Welcome to the fourth week of New England Precious Places! This is a 5 part series so check back on Thursdays. When this series ends, I'll start another.
Well as summer winds down and fall gets closer, there are still great things to do in New England. This is festival time! Get out and enjoy any of the festivals throughout New England.
This series will end soon but I'll get in some more Precious Places for you to consider!
Got an idea for my next 5 part series? Let me know!
photo from http://www.hamptonbeachseafoodfestival.com/index.cfm
HAMPTON BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL NEW HAMPSHIRE
September 6-8, 2013
Hampton Beach, New Hampshire
This seaside festival takes place at Hampton Beach! There are 60 top restaurants serving foods such as fried clams, shrimp, lobster BBQ Ribs, “Blooming Onions” and lots of desserts.
There are also 80 Arts & Crafts vendors promoting locally made products and hundreds of Ocean Boulevard merchants offering end-of-the-season Sidewalk Sales. Sounds awesome right?
There's lots of entertainment, games, face painting, train rides and a merry-go-round and even a fireworks display! So put on your walking shoes and bring your appetite! Check it out here: www.hamptonbeachseafoodfestival.com
THE BIG E WEST SPRINGFIELD MASSACHUSETTS
September 13-29, 2013
The Big E is the largest fair in the northeast. For 17 days during fall foliage season, you can enjoy free entertainment, exhibits, The Big E Super Circus, rides, shopping, crafts, parades, and foods from around the world. Great for your whole family. Check it out here: http://www.thebige.com/fair/
photo from http://www.newportmansions.org
NEWPORT MANSIONS WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL - RHODE ISLAND
September 20-22, 2013
Newport Mansions – Newport, Rhode Island
The setting for this event is spectacular! Check it out and experience hundreds of wines from around the world, fantastic food, cooking demonstrations by celebrated chefs, live and silent auctions and a gala celebration.
Check it out here: http://www.newportmansions.org/events/wine-and-food-festival
photo from http://www.bournescallopfest.com/
BOURNE SCALLOP FESTIVAL - BOURNE, MASSACHUSETTS
September 20, 21, 22, 2013
55,000+ Patrons over 3 days
Highlights include famous scallop & herb roasted chicken dinners, food court, beer & wine, chowder, lobster rolls, raw bar, hotdogs, burgers, desserts and MORE! There's a juried craft show, entertainment, a midway of rides & games. Great for the whole family! Check it out here: http://www.bournescallopfest.com/
Come back next Thursday for one more Precious Places blog post!
Be sure to go to the links listed in the blog and 'like' their Facebook page if they have one. You can find a wealth of information on any of the state visit.com sites. By doing a little research, you can find all that New England has to offer.
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