Category Archives: Festival

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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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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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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NC: Eat Like Pigs at Smithfield’s Ham and Yam Country Festival

Smithfield, NC Exit 95: Downtown Smithfield is the place to be on Saturday, May 5th for the much anticipated 34th annual Ham & Yam Festival,  which occupies several blocks and attracts thousands of people. With pig races, inflatables, vendors, entertainment, … Continue reading

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MD: More Sheep and Wool Than You Can Imagine!

Columbia, MD Exit 38B to MD-32 W: Discover the beauty of sheep, the warmth of wool and the delicious taste of lamb during a fun-filled weekend at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, 45 years of celebrating all things sheep, … Continue reading

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GA: Chalk-Art and “Living Pictures at 2018 Sidewalk Arts Festival

Savannah, GA Exit 99: The paved walkways of Savannah’s scenic Forsyth Park will spring to life at the 37th annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival. Watch as talented SCAD artists, alumni and high school students create colorful chalk masterpieces and compete … Continue reading

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SC: A Fun-Filled Family Weekend in the Lowcountry of South Carolina

Walterboro, SC Exit 53: The 43rd annual Colleton County Rice Festival is a celebration of the rice planting heritage that helped found Colleton County. Enjoy a fun-filled week of family activities in the warm Carolina sun that includes a fireworks … Continue reading

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VA: International Film Festival With Emphasis on Music

Richmond, Va Exit 75: Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) brings more than 150 international cutting edge films to RVA, plus industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances, red carpet awards, and entertainment mixers that usher the spirit of Hollywood into Virginia’s  … Continue reading

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NC: Ink Art Convention to Honor the Troops

Fayetteville, NC  I95 Southbound Exit 46B,  Northbound Exit 40: It is no coincidence that this unique event is being held in Fayetteville, close to Fort Bragg, one of the largest military bases in the free world. The goal of the All … Continue reading

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FL: Beach Music Concert Supports Ocean Conservation

Ft. Lauderdale, FL Exit 24: Held on the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in a beautiful oceanside setting, Tortuga Music Festival is a 3-day, multi-stage music festival featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music. Tortuga … Continue reading

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