Columbus Day Weekend is always a time for festivals and fairs in New England. Fall foliage is typically at its peak during this long holiday weekend, and it’s often our last chance to unwind before the grays of November set in, soon to be followed by the whites of winter.
No matter the time of year, there’s always something interesting going on in the greater Monadnock area. That’s especially the case during the busy foliage season, when Labor Day Weekend and Columbus Day Weekend bring a flurry of fall festivals.
Die-hard golfers, at least of the New England variety, start playing the game before the ground thaws in the spring and keep playing until snow falls in November.
Summer finally arrived, and you were so excited to fire up the grill. Remember? Hamburgers and hotdogs never tasted so good. You grilled marinated steaks, made veggie kabobs, roasted corn, and grilled wild-caught salmon.
Summer is the most fleeting of the New England seasons, so take a moment to bask in the sunshine and just breathe deep and enjoy the moment. If you want to make the most of the warm weather, take another moment to plan a couple of things to do in the great outdoors.
Is there a difference between a bar and a pub? Maybe not technically. Both places will serve you a drink and maybe some food. But a bar can encompass anything from a high-end martini bar to a low-rent dive, whereas a pub always carries with it the promise of comfort and camaraderie.
Once upon a time, there were so many elm trees in Keene, New Hampshire, that the city earned the nickname Elm City. The moniker still shows up in the names of businesses and sports teams—there’s the Elm City Brewing Company and the Elm City Derby Damez, for example.