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Local beer, local fun. Thread City Hop Fest in Willimantic, April 26, 2014.

Local beer, local fun. Thread City Hop Fest in Willimantic, April 26, 2014.

Got beer? We do – at the first ever Thread City Hop Fest, coming to Jillson Square in Willimantic on Saturday, April 26. This inaugural event is going to be a blast – and don’t worry, you can still bring the kids. The beer tasting portion of the event is only one aspect of this party. Food and entertainment will be available for the whole family...

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Opening day for trout fishing in Connecticut is April 19.

Opening day for trout fishing in Connecticut is April 19.

It’s a sure sign of spring when opening day for trout fishing season in Connecticut hits the calendar. Saturday, April 19 is the day this year (2014), and we’re looking forward to well-stocked ponds, good weather and a great fishing season. With the Connecticut DEEP stocking nearly 390,000 trout in waters across the state, opening day should be an awesome...

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“Race” to Mystic Country’s Thompson Speedway.

“Race” to Mystic Country’s Thompson Speedway.

Race day is back in Mystic Country!  Thompson Speedway opens the track for the 40th annual Icebreaker April 5 and 6, an event that boasts nine different divisions of racing. Headlining is the first championship race for the NASCAR Whelan Modified Tour – a race fan’s dream. Located in the Thompson countryside in our Quiet Corner, this track is a premier...

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Commemorating 200 years: The British Raid On Essex 1814-2014.

Commemorating 200 years: The British Raid On Essex 1814-2014.

In the wee hours before sunrise on April 8 1814, the town of Essex’s Pettipaug Point was raided by 136 British marines and sailors who had quietly anchored in the night of the 7th and rowed up-river from their vessel to burn 27 U.S. military ships. 500 U.S. American militia, soldiers, sailors, marines and volunteers from surrounding towns fought back throughout...

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Easter Egg Hunts in Mystic Country CT 2014

Easter Egg Hunts in Mystic Country CT 2014

Easter egg hunting opportunities in Mystic Country are decidedly diverse. Check out your many options below. Please call ahead for reservations as noted on individual sites. 4th Annual Dino Egg Hunt April 12, 10:30am | The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village, Oakdale Monty’s hiding Dino Eggs for you to find. Hunt for hundreds of Dino Eggs in different...

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Mystic Country CT is filled with St. Patrick’s Day fun. No blarney!

Mystic Country CT is filled with St. Patrick’s Day fun. No blarney!

The luck o’ the Irish is with ya this year – Mystic Country is serious about its St. Patrick’s Day celebrations! If you’re in town, you won’t be lacking for anything to do – or any pints to enjoy when you’re done. We have parades in most of our larger cities all month long, 5K races in case you’re worried about working off the Guinness...

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Fire, Ice and Chocolate Delights. Valentine’s Day weekend in Mystic Country CT

Fire, Ice and Chocolate Delights. Valentine’s Day weekend in Mystic Country CT

What makes Valentine’s Day even more special? A whole Valentine’s Day weekend! From chocolate treats and tootsies to a rocking Fire and Ice Festival in Putnam, take a look at what we’ve got planned for romantically themed fun here in Mystic Country, Connecticut – 3 days straight +. Chocolate Peppermint Pedicure Manicure Month of February...

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Chowder for a cause. Annual Cabin Fever Festival and Charity Chowder Cookoff.

Chowder for a cause. Annual Cabin Fever Festival and Charity Chowder Cookoff.

After 11 years, chowder still reigns supreme in Mystic Country every February. On Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 Olde Mistick Village will be overflowing with chowder of all kinds for the annual Cabin Fever Festival and Charity Chowder Cookoff . With about 25 participating local establishments vying for first place among four awards – People’s Choice, Heartiest,...

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Have a rockin’ good New Year’s Eve in Mystic Country.

Have a rockin’ good New Year’s Eve in Mystic Country.

What are you doing New Year’s Eve? We’ve got plenty of things to do in Mystic Country this year. Whether your scene is a jam-packed casino or a small, intimate gathering, your New Year’s Eve Party starts here. Foxwoods Resort Casino  Wish you were in a warmer climate? Come on over to Foxwoods for a Miami-style bash throughout the casino. From...

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Unicorn Exhibit at Lyman Allyn Art Museum.

Unicorn Exhibit at Lyman Allyn Art Museum.

Let unicorns boost your spirits at the Season of Wonderment at Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London. This special program, The Unicorn Stampede, opens Friday, Nov. 29 and runs through Jan 5, 2014. There are 24 life-sized glitter unicorns at the museum by artist Camomile Hixon. We’re so excited about this – a unique twist on holiday decorating. The unicorns...

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