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April 3-5, 2015

Fantastical Creatures

Enter the amazing world of Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney, a fascinating exhibition featuring original oil paintings and scale models from the The New York Times bestseller author and artist, Stamford (Friday-Sunday). Hop on over to Danbury for a Ride a on a Vintage Train to Visit the Easter Bunny (Friday-Sunday).   Come see and hear for yourself the transcendent and mystical music of Van Morrison at Moondance "The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Show,” Hartford (Friday).

Visit the world renowned Norwalk Maritime Aquarium. Explore the marine life and maritime culture of Long Island Sound. The Maritime Aquarium features a 2-D IMAX Theater with a six story high screen. The Maritime Aquarium Adventure Package at Delamar Southport includes: Hot Continental breakfast in the Artisan Restaurant, Adventure passes to Norwalk Maritime Aquarium and IMAX Theater for two adults and two children, valet parking, private shuttle within a three mile radius, a welcome glass of champagne, port or sherry, daily copy of USA Today and the use of the Spa Lounge. Rates from: $289.

More egg-licious activities:

Easter Bunny Hunt – New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks 06096 (Friday).

Easter Egg Hunt – Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, Bristol 06010 (Friday)

Woodland Egg Hunt - Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, Mystic 06355 (Friday).

Zip Line Easter Egg Drop - EMPOWER Leadership Sports and Adventure Center, Middletown 06457 (Friday-Sunday).

Easter Bunny Express – Railroad Museum of New England, Thomaston 06787 (Saturday).

Easter Egg Hunt – Olde Mystick Village, Mystic 06355 (Saturday).

Easter Egg Hunt - New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park, Berlin 06037 (Saturday).

Easter Egg Roll – Pequot Library, Southport 06890 (Saturday).

Egg Hunt Extravaganza - Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, Fairfield 06824 (Saturday).

Egg-Straordinary Egg-Stravaganza! - Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Norwalk 06850 (Saturday).

Spring Egg Hunt - Howard T. Brown Memorial Park, Norwich 06360 (Saturday).

Spring Egg Hunt - Tanger Outlets Westbrook, Westbrook 06498 (Saturday).

These highlights represent just a sampling of the many exciting events taking place across Connecticut this weekend. For more information about these and other entertaining activities, use the Events Quick Search on the right side of the page.


This Weekend in Connecticut
 April 3-5, 2015

April 3 – Art Nights - Stonington Vineyards, 523 Taugwonk Rd., Stonington, 06378. Time: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Art Night at the Vineyard with AMIGOS Tequila Canvas. Create a picture of the Stonington landscape. Event includes all painting supplies and a glass of wine. Admission: $50. (860) 535-1222

April 3-5 - NEW/NOW: Karl Lund Angry Robots Liquefied My Brain - New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, 06052. Time: Fri. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Lund’s exhibition features narrative paintings that depict a world where robots fight giant squids and exterminate countless enemies with powerful laser beams. Admission: Free with museum admission. (860) 229-0257

April 3-5 – “Stand By Your Man” - Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main St., Ivoryton, 06442. Time: Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Relive the journey of country music legend, Tammy Wynette, from the cotton fields of Itawamba, Mississippi, to international superstardom, including the five husbands she stood by. Admission: Adults $42, seniors $37, students $20.

April 3-5 – Member Show 1 - Kent Art Association Gallery, 21 South Main St. (Rte. 7), Kent, 06757-0202. Time: Thu.-Sun. 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. In its 92nd anniversary year, the Kent Art Association presents Member Show 1. Fresh and dynamic works ranging from representational, to abstract, will be on display to kick off the first show of the season. Admission: Free. (860) 927-3989

April 4 - Wally The Green Monster Appearance - Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, 06355. Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Boston’s beloved Green Monster is back! Fans of all ages are welcome to interact and take photographs with Wally as part of their visit, so don’t forget your camera! $5 baseballs will be available to sign, or purchase a ticket to have your favorite item autographed by Wally. Admission: Free. (860) 572-5955

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