Festival, Chicago, Illinois - In 1904, the A.C. Frost
Company created Ravinia as an amusement park
intended to lure riders to the fledgling Chicago & Milwaukee
Electric Railroad. The amusement park boasted a baseball diamond,
electric fountain and refectory or casino building with dining rooms
and a dance floor.
The prairie-style Martin Theatre (then called
Ravinia Theatre) is the only building on the grounds that dates back to
that original construction.
Over 100 years later, Ravinia Festival is
the oldest outdoor music festival in North America and is lauded for
presenting world-class music. The festival attracts about 600,000
listeners to some 120 to 150 events that span all genres from classical
music to jazz to music theater over each three-month summer season.
River Rendezvous Days, Pinedale, Wyoming - The Green River
held each year on the second weekend in July, relives the early
Man history of the area. During this time, the town of Pinedale comes
with activities and events surrounding the Mountain Man theme.
Fungus Festival, Crystal Falls, Michigan - Crystal
Falls, Michigan is home of the Humongous Fungus, perhaps the world's
and oldest living organism. Fungus covers 38 acres beneath an Iron
forest and it is believed to be 1,500 to 10,000 years old and weigh
Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival - The Michigan Brewers Guild exists to unify the
Michigan brewing community; to increase sales of Michigan-brewed beer
marketing, public awareness and consumer education; and to monitor and
assure a healthy beer industry within the state.
500 Festival. Indianapolis, Indiana - The 500 Festival is a
of events celebrating the Indy 500, the greatest spectacle in
Rev up your engines and have some fun this May!
Thanksgiving Parade - Chicago’s premier holiday event!
Cup, Montana - Montana's Premier Running Event!
Folk Festival - This year promises to be the best one yet! It's the biggest folk
festival in the Boston area, and the greatest
place to be if you like live music. Overall, it the best music from
quality folk talent, the finest food and craft vendors from the New
England area, and a fun, friendly atmosphere for the entire family.
Francisco International Film Festival Site - The San Francisco Film Society embraces the art,
technology and innovation of the world’s most imaginative storytellers
who use the moving image to celebrate humanity while educating,
entertaining and enriching the audiences of the world.
New York Annual Events - Greater New York hosts an
extraordinary range of annual events from the
famed U.S. Open tennis championships and the Westminster Kennel Club
Show to food, film and cultural festivals, art fairs, parades and more.
Brewers Festival, Portland, Oregon - The Oregon Brewers
is an excellent opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of beer
styles. The state of Oregon has nearly 70 craft breweries, and Portland
alone makes up a third of that number.
Festivals -Located in the historic 1850s gold rush town of
Oregon (USA), Britt presents dozens of summer concerts, featuring
artists in classical music, dance, jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass, world,
pop and country music. Britt's performance venue is a naturally formed
amphitheater set among majestic ponderosa pines and native madrones on
the beautiful hillside estate of 19th century photographer Peter Britt.
Festival USA, Charleston, South Carolina
- 17 Days and 17 Nights... of over 120 performances of opera, dance,
and theater in venues throughout historic Charleston, South Carolina.
Festival USA…called "one of the best arts festivals in the country, if
not the world" by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. We invite you to
Institute - Sundance,
Utah is home to many of the artistic activities (Labs and Theatre
of the Sundance Institute. The Sundance Film Festival is held every
in Park City, Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Sundance, Utah.
Festival, Los Angeles, California - Be a part of a growing
Los Angeles tradition as you enjoy our professional, award-winning
theatre under the stars. Or find out how our unique, effective and
enriching programs for teachers, youth, artists and more are giving
young people the tools to transform their lives. We're building
community, play by play!
Festival of New American Plays, Louisville, Kentucky - An annual site of
pilgrimage where theatre lovers from around the world converge to get
the first look at the future of the American theatre.
Fair, New Hampshire
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Festivals and Florida Special Events - Florida events range from arts & crafts
shows to sporting events and many more--search event interests here.
Valley Festival, Winfield, Kansas
Dorado, Kansas Prairie Port Festival
Folk Festival, Anchorage, Alaska - Each
January, the Anchorage Folk Festival features performances by more than
120 acts from throughout Alaska and around the world. Singers, dancers,
storytellers, and a variety of groups perform traditional and original
material in styles ranging from folk to Celtic, bluegrass, jazz,
klezmer and more. Guest artists from outside bring outstanding
performances, workshops, and dances. The concerts and
workshops are open to the public and are FREE.
Alaska Beer and Barleywine Festival - What began as a
of great Anchorage beers has blossomed into a world-class presentation
of world-class beers.
It Alaskan Festival - Make It Alaskan Festival is the oldest
largest event of it's kind in Alaska. First established in 1989 as
Alaska, the event has grown to be the premiere location to find and
unique and authentic Alaskan made products.
Ironman Triathlon World Championship - Nearly
1,500 competitors, ages 18-80, compete from 50-plus countries and all
states in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Competitors have 17 hours to finish the
2.4-mile ocean swim, 112-mile bike race and 26.2-mile run. Both the
male and female finisher receives $100,000.
Jazz Musician Artists and Events - Features a large directory
events relating to jazz artists, as well as clubs & festivals from
all over the world.
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