The 11th Annual Fall on the Hill Event will be held on Saturday, October 12, from Noon to 3 p m in the Meadow at the summit of Neutaconkanut Hill. Join us for an afternoon of Forest Adventure and Fun for Children, Adults and Families, in the only Natural Forest in Providence. Fun snacks, multiple activities in the Meadow; Guided Walks along re-developed walking Trails built by the WPA in the 1930s. From the Meadow at the summit of the Hill, and along the trails, enjoy breathtaking views of Downtown Providence, stretching to The Pell Bridge spanning the East Passage of Narragansett Bay - then Visually Travel to New Bedford and nearby MA.
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Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute hosts second New England Chocolate Festival in Boston, Massachusetts, October 12-13, 2019. This event provides a unique opportunity to discover some of the world's best chocolate and confections, become a more conscious consumer, and meet farmers and makers. The New England Chocolate Festival is the premier event for chocolate-lovers in the region, stretching across two weeks and five states with dozens of experiential opportunities to taste, learn, and interact. See the website for schedule of events and locations.
New Hampshire’s famous pumpkin carving and counting event will take place in downtown Laconia. Join us at PumpCANALy, the only street at Pumpkin Festival in Laconia that has been painted ORANGE to celebrate kids and their families. It will be filled with Carved pumpkins, Orange trees, Pumpkin street lights, Games, Face painters, Balloon artists, Caricatures, Magic Shows, Storytellers, Musicians, Photo booths, Giant inflatable characters, plus Nazzy & Mya’s Block Party. See the spectacular Pumpkin Tower and thousands of Jack-o'-Lanterns displayed at street level.
This two-day family festival celebrates the town’s famous oysters, clams and shellfishing traditions and brings together locals and visitors alike for a weekend full of hometown flavor and big time fun! There is something for everyone: local cuisine, arts and crafts, educational programs, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, walking tours, live music, a road race and the annual Oyster Shuck-Off competition.
Honoring the “harvest of the sea,” the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival offers copious amounts of seafood, continuous live music, and family fun, all beneath the wharf’s colorful tents. Neighboring restaurants and fisherman’s associations serve up their most celebrated seafood dishes (lobster dinners, clam chowder, stuffed quahogs, clam cakes, shrimp, scallops, raw oysters and clams, as well as a few dishes for landlubbers and kids). Spirits and soft drinks are available. Desserts include tempting pies, ciders, and other baked goods. Café-style seating is set up throughout the wharf. As you fill your bellies with fresh dishes, sit back and enjoy the beats from area bands. Under the music tent, live music — folk, Celtic, sea shanties and blues — are just a taste of what you’ll hear. Bring your dancing shoes, because these bands promise to get your feet moving!
Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is one of the leading juried fine arts and crafts shows in New England. This two-day event features 175 artisans and their wares — jewelry, woodworking, pottery, glass, toys, paintings, clothing, metalwork, and much more. Visitors, many of whom return year after year, enjoy live music, a food court, and first-floor tours of Roseland Cottage. The festival is well-known as a wonderful weekend outing to shop, sightsee, and enjoy a fall weekend in the beautiful quiet corner of northeastern Connecticut. 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Rain or shine