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EventCrazy Staff Picks of the Week 10/26/2014

By: Maria King
Date: October 26, 2014
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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.

Nov 01, 2014 - Nov 02, 2014
Since 1979, Celebrated potter Peter Anderson is celebrated each year through the hundreds of potters, painters and craft makers that participate in this annual event. Bring the family and enjoy the pleasant surroundings and beautiful downtown. Over 350 juried arts and crafts exhibitors, over 20 food booths and entertainment.
65,000+ Attendees
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 01, 2014
Since 1964. Come celebrate the Florida Seafood Festival, Florida's oldest maritime festival. This two-day celebration offers the best in fresh quality seafood that annually draws thousands of visitors to the historic town of Apalachicola. The Festival is held at the mouth of the Apalachicola river under the shady oaks of Apalachicola's Battery Park. The festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts exhibits, seafood related events and musical entertainment. Some of the notable events include Oyster Eating and Oyster Shucking contest, Blue Crab Races, Cooking Contest, a downtown Parade, 5k Redfish Run and the Blessing of the Fleet.
30,000 Attendees
Nov 01, 2014 - Nov 02, 2014
Since 1972, food, crafts, music and displays with a fall theme.
150,000+ Attendees
Oct 30, 2014 - Nov 03, 2014
Since 1960, the annual boat show is one of the world's largest in-water boat shows featuring over 1,400 boats from around the globe ranging from inflatables to mega yachts over 150 feet in length, specialty tents with engines, electronics and more. Show also takes place at Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Swimming Hall of Fame, Marriott Portside Marina and Las Olas Marina.
100,000 Attendees
Nov 02, 2014
Since 1975, features over 800 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts and crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world and more. Plus kiddie rides, animal rides, live entertainment and international food. Its a shopping paradise.
90,000+ Attendees
Nov 01, 2014 - Nov 04, 2014
Will Rogers birthday is celebrated throughout the town with seminars, a great parade on Will Rogers Boulevard and a huge arts and crafts show held at the Expo Center.
50,000 Attendees
Nov 01, 2014
Since 1973, includes a parade, loads of games and entertainment. Don't miss the plowing contests and the Daylight Breakfast. Imagine over 500 booths of arts, crafts, and other wares. Then imagine mules everywhere, old fashioned wagons, hitching gear and the like. That's how Mule Day in Calvary, GA begins. There's a parade at 11am with prizes for the prettiest, ugliest, and most ornery mules. Sponsored by the Calvary Lions Club.
75,000+ Attendees
Oct 31, 2014
Since 1974, All those in costume are welcome to join hundreds of puppets, 53 bands of different types of music, dancers and artists, and thousands of other New Yorkers in costumes of their own in this new brand of Carnivale! Takes place on 6th Avenue, Spring to 23rd Streets. Because of the nature of the parade, it is themed more for adults and not so much for children but it is like nothing else you have ever seen.
1,000,000+ Attendees
Nov 02, 2014
Since 1976, this premier running event with 30,000+ runners. The International running community's most prestigious and anticipated event of the year. Runners run through all 5 boroughs of New York has been the race to watch. It is a 26.2 mile course starting in Staten Island and ending in Central Park. It is preceded by the NYC Marathon Expo event featuring health and fitness related products and demonstrations. The start/staging area is at Fort Wadsworth, in Staten Island under The Verrazano Bridge. Yje route travels over the bridge and through the five boros.
2,000,000 Attendees
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 02, 2014
Since 1985, the top horses in the world come together to compete in one of the most prestigious racing weekends in the world.
90,000 Attendees
Oct 31, 2014
Since 1987. A safe alternative to trick-or-treating with food booths, two stages of music, candy, a costume contest and games for the kids. It's the biggest event of the year —the Halloween Block Party in downtown Cleveland! The evening is packed full of Halloween treats, entertainment and family fun. Mars Chocolate North America sponsors the ever-popular Treat Street, which is open from 6 to 9 p.m. where children get a big grocery bag of candy. The party features a costume contest, live entertainment, a karaoke stage, lots of air toys and much more. Vendors line the streets with giveaways, great food, games and lots of fun. Admission is free.
20,000 Attendees
Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Since 1984. This unique Halloween tradition is one of Oklahoma's most popular events.
21,000 Attendees
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 02, 2014
The festival offers entertainment for the young and young- at-heart. On Friday night the winners of the Hank and Jett Williams song writers and the talent show on the main stage. On the Childrens Stage will be the Shining Star Kids Talent Contest. Crafts, food vendors and a carnival. Sunday will feature a Gospel show, arts, crafts, and food vendors, and a carnival.
50,000 Attendees
Nov 01, 2014
Since 2004, The Florence Downtown Development Corporation invites you to experience the Pecan Festival. The Pecan Festival is no stranger to success. Festival goers we hope you will come on out and enjoy the day with us as we host 8 stages of Live Entertainment with over 250 Food and Craft Vendors, Special Art Demonstrations, a Free Kids Zone, Amusement Rides, and Antique Tractor Show, Car Show and Competition, Cook-off Competition, Vocal Competition, Corn Hole Competiton, 10K, 5k, and Half Marathon Races, a Half Metric Century Bike Ride,and much, much, more! All performances and activities, except the Food and Arts and Craft vendors, are free and open to the general public, which is all the more reason why you should come go nuts in Downtown Florence.
50,000 Attendees
Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com
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