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Connecticut’s Annual Sales Tax Free Week 2013

Connecticut’s Annual Sales Tax Free Week 2013

Have you started your back to school shopping yet? Or maybe you need something new for yourself? Connecticut’s annual holiday from the sales tax begins on Sunday, August 18th and runs through Saturday, August 24th.    During this third week of August, individual items of clothing and footwear that cost less than $300 are completely exempt […]

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Bethel Summer Fest

Bethel Summer Fest

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Check out Bethel Summer Fest from Friday, July 12th to Sunday, July 14th. Celebrate summer with the largest Summer Festival Bethel has ever experienced.   The Square will be filled with vendors, activities for the kids, and music. This is a shopping, dining, and playing experience you won’t want to […]

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Bethel Community Market

Bethel Community Market

The Bethel Community Market starts this Thursday, June 21st from 4pm-7pm, rain or shine! Located on the front lawn of the Municipal Center at 1 School Street, this market will run every Thursday now through September. There are different activities and events planned for each week. Join in on the fun and show your support of […]

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Annual Connecticut Open House Day 2013

Annual Connecticut Open House Day 2013

On Saturday, June 8th, Connecticut’s Office of Tourism invites residents of all ages to discover Connecticut’s many inspiring attractions during the ninth annual Connecticut Open House Day. As part of the statewide event, 190+ destinations feature a variety of special offers for residents, from free admission at Gillette Castle in East Haddam, PEZ Visitor Center in Orange or a Chester/Hadlyme Ferry across the Connecticut River, […]

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37th Annual St. Mary School Carnival-Bethel, CT

37th Annual St. Mary School Carnival-Bethel, CT

Head to Bethel, CT Wednesday, May 15th-Sunday, May 19th for the 37th Annual St. Mary School Carnival! The carnival returns to the front lawn of the Bethel Municipal Center this year. Rides, games, great food, Raffle, safe family fun, and a community atmosphere await all on Bethel’s Memorial Day Parade weekend!  Hours:Wed – Fri 6:00pm – […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch 2013

Mother’s Day Brunch 2013

Don’t forget Mom this Sunday! Several restaurants in the Danbury Area are offering brunch on Mother’s Day. Celebrate over a lovely meal with all the wonderful moms in your life! Rizzuto’s, Bethel10:30am-3pmAdults $29.95; Children 5-12 $15.95; Children 5 and under are FREEBrunch includes a glass of Prosecco, Bellini, Mimosa or Bloody Mary and coffee or […]

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Discover Bethel Restaurant Week 2013

Discover Bethel Restaurant Week 2013

If you’re anything like myself, you’ve lived in the area for a long time and still have yet to try many of our fine local establishments.  What better time to mark some of Bethel’s great eateries off your list than during the second annual ‘Discover Bethel Restaurant Week’ ?   Running February 24th-March 3th, all participating […]

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Super Bowl 2013: Commercials Sneak Peek and SHOP LOCAL!

Super Bowl 2013: Commercials Sneak Peek and SHOP LOCAL!

Today is game day! Considering where we live, chances are good that your team is not playing today. So, who are you rooting for?  The Ravents or the 49ers? In our house, we are a mishmash of fans. I am Chicago loyal (even though I don’t really care about sports much), the hubs is a […]

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2nd Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day

2nd Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day

Nadine Lipman, a children’s librarian in Waterford, Connecticut, came up with the idea for Take Your Child to the Library Day and selected the first Saturday in February as the annual day of celebration. The idea gained popularity immediately, and librarians all over the country started planning special events, programs, and displays. This year’s Take […]

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Charlotte Bacon Act of Kindness Awards from Newtown Kindness

Charlotte Bacon Act of Kindness Awards from Newtown Kindness

Newtown residents Aaron and Christi Carlson announce today the creation of Newtown Kindness and the Charlotte Bacon Act of Kindness Awards.  The organization and program was founded in memory of their friends’ daughter, Charlotte Bacon, a victim in the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy. It was established to support the Newtown community and encourage kids from […]

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