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Events Calendar 2018

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All Ages

Tower Toot at Heublein Tower

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 Heublein Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park, Summit Ridge Drive Simsbury, CT

Hike up the Talcott Mountain State Park trail to enjoy the spectacular autumn foliage; tour Heublein Tower; enjoy food and drinks like donuts, bratwurst, clam chowder; hear live Bavarian music by Scha Musi. The gift shop will be open and there will be face painting for the little ones. Email: info@friendsofheubleintower.org

Antiques

ADA / Historic Deerfield Art & Antiques Show 2018

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 Hartford State Armory, 360 Broad Street Hartford, CT

The ADA/ Historic Deerfield Antiques Show moves in 2018 to the Hartford State Armory in Hartford, Connecticut. The show's comfortable atmosphere allows customers to ask questions and spend time with the objects. Each item is sold with a guarantee of authenticity. Several Connecticut museums will host booths.

Art Shows

Fog x FLO: Fujiko Nakaya on the Emerald Necklace

Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 Parks of the Emerald Necklace (see map link above) Boston, MA

Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya’s Fox x FLO is sculpture in fog. Visitors can immerse themselves in the art and experience nature anew. This free public art presentation is on view every day and several times an hour from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., through October 31.
Fog x Canopy at Back Bay Fens will appear for 2 minutes on the hour and half hour
Fog x Island at Olmsted Park will appear for 3 minutes on the hour and half hour
Fog x Beach at Jamaica Pond will appear for 2 minutes on the hour and half hour
Fog x Hill at Arnold Arboretum will appear for 8 minutes on the hour and half hour
Fog x Ruins at Franklin Park will appear in 18-minute programmed cycles at 20-minute intervals
Exhibition map.

David Macaulay Exhibit

Sep 14, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 Spotlight Gallery, 136 State Street Montpelier, VT

The Vermont-based best-selling author of The Way Things Work, MacArthur fellow and Caldecott Medal winner showcases drawings and sketches from eight of his books in this newly opened exhibition at Montpelier's Spotlight Gallery. A reception is Friday, September 14.

Rising Stars: New Work in Furniture

Sep 17, 2018 - Dec 11, 2018 NH Furniture Masters’ Gallery, 49 South Main Street Concord, NH

The NH Furniture Masters present a collection of work by six talented young designer makers. This exhibition features furniture as well as other smaller scale items they make and sell as part of their businesses.

Marine Art Exhibition and Sale

Sep 29, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum, 47 Greenmanville Avenue Mystic, CT

Award-winning artists from around the world will present more than 100 examples of their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional paintings, sculptures, and scrimshaw. All of the works in the show will be on public display for the first time. The exhibition runs through December 31, 2018.

Marine Art Exhibition and Sale

Sep 29, 2018 - Nov 30, 2018 Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum, 47 Greenmanville Avenue Mystic, CT

Award-winning artists from around the world will present more than 100 examples of their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional paintings, sculptures, and scrimshaw. All of the works in the show will be on public display for the first time. The exhibition runs through December 31, 2018.

Children & Families

Family Show with ImprovBoston

Sep 29, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect Street Cambridge, MA

Winner of the Nickelodeon award for Best Children's Theater, Family Show dishes out laughs for adults and children every Saturday. This improv and music extravaganza is completely made up on the spot every week based on your suggestion. Children have opportunities to be on stage and take part in the fun! Best for children ages 4-12.

Imagination Movers

Oct 28, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, 32 Front Street Hartford, CT

Flying toilet paper! Smoking trash cans! The coolest kid’s rock band in the world is coming to Infinity Hall Hartford. The Movers perform an exciting rock concert. Kids and adults can sing along with the Movers' choruses, learn ridiculous dances and have a ball together

Mario The Maker Magician Family Show

Nov 25, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018 Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, 32 Front Street Hartford, CT

Mario is known for the interesting electronics and robotics in his show. It’s a modern take on vaudeville mixed with slapstick. Infectious and hilarious. Come for a great family hoot!

Wild Kratts LIVE!

Apr 5, 2019 - Apr 5, 2019 Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street Portland, ME

Dive into a Wild Kratts adventure with the Kratt brothers as they combine live action and animation, with Martin and Chris LIVE on stage and the rest of the Wild Kratts team coming to you animated and on screen from the Tortuga HQ. Which creature powers will they activate and what new and amazing ‘WOW!’ facts will you learn?

Comedy

Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show: Brendan Eyre

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018 Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road (Route 138) Middletown, RI

comedy shows at Newport Vineyards in Middletown RI Join Newport Vineyards for an evening of wine, beer and a barrel of laughs as comedian Jeremy Furtado welcomes comedians from around the region and headliner Brendan Eyre. Eyre has described his laid-back perspective on Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC and Comedy Central. He is cohost of the Rad Dudecast podcast. Wine, beer, sangria or specialty cocktail and light bites will be available for purchase.
Make it dinner and a show with a meal at BRIX Restaurant. Reservations required. Book online or call 401-848-5161 ext. 2.

Cruises

Stonington Harbor Cruises

Jul 11, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018 72 Water Street Stonington, CT

Come aboard this open-air Carolina Skiff and cruise historical Stonington Harbor for 90 minutes. Enjoy the beauty of the natural environment and listen to stories of the past and present unique to Fisher’s Island Sound. All tours and charters are by reservation only. Dress in layers for a cool on-the-water experience. BYOB

Blackstone Valley Explorer Riverboat Tours 2018

Jul 12, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 See description Providence, Pawtucket, Woonsocket, RI

Take a relaxing and informative riverboat tour on The Explorer and discover Providence Harbor, and the Seekonk and Pawtucket rivers. Pass through the Fox Point hurricane barrier and catch great views of the Providence skyline. The tours travel further upriver toward Pawtucket, with views of a changing landscape and eastern shore birds.
Dock locations are Festival Pier, 100 Tim Healey Way, Pawtucket, from August 12 to September 9;
Cold Spring Park, 101 Katherine Rd., Woonsocket, from September 16 to October 21.
Online tickets sales are available until the evening before each trip. Day-of ticket sales are available at the dock.

Dance

Dancing With The Stars: Live!

Jan 12, 2019 - Jan 13, 2019 Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Uncasville, CT

Dancing with the Stars: Live! will feature professional and troupe dancers in a new production showcasing every type of dance style as seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, ranging from ballroom and jazz to modern and hip-hop.

Dinner Theater

Murder Mystery Dinner Train presents "A Talent for Murder"

Sep 28, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 Conway Scenic Railroad, 38 Norcross Circle North Conway, NH

The Conway Scenic Railroad presents a first class evening of fabulous food, service and entertaining dinner theater aboard the dining car Chocorua or Hattie Evans. Passengers can participate as much or as little as they like in the tongue-in-cheek humor and zany antics that will keep everyone on their toes as they work the clues to determine the killer on board. For guests age 21 and older. Dates: October 19, 20, 26, and 27.

Festivals

Scarecrow in the Park

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 Cushman Park, corner of Routes 5 & 10 Bernardston, MA

Scarecrow in the Park is an annual fall festival featuring creative scarecrows made by anyone who's interested, two days of live music, more than 50 juried New England art and craft vendors, a tractor and rag shag parade, a vintage (pre-1980) car show, delicious food , lots of kids activities, something for everyone and a whole lot of fun!

Historic

Historic Trade Demonstrations at Historic Deerfield

Oct 6, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018 Historic Deerfield, 84B Old Main Street Deerfield, MA

Join Historic Deerfield for live demonstrations of traditional arts and trades. Meet the craftspeople who are keeping these traditions alive. Historic Trade Demos run through the end of November. Complete list of demonstrations
October 20: Silversmithing, Architectural Woodworking, Tailoring
October 21: White Pine Bark and Ash Bark Basket Making
October 27: Coopering
October 28: Gravestone Carving

Nook Farm Walking Tour with the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Oct 13, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018 Harriett Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest Street Hartford, CT

On this walking tour with the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, visitors will learn about the 19th-century Nook Farm neighborhood. Nook Farm, bounded by Farmington Avenue and Sigourney Street, was home to writers, politicians, reformers and activists, including Stowe and Mark Twain. Six 19th-century homes and two carriage houses remain in this vibrant urban neighborhood. Tour is offered October 13 and November 11.

Literary

Michelle Obama Book Tour at TD Garden

Nov 24, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018 TD Garden, 100 Legends Way Boston, MA

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will make speaking appearances this fall in 10 cities, including Boston, in support of her memoir, "Becoming." The book tour stops at Boston's TD Garden on Nov. 24. "I'm proud (of the book) because it is candid, it is honest, it is totally and utterly me," Obama said in a video posted to Facebook. Tickets will go on sale on September 21, at 10 a.m. at Becoming Michelle Ogama. Those interested in buying tickets will have to first register through Ticketmaster.

Museums

Exhibit: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition

Jun 9, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA

The exhibit "Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition" sheds light on the thread connecting American illustration and legendary artists Maxfield Parrish, N.C. Wyeth, and Norman Rockwell to the roots of European painting through the long line of teachers.

Exhibit: ReTooled

Sep 22, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018 Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT

Featuring more than three dozen paintings, sculptures, and photographs, ReTooled takes a close look at the tools in our lives by artists who transform their basic nature into fanciful works that speak of beauty, insight, and wit. Exhibit is open through December 30, 2018

Music

Dave Matthews Band

Sep 26, 2018 - Oct 26, 2018 Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Uncasville, CT

Grammy award-winning Dave Matthews Band's upcoming arena tour will feature a wide mixture of songs from throughout the band's career, including material from their new album "Come Tomorrow." The band’ssummer tour earned rave reviews from fans and critics alike. Tickets go on sale October 5.

Busking at Bowen's Fall Series 2018

Sep 26, 2018 - Oct 26, 2018 13 Bowens Wharf Newport, RI

The 2018 series will feature artists performing folk, jazz and Island music in the open air at Bowen’s Wharf. Some upcoming dates and performers: September 27 -- Guy Kahokulani Imoto; October 2 -- Panoramic View Steel Drum; October 5 -- Lois Vaughan Jazz; October 7 -- Aidan Keating; October 15 -- Daniel & The Flyin’ Lions; October 17 -- Matt Smith playing acoustic ska & reggae; October 19 -- Daisy Briggs; October 21 -- Matt Smith; October 22 -- Ilana Katz Katz, Fiddler on the Wharf; October 24 -- Rory & Ric.

Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 23, 2018 Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA

American pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1. The early First Concerto exhibits the same spirit of Russian lyricism and virtuosity found in his perennially popular Second and Third concertos. Opening the program is John Harbison's Jazz Age-flavored foxtrot Remembering GatsbyClosing the program are excerpts from Prokofiev's ballet score Romeo and Juliet.

The Town And The City Festival 2018

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Many locations Lowell, MA

This two-day music and arts festival takes place in bars, cafes, and galleries throughout downtown Lowell. The festival celebrates the spirit of author Jack Kerouac and its presents a mix of musical genres and artistic disciplines. See festival website for schedule of performers.

Broadway National Tour of “Rock of Ages”

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street Portland, ME

The Rock of Ages Tenth Anniversary Tour evokes 1980s Hollywood. “Know What Love Is”, “Feel the Noise”, and “Take Your Best Shot” at one of the Sunset Strip’s last grand venues. Featuring the music of hit bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, and Whitesnake

Alanis Morissette at Mohegan Sun

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Uncasville, CT

Alanis Morissette is known as one of the most influential singer – songwriter – musicians in contemporary music. Morissette’s 1995 debut, "Jagged Little Pill," was followed by nine acclaimed albums. She has contributed musically to theatrical releases and has acted on the big and small screen. Tickets go on sale September 21st

Delbert McClinton

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Palace Theater, 100 East Main Street Waterbury, CT

Delbert McClinton has been a leading Americana artist since before the genre was established. He has won Grammy awards for Best Contemporary Blues Album and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group, with Bonnie Raitt for "Good Man, Good Woman."

Nellie McKay

Oct 26, 2018 - Oct 26, 2018 Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street Rockland, ME

Singer-songwriter, actress, and former stand-up comedian Nellie McKay's music has spanned jazz to rap, and disco to funk. Her latest album is Sister Orchid.

The Return of Joe Iconis and Family

Oct 26, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 Weston Playhouse, Walker Farm, 705 Main Street Weston, VT

Joe Iconis and his band of musical theater punks return to Weston with cohort Seth Eliser, Lauren Marcus, George Salazar and Jason SweetTooth Williams for a signature mashup of show tune cabaret and rock & roll jamboree. Four performances only.

Bettye LaVette

Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 Odeum, 59 Main Street East Greenwich, RI

Bettye LaVette, with more than 5 decades of work in show business behind her, can take a song from any genre and making it completely her own. Recording her first single in 1962, at the age of 16, LaVette re-started her "fifth career" in the early 2000s.

Boston Pops Presents a Symphonic Night at the Movies with "Psycho"

Oct 29, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA

Conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops visit The Bates Motel and perform the original score of the Alfred Hitchcock film, "Psycho," in sync with the film on the big screen. One of the greatest suspenseful thrillers of all time, this cinematic masterpiece comes alive with Bernard Herrmann's spine-tingling score performed live. Dates: October 29 and October 31.

Engelbert Humperdinck: The Man I Want To Be Tour

Nov 2, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield Street Rochester, NH

Engelbert arrived on to the music scene in the 1960 and vaulted to world popularity. He became great friends with Elvis Presley and the two often performed each other’s words.

Bluesman Chris Smither

Nov 2, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 Strand, 345 Main Street Rockland, ME

Songwriter, guitarist, bluesman Chris Smither is an American original. His sources are blues, American folk music, modern poets and humanist philosophers.

Blue Öyster Cult

Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 3, 2018 Capitol Center For The Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH

For more than four decades, Blue Öyster Cult has a special place in rock history because it's one of very few hard rock/heavy metal bands to earn both critical acclaim and commercial success.

Magnificent Mozart with Cape Symphony

Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018 Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 744 W Main Street Hyannis, MA

We look at the myths and facts behind Mozart's Requiem and perform the choral masterpiece. The Cape Symphony plays Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik, “a little night music,” maybe his most popular work.

Jake Shimabukuro

Nov 4, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018 Cabot 286 Cabot Street Beverly, MA

Jake Shimabukuro has virtually reinvented the four-string instrument, causing many to call him “the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele.” Throughout his rich and varied catalog of albums, Jake has captured the many moods of the ukulele.

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Nov 7, 2018 - Nov 7, 2018 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts Providence, RI

Over the course of her career, Carpenter has sold more than 14 million records. Her album, "Sometimes Just The Sky," is a celebration of Chapin’s respected 30-year recording career. The landmark record features new versions of some of Carpenter’s most beloved songs.

Charlie Daniels Band

Nov 8, 2018 - Nov 8, 2018 Capitol Center For The Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH

Charlie Daniels is the Southerner with a healthy dose of the Wild West in his blood. Daniels connects with fans in varying genres of music. His jam concerts are extravaganzas featuring artists like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ted Nugent, Trace Adkins, and Alabama.

Jesse Colin Young

Nov 9, 2018 - Nov 9, 2018 Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, 32 Front Street Hartford, CT

Come on people now, smile on your brother, everybody get together” and come witness rock royalty, Jesse Colin Young’s triumphant return to our Infinity Hall stage.

Josh Groban and Idina Menzel

Nov 10, 2018 - Nov 10, 2018 Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Uncasville, CT

Singer, songwriter, superstar Josh Groban tours form the first time since his sold-out Stages Tour on 2015/2016. Joining him is recording artist and actress Idina Menzel. Tickets on sale starting March 16 through Ticketmaster and starting March 17 at the Mohegan Sun box Office.

Magnificent Bach with Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra

Nov 24, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018 See description below Providence and Woonsocket, RI

Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra begins its season with a concert featuring three exhilarating masterworks by J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 191, Gloria in excelsis Deo; The Magnificat, BWV 243; and Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068, with its famous “Air,” one of the most beloved movements in all of the master’s works.
Saturday, November 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Sts. Peter & Paul, 30 Fenner Street
Sunday, November 25, at 3 p.m. at St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center, 84 Cumberland Street, Woonsocket

Rufus Wainwright and All These Poses Anniversary Tour

Dec 5, 2018 - Dec 5, 2018 Emerson Colonial Theatre, 106 Boylston Street Boston, MA

Singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright starts a North American tour to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of his debut. With guest Rachel Eckroth, Wainwright and his band will perform material from both Rufus Wainwright (1998) and Poses (2001). Map http://www.emersoncolonialtheatre.com/calendar/rufus-wainwright/**

Outdoor Activities

Astronomy Bonfire at Blithewold Mansion

Oct 28, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 Blithewold Mansion and Gardens, 101 Ferry Road Bristol, RI

Gather around the bonfire at beautiful Blithewold Mansion to hear how your favorite constellations got their names. Enjoy some hot cider and a star program with naturalist Fred Orwiler. Learn more about the night sky and enjoy the company of family, friends and fellow members.

Parties, Dances, Balls

Maine Huts & Trails Homecoming BBQ 2018

Oct 3, 2018 - Nov 3, 2018 Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street Kingfield, ME

The barn of Mountain Village Farm B&B in Kingfield is the location for this year’s homecoming barbecue. The menu will feature classics like squash soup, pulled pork and baked beans. Enjoy live music by guitarist and singer DJ Taylor from 1 to 4 p.m. After the barbecue there will be a Blues in the Barn concert from 4 to 7 p.m. with Matt & The Barnburners, with beer garden and food truck. Well-behaved, leashed pups are welcome!

Harvest Party 2018 at Boston Public Market

Oct 25, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018 Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover Street Boston, MA

At this evening designed to showcase the best of New England, you can enjoy food samples from 30 Boston Public market vendors, 10 New England brewery and cidery pop-ups, live music and dancing, a $500 shopping spree for two winners, auction prizes, swag bags, photos with the giant Pumpking.

Masquerade at the Currier

Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 3, 2018 Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street Manchester, NH

Join The Currier Museum of Art for an evening of mystery and glamour to celebrate the exhibition “Myth and Faith in Renaissance Florence.” Dress up, don a mask, and travel back to the Italian Renaissance. Entertainment will include including acrobatics, contortionists, and fire dancing, Italian fare and Renaissance art! Proceeds will support the museum’s community programs.

Fantasy Masquerade Ball 2018

Nov 10, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018 Champlain Valley Exposition, 3625, 105 Pearl Street Essex Junction, VT

Get dressed to the hilt – mask included -- for the Fantasy Masquerade Ball, produced by the creators of the Vermont Renaissance Faire. This is a party for guests age 21 and older with a fantasy theme of fairies, Renaissance, Steampunk, and more all in one place. Enjoy food, cash bar, live entertainment and DJ, and costumes.

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

WaterFire 2018

May 24, 2018 - Nov 10, 2018 Memorial Blvd and Exchange Street Providence, RI

WaterFire centers around a series of nearly 100 bonfires that blaze just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence. The string of fires illuminates nearly two-thirds of a mile of urban public spaces and parks, as residents and visitors gather to stroll along the river, listening to music and watching performances.
September 8 -- Full lighting starts at 7:27 p.m.
September 22 -- Full lighting starts at at 6:43 p.m.
September 29 -- Full lighting starts at 6:31 p.m.
October 6 -- Basin lighting starts at 6:31 p.m.
November 10 -- Full lighting starts at 4:30 p.m.

Lily Tomlin

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018 Bushnell Performing Arts Center, 166 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT

Now co-starring in the Netflix show “Grace and Frankie,” Tomlin has made her mark across a vast career in comedy and acting. She draws packed audiences of adoring fans to her live performances. This evening benefits the fight against breast cancer via Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital.

The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes

Nov 2, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts Providence, RI

Fans of "The Princess Bride" join actor Cary Elwes (Westley) for a behind-the-scenes look at life on the set of the classic film. After a screening of the movie, Elwes will engage in a discussion on classic scenes, revealing secrets and tales of inconceivable antics.

Sports

Head of the Charles Regatta 2018

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 Along the Charles River Boston, MA

Rowers have come from afar to join in the world’s largest regatta, which also offers spectators a variety of activities. Good viewing places are the Eliot Bridge Enclosure for spectacular views; the Weld Exhibition for food and Regatta merch; the Reunion Village, where alumni and spectators gather to support their favorite teams; or the finish line. Please use public transportation or free shuttle buses. Parking availability is limited and parts of Memorial Drive will be closed. Getting around.

Storytelling

Share Your Scare Story Telling Evening

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Neskaya Movement Arts Center, 1643 Profile Road, Franconia, NH

This is a scary storytelling evening in the style of the radio show, The Moth.This is an evening of true personal scary, strange or uncanny 5-minute stories told without notes. Thrill to tales of real events and encounters at Hallowe'en time when the veil between the worlds is thin. Hot cider and cookies available. Story tellers are invited to sign up in advance at 802-777-2964. Suitable for guests 18 and older (because of scare factor!)

Theater

“Jersey Boys”

Sep 5, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street Ogunquit, ME

The behind-the-scenes story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and how they made their New Jersey streets dreams come true, swings onto the stage with hits that just keep coming, including “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “My Eyes Adored You” and “Sherry.”

“Hamilton”

Sep 18, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018 Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street Boston, MA

S 18-30 The biggest Broadway show in recent years is on the road for its first national tour. Written by award-winnering Lin Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton” tells the story of the founding of American, through an interracial cast that performs styles from rhapsody to rap. Map

“Hamilton”

Sep 18, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018 Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street Boston, MA

“Hamilton” is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, “Hamilton” is the story of America then, as told by America now.

“Ben Butler”

Sep 25, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 Portland Stage, 25 Forest Avenue Portland, ME

When a runaway slave demands sanctuary at a Union Army garrison, the general in charge is faced with a moral dilemma: follow the law, or make a move that could alter the course of the nation's history? Based on a true story of General Benjamin Butler, who graduated from Colby College in Maine in 1838

“Two Trains Running”

Sep 27, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Weston Playhouse, Walker Farm, 705 Main Street Weston, VT

In Pittsburgh’s Hill District, Memphis, the owner of a popular lunch spot, has to decide if he should sell the place, in the face of probable demise from urban-planning efforts. What will it mean to Memphis and to his community? This August Wilson drama is Weston’s fourth annual American Masters play.

"Pride and Prejudice"

Oct 4, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018 Trinity Repertory Company, 201 Washington Street Providence, RI

Mrs. Bennett is hell-bent on finding husbands for her daughters, but one of them, the very independent Elizabeth, won't seem to fall for arrogant Mr. Darcy.

Season Highlights Theater Celebration - Cotuit, MA

Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 16, 2018 Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28) Cotuit, MA

The annual Season Highlights Theater Celebration features a reception and showcase performances from Cape and Islands theaters. Fun, food, drink, great entertainment and conversation will enhance the celebration. See performances by Cotuit Center for the Arts,

"Spamalot"

Oct 22, 2018 - Oct 22, 2018 Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 153 Main Street Burlington, VT

Lovingly ripped off from the classic comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, featuring a bevy of show girls, cows, killer rabbits, and French people.

"Spamalot”

Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 23, 2018 Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH

“Spamalot” tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail, harassed by flying cows, killer rabbits, and taunting Frenchmen. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” with a book by Eric Idle.

"Wizard of Oz"

Nov 7, 2018 - Nov 7, 2018 Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street Providence, RI

The entire family will be entranced by this lavish production, featuring wonderful special effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs.

“The Play That Goes Wrong” Presented by Lexus Broadway

Nov 7, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018 Emerson Colonial Theatre, 106 Boylston Street Boston, MA

“The Play That Goes Wrong” has been called “the funniest play Broadway has ever seen.” It is a murder mystery filled with mishaps and lunacy. Map

“Anastasia”

Nov 27, 2018 - Dec 3, 2018 Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street Providence, RI

This show transports us from the end of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past.

"Something Rotten"

Nov 29, 2018 - Nov 29, 2018 Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 153 Main Street, Burlington, VT

Nick and Nigel Bottom are brothers desperate to write their own hit play, but their rival, William Shakespeare, is getting all the attention. A local soothsayer foretells the future of musical theater, and the brothers leap into the creation of the world’s first musical.