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What to expect at the Connecticut Renaissance Festival
The annual Connecticut Renaissance Festival in Lebanon, CT is a must do event in September and October. You’ll want to plan to stay the whole day. There are mini shows happening all day, amazing food (make sure to get a Turkey keg snd pickle), jousting, sword fighting, archery you can participate in, live hawk show, musicians playing on various stages, jugglers, tomato throwing, Shakespeare play, and lots of shopping. You can even come in costume as many guests do and you will fit right in. At the end of the day at 5 pm there is a final jousting event “to the death” and it is great fun to watch. The King and Queen host a final party around 5:40 in the pavilion and all of the day’s characters and musicians attend. There is dancing and singing to close out the day. There is a $2 ticket di
Coastal Destinations: Sea Creatures at Mystic Aquarium, Mystic, Connecticut
If you’re looking for a great outing in Connecticut, take the family to Mystic Aquarium to view all manner of Sea Creatures. You won’t be disappointed. You’ll find exotic fish, lobsters, sea turtles, octopus, jellyfish, Clownfish, seals, penguins, whales and lots more. If don’t you live in Connecticut but live in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, or New Jersey this is a great day trip for the family and kids.