Editor's Choice Events for Connecticut
Chester, Chester Winter Carnivale (2/19): The historic and picturesque village of Chester celebrates winter with its Winter Carnivale. Expect to enjoy street performers, ice carvers, chili cooks, tractor drivers, and more.
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Avon, We Heart Book Clubs (2/25): Open to readers from all towns, current members of book clubs, and those looking to start or join a book club.
Bridgeport, Jahman Brahman (3/10): Jahman Brahman is a five-member collaboration originating from Columbus, Ohio in 2007, and currently residing in the mountains of Asheville, NC. The musical intuition of each member overcomes the rest
Bristol, Mardi Gras (2/25): Don’t miss your chance to experience the fun of New Orleans! Tickets for the Mardi Gras celebration at the New England Carousel Museum are selling fast.
Bristol, Pocket Vinyl (2/25): Since 2010, we have played over 600 shows, released 4 proper albums, 2 EPs, invented the world's first MP, creates hundreds of new art collectors nationwide, made over 12 kinds of t-shirts, and genera
Chester, Beverage: Red Wine (2/23): Finicky thin-skinned Pinot Noir; the medium Cabernet Franc; and the hearty Cabernet Sauvignon.
Chester, Chester Winter Carnivale (2/19): The historic and picturesque village of Chester celebrates winter with its Winter Carnivale. Expect to enjoy street performers, ice carvers, chili cooks, tractor drivers, and more.
Cos Cob, Fondue Pop Up Dinner (2/23): Join us in the cheese shop for a fondue dinner. We will serve 4 courses all paired with appropriate wines.
Danbury, BIG CHILI 5K Run (2/19): Join us in our BIG "CHILI" 5K Run. NEW THIS YEAR - RACE COURSE IS USATF CERTIFIED!! Be a Winner! Come Join in the Excitement! Results will be posted on Greystone Racing & HI-TEK Racing the same day.
Fairfield, Chris Smither (3/10): A profound songwriter, Chris Smither draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets, and philosophers. Reviewers continue to praise his dazzling guitar work, gravelly voice and songwri
Fairfield, Lauren Light (3/1): In the music industry today, inspiring and making a true connection with your audience is a lost art. This is where Lauren Light’s story begins. Whether playing as a duo or with her full band, Lauren
Fairfield, Lucy Kaplansky (3/4): She started out singing in Chicago bars. Then, barely out of high school, Lucy Kaplansky took off for New York City. There she found a fertile community of songwriters and performers—Suzanne Vega, Joh
Fairfield, Mail the Horse (2/25): Mail the Horse is a country clunker of a five-piece careening down a highway laid to waste with Stones psychedelia and heartbroken hymnals, the tailpipe stuffed with marigolds. Recorded with Hunter Da
Fairfield, Phil Gammage (3/10): Originally from Houston, Texas and currently living in New York, Gammage co-founded post punk legends Certain General and toured both the U.S. and Europe with the band.
Fairfield, River Whyless (2/25): Asheville, North Carolina's River Whyless is a band much like that titular body of water - a mingling of currents, a flow of time and physical space, all brought together in a murmuring sense of purpo
Fairfield, Stephen Kellogg (2/24): I’m thirty-six years old. I say that I’m from Northampton, MA because that’s where I got my start, though now I live in Southern Connecticut. I’ve spent the better part of the last ten years on the ro
Fairfield, Working: The Musical (2/16 - 2/26): Join us from February 16 to 26th and watch Working: The Musical.
Falls Village, Beekeeping School (3/11): Interested in becoming a new beekeeper or brushing up on basic skills? Connect with like-minded people and learn the essential skills you’ll need to be a great beekeeper!
Greenwich, Celebrate! Party Showcase (3/5): Planning a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16, or Quinceañera in Connecticut just got easier with Celebrate! Party Showcase!
Greenwich, GEMS 30th Anniversary Dinner (2/25): Join Greenwich Emergency Medical Service, Inc. (GEMS) on February 25, 2017 at Gabriele’s Italian Steakhouse for our 30th Anniversary fundraising dinner.
Greenwich, Spring Fling 2017: An Evening in Wonderland (3/3): Don’t be Late – Save the Date! It’s always tea time at the Kids in Crisis Spring Fling! Let your imagination run wild and join us for our annual benefit celebrating the adventure and whimsy of Wonderl
Hamden, Bad Pop (3/1): BAD POP have grown up, and they’re kind of pissed off about it. So, this indie rock band turned to every teenager’s refuge: distortion pedals and sarcasm.
Hamden, BVFCC Pre-Oscars Brunch & Fundraiser (2/26): The red carpet rolls out when Best Video Film & Cultural Center hosts an afternoon Oscars brunch and fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 4-6 PM.
Hamden, Courtney Hartman (2/28): Courtney Hartman is a guitarist, singer and writer from Colorado, She currently makes her home in Brooklyn, NY and tours solo and in the band, Della Mae.
Hamden, Girls Guns and Glory (3/9): “That title sums up this album and it sums me up very well too,” he says. “We’ve done 10 years of touring, living, learning and growing, maturing and developing a broader world view, a view outside of
Hamden, JD McPherson (3/9): As a visual artist, Broken Arrow, Okla., native JD McPherson is well versed in the process of working within clearly defined formal parameters, and he employs a similarly rigorous discipline with his
Hamden, Wild Child (3/4): Wild Child hail from Austin, Texas, USA. The sextet are known for their breezy, ukulele led indie pop and have released two studio albums since their debut in 2011.
Hartford, 4th Annual Black Business Gala (2/24): Voices of Black Businesses Events featuring The Gershon Fox Ballroom. Each year in honor of Black History Month, the SBNO Team alongside selected community leaders choose four to five Black individual
Hartford, 75 Degrees, An Urban Greenhouse Party (2/24): An Urban Greenhouse Party supports Hartford’s environmental organization responsible for tree plantings, community gardens, urban farming and more! Tickets include all the local beer, appetizers, and
Hartford, Big Red for the Arts (3/9): Enjoy special live performances by local artists, signature dishes from the area's best restaurants, local spirits and international wines! During the VIP reception, we’ll be honoring the Pryor Family
Hartford, Cloud 9 (2/23 - 3/19): Unexpected trysts. Gender swaps. Role reversals. Power plays. Victorian repression clashes with liberal expression as we follow a British family from colonial Africa to London in the 1970s.
Hartford, Hartford Bridal Expo (2/19): Jenks Productions, Inc. will transform the Hartford XL Center into a Bridal Wonderland with over 100 breathtaking displays to help you plan your wedding.
Hartford, Liquid Lounge (3/3): Experience four floors of roaming street style performances like; magicians, jugglers, stilt walkers, and more. Get your groove on with two DJ’s and a LIVE Band. Step into the fun with our LIVE scienc
Hartford, Twang Thursdays with Wise Old Moon (2/2 - 2/23): Hartford's own folk/rock & Americana band Wise Old Moon hosts their first ever hometown residency at Hog River Brewing Co. in Parkville from 5 to 7pm on every Thursday of February.
Hartford, Utamaro and the Lure of Japan (1/7 - 3/26): Utamaro and the Lure of Japan is the long-awaited celebration of Japanese art at the Wadsworth Atheneum.
Lebanon, Presidents Day Winter Farm Tour (2/20): Put on your winter boots and bundle up to see the cows, visit the calves and tour the milking parlor. Warm up with The Farmer’s Cow Hot Coffee and sample our fresh Milk, Chocolate Milk, Ice Cream & mo
Litchfield, After-School Adventures (3/7 - 3/29): School is out, but those minds still want to be engaged! Bring your kids out to White Memorial for programs designed to awaken curiosity and foster an appreciation for the natural world. Every session
Litchfield, February 16 – 22 Museum Children Free Week (2/16 - 2/22): The White Memorial Conservation Center located in Litchfield, CT houses one of New England's finest state-of-the-art Nature Museums. See a life-sized beaver lodge, learn about alternative energy, touc
Litchfield, March 11 Nature Trivia Night! (3/11): Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Medulla Oblongata, Hippocampus…How big are yours? Are you even remotely prepared to test your Nature knowledge at our very first Nature Trivia Night?
Manchester, Rhythmic Circus w/s/g OK and the Night Crew (2/24): Staying warm, by movin and groovin! Join us for a cool night and some hot rock & roll. O'K and the Night Crew, an amazing, original, blues trio, kicks off the night.
Meriden, Gus Annual Pasta Dinner (2/26): Gus Annual Pasta Dinner Kickoff Fundraiser raffles, pasta, robots, desserts!! Help Gus Kickoff the 2017 Robot Season!
Meriden, Heathers angels Dinner Dance. (3/4): Dinner dance to benefit cystic fibrosis patients who need transplants. Lasagna and pasta dinner. Gluten free available. Cash bar and raffles.
Meriden, Meriden Turner Society Mardi Gras (2/25): Meriden Turner Society presents Mardi Gras - Cajun Dinner and Music by Dr. Ya Ya's Gumbo Party - Feb 25, 2017 from 5-11 PM, Meriden Turner Society, 800 Old Colony Rd, Meriden, CT
Middletown, Practice and Talk Meeting (2/26): The second part focuses on meditation practices, which include voice and sitting meditation plus sutra (scriptural) chanting; the third portion of the P & T is devoted to an intellectual engagement wi
Morris, CHJA * CHSA * M&S Horse Show at Fox Crossing (2/20): Join us - Classes for Everyone! From lead line & walk trot - children's, adults. CHJA, CHSA & M&Sl! We also have barns that just come to practice what they learn and show with us!
Mystic, Sails Up Music Showcase (3/2): Music by Wooly Mammoth, The Hoolio's and Green Tea! Food and drinks (including wine and beer) available for purchase on site.
Mystic, Winter Beer Dinner (2/25): Five-course meal featuring unique beer pairings from Two Roads Brewing Co. as you overlook the beautiful waterfront views of the Mystic Yachting Center. The Winter Beer Dinner menu features Manchgo, m
New Britain, Family Day: History of the Americas! (2/20): Celebrate President’s Day by participating in a presidential scavenger hunt, learning about Latin America during a guided tour, and creating crafts inspired by the histories of North, Central, and Sou
New Hartford, Two Roads and Yoga (2/23): Join us at the Parrott Delaney Tavern on Thursday, February 23rd for a fun evening of friends, yoga and local beer.
New Hartford, An Evening with Legendary Folk-Rock Duo Aztec Two-Step (3/18): Renowned folk-rock duo, Aztec Two-Step will perform original songs from their 46-year collaboration. The audience will also be treated to a preview of a few new songs from their upcoming album, Naked.
New Haven, A Place to Bury Strangers (3/8): A Place to Bury Strangers (also known by APTBS) is an American noise rock band originally from Brooklyn, New York.
New Haven, Angklung at PEABODY2 (2/20 - 2/21): Angklung is an Indonesian musical instrument consisting of two to four bamboo tubes suspended in a bamboo frame, bound with rattan cords.
New Haven, Bellas Bartok (2/24): The Vaudevillian Folk Punk powerhouse Bella’s Bartok melds klezmer pop with a circus vibe into a spectacle that can’t help but compel you dance!
New Haven, Chronixx (3/2): Jamaican musician Chronixx has ignited a torch in people's hearts the world over and is confidently lighting the path for an entire generation of youths to rediscover roots and culture.
New Haven, Communist Daughter (2/22): A few years ago Johnny Solomon was a fixture in the tight knit Twin Cities music scene, forming the angular indie pop band Friends Like These and touring extensively, he received critical praise from
New Haven, Così fan tutte (2/17 - 2/19): The Yale Opera presents a new production with stage direction by Chas Rader-Shieber and music direction by Giuseppe Grazioli.
New Haven, Dangerous Animals (3/4): Dangerous Animals are an American rock band formed in 2012 in Storrs, Connecticut. The group consists of Mike Holler (lead vocals, guitar), Connor McTaggart (guitar), Mike Schulz (bass guitar), and Mi
New Haven, Evening Darling (3/2): Evening Darling formed in 2015 with Erica Lane (vocals), Nick Lerangis (guitars, vocals), Dan Burke (drums) and Dave Letchinger (keyboard), after the quartet spent three years together playing in NYC’
New Haven, Gina Sicilia (3/5): PHILADELPHIA, PA - Dynamic roots music singer/songwriter Gina Sicilia announces an April 30 release date for It Wasn’t Real, her new CD on the VizzTone Label Group, which promises to expand her burgeo
New Haven, Jumpstart Your LinkedIn Profile (3/11): Hi, My name is Boni Candelario from Know Your Worth career coaching and you are invited to attend my upcoming workshop, Jumpstart Your LinkedIn Profile. LinkedIn is more than an online resume, it's t
New Haven, Lighthouse (2/23): Fresh tunes to dance to, right up the alley of bands like Two Door Cinema Club or The 1975, that's The Lighthouse's trademark. Their melodic cocktail of polyphonic vocals, guitars, keys and swinging d
New Haven, Listen Here (2/21): Join us for an evening of great short fiction performed by members of the New Haven Theater Company, followed by a half-hour "talk back" with the New Haven Review team.
New Haven, Little Stranger (3/9): Born and raised in Philly and crash-landed in Charleston, John and Kevin Shields are the core members of the quirky indie hip-hop group Little Stranger. Whether performing as a duo or with a 5-piece b
New Haven, Lys Guillorn (2/24): Lys Guillorn is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in Shelton, Connecticut. She is of the same musical school as Laura Veirs, and Kristin Hersh, with a little Emmylou Harris thrown in
New Haven, Mercy Choir (3/1): Mercy Choir is the songwriting and recording project of New Haven, CT based musician Paul Belbusti. Over the past decade, Paul has produced a large quantity of critically acclaimed music ranging from
New Haven, Modern Measure (3/3): Modern Measure is a hybrid electronic project like none other. Infusing live organic instrumentation with artfully crafted music production is what sets Modern Measure apart . Modern Measure was forme
New Haven, Napoli, Brooklyn (2/15 - 3/12): Napoli, Brooklyn is a poetic and beautiful play about sisterhood, freedom, and forgiveness.
New Haven, Old Royals (3/2): Old Royals are a rock and roll band. We write our songs with quiet little acoustics, then play them loudly with distorted electrics and hearty drums. Everyone in the band partakes in their own musical
New Haven, OurSelves Alone (2/23): Ourselves, Alone is a math rock/Progressive rock band from the New Haven area of Connecticut.
New Haven, Project Aspect (3/3): “In 2008, Jay Jaramillo developed ProJect Aspect, a progressive new paradigm for exploring music and engaging with the community. With over 12 years of dedicated musical experience, three of which wer
New Haven, Quinn Harley (2/20): Quinn Harley, sixteen, is an indie folk pop singer/songwriter from Bethany, CT. Quinn sings and plays guitar, guitalele, and ukulele, among other instruments.
New Haven, Rub Wrongways Records (2/24): Rub Wrongways Records albums make for great, interesting, and cherished gifts. No, they don't. Yes, they do.
New Haven, SAVAK (2/25): Good evening and welcome to the cramped but official control room of SAVAK, unceremoniously birthed on the fetid bank of the Gowanus Canal (in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, on the westernmost
New Haven, Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys (2/22): The band is called Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys. The guy in the middle holds a button-box that squeezes like an accordion, but shouts hallelujah like a big brass band. The fiddle cracks wise and
New Haven, The Proud Flesh (2/24): "Alexander Burnet knew no fixed address until his horse died, and where he fell Alexander decided to write an Eternal Song--a Forever Ode to his friend. Because he knew all the world does is forget, &
New Haven, Tuesday Saints (2/24): Down-home and soulful in their delivery, Tuesday Saints are an Americana version of the power trio, featuring acoustic guitar, fiddle and bass to go along with a fantastic male-female vocal dynamic. ~
New Haven, Write My History (2/20): We would like to encourage the parents of our future Entrepreneurs, Lawyers, Doctors, and Teachers etc. To take a moment and reflect on the relevance of our History/Culture; this can be done by enteri
New Haven, Young the Giant (2/25): Young The Giant is an American rock band who originally formed in 2004 in Irving, California and currently consists of Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh and Francois Comtois.
New Milford, Paint Along (2/25): Paint this beautiful "Beach Scene" while it's so cold outside! How FUN! Miss Deb will take you Step-by-Step to create this beautiful serene painting!
North Haven, 14th Annual Dorothy Awards (3/4): The 14th Annual Dorothy Awards celebrates individuals and organizations making a difference in the LGBT community in Connecticut
Old Saybrook, Old Saybrook Chili Fest (3/4): The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce will hold its 21st Annual Chili Fest on Saturday, March 4th, from noon to 3pm along Main Street, Old Saybrook.
Old Saybrook, Stenciled Oak Tray, Miss Mustard Seeds Milk Paint (2/19): In this workshop we'll be going over all the basics of milk paint as we paint, distress, stencil and seal a reclaimed oak serving tray. These trays are proudly made by our US Veterans!
Ridgefield, Afternoon Studios: Presidential Pennies (2/20): If you were to be president of the United States of America, what would your coing look like? Use black ink and bronze-colored paper to create your own portrait, silhouette, or design on a "penny."
Ridgefield, Jay And The Americans (3/4): Incarnation (1) starts in 1959 with a vocal group called The Harborlites. It consisted of Sandy Yaguda (Deanne), Sydelle Sherman, and Kenny Rosenberg (Vance), and was so called because they lived in
Ridgefield, ROAR with Laughter 2017 (3/4): Join Us & Pay it Forward with a fun evening of fun and laughter to benefit the animals of the ROAR Donofrio Family Animal Shelter.
Ridgefield, Songwriting with Kevin Briody (1/19 - 3/9): No musical background required – if you have a great idea and love to write songs….now is your time! Learn songwriting from Emmy-Award Winning Songwriter Kevin Briody!
Shelton, MovingWithHOPE 5K Run (3/19): 9:00 AM 5K Race
High School Grammar School Runners
70 and older
10:00 AM 1 Mile Fun Run/Handcycling
$1500 in prize money and lots of trophies!
Tolland, Waiting for Lefty and Severance (2/23 - 3/5): Their lives, a union of cab drivers decide ‘no more’ and wait for their leader, Lefty Castello, to choose if they will strike or not. The demand for social change drives this classic Group Theatre pro
Torrington, The Temptations and The Four Tops (3/3): The Warner Theatre will welcome The Temptations and The Four Tops as they perform together on the Main Stage on Friday, March 3 at 8:00 pm.
Uncasville, Mohegan Bridal Expo (2/26): The Largest One Day Beauty & Bridal Expo in Connecticut.
Wallingford, Connecticut Dragway Winter Slide Show (3/5): Annual CNN Slide Show will once again be held at Zandries Stillwood Inn on 1074 South Colony Street (Route 5). Doors open at 12:00 noon and the show starts at 1:00PM. Take exit 13 off I-91. Take a rig
Wallingford, Cookie Monsta (3/5): Cookie Monsta is a producer and DJ hailing from Nottingham, United Kingdom who was born in 1988. Since his debut in 2012 he has built a reputation as one of the most exciting dubstep DJ’s of his gener
Wallingford, Dion Timmer (3/5): Dion Timmer is an extravagant electronic artist from the Netherlands who is constantly breaking the barriers.
Wallingford, Jeezy (3/8): No matter what is being supplied, a hustler is only as good as his word. With Atlanta serving up some of the hottest product in the rap game, native son Young Jeezy stands as one of the most exciting
Washington, The Felt Moccasin Slipper (2/20): Imagine the fun your children will have creating their own custom-fitted felt moccasin slippers to wear around the house on these cold winter days.
Waterbury, Fundraising Gala (2/24): We have booked our DJ! Keith Allen Productions will have us on the dance floor all night!
West Hartford, All Levels Yoga Workshop with Live Music (2/25): Give yourself the gift of an immersive music and movement experience with an all levels yoga practice led by Carissa Spada and music by Cosmic Hue.
West Hartford, Tales from the Table (2/25): Join us on February 25 for a singular dinner theater event as your favorite characters from West Hartford Hauntings return with more tragedy, more comedy, and more
West Hartford, Womens Craft Celebration (3/19): Twenty talented women come together to show and sell their artistic wares.
West Haven, Planning For Burial (2/25): Simultaneously straddling the line between being completely nostalgic and futurist sounding, this product of a single wunderkind takes healthy obsessions with certain influences and filters them throu
West Haven, Wine-Fest (2/19): Weinfest February!
Why should Bier get all the attention?
Enjoy an afternoon at the Club with a Chicken Scampi Dinner served over pasta with bread, salad, dessert & coffee. A Complimentary glass of
West Haven, Tea Party (3/19): Enjoy an afternoon sampling teas from Steeped Tea and purchase your favorites.
Food, Beer and Wine will available for purchase.
Admission is Free to the Tea Party
Westbrook, Animal Tracking Workshop (2/25): Staff from Bushy Hill Nature Center will explain and demonstrate how to follow animal tracks and identify the animals they belong to.
Wethersfield, Reiki Share (2/26): The purpose of a Reiki Share is for practitioners to participate in giving and receiving Reiki within an atmosphere of friendship and love.
Windsor, The Windsor Winter Series (1/15 - 2/19): The Windsor Art Center will be hosting a series of concerts on Sundays in January and February 2017. Tickets are $20.00 for general admission and $15.00 for CGS members.
Winsted, Chair Yoga at Whiting Mills (1/7 - 12/30): Chair yoga participants can enjoy other health benefits of yoga, including improved muscle tone, better breathing habits, reduction of stress, better sleep, and a sense of well-being.
Woodbury, History is Served! Culinary Antiques Whang (3/18): Whang: 18th century term for a gathering of friendly women neighbors
Use vintage kitchen tools & utensils to prepare a simple, filling meal.
Go back to a time when dinner table conversation was