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;
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.
3. A Celebration of Twelfth Night.
Jan. 12-13. Westerly, R.I. Music, theater and festive pageantry to celebrate the end of Christmas.
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.
5. New Year's Resolution Nature Walk.
Jan. 12. Glastonbury, Conn. Interpretive nature walk through 48-acre Earle Park.
6. Philharmonic Classical Concert.
Jan. 12. Providence, R.I. Including Sibelius'
Symphony No. 5
Piano Concerto in D Minor.
7. Sunday Science: Mechanical Toys.
Jan. 13. Norwich, Vt. Design your own mechanical toy, using gears, cams, and cranks.
8. Monster Truck Challenge and Thrill Show.
Jan. 11-12. Salem, Va. Monster trucks in action.
9. Clay Center: Chris Botti.
Jan. 11. Charleston, W.Va. Contemporary jazz from a celebrated trumpeter.
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.