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Country Journal

Info, Blog, Happenings and Musings
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.

Play, Eat, Drink: Drive-In

Four Brothers Amenia Drive-In is a self-described “boutique theatre,” showcasing mainly family-friendly movies, along with some comedies and dramas. Except for one showing on their popular “Throwback Thursdays,” when a

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Summer Music Series

The Hills are Alive with Summer Concerts!  This season we are excited to welcome back live music at some of our favorite venues as well

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Pride Along the Hudson

This weekend Pride Along the Hudson will begin its month-long series of events to celebrate the LGBTQ+ communities.  Towns will be decorated with extravagance and festivities. New

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Memorial Day 2021

The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. Each year

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Nutrition on Railroad

Cassidy Considine, a North Canaan native, has felt the love from her hometown this past week with the grand opening of her new shop, Nutrition

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Farmer’s Markets

On Saturday, Cornwall will kick off our season of weekly Farm Markets! May 1st from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, the Cornwall Village Green will be

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O’Hara’s Landing Marina

Resting on the shore of Twin Lakes in Salisbury, O’Hara’s Landing Marina is a picturesque respite. Mary’s Cafe welcomes visitors each morning for the most delicious

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Vernal Magic

  Slip into your wellies and wade through the ephemeral ponds throughout the Tri-State region. Vernal pools are home to innumerable species who rely upon

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Fresh glimpses of beauty have begun to decorate the Hudson Valley region as flower buds creep up from thawing soil, local farms welcome new life,

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Summer Camps

Whether it’s Day–Camp, Sleep-Away, or a few hours divulging in doing what you love – the songs, friendships, & memories made at Summer Camp last a lifetime. Our region’s artistic

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It's a wonderful life in the Tri-State region