Kate Williams with Her Family on the Allagash
Kate Williams is the Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a role that she has held since 2004. She lives with her husband and two children in Waitsfield, Vermont. Travel New England had an opportunity to catch up with Kate a couple of . . . → Read More: Interview with Kate Williams, Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
The 4th of July is fast approaching so we thought we would give a quick roundup of ideas for some Fourth of July fun. The nice thing about the fourth is that many events tend to be week-long fourth of July week events. So here are some great ideas for things to do around . . . → Read More: 2012 Fourth of July Fun
It’s that time of year again for our annual roundup of where to find the 4th of July fireworks displays… As with last year, not wanting to reinvent the wheel, we looked for existing good lists of fireworks displays in New England.
Connecticut Fireworks also see CONNECTICTUT FIREWORKS 2012 from the Connecticut Office of Tourism . . . → Read More: 2012 New England Fourth of July Fireworks
Operation Sail Boston will welcome the ships of the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemorations to Boston for 4t of July week. The tall ships arrive at Noon on June 30, 2012. Visiting this year are the:
USCG Barque Eagle (USA – 290 feet) Cisne Branco (Brazil – 249 feet) Dewaruci (Indonesia – 191 feet) . . . → Read More: Operation Sail Boston Gets Underway Coincides with Navy Week This Weekend
After a 12 year hiatus, the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum are back. It has been 12 years of renovation and reconstruction, but the wait is over. The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum will reopen to the public tomorrow, Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
Things kick-off this evening at 6 PM with an . . . → Read More: Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
It’s time again for the annual Boston Harbor Festival. The Festival will get underway on Thursday, June 28, 2012 with an opening day ceremony at the West End of Faneuil Hall Marketplace at 12:30 PM. Some of the major events include:
Children’s Day on Friday June 29, 2012 Party on the Plaza on Saturday, . . . → Read More: Boston Harbor Festival – June 28 – July 4, 2012
The 2012 Yarmouth Summer Celebration gets underway today,June 24, 2012, and runs through Friday June 29, 2012. This year’s celebration includes:
Sand sculptures at over 25 locations Three days of “kite fun” at Bass River Beach Nature Walks at Bass Hole A fishing clinic and fishing derby at Sea Gull Beach A sailing regatta . . . → Read More: Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kicks Off Today
The 2012 Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Competition kicked off yesterday and runs through tomorrow if you need an excuse to head to the seashore (and who doesn’t with temp’s in the 90s) and see some great sand sculptures.
The event ends tomorrow night with a fireworks display at 9:30 PM.
The annual Newport Flower Show will get underway today, June 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM. The show runs through the weekend from 9 AM to 5 PM on both Saturday and Sunday and is held at Rosecliff in Newport, RI.
The theme for this year’s show is “Salsa, A Celebration of Latin Cultures“. The . . . → Read More: Newport Flower Show Kicks Off Today – Newport, RI
The Boston Opera Collaborative will present Orpheus in the Underworld from July 26 to 29, 2012 at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester. Thanks to generous funding from The Free for All Concert Fund, Inc. the performances will be absolutely free to the public.
You will want to reserve tickets soon as the free tickets to . . . → Read More: How About Some Free Opera? – Boston Opera Collaborative Presents Orpheus in the Underworld