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Prohibition ‘tea’ party set for June 4 at Wilton Historical Society

From left, staff members Lola Chen and Amy Fallas-Kerr, and Trustee Kim Mellin, are all decked out as flappers for a Prohibition “Tea” Party June 4 at the Wilton Historical Society. The fundraiser
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Just in time for Mother’s Day: Westport Garden Club Show May 6

ABOVE, WESTPORT GARDEN CLUB members are shown making “Perkies.” Coined by past plant sale chair Pam Weil, the word refers to perennials that are divided from large existing plants. Members take these
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Cirque du Soleil returns to arena; tickets on sale Dec. 18

Announced today: Cirque du Soleil will bring its newest touring show, “Ovo,” to Webster Bank Arena June 8-12 for seven performances. Tickets go on sale Dec. 18. “Thrilling more than 4.5 million people
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Mansion bedecked with Victorian holiday finery

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum kicks off the holiday season the day after Thanksgiving with its traditional display of trees and decorations and a new exhibit, “Holiday Grandeur: The Mansion’s
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Farm-to-table program at Westport Library

T he Westport Library and the Westport Farmers’ Market will join forces Thursday, July 9, for the launch of “The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook,” a celebration of the relationship between food and
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Open house event on Sunday, June 28, features homes and ‘hidden’ gardens of Newtown and Sandy Hook

The 2015 Newtown Historical Society’s 19th annual House and Garden Tour features four unique homes and three hidden gardens in Newtown and Sandy Hook. The self-guided tour will take place on Sunday,
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Greenwich Art Society puts out the call for intrepid travelers

The Greenwich Art Society has teamed up with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to offer an eight-day tour to Cuba later this year. The trip is open to all those who are interested in learning more
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Curators open the door to a mystical manse in May 4 talk in Greenwich

This  Oct. 1, 2014 photo shows an ornate sink faucet handle in the Mughal Suite in the Honolulu home of the late American tobacco heiress Doris Duke. The bedroom and bathroom suite in the home Duke
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Talk to focus on New Yorkers and their cribs, Colonial and Federal style

Above, Van Cortlandt Manor House Dining Room, Croton-on-Hudson, New York, is an example of the home stylings of early New Yorkers. Courtesy of Historic Hudson Valley. For those who wonder how early
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Yale lecturer to ponder the power of pink at Greenwich talk

Pictured, in this May 14, 2014 file photo, American actress Blake Lively poses for photographers on the red carpet during the opening ceremony and the screening of “Grace of Monaco” at the 67th