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Located in the forested hills of north Georgia, Blairsville is a hotbed for car, truck and motorcycle enthusiasts. Throughout the spring, summer and fall months, visitors can enjoy a number of shows put on by local car clubs.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is a popular vacation destination because of its mild weather, beautiful beaches and entertainment. Myrtle Beach offers world-class golfing, restaurants and nightlife. It is also a place to enjoy a comedy show. If you are looking for laughs in Myrtle Beach, head to one of its comedy clubs.
According to the city website, Hudsonville is affectionately referred to as "Michigan's Salad Bowl" due to the bevy of crops grown in the town's early days. Farming aside, this small Michigan town hosts its share of craft shows. Highlighting homemade crafts, holiday decorations and local artists, the craft fairs around Hudsonville are not to be overlooked.
The Sheyenne Valley Arts & Craft Fall Festival is held in Fort Ransom, North Dakota, each September. The show, in existence since 1967, draws as many as 200 vendors to the rural North Dakota community. Along with the arts and craft booths, the event features music and food, all set in the scenic Sheyenne River Valley.
Newton Falls, Ohio, is a small town with a rich history and a vibrant community that was established in 1806 by farmers and dairymen from New England. The town has grown to approximately 10,000, but despite its small size, offers diverse events and activities open to the public, from fitness classes to music concerts.
The city of Walled Lake sits on the shore of its namesake, in the lake country of east-central Michigan on the outskirts of Detroit. Walled Lake is home to approximately 7,000 people. The city and surrounding communities play host to many events that take advantage of the area's natural beauty.
The small town of Bunker Hill has a fervent, drag racing history. This Miami County, Indiana, town is home to the Bunker Hill Dragstrip and the Bunker Hill Raceway. Six miles south of Bunker Hill, in Peru, Indiana, classic car show exhibits are available during the summer months.
Take a family-friendly outing to the annual Tipton Christmas Craft Show, held each December. The show, just before Christmas, attracts visitors who make the trip to Tipton, about halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, to view arts and crafts. Many of the crafts center around the Christmas theme, making it a must for Holiday and Christmas decorations and gifts.
The music of Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, Bill Perkins and many others began the style known as rockabilly. The sound is a hybrid of country-western and early rhythm and blues and was prominent in the 1950s. In the 1980s, the rockabilly music and style experienced a resurgence with bands such as the Stray Cats. The style is often marked by the "greaser image" of the 1950s as well as other components of that era.
Grand Bend, Ontario, is a popular area for holiday makers from across the globe, not least because of its 30 miles of continuous beaches. It's also a location enjoyed by car show organizers and fans. Shows for 2011 include one that takes place on the beach. Another is planned for a park just two minutes away. Several others take place at the famous Grand Bend Motorplex and a four-day hot rod event tours the area.
Nampa, Idaho is known for its agriculture but this city just outside of Boise also hosts a variety of craft shows that are scheduled throughout the year. Whether you are looking for fine art, homemade goods or even edible crafts, the craft shows in Nampa and the surrounding area feature a wide selection for every taste.
Celebrity comics often travel the country performing in various venues, entertaining audiences with jokes and acts. While comedy clubs in the state of Texas regularly feature local talent, celebrities perform special shows for one or two nights. In addition to comedy shows, clubs also offer workshops, classes and open mic nights to beginners and novices.
Hot rods are American-made cars with large engines that have been modified for linear speed. Hot rodding has been a popular activity since the 1930s and has origins in southern California. If you love classic cars and have a passion for chrome, Tennessee has plenty of hot rod car shows to satisfy any car buff.
It's exciting to attend a concert, whether it's outdoors or in a large auditorium. Behind the scenes is an incredible amount of design, setup, labor and testing. While seating, amplification for the audience and the logistics of moving props and equipment are important considerations, the stage is the focal point of a concert.
DuPage County is located in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Seasonal celebrations, activities and festivals ideal for both visitors and locals take place throughout the county's nine townships. If you are looking for an enjoyable way to spend time with your family, DuPage County offers plenty of entertaining and family-friendly events year round.
Woodbury, New Jersey, is the county seat of Gloucester County and is only seven miles from Philadelphia. It boasts 137 acres of parks and recreational facilities and is the county's public transportation hub. Woodbury is a family-oriented town that holds activities for residents and visitors alike throughout the year. Among these activities are car shows, weekly cruise nights and a motorcycle cruise night scheduled due to popular demand.
Nestled on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay and conveniently located in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area of the Province of Ontario, the city of Barrie offers a wide variety of activities, including craft shows and community events. Regardless what time of year you visit this vibrant city, you can find something to do that will not only suit your tastes, but every member of your family.
Residents and visitors of Pfafftown, a small North Carolina town in the Piedmont Triad region, have access to arts and crafts shows in the small towns and larger urban areas nearby. The festivals and fairs in northern North Carolina which host these shows provide venues for local artists and artisans to display their work, which represents a wide variety of art media and styles.
The city of Atlanta in Georgia has comedy club shows throughout the year. They include customary stand-up routines as well as a wide range of variations on this type of performance. Some clubs offer family-oriented shows while others only allow adults. Most nights of the week you will find at least one comedy club show in Atlanta; some nights feature four or five different shows at a time.