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Antiquing

CONNECTICUT Two antiques shows are scheduled March 22-23. The Spring Antiques Show at the Armory in Hartford focuses on pre-1840 furniture - www.ctspringantiquesshow.com. Tags and Treasures Antiques Sale in Wethersfield highlights estate items - webb-deane-stevens.org.

Royal offspring

DELAWARE Prince and Princess Weekend is March15-16 at the Delaware Children's Museum. It includes a special performances, along with a scavenger hunt, reading time, and art. www.delawarechildrensmuseum.org

All things maple

MAINE Maine Maple Sunday 2014 is March 23. That's when the sugarhouses open their doors for tours and events and tastings. Maine Maple Sunday is officially one day, but some sugarhouses are open all weekend. www.mainemapleproducers.com

The three Bs

MARYLAND The Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival returns to the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium March 21-22. The indoor event will feature 60 beers, 40 bourbons, plenty of barbecue, and live music. www.beerandbourbon.com

Singing in spring

MASSACHUSETTS Family Spring Sing is March 22 in Watertown. It's a musical gathering marking the transition to spring. It's music, community singing, and a Shakespearean tribute to spring. www.revels.org/shows-events/

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Garden of Quilts

NEW JERSEY The "Garden of Quilts" Quilt Show is the largest judged quilt show in South Jersey. Presented by the Garden Patch Quilters, the biennial event showcases more than 200 quilts in the WheatonArts Event Center in Millville. www.wheatonarts.org

Storybook Gardens

NEW YORK Welcome Spring at the Capital District Garden & Flower Show at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, March 21-23. This year's theme is "Storybook Gardens." gardenandflowershow.com

All things Irish

PENNSYLVANIA In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Tellus360 and Annie Bailey's Irish Pub are partnering up in downtown Lancaster on March 15 to present the new King Street Seisiún - an all-things-Irish block party. www.tellus360.com/blogs/2014/02/announcing-the-king-street-seisiun

It's all free

RHODE ISLAND Hop a free Art Bus and visit more than two dozen galleries, museums, and historic sites for free on March 20 during Providence Gallery Night. Free parking available at some sites. gallerynight.org

Festival of the Book

VIRGINIA The 20th annual Virginia Festival of the Book, March 19-23 and produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, is five days of mostly free literary events throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County for all ages. vabook.org.

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