Nightlife in Ledyard Center

Up to 52% Off Italian Cooking Classes 

Dalice Elizabeth Winery

$75 $37

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Using Mediterranean sea salts and ingredients from local farmers, chefs teach the basics of preparing homestyle Italian cuisine

50% Off Wine Tasting and Logo Glasses at Leyden Farm & Winery

West Greenwich

$26 $13

Christmas-tree family farm offers crisp green-apple-infused white wine; watermelon blush wine; and smooth, complex merlot

Up to 55% Off Movie and Popcorn from Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

$20 $9

Customers enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions from Dealflicks.com

Bring Your Own Improv – Up to 59% Off

Warwick Museum of Art

$14 $7

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Family-friendly show brings audience volunteers onstage to improvise alongside regular cast

Up to 51% Off at Hanafin's Public House

Glastonbury

$34 $17

In the spirit of Ireland's public houses, cooks prepare corned beef and cabbage and hearty Guinness stew

Half Off Tour and Tasting at Newport Vineyards

Middletown

$24 $12

Tour a vineyard and winery and sample wines while shopping for the holidays

Half Off Pool and Bar Food at Corner Pocket Billiards & Grill

Johnston

$30 $15

Guests toast 16 styles of draft beer to the winners of billiards and foosball while enjoying a hearty bar menu and weekly karaoke

Mike Tramp of White Lion – Up to 52% Off Rock

Palace Theater

$45.88 $22

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Frontman of the '80s hard-rock band White Lion strips down all his greatest hits in a solo acoustic show

50% Off at SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival

Columbus Theater

$20 $10

Festival-goers check out feature films, documentaries, and shorts from around the world at a six-day film-and-art festival

Up to 30% Off One-Man Comedy

Trinity Rep's Chace Theater

$49 $35

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Steve Solomon’s one-man show introduces audiences to his unusual family through spot-on accents and affectionate impersonations

Half Off Brewery Tour and Tasting for Four

Bloomfield

$36 $18

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Touring and tasting at local microbrewery on Saturday afternoons

Up to 50% Off at Spotlight Theaters Front Street

Downtown

$16 $8

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First-run feature films project across sprawling screens inside a new downtown theater

The Band Perry: World Tour 2014 – Up to 48% Off

Toyota Oakdale Theatre

$86 $45

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Mississippi siblings behind country hit "If I Die Young" break out the banjos and mandolins on tracks from their new album "Pioneer"

Up to 53% Off Comedy Magic Show

Trinity-On-Main

$17 $8

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A hypnotist and an illusionist stage a show filled with eye-popping acts and plenty of humor

Up to 50% Off Burlesque Show

The House of Mood

$50 $25

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Burlesque performers take the House of Mood stage for a steamy cabaret show filled with dancing, singing, and pole work

Up to 45% Off Movie Ticket and Snacks

Simsbury

$23.50 $13

Theater nestles moviegoers snacking on large popcorn and soda into high-back rocking chairs for Dolby Digital–surround-sound presentations

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Harp & Dragon's casual atmosphere sets the stage for classic pub eats alongside a full bar with 36 beers on tap. Hosts of sandwiches and burgers dive into friendly mouths and laps, such as the Harp & Dragon burger ($8.95), which piles a half-pound beef patty, sauteed mushrooms, melted Swiss, and leek sauce. Dive into rich, hearty bowls of irish stew ($11.95), or revel in the steadfast meat and dairy delights of a cheesesteak ($12.95). Savor traditional flavors in forms such as bangers and mash ($14.95), succulent irish sausage draped over a throne of garlic mashed potatoes swimming in shiraz onion gravy, or fish and chips ($14.95), named after misprinted instructions for ice fishermen.

130 Main St
Norwich,
CT
US

Film buffs across six states stare wide-eyed at large cinema screens, losing themselves in first-run Hollywood movies and the smell of fresh, buttery kernels within Your Neighborhood Theatre's 17 locations. Though all theaters prioritize comfortable seating, old-fashioned friendly service, and high-stakes preshow trivia slideshows, each location encompasses its own distinct charm, be it through arthouse décor, 3-D screens, or Rhode Island's vintage 1950's drive-in setting.

Poquoneck Rd. Rt.1
Groton,
CT
US

A crimson curtain rises to unveil the operas, nationally touring musicals, children's shows, and films that pass under the historic movie palace's gilded ceiling. Originally built in 1926 as a home for vaudeville performances and motion pictures, the grand venue has survived more than eight decades with the help of The Garde Arts Center, Inc., a nonprofit organization that formed in 1985 to both preserve the building and pursue its mission "to engage, enrich, entertain, and inspire the region of Greater New London." Today, the center stages a slew of performances and events that keep guests on the edges of all 1,472 seats.

325 State St
New London,
CT
US

Arthur Murray's experienced instructors and owners, including some who have worked with shows such as So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing With the Stars, stand ready and waiting to teach students in the ways of balance and coordinated rhythmic motion. Bring a partner to your two private lessons or fly solo and dance with your instructor. In either case, you'll leave with a greater understanding of the dance style of your choosing. These lessons are ideal for a betrothed pair prepping for the big wedding dance or a fledgling fitness seeker looking for a fun new way to get in shipshape. Stick to a stately waltz, spicy up life with a rumba, or feel vibrant and playful with a few swing steps in your personal repertoire. Whether you're an experienced dancer hoping to brush up on certain techniques or you have two left feet for feet and two right feet for hands, private lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Studio offer bountiful, dance-based benefits. This Groupon also allows dancers to stop in for two group classes to put their newly acquired skills to the test.

287 Main St
Niantic,
CT
US

Owner John Graham, an alumnus of notable Connecticut restaurants such as Constantine’s and Frank’s Gourmet Grille, opened The Hearsay Bar & Grille with his wife, Kellie. Located in New London, a town close to their hearts, the pair dishes up a menu of casual eats, from their signature lobster bisque to slabs of fall-off-the-bone pork ribs. An advocate for locally sourced spirits, The Hearsay is the first establishment in the area to serve Onyx Moonshine and Kra-ze Vodka, which, like Yale’s valedictorians, are produced in local fermentation tanks. Bartenders mix drinks with Grey Goose vodka and Johnnie Walker whiskey beneath the lambent glow of four widescreen TVs that entertain diners beside a rotating slate of disc-spinning DJs and acoustic crooners.

119 Broad St
New London,
CT
US

The Connecticut Repertory Theatre, the producing appendage of the University of Connecticut’s Department of Dramatic Arts, casts visiting professional actors and talented university students in its plays, musicals, and contemporary performances. This summer’s marquee boasts three musicals: Guys and Dolls, Seussical the Musical, a musical journey through the works of Dr. Seuss, and My Fair Lady. A cast of veteran performers, including Broadway entertainers Terrence Mann, Eileen Fulton, and Charlotte d’Amboise and comedian Steve Hayes, breathe life into the shows in the same way a stack of old books can breathe life into a fire. Performed 12 times over the course of independent 10-day runs, each musical offers up a surfeit of opportunities for reveling in drama and singing along inside your head as loudly as possible.

2132 Hillside Rd
Storrs Mansfield,
CT
US