Frederick, Maryland, is home to the only high wheel bicycle race in America. This unique event will take place in historic downtown Frederick on August 15, 2015. Racers dressed in vintage clothing ride original and replica high wheel bicycles. The race will be a one-hour, multilap race of high wheels along a 0.4-mile route through downtown.
Inspired by nature and built from nearly half-a-million LEGO® pieces, the Nature Connects: LEGO® Brick Sculptures exhibit is coming to Fayetteville, North Carolina. Featuring larger-than-life sculptures such as a tiger swallowtail butterfly, an 8-foot hummingbird, a 7-foot rose, a green darner dragonfly, and other surprises, the exhibit will be installed in related areas of the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, from September 30, 2016, through January 8, 2017.
Since its 1837 founding on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago experienced rapid growth and quickly developed a reputation as a popular destination—for a host of reasons. Chicago is today the third-most populous city in the United States, behind New York and Los Angeles. It remains an economic powerhouse that attracts people from around the globe.