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Nautical Nightmares Returns to Mystic Seaport Museum October 12-28

Nautical Nightmares Returns to Mystic Seaport Museum October 12-28

October 12 - October 28

Mystic Seaport Museum announces the return of its Halloween theatrical production, Nautical Nightmares, beginning October 12 and running through October 28. Nautical Nightmares is inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft. The performance is a dramatic experience that explores ghost tales, legends and unsolved mysteries of days gone by. This year’s show, “Nautical Nightmares: Madness on the Mystic River,” is inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft, who, according to Stephen King, was "the 20th century's greatest practitioner of…

Spooky Nature Trail at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Spooky Nature Trail at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 5:30pm

What will spook you in the woods? Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center's annual Halloween festivities are sure to haunt your senses as darkness falls. Explore the Nature Center trails on a self-guided tour with glowing jack-o-lanterns and frightful and delightful creatures of all kinds. Families will enjoy spooky-themed crafts and games, as well as close encounters with the cuddly and creepy creatures. We will have treats and cider available for purchase. Meets at DPNC. Strollers are discouraged on grounds for safety…

Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Olde Mistick Village

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Olde Mistick Village will be held on Wednesday, October 31 from 4 to 6 pm. This is a free event. Calling all ghosts, goblins, princesses, superheroes and everything in between! An Olde Mistick Village Halloween tradition continues. The shops will welcome costumed characters with yummy candy and you can choose which shopkeepers look the spookiest!

Holiday Carnival at Olde Mistick Village

Holiday Carnival at Olde Mistick Village

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Olde Mistick Village Merchant’s Association is hosting their annual Holiday Carnival on December 1st, starting at 11am. Stroll around the village to view Merchant's custom decorated wreaths and vote for your favorite. Live music, performers, pet photos with Santa, great gifts, and more await at this great winter tradition! Kids can do their holiday shopping at Santa’s Workshop inside the Meeting House 12 noon to 4 pm. Santa’s elf, Gumdrop, will be there to assist children in selecting that…

2018 Festival of Lights at Olde Mistick Village

2018 Festival of Lights at Olde Mistick Village

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On December 7, experience the magic of the holiday season at the Olde Mistick Village. Come stroll through walkways brilliantly lit by thousands of luminaries. With live entertainment and complimentary treats in the Meeting House, there's something for the whole family to enjoy. Stroll through the winter wonderland from dusk until 9:30pm when over 6,000 luminaries light the walkway of Olde Mistick Village and the surrounding area. This is a family friendly event with FREE parking and admission. Come stroll 23…


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