Best weekend events Nov. 1-3 – Bonfire, glass art, restaurants, lingering Halloween adventures
Sleepy Hollow Outdoor Experience at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA. Through Nov 3 — Guests will take a walk through the Village’s countryside and encounter Ichabod Crane, Katrina Van Tassel, Brom Bones and quite possibly the Headless Horseman. Each outdoor performance is about 1.5 hours long, and requires standing and walking. 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Jack O Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence, RI. Through Nov 3 — Now that Halloween is over, the fabulous Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park is a bit less crowded. This is a trail through the woods with fantastically carved pumpkins arranged in intricate displays. Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is open rain or shine. Trail open 6-10:30 p.m.
Bonfire at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA. Nov 2 — The bonfire will be lit at 6:15 p.m. at this yearly event at this historic house museum. Glow sticks and s’more kits will be for sale. Rain date is November 3; check Facebook for weather updates. 5-7 p.m.
Glass Art Sale at Josh Simpson Glass Studio, Shelburne Falls, MA. Nov 2-3 — The day will include glassblowing demos, a free drawing for a piece of Simpson glass and glass art for sale. Enjoy a stroll around this beautiful town and watch the water moving over the falls. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Yiddish Festival at Longfellow Square and Congress Street, Portland, ME. Nov 2-3 — The festival opens Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at One Longfellow Square with a klezmer music and continues all day Sunday at the Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine, 1342 Congress Street with Jewish humor, music, storytelling and dance.
New Haven Restaurant Week at participating restaurants, New Haven, CT. Nov 3- 8 — Thirty-one restaurants serve up prix fixe menus this fall at welcome prices: lunch for $17 and dinner for $34. Downtown parking is $5 every day except Saturdays. Reservations are recommended.