The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council is once again hosting their New England Discover Tour event. The event is a three state (CT, MA, & RI) celebration of history, geography, culture, and more. This is an expansion over last year when the tours were Rhode Island specific.
New England Discover Tours consists of 12 state . . . → Read More: Southern New England Discover Tour Event
It is once again that time of year when everyone becomes Irish, at least for a day. So get ready for corned beef, cabbage and green beer. Saint Patrick’s day is less than two weeks away. Below you will find a list of parades and events to help you celebrate the day.
Connecticut Saint . . . → Read More: Saint Patrick’s Day Parades and Events in New England
Collecting Sap from a Sugar Maple
It’s definitely that time of year! Yes, skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, etc., we know that. But it will also soon be maple sugar festival time, and one of the New England states that knows how to do it right is Connecticut. Whether you live in CT or are . . . → Read More: Maple Sugar Festivals in Connecticut
Landscape at the Boston Flower & Garden Show
Yes it is still winter and we just got clobbered by a “big one”, but there is hope. As a harbinger of the spring that will eventually get here, it is New England flower show season. The season begins in Connecticut and Rhode Island in February and . . . → Read More: 2013 New England Flower Shows
We have already written about a bunch or outdoor activities for February School Vacation (see: February School Vacation Outdoor Fun in New England). Here is a sample of some fun things to do inside this school vacation week…
In Maine Vacation Camp at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor, ME
The Maine Discovery Museum . . . → Read More: Some More February School Vacation Fun
We put a wrap on our roundup of New England winter carnivals and festivals today by presenting the carnivals and festivals in the State of Connecticut. Last, but certainly not least, Connecticut has a nice lineup of winter festivities…
January 25 to 27, 2013: Alpine Ski Jumping Winter Carnival in Salisbury, CT January 27, . . . → Read More: Connecticut Winter Festivals and Winter Carnivals
In Hartford, CT the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and the Mark Twain House and Museum are teaming up to present “Stowe’s & Twain’s Olde Fashioned Christmas” on the weekend of December 15 and 16, 2012. What exactly is a Stowe and Twain Olde Fashioned Christmas?
It is many things.
Both houses will be decorated . . . → Read More: Stowe’s & Twain’s Olde Fashioned Christmas – Hartford, CT
From the queries that we have been receiving, it would appear that many of you, even before Thanksgiving, are already starting to think about your New Year’s Eve / First Night 2013 reveling. So while we know there are many wonderful holidays between now and December 31, 2012, to help you with your planning . . . → Read More: New Year’s Eve / First Night Celebrations 2013 in New England
We kicked off this series of round-ups of upcoming holiday events with Rhode Island 2012 Christmas and Holiday Events. We now move on to the State of Connecticut to give you a roundup of events to get you into the holiday spirit:
Christmas Tree Lightings
November 30, 2012: Christmas Tree Lighting on the Town . . . → Read More: Connecticut 2012 Christmas and Holiday Events
Are you looking for frightening and blood curdling thrills? Is screaming your idea of a good time? Well look no further…
Fall may be a time for harvest festivals and foliage, but it is also a time for something a little darker, a little more macabre, perhaps even downright evil… In the fall, especially . . . → Read More: Southern New England (CT, MA & RI) Halloween Fun