Category Archives: Food

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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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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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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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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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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SC: Go Nuts for Pecans in Florence and Snag some Free Swag

Florence, SC Exit 160: April is National Pecan month so why not celebrate by following a culinary trail dedicated to the pecan. Florence is home to the South Carolina Pecan Trail, showcasing 22 local restaurants and specialty shops offering pecan … Continue reading

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