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Calendar from April 26 to May 4:


THIS WEEK

April 28 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire:

Hearth-Cooking Workshop—Workshop features local and seasonal foods to grind, whip, season, roast, boil, bake and eat an authentic 18th century hearth-cooked meal. Reservations required. For more information: Strawbery Banke Museum, (603) 433-1100.

April 29 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania:

Taking Tea: The Tea Table in 18th Century Britain and America—Lecture discusses the popularity of tea-drinking and the development of the tea table in the 18th century. For more information: Brandywine River Museum of Art, (610) 388-2700.

April 29 to May 3 in Archbold, Ohio:

39th Annual Quilt Show—Event features hundreds of quilts on display, workshops and more. For more information: Sauder Village, (800) 590-9755.

April 30 to May 2 in Peninsula, Ohio:

From Our Hands & Hearts ~ Creative—The event features workshops in stitching, hooking, applique, & more, a "needle-in", and a Mercantile filled with finished goods, antiques, kits, patterns, & supplies. At Boston Twp. Hall. For more information: From Our Hands & Hearts

April 30 to May 2 in East Berlin, Pennsylvania:

East Berlin Historical Preservation Society Antique Show—Show features more than 25 dealers selling antiques and collectibles. For more information: East Berlin Historical Preservation Society, (717) 259-0822.

May 1 to May 3 in Princeton, New Jersey:

Morven in May—A juried exhibition and sale of American made fine art and an heirloom plant sale. For more information: Morven Museum & Garden, (609) 924-8144.

May 1 to May 2 in York, Pennsylvania:

Greater York Antiques Show—Show features 85 antiques dealers showcasing 18th and 19th century furniture, folk art, lighting, silver, ceramics, glass, fine antique jewelry, clocks, paintings, and accessories all in room settings. At York Fairgrounds. For more information: Mitchell Displays Inc, (856) 686-9000.

May 1 in Newbury, Massachusetts:

Tales and Ales—Event features traditional local brews and a hearty tavern dinner while listening to true tales of sword fights, scandalous romances, and bloody brawls, all from Newbury’s past. Reservations required. For more information: Swett-Ilsley House, (978) 462-2634.

May 1 in Worcester, Pennsylvania:

Night Life—Event explores night time in the 1700s and what it meant for residents of a home like the Wentz family’s. Registration required. For more information: Peter Wentz Farmstead Society, (610) 584-5104.

May 1 to May 2 in Castalian Springs, Tennessee:

Bledsoe Fort Colonial Fair—Fair features life as it was in the late 1700’s and includes re-enactors, traders, merchants, demonstrations, music, food and entertainment. For more information: Sumner County Convention & Visitors Bureau, (615) 452-6282.

May 1 to May 3 in Waukesha, Wisconsin:

Lake Country Antiques & Garden Show—Show features 70 dealers selling formal furniture, folk art, paintings, textiles, Oriental rugs, jewelry, stoneware, decoys and more. At the Waukesha Expo Center. For more information: Lake Country Antiques & Garden Show, (262) 968-4913.

May 1 to May 2 in Exeter, New Hampshire:

May Day/Opening Weekend Celebration at the Museum—Event features guided tours of new exhibits, traditional crafts and includes a relaxing night of music, games, and refreshments at Folsom Tavern. For more information: Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern, (603) 772-2622.

May 2 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania:

Annual Colonial May Fair—Annual celebration of spring features dancing around the colorful May Pole, magic shows, puppet theater, early American crafts, living history demonstrations, hands-on activities, and more. Some crafters will also be selling their wares. For more information: Pottsgrove Manor Historic Site, (610) 326-4014.

May 2 in St. Mary’s City, Maryland:

May Day—Event features a celebration of the arrival of spring with entertainment, garden crafts, games with a 17th-century flair. For more information: Historic St. Mary’s City, (800) 762-1634.

May 2 in Charleston, South Carolina:

Annual Sheep Shearing—Sheep receive an annual shearing during a demonstration using traditional steel blade shears in the Plantation Stableyards. Costumed interpreters educate about the Gulf Coast breed, shearing, and wool processing. For more information: Middleton Place, (800) 782-3608.

May 2 in Kokomo, Indiana:

Pure and Simple Antique Show—Show features 18th and 19th century antiques and accessories. At the Kokomo Event Center. For more information: The Old Shed, (765) 883-8323.

May 2 to May 3 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Military Encampment and Demonstration—Event includes military re-enactors portraying life in the 18th century, discussion on military techniques and battle re-enactments. General Washington will be on the grounds throughout the day supervising his 100 soldiers on site. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

May 2 to May 3 in Calhoun, Nebraska:

Living History Weekend—Event features the recreation of the lives of the soldiers, artisans, and civilians that lived in and around the outpost. For more information: Fort Atkinson, (402) 468-5611.

May 2 in Providence, Rhode Island:

History Space: Apron Sewing Workshop—This class teaches the skills needed to hand sew a linen apron appropriate for an 18th century working woman. Space is limited -registration required. For more information: Rhode Island Historical Society Library, (401) 841-8770.

May 2 in Providence, Rhode Island:

History Space:Historical Sewing Session—Rhode Island Historical Society and the Newport Historical Society’s experienced staff members offer help with historical sewing projects. Registration required. For more information: Rhode Island Historical Society Library, (401) 841-8770.

May 2 in Wetumpka, Alabama:

Fort Jackson 1814 Living History—Event features re-enactors from the Tennessee Militia & the US Army Regulars living at the Fort as they would have during the historical time period. For more information: Fort Toulouse - Fort Jackson, (334) 567-3002.

May 2 in Montpelier Station, Virginia:

Garden & Grounds Tours—Tour the grounds of Montpelier and learn about the trove of champion trees and unique plantings, cultivated with great care and attention over generations of care and preservation. For more information: Montpelier, (540) 672-2728.

May 2 in Canterbury, New Hampshire:

Opening Day Heifer Parade with Food & Fiddle—Event features a celebration of the return of spring to the Village pastures with a parade of festively adorned heifers to their first spring grass, Maypole dancing, outdoor barn dancing, family crafts, music and more. For more information: Canterbury Shaker Village, (603) 783-9511.

May 2 in Media, Pennsylvania:

Sheep Shearing and Textile Event—Event features the complete process -shearing, skirting, washing, dyeing, carding, spinning, knitting and weaving, along with flax, bobbin lace, and lucet demonstrations and also hearth cooking, garden, farm, and house tours. For more information: Colonial Plantation, (610) 566-1725.

May 2 to May 3 in Howard County, Maryland:

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival—Event features exhibits, demonstrations, competitions with live animals, crafts and supplies, entertainment and more. At the Howard County Fairgrounds. For more information: Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, (410) 442-1022.

May 2 in Vevay, Indiana:

Artisans Tour of Switzerland County—Event takes place throughout galleries, home studios, and businesses in Switzerland County showcasing art glass, quilts, weaving, jewelry, baskets, ceramics, painting, sculpture, woodworking, and more. For more information: Switzerland County Tourism, (812) 427-3237.

May 2 in Lee’s Summit, Missouri:

Sheep Shearing—Artisans demonstrate the entire process of making wool from the shearing of the flock and washing of the fleece to carding, spinning, dyeing and weaving. For more information: Missouri Town 1855, (816) 503-4860.

May 2 in Clinton, Tennessee:

The Clinch River Spring Antique Fair—Fair features more than 100 dealers lining the streets of Clinton’s Historic Downtown offering a wide range of antiques and collectibles. For more information: The Antique Market, (865) 463-8699.

May 3 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania:

Historic Trades—Furniture and Housewares in the 17th Century — Blacksmith and Joyners demonstrate how the furnishings and accessories for a 17th century home would be crafted. For more information: Pennsbury Manor, (215) 946-0400.

May 3 in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania:

Childrens Day Sheep & Wool Program—Event features hands-on activities and demonstrations including taking raw wool and flax and turning it into cloth and guided tours. For more information: Daniel Boone Homestead, (610) 582-4900.

OPENINGS

April 28 to May 1, 2016 in Winchester, Virginia:

Collect, Preserve, Interpret: Ten Years at the MSV—Exhibition highlights some of the best and most important objects in the Museum’s Shenandoah Valley Collection and includes pottery, quilts, furniture, silver, paintings, and more. For more information: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, (888) 556-5799.

May 1 to September 6 in Vergennes, Vermont:

Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ’Great’ Lakes—The traveling exhibit showcases some of these most dramatic sites from Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Champlain, the Finger Lakes, Lake George and the St. Lawrence River and features underwater footage, photographs, and a newly-built model of the Lake George radeau Land Tortoise. For more information: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, (802) 475-2022.

May 2 to May 30 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration: From Scratch—Event features historic "receipts" for some common late 18th-century dishes and seasonal ingredients like fresh herbs and asparagus that were welcome in the kitchen after a long, cold winter. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

ON-GOING EXHIBITIONS

Now through May 2 in East Berlin, Pennsylvania:

East Berlin Historical Society Antique Show—Show features samplers, quilts, folk art, country furniture, smalls and more. At East Berlin Area Community Center. For more information: East Berlin Historical Society, (717) 630-2468.

Now through December 31 in Marietta, Ohio:

Imagining Marietta-The Northwest Territory Murals—The exhibit houses 12 murals depicting the first settlement of the Northwest Territory, each painted by William Mark Young. Also, on display are rare and seldom seen artifacts ranging from Rufus Putnam’s banjo clock, hand-written letters, historic newspapers, & photos of early Marietta. For more information: Campus Martius Museum, (800) 860-0145.

Now through December 31 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South—This new exhibition celebrates the remarkable objects that were created in or imported to the Chesapeake, the Carolina low country, and southern backcountry. The exhibition will highlight the aesthetic diversity brought to the region by the varied cultures and ethnic groups that ultimately defined a unique, early southern style. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, 1800hist or y.

Now through January 10, 2016 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Gardens & Groves—This special exhibition explores George Washington’s creation of a picture-perfect setting. Discover the ideas that shaped his vision and inspired the landscape at Mount Vernon. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

Now through December 31 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

China of the Most Fashionable Sort: Chinese Export Porcelain in Colonial America—Chinese export porcelain played an important role in the lives of colonists. It was the most desirable of the ceramic bodies, and possessing it indicated wealth and status. This exhibit will illustrate the wide variety of Chinese porcelain that was available in colonial America with a particular focus on pieces with histories in Virginia. Objects recovered from archaeological excavations will also be featured. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, 1800hist or y.

Now through May 31 in Salem, Massachusetts:

Raven’s Many Gifts: Native Art of the Northwest Coast—Explore the relationships among living humans, animals, ancestors and supernatural beings through works of Native art from the Pacific Northwest Coast created during the past 200 years. Ceremonial regalia, trade goods and art sold in galleries today reveal creative expressions of family, heritage, politics and commerce in a changing world. For more information: Peabody Essex Museum, (978) 745-9500.

Now through July 5 in Winterthur, Delaware:

The Diligent Needle: Instrument of Profit, Pleasure, and Ornament—The exhibition showcases the evolution of needlework and the prominent role it played in womens lives during the 17th through 19th centuries. For more information: Winterthur Museum, (800) 448-3883.

Now through September 8 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe—Objects from The Mariners Museum are featured in this special exhibition tracing the evolution of the dugout canoe through the centuries, from the watercraft of the Powhatan people 400 years ago to multi-log trade vessels and work and racing boats. For more information: Jamestown Settlement, (888) 593-4682.

Now through December 31 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina:

North Carolina Moravian Landscapes, 1790-1890—Artist depictions of the physical landscape reflecting the cultural and economic developments of the area with a variety of detailed maps, surveys, drawings, and paintings. In the J. Blum House. For more information: Old Salem Museums & Gardens., (336) 721-7360.

Now through May 31, 2016 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

A Celebration of American Quilts—Exhibit features twelve quilts that represent the diversity of quilts made in American from the 18th through 20th centuries. In the McCarl Gallery. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, 800-hist or y.

Now through May 29, 2016 in Winchester, Virginia:

Face to Face: Portraits from the Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection—The exhibition will include portraits featuring men, women, families, and children from the 1600s through the 1800s. Most of the paintings are British, with some works by American and Dutch painters. In the Founders Gallery. For more information: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, (888) 556-5799.

Now through December 27 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Engraved Powder Horns from the French and Indian War and the American Revolution—Exhibit features one of the finest assemblages of this indigenous and unique American art form ever presented. The 75 powder horns offer a wealth of documentary information about the original owners and carvers who created them. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

Now through December 27 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Into the Woods: Crafting Early American Furniture—Exhibit explores an array of masterworks by famous American cabinetmakers including Duncan Phyfe and Honoré Lannuier, Samuel McIntire, John and Thomas Seymour, and John Townsend. In the Flynt Center of Early New England Life - Friary Gallery For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

Now through June 25 in Morristown, New Jersey:

Thomas Nast: Unknown Works and American Icons—Exhibit features a collection of rarely exhibited, virtually unknown works by the man whose art defined many of Americas most popular icons-Santa Claus, Uncle Sam, the Democratic Donkey and the Republican Elephant. Previously unpublished oil paintings and watercolors, rarely seen pencil sketches, pen and ink drawings, and original architectural elements from the artists home will be among the objects presented. In addition to these and several never-before-exhibited pieces, some of Thomas Nasts best-known characters are also on display. For more information: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, (973) 538-2404.

Now through August 2 in Fort Worth, Texas:

Audubon’s Beasts—Exhibition features some of John James Audubons greatest depictions of North Americas four-legged animals in their natural habitats, from swamps to savannahs. For more information: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, (817) 989-5067.

Now through June 30 in Morristown, New Jersey:

Currier & Ives—Exhibit features a small collection of "Currier & Ives" prints on display throughout the Museum. The 19th century lithography firms of "N. Currier" and "Currier & Ives" produced images of America that remain as popular today as when they were made. For more information: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, (973) 538-2404.

Now through May 3 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina:

George Catlin’s American Buffalo—The exhibit explores the representation of buffalo and their integration into the lives of Native Americans through 40 original paintings by the artist George Catlin (1796-1872). Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in collaboration with the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyo For more information: Reynolda House Museum of American Art, (336) 758-5150.

Now through August 2 in Fort Worth, Texas:

American Still Life—Exhibition showcases approximately sixty works from the museums collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century still lifes. For more information: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, (817) 989-5067.

Now through September 5, 2016 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

Birds, Bugs and Plants-Observing the Natural World in the 18th Century—The exhibition examines how the study of nature shifted from pure science to aesthetic art form between 1590 and 1818. Featuring more than 70 objects in a wide range of illustration, the majority of which will focus on the 18th century, the exhibition will explore how interest in natural history on both sides of the Atlantic grew during the period. In the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, (757) 220-7724.

Now through February 14, 2016 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Greek Gods, Roman Ideals: Neoclassicism and Style in Early America—Exhibit features collection of objects from the period 1780 to 1825 that are representative of the Neoclassical style. In the lobby of the Flynt Center of Early New England Life. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 775-7214.

Now through January 3, 2016 in Winterthur, Delaware:

A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life—Exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork, and pottery. For more information: Winterthur Museum, (800) 448-3883.

Now through May 10 in New York, New York:

The Plains Indians—The exhibition unites Plains Indian masterworks found in European and North American collections, from pre-contact to contemporary including works of art collected centuries ago by French traders and travelers, those acquired by Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition of 1804—06, objects from the early reservation period and recent works. For more information: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (212) 535-7710.

Now through February 14, 2016 in Kent, Ohio:

Inside Out: Revealing Clothing’s Hidden Secrets—Exhibition showcases the secret inner-workings that are usually out of sight. Weights, pockets, quilted linings, boning, ruffles and labels all come to light when the garments are flipped inside out. The pieces range from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century and include both men’s and women’s wear. For more information: Kent State University Museum, (330) 672-3450.

Now through October 30 in Morristown, New Jersey:

Canals of New Jersey—Exhibit features panels that tell the story of New Jersey’s two towpath canals, the Morris and the Delaware and Raritan, chartered in 1824 by the Morris Canal & Banking Company. For more information: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, (973) 538-2404.

Now through July 19 in Tacoma, Washington:

Across the Pond: The Voyage of a Beaver Pelt—Beaver pelts were at the center of the fur trade, and the reason Fort Nisqually was established. Meet the people and explore the modes of transportation involved in getting these furs to market. For more information: Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, (253) 305-1000.

Now through August 30 in Baltimore, Maryland:

Rinehart’s Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble—Exhibition explores the workshop of 19th-century sculptor William Henry Rinehart, a Maryland-born artist whose works were among William T. Walters’ earliest acquisitions. For more information: The Walters Art Museum, (410) 547-9000.

Now through December 31 in Cooperstown, New York:

50 at 20 - Masterpieces of American Indian Art from the Thaw Collection—Exhibition highlights 50 outstanding works of American Indian Art spanning 2,000 years of art in North America. For more information: Fenimore Art Museum, (607) 547-1400.

Now through September 1 in Sayre, Pennsylvania:

The Mighty Susquehanna—Exhibit examines the early pre-history of the Native American tribes that fished its waters, through the era of arks, early river ferries, bridges, canals and railroads. At the Sayre Historical Society Museum. For more information: Sayre Historical Society, (570) 882-8221.

Now through August 16 in Washyington, District of Columbia:

Special Installation of 19 American Masterworks—Exhibit features masterworks from Gilded Age, Impressionist, and Ashcan School painters telling the story of the late 19th century and early 20th centuries in America, a "coming-of-age" period in American art. For more information: Smithsonian American Art Museum, (202) 633-1000.

Now through December 27 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Furniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts—Exhibit explores Western Massachusetts first 150 years of furniture-making with 58 objects drawn from Historic Deerfields collections that best exemplify the regions signature contribution to American design history and emergence of national identity. The exhibition is a part of Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

Now through October 18 in Princeton, New Jersey:

Of the Best Materials and Good Workmanship: 19th Century New Jersey Chairmaking—The exhibition explores the craft of chairmaking in New Jersey from the 1790s to the end of the nineteenth century. Thirty-five examples of documented New Jersey chairs will show the range of seating furniture produced in all parts of the state. They will be accompanied by chairmaking tools and equipment, portraits, photographs, advertisements, and more. For more information: Morven Museum & Garden, (609) 924-8144.

Now through September 7 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania:

"To Save Our Fellow Citizens": Volunteer Firefighting, 1800—1875—Exhibition includes more than 175 historical firefighting artifacts including tools, colorful parade regalia, apparel, artwork, photographs, fire engines, fire equipment, and more. For more information: Mercer Museum, (215) 345-0210.

LATER THIS MONTH

s May 6 in Ticonderoga, New York: Beyond Bullets and Blades

s May 7 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Lecture on 18th & 19th Century Medicine

s May 7 to May 9 in Savanah, Georgia: Savannah Preservation Festival

s May 7 in Newport, Rhode Island: Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence During the Revolutionary War

s May 8 to May 10 in Louisville, Kentucky: 20th Annual Gardeners Fair

s May 8 to May 9 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Herb & Garden Faire

s May 9 in Winterthur, Delaware: Azaleas and Bluebells

s May 9 in Charleston, South Carolina: Staking a Claim: Exploration and Discovery in the New World

s May 9 to May 10 in Chalfont, Pennsylvania: The Byers’ Choice American Artisan Showcase

s May 9 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: 18th Century Tavern Night

s May 9 in Perrysburg, Ohio: Fiber Arts Spinning Class

s May 9 to May 10 in Ticonderoga, New York: "Before Long We Would Have Reinforcements" French Soldiers Return to Rebuild Carillon

s May 9 to May 10 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Second Sunday Event: May Fair

s May 9 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Jamestown Day

s May 9 in Accokeek, Maryland: Spinning Yarns

s May 9 in Forest, Virginia: Architectural Restoration Talk & Tour

s May 9 to May 10 in Asheville, North Carolina: Fiber Weekend

s May 9 in Suffield, Connecticut: Mother’s Day Tea with Mrs. Phelps

s May 10 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Mothers’ Day Hearth-Cooking Workshop

s May 10 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania: Happy Mother’s Day

s May 10 in Mumford, New York: Mother’s Day

s May 10 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania: Mothers Day Open House

s May 12 to May 17 in Brimfield, Massachusetts: The Brimfield Antiques Show

s May 13 in Ticonderoga, New York: Beyond Bullets and Blades

s May 13 in Baltimore, Maryland: Putting Wallpapers in Context

s May 13 in Newport, Rhode Island: Open House at the Christopher Townsend House

s May 14 to May 16 in Williamsburg, Virginia: International Embroidery Conference

s May 14 to May 17 in Sibley, Missouri: Historic Art & Arms

s May 15 to May 17 in Mason Neck, Virginia: The British are Coming

s May 15 to May 16 in Amana, Iowa: Handworks: Woodworking Tools and Traditions

s May 15 to May 17 in Grand Rapids, Ohio: Lost Arts Festival & Rifle Frolic

s May 15 to May 17 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia: Siege of Fort Randolph

s May 15 to May 16 in Mumford, New York: Hosmer’s Inn Dinners

s May 15 to May 17 in Lake Elmo, Minnesota: Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival

s May 15 in New Bedford, Massachusetts: Nautical Antiques Show

s May 15 to May 17 in New Bedford, Massachusetts: 27th Scrimshaw Weekend

s May 16 to May 17 in McLean, Virginia: Colonial Market Fair

s May 16 in New Philadelphia, Ohio: Spring Lantern Tour

s May 16 to May 17 in Coventry, Rhode Island: Raid on Spel Hall

s May 16 to May 17 in Westminster, Maryland: Blacksmith Days

s May 16 to May 17 in Vonore, Tennessee: Garrison Weekends

s May 16 in Bedminster, New Jersey: The French Alliance Ball

s May 16 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Mother & Daughter Tea Party

s May 16 in Tacoma, Washington: Queen Victoria’s Birthday

s May 16 in Wetumpka, Alabama: Fort Toulouse Living History

s May 16 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Spring Festival

s May 16 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Pottery Fair on the Square

s May 16 in Ninety Six, South Carolina: Living History Day

s May 16 to May 17 in Farmington, Pennsylvania: National Road Festival

s May 16 in Burlington, North Carolina: 244th Anniversary of the Battle of Alamance

s May 16 in Bath, North Carolina: Historic Bath - Bonner’s Point

s May 16 to May 17 in Verona, New Jersey: Fine Arts and Crafts at Verona Park

s May 17 in Campton Hills, Illinois: Rare Breeds Show

s May 17 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania: Open Hearth Cooking

s May 17 in Garrison, New York: Dining with the Dyckmans

s May 17 in Sleepy Hollow, New York: Discover Pinkster

s May 19 in Newport, Rhode Island: Rough Point Landscape History and Garden Tour

s May 20 in Ticonderoga, New York: Beyond Bullets and Blades

s May 22 to May 24 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Festival Williamsburg

s May 22 to May 23 in Fairmont, West Virginia: Sheep to Shawl

s May 22 in Mumford, New York: Hosmer’s Inn Dinners

s May 22 to May 24 in Wooster, Ohio: Great Lakes Fiber Show

s May 22 in Washington, District of Columbia: Guided Garden Tour

s May 23 to May 24 in Richmond, Kentucky: Spring Trade Days

s May 23 in Fremont, Indiana: 50th Anniversary Celebration

s May 23 to May 24 in Rhinebeck, New York: Antiques at Rhinebeck

s May 23 to May 24 in Perrysburg, Ohio: First Siege 1813

s May 23 to May 24 in Youngstown, New York: Soldiers through the Ages

s May 23 to May 25 in Ticonderoga, New York: Memorial Day Weekend

s May 23 to May 24 in Vincennes, Indiana: Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous

s May 23 in Charlottesville, Virginia: Herbs and Their Uses

s May 23 to May 25 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Wool Days

s May 23 to May 24 in Lumpkin, Georgia: 1836 Creek War & Cultural Event

s May 23 to May 24 in Farmington, Pennsylvania: Encampment - British and French Forces

s May 23 to May 24 in Media, Pennsylvania: 17th Century Timeline and Skirmish

s May 23 in Wethersfield, Connecticut: Horsemanship with Arms and British Attack at Revolutionary War Encampment

EXHIBITIONS OPENING THIS MONTH

s May 8 to May 1, 2016 in Toronto, : Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels

s May 9 to October 15 in Saco, Maine: Industry and Virtue Joined: Schoolgirl Needlework of Northern New England

s May 21 to September 20 in Portland, Maine: Directors’ Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail

s May 23 to August 23 in Fort Worth, Texas: Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention