The popularity of songwriter festivals continues to grow. Along with exceptional live music experiences, audiences are often treated to sessions with songwriters in a tradition that encourages them to share the fascinating and moving stories behind their lyrics.
What’s more fun than traveling for a culinary event? One that incorporates wildlife … on an island. Enter Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife hosted by The Westin on Jekyll Island, Georgia, Feb. 6–9, 2020. Bring your adult children along or escape for a fun beach getaway. Either way, stay hungry!
Until two years ago, when the first phase of The District Wharf made its debut as a 24-acre, mile-long business, residential, commercial and entertainment development on the Potomac waterfront, few paid attention to the Southwest Waterfront. The neighborhood’s only attraction was the Municipal Fish Market, but now, District Wharf lures people to a promenade and piers, a 309-slip marina, short-term docking, a multitude of shops and more than 20 eateries.
It’s only fitting for Denver to have a Christmas celebration worthy of its moniker of the Mile High City, and Mile High Christmas doesn’t fall short. Hosted for the 16th year at Denver Performing Arts Complex, locals and traveling families expect light shows like they’ve never seen before, displayed on the tallest pixel LED technology tree in the country.
For more than a month each year, the Colombian city of Medellin glows with Alumbrados Navideños, a spectacular light and water show National Geographic listed as one of the top Christmas lights shows in the world. And you don’t need to be out in the cold to enjoy it as December is mid-summer in Medellin.
Yes, it’s not even Thanksgiving and we are talking Christmas — but this is a family-friendly festival to plan for: WinterFest 2019. Hosted at The Colorado Chautauqua, a national historic landmark in Boulder, Colorado, the inaugural event is a free, or close to it, celebration of all things Christmas and holiday cheer, Dec. 13–15.