New York: June 6-July 30, 2011 – Spend a summer evening enjoying Measure for Measure and All’s Well That Ends Well in Shakespeare in Central Park. www.shakespeareinthepark.org.
Paris: June 16-19, 2011 – Check out the 31st annual Paris Model Show, where collectors show off tiny boats, planes, trains and automobiles. Paris does more than food and fashion. www.mondial-modelisme.com.
Washington DC: June 25-26, 2011 – Backyard chefs around the country fire up their grills at the National capital Barbecue Battle. www.bbqdc.com.
Edirne, Turkey: June 30-July 6, 2011 – The Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling tournament is exactly what it sounds like. Now in its 648th year, it’s also the world’s longest continuously running wrestling festival. www.kirkpinar.com.