History of Easter

The precise origins of this day’s name are not completely known. A few sources assert the word Easter is derived from Eostre, a Teutonic goddess of spring and fertility. Different records follow Easter to the Latin expression hebdomada alba, or white week, an old reference to Easter week and the white apparel wore by individuals who were purified […]

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Michigan Renaissance Festival 2015

Every year the Michigan Renaissance Festival brings in people from all around. Attending the event will result in close encounters with wizards, trolls, hobbits, pirates, barbarians, centaurs, knights, kings, queens, blacksmiths, vikings, and so much more. It’s the one time of year when you can partake in a medieval reenactment on a larger scale. From the […]

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Labor Day Events 2015

Labor Day is right around the corner and since it’s a holiday that honors hard-working Americans it should be spent ….well…not working. So don’t go spending your Labor Day cleaning the house, mowing the lawn, or giving your significant other a foot rub (unless it’s you that’s receiving it). Bottom line-don’t work on Labor Day! […]