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Kid's Festival Games
by acheron in Holidays & Celebrations
Festivals offer a great way to enjoy an afternoon of fun games with your children, whether it's a school festival, a neighborhood carnival, a church event or a birthday party. Many festival games are inexpensive, easy to set up and can be reused from year to year. Plan a variety of games for your festival, and have plenty of prizes. Bean Bag TossBean Bag Toss is a festival classic. Cut holes in
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How to Get Free Art at an Art Festival
by ChaseVoid in Arts & Entertainment
Who can resist art festivals? The open market environment brings out all kinds of artists and art communities with their easels and tents ready to sell their wares. Although most of us can enjoy and appreciate the skill involved with artistic endeavors, not many of us can afford to buy a $500 painting or $300 metal sculpture. Don’t despair. You can still leave the grassy grounds of your fav
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Art Festival Jobs
by Matt Watson in Careers & Job Searching
Securing a job at an art festival offers you the opportunity to earn cash while pursuing your artistic interests. Because festivals run for a short duration, many art festival jobs are temporary, seasonal jobs. However, management positions or positions that require overseeing an operation may start a few months before the festival officially begins, and may even offer a full-time schedule. Jobs a
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Hermes Festival
by jkjambo in Holidays & Celebrations
The Festival of Hermes, called the Hermaia, was held each fall across the Classical world to honor the god of markets, heraldry and athletics, Hermes. Commonly depicted as a handsome youth during the Hellenistic period, Hermes was honored at each year's Hermaia as a patron of sports and the gymnasium. ParticipantsThe Hermaia was held to honor and pay tribute to the principal Greek god of athlet
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Spoleto Festival
by sinisterDei in Arts & Entertainment
Spoleto Festival USA, commonly known as the Spoleto Festival, is an annual performing arts festival in Charleston, South Carolina that features theater, dance, opera and music. The festival takes place at venues throughout the city during 17 days in late May and early June. HistorySpoleto Festival was founded in 1977 to coincide with the annual Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. Pulitzer
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Edinburgh festival
by Netopia in Arts & Entertainment
"The most thrilling, beguiling, preposterously enjoyable place on Earth." That was the verdict of the Daily Telegraph after reviewing the Edinburgh International Festival, held in the Scottish capital every August. It is a three-week extravaganza of art, opera, dance, classical music and theatre and attracts artists from across the globe. A not-for-profit organisation, it receives its funding from

Tucson Gem Festival
by Enzo in Travel
Known by its more common nickname of the Tucson Gem Show, the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is one of the largest events for rock collectors in the world. The event features more than 40 different shows in the Tucson area each winter with vendors selling a variety of gems and other collectible minerals. HistoryThe Tucson Gem Show began as a show put on by the Tucson Gem and Mineral So
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Bushwacker Festival
by besn in Holidays & Celebrations
Held in Pensacola, Florida, on the Portofino Boardwalk, the Bushwacker Festival celebrates live music and the area's most famous cocktail. The free festival is the largest on the beach each summer and attracts thousands of visitors. EventsThe festival features live music and a 5K run.5k image by Byron Moore from Fotolia.comThe three-day long free festival includes a 5K run and bands on two stag

About the Diwali Festival
by 02ranger in Culture & Society
The Diwali Festival in India is celebrated on Amavasya, or new moon, between mid-October and mid-November. This festival, also known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for five consecutive days. Diwali, which means "a row of lamps," is a widely celebrated festival with deep-rooted traditions based in Indian legends. HistoryLegend from northern India tells the story of how Diwali marks the

Mountain Man Festival
by Ertaz in Travel
According the travel information website 2Camels.com, mountain man festivals celebrate and recreate life in the Old West. There are many such rendezvous throughout the United States where re-enactors dress as mountain men, explorers, trappers and Indians to carry on the traditions of their ancestors. LocationsAccording to The Free Library, there are more than 50 annual mountain man events throu

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