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Upcoming Events in New London Connecticut


March

15 - 17 Annual Southeastern Connecticut Home & Garden Show - Featuring local and regional companies relating to all aspects of home ownership, building, renovations and other related services.

Address: Connecticut College Arena & Athletic Center , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 563-2111, (800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.osbornejenks.com
Fee: Adults $7, seniors $6.

April

19 - 20 Annual Connecticut Storytelling Festival - Concerts and performances by nationally acclaimed artists. Story sharing and presentation Fri. evening with a family performance. Sat. workshops, gala concert. Sun. is an informal gathering with the featured teller and a story sharing session.

Address: Connecticut College , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 439-2764 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.connstorycenter.org
Fee: Tickets are sold for individual events or for the entire weekend.

May

28 United States Coast Guard Band Chamber Music Recital - An afternoon concert to include classics for wind band, smaller jazz ensembles, soloists and patriotic fare. 2:00pm.

Address: Leamy Hall , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 701-6826 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.uscg.mil/band
Fee: Free.

5 Heritage Day - Annual event in honor of the establishment of the Hempsted endowment fund. Enjoy 18th-century musical entertainment, house tours, light refreshments.

Address: Hempsted Houses , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 443-7949 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.hartnet.org
Fee: Free.

June

2 United States Coast Guard Band Concert - An afternoon concert to include classics for wind band, smaller jazz ensembles, soloists and patriotic fare. 2:00pm.

Address: Leamy Hall , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 701-6826 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.uscg.mil/band
Fee: Free.

July

3 Lobster Dinner Cruise - Six-hour tall ship cruise with a lobster dinner, entertainment, view the Thames River fireworks display about the Mystic Whaler. Reservations recommended.

Address: Departs from City Pier , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (800) 697-8420 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $150.

3 - 5 Annual Sailfest - Street and harbor festival featuring amusement rides, tall ships, fireworks extravaganza Sat. evening, car show and parade, food court, museum village, continuous entertainment, craft exhibitors.

Address: Waterfront Park and Piers , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 444-1879 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.

30 United States Coast Guard Band Concert - An afternoon concert to include classics for wind band, smaller jazz ensembles, soloists and patriotic fare. 2:00pm.

Address: Leamy Hall , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 701-6826 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.uscg.mil/band
Fee: Free.

August

28 United States Coast Guard Band - An afternoon concert to include classics for wind band, smaller jazz ensembles, soloists and patriotic fare. 2:00pm.

Address: Leamy Hall , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 701-6826 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.uscg.mil/band
Fee: Free.

4 Summer Sundays: Housewright Demonstration - Discussion and demonstration of 18th-century house building techniques and tools needed for construction.

Address: Hempsted Houses , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 443-7949 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.hartnet.org/als
Fee: Adults $4, chidlren $2.

October

29 United States Coast Guard Band - An afternoon concert to include classics for wind band, smaller jazz ensembles, soloists and patriotic fare. 2:00pm.

Address: Leamy Hall , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 701-6826 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.uscg.mil/band
Fee: Free.

November

17 United States Coast Guard Band - An afternoon concert to include classics for wind band, smaller jazz ensembles, soloists and patriotic fare. 2:00pm.

Address: Leamy Hall , New London, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 701-6826 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.uscg.mil/band
Fee: Free.

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