Around the South in June 2010

1 06 2010

Memorial Day weekend marks the official beginning of summer for most Southerners. We hope yours was a perfect mix of relaxation, family, food, and memories made.

Now that you’ve had a long weekend to relax, get out there, South. We’ve got a host of great activities to keep you busy this month.

Let the summer fun begin!

May 28th – June 13th 2010

Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, SC

One of the world’s leading cultural festivals, Spoleto Festival USA is known for its intimate, Old-World charm, Charleston offers its churches and quaint historical spaces for exceptional performances in everything from dance, opera, and theater to jazz, choral, and chamber music.


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The Ringling Museum

Sarasota, FL


Life on the Edge: The Story of Florida’s Nature Coast

Florida Museum of Natural History

Gainesville, FL


Hands in Harmony: Traditional Crafts and Music in Appalachia

Asheville Art Museum

Asheville, NC


June 5, 2010

International Biscuit Festival

Knoxville, TN


June 11, 2010

Art Break, Hands in Harmony: Traditional Crafts and Music in Appalachia

Photographs by Tim Barnwell

Asheville Art Museum

Asheville, NC


June 11 – 13, 2010

Vieux To Do in New Orleans, LA

Three festivals in one weekend — The Louisiana Seafood Festival, the Cajun Zydeco Festival, and the Creole Tomato Festival.

Celebrate the cuisine, culture, and music of The Big Easy. Festival sites include the French Quarter, the legendary French Market, and the Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint.


June 12, 2010

Beans + Rice: A Culinary and Cultural Odyssey

The Historic New Orleans Collection

New Orleans, LA


June 12, 2010

Seventh Annual Wine Auction and Gala Dinner

Asheville Art Museum benefit

Arden, NC


June 16, 2010

Harry Connick, Jr.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Durham, NC


June 24-25, 2010

Southern Foodways Alliance Field Trip

Atlanta, GA


June 25, 2010

Concerts in the Garden

 Emmylou Harris

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Atlanta, GA


June 30 – July 25, 2010

Wicked in Houston, TX

Hobby Center

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