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Big E

The Big E2014
September 12-18
$13/adult (reg. $15)
West Springfield, MA
Purchase by September 12

Welcome to New England's finest fair ~ and the 5th largest fair in North America ~ the Big E! See the Mardi Gras Parade, Circus Spectacular, Auto Show on the Avenue of the States, Randy Burns ~ the Mechanical Man, Cheese and Wine Competitions, ESE Equestrian Hall of Fame, butter sculpture, cow milking, bee keeping and more! Tickets are valid any day of the Fair, without restriction. General admission tickets include admission to all public shows, entertainment, and Arena Stage concerts designated as Free.


Tea Party

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Tickets are valid anytime and do not expire
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
$20/ages 13+(reg. $25);$12.00/ages 4-12 (reg. $15) Ages 3 & under are Free.
Congress Street, Boston, MA

Tickets must be exchanged in person at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Relive the most important event leading up to the American Revolution! The Boston Museum that lets you "Dump Tea Into the Sea!" Voted "New England's Best New Museum" by Yankee Magazine.


Ringling Bros. Circus

Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze,
Friday, October 17
7:00pm
$24/end loge, Loge 8 (reg. $27)
TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 18

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Built To Amaze, where surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength, agility and courage. Circus performers from across the globe create the perfect blend of athleticism and bravery, where power meets fearlessness and amazement has no bounds. Magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats and awe-inspiring aerialists are engineered into one spectacular performance. Celebrate the tradition today and experience its modern flare of twists and turns! Witness the spectacle ~ the perfect mix of marvel and majesty in an imagination equation where the impossible comes to life in Built To Amaze!


Davis Farmland, Children's Discovery Farm
$16.50 (regular $17.95 -$21.95 ages 2-59. Under 2 is Free. Seniors 60+ 14.95 at the gate)
Sterling, MA
Open now-October 26

Great farm fun for everyone! Visit with farm animals; help with milking, egg collecting, bottle feeding; visit Imagine Acres, where imagination is the only limitation; explore pretend houses; shop at Bunnie's Market; visit Moo Moo's Bounce House; take a pony ride, visit Adventure Play and Spray and Adventure Land (dig for dinosaur bones and much more) ~ great fun for the whole family!


King Richard's Faire

King Richard's Faire
August 30-Oct. 19 (Note: Tickets are not valid Sept. 28, Oct. 5, & Oct. 12). .
$20 (reg. $28)
Carver, MA
Purchase by October 17

See the Renaissance era brought to life! With the Sturdy Beggars ("The Mud Show"); Daniel Duke of Danger; A Bit o' Bard – Shakespeare Scenes; Rafferty the Piper – Scottish Music & Mirth; Musicians of the Realm; Sheriff's Court; the Royal Zoo; Avalon Apothecary; King of Crowns; The Crystal Garden; Medieval Metal; StarFire Swords; Hans Dipper's Wax Works; Fairytale Fynery; & more!


Nutcracker

The Nutcracker (Boston Ballet)
Saturday, November 29
7:30 p.m.
$83/Orchestra (reg. $108)
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 30

A dazzling holiday tradition for the entire family! This critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012, and has been called "the most magical version of The Nutcracker." See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland. Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Topsfield Fair

Topsfield Fair 2014
October 3-13
$9/ages 8+ (reg $11 weekdays, $15 weekends)
Topsfield, MA
Purchase by October 10

Begun in 1818 by the Essex Agricultural Society, don't miss this year's 196th Topsfield Fair ~ a New England Fall Tradition! Don't miss the Giant Pumpkin Contest; the Beekeeping Exhibit; sheep shearing; Hallamore Clydesdales; horse and oxen pulling; Cider Mill; Maple Sugar House; Furniture Institute of New England; Blacksmith Shop; hands-on digging for potatoes, carrots, onions, turnips; the Royal Canadian Mounted Police & more!



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