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Torrington, CT 06790
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This is one popular venue to watch the best of the lot in the field of theater and music. Catch the famous musical Cats or the Lights on Broadway show on the Main Stage, which seats 1700 people. The Studio Theatre has a smaller stage, ideal for building a closer relationship between the audience and the show. School children are often seen at short performances especially designed for them take place on the Main Stage. Kids also get an opportunity to learn acting. Students of the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education give performances too. You can get good discounts and get to know of their latest by becoming a member. Fundraising events are also held.
Held during summers, the annual county Goshen fair livens up acres of the Goshen Fair grounds. Welcoming the world to its scenic landscapes, the fairgrounds are buzzing with fair activities. There's livestock action, animal activities, playful contests, energized bands, magic shows, exhibits and much more in store to name of. It offers visitors the opportunity to witness complete fun-filled activities, under one roof. Call ahead for more details.
The Goshen Fairgrounds in the northwestern part of Connecticut is home to the annual Goshen Fair, held each September. There are often several other cultural and equestrian events held on the property in the off-season, such as the Connecticut Wine Festival and the Turkey Trot.
Bridge Street Live in Collinsville (just 15 minutes from Downtown Hartford) is not your typical performance venue. Located in the 19th-century industrial town of Collinsville, this one-of-a-kind music venue has an incredible art deco decor. Drinks and snacks are served upstairs at the bar, or outdoors during summer months when you can take the beverages out to the patio. Private events can also be arranged at the venue.
Downtown Collinsville's hub of music and art, Downright Music and Art, as the name suggests, is a no-frills, simple, no-non-sense venue that is dedicated to presenting art in its various facets. Be it live musical performances, art exhibitions, community walks, or a book reading, this venue is where you will find it happening. Call to know more.
The Bethlehem Fairgrounds, located off Main Street, is operated by the Bethlehem Fair Society. This sprawling space is rented out to organizations looking to host large scale events. It is the venue for festivals, shows, sales, auctions, among several cultural and community events. The annual Bethlehem Fair is hosted here as well. With amusement rides, art and agricultural exhibits, horse shows and live entertainment, this traditional country fair is one of the top attractions in town.
With three screens (all outdoors), this classic drive-in has more than just movies, but it also have an impressive flea market on Sundays. Enjoy first-run movies with double features from the comfort your car, or take the kids for some family-friendly films. The full concession stand has all your favorites, like popcorn, burgers and hot dogs. Movies are only shown during the summer months, but that doesn't mean the fun stops! On Sundays from 8a to 3p, the Mansfield Marketplace is open for one of the region's largest flea markets from the first week of spring until Thanksgiving. In October, there are free hay rides, so come early to indulge in some autumn entertainment.
Bleachers Sports Bar & Restaurant, just a short drive from ESPN headquarters at Bristol is a relaxed laid-back local bar and pub where patrons can settle in with friends to catch up on the latest games, play a round of pool or darts or enjoy a lively night of trivia. With over 22 beers on draft, as well as 15 TV's across the bar, it is especially popular with NFL fans who stop by to watch the game on NFL Sunday Ticket and Direct TV. Weekly band performances keep bar patrons entertained when there isn't a big game on. The menu is classic American pub fare, with chicken wings, nachos, salads, burgers meatballs and wraps so you don't go hungry. To check out what's on at Bleachers, visit the website.
Built in 1839, the Simsbury Townhouse was the city townhouse for almost a century. Commonly called Boy Scout Hall, this Greek Revival landmark is rented out to local organizations for private events. With maxing standing capacity of 177, it is the venue for several fitness classes and community events.
This historical courthouse that serves as a city hall, an auditorium and a government office is the Eno Memorial Hall. Renowned as a local landmark, the rooms in this hall is reserved as classes and various other events. There are several events conducted here very often that grabs the locals and tourists to enjoy the event.
The Simsbury Performing Arts Center has a long line-up of cultural events that place, and the events keep changing regularly to keep things fresh and exciting. It is a nice spot to catch some of the popular music festivals along with experiencing other events in the acoustic setting. The center is a fun place to enjoy many quality productions. Providing ample parking and adjacent to acres of open land, the performing arts center is a worthwhile visit.
This performing arts complex, established in 1922, has Renaissance Revival influences with Greek, Arabic, Roman and Federal motifs boasted with grand lobby spaces and ornate dome ceilings. Originally a vaudeville/movie house, it changed with the times over its 70 years of operations, presenting silent films, to Big Band sounds of the Tommy Dorsey Band, to contemporary rock concerts. It was closed in 1987. The Palace Theater has been renovated and reopened after several years. This exquisite complex will showcase a performance schedule that includes Broadway shows, comedy acts and family entertainment.