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“Picture Yourself: Women in STEAM”  at Acton’s Discovery Museum features six portraits by local female artists that highlight New England female scientists with a range of backgrounds, ethnicities, and interests. One local scientist who’s highlighted: Ellice Patterson (pictured here), a biologist and founder of Abilities Dance Boston, a nonprofit dance company for diverse artists within and outside the disability community.

Vegas’s latest attraction, Seattle’s glass festival comeback, and restaurant week in New Haven

Travel news you can use.

THE VIP LOUNGE
Georden West at the Carl Craig "Party/After-Party" sound installation at Dia:Beacon in Beacon, N.Y.

Georden West on Boston’s former Playland Café, journaling on vacation, and a good cappuccino

We caught up with the writer and director of the film "Playland" to talk about all things travel.

TRAVEL
Mount Errigal in County Donegal, Ireland.

Am I out of luck on this Irish tour refund?

When Susan Danner cancels her Ireland tour after the COVID-19 outbreak, the operator promises a prompt refund. That was a year ago. Where’s her money?

ARTS & TRAVEL
Inside a converted school bus in the Woodstock Museum at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.

With an augmented reality tour, now you, too, can experience Woodstock

The tour is enhanced by computer tablets loaded with archival footage, a virtual 3-D model of the stage, home movies, and testimonials from people who attended the festival, and more. It’s your own trip, new millennium-style.

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Fortune Feimster (right) with her wife, Jacqueline "Jax" Smith, in Thailand.

Fortune Feimster on Thailand, her love of ice cream, and fresh laundry

We caught up with the actor, writer, and comic to talk about all things travel.

FALL FOLIAGE
You don’t have to head to Maine’s mountains to see fall splendor. Travel along the Saco or Penobscot River to experience all the great views you can handle.

Where the color is — and the crowds aren’t

Warning: You may have to hop into a gondola or a kayak to experience these off-the-beaten-path locales.

FALL FOLIAGE
A hot air balloon, operated by Berkshire Balloons in Connecticut, drifts just over the treetops.

Talk about a bucket list item: Leaf-peeping from a hot air balloon

Here’s where you can give it a try.

FALL FOLIAGE
One way to enjoy the fall views and keep the kids happy? Head to the pumpkin patch.

3 fall foliage trips your kids might actually enjoy

Here’s where the scenery is splendid — yet secondary to the fun.