Main Street Festivals : Traditional and Unique Events on America's Main Streets
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Goodbye sprawl-and-mall--hello downtown! Long-neglected towncenters are coming to life once again, and the buzz is back on mainstreets all across the country. Come celebrate their rebirth withthis one-of-a-kind guide to over 700 local festivals and eventsnationwide. From the weird and wacky to the wild and wonderful, thefun starts with Main Street Festivals. Which will you dofirst?
Enter a rubber duck race . . . Join a "walk of art" scavenger hunt. . .
Find hot-rod heaven . . . Play cow patty bingo . . .
See antiques and heirloom displays . . .
Discover "bullistic" bull riding . . . Go to a hog slopping contest. . .
Eat black dirt cake . . . Hear blues, bluegrass, and brass bands .. .
Watch a Little Miss National Peanut Pageant . . .
Inside you'll also learn where to find: an onion rodeo, cornstalkshooting, a beautiful baby bagel contest, arts and craftsdemonstrations, the perfect-pierogie cookoff, a slugburger fest,quilting exhibitions, farmer olympics, and more. . . . There'ssomething for everyone in Main Street Festivals.
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Author(s):Amanda B. West, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Format: Paperback / softback | 240pages
Dimensions: 228.00 mm x 153.00 mm x 13.00 mm | 317.52 gr
Publication Date: 1998-02-23
ISBN 10: 0471192902
ISBN 13: 9780471192909