Franklin County Cider Days — Deerfield, MA
This is going to be a great weekend to get out in the orchard. Cider Days is three days of orchard tours, cider making and tastings, workshops and more for people who love apples, cider, or just being in New England in the fall. Major events of the festival include a cider making competition, a cider tasting salon, a harvest supper, cider. November 2 to 4.
Jake Shimabukuro — Keene, NH
Jake Shimabukuro combines the qualities of a long line of virtuoso ukulele players with modern rock musicians to create a sound of his own. His career blew up when his performance of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” went viral on YouTube. He’s been called the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele. Shimabukuro brings audiences to their feet. Colonial Theatre. November 3.
A Spirited Evening with David Raby — Lenox, MA
Join David Raby for a paranormal investigation of the historic and haunted Ventfort Hall. He undauntedly enters haunted locations that would terrify others with hopes of contacting lingering spirits to discover why they remain. Before the investigation, he will give a brief history of the lives that once graced the hallways. Ventford Hall. November 3.
Dark and Stormy Tavern Dinners — York, Maine
The Dark and Stormy Tavern Dinner is a family affair, prepared by Cornerstone Artisanal Pizza. Hearty fare and entertaining ghost tales are all part of the evening, which includes two seatings: a Family Dinner of mac n’ cheese and pizza in a historic tavern setting, and a Traditional Dinner of a harvest menu. Bring your own beer or wine. Jefferds Tavern. November 3.
CraftWestport 2018 — Westport, CT
Find unique, handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts More than 175 fine contemporary artists and craftspeople from the region and across the country exhibit at Connecticut’s largest indoor fine crafts festival. CraftWestport also hosts a pop-up marketplace of local artists. Tasty local treats will be available. Kid Zone with activities for children. November 3-4.
Westerly Nature Cruise & Seal Tour with Save the Bay — Westerly, RI
Take a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for the peaceful views of beautiful fall foliage and glimpses of winter harbor seal visitors as they rest on rocks and shorelines. Save The Bay provides binoculars and expert guides. Check the website for dates and times along with the option to pre-register. November 3.