Souper Bowl Weekend at Wilson Farm in Lexington, MA, January 27-28

Featured image by Fernando Villa Lobos, via Creative Commons Warm up on a cold New England day by sampling some tasty soups and chili at the Wilson Farm at 10 Pleasant Street in Lexington, Massachusetts, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, January 27-28. Grab some to take home, along with some fresh-baked goods from the kitchen. For … Continue reading Souper Bowl Weekend at Wilson Farm in Lexington, MA, January 27-28

Support Boston restaurants helping the homeless at Super Hunger Brunch January 27-28

Featured image credit: annca, via Creative Commons Want to try a different restaurant in the Boston metro area and support a great cause at the same time? Join more than 25 Boston-area restaurants in helping the homeless Saturday-Sunday, January 27-28, during Super Hunger Brunch. These restaurants are offering special menus, where all proceeds from those … Continue reading Support Boston restaurants helping the homeless at Super Hunger Brunch January 27-28

Free chocolate samples and Zumba workouts January 27 at Harvard Square

Featured image by Conger Design, via Creative Commons Satisfy your sweet tooth and exercise cravings Saturday-Sunday, January 27-28, at the 10th Taste of Chocolate Festival at Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Several neighborhood businesses will offer promotions on chocolate throughout the weekend. On January 17, they'll also hand out free chocolate samples from 1 to … Continue reading Free chocolate samples and Zumba workouts January 27 at Harvard Square

14th Annual Barleywine Festival at Cambridge Brewing Company January 27

Featured image by stevepb, via Creative Commons Sample 16 varieties of vintage barleywines from the Cambridge Brewing Company at the 14th Annual Barleywine Festival, Saturday, January 27, 4-11 p.m.  The barleywines are available in flights and full pours, and Chef David Drew has prepared a special barleywine-friendly menu. View barleywine list and menu. Admission is … Continue reading 14th Annual Barleywine Festival at Cambridge Brewing Company January 27

Expanded Portland Winter Light Festival brightens the city February 1-3

Photos by Cheryl Landes from a previous Portland Winter Light Festival More than 100 lighted art installations, kinetic fire sculptures, and live performances for the entire family brighten the city at the third annual Portland Winter Light Festival Thursday-Saturday, February 1-3, 6-11 p.m. This year's festival has expanded throughout the city and includes four dedicated … Continue reading Expanded Portland Winter Light Festival brightens the city February 1-3

Southwest Airlines plans commercial flights from Paine Field starting fall 2018

Featured image courtesy Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines is the third carrier planning commercial flights from a new terminal at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, when it opens in the fall of 2018. Southwest joins Alaska Airlines and United Airlines at the terminal's two shared gates, and the five daily flights on Southwest's schedule places the … Continue reading Southwest Airlines plans commercial flights from Paine Field starting fall 2018

Chase an alien on a Las Vegas Strip roller coaster starting February 7

Featured image: The new alien-chasing virtual reality experience on the Big Apple Coaster at New York-New York Las Vegas Hotel & Casino (photo credit: New York-New York Las Vegas Hotel & Casino) You're a scientist at a lab. An alien escaped, and now you must capture it before it's too late. It's no ordinary alien. … Continue reading Chase an alien on a Las Vegas Strip roller coaster starting February 7

Celebrate Valentine’s Day late with dinner and a murder in Tacoma

Featured image credit: Tacoma Little Theatre Hart Breaker wants to throw the perfect Valentine's Day party for Candy, her daughter. Hart asks for help from Coco Puff, her other daughter; Drew Blood, her husband; Bill Willkill, her friend; and Rock Bottoms, her brother. Everyone refuses. Candy isn't impressed with the guest list. She wants to … Continue reading Celebrate Valentine’s Day late with dinner and a murder in Tacoma

Herding traditions theme of National Cowboy Poetry Gathering January 30-February 3 in Elko, NV

Featured image by kalhh, via Creative Commons The Basques came to Nevada during the gold rush in the mid-1800s, and many found that they could make a better living by supplying the miners with meat and wool. Their reputation as expert sheep farmers and herders grew, and that heritage has been preserved among the generations … Continue reading Herding traditions theme of National Cowboy Poetry Gathering January 30-February 3 in Elko, NV

20th annual Chowderfest February 3 in Saratoga Springs, NY

Featured image by Jon Sullivan, via Creative Commons More than 80 of Saratoga County's best restaurants and caterers will open their doors and serve chowder to guests during the 20th annual Chowderfest in Saratoga Springs, New York, Saturday, February 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Three-ounce servings of chowder for sampling are $1 each. Vote for your … Continue reading 20th annual Chowderfest February 3 in Saratoga Springs, NY