FestivalsandEvents.com announces featured events around the country for May and June of 2005.
FestivalsandEvents.com says it's time to get out and enjoy one of the many festivals around the country. FestivalsandEvents.com lists thousands of festivals that will certainly peak your interest. Each and every weekend you can find a wide variety of festivals to attend including bluegrass, cultural, sporting and nature events. Many have kids areas, national entertainment, juried arts and crafts booths and a multitude of other fun activities. You'll be surprised at what might be happening only miles away. Turn that mundane weekend into a festive weekend. Here are several festivals happening around the country in the coming weeks.
Rockin' RibFest, Union Grove NC, May 13-15
Rockin' RibFest is a family oriented festival with a national BBQ competition, dozens of free activities in their Kid´s Zone, a car show and tons of arts & crafts booths. Ribbers compete to serve the best BBQ in North America as judged by a panel of celebrity judges. Live Concerts include Eddie Money, Survivor, Mickey Thomas of Starship, Foghat, and Orleans all in a 7000 seat covered arena.
Rockin' RibFest is the major fundraising event for Dove House Children's Advocacy Center, serving sexually abused children throughout Iredell County, North Carolina. More information is available on their web site www.DoveHouseRibFest.com
Spring into Spring, Omaha NE, May 14-15
Spring into Spring festival at Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha´s Botanical Center, features performance art by "The Living Garden" where garden characters The Fountain, The Rock and Vine-to-Vine "come alive". The Living Garden will engage guests as they turn into an animated fountain, rock and grapevines for visitors to interact with and be entertained.
Lauritzen Gardens is a 100-acre botanical garden, comprised of 13 outdoor garden areas. It creates a living museum of unique four-season plant displays. More information is available on their web site www.OmahaBotanicalGardens.org
Texas Arts & Crafts Fair, Kerrville TX, May 27-30
The Official Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair is one of the top ranked arts and crafts events in the nation. Explore the 7.4 acre open air gallery overlooking the Guadalupe River displaying the works of 150 Texas' fine artists and crafters. This is a buyer's paradise for unique gifts. More information is available on their web site www.tacef.org.
Arts Festival & Garden Tour, Decatur GA, May 28-30
The 17th annual Decatur Arts Festival includes a juried artists market and fine arts exhibition. Literary arts, new dance, performing arts, children's festival and a garden tour are included. The weekend kicks off with an ArtWalk throughout Decatur Georgia. More information is available on their web site www.decaturartsalliance.org.
Grand Old Day, Saint Paul MN, June 5
One of the largest one-day festivals in the upper midwest, 225,000 guests enjoy a day along the city's historic Grand Avenue. Grand Avenue holds many discoveries as it spans 25 blocks from the Mississippi River to downtown Saint Paul. The tree-lined street invites you to meander down its sidewalks and engage the contradictions that are Grand Avenue, the historic, the hip, the small-town and the urbane.
Attend Grand Old Day and enjoy parades, 10 music stages, family areas, teen battle of the bands, sporting events and over 150 vendors. More information is available on their web site www.grandave.com.
FestivalsandEvents.com is a service that lists festivals, events and festival vendors and entertainers for the continental US. We include a variety of events that include bluegrass and country, jazz, cajun and blues and jazz. Kids Areas and juried arts and crafts are included in separate categories. Thousands of festivals are included on the site. You can find upcoming festivals for your area at www.FestivalsandEvents.com