The 19th annual Connecticut Open House Day is this Saturday, June 10, 2023. It's a statewide event that's organized by Connecticut's Tourism Office and What is it? Free or reduced admission at more than 200 of Connecticut's tourist attractions, it's a great way to see the best of Connecticut and save a few bucks. I looked through the latest lineup and found some interesting destinations.

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Get our free mobile app is where you'll find the complete lineup broken down by County. If you're looking for a bargain at most of Connecticut's largest museums and tourist attractions, the pickings are decent. The awesome Connecticut Science Center in Hartford is offering admission to everyone at kid's prices from 10AM-4PM. Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill will open up their gates for free to everyone also.

In Danbury, the Danbury Museum & Historical Society will offer free tours, as will The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield. My wife was quite surprised to find that Monroe is planning an old-timey cake walk at the Stepney Green on Rt. 25, and they're giving away a bunch of cakes from bakeries around town.

Two Roads Brewing in Stratford is bringing in a vendor's market, live band, and will offer free tours and taster glasses. The Carousel Museum in Bristol will offer free admission and free rides for children all day too. The one Connecticut Open House Day event that I urge you attend is in Winsted, the American Mural Project will offer free admission all day where you can check out their absolutely incredible 5 story massive mural.

Again, all of the events for the 19th annual Connecticut Open House Day happen on Saturday, June 10.

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The Ridgefield Playhouse and I-95 have had a longstanding and fruitful business relationship.The Playhouse, it's leadership and staff have always been welcoming to us and we like to think we've been good to them as well.

I've been doing the I-95 Morning Show for 15 years and in that time I've had so many wonderful memories in that building. We performed our Ethan and Lou 10 year Anniversary concert there, I've met countless celebrities at the Playhouse and have attended many of their shows.

Many of the top flight guests we've booked on the I-95 Morning Show have been courtesy of our association with the Playhouse. But it wasn't just the rock stars that got invited to our studio, the people behind the curtain have always been regular guests on our shows.

Jared Shahid is the new Managing Director at the Ridgefield Playhouse but not a new face to us. Ethan and I have hung with him backstage, we've had him in the studio and he and I even worked on a TV project together.

Jared is one of the best storytellers I know so we were delighted to invite him back on the show. Recently, Shahid joined us on the the I-95 Morning Show with Ethan, Lou & Dave. Whenever he comes in, he brings tickets and stories for our audience. These are some of the amazing behind the scenes tales he shared with us on Thursday (5/25/23).

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