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FRIDAY EVENTS:

Kabaret for Kids - Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Kabaret for Kids - Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Groton: Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, 625 North Rd (Route 117)

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

$75

The 13th Annual Kabaret for Kids Evening features special performances by the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s Youth Performers. Don’t miss this amazing night of talent from Junior Fellows Director, Brad Simmons (from film Camp, The Last Five Years and Whisky Neat as well as numerous Broadway productions) and the Junior Fellows Program youth performers. Featuring: BRAIDEN SUNSHINE (from The Voice)!

Attendees to this one-of-a-kind event will enjoy a gourmet dinner, silent auction, live auction with hilarious auctioneer Kelly Walker, cash bar, unforgettable live performances, and a special visit from some farm animal friends….all proceeds from this gala event benefit the children and families at WATERFORD COUNTRY SCHOOL. A great night for a GREAT cause!

http://www.waterfordcountryschool.org/get-involved/events-sponsorships/kabaret-for-kids/

Bob DiBuono

Bob DiBuono

Stamford: The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street

8PM

$20

Bob DiBuono has established himself as one of the most dynamic acts on stage. With a sarcastic and edgy wit coupled with a high energy and animated delivery, he exposes the absurdities in life, his family and social conscious. With an “Every Man” likeability and great versatility, he moves in and out of voices, impressions and characters which illuminate his point of view connecting to audiences all around the country.

Bob was a regular on the Nightly Show on Comedy Central!

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SATURDAY EVENTS:

2nd Annual Hat City on Tap

2nd Annual Hat City on Tap

Danbury: Danbury Ice Arena, 1 Independence Way

General Admission: 5:00PM - 8:00PM; VIP Early Access: 4:00PM - 8:00PM

$35-$55

Hold onto your hats, Danbury, we’re coming your way! The 2nd Annual Hat City on Tap is coming to the Danbury Ice Arena on Saturday, March 25th.

The 2nd Annual Hat City on Tap is coming to the Danbury Ice Arena on Saturday, March 25th from 5pm-8pm, or upgrade to VIP from 4pm-8pm! Sample over 100 releases from America's best craft breweries!


https://americaontap.com/event/hat-city-on-tap/

CT DEEP CARE Family Fresh Water Fishing Class

CT DEEP CARE Family Fresh Water Fishing Class

Litchfield: 80 Whitehall Road

Classroom: 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Fishing at Point Folly: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., A.B.

FREE…Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center’s programming expenses.The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Fisheries Division sponsors this terrific free program. Families and individuals age nine and up are welcome to attend this unique event which is part of the DEEP’s CARE (Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education) program. The class is taught by certified volunteer instructors and it’s FUN!!! All fishing tackle and course materials are provided ABSOLUTELY FREE! To learn more log onto the CT DEEP’s website: www.ct.gov/dep and type in “CARE”. Classroom: 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Fishing at Point Folly: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room. Pre-registration is required. Call 860-567-0857 or register online: www.whitememorialcc.org FREE…Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center’s programming expenses

http://www.whitememorialcc.org/

A Night at the Peabody Museum

A Night at the Peabody Museum

New Haven: Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave

6:00pm - 9:00am

$12 for Museum members/Yale employees and $18 for nonmembers

Join us after hours for our annual family night event. See the Museum come alive with games, crafts, scavenger hunts, live animals and some special surprises! Costumes are encouraged

http://peabody.yale.edu/events/night-peabody-museum

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The Girl Spot 7th Anniversary Party & Showcase

The Girl Spot 7th Anniversary Party & Showcase

Milford: The Girl Spot, 260 Quarry Rd, Ste F

7 PM - 10:30 PM

$15

We have reached the 7-year mark of providing quality pole and aerial classes to Fairfield and New Haven counties, and we're proud of it!Come celebrate with us as we pay homage to Broadway's best musicals with a pole & aerial showcase sure to entertain and amaze you.We will give you champagne, food and a memorable show full of exciting aerial tricks from beginner through advanced and pre-professional levels.Purchase tickets in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2892459

Connecticut Spring Antiques Show

Connecticut Spring Antiques Show

Hartford: State Armory, 360 Broad St.

Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

$15 (good for both days)

Portrayed as "an American treasure trove" the show features pre-1840 American furniture and appropriate accessories with some of the country's finest and most respected antique dealers. On-site Tea Room and refreshments.

http://www.haddamhistory.org/antiques_show.htm

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

Hartford: The Bushnell Performing Arts Center, 166 Capitol Ave

Wednesday: 7:30pm, Thursday: 1:00pm & 7:30pm, Friday: 8:00pm, Saturday: 2:00pm & 8:00pm, Sunday: 1:00pm & 6:30pm

$27.50 - $95.50

“TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30! JERSEY BOYS, winner of the 2006 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album and most recently, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.”

https://bushnell.org/events/jersey-boys

How-to Festival

How-to Festival

West Hartford : West Hartford Libraries, 20 S Main St

10 AM - 3 PM

Over 1,000 people are expected to attend West Hartford's How-To Festival on Saturday, March 25 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM at the Noah Webster Library in the town center.

Forty or more local experts, enthusiasts, hobbyists, and professionals will share their passions with our community. Using the library’s public spaces, both inside and outside, participants have up to 20 minutes to introduce a topic, provide instruction, or do a complete demonstration, which is repeated for a changing audience. A few 40-minute slots are also available. 

Ever wonder how to dance ballet, swing, or Bollywood? Or how to make your own hula hoop? Or how to milk a cow? Or how to take stunning photos with your iPhone? Or how to get the best mortgage? Or how to do yoga, Aikido or self-defense? Or how to buy cheap wines that taste great? Or how to pitch a tent? Or how to make origami, knit or embroider? Or how to fly a drone?

http://www.westhartfordlibrary.org/events/act_how_to_festival_2017.asp





Stomp

Stomp

Stamford: The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street

8PM

$45 - $80

A unique combination of percussion, movement and visual comedy, STOMP has created its own inimitable, contemporary form of rhythmic expression: both household and industrial objects find new life as musical instruments in the hands of an idiosyncratic band of body percussionists. It is a journey through sound, a celebration of the everyday and a comic interplay of characters wordlessly communicating through dance and drum. STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows.


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Piff The Magic Dragon

Piff The Magic Dragon

Foxwoods

8PM

$20

The stand out star of season 10 of NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ was without question Piff the Magic Dragon. When it comes to Piff, think Larry David in a dragon suit (with a trademark Chihuahua named Mr. Piffles) who performs jaw-dropping magic tricks and you’re on the right track. 

With over 12 million YouTube hits to his name, Piff has performed to hundreds of thousands of fans in iconic venues such as Radio City Music Hall, Shakespeare’s Globe, the O2, London and Sydney Opera house. 

His one-man show has had five record breaking runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, two sell-out seasons at SoHo Theatre in London’s West End, a national tour of the UK and Australia. 

Previously, he was the opening act for Mumford & Sons on their 17 date UK tour and has just completed a six month residency at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in their flagship show Vegas Nocturne. 

Piff is conquering TV too. Piff stole the show on ‘Penn and Teller: Fool Us’ and in 2015 became the breakout star of the 10th season of NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent.’ Howard Stern and Howie Mandel were huge fans and singled Piff out as one of the funniest and most unique acts in the history of the show. America agreed and voted Piff into the finals. 

https://www.foxwoods.com/Piff/

Spend The Night With Billy Crystal

Spend The Night With Billy Crystal

Wallingford: Oakdale Theater

8PM

$88+

Tony® and Emmy Award®-winning comedian, actor, producer, writer and director Billy Crystal found fame as a TV star and movie funnyman after beginning his career as a stand-up comic. His starring roles include such blockbusters as When Harry Met Sally, City Slickers and Analyze This. He was much loved as the acclaimed nine-time host of the Academy Awards, an achievement topped only by Bob Hope, who hosted the Oscars 19 times. Also an award winning author, Crystal’s latest memoir, Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys? was an instant NY Times Best seller.

Billy Crystal promises a hilarious and intimate evening. “This show is unique. There’s stand up, and ‘sit down’ which gives me great freedom to tell stories, show film clips and talk about my life and career and the world as I see it,” said Crystal.“It’s loose, unpredictable and intimate. The most fun I’ve had on stage in a long time.”

https://concerts1.livenation.com/spend-the-night-with-billy-crystal-wallingford-connecticut-03-25-2017/event/1D00522CEB48232C

Walk off the Earth

Walk off the Earth

Foxwoods

8PM

$50

Walk Off The Earth, the chart-topping viral hit-makers who have extended the boundaries of what a 21st century band can bring to pop music and pop culture, released their Columbia Records sophomore album, 'Sing It All Away,' in 2015. Creatively crafted from a roost of limitless possibilities, the album infuses all of the undeniable joy and eccentricity of a WOTE song with a decidedly more ambitious production. Their lead single, "Rule The World," mixes bombastic production with its uplifting chant and foreshadows an album overflowing with musical surprises. 

The multi-platinum selling Canadian quintet, Marshall, Gianni Luminati, Taylor, Joel Cassady, and Sarah Blackwood, had already established a significant global following when their cover of Gotye's "Somebody I Used To Know," ignited the blogosphere, eventually garnering 164 million views, and landing the band a recording contract with Columbia Records. To date, they've accumulated almost half billion cumulative views and more than 2 million subscribers. Their single, "Red Hands," generated 11 million Spotify streams and spent five weeks at #1 on AAA radio. Most notably, however, they are one of the few artists to continually and successfully find success on both DIY online platforms and throughout the traditional music marketplace.

https://www.foxwoods.com/WalkOffTheEarth/

SUNDAY EVENTS:

15th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue!

15th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue!

Middletown: Inn at Middletown, 70 Main St

1 PM - 4 PM

$35

Help families and children experiencing homelessness while enjoying the region's finest chocolate!

Sample mouthwatering chocolate delicacies from local restaurants, bakeries, caterers and chocolatiers

Observe judging from a panel of culinary experts

Bid on an array of silent auction items

Vote for your favorite chocolate creation

To purchase tickets online or to sponsor the event please visit

http://www.columbushouse.org/chocolate


Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers

Stamford: The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street

3PM

$12.50

"Everybody Loves Pirates" Eight-year-old Lucy and her goofy pal Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way! The kids get some help from their new ocean-dwelling friends, including enthusiastic superhero Lobster Boy, his reluctant sidekick Crabby, and an overgrown sea monkey. “Everybody Loves Pirates” features 15 of our hand-crafted mouth and rod puppets, and an 8 foot paper-mache pirate ship. 

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers is a puppetry troupe based in Bar Harbor, Maine, and comprised of three siblings - brothers Erik and Brian Torbeck and sister Robin (Torbeck) Erlandsen. Founded in 2000, Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers has performed at festivals, schools, libraries and theatres in the United States and Canada. They write and create all the shows they perform and have received three Citations of Excellence from UNIMA-USA, the highest national award in puppetry.

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