September Hobby Ideas

Colorado Springs, CO presents their annual Colorado Balloon Classic on Labor Day Weekend at Memorial Park between Hancock Avenue and Union Boulevard near Prospect Lake. Over 100 hot air balloons will be ascending over the three day period. Concession stands and entertainment for the whole family will be provided, and admission is FREE. For more information, call 719-471-4833. See more on Hot Air Ballooning.

Visit the Labor Day Craft Show at the Wildwood Convention Center in New Jersey on the Saturday and Sunday before Labor Day, with 120 exhibitors. 609-729-9000. See more on Traditional Craftwork as well as other Jersey Shore Vacation Ideas.

The Great Reno (NV) Balloon Race, always scheduled the first Friday through Sunday after Labor Day, will be held at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park with over 100 balloons and pilots from as far away as New Zealand. Last year’s event brought in an estimated 150,000 fans over the three day period. See more on Hot Air Ballooning and Reno Vacation Ideas .

Victorian Cape May, NJ presents their 17th. annual Food & Wine Festival September 14 – 22, 2013, complete with winery tours and tastings, 5 course beer tasting dinner, gourmet marketplace and luncheons, chowder contest, seminars and classes. 800-275-4278 for more information. Want to learn more about wine? Then Stop Whining and Start Wine-ing. See more Jersey Shore Vacation Ideas.

The 17th annual Lake Tahoe Marathon is scheduled for September 27 – 29, 2013 in beautiful Lake Tahoe. Three days of fun in the sun with speed golf, swim and kayak events, expos, and cycle events – all leading up to the main event on Sunday. Read more on Marathons across the country and Lake Tahoe Vacation Ideas.

Is your hobby the paranormal? Come to Lexington, KY Scarefest Horror & Paranormal Convention, the largest Horror & Paranormal Convention in the USA., presented by the Ghost Chasers International in downtown Lexington September 13 – 15, 2013. Call 859-576-5517 for more information.

And, if it’s haunted houses and hotels that interest you, Haunted Vacation Ideas can give you ideas across the country for some great sights to visit.