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Top Weekend Events in New England September 23-24: River Walks, Old Deerfield Fest, “Les Miz,” Cheese and Apple Tastings

[fa icon="calendar"] Sep 21, 2017 12:57:46 PM / by Mary Lhowe

Mary Lhowe

Sweet weekend weather coming up for New England. See our favorite events below or browse our calendar for more.


Massachusetts -- Old Deerfield Fall Arts and Crafts Festival in Deerfield, MA.

Held on the lush and beautiful grounds of Memorial Hall Museum in Old Deerfield. Find woodworking, jewelry, apparel and many other types of fine crafts. Explore inside Memorial Hall Museum and enjoy free family craft activities. Delicious lunch at Champney’s Restaurant! September 23-24. Map


 New Hampshire -- Rock 'N' Roll Dinner Cruise Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH

Great, classic rock ‘n’ roll performed live as you enjoy a sunset cruise with dinner and dancing aboard the M/S Mount Washington. If you have to miss it this weekend, the cruise repeats September 30. Bring your best girl. Map.


 Connecticut -- Housatonic Heritage Walks in Litchfield County

Examine the schedule and then get yourself and your family outdoors for fascinating guided walks of western Connecticut and Massachusetts in the Housatonic River region. Walks include historic buildings, cemeteries, industrial heritage sites and ruins, performing arts venues, formal gardens and estates. Also: canoe paddling trip on the Housatonic River. September 23-24. Map


 Vermont -- Old Stone House Museum Cheese & Apple Tasting in Brownington, VT

Enjoy wandering this beautiful property and the Old Stone House Museum. Taste cheese, apples, beer, wine, cider, spirits, breads, baked goods, honey, maple. Watch yogurt and butter making. Press cider and walk the apple orchard. Enjoy live music and tours of the museum. September 24. Map.


 Rhode Island -- "Les Misérables" at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence, RI

 “Les Misérables” comes to Providence from Broadway. This new production has left audiences dumbfounded, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, “Les Misérables” describes broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption. September 21-30. Map


 Maine -- York Village Marketfest in York, ME

The Museums of Old York are a fun visit anytime; enthusiastic interpreters tell you all about this solid old community. Marketfest features food; art; pottery; crafts; jewelry; live music; reenactments and museum tours. There’s a village sidewalk sale. Break away for a beach walk! September 23. Map


Mary Lhowe

Written by Mary Lhowe