The Jackson Covered Bridge in the town of Jackson, one of the locations where the Pumpkin People love to hang out every October in New Hampshire (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're in or near Jackson or Conway, New Hampshire, during the month of October, you'll likely see people with pumpkin heads hanging out in … Continue reading The Pumpkin People are back again in New Hampshire
Stroll the lighted Tower Hill Botanic Garden this fall
The visitors center at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Massachusetts (photo by Cheryl Landes) Take a half-mile illuminated stroll through the Tower Hill Botanic Garden this fall. Autumn Illuminated, the name of this event, highlights the fall colors in the garden. Autumn Illuminated starts Thursday, September 30, and ends Sunday, October 31. Hours … Continue reading Stroll the lighted Tower Hill Botanic Garden this fall
The world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich cancels for second year in a row
Image by RitaE from Pixabay Wiesen 2021 or Oktoberfest, the largest folk festival in the world, will not be held in Munich, Germany this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was announced yesterdayin a joint press conference with Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder and Munich's Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter. In the statement, Söder … Continue reading The world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich cancels for second year in a row
Tickets on sale for the 2021 Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts
A giant cream puff, one of fair-goers' favorite treats at The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts (photo credit: Eastern States Exposition) The Eastern States Exposition, better known as The Big E, has tickets for sale for 17 days of fun in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. This year's dates for the fair are … Continue reading Tickets on sale for the 2021 Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts
When will the leaves change colors this fall?
Leaves starting to change color in the fall at the University of Washington in Seattle (photo by Cheryl Landes) Are you wondering when the leaves will change colors this fall in your area or somewhere you might travel? The Farmers' Almanac compiled a list of the estimated dates of peak color by U.S. state, along … Continue reading When will the leaves change colors this fall?