Abbe Museum Indian Market on May 17- 20 at Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, ME — This American Indian art market will feature Native artists from Maine and the Northeast, along with a preview party, film festival, and fashion show. Visitors meet the creators of handmade heritage products. Events include a preview party at the Abbe Museum, Indigenous Film Festival, Indian Market on the Village Green, and Indian Market Fashion Show.
Newport Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival on May 18 at Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI — Food Truck Festivals of America hosts the Newport Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival of popular food trucks along with regional and national craft breweries. This event is family friendly. Cash and credit accepted at the gate and by most vendors; ATMs will be available at festival. Lawn chairs are recommended. Noon-5 p.m.
Home Sweet Home Open House Day on May 18 at eight historic mansions in many towns, MA — Home Sweet Home Open House Day celebrates the architects and craftspeople who designed and built these historic properties. From grand mansions to humble colonials to mid-century modern masterpieces, the historic houses were a reflection of the taste and time of the owner. Learn about architects, locations, styles, and building materials. Participating properties are Castle Hill on Crane Estate, Fruitlands Museum, Mission House, Naumkeag, The Old Manse, The Folly at Field Farm, The Stevens-Coolidge Place, William Cullen Bryant Homestead.
MayFair in Harvard Square 2019 on May 19 at Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA — Mayfair in Harvard Square features music, dancing, food, crafts, street art, beer gardens and entertainment for all ages. The festival is highlighted by five stages of live entertainment, including a dance stage and chalk art. MayFair features over 200 artisans and merchants with colorful tents displaying handmade clothing, art, jewelry, and sidewalk sale items. The fair occupies JFK Street, Brattle Street, Mass. Ave., Church Street and Eliot Triangle. Noon-6 p.m.
NH Renaissance Faire 2019 on May 18-19 at Brookvale Pines Farm, Fremont, NH — Gallant knights; fantastical fairies; lots of Renaissance-era entertainment; a Children’s Glen with games, crafts, and jousting; archery range; craft demos, knight encampments, Charity Wench & Lad Auction; Maypole. Time: Gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m.
Migration Madness Weekend on May 17-19 at Connecticut Audubon Society locations in CT — This statewide event hosted by Connecticut Audubon presents 30 guided bird walks, talks, exhibitions and other programs for all ages and in all parts of the state. This great event is highlighted by a Birdathon, a friendly bird-watching competition