Maryland. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Jan. 16, starts at noon at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Eutaw Street, Baltimore, and proceeds down MLK Blvd. 877-225-8466; www.promotionandarts.com
Massachusetts. New England International Auto Show, Jan. 12-16, is at Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St. Thursday and Friday, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Monday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Adults, $12; children age 6-12, $6. www.BostonAutoShow.com.
New Jersey. Chairish the Museum Exhibition and Benefit Auction, Jan. 14-Feb. 10, features chairs designed by local artists and crafters that are displayed at Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, and around town. Silent Auction Benefit Finale, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Main Gallery, is $10. 732-747-2266; monmouthmuseum.org.
New York. Snow Kite Festival in Lowville, the Adirondacks, Jan. 14-16. You can participate or watch the pros; trainer kites, hands-on demos, and lessons are available. This event takes place across the Tug Hill Plateau. Please call for locations: 315-376-2213 or 800-724-0242; www.adirondackstughill.com.
Pennsylvania. At Marienville Winterfest, you'll find food, fun outdoor activities, and a Torch Light Snowmobile Parade after dark. 7-9 p.m. Jan. 27 and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 28 at Marienville Area Community Association Building, Pine Street, Marienville. 814-927-8218; www.forestcounty.com.
Virginia. Restaurant Week, Jan. 9-15, is when Northern Virginia's finest restaurants offer awe-inspiring, multi-course meals: three-course fixed-price lunch ($20.12 per person) or three-course fixed-price dinner ($35.12 per person). Beverages, gratuity, and tax are not included. 800-296-7996; www.restaurantweekmetrodc.org
Washington, D.C. "Seat of War: A Panoramic View of Civil War Washington through Historic Prints" runs through Jan. 15 at the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center at President Lincoln's Cottage, Upshur St. NW at Rock Creek Church Rd. NW. Adults $12; children (6-12) $5; Members $6. www.lincolncottage.org/visit/exhibits.htm.
West Virginia. Sixth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, Jan. 16, 2 p.m., Metropolitan Theatre, 369 High St., Morgantown. Free. 304-599-6743; www.ccsjwv.org.