafts Show Coming in March, Akron, OH

2017 represents a milestone year for Witan as it presents its 40th Annual French Market arts and crafts shopping extravaganza to be held on March 3th and March 4th at St. George Fellowship Centre.  St. George is located at 3204 Ridgewood Rd, Akron, OH  44333.   The popular French Market is a juried arts and craft show where shoppers will enjoy the distinctive talents of 68 artisans and craftsmen from Ohio and surrounding states, including returning ...

 

California, Los Angeles, February 18-March 20, 2017

Seeing Double” Featuring Mixed-Media Photographers Nolan Preece and Kaethe Kauffman at The Loft at Liz’s in LASeeing Double is a Los Angeles exhibition of works by mixed-media photographers Nolan Preece and Kaethe Kauffman. The exhibition can be seen February 18-March 20, 2017 at The Loft at Liz’s, 453 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036. Opening Reception is Saturday, February 18, 7:00-10:00 PM. Admission is free. Seeing Double is jointly curated by Liz Gordon (The Loft at Liz’s in LA) in collaboration with Katharine ...

 

Florida, Holmes Beach, Event Date: March 11 to 12, 2017

Anna Maria Island Art League's 29th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Art & Fine Crafts, Holmes Beach, FL

With artists presenting original works of art in all media, the Anna Maria Island Art League, a non-profit 501(c)(3) presents their 29th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Art & Fine Crafts on March 11th & 12th, 2017 (10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), at the Holmes Beach City Hall Field, 5901 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217. Admission is free. This is an outdoor event with food vendors offering BBQ, fish, crab, chicken, cheese melts, and more.  A portion of their ...

 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: March 10, 2017 and April 29, 2017

Kente Arts Alliance Presents its Spring Jazz Concert Series, Pittsburgh

On Friday, March 10, 2017, at 7:30 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the Whitfield Family Band at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Opening for the Whitfield Family Band will be the Mark Strickland Quartet. On Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 8:00 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the Terell Stafford Quintet at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. General ...

 

California, Brea, Event Date: March 5, 2017

Orange County Food & Wine Festival: Enjoy Fine Wine, Craft Beer, and Delicious Food, Tustin, CA

The 8th annual Orange County Food and Wine Festival, a charitable event, will be held on Sunday, March 5th from 1-5pm at the Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin, California. The event features food from high-end local restaurants, wine tastings from prominent California wineries, local craft beer tastings, as well as auction items and fundraising opportunities. The OC Food and Wine Festival is sponsored by the Brea Rotary Club and the Brea Rotary ...

 

 

Illinois, Park Forest, Event Date: February 1-March 4, 2017

Step Back into a 1950s Valentines Day Exhibit at 1950s Park Forest House Museum, Park Forest, IL

The 1950s Park Forest House Museum, at 227 Monee Road (inside St. Mary’s Catholic Church), Park Forest, Illinois, invites you to "Step Back into a 1950s Valentines Day," from February 1 -March 4, 2017, open Wednesday and Saturday, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; other times by appointment. One room represents a classroom in Forest Boulevard School, which was set up in a row of townhomes. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day ...

 

Florida, Lake Mary, Event Date: March 25 to 26, 2017

5th Annual Celebration of Art - Uptown Art Expo, Altamonte Springs, FL

The streets along beautiful Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte will come alive with artisans showcasing their talents, color and music. The 5th Annual Uptown Art Expo takes place on March 25 & 26, 2017 at Cranes Roost Park located in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The free admission art & music festival will feature 150 artist displays of jewelry ...

 

 

Wisconsin, Racine, Event Date: March 9 to 12, 2017

28th Annual Tribute To 1920's Jazz Immortal Bix Beiderbecke, Racine, Wisconsin

The Tribute to Bix Fest, a tribute to 1920's jazz immortal Bix Beiderbecke, will be held March 9 to 12, 2017, at the Racine WI Architect/Delta Hotel (formerly Racine-Marriott). Racine, Wisconsin (Hwy 20, 7111 Washington Ave).   Featured bands: Tuba Skinny from New Orleans with Erika Lewis, Germany's Honky Tonk jazz band with Claus Moeller and Roland Pilz, Ralph Norton's Varsity Ramblers with Andy Schumm.   Other features: 10 hour Bus Tour To Hell, Bix birthday party across street at Pudgy's ...