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Bushnell Memorial Theater - As Connecticut's premier presenter of the performing arts, The Bushnell has delighted and inspired audiences for more than seven decades and plays a leading role in the state's cultural life. The Bushnell Memorial Theater is a beautiful theater that holds many events throughout the year, including Irving Berlin's White Christmas, the Ballet, the Opera, and many more.

Lake Compounce Theme Park - We are your family's Daycation Destination! Whether it’s chills or thrills that make you happy, Lake Compounce has the best of both, and then some! Play all day on rides like Boulder Dash, Zoomerang and Thunder n’ Lightning. Chill near the lake in Anchor Bay, Clipper Cove and Mammoth Falls.

Mark Twain House & Museum - As we continue to celebrate Twain's legacy through preservation, educational programs and events both serious and purely entertaining, come see the House and Museum dedicated to this legendary man.

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Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival - This events features Asian entertainment, martial arts demonstrations, a table tennis tournament, educational cultural booths, delicious Asian cuisine, Asian games for kids and much more. With years of experience, the Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival is something you won't want to miss.

Greater Hartford Saint Patrick's Day Parade - The annual parade held on or near Saint Patty's Day marches through the streets of downtown Hartford and includes floats and bands from more then 12 towns in the area, traditional Irish presentations that come from all over the country and many unique floats that are sponsored by many area businesses including many of the downtown pubs.

Connecticut Flower & Garden Show - Considered one of the most prestigious flower and garden shows in New England, the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show features breathtaking gardens constructed by some of Connecticut’s most prolific landscape designers.

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First and Last Tavern - First & Last Tavern offers superior Italian cuisine in a casual, yet unique, atmosphere. A diverse menu, that includes pastas, salads, and gourmet brick oven pizzas, make First & Last the perfect destination for diners favoring quality food, modest prices, and excellent service.

Morton's The Steakhouse - Since day one, Morton's has used the same suppliers for our aged prime beef and other meat. They select the best of their inventory for us–and if it doesn't meet Morton's standards, it's sent back. When we say that we offer "The Best Steak...Anywhere," we mean it!

Rajun Cajun - From the moment you step through the doorway, you will be surrounded by the sites, sounds, and bountiful aromas of authentic Cajun cuisine. Traditional favorites await you – from Crawfish and Chicken Etoufee, to New Orleans Jambalaya, to Blackened Catfish, to our World Famous Deep-Fried Turkey.

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