Brewfest at the Beach happens Friday at Ocean Beach Park

Brewfest at the Beach, the biannual fundraiser from the New London Rotary benefitting various civic projects, takes place Friday at Ocean Beach Park. Well over 150 types of beer are available for sampling along with food and live music.

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Rick's List - Exercising with Animals Edition

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A strait-forward paddle in the great Northwest

A light breeze rippled an azure Freshwater Bay as the three of us launched kayaks on a cloudless, balmy morning — ideal conditions along a channel often given to thick fog, gusty winds, crashing waves, tidal rips and driving rain.

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Upcoming concerts and shows

Katt Williams — June 1 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 22; $38-$79

Little Big Town — Feb. 23 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 22; $39-$79

Lisa Lapanelli — Feb. 23 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 22; $56

The Drifters — Dec. 2 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $65

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams — Dec. 7 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $30

Niall Horan — Sept. 14 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 22; $29.50-$99.50