Highlights of Mystic Country - from an insider

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  • All weekend/Multiple Days Salon des Indépendants XXXVII Now-February 13 / Hygienic Arts, New London The art institution’s flagship event and one of New London’s biggest nights of the year. Artists and artisans from around the region pile in throughout the day to fill the gallery in time for the evening’s opening reception in this no-holds-barred […] The post This Weekend in Mystic Country: February 5-7 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • If you’re willing to bundle up, we can get you out on the water this winter. This March and April, UConn’s Project Oceanology is once again offering seal watches in the Long Island Sound. This popular program consists of a multimedia presentation followed by a ride on the Enviro-Lab (a research vessel equipped with the latest […] The post Experience seals up close this winter. Seal watches at Avery Point. appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • All weekend/Multiple Days The Sun WineFest ’16 January 29-31 / Mohegan Sun, Uncasville A celebration of beer, wine, specialty spirits and delectable dishes at one of the world’s largest resort casinos. Wine and beer enthusiasts can select from over 1,000 brands or enjoy tastings of specialty sponsor spirits. Foodies can sample signature dishes from the […] The post This Weekend in Mystic Country: January 29-31 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • Downtown New London is getting ready for the Hygienic Art’s annual “Salon des Indépendants,” an art show free-for-all for the people, by the people. The rules are simple: one piece per artist, no judge, no jury, no fees and no censorship! And they’re not kidding. Anyone and everyone is allowed to submit a single piece […] The post Art uncensored. New London’s Hygienic XXXVII, one of the Whaling City’s biggest nights. appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • They came. They saw. They ate. Connecticut Magazine’s “experts” joined forces with the magazine’s editors to select the Connecticut’s most delectable dining destinations. Here are who the foodies selected in eastern Connecticut! Did your favorite make the list? Click here for the full article. Best For Overall Excellence Oyster Club, Mystic    Best New Restaurant […] The post Best Restaurants in Mystic Country, Connecticut 2016 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • It was the weekend before Christmas and all through the region, not a creature was stirring –pffftt– who are we kidding! Mystic Country is stirring, plenty stirring, with a weekend filled with holiday lights, musical nights and plenty of great gift pop-up shops and boutiques. Here’s a round-up of this weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic […] The post This weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country: Dec. 18-20 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • This weekend brings one of the largest luminaria displays and one of the largest light parades in Connecticut, plus some art boutiques for some not-quite-last-minute-but-it’s-getting-close shopping, and so much more. Here’s a round-up of this weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country, Connecticut. All Weekend/Multiple Days Art=Gift Hygienic Arts, New London Now–December 20 An annual small […] The post This weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country: Dec. 11-13 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • Take in a holiday show without the big city prices and ring in the season with holiday classics, New England traditions and music legends throughout the month of December. Lantern Light Tours Mystic Seaport, Mystic November 27-28, December 4-5, 11-12, 18-20 Tours begin at 5pm and leave every 15 minutes. Set on Christmas Eve in […] The post Holidays on Stage. Holiday performances in Mystic Country, Connecticut. appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • It’s time to haul out the holly, there’s only three weekends till Christmas! This weekend welcomes back some annual holiday traditions in the Mystic Country region, plus some new jolly festivities. Multiple Days Magic of Christmas Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme December 3-January 3 December is particularly delight-filled at the Museum. The Museum now has […] The post Weekend holiday happenings in Mystic Country: December 4-6, 2015 appeared first on See Mystic Country CT.

  • 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.