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Enjoy the Historic Weatherford, TX First Monday Trade Days

March 27, 2012
Weatherford, Texas is a historic town with a rich western heritage.  A tradition in Weatherford that dates back to the late 1800s is First Monday Trade Days.   Known as one of the oldest open-aired markets in Texas, First Monday Trade Days is a traditional monthly event in Weatherford. In the late 1800s, local farmers, ranchers, and merchants would buy, sell or trade livestock, handmade goods, produce, and other items to large crowds who gathered during the monthly legal trials at the courthouse.

“Treasure Hunting” at the Sacramento Antique Faire

March 20, 2012
Sacramento, CA is filled with fun and interesting things to do.  An area to check out is Midtown Sacramento, a historical district and neighborhood just east of Downtown Sacramento.  Midtown has a strong art, music, and cultural scene with numerous boutiques, bars, galleries, and restaurants for residents and visitors to enjoy. If you happen to be in Midtown on the second Sunday of the month, be sure check out the Sacramento Antique Faire.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk

March 15, 2012
Santa Monica, CA is home to the Santa Monica Airport, one of Los Angeles County’s oldest operating airfields.  The Santa Monica Airport has a rich history.  It is the former home of the Douglas Aircraft Company, whose planes completed the first circumnavigation of the world by air in 1924.  The Santa Monica airport is also the birthplace of the Douglas DC-3 airliner which revolutionized air transport in the 1930s and 1940s. Over time, several historic airplane hangers have been converted into creative venues like art studios and theaters.

The Thriving Music Scene of San Jose, CA & Free Jazz Wednesdays

March 14, 2012
San Jose, CA is known for being part of the Silicon Valley, an area that has a high concentration of high-technology engineering, computer, and microprocessor companies.   However, San Jose, CA is also home to many performing arts companies.   These companies include Opera San Jose, Symphony Silicon Valley, Children's Musical Theater of San Jose, and many more. There are many great music events hosted throughout the year, a popular one being the San Jose Jazz Festival. The San Jose Jazz Festival just completed their Winter Fest from March 9 – 11, 2012.

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