Category Archives: History

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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FL: Flagler Museum’s 2018 Whitehall Lecture Series

Palm Beach, FL Exit 70: The 33rd Annual Whitehall Lecture Series, Heroes of the Homefront: World War I and the Faces of Wartime America, commemorates the roles of American soldiers and supporters during World War I. Each lecture will provide … Continue reading

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GA: Treasure Hunt on Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island, GA Exit 29: Every winter, throughout the months of January and February, the Jekyll Island Authority hosts a beach treasure hunt known as Island Treasures. The origin of the event dates back to the early 1900s, when fishermen … 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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FL: Rolex 24 at Daytona – Grueling 24 Hour Endurance Race

Daytona Beach, FL Exit 261: Since 1962, racing legends from around the world have come to Daytona to compete in a grueling 24-hour marathon.  The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona is infamously relentless on both driver and machine as sleep-deprived crews perform … Continue reading

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GA: Bonaventure Cemetery After Hours – After Dark Stories

Savannah, GA Exit 99: Do you like old cemeteries? Wanna see one after its closed to the public? Are you intrigued by Secret Societies, Old World Rituals, Freemasonry, The New World Order,  Stories of love, murder, bootlegging. root doctors, “The … Continue reading

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NC: The Fayette Symphony Orchestra’s French Connection Concert

Fayetteville, NC Exit 49: Francophiles and Lafayette enthusiasts, this concert is for you.  On Jan. 11, the Fayetteville Symphony will explore the area’s heritage with the concert “The French Connection.” The first chamber concert of the season at St. John’s … Continue reading

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RI: ’Tis The Day After Christmas Children’s Tea

Bristol, RI Exit 19: ’Tis the day after Christmas, and throughout Blithewold the beautiful decorations and a fragrance of cinnamon and cloves linger. All the hustle and bustle of the holidays is winding down, so come share the last of … Continue reading

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MD: Surratt House Museum for Christmas Past and Present

Clinton, MD Exit 7A: As you enter the side door of the Surratt House Museum you are walking in the path of John Wilkes Booth the night he killed President Lincoln, since he came here to retrieve a rifle, field glasses … Continue reading

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