Category Archives: History

NC: A Celebration For Farmer’s Best Friend – the Mule

Benson, NC Exit 79: The small town of Benson, North Carolina, with a population of around 3500, will swell to approximately 30,000 come September 21-24, 2017 when the 68th Annual Benson Mule Days Celebration, which honors the farmer’s best friend, the … Continue reading

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MD: Enjoy a Chincoteague Pony-Themed Tea

Westminster, MD Exit 64 Southbound or 49 Northbound: Join the Carroll County Farm Museum for a Chincoteague Pony-themed tea. Program includes: book signing, luncheon and meet a real Chincoteague pony. Tea features a boxed lunch with ice cream and lemonade. … Continue reading

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GA: Checkout Beautiful St Marys Waterfront through a Type-8 Periscope

St. Marys, GA Exit 3: – Imagine an attic full of personal memorabilia of many submariners, and you get the feel of this homey museum. The St. Marys Submarine Museum gives visitors a real feel for life aboard a submarine. … Continue reading

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RI: Dragon Boat Racing & Taiwan Day Festival in Blackstone Valley

 Pawtucket, RI Exit 29:  Now in its 18th year, the Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival is an extraordinary event for the whole family to enjoy.  Join the thousands of people who attend each year for … Continue reading

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FL: Judge the Chili Cook Off and Ice Cream Churn Off

Barberville, FL Exit 268 to Hwy 40: The Barberville Pioneer Settlement is celebrating the end of summer with the coolest hottest event ever – Fire & Ice. Feast on delicious chili and fresh-made ice cream at this exciting fall festival … Continue reading

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CT: Over 35,000 Oysters & Clams at the 43rd Oysterfest

Milford, CT Exit 38: The 43rd Milford Oyster Festival has one of the largest variety of oysters at any festival in the country. There will be 35,000 oysters with 19 varieties from eight states on the East Coast. The popular … Continue reading

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MD: The Howard County Fair Celebrating 72 Years!

West Friendship, MD Exit 38 B to Rt. 32 West: The 72nd Annual Howard County Fair kicks off on Saturday, August 5th through Saturday, August 12th, 2017. The fair is a  celebration of Howard County’s farming past and present. An … Continue reading

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FL: Delicious History of Chocolate with a Walking Tour of St. Augustine

St Augustine, FL Exit 311: Explore the decadent delights of the nation’s oldest city on this indulgent tour of St. Augustine’s finest chocolate creations. The VIP ‘ALL THINGS CHOCOLATE’ Tasting Tour is an especially delectable way to learn more about St. Augustine’s … Continue reading

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VA: Yves Saint Laurent’s Fashion at Richmond’s VMFA

Richmond, VA Exit 78: The excitement of the fashion runway come to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts this spring with Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style. showcasing highlights from the iconic designer’s 44-year career. Drawn from the collection … Continue reading

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MD: Walk the “Wicked” Pubs and Haunts in Fell’s Point Neighborhood

Baltimore, MD Exit 57: Step through the doors of some of Fells point’s most infamous watering holes on a pub crawl tour that explores the scandalous past of this historic maritime neighborhood when you partake in Fells Point Wicked History … Continue reading

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