Shakespeare done anew

CONNECTICUT The Hartford Symphony Orchestra and the Hartford Stage Company present a new concert staging of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," combining a theatrical performance with Mendelssohn's music, Jan. 9 to 12. www.hartfordsymphony.org

Feminist art

DELAWARE "Femfolio" is a special exhibition on view at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington that assembles 20 women artists important to the feminist art movement of the 1970s. To Jan. 12. www.delart.org

Christmas on the Potomac

MARYLAND Christmas on the Potomac continues through Jan. 5 at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor. And ICE! - hand-carved from more than two million pounds of colorful ice - returns with "Twas the Night Before Christmas." www.ChristmasOnThePotomac.com.

Traditional Celtic music

DELAWARE Boston Celtic Music Fest is in Cambridge Jan. 10 to 11. It showcases Greater Boston's 100 best musicians, singers, and dancers from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, other Celtic traditions. passim.org/january-2014-festival-lineup

RV at the ready

NEW JERSEY The 47th Annual New Jersey RV & Camping Show, Jan. 17-19 at the convention center in Edison, is the "go-to place" to begin planning your camping vacation season or just to learn about the joys of travel in a recreational vehicle. http://is.gd/929sVY

Vintage offerings

NEW YORK The 14th annual Mohawk Valley Antique Fest is Jan. 11-12 in Utica. It features dealers from all over the Northeast displaying antiques, collectibles, furniture, paintings, carpets, silver, estate jewelry, postcards, clocks, and more. www.vintagefurn.com

Civil War anniversary

NORTH CAROLINA The 149th anniversary of the fall of Fort Fisher - the South's largest earthen fort and site of the largest land-sea battle of the Civil War - will focus on Civil War medicine and surgery of both sides of the struggle Jan. 18 at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site in Kure Beach. www.nchistoricsites.org/fisher/fisher.htm

Christmas at Longwood

PENNSYLVANIA There's still time to see "A Longwood Gardens Christmas." Through Jan. 12, stroll the outdoor gardens and see displays of colorful lights. longwoodgardens.org

On the prowl

RHODE ISLAND Bundle up for a night hike at Fort Nature Refuge in North Smithfield in search of owls. No sightings guaranteed, but participants will be sure to learn a lot. www.asri.org.

A general's birthday

VIRGINIA Celebrate Robert E. Lee's birthday on Jan. 19 at Stratford Hall in Stratford. This annual celebration is free, and special attractions include the Civil War HistoryMobile (an interactive mobile museum). www.stratfordhall.org