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What To Do in Eastern Brooklyn Historical Society Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Brooklyn Date: Museum: Memorial Day-Columbus Day, Wed. and Sun. 1-5. Description: *Permanent exhibit on General Isr’l Putnam, changing exhibits. Daniel Putnam Tyler Law Office (c.18… Creamery Brook Bison Region: Mystic Country City: Brooklyn Date: Tours: July-Sept., Sat.1:30. Store: Apr.-Oct., Mon.-Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-2; Nov.-Mar., Tue.-Fri. 2-6, Sat.10-2. Description: 40-minute wagon ride through a working farm to where the buffalo roam, sales room, gift shop. New England Center for Contemporary Art Region: Mystic Country City: Brooklyn Description: Three-story late Colonial converted to museum of 20th-century modern art, contemporary Chinese art…. Prudence Crandall House Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Description: New England’s first academy for Black women (1833-34), established by Connecticut’s female state her… Wright’s Mill Farm Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Date: Year-round, Description: A 250-acre farm with sports facilities, hiking trails, brooks, ponds, five antique water-powered mil… Chaplin Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Chaplin Date: Sun. 1-4, from second Sun. in July-last Sun. in Sept. Description: *Items depicting 18th- and 19th-century family life, special annual exhibit. Chanticlair Golf Course Region: Mystic Country City: Colchester Date: Apr.-Nov. Day Pond Region: Mystic Country City: Colchester Priam Vineyards Region: Mystic Country City: Colchester Date: Mar.-Dec., Description: Located on a 27-acre vineyard with ten varieties of grapes in production, offers a breathtaking 35-m… Salmon River Region: Mystic Country City: Colchester Caprilands Herb Farm Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: Daily 9-5. High tea served Sun. at 2 p.m.; May.-Dec. luncheon served Sat. at 12:00 p.m., lecture included, reservations required. Closed major holidays. Description: Rustic 18th century farmhouse surrounded by over 30 herb gardens (300+ varieties). Greenhouse, book… Edmondson’s Farm Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: Year-round, Description: Operating farm with greenhouses and gardens, over 150 varieties of herbs, country gift and florist s… Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: Mid-May-mid-Oct., Description: Situated on 12 acres, adjoining the 500 acre Hale State Forest, the family home of Connecticut’s sta… Skungamaug River Golf Club Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: April-Dec. Strong-Porter House Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: Mid-May to mid-Oct., Description: *Farmhouse (c.1730) built by Aaron Strong, maternal great-uncle of Nathan Hale. Carpenter’s shop, ca… Twin Hills Country Club Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry View Point Balloon Rides Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: Year-round, weather permitting. Description: Hot-air balloon rides over the picturesque country settings of central and eastern Connecticut. Smal… Atlantic Flyway Region: Mystic Country City: Niantic Black Hawk II Region: Mystic Country City: Niantic Date: June-Oct. Cedar Ridge Golf Course Region: Mystic Country City: East Lyme Date: Mid-Mar. through Nov. Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut Region: Mystic Country City: Niantic Description: Hands-on interactive museum for children ages one to 12. Indoor and outdoor exhibits and programs co… Family Fun Trail Region: Mystic Country City: Niantic Description: Quality time for you and your family! Explore Southern Connecticut…Children’s Museum of SE CT, Denis… Rocky Neck Region: Mystic Country City: Niantic Description: 160 wooded and open sites, dumping station, bathrooms, showers, salt water swimming and fishing, no… Rocky Neck State Park Region: Mystic Country City: Niantic Description: Half-a-mile long crescent beach, camping, hiking, fishing and picnicking. Boardwalk, bath houses and… Smith-Harris House (c.1845) Region: Mystic Country City: East Lyme Date: Late-June-Sept., Fri.-Sun. 12-4; and by appt. Description: *Built in the Greek Revival style; restored to provide an introduction to mid-19th century living; l… Thomas Lee House & Little Boston School Region: Mystic Country City: East Lyme Date: July 1-Sept. 1, Description: State’s oldest wood-frame house (c.1660), English and Colonial furnishings. First district school (c… Natchaug Region: Mystic Country City: Eastford Description: Backpack camping: reservations needed at least 2 weeks before intended stay, length of stay at any o… Eastern Connecticut Balloon Services Region: Mystic Country City: Jewett City Date: Year-round, Description: Hot-air balloon flights over scenic southeastern Connecticut. Enjoy a spectacular four-state view in… Hopeville Pond Region: Mystic Country City: Griswold Description: 82 wooded sites, concession, dumping station, bathrooms, showers, swimming, fishing, no pets. River Ridge Golf Course Region: Mystic Country City: Griswold Date: March-December 24 Araminta Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: Mid-June-mid-Oct., Description: Day sail down to Fishers Island Sound in Araminta, a 33-foot ketch built in 1954. It’s worry free sa… Argia Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: May-Oct., Description: The Argia, a replica of a 19th-century gaff-rigged schooner with 20th-century appointments. Cruise t… Benmar Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Bluff Point Coastal Reserve Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Breck Marshall Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: Mid-May to mid-Oct. Description: Enjoy a half-hour sail aboard Breck Marshall, a 20-foot Crosby catboat reproduction. Another way to… Brilliant Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Description: Find yourself at the helm of the 61-foot schooner Brilliant. The trip offers a stimulating experienc… Capt. Bob II Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: May 15-Nov. 10. Denison Homestead Museum – Pequotsepos Manor (1717) Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: Mid-May to mid-Oct., Description: Large center-chimney Colonial, period rooms from 1717 to 1941, furnished with family heirlooms. Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Description: 250-acre sanctuary with eight miles of hiking trails in woodland, wetland and meadow habitats. Natur… Ebenezer Avery House (c.1750) Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Description: *Center-chimney Colonial built by naval ensign. Well-equipped kitchen, weaving room, period furnish… First Light Region: Mystic Country City: Noank Date: May-November Fish Connection Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Flying Fish Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: Mar.-Oct. Fort Griswold Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: Park: year-round. Museum and monument: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Wed.-Sun. 10-5. Description: Remains of Revolutionary War fort that was the site of 1781 British massacre of American troops. Vie… Haley Farm Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Hel-Cat II Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: Jan.-Oct. Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: May 15-Oct. 31; Wed.-Mon. 9-5, Tue. 1-5. Nov. 1-May 14; Wed.-Mon. 9-4. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Dec. 25, first full week of May, last full week of Oct. Description: Board the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine. Museum recounts history of the U.S. Submarine For… Kingfisher Charters Region: Mystic Country City: Noank Lady Adventurous Region: Mystic Country City: Noank Date: Mar.-Dec., by reservation. Description: View Fisher’s Island Sound and Mystic sights on a day or evening cruise aboard Lady Adventurous. Rel… Lady Adventurous Region: Mystic Country City: Noank Date: Mar.-Dec. Magic Region: Mystic Country City: Noank Date: Apr.-Dec. Mataura Region: Mystic Country City: Noank Date: May-October Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: Mar.-Nov., daily 9-6. Dec.-Feb., Mon.-Fri. 10-5; Sat., Sun., and holidays 9-6. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 25. Description: There’s always something new to see and do. Discover the amazing creatures that call the Amazon thei… Mystic Arts Center Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Description: Museum with major fine art exhibitions, five galleries, permanent collection, special events, worksh… Mystic Carousel & Fun Center Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Description: Indoor fun for all with a carousel, games, and rides, two restaurants, gift shop. Indoor and outdoor… Mystic Places Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Description: Hear the calling. Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Pizza, not to mention casinos, museums, co… Mystic River Historical Society Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: Mid-May-mid-Oct., Description: *Portersivlle Academy, a 1839 schoolhouse, adjoining is the William A. Downes Archives Building with… Mystic Seaport Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Description: Mystic Seaport – The Museum of America and the Sea, is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Climb a… Mystic Whaler Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: Memorial Day-mid-Oct., Description: The Mystic Whaler is a re-creation of a New England schooner offering one-, two-, three- and five-da… Noank Historical Society Region: Mystic Country City: Noank Date: July-mid-Oct., Description: *Maritime exhibits including sailboat sloop Jeff Brown, history of the fishing industry, local memor… Olde Mistick Village Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Description: Over 60 stores, restaurants and businesses in a Colonial New England setting. Mystic Shoreline Infor… Otter Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Project Oceanology Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Description: From exploring a legendary lighthouse or trawling for sea creatures, take a journey aboard this floa… Reel Deal Sportfishing Charters Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Sabino Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: Mid-May to mid-Oct. Description: Explore the Mystic River aboard the historic steamboat Sabino. A National Historic Landmark, Sabino… Shennecosset Golf Course Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: Year-round. U.S. Submarine World War II Veteran’s Memorial (East) Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: Year-round. Description: National memorial (East) with actual conning tower of a WWII submarine. 52 memorial plaques listing… Williams Beach Park Region: Mystic Country City: Mystic Date: Mid June-Labor Day, Description: Shoreline beach (no life guard on duty) with playground, pavilion, grills, sport fields. Goodwin Conservation Center Region: Mystic Country City: Hampton Description: 2,000-acre forest with Nature Center, trails, 133-acre pond, public programs, self-guided wildlife g… Trail Wood: The Edwin Way Teale Memorial Sanctuary Region: Mystic Country City: Hampton Description: 168-acres of fields, forest, ponds, streams, and four miles of trails. Museum, Pulitzer prize winnin… Boston/Hartford Skydiving Center Region: Mystic Country City: Danielson Date: Spring-fall, Description: Tandem skydives with USPA certified instructors. Diamond A Ranch Region: Mystic Country City: Dayville Date: Year-round, weather permitting. Description: Trail rides, Wild West cookouts, riding lessons, overnight camping; reservations necessary. Killingly Historical Center Region: Mystic Country City: Danielson Description: *Museum with family genealogical and historical research center, changing exhibits. Logee’s Greenhouses Region: Mystic Country City: Danielson Description: Distributor of fine container plants since 1892 by the Logee family. Over 1,500 varieties of indoor… Dr. William Beaumont House (c.1750) Region: Mystic Country City: Lebanon Date: Late-May-Columbus Day, Description: *18th century cottage, birthplace of the фFather of Physiology of Digestionц (1785-1853), displays o… Governor Jonathan Trumbull House (c.1735) Region: Mystic Country City: Lebanon Date: May 15-Oct. 15, Description: Built in c.1740 and former home of Connecticut’s Revolutionary War Governor (1769-1784). Known for i… Jonathan Trumbull Jr. House Region: Mystic Country City: Lebanon Date: May-Oct., Description: *Restored home (c.1769) of the Governor of Connecticut, from 1797 to 1809. Outstanding woodwork by I… Lebanon Historical Society Museum & Visitor Center Region: Mystic Country City: Lebanon Description: Explore the rich and diverse local history in this modern museum and visitor center, located near th… War Office Region: Mystic Country City: Lebanon Date: Third Sat. in May-Labor Day, Description: *Built in 1727 as Trumbull family store where the Council of Safety held numerous meetings to plan t… Foxwoods Resort Casino Region: Mystic Country City: Mashantucket Description: World-class gaming facility with over 7,400 slots, hundreds of table games, keno, high-stakes bingo,… Lake of Isles Region: Mystic Country City: Mashantucket Description: Opening Spring 2005 Ledyard Water-Powered Up-Down Sawmill Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: Apr.-May and mid-Oct. through Nov., Description: *Eleven-acre park with operating water-powered up-and-down saw, working blacksmith shop and 1878 Lan… Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center Region: Mystic Country City: Mashantucket Description: Extensive permanent exhibits on the Native and natural history of southern New England include a coo… The Schoolhouse Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: May-Oct., Description: Craft gallery housed in an 1868 one-room schoolhouse showcasing the work of local artisans. Heritage Trail Vineyards Region: Mystic Country City: Lisbon Date: May-Dec., Fri.-Sun. 11-5. Jan.-Apr., by appt. Description: 18th-century farm with tasting room and gift shop located on one of America’s most scenic roads. Win… Connecticut Coastal Kayaking Region: Mystic Country City: Lyme Date: June-Sept. Description: Special events and tours along the Connecticut River and along the Long Island Sound, private instru… Selden Neck Region: Mystic Country City: Lyme Description: Reservations needed at least 2 weeks before intended stay, limited to one night stay, break camp by… Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry Region: Mystic Country City: Storrs Date: Late-Apr.-early-Nov., Description: Collection of over 2,000 puppets from the world over. Each exhibition features a different view of t… Connecticut Museum of Natural History & Connecticu Region: Mystic Country City: Storrs Description: Learn about the cultural and natural history at the new center, a unique and exciting educational de… Connecticut Repertory Theatre Region: Mystic Country City: Storrs Date: Oct.-May. Description: Presents a series of plays and musicals. Performances on the main stage at the Jorgensen Theatre; th… Contemporary Art Galleries Region: Mystic Country City: Storrs Date: Sept. to mid-May, Description: Gallery offers changing exhibits of contemporary art. Gurleyville Gristmill Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: Late May to mid-Oct., Description: *The state’s only remaining stone grist mill (c.1830). Millsite since 1720s; 19th-century machinery…. Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts Region: Mystic Country City: Storrs Date: Sept.-May. Description: Professional performing arts center presenting 40 performances ranging from Broadway musicals to sym… Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: Films: Apr., May and Sept., Fri.-Sun. evenings. June-Aug., daily evenings. Flea market: Sun., 9-3. Description: Connecticut’s only three-screen drive-in theater with first-run current double features, always a fi… Mansfield Historical Society Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Storrs Date: June-Sept., Description: *Collection of furnishings, costumes, photographs and historical artifacts relating to local history… Mansfield Hollow Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield University of Connecticut Region: Mystic Country City: Storrs Date: Year-round, Description: Main campus is home to numerous attractions including four museums and a performing arts center whic… William Benton Museum of Art Region: Mystic Country City: Storrs Description: Connecticut’s state art museum offers changing fine art exhibits. Museum shop and cafe. Connecticut Sun Region: Mystic Country City: Uncasville Date: May-Aug. Description: Women’s National Basketball Association team. Dinosaur Crossing Region: Mystic Country City: Montville Date: May 1-Oct. 31, daily 9:30-5:30, open until 7 p.m. from FatherЖs Day-Labor Day. Last ticket to park sold one hour prior to closing. Closed Easter. Description: Park and nature trails featuring more than 20 life-sized dinosaur sculptures and a rumbling volcano…. Mohegan Sun Region: Mystic Country City: Uncasville Description: Gaming and entertainment complex with Mohegan-themed design. Featuring two casinos with nearly 300 t… Nature’s Art Region: Mystic Country City: Montville Date: Shopping and Fossil Gallery open daily, 9:30-6. Activity Center open FatherЖs Day-Labor Day, daily, 9:30-5:30. Labor Day-FatherЖs, Sat., Sun., and holidays 9:30-5:30. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving, Dec. 25. Description: Interactive science, nature, and shopping experience. Hands-on activities include search for and kee… Tantaquidgeon Indian Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Uncasville Date: June-Sept., Description: Filled with Indian life and lore, emphasis on Eastern Woodland Indians. Craft displays; unique colle… A’Vanga Region: Mystic Country City: New London After You, Too Region: Mystic Country City: New London Best Fishing Trips in Connecticut, from ponds to pounding surf Region: Mystic Country City: New London Description:

A full year of the best fishing trips in Connecticut, month by month, to both freshwater and sal… Brothers Too Region: Mystic Country City: New London Carolyn Ann Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: May-November Connecticut College Arboretum Region: Mystic Country City: New London Description: 750 acres with a variety of natural ecosystems. Native tree and shrub collections. Hiking trails, po… Connecticut East – Home of Mystic Places & The Quiet Corner Region: Mystic Country City: New London Description: Ashford, Bozrah, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Colchester, Columbia, Coventry, East Lyme, Eastford,… Custom House Maritime Museum Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: May 1-Dec. 21, Tue.-Sun. 1-5. Jan.-Apr., by appt. Description: Oldest operating Custom House in America, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, extens… Fort Trumbull Region: Mystic Country City: New London Fort Trumbull State Park Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Grounds: year-round, daily 8 a.m.-sunset. Fort and VisitorЖs Center: Memorial Day-Columbus Day, Wed.-Sun. 9-4. Description: 19th-century coastal defense fort located on the Thames River. Also former location of Naval Underse… Garde Arts Center Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Year-round. Description: Presents national and international touring companies, Broadway, music, dance, and theatre. Listed o… Good Company II Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: May 1-November 15 Hempsted Houses Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Mid-May-mid-Oct., Description: For almost 50 years, diarist Joshua Hempsted described everyday life in his seaport home. His house,… Lady Margaret Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Apr.-Nov. Leamy Hall Auditorium/U.S. Coast Guard Band Concert Series Region: Mystic Country City: New London Description: Free year-round monthly concerts. Lyman Allyn Art Museum Region: Mystic Country City: New London Description: 18th- and 19th-century decorative arts, American Impressionist paintings, contemporary American art,… M and M Region: Mystic Country City: New London Marlintini Region: Mystic Country City: New London Monte Cristo Cottage Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Memorial Day-Labor Day, call for public hours. Description: Boyhood home of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill; named for the Count of Monte Cristo,… Nathan Hale Schoolhouse Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Description: *One-room school where patriot spy and Connecticut state hero Nathan Hale taught (1774-1775). NEW LONDON TO Block Island, RI Ferry Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: June-mid-Sept., Description: 160-foot high-speed catamaran passenger ferry. Carries 530 passengers. Air conditioned cabins with o… New London to Montauk, NY Ferry Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Description: Passenger ferry, Viking Starliner carries foot passengers and bicycles to Montauk, NY. Food service… NEW LONDON TO ORIENT POINT, Long Island, NY Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Year-round, closed Dec. 25. Description: Vehicle and passenger ferries. Hourly service during summer months. Crossing time approximately 1 ho… Ocean Beach Park Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Description: Major recreation area offers saltwater and pool swimming, water slide, locker rooms, nature trail, b… OnStage Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: Sept.-May. Description: International performing art series featuring music, dance and theater. Reelin Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: May-Nov. Shaw-Perkins Mansion Region: Mystic Country City: New London Description: Connecticut’s naval war office during American Revolution. Guided tours with emphasis on West Indies… U.S. Coast Guard Academy Region: Mystic Country City: New London Description: One of the nation’s four military academies. Visitors Pavilion features multimedia show on cadet lif… Jonathan Edwards Winery Region: Mystic Country City: North Stonington Description: Winery located on 50 acres, was originally a dairy farm converted to a vineyard in the 1980s. Tour t… Christopher Leffingwell House (c.1675) Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: Apr. 15-Oct. 15, Description: *Home of early industrialist, used as a meeting place for patriots during Revolutionary War. Donald L. Oat Theater Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Description: Restored Victorian theater hosting community theater productions, jazz and folk concerts. Indian Burial Grounds Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Description: Resting place of Uncas, Mohegan chief who gave original land for settlement of Norwich. Marina at American Wharf Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: Apr.-Nov. Description: Waterfront resort with restaurant (seasonal), public boat launch, marina, mini-golf, special events… Mohegan Park & Memorial Rose Garden Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Description: Swimming and picnic areas, fishing, nature trails. Gardens in bloom June-Oct., particularly noted fo… Norwich Arts Council Gallery Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Description: Gallery manager by artists’ cooperative of the Norwich Arts Council with monthly exhibitions. Norwich Golf Course Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Norwich Navigators Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: Apr.-Sept. Description: AA professional baseball team affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Norwich Tourism Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Description: Visit the Rose on New England. Voted New England’s winner of the Prettiest Painted Places in America… Slater Memorial Museum and Converse Art Gallery Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Description: Housed in a Neo-Romanesque structure built in 1886; collection of Greek, Roman and Renaissance casts… Spirit of Broadway Theater Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: Year-round. Description: Intimate, professional black-box theater specializing in producing innovative, high-quality off-Broa… Florence Griswold Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Date: Tue.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Artist studio, Apr.-Oct., Tue.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5 Description: A National Historic Landmark, America’s best-known center of Impressionist painting, offers 11 beaut… Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Description: New England’s only fine arts college hosts continuous art openings and exhibitions featuring leading… Lyme Art Association Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Description: One of the oldest art colonies in the U.S., a National Historic Landmmark, annually offers nine majo… Plainfield Greyhound Park Region: Mystic Country City: Plainfield Date: Year-round, Description: Simulcast horse racing. Quinebaug Valley Trout Hatchery Region: Mystic Country City: Central Village Description: One of the largest hatcheries in the East; produces 380,000 pounds of trout annually. Glass wall all… Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret Region: Mystic Country City: Pomfret Center Description: Some of the best birding in the state on the sanctuaries 692 acres of former farm fields, now manage… Martha’s Herbary Region: Mystic Country City: Pomfret Description: Extensive display gardens, sunken medicinal gardens, pet cemetery dating to 1889. Unique garden-rela… Mashamoquet Brook Region: Mystic Country City: Pomfret Description: 35 open sites, dumping station, bathrooms, showers, fishing, hiking, swimming nearby, no pets. Sharpe Hill Vineyard Region: Mystic Country City: Pomfret Description: Located on 100-acres of farmland, the winery offers vineyard tours and wine tastings, gourmet dining… Putnam Country Club Region: Mystic Country City: Putnam Date: April 1-Dec. 1 The Last Green Valley Region: Mystic Country City: Putnam Description: Welcome to The Last Green Valley, luch pastures and woodlands, clean waterways, small towns and vill… Theatre of Northeastern Connecticut at the Bradley Playhouse Region: Mystic Country City: Putnam Date: Year-round. Description: Turn-of-the-century vaudeville theater, producing eight shows a year. River Bend Mining & Gemstone Panning and Wildlife Exhibit Region: Mystic Country City: Oneco Date: Mid-Apr. to mid-Oct., Description: Guided by the light on your miner’s helmet, prospectors enter an authentic designed mine. Mine for g… B.F. Clyde’s Cider Mill Region: Mystic Country City: Old Mystic Date: Sept.-Dec., Description: Cider is made by the last steam powered cider mill remaining in the U.S. and the oldest producer of… Blue Heron Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: May-November Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: May-Oct., Description: Guided tours of Victorian home of the discoverer of Antarctica and clipper ship designer. Exhibits o… Elmridge Golf Course Region: Mystic Country City: Pawcatuck Date: Mar. 15-Dec. 24 Indian & Colonial Research Center Region: Mystic Country City: Old Mystic Date: Apr.-mid-Nov., Description: *Research library in an 1856 bank building; Native American artifacts, genealogy, local history, ear… Lauren `B’ Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: May-Oct. Old Lighthouse Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: May-Nov., Description: First government-operated lighthouse in Connecticut (1823), moved in 1840 to present location. Six r… Pequot Golf Club Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: Mar. 15-Nov. 30 Rum Runner Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: May-Nov. Stonington Vineyards Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Description: Picturesque vineyards nestled on 58 acres. Wine tasting, art gallery, gift shop. Warbird Experience Region: Mystic Country City: Pawcatuck Date: Year-round, Description: 15- to 60-minute scenic flights in a classic AT-6 Texan, from photo to combat flying rides; flight i… Quaddick Region: Mystic Country City: Thompson Raceway Golf Club Region: Mystic Country City: Thompson Date: Apr. 1-Nov. 30. Thompson International Speedway Region: Mystic Country City: Thompson Date: Apr.-Oct., Thu. evenings; special events weekends. Description: NASCAR auto racing on 5/8 mile-high banked oval track. Restaurant, 18-hole championship golf course,… West Thompson Lake Region: Mystic Country City: North Grosvenordale Bigelow Hollow Region: Mystic Country City: Union Bush Meadow Farm Region: Mystic Country City: Union Description: Licensed goat dairy farm, produces milk and three different cheeses. Country store showcases local g… Nipmuck Region: Mystic Country City: Union Pachaug Region: Mystic Country City: Voluntown Description: Backpack camping: reservations needed at least 2 weeks before intended stay, length of stay at any o… Osprey Region: Mystic Country City: Waterford Date: Apr.-Nov. Sunbeam Express Region: Mystic Country City: Waterford Description: Three-hour adventure visiting harbor seals on board the Sunbeam Express from mid-Mar.-mid-May. May-… Sunbeam Fleet Region: Mystic Country City: Waterford Date: Year-round Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Willimantic Date: May-Oct., Description: Railroad museum village consisting of Chaplin Station, Groton Freighthouse, Willimantic Sectionhouse… Willimantic Brewing Company Region: Mystic Country City: Willimantic Date: Year-round, Description: Pub brewery and restaurant in historic 1909 post office building. Windham Textile and History Museum Region: Mystic Country City: Willimantic Date: Memorial Day-Columbus Day, Wed.-Sun. 1-4; all other times, Fri.-Sun. 1-4; and by appt. Closed Jan. 1-15, major holidays. Description: Museum preserves the textile industry of southern New England at the height of the Industrial Revolu… Brighter Skies Balloon Co. Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: Year-round, Description: Admire the beauty only northeast Connecticut can offer. Breakfast and champagne included. Available… Harrisville Golf Course Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: Mar. 1-Dec. 1 Roseland Cottage-Bowen House Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: June 1-Oct. 15, Fri.-Sun., Fourth of July, and Columbus Day 11-5. Tours leave on the hour, last one at 4 p.m. Description: Gothic Revival summer home built (c.1846) by merchant and publisher Henry Bowen; Fourth of July host… Woodstock Golf Course Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: April-Thanksgiving. Special Events in Eastern Yankee Yesteryear Auto Show & Swap Meet Region: Mystic Country City: Brooklyn Date: September 11, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Antique car show and flea market. Celebrate Christmas at the Lodge Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Date: December 3, 2005 – December 17, 2005 Description: A night of great food, fun and dancing. Christmas Brunch Buffet Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Date: December 4, 2005 – December 18, 2005 Description: All you can eat buffet with live music, carol singing and a visit from Santa. Christmas Brunch Buffet Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Date: November 27, 2005 – November 27, 2005 Description: All you can eat buffet with live music, carol singing and a visit from Santa. New Year’s Eve Celebration Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Date: December 31, 2005 – December 31, 2005 Description: Ring in 2006 with a wonderful meal and entertainment. Oktoberfest Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Date: October 23, 2005 – October 23, 2005 Description: German band entertainment and German food. Tea with Prudence & Sarah Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Date: November 6, 2005 – November 6, 2005 Description: Educator Prudence Crandall invites guests into her home, New England’s first academy for African-Ame… Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet Region: Mystic Country City: Canterbury Date: November 23, 2005 – November 24, 2005 Description: Delicious buffet with musical entertainment. Apples, Walks, and More Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: October 8, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: Guided landscape and nature walks, cider and refreshments for sale. Corn Maze Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: August 6, 2005 – October 9, 2005 Description: Find your way through acres of corn and learn something about American history. The winding paths st… Graveyard Talk, Tour & Treats Region: Mystic Country City: Coventry Date: October 23, 2005 – October 23, 2005 Description: Reenactment of a Hale Family funeral followed by a cemetery walk in the Coventry cemetery with an em… Birthday Bash Region: Mystic Country City: East Lyme Date: November 6, 2005 – November 6, 2005 Description: Celebrate the museum’s birthday with party crafts, games, music, face painting. Study birthday tradi… Countdown to Noon Region: Mystic Country City: East Lyme Date: December 31, 2005 – December 31, 2005 Description: Celebrate New Year’s with music, crafts and a ball drop right in the museum. Mystic Places Marathon & Niantic Bay Festival Region: Mystic Country City: East Lyme Date: October 22, 2005 – October 23, 2005 Description: Children race on Sat., ten-mile marathon relay on Sun., Weekend festival including entertainment, f… Amby Burfoot Triathlon Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: September 25, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: Half-mile swim, 14.5 mile bike ride, and a 5 mile run. Arctic Boat Weekend Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: September 10, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Celebrate watercraft of the far north. Bring your own boat and join in the gathering of builders, pa… By Land and By Sea: Antique Vehicles Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: September 25, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: At the turn of the century, commerce depended more than every before on connections between land and… Community Carol Sing Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: December 18, 2005 – December 18, 2005 Description: Caroling for all to celebrate the season. Brass quartet and the Mystic Seaport carolers lead an afte… Frog Carols Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 Description: Concert for all ages. Fanciful songs about amphibians set to traditional holiday tunes. Refreshment… Holiday Craft Show Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: November 19, 2005 – November 20, 2005 Description: Show featuring over 65 artisans from around New England. Holiday Show & Artisan Guild Sale Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: November 18, 2005 – December 31, 2005 Description: Original fine art offered for sale and display for holiday giving. Lantern Light Tours Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: December 2, 2005 – December 20, 2005 Description: The tours take you back with theatrical scenes of Christmas past with horsedrawn carriage rides, vis… Mystic Seaport Field Days Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: November 25, 2005 – November 26, 2005 Description: Special weekend activities designed for the entire family include traditional games, wagon rides, ho… Nautical Nightmares Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: October 14, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Description: Hear tales of New England’s historic ghosts, legends and unsolved mysteries. Haunted historic vessel… Reading of Polar Express Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: December 12, 2005 – December 12, 2005 Description: Enjoy a live reading of the Christmas classic “The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburg, refreshment… Sea Harvest Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: October 8, 2005 – October 10, 2005 Description: Cool sea air, hot “chowda,” warm cider and colorful fall foliage along the historic Mystic River is… Silent Auction Gala Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: November 12, 2005 – November 12, 2005 Description: Presented by Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. Spooky Nature Trail Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: October 28, 2005 – October 29, 2005 Description: Roam self-guided trails past fantastical creatures, rackling witches and shimmering fairies. Inside… Tarzan Brown Mystic River Run Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: November 6, 2005 – November 6, 2005 Description: Course along the banks of the scenic Mystic River, post race picnic. Turkey Trot & Dip Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: November 24, 2005 – November 24, 2005 Description: One or three mile Fun Run finishing with an optional “dip” in the Mystic River. Whale Trail Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: July 1, 2005 – October 31, 2005 Description: Follow the Whale Trail from Old Lyme to Norwich to Westerly, RI, and all the towns in between to see… Wild Mushroom Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Groton Date: September 25, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: Outdoor festival celebrating wild mushrooms through tasty delights prepared on-site by chefs from to… Apple Harvest Region: Mystic Country City: Killingly Date: September 9, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: Pick-your-own apples and raspberries, pumpkins, weekend hay rides, fresh sweet cider, Revolutionary-… Outdoor Antiques Show Region: Mystic Country City: Lebanon Date: September 24, 2005 – September 24, 2005 Description: Over 100 quality antique exhibitors, refreshments. Revolution-ize Your Weekend Region: Mystic Country City: Lebanon Date: October 1, 2005 – October 1, 2005 Description: Experience living history at a Revolutionary War encampment, the opening event in Connecticut’s cele… “The Courage of Sarah Noble” Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: September 18, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: Illustrated talk with Dr. Russell Handsman, who delves into the history of Weantinock Indians of Con… Author & Storyteller Joseph Bruchac Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: October 8, 2005 – October 8, 2005 Description: The author of more than 100 books, including dozens for children, Joseph Bruchas shares his stories… Brown Bag Luncheon Talk: Abenaki Tribal Recognition Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: October 16, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: Dr. Fred Wiseman, Abenaki and a professor and scientist, is the designated Mikwobaid, or “Rememberer… Flying Words Project … Duck! Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 5, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: Native American deaf poet Peter Cook communicates his engaging vignettes through sign and body langu… Gifts of the Land Harvest -A Harvest Celebration Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: October 10, 2005 – October 10, 2005 Description: Join in the afternoon of music, games and children’s activities in celebration of the Harvest, one o… Holiday Show Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 26, 2005 – December 3, 2005 Description: Offering unique holiday gifts. Honoring the Nations Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 12, 2005 – November 12, 2005 Description: Join in this special day as we pay tribute to Native veterans who have served in the armed forces of… Lakota Dance Troupe Deer Chaser Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 26, 2005 – November 26, 2005 Description: More than a dozen Lakota children made up Deer Chaser, a troupe of singers and dancers from the Pine… Laughing Woman & Eagle Wings Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 25, 2005 – November 25, 2005 Description: Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Elder, Laughing Woman and her Ojibwe husband Eagle Wings took top honors… Make a Yarn Painting Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: October 8, 2005 – October 8, 2005 Description: Bring the entire family to learn the unique art of yarn painting and create your own brightly colore… Native Americans in the Military Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 11, 2005 – November 13, 2005 Description: In honor of Veteran’s Day the film “True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers” will be scr… Scaling Lantern Hill Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: October 10, 2005 – October 10, 2005 Description: Take an invigorating hike for breathtaking views from the highest point in southeastern Connecticut…. The Deer Dance Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: October 8, 2005 – October 8, 2005 Description: Jerry Thundercloud McDonald (Mohawk) and Javier Alarcon (Aztec) perform the traditional deer dance w… The Mysteries of Caribou Hunting Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: September 17, 2005 – September 17, 2005 Description: Native peoples hunted Caribou in southern New England more than 12,000 years ago. Their recipe for c… The Mysteries of Caribou Hunting Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 25, 2005 – November 25, 2005 Description: Native peoples hunted Caribou in southern New England more than 12,000 years ago. Their recipe for c… The Mysteries of Caribou Hunting Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: October 29, 2005 – October 29, 2005 Description: Native peoples hunted Caribou in southern New England more than 12,000 years ago. Their recipe for c… The Mysteries of Caribou Hunting Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 12, 2005 – November 12, 2005 Description: Native peoples hunted Caribou in southern New England more than 12,000 years ago. Their recipe for c… The Other Harvest: Digging Native Foods Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 27, 2005 – November 27, 2005 Description: What’s for Thanksgiving dinner? Take a look at a wide variety of traditional foods in the Native Ame… Winter Moon Native Market Region: Mystic Country City: Ledyard Date: November 25, 2005 – November 27, 2005 Description: Dozens of Native American artists bring their unique, handcrafted creations for the annual market ov… “Hansel & Gretel” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 13, 2005 – November 13, 2005 Description: Delightful operatic masterpiece offers youngsters an easy introduction to the world of opera. Featur… “Into the Woods” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: December 1, 2005 – December 9, 2005 Description: Magical and magnificent score helps tell this bewitching and playful story of cockeyed characters in… “Jonah’s Dream” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 6, 2005 – November 16, 2005 Description: William Gibson (Tony Award-winner for “The Miracle Worker”), has penned this fascinating and wildly… “Pinocchio” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: September 25, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: Presented by the Enchantment Theatre Company, this classic story of Pinicchio’s adventure-filled jou… “Prudence” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: February 23, 2006 – March 5, 2006 Description: Performance presented by the Connecticut Repertory Theatre. An inspiring story of the courage, compa… “Snowflake” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: January 29, 2006 – January 29, 2006 Description: Without a single word, Gale LaJoye turns sorrow into joy. Using magic of illusion, he floats in mid-… “Stop Kiss” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 27, 2005 – November 6, 2005 Description: Tragicomic look at how suddenly and completely the breathlessness, tenderness and innocence of a fir… “Willy Wonka” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: February 19, 2006 – February 19, 2006 Description: Fun-filled musical treat features lives actors, puppets and plenty of surprises. Presented by the Ke… Alice Murray Heilig Memorial Concert Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 23, 2005 – October 23, 2005 Description: Featuring Esequiel Meza, piano. American String Quartet Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: September 22, 2005 – September 22, 2005 Description: Multimedia program features the American String Quartet, composer commentary, artwork by Motherwell… An Evening with Bernadette Peters Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: December 2, 2005 – December 3, 2005 Description: A performer of amazing versatility. An Evening with Wynton Marsalis Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 4, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: His awe-inspiring performances and dazzlingly varied compositions and recordings distinguish him as… Bill Cosby Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 1, 2005 – October 1, 2005 Description: One of the most influential stars in America today. Children’s Letters to God Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 16, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: This acclaimed off-Broadway musical features youngsters writing to “the Big G” in an endearing and w… Choral Ensemble Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 6, 2005 – November 6, 2005 Colin Mochrie, Greg Proops, and Brad Shermwood Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: January 20, 2006 – January 21, 2006 Description: An evening of non-stop laughs with these three comics pros from the TV show, “Whose Line Is It Anywa… Connecticut Children’s Book Fair Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 12, 2005 – November 13, 2005 Description: Features noted authors and illustrators of children’s books, storybook characters, music, autographi… Department of Music Faculty Recital Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: September 11, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Ronald Squibbs, piano. Department of Music Faculty Recital Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 15, 2005 – November 15, 2005 Description: James Ackley, trumpet. Eroica Trio Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 11, 2005 – October 11, 2005 Description: Most sought-after string trio in the world, the Grammy-nomiated women thrill audiences and critics a… Jazz 10tet Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 10, 2005 – November 10, 2005 Description: University of Connecticut’s premier jazz ensemble with the Grammy Award-winning valve trombonist and… Jazz Combos Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 17, 2005 – October 17, 2005 Description: Small group jazz in the tradition of Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins and Gerry Mulligan. Jazz Lab Band Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 7, 2005 – November 7, 2005 Description: Big Band swing with John Mastroianni, director. Jazz Showcase Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: September 19, 2005 – September 19, 2005 Description: A jazz smorgasbord featuring the University of Connecticut Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, Faculty Jaz… Jazz Showcase Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: February 27, 2006 – February 27, 2006 Description: Earl MacDonald, Kenny Davis, Bill Reynolds, John Mastroianni, directors. Judy Collins & The Smothers Brothers Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 7, 2005 – October 8, 2005 Description: Fill your night with good-natured, side-splitting laughs and the sweet sound of folk music performed… King’s Singers Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: February 9, 2006 – February 9, 2006 Description: Combination of musical excellence with irrepressible wit as they perform an astoundingly diverse rep… Martha Graham Dance Company Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 27, 2005 – October 27, 2005 Description: This dance company is not only the oldest, but the most renowned contemporary dance company in the w… Messiah Sing Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 30, 2005 – November 30, 2005 MOMIX, Lunar Sea Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: February 2, 2006 – February 2, 2006 Description: Lunar Sea, is a playfully inventive, multimedia extravaganza that explores night sky and oceanic ima… Munich Symphony Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 20, 2005 – October 20, 2005 Description: France’s internationally celebrated Phillippe Entremont will lead the distinguished symphony as bo… Opera Scenes Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 30, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Percussion Ensemble Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: December 6, 2005 – December 6, 2005 Description: Peter Coutsouridis, director. Ravi Shankar’s Festival of India II Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 5, 2005 – October 5, 2005 Description: His daughter, Anoushka Shankar, and an exceptional ensemble of musicians and dancers in a celebratio… REBEL “Baroque & Beyond” Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 17, 2005 – November 17, 2005 Description: New York-based Dutch ensemble has captivated audiences with its unique style and provocative approac… Rockapella Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: February 24, 2006 – February 25, 2006 Description: Their trademark, powerhouse sound combines an irresistible blend of soul, rock, rhythm and blues, an… Salzburg Chamber Soloists – Mozart’s 250th Anniversary Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: February 21, 2006 – February 21, 2006 Description: European ensemble join the brilliant German pianists, Andreas Klein, for an inspired evening of Moza… Sister Mozart Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 8, 2005 – November 8, 2005 Description: Presented by Chamber Music PLUS featuring Hayley Mills. Historic bio-drama about Nannerl Mozart, the… Symphonic Band Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: December 1, 2005 – December 1, 2005 Description: David Mills, conductor. Symphonic Band Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 13, 2005 – October 13, 2005 Description: David Mills, conductor. Takacs String Quartet Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 22, 2005 – October 22, 2005 Description: Exploring its extensive repertoire with intellectual curiosity and passion, this quartet’s exuberanc… Treblemakers & Junior Trebles Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 University of Connecticut Collegium Musicum Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: December 3, 2005 – December 3, 2005 Description: Presents L’oraculo del fato (The Oracle of Fate), a Secular Cantata by Francesco Gasparini (1661-172… University Symphony Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 18, 2005 – November 18, 2005 Description: Peter Sacco, conductor. University Symphony Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: February 24, 2006 – February 24, 2006 Description: Peter Sacco, conductor. University Symphony Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 14, 2005 – October 14, 2005 Description: Peter Sacco, conductor. Voices of Freedom Gospel Choir Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: November 5, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: Lisa Clayton, director. Wind Ensembles Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: October 27, 2005 – October 27, 2005 Description: Jeffrey Renshaw, conductor. Wind Ensembles Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: December 8, 2005 – December 8, 2005 Description: Jeffrey Renshaw, conductor. Yule Be Swingin’ Region: Mystic Country City: Mansfield Date: December 5, 2005 – December 5, 2005 Description: University Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band and combos play seasonal favorites. Earl MacDonald, conducto… “Silent Surrealism” Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: November 12, 2005 – November 12, 2005 Description: An evening of silent Surrealist films with live gypsy jazz performed by the Hot Club of San Francisc… Boats Books & Brushes with Taste Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: September 16, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: The largest literary, art, maritime and food festival in the state featuring author presentations. T… Colonial Craft Fair Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: September 24, 2005 – September 24, 2005 Description: Colonial artisans demonstrate their craft and sell their wares. Also featuring period musicians and… Doug Varone & Dancers Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: February 4, 2006 – February 4, 2006 Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: October 22, 2005 – October 22, 2005 Description: Classic series ‘“From Russia with Love,” featuring pianist Alexandre Montouzkine. Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: November 12, 2005 – November 12, 2005 Description: Classic series ‘“French Toast.” Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra Classics Series Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: February 21, 2006 – February 21, 2006 Description: The New Year from Vienna. Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: December 3, 2005 – December 3, 2005 Description: Bravo Broadway! Guest conductor, Donald Pippin with soloists Jodi Benson, Debbie Gravitte, and Sal V… Thanksgiving with the Hempsteds Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: November 19, 2005 – November 19, 2005 Description: Visitors will enjoy a hearth cooking demonstration, samples provided. Turtle Island String Quarter & Ying Quartet Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: October 1, 2005 – October 1, 2005 United States Coast Guard Band Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: October 23, 2005 – October 23, 2005 Description: One of our nation’s premier military bands founded in 1925, has gained a reputation as one of the fi… United States Coast Guard Band Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: October 30, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Description: One of our nation’s premier military bands founded in 1925, has gained a reputation as one of the fi… United States Coast Guard Band Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 Description: One of our nation’s premier military bands founded in 1925, has gained a reputation as one of the fi… United States Coast Guard Band Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: December 18, 2005 – December 18, 2005 Description: One of our nation’s premier military bands founded in 1925, has gained a reputation as one of the fi… United States Coast Guard Band Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: January 15, 2006 – January 15, 2006 Description: One of our nation’s premier military bands founded in 1925, has gained a reputation as one of the fi… United States Coast Guard Band Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: January 15, 2006 – January 15, 2006 Description: One of our nation’s premier military bands founded in 1925, has gained a reputation as one of the fi… United States Coast Guard Band Region: Mystic Country City: New London Date: November 20, 2005 – November 20, 2005 Description: One of our nation’s premier military bands founded in 1925, has gained a reputation as one of the fi… Harvest Celebration Region: Mystic Country City: North Stonington Date: October 8, 2005 – October 9, 2005 Description: Wine tastings and tours, live music, gourmet food vendors, artisans, crafts, hay rides, pumpkins, gr… Craft Show & Sale Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: November 26, 2005 – November 26, 2005 Description: Invitational craft show and sale featuring items created by Connecticut artisans. Fall Festival & Russian Bazaar Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: October 1, 2005 – October 1, 2005 Description: Annual event of Slavic culture and foods, home baked goods, pastries, breads, activities for childre… Fall Tag Sale Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: November 5, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: Giant tag sale with lunch served. Family Day Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: September 18, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: Food, fun and games for all. Gem & Mineral Show Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: September 17, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: 16 plus dealers featuring minerals displays, silent auction, jewelry making. Unique opportunity for… Grecian Food Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: September 9, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Greek food, wines, pastries, dancers, entertainment, artifacts, and church tours. Historic Norwichtown Days Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: September 17, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: Celebration of the town’s rich Colonial past with historic encampments and demonstrations, lectures,… Holiday Bake Sale Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: December 17, 2005 – December 17, 2005 Description: Festive platters, trays and tins of assorted holiday cookies, candy and sweets. Special holiday brea… Light Up City Hall Ceremony Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: November 25, 2005 – November 25, 2005 Description: Features musical entertainment, Santa, horse drawn wagon rides under the “canopy of lights,’ vintage… Nutcracker on Ice Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: November 19, 2005 – November 20, 2005 Description: Annual holiday show. Winter Festival Parade Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 Description: Two-hour performance packed with music, dancing, marching bands, 25 musical floats, vintage cars, fi… Winterfest Region: Mystic Country City: Norwich Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 Description: Two-hour parade with many floats, cast of characters, mascots, fife and drum corps, all types of ban… Celebrate the Family Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Date: September 11, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Six family friendly destinations in southeastern Connecticut offer special activities throughout the… Exhibition Opening Reception Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Date: October 28, 2005 – October 28, 2005 Description: Opening reception for “Charles A. Platt – Architect of the Lyme Art Association” and “Dawn to Dusk”… Foals & Foliage Morgan Horse Open Barn Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Date: October 8, 2005 – October 10, 2005 Description: The state’s oldest private Morgan breeding farm welcomes guests to pet foals and see the stallions a… Impromptu Encounters with Art Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Date: December 4, 2005 – December 18, 2005 Description: Visitors are encouraged to try their hand painting plein air, in the open air. Painters are given br… Magic of Christmas Kick-Off Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Date: November 25, 2005 – November 27, 2005 Description: Jump start the holiday season with a weekend of family friendly holiday/winter activities to kick of… The Magic of Christmas Region: Mystic Country City: Old Lyme Date: November 19, 2005 – January 8, 2006 Description: The museum is alive with the sparkle and excitement of lavish Fantasy trees and the holiday icon, Mi… Artists’ Gathering Celebration Region: Mystic Country City: Pomfret Date: November 5, 2005 – November 6, 2005 Description: Select artists, artisans and designer craftsmen exhibit and sell their unique and distinctive works… Walking Weekends Region: Mystic Country City: Putnam Date: October 7, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: More than 100 free guided walks offer a wealth of opportunities to explore the historical, natural a… Apple Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Salem Date: October 29, 2005 – October 29, 2005 Description: Over a thousand hand made apple goodies, bulk cheddar cheese for sale, other refreshments, children’… Highland Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Scotland Date: October 9, 2005 – October 9, 2005 Description: Festival of the Scottish culture including parade of pipe bands, Highland dance, competitions, food,… Country Fair Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: September 17, 2005 – September 17, 2005 Description: Famous chowder luncheon, white elephant, crafts, children’s activities, plants. Halloween Stonington Style Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: October 28, 2005 – October 28, 2005 Description: Families are invited to celebrate Halloween in a safe and fun setting with costumes, games and prize… St. Nicholas Day Celebration Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 Description: In the Scandanavian tradition, children are encouraged to leave their shoes at the door while they p… Vineyard Harvest Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Stonington Date: October 15, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: Gourmet vendors providing lunch, wine, live music, cellar tours. “Over the Tavern” Region: Mystic Country City: Windham Date: November 4, 2005 – November 19, 2005 Description: This family comedy carries you back to 1950s and the Buffalo home of the Pazinski’s, a loud and loon… “Sylvia” Region: Mystic Country City: Windham Date: September 16, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: Howlingly funny romantic comedy into a look at the special bond between man and his dog. Curbstone Press 30th Anniversary Region: Mystic Country City: Windham Date: September 25, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: Join the staff, board members, authors, volunteers, friends, and special guest authors in the celebr… Romantic Chocolate Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Windham Date: February 11, 2006 – February 11, 2006 Description: Lovers, cupids, and friends sample chocolates from India, Poland, Ecuador, Italy, Sweden and the U.S… Third Thursday Street Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Windham Date: September 15, 2005 – September 15, 2005 Description: Local and regional vendors showcasing unique goods, five stages of entertainment, street performers,… Third Thursday Street Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Windham Date: October 20, 2005 – October 20, 2005 Description: Local and regional vendors showcasing unique goods, five stages of entertainment, street performers,… Winter Blues Fest Region: Mystic Country City: Windham Date: February 18, 2006 – February 18, 2006 Description: Dance away those Winter Blues with four bands featuring 1940s swing, swamp pop, Zydeco and rhythm an… “Nutcracker” Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: December 10, 2005 – December 10, 2005 Description: Performed by St. Petersburg Classic Ballet Theatre from Russia. Auction Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: September 24, 2005 – September 24, 2005 Description: Variety of items from antiques and furniture to gift certificates. Price of admission includes cold… Bowen’s 1887 Christmas Celebration Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 Description: Tour the first floor with decorations reminiscenting the family’s Christmas traditions. Vignettes cr… Celebrating Agriculture Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: September 17, 2005 – September 17, 2005 Description: A showcase of the benefits of agriculture in the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Corr… Connecticut Renaissance Fair Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: September 24, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: Experience the magic of Renaissance with the mythical legend of King Arthur comes to life with over… Dan Zanes & Friends Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: October 29, 2005 – October 29, 2005 Description: Performs lively, creative children-oriented tunes. Fine Arts & Crafts Festival Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: October 15, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: One of the leading juried show with 175 fine art and craft exhibitors, entertainment, food court, fi… Holly ‘n’ Harvest Fair Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: November 5, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: Handcrafted gifts and decorations, homemade candy and baked goods, plants and dried arrangements, je… Tour des Farms Region: Mystic Country City: Woodstock Date: September 17, 2005 – September 17, 2005 Description: Tour offers a 17-mile and a 38-mile loop with stops at a dairy farm, winery, orchard, fruit and vege…