Advertisements

Where to Celebrate CT Open House Day in Bristol & Beyond

American Clock & Watch Museum Bristol CT. Photo (c) Michael Uchalid

Join fellow Bristolites for a day-long, statewide celebration on Saturday, June 10, 2017 of everything that makes Connecticut great — and Bristol too.

Attractions, museums, galleries and organizations in towns and cities all across Connecticut will be opening their doors and welcoming visitors with discounted or free admission, giveaways, special offers, hands-on activities for the kids and more.

Attractions, museums, galleries and organizations in towns and cities all across Connecticut will be opening their doors and welcoming visitors with discounted or free admission, giveaways, special offers, hands-on activities for the kids and more. It’s a great way to discover or rediscover all that is happening in our state. You can even become a Connecticut Ambassador!

Participating Bristol attractions includes:

American Clock & Watch Museum
Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. In collaboration with other Bristol venues, this year “Museum Magic;” visitors can make clocks and watch crafts with the theme of “The Magic of Clockmaking.”

Barnes Nature Center
Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. In collaboration with other Bristol venues, this year “Museum Magic,” the Center’s “The Magic of Nature,” features nature activities including walks, crafts and live animals.

Bristol Historical Society
Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. In collaboration with other Bristol venues, this year “Museum Magic;” the “Magic of the Past,” where visitors travel through the time period from 1860 to 1960.

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center
Free admission for the first 100 visitors (provided by the City of Bristol), from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. In collaboration with other Bristol venues, this year “Museum Magic,” the museum’s “The Magic of Light,” highlighting the magic of light, color and reflection.

Memorial Military Museum
Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Theme for the day, “Museum Magic: Magic of Time Travel;” with free donuts and coffee served from a World War I canteen with accompanying stories of Salvation Army “Donut Girls.” In addition, there will be children’s activities, drawing for prizes, scavenger hunt and more.

New England Carousel Museum
Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. In collaboration with other Bristol venues, this year “Museum Magic,” museum’s “Let the Magic Touch the Child in You,” with rides on the carousel, tours, crafts, and more.

To browse the full list of  attractions participating in Connecticut Open House Day, visit the state’s official tourism website at www.CTVisit.com.

Advertisements

Latest Stories From Roundup Partner : FOX 61

27 reported tornadoes rip through Iowa

27 reported tornadoes rip through Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Several tornadoes tore through Iowa, overturning cars, flattening homes and leaving people injured. There were 27 reports of tornadoes in the state Thursday, CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller said. The exact number will be released by the National Weather Service when it surveys the damage. One reported tornado hit a company in Pella town, about 40 miles from Des Moines, sending at least seven people from Vermeer Corporation to hospital with injuries. The company, which manufactures industrial […]

Video shows the last moments before duck boat sinks in Missouri lake

Video shows the last moments before duck boat sinks in Missouri lake

WARNING: Some may find the above video disturbing. BRANSON, Missouri – When choppy waves began crashing against two duck boats in a lake in Missouri, Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr started recording. “We are at Branson and on the showboat! A storm came in as we got on and there was 2 ducks that you ride out there and 1 went under,” she posted Thursday night on Facebook along with video of the boats bobbing up and down. “Not sure if everyone on it […]

Life Star called to overnight Lebanon crash

Life Star called to overnight Lebanon crash

LEBANON — Fire officials say one person was injured and taken to the hospital by Life Star after a car crashed into a tree overnight. Around 12:45 a.m., the Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department says a car crashed into the tree on Trumbull Highway near Diane Drive. When first responders arrived, they found a car laying on its side, on top of a person. Crews had to use the jaws of life to extricate the person, who fire officials say was […]

FOX61 Student News: Dr. William Petit works to remember his family

FOX61 Student News: Dr. William Petit works to remember his family

Story by Madeline Dobson and Alexandra Fischer, Daniel Hand High School. The FOX 61 Student News program empowers Connecticut middle and high school students to explore the world of multi-media journalism by giving them the opportunity to capture, edit and publish original content under the guidance of industry professionals. Each student produced and hosted segment will showcase a local story or event, highlighting all that is great about our state and align with our station’s mission of HOPE. Segments will be […]

Comments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.