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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.

Salisbury Fall Festival

A  village-wide Scarecrow Contest, Pancake Breakfast, Beer Fest, 5K rail-trail run, local food, games, crafts, and more! Wander Main Street for attic treasures and previously-loved

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A Tribute to Wanda Landowska

Crescendo presents the famed Polish harpsichordist Władysław Kłosiewicz who is coming to Lakeville, Connecticut, the former home of the visionary performer Wanda Landowska, to play

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Harvest Moon

As the sun and moon achieve equilibrium each fall, with the moon rising just as the sun sets, the sky is ablaze with the grandeur

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Happy Labor Day Weekend!

The best celebration of a fantastic summer is a long weekend of barbecues, picnics, swimming, and outdoor recreation. Lawns and gardens are beautifully manicured, boats

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Choice of Happiness

“…if I could have chosen, I think I would have simply chosen to be happy…” We live in a community of open doors and endless opportunity.  A talented

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Norfolk CT

Quirky – in the most charming way.  Norfolk, contrary to being dubbed the “Ice Box” (due to its reputation of having the coolest temperatures in Connecticut), is a closely-knit

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Farmer’s Market

“What makes the Farmers’ Market such a special place is that you’re creating a community around food.” – Byrant Terry As a community, we continue

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Memorial Day 2018

This weekend pride with permeate our villages as we parade colors of red (hardiness), white (purity), and blue (vigilance, perseverance, justice) to signify the core

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Gospelfest 2018

While “rural” in nature, the Tri-State Region’s close proximity to Boston and New York City has, over many generations, created an atmosphere that is rich

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It's a wonderful life in the Litchfield Hills & Beyond

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