For those of you with a sweet tooth may want to check out the 10th annual Vermont Maple Open House Weekend. Vermont is the largest U.S. producer of maple syrup and this weekend celebrated at sugarhouses all over the state is your opportunity learn more about major agricultural crop. The Vermont Maple Open House . . . → Read More: Vermont Maple Open House Weekend
For those of you who are desperately seeking spring in Connecticut, think about checking out the 30th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The theme for the 2011 show is “Capture the Magic”. The show will feature:
Competitive design and horticultural exhibits Floral and garden-related arts and . . . → Read More: 2011 Connecticut Flower & Garden Show – Hartford, CT
Need a shot of spring? How about the Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show?
The annual Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show will be held February 24 to 27, 2011 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI. 2011 marks the 19 annual flower show, and this year it is done . . . → Read More: Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show – Providence, RI
Millinocket, Maine is home to the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first Polaris test trip into the Allagash, the beginnings of snowmobiling in Maine. Winterfest 2011, commemorating this occasion, gets underway on Friday, February 18 and runs through Sunday February 20.
A snowmobile parade and fireworks kick-off Winterfest 2011 on Friday, . . . → Read More: Winterfest 2011 for Snowmobile Fans
Massachusetts February school vacation is just around the corner. Next week to be exact. Since skiing is such a popular February vacation activity, we thought we would give a quick rundown on Massachusetts downhill ski areas. They range in size from Ward Hill with 9 trails to Berkshire East and Jiminy Peak, both with . . . → Read More: Round Up of Massachusetts Skiing for February Vacation
The folks at the Black Mountain Ski Area in Jackson New Hampshire have come up with a new twist on dating. They call it “Chair Lift Speed Dating“, and Saturday, February 12 will be the fifth annual Chair Lift Speed Dating event at the ski area.
How does it work? It’s quite simple. They . . . → Read More: A New Take on Dating
As a sure sign that this winter will, in fact, end… The equipment truck for the Boston Red Sox left for Florida yesterday. On it side the banner read “FIRST STOP FORT MYERS, NEXT STOP THE SERIES.”
The first Spring Training games will be on Saturday, February 26 against the Boston College Eagles (1:05 . . . → Read More: Sign of Spring
The Boston Museum of Science will present a special program “Invented Here!” on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 6:00 PM. The program honors New England inventors. A dozen inventions and their inventors will honored in this special “Current Science & Technology” presentation. Inventions range from treatment of autism, to improved lithium ion batteries, to . . . → Read More: Invented Here! at Boston’s Museum of Science
Just in time for Valentines’s day, check out the 2011 American Heritage Chocolate Celebration at Historic Deerfield.
See demonstrations of roasting and grinding cacao beans Hear an explanation of the process for crafting a silver chocolate pot Learn the history and uses of chocolate in early New England Hear explanations of how cacao grows . . . → Read More: 2011 American Heritage Chocolate Celebration, Deerfield, MA
In days gone by, kids used to get home from school, grab their skates and hockey sticks, and head to the local pond for some pick-up hockey (sometimes referred to as “shinny”, a reference to only using shin pads for protection).
Well it appears that outdoor pond hockey is enjoying a resurgence. This was . . . → Read More: New England Pond Hockey