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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
With the overwhelming response, we have stacked the stalls and covered every nook and cranny with vendors. In addition, we will be open from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Bells will certainly be ringing and food flowing at a special holiday Westport Winter Farmers’ Market on Thursday, December 21. Join your favorite vendors from 10 till 2:00 at Gilbertie’s Herbs and Garden Center, 7 Sylvan Avenue, for all your last-minute shopping, decorating, and entertaining needs. We will be closed on December 23 so be sure…Find out more »
All aboard the Santa Special for a one-of-a-kind, daytime holiday experience. Make sure you’re camera-ready for that special moment when Santa and Mrs. Claus visit each child! Enjoy the spirit of the season as you relax with family and friends aboard festive railway cars adorned with vintage decorations. Rudolph and Pablo the Penguin will be on board to spread holiday cheer. Each child receives a small holiday gift from Santa’s Elves! Take your family pictures in Santa’s sleigh Enjoy Fresh…Find out more »
A New England Holiday Tradition awaits at Mystic Seaport. Mystic Seaport invites you to join us for an evening of seasonal cheer with Lantern Light Tours, "The Spirit of the Holiday: A Christmas Ghost Story." Set on Christmas Eve in the year 1876, the play unfolds through five scenes of historical hilarity featuring a gentlemen’s athletic contest, a spirited circle dance, a visit with old St. Nick, and a horse and carriage ride. As the story evolves, you’ll uncover the true Spirit…Find out more »
It’s the most wonderful time of the year where Mystic Aquarium sparkles with holiday cheer through the New Year! Join us one day or many and delight in the magic of the season with different activities every day. Check out all that we have planned for you! Celebrate the days leading up to the New Year with live local entertainment including area favorites, Steve Elci & Friends. Watch talented artists chop, chisel and chip away at massive chunks of ice…Find out more »
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!…Find out more »
Winter Vacation Workshops for Kids are at Connecticut River Museum this December. When the kids are off from school, sign them up so they won't be bored and can also learn something new in the process. Join Connecticut River Museum over Christmas Vacation Week for three mornings of creative fun! Wednesday, December 27: Terrific Trains!!! Explore the Holiday Train Show, meet train artist Steve Cryan and find out how he makes his fabulous layout. Design and paint a wooden train of your…Find out more »
On select dates in December, Santa Claus will join The Maritime Aquarium’s dive team to demonstrate that sharks aren’t the blood-thirsty killers of myth. Santa will strap on scuba gear and enter the Aquarium’s 110,000-gallon “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit, which is home to 7-foot sharks. It’s all part of a regular program, in which Aquarium visitors can see and talk with volunteer divers swimming in the exhibit on most Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 12:15 and 2:15 p.m. The…Find out more »
Every Christmas, Santa employs countless helper elves to keep watch over the world’s kids to see who’s being naughty and who’s being nice, but not everyone wants Christmas this year. Find out what happens when one clever elf is met by some concerned toys who are worried about being replaced in this brand new musical where fun and imagination come to life this holiday season. The Downtown Cabaret Children’s Theatre shows approximately run 75-80 minutes with a 10-minute intermission. Dates:…Find out more »
WWE Live Holiday Tour is coming to Hartford this winter on December 28th. Don’t miss your chance to see your favorite WWE Superstars LIVE here at the XL Center this Holiday Season! Tickets are on-sale now! Featured Superstars: John Cena, Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, Cesaro, Sheamus, Sasha Banks & many more. *Subject to change.Find out more »
Gourmet Food Truck Court at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets are located across from J.Crew Factory & Bose stores. Enjoy a wide selection of gourmet food from our local food trucks on weekends, April 1 thru December 31.* GOURMET FOOD TRUCKS @ Clinton Crossing Sugar Bakery Cupcake Truck Food Extrovert Meriano's Cannoli Truck Munchies Food Truck Fryborg Taco Pacifico Greekin Out Teriyaki Express See current list of food trucks at premiumoutlets.com/outlet/clinton-crossing *Individual Food Truck schedules may vary.Find out more »
Celebrate New Year's Eve at Mohegan Sun! From "Party Into The New Year" in Uncas Ballroom to singing with Robin Thicke in Mohegan Sun Arena, we will ring in 2018 with style. Check out the full list of events below or visit: www.mohegansun.com/nye Paul Mecurio at COMIX Comedy Club: 7:30pm & 10pm Details: www.comixmohegansun.com Robin Thicke at Mohegan Sun Arena: 8:00pm Details: bit.ly/2yu0Da8 New Year's Eve at VISTA Lounge: 9:00pm Details: bit.ly/2g8s0hX New Year's Eve at Avalon: 9:00pm Details: bit.ly/2gKd0YI…Find out more »
Usher in the New Year enjoying the classic elegance of the Black and White Ball at Mystic Aquarium. Don your best black/white attire and kick up your heels to live entertainment by Nancy Paolino & The Black Tie Band. Enjoy a night to remember with guests you won’t forget-our black and white feathery friends. A guest appearance by a pair of endangered African penguins makes this premier event a one-of-a –kind. Amid the watery wonderland of the Aquarium’s Main Gallery, guests…Find out more »
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Mohegan Sun’s "Party into the New Year!" Starting at 10:30 pm in the Uncas Ballroom, enjoy an open bar, champagne toast at Midnight, breakfast buffet, dancing and music by NYC's DJ PS1 as we ring in 2018! Sunday, December 31st 10:30pm - 3:00am Uncas Ballroom Located in Mohegan Sun's Convention Center Presale: $100 December 10th - December 31st at 2:00pm: $125* After December 31st at 2:00pm: $150* This is a club-style atmosphere; no seating will…Find out more »
Jenks Productions is elated to announce the inaugural Connecticut Beerfest at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford on Saturday January 6th, 2018. Jenks has been producing the largest consumer events in New England since 1979 and has expertly assembled breweries to offer their unique beverages at our exciting first annual beer festival. Our CT beer fest is sure to impress even the most avid beer masters and connoisseurs. NOTE: Please check the Facebook event page for date changes The Connecticut…Find out more »
Celebrate Three Centuries of Christmas with a Dazzling Preview Party, Candlelight and Daytime Tours Each year, using armloads of greenery and native plants, authentic decorations from days of yore, and some pretty clever food-styling tricks, the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum’s “Three Centuries of Christmas” tours show in fascinating detail how the American holiday season evolved over the past 300 years. The 2017 season will begin with the lively WDS Holiday Preview Party on Friday, December 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. Guests will delight in a candlelight preview of the dazzling…Find out more »
Discover the full story of Disney’s Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen! Be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer. Hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable music and be delighted with special appearances by the…Find out more »
The Springfield Bridal Show Expo returns to the Better Living Center, “Home of the BIG E” . The atmosphere at the biggest Bridal Expo in Western Massachusetts will sparkle with glamorous gowns, elegant formal wear, door prizes, fashion shows, live music and entertainment, DJs, photographers, videographers, limousine services, ice-sculptures, breathtaking floral designs and food samples from the finest caterers and banquet facilities in the region. Whether you’re giving your wedding that fairy tale feeling or going for simple elegance, you’ll…Find out more »
Kids have FUN on school vacation at the Connecticut Science Center! Your child will love these hands-on day camps filled with fun and engaging science. Now registering for Camp dates December 27 – February 20 Campers in grades 1-6 will experience hands-on science enrichment through fun and engaging activities. Camps include structured activities with our STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the Science Center's galleries and exhibits. We offer Day Camps during school vacation as well as…Find out more »
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