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Lowell Folk Festival
Jul 27th, 2018 to Jul 29th, 2018
Lowell, MA

The largest FREE folk festival in the country attracts thousands of people over three days. The Lowell Folk Festival strives to present the very finest traditional artists from across the country and around the world. Festival stages reverberate with the sounds of traditional music more often heard in homes, social clubs, dance halls and annual celebrations. Enjoy ethnic food and crafts. In the area, visit the Lowell National Historic Park which offers museums and exhibits highlighting Lowell’s significant contribution to the American Industrial Revolution. Ride a historic replica trolley or cruise the canals aboard a tour boat.

Litchfield Jazz Festival
Jul 28th, 2018 to Jul 29th, 2018
Goshen Fairgrounds – Goshen, CT

The Litchfield Jazz Festival is a favorite of the public and critics alike. Check website nearer the date for the full line-up of performers. This is a rain or shine event.

Tough Mountain Challenge Sunday River
Jul 28th, 2018
Sunday River, ME

The Tough Mountain Challenge is a unique adventure obstacle race born in the mountains of Maine that tackles the alpine terrain of Sunday River ski resort. After running 5k in the mountains, under an arsenal of snow guns, crossing ravines and crawling under ski trails – you’ll feel it by the finish line. And when you cross that line you’ll be in the middle of an all-day party complete with live music, barbecues, a beer garden, a free Mini Mountain Challenge for kids, chairlift rides, zip lines and more.

LGBT Family Week in Provincetown
Jul 28th, 2018 to Aug 04th, 2018
Provincetown, MA

Family Week is the largest national gathering of the LGBT-headed family community in the United States. LGBT parents, their children, their extended families, prospective parents and friends will gather at the tip of Cape Cod in gay-friendly Provincetown, to relax and enjoy an amazing week filled with great conversations, singing, dancing, games, beach parties and more!

Jul 30th, 2018 to Aug 02nd, 2018
Newport, RI

A local, live music and music education festival that “bridges” the gap between the prestigious Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals for a continuous 10 days of music in our community.

 

Maine Lobster Festival
Aug 01st, 2018 to Aug 05th, 2018
Rockland, ME

Love lobster? This is the festival for you. You’ll find fresh Maine lobster under nine tents overlooking Penobscot Bay — plus a sea goddess, a big parade, top-notch entertainment, Maine arts and crafts, U.S. Navy ship tours and more. In addition to lobster, you can choose from steamed and fried clams, fried Maine shrimp, shrimp cocktail, steamed mussels, and many varieties of traditional summer fair food, all prepared in the traditional Maine way.