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Dates: 
06/10/2018

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955
Time: 
8 am - 9:30 am

Pancakes with Penguins at Mystic Aquarium

Plan ahead and reserve your tickets for Pancakes with Penguins, a fun event to kick-start your day. Breakfast is served buffet style from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and includes pancakes with assorted toppings, scrambled eggs, sausage and various beverages. If you prefer or need gluten-free pancakes, please call our reservation line and let them know.
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Dates: 
05/26/2018
05/27/2018
05/28/2018

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

(860) 572-5955 x520
Time: 
9 am - 6 pm

Memorial Day Weekend

As a thank you to United States military personnel for their service to our country, Mystic Aquarium is offering FREE admission for U.S. Military Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members May 26 to 28 with Military ID. Family members with U.S. Military ID receive a discounted admission rate of $20.99 per adult, $15.99 per youth (13-17) and $13.99 per child (3-12) when each person shows their U.S. Military ID. Admission discount available on general admission only. Must present United States Military ID at admission gate at time of purchase to receive discount. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer valid May 26 – 28, 2018.
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Dates: 
06/02/2018
Time: 
Regatta from 12 - 4 pm; Food Truck Festival from 12 - 7 pm

Location:

Long Wharf Pier
Off Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT, 06511
United States

Phone:

(203) 464-5938

New Haven Dragon Boat Regatta and Food Truck Festival!

The Dragon Boat Regtta is proud to share June 2nd with the 4th Annual New Haven Food Truck Festival at Long Wharf. Dragon Boat participants, friends and families can enjoy the excitement of the regatta as well as a variety of food and entertainment provided by the Food Truck Festival. Folks are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and pop-up tents to view the racing, and for the live music of the Food Truck Festival. The main of event of the Food Truck Festival is the CCAP sponsored New Haven Wheelie Battle, a competition to see who can ride the longest wheelie!
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Dates: 
06/08/2018

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711
Time: 
6:00 PM

The Field & Forest 5K

Enjoy a scenic 5K trail run or walk through the picturesque nature sanctuary, Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust in Woodbury, CT, and a post-race celebration with local food trucks and beer and live entertainment with the rock band, Root Six.
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Dates: 
05/28/2018

Organization:

Mystic Seaport

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-0711
Time: 
varies, see below

Decoration Day at the Mystic Seaport!

2018 is the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. During this special Sesquicentennial, the Museum’s roleplayers share stories of life and the sea to ensure that no soldier or sailor, even one from the 19th century, is forgotten.
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Dates: 
05/26/2018
05/27/2018
05/28/2018

Location:

Robin Hood Faire
318 7 Bridge Rd
Lancaster, MA, 01523
United States

Phone:

(860) 478-5954
Time: 
10:30AM – 6:00PM

Robin Hood's Faire

Forget thy cares and share a day of laughter & merriment with us. Enjoy entertainment throughout the day both on-and-off stages and prepare thyself to share a day of interactive fun that will brighten your spirits and make thy day.
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Dates: 
06/02/2018
Time: 
Parade: 12 pm; Festival: 12 - 7 pm

Location:

Bushnell Park
Bisected by Trinity Street, between Jewell/Ford and Elm
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

(860) 978-7412

Hartford Puerto Rican Day Parade and Festival del Coqui!

What better way to celebrate Puerto Rican Day in Hartford than with the annual Parade and Festival del Coqui! Bring your families downtown to drink in the vibrant Puerto Rican culture and experience the fun and community spirit of the day! The Hartford Puerto Rican Parade features nearly 3,000 marching participants and is the largest parade in the City of Hartford and the Hartford region. Since its inception, the Festival del Coquí has featured some of the best local Puerto Rican talent - groups, solo artists, cultural acts - and it closes with a few well-known performers who come to the festival from Puerto Rico specifically to be part of the event. Attendees arrive early to grab the best space at the park, shop with the vendors and get first dibs at the delicious food provided by both local restaurants and out of town vendors.
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Dates: 
06/09/2018
06/10/2018

Organization:

Town of West Hartford

Location:

50 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Phone:

860-561-7512
Time: 
Saturday, June 9th from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday, June 10th from Noon to 6 PM.

Celebrate! West Hartford Fair and 5K Race and Kids Fun Run

If you like great food, entertainment, games, carnival rides, and a certified 5K road race, then you and your kids should plan on going to Celebrate West Hartford! Attracting over 35,000 people each year from the greater Hartford area, Celebrate West Hartford provides festival attendees with a wide range of family activities, great food and more!
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Dates: 
06/02/2018
06/03/2018

Location:

16 Meriden Rd
Middlefield, CT, 06481
United States

Phone:

(860) 346-2372
Time: 
Check website for time

2018 Connecticut Trails Day Events

Join us for one of our hikes to explore the natural beauty in CT.
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Dates: 
06/07/2018
06/08/2018
06/09/2018

Organization:

Mystic Seaport

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-0711
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm; evening concerts begin at 7 pm

Sea Music Festival at the Mystic Seaport

Join us for the 39th annual Sea Music Festival featuring four days filled with workshops, concerts, hands-on demonstrations, and a scholarly symposium – all celebrating the music of the sea! From songs of the golden age of sail to contemporary compositions, the Sea Music Festival includes a wide variety of sea music both modern and traditional, a children’s stage with special performances for families, and demonstrations of maritime work songs – or chanteys – aboard our historic vessels.
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Dates: 
06/18/2018
06/19/2018
06/20/2018

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711
Time: 
9 AM – 1 PM or 1 - 5 PM or ALL DAY, 9 AM - 5 PM

Flanders Summer Camp!

Your child can be an artist, explorer, farmer or culinary genius at Flanders, where learning is fun! Mix and match a morning and afternoon program to create a memorable summer experience for your child. There’s something marvelous about spending time at the barn during summer. Bouncing baby goats, sheep, ponies and other farm animals are sure to entertain children along with the wonders of newborn life. Learn about technology through time in our antique farm tool museum and the importance of farms and food today. Hayrides, hikes, stories, games, and art are part of the best summer fun. Come down for an amazing agricultural adventure!
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