March Activities and Events

On-Site Events

Feb 27 - Mar 1

Bay Landing (TX)

Season Kickoff Cook-Off
Make your reservation to stay with us and join in on our 1st Cook-off. Entry Fee for each Slab Spare Ribs, Open Dutch Oven, Dutch Oven Dessert, and Jack Pot Beans! Details at the park. So come Rub your Ribs, Boil your Beans, Bake your favorite Dutch oven cuisine!! Should be a blast! Kites will be flying and crafts will be made. Come play, cook, and meet new members!

Mar 5

Turtle Beach (CA)

Ladies Tea Party
It’s time for just the ladies to get together in the lodge over tea and cookies for an afternoon of relaxing and sharing your favorite crafts, recipes, and books.

March 6

Pio Pico (CA)

Casino Night

Mar 6-8

Lake Minden (CA)

World Book Day
Join us for a day of book trading. Find a great recipe in a book and bring it as a covered dish to the “By the Book” Potluck Social. Saturday we’ll have a story hour for the kids and family movie. Not into books? We’ll also be playing cards, and making cards
and crafts.

March 7

Pio Pico (CA)

Candy Bingo

Wilderness Lakes (CA)

Casino Night (21 & older to play)

Colorado River (TX)

Colorado River’s Got Talent
Come show us what talents you have at our very first talent show!

Mar 7-21

Lake Conroe (CA)

Go Bananas Weekends!
We will be celebrating spring break with activities daily such as picnics, outdoor movies, and a pizza party.

Mar 7-14

Medina Lake (TX)

Spring Break
We will keep the kids busy with crafts, games, tournaments, and food. It’s a week of fun, fun, fun!

Mar 8

Soledad Canyon (CA)

Basketball Madness:
Come watch the BIG games with us!

Mar 11-15

Palm Springs (CA)

Thousand Trails
Palm Springs Billiards Tournament

Tournament play includes Jack & Jill, Singles, 9 Ball, and Doubles.

Mar 12

Orlando (FL)

Blood Drive

Mar 12-15

Peace River (FL)

Peace River’s 2nd Annual Billiard Tournament!
On March 12th we will enjoy grand entertainment by Laughing Bird! This couple will knock your socks off! Come prepared to laugh! The All Champion Florida Rodeo at nearby Arcadia, FL, begins the 13th and runs through the 14th. This is a big event and you won’t want to miss it. On the morning of the 14th, we will be hosting a potluck brunch with pancakes made by us! You bring the rest of the goodies and we will put the coffee pot on! The tournament will begin at High Noon on the 15th! The Champion will receive the coveted Green Ribbon for 2015!

Mar 13

Orlando (FL)

The Weaver Believers Concert

Mar 15-19

Wilderness Lakes (CA)

Annual Line Dance Rally
Mar 15: Registration
Mar 16-19: Dance Instruction
Mar 19: Evening Final Dance

Mar 18

Palm Springs (CA)

Ladies Day Out
Lunch at the Olive Garden, followed by an afternoon shopping the local thrift stores.

Mar 19

Turtle Beach (CA)

Mens Night Out
It’s time for just the men to get together in the lodge over coffee and cookies while enjoying a little competition playing your favorite Wii games. May the best man win!

Jamaican Me Happy Weekend!
A fun day of crafts, games, and contests for all ages. Prizes will be awarded on Saturday! Later on Saturday we will “Put the lime in the coconut and shake it all up” at our pool party. Bring your favorite drink mix and we’ll blend it and add the umbrella.

Mar 21

Medina Lake (TX)

National Pecan Day:
Let’s celebrate Pecan Day with pecan crafts, pecan golf, pecan roll. Best pecanpie contest.

Orlando (FL)

Corned Beef Dinner and Dancing to Past Tense.

Pacific City (OR)

Campfire and weenie roast

Three Flags (FL)

Old fashioned BBQ/Potluck
Come have lunch with us. We supply the BBQ. You bring a side to share.

Whalers Rest (OR)

Breakfast at Whalers Galley, Bill’s BBQ outside South Clubhouse, Ice Cream Social, Big Screen Movie in the South Clubhouse, Scavenger hunt begins and more!

Mar 21

Soledad Canyon (CA)

Softball Tournament

Mar 20-21

Soledad Canyon (CA)

NFL Madden/NBA 2k Tournament

Mar 21-22

Pacific City (OR)

We will be serving breakfast in the Lodge, having a scavenger hunt along with arts and crafts. Join us for a BBQ lunch and family games in and out of the pool.

Mar 22

Whalers Rest (OR)

Breakfast at Whalers Galley, Giant Checker tournament begins!

Mar 25

Whalers Rest (OR)

Ice Cream Social &
Big Bingo Blow Out
Inside the North Clubhouse

Mar 26

Chesapeake Bay (VA)

Out of Hibernation Clean-Up Weekend
Get your site ready for the new camping season. Or help us spruce up our flower beds. At night, rest your back and warm your feet around a campfire with friends. Hot dogs and fixings are on us.

Mar 27-29

Lake Minden (CA)

Super Delicious Soups
Bring your favorite pot of homemade soup and join the fun at one of Lake Minden’s extremely popular “Pot-O-Soup” Potlucks. Saturday we’ll have Bingo, an Ice Cream Social and a Family Movie.

Mar 28

Pacific City (OR)

Campfire and Weenie Roast

Pio Pico (CA)

Pet’s Weekend

South Jetty (OR)

Join us for Breakfast
Check with lodge for times and fees.

Three Flags (FL)

Ladies Tea Party and Fashion Show
Mercy Seat Gospel concert with Bill & Jennifer Smith

Wilderness Lakes (CA)

Family Movie Night

Whalers Rest (OR)

Breakfast at Whalers Galley, Bill’s BBQ outside South Clubhouse, Ice Cream Social, Candy Bar Bingo, and more!

Mar 27-28

Peace River (FL)

Winding it Down Weekend!
This is the weekend where we put the “peace” back into Peace River. We are going to kick back and enjoy the pool and play a few games. We are always up to something!

Mar 29

Whalers Rest (OR)

Breakfast at Whalers Galley

St. Patrick’s Day Events

March 13-15

Bay Landing (TX)

St. Patrick’s Day
Let the Luck of the Irish be with You! Jello-Sucking contest, plus our annual hunt for the “Pot of Gold” hidden on the park for some lucky person to win! Also we will have our annual Pot of Irish Stew! You won’t want to miss this one!

Birch Bay (WA)

St. Patty’s Day celebration! Our first BBQ of the year! Sounds of Irish music will fill the air while you fill your tummy! Games and Prizes

La Conner (WA)

We are celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day on March 15th.
We will be serving a green pancake breakfast on Saturday & Sunday. Also join us for a four leaf clover craft on Sat in the afternoon. Sunday the 16th, noon BINGO in the family center.

Lake of the Springs (CA)

Lake of the Springs celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. We will have a Dinner with corned beef and cabbage followed by a dance.

Lake Minden (CA)

A Bit-O-the Irish
Make sure to sign up early for Lake Minden’s famous Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner. We’ll also be crafting with an Irish theme. Join us at the Ice Cream Social for Chocolate Chip Mint Ice cream sundaes.

Medina Lake (TX)

Leprechaun Craft with the kids, then a St. Patrick’s bike and cart parade. We will be looking for the leprechaun, will we find him?
It’s National Potato Chip day, can you eat just one?

Mt. Vernon (WA)

How’s your Luck o’ the Irish? Come meet the new manager for Mt. Vernon and join us for our first BBQ of the year! We’ll be having games, prizes, food, and frolic. So, step into your clogging shoes and celebrate!

Oakzanita Springs (CA)

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a little early!
Corned Beef and Cabbage Lunch and Irish Beer and Cheese tasting! For the kids, St. Patty’s Crafts, Green
Ice Cream Floats, and
Wii Bowling Tourney!

Orlando (FL)

The Comedy Show Season Finale – Laughing Bird
St Patty’s Day Doggie parade

Pio Pico (CA)

St. Patrick’s Day Movie Night on the Big Screen

San Benito (CA)

What a fun filled weekend for “A Wee Bit of Irish.” We will start the weekend with a (how well do you know San Benito) scavenger hunt. Our staff will prepare a delicious all you can eat Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner. The dinner will be followed by a hilarious and fun cake auction. Sunday we will be offering Green Eggs and Ham at breakfast and a Leprechaun Frozen Delight. See the camp host for meal fees and times.

South Jetty (OR)

Join us for Breakfast. Check with lodge for times and fees.

Soledad Canyon (CA)

St. Patrick’s Day green desserts:
Come eat green ice cream with us!

Three Flags (FL)

St.Patty’s Day Dance:
Enjoy complimentary green drinks and snacks with the Andrew Dean DJ at the clubhouse.

Wilderness Lakes (CA)

St. Patrick’s Dance with Mike Allen D.J.






Local Activities and Events

Chehalis (WA)

Mar 14

Lewis County Concerts Presents “Karrnnel”
Karrnnel, a tight-knit trio, brings the story of the “Fiddle” to life. This group from Canada presents a unique blend of Celtic, Gypsy, and Bluegrass. lewiscountyconcerts.com

Colorado River (TX)

Mar 21

LaGrange Uncorked
Join us for an afternoon of wine & food samplings. Enjoy the music while enjoying samples of wines from popular wineries and specialty dishes prepared by local chefs. www.lguncorked.com

Diamond Caverns (KY)

Every Friday in March

The Bardstown Opry
Music variety show every Friday night with special shows throughout the year featuring national acts at the Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex. www.bardstownopryusa.com

Forest Lake (NC)

Mar 13

Dinner in the Bistro Excite your senses! Come sample the fare dining seated on the terrace, while the sun slowly sets over the vineyards. Join Childress Vineyards for Dinner in the Bistro. www.childressvineyards.com

Grandy Creek (WA)

Mar 15

MoNA Style
Wearable and home art show featuring pieces from 35 selected Northwest artists, all are for sale with part of proceeds benefiting Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner. www.museumofnwart.org

La Conner (WA)

Feb 28 - Mar 1

Christianson’s Nursery: Winter Festival, A Fascination for Hellebores Hellebore expert Katie Miller of Skagit Gardens will present the different types, culture, and breeding of Hellebores. She will also discuss their history as garden plants and the best varieties to use in the garden and containers. Reservations requested. www.christiansonsnursery.com

Lake and Shore (NJ)

Mar 28

The Great Easter Egg Hunt
Visit website for more details. www.oceancityvacation.com

Mar 28-29

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
At local downtown restaurants. Visit website for more details. www.oceancityvacation.com

Lake of the Springs (CA)

March 5

Foothill Celebration Downtown Grass Valley
Over sixty Nevada County Wineries and Restaurants will descend upon historic downtown Grass Valley to provide visitors and community with a taste of the county where wineries and restaurants are paired with local merchants to create epicurean indulgences featuring the best wine and fine cuisine from the region. www.downtowngrassvalley.com

Long Beach (WA)

Mar 20-22

Peninsula Quilt Guild Show
Quilt guild members will have over 100 quilts displayed at this annual event. This year’s theme is “Quilting at the Beach.” Guild members will be giving demonstrations on the various aspects of quilt making and there will be a drawing for this year’s prize quilt with all proceeds going to area charities. www.funbeach.com

Medina Lake (TX)

Every Saturday in March

Cowboys on Main
Cowboys, Steers, Horses, Wagons, Strolling Cowboy Musicians, Gunfighter reenactments on Main Street. www.banderacowboycapital.com

Morgan Hill (CA)

Every Saturday in March

Certified Farmers’ Market
Downtown Morgan Hill
This popular California Farmers’ Market Association farmers’ market features specialties of the season: tree-ripened peaches, nectarines, pluots, grapes, melons, and apples, organic & Asian vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, ocean fresh fish, & more, direct from over 40 California Certified Growers! Now year round, rain or shine! www.facebook.com/MHfarmersmkt

Orlando (FL)

Feb 26 - Mar 8

The Florida Strawberry Festival
Come enjoy exhibits of agriculture, commerce, industry, livestock, fine arts, horticulture, and crafts. The fabric of American life is woven into the Festival through social events, contests, youth developmental programs, top-name entertainment, and parades with glorious floats and high-stepping marching bands. www.flstrawberryfestival.com

Bay Landing (TX)

Mar 14

Cowtown Goes Green
Free activities for the kids, armadillo races, petting zoo, face painting, live music, gunfights, and so much more. Check the stockyards website. All activities are FREE and open to the public. www.ftworthstockyard.com

Pacific City (OR)

Mar 23-7

Kids Magic Camp
Cultural Arts Center in Lincoln City. Call 541-994-9994 formore information.

Palm Springs (CA)

Mar 5-8

33rd Annual La Quinta Art Festival

This is Southern California’s premier fine art festival, ranked #1 in the nation. Showcasing 230 top artists in a magnificent outdoor gallery setting. Live entertainment, food, and drink compliment your experience. www.lqaf.com

Pio Pico (CA)

Thru Mar 29

California Dreaming: An International Portrait of Southern California
A juried exhibition with approximately 50 selected artworks that will travel for exhibition to three venues that broadly reflect the changing culture and lifestyle of Southern California at the Oceanside Museum of Art. www.sdartguide.com

Ponderosa (CA)

Mar 7

High Hand’s Annual Wings and Wine Event
Spend an evening with magnificent birds of prey. Mingle with owls, hawks, falcons, and one beautiful eagle. www.highhand.com

Rancho Oso (CA)

Mar 18-22

23rd Annual Taste of Solvang
This annual Central Coast California foodie escape draws food and wine lovers with its variety of weekend happenings, featuring something for everyone – from farm-to-table and rustic Italian cuisine, to New American and modern Danish fare; from desserts in all forms, to award-winning beers and world-class wines. www.solvangusa.com

Seaside (WA)

Mar 21-28

Whale Watching Week
People come from all over to learn about the gray whales that migrate past the Oregon coast each year. The Whale Watching Spoken Here® program places volunteers at whale watching sites during watch weeks so they can help others spot the whales. For more than 30 years, trained volunteers have helped visitors watch whales along the Pacific Northwest coast. www.whalespoken.org

South Jetty (OR)

Mar 15

SEA - The Voetberg Family Band
The internationally acclaimed Voetberg Family Band is eight siblings, ages 12 to 26, whose show displays a cohesive variety of musical styles and a developed musicianship beyond their years. www.eventcenter.org

Turtle Beach (CA)

Columbia State Historic Park
Columbia began in 1850,during the California Gold Rush and soon boomed into a thriving town with a busy commercial district, once the second largest city in California. Today, the mid-19th Century shops and buildings are preserved for the 21st Century visitors to see. Admission is free. A great place to spend the day. www.funbeach.com

Verde Valley (AZ)

Mar 6-8

Sedona Mountain Bike Festival
The Sedona MTB Festival is a three-day mountain bike celebration that will include a Main Expo/Festival area at the beautiful Tlaquepaque Village, Bike Demos, Shuttled Rides, a Beer Garden, great bands for two nights and a whole lotta sweet RED SINGLETRACK! www.sedonamtbfestival.com

Wilderness Lakes (CA)

March 13-14

Spring Rod Run – Annual Car Show
On the evening of the 13th, the vintage cars will rev up their engines and cruise the Old Town Temecula Streets. The following day will be the opportunity to view up close the cars with their engine hoods up. Music and vendors will be located throughout Old Town. www.rodruntemecula.com