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Vernal Pool Walk at the Connecticut College Arboretum

Vernal Pool Walk at the Connecticut College Arboretum

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Vernal Pool Walk will be held at the Connecticut College Arboretum on Saturday, April 27th. Occurring seasonally, and with variable water levels, vernal pools are nonetheless important habitats for a variety of species. Many species of amphibians rely on these bodies of water for breeding, and they provide a source of food for birds such as ducks and egrets. They are also among the most endangered habitats on the planet, home to some of Connecticut’s endangered species. Vernal pools…

Brewfest at the Beach will be held at Ocean Beach Park

Brewfest at Ocean Beach Park

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brewfest at the Beach will be held at Ocean Beach Park on May 10 from 6 to 9 pm. Taste over 150 brews representing virtually every style of beer made throughout the world, brew friendly food, pizza, chili, live music by The Rhythm Method band, the ambiance of Ocean Beach Park, and wine tasting, all included in the price of admission. All proceeds benefit Camp Rotary, a summer camp for New London junior high school students and other local charitable…

New London Food Stroll

2019 New London Food Stroll

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Save the Date because New London Main Street is pleased to once again bring the popular Food Stroll to the Downtown Historic Waterfront District on Wednesday, May 15th 2019 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This is the ONLY Food Stroll planned for 2019, so don't miss out!

Connecticut Family Festival New London

Connecticut Family Festival New London

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The annual Connecticut Family Festival returns to Waterfront Park in New London, Connecticut on June 8th! This FREE event is filled with activities, storytelling, and appearances by recognized children's authors. Kids can take a free sailing lesson with New England Science & Sailing, and enjoy performances by Steve Elci & Friends, and Steve Songs. There will also be retail vendors and food trucks. Watch our Facebook page for updates and more details. We hope to see you there!

Happy Together Tour at the Garde Arts Center

Happy Together Tour at the Garde Arts Center

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Happy Together 2019 Tour stars The Turtles (“Happy Together”, “Elenore”), Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night (“Joy to the World”, “Mama Told Me Not to Come”), Gary Puckett & the Union Gap (“Woman, Woman”, “Young Girl”), The Buckinghams (“Kind of a Drag”, “Don’t You Care”), The Classics IV (“Stormy”, “Spooky”), and The Cowsills (“Love American Style”, “The Rain, the Park, & Other Things”). The Turtles have sold over 40 million records worldwide. Their hits…

Annual Food Truck Festival

New London Waterfront Food Truck Festival

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New London's Waterfront Food Truck Festival will be held on Saturday, June 29th from 6 to 9 pm. Choose your favorite food truck, grabbed and order and go! Pick a spot and enjoy live music along the beautiful New London waterfront. Live music performed by Andre, Eddie and Friends at the City Pier stage! FREE kids activities: Face Painting.

An Irish Regatta at the New London Waterfront

An Irish Regatta at the New London Waterfront

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

New London Currach Rowers, members of the North Amercian Currach Association, will host their annual rowing races on the Thames River on July 29th in New London. Racing will begin at 12:00 pm from the Custom House Pier at the New London Waterfront Park in New London, CT. Come learn about the sport and cheer on the only currach rowing club in Connecticut. The event is FREE!


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