What fun summer events are in your area? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 06-25-2013, 06:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
mamazee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: US midwest
Posts: 7,246
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Do you have any special events or anything out of the usual you do in the summer where you live?

We have a few festivals we go to, and then the place where my husband works has a big summer family picnic that is a lot of fun. We sometimes go to a baseball game too. But I don't feel like we're doing as much as we could as far as that goes.
mamazee is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 2 Old 06-26-2013, 05:33 AM
 
ollyoxenfree's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 4,895
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)

Our city has a lot of diverse cultures. There is usually a festival or celebration of some sort somewhere. Not all of them are religious. There are a lot of strawberry teas and strawberry socials going on right now, particularly at some of the smaller living museums and preserved historic homes. Those smaller venues offer similar events throughout the season. 

 

There is a public park that offers a series of free summer music concerts (mostly classical, but some jazz and some world music) on one weeknight (I think it's Thursdays) and Sunday afternoons.

 

Shakespeare in the Park has started. We like to take a picnic dinner, picnic blanket and some air mattresses for the evening. Every year we attend with the same friends.  

 

It can be fun to attend some of the local sporting events like a fun run or a soccer or cricket game or baseball tournament as a supporter. Our city has professional baseball, football etc. but the semi-pro and recreational games can be a lot of fun to watch.  

 

For awhile we lived in a city with a wonderful Children's Festival. It was held over 5 days. There were live music and theatre performances, storytelling tents, craft areas, face painting and so on. It was an awesome event.

ollyoxenfree is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off