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Top 5 Things to Do in January 2014

published on January 10, 2014 by

There are so many January events across the nation. To make your search easier here are events worth checking out in Washington, Utah, Oregon, New York, and South Carolina. If you happen to stay in a nearby timeshare in one of these areas you won’t want to miss the following January 2014 events:

1. January 10-12 and 17-19: Lake Chelan is transformed into winter fun for the whole family. Winterfest features ice sculptures, live music, a wine walk, ale and hard cider tasting, beach bonfires, a polar bear splash, and to top off the fun enjoy an evening of fireworks. Web: Lake Chelan Winterfest. Location: Lake Chelan, WA.

2. January 16-26: Park City turns into Hollywood glitz and glamour each year at the Sundance Film Festival. Check out what’s new in independent films, enjoy rubbing shoulders with celebrities (look for founder Robert Redford), and be sure to wear warm clothes as winter in Utah is chilly! P.S. Film tickets are best ordered a head of time. Insider Tip: Get on their email list for early alerts to ticket sales. Web: Sundance Film Festival. Location: Park City, UT.

3. January 24-26: Pop culture fans and gamers flock to Portland for the Wizard World Portland Comic Con. Join thousands of fans at the Oregon Convention Center and see what’s new in pop culture. Comic Con features movies, comics, toys, video gaming and more. There is something for everyone and keep your eyes peeled for inventive costumes worn by attendees. Web: 2014 Wizard World Portland Comic Con. Location: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Portland, OR.

4. January 24-February 2: The Winter Antique Show in Manhattan features antiques ranging from ancient roman glass to mid-century modern designs. The show features curators, collectors, dealers, and design professionals. Arrive early and explore 73 exhibits and discover a new vintage gem for your home. P.S. Every object exhibited is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 160 experts from the U.S. and Europe. Web: Winter Antique Show. Location: Park Avenue Armory, 67th St. & Park Ave., New York City, NY.

5. January 26: The Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival at Boone Hall Plantation invites seafood lovers to shuck and eat. At this fishy festival you can participate in an oyster shucking contest and an oyster eating contest all under the umbrella of live entertainment. There will be 80,000 pounds of oysters on hand! Web: Oyster Festival at Boone Hall Plantation. Location: Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina (near Charleston).

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Photo Credit: Chelan Winterfest