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      Kids/Family, Misc. Events
      Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, 9:00 am
      Kids/Family, Misc. Events

      Do you hear the train coming? All Aboard!
      Don’t miss out on this New England holiday tradition. The family-friendly Train Show exhibit is back for its 30th year at the Connecticut River Museum and is sure to surprise and delight visitors of all ages. See what train artist Steve Cryan has created this year! A fully operational nearly 30-foot train layout, “I SPY” scavenger hunts, and a toddler-sized viewing layout are all part of the fun!
      NOTE: A members-only Train Show Opening Event will be held from 4-6 p.m. Nov. 21. Stay tuned for more information on the event opening.
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      Misc. Events
      Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, 10:00 am
      Misc. Events

      Whether you’re looking to tie the knot, or just spend a romantic night out with your partner, Olde Mistick Village is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
      This holiday, join seasoned wedding officiant and non-denominational minister, Marie Tyler Wiley, as she returns to perform free ceremonies for couples at the Meeting House in the Village from 10am-2pm.
      Experience the tradition that’s been happening for over two decades.
      Those looking to wed, renew vows, or simply make a commitment to join in on the fun can all take part!
      Please note: Face masks during ceremonies are encouraged but not required.
      Couples getting married are required to present an official wedding license, which can be obtained from the Town of Stonington; Stonington Town Hall is open M-F from 8:30am-4pm, and can be reached at (860) 535-5060 or in person at 152 Elm Street.
      Additional questions may be directed to Marie Tyler Wiley at Marie@CTJPMarie.com.

      Location: Meeting House, Olde Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic CT 06355

      Cost: Free

      Contact Information: Venue Phone – (860) 536-4941 | Venue Email – info@oldemistickvillage.com

      Misc. Events
      Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, 12:00 pm
      Misc. Events

      This Valentine’s Day, join the The Town of Windham, Willimantic Downtown Neighborhood Association, and Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce at a special ribbon cutting ceremony to show love and support for new businesses on Main Street in Willimantic! The event is set to take place at noon, and will be followed by a “business support stroll” to the various newly opened locations. Be sure to visit and support local this holiday!

      Location: Junction of Main St. & Church St.
      Admission: Free
      Contact Info: Email – info@willimanticdowntown.org | Phone – 860.455.4673

      Misc. Events
      Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, 6:00 pm
      Misc. Events

      This February, treat your valentine to a special 2 ½ hr dining excursion aboard The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s Essex Clipper Dinner Train. The romance of the rails and vintage train cars are sure to set a memorable scene for an expression of your affection. Shrimp cocktail and custom cheese plates will be served along the ride before the main feast of a choice of filet mignon, chicken milanese, seared salmon, or mushroom ravioli. Sweet desserts and drinks will also be served, including mouthwatering confections from Fascia’s Chocolates, and champagne at the full service bar. This unique and limited capacity dining experience is sure to impress, so secure your spot now.

      Cost: $139.99/person.
      Link to tickets:
      2024 Special Excursions