The Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion makes the Virginia Beach boardwalk a colorful canvas from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. where artists of all ages and skill levels can create their very own chalk drawing masterpiece! During this special event, artists’ chalk drawings are evaluated by a panel of judges who score the drawings according to
Southern Events & Happenings
StyleBlueprint finds fun things to do in the South each month. No matter if you live in Virginia or Louisiana or somewhere in-between, you will find events perfect for a road trip or to embrace in your own backyard!
Louisville attracts top-notch musical talent every year to the Forecastle Festival, but not everyone in the city can drop top dollar to see them play. Enter the Poorcastle Festival at Breslin Park. Poorcastle Festival brings together the Louisville community in support of local music with all proceeds benefitting the nonprofit radio station Crescent Hill Radio
Head to The Fontanel, the beautiful southern mansion in Whites Creek Valley of Nashville on the first Friday every month for Songs of the Songwriters! On July 5, you’re invited to come eat, drink and enjoy the stories behind songs from Brice Long, Phillip White and Kent Blazy. The show kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
There’s nothing more American than Elvis, fireworks, and BBQ. In honor of the holiday, Graceland will be home to many special parties and events this weekend, as well as host the famous and fabulous Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo on the Soundstage. So, grab your pals and head on over to Graceland for a weekend
To be apart of one of Birmingham’s best Fourth of July celebrations, head to Thunder on the Mountain at Vulcan Park and Museum! Bring your family and friends, grab a blanket or two and find the perfect place to watch this spectacular 20-minute firework show set to a soundtrack of patriotic tunes. The show will
Celebrate the birthday of our country and a true culinary staple of Nashville at the 14th Annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival. This free event in East Park is one of our favorites to celebrate 4th of July while acknowledging some of the best local spots for Nashville’s famous hot chicken. The event will include a Fire Truck
Major music stars like Lady Antebellum, mouth-watering food, family fun AND one of the country’s largest firework displays all on one of the best days of the year?! The Let Freedom Sing! Music City Independence Day bash is definitely one you don’t want to miss. The concerts are free and the fun lasts all day. Let
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 &
Time to lace up those running shoes and make it out to Memphis Botanic Garden! The annual Memphis Stars and Stripes 5K will benefit the American Red Cross while also honoring our local military, fire, law enforcement and first responders — all of whom are vital to our city. There will be live music and