Highlights of Mystic Country - from an insider

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  • It may be Thanksgiving weekend in Mystic Country, Connecticut, but it’s already beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Santa visits, tree lightings, strolls and more fill the weekend with festive events and holiday cheer for this oh so special time of year! Multiple Days Artists’ Open Studios Northeast Corner, CT November 27-29, December 5-6, […] The post Thanksgiving Weekend in Mystic Country: Nov 27-29 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • A New England holiday traditions kicks off Nov. 27 – Lantern Light Tours at Mystic Seaport. This walking play covers the Museum’s grounds (including the vessels), magically transporting patrons back to Christmas Eve 1876. Each year the Museum carefully selects an original script so that no two years are the same. The costumes are crafted […] The post Lantern Light Tours at Mystic Seaport – Be transported to Christmas Eve in 1876. appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • With only a couple of days till Thanksgiving Day, shops, galleries, farmers markets and attractions are rolling out some great harvest and artisan markets to help you get that table ready for Turkey Day and kick-off your holiday shopping. Multiple Days/All Weekend Art=Gift November 21 – December 20 / Hygienic Arts, New London An annual […] The post Countdown to Thanksgiving. Mystic Country Weekend Picks – November 20-22 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • Before Santa hits the chimneys, he’s lacing up his boots, giving the reindeer a break and traveling by firetruck and tugboat (and more) around Mystic Country to spread holiday cheer. Sometimes, he’s even bringing along the lil’ missus. Bring your own camera to capture the moment: ** Requires admission. Please check event specific websites for […] The post Santa sightings in Mystic Country, Connecticut appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • Three cheers for beer! Connecticut Beer Week returns November 15-21. Here are the eastern Connecticut breweries where you can fill your growler or sit and enjoy a Connecticut handcrafted pint (or two) to celebrate one of the hoppiest weeks of the year! Willimantic Brewing Company, Willimantic The oldest brewery in eastern Connecticut, the Willimantic Brewing […] The post Cheers! CT Beer Week is November 15-21 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • All Weekend Veteran’s Weekend November 7-11 / Mystic Aquarium As a thank you to United States military personnel for their service to our country, Mystic Aquarium invites US Military veterans and active-duty service members to enjoy free general admission Nov 7 – 11 with valid military ID. Family members with US Military dependent’s ID receive […] The post This weekend in Mystic Country: November 6-8, 2015 & Veterans Day appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • It’s Halloween weekend and here’s where to find the perfect places in eastern Connecticut for tricks, treats and everything in between. All Weekend /Multiple Days Dark Manor Haunted House October 30-31 / Dark Manor Haunted House, Norwich Voted Connecticut’s #1 Scariest Haunted House. Come visit two floors of fright and the adjoining haunted village and […] The post Halloween weekend in Mystic Country: October 30 – November 1 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • Once called “the food of the gods,” chocolate has become a celebrated sweet for holidays, special occasions, stressful situations… and everything in-between! In honor of National Chocolate day, we’ve compiled a list of chocolate shops and candy stores in eastern Connecticut to satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy! Munson’s Chocolates Olde Mistick Village, Mystic & Foxwoods […] The post Celebrate National Chocolate Day in Mystic Country: Chocolate & Sweet Shops appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • From ghosts and goblins to Great Pumpkins, here’s what’s happening this weekend in eastern Connecticut. All Weekend /Multiple Days Nautical Nightmares October 23-24 & 30 / Mystic Seaport Nautical Nightmares returns to Mystic Seaport! Take a journey across the Museum grounds for “Tales of Terror: An Evening with Poe,” a walking tour/live play that invites […] The post This Weekend in Mystic Country: October 23-25, 2015 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • While vacationing one summer, writer Amy Jones stumbled upon the downtown pizza parlor and was inspired to write the story that eventually became the 1988 movie “Mystic Pizza” staring then unknown actress Julia Roberts. (Not to mention Matt Damon.) Filmed on location in Mystic and neighboring towns, the film version of the Mystic Pizza parlor […] The post The Mystic Pizza Trail: A travel guide to the filming locations of Mystic Pizza appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.