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Summer of Science Adventures at Talcott Mountain Science Center

June 25 @ 8:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm

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: summer@tmsc.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?…

Summer Camp at the Westport Arts Center

June 25 @ 9:30 am - August 24 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

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…

Thursdays on the Dock with the Meadows Brothers (Essex)

August 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Connecticut River Museum presents Thursdays on the Dock with Meadows Brothers with drinks from Whetstone Station, August 16 from 5:30 to 7:30. Since 2010, Thursday’s on the Dock have become the unofficial start to the summer weekend. The free concert series features a different band each night and the panoramic views of the River. This year, in conjunction with our feature exhibit – Thirsty River: 400 Years of Drink, Life & Reform in the Connecticut River Valley – we will…

Prime 16 POP UP Burger Outpost + Beer Garden

Prime 16 POP UP Burger Outpost + Beer Garden

August 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Prime 16 POP UP Burger Outpost + Beer Garden is a weekly outdoor event in collaboration with the Town Green District. The event features craft beer by Counter Weight Brewing Company and snacks by Prime 16 with lawn and board games in Temple Plaza every Thursday from 4 to 7 pm through August 23.

Delamar's Artisan Southport Garden and Wine Party

Delamar’s Artisan Southport Garden and Wine Party

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Delamar's Artisan Southport Garden and Wine Party will be held on Thursday, August 16th from 5 to 7 pm. ARTISAN Restaurant, Tavern and Garden in Southport will reveal its private label Rosé wine at the inaugural garden party. Guests can enjoy Artisan Rosé wine, a craft cocktail, a 2-hour buffet of delectable crudités and Small Bites and music by a well-known DJ, all while being completely transported within the picturesque Artisan garden. Tickets are $25 per person and can be…

Connecticut River Museum

2018 FREE Thursdays on the Dock Concerts at the CT River Museum

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Now in its eighth year at the Connecticut River Museum, Thursdays on the Dock Free concerts have for many become the unofficial start to the summer weekend. In 2018 the event will take place every Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, July 5 through August 30 on the Museum’s historic steamboat dock. This free event features a different band each night, with a few local food vendors available for your dining pleasure, and the panoramic views of the River. In…

TerrifiCon CT’s #1 Comic Con at Mohegan Sun

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 19, 2018 at 10:00am

TerrifiCon, Connecticut’s Terrific Comic Con, returns on August 17-19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. There will be 3 full days of fun, comics, collectibles, cosplay, cool guests and a nightlife that cannot be beat! TERRIFICON will be attempting to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® for “Most contributions to a greetings card” at this August’s event at Mohegan Sun Expo Center. This won’t be an ordinary greeting card, it will be a super-sized birthday card measuring 5…

Food Truck Fridays at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Enjoy Gourmet Food Trucks, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and shopping at your favorite retailers. at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets. First Friday, April through November* 5PM-9PM Located across from J. Crew Factory Store. Visit the center website at PremiumOutlets.com/outlet/clinton-crossing or CTFoodTrucks.com for more details. *In event of inclement weather, event may pop-up on the following Friday.

The Annual Hamburg Fair

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 19, 2018 at 9:00am

Don't miss out on the fun at the 117th Annual Hamburg Fair August 17 through August 18. This intimate, family-friendly event showcases many agricultural fair traditions while highlighting top local music talent and entertainment. Visitors will enjoy Milestone Midway carnival rides and games, Grange Hall coffee, grill and snack bar, food concessions, pony rides and entries and exhibits for farm, animal, crafts, fruits, vegetables and more! LIVE MUSIC! From country to pop, fiddlers to funk, there is something for everyone who…

Annual Milford Oyster Festival Schedule

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 10:00am

The Annual Milford Oyster Festival will be held on Saturday, August 18th from 10 am to 6 pm at Lisman Landing Harbor. Party all evening with the Frontiers. Food, craft beer and wine will be available for purchase. The 44th Annual Milford Oyster Festival will host Eddie Money this year on the Main Stage, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band will open for Eddie and Mark C. Daniel will open the show. The MILFORD OYSTER FESTIVAL has the largest variety…

Stonington Vineyards Free Friday Night Summer Concerts

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Stonington Vineyards Free Friday night Summer Music Series is here through August 31st for a seasonal tradition of music, food, and wine. Every Friday evening from 6 - 9 pm in July & August, Stonington Vineyards welcomes the area’s best acts for a relaxing evening of music on our patio. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and light bites to enjoy on our spacious lawn. Brick n’ Basil Pizza Truck & Spicey Fusion Food Truck will be on site…

Mohegan Sun Casino's Summer Party on the Rooftop Schedule

Mohegan Sun Casino’s Summer Party on the Rooftop Schedule

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Each Friday through August 31st, join the party on the Riverview Garage Rooftop at Mohegan Sun Casino. The Hot Summer Fun Party on the Rooftop concert series offers gorgeous views and an open-air venue for many exciting events throughout the summer. Party on the Rooftop is the best spot for over-21 fun with $3 Bud Lights, specialty cocktails, wine, fire pits, table games, slot machines, food trucks, cornhole and so much more! Doors open at 6:30, bands start at 7:00 and run until…

Fairfield Museum “Free Jazz Fridays” Concerts

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Fairfield Museum offers Free Jazz Fridays concerts all month long each Friday from 6:30 to 8 pm. Outdoors on the Museum patio (or indoors in case of rain) featuring the best talented regional jazz artists and ensembles. Fairfield Museum "Free Jazz Fridays" Concerts Lineup: August 3 - Brian Torff and New Duke August 10 - Saxophonist Jim Clark August 17 - Violinist Jason Anick and the Rhythm Future Quartet August 24 - Atla and Matt DeChamplain August 31 - Natalia Bernal…

Downtown Milford Farmer's Market

Downtown Milford Farmer’s Market

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

It's that community vibe that makes the farmer's market ripe for pairing with the Downtown Milford Business Association, whose mission is to bring attention to the downtown business district. The farmer's market runs on Saturdays from June 2 through October 27 from 9 AM to 1 PM and features a variety of fresh local produce, baked goods, honey, flowers, eggs, coffee, ice cream, as well as a variety of local artisans. Email Contact: dmbamarketingandevents@gmail.com Phone Number: (203) 745-4946 The farmer’s…

5th Annual Classic Car Show (Branford)

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Branford Rotary Club's 5th Annual "Classic Car Show" will be held Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 11AM-2PM, at Van Wilgen's Garden Center. This car show benefits the Club's charitable events and organizations in honor and support of veterans, including the "Take-A-Vet Fishing" program, and the annual "Veterans Day Luncheon." This event anticipates over 150 Classic Cars with raffle prizes and trophies awarded. Spectator admission is free at this family friendly event which will include fabulous cars and music. Food…

Appetizer & Dessert Crawl at The Shops at Yale, New Haven

Appetizer & Dessert Crawl at The Shops at Yale, New Haven

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Second Annual Appetizer & Dessert Crawl will be held at The Shops at Yale, New Haven, on Sunday, August 19 from 12:00 to 4:00pm. This is a Dog Adoption Fundraiser for the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter. Come hungry to this year’s appetizer and dessert crawl with 12 mouth watering appetizer and dessert stops at The Shops at Yale. Tickets are available for just $20 each (plus $2.50 processing fee). Plus, August 19 starts the first day…

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley Free Sunset Sweat Outdoor Fitness Series

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

Summer is just around the corner and The Shoppes at Farmington Valley will welcome the warm weather with the debut of Sunset Sweat, an outdoor fitness series taking place every Sunday evening at 6PM, beginning Sunday, June 3 and running through Sunday, September 30. All classes are held in its outdoor community space, Lowell Court, located between American Eagle and Green Tangerine, and are free and open to all levels. Spanning 18 weeks, this exciting social fitness series will feature an alternating schedule that allows attendees to experience a variety…

Walnut Beach Summer Concert Series

August 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until September 2, 2018

Live Bands every Sunday at Walnut Beach 4pm-7pm with Free parking and Free Admission until September 2nd FREE weekly Summer Concert Series at the Devon Rotary Pavilion, our Annual Concert Series Fundraiser, Third Thursday Strolls, the Milford Arts Council Firehouse Gallery, Mackenzie’s 10th Annual Beach Cleanup, the Halloween Parade with the Walnut Beach Witch, MAC's Annual Sand Sculpture Contest, the Milford Living Magazine's Annual Kite Flying Saturday.  We are also, along with Silver Sands State Park, the longest stretch of public beach in…

Summer Nights: Beluga Blues & Burgers (Mystic)

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mystic Aquarium Summer Nights presents Beluga Blues & Burgers. Dive in to summer nights at Mystic Aquarium! Throughout the month of August, we’re treating you to a special line up of themed after-hour events during Summer Nights. Visit with Kela, Juno and their trainers at the Arctic Coast where you’ll witness some underwater enrichment and training activities. Meet some of the Aquarium’s research team and pick their brains on the current beluga studies underway including their work with beluga snot! Enjoy live…

Paradice Classic Cruisers at Litchfield Crossings

August 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2018

They’re back for a season of fun filled evenings ...Paradice Classic Cruisers returns every Tuesday night beginning on May 1st and running through September to Litchfield Crossings, New Milford’s largest shopping Center, in the parking lots between Panera Bread and Webster Bank, off Rte. 7 and Dodd Rd. Festivities commence at 5pm and continue till dusk.. Vintage car fans are invited to come on down to meet proud auto owners …talk cars, reminisce or swing to the oldies. Paradice Classic…


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