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EventCrazy.com showcased events of the week May 7

By Maria King
May 07, 2018, 2:25:40 PM EDT

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Events are the lifeblood of a society. They are occasions that gather people together united in a common theme, cause or celebration. Events bring people together to pay tribute to their heroes, to raise awareness of a cause or to witness history in the making. Events can be as simple as a child's kindergarten graduation or as dramatic as the Super Bowl. It doesn't matter what your preference is or even if it is constantly evolving. What does matter is that you are "experiencing" something that will give you great satisfaction and a lifetime of memories.

Art Fest of Henderson
May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Henderson Event Plaza Henderson, NV 89015
Since 1998, The annual ArtFest of Henderson offers an opportunity to see the other side of Las Vegas! Discover life off the strip, spend the day strolling through 200 selected Fine Artist displays from across the nation. Three stages provide dozens of different entertainment acts including jazz, folk, reggae, and light rock. Plus, local children will display their performing art on stage, all accompanied by fine food that will tempt your taste buds! The ArtFest of Henderson takes place along Water Street by City Hall.
35000 Attendees
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Brimfield Fair Antique and Collectibles Show
May 11, 2018 - May 12, 2018
Main Street at Wales Road Brimfield, MA 01010
Since 1959, this show is renowned throughout the world as a unique gathering of over 4,000 dealers from all corners of North America. With over 20 independently operated shows along a 1 mile stretch of Route 20, see a variety of treasures.
30000 Attendees
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Appalachian Festival
May 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Coney Island Park Cincinnati, OH 45228
Since 1970, features over 125 arts and crafts exhibits, performances by bluegrass, ballard and traditional musicians, folk life demonstration area, clogging and square- dance demonstration's, storytelling, "down-home" food and entertainment of the mountains the whole family can enjoy. Takes place rain or shine.
40000 Attendees
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Batesburg Leesville Poultry Festival
May 10, 2018 - May 12, 2018
Leesville Business District Batesburg Leesville, SC 29070
Since 1987, chicken-calling contests are fun things to see after you sample the food especially the fried chicken, browse the car show, dance teams, carnival, roadrace, volleyball, parade, 5K road race, almost 120 craft and 30 food vendors, live musical entertainment and fireworks on Saturday night.
100000 Attendees
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West Virginia Strawberry Festival
May 12, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Downtown Buckhannon, WV 26201
Since 1950. Children and adults alike will enjoy the fun and thrills of the carnival. Take a stroll through the arts and craft exhibits, quilt show, photography show, or the souvenir shop. Enjoy the variety of Main Street and Courthouse entertainment or stop by the band competition, car show, strawberry auction, or your favorite sporting event. You won't want to miss the huge block parties of entertainment on Main Street on Friday and Saturday nights.
115000 Attendees
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Rooster Days
May 10, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Central Park Broken Arrow, OK 74014
Since 1933, Rooster Days is the longest continuously running festival in Oklahoma. This year’s festival will feature all of your favorites, including carnival rides, amazing food, live entertainment, shopping, the Rooster Days Run and, of course, the Rooster Days Parade!Intense, action packed, kid friendly, incredible music and great fun only begins to describe the Broken Arrow Rooster Day's festival. Saturday before features the Rooster Days Run at 8am and the Saturday during the festival features the parade at 10 am.
50000 Attendees
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Olde York Street Fair
May 13, 2018
Downtown York York, PA 17401
Since 1975, The Olde York Street Fair is a Mother’s Day tradition in downtown York. The event takes place in and around Continental Square. This free event features more than 100 vendors of handmade arts and crafts, a Kid’s Fun Block with bounce houses, games, face painting, and coloring pages, plus other entertainment. Food vendors will sell a variety of traditional American festival food as well as original creations. Fifty percent of all food vendor proceeds will go to support local non- profit organizations. Ticket sales in the Kid’s Fun Block will support York City Special Events. Free parking and shuttle bus service will again be available from HACC York Campus (2010 Pennsylvania Avenue). Drop-off locations downtown will be at the intersections of West Market Street and Pershing Avenue and East Market Street and Pine Street. The first shuttle will leave HACC at 12:00 noon and the last shuttle will leave downtown at 6:00 p.m. Sincere thanks to Green Mountain Energy for sponsoring this service.
50000 Attendees
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Dad Vail Regatta
May 11, 2018 - May 12, 2018
Boat House Row Philadelphia, PA 19129
Since 1934. The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is the largest collegiate regatta in the United States, with over 100 colleges and Universities from the U.S. and Canada. Thousands of student athletes gather to compete during the weekend of the second Saturday of May. Attendees also get to witness one of the most beautiful and photographed scenes in the world, Boat House Row in Philadelphia.
35000 Attendees
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Sweet Auburn Springfest
May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Sweet Auburn Avenue Historical District Atlanta, GA 30303
One of the largest street festivals in the Southeast including 10 stages of entertainment, artist market, Atrium of Sweet Auburn Bridal Show, Atlanta Urban Media Makers Film Screenings, Business and Technology Expo, Butler Street Y Family Fitness, Parade of Cultures, Seniors Pavilion, KidsFantastic fun zone, health and fitness pavilion, home buyers showcase, international vendors marketplace and Sweet Auburn Literary Festival.
200000+ Attendees
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Art Birmingham (formerly Birmingham Fine Art Festival)
May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Shain Park Birmingham, MI 48012
Since 1981. Art Birmingham celebrates its return to Shain Park, downtown Birmingham’s newly and extensively redesigned city park. The park is conveniently located in the center of this favorite urban downtown and features all new and welcoming pathways and beautiful landscaping. As the downtown center, the park is surrounded by convenient parking for fairgoers and within easy access to the many unique stores and fabulous restaurants of downtown Birmingham. This exquisite fine art fair will showcase more than 150 juried artists in an elegant and extraordinary setting. Featured work includes painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, glass, wood, sculpture, mixed media, fiber, metal and more. Admission is free.
70000 Attendees
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Artisphere
May 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Falls Park on the Reedy Greenville, SC 29601
The Artisphere Festival includes indoor and outdoor performances and visual arts exhibitions throughout the West End of downtown Greenville. Festival activities will include: An Artist Row of 100 visual artists, including national and local artists selling their work; Artists of the Upstate, a collaboration with the Metropolitan Arts Council that showcases work by local artists; Outdoor Stages with an array of performances by local, national and international artists; Art in Action Stage, featuring Brian Olsen’s paintin to music; Kidsphere chilren’s area, which provides hands-on arts opportunities for young people; A special area highlighting local restaurants called the “Arts Café” Temporary public art installations including street murals and bridge banners.
75000+ Attendees
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Dunwoody Art Festival
May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Dunwoody Village Parkway Dunwoody, GA 30338
Since 2010. It's a Mother's Day tradition in Dunwoody! The Dunwoody Village area transforms into a whimsical artist market with fun for the entire family, and Dunwoody Village Parkway will become a shoppers’ paradise. Bestowed the trophy for the “Best New Event of 2010” by the Southeast Festivals and Events Association, Dunwoody Art Festival continues to attract the top artisans from across the country. Along with the partnership of the Dunwoody Crier, incredible community volunteers and the Dunwoody Rotary Club, Dunwoody Art Festival is a must-see! A fun-filled Kidz Zone will await youngsters with great rides, sand art, imaginative crafts and games. A relaxing stage with continuous live music will be located in the new food court and will join Village Burger and other great eats from neighborhood restaurants. Sit down and relax before setting out again in search for that “gotta have it” piece of art. There truly is something for everyone at Dunwoody Art Festival!
40000 Attendees
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Downtown Alameda’s Spring Festival
May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Park Street Business District Alameda, CA 94501
Downtown Alameda’s Spring Festival is a Mother’s Day weekend tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area. The annual street fair offers something for everyone… over 150 arts and crafts vendors, continuous live music on two stages, festival food favorites, local craft beer and wine sales, and a special kids’ area. With a unique selection of charming shops, Downtown Alameda’s Spring Festival is also a perfect place to find a gift for Mom... or maybe you would like to treat Mom to a mimosa and lunch at one of the many fabulous restaurants.
50000 Attendees
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