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Mystic Country’s Specialty Food Award Winners 2015

Mystic Country’s Specialty Food Award Winners 2015

Cato Corner Farm: Amy Benson, Connecticut Food and Farm Hats off to the Mystic Country winners of the Connecticut Specialty Food Product Awards! We’re celebrating with a number of our local businesses who came away winners. This was the 13th year of the awards, which saw 199 specialty food products entered into 36 categories. Categories included cheese, chocolate,...

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Easter fun in Mystic Country

Easter fun in Mystic Country

The Easter bunny is hopping in early this year. Look for visits with the long eared one and Easter egg hunts all over Mystic Country. Kids can look for Dino eggs, wooden eggs, hang with the bison and do all kinds of fun spring activities. Don’t worry, the traditional eggs are available for hunting too—and there’s even something for the furry kids! Monty’s...

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It’s maple sugar season in Mystic Country.

It’s maple sugar season in Mystic Country.

It’s one of our sweetest seasons, that short window as winter ends and spring begins, also known as maple sugar season. Here in Mystic Country, we have a plethora of sugar shacks and maple farms that we love visiting, with offerings from maple syrup to maple candy to maple ice cream topping. Some places offer tours of their operations, like Gager Hill Farms...

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Catch the Butterflies at Lyman Allyn Art Museum through Jan. 4

Catch the Butterflies at Lyman Allyn Art Museum through Jan. 4

A local artist’s installation paying homage to butterflies in the exhibit Catch the Butterflies will be on display at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum through January 4. Brian Keith Stephens’ hanging butterfly scrolls will grace the GlassenBerg Gallery from floor to ceiling in celebration of these much-loved creatures, which represent personal transformation...

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Halloween Happenings in Mystic Country. Always a frightfully good time!

Halloween Happenings in Mystic Country. Always a frightfully good time!

Courtesy of Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country Time to get your scare on! It’s Halloween season in Mystic Country! We have everything from haunted houses to pick-your-own pumpkins – something for everyone. If you’re really into frights, check out the Dark Manor Haunted House in Norwich – voted the scariest haunted house in the state....

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Discover Mystic Country’s “Best of Connecticut” offerings.

Discover Mystic Country’s “Best of Connecticut” offerings.

Connecticut Magazine’s annual Best of Connecticut compilation is out, and it’s fun to see Mystic Country in the mix! Here’s a roundup of our winners: Food & Drink Beer – Beer’d, Stonington  Clam Chowder – S&P Oyster Company, Mystic Lobster Roll – Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock, New London Raw Bar –...

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Red, white and wow! Fireworks in Mystic Country.

Red, white and wow! Fireworks in Mystic Country.

We like to celebrate the 4th of July – the whole summer, really – with a bang. Lots of them, in fact! We’ve got a great lineup of fireworks in Mystic Country ready to wow you. From the Quiet Corner to Mystic and in between, your summer nights will be a lot brighter when you visit Mystic Country. Holiday specific celebrations begin July 3 in Killingly...

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The top 5 Places to kayak in Connecticut’s Quiet Corner.

The top 5 Places to kayak in Connecticut’s Quiet Corner.

Looking  to kayak in Connecticut’s northeast corner? Read on for an insider’s top 5 paddle picks. Located inside Danielson Adventure Sports in downtown Danielson, Connecticut, Blue Pine Outdoors at 21 Furnace Street specializes in water sports. They sell kayaks and boating accessories plus offer kayak rentals: 4 hours for $25 or 1 full day for...

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Bike share Mystic.

Bike share Mystic.

Mystic, Connecticut’s bike share program, Mystic Community Bikes, is up and running again for the 2014 season. Slow down and enjoy this historic region on two wheels. Bikes* cost $10 to borrow and come with a basket, map, lock and helmet. You can get you money back at the end of your ride or donate it to the program. Look for the lime green bikes at special...

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Bargain hunters, it’s time for the Pomfret Town Wide Tag Sale.

Bargain hunters, it’s time for the Pomfret Town Wide Tag Sale.

It’s a weekend full of bargains at the Pomfret Town Wide Tag Sale, Saturday May 3, 2014. Tag sale junkies will be in their glory, with more than 60 places to shop throughout town, from businesses to homes. And there’s even a handy map to make bargain hunting smooth and easy. Maps of the many, many locations holding tag sales around town are available at...

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