Connecticut. Meriden Daffodil Festival 2012 is April 28-29 in Hubbard Park, 88 State St. More than 600,000 daffodils in 61 varieties are featured, along with crafts, amusement rides, food, entertainment, and a fireworks display. 203-630-4259;

Delaware. The 6th annual Beach Bridal Show, presented by Delaware Today, is April 22 at Nassau Valley Vineyards, 32165 Winery Way, Lewes, from noon to 3:30 p.m. It includes a fashion show, hors d'oeuvres, door prizes, a groom room, and a chance to meet wedding professionals. $10. 302-656-1809.

Maryland. Pork in the Park National BBQ Cookoff, April 20-22, features a Kansas City Barbeque Society cookoff; craft vendors; entertainment, amusement rides, a beer festival, food vendors; and free parking. Winterplace Park, 6737 Blue Ribbon Rd., Salisbury. April 20 4-10 p.m.; April 21 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; April 22 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $2. 410-548-4914;

Massachusetts. Brewster in Bloom 2012 is a town-wide celebration including a self-guided tour of more than 20 antiques and fine art galleries; a Friday evening concert by the Brewster Band; golf; the Cape Cod 5K Bloom Run; the Kid Fest at Drummer Boy Park; kite flying; a juried fine arts & crafts show; a chowder fest; and the Brewster in Bloom Parade. ?

New Hampshire. Earth Day for Families at New Hampshire Farm Museum, 1305 White Mountain Highway (Route 125), Milton, takes place April 25-27. Enjoy stories, planting activities, making seed tapes, nature hikes, gathering spring herbs, tasting sorrel soup, barn hunts, and visits with the farm animals. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Adults, $7; children ages 4-17, $4. 603-652-7840; ?

New Jersey. The Jersey Shore Comedy Festival features comedy for all ages from senior daytime shows, to G-rated children's shows, open-mike competition for new talent, a comedian roast, some politically incorrect mature shows. The main hosting venue is Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club, 518-520 Arnold Ave., Point Pleasant Beach. For a schedule of shows and tickets go to

New York. Westchester Glass Club's 36th anniversary Collectors Glass Show and Sale is April 21-22 at the Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd., Old Greenwich, Conn. The show features 60 dealers specializing in brilliant-cut, Depression, carnival, pattern, Victorian, contemporary, and Early American blown and pressed glass. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 22 ; $7. 973-763-4524; 203-966-1777.

Pennsylvania. The fourth annual LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival is April 26-29 in Lancaster. This musical confab features dozens of music industry professionals speaking on panels covering a variety of topics, and 200-plus showcased artists from the U.S. and Canada performing in venues throughout the city. Registration $40; VIP registration $60; students with ID $20.

Rhode Island. Daffodil Days at Blithewold 2012 run April 14-May 6 at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Lane, Barrington. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; adults $11; children $3. Afternoon tea ($24) will be served in the dining room of the mansion Tuesdays-Fridays, April 16-27, at 1:30 and 3 p.m. 401-253-2707;

Virginia. The Virginia International Tattoo, April 27 - 29 at Scope Arena in Norfolk, is an exhibition of marching bands, massed pipes and drum teams, gymnasts, Scottish dancers, choirs, and more. Tickets are $20-$100.