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.

1. Appalachian Fiddle Workshop.

Jan. 12. Montpelier, Vt. Local fiddlers lead discussions on Appalachian and old-time fiddling, demonstrate fiddling techniques, and put on a jam session. 877-343-3531;

» READ MORE: www.vtfiddleorchestra.org


2. Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows.

Jan. 11-13. Washington, D.C. Show featuring more than 800 new models, plus vintage bikes, historical motocross displays, and motorcycle events.

» READ MORE: www.motorcycleshows.com

; 1-800-331-5706.

3. A Celebration of Twelfth Night.

Jan. 12-13. Westerly, R.I. Music, theater and festive pageantry to celebrate the end of Christmas.

» READ MORE: www.chorusofwesterly.org

; 401-596-8663.

4. 28th Annual Virginia Duals Wrestling Tournament.

Jan. 11-12. Hampton, Va. Peninsula Wrestling Association hosts the largest college and high school wrestling tournament in the world.

» READ MORE: www.virginiaduals.org

; 757-838-5650.

5. New Year's Resolution Nature Walk.

Jan. 12. Glastonbury, Conn. Interpretive nature walk through 48-acre Earle Park.

» READ MORE: www.ctaudubon.org

; 860-633-8402.

6. Philharmonic Classical Concert.

Jan. 12. Providence, R.I. Including Sibelius'

Symphony No. 5

and Brahms'

Piano Concerto in D Minor.

» READ MORE: www.riphil.org

; 401-248-7000.

7. Sunday Science: Mechanical Toys.

Jan. 13. Norwich, Vt. Design your own mechanical toy, using gears, cams, and cranks.

» READ MORE: www.montshire.org

; 802-649-2200.

8. Monster Truck Challenge and Thrill Show.

Jan. 11-12. Salem, Va. Monster trucks in action.

» READ MORE: www.salemciviccenter.com

; 540-375-3004.

9. Clay Center: Chris Botti.

Jan. 11. Charleston, W.Va. Contemporary jazz from a celebrated trumpeter.

» READ MORE: www.theclaycenter.org

; 304-561-3570.

10. Northeast Recreational Vehicle and Camping Show.

Jan. 11-13. Hartford, Conn. RVs, campers, travel trailers, conversion vans, tents, and other camping accessories on exhibit and for sale.

» READ MORE: www.northeastpromo.com

; 860-529-2123.

- Elizabeth Fox