Austin will be the place for Summer Events in 2011! Ballet Under the Stars, the Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble will surprise and delight, the Austin Civic Orchestra event and Father’s Day will be here before you know it - Austin Symphonic Band celebrates your Dad with this annual Father’s Day concert at the Zilker Hillside Theatre. Marches, patriotic melodies, and other familiar works are the order of the day - selections that will have your Dad’s toe tappin’ - as well as your own! Bring a picnic basket and spread out a blanket under the Pecan trees at the Hillside Theatre.
Tucson is filled with summer fun events in 2011! In June check out the 5K Night Run/Walk, Golf Tournament at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort and Spa, Farmer’s Markets every Friday and Free Concert Thursdays!
Beautiful Danville, Kentucky is an ideal place for boomers to thrive - there is something for everyone with the Brass Band Festival, Zumba, wonderful theater and Yoga!
Las Cruces, New Mexico is an understated popular destination in the western United States, located in the Mesilla Valley. With 350 days of sunshine each year, combined with culture, history, world class golf, unique attractions, and many yearly events, what’s not to love about this small metro area? Las Cruces, has received awards including rankings from Money magazine as one of the “best college towns to retire” and from AARP as one of their “dream towns” to retire.
The Villages Events
• DJ John DiMercurio ~ Enjoy Line Dancing with this Energetic DJ
• Early Entertainment with Kathleen Kane and Mary Jo Vitale
• Buffett & Beach Boys Weekend
• Gypsy presented by The Villages Musical Company ~ A Villages Resident Council Performance Group
• Friday Polo ~ General Admission
• Ballroom Dance with The Newton’s
• Rocky & the Rollers
• Brotherly Love featuring Norman Lee, Oscar Feliu and “For His Glory” Gospel Quartet to benefit Love Inc.
• Rocky & the Rollers
Make a Difference Day and Holiday Craft Show Fundraiser
Dogs LOVE Camarillo Dog Park! If you have never been to the Camarillo Off Leash Dog Park and need directions, use the phone number in this article. The Dog Park is inside of Camarillo Grove Park. Just so there is no confusion, although you are required to pay for entrance at the park, if using the dog park only then there is no fee.
Enjoy the beautiful rolling hills of Paso Robles this summer with events, concerts, festivals and a fabulous fusion of wine and art social mixer before the olive festival!
Wonderful events are planned in Reno this Summer, from Country to Jazz to Ansel Adams Exhibit to a Charity Golf Event with Hall of Fame Golfer Annika Sorenstam and George Thorogood concert! Indeed something for everyone!
St. George, Utah is filled with events this summer! Take a look at the Red Rock Ramble Bicycle Tour, a Musical production of Grease, Classic Car Cruise Night, Gunlock Rodeo and enjoy sweet corn on August 27th at the Annual Corn Festival!
Baby boomers traditionally visit their future home town 4 - 6 times before they purchase there. If you are thinking about Charlottesville, Virginia you may want to drop in this summer with Music Festivals, First Fridays and Monty Python’s Spamalot!
Maryville is a thriving city located in Blount County, Tennessee. With a small town population of about 23,000, Maryville is a wonderful place to retire. According to a study released by the National Association of REALTORS (NAR). Check out the events and plan a trip around one this year!
Ashland has found itself as desirable reputation as a extraordinary place to retire. Encircled on the west and south by the mountains and US Forest Service lands, Ashland has experience controlled, well managed growth. Visit Ashland for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Garden Tour and Champagne Picnic!
Are you moving to the “Classic City” and need to purchase a new home? Are you interested in selling your current home in the Greater Athens Georgia area? How about purchasing an investment real estate near the University of Georgia?
When the University of North Carolina was chartered in 1789, making it the old est state university in the United States This small, historic city in North Carolina grew up around the nation’s first state university. Chapel Hill, with a population of 5l,485, retains a small-town ambiance in a highly cosmopolitan environment.
Discover South Carolina - Gorgeous scenery, historical monuments, Southern cuisine, live entertainment! Soak in the local flavor of each town with guided garden tours, hikes, kayaking trips, and shopping in some of the best antique districts in the South. Bring your appetite and prepare to sample some of SC’s famous and finest Southern cuisine. Each night will feature entertainment ranging from a live soul band, beach music, an outdoor movie night, a Jimmy Buffet cover band, and much more.
Enjoy Pinehurst 41 golf courses plus, all playable virtually year round in this mild climate, and a overabundance of golfing communities, gated and otherwise. Yet unlike faster growing golf neighbors such as Myrtle Beach in South Carolina, Pinehurst retains a true small-town atmosphere. Visit this summer for fireworks, concerts and gorgeous garden tours!
Asheville, North Carolina Summer Events include Friday Night Drum Circle in Pritchard Park, Downtown After Five, Largest Stand Up Comedy Festival in Southeast and Antique Fair at the Civic Center!
The median home price in Columbia is $172,000, below the national median but higher than the Midwest’s median. The city is growing, nearly 12% in the last ten years, but the overall cost-of-living remains 15% below the national average. Homes are readily available and come in all shapes and sizes, including single-family homes, condominiums, town homes, apartments and manufactured homes. There are older neighborhoods closer into campus and newer subdivisions, particularly on the north and south edges of town. The median price will purchase a very comfortable, 3 bedroom, 2 bath homes in one of the newer subdivisions.
The biggest events:
6/27 - 28 - Bluegrass Festival - Courthouse Plaza - FREE!
6/29 - 7/5 - Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo
7/3 - 5 - Frontier Days Arts & Crafts Show
7/4 - Prescott Frontier Days Parade
7/11 - 12 - Indian Art Market - Sharlot Hall Museum
8/28 - 30 - Prescott Jazz Summit
Horizon Adds 2nd LAX Flight Air service to Los Angeles from Prescott will increase Aug. 23. The airline has announced a second daily flight to LAX. Daily service (Sunday - Friday) will now include flights leaving Prescott at 12:20 pm and 5:05 pm, with return flights leaving LAX at 9:20 am and 3:10 pm. Saturday has one flight leaving LAX at 1:00 and leaving Prescott at 2:55 pm.
Austin, known as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” it’s also unofficially known as the best city in Texas, especially by those who make their home here.
Ask people what they love most about living in the Austin area, and you’ll find as many answers as stars in the big Texas sky. For some, it’s the Hill Country, with its gentle rolling slopes and beautiful vistas. For others, it’s the lakes, the creeks, and the swimming holes that offer an escape from the work-a-day world. Others claim that the real reason to live here is the culture, the arts, the laid back attitude. Whether you are an Austin native or a recent transplant, Austin is a city of worldly culture where people feel welcome.
Education has always been a central concern in Austin, probably because the city’s such an educated town.
In a June 2006 study conducted by BizJournals.com, of the 53 largest cities in the U.S., Austin jumped from number 26 to number 3 as one of the top communities with “the highest concentration of brainpower.” The study analyzed the educational level of adults in nearly 16,000 cities and towns with criteria that included the number of college graduates and the resident’s abilities to “innovate, create, compete and make money.”
When it comes to leisure, Austinites have many choices. . After all, there are only two days in the weekend. Trying to figure out how to fit in the many exciting activities Austin has to offer into that one weekend can prove challenging.
Average property tax is $5,538.
An intellectual town. In a June 2006 study conducted by BizJournals.com, of the 53 largest cities in the U.S., Austin jumped from number 26 to number 3 as one of the top communities with “the highest concentration of brainpower.” The study analyzed the educational level of adults in nearly 16,000 cities and towns with criteria that included the number of college graduates and the resident’s abilities to “innovate, create, compete and make money.”
What colleges and universities are in the Austin area?
The University of Texas at Austin
St. Edward’s University
Concordia University at Austin
Texas State University, San Marcos
Austin Community College
According to the U.S. Bureau of the Census 2004 American Community Survey - the most recent survey available - the city of Austin ranks fifth in the number of college graduates, with 45 percent of the population holding a degree. Fortune magazine has also recognized Austin as one of the country’s top five intellectual capitals, and ranked number 3 on Forbes “Best Place for Business and Careers” ranking, in part because of a highly educated workforce.
Growth, education and community support
That workforce has grown, too. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of the Austin which includes Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties increased from 846,227 to 1,249,763 from 1990 to 2000 - a nearly 48 percent increase in growth. And, as of July 2006, Austin’s population grew to 1,541,400.
Austin’s growth has had an impact on education. Between the business growth and the schools bringing people to this area, school districts have doubled in size to accommodate more students. It’s no wonder that Austinites are very supportive of education and have consistently approved bond packages in Austin and nearby communities to renovate and build new schools.
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300 University Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665
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Austin Surgical Hospital
3003 Bee Cave Road
Austin, TX 78746
601 E. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78766
Children’s Hospital of Austin
1400 N. IH-35
Austin, TX 78701
Cornerstone Hospital of Austin
4207 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78756
Dell Children’s Medical Center
4900 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723
1215 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701
Heart Hospital of Austin
3801 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78756
North Austin Medical Center
12221 North MoPac Blvd.
Scott & White
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX 76508
Scott & White Cedar Park
900 Quest Parkway
Cedar Park, TX 78613
Scott & White Georgetown
4945 Williams Drive
Georgetown, TX 78628
Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 West 38th Street
Austin, TX 78705
Seton Medical Center Williamson
Opening Early 2008, University Blvd. and FM 1460
Round Rock, TX 78664
Seton Northwest Hospital
11113 Research Blvd.
Austin, TX 78759
Seton Pflugerville Healthcare Center
200 N. Heatherwilde Blvd.
Austin, TX 78660
Seton Shoal Creek Hospital
3501 Mills Avenue
Austin, TX 78731
Seton Southwest Hospital
7900 FM 1826
Austin, TX 78737
Smithville Regional Hospital
800 East Texas 71
Smithville, TX 78957