It’s fiesta time for the Thread City frogs. Explore history, enjoy art, music and great local food Sunday, October 9.
This little fellow? He’s actually friend to one of the four 11′ bronze frogs that sit atop Willimantic’s Thread City Bridge (aka The Frog Bridge). The hat? Senor frog is ready for a party. This Sunday, October 9, 2011 11 am-4 pm, Windham, CT is celebrating its 2nd Annual Eastern CT Arts Fiesta. Open galleries, performances, historic...Continue Reading
Blue Slope Country Museum in Franklin is a gem just 30 minutes north of Mystic (same distance south from Putnam) right smack in the middle of Mystic Country. This is a working dairy farm that also hosts a wonderful little farming museum, horse-drawn wagon rides, tractors and just about everything a pre-electric farm might have used. Authentic is the word. You’ll...Continue Reading
This weekend is a good one to explore the northeast corner of Mystic Country. September 24 and 25 is Putnam Connecticut’s annual Shop Hop weekend, a chance to explore the shops and art galleries in this historic mill village while taking advantage of a nice variety of special deals. While in town check out the “Dog Show” (not live dogs!) in...Continue Reading
Save this coming weekend (July 29-30, 2011) for Old Lyme’s 25th annual Midsummer Festival. This quintessential New England event takes place over in three side-by-side venues, the Florence Griswold Museum, Lyme Art Association and Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts over the course of two days. Friday night kicks-off with a free concert by The Wolverine...Continue Reading
So you’ve been to a few agricultural fairs. This is different, very different. Sure it’s set on a fairgrounds but with this one prepare to escape to the very distant past (1400′s). King Arthur’s Fall Harvest Faire is a Renaissance style faire in Hebron Connecticut running weekends now through October 24. The Faire offers a full range of...Continue Reading
If you’re here in September, make sure you carve out some time on the 3, 4, 5, or 6 to visit the Woodstock Fair. One of the largest and most loved fair events in eastern Connecticut, the Woodstock Fair has more attractions, contests, exhibitions, food and vendors than you can wrap your head around. This year, you can expect a grand array of special events as...Continue Reading