The Big E: 1.4 million attended 2016 Centennial

The Big E announced today that: “1,418,042 fairgoers helped Eastern States Exposition and the rest of New England celebrate the 2016 Centennial Edition of The Big E in West Springfield, Mass., During
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Free Fiesta Latina Oct. 8 at Yale Peabody Museum; schedule announced

HERE’S THE LATEST press announcement FROM Yale’s Peabody Museum regarding its free Latin day activities: The Yale Peabody’s Museum of Natural History, in conjunction with Junta for Progressive Action,
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New Vagabond Theatre production of ‘Scarlet Letter’ at Fairfield U.

Tickets $20, $15 for seniors and students. Performances on Friday and Saturday nights at 7, Sundays at 5 p.m. www.vagabondbpt.org

Connecticut Fairs

Connecticut Fairs Printed earlier: Harvest time means that the fair scene in Connecticut is in full swing. Several “major” fairs, so designated by CTAgFairs.org, are slated in the next few weeks. They
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Conductor/cellist visits Bridgeport schools on Wednesday

THIS JUST IN FROM MARK HALSTEAD, executive director of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony: Eric Jacobsen, conductor of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony (GBS) and a world-renowned cellist, visited two
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Beardsley Zoo issues invitation to ‘Wild Side’

Here’s an invitation sent by Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport — for what sounds like a fun event: Tap Into Your Wild Side! Don’t miss Brew at the Zoo hosted by GlenRo Spirit Shoppe. Sunday,
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Portuguese Holocaust rescuer honored with film in Stamford

HOLOCAUST RESCUER ARISTIDES DE SOUSA MENDES TO BE HONORED IN STAMFORD Here’s a press announcement from the United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, 1035 Newfield Avenue –
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New Haven hosts inaugural Chalk Art Festival

Not all of the art in downtown New Haven is within the walls of Yale University’s museums and galleries. Come Saturday, some will be on sidewalks. The first New Haven Chalk Art Festival takes place