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November 4-December 13, 2016  Festival of Gingerbread - Fort Wayne, Indiana
Nov 6-Dec 7, 2016  Annual Vintners' Holidays - Yosemite National Park, California
Nov 13-Dec 31, 2016  40th Holiday Forest Festival of Trees - Owensboro, KY
Nov 19-Dec 3, 2016  23rd Annual Festival of Trees - Methuen, Massachusetts
Nov 25-Dec 10, 2016  Wood Gingerbread Festival - South Windsor, Connecticut
November 25-Dec 10, 2016  Dickens Village Festival - Garrison, North Dakota
November 25-Dec 23, 2016  Annual Grass Valley Cornish Christmas Celebration
Grass Valley, California
November 25, 2016-Jan 15, 2017  Arvest Winterfest - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Nov 28-Dec 4, 2016  Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - Gatlinburg, KY
November 29-Dec 1, 2016  35th Annual Greater Peoria Farm Show - Peoria, Illinois
Nov 29-Dec 1, 2016  Midwest Dairy Conference & Expo - St. Cloud, Minnesota
Nov 29-December 1, 2016  Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show - Amarillo, Texas
Nov 29, Dec 6 & 13, 2016  12th Old-Fashioned Christmas Festival - Richmond, IN
Nov 30-Dec 2, 2016  Acres U.S.A. Conference & Trade Show - Omaha, Nebraska
Nov 30-Dec 3, 2016  Christmas On the River & Alabama State Barbeque Cookoff
Demopolis, Alabama
November 30-December 4, 2016  41st Annual Madrigal Feaste - Ashland, Ohio
November 30-December 4, 2016  Annual Holiday Ale Festival - Portland, Oregon

 

December 1, 2016
6th Annual Noe Valley Holiday Wine Walk
San Francisco, California

December 1, 2016
Candlelight Christmas Parade
Madera, California

December 1, 2016  Scents and Sweets Competition
Frederick, Maryland

December 1-2, 2016  Festival of Ice - Juniata River Valley, Penn.

December 1-4, 2016  31st Annual Festival of Lights
Wickford, Rhode Island

December 1-31, 2016 - Christmas on the Comstock
Virginia City, Nevada

December 1-31, 2016  Vintage Christmas in Portsmouth
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

December 1-31, 2016  46th Annual Christmas in Newport
Newport, Rhode Island

December 2, 2016  Christmas at the Ranch - Camarillo, California
December 2, 2016  Holly Days - Valparaiso, Indiana
December 2, 2016  Annual Wassail Fest - Columbus, Mississippi
December 2, 2016  Old Fashioned Holiday - Boonton, New Jersey

December 2, 2016  Taste of Chocolate: Bites & Lights
Janesville, Wisconsin

December 2-3, 2016  Christmas Town Festival
Bethlehem, Connecticut

December 2-3, 2016  Country Christmas Weekend & Lighted Farm Implement Parade - Sandusky, Michigan

December 2-3, 2016 - ChristmasFest - Toccoa, Georgia
Dec 2-3, 2016  Missouri Livestock Symposium - Kirksville, Missouri

December 2-3, 2016  A Stevensville Country Christmas
Stevensville, Montana

December 2-3, 2016  Carlsbad Winter Wine Festival
Carlsbad, New Mexico

December 2-3, 2016  7th Annual Gingerbread Celebration & Holiday Mart - Gettsburg, Pennsylvania

December 2-4, 2016 - Christmas on the River - Savannah, Georgia

December 2-4, 2016  Annual Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival - Buras, Louisiana

December 2-4, 2016  27th Stockbridge Main Street At Christmas
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
December 2-4, 2016  37th Annual Christmas in Salem House Tour
Salem, Massachusetts

December 2-4, 2016  Christmas in Ida Festival & Parade of Lights
Ida, Michigan

 

December 2-4, 2016
Kimmswick Christmas Cookie Walk - Missouri

December 2-4, 2016
14th Annual Christkindlmarkt
Tuckerton, New Jersey

December 2-4, 2016
Annual Deck the Halls Weekend
Seneca Lake region, New York

December 2-9, 2016 - 34th Annual Candlelight Christmas Walk
Augusta, Missouri

December 2-11, 2016  43rd Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions
Hartford, Connecticut

December 3, 2016  My Pie Gilbert Grand Opening - Gilbert, Arizona

December 3, 2016  Courthouse Christmas Tree Lighting & Festivities!
Mountain View, Arkansas

December 3, 2016  Annual Oxnard Tamale Festival - Oxnard, California

December 3, 2016  Olde Mistick Village Holiday Carnival
Mystic, Connecticut
December 3, 2016  Olde Mistick Village Holiday Carnival Gingerbread House Contest - Mystic, Connecticut

December 3, 2016 - South Florida VegFest - Ft Lauderdale, Florida

December 3, 2016  Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Lawrence, Kansas

December 3, 2016  Battle of the Paddle Gumbo Cook-off
Delcambre, Louisiana

December 3, 2016 - BrewMore Craft Beer Tasting - Baltmore, Maryland

December 3, 2016 - Christmas in the Logging Camp
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

December 3, 2016  Weihnachtsmarkt - Sparta, New Jersey

December 3, 2016  Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest Celebration
Raleigh, North Carolina

December 3, 2016  Christmas on the Prairie
West Fargo, North Dakota

December 3, 2016  26th Annual Minco Honey Festival
Minco, Oklahoma

December 3, 2016  Christmas in the Country - Eagle Creek, Oregon

December 3, 2016 - 6th Annual Valley Forge Beer & Cider Festival
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
December 3, 2016  Fegley’s Brew Works Craft Beer Festival
Allentown, Pennsylvania

December 3, 2016  12 South Winter Warmer - Nashville, Tennessee

December 3, 2016  Annual Tamales! Holiday Festival
San Antonio, Texas

December 3, 2016  Belle Grove Holiday Tea - Middletown, Virginia
December 3, 2016 - Santa By The Sea - Westport, Washington
December 3, 2016  Christmas at the Mill House - Richfield, Wisconsin

December 3-4, 2016  Holidays in the Vineyards - Livermore, California
December 3-4, 2016  Indio International Tamale Festival
Indio, California

December 3-4, 2016  10th Annual Winter Market - Longmont, Colorado

December 3-4, 2016  Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival
Siesta Beach, Florida

December 3-4, 2016  Holiday Cheer at the Vineyard
Chisago City, Minnesota

December 3-4, 2016  Wreath & Fineries at the Wineries
New Paltz, New York

December 3-4, 2016 - Christmas at the Castle
Wickford, Rhode Island

December 3-4, 2016 - Holiday Open House at Breaux
Purcellville, Virginia

December 3-4, 2016 - 11th Annual MetroCooking DC Show
Washington D.C.

December 3 & 10, 2016 - Cider Fest - Camden-Wyoming, Delaware

December 3 & 10, 2016  Old Fashioned Christmas - Lindsborg, Kansas

December 3 & 10, 2016  Christmas at Canterbury
Canterbury, New Hampshire

December 4, 2016  Holiday on the Hill - Simi Valley, California

December 4, 2016  Edible Jersey Holiday Market
Gladstone, New Jersey

December 6, 2016  Holiday Cava Class - Chicago, Illinois

December 6-7, 2016 - NLS Food Quality Symposium
Indian Wells, California

December 6-8, 2016  Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo
Grand Rapids, Michigan
December 6-8, 2016  Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo
Grand Rapids, Michigan

December 6-8, 2016  Nebraska Power Farming Show
Lincoln, Nebraska

December 7-9, 2016  USA Rice Outlook Conference
Memphis, Tennessee

December 8, 2016  The Whisky Extravaganza - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

December 8, 2016  Bull City Holiday Food & Wine Soirée
Durham, North Carolina

December 8-9, 2016  Int’l Conference on Amino Acids and Proteins
Dallas, Texas

December 8-10, 2016  Winterfest - Henderson, Nevada
December 8-10, 2016  Tulsa Farm Show - Tulsa, Oklahoma

December 8-11, 2016  Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival
Palm Beach, Florida

December 9, 2016  Country Christmas Festival - Tylertown, Mississippi

December 9-10, 2016 - Wine Signature Auction - Beverly Hills, Calif.

December 9-10, 2016  Annual SEMO Farm Toy Show - Sikeston, Missouri

December 9-11, 2016  4th Avenue Winter Street Fair - Tucson, Arizona
December 9-11, 2016  Sausalito Winterfest - Sausalito, California

December 9-11, 2016  Medora's Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas
Medora, North Dakota

December 9-11, 2016 - Green Festival Expo - Portland, Oregon

December 9-11, 2016  Woodstock's Winter Wassail Weekend
Woodstock, Vermont

December 9-10 & 16-17, 2016  Farm By Lantern Light
Grayling, Michigan

December 10, 2016 - Terra Madre Day - Worldwide

December 10, 2016  29th Annual Christmas in the Park
Litchfield Park, Arizona

December 10, 2016  Annual Niantic Light Parade
Niantic, East Lyme, Connecticut

December 10, 2016  Lucia Day - Lindsborg, Kansas

December 10, 2016  Annual Christmas on the Square Festival & Parade
Benton, Louisiana

December 10, 2016  Annual Christmas on the Bayou
Gulfport, Mississippi

December 10, 2016  12th Annual Currier and Ives Cookie Tour
Monadnock Region, New Hampshire

December 10-11, 2016 - 6th Annual Wine & Chocolate Festival
Clermont, Florida

December 10-11, 2016 - 23rd Annual St. Augustine Holiday B&B Tour & Tasting - St. Augustine, Florida

December 10-11, 2016 - Say Cheese Wine Trail - Hermann, Missouri
December 10-11, 2016  Christmas Cookie and Wine Pairing
Platte City, Missouri

December 10-11, 2016  Annual Inn to Inn Holiday Cookie & Candy Tour
Mt. Washington Valley, New Hampshire

December 10-11, 2016  Wreath & Fineries at the Wineries
New Paltz, New York

December 10-11, 2016  Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns
Holmes County, Ohio

December 10-11, 2016  Breaux Vineyards Barrel Tasting
Purcellville, Virginia - EVENT CANCELLED

December 11, 2016  The Chocolate Expo - Garden City, New York
December 11, 2016  Cocktails at Christmas - Middletown, Virginia

December 15-17, 2016  Old Fashioned Christmas
Taylorsville, North Carolina

December 16, 2016  A Dickens Parlor Christmas - Groton, Connecticut

December 17, 2016  Christmas on the Farm - Troy, New Hampshire

December 17-18, 2016  Holiday Cheers! - Stillwater, Minnesota

December 26-31, 2016  Carp Fest - Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

December 27, 2016-January 1, 2017  69th Annual Arizona National Livestock Show - Phoenix, Arizona

December 30-31, 2016  Peeps Fest & Peeps Chick Drop
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

December 31, 2016  Flora-Bama New Year's Eve Bash
Orange Beach, Alabama

December 31, 2016 - Mobile New Year’s MoonPie Drop
Mobile, Alabama

December 31, 2016  Anchorage New Year’s Eve Celebration
Anchorage, Alaska

December 31, 2016  The Great Pinecone Drop - Flagstaff, Arizona

December 31, 2016  Grape Drop - Temecula, California
December 31, 2016  New Years' Eve Celebration
Simi Valley, California

December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Orange Drop - Orlando, Florida
December 31, 2016  Pensacola Pelican Drop - Pensacola, Florida
December 31, 2016  24th Annual Dropping of the Conch Shell
Key West, Florida
December 31, 2016  Flagler College New Year’s Eve Gala
St. Augustine, Florida
December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop
Panama City Beach, Florida

December 31, 2016  Tallapossa Possum Drop - Tallapoosa, Georgia
December 31, 2016  New Years Eve - Up The Cup - Savannah, Georgia
December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Shamrock Drop - Dublin, Georgia
December 31, 2016  Peach Drop - Atlanta, Georgia
December 31, 2016  4th Annual “Up the Cup” Countdown
Savannah, Georgia
December 31, 2016  Dropping of the Edelweiss & New Year's Eve Event
Helen, Georgia

December 31, 2016  4th Annual Idaho Potato Drop - Boise, Idaho
December 31, 2016  Chi-Town Rising - Chicago, Illinois
December 31, 2016  IndyCar Drop - Indianapolis, Indiana
December 31, 2016  9th Annual Watermelon Drop - Vincennes, Indiana

December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks Show
Gatlinburg, Kentucky

December 31, 2016  Eastport Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop
Eastport, Maine

December 31, 2016  First Night Talbot Crab Drop - Easton, Maryland

December 31, 2016  Rockport New Year’s Eve
Rockport, Massachusetts

December 31, 2016  CherryT Ball Drop - Traverse City, Michigan
December 31, 2016  New Year's Fest - Kalamazoo, Michigan
December 31, 2016  The Drop in Motor City - Detroit, Michigan

December 31, 2016  Crystal Ball New Year's Eve
Minneapolis, Minnesota

December 31, 2016  NYE Live! St. Louis 2017 - St. Louis, Missouri

December 31, 2016  Times Square New Year's Eve Ball
New York, New York

December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Pickle Drop
Mt. Olive, North Carolina
December 31, 2016  Clay's Corner Possum Drop
Brasstown, North Carolina

December 31, 2016  Annual Walleye Madness at Midnight
Port Clinton, Ohio

December 31, 2016  First Night Marion Popcorn Pop n' Drop
Marion , Ohio

December 31, 2016  McClure Kettle Drop - McClure, Pennsylvania
December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Pickle Drop
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Bologna Drop
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Hershey Kiss Drop
Hershey, Pennsylvania

December 31, 2016  Last Night on the Town - Virginia Beach, Virginia

December 31, 2016  New Year's Eve Big Cheese Drop
Plymouth, Wisconsin
December 31, 2016  Annual Droppin' of the Carp
Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

 

 

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