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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
12/11/2016

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263
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Time: 
1 - 2 pm

Warm Winter Tails at Roaring Brook Nature Center!

Join us on a cozy winter afternoon for a winter story time and short guided hike in the woods followed by hot cocoa. Cost: Free with admission to the Nature Center. Pre-registration required.
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Dates: 
12/09/2016
12/10/2016
12/11/2016

Organization:

Lake Compounce

Location:

822 Lake Avenue
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

860-583-3300
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Time: 
Fridays: 5 - 9 pm; Saturdays and Sundays: 4 - 9 pm

Lake Compounce Festival of Holiday Lights

Lake Compounce is covered in thousands of lights producing a spectacular light show set to music. A selection of fun children’s and family rides are open during the Festival of Lights.Kids can meet Santa!
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Dates: 
01/08/2017

Location:

166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT, 06106
United States
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Time: 
3 pm

DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD- LIVE!

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” lives on with the award- winning television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and PBS KIDS.
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Dates: 
12/14/2016

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263
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Time: 
7:30 – 8:45 pm

Under the ‘Cold’ Moon SUPERMOON Family Night Hike at Roaring Brook Nature Center!

Bundle up and join us for a guided woodland hike under the last ‘supermoon’ of 2016. The moon will be at its closest approach to the Earth and may look slightly larger and brighter than usual. This month’s moon is known by early Native American tribes as the Full Cold Moon because this is the time of year when the cold winter air settles in and the nights become long and dark. Cost: $5 members, $7 nonmembers. Pre-registration required.
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Dates: 
12/09/2016
12/10/2016
12/11/2016

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263
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Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Home for the Holidays Scavenger Hunt at Roaring Brook Nature Center!

Hike our trails in December and learn which animals have chosen to spend the upcoming holidays in Werner’s Woods. Cost: Outdoor scavenger hunt maps $2 each or free with admission to the Nature Center.
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Dates: 
12/18/2016

Location:

25 Powers Court
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

(203) 227-4177
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Time: 
1 pm and 4 pm

A Very Electric Christmas

Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits by Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey, Tchiakovsky & more.
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Dates: 
12/10/2016

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-SCIENCE
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Time: 
6 pm

Overnight Excursion: Secret Agent Science at the CT Science Center!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit the Connecticut Science Center at night? Find out at our next Overnight Excursion! Explore our 10 exhibit galleries and settle in for the night at your favorite exhibit. You’ll experience exciting science challenges and activities, meet some of our favorite LIVE animals, see a 3D movie, and more.
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Dates: 
12/10/2016
12/11/2016
12/17/2016

Location:

One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

(800) 377-3987
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Time: 
Departures: 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30pm

The Santa Special

All aboard the Santa Special for a one-of-a-kind, daytime holiday experience. Make sure you’re camera-ready for that “special moment” when Santa and Mrs. Claus visit each child!
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Dates: 
12/09/2016
12/10/2016
12/11/2016

Location:

600 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

8602782670
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Time: 
10am–5pm

43rd Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions

Established in 1973 by the Women’s Committee as a museum fundraising event, Festival of Trees & Traditions has become an annual holiday custom for visitors from throughout the state and beyond.
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Dates: 
12/09/2016
12/10/2016
12/11/2016

Location:

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-852-0700 ext. 2206
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Time: 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

"Festival of Lighthouses" at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

You be the judge as a slate of creative, large model lighthouses vie for guest votes and first prize of $1,500 in our 15th annual holiday “Festival of Lighthouses Contest."
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