National Sword Swallower’s Day in St. Augustine

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I don't know how they do it.  Really.  What possesses a person to even try to swallow a sword?  How does it work, or is it all just made up?  When I was a kid, a boy next door had one of these fake, plastic swords that collapse when you pushed a button. You could make it look real, without any trouble.  I was wondering if that's what they do, the real sword swallowers. What … [Read more...]

Things to do in Georgia – March 2012

Spring is in the air, and festival season is getting into full swing, so this month is packed with happenings and events. Heart & Soul Festival March 4, 2012 Kingsland, Georgia The three most popular festivals in Camden County; the Rock Shrimp Festival in St Marys, Catfish Festival in Kingsland and Crawfish Festival in Woodbine are combining forces in a special … [Read more...]

Super Museum Sunday in Savannah, Georgia

Georgians and visitors alike can experience the area's rich history and cultural life on Sunday, February 5, 2012.  Super Museum Sunday is part of Georgia History Festival and on Sunday historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest in Savannah and coastal Georgia open their doors to the public for free. You can read more, and find the map to … [Read more...]

Groundhog Day Webcast on February 2, 2012

On February 2, the famous groundhog   Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his burrow on Gobbler's Knob - in front of thousands of followers from all over the world - to predict the weather for the rest of winter. According to legend, if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. If he does not see his shadow, there will be an early … [Read more...]

Blues on Broad – Charleston, SC

Sax at Dusk, 24 x20 Oil on Canvas by Jim Darlington

Gallery Row on Historic Broad Street is gearing up again this year to present “Blues on Broad” on February 3rd from 5 -8PM, with music starting between 5 and 6 pm. During this First Friday on Broad artwalk, join us on Gallery Row for a gumbo of live music & fine art. Galleries will be filled with a mélange of roots music (Blues, Soul, Jazz and Rock n Roll) and artwork … [Read more...]