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Connecticut. Catch the Holiday Model Train Display at the Connecticut Cellar Savers Fire Museum. The display is open Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 13. View antique trains, participate in a museum scavenger hunt, and have a chance to operate some train accessories on seven operating layouts. 634 Main St., Portland. Free. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. www.ctcellarsavers.org

Delaware. Family Concert: A Musical Storybook is Jan. 13 at 3 p.m. at Wilmington Music School, 4101 N Washington St., Wilmington. $5. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Before to the concert, at 2 p.m. at the Wilmington Branch, join the Early Childhood Department for the January Jam. www.musicschoolofdelaware.org/our-events.html

Maryland. Cartoon Fest is Jan. 5 in Frederick at the Weinberg Center, 20 W. Patrick St. Much more than just light entertainment, these classic cartoons represent the work of talented artists who took animation to new heights with some of the finest and best-loved cartoons ever produced. 2-4 p.m. Adults $7; students and seniors $5. www.weinbergcenter.org/

Massachusetts. The Boar's Head Festival in Springfield runs Jan. 11-13 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 361 Sumner Ave. The festival, a medieval celebration of the Epiphany, is performed with period costumes, live animals, and the glorious music of the Christmas season. Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 12-13 at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Adults, $24; children ages 4-11, $15. trinityspringfield.org/wp/

New Hampshire. Take a Family Snowshoe Hike for ages 8 and older in Holderness Jan. 12. Leaving from 23 Science Center Rd., enjoy an exploration hike to Mount Fayal. Look for animal signs and do activities reminding us of how New Hampshire's wildlife deals with winter. Snowshoes with crampons are provided at no extra cost, or bring your own. 10 a.m.; $9. Register by calling 603-968-7194 or e-mail info@nhnature.org. www.nhnature.org

New Jersey. Liberty Science Center's Twelve Days of Science runs through Jan. 1. See Curious George (Dec. 28-29) and Sid the Science Kid (Dec. 26-27); meet penguins from Jenkinson's Aquarium (Dec. 27-29) and wolves from the NY Wolf Conservation Center (Dec. 26 & 30); and more. General admission is $16.75 for 13 and older; $12.50 ages 2-12 and seniors. www.lsc.org/12days

New York. The New York Jewish Film Festival in Manhattan runs Jan. 9-24. This annual festival is a preeminent showcase for world cinema that investigates, records, and celebrates the Jewish experience. It's a collaboration between the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. For films and times: thejewishmuseum.org/nyjff

Pennsylvania. Dickey Betts & Great Southern perform Jan. 12 at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe. It's a general admission show. Doors open at 6 p.m. and showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $27 in advance and $32 day of show; there is a $3-per-ticket transaction fee at the Penn's Peak box office; tickets are also available at Roadies Restaurant or through Ticketmaster. www.pennspeak.com

Virginia. 3d Annual Virginia Home & Garden Show is Jan. 12-13 in Meadow Event Park, Richmond. Business people from the central Virginia area will show products and describe services available for homeowners to improve and beautify their homes, gardens, and yards and make their homes more energy efficient. $5. www.vahomeandgardenshow.com

West Virginia. The West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show is Jan. 18-20 in Charleston at the Civic Center. Jan. 19, noon-9 p.m. Jan. 18; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Jan. 19; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 20. Adults $7; children 6-12, $1. www.wvtrophyhunters.com/show.htm