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Labor Day Weekend in Mystic Country, Sept 4-7, 2015: Fairs, Trains, Mazes & More

Labor Day Weekend in Mystic Country, Sept 4-7, 2015: Fairs, Trains, Mazes & More

Labor Day may be the unofficial end of summer, but we’re not letting go without a fight. Here’s a full weekend of events in eastern Connecticut where you can savor these last summer moments. A fair favorite at the Woodstock Fair. Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. Woodstock Fair September 4-7 / Woodstock Fairgrounds The...

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Come get lost: corn mazes in Mystic Country

Come get lost: corn mazes in Mystic Country

Just a corn maze note: most mazes take approximately 2 hours (or more) to navigate through. Good luck! (Pictured: Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm in Sterling) Autumn adventure awaits around every corner in these Mystic Country labyrinths. You’ll enjoy trying to navigate your way to a victorious finish. (Or maybe pulling out a rescue flag… who’s to judge.) This season’s...

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This weekend in Mystic Country, August 28-30, 2015: Brooklyn Fair, Schemitzun & More

This weekend in Mystic Country, August 28-30, 2015: Brooklyn Fair, Schemitzun & More

A weekend full of pride in culture, tradition, food, music and yourself. Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Mystic Country: Food, fun and ferris wheels. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Fair/Laura Stone. Brooklyn Fair August 27-30 / Brooklyn Fair Grounds The oldest continuously active agricultural fair in the United States. Running Aug. 27-30, this...

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This weekend in Mystic Country, August 21-23, 2015: baseball, Ant-Man, Cirque & more

This weekend in Mystic Country, August 21-23, 2015: baseball, Ant-Man, Cirque & more

Cirque Éloize’s iD is a blend of circus arts and urban dance. All weekend Cirque Éloize iD Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket All weekend, check website for show times. For 20 years, Cirque Éloize has been taking the public and critics by storm in more than 440 cities around the world. This astonishing modern circus transports audiences to a vibrant urban...

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Mystic Country this weekend. Aug 14-16, 2015 – ComiCon, Lippizzan Stallions, Food Truck Festival & more

Mystic Country this weekend. Aug 14-16, 2015 – ComiCon, Lippizzan Stallions, Food Truck Festival & more

Hermann’s Royal Lippizzan Stallions perform at Roseland Cottage, Woodstock. Holy weekend, Batman, this Friday through Sunday in eastern Connecticut is filled with some talented horses, downtown sidewalk sales, a waterfront food truck festival and, of course, the ever popular Connecticut ComiCon. Set your phasers to “stunning weekend in Mystic Country”...

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Celebrating Connecticut agriculture with the best country fairs

Celebrating Connecticut agriculture with the best country fairs

Photo courtesy of the Lebanon Fair As we’re facing the end of summer (say it ain’t so!) we still have plenty of fun to look forward to in Mystic Country, beginning with the agricultural fair season. We are lucky enough to have some of the best and oldest ag fairs in New England, and not shy about telling everyone! Here’s the run-down: The Lebanon Country...

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Mystic Country this weekend. Aug 7-9, 2015

Mystic Country this weekend. Aug 7-9, 2015

Prepare for a weekend full of festivals, fairs and fireworks in eastern Connecticut. Friday, August 7 First Friday, Downtown Putnam August 7 / 6pm This month First Friday in downtown Putnam goes POP! This year the monthly festivals (every first Friday of the month from May to October) are each inspired by a different art period, and this Friday is no different...

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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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