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November 2017

Holiday Lights Photo Walk

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Milford Photo, 22 River St
Milford, CT 06460 us
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It's a holiday staple at Milford Photo: the Holiday Light photowalk to the Milford Green. For over 20 years our intrepid band of photo enthusiasts has set out to record some picturesque frames of the festive lights arranged on the green. This informal gathering is a great opportunity to test out some particular skills with friends and photo peers. We start at Milford Photo at 7pm for a quick review of settings. I suggest that you have a camera that…

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Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents Our Country’s Good

November 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Nafe Katter Theatre, University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents Our Country's Good

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will stage the Tony Award-nominated and Olivier Award-winning play, “Our Country’s Good”, by Timberlake Wertenbaker. CRT Artistic Director Michael Bradford will direct. Performances will be held in the Nafe Katter Theatre from November 30 through December 10. Evening performances start at 7:30pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and at 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Select matinee performances start at 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Single tickets are available now. Single tickets range from $10 to $33. All student tickets are $10. On Wednesday, December 6, patrons…

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December 2017

Munchkin Morning with Santa

December 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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Delight in this Aquarium holiday tradition that your child will remember for years to come. Enjoy a memorable morning filled with fun seasonal and animal-themed crafts and activities, as well as a visit with the man in red himself, Santa! Be sure to bring your camera to capture the joy of morning! The program begins before we open to the public and is a great way to experience the Aquarium without the holiday crowds. Older siblings are welcome to attend…

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Gingerbread Weekend in Downtown Putnam

December 1 @ 10:00 am - December 3 @ 3:00 pm
Downtown Putnam, Main Street
Putnam, CT 06260
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Downtown Putnam is once again decorating Main Street with Art Installations. Follow the trail to see over 40 GINGERBREAD House Creations! GINGERBREAD TRAIL MAPS will be available at The Flying Carpet Studio, Victoria Station Cafe, Putnam Visitors Center, and other Main Street shops and restaurants by December 1st. NEW THIS YEAR!! Gingerbread House CONTEST open to the public! Create your own Gingerbread House masterpiece and bring it to Ann Monteiro at The Flying Carpet Studio by 4:00 pm on November…

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The Hops Company Annual Home for the Holidays Beer Event (Derby)

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Hops Company, 43 Marshall Lane
Derby, CT
The Hops Company Annual Home for the Holidays Beer Event

Connecticut’s only authentic beer garden, will host its 2nd annual “Road Home for the Holidays” charitable event on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 3pm until close. Partnering with Two Roads Brewery for the second year, the event will be a memorable night filled with fun, food, great beer, games and contests to benefit military service men and women. The Hops Company and Two Roads will donate $1 from the sale of each Two Roads pint of beer to the Helping…

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Henry Whitfield State Museum Firelight Festival

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT 06437

Enjoy an evening of festive luminaria, lanterns, outdoor fires, popcorn, roasted marshmallows, hot chocolate, hot cider at Henry Whitfield State Museum in Guilford. Connecticut's oldest house will feature the Holidaze display, natural holiday ornaments crafts, and a reading of The Night Before Christmas. Included with admission. Free parking. No rain/snow date. Cost: $8 adults, $6 seniors & students, $5 children (6-17), Free for children under 6

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Flipping and Stones Holiday Sip and Sign Workshop (Plainville)

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flipping and Stones, 2 East Main Street
Plainville, CT 06062
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Flippign and Stones Make a Sign Workshop

If you haven’t tried Fusion Mineral Paint yet now's your chance! Join Flipping and Stones on Friday, December 1st from 7pm-9 pm for their NEWEST workshop, Holiday Sip and Sign. In this workshop you will be creating a 4 foot outdoor holiday sign. You will pick your design, color and finish to create your own personalized sign. Perfect to give as a gift (or keep for yourself). All materials included. Cost: $45 per person. BYOB is desired. Reserve our spot at…

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Annual Gingerbread Village and Christmas Bazaar

December 2 @ 10:00 am - December 9 @ 4:00 pm
St. George’s Episcopal Church, 393 Tucker Hill Rd
Middlebury, CT 06762

The holidays start early at St. George's Episcopal Church in Middlebury, Connecticut, most notably marked by the distinct warm scents of gingerbread and candies wafting through the halls. This year commemorates the 50th anniversary of the beloved Gingerbread Village and Christmas Bazaar, and promises to be an extra special celebration full of both joy and delight. Fifty years ago, the village humbly began as a few small gingerbread houses in the corner of the church Christmas Bazaar. Today it has…

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Winterfest with Rudolph & Friends

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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His shiny red nose has been spotted over Mystic Aquarium and we’re ready to welcome him for weekends during Winterfest! Meet the most famous reindeer of all, Rudolph, and his snowy friend Bumble as they visit the Aquarium. Take a photo with Rudolph and Bumble that is worthy for your holiday cards then get your ticket to see the two star in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4-D. Enjoy local seasonal entertainment as you walk through our watery winter wonderland to visit…

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Santa in the Fishing Village @ Maritime Aquarium

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Visit Santa Claus aboard a festive fishing boat on three special weekends in December as The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk adds a bonus holiday exhibit to “fish” you a Merry Christmas! Santa Claus will be at the Aquarium December 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17, all days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Look for him in what is normally the Aquarium’s “Go Fish” exhibit, which will be transformed into a holiday wonderland in December. Santa will accept children’s wish lists and…

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America’s Next Top Model Search & Fashion Show @ Foxwoods Resort Casino

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tanger Outlets @ Foxwoods Resort Casino, 455 Trolley Line Boulevard
Mashantucket, CT 06338
Next Top Model Search & Fashion Show @ Foxwoods Resort Casino

America's Next Top Model Search & Fashion Show is coming to Tanger Outlets @ Foxwoods Resort Casino Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods Resort Casino is pleased to present Top Model Search on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 1:00-5:00pm.  Meet agents from Elite, IMG, JC Models, New York Model Management, Ohlsson Talent and Surface Modeling Agency for your chance to win a contract! The winner will receive: a contract with a top agency, a high fashion photo shoot, a walk on spot…

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A Christmas Carol @ Hartford Stage

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hartford Stage, 50 Church Street
Hartford, CT

Hartford Stage’s Sensory-Friendly Performance of A Christmas Carol Set for Saturday, December 2 A Christmas Carol is recommended for children ages 8 and older. To purchase tickets for the sensory-friendly production, call the Hartford Stage Box Office at 860-527-5151 or visit www.hartfordstage.org/sensory-friendly. Hartford Stage will host its fourth annual sensory-friendly performance of the beloved family holiday classic, A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas, on Saturday, December 2, at 2 p.m. Tickets for this performance are 50 percent off regular ticket prices, starting at $25, to…

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December Monthly Book Club: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

December 2 @ 3:00 pm
Prime 16, 172 Temple Street
New Haven, US
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December's monthly book discussion will be Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. Please join The New Haven Collective at Prime 16 in New Haven to discuss our December book. Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of poor, white Americans. The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for over forty years, has been reported with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from…

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Holiday Festivities & Santa Sightings @ Tanger Outlets Foxwoods

December 2 @ 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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New Haven’s Fourth Annual Repeal of Prohibition Party

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New Haven New Haven, CT 06501-06540 United States + Google Map
New Haven's Fourth Annual Repeal of Prohibition Party

Celebrate the 4th Annual Repeal of Prohibition, Saturday, December 2 in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1920, The US government passed the 18th Amendment, ‘The Volstead Act’, prohibiting the sale and consumption of ‘intoxicating liquors, wine and beer’. Prohibition, as it was called, threw the United States into a dark and violent period with massive amounts of violence and corruption. Crooked politicians, bootleggers and gangsters flourished until the government REPEALED PROHIBTION, with the 21st amendment on December 5th, 1933. Please join us…

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Boston Pops Holiday Concert @ Jorgensen Center

December 2 @ 8:00 pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road
Storrs, CT 06489
Boston Pops Holiday Tour

Celebrate the magic of the season with "America's orchestra." Perfect for music lovers of all ages, this beloved annual concert is just bursting with holiday music favorites. Treat yourself to a festive evening, including the traditional audience sing-along and a surprise visit by jolly old St. Nick. Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra Keith Lockhart, Conductor "...The best-known, most recorded and arguable most popular orchestra in the United States." - The New York Times For tickets, or more information about this performance…

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A Connecticut Christmas

December 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Pkwy
Waterbury, CT 06708 United States
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Waterbury Symphony Concert December 3

It's a fairytale time of year in Connecticut. The clear, starry skies and snow-clad hills serve as an enchanted setting for childhood memories, past and present. The WSO ushers in this festive season with musical fairy tales for the ages. Come hear Cinderella meet her Prince, Goldilocks outsmart the Three Bears, and Peter do battle with the Big Bad Wolf. Audience members can enjoy a Christmas carol sing-along complete with milk and cookies for all, making this event a reoccurring…

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Holiday Stroll & Luminary (Downtown Mystic)

December 5 @ 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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Patagonia Pint Night (New Haven)

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Patagonia New Haven, 1 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06510
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$5.00
Patagonia Pint Night New Haven

Join Patagonia New Haven and students from Yale's Environmental Protection Clinic for a Pint Night to benefit Futaleufu Riverkeeper, a not-for-profit organization protecting the cultural and environmental legacy of the Futaleufu watershed in northern Patagonia. We will have beer from Blue Point Brewery, wine, light refreshments, prizes, and more. Entry is a $5 donation to Futaleufu Riverkeeper, and the first 50 people will receive a free pint glass.

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

December 9 @ 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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