Category Archives: Festival

NC: Chili, Music & Exercise: Two Days of Fun in Lumberton

Lumberton, NC Exit 20: Rumba on the Lumber 2018, a festival of food, movement, music and the arts, consisting of two days of events in historic downtown Lumberton with over 4000 people in  attendance. Many wonderful annual events will once … Continue reading

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SC: 80,000 Pounds of Oysters at Lowcountry Oyster Festival

Pleasant, SC  Exit 33 to Hwy 17 North : Let the shucking begin.  Lowcountry’s much anticipated  35th Oyster Festival will be held Sunday, January 28, 2018. The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is one of the world’s largest oyster festivals and has … Continue reading

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GA: Bring Your Appetite to Sample at the Birthplace of Brunswick Stew

Brunswick, GA Exit 29: Brunswick Rockin’ Stewbilee takes place annually at Mary Ross Waterfront Park, recognizing Brunswick, Georgia as the birthplace of the original Brunswick Stew. As the oft-told tale goes, a slave cook named Jimmy Matthews created the concoction … Continue reading

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VA: Alexandria – Your Destination for a Family Friendly New Year’s Eve

Alexandria, Va Exit 177: This annual New Year’s Eve bash takes over Old Town Alexandria with more than 150 performances at 23 indoor venues, with live music, dancing, children’s face painting and games. First Night Alexandria is a celebration of … Continue reading

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NC: Fayetteville Rolls Back the Clock for “A Dickens Holiday”

Fayetteville, NC Exit 49: The holiday season would not be complete stepping back into the Victorian era in Fayetteville Christmas tradition. Ever wish for a simpler time, when the pace of life wasn’t hectic and families still enjoyed spending evenings together? … Continue reading

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GA: Kingsland for Southern-fried Catfish and Small Town Family Fun

Kingsland, GA Exit 3: Enjoy this down-home festival with crispy Southern-fried catfish and all the fixings,  festival goers can feast on this and much more at Kingsland’s 35th Annual Catfish Festival. The family-fun, outdoor festival kicks off at 9am Saturday, … Continue reading

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NC: Whirligig Festival for Art in Motion, Touch-a-Truck and a Dive Into a Cake

Wilson, NC Exit 121: The North Carolina Whirligig Festival is a 2-day hometown annual arts and crafts festival features arts of the region, including the giant Whirligigs created by late local artist, Vollis Simpson. Like the whimsical outsider art, the … Continue reading

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NC: Celebrating Cotton and Importantly, the Cotton Farmers

Dunn, NC Exit 73: The 19th annual North Carolina Cotton Festival  takes place in Downtown Dunn on November 4, 2017. This family-fun event draws more than 10,000 people each year and is a celebration of the farmer and in particular … Continue reading

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VA: Pawesome PetOberfest at Stonebridge Potomac Town Center

Woodbridge, VA Exit 156A: The PWSPCA is teaming up again with Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center located in Woodbridge, Virginia to host the 2017 PetOberfest on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 11am – 4pm. The event will feature FREE pet … Continue reading

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FL: Bacon-lovers Won’t Want to miss this Sizzling Event

DeLand, FL Exit 249 to Route 44: The word is out pig lovers won’t want to miss this one: the  DeLand Bacon and Brew Fest. Who does not like Bacon or Beer, a match made in heaven. There will be … Continue reading

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