posted on June 20, 2012 14:54
The summer is heating up in more ways than one: great local events to heat up the rest of 2012. We’re proud to sponsor events like these.
Enjoy beer tasting and music in Old Town. Tickets $15 at the gate.
Sister festival of the Festival of the Moon. Enjoy wine tasting and music including Those Willows (fronted by former MM intern Melissa Tarter). Tickets $20 at the gate—or get a pass to both festivals for $25.
Fun obstacle race and music festival including an attempt at the world record for longest slip and slide. Late registration closes today: $72.
Ignite presents a variety of speed presentations (5 minutes, slides advance every 15 seconds) on interesting topics. Ticket information TBA.
Enjoy the best jazz around on 3 stages, music clinics, children's activities, ethnic food, and a beverage tent. Headliners include Tim Cunningham, Etienne Charles, John Douglas, and Sunny Wilkinson. Free to all.
Enjoy a variety of theatre—comedy, drama, musicals, children’s theatre, performance art, new works by local playwrights, and improv—in traditional and unique performance spaces. Free to all.
Celebrate Labor Day weekend with cultural diversity dance and music performances and great country music! Also, watch the Capital City Dragon Boat Race while you're there. Free to all.
Eric Culberson, Sena Ehrhardt, Peaches Staten, and Sherman Moody Thomas headline 3 stages of the best blues music. Also enjoy music clinics, ethnic food, kids' activities, and a beverage tent. Free to all.
Enjoy independent, foreign, documentary, short, and student films from around the world. The winners of the 48/5 are shown here, and the MessageMakers Most Promising Student Award is presented. Prices vary.
A day of Victorian-style Christmas celebrations and holiday activities. Generally free to all.