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CT upcoming and ongoing EVENTS (updated 6/14/12)

Now through 6/16  Real Art Ways is showing Marley in the cinema  http://www.realartways.org/cinema.htm (7p tonight, 9p fri/sat)

6/16  Hartford Area Roller Derby Double Header  https://www.facebook.com/events/326200607455453/
H.A.R.D.’s Hartford Wailers vs. CTRG’s Yankee Brutals and the Beat City Bedrockers vs. Monadnock Roller Derby’s Mad Knockers
Doors @ 5 pm, First whistle @ 6 pm.
$10.00 advance tickets and $12.00 at the door, Kids 5 and under are free

6/16 Shag Frenzy Presents:  The Beat City Beauties’ Second Chance Prom!!!  at Arch Street Tavern in Hartford at 9pm
Check out the info  Check out the Facebook invite  ($7 presale/$10 at the door)

6/16  Crosby, Stills and Nash at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford  Check it Out!

6/16  The Offshore Pour – A Craft Beer Boat Cruise  http://beeradvocate.com/events/info/53348

6/16-6/30  International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven  Check it Out!  (pick up a Hartford Advocate and check out the spread they have for this event)

6/16-7/1  Ideat Village in Downtown New Haven  Check it Out!  (local art, music, film, etc.)

6/17  Korn at the Oakdale Theatre  http://oakdale.com/event/1D0048A4AB206F39

6/17-6/22  SoNo Restaurant Week 2012  check it out

6/19 Rodan and Fields Business Opportunity:  Connecticut Market Expansion  at Barcelona Wine Bar in West Hartford  Check it Out

6/22-6/24  Greenfest 2012  in Danbury  Check it Out!  (bands, vendors, farmers market, social meditation and more)

6/28  WNPR’s Faith Middleton Food Schmooze Martini Competition at Farmington Gardens 6-9p  http://www.ticketfly.com/event/109539/

6/28-8/23  Branford Jazz on the Green Series  Check it out  (6:30p-8:30p nine Thursdays in a row and it’s free)

6/29  Fiona Apple at Ives Concert Park at Western State University  Check it Out!

6/29, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 Hamden Arts Commission’s 2012 Free Summer Concert Series  Check it Out!

7/7  RIVERFEST 2012  http://www.riverfront.org/events/festivals/#Riverfest  at Hartford’s Riverfront

7/7  Bridgeport Arts Fest  Check it out!  (10a-10p, free)

7/18  RAW Hartford Mixology in Hartford at The Russian Lady  Check it Out!  (art, music, fashion, etc.)

7/19-7/22  Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport  Check it Out!  (annual music and arts festival, this year’s lineup features Phil Lesh & Friends, Bob Weir & Bruce Hornsby, Primus, etc.)

7/20-7/22  Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz  at Bushnell Park in Hartford  Check it Out!

7/28-7/29  Wine Festival at the Goshen Fairgrounds  http://www.ctwine.com/index.php?wine_festival

8/4  Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival http://www.riverfront.org/events/festivals/#Taste  at Hartford’s Riverfront

8/17-8/18  Annual Milford Oyster Festival  http://www.milfordoysterfestival.com/index.php/home  (headlining band KANSAS)

8/18-8/19  Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival  http://www.riverfront.org/events/festivals/#Dragon  at Hartford’s Riverfront

9/27-9/30  Durham Fair  Check it Out!  (live music by Kenny Rogers, art shows, carnival rides, food)

9/29  Pipes in the Valley Celtic Festival http://www.riverfront.org/events/festivals/#Pipes at Hartford’s Riverfront




Mortensen River Plaza in Downtown Hartford:  http://www.riverfront.org/events/festivals/ riverfront concerts/entertainment

New Haven Green Concerts: http://artidea.org/events/headliners-on-the-new-haven-green  i think they’re usually free

Real Art Ways Creative Cocktail Hour: http://www.realartways.org/  Every 3rd Thursday of the month 6-10p, $10 cover

Real Art Ways Cinema + Art: http://www.realartways.org/  rotating different movies in their cinema and art exhibits

Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford: http://oakdale.com/event-calendar

Norwalk Summer Series: http://www.norwalkct.org/index.aspx?NID=297

Norwalk Summer Outdoor Movies: http://www.norwalkct.org/index.aspx?NID=579

CT Wine Trail: http://www.ctwine.com/  Grab your passport and begin visiting wineries all over CT, have your passport stamped 16 times and get entered for prizes

Keys to the City at Terminal 110 in New Haven:  http://www.terminal110.com/ Dueling Piano Bar/Restaurant

Brownstone Park: http://brownstonepark.com/  Exploration and Discovery Park

Nomad’s Adventure Quest: http://www.nomadsadventurequest.com/  A Fun New Indoor Family Fun and Entertainment Center that the Whole Family can enjoy!

Monster Mini Golf in Windsor Locks:  http://monsterminigolf.com/index.html  Monster Mini Golf is an exciting indoor monster themed glow in the dark 18 hole miniature golf course that offers a host of fun activities at every turn.

Mohegan Sun’s Wolfden: http://www.mohegansun.com/entertainment/wolfden.html  all these shows are free!!

Mohegan Sun Casino: http://www.mohegansun.com/gateway/index.html  Concerts, Comedy, Dining, Gambling etc.

Foxwoods Casino: http://www.foxwoods.com/default.aspx  Concerts, Comedy, Dining, Gambling etc.


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