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Events Near Bethel CT

Women Composers Festival of Hartford

Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 1:00pm
Central Connecticut State University’s Founders Hall
New Britain, CT
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Ducks Unlimited - South Shore March Happy Hour

Ducks Unlimited - South Shore March Happy Hour

Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 7:00pm
Casa de Campanelli
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Connecticut Guitar Festival

Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 7:00pm
MOCA Westport
Westport, CT
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Connecticut Guitar Festival

Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 at 9:00am
Suzuki Music Schools
Westport, CT
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King of The Hill

Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 at 9:00am
Sunken Meadow State Park
Kings Park, NY
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