"Food Is Art." On Sunday, June 3rd, guests will join the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut to applaud, celebrate, and support its past accomplishments, present endeavors, and future plans at an artisanal experience designed to satisfy just about every sense. Celebrating the art of food, simply and elegantly, "Food is Art: Nurturing the Creative Soul" will mark an inaugural year of Pairings, this year pairing a festive meal with music selected by the chef and served up in an appropriate…Find out more »
The Connecticut College Arboretum and Good Sponge Records present the seventh annual Music in the Meadow on Sunday, June 3, 2018. This year's lineup features three stellar southeastern Connecticut bands: Plywood Cowboy, Chris MacKay & the Toneshifters and Driving Route 9. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an enjoyable, family-friendly outdoor concert in the Arboretum outdoor theater overlooking the pond. B.Y.O.P. (Picnic, etc.), or enjoy some food from Munchies food truck! Gates open at 4 p.m. Music starts about…Find out more »
HGTV’s dynamic design duo Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason, hosts of HGTV’s design show Sneak Peek with AphroChic, will speak in Greenwich on June 6at a benefit held by Fairfield County’s Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education. The benefit, REMIX: Decorating with Culture, Objects & Soul, is the charity’s fourth annual Ladies Luncheon at The Belle Haven Club, and will also feature speakers who have been affected by the charity’s work. Comedienne, story-teller and Greenwich resident Bonnie Levison will serve as master of ceremonies…Find out more »
Join Denali, Southern Tide, and A Place Called Hope for the final stop of the Denali Night Out Spring series. They'll be serving beer, wine from Mionetto Prosecco, and light refreshments. There will be live music, and Denali and its brand partners will be giving out prizes. This event is to benefit A Place Called Hope, a birds of prey rescue sanctuary. Admission is a $5.00 donation to the nonprofit, and the first 50 guests will receive a free pint…Find out more »
Connecticut Open House Day is Back! On June 9, this one-day event gives Connecticut residents discounted admission to museums and attractions across the state! Plan your day now! Cultural organizations and tourism attractions throughout the state will open their doors to Connecticut residents, inviting them to discover and rediscover Connecticut’s fascinating world of art, history, and tourism with a variety of special visitor incentives. Join us in Connecticut for this day-long, state-wide celebration of everything that makes Connecticut great! Attractions,…Find out more »
Join us as we hike through a terrain that varies from open fields and lakes to deep woods in the Huntington State Park. The mix of old and new growth woods, along with three large ponds increases the likelihood of many bird sightings. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate. WHERE TO MEET: Sunset Hill Road, Redding, CT. WHAT TO BRING: Weather-appropriate clothing (layers; no cotton), waterproof footwear, small day pack with extra clothes, snacks, water, personal medications, binoculars. OPTIONAL RECOMMENDED ITEMS: Sunglasses, camera.…Find out more »
The Hartford Rib Off spread out over two days - Friday June 15th and Saturday June 16th. Friday, June 15th is going to be the 21+ beer fest event sponsored by Two Roads Brewing Company. Saturday June 16th is the family friendly all day BBQ competition event being sponsored and hosted by 102.9 The Whale radio station. Other sponsors include Coca-Cola, the Kansas City Barbeque Society, Titos Vodka, Plan B restaurants, Pig Eye pub and many more! The Hartford Rib…Find out more »
Join us to celebrate summer, local food and Connecticut history at the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden! On Friday, June 15 from 6 to 9 pm, savor farm-to-table offerings by The Federal, wine, and signature cocktails at CTL’s signature summer event Cocktails in the Hatheway Garden. Tour the 18th-century Phelps-Hatheway House and splendid garden, lovingly maintained by the Suffield Garden Club for over 50 years. Enjoy music by The Chris Marolda Duo, who will have you out of your seat and dancing! Bid…Find out more »
Bring Dad out on a good hike at Steep Rock Preserve, a wonderful preserve with an interesting history. He will enjoy the ride to the rustic Washington Depot area. You may wind up exploring an old railroad tunnel, and you will all return invigorated. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate. WHERE TO MEET: 2 Tunnel Road, Washington Depot, 06794 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:…Find out more »
Join Mohegan Sun for the world-class automotive lifestyle event, Barrett-Jackson, where hundreds of the world's most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience - in person and on live national and international television. Register to Bid | Get Tickets Note: Ticket prices subject to increase on day of event. Barrett-Jackson Bidders: When you're a bidder at Barrett-Jackson, not only do you get to enjoy the excitement of the auction, you become a player in…Find out more »
This June, Two Roads Brewing Company will be celebrating our Fifth Annual Road Jam Music Fest on the Two Roads Campus. For the first time ever Road Jam will now include a Friday night show to bring you more Jams, more beer and a whole lot more fun! Road Jam Music Fest is a must-attend festival for music lovers and will be the biggest Road Jam to date with two days, two stages and nine bands including our headliner Lotus.…Find out more »
Bring your own kayak or canoe to Huntington State Park. A large pond here actually has an island and a small "lighthouse”. This gem of a pond is a pleasant, low-key getaway in busy Fairfield County, CT. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy. WHERE TO MEET: Boat-launch site in Huntington State Park, Old Dodgingtown Rd., off of Sunset Hill Road, Redding, CT. WHAT TO BRING: PFD (required), kayak, paddle, weather-appropriate clothing (layers, no cotton), hat with visor, closed-toe shoes or water shoes, snacks,…Find out more »
TMSC's (Talcott Mountain Science Center) Summer of Science Adventures gives students in grades K-8 the chance to explore some (very) cool science, nature and technology -- all on a one-of-a-kind mountaintop campus! Date(s): June 25, 2018 through August 17, 2018 Times: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Event Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Event Phone Number: (860) 677-8571 Check out our website and course catalog to view these and other classes! Fledglings I (k-3) Does smell help you taste? What makes an optical illusion work?…Find out more »
Explore the exciting possibilities this summer break with Summer Camp at the Westport Arts Center! Get creative, innovative, and have fun through the arts by choosing from a catalog of unique and contemporary weeklong workshops. With everything from mixed media studios to themed courses delving into graffiti, design, and culture, each workshop will include hands-on projects and a new way to look at art. With options for the traditional art enthusiast and the current pre-teen, this year’s summer line-up is…Find out more »
Would you know what to do if you were stuck outside overnight? Join our experts and learn the basics of wilderness fire building, identifying and creating shelter, signaling for help and other techniques to help you survive. ***Since space is limited reserve yourself a spot by clicking over to L.L. Bean, Danbury's Event Page (llbean.com/danbury), find this event, and register before space fills up. (Hint: look for an this event on the day this event is scheduled)***Find out more »
With the right knots, you can secure a kayak or canoe to the roof of a car, rig a rain tarp, or tie a boat to a dock. Our experts will show you the few key knots and hitches that every outdoor enthusiast should know. ***Since space is limited reserve yourself a spot by clicking over to L.L. Bean, Danbury's Event Page (www.llbean.com/danbury), find this event, and register before space fills up. (Hint: look for an this event on the…Find out more »
The 2018 Heart of America Balloon Festival @ Mohegan Sun! Enjoy 3 Days of The Big Balloons, Balloon Launches, Tethered Rides, Jump in the Basket, Run through the balloons, Epic Balloon Glows, and The First in History "Balloon Rodeo" And that is just the start The Largest Food Truck Festival on the East Coast with over 60 of the top food trucks around! Fantastic Regional performances, crafters throughout New England, Games, Rides and Drinks Drinks Drinks! And of course, The…Find out more »
Come hike with us at Southford Falls State Park in Southbury. The falls are the original site of the Diamond Match Company, and the swift Eightmile river played an important role in the area's industrial history. Wonderful views are available from the fire tower at the southern part of the park. ***Since space is limited reserve yourself a spot by clicking over to L.L. Bean, Danbury's Event Page (.llbean.com/danbury), find this event, and register before space fills up. (Hint: look…Find out more »
Join L.L.Bean as we paddle on beautiful and scenic, Lake Waramaug, home of an annual rowing race. Keep an eye out for eagles, too In order for you to confirm your space please visit llbean.com/Danbury, find the specific time and date of your event, and complete the registration. We look forward to seeing you!Find out more »
Healing Hearts Center for Grief and Loss is offering a four-day summer “Good Grief” camp program for children between the ages of 6 and 11 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or other significant family member. The camp is filled with fun, confidence-building activities combined with grief education and emotional support. Campers have an opportunity to tell their story, express their feelings and memorialize their loved ones. The camp runs from July 16th through 19th from 9…Find out more »
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