Tag Archives: East Haddam

A Fundraiser To Save Connecticut Pups

Fabulous Wine Tasting at Fox Hopyard to benefit CT Pound Pups! Please join Connecticut Animal House on Sunday Oct. 18th at the picturesque Fox Hopyard in East Haddam for a wine tasting with delicious food, silent auction items, awesome raffles, and live entertainment by the talented Alex Flanigan. What a great way to spend a Read more…

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The Holidays Are Coming To Gillette Castle!

The holiday hours are set for you and your family to come enjoy the amazing Gillette Castle in East Haddam. Have you been to the twenty-four room mansion before around the holidays? The medieval looking castle is all decked out. Built by one of the most famous actors, directors and playwrights of his time, William Read more…

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The Brand New Guy At Goodspeed Musicals

The nearly impossible task of replacing Goodspeed Musicals Executive Director, Michael Price after nearly fifty years at the helm been completed. The new guy heading the East Haddam venue will be 64-year old Michael Gennaro. Gennaro is moving to Connecticut after having served as Executive Director of the Trinity Repertory Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island, Read more…

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Want To Buy A Connecticut Ghost Town?

What would you do with this village if you bought it? It’s for sale in a bucolic part of Connecticut in for $800,000.00 This is Johnsonville. Over the years it has seen a lot. It’s been a theme park, a textile mill, a movie set, and now it’s vacant and on the auction block. It Read more…

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Goodspeed Musical’s, Michael Price

I’ll admit it, I think that Micheal Price is the cat’s meow. I have known him and the crew over at Goodspeed Musicals for a a long time and my oldest daughter, Lindsay Johnson was at one time Price’s right hand woman, his secretary. Price runs a tight ship and he’s tough, but those who Read more…

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East Haddam, CT Is Home to World Class Wool

It’s a family affair when it comes to Farm House Yarns in East Haddam, Connecticut. It’s about raising sheep, buying wool from other New England farms, it’s about spinning and dyeing some of the finest wool for garments in the world. Yes, it’s right here in our backyard. According to the owner, Carol Martin, no Read more…

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Connecticut’s Historic Goodspeed Theater

It doesn’t matter how many times I have been to, or driven by the Goodspeed Opera House, that the word “majestic” doesn’t pop into my head. The 1876 historic building is such a gem along the scenic Connecticut River. Goodspeed Musicals is home to some of the finest shows put on a stage, so good, Read more…

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