2018

Category Archives: Blog

Texas State Fair Part 2

Enjoy the creative arts Every year, hordes of Texans create unique arts, culinary creations, performing arts, and crafts. Their award-winning entries are on display in the Creative Arts Building where you can see their butter carving, cooking demonstrations, and more. Keeping within the theme of the arts, you can also enjoy live music. Head over […]

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Texas State Fair Part 1

Anyone living in Texas would find it next to impossible not to notice the excitement building when the Texas State Fair is approaching. Anyone planning on attending needs to start thinking about what they want to experience on their visit as there’s an abundance of things to see and do. After all, the Texas State […]

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Delaware State Fair

In the early days of the Delaware State Fair, visitors were seen in their very finest attire, dodging speeding car races, and enjoying hamburgers and hot dogs. The fair has seen a great deal of evolution throughout the years, from expansion of the grounds to a greater variety of food offering, entertainment, and livestock showcasing. […]

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California State Fair

The very first California State Fair took place in San Francisco in 1854, with Mission Dolores showing off the cows on display. Some years later, after taking place in a different city each year, the fair relocated to Sacramento where it stayed permanently. It was held in Sacramento in 1855, San Jose in 1856, Stockton […]

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The Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is an annual event based around community, food, crafts, and agriculture. Close to 1.8 mln people attend the 12-day celebration each and every year, which makes it American’s second-largest state fair. The event is a huge attraction in the state of Minnesota and has even earned the nickname “The Great Minnesota […]

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Del Mar County Fair

A Southern California summer is the perfect setting for any Hollywood beach-themed production and there are many ways to take advantage of it. Once you’ve taken in some sun at the beach, one way to prolong the fun would be to attend the Del Mar County Fair. From amusement park rides and deep-fried Oreos to […]

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The Festivals of Washington DC – Part 2

The next foray into the world of festivals in Washington DC leads us to a barbecue, let’s us participate in a sporting event and visit a jazz festival. Washington is one of the best places in the whole of America to host events and festivals, not just because it is the capital city of the […]

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The History of Marching Bands – Part 2

Our blog on the history of marching bands continues with the growth of marching and military bands in America. In part one of this blog we look at the importance of the drum and fife in the Revolutionary War, but things had progressed by the time the Civil War arrived. Each company now had its […]

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The Festivals of Washington DC – Part 1

Washington DC is a great place if you love festivals, the good people of Washington will celebrate almost any occasion if they can. This blog concentrates on some of the events and festivals that take place in America’s capital city every year. Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival What could be possibly be more American […]

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The History of Military Parades in Washington DC – Part 2

The second part of our blog highlighting the military parades in Washington and other U.S cities follows the celebrations of the presidential inaugural marches of Kennedy and Eisenhower. But this blog goes back in time to the early days of celebrating the American presidency. It was once common practice in the U.S for the president […]

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