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Celebrate Juneteenth in Sundance Square

Celebrate Juneteenth in Sundance Square
... Ever since, both June 18th and 19th have been dates chosen to celebrate these historical events. Juneteenth has been officially recognized as a holiday in the state of Texas since 1980. While banks and state offices remain open, many people choose to take a day or two off for observance. To that end, Sundance Square in Fort Worth is hosting a free Juneteenth celebration. There’s even free parking in all downtown parking garages after 5:00 p.m. Festivities include food, art, and free live music....
June 18th, 2010 | Tui Cameron | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, free entertainment, history, holiday, live music

Bloomsday Report from Dublin

Bloomsday Report from Dublin
... 16 on your calendar – it is an event worth traveling for.  Photo Credit: Statue of James Joyce in Dublin, Jessica Colley Tags: festival, holiday, literature ...
June 17th, 2010 | Jessica Colley | Read More | Comments: 0
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Father’s Day Fun in the Big D

Father’s Day Fun in the Big D
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June 16th, 2010 | Tui Cameron | Read More | Comments: 0
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Can You Name the 6 Flags of Texas?

Can You Name the 6 Flags of Texas?
... to grab my sunhat and get going; the neighbor has invited us over for a barbecue. Photo credit: Tui Cameron Tags: featuredarticle, flag, history, holiday ...
June 14th, 2010 | Tui Cameron | Read More | Comments: 0
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King Kamehameha Day

King Kamehameha Day
Many island residents were off work yesterday in celebration of Kamehameha Day, one of Hawaii’s few state holidays.  Kamehameha Day and this weekend honors King Kamehameha I, the man who was prophesied to lead and unify the Hawaiian Islands under one government.  The first celebration was June 11, 1872, making this year the 94th King Kamehameha Day in Hawaii. There are a few festivities going on this weekend on Oahu to celebrate Kamehameha Day. Saturday, June 12: Kamehameha Day...
June 12th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Father’s Day Originated in Spokane

Father’s Day Originated in Spokane
June 20th, Father’s Day 2010, will be the 100th anniversary of the holiday, and it all goes back to a woman from Spokane, Sonora Smart Dodd, affectionately called the Mother of Father’s Day. Sonora was 16 years old when her mother died, leaving her father to  work the family farm and raise Sonora and her five younger brothers.  Several years later, Sonora heard a Mother’s Day sermon at her church (Central United Methodist Church in Spokane).  Her life experiences made her realize how valuable...
June 10th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: family, father's day, featuredarticle, holiday, Spokane

Santo António Festivities

Santo António Festivities
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June 9th, 2010 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
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Hooray! It’s the Queen’s birthday!

Hooray! It’s the Queen’s birthday!
How time flies! We’re nearly through with the first half of the year! What better way to unwind and relax than having a holiday. Yes, today’s a public holiday in New Zealand, honouring the Queen’s Birthday. It is celebrated on the first Monday of June, as opposed to other countries like Australia where they take the day off every second Monday of June. Have you got anything planned yet? If you did not make plans to go out-of-town over the weekend, but  in the mood to go out to town...
June 6th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, festival, holiday, market

Rolling Thunder Booms into DC for Missing Vets

Rolling Thunder Booms into DC for Missing Vets
... things such as “Marine Mom,” or “Niece in the Army.” Images – from personal collection   ©2010, Jon Rochetti Tags: Events, holiday, Memorial Day ...
June 1st, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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Memorial Day in Hawaii

Memorial Day in Hawaii
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May 31st, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day
... and to all of our current troops who continue to protect us. Photo Credit: Kevindooley @ flickr Tags: holiday ...
May 31st, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
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Northwest Folk Life Festival Kicks Off Seattle Summer

Northwest Folk Life Festival Kicks Off Seattle Summer
Memorial Day Weekend launches the Seattle summer season, and one of the classic holiday weekend events is the Northwest Folklife Festival.  Now in its 39th year, Folklife is an eclectic combination of music, dance, storytelling, and play that brings the community together in a giant weekend celebration.  This multi-cultural,family friendly event has hundreds of performances and interactive activities, giving fans of all ages a chance to enjoy, relax, explore, and experience something new. Children...
May 21st, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: dance, festival, holiday, music

May Revolution Anniversary Celebration Update

May Revolution Anniversary Celebration Update
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May 19th, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 0
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Victoria Day Weekend: Fit for a Queen

Victoria Day Weekend:  Fit for a Queen
... 23rd Ontario Place 9:30 pm Canada’s Wonderland Approx 10:00 pm Monday May 24 Ashbridge’s Bay 9:45 pm Photo Credit: SXC Tags: holiday ...
May 19th, 2010 | Jane Apor | Read More | Comments: 0
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St. Patty’s Day in Honolulu

St. Patty’s Day in Honolulu
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March 17th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Hawaiian Airlines is giving away a Hawaiian Getaway

Hawaiian Airlines is giving away a Hawaiian Getaway
... planning on traveling to the mainland (or coming to Hawaii if you’re on the mainland), you might as well take a chance and take the Hawaiian holiday you’ve been dreaming about now — maybe you’ll be the lucky winner of another trip to paradise. Visit Hawaiian Airlines’ Double Getaway Giveaway page for more information or to enter. Photo courtesy of Drewski2112 (Flickr) Related places: A ...
February 3rd, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: flights, giveaway, Hawaii, hawaiian airlines, holiday, honolulu, mainland

Best of Orange County – Holiday Shopping

Best of Orange County – Holiday Shopping
... feature on Planet Eye Traveler, which you will be able to find across the different cities each week. This week’s Best of Orange County is in the holiday spirit, featuring the best shopping in the area. Anaheim Gardenwalk in Anaheim (map) Right near Downtown Disney, the Anaheim Gardenwalk offers 51 stores and restaurants, including some of my personal favorites such as LUSH and The Body Shop, as well as my favorite hair salon, Lux Aveda Salon. Irvine Spectrum in Irvine (map) The Irvine Spectrum...
December 19th, 2009 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
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Santa’s Workshop Made of 100 Pounds of Chocolate

Santa’s Workshop Made of 100 Pounds of Chocolate
... design and assemble. The entire display is edible – the fanciful display depicts 11 cheerful elves engaged in various activities, from hanging holiday lights to distributing gifts to decoration cookies. Want to know what its made of? 50 pounds of fondant 100 pounds of chocolate 10 pounds of icing 1 box of parchment paper 3 pounds of chocolate velvet spray 12 ounces of food color 27 ounces of food lacquer This display is in the resort’s lobby through December 30. The...
December 10th, 2009 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Attractions, chocolate, Del Mar, Events, Family Friendly, featuredarticle, holiday

City of Las Vegas rolls out Holiday Parties

City of Las Vegas rolls out Holiday Parties
The City of Las Vegas invites guests and residents to join in the holiday celebration with cultural walks, discounts to local museums, a free concert by cast members from Phantom, Neon Boneyard tours, free holiday music concerts and old-fashioned popcorn stringing.  With events planned for families, 50+, and teens the city hopes to alleviate some of the holiday stress from this Dickensian Christmas season by returning to the community values of generosity, love and kindness that brought Scrooge...
December 4th, 2009 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: 50+, best of week, christmas, family, featuredarticle, free, holiday, holiday concert, vegas family, Vegas holidays

Skating By the Sea

Skating By the Sea
... Until December 18, three hour skating sessions from 2pm-5pm, 6pm–9pm, with special matinee skating sessions from 11am-1pm on weekends and holidays.   From December 19-January 3, 2010, all three skating sessions will be offered daily.  The cost for the three-hour session is $20* for adults and $15* for kids (ages 10 years and under).  Skate rental is $5 per person.  A portion of the skating proceeds will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation of San Diego. While you are visiting the Hotel del...
December 1st, 2009 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: Attractions, Events, Family Friendly, featuredarticle, holiday, ice skating