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December 2017

The Niantic Jingle Bell 5K 2017

December 9 @ 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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Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum’s “Three Centuries of Christmas” Tours

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2017 at 5:00pm

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 7, 2018

Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, 211 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109

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…

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The Ugly Sweater Run Presented By Kahlúa: Hartford

December 9 @ 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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Train Ride to Torchlight Parade @ Branford Station

December 9 @ 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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Jingle Bell 5K Run For Education

December 9 @ 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 @ 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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Stocking Stuffer Weekend Downtown Putnam

December 15 @ 10:00 am - December 17 @ 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 @ 6:00 pm - December 16 @ 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 @ 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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LL Bean Outing Club Hike Steep Rock Preserve

December 17 @ 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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Community Carol Sing @ Mystic Seaport

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave
Mystic, CT 06355
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Carol Sing at Mystic Seaport

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…

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Connecticut Science Center Winter Vacation Exploration Camps

December 27 @ 12:32 am
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Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
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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…

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WWE Live Holiday Tour

December 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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WWE Live Holiday Tour is coming to Hartford

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.

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January 2018

Connecticut Beerfest @ the Connecticut Convention Center

January 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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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…

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Disney On Ice Presents Frozen

January 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - January 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on January 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on January 14, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on January 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Tickets On-Sale Now! 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…

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Springfield Wedding &a Bridal Expo

January 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Ave
West Springfield, MA 01089 United States
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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…

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Redsox Winter Weekend at Foxwoods

Baseball Winter Weekend @ Foxwoods Resort Casino

January 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States

The Boston Red Sox will once again host a weekend getaway of hot stove fun for fans and families January 19 through January 21. The fourth annual “Baseball Winter Weekend” at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, includes a Town Hall Meeting with Red Sox leaders, autographs and photos with Red Sox players, and round-table discussions on a variety of baseball topics. The weekend also includes a full baseball festival for fans of all ages and clinics for kids. Times:…

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Worcester Wedding & Bridal Expo

January 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
DCU Center, 50 Foster St
Worcester, MA 01608 United States
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The Worcester Bridal Expo returns to the DCU Center January 20th through January 21st, 2018. This magnificent event continues to provide couples with all the wedding products and services they’ll need to plan the perfect event. Jenks Productions has produced quality bridal show expos for over 33 years, so you know you’ll be seeing the best show from the Northeast’s leading show producers. With a proven format of combining fashion shows with a huge vendor presence, Jenks Productions bridal shows…

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Free Fire & Ice Festival @ Saybrook Point Inn

January 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saybrook Point Inn, Two Bridge Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Saybrook Point Inn Fire & Ice Free Event

Saybrook Point Inn announces their annual Fire & Ice Festival on Saturday, January 20th from 12pm-5pm.  Taking place on the Waterfront Terrace and Grand Ballroom, this winter event offers guests a unique day full of food and beverage, ice sculptures and more.   With winter-themed festivities and demonstrations going on all day, this occasion is a must-see. The festivities of the day will be accompanied by seasonal food from our Culinary Team at Fresh Salt along with drink specials from our Marina Bar.

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Woodwinds Bridal Show Branford

January 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Woodwinds Wedding and Event Venue, 29 School Ground Road
Branford, CT 06405
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Here’s your chance to WIN a $10,000 Wedding Package! Join us for the Annual Woodwinds Bridal Show on Sunday, January 21 from 11am til 2pm. This event will feature everything a bride-to-be and their families will need to plan their entire wedding from the engagement party and bridal shower to the rehearsal dinner and day after brunch. You’ll enjoy a sampling of Woodwinds award winning gourmet cuisine, entertainment, mini-beauty treatments, the chance to win prizes and the chance to meet…

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