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Enjoy Arts and Crafts at the Harvest Festival

Posted on September 20th, 2013

Enjoy Arts and Crafts at the Harvest Festival

2013 is the 41st anniversary of the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show. This annual event starts in Las Vegas, Nevada, and tours California throughout Fall and into Winter, appearing at the Anaheim Convention Center on the 11th to 13th of October in the middle of its run. Anaheim is preparing to welcome visitors from every walk of life, whether they are regular attendees or new for this year, where more than twenty four thousand individual handmade craftsman items are to be displayed and sold by hundreds of booths. The entertainment program is also packed... Read more

Get Jazzed Up for the Brea Jazz Festival!

Posted on September 6th, 2013

Get Jazzed Up for the Brea Jazz Festival!
Every year in Brea, California, for the past 11 years, there has been an amazing Brea Jazz Festival – and this year is no different. Between September 7th and September 29th, 2013, every Saturday and Sunday will be host to a range of activities and events for all the family. A four week musical  celebration of everything jazz, the events will not only include a range of live musical acts and performers from across the area but also fine arts and crafts shows, a beer and wine garden and activities specially tailored to children. If you will be at... Read more

See Whales Up Close at Newport Beach!

Posted on August 16th, 2013

See Whales Up Close at Newport Beach!

Summer is almost over and it’s time to take full advantage of the remaining time left. What better way to spend a summer day in Southern California than at the beach? The cool ocean breeze combined with a warm summer day that California is known for is sure to be a fun time. If you decide to enjoy a day at the beach, why not get a tour of the ocean while you’re at it? Newport Beach is one of the best places in Southern California to take a boat ride out into the ocean and... Read more

Affordable Family-Friendly Attractions to Visit in the OC!

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

Affordable Family-Friendly Attractions to Visit in the OC!
As summer vacation comes to a near end and the new school year is fast approaching, it only makes sense that you take advantage of the rest of your summer.  Many kids will be returning to school in late August so make sure to plan a mini vacation or visit a couple of attractions while you’re still on summer break.  Spend some quality time with the family by visiting local attractions around Orange County.  Visitors who stay at hotels near Anaheim will typically spend a day at well-known attractions like Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm.  However, if... Read more

Circus Fun Comes to Anaheim

Posted on July 16th, 2013

Circus Fun Comes to Anaheim
Anaheim is a great city to vacation in due to its proximity to Disneyland, California Adventure, Downtown Disney, and more. Of course, it’s also a quick train ride or car ride to Los Angeles. Staying in Anaheim or the Orange County area without traveling to the surrounding cities is still a promising idea because there is no lack of entertainment! Another great venue in Anaheim that tourists frequent is the Honda Center. If you’re staying in hotels near Honda Center Anaheim, then you should undoubtedly catch a show at the famous venue. The Honda Center is an... Read more

Spend a Fun-Filled Day at the OC Fair

Posted on July 5th, 2013

Spend a Fun-Filled Day at the OC Fair
It’s that time of year when we indulge in deep fried Twinkies, bacon maple donuts, and win amazing prizes.   Get ready for Southern California’s best fair in town—the OC Fair.  The OC fair is coming back and ready to entertain everyone attending.  There is something for everybody at the OC fair.  Foodies will appreciate the variety of food available, from those with a sweet tooth to those who crave barbecue.  With the many food booths available, you will be able to satisfy any of your food cravings.  Thrill seekers will get to enjoy tons of carnival rides and games.  Not... Read more

Spend a Night in the Middle Ages

Posted on June 14th, 2013

Spend a Night in the Middle Ages
Anaheim is a great location to spend a vacation because of its close proximity to Disneyland, Downtown Disney, California Adventure, and so much more. Anaheim is home to many restaurants, shopping, and other entertainment. However, just outside the Anaheim area is also home to some unique entertainment that you might be interested in checking out. The Medieval Times in Buena Park, near Anaheim, is a great place to spend an evening with friends or family and you will no doubt leave with full bellies, unique photography, and fond memories of your time spent back... Read more

Summer Fun at the Happiest Place on Earth!

Posted on June 6th, 2013

Summer Fun at the Happiest Place on Earth!
What’s a better way to kick off your summer vacation then to visit the happiest place on earth? This is the perfect outing for the whole family.  Spend some quality time with your kids’ at the most adventurous theme park in Southern California.  Summer is the perfect season to visit Disneyland because of the opening debut of new rides and attractions, extended hours, and firework shows.  This summer there will be a series of Limited Time Magic events which include the Long Lost Friends Week, Pirate Week, and Unleash the Villain Week.  Although Disneyland could get pretty... Read more

See a Rare Collection of Art at the Gems of the Medici Exhibit!

Posted on May 29th, 2013

See a Rare Collection of Art at the Gems of the Medici Exhibit!

Would you like to travel to Italy this Summer? Or better yet, what about traveling to Italy during the time of the Renaissance? Art was thriving in Florence, Italy during the 15th century due to the Renaissance and some financial help from the Medici family. Artists, engravers, goldsmiths, and silversmiths flocked to Florence, the capital of art, to learn, create, and live among other artists. If you love Italy and have an interest in art, then don’t miss the opportunity to see this rare collection at the Gems of the Medici exhibit.

 

The Medici’s were... Read more