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FEBRUARY 22, 2015

   Why not ENJOY the snow!

      Northern Exposure & Yankee Cricket Bed & Breakfast

      have teamed up to give you a dog sled ride and over     night  stay for $300.00

Bookings must be made through Yankee Cricket B&B

Call:  413.245.0030

or e-mail

Offer ends Feb 22, 2015

Northern Exposure Outfitters

Logo: Northern Exposure Outfitters

The Ultimate Winter Experience!

Northern Exposure Outfitters

Brookfield, MA 01506

508.867.4396  508.565.5776

brings you:

Dog Sled Rides

Northern Exposure Outfitters Dog Sled Ride

Photo:  Northern Exposure Outfitters - Gregg racing

We offer top of the line products, Rides for two or more, lessons, educational programs and more.  Call us or e-mail us for more information


We take all of the above!

Summer Offerings

Salem Cross Inn  West Brookfield, MA

One of the 16 Best Massachusetts Restaurants outside of Boston

Published on 6/11/2014 by

Eric Christensen

Voted Best "New England Dinning for 2013"

Yankee Magazine

Our Friends at the Salem Cross Inn are celebrating their

50 Year Anniversary

June 19, 1961 – 2011

Fifty years!!!  The Salem Cross Inn, our family run restaurant, has been in business for 50 years and we are thrilled!  We have become known as the place to have a classic New England experience and we are famous for cooking with farm fresh ingredients, Fireplace Feasts, Historic Drover’s Roasts and our warm New England hospitality.  Over the years, we have hosted such names as Mick Jagger, Julia Child, Ted Kennedy, Mickey Mantle, Joan Rivers, Charles Lindbergh and even Sesame Street’s “Big Bird,” to name a few.  However, for us, our fondest memories are of the families that we have been lucky enough to watch grow from Family Sunday dinners, First Communions, high school and college graduations, weddings and life celebrations.  Now after 50 years, we look back with fondness on this extended family and realize that we are blessed to have been a part of their life’s tapestry.  We are proud to have reached this milestone in honor of our dad, Henry, Salem and our Uncle Dick, and look forward to keeping their vision alive by carrying on their legacy of family and traditional New England hospitality.  So, take a ride to the country, join in the celebration, and raise a glass to the next 50 years!

SALEM CROSS INN Restaurant & Tavern

260 West Main Street   West Brookfield  MA  01585

Visit them for truly the best New England Experience our area has to offer.  We know you will enjoy!


Your hostess and host at the Yankee Cricket B&B

Sherry and Bill Simonic


Murder mystery dinner theater


We handle all the reservations

call us at (413) 245-0030

One Night Stay plus Dinner and Mystery for two $285.00

Check with us or Salem Cross Inn directly for future dates.

or e-mail us at:


Advanced purchase only and All sales final - NO REFUNDS

All reservations are confirmed by Salem Cross Inn.

Salem Cross Inn reserves the right to change or cancell any of the posted dates.  All sales final as full payment is due upon reservation and there are NO REFUNDS.  Gift certificates must be used for the 2014-2015 season for this package or they expire on the last posted date of the 2014-2015 season.


Photo: Salem Cross Inn  West Brookfield, MA

Packages in combination with the Salem Cross Inn are confirmed in writing with Salem Cross.  For any other details concerning Salem Cross Inn please check their website at

Special Note:  Prices quoted on the home page are for dinner in the main dining room and not the Fireplace Feast or Package Events. This is for a regular dinner package only.

For package reservations call: (413) 245-0030

or e-mail   The Dates for the Fireplace Feast are noted below as well as on the Salem Cross Inn website.  Please call us for details and to reserve your Cricket and Cross Package for this season 2014 - 2015 Season

Hearth at Salem Cross Inn

Cricket & Cross Get-a-way Package

Fireplace Feast dinner for two includes dinner and gratuities, sleigh ride (weather permitting or wagon ride) with a one night stay at Yankee Cricket and Breakfast in the morning.  For more details, call us as we arange your stay and dinner reservations for the event at Salem Cross Inn.

Package costs per couple per one night stay:


Payment due upon reservation and No Refunds

Season Schedule

Open Dinner Dates for Salem Cross Fireplace Feast
2014-2015 Season updated as of 3/6/2015
Month Fri Sat Sun
SCI is Closed MARCH 23RD thru APRIL 1 
Will reopen on our full time schedule on
Thursday APRIL 2nd
11 12
18 19
25 26



How about a dog sled ride?

Click on the link below to see a recent Girl Scout Outing with Northern Exposure Outfitters and than decide on the ride!

We have teamed up with Gregg & Eileen Vitello

and their Northern Exposure Outfitters to bring you

a Dog Sled Ride Package!

Make a reservation at Yankee Cricket and schedule a ride on a dog sled for a ride you will not forget!

Call us for details

Party of two $475.00

Includes your overnight at the Cricket your dog sled ride and breakfast in the morning one price covers all.

All sales final as full payment is due upon reservation and there are NO REFUNDS!

If you like more details about the dog sled rides click below

Logo: Central Mass CVB

Central Massachusetts Convention and Visitors Bureau


For a play package call us at (413) 245-0030

or e-mail us at

We can custom design a package for you which includes an overnight at The Yankee Cricket B&B a dinner out in one of the areas top restaurants and a live play at the Stageloft Theater. You can check their website for what play is being performed on the day you will be staying over.


For the Rovezzi's get-a-way dinner package call us

(413) 245-0030

e-mail us at


Alternatives For Health Package

Located just a 6 minute drive from our B&B offering you

Nature's Solution for Better Health

Homeopathic Remedies - Oils - Detoxification

Alternatives for Health  Official Ribbon Cutting Opening Day in Sturbridge MA

  • Ear Coning
  • Far Infrared Sauna
  • Herbal Steam
  • Ionic Foot Treatment
  • Flower Essence Consultation
  • Massage
  • Integrated Energy Therapy
  • Reiki
  • Rollout

We can arrange your choice to treatment and include the cost in a package stay at our Bed and Breakfast.  A great way to have a healthful and relaxing weekend.  You can browse their store and get some tips from Salli and Bill

Photo:  Sally and Bill  Alternatives 4 Health   Brimfield MA

Owners Salli and Bill

Alternatives for Health

426 Main Street    •    Sturbridge, MA 01566

click below for more details

www.Alternatives For Health Wellness





Enjoy Biking in New England?  Try an Overnight at Yankee Cricket Bed and Breakfast and a new trail just cleared. Just a half mile from our drive on Five Bridge Road, The Brimfield Bike Committee and the Army Corp of Engineers has been working to clear the Grand Trunk rail trail and the New England Trolley Trail for Biking and hiking. The trail along the Quineboag River is a work in progress to connect with neighboring town trails and eventually expanding to a large network of rails to trails.  While the completed work is a ways off, the side roads in the area offer the typical New England views and in most cases little or no traffic.  For a package to enjoy a weekend of Biking in New England call Gary at Cycle New England



We offer great packages with the area's finest restaurants:

Salem Cross Inn, Publick House, Rovezzi's, Cedar Street

Call us for details. (413) 245-0030 or email us at



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Traditions are often associated with the Winter holidays, but in Historical New England, traditions are relived every day, regardless of the season. Why not plan a weekend and relive some traditions that thousands of families, young and old, have created for generations. Experience Historical New England Traditions with the companies on this card, and make a tradition for your family. Visit the web site below for a full description on each establishment including hours and events.


Salem Cross Inn

The tradition of a hearty New England meal is alive and well at the Salem Cross Inn. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ambience of a restored 1705 farmhouse and the tranquility of over 600 acres of New England countryside while indulging in creatively prepared, fresh, seasonal fare. Step back in time… slow down… experience the way things should be.

260 West Main Street,
W. Brookfield, MA 01585
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Vaillancourt Folk Art

Located in a restored 19th century stone textile mill in the Manchaug Village section of Sutton, Massachusetts, the studio of Vaillancourt Folk Art creates hand painted chalkware figures. Come tour our studio and see the artists working, peruse our Vaillancourt Christmas museum, and shop in our highly decorated retail gallery—see why so many families have started traditions with Vaillancourt Folk Art.

9 Main Street
Sutton, MA 01590
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Oakwood Farm
Christmas Barn

The barn is a New England tradition and this old barn has served as a hay barn, chicken barn and now is home to another delightful New England tradition... A Christmas shop... Start or continue your tradition of old fashion shopping in this 1853 vintage barn where the scents, sounds and sights of Christmas prevail.

1 Northwest Road
Spencer, MA 01562
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Sturbridge Host Hotel

Tradition abounds in Historic Sturbridge. Enjoy our recently renovated accommodations with beautifully appointed and elegant New England furnishings. The Sturbridge Host Hotel is located adjacent to Old Sturbridge Village where you may experience the tradition and culture of life in the 1830's.

366 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA 01566
[ directions ]





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