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!!
Whoopie! Summer is (almost) here. Enjoy the coming weekend with your kids at beaches, parks, playgrounds, and these events:
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:
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
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
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
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.
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.
A new exhibit, Bohemian Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement and Oscar Wilde’s Newport on display through November 4, 2018, in Rosecliff, 548 Bellvue Avenue in Newport, celebrates the Aesthetic Movement (1870-1890), an important era of artistic experimentation. Irish poet Oscar Wilde was a
We recently looked at our food events calendar for Rhode Island, and we were a bit stunned to see the variety of things happening all over the state, from farm dinners and brew fests to lots of classes and workshops. See some highlights below. (Not necessarily listed in chronological order.)
The excellent blog Happy Vermont recently posted a list of Vermont ski trails with wonderful views, and we want to share it with VisitNewEngland.com followers. Remember -- breathe in the mountain air and enjoy the view while you’re at a stop; pay attention to the terrain when you’re moving! (Probably didn’t need to tell you that, eh?) Another great resource is SkiVermont.