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March 3-6, 2011
Navigation Park,
Fulton, Texas
It's the festival's 32nd year and it's great that proceeds benefit the local Volunteer Fire Department. Enjoy carnival rides, arts and crafts, decorated oyster contest, oyster eating contests, music and dance entertainment, beer booth, oyster shucking contest, festival foods, vendors.
Learn More: Call 361-463-9955

March 3-10, 2011
Florida Strawberry Festival
Festival Grounds on Oak Street Downtown,
Plant City, Florida
Festival foods (including lots of strawberry treats), shoebox float contest for kids, baby parade, carnival games and rides, lumberjack show, pioneer skills demonstrations, racing pigs, Strawberry Salute Breakfast, crafts, fine arts, photo contest, Pirates of the Columbian Caribbean, strawberry production exhibit, Rock-It the Robot, baking competitions, horticulture show, youth parade, musical entertainment, grand parade March 7 at 1pm. Kids age 5 and younger are admitted free with a paying adult.
Details: Call 813-752-9194

March 5, 2011
Blossom Days Festival
7th & N Streets,
Sanger, California
Enjoy 62 self-guided miles of spring blossoms in orchards, vineyards and wildflower fields. There will also be Depot Museum exhibits, a car show, Blossom Trail 10K run (plus shorter routes), food booths, arts and crafts, activities for kids. The event celebrates 23 seasons in 2011.
Get The Facts: Call 559-875-4575

March 5, 2011
Los Angeles County Irish Fair & Music Festival
Pomona, California
For a 9th year you can enjoy Irish sporting competitions, music and dance on several stages, sheepherding demonstrations, Irish clan gatherings, Irish stew, corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, fish and chips, storytelling and more.
Questions? Call 310-537-4240

March 5-6, 2011
Floral City Strawberry Festival
Floral Park on US Hwy. 41,
Floral City, Florida
For a 24th year festival-goers will gather to enjoy locally-grown strawberries (available by the flat), pageants, pony rides and other activities for the kids, more than 20 food booths, rock climbing wall, chocolate-covered strawberries, strawberry shortcake, Model A Car Club show, arts and crafts, entertainment, contests. General hours are 9am-5pm on Saturday and 9am-4pm on Sunday. Ages 12 and younger are admitted free of charge. You can park at the County Fairgrounds and take a round-trip, one-dollar shuttle.
Get the Facts: Call 352-795-3149

March 8-13, 2011
Nederland Heritage Festival
Boston Avenue at 17th,
Nederland, Texas
Carnival, petting zoo, arts and crafts, treasure hunt with clues in the Port Arthur News, chili cooking competition Saturday, parade on Saturday at 10am, Characters in the Park, motorcycle and car show on Saturday, washer pitching tournament, battle of the bands. Hungry? Try the Cuisine Walk with burgers, blooming onions, nachos, pizza, soft pretzels, chicken gumbo, seafood dishes, stuffed potatoes, sausage bread, strawberry shortcake, funnel cakes and more. There is no admission charge.
Questions? Call 409-724-2269

March 11-12, 2011
Camden Daffodil Festival
Various locations,
Camden, Arkansas
Daffodil Poker Run, United Methodist Church, daffodil garden tours, motorcycle ride-in show, Civil War reenactors and encampment, festival foods, daffodil painting contest, activities for kids, quilt show, 5k run/walk, Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at the Camden Fairview High School, festival merchandise, art show and sale, music, antiques and collectibles, rock climbing competition, steak cooking contest, martial arts demonstrations, art show and sale, Oakland Confederate Cemetery Walk. It's the festival's 18th season.
Further Information: Call 870-836-0023

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March 11-13, 2011
Ostrich Festival
Tumbleweed Park,
Chandler, Arizona
The festival celebrates 23 years in 2011. Enjoy a petting zoo, Wild West Dog Show, festival parade, commercial vendors, carnival, pig races, ostrich races, roping demo, stunt show, boxing, arts and crafts, medieval jousting, activities for kids, sea lion show, magic show.
Learn More: Call 480-963-4571

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March 12-13, 2011
Redbud Festival
Buna School on Highway 62,
Buna, Texas
Music, activities for kids, rod run and bike show at the junior high school, parade on Main Street, festival foods, arts and crafts.
Questions? Call 409-994-5586

March 12-13, 2011
St. Patrick's Festival
Civic Center,
Dublin, California
Gree Pancake Breakfast 7-10am on Saturday at Fire Station No. 15 at 7494 Donohue Drive, carnival games and rides, roaming entertainers, 5K fun run/walk, arts and crafts, Green and White Gala, Irish music and Irish dancers, Irish Tea Cottage, festival foods.
Find Out More: Call 925-556-4500

March 12-13, 2011
Almond Blossom Festival
George Lane Park,
Quartz Hill, California
Plans for this 62nd year include a parade at 10am on Saturday, canrival games and rides (beginning on the 11th), festival foods, pancake breakfast in the community room at the park, Nutty Runners 5K Run on Saturday at 8:30am. General hours are 10am-5pm and this year's theme is "The Blooming of Quartz Hill".
Details: Call 661-772-4811

March 12-13, 2011
Hebron Maple Festival
Various venues,
Hebron, Connecticut
Tours of historic churches, self-guided tours of the sugar houses, drawings for prizes, chainsaw carvers, dog sled exhibit, art and other activities for children, pancake breakfasts with maple syrup, fire apparatus on display, quilt show and sale, greyhound adoption information, ice crean eating contest, blacksmith demonstrations, sales of Girl Scout Cookies, maple products for sale, craft fair at Gilead Church, festival foods such as maple kettle corn, pastries and maple cotton candy. 2011 marks the event's 21st anniversary.
Further Info: Call 860-228-9317

March 12-13, 2011
Rattlesnake Festival
Evans County Wildlife Club Facility,
Claxton, Georgia
For a 44th year you can enjoy festival foods, arts and crafts, games and other activities for kids, rattlesnake and other wildlife info, festival merchandise, entertainment, 5K run/1-mile fun run. No snakes are harmed, but are captured so their venom can be processed for medical purposes. General hours are 8am-6pm on Saturday and 10am-5pm on Sunday. Please, leave pets safely at home while you come to enjoy this event. Assistance animals are welcomed, of course.
Get the Facts: Call 912-739-3820

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March 12-13, 2011
Forsythia Festival
Courthouse Square,
Forsyth, Georgia
Horseshoe pitching tournament, arts and crafts, FaithFest, pre-festival youth art competition and other events, 5k and 1-mile run, community and non-profit booths, activities for kids, fashion show.
Questions? Call 478-994-9239

March 12-13, 2011
Valdosta-Lowndes Azalea Festival
Drexel Park,
Valdosta, Georgia
Celebrate 11 years of festival fun with music and cloggers, activities for kids, arts and crafts, festival foods, racing pigs, Frisbee dogs and more.
Additional Info: Call 229-269-9381

March 12-13, 2011
Ocean Arts Festival
Banyan Tree Park and Campbell Park,
Lahaina, Hawaii
Marine biologist presentations, Kids Ocean Art, hula demonstrations, whale photo displays, ocean-themed art, touch pool exhibit. The event is a celebration of Humpback whale migration. There is no admission charge.
Get the Facts: Call 808-667-9193

March 12-13, 19-20, 2011
Highland Maple Festival
Various venues,
Monterey (and McDowell), Virginia
It's the event's 53rd anniversary. Put on warm layers and tour the sugar camps. Enjoy tours of the historic district of the towns, pancake breakfasts, demonstrations and exhibits, arts and crafts, maple syrup products for sale, musical entertainment, maple syrup making demonstrations, Festival Sugar Shakeup Dance (March 19), baked goods.
Get The Facts: Call 540-466-2550

March 13, 2011
Calle Ocho
Southwest 8th Street,
Miami, Florida
The area known as Little Havana celebrates with Latin, Hispanic and Caribbean music and dance. Merengue, salsa and reggae groups will entertain and there are costumes, 4 blocks of KidZone plus festival foods to tempt you. This 23-block party is part of Carnaval and is on 8th Street between 4th and 27th Avenue. General hours are 11am-7pm.
Questions? Call 305-644-8888

March 13 and 17-20, 2011
Irish Spring Festival
Community Building,
Ireland, West Virginia
Car cruise-in, Tour de Shamrock 10.5-mile bike tour, Snake Chase 10K walk/run, duck race, Irish jig and Irish harp music, festival foods, Irish road bowling, arts and crafts, fried potato cooking contest, gospel sing, Budding Shamrocks Talent Contest, games. And how about a Unicorns, Gremlins and Shmoos Pet Show? The event marks its 30th anniversary this year.
Get The Facts: Call 304-453-8962

March 16-19, 2011
Irish Festival
Clare, Michigan
Irish Recipe Contest, Irish food and beverages, craft show at Clare Primary School on the 19th from 9am-4pm, 5K/10K road race (plus a kid's fun run), Irish Rover dog handling contest, bed races, parade on the 19th at noon, musical entertainment. It's the festival's 36th year.
Further Information: Call 989-386-2442 or 888-AT-CLARE

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March 18-20, 2011
Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival
Downtown streets,
Fairhope, Alabama
More than 200 artisans and crafters on hand with their works, food court, model train show on Saturday and Sunday at the Kindergarten Center (at 100 S. Church Street), entertainment, Spring Fever Chase 10K and 2-mile run on Saturday, festival merchandise, awards/sponsor dinner, pet adoption info on Saturday, art activities for kids. General hours are 10am-5pm. The festival celebrates 5 years in 2011.
Get Details: Call 251-621-8222

March 18-20, 2011
Jonquil Festival
Washington Historic State Park,
Washington, Arkansas
The festival celebrates 43 years of fun. Yellow jonquils have been planted in order to have many blooms at festival time, with Mother Nature's cooperation, of course. You can also enjoy arts and crafts, entertainment and festival foods. There is no admission charge to the festival, but a small fee is taken to tour buildings in the park. General hours are 9am-5pm on Friday and 9am-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Information: Call 870-983-2684

March 18-20, 2011
Amite Oyster Festival
Tangipahoa Parish Fairgrounds,
Amite, Louisiana
Helicopter rides (weather permitting), petting zoo, oyster eating contest, carnival (opening at 3pm on Friday), crafters, chili cooking contest at the fire station with music and a street dance following, local dance performance, parade on Sunday at 2pm, pageant.
Get The Facts: Call 985-746-7156

Mrach 18-20, 2011
Rabbit Festival
Lawrence Toups Jr. Memorial Park,
Iowa, Louisiana
Rabbit show, pre-festival Miss Bunny pageant, carnival, parade on Saturday at 10am, music, arts and crafts, festival foods. 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the festival.
More: Call 337-433-8475 or 800-456-7952

March 18-27, 2011
International Cherry Blossom Festival
Central City Park (and other Downtown venues),
Macon, Georgia
3rd Street Park festivities (midday hours) March 21-25, fashion show March 24 at noon, Big Cat Encounter at Central City park, concert and fireworks, festival merchandise, Mulberry Street Festival, international food fair, food vendors, Festival Parade March 20 at 3pm, Pink Pancake Breakfast at Central City Park March 19 and 26 from 7:30-10:30am, Sea Lion Splash, gospel concert, Dixie Disc Dogs, pet fashion show, Tunes & Balloons at Macon State College March 19, vendors, bed races, Decorator Showcase Tours, nightly concerts at Central City Park, Cherry Blossom Gala March 18 at City Auditorium, Kids Cherry Dazzle, Austin Healy Car Show, 5K/10K road race plus 1-mile fun run March 20, PAWS for a Cause, Celebration of Franz Liszt.
Questions? Call 478-751-7429

March 19, 2011
Azalea Festival
Courthouse Square,
Jasper, Texas
Entertainment, 7th annual rod run, arts and crafts, air show March 19-20 (info at 409-384-2626), Tour of Homes, classic cars, games for the kids. It's the festival's 23rd year.
Further Details: Call 409-364-2762 or 409-394-4651

March 19-20, 2011
Chatanika Days
Chatanika Lodge on Steese Highway at Mile Post 28.5,
Chatanika, Alaska
Snowmobile tug-of-war, wacky outhouse races, snowshoe races, music, food, more snow-centric activities.
Get the Facts: Call 907-389-2164

March 19-20, 2011
Dandelion Day
Jackson, California
Arts and crafts, outdoor bazaar and flea market, festival foods, antiques and collectibles, 5K fun run. Help celebrate this 39th year of fun.
Learn More: Call 209-223-1706

March 19-20, 2011
Festival of Live Oaks
City Park,
New Iberia, Louisiana
Musical entertainment, festival foods, arts and crafts, BBQ competition.
Find Out Details: Call 888-942-3742

March 19-20, 2011
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Various venues,
Shamrock, Texas
It's the event's 65th celebration. Plans include a motorcycle rally, health fair, church programs, classic vehicles on display, 5K run, Old Settler's Reunion at the Fire Station, Donegal Beard Growing Contest, parade on Saturday (10:30am) beginning at North Main and moving south to Water Tower Plaza, dance on Saturday night at the Community Center, arts and crafts at the Jr. High Gym, carnival beginning at 4pm on Friday (March 18).
Questions? Call 806-256-22501

March 19-20, 2011
West Virginia Maple Syrup Festival
Main Street,
Pickens, West Virginia
Museum displays, woodcarvers, antique gas engines on displays, woodchopping exhibition, square dancing, festival foods, tour of maple sugar camp, Children's Art Show, antiques, soapmaking demonstrations, activities for kids, festival merchandise, rock climbing wall, postal cancellations, art and photo show, artist demonstrations, pancakes and maple syrup available daily at the American Legion Hall 9-4, quilt show and sale.
Learn More: Call 304-924-6286 or 304-924-5096

March 24-27, 2011
Festival of Flowers
Providence Hospital Campus,
Mobile, Alabama
For an 18th year you can enjoy floral couture, herbal info and kitchen chef demos, the Garden Cafe, Master Gardeners on hand for assistance, photo contest, landscaped gardens, activities for kids, petting zoo and butterfly garden on March 26. This year's theme is "All Things Bright and Beautiful". General hours are 9-6 Thursday and Friday, 9-5 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday.
Information: Call 251-639-2050 or 877-777-0529

March 24-April 3, 2011
Chasco Fiesta
Various locations,
New Port Richey, Florida
Kayak race and fun paddle, bowling tournament, street parade March 26 at 1pm, drawings for prizes, Native American Pow Wow with arts and crafts, BBQ, carnival, softball tournament, Children's Village, pageant, golf tournament, 5K/10K race, boat parade on April 2 along the Pithlachascotee River, coronation ball, a vehicle show. Musical genres will include Contemporary Christian, rhythm and blues, country, oldies, rock n' roll, bluegrass.
Further Details: Call 727-842-7651 or 877-CHASCO

March 25-26, 2011
Fire Ant Festival
Heritage Park,
Ashburn, Georgia
Health fair, street dance, Fire Ant Parade on Saturday at 9am, pet parade Saturday at 10am, entertainment, arts and crafts, lip sync contest on Friday night, Fire Ant 5K Run, strawberry cooking contest, Fire Ant Maze, Fire Ant Calling Contest, art show contest, fly-in at Turner County Airport, carnival (opening the Thursday evening before main events).
Learn More: Call 229-567-9696

March 25-26, 2011
Liberty Jubilee
On the Square,
Liberty, Texas
Plans for this 26th year include a street dance and fish fry, fireworks on Friday night, helicopter rides, White Tiger display and education, carnival rides and other activities for the kids, craft demos, BBQ cooking competition, festival foods, Jubilee Show N' Cruise on Saturday (with requests for food and soap staples as entry donations).
Get The Facts: Call 936-336-3684

March 26, 2011
German Sausage Festival
Town Park,
Elberta, Alabama
More than 200 arts and crafts booths, polka and other German music and dancing, carnival rides, red beans and rice, baked goods, ice cream, potato salad, sausages and sauerkraut, goulash, popcorn, BBQ, peanuts, games for the kids. General hours are 8am-5pm and the fun goes on rain or shine.
Questions? Call 251-986-5805

March 26-27, 2011
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival
Georgia International Horse Park,
Conyers, Georgia
It's the festival's 30th anniversary. Enjoy arts and crafts, non-profit booths, music and dance performances, community booths, activities for kids, festival merchandise, scavenger hunt for kids, Japanese martial art of archery, cherry trees for sale, festival foods (including cherry pie). Please, no pets.
Further Information: Call 770-929-4270

March 26-27, 2011
Wild Hog Festival
City Park,
Sabinal, Texas
Help celebrate 20 years with BBQ, music, wild hog catching, arts and crafts, a mechanical bull ride, rock climbing wall, games and rides, 3-on3 basketball. Hungry? Try hot dogs, popcorn, Creole-battered chicken, chicken fajitas, smoothies, shaved ice. Watch for the Chuck Wagon Demonstration.
Additional Details: Call 830-988-2709

March 26-April 10, 2011
National Cherry Blossom Festival
Various locations,
Washington, D.C.
Pink Tie Party, art show at Union Station, Cinematic Tourist Series, lantern walks, parade down Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets on April 9, soccer tournament, 3-mile morning run around the National Mall on March 26, moonlight cruises, self-guided garden tours throughout Fairfax County, Blossoms By Bike, river tea trips on yachts, bonsai demos, Kite Festival, paddle boats at the Tidal Basin on Maine Avenue, photo excursions, festival merchandise, anime marathon, Cherry Blast with art and music and much more.
Get The Facts: Call 877-BLOOM

March 26-27, 30, April 1-3, 2011
Pennsylvania Maple Festival
Festival Park and other venues,
Meyersdale, Pennsylvania
Help celebrate 64 years with a model railroad display, arts and crafts, antique doctor's office display, maple syrup making, maple syrup products for sale, pancake breakfasts (usually sponsored by Lions Club), tours of Meyers Manor and more events still in the making.
Learn More: Call 814-634-0213

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March Somethings!
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Mar 4-6 Cotton Days, San Carlos Park on W. Central, Coolidge, Arizona, 520-723-3009
Mar 4-6 Oregon Chocolate Festival (7th), Ashland Springs Hotel and other venues, Ashland, Oregon, 541-486-1700
Mar 4-6 Winthrop Hot Air Balloon Festival, Winthrop, Washington, 888-463-8469
Mar 10-13 Yuma River Daze, Main Street, Yuma, Arizona, 928-782-5712
Mar 10-13 World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup (53rd),
                   Newman Park & Nolan County Coliseum, Sweetwater, Texas, 325-235-8938 or 325-235-5488
Mar 11-13 Sugarloaf Crafts Festival , 10-6/10-5, Garden State Expo Center, Somerset, New Jersey, 301-990-1400
Mar 12-13 Apollo Beach Manatee Arts Festival (19th),
                   Teco Southshore Community Event Center on Noonan Branch Rd., Apollo Beach, Florida, 813-645-1365
Mar 12-13 Maple Sugar Festival, 9-5, Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 269-361-1574
Mar 19 Festival of Live Oaks, 8-5, City Park at 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia, Louisiana, 337-369-6765
Mar 19 Festival Ray-la-ne, Civic Center, Rayne, Louisiana, 337-334-4470
Mar 18-20 Arts & Crafts Festival (59th), 10-5, Downtown, Fairhope, Alabama, 251-621-8222 or 251-926-6387
Mar 18-20 Taste of Solvang (19th), Downtown, Solvang, California, 800-468-6765
Mar 19 Wild Hog Explosion (9th), Mansfield Park, Bandera, Texas, 830-796-4447
Mar 19-20 Fort Bragg Whale Festival (29th), Fort Bragg, California, 707-961-6300
Mar 19-20 Whitingham Maple Festival (13th),
                   Whitingham School on Rt. 200 S and other venues, Whitingham, Vermont, 802-464-1154 or 802-380-2093
Mar 20 Wistaria Festival, 9-5, Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, California, 626-355-5111 or 626-355-7135
Mar 25-27 German Heritage Festival (11th), 10-6, Downtown, Tomball, Texas, 281-379-6844
Mar 26 Daffodil Festival, Main Street, Fremont, North Carolina, 919-242-6011
Mar 26-27 Maple Heritage Festival,
                   Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Petersburg, Pennsylvania, 814-667-3424

Other March 2011 Events You Might Enjoy
Mar 3-6 Colorado RV, Sports, Boat & Travel Show (54th),
                   National Western Complex, Denver, Colorado, 800-457-2434
Mar 3-6 Nashville Lawn & Garden Show, 10-8/10-8/10-5, State Fairgrounds, Nashville, Tennessee, 615-876-7680
Mar 4-5 Washington Antiquarian Book Fair (36th), Holiday Inn Roselyn at Key Bridge, Arlington, Virginia, 202-363-4999
Mar 5 Arizona State Open Chili Championship, 10-6, Ed Hooper Park, Casa Grande, Arizona, 520-792-5000
Mar 5 Conch Blowing Contest (49th), Oldest House (322 Duval St.), Key West, Florida, 305-294-9501
Mar 5-6 Staple! Independent Media Expo, Marchesa Hall & Theater, Austin, Texas, info@staple-austin.org
Mar 5-6 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show (48th), Delaware Tech on Churchman Rd., Newark, Delaware, 302-234-4488
Mar 5-6 Miami Valley Woodcarver Show, 10-5/12:30-5,
                   Christ United Methodist Church at 700 S. Marchall Rd., Middletown, Ohio, 513-423-0822
Mar 5-Apr 10 Dallas Blooms, Arboretum, Dallas, Texas, 214-515-6500
Mar 6 Cross River Winter Antiques Show (8th), 10-5,
                   John Jay High School at 60 N. Salem (Rt. 121), Cross River, New York, 914-273-4667
Mar 10-13 Rockhound Roundup (46th), Southwestern State Fairgrounds, Deming, New Mexico, 505-544-8231
Mar 11-13 Mariposa Storytelling Festival (24th), Mariposa High School/Yosemite National Park, Mariposa, California, 800-903-2000
Mar 11-13 Blue Grass Trust Antiques & Garden Show (14th), Keene Barn, Lexington, Kentucky, 859-253-0362
Mar 11-13 York Campers World RV Show, York Expo Center on Carlisle Ave., York, Pennsylvania, 610-767-5026
Mar 12-15 Skinny Tire Festival, Archway Inn, Moab, Utah, 435-259-2598
Mar 17-20 Friends of Jefferson Public Library Book Sale, Pontchartrain Center on Williams Blvd., Kenner, Louisiana, 504-455-2665 or 800-884-3247
Mar 17-20 New Orleans House & Garden Show, Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, 800-469-0990
Mar 18-19 Siouxland Garden Show, 9-8/9-6, Marina Center, South Sioux City, Nebraska, 712-276-2157
Mar 18-20 Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival (52nd), Central Park, Winter Park, Florida, 407-672-6390
Mar 18-20 Dallas All-Con 2011, North Crowne Plaza Hotel on Midway Rd., Addison, Texas, 817-472-6368 or Email info@all-con.net
Mar 18-20 Library Book Sale, 10360 North Street, Fairfax, Virginia, 703-291-2132
Mar 19 Public Bake Day, 10-5, Fort Gibson Historic Site, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, 918-478-4088
Mar 19 Daffodil Day, Various locations, Bell Buckle, Tennessee, 931-389-9653
Mar 19-20 Calico Arts & Crafts Show, 9-5/10-4, Spence Field, Moultrie, Georgia, 229-985-1968
Mar 19-20 Thunder in the Valley Air Show (14th), Metro Airport, Columbus, Georgia, 706-327-2634 ext. 303
Mar 19-20 Home & Garden Show, 10-5/noon-4, Riverfront Convention Center, New Bern, North Carolina, 910-219-8403
Mar 23-27 Bryn Mawr Wellesley Book Sale (80th), Princeton Day School, Princeton, New Jersey, 609-921-7479
Mar 26-27 Spring Into Wings, Wings Stadium on Vanrick Drive, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 269-349-1185

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American Indians in Children's Literature
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