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Darien-Made, Paris-Themed: You Can Savor Art, Music and Food in ‘Artists at Grove Street Plaza’ Art Show, Sept 21

Nobu Miki art Artists at Grove Street Plaza
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The fifth annual Artists at Grove Street Plaza open-air art show will feature top local painters, photographers and ceramicists, with live chamber music and five food vendors as part of a Paris-style exhibit produced with Darien talent. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Family Fun at Bruce ConsTRUCKS as the Bruce Museum Readies for a Massive Rebuild

Rendering of Bruce Museum after reconstruction
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Bruce ConsTRUCKS, a day of free family fun on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 8 will have construction trucks and other vehicles for kids to explore, an array of children’s crafts and other hands-on activities, a visit by the “Bubble Bus,” live music, food and ice cream trucks, and more. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Slice of Saugatuck Festival Features Open Houses, Beer Garden, Music, Family Activities

Slice of Saugatuck 2019
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The Slice of Saugatuck Festival in Westport takes place from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, with over four dozen of Saugatuck restaurants, shops and galleries inviting the community to come and sample their offerings. The event in the Saugatuck section of Westport also features live music, fire trucks for kids to touch, an auction, a Belt Tae Kwon Do demonstration and a chance to learn about 3D printing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Blues and Views Festival in Westport on Saturday and Sunday, Aug 31 and Sept 1

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The Blues & Views Festival returns to Westport with two days of sensational music, soulful sounds, tantalizing tastes and a swingin’ street party vibe along the banks of the Saugatuck River. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Westport Fine Arts Festival, July 20 to 21, Includes Art, Food, Kids Activities and That Gargantuan Book Sale

Westport Fine Arts Festival
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The Westport Fine Arts Festival takes place on the weekend of July 20 and 21 with works on display from more than 175 juried artists, arts fun for kids, food and  the Wesport Library’s giant annual summer book sale — heavy enough to slow down the rotation of the Earth. (more…) Continue Reading →

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State Issues CARMAGGEDON Warning for Two Weekends of I-95 Closures at Exit 9, Starting 6 PM, Friday, May 31

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Don’t drive anywhere near I-95 in Stamford and Darien and don’t even think of driving over the Route 1 bridge at Exit 9 on the weekend of May 31 to June 2, or the following weekend. That’s the advice from the Connecticut Department of Transportation, which is replacing the bridge — which has been there since the highway was built in 1958 — on those two weekends. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Get to Know Long Island Sound: Maritime Aquarium’s ‘Marine Life Encounter’ Cruises Start in May

Avalon Bunge Marine Life Encounter Cruises
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Get a deeper new appreciation for Long Island Sound when you meet some of its resident fish, crabs and other creatures, brought up wriggling and wet right out of the water right before your eyes, during a Marine Life Encounter Cruise offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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