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  • June 8, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    The Wayne Chicken Show

    If you're going to be in Nebraska in July, you might want to drop by the Wayne Chicken Show July 8-10, 2011. Sounds like these folks really know how to have fun! Events include the world's largest chicken dance......I think...

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  • June 8, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Raspberry Festivals

    Raspberries are plentiful this year as are the festivals! Here's a few we found: Northwest Raspberry Festival at Lynden, WA July 15-16, 2011 Hopkins Raspberry Festival at Hopkins, MN July 9-11, 2011 Bear Lake Raspberry Festival Days at Garden City,...

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  • June 8, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Clemson Tigers Wreath

    Here's your wreath Clemson Tigers! Southern Charm Wreaths has created a special orange and purple deco poly mesh wreath just for you Tigers. The Clemson Tigers field nineteen athletic teams. In men's sports there are: football, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis,...

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  • June 7, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Hope Watermelon Festival August 11-13, 2011

    The Hope Watermelon Festival in August promises three full days of fun! Located at Faith Park, Hope, Arkansas. There is a pageant, car show, arts and crafts, softball tournament.....and cold watermelon by the slice! If you attend this fun-filled festival...

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  • June 7, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Garlic Festival July 20, 30, & 31, 2011

    The Gilroy Garlic Festival is a three day event starting July 20th. Sounds like they have three days fully packed with entertainment, cookoff, children's activities and even a Miss Garlic! To learn more about this interesting festival, visit the Gilroy...

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  • June 6, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    June 6th - National Gardening Exercise Day

    National Gardening Exercise Day........I thought gardening anytime was exercise! Wonder if watering plants count.....well...probably)) We have two new ornaments this year that are perfect for your favorite gardner))) Make National Gardening Exercise Day one to remember with a thoughtful gift...

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  • June 6, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    National Gingerbread Day June 5th

    June 5th National Gingerbread Day Gingerbread is a term used to describe a variety of sweet food products, which can range from a soft, moist loaf cake to something close to a ginger biscuit. What they have in common are...

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  • June 4, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    National Donut Day!

    National Donut Day is the first Friday in June. National Donut Day started in 1938 as a fund raiser for the Chicago Salvation Army. Their goal was to help the needy. Many American donut shops offer free donuts on Donut...

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  • May 25, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Remembrance Ornaments for 9/11/2001

    Merck Family's Old World Christmas has created a few special ornaments that are coming out later this year that are patriotic and dated with 9/11/2001. As the country looks back to the events of September 11, 2001, it is important...

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  • May 23, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Kodiak Crab Festival

    Kodiak, Alaska May 26-30, 2011 Celebrate the end of winter in late May at the Kodiak Crab Festival! Plenty of good food - crab legs, cab sandwiches, scallops, halibut, and chowder. Many events including survival-suit races where competitors run down...

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  • May 23, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    World's Largest Brat Fest

    Madison, Wisconsin May 27-30 In 2010 a record 209,376 bratwursts were eaten with relish - 172 gallons worth, to be exact. The event starts at 6: am on Friday, a.k.a. Take Your Brat to Work day, when you can buy...

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  • May 22, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Slugburger Festival Corinth, MS

    Corinth, MS July 7-9, 2011 Don't be scared by its unappetizing name: A slugburger is a deep-fried beef and soy-meal patty served on a bun - a beloved regional specialty. To see more information about the Slugburger Festival in Corinth,...

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