The Boston Early Music Festival will present Grammy-nominated orchestra Europa Galante in a program of music by Haydn, Vivaldi, Bach, Handel and more this coming weekend, Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 4 PM at the Sanders Theatre at Harvard University.
The program entitled New Faces and Old will include:
Brioschi: Sinfonia in D Major . . . → Read More: Boston Early Music Festival To Present Orchestra Europa Galante
As part of their February school vacation week activities, the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut will host a beach party on Saturday, February 25, 2012 from noon to 3 PM. The party is free with admission to the museum. Always a wintertime favorite, the party will feature a cookout, music, sandcastle building, seaweed touch . . . → Read More: How About a Beach Party in February?
There is an official NH Sanctioned Snow Sculpting competition at Black Mountain this weekend (Friday through Sunday, January 27 to 29). This event attracts amateur and professional snow sculpting teams of 2 or 3 members. The winning team will receive a trophy and an invitation to compete in the United States National Snow Sculpting . . . → Read More: Jackson Chamber Invitational Snow Sculpting Competition
It’s raining in southern New England. Up north it’s rain or a “wintery mix” (rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow). Conditions appear to have degraded since last weekend because of warm weather and continued lack of cooperation from Mother Nature. The forecast is for cold temperatures to return next week, at least at night, to . . . → Read More: New England Ski Update for the Weekend of 1/28/2012
Many communities around the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will be celebrating major anniversaries in 2012. …and with anniversaries come parties and festivities… Below is a list of communities celebrating major milestones:
300 Years Chatham – For a list of events commemorating Chatham’s 300th anniversary see Chatham 300 Lexington – For a list of events commemorating . . . → Read More: Massachusetts Communities Celebrating Anniversaries in 2012
On Saturday, January 28, 2012, Russell’s Garden Center in Wayland, Massachusetts will host Massachusetts Farm Wineries Day at the Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market. Massachusetts Wineries at the market that day will include:
Coastal Vineyards Green River Ambrosia Meadery Mill River Winery Obadiah McIntyre Winery Running Brook Vineyards Still River Winery Turtle Creek Winery Westport . . . → Read More: Massachusetts Farm Wineries Day
The annual Beanpot Hockey Tournament is on us once again. In the tournament the hockey teams of Boston College (BC), Boston University (BU), Harvard, and Northeastern compete for the coveted men’s and women’s Beanpot crowns as the best college hockey teams in Boston.
This year the Beanpot kicks off first with the women. Round . . . → Read More: Beanpot Hockey Tournament 2012
The Lakes Region Tourism Association reminds us that there is more to New Hampshire in the winter than winter sports. Following are some of the things coming up in February for those taking some time off from the slopes and other outdoor winter activities…
February 3 to 5, 2012: 3rd Annual New England Pond . . . → Read More: February 2012 Lakes Region, NH Activities
Now through April 29, 2012 the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem is featuring its Shapeshifting, Transformations in Native American Art exhibit. Experience Native American art through sculpture, paintings, ceramics, textiles, photography, videos and more. You will see rarely seen historic pieces as well as contemporary works.
February School Vacation Week (2/20 through 2/24/2012) Watch . . . → Read More: Shapeshifting at the Peabody Essex Museum – Salem, MA
If you are getting sick of winter and want to dream about the warm weather to come, then the Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show may be just the ticket for you. Running from February 11-19, 2012, the show will fill 360,000 square feet of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center with:
More than . . . → Read More: New England Boat Show to Drop Anchor in Boston in February, 2012