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This Weekend in Mystic Country: February 5-7

This Weekend in Mystic Country: February 5-7

All weekend/Multiple Days Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. Salon des Indépendants XXXVII Now-February 13 / Hygienic Arts, New London The art institution’s flagship event and one of New London’s biggest nights of the year. Artists and artisans from around the region pile in throughout the day to fill the gallery...

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Experience seals up close this winter. Seal watches at Avery Point.

Experience seals up close this winter. Seal watches at Avery Point.

Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. If you’re willing to bundle up, we can get you out on the water this winter. This March and April, UConn’s Project Oceanology is once again offering seal watches in the Long Island Sound. This popular program consists of a multimedia presentation followed by a ride on the Enviro-Lab...

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Art uncensored. New London’s Hygienic XXXVII, one of the Whaling City’s biggest nights.

Art uncensored. New London’s Hygienic XXXVII, one of the Whaling City’s biggest nights.

Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. Downtown New London is getting ready for the Hygienic Art’s annual “Salon des Indépendants,” an art show free-for-all for the people, by the people. The rules are simple: one piece per artist, no judge, no jury, no fees and no censorship! And they’re not kidding. Anyone and...

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This weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country: Dec. 11-13

This weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country: Dec. 11-13

This weekend brings one of the largest luminaria displays and one of the largest light parades in Connecticut, plus some art boutiques for some not-quite-last-minute-but-it’s-getting-close shopping, and so much more. Here’s a round-up of this weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country, Connecticut. All Weekend/Multiple Days Photo credit:...

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Holidays on Stage. Holiday performances in Mystic Country, Connecticut.

Holidays on Stage. Holiday performances in Mystic Country, Connecticut.

Take in a holiday show without the big city prices and ring in the season with holiday classics, New England traditions and music legends throughout the month of December. Photo courtesy of Mystic Seaport. Lantern Light Tours Mystic Seaport, Mystic November 27-28, December 4-5, 11-12, 18-20 Tours begin at 5pm and leave every 15 minutes. Set on Christmas...

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Thanksgiving Weekend in Mystic Country: Nov 27-29

Thanksgiving Weekend in Mystic Country: Nov 27-29

It may be Thanksgiving weekend in Mystic Country, Connecticut, but it’s already beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Santa visits, tree lightings, strolls and more fill the weekend with festive events and holiday cheer for this oh so special time of year! Multiple Days Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District. Artists’ Open Studios Northeast...

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Lantern Light Tours at Mystic Seaport – Be transported to Christmas Eve in 1876.

Lantern Light Tours at Mystic Seaport – Be transported to Christmas Eve in 1876.

Photo courtesy of Mystic Seaport A New England holiday traditions kicks off Nov. 27 – Lantern Light Tours at Mystic Seaport. This walking play covers the Museum’s grounds (including the vessels), magically transporting patrons back to Christmas Eve 1876. Each year the Museum carefully selects an original script so that no two years are the same. The...

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Countdown to Thanksgiving. Mystic Country Weekend Picks – November 20-22

Countdown to Thanksgiving. Mystic Country Weekend Picks – November 20-22

With only a couple of days till Thanksgiving Day, shops, galleries, farmers markets and attractions are rolling out some great harvest and artisan markets to help you get that table ready for Turkey Day and kick-off your holiday shopping. Multiple Days/All Weekend Art=Gift November 21 – December 20 / Hygienic Arts, New London An annual small boutique tradition...

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Santa sightings in Mystic Country, Connecticut

Santa sightings in Mystic Country, Connecticut

Before Santa hits the chimneys, he’s lacing up his boots, giving the reindeer a break and traveling by firetruck and tugboat (and more) around Mystic Country to spread holiday cheer. Sometimes, he’s even bringing along the lil’ missus. Bring your own camera to capture the moment: ** Requires admission. Please check event specific websites for details &...

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This weekend in Mystic Country: November 6-8, 2015 & Veterans Day

This weekend in Mystic Country: November 6-8, 2015 & Veterans Day

All Weekend Photo courtesy of Mystic Aquarium. Veteran’s Weekend November 7-11 / Mystic Aquarium As a thank you to United States military personnel for their service to our country, Mystic Aquarium invites US Military veterans and active-duty service members to enjoy free general admission Nov 7 – 11 with valid military ID. Family members with US Military...

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