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Tall Ship Cruises on the Mystic Whaler

May 11 - September 29

Escape for a few hours or a few days on the Mystic Whaler May - early October. Haul on a halyard, bask in the sun and watch the scenic coast slip by. Sailing is May through October from New London, Connecticut just 15 minutes from Mystic, Connecticut . The Tall Ship Luncheon Cruises on the Mystic Whaler includes grilled chicken or veggie burger, clam chowder, fresh bread, three side salads, and dessert. Beverages include coffee, tea, lemonade, and water. Feel…

Windsor Garden Club Annual Garden Mart

May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - May 11, 2020 @ 2:30 pm

The Windsor Garden Club will host its annual Garden Mart on the town green, Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The garden mart will feature the sale of a variety of perennials, shrubs, annuals, vegetables and herbs - most of which are grown in the local landscapes of Windsor Garden Club Members. This year the garden mart will also feature a potting table for kids and a small tag sale of gently used garden items such as tools,…

Walnut Beach Farmers Market Thursdays June-Sept

June 20 - September 12

The vibrant Walnut Beach Farmers Market happens weekly on Thursday afternoons starting in June from 4-7 pm right at the Walnut Beach pavilion. (June 20- Sept. 12, 2019) Special themes make strolling and shopping a great experience at our Farmers Market. Four local farms as well as numerous artisans, food trucks, kids activities and musicians add to over a dozen other vendors with everything from seafood, organic foods, baked goods, pasta, teas and plants and flowers. Bring a friend, bring…

Mountainside Market at Powder Ridge

Sunday Mountainside Market at at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort

July 2 @ 11:00 am - September 1 @ 3:00 am

Every Sunday the mountain is packed with a wide variety of vendors including farmers, artisan, craftsmen, flea market and antique dealers. There are typically over 30 vendors each week and it's never the same, you'll want to come often! This event is held rain or shine - Inside the lodge & out on the mountain. Come for Sunday brunch at Fire at The Ridge and then let's shop! Mountain sports are also available for added fun. . This is a…

2019 CT Beer Trail Passport Program

2019 CT Beer Trail Passport Program

July 3 - September 1

CT Beer Trail Passports are now available! Pick yours up at any open brewery, collect stamps when you visit Connecticut taprooms and earn great prizes! Visit 10 breweries and earn a bottle opener, 15 breweries earns you a CT Brewers Guild Hat & Sticker, 25 breweries for a CT Brewers Guild t-shirt, and when you collect 50 Stamps, you’ll earn One VIP Ticket to the 2020 CT Craft Beer Fest! Prizes will be given at the highest tier you earn…

Music on the Deck at the Norwich Inn & Spa

Music on the Deck at the Norwich Inn & Spa

July 3 - August 24

This summer, visit The Spa at Norwich Inn for the Music on the Deck concert series. Dine with a glass of wine and enjoy live music in the summer breeze; weather permitting. 2019 Music on the Deck at the Norwich Inn & Spa Schedule: July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28: John Monllos July 5, August 2: Majestic Fuzz July 6, August 30: Brett Bottomley Trio July 12, 26, August 23: Rum & Steel July 13,…

2019 Stonington Vineyards Summer Concert Series

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - October 30 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Mark your calendars because the Stonington Vineyards Friday Night Summer Concert Series is back for 2019. Join us for our Friday night Summer Music Series, a seasonal tradition of music, food, and wine. Every Friday evening from 6 – 9PM 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…

Summer Nights at Mystic Aquarium

July 8 - August 26

Escape the summer crowds and enjoy cool summer nights at Mystic Aquarium all at a discounted rate! Explore indoor and outdoor exhibits where you’ll encounter beluga whales, African penguins, sharks, jellies, frogs and much more. Mondays July 8 - August 26 $20.00 Adult $12.00 Child Free 2 & Under

Art on the Quad at Mystic Seaport Museum

2019 Art on the Quad at Mystic Seaport Museum

July 13 - August 24

Art on the Quad at Mystic Seaport Museum will be held on July 13th from 5 pm to 8 pm, July 27th from 5 pm to 8 pm, August 10th from 5 pm to 8 pm, and on August 24th from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic. Arts on the Quad returns! Pack your blanket or lawn chairs and find your perfect spot for viewing. This summer the series hosts a variety of speakers…

“Small Treasures” Exhibit At The Maritime Garage Gallery

July 15 - October 5

Works of art that are small in size, but big on creativity are on exhibit this summer at the Maritime Garage Gallery. “Small Treasures” features works of art that are no larger than 12 by 12 inches. The exhibit runs from July 15 - October 5, 2019. “Small Treasures” features artwork from 30 local and national artists, including Jennifer Moné Hill of Danbury, Sheri Schwarz, Hamden, Gregory Ziebell of Norwalk, Charles Hall, Windsor Locks, and Theresa Kasun of Shelton. The…

Orange Community Farmers’ Market at High Plains Community Center

July 25 @ 3:30 pm - September 26 @ 7:00 pm

The Orange Community Farmers' Market will be held every Thursday from 3:30 pm to 7 pm, ending on September 26th at the High Plains Community Center in Orange. There will be no market on August 1st or September 12th  Shop at the Market, Stay for the Bands, Come Back Often! Each week there will be vendors showcasing the freshest products, such as in-season vegetables, eggs, meats, honey, syrup, bakery items, soaps & candles, specialty teas and coffee beans, pasta as…

Sunflower Festivals Connecticut

2019 Lyman Orchards Sunflower Maze

July 27 - August 25

Come out and get lost in the Lyman Orchards Sunflower Maze July 27 - August 25, 2019. Learn more about the history of Big Bird, Elmo, Ernie & Bert, Oscar the Grouch, and more. The words to the Sesame Street opening jingle apply with the Sunflower Maze. Sunny Day. Sweepin' the clouds away. On my way to where the air is sweet. And with more than 350,000 red and yellow sunflowers immersing our guests in a 360-degree environment, it's a…

Cousins Maine Lobster at Orange Community Farmers Market

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - August 22 @ 8:00 pm

Cousins Maine Lobster will be attending the Orange Community Farmers Market on two separate occasions this summer! Come see them on August 8th from 12 pm to 8 pm and on August 22nd from 12 pm to 8 pm at the High Plains Community Center in Orange. We are elated to be part of the Orange Community Farmers Market! Treat yourself to our mouthwatering assortment of lobster entrees, including our famous Lobster rolls and our bestselling Lobster Grilled Cheese. Cousins…

Submarines, Battlefields, & Betrayers: Water Taxi Tour at Thames River Heritage Park

August 10 - August 25

Submarines, Battlefields, & Betrayers: Water Taxi Tour will be held on August 10th from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, August 11th from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, August 17th and August 24th from 4:30 pm to 6 pm, and August 25thth from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm  at Thames River Heritage Park in New London. You’ll be captivated by the stories of legendary heroes, infamous traitors, extraordinary feats of tactical brilliance, and unmatched POWER. Introducing “Submarines, Battlefields, & Betrayers”: a…

Sunflower Festivals Connecticut

Sunflower Festival & Vendor Fair Harvest Brown’s Harvest Windsor

August 10 @ 10:00 am - October 18 @ 4:00 pm

The Sunflower Festival and Vendor Fair will be on August 10th, 11th, the 17th, and the 17th from 10 am to 4 pm at Brown's Harvest in Windsor. Save the date for this amazing event! With more sunflowers and hayride to the fields it will surly be an event to remember. Head down to the picturesque fields, shop around the many vendors joining us, and enjoy the day with the family!

170th Brooklyn Fair at the Brooklyn Fairgrounds Brooklyn

August 22 - August 25

The 170th Annual Brooklyn Fair will be held on August 22nd from 4 pm to 11 pm, August 23rd from 10 am to 11 pm, August 24th from 9 am to 11 pm, and August 25th from 9 am to 6 pm at the Brooklyn Fairgrounds in Brooklyn. This is the oldest continuously active agricultural fair in the United States. Draft horses, livestock shows, home and garden exhibits, live entertainment, historical displays, special daily events, midway and great food. The…

St. George Annual Greek Festival at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Norwalk

August 22 - August 25

St. Georges Annual Greek Festival will be held on August 22nd from 5 pm to 10 pm, August 23rd from 5 pm to 10 pm, August 24th from 12 pm to 11 pm and August 25th from 1 pm to 10 pm at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Norwalk. Authentic Food ~ Drinks ~ Homemade Desserts Gyros, Souvlakia, Hotdogs, Hamburgers, Dessert and more! Live Greek Music & Traditional Greek Dancers Marketplace Vendors Amazing Raffles! 1st Prize: 2019 Jeep…

Fun Girls Night Out at Woodwinds Branford

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s the annual “Fun Girls Night Out” event that benefits Dress for Success Mid-Fairfield County on Thursday, August 22 from 5-9pm we’re back on the Shoreline at WOODWINDS (29 School Ground Rd, Branford). Ladies who attend this event will enjoy a mixing, mingling, eating, drinking, shopping night out with their girlfriends. Tickets include: a buffet dinner, drink samples, live music provided by The Timmy Maia Experience, dancing, mini-beauty make-overs, photo booth photos, Pink Paparazzi Photos, live demos, prizes and of…

Chocolate & Wine Cruise Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Chocolate and Wine Cruise will be held on August 22nd from 6 pm to 9:30 pm at The Essex Steam Train and Riverboat in Essex. It’s a match made in heaven and we’re bringing it to you on Thursday, June 27 as we host the Chocolate & Wine Cruise. Ride our vintage train pulled by our antique diesel locomotive to our riverboat to sample four pairings of fabulous wines and decadent chocolates. Enjoy light food throughout the evening along…

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza Hartford

Riverfront Scrambles at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in Hartford

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The August Riverfront Scramble will be held on August 22th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in Hartford. Get ready to Scramble with the Hartford Marathon Foundation. With three different courses and a new theme each month for your race-day costume, Riverfront Scrambles provide a happy hour run for all abilities. Rally the work crew or unwind with friends, the Riverfront Scrambles offer a fun alternative post-work get-together that inspire everyone to get moving. August's…


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