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Exhibit features Fairfield golf legend Julius Boros, Brooklawn’s Gene Sarazen

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From: http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com “Fairfield’s Fairways: 120 Years of Golf” is the theme of a new exhibit opening June 11 at the Fairfield Museum and History Center. The exhibit, which runs through Oct. 4, offers a historical perspective on the game, highlighting Fairfield’s golf courses, their founders and designers, the tournaments they’ve hosted, and the great players […] [Read More]
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Markov, Savery together at Carnegie Hall

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Russian violinist Alexander Markov and Midwest Maestro Matthew Savery will renew an old friendship with a concert Friday, June 5, at 8 p.m. at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan. Fans of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony and the Connecticut music scene will remember that Markov has performed in Bridgeport on numerous occasions; after leaving Russia with his […] [Read More]
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ACO ends season with 3 gifted young musicians

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Gifted young musicians from Stratford, Greenwich and Weston will be featured at the season finale of the American Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, June 6, at 8 p.m. in Fairfield. The three teens are winners of the ACO’s recent Concerto Competition: Brianna Tam, of Greenwich, will perform Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, 1st […] [Read More]
Below the Gaff band will be on hand to entertain when the Robin Hood Springtime Festival comes to North Haven on weekends from Saturday, May 23 through Sunday, June 7.

Knights, lords & ladies in North Haven

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The 7th annual Robin Hood Springtime Festival — set in 12th century Nottingham, England — is in North Haven on weekends through June 7. When organizers say it will offer “old-fashioned fun” for the entire family, they’re not exaggerating as many shows and activities have their roots in Medieval Europe. “Here you can forget your […] [Read More]
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New Haven Food Truck Festival debuts Saturday

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This just in: The first New Haven Food Truck Festival will take place on the historic Long Wharf waterfront, New Haven, this Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31. The family-friendly event will feature various types of food, live musical performances, children’s activities and handmade items from local vendors at an Open Air Market. For a schedule, […] [Read More]
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Fairfielder Alex Beyer takes several awards in Ireland

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UPDATE… at the conclusion of the finals a few minutes ago, Fairfield’s Alex Beyer took 3rd place at the Dublin International Piano Competition. He also took two other major awards. In a special award, the National Symphony Orch. voted Beyer as the orchestra’s favorite soloist. Beyer also won the top award for best performance of […] [Read More]
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THEY’RE BACK! Camels arrive on Memorial Day at Beardsley Zoo

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Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo welcomes three camels on Memorial Day. They will call the state’s only zoo “home” through Labor Day, according to Gregg Dancho, zoo director. “These animals are foreign to this country so it’s no surprise folks want a chance to get up close and personal with them,” said Dancho in his announcement. “Our […] [Read More]
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Amazing underwater footage of shipwreck taken Saturday in Bridgeport Harbor

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This from Capt. Denis Habza, founder of Squalusmarine.com. “The Bridgeport Barges, the only Connecticut Shipwrecks on the National Register of Historic sites, was filmed today (5/23) with the permission of The State of Connecticut” in Bridgeport Harbor near the railroad station. It was taken by Squalus Marine Divers, a group dedicated to preserving marine history. […] [Read More]
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