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WaterFire, Providence, Rhode Island
Apr 08th, 2017 to Nov 04th, 2017
Providence, RI

WaterFire is a highly unique public art experience that has attracted tens of thousands of visitors to Rhode Island’s creative capital city of Providence. The event is based on an original artistic installation of bonfires lit on the three waterways passing through downtown Providence. On select Saturday evenings throughout the year, WaterFire creates a magical artistic event celebrating earth, air, fire and water. Amidst the flickering firelight of 100 bonfires, stroll through Waterplace Park and enjoy music and entertainment from around the world. Please see complete schedule for event dates.

Revolutionary Revelry, Lexington, Massachusetts
May 01st, 2017 to May 31st, 2017
Lexington, MA

Revolutionary Revelry returns for it’s sixth year celebrating Lexington’s history, arts, shopping, dining and recreation. Linger in Lexington this May and enjoy family fun activities, unique performances by Lexington’s own, food choices from BBQ to food trucks and much more. There’s something for everyone. Visit www.tourlexington.us to view the entire calendar and find event details. Check back often for updates! 

Annual Cape Cod Maritime Days
May 01st, 2017 to May 31st, 2017
Cape Cod, MA

The month-long event will include a variety of Cape-wide maritime-themed activities, including guided kayak excursions, lighthouse & walking tours, nautical art exhibits, the Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, and more.

Kinney Azalea Gardens
May 01st, 2017 to May 31st, 2017
Kingston, RI

Wander through six acres featuring over 500 varieties of azaleas and rhododendrons. Flowering typically peaks mid-May through June. The gardens were created by Lorenzo Kinney, Jr. in his retirement; he also developed new varieties of azaleas that would thrive in southern New England.

Whitewater rafting in Maine
May 13th, 2017 to May 29th, 2017
The Forks, ME

Special dam-controlled high water releases on Maine’s most continuous whitewater offer Class IV excitement. The Dead River builds throughout the day in rapids such as Humpty Dumpty, Elephant Rock and Spruce Ledges, culminating in the longest rapid in the Northeast, “Poplar Hill Falls.” Release dates in May 2017 are May 13, 20, 28 and 29. Trips fill quickly, so book today! See the website for the various rafting operators in this region.

Moose Mainea
May 20th, 2017 to Jun 25th, 2017
Greenville, ME

See the website for specific events and dates. Each spring the Moosehead Lake Region hosts a month-long celebration of the area’s favorite resident — THE MOOSE! The events take place during the time of the year when moose are most likely to be seen. Events include the Moosterpiece Craft Fair, Moose Mainea Kid’s Fun Day, Famous Moose Tales, a Quest Fest, and the Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Moose Photo Contest. Area crafters will have their annual craft fair in downtown Greenville with lots of moose memorabilia and collectables. The fair takes place in the Katahdin Steamboat parking area in downtown Greenville.