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Holidays with the Bridgeport Symphony

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The Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra has an exciting holiday season planned and tickets are selling fast. Once again this year, the orchestra is returning to Saturday night concerts beginning at 8 p.m. with a special optional 7:00 PM pre-concert open to all ticket buyers. Pre-concert attendees will hear the stories and letters that have inspired the repertoire for […] [Read More]
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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Explores Mark Twain’s Victorian Holiday Traditions

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On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11 a.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, CT, Curator Patricia Philippon will give a talk entitled, A Clemens Christmas, which will highlight the Christmas celebrations that took place in the Hartford home of Mark Twain. This lecture will discuss Victorian holiday traditions, as well as […] [Read More]
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Accused: Fairfield’s Witchcraft Trials and the Pequot Wars at Fairfield Museum and History Center

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The Fairfield Museum and History Center has rolled out a new exhibition, “ Accused: Fairfield’s Witchcraft Trials” that will be on view at the museum through January 5, 2015.  We have all heard of Salem witchcraft trials of 1692, they are well-known, but the trials that took place in Fairfield during the same time are more […] [Read More]
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Antarctic Photography Opens at the Bruce Museum Oct. 28

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A new exhibition is opening on October 28 at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich called  Antarctic Photography: Selections from Gondwana: Images of an Ancient Land.  This exhibition features a selection of large-format photographs by Diane Tuft, a New York-based mixed-media artist and photographer. In 2012, Tuft traveled to Antarctica after receiving a grant from the […] [Read More]
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Research Scientist Explores Change at Poles Lecture

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Dr. Robin E. Bell, Research Professor at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, will talk about “A New Exploration Era of Our Changing Poles” on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 pm at the Bruce Museum. Dr. Bell has coordinated nine major expeditions to Greenland and Antarctica to study ice sheets,working alongside a team of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory scientists and […] [Read More]
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Howl-O- Ween — at Beardsley Zoo !

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It is that spooky time of year again when the attractions are serving up plenty of chills and thrills and family fun in  Fairfield County. The Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport for example, is calling all ghosts and goblins to their “Howl-O-Ween  on Oct. 24 and 25 from 6:30. Visitors will spend a truly fun and frightful […] [Read More]
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Haunted Graveyards and Witches Dungeon Deliver Chills and Thrills

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It is that spooky time of year again and Bristol Connecticut in the Litchfield Hills is “spook central”! For chills, make haste to the Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce Family Theme Park in Bristol, which has been called “The granddaddy of the horrifically good time.” An unholy order of monks keep watch over the graves […] [Read More]
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Norwalk Symphony’s 75th Celebration

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The Norwalk Symphony is marking its’ 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday October 25 with a performance by the world - renowned violinist Midori who will join the Norwalk Symphony for its opening concert at the Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. The evening starts with a celebration at the Norwalk Inn at 5:00pm, there will be food and […] [Read More]
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