South Hadley, MA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013
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Berks Jazz Fest Draws Best in Nation to Greater Reading, Pennsylvania
Reading, Pennsylvania The 23rd Annual Boscovīs Berks Jazz Fest in Reading, Pennsylvania, will feature some of the biggest and best names in jazz, blues, gospel, big band and pop. Crystal Seitz, President of Go Greater Reading, said the Berks Jazz Fest is one of the largest events of its kind in the nation and will run from April 5 through April 14. More than 30 major concerts are currently scheduled at various venues around Greater Reading during the 10-day event.
Mankato Offers Unique Runs for Anyone from Zombies to Gorilla
Mankato, Minnesota – In Mankato, we pride ourselves on being a community that promotes wellness to all. When you look at our spring races youll see what we mean. Go bananas at the Mankato Gorilla Fun Run on April 20, 2013. Run, walk or jog 2.4 miles in a gorilla costume while chasing a banana. The Mankato Zombie Run is on April 27, 2013. People can register to be a runner or a Zombie. The race is a 5K through the woods of Mount Kato. Runners will travel through three large undead zones where the Zombies have taken over.
Details: http://www.visitgreatermankato.com/wellnessevents.php Phone: 507.385.6660
6th Annual Beer, Bourbon & BBQ at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, March 22 & 23, 2013
The 7th Annual Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, produced by The Trigger Agency, is returning to the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium on March 22 & 23, 2013. The all-you-care-to-taste extravaganza starts Friday Night from 6:00pm 10:00pm. This session offers all inclusive BBQ plus unlimited sampling of bourbon and beer.
Details: http://www.beerandbourbon.com/maryland/show-info Phone: 800-830-3976
Peppers ChiliBrew Festival Coming to Cary, North Carolina, Koka Booth Amphitheater, April 6th, 2013
The 2nd Annual Peppers ChiliBrew Festival, produced by The Trigger Agency, is coming to the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, North Carolina (near Raleigh) on April 6, 2013. At the event, guests can taste over 75 craft beers, try 10+ types of gourmet chili served by great Triangle restaurants and catering companies.
6th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival returns to the National Harbor, Maryland
The 6th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival returns to the National Harbor Waterfront, Maryland, on the Potomac on Saturday, May 4th & Sunday, May 5th, 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The event is totally tent-covered in a beautiful outdoor setting on the banks of the Potomac River and surrounded by the National Harbor hotels, restaurants and shops. This years festival will include over 150 International wines, spirits and beers featured along with local and regional favorites.
Details: http://www.wineandfoodnh.com Phone (800) 830-3976.
What’s the big Dill? Find out at the North Carolina Pickle Festival
Mount Olive, NCJoin thousands of fellow pickle lovers at the North Carolina Pickle Festival on Saturday, April 27. The day features three stages of live entertainment, pickles, antique cars and tractors, carnival rides, pickles, a one-ring circus, clowns, pickle poetry and art, childrens games and activities, food, arts and crafts, a pickle treasure hunt, did we say pickles?
Details: http://www.ncpicklefest.org Phone: 919-658-3113
Hotel Blackhawk in Davenport, Iowa, Named Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Property
Davenport, Iowa Hotel Blackhawk management is pleased to announce its recognition February 26th in Los Angeles, California, as a 2013 Recommended Property by the Forbes Travel Guide one of 24 hotels to earn the title. The hotel retains its 98-year-old historic character while featuring modern conveniences throughout the 130 guestrooms and extended-stay suites, six meeting rooms and up to 300-person banquet capacity in the signature Gold Room.
Details: http://www.hotelblackhawk.com Phone: 563-322-5000
Fifth Annual Winter Park, Florida, Paint Out – April 21-27, 2013
The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens hosts the Fifth Annual Winter Park Paint Out during the last week of April 2013, in Winter Park, Florida. Twenty-five of the finest plein air artists will be painting throughout Winter Park and Orlando capturing lush landscapes, urban cityscapes, and treasured local landmarks. See recently completed works, watch artists painting in the gardens, and to attend free painting demonstrations.
Enjoy a Sunset Sail, Snorkel, or Private Chef Dinner along the Kohala coast of Hawaii aboard the elegant 50-foot sailing yacht, Maile
Kamuela, Hawaii – Come and discover the magic of sailing along the sun drenched Kohala coast of Hawaii Island with Maile Charters. Watch for whales and dolphins, snorkel with turtles, marvel at the soft feel of the turquoise water on your skin, fish, enjoy appetizers as you savor the sunset, learn to sail, or sit back and relax and let yourself be captured by the beauty of the island.
Boulder Outdoor Survival School Celebrates 45 Years of Wilderness Courses
Boulder, Utah – The Boulder Outdoor Survival School has built a reputation around the world by offering clients age 18 to 80 a unique experience: immersive, hands-on wilderness training. Full information about courses, including dates and prices, can be found on the schools website. For special media rates, please contact Jenny Stein directly via e-mail.
Details: http://www.boss-inc.com Phone: 800-335-7404
Aloft Balloon Festival Soaring to New Heights May 24-27 in Simpsonville, South Carolina
Simpsonville, SC – Simpsonville, South Carolina, is a mecca for hot air balloon pilots and fans of ballooning. From May 24 – 27, 2013, Aloft, the re-engineered festival of flight, music and community, will offer adventurous attractions including a craft beer biergarten which may include a pub crawl of tasting. Festival-goers may also be surprised to find a zipline adventure, aerobatics, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding and other unique experiences on tap for this year’s festival.
Details: http://www.aloft.org Phone: 864-288-0025
Best of Southeast Asia – Luxurious Journey By First Cabin Travel
21-Day custom luxury tour to Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Burma, accompanied by Robert Kenyon, Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and president of First Cabin Travel on his 32nd return to Southeast Asia. A cyclo ride whisks you across the “36-streets” of colonial Hanoi, the gateway city for an incredible journey, Event Date: Oct. 21 to Nov. 3, 2013; Nov. 25 to Dec 15, 2013; Jan. 13 to Feb. 02, 2014.
Details: http://www.firstcabin.com/featured_luxury_custom_tour.php Phone: 1-800-752-3302
Sun Valley, Idaho, Summer Symphony Concert Series
Sun Valley, Idaho — The Sun Valley Summer Symphony, the largest privately funded free-admission orchestra in America, presents 15 classical concerts in 24 days, July 28 – August 20, in a breathtaking mountain setting. In the beautiful resort town of Sun Valley, Idaho, 115 musicians from the countrys top orchestrasthe New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and Houston Symphony among them.
Fifth Annual New Jersey Wine & Food Festival at Crystal Springs Resort March 15 17, 2013
Hardyston, NJ A celebration of the worlds best wines and top chefs from the Northeast, the fifth annual New Jersey Wine