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…Find out more »
Get into the holiday spirit with a fun train ride on Shoreline East from Branford Station, heading to Old Saybrook, where we'll watch the Torchlight Parade. Board at the Branford Train Station (parking is free) and hop on the 4:55 PM train to Old Saybrook, arriving at 5:21. A short walk from the train station gets you to downtown Old Saybrook, where the parade passes. Parade runs from 6-9 PM. Bring dinner or grab a bite to eat and stroll…Find out more »
There are no penguins at the North Pole, that’s why Santa comes to Mystic Aquarium to see them! Join Santa and a couple of our African penguins as you enjoy a dinner buffet of pizza, French fries and chicken tenders plus soft drinks and dessert. Meet our African penguins when they make a special dinner-time appearance in the Main Gallery from 7:30-8:30pm and be sure to bring your camera to grab a photo with Santa! Advanced registration required. Ticket sales…Find out more »
Regional 4 Education Foundation is excited for our R4EF Jingle Bell Run 2017 in Deep River, CT coinciding with the annual Deep River Stroll. The 5k Run will be officially timed and monitered. Award Categories: 6th grade and under, 7th and 8th grade; 9th and 10th grade; 11th and 12th grade; post high school - 29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+ Packet pick up 8:30 race day at Tri-Town Youth Services, 56 High Street, Deep River. Start and Finish at…Find out more »
Join the Bellamy-Ferriday House on Sunday, December 10th for a special day celebrating the holidays and the work of social philanthropist Caroline Ferriday, the inspiration for New York Times bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly’s novel Lilac Girls at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden. Experience the Hay, Caroline’s beloved Connecticut home, staged in the traditional Polish fashion as inspired by her house guests. Rooms will also sport beautiful arrangements by Floral Designer Melissa Beard, owner and head designer at Floral Design by Melissa in…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Join Foxwoods Resort Casino at High Stakes Bingo Saturday and Sunday in December at both sessions to support Stuff the Bus! Bring in a new, unwrapped gift and receive a raffle ticket to be entered in a special raffle drawing. Foxwoods' 5th Annual "Stuff the Bus" is a seasonal giving campaign in which unwrapped toys, blankets, pajamas, jackets and diapers will be collected in support of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut and its “Tommy Toy” Fund program. MATINEE: Doors open…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Stocking Stuffer Weekend is coming December 15 - 17 in Downtown Putnam! Once again, they are having a "Stocking Stuffer" Party Downtown! Get all of your Christmas Stocking Stuffer shopping done while having a great time! Special stocking stuffers available at the Downtown Shops and Restaurants! Facebook Event Page PLUS you could WIN a "GIANT STOCKING" worth Over $200 in Downtown Putnam Gift Certificates!!! Individual Shops and Restaurant Stockings raffled off as well! Get your Christmas Stocking Stuffer shopping done…Find out more »
Enjoy old friends or make new ones during Foxwoods' Annual Holiday Pub Crawl. Try special holiday themed cocktails across 12 bars and restaurants on property and then finish your evening at Centrale in Fox Tower with a DJ, Dancing and Prizes. Put on your tackiest, ugliest sweater and enter to win a $100 Tanger Outlets Gift Card, so you can buy yourself a new sweater! What's more, $10 of the admission ticket is donated to the United Way to help…Find out more »
Following a brief ceremony, which commences at noon sharp, volunteers will place wreaths upon Veteran graves in honor of their service and memory. Please sponsor wreaths by following the link and clicking donate. Please help the Royal Charter Composite Squadron CT-071 raise funds by clicking one of the red "Donate" buttons to sponsor wreaths to be placed at the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown. . . It is easy! If you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath…Find out more »
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 16Find out more »
Join L.L.Bean as we hike a section of the Appalachian Trail. These scenic woods also includes a popular technical whitewater stretch of the Housatonic River and a traditional covered bridge. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate. WHERE TO MEET: 333 Kent Road, Kent, 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. Please make sure you wear appropriate hiking clothing, footwear and dress for…Find out more »
We've got an in with Santa!! As it turns out he's a member of the North Pole Volunteer Fire Department in his spare time. We're making arrangements to have Santa join us on December 9th and 10th, and 16th and 17th to tour New Milford and deliver Christmas Presents to your kids on a Fire Engine! Email email@example.com for a registration form OR call 203-917-0028 for details...ASK FOR SEAN THE HEAD ELF!Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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 »
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