Category Archives: Connecticut

CT: Mystic Sharkfest Swim

Mystic, CT Exit 90: The 3rd Annual Mystic Sharkfest will be a 1500 meter swim from Middle Wharf at Mystic Seaport, down the Mystic River and under the famous Bascule drawbridge to finish at Dock A at Seaport Marine next … Continue reading

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CT: Search for Cap’n Kidd’s Treasure on Pirates Day

Milford, CT Exit 39A: Ahoy Mateys! For over 300 years, people of all ages have searched for Captain Kidd’s treasure.  Sunday, June 11th, 2017 is Pirates Day in Milford.  Join Captain Kidd and his crew as they sail into Milford … Continue reading

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CT: International Festival of Arts & Ideas

New Haven, CT Exit 47: What do you get when you assemble authors, scientists, and leading innovators alongside outstanding artists? The International Festival of Arts & Ideas – a 15-day festival of performing arts, lectures; dynamic public programs to captivate, entertain, … Continue reading

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CT: Medieval Faire with Jousting, Fairy Magic, Armored Combat, Music, and Merry Men

North Haven, CT Exit 48 to I 91N: Walk into a medieval  fairytale and experience what a spring festival might have been like in 12th century Nottingham England. Fantasy takes flight when you step back to the past at Robin … Continue reading

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CT: Welcome Spring at New Haven’s Cherry Blossom Festival

New Haven, CT Exit 47: The 44th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of spring commemorating the planting of 72 Yoshino Japanese Cherry Blossom trees in 1973.  Hanami (cherry blossom) viewing, has been a Japanese custom since the 7th … Continue reading

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CT: Go Green for Year Fourteen of the Mystic Irish Parade

Mystic, CT Exit 90: Each year, a sliver of Ireland is brought to the small town of Mystic, Connecticut when friends and family from near and far celebrate Celtic and Gaelic customs and traditions. The 14th Annual Mystic Irish Parade … Continue reading

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CT: Growing Up in Korea – Heart and Seoul

Norwalk, CT Exit 14 N or 15 S: Last chance to see Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea is a new, cultural exhibit in which five modern-day Korean kids will open their hearts and invite you to take an … Continue reading

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CT: Art in a Parking Garage?

Norwalk, CT: Northbound Exit 14, Southbound Exit 15S: An art gallery in a parking garage? Yes , you heard right. Experience the unique ambience of SoNo at this urban art gallery located at the Maritime Parking Garage. The Maritime Garage … Continue reading

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CT: Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours at the Mark Twain House

Hartford, CT Exit 48 to I-91N: For some Halloween ghouly delight check out the popular Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours at the Mark Twain House. eerie enough to have been featured on SyFy Channel’s acclaimed paranormal series Ghost Hunters and the … Continue reading

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CT: Hop, Jump, and Crawl in the new Frogs! Exhibit at Mystic Aquarium

Mystic, CT Exit 90: Discover the world of frogs at Mystic Aquarium’s brand new 1,000 square foot exhibit featuring an aquatic habitat with more than 30 different species of frogs and other amphibians from around the world. Unique exhibits allow … Continue reading

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