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Lorikeets will be eating out of your hand!

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Step into a lush aviary to share a laugh and a squawk with beautiful tropical birds that will sip food right out of your hands as “Lorikeets” returns as the special summer exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk now through September 1. The exhibit will feature more than 50 free-flying lorikeets, which are colorful […] [Read More]
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Larry Silver/Westport Visions: Four Decades of Photography at Westport Historical Society

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Today, some 40 years since his earliest forays into Connecticut, Larry Silver is sharing his retrospective of Westport photographs at the Westport Historical Society, located on 25 Avery Place in Westport through October 18, 2014. The exhibition, titled Larry Silver/Westport Visions, features images of the town’s favorite haunts, quiet spots and humorous encounters of everyday […] [Read More]
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19th Annual Litchfield Jazz Festival Aug. 8-10

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The Litchfield Jazz Festival continues a time honored tradition of showcasing jazz legends and fostering up-and-coming talent that has been in place since our first festival in 1996. The Litchfield Jazz Festival is taking place once again this year on Friday August 8 – Sunday August 10 at the Goshen Fair Grounds, Rte. 63 Goshen […] [Read More]
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Quintessential Quilts in Danbury

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The Danbury Historical Society’s exhibit called Quintessential Quilts runs through November 1 and focuses on the amazing collection of handmade quilts in the museum’s collection. The exhibition opens with the roots of the craft in the 18th and 19th centuries and moves on to highlight the rising popularity of quilt making as an artistic endeavor in […] [Read More]
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August Concerts at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk

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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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August Fun at Beardsley Zoo

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August 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 August 1-17. These reptile shows feature exotic crawlers, unusual slitherers, and fascinating creepers, all of which […] [Read More]
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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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Promised gift of Fred and Jane Brooks
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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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