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Event Date: November 24 to December 10, 2017  

62nd Annual Artisan Holiday Market, Middletown CT, Nov. 24 - Dec. 10

Wesleyan Potters Presents the 62nd Annual Artisan Holiday Market, Middletown CT, Nov. 24 - Dec. 10. The juried sale showcases finely handmade crafts from over 250 artists from across the country. Shoppers and visitors are invited to the opening event, the Artists and Collectors Reception, on Friday, November 24 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and to Friday Cafe Nights, December 1 and December 8 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Mingle with artists and enjoy crafts and complimentary food and drink. One shopper says, “I like to go to this event so, besides meeting some of the ...

 

Alpenwild Taps Into Emerging Slow Travel Movement

GRUYÈRES, SWITZERLAND - Slow travel, an emerging global trend in the luxury travel segment, enables travelers to soak in scenic panoramas available from the train, as well as uncover the vibrant culture and local charm of small towns on foot.  Alpenwild, the leader in small group hiking, walking, trekking, culinary and rail tours in the Swiss Alps, is seeing an explosion in slow travel especially on its Scenic Alps by Rail tour...

 

San Diego, California
Hotel Tower 23 - San Diego's Luxury Lifestyle Hotel
San Diego's vibrant beach life sets the stage for Tower23's distinctive architecture and style. The rooms and suites at the hotel offer fresh design schemes, high-end amenities, and luxe furnishings. A contemporary steak and seafood restaurant, JRDN features casually sophisticated California cuisine for lunch, and dinner daily. Each evening  ...

 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Event Date: December 9, 2017
Kente Arts Alliance presents drummer Louis Hayes Serenade to Horace
On Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present in concert jazz drummer Louis Hayes Quintet playing Serenade to Horace, at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. General admission is $30 (advanced) $35 (at the door). Tickets are available online: www.showclix.com By phone: 888.71.TICKETS (888-718-4253) or at these locations: Dorsey’s ...
 
HOLYOKE, MA
Parents, Teachers and Advocates Meet to Learn New Ways to Help Teens with Different Abilities
The Bureau for Exceptional Children and Adults (BECA) at Jericho again welcomes professionals working with teens who access Special Education and their parents for the 4th Annual TRANSITION SUMMIT on Thursday November 2, 2017 from 9am to 3pm. The event is held at the Jericho Celebration Center, 537 Northampton St. (Rte. 5), Holyoke, MA 10140.
Event Date: November 2, 2017
 
Illinois, St. Charles
Event Date: October 6 to 8, 2017
Greater St. Charles Farm Tours
St. Charles, IL— The Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau is launching a new autumn tradition in tandem with the Scarecrow Fest called Greater St. Charles Farm Tour. From October 6-8, during the length of the Fest, guests can register to visit and experience farm life from the 1800’s, interact with authentic farm livestock, enjoy wagon ...
 
Event Date: October 7, 2017
Illinois, St. Charles
Pink Heals Tri-Cities Fire Engine Unveiling
St. Charles, Illinois – On Saturday, October 7, 2017 a special unveiling of the new Pink Heals Tri-Cities Pink Fire Engine will take place during the 32nd annual Scarecrow Fest. The unveiling will take place at 12:30pm in the Baltria Zone of the Fest, outside City Hall at the Municipal Building (2 East Main Street, St. Charles). The short ceremony will include having ...
 
Event Date: October 8, 2017
Illinois, St. Charles
Scarecrow Fest 2017
The Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau announces the launch of the “All Wheels In” Bike Rides. Working in collaboration with Sammy’s Bike Shop of St. Charles, The CVB will promote this special event, due to take place on Sunday, October 8, 2017 – as part of the third and final day of the 32nd annual St. Charles, Illinois Scarecrow Fest ...
 
Event Date: October 8, 2017
Illinois, St. Charles
Scarecrow Fest Wizard of Oz & Friends Character Lunch
St. Charles, Illinois – On October 8, the final day of Scarecrow Fest, a special character lunch event will take place at Abby’s Breakfast and Lunch, 11 N 3rd St, St Charles. The brunch will be held from 2:30-4:30pm. Characters from the Wizard of Oz, The Chicago Steel and other invited character friends will join families and children in a sit-down lunch. The meal will include both adult and kid-friendly entrées, a side, dessert and take away treat. Pricing is ...

 

Ramblers Announces 2018 Guided Walking Tour Departures: England, Ireland, Scotland
Montclair, VA, October 3, 2017 – From its rolling ‘wolds,’ and tranquil lakes, to its rugged highlands and dramatic coastlines, the United Kingdom offers some of the most spectacular and idyllic country sides in the world. And no one brings you closer to the English landscape than Ramblers, whose expert guides have been leading walking tours for over 25 years.   In 2018, Ramblers revives five of their most popular tours culled from twenty-six years of leading memorable walking journeys. These walking tours are a wonderful way for travelers to explore the natural ...
 
Event Date: Ends December 31, 2017
100 Years of Collecting, Columbia County Historical Society
Kinderhook, New York - Since its founding, the Columbia County Historical Society has grown considerably with the acquisition of numerous collections objects, four historic properties, and the development of an active research library. Some of the Historical Society's early acquisitions are on view for the first time in many years; other institutional documents and objects will be on exhibit (at the Museum & Library building, ​Saturdays ...
 
Event Date: Sept. 23 and 24, 2017 
Covered Bridge Bluegrass Festival Offers Families Fun Escape to the Past
North Lewisburg, Ohio - One of Union County’s historic covered bridges sets the stage for a fun, family-friendly adventure in Union County’s beautiful countryside – the 10th Annual Covered Bridge Bluegrass Festival, September 23-24, 2017. The event is located at Pottersburg Bridge, 17141 Inskeep-Cratty Road, North Lewisburg, OH 43060. Admission is $5; children 12 and under, free.   All the action will take place on and around the Pottersburg Bridge. The bridge, originally designed and built in 1868 ... 
 
New Zealand
Aroha New Zealand Tours
New Zealand Five Day Farm-to-Table Tour 
Indulge in plentiful seafood, organic meats and fresh vegetables, from an ideal growing environment. Aroha Luxury New Zealand Tours is offering a five day Farm-to-Table Tour. New Zealand's North Island boasts a wide range of local and multicultural foods. The cuisine has been described as Pacific Rim, drawing inspiration ...
 
Patagonia, Chile
Lost World Adventures
Lost World Adventures offers Chile's Dientes Circuit - 6 Day Trek to the Southernmost Inhabited Place in the World 
Tierra del Fuego may not have the notoriety that Torres del Paine has in Patagonia, yet it is every bit as exciting. Being at the southernmost tip of South America, the environment can be harsh, but you are rewarded with incredible scenery everywhere you look, and a unique Gaucho culture. Lost World Adventures is offering ...
 
Ireland
Wilderness Ireland Tours
Hiking Ireland's Ring of Kerry Mountains  
Kerry is Ireland’s most acclaimed region. The incredible scenery, fascinating history and people form the perfect backdrop to this exciting Ring of Kerry hiking tour in the South West of Ireland. Guests summit two of Irelands highest peaks, Mount Brandon and Carrantuohill, part of the Ring of Kerry mountains. Travelers uncover the ...
 
Harveysburg, Ohio, Event Date: July 22, 2017
Buckeye Craft Beer & Barbeque Festival at Ohio Renaissance Festival Fairgrounds
The Buckeye Craft Beer & Barbeque Festival, will take place on July 22, 2017 at Ohio Renaissance Fairground, Rt 73, Harveysburg, Ohio. The festival is a fundraiser for the Warren County Historical Society. The event will take place rain or shine. As with other Ohio Renaissance Fairground events, The Buckeye Craft Beer & Barbeque festival is expected to attract between 5,000 and 10,000 visitors that day.   The Buckeye Craft Beer & Barbeque Festival features more than 60 craft beers for tasting ...
 
Tanzania, Africa
Thomson Safaris
Thomson Safaris Partners with African Wildlife Foundation
As the plight of wildlife in Africa becomes increasingly dire, the partnership will boost education and empower tourists to give back. Tanzania, Africa -Thomson Safaris, a leader in responsible Tanzanian Safaris, has partnered with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) to further its conservation efforts in East Africa. The ...