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The Heart of Connecticut

Just two hours from Boston and New York and an hour from the shoreline, you’ll find Bristol, a hidden New England treasure abundant with attractions, special events, and history to enjoy. From the natural beauty of picturesque hills and fall foliage, to the high tech satellite dishes of ESPN, Bristol’s City sized with a small town vibe, offering wonderful memories no matter your pace. So whether you’re vacationing, passing through, or staying a little longer, Bristol will fill the perfect piece in your heart.



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Events for week of October 24, 2016

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Mon 24th
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Tue 25th

October Social: Detective Work in the Digital Age

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Manross Memorial Library
Wed 26th

Firehouse Friends Club

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum


October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum
Thu 27th
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Fri 28th

Sketching in the Galleries

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The New England Carousel Museum

2016 Lake Compounce Haunted Graveyard

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lake Compounce
Sat 29th

FREE Shred Event

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

15th Annual Wild About Animals Festival

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ImagineNation Museum
Sun 30th

47th Annual Mumathon

October 30 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saint Paul Catholic High School

11th Annual Scarecrow Contest!

October 30 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Square, Forestville


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