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Fun for All at Weekend in Norfolk This August

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No holds barred! Fun for all is the watchword in Norfolk, Conn., this coming August 4, 5, and 6 during the town’s three-day, town-wide festival, A Weekend in Norfolk. Everyone’s invited to come with family and friends to enjoy the more than 75 events—mostly free—listed on its website, weekendinnorfolk.org.

Florida Culture for the Week of July 9, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of July 9, 2017 By Josh Garrick  

Hebridean Celtic Festival

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"We are in a unique location, and you have to have a pioneering spirit to make it all the way up to the festival if you don't have ties here," says Caroline MacLennan, festival director of the Hebridean Celtic Festival -- Fèis Cheilteach Innse Gall in Scotttish Gaelic. The place she's speaking of is the Isle of Lewis, the northernmost island of the Western Isles, some forty miles off the north west coast of Scotland.

Your Special Orlando-Area Independence Day 2017 Preview By Josh Garrick

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Your Special Orlando-Area Independence Day 2017 Preview By Josh Garrick 

Central Florida is virtually ‘exploding’ with ways to make this Independence Day one of the most memorable ever for your entire family. Whether you are on vacation – or this is a ‘stay-cation,’ there are more choices than ever to look to the skies and exclaim, “Oh say, can you see??” 

Florida Culture for the Week of June 25 and a 3rd & 4th of July Fireworks Preview By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of June 25 and a 3rd & 4th of July Fireworks Preview By Josh Garrick 
 
FINAL WEEK -- NOW to July 2 – ‘Animal Crackers,’ the Marx Brothers Musical

Underwater Dominica: Dive Fest

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Once you've been underwater - really underwater, snorkeling or scuba-diving, your perspective on the world changes. You can't wait to get back underwater. I remember this well, and despite jellyfish stings, sunburn, and seasickness, I try my hardest to get in the ocean and get underwater any chance I can. Imagine my delight when I found out about Dive Fest, on the Caribbean island of Dominica. Located between Guadeloupe and Martinique, Dominica seems to be a scuba-diving paradise.

Come Hither! 7 Tips for Visiting Black Rock Medieval Fest

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Lords and Ladies of West Michigan, save room on your calendars for the Black Rock Medieval Fest, held on 5 weekends in summer in Augusta, Michigan. The festival runs from 10am - 6pm on weekends in July and August.

Come Hither! 7 Tips for Visiting Black Rock Medieval Fest

Michigan's Small Town Treasures: The Craziest Festival in Michigan’s Thumb

by Julie Royce / Jun 21, 2017 /
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If you only have time for one small-town festival this summer and you want it to be filled with enough silliness to make you forget all the serious stuff going on in your life, consider the Annual "Cheeseburger in Caseville"  Festival. It is too big for a weekend and runs every year in August. As you reach the city limits, you’ll be greeted by more pink flamingos than flock anywhere else north of Miami as the small beach town of Caseville morphs into Key North.

Florida Culture for the Week of June 18, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of June 18, 2017 By Josh Garrick 
 
TODAY – June 18 from 9 am to 5 pm – Father’s Day at Leu Gardens 

Leu Gardens honors Dads by opening the Gardens – FREE for Dads – TODAY! Even if every day is special with Dad, the Gardens invite the whole family to stroll the pathways that cover 50 acres. Then stop by the historic ‘Leu House’ to take a tour of the home while learning about the families that once lived there. Admission is $10 adult / $3 children (5 to 17) and FREE for Dad today. Visit leugardens.org 

Florida Culture for the Week of June 11, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of June 11, 2017 By Josh Garrick    

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