Events - Community Calendar. Amy's Ice Creams' Trick Olympics The frozen dairy concoctions will be flying to benefit CASA of Travis County.
We're guessing the three-second rule will be suspended for the contest. Where else are you going to see spade juggling and team ice cream tricks? 7-9pm. Free. Amy's Ice Creams, 1012 W. Www.amysicecreams.com In Deep in Central America Melissa Stone gives you tips for getting around and delving deep into Central America. 6:30pm. REI, 601 N. Www.hiaustin.org Summer of '79 From Memorial Day through Labor Day, Sullivan's Steakhouse offers three-course dinners. $79 three course dinner for 2. Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 512/495-6504 www.sullivansteakhouse.com Tittie Bingo Bingo + porn - sex = uh, we're not really sure what that equals, but it's bound to be fun.
The Highball. New Orleans Events Calendar. ArtsNewOrleans - Jewelry making workshops at Thomas Mann studioFLUX @ Thomas Mann Gallery I/O. Top 10 things to Do in New Orleans Besides Mardi Gras. Free U.S. Music and Dance Events. Daily Kennedy Center Concerts Washington, D.C. Every single day of the year, the renowned Kennedy Center offers a free performance on its Millennium Stage . Acts have included Egyptian jazz, Chinese string trios, and American classics. Performances take place every day at 6 p.m. at the Grand Foyer. No tickets are required. Chicago SummerDance Chicago, Illinois Whether it's salsa or that gets you moving, you'll need an extra pair of dancing shoes for Chicago SummerDance , the largest outdoor dance series in the U.S. Detroit Jazz Festival Detroit, Michigan On Labor Day Weekend, downtown Detroit hosts one of the world's best jazz festivals with five stages and over a hundred acts.
Bluegrass in the Park Festival Henderson, Kentucky Under the 200-year-old trees of Audubon Mill Park, on the banks of the mighty Ohio River, fans gather to hear top bluegrass talent in the region where legends like Bill Monroe pioneered the genre. Opera at Yerba Buena San Francisco, California Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Ultimate Adventure Bucket List 2011.
At the cold upper reaches of the Atlantic, Iceland is marked by the fiery wrath of volcanoes and the cool precision of steamrolling glaciers.
It's also a spot of remarkable instability, situated right on top of the rift between the North American and European tectonic plates. Dubbed Silfra, the fissure is filled with water that, melted from glaciers and filtered through lava fields, is some of the clearest on the planet, often topping 300 feet (91 meters) of visibility. Though the water barely scrapes above freezing, it's a favorite among divers. The dive starts on a nondescript platform in the barren tundra of Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. There, divers squeeze into down-lined drysuits and plunge into the water. America's Best Adventure Towns. Grand Canyon National Park.
Location: Arizona Established: February 26, 1919 Size: 1,217,403 acres The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold.
You wonder if you have made a wrong turn. All at once an immense gorge a mile deep and up to 18 miles wide opens up. The Ultimate Road Trip Playlist - 50 Best Road Trip Songs&. No road trip is complete without a playlist of songs that capture the spirit of traveling on the open road.
So we’ve compiled a list of the 50 best road trip songs . In order to make this be-all end-all totally definitive list that all other lists look up to, the songs had to meet the following criteria: a.) encompass the excitement and freedom of road tripping b.) make the time pass faster c.) keep you awake without the assistance of questionably legal pills named “No Doze” d.) contain lyrics so singable that you’ll legitimately consider trying out for the next “American Idol” e.) keep you distracted long enough to make you forget you need to pee (which subsequently means stopping at a heinous rest stop where the bathroom stalls are tagged with death threats and truckers hit on you) f.) drown out the sound of your annoying friend who complains about a developing deep vein thrombosis from being crammed in the backseat (tough it up!)
How to Plan a Cross-Country Road Trip. For sheer iconic, devil-may-care travel, the American cross-country road trip stands out among all other vacations.
With thousands of miles of highway, destinations from Tombstone, Arizona, to Yeehaw Junction, Florida, and more roadside attractions than you can shake a corn dog at, road trips offer an adventure all their own. California 2012 ballot propositions. Altogether, thirteen statewide ballot propositions were on the 2012 ballot in California. 2012 was a high-stakes, high-drama ballot proposition year in California.
The 2012 ballot was the first time in the hundred-year history of initiative & referendum California that no legislative referrals were on a general election year ballot in the state. The total amount spent collecting signatures to qualify propositions for the 2012 ballot was $28,244,069. On the ballot See also: 2012 ballot measures June 5: November 6: Summary of campaign spending.