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GREENWICH, CT SHOWS OFF ITS EXCEPTIONAL HOMES IN 26th ANNUAL HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR

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  Many communities have popular house tours during the Christmas season, but few can equal the five spectacularly decorated homes to be seen at the Holiday House Tour on Wednesday, December 11th in Greenwich, a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut famed for its fabulous residences. The tour, now in its 26th year, is the grand […] [Read More]
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BETHLEHEM (CT) OFFERS A FESTIVE START TO THE HOLIDAY SEASON

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They call this little town in the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut “Christmas Town” with good reason. Bethlehem’s Christmas Town Festival scheduled for December 6 and 7, celebrates its 33rd birthday this year as one of New England’s favorite ways to kick off the season. Wherever you turn, special treats are waiting, from the town green […] [Read More]
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RIDE THE RAILS WITH SANTA IN WESTERN CONNECTICUT

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Did you know that Santa Claus loves trains? For proof, visit Western Connecticut where the man in red can be found presiding over weekend workshops in his own private rail cars and riding the rails with Mrs. Claus on his time off. Train rides with Santa have long been a traditional part of the Christmas scene […] [Read More]
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Celebrate the Holiday Season P.T. Barnum Style!

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During December, Bridgeport’s The Barnum Museum located on 820 Main Street is offering a limited, yet glorious, series of Victorian Christmas events as part of the Celebrate the Season programming. On Friday, Dec. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. the Annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting, on McLevy Green will take place. Everyone is invited to join Mayor […] [Read More]
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Sheldon’s Horse, a revolutionary tale

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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society located on 43 Main Street will be hosting a fascinating history presentation by Eric Chandler on Saturday, November 23 at 2:00pm in Huntington Hall titled, A History of Sheldon’s Horse: The 2nd Continental Light Dragoons. Many people are unaware that one of General Washington’s four Congressional commissioned cavalry regiments […] [Read More]
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Coffeehouse at The Wheelers

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The Westport Historical Society’s Betty and Ralph Sheffer Gallery will sway to the rhythms of music and poetry t0n November 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. when it morphs into a Greenwich Village-style coffee house featuring singer/songwriter Suzanne Sheridan and friends. Westporter Sheridan, whose music influences include Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, will appear […] [Read More]
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Westport Historical Society’s new exhibit

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As part of the tribute, the Westport Historical Society will host “Framing the Past, Present and Future: 20 Years of The Westport Arts Awards,” which opens Sept. 27 and runs through Jan. 2. Since their inception in 1994, the Westport Arts Awards have honored 49 visual artists, including painter and stamp designer Stevan Dohanos, painter […] [Read More]
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Monothon2013 – Live Auction

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The Center for Contemporary Printmaking has announced that Ron Pokrasso is the Honorary Chair of MONOTHON2013. Pokrasso is an originator of the printmaking event “Monothon” at the Printmaking Center of the College of Santa Fe in 1986 and brought it to  Norwalk’s Center for Contemporary Printmaking in 1999, where it has been held annually. This year Monothon2013′s  live […] [Read More]
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