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Wednesday, June 28th:

6:30 – 8pm: Summer Concert Series (runs until August 16th with raindates on Thursdays) at Elizabeth Park in West Hartford

6:30 – 8:30pm: Summer GarlandCome create a lighted summer garland for your patio, porch or pool area! We’ll take a regular strand of lights and lots of our fun scrap fabric and transform all this into a colorful summery garland! BYOB, $40, bring your friends! Blaze & Bloom, West Hartford

7 – 8pm:Shakespeare in Blue Back Square Have some fun with cast members on the courtyard in Blue Back Square on Wednesday, June 28 from 7-8 pm. Win free tickets to “Love’s Labour’s Lost” at our “Name that Monologue” game. You’ll also get a sneak preview of dance and stage combat scenes from our upcoming production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” This event is free to the general public.

Wednesday, June 28th – Sunday, July 30th

Thursday, June 29th:

5 – 8pm: Pop-Up Food Truck NightIron & Grain Co. and the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society are hosting a pop-up food truck night at the museum. Guests will enjoy tasty cuisine and beverages from Iron & Grain’s ’59 Chevy food truck and delicious desserts from Lets Start From Scratch. Additional food truck nights will be held on Thursdays July 20, August 24, September 14, and October 12. There is a $10 per person cover charge for admission, which includes a $5 voucher toward a food truck purchase. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Alcohol is available to those 21 years or older. A valid ID will be required. Children under 10 admitted at no charge. “Noah’s Hands-on Discovery Center,” located inside the museum, will be open for family use.

7pm: Outdoor ConcertSimply Swing, a 10-piece orchestra. Simply Swing specializes in the music of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie; vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Cole and Diana Krall; and high-energy swing dance favorites. These concerts are a wonderful opportunity  for families, friends and neighbors to enjoy time together in their own communities. The concert series is free and open to the public. Blue Back Square in West Hartford

Friday, June 30th:

6:30 – 8:30pm: California Wine Tasting Please join us for an exclusive wine tasting at Fleming’s West Hartford. We will be featuring an outstanding selection of wine, complemented with a selection of hors d’oeuvres created by Chef Partner Headley Wilson. Space is limited, so please make your reservation today. $45 per person. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, West Hartford

Saturday, July 1st

10am: July Cookbook Club for Kidsfeaturing The Junior Baker Cookbook On the Menu: Eggs in a Hole Sandwiches with Maple-Glazed Bacon and Mini S’Mores Tarts. $30 per child includes a copy of The Junior Baker Cookbook Suitable for ages 8-13. Williams Sonoma