Things To Do: August 13th-16th
NASA Space Week @ Connecticut Science Center
Location: Hartford CT
Date: August 11-15, 2020
What: 3… 2… 1… BLAST-OFF! Take a trip out of this world with LIVE Science demonstrations and intergalactic exploration. Plus, visit the Science Center’s Exploring Space Gallery to create a moon crater, see Earth’s weather from a spaceship, and interact with our Mars Mission Control exhibit. Get ready to leave the Earth behind as you embark on an intergalactic journey across our galaxy! Activities are included with general admission or Science Center membership.
Guide to Summer Seafood Shacks in Connecticut
When you live in Connecticut, summer and seafood shacks go hand in hand. A day at one of the many state beaches can come to the perfect end with a stop for a hot, buttered, Connecticut style lobster roll, a fried seafood platter, and an ice cream cone. Here are some of CTVisit‘s recommendations for Seafood Shacks in the state.
**As a reminder, be sure to check each restaurants’ website for new safety guidelines before venturing out.
Activities to Enjoy Now (curated by VisitWestchesterNY.com)
Location: Westchester County, NY
What: From responsible outdoor recreation to virtual experiences, we hope to add some enjoyment to your days. Stay safe and practice social distancing, wear a mask, and follow N.Y. state guidelines while enjoying Westchester County.
Visit a Westchester County Brewery
Location: Westchester County, NY
What: America’s spirit of invention is alive and well among small-batch, craft beverage-makers in Westchester County. No mass-produced offerings here, just tasty and unique local drinks made from local ingredients. As the craft beverage industry explodes nationwide, Westchester County is the home to some of the very best in the region. Distilleries, craft breweries, a cidery, and even a micro-winery call the county home. (From VisitWestchesterNY.com)
Narragansett Summer Concerts at the Gazebo
Location: Gazebo Park, Narragansett, RI
Date: Friday, August 14th, 6PM-7:30PM
What: Live musical entertainment outdoors across from Narragansett Town Beach in the heart of the Pier.
The General Stanton Inn Outdoor Weekend Flea Market
Location: Charlestown, RI
Date: May 30- Sept. 6, 2020
What: This outdoor Flea Market, is located at 4115 Old Post Road, in the coastal town of Charlestown. By virtue of its’ location, The General Stanton Inn’s antiques, crafts, and collectibles Flea Market is especially treasured for its’ nautical antiques.
Online Events, Accessible from Anywhere!
Climbing the Walls, A Virtual Multi-Media Exhibition
From June 6 – September 6, 2020, Studio Theater in Exile and Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art (HV MoCA) will present Climbing the Walls, a virtual multi-media arts exploration in the time of Corona. Climbing the Walls is a virtual exhibition of visual works of art, poetry, and performances with new content offered each week from June – September made available to experience free of charge on their websites. Climbing the Walls is based on Writing the Walls, a 13-year collaboration between the two organizations due to the cancellation of this year’s annual event because of the threat of Co-VID19.
Virtual SummerDance with Steffi Nossen
Keep your dancers active, growing & learning this summer with our new online camps! Registration is now open for our Zoom camp sessions. One-week and two-week sessions available. Live Virtual Programs for 3 years of age to those heading to 10th grade. Space is limited, register today and experience the joy of dance from home!
Virtual Planetarium Shows from the Hudson River Museum
From the mysteries of the moon and the search for life beyond Earth to the stories that shape our stars, our Planetarium has shows for every level and interest. Planetarium shows are offered every Saturday and Sunday at 12:30, 2, and 3:30pm, with each time slot geared towards a different age group.