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Weekend Escapes

Season 8 Episode 802 | 26m 46s

Host Richard Wiese visits Mill City Park in Franklin, NH, New England’s first whitewater park, for a day of whitewater rafting and boogie boarding. In Maine, co-host Amy Traverso harvests lobsters on Penobscot Bay and cooks them up at the five-star Camden Harbour Inn. In Vermont, we visit Red House founders Britt and Matt Witt to learn the story behind their iconic handmade waxed canvas bags.

Aired: 04/05/24
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Bangs Island Mussels, Arethusa Farm and a visit to the Trapp Family Lodge.
Tanglewood music festival and an artists’ colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
Newport, Rhode Island and a classic New England general store.
A look at Nubble Light in Maine. Boston’s famed North End. Vermont’s Farmhouse Pottery.
Glamping in Maine. Fishing in Mystic, Connecticut. A tour of Duparquet Copper Cookware.
Breakfast at Pickering House Inn. Winter skiing and surfing in Maine. Floral designs.
Glazy Susan doughnuts. Climbing Mt. Monadnock. Sauces from Wozz! Kitchen Creations.
French-New England dishes from Jacques Pépin. Ducati motorcycles made in New England.
Biddeford, a rising food town. Farming collective in Vermont. Nantucket weaving tradition.
Explore Rockland, Maine. Local glass artist. Playful and romantic home products.
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