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St. Ann’s planning its Victorian Christmas Spectacular

From a press release: MILFORD — St. Ann’s Parish Center, 501 Naugatuck Ave., will be staging its Victorian Christmas Spectacular on Saturday, Dev. 7, from 9 3 p.m. Guest will be greeted by some of Charles Dicken’s most famous characters such as Ebeneezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Mr. and Mrs. Fezzwig and the Ghost from […] [Read More]
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Milford’s 12th annual Lamplight Stroll set for Dec. 6-7

From a press release: Milford — 19th century-style streetlights line Downtown Milford, evoking the namesake of a popular classic holiday event. The first weekend of December each year, this picturesque, historic town is transformed into a nostalgic New England holiday celebration. Running through the center is the state’s second largest Green, festively wrapped with hundreds […] [Read More]

Tea at Audubon’s Birdcraft set for Dec. 7

  The Annual Holiday Tea at Connecticut Audubon’s Birdcraft Museum, 314 Unquowa Road, Fairfield, will take place on Saturday, December 7th from 3 to 5 p.m. The event will include a preview of the Phase I renovations at the Birdcraft Museum. For more information, call 203-259-6305 ext.109. [Read More]

John Brown to speak on Gustave Whitehead at BRBC meeting

 From a press release: BRIDGEPORT – Over 350 business and community leaders will gather to celebrate as the Bridgeport Regional Business Council holds its 2013 Annual Dinner at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the Trumbull Marriott, 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull. The milestone event is sponsored by TD Bank, People’s United Bank and […] [Read More]

Pick-up date for EGS wreaths: Dec. 3

  From a press release: EASTON– The Easton Garden Club is holding its Annual Wreath Sale featuring Holiday Poinsettias, Wreaths and White Pine Roping. They will also host a Holiday Boutique & Botanical Ornament Sale at the Easton Library Community Room on December 3rd which is the pick-up date for the ordered wreaths, roping and […] [Read More]

Milford replacing storm-damaged trees on the Green

We recently received this note from Milford City Hall: MILFORD – The Milford Recreation Department is pleased to announce the planting of 25 new trees on The Milford Green. The planting was a cooperative effort between the Recreation Department, the Public Works Department, the Tree Commission, Milford Trees Inc., and Planters Choice Nursery, to replace […] [Read More]

Earlybird Vibes tickets on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

For information, visit the official Gathering of the Vibes website. [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Bridgeport, General, Music, Youth

Milford tree-lighting ceremony set for Nov. 29

We received this from the Milford Chamber of Commerce: MILFORD: The City of Milford will stage its 2013 Festival of Lights & Tree Lighting on Friday, Nov. 29th on the Milford Green. The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the tree lighting taking place at about 6:30. • Holiday music & Lights courtesy of […] [Read More]

Scenes from the 2013 Art Tour in Bridgeport


Poet Vivian Shipley at HCC Nov. 26

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT Noted poet Vivian Shipley will read her poetry and offer tips to aspiring writers when she appears at Housatonic Community College Tuesday, 11/26. Shipley has published nine books of poetry and five smaller pamphlets, most recently in 2010 with her volume All of Your Messages Have Been Erased. Two of […] [Read More]