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Spreading the word on information, businesses, and events in the Tri-State Region of Connecticut, New York & Massachusetts.

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Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blog posts, photos, and eclectic articles to feel the vibe of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Columbia & Dutchess Counties’ Hudson Valley. Please email us if you have something you would like us to post or blog about.

Punxsutawney Phil

Punxsutawney Phil is believed to be only 39% accurate in his prediction of spring’s arrival. Yet, regardless of his accuracy, Groundhog Day is a celebration

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SWSA Upcoming Weekend Events

Friday Night Lights! February 8, 2019 While you are warming up SWSA Target Ski Jumping competition starts at 7 pm. Immediately following the competition, stick around for

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Yule Log

Burning a Yule Log to welcome winter solstice is believed to have brought upon the tradition of holiday lights.  The yule log would offer light

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Historic Iron GeoBand

During the American Revolution, 80% of the cannons produced in The Colonies were made at the Salisbury Iron Furnace. The Berkshire Mountains, Taconic Range and

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holiday celebrations

SATURDAY: Sinterklaas Festival (Rhinebeck, NY); Ski Swap & Sale (Lakeville, CT); Great Mountain Forest Wreath Workshop  (Falls Village, CT); Sweethaven Farm Pop-Up Shop (Salisbury, CT); Festival of Trees &

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Sinterklass Festival Day

The village of Rhinebeck, New York will be hosting a day long, colorful celebration that features children’s workshops, dance, theatre, music, and lots more bring out your

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Great Mountain Forest Wreaths

Come join Great Mountain Forest for their annual wreath workshop to create a beautiful wreath for your home, which will be held this Saturday and Sunday, December 1st

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Gratitude & Joy

“It is not Joy that makes us Grateful, It is Gratitude that makes us Joyful!” Wishing you a Thanksgiving full of Gratitude & Joy!

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Celebrating Life in England and New England On November 10 and 11, Crescendo presents its fall choral program with music of rejoicing and remembrance. Featured

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