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Weekend Winter Walk @ Woodcock Nature Center on January 24

Take a walk with Cindy Olsen, on February 24 from 4:30 pm to 6 pm at the Woodcock Nature Center in Wilton. Olsen is an award-winning certified guide with the Kripalu School of Mindful Outdoor

Valentine’s Day Virtually in Danbury @ the Hat City Ball

Looking for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Look no further than the Hat City Ball on February 12, 2021, hosted by the Danbury Museum. This year, the ball is virtual! Not to worry, food is

Fairfield Museum Announces Photo Contest!

The Fairfield Museum and History Center is now accepting entries to the thirteenth annual IMAGES Juried Photography Show that celebrates the work of talented photographers in the region! Submissions

Weekend Winter Walk

Winter is a wonderful time to get out in the fresh air and explore the beauty of the season. In Connecticut, we have 22 historic lighthouses, most are best viewed from the water like Sheffield Island

“I have a dream”… Activity kit for Kids and Adults Available from Wilton Historical Society

Monday, January 18 is Martin Luther King Day. The famous oration was delivered August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial before a crowd of 250,000. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wove

CT Humanities Awards Generous Grant to Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to support operations during the pandemic

Connecticut Humanities has awarded a very generous COVID Relief Fund for Museums grant in the amount of $22,727.25 to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. Scott Wands, Manager of Grants and Programs,

Showing pride in their historic home . . . in Wilton

The Damato family, Jonathan, Jessica, Ryland, Emeline plus beloved Lab, Molson, moved into their new home at 96 Old Mill Road in January, 2020. It was not long before they decided to get a historic

Bradley International Airport Nominated as “Best Small Airport” in the U.S.

The Connecticut Airport Authority is pleased to announce that Bradley International Airport has been nominated for a USA Today 2021 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award. The USA Today expert panel

Institute for American Indian Studies One of 50 Connecticut Museums to receive a CARES Act Grant from Connecticut Humanities and DECD

The year 2020 has been imposing on our families, our lives, our cultural institutions, and our shared humanity. This December, the Connecticut Humanities awarded the Institute for American Indian

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Mourns the Loss of Mayor Wiggles

Wiggles the Chinchilla’s brief tenure as the first Mayor of Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo came to an end on Sunday, Jan. 3. The elderly chinchilla passed away from advanced age with his devoted campaign