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Call to Artists: Art at Ives 2019

Call to Artists: Art at Ives 2019

Art at Ives is back for its 4th year and our application is now open! Please consider joining us on June 1 and 2 as one of our featured artists. This 2 day juried

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2018 Season Recap »

Sam Bush

Sam Bush

  SAM BUSH BAND “The Father of Newgrass and King of Telluride” If joy were a person, Sam would bring both peace and frenzy. He’d be full of music, light, and energy that soothes even

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Forever Grateful Music Fest – DAY 2

Forever Grateful Music Fest – DAY 2

CELEBRATING THE MUSIC AND CULTURE OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD AND BEYOND! Forever Grateful returned for its 4th year of celebrating the music and culture of the Grateful Dead and Beyond! The festival included tribute sets to

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Fore ‘n’ Aft Benefit Reunion

Fore ‘n’ Aft Benefit Reunion

The Fore ‘n’ Aft Benefit Reunion happened at Ives Concert Park on October 6! This event featured live music, special guests, surprise appearances, food trucks and much more. Doors open at 12pm and close

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Brews & BBQ

Brews & BBQ

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 –  Westconn Visual Performing Arts Center

Peter & the Starcatcher – 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

Art at Ives

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’

Connecticut Ballet presents ‘Ballet Under the Stars’

      On Sunday, July 15, dance was 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 Under

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Mock Stock Tribute Band Fest – PURPLE

Mock Stock Tribute Band Fest – PURPLE

  Dean Ford & the Beautiful Ones (Tribute to Prince) Dressed to the 9’s, Dean Ford embodies PRINCE with every fiber of his being, giving you a show as close as you will ever

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Mock Stock Tribute Band Fest – METAL

Mock Stock Tribute Band Fest – METAL

  Mock Stock went 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) Halfway To HELL – AC/DC Tribute features a High

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Westside Reggae Festival

Westside Reggae Festival

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

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Ecuadorian Festival

Ecuadorian Festival

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

Big Blocks & BBQ Auto Show

Danbury Auto Spring & Welding Presented: Big Blocks & BBQ Auto Show! The hottest classic cars, hot rods and custom motorcycles were on display while enjoying good food and live music with the whole

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Chicha Fest

Chicha Fest

Chicha Fest returned on Sunday, August 26 from 11am – 9pm with satiating foods, rhythmic Latin vibes, and family-friendly fun for everyone. Want to end summer with a bang? Come dance! Eat! Enjoy all

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Caribbean Cultural Jerk Festival

Caribbean Cultural Jerk Festival

The 2018 Caribbean Cultural Jerk Fest kicked off on Sunday, September 2 with incredible musical talent for the whole family to enjoy. There will be fun games for kids, face painting, bounce houses, and

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Country Harvest Hoedown

Country Harvest Hoedown

Jessica Lynn returned to the Ives stage on September 15! New York’s Jessica Lynn continues to make her mark on country music with her new single “Let’s Don’t,” which was just released this June

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Brush and Brunch

Brush and Brunch

Bring your art to life! Have a cocktail. Enjoy some delicious food. At Ives’ Brush and Brunch event, The Art Spot will be instructing at all levels of painting, offering step-by-step lessons on color,

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Free the Children Benefit Concert

Free the Children Benefit Concert

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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