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February 2018

Free Event: Tap into Maple Syrup Production

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Enjoy time outdoors making one of nature’s sweet treats. Maple syrup starts to run in late winter when temperatures climb above freezing during the day and drop back below freezing at night. Participants will learn how to identify different species of maple trees, install a spile and safely produce syrup. Dress appropriately for the weather, approximately half of the class time will be outside. Instructor: Jim Luce, Supervisor of Grounds Meet in Olin Science Center Lounge. $10 (free members), registration…

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Connecticut Flower & Garden Show

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on February 25, 2018 at 10:00am

Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Connecticut Hartford Flower Show

The Connecticut Flower & Garden Show is one of the largest and most prestigious flower shows in all of New England! Get a glimpse of Spring even before the weather warms up at the annual “Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” on Thursday, February 22 through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Hours: Thursday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb.…

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (New Haven)

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Shubert Theater, 247 College Street
New Haven, CT
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour New Haven

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to New Haven on February 24, 2018. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe…

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Hartford Wedding & Bridal Expo

February 25 @ 11:00 am - February 26 @ 4:00 pm
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Hartford Wedding Expo

Jenks Productions will transform the Hartford XL Center into an incredible Wedding & Bridal Wonderland on February 25, 2018, with over 100 breathtaking displays to help you plan your unforgettable wedding. Visit with DJs and wedding bands, enjoy delicious food samplings from bakeries and caterers, learn about exclusive vacation and honeymoon packages, meet with photographers and videographers, view designer wedding gowns and formalwear, browse day spas and beauticians, and speak with wedding consultants, jewelers, florists, stationers, banquet facilities, and hotels.…

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (New London)

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Garde Arts Center, 325 State St
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour New London

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to New London on February 25, 2018. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe…

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March 2018

Taste of Ireland @ Mystic Yachting Center

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mystic Yachting Center, 90 Essex St
Groton, CT 06340 United States
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Mystic Aquarium and Ocean Blue Catering invite you to their Guinness Beer Dinner at the picturesque Mystic Yachting Center. Relax with beautiful views of the Mystic River as you work your way through a gourmet five-course meal; paring each course with a different Guinness beer. Your meal will be curated by Guinness Brewery Ambassador, Michael Reardon, who will explain how elements of certain beers compliment select menu items. You’ll wrap up your Guinness Beer Dinner experience with a better understanding…

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Free Event: Winter Tree Identification Workshop

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320 United States
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It is fairly easy to identify many trees by their leaves but once the leaves have fallen, it can be challenging. This workshop starts indoors with a brief introduction to plant identification using keys. Then we will head outside to look at deciduous, native trees while they are dormant. Observing trees as a whole, with their unique bark and branching patterns, twigs, buds, any leftover fruit and persistent leaves, helps them become recognizable – even during the winter. Instructor: Mary…

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Old Saybrook Chili Fest

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Saybrook, Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
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The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce will hold its 22nd Annual Chili Fest on Saturday, March 3, from noon to 3pm along Main Street, Old Saybrook. This friendly competition, presented by Guilford Savings Bank, features chili from 20+ chefs. This is truly a community-wide event with participation by area restaurants as well as non-profit and civic organizations. What makes this event unique is that each Chili entrant is competing to win a donation for their designated charity. Ballots are $10…

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Hartford)

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Fairfield

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Hartford on March 10, 2018. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with…

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Fairfield)

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University, 1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195 United States
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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Fairfield

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Fairfield on March 11, 2018. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with…

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Patagonia Pint Night for Rock to Rock

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Patagonia New Haven, 1 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06510
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Patagonia Pint Night for Rock to Rock

It's time to get excited about the 10th Annual Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride. We are joining forces with Green Drinks to put on a Pint Night to benefit Rock to Rock. We will have beer from Blue Point Brewery, wine, refreshments, live music from Andrew Biagiarelli, and our ever-popular raffle. Admission: $5 donation to Rock to Rock Rock to Rock is New Haven's biggest Earth Day celebration. Here's how it works: You and about a thousand of your…

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Colonial Kids Craft Day @ the Norwalk Historical Society

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
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March is National Crafting Month! Come craft like a Colonial Kid at the Norwalk Historical Society’s Colonial Kids Craft Day at the Museum on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Create toys, games and art just like kids did in the Colonial days. Use your imagination and creativity all while having some good old fashioned fun! Kids that come dressed up in a colonial costume receive a special prize! This program is ideal for children ages 5 –…

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Skygazing on Talcott Mountain

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Talcott Mountain Science Center, 324 Montevideo Road
Avon, CT 06001
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Skygazing on Talcott Mountain

Join us at Talcott Mountain Academy (TMSC) for an out-of-this-world evening
 skygazing from the top of Talcott Mountain! Begin the evening under the 44 ft. dome in the Captain Alan M. Bean Planetarium, where we'll learn
about the night sky and The spring Equinox; what does the first day of spring mean for what’s happening among the stars? Afterwards, we'll be heading outdoors for celestial viewing atop Talcott Mountain! The skies will be at their darkest, making it the perfect night to view the wonders…

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Patriots Cheerleaders Audition Finals

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
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The final round of auditions to be a cheerleader for New England's Football Team is only at Foxwoods! Watch the tryouts and support the home team. Like Football, the competition to be a cheerleader is fierce. Don't miss it! Cheer on the Cheerleaders! The journey to become a cheerleader for the New England Patriots is not an easy one. The audition process starts with the initial audition. NFL cheerleaders don't do it for the money. They tryout to become a…

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April 2018

Hartford CT Spring Home Show

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 7, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 8, 2018 at 10:00am

XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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The 2018 Hartford Connecticut Spring Home Show will be held on April 6th - April 8th at the Hartford XL Center. The Hartford Connecticut Spring Home Show is one of Jenks Productions’ largest home show expos in New England and the largest Hartford home show in Connecticut. Well over 300 vendor exhibits, representing all the finest and most innovative companies in the home improvement industry, will gather at the Hartford XL Center for this major spring home trade show event.…

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Sun Whiskey Union at Mohegan Sun Casino

April 6 @ 8:00 pm
Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382 United States
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Guests will be able to try new and old favorites of whiskey, scotch, bourbon and rye as well as sample some craft cocktails for those that prefer other types of liquor. Many of the distilleries will have representatives and experts on hand to discuss their style whiskeys and other libations with the guest. Admission includes unlimited tastings, food samples, and entertainment

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Piff the Magic Dragon @ Foxwoods

April 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
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Piff the Magic Dragon Foxwoods

Pff the Magic Dragon is coming to Foxwoods Resort Casino. The standout star of season 10 of NBC’'s 'America’s Got Talent' was without question Piff the Magic Dragon. When it comes to Piff, think Larry David in a dragon suit (with a trademark Chihuahua named Mr. Piffles) who performs jaw-dropping magic tricks and you’re on the right track. With over 12 million YouTube hits to his name, Piff has performed to hundreds of thousands of fans in iconic venues such…

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49th Annual CSRA Spring Swap Meet (Bristol)

April 22 @ 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake Compounce, 186 Enterprise Dr
Bristol, CT 06010 United States
49th Annual CSRA Spring Swap Meet

The 49th annual Spring Swap Meet will once again be held at the Lake Compounce parking lot in Bristol CT. I 84 to exit 31, north on 229, follow the signs or use GPS 271 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, Connecticut 06010. Date: April 22, 2018 Time: 6:00 AM -3:00PM rain or shine. Antique, Street Rod, Hot Rod, Classic, Racing, Special Interest, Trucks, tools, Collectables, Toys, and used speed parts offered. Cost: Vendor spots $40. (Vendor spots are 15' X 20' If…

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Time Machines to the Past: Connecticut Town Greens

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 E Wall St
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States
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Earth Day! Celebrate Connecticut’s first open green spaces! Join the Norwalk Historical Society on Earth Day Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Mill Hill Historic Park for a look at the history of the town greens of Connecticut. Author Eric D. Lehman will lead a lively lecture: “Time Machines to the Past: Connecticut Town Greens”. Town Greens are thought of as relics of another time, but as residents of Connecticut they are part of our lives. In fact,…

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Evening at the Lay House – Beer & Ale Tasting Tavern Night

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Old Burnside Brewing Company will bring a selection of beer and ale; music by Rick Spencer, Dawn Indermuehle & Chris Dobbs, and historic food pairings by Catering by Selene. Don’t forget the Tavern Games! With gourmet historic food, drinks tastings, music and games, the museum will invite visitors into the Museum’s Lay House property as it is turned into an historic tavern for the evening. Join us for a lively evening of music, tavern games, good food, friends and fun!…

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