Michelle Canning’s eighth annual “A Night on the Edge” bluegrass concert supports Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers

Featured image by Skitterphoto, courtesy Pixabay Come to the Chelmsford Elks Hall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, to hear toe-tapping bluegrass music from the Michelle Canning Band. "A Night on the Edge" is Michelle's eighth annual fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Foundation of America in honor of her grandfather. Banjo player and vocalist Michelle … Continue reading Michelle Canning’s eighth annual “A Night on the Edge” bluegrass concert supports Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers

Loyal Biscuit Company seeks applicants for its Amateur Cat Show in April

Featured image courtesy Pixabay Do you have a cat who prefers the limelight over a sunspot? Then she'll enjoy competing in the first annual Amateur Cat Show hosted by the Loyal Biscuit Company and the Humane Society Waterville Area on Sunday, April 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show will be held at the … Continue reading Loyal Biscuit Company seeks applicants for its Amateur Cat Show in April

Taste of MetroWest in Framingham showcases the best food and drink of the region

The ninth annual Taste of MetroWest has more than 30 restaurants, breweries, and grocery stores showcasing the best cuisine and beverages in this region of Massachusetts. The 2019 event comes to the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center, 1657 Worcester Road, on Tuesday, March 16, from 5 until 8 p.m. Sample delicious food and drink. … Continue reading Taste of MetroWest in Framingham showcases the best food and drink of the region

Ocean Shores Razor Clam and Seafood Festival digs up fun for the entire family

Featured image: Clam digging on the beach in Ocean Shores, Washington (photo credit: Ocean Shores Razor Clam and Seafood Festival) Beautiful sunny weather has arrived in Western Washington, just in time for a weekend of food and fun in Ocean Shores March 16-17. The 13th annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam and Seafood Festival celebrates the … Continue reading Ocean Shores Razor Clam and Seafood Festival digs up fun for the entire family

Looking for a pint to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Boston? Find an Irish bar on this map.

Featured image by Alexas Fotos, courtesy Pixabay If you're in Boston and want to celebrate St. Patricks Day with a pint or two, you're in luck! The Boston Globe has compiled a map of 49 bars in the metro area. The map has a list of the bar names. Click or tap on a name … Continue reading Looking for a pint to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Boston? Find an Irish bar on this map.

Courtesy and common sense are crucial while taking selfies and other pictures

Featured image by tookapic, courtesy Pixabay Updated March 17, 2019 During my travels, I notice how others take pictures. In today's world of the always-present social media and smartphones, I've witnessed some uncourteous and often downright frightening moves—all in the quest to capture a perfect picture of the moment. Here are three examples: People cross … Continue reading Courtesy and common sense are crucial while taking selfies and other pictures

Get three-course meals for $33 at Portland Dining Month in March

Featured image: Salmon entree at Jake's Grill in downtown Portland. Jake's Grill is among the 100 restaurants participating in the March 2019 Portland Dining Month. (photo by Cheryl Landes) More than 100 restaurants are participating this year in Portland Dining Month. Through March 31, enjoy three-course meals for $33. Some restaurants require reservations. Check before … Continue reading Get three-course meals for $33 at Portland Dining Month in March

Commercial flights take off today from Everett’s Paine Field

Featured image by Cheryl Landes After months of delays due to regulatory approvals and the government shutdown, the first commercial finally takes off today at 10 a.m. from Paine Field in Everett, Washington. Alaska Airlines receiving the honor of making the maiden voyage. Alaska is offering 18 non-stop flights from Everett to these destinations: Las … Continue reading Commercial flights take off today from Everett’s Paine Field

Tickets on sale for 2019 Baby Animal Days at the American West Heritage Center

Update, March 14, 2019: The online ticket sales page is working now. Baby animals are arriving at the living farm at the American West Heritage Center, and tickets are now on sale to see them on Wednesday-Sunday, April 3-6. During these Baby Animal Days, you'll see lambs, piglets, calves, kids (as in goats), foals, chicks, … Continue reading Tickets on sale for 2019 Baby Animal Days at the American West Heritage Center