Free Family Fishing Festival from 9 am to 2 pm at Angevine Park in Bethel, Maine. Kids learn to cast and can take home their catches from a stocked trout pond. Free mini tackle box for each child. Fly tying, BBQ, Free use of rods and reels. Lots of family friendly fishing door prizes. http://www.upperandro.com, 207-824-3694, firstname.lastname@example.org
Plan an affordable family vacation in Ohio’s Hocking Hills. There’s plenty of family friendly activities and festivals that are absolutely FREE. Fly through the trees on the Midwest’s premiere canopy zipline tour. Float down the Hocking River under a full moon. Explore by horseback along bridle trails rated among the top 10 in the WORLD. Rent a cozy cabin in the woods, “rough it” at an award winning campground or indulge in a luxurious spa resort. Sparkling waterfalls, scenic cliff tops, pre-historic caves and more await you. Located in southeast Ohio, the Hocking Hills is close to home and a million miles from ho-hum.
Greater Reading, PA offers various family friendly events to attend this September. Bring your appetite to the Hamburger Festival, 9/3 & 9/4, a delicious way to spend your day, near Hawk Mt. Sanctuary. For a fiery good time, Bower’s Chile Pepper Festival is a favorite spot for hot pepper connoisseurs. Joanna Furnace’s 35TH ANNUAL HAY CREEK FESTIVAL, 9/9 -9/11/11 is a one-of-a-kind living history adventure that includes food, music, even a Civil War Encampment. Learn all more about all Greater Reading has to offer by visiting http://www.readingberkspa.com
Who: Bethel Church
What: Christmas Spectacular
When: Friday, December 9th & 16th – 8:00pm
Saturday, December 10th & 17th – 4:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, December 11th & 18th – 4:00pm & 7:30pm
Where: Bethel Church
1201 S. Winchester Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95128 – 408-246-6790
Christmas Spectacular – ‘Here With Us’
A magnificent musical celebration for all ages, featuring the Bethel Choir (100+ voices), Bethel Orchestra, Kingdom Kids Choir, Drama Ensemble, Dance, Multimedia and Audience Participation. Free Admission. Doors open one hour before performances. Spanish interpretation provided at all performances. To find out more visit our website at http://www.ChristmasSpectacular.org or http://www.Bethel.org. Ten exciting performances (4 Matinees).
The Kemah Crawfish Festival showcases the sights, the music, great tastes, and above all, the fun that is Kemah, the Gateway to the Bay. The three-day festival takes place under the iconic Kemah Bridge, truly welcoming all into the city.
The Kemah Crawfish Festival takes the friendly, relaxed fun and community feel of a small town fair and, like the City of Kemah, serves it up big.
$2 A Pound Crawfish:
We’re bringing in the best farm-raised Crawfish the state of Louisiana has to offer. The crawfish will be handled by James Wimberley, the Cajun King of Cookers. James has been farming, creating his own spicing secrets and cooking crawfish and Cajun food for over 35 years. James is one of the top boilers at Festival International in Lafayette, festivals from Texas to Alabama, and has catered at the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion. For 2012 we will insure that the supply and service setup are prepared for the numbers we anticipate.
Hamilton Loomis, The Sonny Boy Terry Band, Tommie Lee Bradley, Richard Cagle & The Voodoo Choir, The Paul Ramirez Band, Eugene Moody and The Blues Back Band, Brad Absher Band featuring Anthony Terry, Texas Johnny Brown, .07 Blues Band, Don Kesee & The Blues Masters, Tommy Dardar, Jimmy “T-99” Nelson Scholarship Showcase featuring Rebecca Laird and Eric Hoovestol with Rich Del Grosso, Trudy Lynn with Blues For Two (Pops Stewart, Peewee Stephens and Lil’ Joe Frenchwood), Eric Demmer & The Sax Dawgs featuring Evelyn Rubio and The Veri Teri Greene
The public boat ramp will be the rousing haunt of freebooters of a bygone age who found hidden coves on the Texas coast. Enjoy special vendors and displays of pirate and nautical wares in the company of John Lafitte, Blackbeard, Calico Jack Rackham, Henry Morgan, and Bartholomew Roberts.
The Bayou Stage:
Bon Ton Mickey and the Zydeco Hotsteppers, Trey Gadler and Dead Mans Hand, Clara McVille, Scars Heal in Time,,,,more to come
The Kemah Crawfish Eating Championship:
Contestants compete for the championship and prizes over the three days of the event.
The Gulf Coast Washer Pitching Championship:
Presented by Big Daddy Washer Boards, competitors will vie for the title and a trophy autographed board presented by Houston NFL legend Dan Pastorini.
The festival will feature rows of vendors with the best of arts, crafts, gifts and more from Kemah and around the country.
will provide all patrons need to keep their kids busy and having fun during the event.
Special Appearances by:
Dan Pastorini, the legendary Houston Oilers quarterback from the height of the heady “Luv Ya Blue!” days, will be at the festival autoraphing copies of his new book,
Scott Sparks: Afternoon Drive DJ on Houston’s 107.5 The Eagle broadcasting LIVE from the Festival!
Cactus Jack: Afternoon Drive DJ on The New 93.Q Country broadcasting LIVE from the Festival
Above all, this festival is all about the food – in addition
to the $2 a lb crawfish we have a lot more to offer…Like
Pistolettes, Crawfish Etoufee, Gumbo,Shrimp Creole, New Orleans Crab Cakes, Blackened Grouper, Louisiana Lobster Puff, Fried Shrimp & Catfish, jambalaya, Fried Alligator, Red Beans & Rice and Andouille Sausage, Hot Dogs, Funnel Cakes, Sno-Cones, Kettle Corn, Handmade Tacos & Tamales, German Roasted Nuts, Corn Dogs, Cupcakes & Cookies, Funnel Cake, Turkey Legs, Sweet Roast Corn, BBQ, Sausage-On-A-Stick, Italian Sausage Sandwiches
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