150th Anniversary Celebration of the Carson City Mint, 1870-2020

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Party like it’s 1870 at the at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City!

On February 4, celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Carson City Mint, which produced nearly $50 million in gold and silver coins from the Comstock Lode and California Gold Rush. Festivities include free museum admission, the minting of a commemorative medallion on the historic Coin Press No. 1, and more.

Find details at: mint150.com

Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Fest Oct. 26-27, 2019

Come to the Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Fest. While, set against the picturesque backdrop of fall in the Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee’s Largest hot air balloon festival offers a spectacular view of the colorful balloons in flight and on the ground. You can also enjoy live music, food trucks, wine tastings, and more! Held at Chilton Farm, October 26-27, 2019. For more details go to: JeffersonTNEotW  Festival entry is $20 per car, with additional fees for balloon rides and other activities.

The Daffodil Drive & Festival March 16 & 17, 2019

Daffodils are popping up throughout wine country at the The Daffodil Drive & Festival. Cruise the country roads around Junction City, Oregon to see the bright blossoms. Park your vehicle at Conser Quarry, 27387 Ferguson Road to take a shuttle to the Long Tom Grange for cinnamon rolls. Also, buy armfuls of daffodils, browse local vendors, enjoy live entertainment, and take a wagon ride. Even more, admire antique cars. While a favorite family tradition, this is also the largest daffodil festival in the state!
March 16-17, 2019. Photos and more information at Daffodil Drive & Festival