Friday, May 29, 2009

Field Trips NHCC

Contact Linda Thomas <humbrd001@yahoo.com> or Ann Yost <anny43@comcast.net> if you are interested in any NHCC field trip. Please note that while anyone can attend our meetings you must be a paid member to attend our field trips.

June 6th- Bronx Zoo - Please look for sign-up sheets at future meetings if you are interested.

June 20th- Sky Meadow Studio with Les Campbell - Photograph hummingbirds and his beautiful grounds. This field trip is FULL.

July or August - Buttonwood Farm - Photograph fields of sunflowers - Please look for sign-up sheets at future meetings if you are interested.

June 7th – 17th, 2010 – Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks. Call Linda Thomas at 203.239.9341 if you are interested in coming. We will want to make hotel reservations shortly after May 17th.

Photographic Opportunities You May Want to Explore on your own:

Garden in the Woods – Located approximately 20 miles west of Boston, on 45 acres of land, in Framingham, Massachusetts. This botanical garden is home to more than 1500 native plants of North America. Opens April 15–Labor Day: daily, 9 a.m.–7 p.m. After that open until October 16th with limited hours. http://www.newfs.org/visit/Garden-in-the-Woods

White Flower Farms – White Flower Farm maintains 5 acres of display gardens, open to the public free of charge. The retail store and grounds are located on Route 63, 3.5 miles south of the center of Litchfield, Connecticut. The store & grounds are open daily from 9 am to 5:30 pm, from April through October. http://www.whiteflowerfarm.com/customerservice-directions.html16th

Annual Fields of Lupines Festival June 5 - 21, 2009 in Sugar Hill, NH near Franconia Notch http://franconianotch.org/special-events/lupine-festival.aspx

and more from Warren (thanks!)

June 7 4-C's Car Show, New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, CT 10am-4pm

June 13 Comvec military vehicle collectors show, Chester, CT

June 13 5th Annual CT Open House Day Various events across the state

June 13, 14 First Annual Bears and Bison Powwow, Bison Farm, Brooklyn, CT

June 20 White Farm Open House, Litchfield, CT

June 20 Paragon Jousting at Shakespeare Family Renfair, Craryville, NY

June 20, 21 New England Pirate Faire, Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, MA

June 20-21 Annual Elizabeth Park Rose Weekend Festival, Hartford, CT

June 21 Open Cockpit Day, New England Air Museum

June 27 Pageant of Trolley Cars, Shoreline Trolley Museum, East Haven, CT

June 27-28 Quonset point Airshow featuring both the Blue Angels & the Snowbirds, Quonset, RI

July11 Riverfest, Hartford

July 17 Deep River Muster Tatoo 7pm

July 18 Deep River Muster Parade 10am

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