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February 2017

Art from the Inside Exhibit at The Danbury Museum

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society presents their annual Collections, Community & Conversation exhibit in Huntington Hall located at 43 Main Street, Danbury, CT. Art from the Inside projects on display are inspired, created and brought to life using items most of us throw away. Medium represented include paintings, pencil drawings, wire and soap sculptures. Art from the Inside will be on display through March 18, 2017 and open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is…

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Free February begins!

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St
Kennebunk, ME 04043 United States
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Visit the Museum for FREE all February long! Kick off event on February 1st - come in and make a Valentine's card to the Kennebunks, and enjoy sweet treats!

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In Their Footsteps – Deborah Bonnell Paints Weir Farm

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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The Greenwich Historical Society will present "In Their Footsteps – Deborah Bonnell Paints Weir Farm" at the Storehouse Gallery Museum Shop from February 1 through 28. The exhibition will feature works painted by Bonnell as a 2016 artist-in-residence at Weir Farm. Bonnell first became interested in American Impressionism as a docent at Bush-Holley Historic Site, where she studied and lectured on Cos Cob art colony history. Artist J. Alden Weir painted in Cos Cob and later settled with his family…

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Old York’s History with a Side of Soup

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old York Historical Society, 3 Lindsay Rd
York, ME 03909 United States
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History . . . with a Side of Soup! Following the lecture/concert we will adjourn to historic Jefferds Tavern for a hearty supper of soup, bread and homemade cookies. $18 members/$22 non-members Purchase tickets > https://oldyork.givezooks.com/events/marya-danihel < or call 207-363-1756 Marya Danihel Pleasures of the Parlor Playlists from a Victorian iPod The music we listen to every day says a lot about us and about our society-and so it was with our Victorian forebears. Their favorite songs reveal much about…

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Frederick Douglass: 19th Century’s Most Photographed American

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Norwich Congregational Church, 15 Church St
Norwich, VT 05055 United States
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Professor of English and African American Studies at Harvard John Stauffer shares excerpts and images from his new book Picturing Frederick Douglass, presenting Douglass as a pioneer in photography, both as a stately subject and prescient theorist who understood the power of the nascent art form. Part of our First Wednesdays free lecture series. Learn more: http://bit.ly/douglass-feb17

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The Wyeths: First Family of American Art

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brownell Library, 6 Lincoln St
Essex Junction, VT 05452 United States
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Shelburne Museum director Thomas Denenberg discusses the Wyeths—N. C. (1882–1945), Andrew (1917–2009), and Jamie (b. 1946)—and offers new perspectives on these three painters who have shaped the way Americans view their world. Part of our First Wednesdays free lecture series. Learn more: http://bit.ly/wyeths-feb17

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Martin Luther King: Dare to Dream

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Poet and performer David Mills portrays Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., providing background on King’s life and presenting his “I Have a Dream” speech and “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” Part of our First Wednesdays free lecture series and the Farmers Night Series at the State House. Learn more: http://bit.ly/MLK-dare-feb17

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Art from the Inside Exhibit at The Danbury Museum

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society presents their annual Collections, Community & Conversation exhibit in Huntington Hall located at 43 Main Street, Danbury, CT. Art from the Inside projects on display are inspired, created and brought to life using items most of us throw away. Medium represented include paintings, pencil drawings, wire and soap sculptures. Art from the Inside will be on display through March 18, 2017 and open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is…

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Lunch & Learn at Plimoth :: The Wreck of the Nancy

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Bag your lunch and join our monthly lecture series featuring outstanding speakers on fascinating topics! Free for museum members; $8 for those who aren't yet members! This month, Victoria Stevens, Curator at the Hull Lifesaving Museum, tells the tale of "The Wreck of the NANCY." On February 20, 1927, amid a thick snowstorm, the five-masted schooner Nancy ran aground on Nantasket Beach, Hull. Witnesses say the ship “hit a soft spot in the sand,” coming to rest fully intact and…

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Monthly Meeting of The Friends of the Danbury Museum

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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The Friends of the Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority, Inc. invite all members in good standing to attend our monthly meeting, at 4:00 p.m. in Huntington Hall. There's a lot on our agenda and we welcome your input, expertise and help. Join a growing and enthusiastic group of Danbury history advocates and help support the mission of the museum! FRIENDS MATTER - join us today! New members always welcome.

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Art After Dark: The Lure of Japan

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Celebrate the special exhibition "Utamaro and the Lure of Japan" after hours, with music, activities, food, cash bar, and a film! Enjoy performances by Taiko drummers, music by NYC-based DJ Keiichiro Nakajima, Origami and Japanese lessons, and a Kimono dressing workshop. Plus, visit the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Izakaya—our Pop-Up Sake Bar! Curator Oliver Tostmann will give a 30 minute tour of Utamaro and the Lure of Japan at 6pm, and artist Valeska Soares will give a talk about her MATRIX 176…

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Hooked! Fishing Exhibit Opening

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, POBox 58
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Join us for the opening of Hooked! Fishing in the Monadnock Region on Thursday, February 2 from 5- 6:30 p.m. Hooked! looks at the history of fishing in the region’s abundant rivers, steams, lakes and ponds. Learn about Native American fishing, the extinct silver trout once found in Dublin Lake, the region’s role in fish cultivation and stocking, and prize catches. The exhibit features a variety of fishing equipment, fishing flies, maps, and vintage images that illustrate the story of…

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Draw a Hartford History-Maker: Opening Reception

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hartford History Center, 500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Last year, our project So Much More Than a Month highlighted the lives of African-Americans who made a difference in our community. This year, we asked for artists, of all ages and working in all media, to create portraits of these black visionaries and changemakers in our city. The resulting prints will be exhibited in the Hartford History Center throughout February 2017. Please join us on Thursday, February 2 at 6 pm for an opening reception in honor of these…

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Author Event: Stephen Kinzer

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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http://www.harvard.com/event/stephen_kinzer2/ Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome award-winning foreign correspondent Stephen Kinzer—author of ALL THE SHAH’S MEN, OVERTHROW, and THE BROTHERS—and Stephen M. Walt, Harvard's Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, for a discussion of Kinzer's latest book, THE TRUE FLAG: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire.

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Art from the Inside Exhibit at The Danbury Museum

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society presents their annual Collections, Community & Conversation exhibit in Huntington Hall located at 43 Main Street, Danbury, CT. Art from the Inside projects on display are inspired, created and brought to life using items most of us throw away. Medium represented include paintings, pencil drawings, wire and soap sculptures. Art from the Inside will be on display through March 18, 2017 and open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is…

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First Friday Art Walk

February 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Come see two new exhibitions exploring Maine’s wartime experience! World War I & the Maine Experience illustrates how Maine communities responded to, were devastated by, and memorialized the First World War. Veterans’ Voices features moving first-person stories from veterans spanning World War II to Afghanistan. These exhibitions reflect upon the tremendous impact our military history continues to have on politics, society and Maine culture today. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of American involvement in World War I. Known as “The…

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Midwinter Mischief

February 4 @ 9:30 am - February 5 @ 3:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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This February, Old Sturbridge Village introduces an interactive and intimate way of experiencing the Village. Midwinter Mischief combines theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation and period dining to offer guests a daytime winter adventure. Imagine the tale of a Yankee peddler passing through the village who decides to settle down at the Bullard Tavern on a cold winter's night. There the peddler spends every dollar he has earned on food and drink, racking up a tab far beyond his means. After being…

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Her Words Changed the World: Harriet Beecher Stowe

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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In celebration of Black History Month, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will give an interactive, hands-on presentation on the impact of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery activism. Learn about Stowe’s life, the inspiration behind Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and the lasting importance of her message. Connect the past to the present and find out how you can create social change. For additional information or to register for the program, call the Information Desk at 860-224-3155, ext. 125. Registration is required.

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Family Program: Valentines for Kids

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Instead of buying your Valentine’s Day cards this year, come to CHS to create old-fashioned, hand-made Valentines! Get inspired by Valentines from long ago, then use your creativity to make Valentine cards to give to your friends and family. This program is great for all ages! This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call (860) 236-5621 x222 or email corinne_swanson@chs.org. Thanks to Berkshire Bank for support of this program.

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Art from the Inside Exhibit at The Danbury Museum

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society presents their annual Collections, Community & Conversation exhibit in Huntington Hall located at 43 Main Street, Danbury, CT. Art from the Inside projects on display are inspired, created and brought to life using items most of us throw away. Medium represented include paintings, pencil drawings, wire and soap sculptures. Art from the Inside will be on display through March 18, 2017 and open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is…

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14th Annual Ice Harvest & Winter Carnival

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd
Tamworth, NH 03886 United States
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A celebration of an old-time winter tradition and more! Located on the grounds of a historic farmstead, try your hand at the many steps of harvesting ice blocks from our pond. Enjoy seasonal festivities, outdoor activities and games, live music, antique Model T snowmobiles, with up-close viewings of an ice boat, bob house, Chinook dogs and farm animals. Hot, down-home lunches and snacks for sale. Memory-making fun for all generations. Severe Weather Date: Sunday, February 5, 2017 $10, ages 11…

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Metcalf Family History Research Day at Dedham Historical Society & Museum

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dedham Historical Society & Museum, 612 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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A special Saturday afternoon, February 4 from 1:00 - 4:00pm, will be devoted to exploring the library and archival holdings of the DHS to the Metcalf family. Members of the Metcalf family were involved in the beginning of the Town of Dedham in 1636. Records and archival materials available include family histories, wills, deeds, and other Metcalf family archival documents. Some of the documents have only recently been added to the collection. This program is by appointment only. Please contact…

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The Civil War Series – Lecture 17 – Video Seminar Series

February 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Join us for Lecture #17, part of our Yale Open Courses video seminar series in partnership with The Danbury Library. This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. This series, in 27 parts, is taught by Professor David W. Blight. He is the Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University. He is…

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Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations. Every Saturday from November 19 – March 25 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Artist’s Talk: Connecticut Impressionists

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Walk back in time to the turn of the 20th century with artist Deborah Pierce Bonnell, as she talks about the American Impressionist painters and their way of life at the Holley boarding house in Cos Cob, Florence Griswold House in Old Lyme, and Weir Farm in Wilton. A former docent at Bush-Holley House and recent artist-in-residence at Weir Farm, Bonnell will begin this tour in the shop at the Storehouse Gallery, where paintings she created at Weir Farm will…

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Zentangle class

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trumbull Historical Society, 1856 Huntington Tpke
Trumbull, CT 06611 United States
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Join us as we learn the art of Zentangle with Certified Zentangle teacher Jamie Johnson. The program is for teens and adults. Cost is $20 per person and includes supplies.

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Fabric Friends of the Danbury Museum Quilting Group Meeting

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Join this volunteer group and help us craft lap sized, comfort quilts for Danbury Hospital patients. Drop in any time between 5 pm and 8 pm at the DMHS!

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Through These Gates Opening Reception

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum – Bath, ME, 243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Join us for a special reception to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit Through These Gates: Maine Shipyard Photography 1858-2016. Please stop by for a sneak peek at the new exhibit and to learn more about the benefits of museum membership. The photographs in Through These Gates focus as much on the workers in the yards as they do on the vessels being built. The majority of the more than 60 images in the exhibit are from the museum’s…

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Photo Walk – Winter Landscapes

February 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT! Come explore the Village during the quiet winter season where photo opportunities abound. While we are closed to the general public, join one of our staff photographers as she guides you through the Village, both inside and out. Learn how to frame shots, explore working with winter light and shadows, and walk away with some great photographs! There is a maximum of 15 participants in each walk. If the minimum of 10 participants isn't…

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Understanding Your Credit

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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A Community Outreach Representative from People’s Bank will talk about the importance of understanding your credit history, building credit, and how to obtain a free copy of your credit report. For additional information or to register for this program, call the Information Desk at 860-224-3155, ext. 125. Registration is required.

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Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Spy plane, and the Cold War

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society, 27 Navigator Rd
Londonderry, NH 03053 United States
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On February 8, 2017 at 7 PM, the Aviation Museum of NH will host a presentation and book signing by Gary Powers, Jr. Mr. Powers will discuss the truth behind the U-2 incident in which his father, Francis Gary Powers, survived the shoot-down of his reconnaissance plane and his capture on May 1st, 1960. Mr. Power’s presentation will include an overview of the Cold War and book signing of the latest edition of his father’s classic 1970 memoir about the…

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Meet Mark Sikes

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Greenwich Historical Society will host a Night of Beauty with celebrated interior designer Mark D. Sikes on February 9. Sikes will discus the inspiration and creative process behind the sumptuous pages of his highly acclaimed, new book Beautiful (Rizzoli), share his design philosophy and entertain queries at the end of the program. Phenom Mark D. Sikes is known for designing fresh, sophisticated, indoor/outdoor spaces that perfectly balance beauty and function. Building on two decades in visual merchandising and marketing,…

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Flirt with Dessert

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, POBox 58
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Grab your sweetie and join us for an evening looking at love over the centuries! Guests will enjoy a sampler plate of desserts and sweets from the 18th to the 20th centuries while enjoying a talk on love, courtship, and marriage from 1725 to 1925. From bundling to Valentines, we will look at the sweet, touching, and sometimes downright strange ways people have found their true love. The dessert plate will include a cranberry tart based on an 18th century…

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Old Sturbridge Academy Open House

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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OSV staff invite you to attend an informational open house on Saturday, February 11th at 9:00 am in the Oliver Wight Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village. Join Old Sturbridge Village CEO Jim Donahue for a complimentary breakfast and hear his vision for the school. Use this opportunity to speak with Old Sturbridge Academy faculty about the unique education the school will offer and have any questions answered. Activities for children will be offered while parents/guardians attend the program. As a…

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1970s Fun: Movies & Crafts

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vermont Historical Society, 60 Washington St
Barre, VT 05641 United States
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Join us for special exhibit hours,1970s movie screenings, and a family drop-in activity! 10:00 am – All the President’s Men 2:00 pm – Superman Activity: Geodesic Domes with Toothpicks & Gumdrops Movies & Crafts are Free with Admission to the History Center. This program is part of the ongoing celebration of the Vermont Historical Society’s new exhibit, “Freaks, Radicals, and Hippies: Counterculture in 1970s Vermont.”

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Midwinter Mischief

February 11 @ 9:30 am - February 12 @ 3:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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This February, Old Sturbridge Village is introducing an interactive and intimate way of experiencing the Village. Midwinter Mischief combines theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation and period dining to offer guests a daytime winter adventure… Imagine the tale of a Yankee peddler passing through the village who decides to settle down at the Bullard Tavern on a cold winter's night. There the peddler spends every dollar he has earned on food and drink, racking up a tab far beyond his means. After…

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Heartstrings: Embracing Armenian Needlelace, Embroidery, & Rugs

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lynn Museum, 590 Washington St
Lynn, MA 01901 United States
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Join us for the opening of our newest exhibit,"Heartstrings: Embracing Armenian Needlelace, Embroidery, and Rugs," which will feature intricate needlework inspired by the stories of Armenian-Americans who have persevered through challenging times, forging exquisite creations born in both triumph and tragedy. The exhibit will be open through mid-June. The February 11th opening is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

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KidsCon & Camp Expo

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Rd W
Marlborough, MA 01752 United States
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Enjoy entertainment, giveaways, music, and more, and get the latest info from top summer camps and family exhibitors at baystateparent's KidsCon & Camp Expo, your one-stop resource for all things kids! Groove to the Toe Jam Puppet Band! Build in the Legoland Discovery Center Boston Lounge with the Massachusetts's #1 Master Builder, Megan Amaral! Meet members of 501st New England Garrison from the Star Wars universe. Magic, face painting, balloon twisting, puppets, and much more. Kids FREE. $5 per adult.…

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G. Fox & Co., Hartford’s Iconic Department Store

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Shopping in Hartford in the 1950s through the 1990s was synonymous with its largest downtown department store. Come browse through the CHS’s collection of G. Fox memorabilia, store displays, and G. Fox & Co. branded products from scotch to toilet paper! Share your own pleasant memories of tea in the Connecticut Room, back-to-school shopping and the holiday decorations that made your visit special. Visit storage and collection areas not normally open to the public, and learn how the CHS preserves…

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G. Fox & Co., Hartford’s Iconic Department Store

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Shopping in Hartford in the 1950s through the 1990s was synonymous with its largest downtown department store. Come browse through the CHS’s collection of G. Fox memorabilia, store displays, and G. Fox & Co. branded products from scotch to toilet paper! Share your own pleasant memories of tea in the Connecticut Room, back-to-school shopping and the holiday decorations that made your visit special. Visit storage and collection areas not normally open to the public, and learn how the CHS preserves…

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Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations. Every Saturday from November 19 – March 25 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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Treat your loved one to a romantic Dinner in the Oliver Wight Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village. Fireside & Candlelight dining sets the mood for a romantic evening. Our Chef has prepared a special Valentine’s menu just for you. The menu and prices can be found on our website. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 508-347-0397. Please note that Old Sturbridge Village is not open for general visitation on this date and this dinner is in the…

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CIFF Selects: I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Camden Opera House, 29 Elm Street; PO Box 1207
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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NOMINATED FOR A 2017 ACADEMY AWARD!! In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends—Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin’s death in 1987, he left behind only thirty completed pages of his manuscript. Now, in his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul…

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Third Thursday Theater: Book to Movie Challenge

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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This month's movie is based on the book Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.

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Midwinter Mischief

February 18 @ 9:30 am - February 19 @ 3:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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This February, Old Sturbridge Village is introducing an interactive and intimate way of experiencing the Village. Midwinter Mischief combines theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation and period dining to offer guests a daytime winter adventure… Imagine the tale of a Yankee peddler passing through the village who decides to settle down at the Bullard Tavern on a cold winter's night. There the peddler spends every dollar he has earned on food and drink, racking up a tab far beyond his means. After…

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Colonial Food for Thought: A Newport Eats Living History Event

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Colony House, Washington Sqaure
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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In 1777, Newport was occupied by British troops and a blockade prevented trade to the island. A population with a sophisticated palate, used to trade goods from all over the word, was now forced to eat local. What did people eat 240 years ago to survive the harsh winter and war-torn environment? The Newport Historical Society will host costumed interpreters for Colonial Food for Thought: A Newport Eats Living History Event. They will share insight on what foods were eaten, when, and…

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Colonial Food for Thought

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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In 1777, Newport was occupied by British troops and a blockade prevented trade to the island. A population with a sophisticated palate, used to trade goods from all over the word, was now forced to eat local. What did people eat 240 years ago to survive the harsh winter and war-torn environment? On Saturday February 18, 2017 at 10 am, the Newport Historical Society will host costumed interpreters for Colonial Food for Thought: A Newport Eats Living History Event. They…

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Millyard Museum Story Hour

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Millyard Museum, 200 Bedford St
Manchester, NH 03101 - USA United States
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Stop by the Millyard Museum for story hour! Kids will listen to a story and then have a chance to do a craft. Children of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Included with regular admission to the Millyard Museum (kids under 12 are admitted free!)

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Let Food Be Thy Medicine

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd
Tamworth, NH 03886 United States
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Learn the significance of, and how to use the “5 tastes” to create powerfully nourishing food. Bring your appetite and sample from a sumptuous smorgasbord that includes Remick-grown and wild-harvested vegetables and medicinal herbs; take home the recipes. And, yes, there will be chocolate cake! We will start eating at 2:00 so have a light or early lunch. http://www.remickmuseum.org/programs/Herbal-Class/Food-Medicine $25/participant Ages 16 (with parent) and above Advance registration is required; registration closes Tuesday, February 13 or when filled. Snow date:…

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Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations. Every Saturday from November 19 – March 25 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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