- Organizers to discuss Detroit gay pride festival Updated: Apr-16-14 4:02 am
- Festival celebrating Caddo culture scheduled Updated: Apr-16-14 3:25 am
- Texas Crop Report Updated: Apr-15-14 4:12 pm
- Chester festival organizer accused of embezzlement Updated: Apr-15-14 6:47 am
- French Quarter Fest breaks attendance record Updated: Apr-14-14 7:10 pm
- Steely Dan to play Illinois State Fair Updated: Apr-14-14 4:10 pm
- Art show opens at college April 24 Updated: Apr-13-14 8:49 am
- Cherry Blossom Parade draws thousands in DC Updated: Apr-12-14 5:20 pm
- Cherry blossom, World Bank events close DC roads Updated: Apr-12-14 11:04 am
- Annual rattlesnake festival set for Waurika Updated: Apr-11-14 9:14 am
- East Coast Paddlesports event back in Charleston Updated: Apr-11-14 4:05 am
- Kentucky-raised foods featured at Derby Festival Updated: Apr-11-14 4:04 am
- Parks and rec issues permit for Denver pot fest Updated: Apr-10-14 9:40 pm
- Organizers back out of Evel Knievel festival Updated: Apr-10-14 6:29 pm
- New food festival to celebrate LGBT chefs Updated: Apr-10-14 6:12 pm
- 12-week Welty arts festival set for Jackson in '15 Updated: Apr-10-14 4:08 pm
- Longtime Strawberry Festival director resigns Updated: Apr-10-14 12:07 pm
- Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom on target in DC Updated: Apr-10-14 10:56 am
- Benatar to headline Corn Palace Festival Updated: Apr-10-14 5:19 am
- Bethesda readies for 15th annual literary festival Updated: Apr-10-14 2:19 am
- Usher will close Summerfest this year Updated: Apr-08-14 7:58 am
- $1M gift going to new state fair 4-H hall in Huron Updated: Apr-08-14 5:24 am
- American art to flood US billboards this summer Updated: Apr-07-14 9:47 am
- Scott mayor estimates Boudin Festival drew 10,000 Updated: Apr-07-14 9:11 am
- Hotels fill quick for Bayou Country Superfest Updated: Apr-07-14 6:35 am
DETROIT - Organizers are set to announce details about this year's gay pride festival in Detroit.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A festival celebrating the Caddo culture will be held in Oklahoma City.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of April 15:
CHESTER, West Virginia - The chief organizer of Chester's Fourth of July festival faces charges of embezzling from the event's committee.
NEW ORLEANS - Nearly 733,000 people attended this year's French Quarter Festival, an increase of nearly 200,000 compared to last year.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Grammy Award-winning rock band Steely Dan will play this year's Illinois State Fair.
CHALMETTE, Louisiana - Nunez Community College's 15thannual spring art show opens April 24 and will be on display through April 30.
WASHINGTON - The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and a Japanese street festival are bringing Washington's springtime festival to a close as the cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia police are warning of street closures and possible traffic delays this weekend due to the National Cherry Blossom Festival and events at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank complex.
WAURIKA, Oklahoma - Waurika is gearing up for its annual festival honoring the rattlesnake.
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Everything from paddleboarding and mountain biking to archery and disc golf is being showcased this weekend as part of the annual East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Festival.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky-grown food will be served up during the Kentucky Derby Festival that leads up to the big race at Churchill Downs.
DENVER - Denver Parks and Recreation has given the official go-ahead to organizers of this year's 4/20 marijuana celebration.
BUTTE, Montana - A struggle for control over a festival that draws thousands of stuntmen, wannabes and fans paying homage to Evel Knievel in his Montana hometown has led organizers to turn over the event to the famous daredevil's family.
Something new is coming to the parade of food festivals that has sprung up around the country - CookOUT/RockOUT, a food and music event celebrating LGBT chefs and other food luminaries.
JACKSON, Mississippi - An arts festival in Mississippi's capital city next year will celebrate the late Eudora Welty's legacy as a writer and photographer.
PLANT CITY, Florida - The man who has led Plant City's Strawberry Festival for 43 years has resigned, saying it's time for a change.
WASHINGTON - Washington's famous cherry blossom trees reached peak bloom Thursday, just in time to provide a colorful finale to the city's spring festival, the National Park Service said.
MITCHELL, South Dakota - Rocker Pat Benatar is among the performers slated to play the 2014 Corn Palace Festival this summer in Mitchell.
BETHESDA, Maryland - Bethesda is readying for its 15th annual literary festival.
MILWAUKEE - Summerfest organizers say they've landed a performer for this year's festival in Milwaukee who doesn't plan to play anywhere else in the U.S. this summer.
HURON, South Dakota - An effort to raise money for a new 4-H exhibit hall on the state fairgrounds in Huron is getting a big financial boost.
WASHINGTON - Five museums say they are organizing the largest outdoor art show to showcase American art nationwide this summer.
SCOTT, Louisiana - Despite rainy weather over the weekend, officials at the second annual Boudin (booh-dahn) Festival in the town of Scott say the event was a success.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Baton Rouge hotel vacancies are quickly disappearing for the May 23-25 weekend and the annual Bayou Country Superfest.