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Winterfest Hartford

Winterfest Hartford at Bushnell Park

November 29, 2019 - January 20, 2020

Winterfest Hartford returns to Bushnell Park for its 10th year of free ice skating, free skate rentals, free learn to skate classes and more. Winterfest Hartford is open November 29 and will run through January 20, 2020. The rink is open daily from 11 am - 8 pm, November 29, 2019 through January 20, 2020, with the following exceptions: December 24: 12 - 4 pm December 25: 12 - 4 pm December 31: 11 am - 12 pm The rink…

Connecticut Science Center Sock Skating Rink Hours

Connecticut Science Center Sock Skating Rink Hours

November 29, 2019 - February 17, 2020

Back by popular demand, our Sock Skating Rink is now open for another season. Stay warm inside the Connecticut Science Center while enjoying one of the best winter activities; skating! No skates required for this rink, just wear your coziest pair of socks to slide around. This is great for both the young and the young at heart. Dates: Friday, November 29, 2019 – Monday, February 17, 2020 Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM The Sock Skating Rink will be open now…

Connecticut Winter Wine Trail

2020 Connecticut Winter Wine Trail

January 11 - April 11

Opening Day for the Connecticut Winter Wine Trail is Saturday January 11th, 2020. Be sure to pick up this year's CT Wine Trail booklet at one of the 14 participating CT Vineyards and Wineries. Visit participating wineries and vineyards to get your book stamped for your chance to win amazing prizes. The 2020 Connecticut  Winter Wine Trail will run from Saturday January 11th through Saturday April 11th, 2020. It’s an amazing chance to win over $5,000.00 in Prizes!!! Connecticut Winter…

New England Winterfest at the Connecticut Convention Center

New England Winterfest at the Connecticut Convention Center

January 11 - January 20

New England Winterfest is the largest volleyball tournament in New England. It is designed to showcase girls and boy's  volleyball players, ages 12 to 18, to college coaches and recruiters from throughout the northeast. Admission will open approximately 10 days before the first date of tournament play and will remain open online throughout the event. Five thousand one hundred (5,100) youth volleyball players on 476 teams from across the Northeast are coming to the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn.…

Disney On Ice: Celebrate Memories at XL Center Hartford

Disney On Ice: Celebrate Memories at XL Center Hartford

January 16 - January 20

Disney On Ice: Celebrate Memories will be held at the XL Center in Hartford on January 16th - 20th. Enter the world of Disney magic LIVE ON ICE with four of your favorite stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment! Disney On Ice: Celebrate Memories Dates/Times: Thurs, January 16, 2020: 7pm Fri, January 17, 2020: 7pm Sat, January 18, 2020: 11am, 3pm, 7pm Sun, January 19, 2020: 12pm, 4pm Mon, January 20, 2020: 1pm Your favorite Disney stories come…

LEGOLAND New York "Resort on the Road" is Coming to Westfield Trumbull

LEGOLAND New York “Resort on the Road” is Coming to Westfield Trumbull

January 17 - January 20

LEGOLAND New York "Resort on the Road" will be stopping at Wesfield Trumbull from Friday, January 17th through Monday, January 20th, 2020. This event is Free and open to the public. There will be: Photo opportunities with LEGOLAND NY rides LEGO building activities with a Master Model Builder Meet & Greets with LEGOLAND NY characters LEGOLAND NY merchandise Enter to win AWESOME prizes Opening July 4, 2020 only a short drive from Connecticut, LEGOLAND New York Resort will be bringing the theme…

2020 Hartford Boat Show at Mohegan Sun Casino

2020 Hartford Boat Show at Mohegan Sun Casino

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

You’re invited to the 2020 Hartford Boat Show January 16th – January 19th, 2020. The first winter-season Boat Show in the Northeast is the annual Hartford Boat Show at the Earth Expo Center at Mohegan Sun Casino. Now in its 51st 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…

Mystic Aquarium Public Trainer Days

Mystic Aquarium Public Trainer Days

January 19 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, repeating until January 26, 2020

This January, Trainer Days at Mystic Aquarium returns! Bring your most riveting marine animal questions to Mystic Aquarium every Sunday and get to know some of the extraordinary trainers who care for our animals. Meet a different trainer throughout the day starting at 10:30am in the Main Gallery. Mystic Aquarium Public Trainer Days Sunday, January 5: 10:30 to 3:30 pm Sunday, January 12: 10:30 to 3:30 pm Sunday, January 19: 10:30 to 3:30 pm Sunday, January 26: 10:30 to 3:30…

Beer'd Brewing's The Silo Grand Opening!

Beer’d Brewing’s The Silo Grand Opening!

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beer'd Brewing is THRILLED to announce that they are finally ready to open the doors to their 2nd taproom in Groton, Connecticut!! Beer'd Brewing is excited to showcase this new space and share it with their favorite people. Please join us on Sunday, January 19th for their Grand Opening! Beer'd Brewing will be open from 11AM-5PM, pouring your favorite Beer'd brews and will have plenty of 4pks* to take home! We can't wait to see you at The Silo! *Please note…

Tacos & Tequila Fiesta at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Tacos & Tequila Fiesta at Foxwoods Resort Casino

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Celebrate all things Tacos & Tequila at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Foxwoods is celebrating Cinco de Mayo a few months early. ¡Diecinueve de Enero! Enjoy taco and tequila samples from over 20 companies. Dance along to a live maricachi band or show off your skills on the mechancial bull. It's not a tasting, it's a fiesta! VIP: 3:00PM - 4:00PM General Admission: 4:00PM - 7PM PRICE TIERS Blanco | $15 Includes entry into Tacos & Tequila,…

A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire at Water's Edge Resort & Spa

A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire at Water’s Edge Resort & Spa

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire will be held at Water's Edge Resort & Spa in Westbrook, CT on Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 6 to 9 pm. Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, dance, Latin, and Afro pop. They have been described as one of the most innovative and commercially successful acts of all time. Rolling Stone called them “innovative, precise yet…

Connecticut Dance Alliance to Host MLK Day of Dance

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Connecticut Dance Alliance (CDA) will host the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Dance on Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in Hartford from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The annual event, which features master classes, seminars and panel discussions, was created by the CDA to honor and celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and teachings, as well as the significant contributions made by people of color to the world of dance. The theme of…

RAW Artists Connecticut Presents Premiere

RAW Artists Connecticut Presents Premiere

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

RAW Artists returns to Connecticut on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut. RAW Artists will spotlight local independent talent in visual art, film, fashion, accessory design, music, performance art, beauty, handmade crafts, tech, and photography. Immerse yourself in the diversity and originality of the local creative culture. Explore the pop-up visual art gallery and artisan shops, while watching live performances and runway fashion shows. This is not your average art show. We are loud, colorful,…

Flights of Fancy New Haven

Flights of Fancy Downtown New Haven

January 23 @ 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 23, 2020 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…

Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest Returns to Mohegan Sun Casino January 24th-26th

Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest Returns to Mohegan Sun Casino January 24th-26th

January 24 - January 26

The 17th Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest is back at Mohegan Sun starting Friday, January 24th, 2020. Wine connoisseurs and foodies alike can sip and sample their way through endless vintages and signature dishes, all while welcoming the return of notable showcases like the Bourbon Tasting, the Grand Tasting, Celebrity Chef Dine Around and more. Guests can top off the weekend with an indulgent Sunday Brunch, hosted by top names in the industry. Attendees will also get a “taste”…

Northeast RV and Camping Show at the CT Convention Center

Northeast RV and Camping Show at the CT Convention Center

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

Northeast RV and Camping Show at the CT Convention Center will be held January 24th - 26th, 2020. The show will feature over 140,000 square feet of the latest in recreation vehicles, camping supplies, services, accessories, products, campgrounds, and travel information exhibits. Northeast RV & Camping Show is the ideal place for camping families who are looking to purchase their first RV, looking to upgrade their present RV or for the veteran camper to explore new camping adventures. Northeast RV…

Mystic Aquarium

Family Game Days at Mystic Aquarium this January

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until January 25, 2020

Get your game on this January! Family Game Days returns at the Mystic Aquarium every Saturday in January starting on the 4th. Explore all of your favorite exhibits and compete against family and friends with supersized games all day long! Take your pick from a variety of fun games and activities in the Main Gallery including: * Jumbo Checkers *Giant Four-in-a-Row *Supersize Building Blocks *Tumbling Timbers *XL Bananagrams *Shuffleboard Warm up to winter and bring your A-game – that’s Aquarium…

Brantley Gilbert is coming to The Grand Theater At Foxwoods Resorts Casino on January 25th, 2020 starting at 8:00 pm

Brantley Gilbert at The Grand Theater At Foxwoods

January 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Brantley Gilbert is coming to The Grand Theater At Foxwoods Resorts Casino on January 25th, 2020 starting at 8:00 pm Brantley Gilbert lives in Jefferson, Georgia rather than – like so many country stars -- Nashville. It’s not that he’s not serious about his music, or his career, but somethings run deeper. Or as he sings in “Grown Ass Man” from his platinum Just As I Am, “I got a home.” That home is rich with life, truth, friends, history…

Annual Great Mac & Chili Challenge Westport

Annual Great Mac & Chili Challenge Norwalk

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tickets for the Annual Great Mac & Chili Challenge at the new SoNo Collection at 100 N Water St, Norwalk, Connecticut for Sunday January 26, 2020 are now on sale online. Beer: beers from New Belgium Brewing originators of both Fat Tire Amber and Belgium While Ales and the popular Voodoo Ranger IPA will be available for purchase. Beer will be limited to two (2) twelve ounce cups per person for an additional $5 each (21 and older) at the…

Winter Paint & Sip at Stonington Vineyards

Winter Paint & Sip at Stonington Vineyards

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Painted by the Shore is so excited to bring their BRAND NEW chalkboard mason/greenery project to Stonington Vineyards in January, & kick off 2020 with you guys!! Rally your loved ones for this post-holiday gathering, & leave with your own 16 oz. jar perfect to display the greenery in that we'll add at the class, & then flowers, fairy lights or anything else after this season. Each $41 ticket includes materials/instruction + a glass of wine from the Vineyard. Special…





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