| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Hartford Marriott Downtown offers a special Winterfest lodging and dining package, available through Feb. 1.
Visitors to the city's annual festival (featuring free ice skating) can spend the night at the hotel for $159, with a $30 voucher for food and...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:33 AM
Performances of the Newington Children's Theatre Company holiday production of "Babes In Toyland" kick-off Friday, December 6th.
Based on the popular operetta, the charming musical tale revolves around beloved Mother Goose characters.
"We have two...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Drink whiskey for a good cause at Saturday’s WeHa Whiskey Festival in West Hartford, benefiting two local charities.
Proceeds from ticket sales to the inaugural event, held at the Town Hall Auditorium starting at 6 p.m., will go to The Town That...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Besito in West Hartford celebrates "Dia de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead) Nov. 1 and 2, with traditional touches to mark the holiday.
In addition to traditional ofrenda (altars) and holiday chocolates, Besito offers specials of tamale de cerdo (pork...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The cuisine of southeastern Connecticut is celebrated during Wednesday's 8th annual New London Fall Food Stroll, taking place along the city's historic waterfront district. The event starts at 5:30 p.m.
Visitors will stroll through more than 40...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:47 PM
I dare you to step outside of your box this weekend and do something totally cool with your kids. Join my family and me Saturday night (10/12 at 5:30 p.m.) at Night Fall: Night Fall is Hartford's community celebration of seasonal change through art,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:38 AM
If you haven't seen the "Wee Faerie Village" at the Florence Griswold Museum, it's time to take a drive to Old Lyme. Each fall, the museum installs a natural exhibit for children around the gorgeous grounds with the scenic Lieutenant River in the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:06 PM
This weekend’s Coventry Regional Farmers' Market is dedicated to the caseophiles. The Connecticut Cheese Festival on Oct. 13 runs concurrently with the market at the Nathan Hale Homestead, presenting a full schedule of classes, demonstrations, and...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Oktoberfest kicked off in Munich Sept. 21, but you can celebrate the renowned German beer festival without leaving the state. Here's a roundup of events, special food items and beers to mark the occasion.
Carbone's Kitchen, 6 Wintonbury Mall,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Hartford Baking Co. has made its mark in West Hartford with scratch-made European-style breads, pastries and high-end coffee. To celebrate its third anniversary, the bakery will donate 100 percent of its proceeds on September 12 to Foodshare, an effort to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Classical music and craft beer may seem like an unconventional pairing, but Back East Brewery and Hartford Symphony Orchestra are making it happen. The Bloomfield brewers have created a seasonal "Bachtoberfest" for the fall, and proceeds from sales will...