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December 2017

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

December 9, 2017 @ 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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Breakfast with Santa @ Mystic Aquarium

December 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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Santa Claus is coming to town and he wants to have breakfast with you! Bring your family and friends to a magical morning among the Aquarium’s beautiful indoor exhibits and gorgeous seasonal decor. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet provided by Ocean Blue Catering and tell Santa your wishes for this holiday season. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the moment! Tickets $20.95 adult (11 yrs & up) $15.95 child (0 to 10 yrs) Advanced registration required. Tickets will…

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The Niantic Jingle Bell 5K 2017

December 9, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
McCook Park Beach, Badger St
Niantic, CT 06357 United States
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Please join us at the scenic McCook Point Beach and Park on Saturday DECEMBER 9th for a scenic, festive, and fast 5K. By participating, you get to experience more than exercise and fresh Connecticut shoreline air. Walkers welcome! The 4th Annual Niantic Jingle Bell 5K, named one of the top 11th Road Races in Connecticut is on December 9th, 2017. Registration is open at www.itsyourrace.com This scenic, easy route is a family friendly event that follows the along the coast of Niantic.…

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Breakfast with Frosty @ Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - December 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610 United States
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Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty, Santa, and all their friends for breakfast at the Zoo! Guests will enjoy breakfast in our Carousel building followed by an appearance from Frosty and a couple of his pals. Pictures with Santa will be available each morning. Reservations and prepayment are required. Presented by MGM Family Dental.

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The Ugly Sweater Run Presented By Kahlúa: Hartford

December 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bushnell Park, 15 Trinity St
Hartford, CT 06106
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IT’S THE MERRIEST 5K OF THE YEAR! The national Ugly Sweater Run series hits the streets of Hartford this holiday season! The Ugly Sweater Run presented by Kahlúa is a national running series benefitting One Warm Coat. Register you, your friends and family for the Merriest 5k of the year coming to a city near you. After you put the “sweat” in Ugly Sweater, join us at the official after party bar to keep the holiday cheer flowing! Here’s how…

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Brookfield Historical Society Christmas Open House

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - December 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Brookfield Historical Society Museum, 165 Whisconier Road
Brookfield, CT

The Brookfield Historical Society’s 7th annual Traditional Christmas Open House. will take place on the weekend of Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10, 2017 from Noon to 4 P.M. Santa will be stopping by with his helpers bearing complimentary treats for the kids. The sight of operating Model trains in a winter display, will entertain children of all ages, while the sound of antique music boxes will fill the air with well-known Christmas musical classics. A holiday scavenger hunt…

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Penguin Encounter @ Foxwoods Resort Casino

December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
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Penguin Encounter at Foxwoods

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…

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Train Ride to Torchlight Parade @ Branford Station

December 9, 2017 @ 4:45 pm
Branford Train Station, 29 Maple
Branford, US
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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…

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Pizza with Penguins and Santa @ Mystic Aquaruim

December 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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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…

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Jingle Bell 5K Run For Education

December 9, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Deep River, CT Deep River, CT 06417, 06419 United States + Google Map

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…

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A “Lilac Girls” Polish Christmas @ Bellamy-Ferriday House

December 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Bellamy Ferriday House, 9 Main St N
Bethlehem, CT 06751

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…

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Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents Our Country’s Good

December 10, 2017 @ 2:00 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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Stuff the Bus Bingo Benefit @ Foxwoods Resort Casino

December 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 10, 2017

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 10, 2017

Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
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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…

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Survivor Casting Call @ Mohegan Sun

December 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382 United States
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Survivor Casting Call Mohegan Sun Connecticut

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…

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Stocking Stuffer Weekend Downtown Putnam

December 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - December 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Downtown Putnam, Main Street
Putnam, CT 06260
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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…

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12 Bars of Christmas @ Foxwoods

December 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - December 16, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
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12 Bars of Christmas @ Foxwoods

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…

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Wreaths Across America @ Veterans Cemetery Middletown

December 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane
Middletown, CT 06457 United States
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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…

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Holiday Festivities & Santa Sightings @ Tanger Outlets Foxwoods

December 16, 2017 @ 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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LL Bean Outing Club Hike Steep Rock Preserve

December 17, 2017 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bull’s Bridge in South Kent, 333 Kent Rd
South Kent, CT us
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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…

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Water Witch’s Santa Express

December 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 17, 2017

New Milford, CT New Milford, CT 06755, 06776 United States + Google Map

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 waterwitch150th@yahoo.com for a registration form OR call 203-917-0028 for details...ASK FOR SEAN THE HEAD ELF!

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