Festivals

Mary on May 4th, 2011

Yes, that’s right.  This town claims the title “too tough to die”.  Tombstone, Arizona.  It rose as a boom town during the heyday of mining in the United States.  In the 1870s and 1880s…Tombstone came to fame as silver was discovered, and later as the site of the infamous 30-second gunfight at the OK Corral. […]

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Mary on February 19th, 2011

Yes, Galveston has a Mardi Gras, too.  Who knew?!?  Complete with parades full of marching bands, costumed krewe members on floats, and the roller derby team.  Oh, and how could I forget…Mardi Gras beads.  We developed quite a collection at the parade.  We opted for the “family friendly” parade held mid-day on Saturday.  Wow – […]

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Each fall, various boroughs throughout Lancaster County host fairs with parades, agricultural and livestock competitions, old-fashioned games, parades, and (of course) food. We’ll discover pig chases, a hay bale throwing contest, pedal tractor races, a livestock dressup contest, and fireman’s olympics. The festivities include traditional parades, baby parades, and tractor parades, as well as games […]

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