Visit New England

     

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

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

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

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

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

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

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

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Best of the Closing Weekend of Salem Haunted Happenings 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 27, 2017 9:56:17 AM / by Mary Lhowe

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Salem Haunted Happenings in Salem, MA, is the 800-pound gorilla of Halloween festivities, offering a boodle of entertainments, serious to silly, for all ages. Below are a few of our favorites among many options for the final weekend (many events repeat daily).

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Hey! Adults like parties, too! Halloween bashes and balls for grownups splatter the weekend calendar

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2017 2:06:53 PM / by Mary Lhowe

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Halloween doesn’t belong only to the kids. Lots of Halloween parties for adults are coming this weekend. Gin up a costume and join the fun! If nothing more, a mask and feathers and a bed-sheet cape will get you into the costume contest. Some ideas:

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Polar Express, Jingle Bell Express, Santa Special: By any name, a train ride with Santa is a joy. Reserve now!

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2017 3:15:11 PM / by Mary Lhowe

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

All New England states host train rides with Santa Claus in November and December. Some are called Polar Express Trains, for the beloved children’s book; many others are Santa Trains, Elf Trains … you get the idea.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Old Sturbridge Village will rattle your nerves with scary true history of 19th-century characters

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 9:56:00 AM / by Mary Lhowe

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Old Sturbridge Village, a classy act in all seasons, presents "Haunted by History: A Phantasmagoria" October 25 through 29. Guests will meet Dr. Lantornia, a mysterious showman who promises them he can conjure spirits from New England's past. Within the darkened meeting house, the Doctor leads a séance, awakening ghosts of several New England figures from the 19th century: abolitionist writer Lydia Maria Child, millionaire industrialist Samuel Colt, Commodore Mathew Perry, and prison reformer Dorothea Dix. The séance goes awry when we find out not all is as it seems. Dr. Lantornia has hidden motives! This will be fun. Recommended for vistors above age 14. Map.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Top weekend events for October 20 to 22 in Vermont, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2017 3:55:15 PM / by Mary Lhowe

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Art & Antiquefest in Southern Maine. Drive the coast; stop to see unique treasures from  the past in Ogunquit, Wells, Kennebunkport, York

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2017 11:21:40 AM / by Mary Lhowe

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Take a fall drive through the storied towns of Ogunquit, Wells, Kennebunkport, and York during this open house period – Art & Antiquefest – through October. Glorious views and interesting finds.  Participants include:

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Top Events for the weekend of October 20-22 from VisitNewEngland.com

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2017 2:05:42 PM / by Mary Lhowe

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

 

 We probed our regular Events pages and Halloween Events pages for the best stuff coming up this late-October weekend in New England. Fall is a treasure! (you can tell: it’s gold.) Get out and enjoy it with family and friends.

 Massachusetts

 Dark of the Night in Pioneer Village, Forest River Park, Salem. October 21 and 28.

In candlelit cottages at the dark forest’s edge, ghostly stories are told… Pioneer Village is a living history museum on 3 acres in Forest River Park. It contains various examples of colonial architecture: dugouts, wigwams, thatched roof cottages, and the Governor's Faire House. Map.

 

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]