Columbus Day is a state holiday being observed Monday, Oct. 10, to commemorate Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492.
Independence Day will be celebrated Monday, July 4. It is a federal holiday.
Tell your children you have set aside a certain amount of money for gifts and holiday events, such as hosting parties, and that you won’t exceed it.
The trip was made possible with support and assistance provided by Lanesborough residents Mark and Stephanie Abrams, who were instrumental in the twinning of the two towns.
"This is maybe their only Thanksgiving meal and then we are open tomorrow so they get to have leftovers." — Valerie Schwarz