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Connecticut. Robin Hood's Springtime Festival at the Guilford Fairgrounds runs Saturdays and Sundays from May 18 to June 2. Escape to the past with family and friends to experience a romantic age lost to time. robinhoodsfaire.com/

Delaware. A Day in Old New Castle is May 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine. It is among the oldest continuously operating home and garden tours in the United States. Adult tickets are $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the event. dionc.immanuelepiscopal.com/

Maryland. Enjoy birding on May 11 and 19 at 8 a.m. at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on the Eastern Shore. No preregistration required. Meet at the visitor center. www.fws.gov/blackwater/

New Hampshire. TNT Registered Guide Service Eagle Tour in Erroll is May 17-19. Explore the waters of Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and enjoy snacks and a grilled lunch. www.nhgrand.com/what-to-do/certified-grand-adventures/tnt-guide-eagle-trail.aspx

New Jersey. The Steampunk World's Fair is May 17-19 in Piscataway. Steampunk is the melding of futuristic technology with the anachronistic society of the Victorian era. The fair has music, vendors, shows, and entertainment. steampunkworldsfair.com/

New York. The Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair is May 18-19 in Riverhead at the Hallockville Museum farm. Learn and experience the traditions of fiber production and fiber arts. hallockville.com

North Carolina. White Squirrel Festival is May 25-26 in Brevard, on the edge of Pisgah National Forest. It includes music, a gallery walk, a Soap Box Derby down Jailhouse Hill, and other events. whitesquirrelfestival.com

Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Railroad "Pennsy" Days are May 16-19 with activities for the entire family, including exhibits of original work by railroad artists and authors, memorabilia and collectibles, historical presentations, and tours. Route 741 Strasburg. www.rrmuseumpa.org/

Rhode Island. Misquamicut Springfest Weekend 2013 at Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly is May 11-13. It features a carnival and amusements, food court, petting zoo, games, and more. www.misquamicutfestival.org

Virginia. On May 19, test your endurance and race during the sixth annual Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon, the Semper Fred 5K, and the Historic 10K. The race weekend kicks off at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center during the Healthy Lifestyle Expo, May 17-18. www.marinecorpshistorichalf.com.