A safer alternative is to take in one of the professional displays taking place in and around Huntsville on the Fourth. The US Space and Rocket Center is holding its annual Fourth of July celebration this year. There will be family-friendly events starting at 9 AM and going to 5 PM. Then, at 9 PM, the fireworks will start. It is slated to be the biggest fireworks display ever shown in the area.
The festival is being held in Las Vegas on September 18th and 19th and makes this its fifth year. Tickets for the festival, whose lineup includes Kanye West; Tove Lo; The Killers; Hozier; Demi Lovato; Janet Jackson; Nick Jonas; and many more, are available for purchase August 1st. iHeartMedia’s President of Entertainment Enterprises, John Sykes, has revealed that the concert will be available to just about everyone, despite the festival’s location. While the show itself will take place at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, it will be livestreamed through YahooScreen, broadcast live on iHeartMedia radio stations, and aired on The CW during a two night special towards the end of
• Macy’s parade was featured on TV for the very first time in 1948 on CBS. • Since 1952 the official TV broadcaster of the parade has been NBC. Other things which have changed are that at first the parade went for only an hour, then in 1961 for two hours, and finally by 1969 it was three hours long. • For the very first time in 1957 the famous dancers the Rockettes from Radio City appeared in the parade and remained a permanent fixture every year. • There was a helium shortage two years in 1958 and in 2006 and this meant less balloons in the parade.
Dakota State University invites the public to attend a community gathering honoring the Dakota 38+2 Memorial and Reconciliation Ride on Monday, December 14th, at 4:30 p.m. on the DSU campus in the Trojan Center Marketplace. A short program is scheduled, and Gene Hexom, the Madison mayor, will be in attendance. The tradition of the Dakota 38 + 2 ride started in the spring of 2005 after Jim Miller, a Native spiritual leader and Vietnam veteran, dreamt of riding on horseback across the plains of S.D. At the end of the dream, he arrived at a riverbank in Minnesota and saw 38 of his Dakota ancestors. At the time, Jim knew nothing of the largest mass execution in U.S. history ordered by President Abraham Lincoln.
14th Annual Robert Canada Friendship Pow-Wow Please join us this year as the City hosts its 14th Annual Robert Canada Friendship Pow-Wow and experience this amazing social celebration taking place on the Furgeson Elementary Field located at 22215 S. Elaine Ave., Saturday, August 13th from 10:00am to 10:00pm and Sunday, August 14th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The event will include live entertainment, children’s activities, and vendor booths with food, drinks and Indian crafts for sale. The Robert Canada Friendship Pow Wow is an Annual Pow Wow in honor of former Mayor Robert Canada. It is a celebration and pays tribute to ll those who called this land home before it became America. The Pow Wow will start with a grand entry, where all the participating
In March of 1950, and to promote the tenth anniversary of the popular radio game show, Truth or Consequences, host Ralph Edwards promised to broadcast an episode of the program from the first town in America that would rename itself after the show. The citizens of Hot Springs, New Mexico, 150 miles south of Albuquerque, put the question on a ballot and voted 1,294 to 295 in favor of renaming the town, it did, and Edwards kept his promise. The broadcast took place on April 1, 1950, leading some radio
Later in 2007, Luke came out with his debut single, “All My Friends Say” (Brennan 3). Additionally, he released his debut album I’ll Stay Me, and it was “well-received” according to the public (Silva 13). Luke said that he played 70 dates during 2007 in the summer, and he made many special appearances on radio stations and other causes in the summer of 2007 (Morris 16). I’ll Stay Me reached 24th on the Billboard 200 in 2007 (Deming Award Section). In 2008, two of his songs on the album made it on the Billboard Hot 100 (Deming Award Section).
The event I volunteer was at Scaregrove. I was helping out with the admission in the late evening shift. Scare grove is an annual event and is the most atmospheric Halloween event around, it is popular for older kids and teens for its frightening haunted house. There’s haunted house, jumpy house, live music and magic shows, carnivals rides and games throughout the wood, and crafts. Every year, this time around San Francisco Recreation & Parks have this Halloween event to celebrate this once a year holiday with the community.
Native American Heritage Month On August 3, 1990, United States president George H.W. Bush declared November National American Indian Heritage Month. Native Americans are referred to a large section of indigenous peoples in America. This month had been designated to highlight the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories to acknowledge the important contributions of native peoples. Many places across the United States celebrate this month long event.
Fort mason was luckily saved from the fire as were some of the people who were trapped.The Great Fire spread across town overnight and then changed it’s path to the southern part of the city. Fire Chief Engineer Dennis T. Sullivan was announced dead at 1 am, April 22, 1906.By that time comes the earthquake has stopped and so have all the big aftershocks . Leaving San Francisco with little short tremors every now and then. Believe it or not this is just one of multiple natural Disasters and earthquakes that have hit San Francisco. The History has gone as far back as 1836, and all the earthquakes range from a 5.6- 7.8.
To this day thousands of people of all age groups, young and old, visit Graceland annually, especially on the anniversary of Elvis’s death. They hold a special vigil in honor of the King of Rock-N-Roll himself, and they light candles while standing on the outside of Graceland. Elvis grew to become one of the most famous icons in Rock-N-Roll history that grew up in rural Tupelo, Mississippi. Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley visit Graceland regularly and Pricilla once said, “It is truly a sight to behold…This is something that Elvis would never, ever have believed could have taken place here.” Elvis was very productive with his music career, he received many Grammy awards, and he acted in many different