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Summer music outdoors in Mystic Country.

Summer music outdoors in Mystic Country.

From swing to songs of the sea, Mystic Country has the best in outdoor music for the summer months. The opportunities are plenty! In New London, the Hygienic Art Park’s summer concert series is a popular way to spend a summer evening outdoors. Or check out the USCG Dixieland Jazz Band at the New London Waterfront Park. The Stonington Vineyards offers Friday...

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The Garde’s 2015 Summer Cinema Series. Win a pass to all 20+ movies!

The Garde’s 2015 Summer Cinema Series. Win a pass to all 20+ movies!

The Garde’s 2015 Summer Cinema Series is coming up, with over 20 movies in the line up. Running July 31 -September 20 at Garde Arts Center in downtown New London, the series kicks off with the James Bond classic Thunderball (in a cool digital remake). You can buy passes to all the flicks (that’s the full list right there) or just take in the movies...

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Fresh and Local. Mystic Country Farmers’ Markets.

Fresh and Local. Mystic Country Farmers’ Markets.

Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market, courtesy of Mystic Country Whether you’re locals on a staycation or visiting Mystic Country from out of town, you’ll want to stop by one of our plentiful farmers’ markets while you’re here this summer. From fresh veggies to local maple syrup and honey, flowers to candy, and all other kinds of goodies,...

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Happy 4th of July! Celebrate in Mystic Country.

Happy 4th of July! Celebrate in Mystic Country.

We’ve got a jam-packed calendar for July 4th here in Mystic Country, with events all over the area celebrating Independence Day. From Mystic to Woodstock, we have something for everyone. At Mystic Seaport, celebrate Independence Day like they did in 1876 with Civil War-era military exercises, boat races, fun old-fashioned games for the kids—including croquet—and...

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A summer of maritime art and culture

A summer of maritime art and culture

This summer, maritime art and culture are taking center stage here in eastern Connecticut. Three museums—Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, the Custom House Maritime Museum in New London and the Connecticut River Museum in Essex—will partner to highlight the state’s maritime heritage with a variety of exhibits, events and tours of the waters. Visitors...

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Mystic Country CT fireworks!

Mystic Country CT fireworks!

From now through September, the sky above Mystic Country CT will be lit up with some of the best fireworks displays around. We love a good fireworks show, whether it’s to celebrate the a night out on the Norwich Harbor, the annual Sailfest event, or a barbeque. July 4th festivities will take place throughout the region before, during and after the holiday....

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Sentinels on the Sound loves Mystic Country lighthouses

Sentinels on the Sound loves Mystic Country lighthouses

Lighthouses are hot this summer—make sure you put New London’s Sentinels on the Sound celebration on your to-do list! This is the fifth annual celebration of the lighthouse-focused soiree, running from June 20 through October 25, 2015. Lighthouse tours are the main focus of the celebration. This year, in honor of the Connecticut Coast Guard Summer, there...

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Vintage Motorsports Festival on deck at Thompson

Vintage Motorsports Festival on deck at Thompson

Thompson Speedway ‘s Vintage Motorsports Festival returns to the Motorsports Park road course this weekend (June 18-21, 2015) for three days of vintage racing action! The popular event features cars through the past century, including formula cars, sports racers, sports cars, vintage production +++. Add a hot dog, burger and beer and you’ve...

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Taste of Mystic brings food, music + fun to Olde Mistick Village

Taste of Mystic brings food, music + fun to Olde Mistick Village

Summer’s swinging into high gear with the Taste of Mystic at Olde Mistick Village June 12 – 14, 2015! Join 16 of our favorite local eateries as they cook, bake and serve up their best recipes for visitors. The event is free to get in, and tickets are $1 each. Offerings will run the gamut from Asian cuisine to swordfish tacos, lobster mac and cheese, pad...

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Connecticut Open House Day, Saturday June 13.

Connecticut Open House Day, Saturday June 13.

Whether you’re from Connecticut, a regular visitor or planning your first trip, CT Open House Day is a fabulous way to get acquainted with who we are. On June 13, attractions, events and specials are planned all across the state to highlight tourism, art and history. But if you’re planning on a visit to Mystic Country we figure you won’t want to leave when...

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