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December 2017

Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend

December 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Greenwich Connecticut Holiday Stroll

The Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend will take place on December 2 and December 3 in Downtown Greenwich. The Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend is presented by Whole Foods Market. Shop, Dine and Be Merry as you stroll downtown Greenwich with family and friends to celebrate the 9th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend. Saturday, December 2nd - 10 am to 6 pm Sunday, December 3rd - 12 noon to 5 pm Over 101 Participating Greenwich Merchants Enjoy fun festivities for the whole family…

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Holiday Stroll & Luminary (Downtown Mystic)

December 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Mystic, Main Street
Mystic, CT

The Holiday Stroll & Luminary event is coming to Downtown Mystic. This annual holiday tradition is coming soon on December 5th. Don’t miss the Holiday Stroll & Luminary. Enjoy the festive sounds of choirs and carolers as you stroll downtown for your holiday shopping. To add to the ambiance, the streets and Mystic River Park will be lined with hundreds of beautiful luminaria to light your way through town.

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Olde Mistick Village Festival of Lights

December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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Walk through Olde Mistick Village’s winter wonderland from dusk until 9:30pm when over 4,000 luminaries light the walkways of the Village and Mystic Aquarium. Stroll through the Village and enjoy holiday decorations, shopping and live music throughout the night! Visit OldeMistickVillage.com for a full schedule of events. Then, join us at Mystic Aquarium and enjoy this dazzling holiday tradition. Bring a non-perishable food item for each visitor and enjoy free admission. Hear Saxophone Santa as he serenades the crowd then…

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LL Bean Outing Club Hike Steep Rock Preserve (Washington Depot)

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Steep Rock Preserve, 2 Tunnel Road
Washington Depot, CT us
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Meet L.L.Bean outside the charming town of Washington Depot, CT. Hike a variety of trails above the Shepaug River, and possibly enjoy a cool respite walking through a 235 ft. railroad tunnel. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate. WHERE TO MEET: 2 Tunnel Rd., Washington Depot, CT. WHAT TO BRING: Weather-appropriate clothing (layers, no cotton), waterproof footwear, small day pack with extra clothes, snacks, lunch, water, personal medications. OPTIONAL RECOMMENDED ITEMS: Sunglasses, binoculars, camera In order for you to confirm your space please…

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Brookfield Historical Society Christmas Open House

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - December 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Brookfield Historical Society Museum, 165 Whisconier Road
Brookfield, CT

The Brookfield Historical Society’s 7th annual Traditional Christmas Open House. will take place on the weekend of Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10, 2017 from Noon to 4 P.M. Santa will be stopping by with his helpers bearing complimentary treats for the kids. The sight of operating Model trains in a winter display, will entertain children of all ages, while the sound of antique music boxes will fill the air with well-known Christmas musical classics. A holiday scavenger hunt…

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Penguin Encounter @ Foxwoods Resort Casino

December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
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Penguin Encounter at Foxwoods

Waddle on over to Foxwoods on Saturday, December 9 and get up close and personal with the penguins from Mystic Aquarium. Your holidays will surely be brighter when you meet their happy feet! Location: Grand Lawn and Terrace located across from Premier Ballroom in Fox Tower Visit the Foxwoods Facebook page for exact end time. Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination, offers a lineup that will keep spirits merry and bright. From electronic violinist extraordinaire, to boy band heartthrobs…

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Survivor Casting Call @ Mohegan Sun

December 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382 United States
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Survivor Casting Call Mohegan Sun Connecticut

Think you have what it takes to test your survival skills on WFSB's hit reality TV show Survivor? The tribe has spoken and is telling you to get to Mohegan Sun for the casting call. Auditions are being held Wednesday, December 13th from 2:00pm - 6:00pm in front of the Mohegan Sun Box Office. Plus, get tips from former Survivor cast members Cirie Fields, Joe Anglim, Sierra Dawn Thomas, Rodney Lavoie & Joe Mena when they stop by for a…

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Holiday Festivities & Santa Sightings @ Tanger Outlets Foxwoods

December 16, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Tanger Outlets @ Foxwoods Resort Casino, 455 Trolley Line Boulevard
Mashantucket, CT 06338

Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods is the place to get in the spirit of the holiday season! Come out to enjoy the family fun on Saturdays!  All month long, local choirs, dance groups, bands and performance artists will perform on the main stage, located by Nike. Create holiday memories, bring your camera and your wish list! Meet Santa in person on Saturday afternoons in December from 3:30pm - 5:30pm at the Grand Pequot Entrance to Tanger, near H&M on December 2, 9 and 16

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Community Carol Sing @ Mystic Seaport

December 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave
Mystic, CT 06355
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Carol Sing at Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport is offering Free Admission from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with the Donation of a Canned Food Item for the Community Carol Sing. Lift your voice in song at the Mystic Seaport 70th annual Community Carol Sing on Sunday, December 17. Visitors from near and far return year after year to participate in this popular holiday carol sing, which is led by Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies at the University of Connecticut, Jamie Spillane, and backed by…

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See Live Reindeer @ Foxwoods Resort Casino

December 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
FREE
Live Reindeer at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Join in on the reindeer games at Foxwoods when real live reindeers fly in straight from Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole for a reindeer feeding sessions and great family photos. Location: Grand Lawn and Terrace located across from Premier Ballroom in Fox Tower Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination, offers a lineup that will keep spirits merry and bright. From electronic violinist extraordinaire, to boy band heartthrobs to experiences that make you feel like you’re at the North…

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Free Ice Carving Competition @ Shops at Yale

December 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Shops @ Yale, 1046 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT

Six professional ice carvers will each transform 3 blocks of ice, 900lbs, into a spectacular sculpture in only 4 hours! Internationally recognized, award-winning sculptor Bill Covitz from Ice Matters in Cheshire, CT will be on-site competing for the grand prize. See some of Bill’s work here @ icematters.net Hot cocoa and other specialty drinks will be available at Maison Mathis and Blue State Coffee, both cafés are only steps away from the event. The Crepes Choupette cart will be on-site selling…

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December 26-29 Kids Week @ Foxwoods® Resort Casino

December 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - December 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
Kids Week @ Foxwoods Resort Casino

By popular demand, Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, will once again host Kids Week from Tuesday, December 26 through Friday, December 29. Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Kids Week will offer a wide range of fun activities during the winter break for children of all ages, including free blockbuster movies, a visit from the penguins from The Mystic Aquarium, face painting, Tree House Arcade specials, hands-on cookie decorating demonstrations with the CAKE by Franck pastry team and much more!…

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January 2018

Free Fire & Ice Festival @ Saybrook Point Inn

January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saybrook Point Inn, Two Bridge Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Saybrook Point Inn Fire & Ice Free Event

Saybrook Point Inn announces their annual Fire & Ice Festival on Saturday, January 20th from 12pm-5pm.  Taking place on the Waterfront Terrace and Grand Ballroom, this winter event offers guests a unique day full of food and beverage, ice sculptures and more.   With winter-themed festivities and demonstrations going on all day, this occasion is a must-see. The festivities of the day will be accompanied by seasonal food from our Culinary Team at Fresh Salt along with drink specials from our Marina Bar.

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Norwalk City Limits Rocks Out January 24-28

January 24 @ 10:00 am - January 28 @ 11:00 pm
Norwalk, Connecticut, Main Street
Norwalk, CT 06851
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Norwalk City Limits

Norwalk Now Gears Up for Live Music Series to Kick Off the New Year Live Music, Local Artists- #NorwalkNow presents, Norwalk City Limits! Music enthusiasts, you can look forward to a 5-day long music schedule featuring local talent performing at participating Norwalk Now restaurants, shops, and attractions! Dates: January 24th through January 28th Times & Tickets: See norwalknow.org for full schedule Norwalk Now, the collaborative marketing group comprised of businesses throughout Norwalk’s urban core, is gearing up for their first self-produced event, Norwalk…

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Mohegan Sun Rocco DiSpirito Autograph and Book Signing

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382 United States
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Join award-winning chef and healthy lifestyle crusader Rocco DiSpirito for an exclusive autograph session of his cookbooks Rocco’s Healthy + Delicious and Flavor during Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings on Saturday, January 27th. This Sun Wine & Food Fest chef flavors things up at an exclusive Signings & Sighting event! Time: 2:00pm: Book Signing Location: Mohegan Sun Casino @ The Shops Concourse *Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Rocco will only be signing copies of his books, Rocco’s Healthy +…

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Valentines For Veterans at Norwalk Historical Society

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
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Join the Norwalk Historical Society at the Museum on Sunday, January 28, 2018 for a fun afternoon making Valentines for Veterans! Drop in any time between 1:00pm – 4:00pm to make cards for the brave men and women who fought to keep our country safe. The event is free and supplies as well as light snacks will be provided. Register at: brownpapertickets.com All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cards made at the event will be sent to Congressman…

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February 2018

Mohegan Sun Walker Hayes Autograph Session

February 1 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382 United States
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A Country boom is about to explode onto The Shops concourse during an exclusive Signings & Sightings with Walker Hayes. The up-and-coming star behind the hit, "You Broke Up With Me" signs copies of his debut album boom. for fans at Mohegan Sun on Thursday, February 1st immediately following his Wolf Den performance. Location: Mohegan Sun Casino @ The Shops concourse Time: 9:00pm: CD Signing *Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Walker Hayes will only be signing copies of his…

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Botany Centennial Celebration

February 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Join the botany department for this talk, reception and exhibition to kick off a yearlong celebration of its first 100 years. The exhibition "100 Herbarium Specimen for 100 Years of Botany at Connecticut College" created by Georgia Hann CC'18 will be on view in the Cummings White Box Gallery (on the third floor of Cummings) February 4 through 10. Chad Jones, Professor of Botany and Chair of the Botany Department Meet in Cummings Arts Center, Oliva Hall. Free, registration suggested,…

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Chinese New Year Lion Dance @ Foxwoods

February 18 @ 11:00 pm - February 19 @ 12:00 pm
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
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To Celebrate the Lunar New Year, A Lion Dance Performance will commence throughout Foxwoods Resort Casino signifying good luck and fortune. The Parade will begin in the Grand Pequot Hotel Lobby, proceed through the Newport Casino, Cedars Square, and the Grand Finale will occur at the Rainmaker Square. “Money Gods” will distribute Lucky Red Envelopes to onlookers along the procession.

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Ocean Frontiers Winter Film Series @ Denali Old Saybrook

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Denali Old Saybrook, 75 Main St
Old Saybrook, 06475 United States
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Join Denali and Conservation Commission of Old Saybrook for their Winter Film series in the Denali community room. The event kicks off with Ocean Frontiers II on Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 pm in Old Saybrook. Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship takes us on an inspiring voyage to seaports and watersheds across the country - from the busy shipping lanes of Boston Harbor to a small fishing community in the Pacific Northwest; from America’s coral…

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