Upcoming Events http://connecticutlifestyles.com Connecticut Lifestyles is your source for things to do in Connecticut, New England and beyond. connecticutlifestyles.com Wed, 23 May 2018 06:13:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/favicon.gif Upcoming Events http://connecticutlifestyles.com 32 32 Connecticut Salsa Festival http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/connecticut-salsa-festival/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/connecticut-salsa-festival/#respond Fri, 25 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&p=34808 Connecticut Salsa Festival is a family-oriented dance event for adults and youths that will take place at the Hilton Stamford Hotel. The doors open on Friday, May 25, 2018, at 6 pm and close on Monday, May 28 at around 4:00 am!

Dance workshops will occur during the day on Saturday, 5/26 and Sunday, 5/27 from approximately 10:00am to 3:00pm. Youth showcases will be on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night from approximately 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Adult performances follow from approximately 9:00pm to 11:30pm, then there is social dancing from 11:30pm to 4:00am Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. One room will be available for social dancing while adult performances are going on. CT Salsa Fest reserves the right to change the schedule of events, and make any other necessary changes as necessary to ensure a safe and smooth event. CT Salsa Fest shall not be held liable for any damages as a result of schedule changes.

Highlights of this event include dance showcases by adults and youths, dance workshops, music, social dancing, competitions. New this year Sensual Movement of NYC brings Bachata Sensual to the Salsa Fest. There are many ticket options to find out more click here.

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Food Truck Fridays at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/food-truck-fridays-at-clinton-premium-factory-outlets/2018-05-25/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/food-truck-fridays-at-clinton-premium-factory-outlets/2018-05-25/#respond Fri, 25 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&eventDate=2018-05-25#038;p=29185 Enjoy Gourmet Food Trucks, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and shopping at your favorite retailers. at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets.

First Friday, April through November*
5PM-9PM
Located across from J. Crew Factory Store.

Visit the center website at PremiumOutlets.com/outlet/clinton-crossing or CTFoodTrucks.com for more details.
*In event of inclement weather, event may pop-up on the following Friday.

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Talcott Mountain Science Center PrimeTime Saturdays K-3 Events http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/talcott-mountain-science-center-primetime-saturdays-k-3-events/2018-05-26/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/talcott-mountain-science-center-primetime-saturdays-k-3-events/2018-05-26/#respond Sat, 26 May 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&eventDate=2018-05-26#038;p=34247 Have fun with Robots, Sail the Seven Seas, Discover Brain-Storm & Create, and 3D Print with Talcott Mountain Science Center & Academy’s Saturday Programs! Make the most of your weekends with our three-week (K-3) Saturday programs, which provide hands-on discovery, exploration and research with guidance and skill building from Talcott scientists. All courses run from 9am-3pm at Talcott’s mountain-top campus in Avon. Courses let students explore new areas of science and technology, integrated with math and language arts, taking on the role of a practicing professional scientist.

3..2..1.. Blast Off! | May 5, 12 & 19
Launch new video rockets! Experiment with rocket design and propulsion systems. Build your own rocket and launch it to measure how high it goes! Maybe you’ll become the next Dr. Goddard and lead the world into the next space frontier. 
Additional purchase of an Estes Rocket Kit ($15) at registration.

It’s a Bug’s Life | June 2, 9 & 16
They creep, they crawl, they fly! They make sure the flowers 
grow, they clean up our yards. They can lift hundreds of times 
their own weight and can fly across the continent! They’re bugs! Bugs can do so many amazing things; some can walk on water or can even make silk, and others taste with their feet. There are hundreds of cultures to learn about, and some of them are hiding 
in our own backyard! Join us on this three-week long journey to find them, watch them and take a peek into their tiny world!

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Litchfield Historical Society May Walking Tours http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/litchfield-historical-society-may-walking-tours/2018-05-26/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/litchfield-historical-society-may-walking-tours/2018-05-26/#respond Sat, 26 May 2018 10:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&eventDate=2018-05-26#038;p=34309 Join the Litchfield Historical Society for Saturday morning walking tours exploring new themes and areas of the town. Walking tours last about an hour, be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Tours begin at the Litchfield History Museum at 10 a.m

Saturday, May 5: Architecture-Homes and Histories

Why does the center of Litchfield have so many white homes? Learn how the history and stories of old Litchfield are preserved in the architecture of the town. The walk will cover North and South Streets.

Saturday, May 26: The Beecher Family

Explore some of the sites related to the famous Beecher family, residents of Litchfield from 1810 to 1826. Visiting locations all over the center of town, such as the Congregational Church and the site of their home, participants will get to see the town through their experiences and words.

Walking Tours are free for members and $5 for non-members. Registration is required. Payment is required with registration. To register, call (860) 567-4501 or email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. For more information about this or other programs, please visit www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

The Litchfield Historical Society is located at 7 South St., Litchfield, CT. The Litchfield Historical Society receives no funding from the town. In an effort to better serve our community, the Litchfield History Museum and the Tapping Reeve House & Law School offer free admission for all. Participate in our shared history.

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The Age of the Vikings Book Signing at the Mystic Seaport Museum http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/the-age-of-the-vikings-book-signing/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/the-age-of-the-vikings-book-signing/#respond Sat, 26 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&p=35473 The Mystic Seaport Museum is hosting a book signing in the Masin Room on Saturday, May 26 3 p.m.. The talk and book signing of The Age of the Vikings will be by author Anders Winroth.

Drawing on a wealth of written, visual, and archaeological evidence, Anders Winroth captures the innovation and pure daring of the Vikings without glossing over their destructive heritage. He not only explains the Viking attacks, but also looks at Viking endeavors in commerce, politics, discovery, and colonization, and reveals how Viking arts, literature, and religious thought evolved in ways unequaled in the rest of Europe.

Cost: The talk is $7 for Museum members / $10 for non-members with Museum admission

Time: The book signing begins at 4 p.m., and is free. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

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Cleaning Veterans Cemetary Markers http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/cleaning-veteranss-cemetary-markers/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/cleaning-veteranss-cemetary-markers/#respond Sun, 27 May 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&p=32499 Honor and respect those brave men and women who served our country with honor. Join us as we scrub and clean their grave markers and let the world know that we haven’t forgotten their sacrifice and service.

***So that we know to expect you, please click over to L.L. Bean, Danbury’s Event Page (www.llbean.com/danbury) find this event, and register.

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Manis & Mimosas Mondays as The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/manis-mimosas-mondays-as-the-promenade-shops-at-evergreen-walk/2018-05-28/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/manis-mimosas-mondays-as-the-promenade-shops-at-evergreen-walk/2018-05-28/#respond Mon, 28 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&eventDate=2018-05-28#038;p=34727 Visit Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa each Monday in May to enjoy a $13.00 manicure and a complimentary Mimosa*. During your visit you will receive an exclusive swag bag with special offers and discounts available throughout the month from The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk stores and restaurants.

May 7 • May 14 • May 21 • May 28

Plus, you can pick up a swag bag at the Management Office Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.**

Classic Spa Facials are also available at Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa for only $50.00 on Mondays during the promotional period.

**The Management Office is located in Suite 503.

Note: To participate in Manis & Mimosas visit Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa each Monday in May to take advantage of promotional price Manicures for $13.00 and/or Classic Spa Facials for $50.00. Promotional pricing is available on May 7, 2018, May 14, 2018, May 21, 2018 and May 28, 2018. One bag per person per promotional week. Mimosas are available to customers 21 years of age or older. One (1) Mimosa per person. No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older to receive a promotional bag. Manis & Mimosas promotional offers apply only to participating stores and restaurants located at The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk. Offers are not valid at other store or restaurant locations. More details

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New Haven Walking Group Lunch Break Walks http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/new-haven-walking-group-lunch-break-walks/2018-05-28/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/new-haven-walking-group-lunch-break-walks/2018-05-28/#respond Mon, 28 May 2018 12:30:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&eventDate=2018-05-28#038;p=34781 Spend your lunch break walking around the beautiful New Haven Green. The New Haven Walking Group will meet at 12:30 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays at the fountain on the lower green for 45 minutes of stretching and walking. Bring your sneakers!

Sessions begin on Monday, April 23 and end Wednesday, June 13.

This program is free, pre-registration is recommended, please send an email to maery@newhavenct.gov

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Paradice Classic Cruisers at Litchfield Crossings http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/paradice-classic-cruisers-at-litchfield-crossings/2018-05-29/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/paradice-classic-cruisers-at-litchfield-crossings/2018-05-29/#respond Tue, 29 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&eventDate=2018-05-29#038;p=34479 They’re back for a season of fun filled evenings …Paradice Classic Cruisers returns every Tuesday night beginning on May 1st and running through September to Litchfield Crossings, New Milford’s largest shopping Center, in the parking lots between Panera Bread and Webster Bank, off Rte. 7 and Dodd Rd. Festivities commence at 5pm and continue till dusk.. Vintage car fans are invited to come on down to meet proud auto owners …talk cars, reminisce or swing to the oldies.

Paradice Classic Cruisers is a member of the Connecticut Council of Car Clubs and arrange car cruises throughout New England, sponsor local car shows and raise funds for charities and non- profits. For more information: paradiceclassiccruisers.org

Litchfield Crossings, is located at 169 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT. Please visit LitchfieldCrossings.com for the latest news on events and happenings at the Center.

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RiverFare Gourmet Food and Drink Tasting Event http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/riverfare-gourmet-food-and-drink-tasting-event/ http://connecticutlifestyles.com/event/riverfare-gourmet-food-and-drink-tasting-event/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 18:00:00 +0000 http://connecticutlifestyles.com/?post_type=tribe_events&p=32431 The unofficial kickoff to Summer on the Shoreline, CRM’s annual fundraiser RiverFare is a gourmet food and drink tasting event on the Museum’s riverfront lawn. Numerous local caterers and restaurants vendors provide delicious samples of their culinary talents for patrons, as well as tastings from breweries and wineries of the River Valley. A full cash bar, music, and silent auction offering all sorts of great items and experiences! All proceeds benefit the Connecticut River Museum. Tickets are $60 ($65 at the door).

Purchase tickets

Food Vendors:

The Cheese Shop of Centerbrook
Griswold Inn
Gourmet Galley
Red House
Coastal Cooking Company
The Blue Hound Restaurant
Atria Crossroad Place
Cloud Nine Catering
Essex Clipper Dinner Train
Fromage Fine Foods and Coffees
Essex Coffee & Tea
Catering by Selene

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