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Events In Massachusetts This March

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We’ve almost made it to spring, and that deserves a celebration, don’t you think?  With only a few short weeks left of winter, we’re all looking forward to warmer weather and longer days, and that means more time to have fun and go to awesome events!  We know that when people think of events in March, Saint Patrick’s Day comes to mind, and don’t worry we haven’t forgotten about that special day, but it will be getting its own event posting later this month.  In the mean time, check out all of the other events going on across the state this March!

Boston Flower and Garden Show – This is the perfect event to get you ready for spring!  Take in the beautiful sights and smells of the Boston Flower and Garden Show at the Seaport World Trade Center from March 12th-16th.  This year’s theme is “Romance in the Garden” and there will be garden writers, landscaping professionals,master gardeners, and local chefs will all be on hand for daily lectures, demonstrations, floral arranging workshops, children’s activities, and cooking demonstrations.  Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children, and $17 for seniors and are valid for one day only.  Don’t miss out on this fun event, it’s perfect for friends, families, or even a romantic outing, and is a great way to kick off spring!

Worcester Boat Show – This is another great event to get you ready for warmer weather!  Head to the DCU Center in Worcester from March 14th-16th for the Worcester Boat Show!  Whether you own your own boat or are dreaming of it one day in the future, you won’t want to miss this event.  All of the latest 2014 models will be on display, there will fishing boats, pontoon boats, sports boats, boating accessories, and much more.  You can touch and experience each boat to find your favorite, and if you’re in the market to purchase a boat you’ll want to take advantage of the special show prices and manufacturers incentives.  Tickets are $10 for adults and children 16 and under are admitted free as long as they are accompanied by an adult.

Paradise City Arts Festival – If you’re an art lover, this is the event for you.  There will be over 175 artists and their creations on display during this elegant event, and the diverse creations are guaranteed to catch your eye.  There will be a variety of different pieces, all showcasing the talent and innovation of American craftsmanship.  This event will be at the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlborough from March 21st-23rd.  Ticket prices vary but if you plan on going more that one day, you’ll definitely want to purchase their three day pass for $16.  If you’ve been trying to expand your cultural horizons and do something new, this is the event for you.

Dine Out Boston – If there’s a restaurant you’ve been wanting to try in the Boston area, you’re in luck!  Dine Out Boston takes place once a year and gives diners the opportunity to sample prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner from participating restaurants.  Prices for lunch are either $15, $20, or $25, and dinner prices can be $28, $33, or $38, depending on what you order.  Prices are per person and do not include drinks, tax, or gratuity.  Sample meals from chain restaurants, locally owned bistros, from tapas to Italian, Mexican to sushi, Asian food to seafood, and much more as options you won’t know where to start!  Luckily you have a few days to take advantage of this event, it’s going on from March 16th-21st, and March 23rd – 28th.  For a full list of participating restaurants, click here.

These events will make the last few weeks of winter fly by, so get out and about and enjoy!

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January Events In Massachusetts!

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Ready to kick off the New Year with friends and family?  Then check out these fun events going on in Massachusetts this month!  There’s something for everyone, whether you enjoy sports, a good meal, or cars, you’ll definitely find something fun to do this month.

US Figure Skating Championships – This event is going on as we speak! Grab the whole family and head to Boston for the US Figure Skating Championships from January 5-12th.  The last time this event was in town was in 2001, setting a then-record for attendance, so get your tickets while you can!  Ice skating is one of the most popular winter sports, and now’s you chance to see some of the country’s best on their road to winning the gold at the Olympics.  Events and times vary by day, but discounted parking is available for all attendees.  This event takes place at the TD Garden and is sure to be fun for the whole family, you definitely don’t want to miss out!

Fireplace Feast – Take a step back in time this weekend and head to the Salem Cross Inn in West Brookfield for a homemade feast!  Kick back by the fire or participate in making the meal if you wish.  There will be prime rib roasting over the fireplace, chowder cooking in an antique cauldron, butternut squash, fresh spinach pie, and homemade muffins and rolls.  After dinner, help peel an apple or two for the apple pie that will be freshly made for dessert.  After dinner, take a horse drawn sleigh or wagon ride through the country side and then warm up with some apple cider or something a bit stronger for those over 21.  This event is a fun escape for the whole family, and takes place this Saturday, January 11th at 5:30 PM.  Tickets are $57 for adults and $25 for children 12 and under.

WWE Smackdown TV – Come see your favorite WWE Superstars in action at the newly renovated DCU Center in Worcester on Tuesday, January 14th at 7 PM.  Stars including Daniel Bryan, The Big Show, The Rhodes Brothers, Damien Sandow, and many more will be there, so if you’re a fan you definitely won’t want to miss this.  Ticket prices vary but are as low as $16!

2014 Worcester Auto Show – Have a car buff in your family?  Then you definitely don’t want to miss this event!  This year’s show has more brands than ever before and you can look, touch, and experience each car and decide which is your favorite.  Factory reps and dealers will also be on site to answer any and all questions you may have.  Guys will also love the motorcycles, scooters, auto electronics, and many more products on display.  This event will take place at the DCU Center in Worcester from Friday, January 24th – Sunday, January 26th.  Admission is $6 for adults and the hours for Friday are 4PM – 8PM, Saturday, 10AM – 7 PM, and Sunday, 11 AM – 5 PM.

Which one of these events do you plan on stopping by this month?  If you attend any or know of any we have missed be sure to let us know in the comments!

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