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This weekend (June 22-23) in Burlington, VT: wine tasting, dinner on the train, “How People Make Things,” Shelburne flowers, Vermonter jokes!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2018 1:50:28 PM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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 Happening this weekend in the beautiful city of Burlington, VT, on Lake Champlain:

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Best Events in New England this Weekend, June 16-17

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 14, 2018 3:39:58 PM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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America’s Stonehenge in New Hampshire: a 4,000-year-old almanac, with friendly alpacas to greet you

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2018 10:10:41 AM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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Come see peonies in bloom at Hildene, the Lincoln family home in Manchester, VT

[fa icon="calendar'] May 29, 2018 10:45:42 AM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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This historic home and gardens of Hildene, built by Robert Lincoln, son of President Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, opens it doors to fascinating insights into history all year long.

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See the inner workings and shop at Vermont crafts studios at Vermont Open Studio Weekend on May 26 to 28

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2018 5:00:43 PM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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This coming weekend, you may drive the back roads – or main roads, for that matter – of Vermont and visit the workplaces and studios of dozens of crafts makers who are members of the Vermont Crafts Council. Vermont Open Studio Weekend is a time to buy or order work and to speak directly with the artist and see his or her work environment. Ask questions, too!!

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Fun with kids on Memorial Day Weekend 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2018 12:58:57 PM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com posted in family activities in new england

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Whoopie! Summer is (almost) here. Enjoy the coming weekend with your kids at beaches, parks, playgrounds, and these events:

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See ocean racing sailboats up close and person at Volvo Ocean Race Village in Newport

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2018 3:12:11 PM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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The world's most grueling ocean sailing race, The Volvo Ocean Race, makes a stop in Newport through May 20. See the boats up close and talk to sailors at the Race Village. All activities – including fun for kids -- are free. Here’s what’s going on:

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Top 10 New England events this weekend -- May 11-13

[fa icon="calendar'] May 9, 2018 2:58:08 PM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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Mothers’ Day Weekend Craft Festival 2018, Hampton Falls, NH – May 12-13

Hampton Falls Town Common, 4 Lincoln Avenue, Hampton Falls

 Over 75 booths of arts, crafts, specialty foods and live musical entertainment on the bandstand each day. The Fair is held rain or shine. 603-332-2616

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Exhibition: In the Garden, Shelburne, VT – through June 17

Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road, Shelburne

Featuring a mix of fine art, textiles, jewelry, and the bodies of insects, this exhibition explores the various ways in which flowers and bugs have captivated the imaginations of artists over the last five centuries. 802-985-3346

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Mothers Day Cruise Aboard the M/S Mount Washington, Laconia, NH – May 13

Lakeside Avenue, Weirs Beach, Laconia

Treat mom to a cruise and brunch aboard the M/S Mount Washington on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee on her special day. 603-366-5531

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Best bets this weekend: Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby parties, art shows, seafaring quests with Old Ironsides

[fa icon="calendar'] May 4, 2018 9:48:40 AM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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Spring has sprung. this weekend brings a bouquet of festivals, outdoor fun, adventures for kids. See out whole calendar and plan for the summer ahead, too.

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Dog Friendly Bars and Patios in Boston and Cambridge welcome you and your pooch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 10:16:09 AM / by Mary Lhowe, Editor, VisitNewEngland.com

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Just in time for a sunny Sunday in the forecast, Jack Daniels and DO617 have assembled a list of dog-friendly bars and patio eateries in and near Boston and Cambridge. Everybody – humans and dogs -- can get out together for a sociable meal in the open air. Here are some of Boston’s dog-friendly bars and patios.

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