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  • Exploring Gillette Castle

    Exploring Gillette Castle
       With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut.  Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful.  "The view of the...
  • Mount Rushmore, Black Hills provide South Dakota's view for the ages

    Mount Rushmore, Black Hills provide South Dakota's view for the ages
    As fall begins, the light is as golden as the prairie. The sky is big and blue. This year, with lots of rain, the hills of ponderosa pines undulate in a deep, thick green carpet so solid that the hills really do look black. One can see why American...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY HOLY TRINITY MEMORIAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua, will host "Deadly Housewives," a mystery dinner theater performed by Philadelphia-based Without a Cue Productions, at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Tickets: $30. Info: 610-264-7037,...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Filming of 'SciGirls' gets underway at Crystal Cove State Park

    Corona del Mar Today: Filming of 'SciGirls' gets underway at Crystal Cove State Park
    Three girls, all Crystal Cove State Park Junior Guards participants, were recently hanging out at the park, conducting scientific research in the ocean and in university laboratories — all part of filming of a PBS television show that will air in...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    'The Best of the Chesapeake' The seventh annual exhibition of paintings and sculptures by more than 20 marine and landscape artists is on display through Sunday, Oct. 5, at McBride Gallery, 215 Main St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays...
  • South suburban events, Sept. 18-24

    South suburban events, Sept. 18-24
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 18 Traditional Irish...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
  • Southbury, Proudly Rural

    Southbury, Proudly Rural
    Throughout its history, Southbury has been a small town that seems to attract people with big ideas — some good, some not so good. In the 1900s it was political turmoil as usual in Europe that led to a cadre of Russian intellectuals displaced by...
  • West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

    West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
    Carnifex Ferry is not Gettysburg. It's not Antietam. It's not Shiloh. It was a little-known battle early in the Civil War that helped West Virginia break away from Virginia and become the 35th state. The battle on Sept. 10, 1861, pitted 5,000 Union...
  • Western Connecticut Orienteering Club sponsors event at Gay City State Park

    Orienteering is an activity that can be enjoyed by a wide audience. Because most events sport a number of courses of varying difficulty, the activity can accommodate participants with more or less physical strength, knowledge and experience. There are...