5 Labor Day Bashes You Can’t Miss

© Creatas/Thinkstock This year’s holiday weekend is packed with family activities from coast to coast. No matter where you are

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This year’s holiday weekend is packed with family activities from coast to coast. No matter where you are around the country, there’s a Labor Day celebration near you. Start your planning by taking a look at 5 of this year’s most promising festivities.

42nd Annual Labor Day Festival of the Arts

What: Artists, contemporary craftsmen, children’s entertainment, food and family fun, wine tasting, jazz music, and much more

Where: Mammoth Lakes, CA

When: Saturday, 9/3 thru Monday, 9/5; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day

How much: FREE

River Street Labor Day Celebration

What: Arts and crafts, entertainment and fun on historic River Street

Where: Savannah, GA

When: Saturday, 9/3 (9 a.m. to 12 a.m.) and Sunday, 9/4 (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

How much: FREE

WorldFest

What: International music, food, crafts and culture

Where: Belvedere Festival Plaza, Louisville, KY

When: Friday, 9/2 – Sunday, 9/4

How much: TBA

2011 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe

What: A 16-day curated festival of the world’s most cutting-edge, high-quality performing arts groups, beginning on Labor Day Weekend

Where: Philadelphia, PA

When: Friday, 9/2 – Saturday, 9/17

How much: Prices vary

Labor Day Concert at U.S. Capitol

What: Annual concert on West Lawn performed by the National Symphony Orchestra

Where: Washington, D.C.

When: Sunday, 9/4 at 8 p.m. (gates open at 5 p.m.)

How much: FREE 

Plus: 10 Ideas for Labor Day Family Fun

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest