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HAPPY EASTER

April 3-5

Come and spend some time with Thousand Trails over the Easter Weekend. There will be eggs to dye and hunt, crafts to make, food to eat and new and old friends to greet!

Bay Landing (TX)

The Easter Bunny will be here to help us celebrate. Find the golden egg at our three different age group egg hunts. Win the big prize! Make your own basket and bonnet for the contest. We will have Saturday Easter Dinner at the Clubhouse. A day filled with fun activities. Our petting zoo will be back again this year for all to enjoy!

Chehalis (WA)

Saturday join us for our Easter Egg Hunt 500, Party & Potluck. The Easter Bunny and helpers will be hiding more than 500 eggs! Find the gold & silver eggs for a special prize. Bring your favorite dish to the potluck. Easter Ham provided. Saturday Afternoon movie. Easter Services on Sunday.

Chesapeake (VA)

A weekend full of our traditional Easter activities! At the dance, strut and sashay in your most garish and outrageous Easter Bonnet for the Easter Bonnet Parade.

Circle M (PA)

Hop into the season with an egg hunt, pictures with the Bunny Social on Saturday with DJ Midnight Rebel!

Colorado River (TX)

Oh were Oh where is the Easter Bunny? Is he going to be at Colorado River or is he going to be out hiding his eggs? Join our celebration with crafts and an Easter egg hunt. Sunday, we will share a potluck dinner.

Cultus Lake (BC)

Join us for a bike parade, decorating contest, and Easter egg hunt. On Saturday evening, join us for The Cookís famous burgers and hot dogs.

Diamond Caverns (KY)

Come Hungry! Continental breakfast served Sunday morning. Worship together at the church service afterwards.

Forest Lake (NC)

Movie on the lawn on Friday night, craft time for children on Saturday at the Family Lodge, dying eggs on Saturday after crafts in Family Lodge, Easter egg hunt on Saturday afternoon, and there will be a band on Saturday night on the Family Lodge Patio.

Grandy Creek (WA)

Hop down the bunny trail to Grandy Creek for this spectacular weekend. There will be egg dying, crafts, an Easter egg hunt for all the kids and lots more. Donít forget Skagit Valley Tulip festival in the Month of April!

Green Mountain (NC)

Crafts and Easter egg hunts fun! Donít forget our golden egg hunt! Itís sure to be a hit!

Indian Lakes (IN)

Easter and Opening Weekend
Peter Cotton Tail is returning to Indian Lakes this weekend. Enjoy the first camping weekend and Easter all at once. Activities include crafts with the Easter Bunny, fun games and our annual Easter egg hunt with prizes.

La Conner (WA)

We will dye our Easter eggs on Saturday. Annual egg hunt on Sunday. Join us for Coloring contest and crafts. Full menu breakfast, with pancakes on Saturday and French toast on Sunday.

Lake & Shore (NJ)

Easter egg dying, Easter egg hunts, crafts, games, and plenty of candy there is fun for all ages! We will even have a special Easter egg hunt for the adults! After the activities on Saturday come and hippity hop the night away with DJ Sonja!

Lake Conroe (TX)

Come out and meet the Easter Bunny. We will have an Easter egg hunt, and an Easter potluck.

Lake Minden (CA)

Join us Saturday morning for Easter egg dying and bunny crafts. Weíll also be having our very popular annual Easter Potluck Dinner Social, a bunny scavenger hunt, and paddle boat races. Sunday, bring the kids for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Lake of the Springs (CA)

Saturday there will be egg decorating. We will be serving dinner fallowed by a dance with DJ Eric. Sunday, we will have our egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Lake Texoma (TX)

This weekend is all about the egg! Weíre going to hunt them, decorate them and maybe even have a contest or two!

Lake Whitney (TX)

Hippty hop, hippty hop! Here comes the Easter Bunny! Come join us for the annual egg hunt and meet the Easter Bunny.

Las Vegas (AZ)

Join us Saturday afternoon for our Annual Easter Potluck in the Activity Center. Easter service on Sunday in the Activity Center.

Medina Lake (TX)

We will be dyeing eggs, searching for the Easter Bunny, and going on an Easter egg hunts. Celebrate April birthdays and anniversaries during our ice cream social.

Morgan Hill (CA)

Join the fun and letís get ready for the great egg hunt on Easter Sunday! We will be coloring eggs and making springtime crafts.

Natchez Trace (TN)

Games potluck, movies, member appreciation meeting, egg hunt, egg toss, egg/spoon race, the Easter Bunny, and more! The kids will have an Eggstravagant time!

Oakzanita Springs (CA)

We will be celebrating Easter weekend with games, an egg hunt, food and fun to show appreciation to our members.

Orlando (FL)

Come join us for Easter fun!

PA Dutch (PA)

Help us clean up and we will supply Easter dinner, you bring a dessert or appetizer. We will have an Easter egg hunt, Easter bonnet contest, and best decorated Easter egg contest.

Palm Springs (CA)

Relax by the pool, play outdoor games or make a special Easter craft. The Easter Bunny will make a special trip to Palm Springs to hide his eggs.

Peace River (FL)

On the 4th Miss Carrie will offer a variety of crafts and games that will show just how cute baby animals can be and just how wonderful the beginning of spring is. On Sunday, we will have an Easter Egg Hunt, a BBQ, and games galore

Pine Country (IL)

Peter Cotton Tail is returning to Indian Lakes this weekend. Activities include crafts with the Easter Bunny, fun games and our annual Easter egg hunt!

Pio Pico (CA)

Lots of fun for campers of all ages! Join us for a jelly bean counting challenge, Easter craft, games, and on Sunday, our Easter egg hunts!

Ponderosa (CA)

Join us for our annual Easter egg hunt! Weíll start off in the Family Lodge, where everyone will design their very own Easter basket to use on the hunt. Weíll also have games and prizes and more surprises.

Rancho Oso (CA)

Easter Weekend! Join us for a good olí time Easter Egg Hunt.

Rondout Valley (NY)

Easter Weekend! Hop on over to Rondout Valley Resort and enjoy Easter with us. This year the dinner is on Saturday April 4th. Bring a special Easter dish to share.

Seaside (OR)

All kids, big and small, like to decorate and put their spin on an egg for Easter. So, come on out this weekend and show us what youíve got! Then go out and hunt for more eggs to fill your baskets.

Timothy Lakes (PA)

We will have plenty of fun activities for the entire family with activities including Easter egg dying, Easter egg hunts, meeting the Easter Bunny, crafts, games and plenty of candy. There is fun for all ages! Weíll even have a special Easter egg hunt for the adults.

Turtle Beach (CA)

Bring your children and grandchildren to our annual Easter egg hunt. Be sure to look for the golden egg!

Whalers Rest (OR)

Join us for this fun egg hunt & other Easter adventures!

April 3-5

San Benito (CA)

San Benito Fever Weekend
Come to the disco on Saturday night and our Mocktail party on Sunday.

Lake Tawakoni (TX)

CLEAN SWEEP WEEKEND
Trash pickup, leaves pickup and planting for beautification of our preserve, Potluck Dinner to follow.

Three Flags (FL)

Annual Craft Festival
Follow the caravan to this annual craft show in nearby Villages- Brownsville.

Thunderbird (WA)

Potluck BINGO!
Bring your favorite appetizer or finger food and enjoy a few games of BINGO! Sponsored by the Thunderbird Neighborhood Annual Site Association.

Wilderness Lakes (CA)

Casino Night
21 & older to play.

April 11

Wilderness Lakes (CA)

Ron Ebel performs

April 10-12

Bay Landing (TX)

Beautify Bay Landing!
Planting season is here! A FREE spaghetti lunch made by our manager will be provided for the planters.

Circle M (PA)

Season Kick Off!
Campfire Social with Hotdogs and Marshmallow roasting, gather Ďround the campfire and tell a story!

Gettysburg Farm (PA)

Opening/Cleanup Weekend
Welcome back campers! Get together with your friends Saturday night for a dessert social in the rec hall.

PA Dutch (PA)

Opening Weekend
Join us for a Potluck and Monkey Business Band will supply the tunes.

Lake Tawakoni (TX)

Meet and Greet
Meet new and current members on Saturday. Games at both Lodges.

April 10-11

Lake Minden (CA)

National Pet Day
Itís all about our four legged friends this weekend as we celebrate National Pet Day. Weíll have some great Pet Themed activities including a cutest pet photo competition, a pet talent contest, and a homemade pet treat recipe share. Weíll also be doing pet jewelry and craft classes.

April 11

Colorado River (TX)

Picnic Weekend
Bring your picnic lunch to our pavilion rain or shine for outdoor fun and games.

Natchez Trace (TN)

Spring Fling
We welcome spring into the park this weekend! The weather is starting to warm up and we'll have activities to gear us up for summer!

Lake Texoma (TX)

Baseball Weekend
Bring your bats and gloves as we kick off baseball season in Texoma.

Pio Pico (CA)

Jamul Kiwanis 6th Annual Hot Rod-n-Chili Cook-off
There will be a classic car show, live music, vendors, chili contest and much more. A fun weekend for all ages!

Medina (TX)

Dice Day
Letís roll those dice, from the candy game to lawn dice and more in between.

Orlando (FL)

Stock up for Summer Bingo
This is an offbeat style bingo that you are sure to enjoy.

Lake Conroe (TX)

Western Days Weekend
Come join us for a BBQ Cook-off. We also will be playing cowboy games and events with cowboy hat and boot toss, stick horse relay, and a costume contest. Yee Haw!

April 10-12

Chesapeake (VA)

Pies, Pies and PIES!
Can you bake a cherry pie, Billy Boy? Whether you are renowned for your pies or a novice. Bake a pie of your choice to be entered in the contest whether you are known for your pies or a novice.

Rondout Valley (NY)

Fish Tournament Weekend
Camping is the perfect time to take the kids fishing. There will be a fishing tournament for all ages, letís see who can reel in the Biggest Fish. Prizes for each Winner! Come on out to relax and put the long winter behind us.

April 17-19

Gateway to Cape Cod (MA)

WELCOME BACK!
Welcome back campers! Enjoy your first weekend of our camping season catching up with friends around the campfire.

Moody Beach (ME)

Opening Weekend!
Congdons Doughnuts and coffee on Saturday the 18th. Come by and say hello after a long winter.

Yukon Trails (WI)

Season Opener
Serving hot soups, sandwiches and our famous pizza! Come to the milepost for breakfast on Sunday, April 19th for all you can eat pancakes!

April 10-12 & 17-19

Palm Springs (CA)

Coachella Fest Weekends
Come to camp and attend Rolling Stone Magazineís "Best American Rock Festival." Features several genres of live music through out the weekend.

April 16-19

Chesapeake (VA)

Green Gifts for Mother Earth
Our TT kids did such a beautiful job on the Lodge flower bed in 2014, weíre hoping theyíll help us create another for Earth Day on April 22nd. Also fun activities that teach kids how they can contribute to the protection of the CŚhesapeake Bay and our environment. Adults can learn how to make environmentally-friendly cleaners and laundry detergent.

Circle M (PA)

Earth Day Weekend
Learn about the climate, Earth, and vegetation around Circle M. Come make dirt in the Krazy Kitchen Klub!

Oakzanita Springs (CA)

Earth Day
Come join us as we plant a few things for spring and spruce up the park. Be sure you donít miss our crafts. We will learn to make things out of recycled materials that we would normally throw away.

Natchez Trace (TN)

Earth Day - Clean It Up Green It Up
This weekend it's time to plant and get ready for sumer!

April 17-19

Colorado River (TX)

Spring is in the Air Weekend
Letís spend some time outdoors! Join us for some great outdoor games; enjoy this beautiful park and all we have to offer. Member appreciation and April birthdays will be an outdoor celebration!

Las Vegas (NV)

Whatís Ahead
Join us for our monthly Member Social in the Activity Center. Come and meet the staff and find out whatís ahead for 2015!

Morgan Hill (CA)

Doggie Fun Weekend
Pets are part of our families. Join us for fun canine events and contests.

Lake Tawakoni (TX)

Walk the Park and Social hour at Family Center

Wilderness Lakes (TX)

Dominicís Karaoke

Lake Minden (CA)

Fly & Float
Watch the big beautiful Fly & Float radio controlled planes take off and land on the lake. Join us for paddle boat races, craft classes and other great activities including Banana Splits at the Saturday Night Ice Cream Social.

Lake Texoma (TX)

Bingo Weekend
This day is going to be full of bingo games from mystery bingo, brown bag and, candy bar bingo. So come join us for a good time!

Medina Lake (TX)

Backwards Day and International Jugglers Day
This day we will be doing things backwards. When you meet someone today greet them with a "goodbye." Letís play some backwards mini-golf along with other backwards games. Can you juggle? Show us how.

Orlando (FL)

Family Fun Day Letís celebrate the '80s!
Annual team scavenger hunt and ice cream social for everyone. Fun begins at 1pm. Sunday evening Mercy Seat will perform beautiful Gospel music.

Lake Conroe (CA)

Cajun Crawfish Festival
We will be doing kids crafts, crawfish races and serving crawfish plates. Ty Phillips Band will be performing.

Green Mountain (NC)

Coffee Social
Coffee and sweets will be served.

Oakzanita Springs (CA)

Pot Luck Party!
Bring a dish and share recipes as we share a meal and get to know each other. Afterwards weíll have music and a bonfire where everyone can share stories and have a great time.

Three Flags (FL)

Dessert Pot Luck
Bring your favorite dessert to share and we will supply a unique coffee bar to complement these sweet treats

PA Dutch (PA)

Wine and Cheese Social
You bring the wine, we bring the goodies.

April 24-26

Circle M (PA)

Spring Fling Weekend
Itís starting to warm up and summerís around the corner. Letís celebrate spring with flower power crafts or join us for some fun in the sun activities. Spring Fling Social on Saturday.

Forest Lake (NC)

Peace, Love, & Tie-Dye
Movie on the lawn on Friday night, childrenís crafts on Saturday at the Family Lodge; tie-dying shirts on Saturday at the Family Lodge Patio; Band on Saturday at the Family Lodge Patio.

PA Dutch (PA)

Roaring '20s Weekend
Dress the part, dance, BYOB and snacks.

Colorado River (TX)

Arbor Day & Beautify the Park Weekend
Let's plant some trees and learn about National Arbor Day.

Lake Texoma (TX)

Beautify the Park Weekend
Time to plant those spring flowers. Letís get the park ready for another great summer of camping.

Lake Minden (CA)

All Things Spring
Spring is almost here and itís time to get out and enjoy everything green at Lake Minden. Start your day with a walk around the Lake. Keep your ball on the green as you play 18 holes of putt putt golf or hit a bucket of balls on the driving range. Kids can participate in a Spring Scavenger hunt and Club Blazer.

Rondout Valley (NY)

Earth Day Weekend
Earth Day falls on April 22nd. Celebrate the "Wonderful World" we live on. Enjoy our many walking trails and walk back to nature this weekend.

Thunderbird (WA)

Earth Day Volunteer Weekend
Celebrate Earth Day with us! Thunderbird Neighborhood Association will be preparing the Community Garden. Letís play in the dirt! Coffee, lunch, and lots of water will be provided!

Whalers Rest (OR)

Arbor Day
Come celebrate Arbor day with us at Whalers Rest.

Gateway to Cape Cod (MA)

LEGO WEEKEND!
How many things can you create with Legos? Show off your building skills in the recreation hall. Hours of fun for all ages!

Medina Lake (TX)

Tournament Day & National Zucchini Day
Letís see if you have what it takes to be the winner in shuffleboard, mini golf and more. Make your favorite zucchini recipe for our zucchini cook-off.

Natchez Trace (TN)

Casino Royale
Movies, supper, activities throughout the week, and a Casino Royale night all the campers wait all year for!

Pine Country (IL)

Welcome Back-Jumbo games Weekend
Join us for jumbo games like Tic Tac Toe, Connect Four, Chess, Checkers, and Twister! Complimentary donuts, juice and coffee on Saturday morning. Meet the staff and say hello to old friends!

Lake Tawakoni (TX)

Members can enjoy spring crafts and sports.

Hidden Cove (AL)

Medieval Weekend
My lords and my ladies, do join us for a weekend from another time! Live sword fighting, heavy weapons tournaments, medieval classes, demonstrations, merchant booths, and more!

Palm Springs (CA)

Stagecoach Weekends
A weekend filled with top named country artists and lots of country music. Stay at the park and ride the shuttle to the Empire Polo Grounds.

Lake Conroe (TX)

A Pets Life Weekend
Bring your pets out in their best outfits for our pet parade. We will be looking for best dressed, most beautiful, and Miss or Mr. Congeniality. We will also be making pet crafts.

Moody Beach (ME)

Dollar Dogs & Chips
Noon at the Members lounge. We hope to see you there!

Chesapeake (VA)

NASCAR and Campsite Swap Meet Weekend
Buy, sell or trade your used "heirlooms." Set up and sell from your campsite (this day only!) or bring your treasures to sell at the Pavilion.






Local Activities and Events

Oakzanita Springs

April 8-12

Julian Family Fiddle Camp
(Held at Camp Cedar Glen) A five-day, immersion-style "roots" music camp for folks of all ages wanting to improve their skills on fiddle, mandolin, guitar or old-time banjo. Some of the most renowned North American artists serve as faculty, with attendees coming from across the US as well as abroad. Held at a beautiful, rural, full-service family retreat center. Tents and RVís allowed; evening concerts for the public on Friday and Saturday nights. www.familyfiddlecamp.comwww.familyfiddlecamp.com

April 11

A Taste of Julian
Participants will pick up colored wristbands upon check-in at the town hall to easily identify them, along with a map of participating restaurants, wineries and breweries. www.julianmerchants.org

Ponderosa

April 11,12 & 18,19

The 24th Annual Passport Wine Event
Donít miss this once a year, all-access pass to wine and food pairings, music and friendship in our region-wide party. During two glorious spring weekends this year, 27 El Dorado county wineries host the regionís annual wine and food event. Enjoy plenty of luscious wine and food pairings, barrel tastings, enjoyable art and music, and fun-loving participants. Warm weather and beautiful green vistas along the wine trail add to the allure of this springtime event. Passport 2015: Taste at a higher level. www.passporteldorado.com

Seaside

April 4

Seaside First Saturday Art Walk
The Seaside First Saturday Art Walk is all about the arts. Visitors wander, meet artists, sip wine, and sample appetizers by favorite restaurants or personal chefs. They can view artist demonstrations, listen to an artist talk, or enjoy live musical performances in businesses, shops, boutiques and dining establishments. All located between Holladay Drive and Broadway in the historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside with courtesy parking available on the corner of Holladay and Oceanway.

April 24-26

Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival
Join the Annual Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival. Enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting, and more at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds. www.oldoregon.com

Chesapeake

April 11-12

Daffodil Festival
Gloucester Courthouse
Vendor booths selling fine art, original handcrafts and merchandise; food court; "In the Garden with the Viettes" Ė a live radio broadcast of the national call-in show with Andre Viette; Brent and Beckyís Bulbs tours Ė tours of national retailerís research gardens; live music and more! www.daffodilfestivalva.org

Orlando

April 9-12

Celebrationís Exotic Car Festival
Get up close to 250 of the worldís most exotic cars, race cars, and Hollywood movie cars, all lined up for concours judging along Celebrationís spectacular lakefront promenade. Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Lotus, Aston Martin, Bugatti, Spyker, Saleen, McLaren, Pantera, DeLorean, and other ultra exotic marquees will be displayed and judged. www.celebrationexoticcars.com

May 1-2

Smokin Blues, Bikes & BBQ
Come out and sample some of the finest barbecue in all of Florida! Donít miss seeing the many motorcycles on display. In addition to the barbecue and bikes, this year features Cardboard Boat Races, Poker Run and more at the St. Cloud Lakefront. www.stcloudmainstreet.org

Lake of the Springs

April 25

Grass Valley Car Show
The streets of historic Grass Valley will be lined with approximately 300 of the finest custom cars. www.downtowngrassvalley.com

April 25

Gold Nugget Days
The event features gold, of course, but you will also enjoy a parade, Historical Queen Contest, arts,crafts and much more in Paradise, CA. www.goldnuggetmuseum.com

Diamond Caverns

April 23-25

2015 National Corvette Museum Bash
The kick off of the National Corvette Museum on site event season, the Bash traditionally marks the rollout of the next model year Corvette. It's place where you can see them up close and in detail. Bash 2015 will provide enthusiasts the chance to see the new 2016 Corvette Stingray up close as well as getting all the latest information about the all new 7th Generation Corvette. Seminars will feature speakers discussing Chassis, Powertrain, Interior, and Design and Electronics. As in past years there will be a large contingent of GM engineers and designer from Warren Tech Center, Milford Proving Ground and the Bowling Green Assembly Plant ready to answer your every question.

Returning activities include seminars by the C4/C5/C6 Specialist Paul Koerner, the Corvette race team members Doug Fehan, Corvette Driver Tommy Milner and Dan Binks and Dave Wickman from GM Milford Proving Grounds will be presenting also. Enjoy a Corvette Store Fashion Show, some guided road tours, two celebrity choice car shows, the Ladiesí Oasis, and the expanded Garage Party with women of the GM Corvette Team. The ladies will cover all aspects of Corvettes including maintenance, engineering and even high performance driving. Some returning activities include Golf with Corvette Racing & GM Team.

All activities are open to event registrants only. See website for more details. www.corvettemuseum.org

Gateway to Cape Cod

April 22Ė25

Vacation Programs at Soule Homestead
Hands-on activities captivate as they teach about history, farming, food, and the environment. www.soulehomestead.org/VacationPrograms.html

Natchez Trace

April 6-12

Mule Day Festival
There will be activities, pageants, and celebrations that have been going on since 1840 in Columbia, TN. www.muleday.org

Bay Landing

April 24-26

Denton Arts and Jazz Festival
The 35th annual free celebration of the arts features more than 2,500 professional and armature performers on six stages showcasing the best in jazz, pop, rhythm and blues and full orchestra music. www.dentonjazzfest.com

Bend/Sunriver

April 6

The Local Pour, Brew, Wine, and Spirit Event
On the Local Pour Tour you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisanal practices. Our guide also becomes your designated driver! We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence. www.visitbend.com

Chehalis

April 4

Easter Steam Train Ride
As you ride the train the Easter Bunny will hide the eggs at the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum. When the train returns children 12 and under can hunt candy & prize filled eggs! www.steamtrainride.com

Grandy Creek

April 10-11

Skagit County Fairgrounds Spring Garage Sale, Antiques & More
Please join us for the 23rd Annual Spring Skagit County Fairgrounds Spring Garage Sale, Antiques & More with over 140 vendors, great food, and live music! www.skagitcounty.net

April 1-30

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is one of the most popular destination events for the Pacific Northwest. Every spring hundreds of thousands of people come to enjoy the celebration of spring as millions of tulips burst into bloom. As with all things governed by Mother Nature, the tulips bloom according to their own schedule sometime during the festival. The tulips allow us to share our corner of the world and showcase Skagit Valley agriculture. www.tulipfestival.org

La Conner

April 1-30

April is Tulip Festival Month in the Skagit Valley
Bloom dates according to Mother Nature. With the explosions of color in the fields it is a breathtaking sight. Hundreds of acres of tulips and daffodils will make memories to last a lifetime. www.tulipfestival.org

Leavenworth

April 4

Easter Egg Hunt
Bring the kids! Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Smallwoodís Harvest. Games, food and fun for the whole family! Cascade Farmland Association www.visitwashingtonfarms.com

April 11-12

Taste Leavenworth!
A culinary crawl through town where $25 (pre-sale; $30 day of) buys your passport to tasty town! Your passport is packed with over $100 of juicy coupons redeemable for locally-made, locally-sourced, or pear-inspired delights throughout Leavenworth. To ensure you enjoy your delicious stroll through town, weíll have live music in the Front Street Gazebo, featuring local bluegrass boys, Sweet Ike! www.leavenworth.org

April 17-18

Leavenworth Ale Fest
Itís "An-Ale-Of-A-Party" with brews to taste from 20 breweries, delicious foods, and great music from popular NW band at the Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum. www.leavenworthalefest.com

Lynchburg

April 25

2015 Kegs & Corks Beer and Wine Festival
Come join us for a fun and relaxing afternoon of sampling regional wine and craft beer while enjoying good music and food. Try your hand at cornhole and purchase savory food and unique products. www.bedfordareachamber.com

April 25

Rockiní Brews and BBQís
Start your spring with Rockiní Brews and BBQís in Downtown Moneta. A variety of barbecue from North Carolina to Kansas City and everything in between. will be served. The event will feature live rockiní music with Tim Martin and Ministers of Soul. Activities will include Daveís Moon Walk for kids and an obstacle course for big kids. www.visitsmithmountainlake.com

Moody Beach

April 17

Ogunquitís 25th Annual Patriots Day Weekend Celebration
There will be of historical re-enactments: the 1801 party at Dolley Madisonís house. Over 50 vendors will sell their wares under the beach bazaar tent. Take part in the Patriotic Pooch Pageant and Fashion Show! Dress your dog in costume, or just come to watch the show! Prizes will be awarded for most patriotic costume and best costume impersonation. The Animal Welfare Society will be there to feature some of their adoptable dogs. www.visitogunquit.org

Pio Pico

April 17-19

50th Annual Lakeside Rodeo
Bring the Wild West to life in Lakeside in San Diegoís East County. Bareback bronco rides, calf roping, and other traditional rodeo competitions, along with food and crafts. Located 28 miles from the park. www.lakesiderodeo.com

April 18-19

90th Annual Coronado Flower Show
The nationís largest flower show under a tent takes place in Spreckels Park in Coronado. Flower exhibits are placed around a central gazebo which becomes the stage for live entertainment and trophy presentations. www.coronadoflowershow.com

Lake Tawakoni

April 2-5

First Monday Trades Days One of the worldís largest Flea Markets is 30 miles away in Canton Texas. Hundreds of acres to browse for treasures and bargains. www.cantontxfirstmonday.com