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      Community, Misc. Events
      Saturday, Mar. 09, 2024, 9:00 am
      Community, Misc. Events

      Save the dates! The town of Willimantic’s next Winter Farmers Market events are happening on: Saturday, March 9th & Saturday, March 23rd. Be sure to stop by to eat, shop, and support local this March! To subscribe to the market’s newsletter and follow upcoming vendor details, visit online at https://www.willimanticfarmersmarket.org

      Location: First Congregational Church, 199 Valley St, Willimantic, CT 06226
      Website: https://www.willimanticfarmersmarket.org
      Contact: Email – willifarmersmarket@gmail.com

      Kids/Family, Misc. Events
      Saturday, Mar. 09, 2024, 12:00 pm
      Kids/Family, Misc. Events

      Follow the rainbow, wear your Irish green, and hop aboard the Essex Steam Train with your wee ones for a festive Leprechaun Tea!
      Moms, dads and kids of all ages will have a memorable experience riding through the picturesque Connecticut River Valley aboard this celebratory St Patrick’s excursion.
      Delight in an assortment of teas, finger sandwiches, scones, and more, aboard a beautifully restored 1920s era Pullman Dining car. Your car hosts will be providing top ‘o’ the line care and service for you and your family and friends. Relax as the rhythm of the rails, accompanied by traditional Irish tunes, transports you to a time of elegance (and fun) that only we can provide. There might just be something gold awaiting you at the end of this one of a kind late
      winter adventure!
      Cost: $54.99
      About Page: https://essexsteamtrain.com/experiences-2/mommy-me-leprechaun-tea/
      Link to Tickets:
      2024 Special Excursions

      Art Exhibits/Openings
      Art Exhibits/Openings

      (Exhibition on display from March 9 – June 22):
      Visit the Mill Museum of Willimantic this March through June to view their latest thought-provoking art exhibit: Footprints in the Changing Sand. A collection of works designed by Connecticut artists Annie Wandell, Colin McNamee, and Holly Popielarz, the display examines the human relationship to a changing environment. Similar themed pieces by other artists already on display will also be available for viewing at the museum. The exhibit’s opening reception will take place on Saturday, March 9th, from 6-8pm. The museum welcomes visitors to this exhibit after the opening reception date during their regular operating hours: Fri-Sun @ 10am-4pm. For information on the Windham Textile and History Museum, go to https://millmuseum.org.
      Website: https://millmuseum.org/currentevents/
      Location: 411 Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
      Contact: Email – themillmuseum@gmail.com | Phone – 860-456-2178