From October through April, Save The Bay offers one-hour seasonal seal watching tours aboard the M/V Alletta Morris from Bowen's Ferry Landing in Newport, Rhode Island. Bundle up and don’t forget the camera! See the website for schedule.
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Each April, Blithewold opens its gates to welcome visitors as springtime begins. The season unfurls with the well-known daffodil display, covering this 33-acre seaside estate with over 50,000 daffodils that delight visitors for nearly a month.
In 2017 there were more than 20 fun events admist 681,750 bursts of golden-hued daffodils thoughout the City by the Sea. Ready to get daffy?
(WEEKENDS ONLY) Toot toot! Thomas the Tank Engine, his buddy, Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt are pulling into Essex Station this spring for the “Big Adventures Tour!” Thomas & Friends will be here on April 21, 28-29, & May 5-6, with departure times every 45 minutes from 9:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Passengers select a departure time when purchasing a ticket (ride is approx. 25 minutes) but will enjoy fun-filled family activities all day long!
After meeting Thomas, guests will also have the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor, and Percy the Small Green Engine!
But wait…there’s more! Included in your ticket price, you and your little ones have access to unlimited carnival rides, face painting featuring Day Out with Thomas characters, Isle of Sodor storytelling, a special Thomas the Tank Engine video theater & magic show and Thomas the Tank Engine play areas! Plus, Caboose the Clown will be joining us and creating colorful balloon characters, while Sunny Train presents her beloved music show.
Presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by Citi Performing Arts Center, ArtWeek is an award-winning bi-annual creative festival featuring more than 100 unique, unexpected, and creative experiences that are participatory, interactive, or offer behind-the-scenes access to artists or the creative process. Events run from FREE to $50 and are hosted by various organizations in a wide variety of locations. Please check www.artweekboston.org for a complete calendar listing of events.
This is the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art’s premier spring fundraiser. During the event, floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by works of art in the museum’s collections are created by community florists, garden clubs and designers, and are displayed in the galleries throughout the weekend. Also enjoy special events, tours, a marketplace featuring hand-made goods for sale by local vendors and more!