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May 31, 2016 - Jun 4, 2016
A musician and storyteller since the early 1980s, Willy Claflin tells original and traditional stories, and is the speaking-mouth-person for Maynard Moose, the only quadruped on the storytelling circuit. He also sings traditional ballads from th...
Concerts & Live Music
Jun 1, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016
Jun 1, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meet some of Grady the Groundhog’s woodland friends or possibly our birds of prey, a Red-tailed hawk and Great Horned Owl! A Park naturalist will explain each animal’s role in our ecosystem, how they came to live at the park and lessons on what w...
Education & Learning
Jun 2, 2016 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
This year marks the 43rd annual Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race, taking place June 2, 3, and 4, 2016. Balloon pilots come to the Alpine Village of Helen, Georgia from across the country to fill the sky for a three day display. The Hele...
Jun 2, 2016 - Jun 4, 2016
3-Day Festival of Music featuring the Best in Bluegrass! 2016 performers include: Mountain Faith, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Ralph Stanley II, Malpass Brothers, Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Blue Mafia,...
Mountain Music Festival is an annual celebration of the best outdoor adventures West Virginia offers with some of our favorite live music to match. Situated on a 1,500 acre outdoor adventure resort in the New River Gorge, WV, Mountain Music Festi...
Jun 3, 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Toe River Arts Council hosts their bi-annual FREE premier open studio tour in the mountains of Western North Carolina. This June, over 100 artists, craftspeople, and galleries open their doors to visitors for an entire weekend of awe-inspirin...
Art & Exhibitions
Jun 3, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016
Quilt Art by the Shady Ladies, ranging from modern wall hangings to traditional bed quilts. This year's challenge is The Barns of Haywood County. Many quilts will be for sale. The show moves this year to The Folkmoot Center located in the Histo...
ST. ELIAS LEBANESE FESTIVAL June 3, 4, & 5, 2016
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The 18th annual Lebanese Festival will be held June 3, 4, & 5 at St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church, 4730 Cove Road, N.W., Roanoke, and everyone is invited.
Festivals & Fairs
Jun 3, 2016 - Aug 5, 2016
The first Friday evening of the summer months, the Town of Wytheville presents the After Hours Concert Series, featuring popular beach music, dancing, and food vendors in Withers Park. 200 Withers Road in Wytheville VA. Gates open at 5:30 PM, ...
May 27, 2016 - Sep 3, 2016
Enjoy open-air musical performances by the river Friday and Saturday evenings in downtown Cherokee. Performances include rock n’ roll, blues, jazz, gospel and country, and are staged near local eateries, shopping, and downtown water features with...
Jun 4, 2016 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Garden Fest 2016
Sponsored by Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association
Hosted by Belle Grove Plantation, Middletown, VA
Saturday, June 4, 2016
8 AM – 3 PM
Free Admission – Free Parking – No Pets
Annual Plant Sale, all grown ...
Home & Garden
Jun 4, 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Art meets function in Grovewood Rocks!, a showcase of artisan made rocking chairs by 11 American woodworkers, including 6 from North Carolina. Rocker styles will range from traditional to contemporary and reflect the creative diversity and unique...
Jun 4, 2016 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Willy Claflin lends a hand -literally- to puppets Maynard Moose and Gorf the Frog for this fractured fairy tale extravaganza.
All Seats $5
Kids & Family
Jun 4, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
What better way to celebrate National Trails Day than to take a hike! Join a Park naturalist on adventurous guided hikes throughout the day. Check our website, chimneyrockpark.com, for specific trails and times.
Jun 4, 2016 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Gather your friends and celebrate summer with beer, wine and delicious food from some of Alpharetta’s best restaurants. Live music will rock the stage while the crowd dances in the street!
Jun 7, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016
Anne Rutherford’s enchanting, funny and touching performances delight audiences with Pacific Northwest folklore and tales of personal adventure. Her singing and mandolin playing add to the fun, along with vivid vocal and physical characterizatio...
Jun 9, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Memory loss comes in many shapes and forms. Like music, stories are a tool that unlocks interaction across that spectrum, including advanced Alzheimer's and dementia. In this workshop, you'll learn basic storytelling techniques that have been spe...
Jun 10, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Secret City Festival celebrates 14 years of family fun, great entertainment, arts & crafts, and commemorates the incredible history that makes Oak Ridge unique. Join in as they honor the men and women who built this community and helped end t...
Jun 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The “Flower, Garden and Liturgical Arts Festival” of St. James Episcopal Church in Clayton, Georgia, will celebrate its 10th anniversary on June 10th and 11th,, 2016.
Highlighting our present and future commitment to the Outreach Programs of S...
Jun 11, 2016 8:00 AM
A day of bicycling up, down and around the Blue Ridge Mountains that surround the community of Sparta, NC. You choose your ride distance with 16, 35, 66 and 100 mile planned loops. Rides provide fully stocked rest stops every 10 to 15 miles and S...
Leisure & Recreation
Jun 11, 2016 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bring your fishing gear, bait and other outdoor supplies and enjoy a fun morning of fishing in the pond near Brookside Office Park. The annual Youth Fishing Derby for children age 4 to 12 years (accompanied by an adult) will be held Saturday, Ju...
Jun 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Class is aimed to introduce students to the soft pastel medium. Compare and contrast various methods for application, types of soft pastels and application surfaces. Inside look into Jennifer’s approach to soft pastel color layering and mixing to...
Jun 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The voices of an 11,000-year-old culture are inviting you to come out and play. Cherokee culture speaks in its most thrilling ways through dance, music, storytelling, and arts and crafts. You’re invited to hear and experience it all during the Ch...
Jun 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Arts, Crafts, Food Vendors, Old Dominion Historical Fire Truck Drive In, Car/Motorcycle Show, Everett Lee Yearout, Jr. Adult/Youth Fishing Tournament/Essay Contest, Coast Guard Auxiliary Search & Rescue, Claytor Lake Sailing Association, Remote C...
Jun 11, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016
Repticon Nashville is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for ...
Jun 11, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Bring your family and friends and join us for a day of outdoor-themed activities, including live Animal Encounters and programs on how to enjoy the great outdoors responsibly. Then pack a picnic and enjoy a special viewing of The Last of the Mohi...
Jun 11, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Back by popular demand, Accordionist, Hannah Jane Robbins will return to Fairmont for the 5th Annual Accordion Concert to be held Saturday, June 11 at the Knights Of Columbus Hall, 7 pm. Her high-energy, fun performance is sure to delight those ...
Jun 11, 2016 7:30 PM
Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day with a day of family-friendly outdoor activities, then join us for America’s favorite pastime to watch The Last of the Mohicans on a giant outdoor movie screen surrounded by the beauty of the mountains and unde...
Jun 14, 2016 - Jun 18, 2016
Nationally known Latina storyteller, performance artist, teacher, keynote speaker and award-winning author, Olga Loya tells stories inspired by legend and current headlines, reality and dreams, ancient myths and personal experience. Her repertoi...
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