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HoCo Fest in Tucson

On Labor Day weekend, the historic Hotel Congress celebrates with over 40 national and regional acts bringing their sound to Tucson.

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Downtown Sessions Concert Series in Fort Collins

A Friday evening concert series on the Old Town Square Stage that features a diverse line-up of small-medium sized Colorado musical acts.

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Lava Tube Cave Tours in Bend

There is always something fun happening in Bend, Oregon! In the heart of Central Oregon there are endless opportunities to enjoy festivals, live music, and adventures to sample the “Mountain Town that has it all - Bend, Oregon.”

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2nd Friday Art Walk in Chapel Hill

The 2nd Friday ArtWalk takes place in Carrboro & Chapel Hill

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“Facebook Ads - How to Effectively Use Them” Seminar in Pinehurst

This seminar will teach participants what’s new on Facebook and how to maximize it’s possibilities.

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Bend Spring Festival

Northwest Crossing Drive, will come alive, as we utilize art, food, spirits, music, and family-oriented activities to usher in Spring!

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Photography Workshop - Spirit-N-Light in Paso Robles

The Spirit-N-Light workshops with Piper Mackay are designed to develop your skills in creating powerful images using dramatic natural lighting, an element that can be the difference between a snapshot and a great shot.

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Art After Dark Paso

Studios on the Park celebrates Art After Dark Paso, a fun tradition of art, wine, and live music-filled evenings at the start of every month!

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Saturdays Free Country One Step, Two Step, Waltz Dance Lessons in Austin

DANCE U2 dance company presents: Free Country Two Step, One Step, & Country Waltz

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One-Act Play Festival in Las Cruces

The festival will highlight short pieces, many original works, many written by local personalities.

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Athens Beer Week

An exciting week of spring beer events in the beautiful college town of Athens, Georgia, USA. Come out and support local craft beer!

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Band du Pays Swing Concert & Dance in Ashland

Our concert & dance features classic swing jazz from 1920s through 1950s, including a pre-show half hour dance lesson

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First Friday Gallery Walk in Fort Collins

Art galleries and museums flourish in Downtown Fort Collins!

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“Kenny Rogers Final World Tour” in Danville

Rogers is embarking on what will be his final world tour with a show that will celebrate his musical legacy:  The Gambler’s Last Deal.

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Marion Bridge in Columbia

Marion Bridge is the humorous, irreverent, and moving story by Daniel MacIvor that demonstrates the absolute power of family and how it can heal as much as it harms.

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Live Glassblowing near Charlottesville

Visit our public hot shop to watch our glassblowers practice their craft, ask questions and even get involved! You can assist the glass blower in making a hand-blown ornament in our Blow Your Own Ornament experience.

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Food & Song at RoxyAnn winery outside of Ashland

Nestled next to the vineyards is the rustic tasting room with an ambiance like no other. Live music will fill the air while you enjoy food pairings from our assortment of cheese, chocolate, meats, and pre-made food from guest chefs.

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Chalk It Up! Prescott

In just nine years Chalk It Up! Prescott has created a community centered public art event attended by over 5,000 people. All ages have the opportunity to create drawings, listen to music, view the art and share in the fun.

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Twelfth Night showing in Chapel Hill

The perfectly-made comedy of hidden identity.

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Relay for Life of Camarillo

The 2017 Relay For Life of Camarillo is planned for April 8-9, 2017 from 9am to 9am at the Camarillo Premium Outlets

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29th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ventura

Ventura Elks Lodge #1430 presents the 29th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Beginners West Coast Swing Group Class in Pinehurst

Learn the basics for West Coast Swing!

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Lava Tube Cave Tours in Bend

These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.

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Art City Austin

Hosted by Art Alliance Austin, Austin’s iconic annual art fair will sport more than 100 exhibiting artists this year.

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18th Annual Cowboy Days in Las Cruces

The Museum’s largest event of the year pays tribute to the state’s ranching traditions.

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Schneider Museum of Art Winter 2017 Shapes of Curiosity in Ashland

Complementing the Southern Oregon Center for the Humanities Campus Theme FEATURING David Bithell Cody Bustamante Garrick Imatani Miles Inada Kyle Peets Max Reinhardt Margaret Sjogren Robin Strangfeld Summer Ventis Curated by Kelly Worman

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Live Music & Great Food in Asheville

The Market Place Asheville Presents: Live Music

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Beer & Bingo in Fort Collins

Free event featuring prizes from your favorite local restaurants and shops in addition to Maxline Brewing gear and beverages!

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Brew Club Tuesdays in Reno

Brew Club Tuesdays is the place to be!

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Intro to Clay in Danville

Interested in pottery but not sure where to start? The Intro to Clay class is just right for you!

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Winter Farmers Market in Columbia

Over the past few years, the Columbia Farmers Market has experienced tremendous growth. The weekend customer counts regularly surpassed 3,000, and vendor membership expanded to 80 local farmers, producers, and artisans.

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Harlem Globetrotters in Charlottesville

The Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction.

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The Phoenix Symphony in Prescott

Tito Munoz brings another monumental work of Beethoven to our 2016-2017 Season with Beethovens Eroica Symphony, a rigorous and emotional composition

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2017 Aiken Wine & Sign Regional Book Signing

Authors, books, wine, food, sweet tea! Fun for the entire family & Open to the Public.

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Athens Welcome Center

Get the most out of your visit to Athens!

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Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins in Asheville

Florence Foster Jenkins, an eccentric socialite, lives under the delusion that she is an enchanting coloratura soprano when she is actually incapable of holding pitch. After teaming up with a pianist, she begins to hold recitals that spark a cultish following of faux fans around New York in the 1930s and 40s. Based on a true story, this beautiful comedy pierces the heart of the hopeful artist that lives in all of us.

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Aiken Trials

Begun in 1942 as a way to give young horses in training the enlightening opportunity to experience every aspect of live racing, the Aiken Trials has become a time honored tradition as the first leg of Aiken’s Triple Crown events, held annually for three consecutive Saturdays in March.

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The Explorers Club in Reno

London, 1879. The prestigious and rather stuffy Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants to admit a woman (oh, my God!), and additionally their bartender is terrible and missing!

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MET Opera broadcast in Prescott

The MET Live encore performance of Antonin Dvoraks Rusalka features Kristine Opolais in Dvoraks fairy tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka.

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Social Ballroom Dance Parties in Pinehurst

Friday Night Social Party. Fun, friendly atmosphere! Newcomers to advanced dancers welcome!

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First Fridays On The Creston Wine Trail in Paso Robles

The Creston Wine Trail offers a full service wine country destination with wineries, olive oil tasting, lodging, restaurants and a country store/deli.

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Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market

The market specializes in locally hand-crafted items and seasonal local produce.

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Emerald Ash Borer in Fort Collins

This class will instruct participants on how to plan for, properly identify and determine treatment options for emerald ash borer.

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Mardi Gras Valentine’s Bash in Danville

Come and enjoy an authentic Cajun dinner, cash bar and silent auction!

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Art Walk in Columbia

he North Village Arts District encourages their neighboring merchants of all kinds to invest in the development of our district by also opening doors, and participating in this monthly event — a collaborative community effort to awaken locals and visitors alike to the art and energy that is the heart and soul of the North Village Arts District.

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Friday Night Dance Parties in Charlottesville

Blue Light Ballroom hosts a dance party

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Triangle Food Tour in Chapel Hill

Walking Food Tour- Southern Part of Heaven and Paris of the Piedmont On this leisurely walk through the downtown streets of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

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#TBT Throwback Thursdays Food Truck Fest at Camarillo Ranch

Food Truck Fest at the Camarillo Ranch

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Local Pour Craft Beverage Tours in Bend

Your guide will provide insights into distillation and fermentation science, viticulture, and all things tasty.

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Carnaval Brasileiro in Austin

Carnaval in Austin is one of the biggest Brazilian Carnaval celebrations outside Brazil.

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3rd Wednesday Wine Tasting in Athens

The Pine’s friends from Five Points Bottle Shop will be on hand with five wines to taste with snacks, and wine knowledge for those wanting to learn!

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Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery in Ashland

Live Music in the Upper Wine Bar of the Belle Fiore Winery Wine Pavilion

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Live Music with Sons of Ralph in Asheville

Scully’s, in downtown Asheville NC, is the place to “Meet Your Friends”! Providing a casual and family friendly atmosphere, we serve fresh, local foods which are prepared daily.

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“The Road to Carnegie Hall” in Aiken

Ken Lavigne is a singer, composer, communicator and consummate entertainer. Recognized early for the outstanding timbre of his lyric tenor voice, as well as the ease and agility with which he sings, Ken’s career has taken many directions that include his current touring show, The Road to Carnegie Hall.

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St. George Art And Studio Tour

The new St. George / Art and Studio Tour is a free, self-guided weekend tour and celebration of the St George Art community! As part of a county-wide Art and Studio Tour season, it will run the 3rd week of the month, from Sept.-June.

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Reno Hot August Nights

Every August, the streets of Virginia City, Reno and Sparks vibrate with the sound of muffled rumbles of rebuilt engines, rays of sunlight glinting off the polished chrome and heavy scents of Dapper Dan hair pomade fill the air. Droves of spectators line the sidewalks for a glimpse into the past, a time when a driver’s license and a hot car were all anyone needed or wanted on a Saturday night.

Join us for a trip down memory lane or a new adventure. Whichever way you look at it, this nostalgic event has it all.

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Prescott Free Naturalistic Walks!

Spark your “natural” curiosity with our trained volunteer Naturalists as they take you on a journey through the Central Arizona Highlands! Each FREE Walk can be up to 1 and a half hours long, and Naturalists can adapt walks to participant’s needs and desires.

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Charlottesville Italian Food Festival

Tavola’s Italian food & wine tasting festival (in the spirit of the street fairs of Poggio) will be a tribute to it’s “sister restaurant”  and feature dishes inspired by Chef Roberta Vivetta Cintelli’s residency. We will open up to the street in front of the restaurant and set up tasting stations for a convivial celebration of Italian culture.

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Columbia, Missouri Art District

The North Village Arts District is committed to the cross-pollination of art, audience, entertainment and community. The North Village Arts District encourages their neighboring merchants of all kinds to invest in the development of our district by also opening doors, and participating in this monthly event — a collaborative community effort to awaken locals and visitors alike to the art and energy that is the heart and soul of the North Village Arts District.

There will be free entertainment and light refreshments.

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Bend, Oregon Concerts

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the season of live music in Bend, Oregon

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Fall In Austin

The beautiful fall weather here in Austin beckons us outside to explore all of the city’s many parks and trails, followed by a stop by one of the many restaurants and cafes offering outdoor dining. Now is the time to meet up with friends and take in the fresh air because is doesn’t get any better than fall in Austin.

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Yoga Bend and Brew in Asheville

In effort not only to promote the GO LOCAL philosophy, but to bring yoga to beer lovers as well, we present Bend and Brew!

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Western Carolina State Fair

The Western Carolina State Fair is full of family fun!

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Texas Craft Brewers Festival in Austin

This is the only beer festival for and by Texas Brewers. Features the best of Texas craft brewers and displays the beer community.

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Sunflower Concert Series: Arvin Scott with Marti Winkler in Athens

Drummer/percussionist Scott, an Athens resident who is world renowned as a jazz musician, and his combo will deliver a jazz performance. Jazz singer Winkler will open the show.

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Irish Pub Night with Gavin Winship at The Stables in Akien

Gavin from County Durham in Northern England sings, plays guitar, bouzouki and may pull out some Irish pipes and perform Celtic ballads and pub songs. Celtic Music is steeped in history and Gavin loves to share the stories behind the songs.

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Townsend Fall Heritage Festival and Old Timers Day in Maryville

A celebration of our mountain heritage with bluegrass music, Appalachian skills, arts and crafts, storytelling and good food.

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Jazz Brunch In Chapel Hill

Music on our lawn in Carrboro from 11 to 1pm on Sundays. Bring a picnic blanket or chairs.

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Pajama Party Movie Downtown in Paso Robles

Bring your PJ’s and enjoy an awesome movie.

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Camarillo Hospice Chili Cook Off

Chili Cook-off
PV Lions BBQ
Wine & Beer
Classic Car Display
Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament
Premium Beer Garden
Fun & Games Zone for Kids

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A Twist of Lemmon at The Villages

Chris is an exceptional performer, actor and a classically trained musician.

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Showdown in Tombstone in Tucson

Authentic Arizona Wild West history comes to life in the streets of Tombstone

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First Friday on the Farm in Fort Collins

Music, bikes, beers, and food trucks creating farm inspired dinners at Shire CSA the first Friday of the month

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Second Saturday Swing Dance near St. George

Don’t worry if you don’t know how to dance there are lessons held just before the dance.

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KY State BBQ Festival in Danville

This September, Danville will be alive with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the fifth-ever Kentucky State BBQ Festival. Fragrant blue smoke will fill the air as pulled pork shoulder, Texas beef brisket, ribs and more slow-cook to perfection.

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Reno Beer Crawl

It’s an easy walk (or crawl) to each beer crawl location as they are all in the heart of downtown Reno.

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Downtown Reno Wine Walk

THE ORIGINAL AND STILL THE BEST!

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Asheville Goombay Festival

The City of Asheville ranks Goombay as one of four local anchor events where families, businesses, and communities from across the Western North Carolina region gather to celebrate the richness and diversity of the African Diaspora.

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Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery in Ashland

Come on up to Belle Fiore and relax with some great music, great wine, and great food!

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Sturgill Simpson in Charlottesville

Sturgill Simpson’s authenticity stands out like an island of hope in a sea of tacky.

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Taste of the New South in Pinehurst

We’ve put a new twist on our annual Labor Day Weekend Event!

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Summer Music Series featuring “The Tennessee Sheiks” in Maryville

“The Tennessee Sheiks” return for a summer concert blending Acoustic Swing, Jazz and Folk music.

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Poalillo Vineyards Summer Concerts in Paso Robles

ZZAH “Jazz In The Vines”

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Sole Mates Walkers at The Villages

Join this group to improve fitness, meet new friends and have fun while walking.

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Friday Night Live! At Main Gate Square in Tucson

Glen Gross & Raw Materials stages an exciting Summer Concert Series performance of contemporary jazz standards in the Geronimo Plaza Courtyard at Main Gate Square.

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Free Tour of the Gardens on the Spring Creek in Fort Collins

Join a Garden Docent for an hour-long, guided tour of the Gardens on Spring Creek - the Fort Collins Botanic Garden.

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Washington County Fair at St. George

Bring the family and enjoy our county fair filled with entertainment, fair rides, vendors, and everything you look forward to at Fair time!

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4th Friday Art Walk in Prescott

Nestled in the mountains 90 miles northwest of Phoenix, Prescott is home to a multitude of artists who draw inspiration from each other and Prescott’s wonderful natural and historical surroundings.

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Columbia Farmers Market

Experience the taste of mid-Missouri!

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Traditional Session in Charlottesville

All are welcome…

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64th Senior Men’s North & South Amateur Championship in Pinehurst

The North & South Amateur Championship will put you through a complete test of skill. By the end of the championship, you will know that you have had to hit every shot. It’s just you, the golf course, and the guys you’re playing with. It is golf at its purest form.

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Lake Austin Hot Air Balloon Flyover

Watch dozens of hot air balloons float over Lake Travis in the early morning.

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Classic City BBQ Festival in Athens

Robert Randolph and the Family Band will perform live!

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The Ultimate Workout in Ashland

The Ultimate Workout About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout.

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9th-Annual Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival

The Laugh Your Asheville Off festival has become one of the largest and most respected stand-up comedy events in the country. The event attracts top comedy producers and representatives that will be in attendance to scout the hottest new comedic talent.

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Meet A Master Gardener in Aiken

Members of the Aiken County Master Gardeners will be on-hand to answer questions.

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Wine Down Wednesday in Chapel Hill

Featuring some of our talented staff members as well as other local acts. Stop by after work to Wine Down!

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Wings over Camarillo Airshow

The Wings Over Camarillo Air Show is a 34 year old tradition drawing some 20,000 people for the two day weekend.

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The Villages Wine Walk

Join your friends and neighbors for the 2015 The Villages Wine Walk on Lake Sumter Landing Market Square. Enjoy samplings of red and white wines as well as hors d’oeuvres while strolling the streets and businesses of Lake Sumter Landing.

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Cool Summer Nights: Creatures of the Night in Tucson

Meet the creatures that wake up once the sun sets.  From bats, to owls, to kangaroo rats, these animals have evolved for nocturnal living at live animal presentations by Museum’s educators.

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More Blog Posts

HoCo Fest in Tucson

Downtown Sessions Concert Series in Fort Collins

Lava Tube Cave Tours in Bend

2nd Friday Art Walk in Chapel Hill

“Facebook Ads - How to Effectively Use Them” Seminar in Pinehurst

Bend Spring Festival

Photography Workshop - Spirit-N-Light in Paso Robles

Art After Dark Paso

Saturdays Free Country One Step, Two Step, Waltz Dance Lessons in Austin

One-Act Play Festival in Las Cruces