New England Chamber Choir Hosts Concert this Sunday in Madison

The New England Chamber Choir & Orchestra is hosting their 43rd Annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 21st starting at 4:00 pm at the First Congregational Church of Madison. The New England Chamber Choir & Orchestra, under the direction of Richard Wm. Donohue will present the forty-third installment of Music for Spring on Sunday, May 21, 2017 Read More

Newport’s Secret Garden Tour is Coming June 16-18

Newport’s Secret Garden Tour is coming June 16th through the 18th. The self-guided walking tours will get you up close and personal with private gardens located in historic Newport, Rhode Island. Take a late Spring tour of some unique, delightful and personal gardens. The annual Secret Garden Tour opens the gates to a variety of Read More

See Mexican Gray Wolves at Beardsley Zoo

Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, is home to two Mexican gray wolves, and two Red wolves, all extremely rare and on the Endangered Species list. The two Mexican gray wolves at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo are sisters, born in 2007 at the California Wolf Center in Julian, Calif. Both species at one time were completely extinct in Read More

Spend the Day with the Wealthiest Families in the Country

Put on your walking shoes and prepare to be awed! A day trip to Newport, Rhode Island can be packed with sights and history with a visit to several of the magnificent mansions that once were summer “cottages” to the wealthiest families in the country. One can include any of the mansions for a day Read More

Redcoats & 5th CT Reg. at Revolutionary War Encampment May 27th

Huzzah! Memorial Day weekend begins with a bang at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum Revolutionary War Encampment. The fun begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 27 at 211 Main St., following the Wethersfield Memorial Day parade, and lasts until 4 p.m. Admission to the encampment is free; regular admission charged for optional tours of the museum. During Read More

Take a Look Inside the New Butchers and Bakers Restaurant in Farmington

The Newport Flower Show Comes to Rosecliff Mansion this June

Each year, the Newport Flower Show is held at the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. It is held at the end of June and is a “must see” event. If you have never attended the Newport Flower Show let me tell you a few things about it. The 2017 Newport Flower Show, themed Fête Read More

Take a Cruise Aboard the Amistad in May

The Amistad ship will be in port in New London, Connecticut through the end of May, with public sailings on Saturdays and Sundays on May 7, 8, 13, 14, 20 (sold out charter sail), 21, and 27, 28, from 12 noon to 3 PM. Space is limited, so to ensure a seat, tickets should be Read More

SHREK the MUSICAL Onstage April 20-30 at Connecticut Repertory Theatre

SHREK THE MUSICAL is onstage at Connecticut Repertory Theatre April 20 through April 30.  Tickets and info at crt.uconn.edu or 860-486-2113 Evening performances start at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Select matinee performances start at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Single tickets are available now. Read More

The Osprey are Back on the Connecticut River

The Osprey are Back on the Connecticut River and they are working on their “nestorations”.  The Osprey are actively bringing sticks to their nest, welcoming their mate back home and of course fishing. The trees and plants are full with buds and the river is still very quiet and peaceful, and RiverQuest is just about the Read More