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...]

Thanksgiving in Savannah, Georgia

Many of us have friends and family visiting for Thanksgiving and you might be looking at something fun to do with your gang for the weekend. How about a trip to Savannah? Savannah is always a beautiful city to visit with its many squares, hanging spanish moss and charming Riverstreet and City Market. During the holiday season there's a lot going on. This weekend it's the kick … [Read more...]

Flying High over Jacksonville

Flying is every boy's dream, and it has been mine for a long time. I have been in planes before, and in a helicopters, but when we were invited to fly in a WWII plane - I was thrilled! The GEICO Skytypers are the only flying unit in the world that performs at air shows typing their messages in the sky. The team fly vintage WWII planes and they are in Jacksonville for this … [Read more...]

Fun things to do in Florida in October

Who doesn't love October? The weather is a little bit cooler and it's a great time to spend time outside. October is always a month filled to the brim with festivals, celebrations and events. But October is not only about pumpkin patches, scary ghosts and gremlins or lederhosen and oompah bands.  Just take a look at some of our suggestions below. First Wednesday Art Walk - … [Read more...]

Fun things to do in Georgia in October

When it's October, fall festival season is in full swing. October  means seafood festivals, lots of football, fall festivals, Oktoberfest and then we top it all off with Halloween.   Oktoberfest on the River - Savannah, GA October 5 - October 7, 2012 Savannah always has an exciting  Oktoberfest on Riverstreet. This festival has everything you expect from beer garden, … [Read more...]