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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,…

2019 Old Saybrook Summer Concert Schedule

June 12 - August 21

The Summer Concert Series in Old Saybrook is 11 weeks of free live music at the Town Green on Wednesdays night starting at 6:30pm and then on 5 Friday nights at Harvey's Beach starting at 7:00pm. Bring a blanket and some chairs, pack a picnic and enjoy a great night of live music. This is a family friendly event and as with all of our parks and facilities, the use of alcohol and/or tobacco is prohibited. 2019 Harvey's Beach Summer…

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…

Quassy After Dark Beach Party at Quassy Amusement Park Stratford

June 29 - August 16

The Quassy After Dark Beach Party will be held on June 29th, July 20th, and August 16, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm at Quassy Amusement Park in Stratford. Spend the summer with Two Roads and Quassy Amusement Park with live music, fire pits, and major waterslides! Enjoy bag toss games, craft beer, specialized cocktails, and a wide variety of food for everyone! Each party begins at 7:30 pm and admission is $5.00. Parking Fee is $7.00. Here's the…

Beardsley Zoo Summer Camp Schedule

Beardsley Zoo Summer Camp Schedule

July 1 - August 16

Children get a fun week of activities, tours, and behind-the-scenes experiences at Beardsley Zoo Summer Camp July - August. Each day Patrollers patrol an area of the Zoo-- Rainforest, Predators, Farmyard, Hoofstock--and have a special presentation by our keeper staff. The activities may include making enrichment items for the animals, watching training procedures, learning about new habitats, and more. We offer Zoo-related games, crafts and activities for the younger Patrollers. Sessions for older children may include tracking, scientific observation, and…

Military Appreciation at Mystic Aquarium

July 1 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:50 pm

As a thank you for their service to our country, Mystic Aquarium is offering FREE admission for United States military veterans and active-duty service members July 1-31, 2019 with military ID. Family members receive a discounted admission rate of $10 off general admission when each person presents his or her U.S. military dependent ID at time of purchase. Some restrictions apply. See website for details.

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…

Cabaret at Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre Storrs

Cabaret at Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre Storrs July 4-21

July 4 - July 21

The Connecticut Repertory Theatre presents Cabaret at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre Storrs, Connecticut July 4th - July 21st, 2019. Based on the play by Jahn Van Druten with stories by Christopher Isherwood, Cabaret is set in a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920’s draw to a close. A garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the CABARET. A young American writer, Cliff Bradshaw, tentatively begins a torrid romance with the…

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

2019 McCook’s Beach Summer Concert Schedule

July 10 - August 7

McCook’s Beach Summer Concert Series is back for 2019! These weekly concerts feature local bands and take place at and on McCook's Beach in Niantic, Connecticut on Wednesday nights from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Bring a picnic dinner, beach chairs and watch the sun set while you enjoy some great tunes while relaxing on the beach with family and friends. No beach pass is required after 5:00 PM to enter the park! Note: concerts are weather dependent, and cancellations…

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…

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Hosts First Kids Week July 15-21

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Hosts First Kids Week July 15-21

July 15 - July 21

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s Kids Week festival is going on all this week, through Sunday, July 21, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Dozens of fun-filled activities, live animal shows, hands-on workshops, musical performances, special guest appearances and interactive demonstrations for the entire family are scheduled. Check the Zoo’s online calendar for each day’s schedule. The Zoo’s first Kids Week: a full week of family fun with special guests all week long. Every day is different and filled with…

Beardsley Zoo Bridgeport, Connecticut

First Annual Kid’s Week Beardsley Zoo Bridgeport

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm

The First Annual Kid's Week will take place from July 15th to July 21st from 9 am to 4 pm at Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. Come join CT Beardsley Zoo will host a kids week festival filled with dozens of fun-filled activities. Come see live animal shows, hands-on workshops, musical performances and special guest demonstrations. Come see individual interactive demonstrations that the whole family will enjoy. This week will include active, healthy, educational, and fun programs.This year's participants include Aquarion,…

2019 Annual Newington Life. Be in it. Extravaganza

2019 Annual Newington Life. Be in it. Extravaganza

July 17 - July 20

The Annual Newington Extravaganza will be held on July 17 - July 20, 2019 at Mill Pond Park in Newington, Connecticut. This festival is also know as the Life. Be in it. Extravaganza. Saturday, July 20th features the largest fireworks show ever seen in Newington! This event attracts over 40,000 people each year and continues to grow in popularity! We are excited to offer all of the popular activities we have provided in years past as well as some fun,…

Tiki Falls Water Slide Mill Ponds Park Newington

Tiki Falls Water Slide Mill Ponds Park Newington

July 18 - July 20

Tiki Falls Water Slide will be held on July 18th and July 19th from 5 pm to 8 pm and July 20th from 10 am to 4 pm at Mill Pond Park in Newington. You won't want to miss this! Join in on the fun and slide down this 2-story-high waterslide! This event is sponsored by Rosenberg Orthodontics in Newington. Slides on Thursday, Friday and Saturday will be FREE!. It is sure to be a blast!

2019 Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2019 Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

July 19 - July 21

The Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz will be held on July 19 - July 21, 2019 in Bushnell Park. This year’s theme is a “Mixed Bag of Jazz”, let your imagination roam as to what may be in store. The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz is a non-profit organization originally conceived by Paul Brown, noted Hartford jazz bassist and music educator. For 27 years, Paul had produced the Monday Night Jazz Concerts in Bushnell Park, drawing thousands of music…


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