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Connecticut River Museum's Annual Train Show

Connecticut River Museum’s Annual Train Show

November 16, 2018 - February 19, 2019

The magic returns to the Connecticut River Museum with the 25th Annual Holiday Train Show running from November 16th through February 19th, 2019.. This family-friendly exhibit, created by train artist Steve Cryan, features more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout. Visitors can also challenge themselves with the I-SPY scavenger hunt for objects hidden with the displays and throughout the exhibit gallery. Smaller visitors set can get hands-on at…

Great Train Holiday Show at Wilton Historical Society

Great Train Holiday Show at Wilton Historical Society

November 23, 2018 - January 21, 2019

Great Train Holiday Show at Wilton Historical Society will be held from November 23 - January 21, 2018. After the familiar Thanksgiving rituals of parades, turkey and football, keep the family fun going, and enjoy the beginning of the holiday season. Take the children in your life to an entrancing afternoon with trains and live entertainment. Dressed for the holidays, the Wilton Historical Society’s historic 18th and 19th century buildings are transformed into a train-lovers delight with many different model train…

Connecticut Science Center Winter Vacation Camp

Connecticut Science Center Winter Vacation Camp

December 26, 2018 - January 21, 2019

Kids in grades 1-6 can 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. Members receive 10% off Vacation Camp tuition. 2018-2019 Winter Camp Dates: Wednesday, December 26: LEGO Creator Thursday, December 27: Toy Designer Friday, December 28: Kitchen Chemistry Monday, January 21: Science of Pokemon

2019 Hartford Boat Show at Mohegan Sun Casino

2019 Hartford Boat Show at Mohegan Sun Casino

January 17 - January 20

You’re Invited to the Hartford Boat Show January 17th – January 20th. The first winter-season Boat Show in the Northeast! Now in its 50th year, the Hartford Boat Show features the newest boats on the market including center consoles, fishing boats, luxury cruisers, sport and ski boats, sailboats, personal watercraft, paddle boats and boards in addition to fishing gear and tackle, marinas and boatyards, other marine services and boating accessories along with Connecticut’s premier boat club, Freedom Boat Club. The…

Red Sox Winter Weekend at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Red Sox Winter Weekend at Foxwoods Resort Casino

January 18 - January 19

Visit the Red Sox Team Store pop up during Winter Weekend at Foxwoods. Our pop up location will be open in the Grand Ballrooms during the event for all your Red Sox merchandise needs! We'll have Winter Weekend shirts, hats, pins and baseballs; sharpies and baseball for autographs; 2018 World Series Champions Gear; special offers, discounts and more! Location: Premier Ballroom Dates/Times: Friday, January 18, 2019: 8 to 10 pm Saturday, January 19, 2019: 9 am to 7 pm

Rogers Orchards Apples & Cheese Tasting

Rogers Orchards Apples & Cheese Tasting

January 19 @ 9:30 am - January 20 @ 4:30 pm

Rogers Orchards is hosting an Apples & Cheese Tasting event January 19th and 20th in Southington. Free samples of 10 varieties of their apples, including Macoun, Cameo, Empire, Mutsu, Fuji & Granny Smith will be available as well as 7 varieties of Rogers Orchards private label cheese.

Talcott Mountain Center Saturday Events

Spectacular STEAM Saturday’s at Talcott Mountain Science Center

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until February 3, 2019

Make the most of your weekends with our four-week half days (K-3) or six-week full days (4-8) Saturday programs, which provide hands-on discovery, exploration and research with guidance and skill building from Talcott Mountain Science Center scientists. Students gain exposure to new areas in science, nature, and technology; they build skills of a practicing professional, and they embark on creating original products or projects. The thrill of discovery and the satisfaction of success are "baked in" to our Saturday Programs.…

Open Cockpit Day at the New England Air Museum

Open Cockpit Day at the New England Air Museum

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Open Cockpit Day will be held at the New England Air Museum on January 19th. Special activities include climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and much more! A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D "Thunderbolt," the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B "Huey" helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100A "Super Sabre" and the Lockheed F-104C "Starfighter." The Open Cockpit program…

Chocolate & Wine Pairings At Sunset Meadow Vineyards

Chocolate & Wine Pairings At Sunset Meadow Vineyards

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

Come taste 5 award winning estate wines paired to perfection with 5 specialty chocolates at Sunset Meadow Vineyards in Goshen, Connecticut. Now offering 2 types of Pairings. SMV White wines paired with 5 specialty chocolates created specifically for this pairing and the original SMV Red Wine and chocolate pairing. Your choice! This is an ongoing weekly event. Reservations required for groups of 6 or more.

2019 Saybrook Point Inn Fire and Ice Festival (Free Family Event)

2019 Saybrook Point Inn Fire and Ice Festival (Free Family Event)

January 19 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saybrook Point Inn in Old Saybrook, Connecticut is excited to announce the annual 2019 Fire & Ice Festival on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Taking place on the Waterfront Terrace and Grand Ballroom, this free winter event offers guests a unique day full of food and beverage, ice sculptures and more. Enjoy specialty food items: chowder, chili, sliders, raw bar, fried ice cream and more available for purchase Hot & cold drink specials all day long Ice carving demonstrations and woodcarving throughout…

DeRay Davis at Foxwoods Resort Casino

DeRay Davis at Foxwoods Resort Casino

January 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

DeRay Davis will be appearing at Foxwoods Resort Casino on January 19th at 8 pm. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, stand-up comedian and actor DeRay Davis is set to take the stage at Foxwoods for an entertaining evening of comedy. From the hood to Hollywood, nothing is off limits and no one is safe from DeRay's hilarious, sidesplitting anecdotes. He continues to sell out venues both across the country and the globe. Tickets are $36 and…

Trainer Days at Mystic Aquarium

Trainer Days at Mystic Aquarium

January 20 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on January 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Bring your most riveting marine animal questions to Mystic Aquarium every Sunday in January and get to know some of the extraordinary trainers who care for our animals. Meet a different trainer throughout the day starting at 10:30 a.m. in the Main Gallery. Guests will learn what each Aquarium trainer’s daily schedule looks like, from food prep to hands-on enrichment opportunities and even routine medical exams, the trainers do it all. Find out what it takes to work as an animal trainer…

Woodwinds Bridal Show in Branford

Woodwinds Bridal Show in Branford

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join Woodwinds on Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm for the Bridal Event of the Season at Woodwinds located at 29 School Ground Road in Branford. This event will feature everything brides-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. And you’ll have the chance to WIN a $10,000 Wedding Package* The Woodwinds Bridal Show features everything brides-to-be and their…

Kids Care: MLK Jr. Service Day Project (Norwalk Historical Society Museum)

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Norwalk Historical Society and the Love All Project will be hosting, “Kids Care: MLK Jr. Service Day Project”. This free family-friendly Service Day Project supports the non-profit organization, Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants and takes place on Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum. Come to the museum to create welcome bags for immigrants and refugees settling into Connecticut. Participating families are encouraged to bring individually packaged non-perishable snacks to include…

2019 Martin Luther King in Simsbury Celebration (First Church of Christ)

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Simsbury will commemorate renowned civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by hosting the 8th annual ceremony that celebrates Dr. King’s profound achievements and his time in Simsbury during the summers of 1944 and 1947 that helped shape his philosophies. The public is invited to hear readings from Dr. King's speeches and musical performances by The Henry James Memorial School Select Choir and the Simsbury Intonations Chorus, and learn about the MLK in Connecticut Memorial being built on the grounds of the Simsbury Free Library. Keynote speaker will be Joelle A. Murchison, Vice President, Enterprise Diversity & Inclusion at The Travelers Companies, Inc. For…

Flights of Fancy New Haven

Flights of Fancy Downtown New Haven

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Town Green District, Broadway Merchants, and The Wine Thief present Flights of Fancy, New Haven's premier shopping event, returning Thursday, January 24 from 4:30-8:00PM! We invite you to join us for an evening of shopping, wine and food tastings, in-store discounts, zero ticket fees, free parking, exciting raffle prizes, and special gifts for attendees! Grab your tasting glass and swag bags at The Study at Yale, kick off the night with a photo from our selfie booth and head out…

Winter Paint Night on the Farm at Lavender Hill Farm

Winter Paint Night on the Farm at Lavender Hill Farm

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Winter Paint Night on the Farm at Lavender Hill Farm will be held on January 24th from 6 to 9 pm. Join us for a night on the farm, fun and painting! Sign up by calling, email or going to Lavender Hill Farm. The class is $40 to reserve your spot and enjoy an evening of fun, laughter, snacks, beverages and animals! Lavender Hill Farm 411 Beach Pond Rd. Voluntown, CT Contact Us: 860-917-5154 or email lavenderalpacas@gmail.com

2019 Mohegan Sun Wine and Food Festival Schedule

2019 Mohegan Sun Wine and Food Festival Schedule

January 25 - January 27

The 2019 Mohegan Sun Wine and Food Festival will be held on January 25 - January 27, 2019. Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine, beer, and spirits during the Grand Tasting! Foodies can purchase signature dishes from some of the region’s most highly-rated restaurants and the main culinary stage features a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations! Bourbon Tasting presented by Beam Inc., Bear’s Smokehouse and BoutiqueCigar.com Friday, January 25th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm – Earth Ballroom. Get your weekend…

Cycle Out Cancer (The Shoppes at Farmington Valley)

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sweat for a cause Saturday, January 26th with CycleBar Canton as they welcome riders to Cycle Out Cancer. From 1:00pm to 6:00pm, CycleBar located at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley will host six one-hour rides to raise funds for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center with one hundred percent of the class registration fee benefiting the center. Each Cycle Out Cancer ride will be hosted by an instructor in CycleBar’s signature CycleTheatre, a state-of-the-art studio featuring enhanced lighting, cutting edge equipment and…

Talk: Birding in Connecticut by Frank Gallo at Meigs Point Nature Center

Talk: Birding in Connecticut by Frank Gallo at Meigs Point Nature Center

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Birding in Connecticut, by Frank Gallo, is the definitive guide to where, when and, how to find birds in the state. Packed with information valuable to birders of all skill levels, from species accounts and a first-of-a kind cumulative list of rare bird sightings to a host of tips and tricks to finding and identifying birds. It is an invaluable resource on the habits and habitats of Connecticut's birdlife, with clear and up-to-date bar graphs showing seasonal occurrence and abundance…


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