festivals

I dreamt a dream tonight… Stratford’s 3rd Annual Lantern Parade

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On the evening of Saturday, October 19, 2019, hundreds of Stratford, Ontario residents and visitors will light up handmade lanterns and enjoy a magical stroll along the Avon River. 
“Every community needs festivals that bring us together in joyful and creative celebration,” says Susan Kennedy, Artistic Director of the Stratford Lantern Parade and Playmakers! Theatre School. “This is what we want the Lantern Parade to offer: an evening of candlelit enchantment for all.”
 

Cape Breton's Celtic Colours: Connecting through Music, History, and Community

by Kerry Dexter / Sep 17, 2018 /
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Cape Breton Island is part of Atlantic Canada, in the far north of the province of Nova Scotia. It is a place where Mi'kmaq First Nations communities share the land with Gaelic and English speaking people whose ancestors came from Scotland. There are Cape Bretoners whose ancestry connects with France, those who trace their roots to Ireland, to New England, to other parts of Canada, and to other places in the world.

Wine Lovers Pour Into Culinaria's Wine and Food Festival

by Rosie Carbo / May 28, 2018 /
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Traveling to San Antonio anytime soon? If so, you can still indulge in haute cuisine at a throng of upscale restaurants and bars, even if you missed the 19th annual Culinaria Wine and Food Festival.

Wine Lovers Pour Into Culinaria's Wine and Food Festival

A WINter Weekend in Norfolk, Connecticut Offers Fun for All

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It’s the perfect winter celebration: outdoor sports; a restaurant crawl and a pancake breakfast; concerts and art shows; kids’ activities, tours and open houses, ice carving and much more will be featured during Norfolk’s first WINter Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, February 24 and 25. What’s even better, most of the events are free.

Skiing - A WINter Weekend in Norfolk, Connecticut Offers Fun for All

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

What to See, Hear, and Do at Celtic Connections

by Kerry Dexter / Jan 16, 2017 /
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Scotland in winter is known for short days and cold weather. That's all the more reason to come inside and be warmed by the sharing of music. Through eighteen days in mid January to early February, that's what going on in Glasgow, at Celtic Connections.

What to See, Hear, and Do at Celtic Connections

A Weekend in Norfolk Celebrates Art, Music, and Nature

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Norfolk, Connecticut, population 1600, is not a town that tends to blow its own horn. In fact, many who live in this unspoiled hamlet in the Litchfield Hills rather like having their hometown's New England charm and beautiful surroundings to themselves.

A Weekend in Norfolk Celebrates Art, Music, and Nature

Award-Winning Authors Headline Eleventh Annual Newburyport Literary Festival

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The eleventh annual Newburyport Literary Festival (NLF) will take place April 29-30 in various venues throughout downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts. This year the Festival will honor the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay and local teacher and poet Deborah Szabo

Savannah Music Festival: Education in the Spotlight

by Kerry Dexter / Jan 18, 2016 /
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The city of Savannah, Georgia, has been a place where cultures meet and mix and mingle ever since its early days centuries ago. Blues, bluegrass, country music, jazz, gospel, and Celtic music are local traditions in music that continue to flourish in Savannah. Over the years, it has also become a crossroads for classical musicians, those who work in opera, and musicians who bring their native traditions from many parts of the globe. The Savannah Music Festival celebrates and encourages all these aspects of music.

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