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Wednesday Workshops Challenge Kids’ Creativity

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Every Wednesday now through December 17, the Westport Historical Society has organized a series of workshops for curious creative kids from 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.  These fun workshops will allow kids ages 6 to 12 years old  to create a new project each week. The workshops will be a fun way to encourage kids to […] [Read More]
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Delightful, Delicious, Disgusting: Paintings by Mia Brownell 2003-2013 at the Housatonic Museum of Art

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Twenty-eight of Mia Brownell’s paintings will be on display at the Housatonic Museum of Art in the Burt Chernow Galleries from through November 17, 2014. Luscious and sensuous, Mia Brownell’s paintings invite us to indulge in “earthly delights” and are themselves ripe with sexual innuendo. What Brownell asks us to contemplate is the brevity of life. […] [Read More]
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5th CT Regiment Revolutionary War Encampment in Easton

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The Historical Society of Easton and Easton’s Parks and Recreation Department, have organized a day of living history on Saturday October 11th when the 5th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment encamps on the grounds of the Bradley-Hubbell Homestead for an unforgettable experience that young and old will enjoy. Children and adults can drill with the regimental soldiers […] [Read More]
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Saugatuck Walking Tour

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Join the Westport Historical Society on Saturday, Oct. 11, for one of its most popular walking tours, a stroll through Old Saugatuck accompanied by guide Bob Mitchell. The tour begins at 2 p.m. and ends with a drink on the house at one of Saugatuck’s favorite haunts, the Black Duck. As you make your way […] [Read More]
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THREE TOP FALL FESTIVALS LURE FOOD LOVERS TO WESTERN CONNECTICUT

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The aroma of steaming chowder, the tantalizing scent of garlic, and the chance to sample the best specialties of Iceland await autumn visitors to Western Connecticut, home to three of the season’s top food festivals. Chowdafest, New England’s largest cooking competition, will be held at Norwalk’s Calf Pasture Beach on October 12, a new location […] [Read More]
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Title: Bcc: Fort Lafayette Island / David's Island (Bed) 
Medium: Powder Coated Steel, Photograph, Postage
Year: 2013
Photography by: Frank Heath

New Show at Franklin Street Works through November 9

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This fall, the Franklin Street Works presents It Narratives: The Movement of  Objects as Information, an exhibition featuring artists’ projects that engage the  postal system and its intersections with digital communications media. The artists  in It Narratives find forms for everyday experiences of distance and time by  reflecting on the way objects move through information networks. […] [Read More]
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HOW SMART ARE DOLPHINS?

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How smart are dolphins? How can we find out? And, once we know, what do we do with that information?  Dr. Diana Reiss, who pioneered using underwater keyboards to discover how dolphins think, will answer those questions in a special talk on Thurs., Oct. 9 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Long known to be […] [Read More]
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Carriage Barn Hosts Free Concert Oct. 5

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The Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park in the lovely town of New Canaan is hosting a free concert given by Madera Winds Quintet on Sunday October 5 from 2:30 pm – 5 p.m. Established in 2012, Madera Winds Quintet is comprised of five musicians, Ralph Kirmser (oboe), Janet Atherton (clarinet), John Harley (horn), […] [Read More]
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