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American St. Nick- A True Story In War Time

With Veteran’s Day coming up on Friday, author, Peter Lions goes back in time and tells the story of a group of American GI’s who brought Christmas to the tiny town of Wiltz, Luxembourg during the darkest days of World War Two…right before the Battle of the Bulge. Canton, Connecticut’s Peter Lion revives the true story Read more…

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Madison, Connecticut Police Department Needs Your Help This Christmas

The Madison Police Department is asking for your help with their toy drive, by now the tables in their meeting room are full this year that is not the case, they are empty. The department is collecting for 50 families. this year for children of all ages. This is an “all hands on deck” situation. Read more…

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Holiday Events On The Connecticut Art Trail

Holiday Events on the 2015 Connecticut Art Trail Want to know where beautiful events will be in Connecticut to take family or friends leading up to the holidays,? Well look no further than the state’s Art Trail, this is southern new England at a lovely time of the year. Okay get out your calendars and Read more…

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Eastern Connecticut Ballet Presents: “The Nutcracker”

Share the magic and pageantry of the world’s most beloved ballet with friends and family of all ages. New York City Ballet sensation, Sara Mearns, “the great American ballerina of our time,” returns to the Garde Arts Center in New London for another breathtaking performance with Eastern Connecticut Ballet. New London’s own “Nutcracker” is both Read more…

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Holiday Tours At Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum In Wethersfield

Celebrate Three Centuries of Christmas at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum: Dazzling Preview Party, Candlelight and Daytime Tours   Wethersfield, Conn. (October 26, 2015) – To the casual observer it might appear that the Webb-Deane-Stevens (WDS) Museum’s three houses are closed during the first 10 days of December. Behind the tranquil façade, however, an all-hands-on-deck, fast-paced, historical-holiday-decoration Read more…

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“Slices of Life” An Afternoon With Ann Nyberg

Together we will create a floral design to add spice to your own holiday slices of life with your family. An afternoon of mulled cider, apple treats, stories and floral fun.  Workshop, including flowers and Ann’s book! November 14th from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Connecticut Florist’s Association’s New Floral Education Center in Cheshire Read more…

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Hostess With The Mostess ~ Holiday Cranberry Margaritas

What to be the hostess with the mostess? Hit your guests at the front door with the festive Cranberry Margarita! CRANBERRY MARGARITAS INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups cranberry juice cocktail  3/4 cup fresh lime juice 3/4 cup tequila 1/2 cup orange-flavored liqueur, such as Cointreau or Triple Sec ice cubes DIRECTIONS: Stir all ingredients together.  Serve Read more…

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Celebrate 300 Years of Christmas at Webb-Deane-Steven’s Museum

Each year, the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum’s “Three Centuries of Christmas” tours in Wethersfield, Connecticut show in fascinating detail how the American holiday season has evolved over the past 300 years. This year, two evening candlelight tours, with costumed guides, have been added for viewing the three elegantly appointed historic houses that comprise the museum. Candlelight tours Read more…

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Milford, CT’s Lamplight Stroll~ Dec 5th-6th

Enjoy a Classic New England Tradition during the 13th Annual Downtown Milford Lamplight Stroll on Friday, December 5th and Saturday, December 6th, 2014. Visitors will enjoy a nostalgic experience during this popular event that celebrates the holiday season in true festive style. Holiday-themed activities will take place from 5 pm to 9 pm on Friday, and again from 4 Read more…

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The Story Of Magic Kringle

A single mom from West Hartford had a dream and she’s trying to make it a reality. Jessica Mikan says she’s the face of recession, falling on tough times and figuring out a way forward. She scraped together some money and self-published a Christmas book in the U.S.A. called “The Story of Magic Kringle” based Read more…

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