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New Colonial Herb Garden at Wilton Historical Society

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The colonial herb garden at the Betts House, splashed with color and fragrant with lavender and thyme, is now at its summer best.  The garden, divided into sections for dyeing, potpourri, culinary, and medicinal herbs, is looking refreshed after an update to make it historically accurate to the year 1740. The Society is celebrating with […] [Read More]
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Nooks and Crannies…of NYC at Lockwood Mathews Mansion

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On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11 a.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, CT, urban historian Justin Ferate will give a talk entitled, Nooks and Crannies of New York City. Based on his popular tours, this lecture will explore some of New York City’s great, but often overlooked, treasures. Mr. Ferate […] [Read More]
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Free Concerts in Norwalk this July

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Each Wednesday night throughout the summer, music lovers can head to scenic Calf Pasture Beach on Calf Pasture Beach Road in Norwalk (06851) to enjoy an evening of free musical entertainment. If you don’t have a parking sticker for this beach, not to worry, there is a  nominal $5.00 parking fee  charged for cars without […] [Read More]
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Summer art shows at the Mattatuck Museum

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This summer, the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury Connecticut is presenting an art show called Haven and Inspiration that runs through August 24. This fascinating exhibition traces the evolution of the Kent Connecticut Art Colony. Haven and Inspiration explores the wide range of artistic styles and subjects produced by the art colony’s founding members: Rex Brasher […] [Read More]
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July at the Beardsley Zoo a month of Family Fun

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July at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport on 1875 Noble Ave. has a host of activities that promises fun for the whole family. Take the Rainforest Reptiles for example that are back at the Zoo by popular demand from July 1- 31.  These reptile shows feature exotic crawlers, unusual slitherers, and fascinating creepers, all of which […] [Read More]
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Family Fun Fest July 5 and Burning of Fairfield Walking Tour July 6 @ Fairfield Museum

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On July 5, the Fairfield Museum and History Center is rolling out the red carpet in co-operation with the Fairfield Chamber and the Fairfield Theatre Company in presenting the inaugural Fairfield Family Fun Fest.  This patriotic picnic celebrates Fairfield’s 375 years of history!  The one day festival will feature live musical entertainment, great food from […] [Read More]
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LANDMARK AMUSEMENT PARKS PROMISE NEW THRILLS IN WESTERN CONNECTICUT

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America’s oldest amusement park, Lake Compounce in Bristol, proves once again that it is totally up to date this season, debuting a spectacular new laser light show and a new campground while Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, celebrating its 106th birthday this year, promises new water park fun and new entertainment thrills at its Carousel […] [Read More]
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Franklin Street Works Newest Exhibition

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“Showing the Work,” an exhibition at the Franklin Street Works located on 41 Franklin Street in Stamford curated by Sarah Fritchey, will be on view through August 31.   “Showing the Work” asks: How can the live, transitory qualities of a dance be  represented during this exhibition? How does the “white cube” facilitate a critical  analysis […] [Read More]
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