Warm up your March plans with lots of energetic events as St. Patrick’s season, maple harvest, and snow fun light up calendars across New England. See below and find more Events and Fairs & Festivals.
“She The People: Girlfriends’ Guide To Sisters Doing It For Themselves” at Calderwood Pavilion, Boston, MA. Though March 8. — This sketch comedy was created by the funny women of world-famous comedy creation machine The Second City. “She the People” roasts the patriarchy in a mashup of sketches and songs that reclaims comedy for everyone! One hour and 45 minutes, with one ten-minute intermission. NOW Toronto wrote: “This is an essential show.”
GoNorth Snofest 2020 at Coleman State Park, Stewartstown, NH. March 6-7. — The state park, Coleman Lodges and the Swift Diamond Riders host a celebration of snowmobiling with snowmobile displays and test drives of 2021 models, a groomer rodeo and a Parade of Lights on Back Lake in Pittsburg. Guests can enjoy good food and drink at Spirits of the North Country beer and wine tasting and a steak feed at Umbagog Snowmobile Association.
“Present Laughter” by London’s National Theatre at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA. March 7. — As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, actor Garry Essendine’s celebrity life is in danger of running out of control. As many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, and panic. “Present Laughter” is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. 7 p.m.
O’hAnleigh at Burlington’s Irish Heritage Festival at the Flynn Center, Burlington, VT. March 7. — An event of the month-long Burlington Irish Festival, this evening’s performance at the Flynn Space in Burlington brings authentic Irish tunes, sizzling fiddle work, and favorite pub songs. 7 p.m. See full schedule for the Burlington Irish Festival for many other Irish cultural events through March 27.
Newport Irish Heritage Month at various locations in Newport, RI. Through March 29. — This month-long celebration of Irish culture, music, food, and history is underway. This weekend brings a trolley tour of Irish Newport, guided tours of Fort Adams, and an Irish Snug on Sunday at the Edward King House. Come learn the history of the Irish Snug in storytelling form from the Newport Ancient Order of Hibernians Mens Singers.
“Native Gardens” at Portland Stage, Portland, ME. Through March 29. — This brilliant new comedy turns well-intentioned neighbors into feuding enemies when a Chilean lawyer and his pregnant American wife buy a house next to a well-established D.C. couple and their prized English garden. Cultures and gardens clash over a fence line that spirals into an all-out border dispute and unintended comedy.
Maple Sugar Festival Weekend at Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Stamford, CT. March 7-8. — Come taste maple syrup tastings; see how trees are tapped; skate in your socks (indoors), play games indoors, and eat breakfast all day at the All Day Pancake Café. Enjoy animal interactions, face painting, planetarium shows, live music, children’s crafts. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.