A capital idea for Summer Fun: the Smithsonian invites Basque-Americans to participate in its 2016 Folklife Festival. We hope to see you there! More info here.
On December 19, 2015, the New England Basque Club welcomed winter by celebrating Santo Tomás in Middletown, Rhode Island. Club members gathered for a delicious potluck meal, showcasing members’ culinary talents. They also enjoyed music, camaraderie, a raffle and of course, some rounds of mus on a crisp Saturday in the Ocean State. The pinnacle […]
Mark your calendars for our Santo Tomás Christmas Celebration to be held on Saturday, December 19th, in Middletown (RI). Where: Knight of Columbus, 7 Valley Road, Middletown RI 02842. When: December 19th, 4pm to 9pm. We’ll enjoy a pot-luck style dinner in which members will share their favorite dishes and desserts. There will be a […]
Middletown, Rhode Island – On Saturday, October 24, 2015, the New England Basque Club gathered for Sagardo Eguna (Cider Day). Along with hand-pressing and savoring cider from fresh-picked apples, the crowd enjoyed sporting events, food and drink, history, literature, trivia and a raffle. The guest of honor was Begoña Echeverría, a Basque-Californian author from Chino, […]
All New England Basque Club members and friends are invited to participate in our Sagardo Eguna on Saturday October 24th at Knights of Columbus in Middletown, Rhode Island. Where: Knights of Columbus — 7 Valley Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 When: October 24th, 1pm to 7pm The celebration will start with an exhibition of Basque rural […]
On August 15, 2015, the New England Basque Club gathered for Mariñel Eguna at the Dolphin’s Cove Marina in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This celebration of the Basque fishing tradition, deftly organized again by Naiara Azpiri, saw peak numbers of attendees (most decked out in traditional navy blue!), including members of Euskaldunak Quebec, Montreal’s Basque society. With […]
On May 9, 2015, the New England Basque Club celebrated Txitxiburduntzi at Riki Lasa’s farm in Connecticut. Lovely weather held out for the whole celebration, which included herri kirolak, a delicious supper with a roast pig masterfully prepared by Patxi Gandiaga, as well as music and a raffle for top-class Gipuzkoa cider provided by Shacksbury […]
Mark Your Calendars! 2015 NEBC Calendar of Events… May 9 – Txitxiburduntzi in Hartford, CT. August 15 – Andra Mari in Mildford, CT. October 24 – Sagardo Eguna in Middletown, RI.
Members and friends of the New England Basque Club (NEBC) gathered last Saturday March 7th in Newport, Rhode Island, to join the spirit of the upcoming 19th edition of the Korrika. With a walk along King Park, attendees showed their support to the race in favor of Euskera that every year covers the Basque Country […]