April and May Events

Take a closer look at what’s happening in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Empire, Michigan, and Fredericksburg, Texas.

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If you’re in Gray, Tennessee, Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, or Washington, D.C., this weekend, a few late April events may be worth a special stop.

The Tri-State Antique Power Association hosts its 16th Annual Appalachian Antique Farm Show April 24-26 at the Appalachian Fairgrounds. Click here for more.

Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau announces the official grand opening Saturday, April 25, of the new Lake Wallenpaupack Visitors Center, in Palmyra Township, Pike County. Click here for more.

And for Earth Day, Saturday, April 25, help out the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, in Washington, D.C., with removal of invasive plants, painting, lily pond restoration, trash removal, planting, pruning and more. Click here for more.

In May, take some time to enjoy the Empire (Michigan) Asparagus Festival (click here for more) and the Fredericksburg (Texas) Crawfish Festival. GRIT’s own Assistant Editor Caleb Regan is planning to make his way to Texas to check out the crawfish fun. Stay tuned for his reports! Click here for more.