Travel calendar

Flintstone — Rock City’s Blowing Springs Farm, through Oct. 28 (Fridays-Sundays handiest), boasts a new cornfield maze layout each 12 months as well as a hay journey, cow train experience, the Critter Corral, and more. Www.Blowingspringsfarm.Com

Adairsville — The Great Locomotive Chase Festival, via Oct. 7, has arts, crafts, meals vendors, carnival rides, songs, and fireworks. Www.Adairsville.Internet.

Tybee Island — Tybee Island Pirate Fest, via Oct. 7, is a weekend of song, fireworks, meals, and kids sports, complete with a Pirate Victory Parade. Tybeeisland.Com/pirates.

Hiawassee — The Georgia Mountain Fall Festival, Oct. 12-20, capabilities musical performances, arts & crafts vendors, educational demonstrations, a flower show, and the kingdom fiddlers’ conference. Www.Georgiamountainfairgrounds.Com.

Blairsville — Georgia’s Official Sorghum Festival, Oct. 13-14 and Oct. 20-21, is the area to get mountain-grown sorghum syrup and consists of sports along with log sawing, biscuit consuming, pole hiking, and rock-throwing. There’s additionally a craft show. Www.Blairsvillesorghumfestival.Com.

Milledgeville — The Deep Roots Festival, Oct. 20, is a cultural art and tune festival offering artists and providers an antique car show and live enjoyment. Www.Deeprootsfestival.Com.

Hiawassee — The Appalachian Brew, Stew and Que Festival, Oct. 27, functions 21 craft breweries from Georgia and North Carolina and meals and songs. Www.Georgiamountainfairgrounds.Com.

Helen — The annual Oktoberfest, thru Oct. 28, features a German track, meals, drinks, and dancing. Www.Helenchamber.Com.

Juliette — The Green Tomato Festival, Oct. 27-28, celebrates the metropolis’s fame as the setting for the movie “Fried Green Tomatoes” and offers arts and crafts for sale. Www.Forsythcvb.Com.

Warm Springs — The Christmas Candlelight Tour Festival, Nov. 16-Dec. 23, features strolling carolers and different musicians appearing, in addition to restaurants and stores open late for vacation buying. Www.Warmspringsga.Com.


Jekyll Island — The Jekyll Island Tree Lighting, Nov. 24, happens inside the ancient district once the sun goes down and fireworks will mild up the sky.


Birmingham — The Barber Vintage Festival, via Oct. 7, is a bike event that functions as a stunt display, the Globe of Death, demo rides, companies, a fan zone, and greater. Www.Barbermuseum.Org.

Steele — The CukoRakko Music & Arts Festival, through Oct. 7, capabilities Early James and the Latest, Lamont Landers Band, Steady Flow, the New Orleans Suspects, and Skynyrd. Www.Cukorakko.Com.

Mobile — The Alabama Pecan Festival, Nov. 2-4, features rides, food, face painting, arts and crafts, a classic united states and western show, and a Sunday gospel display. Www.Alabamapecanfestival.Com.

Dothan — The National Peanut Festival, Nov. 2-11, honors peanut growers with amusement rides, animal indicates, agricultural shows, concerts, a parade, and heaps of peanuts. Nationalpeanutfestival.Com.

Fort Payne — The Canyon Fest, Nov. 3, consists of live tunes, nature and artwork sports, demonstrations, children’s sports, and extra designed to rejoice the canyon. Www.Facebook.Com/littlerivercanyoncenter.

Tallassee — The Battles for the Armory & Arts and Crafts Fair, Nov. September 11, will function as a Civil War reenactment and the chance to see what it was like in daily lifestyles for the duration of the 1860s. Tallasseearmoryguards.Org.

Huntsville — Galaxy of Lights, Nov. 23-Dec. 31, is a 2.5-mile vacation light power with lively displays. Www.Hsvbg.Org.


Mount Dora — The Mount Dora Bicycle Festival, via Oct. 7, consists of a social experience for breast most cancers consciousness, a reunion celebration, and challenges that offer participants a threat to be awarded Gran Fondo “King” and “Queen.” www. Mountdorabicyclcfestival.Com.

Miami — The South Beach Seafood Festival, Oct. Sixteen-20, now not best consists of tastes of seafood, however lifestyles tune, video games, and culinary demonstrations. Sobeseafoodfest.Com.

Brooksville — Camping With the Blues, Oct. 19-21, is 3 days of blues track, including Duffy Bishop, Dirty Red and the Soul Shakers, Mark May Band, and greater. Www.Campingwiththeblues.Com.

Lee — Paddle down the Suwannee River from Madison Blue Spring State Park to Branford, Oct. 19-24. Www.Paddleflorida.Org.

McIntosh — The 1890s Festival, Oct. 20, hosts more than 250 companies and advantages tasks inside the network. Www.Friendsofmcintosh.Org.


Madisonville — The Wooden Boat Festival, Oct. 13-14, attracts greater than 100 traditional boats and loads of spectator boats and consists of stay music, children’s sports, arts and crafts, a cruise-in, and extra. Lpbmm.Org.

Avondale — The Country Smooth Fest, Oct. 20-21, features the live song from Hunter Hayes, Whiskey Myers, Tyler Farr, Raelynn, Josh Abbott Band, and greater. Countrysmoothfest.Com.

Hammond — The Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow, Oct. 20-21, functions planes throughout the U.S. And Canada. Hammondairshow.Com.

Lafayette — The Louisiana Steampunk Festival, Nov. 4-5, plans to create an immersive performance space in which site visitors can emerge as part of the performance simultaneously as steampunk- and Victorian-inspired tune entertains. Www.Louisianatravel.Com.

Port Barre — The Port Barre Cracklin Festival, Nov. Sep 11, showcases the ritual of creating the conventional Louisiana food and consists of stay music and more activities. Cracklinfest.Com.

Lake Charles — Flea Fest, Nov. 10-eleven, is almost 4 acres of vendors dealing in antiques, unfashionable, antique, crafts, and food. Www.Fleafest.Com.


Gulfport — Cruisin’ the Coast, thru Oct. 7, functions cruise-ins, bands, a change meet, auto auction. And extra. Cruisinthecoast.Com.

Natchez — The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race, Oct. 19-21, begins with a balloon glow Friday night and keeps with flights over the weekend, live music, sports activities tent, children carnival, and greater. Natchezballoonrace.Com.

Greenville — The Delta Hot Tamale Festival, Oct. 20, has multiple tamale providers, songs, eating contests, and famous cooks. Mainstreetgreenville.Com.


Cashiers — Cashiers Leaf Festival, via Oct. 7, features vendors and degrees of leisure with a threat to see the leaves starting to trade. Www.Discoverjacksonnc.Com.

Dillsboro — The WNC Pottery Festival, Nov. Three, showcases extra than 40 master potters from thirteen states. Www.Discoverjacksonnc.Com.

Dillsboro — The Festival of Light and Luminaries, Dec. 7-8 and 14-15, transforms right into an iciness wonderland with lighting fixtures and horse and buggy rides, stay song, holiday sweets, and extra. Www.Discoverjacksonnc.Com.


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