Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Life, Life, Love

10 for the Road

Finding flowers

CONNECTICUT Hartford Blooms Garden Tour is June 21-29. Stroll around Elizabeth Rose Park Garden and visit unique private gardens nearby. $10. www.hartfordblooms.org/2014-garden-tour

 

Music lights up

DELAWARE The Firefly Music Festival is June 19-22 at Dover International Speedway. The eclectic lineup includes the Foo Fighters, Beck, Outkast, and more. fireflyfestival.com

 

Boarding at the beach

MARYLAND See the action at the Dew Tour Beach Championships, a professional action sports tour involving BMX, skateboarding, and surfing, held in Ocean City June 25-29. Cage The Elephant and Griz to perform. Free. dewtour.com

 

At Harvard Yard

MASSACHUSETTS The Summer Solstice Celebration at the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Cambridge is June 21. It includes telescope viewings, music, food, and hands-on activities for all ages at Harvard Plaza. http://tinyurl.com/l7wdm5e

 

Celebrating rocks

NEW HAMPSHIRE Rock Swap and Mineral Festival in Gilsum is June 28-29. It features more than 65 vendors with gems, minerals, and handmade jewelry to flaunt. Free. www.gilsum.org/rockswap

 

Civil War reenactment

NEW JERSEY The 2d New Jersey Brigade re-enacts the trials and tribulations of camp life during the War Between the States in a Civil War Weekend June 21-22 at Historic Speedwell in Morristown. morristourism.org

 

Cool jazz

 

NEW YORK Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival has 2 stages, more than 20 artists, and cool jazz. Performers include Earth Wind & Fire, Dr. Lonnie Smith Octet, and Patti Austin. spac.org.

 

Dealing with dinos

PENNSYLVANIA Travel back in time in Allenwood at Clyde Peeling's Reptiland and experience life-size animatronic dinosaurs in "Dinosaurs Come to Life." reptiland.com

 

'Grand Vistas'

RHODE ISLAND The Newport Flower Show 2014 is June 27-29 at Rosecliff, Bellevue Avenue. View gardens, hear free lectures and demonstrations, and shop for home and garden. The theme is "Journey: Grand Vistas." www.newportmansions.org/events/newport-flower-show

 

Celebrating freedom

VIRGINIA The Freedom Festival in Richlands, the heart of Appalachia, on June 27-28 promotes history, the local Appalachian culture, musical entertainment, and patriotism. town.richlands.va.us/events/events.html

 

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