Feb
29
Sat
5th Annual Know Your Farmer Fair @ Windham Town Hall Tickets
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
5th Annual Know Your Farmer Fair @ Windham Town Hall | Windham | Connecticut | United States

This event is the perfect opportunity to pick up some fresh winter vegetables and other farm raised products, or chat with farmers about their community supported agriculture (CSA) and other opportunities in the 2020 growing season.It is a free event open to everyone interested in supporting local farms and the farming community.

Mar
8
Sun
Shoreline Penguin Plunge @ Ocean Beach Park Tickets
Mar 8 all-day
Shoreline Penguin Plunge @ Ocean Beach Park | New London | Connecticut | United States

Special Olympics Connecticut will present its Shoreline Penguin Plunge at Ocean Beach Park on Sunday, March 8th. This annual fundraiser encourages people to come together and jump into chilly waters to support Special Olympics athletes. Ocean Beach Park is located at 98 Neptune Ave in New London. Check in will begin at 10 a.m. and the Plunge will take place at 12 p.m. Preregistration online is strongly encouraged so that participants can form teams and earn incentive prizes. Sign up and find out more at soct.org. Participants may also register on the day of the event. Questions? Call 203-230-1201 or email specialolympicsct@soct.org. And, follow Special Olympics Connecticut on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The Shoreline Penguin Plunge is one of a series of Penguin Plunge events to benefit local Special Olympics athletes that will take place February through April. Penguin Plunges feature music, refreshments, awards and parades of plungers in costumes and team jerseys. To join in the fun, participants must be at least eight years old and raise a minimum of $100. In addition to the awards for top fundraisers and best costume, participants receive incentive prizes for their fundraising efforts. All are invited to participate in the Plunge, including individuals, friends and families, and teams representing schools, businesses, organizations and clubs. Spectators are welcome. To find out about other upcoming Penguin Plunge events, visit soct.org.

New this year! The school that raises the most money through its participation in a Penguin Plunge event this season will be visited by an NBC Connecticut special guest and Snow Monster!

Apr
4
Sat
Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra Gala @ Mystic Marriott Tickets
Apr 4 all-day

Join the ECSO for its Annual Gala on April 4, 2020 at the Mystic Marriott.

Jun
4
Thu
Higher Edge 2nd Annual Caps & Gowns Dinner @ Hilton Mystic Tickets
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Higher Edge 2nd Annual Caps & Gowns Dinner @ Hilton Mystic | Stonington | Connecticut | United States

If you share our belief that all young people should have equal opportunity to pursue their educational goals and dreams, join us on Thursday, June 4, 2020, 6-9p at Hilton Mystic for the 2nd Annual Caps & Gowns Dinner. With a caring, experienced staff, Higher Edge creates a relationship and trusting partnership with every student so that they have the tools and mentoring they need to navigate this positive path to a bright future. Come celebrate the achievements of this year’s college graduates!

We are pleased to announce that Mark E. Ojakian, President, Connecticut State Colleges & Universities will be the evening’s keynote speaker.

Oct
10
Sat
Dinner in the Dark @ Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa Tickets
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Dinner in the Dark @ Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa | Groton | Connecticut | United States

Our primary fundraiser for the year, this event is also a true culinary adventure! You will enjoy a multi-course gourmet dinner with paired wines while wearing a blindfold, and we keep the menu secret.

Oct
23
Fri
Spooky Nature Trail @ Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Tickets
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Spooky Nature Trail @ Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Stonington | Connecticut | United States

What will spook you in the woods? The Nature Center’s annual Halloween festivities are sure to haunt your senses as darkness falls. Explore the trails on a self-guided tour with glowing jack-o-lanterns and frightful and delightful creatures of all kinds. Families will enjoy spooky-themed crafts and games, as well as close encounters with the cuddly and creepy creatures. We will have treats and cider available for purchase. Last admission at 7:30 pm.
(mild scare 5:30 – 7 pm, medium scare 7 – 7:30 pm)
$12 per youth (ages 3-12) and $8 per adult (ages 13+)

Oct
24
Sat
Spooky Nature Trail @ Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Tickets
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Spooky Nature Trail @ Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Stonington | Connecticut | United States

What will spook you in the woods? The Nature Center’s annual Halloween festivities are sure to haunt your senses as darkness falls. Explore the trails on a self-guided tour with glowing jack-o-lanterns and frightful and delightful creatures of all kinds. Families will enjoy spooky-themed crafts and games, as well as close encounters with the cuddly and creepy creatures. We will have treats and cider available for purchase. Last admission at 7:30 pm.
(mild scare 5:30 – 7 pm, medium scare 7 – 7:30 pm)
$12 per youth (ages 3-12) and $8 per adult (ages 13+)

Nov
13
Fri
DPNC’s Green-Tie Gala @ Mystic Marriott Tickets
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
DPNC's Green-Tie Gala @ Mystic Marriott | Groton | Connecticut | United States

Enjoy an evening featuring fabulous food, cocktails, dinner, dancing, dazzling silent and live auctions to benefit the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. Wear your best and most creative green tie – you could win a prize! Advanced ticket purchase required.