Welcome to summer! Get out and explore these beautiful Southern cities at one (or all!) of these fantastic June events. Image: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival
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Hampton County’s place among the state’s top watermelon producers is what gave birth to this festival. From the beginning, this festival has been a celebration of, for and by the people of this friendly county and is timed to the melon harvest every summer. The festival has grown into a course of events including a
The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin® takes place every June off the Florida panhandle and has set the precedent for world-class, million dollar sportfishing tournaments. The tournament is timed to coincide with the peak of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season. In addition to the main event, there are other events taking place
Head to the birthplace of R.E.M. and enjoy a three-day weekend filled with fabulous music and visual art by some of the most talented local and regional musicians and artists! Events take place through downtown Athens and celebrate AthFest Educates which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing funding for music and arts education for
Grab some gal pals or a hot date for a “country chic” evening at the Feast on the Farm Gala. The event will feature some of Memphis’ finest chefs, live entertainment, dancing and a silent auction, with all proceeds benefiting the educational programs of Agricenter International, a nonprofit dedicated to agricultural research, education and conservation.
This is an educational festival for the kiddos. Come and enjoy a parade of the islands, face painting, hula hooping, live entertainment, food and drinks on June 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The best part? The talent show competition for elementary and middle school children. For more info, visit eventbrite.com.
The Craft Food & Wine Festival, showcasing locally-produced breads, cheeses, fruits, preserves and cured meats, is one of our favorite events on the Memphis summer calendar. This 21-and-up event will begin at 4 p.m. and will be held at The Columns at One Commerce Square, located at 40 South Main. There will be live entertainment
The Bayou Boogaloo Music & Cajun Food Festival is Norfolk’s annual love fest with New Orleans’ vibrant spirit, and it captures the melting pot of Bayou culture. This widely popular three-day festival delivers the heart and soul of Louisiana to visitors of Town Point Park in true Cajun and Creole style. There will be two
This tribute to rock and roll is a beach-inspired variation of Woodstock. National and regional tribute artists will cover songs from some of the greatest rockers in history. All performances, which are free to the public, are held on two “dueling stages.” For more information and full lineup, visit beachstreetusa.com.
The U.S. National Whitewater Center’s 4th of July Festival is a two-day celebration perfect for the adventurous spirit. This event features tours, yoga, live music and spectacular firework displays. Enjoy musical performances that will take place in the afternoon and evening on both days, followed by stunning firework displays over the world’s largest man-made whitewater
Grab the family and head over to the Bartlett area for some live music and a firework display! Start your night with live musical entertainment, activities for all ages including a car display, children’s activities and concessions followed by a fireworks show. All activities will take place on the lawn of Bartlett Performing Arts &
We’ve rounded up 12 affordable summer shoes, from flats to heels, that stylishly complete your warm-weather looks.
Whether you’re actually running or just running errands, these hand-picked athleisure pieces will ensure you’re wearing the look well both in and out of the gym.
Nothing says summer like juicy peaches and ripe tomatoes! This salad combines them into one delicious dish that can be edited to your liking and served to one or many — the options are endless. Bon appetit!
Even if you don’t consider yourself a baker, you will be one with this easy recipe for homemade bread. It’s foolproof and oh-so-delicious!
Take a visual vacation with this gorgeous Florida beach home, created by interior designer Ashley Gilbreath.
The newly created Huff Harrington Design focuses on the ‘mix’ when it comes to good design. Find out more about this new arm of this impressive Southern business.
Enjoy an elevated Southern beach vacation on Jekyll Island. Here’s how to spend a delightful 48 hours off the Georgia Coast.
From fly fishing and hiking to glamping and kayaking, there’s no shortage of outdoor fun to be had in Gatlinburg. Here are some great ways to enjoy a warm weather vacation in this East Tennessee paradise. Image: Rafting in the Smokies
Bangs are all the rage right now, but are they right for you? We talk to stylists to find out the tips they have for assessing if you’re a bangs girl, what type of bangs you want, how to maintain and style them and see some of their top trims.
She’s a former teacher-turned-real estate business owner. She’s also the star of “Flip or Flop Atlanta.” And she founded a nonprofit that supports the fight against childhood cancer. Meet the super-inspiring — and amazingly busy — Anita Corsini, our newest FACE of the South!