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Mary Lhowe

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Weekend fun: check out holiday theater and dance that finds comedy in Christmas

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 14, 2017 10:00:31 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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 Yes, Christmas is joyful and fun, but sometimes it seems awfully … serious. With exceptions! Dance and theater companies, a circus school, and a dinner theater are having fun putting a bit of a twist or a tweak on our beloved Christmas stories and traditions. Here are some shows this weekend that poke a bit of fun at the “most wonderful time of the year.” Relax and goof it up a bit!

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UK-based JetlineCruise posts article extolling historic places to see on a visit to Massachusetts

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 13, 2017 1:15:28 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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 Our friend, Samuel Brace, of Accord Marketing in Great Britain recently wrote a marvelous article for JetlineCruise, describing historic sites to visit in Massachusetts.

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Jefferds Tavern in Old York, Maine, is the epicenter of warmth, music, good food and drink in winter

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2017 12:02:50 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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Brilliant holidays gift ideas -- Tix to music, dance, family theater at Portland's Merrill Auditorium!

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 4, 2017 11:11:49 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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Christmas gift giving can warm up your friends and family well into the new year when you give tickets to any of the upcoming wonderful performances at Portland's Merrill Auditorium. Wonderful dance, music, and family theater now through March:

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Christmas tree farm near Bangor, ME, offers caroling voices & horse-drawn carriage rides

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2017 10:25:46 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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As promised, we return with details of a beloved and family-owned Christmas Tree farm: Piper Mountain Christmas Trees in Newburgh, Maine, just north of the Midcoast town of Rockland and a schootch to the west of Bangor.

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Express lane to holiday spirit: Visit a Christmas tree farm for a tree, cocoa, music, warmth

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 28, 2017 11:30:31 AM / by Mary Lhowe posted in family activities in new england

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New England is awash in forests and a love for farming traditions, so the upshot at Christmas time is a multitude of places to choose and buy a Christmas tree. One of our favorite places is Christmas Trees of Vermont, a tree farm on Connecticut River Road (Route 5) in Springfield, VT.

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Read this great New England Thanksgiving story; no turkeys or Pilgrims in sight!

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 21, 2017 10:41:48 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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Best Events in New England Nov. 18-19: Parades, Lighted Gardens, Drum-and-Bugle, Nature Studies

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2017 10:32:56 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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Join a fun, sociable workshop and learn to create do-it-yourself (DIY) gifts, decorations, or cards for the Christmas holidays

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 7, 2017 12:06:50 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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Are the Christmas holidays coming at you too fast? Yep, for you and everyone.

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Fresh air, orchard walks, cider and cheese tastings, workshops, pub sing, dance café -- all about Cider!

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2017 2:14:20 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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