Avon’s Duck Tape Festival parade rolls on after hiatus

It’s used for everything from crude repairs to making costumes. And in Avon, duct tape is celebrated each year with adhesive-centric parades, sculptures and games. The city is home to the makers of Duck-brand duct tape. This year’s festival returns this week after a three-year break due to the pandemic coronavirus. Ten years ago, Ideastream … Read more

Capital Pride Parade and Things to Do in the DC Area This Weekend – NBC4 Washington

A weekend of both celebration and activism is ahead in the DC area. Crowds of people are expected to demonstrate against gun violence Saturday at the March for Our Lives, plus thousands of LGBTQIA + community members and allies will stand up for visibility and acceptance at Capital Pride. While Saturday’s forecast calls for clouds … Read more

Cazenovia to host second annual Pride Fest, inaugural Pride Parade – Eagle News Online

CAZENOVIA – This June, Cazenovia will celebrate Pride Month with the second annual Pride Fest Weekend from June 17-19. This year’s festivities were organized by Travis Barr, Meg Tobin, Lori Lewis, Alison Boissonnas, Kate Schwartz, and Tammy Tanner. Leading up to the celebration, Cazenovia Pride will present “Story Hour with Anita Buffem” in the Cazenovia … Read more

LOCAL BRIEFS: May 11, 2022 | News

GC audio program named best GOSHEN – The Broadcast Education Association has ranked Goshen College as the number one Audio Program in the country in their first ever rankings from the BEA Festival of Media Arts. Goshen College also ranked 14th in Film & Video and 14th overall, according to a news release. “To be … Read more

Bradenton weekend guide April 29-May 1: De Soto Parade, more

Joe Miller as the DeSoto Padre holds his cross on Manatee Avenue as crowds cheer and yell for beads during the annual DeSoto Grand Parade in this photo file. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com The last weekend of April is almost here – and there’s plenty of fun on tap to help you enjoy it. Still need … Read more