Upcoming Events

Free “Remember The Band Shell” Concert to Benefit CT Children’s Medical Center

Free “Remember The Band Shell” Concert to Benefit CT Children’s Medical Center

SAVE THE DATE!! The September 22 Benefit Concert is growing by leaps and bounds. Nine bands have signed up to rock the place with some of your favorites like the Vybrations and Undecided making special appearances. Oh yeah by the way ‘The King’ will be there too!!  So mark your calender for September 22 for some great Rock and […]

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Little Shop of Horrors coming to Bridgeport this September

Little Shop of Horrors coming to Bridgeport this September

Bridgeport Theatre Company launches its fourth season with the hit cult-classic musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running Sep 13-28. All performances will take place at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill Street, Downtown Bridgeport. Bridgeport Theatre Company operates in residence at DCT, and will be presenting the new “Community Theatre Series” for Downtown Cabaret […]

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Whaleship Charles W. Morgan to Begin Journey Back to the Water

Whaleship Charles W. Morgan to Begin Journey Back to the Water

Mystic, CT- After nearly five years out of the water, the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan will take the first step on her journey back to the Mystic River on Monday, June 24 at Mystic Seaport. Shipwrights will be moving the 300-ton ship onto a ship lift over the water in preparation for her launch. […]

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Derby Scouts to Present 89th Annual Scout Gang Show

Derby Scouts to Present 89th Annual Scout Gang Show

Derby - The more than 100 members of Housatonic Council Cub Scout Pack 3, Boy Scout Troop 3 and Venture Crew 33 will present their 89th Annual Scout Gang Show on May 10 & 11, 7:30PM at the Derby United Methodist Church, located near the Derby Green at the corner of 5th & Elizabeth Streets, Derby. Part old […]

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Win tickets to see Rush at Mohegan Sun

Win tickets to see Rush at Mohegan Sun

Win tickets to see Rush at Mohegan Sun Arena this May. Just answer one short question and you’ll be entered to win!

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Amber’s Summer Adventure Snapshot

Amber’s Summer Adventure Snapshot

This summer is full of awesome events, from themed 5K’s to obstacle courses, bike tours and of course music festivals. Here is a quick guide for those adventurers at heart!

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Recent Reviews

Dave Chappelle Has Meltdown in Hartford; Walks Off Stage

Dave Chappelle Has Meltdown in Hartford; Walks Off Stage

After being heckled on stage, stops telling jokes and turns against the crowd Word spread rapidly last night via social media that Dave Chappelle had walked off the stage, implying after being heckled that he was tired and fed up with the tour. “The next time I’m on television, and they interview me and they […]

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Friends in High Places at City Climb Gym!

Friends in High Places at City Climb Gym!

Have you been wanting to try indoor climbing? City Climb in New Haven is a gem worth a try!

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Mangos Wood-Fired Pizza in Mystic, CT – Delicious!

Mangos Wood-Fired Pizza in Mystic, CT – Delicious!

I asked our dedicated twitter followers on Saturday for some help with finding a lunch spot for an impromptu catch-up with a friend.  I love having options, and was relieved with the quality of responses! We decided to try Mangos Wood Fired Pizza for a delicious lunch in a great atmosphere!  The menu was extensive, with interesting combinations for […]

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Your Favorite Mystic Lunch Spots

Your Favorite Mystic Lunch Spots

Saturday, I had an impromptu lunch date with a friend from Providence, RI, so we decided to meet halfway in beautiful Mystic, CT!  I asked our dedicated Twitter followers for some suggestions and was not disappointed in the quality of responses! Here is a wrap-up of your most recommended Mystic, CT lunch spots!  Feel free […]

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The Addams Family invade New Haven

The Addams Family invade New Haven

Deep… Dark… And wickedly funny. The Shubert has been host to the wonderfully odd Addams Family. A stage show that is, in short, a fantastic music comedy that will delight audience members of any age. From the opening, a jaunty and well choreographed number about the virtues of being a member of the illustrious family […]

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Ireland’s Great Hunger highlighted at Quinnipiac University’s Músaem An Ghorta Mór

Ireland’s Great Hunger highlighted at Quinnipiac University’s Músaem An Ghorta Mór

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum (Músaem An Ghorta Mór)”, is a museum dedicated to the memory of the Great Hunger, also known as the Irish Potato Famine. I decided to pay a visit to the museum and check it out for myself.

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Other Happenings Across CT

Our Favorite Connecticut Scenery Pins of 2013

Our Favorite Connecticut Scenery Pins of 2013

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Repin your favorites and makes sure you share your favorite Connecticut scenery photos with us on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter or Google+! Follow Connecticut Weekender’s board Connecticut Scenery on Pinterest.

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Free “Remember The Band Shell” Concert to Benefit CT Children’s Medical Center

Free “Remember The Band Shell” Concert to Benefit CT Children’s Medical Center

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE!! The September 22 Benefit Concert is growing by leaps and bounds. Nine bands have signed up to rock the place with some of your favorites like the Vybrations and Undecided making special appearances. Oh yeah by the way ‘The King’ will be there too!!  So mark your calender for September 22 for some great Rock and […]

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Little Shop of Horrors coming to Bridgeport this September

Little Shop of Horrors coming to Bridgeport this September

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bridgeport Theatre Company launches its fourth season with the hit cult-classic musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running Sep 13-28. All performances will take place at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill Street, Downtown Bridgeport. Bridgeport Theatre Company operates in residence at DCT, and will be presenting the new “Community Theatre Series” for Downtown Cabaret […]

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Dave Chappelle Has Meltdown in Hartford; Walks Off Stage

Dave Chappelle Has Meltdown in Hartford; Walks Off Stage

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

After being heckled on stage, stops telling jokes and turns against the crowd Word spread rapidly last night via social media that Dave Chappelle had walked off the stage, implying after being heckled that he was tired and fed up with the tour. “The next time I’m on television, and they interview me and they […]

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Vibes Weekend: An Interview with Gathering of the Vibes founder Ken Hays

Vibes Weekend: An Interview with Gathering of the Vibes founder Ken Hays

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Gathering of the Vibes kicked off yesterday at Seaside Park with an amazing line up of musicians including headliners Phil Lesh & Friends, the Black Crowes, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Assembly of Dust, John Butler Trio, Galactic and more.  We at the Connecticut Weekender are huge fans of the Vibes, so […]

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Photo Stream: Mystic Seaport by riley_daniels

Photo Stream: Mystic Seaport by riley_daniels

| July 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

My parents on the Joseph Conrad #mysticseaport #makegoodlookingbabies

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