10 for the Road
You can plan now to attend these weekend events, occurring within a few weeks and within a day's drive of Philadelphia.
Dec. 29. Albany, N.Y. Outdoor and indoor family activities, including musical performances, a children's fun run, 5K run and fireworks.
» READ MORE: www.albanyevents.org
2. Holiday Magic.
Dec. 26-Jan. 1. Mystic, Conn. Magic tricks, magic show, and the magic of the universe under the planetarium dome.
» READ MORE: www.mysticseaport.org
3. 13th Annual New Year's Festival.
Dec. 31. North Conway, N.H. Parade of Light Procession, fireworks, balloon sculptures, storytelling, and outdoor activities.
» READ MORE: www.mwvevents.com
4. Pete Sutherland.
Dec. 30. Vergennes, Vt. Joining the musician and songwriter for his Petestock concert will be Karen Sutherland, Colin McCaffrey, Will Patton and Jeremiah McLane.
» READ MORE: www.vergennesoperahouse.org
5. First Night Alexandria.
Dec. 31. Alexandria, Va. Music, dance, performing arts and fireworks to ring in the new year.
» READ MORE: www.firstnightalexandria.org
6. Tour of Historic Havre de Grace Churches.
Dec. 30. Havre de Grace, Md. 19th- and 20th-century churches with stained glass windows and nativity scenes. 410-939-2464.
7. Bright Night Providence.
Dec. 31. Providence, R.I. Artist-run, arts-oriented New Year's Eve celebration.
» READ MORE: www.brightnight.org
8. Short Films From Romania.
Dec. 30. Washington, D.C. Screening of films such as
Coffee and Cigarettes
» READ MORE: www.nga.gov
9. Boston Ballet's "The Nutcracker."
Dec. 29. Boston. Production of the Christmas classic.
» READ MORE: www.bostonballet.org
10. Liberty's Winterfest.
Dec. 30-Jan 1. Lynchburg, Va. Christian music festival and winter retreat, featuring 10 bands, speakers and extreme-sports demos.
» READ MORE: www.libertywinterfest.com
- Elizabeth Fox