Things to do this weekend Jan 26th-28th: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester


Event: Sun Wine & Food Fest
Venue:  Mohegan Sun – Uncasvile
Date: January 26-28
Description: Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, food enthusiast or simply looking for an exciting weekend, you’ll find it all at Sun Wine & Food Fest.  Sun Wine & Food Fest returns with its signature showcases including the Grand Tasting and Celebrity Chef Dine Around. Sip and sample your way through a jam-packed lineup including Sunday Brunch with Martha Stewart and the addition of Divine Delights, a sweet pairing of decadent treats and dessert wines.
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Event: Lego® Weekend
Venue:  The Maritime Aquarium – Norwalk
Date: January 27-28
Description: Throughout the weekend, LEGO experts will engineer a big fun project made entirely out of LEGO blocks. The experts will create the scene, but it needs animals. Aquarium guests can build a small LEGO marine creature that will be part of the finished piece, or create pieces of their choosing. Look for additional LEGO-focused activities in the Aquarium during the special weekend.
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Rhode Island

Event: Providence Restaurant Week: Take A Bite Out of Winter
Venue: Participating Restaurants – Providence
Date: January 26-27
Description: Providence’s red-hot culinary scene warms up the cold weather during Providence Winter Restaurant Weeks, January 14–27, 2018. Whether you want to try out new restaurants or visit old favorites, enjoy a great meal at a great price. Choose from mouthwatering menus at nearly 100 restaurants. Enjoy three-course lunches at $16.95 and three-course dinners at $29.95 or $34.95, as well as two-for-one specials. Keep checking the site as restaurants are added daily!
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Event: Valley Talks: The Triple Decker Menace
Venue:  Museum of Work and Culture – Woonsocket
Date: January 28
Description: The Museum of Work & Culture will offer the second installment of its free Valley Talks lecture series on Sunday, January 28, at 1:30pm. Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director Dr. C. Morgan Grefe will present “The Triple-Decker Menace,” exploring the history of the the three-story housing so distinct to New England. Grefe will discuss the precursors of triple-deckers, their evolution, why they became so prevalent in New England, and their relationship to both industry and immigration. Seating is limited to 75 and is first-come, first-served.
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Event: Young Artists 2018 Opening Reception
Venue: Katonah Museum of Art – Katonah
Date: January 26-28
Description:  This annual exhibition of high school seniors’ artwork from member schools, now in its 35th year, gives aspiring artists an opportunity to participate in all aspects of a museum exhibition. With guidance from professionals, the young artists organize, publicize, curate, and mount their own exhibition. Over 400 artworks from 40 local high schools across Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, and Fairfield will be on view. Contact us to find out how your school can participate. All are invited with family and friends to the Stay tuned for more programming for teen audiences produced by KMA’s Teen Council. The Young Artists 2018 program is sponsored by Rebecca and Arthur Samberg.
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Event:  Sugar Maple Tapping for Families
Venue: Trailside Nature Museum – Cross River
Date: January 27
Description: Call to reserve your time slot: (914) 864-7322. Make some great memories and bring your family to learn the ins and outs of maple sugaring. Fee $25 per family.
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