Summer 2021 Christian music events in New England

Britt Nicole on stage at The Soulfest: Christian Music Festival in Gilford, New Hampshire (photo by Cheryl Landes) Three Christian music events will be held in New England this summer: two music festivals in New Hampshire and a music series in Massachusetts. 2021 Hampton Beach Christian Music Festival in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire The 2021 … Continue reading Summer 2021 Christian music events in New England

The Cabot reopens Memorial Day weekend with screenings of Jaws

Photo by Cheryl Landes Enjoy two classics this weekend: a suspenseful movie at a beautiful renovated theater in Beverly, Massachusetts. The Cabot Performing Arts Center is reopening after an extended closure due to COVID-19. Four screenings of Jaws are scheduled on Saturday, May 29, at 4 and 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 30, at 2 … Continue reading The Cabot reopens Memorial Day weekend with screenings of Jaws

30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz July 16-18

The 2021 Greater Hartford Jazz Festival banner with a man playing a saxophone and a bird percned on the neck of the saxophone

Come to Bushnell Park in downtown Hartford, Connecticut on the third weekend of July to enjoy live music, food, arts, and culture at the 30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz. Here's the full concert schedule: Friday, July 167 p.m.—Zaccai Curtis9 p.m.—Dennis Edwards Temptation Revue Saturday, July 172:30 p.m.—The Amandala Reggae Band4:30 p.m.—Kevin Powell & … Continue reading 30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz July 16-18

2021 Maine International Film Festival a hybrid celebration July 9-18

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay This year's Maine International Film Festival will be a mix of in-person, drive-in, and online events from Friday, July 9, through Sunday, July 18. Festival passes and packages are now on sale. The passes range from $95 to $150, with the higher-priced pass allowing access to all in-person, drive-in, … Continue reading 2021 Maine International Film Festival a hybrid celebration July 9-18

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

The Trustees of Reservations rejuvenates its annual hiking challenge in Massachusetts

World's End, a Trustees of Reservations property in Hingham, Massachusetts (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Trustees of Reservations has relaunched its annual hiking challenge after a one-year break because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The "Hike Trustees" program, which started in 2016, encourages people of all ages to record their hikes at the Trustees' properties in … Continue reading The Trustees of Reservations rejuvenates its annual hiking challenge in Massachusetts