Category Archives: Festivals

Time to Plan your Fall Foliage Trip

Despite the drought conditions in the Midwest, the New England rain this summer was adequate and the projections for the fall foliage is that it will be a spectacular show. Yankee Magazine keeps an updated Foliage Map on the Internet … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day

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To Attend or Not to Attend, That is the Question

I was talking with a childhood friend on Facebook a couple of weeks ago and we agreed that the best thing a very bigoted 5th grade teacher had taught us was that Shakespeare was accessible. We presented a scaled down version of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Sunset at Wine and All That Jazz

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Independence Day

As we get closer to Independence Day here in the United States, many of us plan barbecues and picnics with friends and family to coincide with local fireworks displays. There are some spectacular events planned in several cities that may … Continue reading

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Fab and Fun Fresh Food Fests

GET READY!!!!!  As the farms begin to produce and the summer festivals are beginning to loom on the horizon, I thought it would be anticipatory to look at where some of the best yummies will be. WHERE THE WILD THINGS … Continue reading

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Local Arts and Crafts

I know my personal budget is doing okay when I can buy art, but I always carry the desire to buy something to add a spot of color or a design statement. One place that helps are the myriad of … Continue reading

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Animal Festivals to Enjoy

It seems kind of bizarre at first, to consider that there are festivals celebrating an animal at many places around the world.  Domesticated animals have been a large part of our human survival, and wild animals are either feared or … Continue reading

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Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon Boat Racing, enjoyed in China for over 2000 years, has spread in popularity throughout the United States.  Each boat is 45 feet long, from head to tail. 20 paddlers sit side by side in 10 rows. In the stern, … Continue reading

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Roll out the Barrel

When you say the term “beer festival” usually dirndl-clad bosomy waitresses carrying frothy overflowing steins at an Oktoberfest comes to mind. However, as the popularity of microbreweries is spreading in the US, reasons to come and taste are as prevalent … Continue reading

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