Author Archives: Glenda

GA: African American Musical Traditions (even Gullah Geechee), Crafts and Food

St Simons Island, GA Exit 38: For over 40 years the Georgia Sea Islands Festival on St. Simons Island, Georgia has celebrated the African American musical traditions, crafts, and food of the coastal barrier islands. Each year the highlight of … Continue reading

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NH: FREE Weekly Open House at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

New Castle, NH Exit 5: Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses hosts open houses at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Castle every Sunday from Memorial Day weekend through mid-October (Columbus Day weekend). No reservations are necessary as tours are on a … Continue reading

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MD: A Week Long Celebration of the Arts and the Irish

Annapolis, MD Exit 19 & 20: Celebrating Annapolis’ Diverse Arts Scene, Annapolis Arts Week was created to bring together the area’s local artists and musicians for a week of art, food, block parties, events, music, and festivals. The week includes … Continue reading

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RI: From the Loom of a Goddess: Reverberations of Guatemalan Mayan Weaving

Providence, RI Exit 22: Established in 1877 part of a vibrant creative community, the RISD Museum’s art represents diverse cultures from ancient times to the present. Their newest featured exhibit – From the Loom of a Goddess: Reverberations of Guatemalan Mayan … Continue reading

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FL: Power Boats, Sail Boats, Yachts, Kayaks…at The Florida Boat Show

Daytona Beach, FL Exit 261: The Florida Boat Show at Halifax Harbor and Marina is where the marine industry comes together to highlight new boats with live music, a seafood festival, boating safety and seminars, and exciting festivities for a … Continue reading

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NH: Inspirational Kite Fly to Support Cancer Care

Hampton Beach, NH Exit 2: Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Kites Against Cancer as the sky above Hampton Beach becomes filled with kites of all colors as friends and neighbors gather to honor and remember loved ones affected by cancer. … Continue reading

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VA: Tiny Houses – Dream Big about Tiny Living Expo

Fredericksburg, VA Exit 130: Tiny houses have become a huge thing, checkout the Mid-Atlantic Tiny House Expo and see why. It’s all about simpler living in a smaller, more efficient space. Tiny house living is a social movement in which … Continue reading

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FL: Commemorate Mother’s Day with an Elegant Tea in the Café des Beaux-Arts

Palm Beach, FL Exit 70: Imagine the setting, Henry Flagler’s Gilded Age estate in Palm Beach, a National Historic Landmark, the epitome of elegance and sophistication. The celebration of Mother’s Day began during the Gilded Age when in May of … Continue reading

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NC: Celebrate Cinco de Barko in Wilson with your Favorite Furry Friend

Wilson, NC Exit 115: Join The Maggie Society on May 5th for Cinco de Barko, a family friendly, dog friendly afternoon of fun, food and music all to support a worthy cause. If you’re an animal lover, grab a tailgating … Continue reading

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FL: A Memorial Day Tradition: Country-Music Loving Fans at Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL Exit 261: Already a Memorial Day tradition, Country 500 draws 75,000 country-music loving fans to Daytona Beach for an unforgettable weekend of music, camping and summertime fun at one of America’s most iconic sports destinations.   Also … Continue reading

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