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Free the Children Benefit Concert – Sat, Sept 29

Free the Children Benefit Concert – Sat, Sept 29

Join us as we raise our voices in support of our children.  We may feel helpless to make changes but there is power in community! Sponsored by 91.7 WXCI, the WCSU Alumni Association, and

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Fore ‘n’ Aft Benefit Reunion – Saturday, October 6

Fore ‘n’ Aft Benefit Reunion – Saturday, October 6

Come jam out on Saturday, October 6, 2018 with the Fore ‘n’ Aft Benefit Reunion at Ives Concert Park! This event features live music, special guests, surprise appearances, food trucks and much more. Doors

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Past 2018 Events »

Brews & BBQ – Sat. May 12

Brews & BBQ – Sat. May 12

On Saturday, May 12 the fifth annual Brews and BBQ event presented by i95 and KICKS 105.5 featured delicious BBQ from local restaurateurs, craft beer, and live music! 2018 Headliners: Amy Helm & Doyle Bramhall

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Peter & the Starcatcher – May 24-26 – Westconn Visual Performing Arts Center

Peter & the Starcatcher – May 24-26 – Westconn Visual Performing Arts Center

Peter and the Starcatcher is a play based on the 2004 novel Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, adapted for the stage by Rick Elice. The play provides a backstory

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Art at Ives – Saturday & Sunday, June 2 & 3

Art at Ives – Saturday & Sunday, June 2 & 3

Returning for its third year, Friends of the Ives presented Art at Ives: Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3.  Continuing to increase the access to visual

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Connecticut Ballet presents ‘Ballet Under the Stars’ – Sunday, July 15

Connecticut Ballet presents ‘Ballet Under the Stars’ – Sunday, July 15

      On Sunday, July 15, dance will be the featured performance for the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts and Family Series at Ives Concert Park at 7:30 p.m.  Connecticut Ballet  will present ‘Ballet

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Mock Stock Tribute Band Fest – PURPLE – Fri, July 20

Mock Stock Tribute Band Fest – PURPLE – Fri, July 20

  Friday Night, July 20     5 – 10:30 pm You’ll be seeing purple with tributes to Prince and his influences. Dean Ford & the Beautiful Ones (Tribute to Prince) Dressed to the 9’s,

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Mock Stock Tribute Band Fest – METAL – Sat, July 21

Mock Stock Tribute Band Fest – METAL – Sat, July 21

  Saturday Night, July 21 5 – 10:30 pm Mock Stock is going Metal in a nod to AC/DC, Guns & Roses, and Metallica. Tickets: $20 advance/$30 day of show Halfway to Hell (Tribute to AC/DC)

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Westside Reggae Festival – Sat, July 28

Westside Reggae Festival – Sat, July 28

Heart and Soul Ent. presents: For the 7th year in a row, Westside Reggae Festival is back at Ives for another round! Doors open this Saturday, July 28 at 1pm, so bring the whole

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Ecuadorian Festival- Sunday August 12

Ecuadorian Festival- Sunday August 12

Sunday, August 12 Doors: 11:00am – 8:30pm Experience many exciting cultural festivities during this day-long family event that includes excellent food, music, crafts, dancing and more! Tickets available at the door: $

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Big Blocks & BBQ Auto Show – Sunday, Aug 19

Big Blocks & BBQ Auto Show – Sunday, Aug 19

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Chicha Fest- Sun, Aug 26

Chicha Fest- Sun, Aug 26

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Forever Grateful Music Fest – DAY 2 – SAT, SEPT 1

Forever Grateful Music Fest – DAY 2 – SAT, SEPT 1

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Caribbean Cultural Jerk Festival- Sun, Sept 2

Caribbean Cultural Jerk Festival- Sun, Sept 2

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Country Harvest Hoedown – Sat, Sept. 15

Country Harvest Hoedown – Sat, Sept. 15

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Sam Bush

Sam Bush

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Brush and Brunch – Sun, Sept 23

Brush and Brunch – Sun, Sept 23

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Free the Children Benefit Concert

featuring local bands consisting of  Westconn Alumni 

Net proceeds benefit CT Institute for Refugees and Immigrants

Saturday, Sept 29      Doors: 4pm        $5 admission