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Events are the life blood of a society. They are occasions that gather people together united in a common theme, cause or celebration. Events bring people together to pay tribute to their heroes, to raise awareness of a cause or to witness history in the making. Events can be as simple as a child’s kindergarten graduation or as dramatic as the Super Bowl. It doesn’t matter what your preference is or even if it is constantly evolving. What does matter is that you are “experiencing” something that will give you great satisfaction and a lifetime of memories. 

This list represents the EventCrazy staff choices of the events for the week. If you live nearby, any of these would be an excellent way to spend your weekend. If it is not geographically possible, you are encouraged to search the site for the personal experience that is just right for you. We hope that you find EventCrazy to be an excellent tool as you search for ways to create your own lifelong memories each and every week.

Cape Coral Festival of the Arts

Jan 10, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

Downtown Cape Coral, FL33904

Since 1985, jazz, blues and classical bands will perform. Artist exhibitions and up to 200 juried artists and craftsman showing and demonstrating their work.
100,000 Attendees

Boca Fest

Jan 10, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

The Shops at Boca Center Boca Raton, FL33486

Since 1989, juried show filled with 200 award winning national and international fine art and fine craft exhibitors. Boca Fest is back with the nation’s top artists, blending a balance of long-time favorites with the latest names in the contemporary art scene. Centrally located at The Shops of Boca Center on Military Trail, Boca Fest is a sure “best” of Boca. Life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one- of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics, and much more make for one fabulous weekend.
100,000 Attendees

Glendale’s Glitter and Glow Block Party

Jan 10, 2015

Historic Downtown Glendale, AZ85301

Since 1995, Historic Downtown Glendale glows from the magic of illuminations as three dozen tethered hot air balloons, more than a dozen high-energy bands, and several street buskers fill the streets on the final night of Glenside Glitters holiday light display.
75,000+ Attendees

Ohio RV Super Show

Jan 07, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

I-X Center Cleveland, OH44135

Since 1965, see over 600 recreational vehicles on display from 35 different dealers. Many campground, travel and retail booths for browsing and family entertainment.
46,000 Attendees

Boat, Camping and Vacation Show

Jan 08, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

RiverCentre Saint Paul, MN55102

Since 1971, features daily seminars by some of the most renowned fishing and hunting experts, live trout fishing, stage shows and the latest in equipment and accessories.
70,000 Attendees 

Sacramento International Sportsmen’s Exposition and Boat Show

Jan 08, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

Cal Expo Center Sacramento, CA95815

Since 1988, featuring over 400 exhibitors, the Sacramento International Sportsmen’s Exposition and Boat Show will offer the Central Valley’s largest selection of products and services for anglers, hunters, boaters, ATVers, campers and recreational-vehicle enthusiasts, also showcasing some of the world’s finest wildlife paintings, sculpture, photography, leathercraft and log furniture. Hundreds of lodges, resorts, guides and outfitters will be available to answer questions or book adventures to destinations nearby or distant, including 10 exhibitors from Africa offering photo and hunt safaris. Some highlights and features include Northern California’s largest selection of sportfishing boats, at bargain prices. New ATV test track, Best-Of- The-West Fly-Casting Competition, Ford Ultimate Campsite, full of the latest in camping gear and Ford vehicles, Coleman Campfire Theater, chainsaw artist, huge sporting- dog arena, Lawry’s Taste of the Outdoors fish and game cooking demos, Cal Boating Adventure Theater: expert-led presentations on dozens of hot outdoor topics, super tanker live-fish display, seminars and much more.
40,000 Attendees

Pennsylvania Farm Show

Jan 10, 2015 – Jan 17, 2015

Pennsylvania State Farm Show Complex Harrisburg, PA17110

Since 1916, Pennsylvania is proud to host the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, with nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibits. This event held at the Farm Show Complex features livestock judging, cooking demonstrations, horses, entertainment, food and all aspects of farm and agricultural exhibits and contests. Complimentary shuttle service is available. Shuttle busses are easily identified by the name of the parking area.
585,000+ Attendees

Championship Snowmobile Derby Race Weekend

Jan 09, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

Eagle River Derby Track Eagle River, WI54521

Since 1964, more than 300 racers compete in this annual professional snowmobile race.
25,000 Attendees 

Homebuilders Expo

Jan 09, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

Wisconsin Center (formerly the Delta Center) Milwaukee, WI53203

Since 1990, the Homebuilders Expo is an all- inclusive home building, remodeling and home products show featuring the latest in state of the art residential construction practices and materials, home accessories and building related products. More than 300 exhibitors knowledgeable about home construction, remodeling and the latest in household products and gadgets are expected to fill the exhibit hall. Craftspeople, area apprenticeship programs and technical colleges will man the career fair with professional hands- on demonstrations including tile-laying and woodworking. Such interactive exhibits will showcase the necessary skills needed to excel in the skilled trades.
35,000+ Attendees

Silicon Valley International Auto Show

Jan 08, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

San Jose McEnery Convention Center San Jose, CA95110

The hottest automotive trends take over Silicon Valley when the Silicon Valley International Auto Show rolls hundreds of new cars, crossovers, sport/utility vehicles, trucks and more into the San JoseMcEneryConvention Center. This automotive extravaganza will feature eye- popping exotics, pre-production models, interactive ride and drives and the latest alternative fuel options for showgoers looking to go green. Attendees are invited to check out all the latest vehicles in this non- selling environment, sit behind the wheels, inspect engines and learn about new automotive technologies.
76,000 Attendees 

Bonita Springs National Art Festival

Jan 10, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

Riverside Park Bonita Springs, FL34134

Since 1989. Annual outdoor exhibition features nearly 200 nationally and internationally acclaimed artists working in a variety of media. Artists from 43 states, Canada, South America and Europe apply to exhibit in this top-rated event, which stresses quality and originality. The artists will be exhibiting and selling original art such as paintings, glass jewelry, clay works, photography, sculpture and more. Held once a month in January thru March.
20,000 Attendees

Dakota Farm Show

Jan 06, 2015 – Jan 08, 2015

Dakota Dome at University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD57069

Since 1984. Farm equipment show featuring seminars and a Ride and Drive event.
28,000 Attendees 

Northeast Motorcycle Show

Jan 10, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

Seaport World Trade Center Boston Boston, MA02210

Come and see the latest styles and fashions adorning motorcycle enthusiasts.
30,000 Attendees

Ice Sculpture Spectacular

Jan 09, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

Kellogg Park Plymouth, MI48170

Since 1983, Come out and see talented teams of ice artists and chefs transform tons of ice into shimmering ice sculptures in KelloggPark. The event will feature over 100 statues carved from a single block of ice; numerous multiple block sculptures utilizing from 5 to 100 blocks; dozens of high school, community college, university, and professional ice carvers crafting dazzling statues from 330-pound blocks of ice and a series of special homecoming events. Carvers from Japan as well as United States Champion Carvers will all be dazzling guests with their unique works of art.
100,000 Attendees

Ultimate Fishing Show

Jan 08, 2015 – Jan 11, 2015

Suburban Collection Showplace Novi, MI48370

The Ultimate Fishing Show– It appeals to anglers of all ages and skill levels. the Midwest’s biggest pure-fishing show in America’s largest freshwater market. More than 200 booths of new rods, reels, lures and other tackle, plus outfitters, lodges, guides and charter fishing destinations are in the show, along with 200 new fishing boats representing 40 brands. This show is all about Fishing tackle, Fishing trips, Fishing boats and Features: LakeUltimate, Trout Pond, Hawg Trough, Seminar Stages, Rock Wall, Fish Fry and more. Detroit is the largest freshwater fishing market in the U.S. …and now it has the largest pure fishing show in the Midwest! The Ultimate Fishing Show – Detroit at the Suburban Collection Showplace. In the BEST suburban expo center!
30,000 Attendees

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Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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