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Celebrate Green Corn!

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The Institute for American Indian Studies Museum and Research Center in Washington CT is hosting it’s Annual Green Corn Festival on Saturday, August 2 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on the grounds of the Museum located on 38 Curtis Road. The event will be held rain or shine. Adults: $10; children: $6. Green Corn […] [Read More]
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Tang Dynasty, 618-907
40 x 16 x 12 in. 
Promised gift of Fred and Jane Brooks
Photo by Paul Mutino

Greenwich Collects at the Bruce Museum Through Aug. 31

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Greenwich is fortunate to be the one of the most active centers for the private collecting of art in the country, indeed in the world. This show serves to illustrate the diversity of three local collections. Although only a selection of a portion of their holdings, the works on view speak to the remarkable level of […] [Read More]
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© Roz Chast

Being, Nothingness and More: Roz Chast Beyond the New Yorker at the Bruce Museum

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The Bruce Museum located on One Museum Dr. in Greenwich is presenting a new exhibiton of 30 works by the well known Roz Chast. A highlight of this exhibition will be examples of of Chast’s iconic work from The New Yorker magazine, as well as prints and drawings from other projects. Also on display will […] [Read More]
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Vintage Children’s Book Fair in Southport

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Over 300 vintage children’s books from the early-19th – mid-20th centuries will be included in Pequot Library’s 54th Annual Summer Book Sale July 25 – Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  A highlight is more than 100 different editions on Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. Variations on this classic children’s book offered at this sale include multiple versions produced […] [Read More]
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CT Wine Festival July 26 & 27

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The Connecticut Wine Festival will be returning this year for its sixth year of showcasing some of Connecticut’s best wines. It is a reflection on the growing popularity of Connecticut wines, which are quickly gaining a reputation as quality vintage worthy of attention from wine lovers everywhere. This year, the Sixth Annual Connecticut Wine Festival […] [Read More]
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Cruise the Sound to Sheffield Island

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The recipe for a perfect summer night out is available every Friday night in July and August thanks to a partnership between the Norwalk Seaport Association, Mama’s Boy restaurant and the Norwalk Parking Authority. “Maritime Cruise and Cuisine” Fridays are returning for a third year offering participants a cruise around the Norwalk Islands followed by […] [Read More]
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Beatles festival “Danbury Fields Forever” at Ives Concert Park

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The New York/New England regional Beatles festival, “Danbury Fields Forever,” will “come together” Saturday, July 26 & Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, Connecticut. Doors will open at noon, and the music will continue until 8pm daily. The Music, Foods & Arts Festival is in its third year, with 10 bands […] [Read More]
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Railway Post Office Dog Day at the Danbury Railway Museum

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On Saturday, July 19, the Danbury Railway Museum will host a celebration honoring the legacy of Owney, the Railway Post Office dog. A centerpiece of the day will be the museum’s fully-restored Pennsylvania Railroad circa-1910 Railway Post Office (RPO) car. The museum at 120 White Street is open from 10am to 4pm. Admission for this […] [Read More]
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