Things To Do In Windham

53% Off Horseback Riding

Mansfield

$350 $165

Kids learn basics of horseback riding with friendly animals on a scenic farm

50% Off Arcade and Board Gaming

Storrs

$20 $10

Gamers meet to play video or board games, and special events such as Magic: The Gathering; board games, cards, and miniatures for sale

Half Off High-Speed Ferrari or Lamborghini Drive

Multiple Locations

$249 $125

A closed-course drive in an exotic car with a 500 hp. engine is captured on film

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

Up to 80% Off Fitness or Martial-Arts Classes

Tolland

$150 $45

Cardio kickboxing features fast-paced routines, boot camp includes cardio and strength training, and martial arts teaches self-defense

Up to 67% Off CrossFit

Putnam

$300 $99

Coaches teach the fundamentals of CrossFit before engaging them in full classes; classes feature a system of intense functional exercises

Up to 51% Off Standup Comedy

Comix At Foxwoods Comedy Club

$65 $32

Resort-casino comedy club tickles funny bones with nationally touring comedians

Up to 53% Off at The Mashantucket Pequot Museum

Mashantucket

$40 $20

One of the world's largest museums that celebrates Native American history, art, and culture; walk-through dioramas and live performances

Paul Reiser – Up to 51% Off Standup

Fox Theater At Foxwoods Resort Casino

$99 $49

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Standup, author, and actor of Mad About You fame shares his humorous insights on life

92% Off Gym Membership to Big Sky Fitness

Multiple Locations

$329 $25

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Personal trainers root routines in science, propelling clients to noticeable results with the help of fitness classes and healthy shakes

Up to 88% Off Catalyst Boot Camp or Kids' After-School Fitness

Manchester

$234 $29

Boot camps build full-body muscle systems rather than isolated muscle groups; kids get fit and have fun as they learn about good nutrition

Up to 81% Off at Totally Kickin' Fitness

Manchester

$374 $79

Women learn saucy dance steps, body-sculpting calisthenics, or stamina-building kickboxing moves at female-focused fitness studio

Up to 64% Off at Dragon Karate

Manchester

$60 $29

Kids, teens, and adults are introduced to the sport of karate during classes led by Sensei Cheryl

Up to 67% Off Personal Training at Anytime Fitness Manchester

Manchester, CT

$100 $39

Work one-on-one with a personal trainer to meet fitness goals; customized workouts designed to maximize results

87% Off at Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

$145 $19

Learn dances such as swing, salsa, and the hustle in one-on-one lessons, then hone skills in a group class and party-style practice session

Up to 82% Off Injury-Prevention Training

Manchester

$180 $35

Individualized training reduces the risk of injury by addressing a client's flexibility, stability, strength, endurance, and power

Up to 65% Off Martial Arts Classes with Uniform

Manchester

$99 $35

Black belt masters lead students of all ages through self-defense techniques of tae kwon do, hapkido, and cardio-kickboxing

Half Off an Indoor Rock-Climbing Package for Two

Manchester

$118.50 $59.25

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Climbers learn the basics during an instruction course before taking on walls aided by a suite of rented gear

Up to 75% Off Thai Kickboxing or Jiu-Jitsu Classes 

Manchester

$100 $25

Self-defense-focused jiu-jitsu classes or muay thai kickboxing classes for kids or adults

Up to 63% Off a Wild-Food and Ecology Tour

Multiple Locations

$80 $35

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Forage for wild mushrooms, salad greens, fruits, berries & medicinal herbs while learning about ecology of NYC's local parks & open space

Up to 51% Off Racing Experiences

Stafford Motor Speedway

$99 $49

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

Up to 51% Off Private Horse Riding Lesson

Monson

$35 $17

Private, half- or full-hour horse riding lessons on farm specializing in Hunt Seat Equitation

Sticky Fingers – Up to 44% Off Tribute Concert

The Stafford Palace Theater

$39.10 $22

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Acclaimed supergroup recreates the Rolling Stones experience, with support from ZZ Top tribute act

Up to 74% Off One Month of Martial-Arts Classes

Stonington

$150 $40

Karate, aiki jujitsu, iaijutsu, and more taught to children or adults according to Japanese and Okinawan martial-arts traditions

Up to 51% Off Tennis Clinics

Glastonbury Center

$28 $15

Tennis players of any level can sign up for a clinic led by pros that teach the skills needed to improve strokes and game performance

50% Off 8 Drop-in Classes

Glastonbury Center

$60 $30

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 87% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Village Green Plaza

$215 $29

Professional martial-arts instructors focus on instilling both children and adults with skills, confidence, and self-discipline

Up to 67% Off Mommy and Me Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$75 $29.99

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An intense outdoor bootcamp class that helps tone the body while kids play in sight

Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut – 32% Off

East Lyme

$28 $19

Children build a skyscraper, learn about new cultures, and explore the sciences with hands-on exhibits

Up to 56% Off at Yang Ki Yin School of Jiu Jitsu

Coventry

$75 $39

Students develop self-defense skills and discipline in adult or kids' Jiu Jitsu classes at Rhode Island's oldest martial-arts school

Up to 51% Off Private Golf Lessons

Multiple Locations

$140 $69

Golf instructor helps players develop their driving, pitching, and chipping skills during private lessons

50% Off Martial Arts

Coventry

$80 $40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

45% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Coventry

$417 $229

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

68% Off Muay Thai Classes at Eight Limbs Studios

Coventry

$108.85 $35

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Instructors help clients sculpt the body by learning muay thai’s fearsome combination of punches, elbows, kicks, and knee-strikes

Up to 52% Off at Matt's Outback Paintball

Coventry

$120 $60

Armed with Vibe, Etha, or Axe paintball markers, teams battle it out on 23 wooded acres

49% Off Martial Arts

East Hartford

$99 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Stanley G Workout

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

71% Off Group Personal-Training Sessions

Pride Fitness

$85 $25

Personal trainer specializes in core training, balance, flexibility and TRX suspension exercises

Half Off an Intro to Fencing Class

Bloomfield

$50 $25

Classes introduce students to the appropriate equipment and fundamental techniques of fencing

86% Off Youth Karate Classes

South Windsor

$205 $29

Kids’ karate classes teach tykes to block, strike, and grapple, as well as build confidence and respect for others

Up to 88% Off Strength and Conditioning Classes

South Windsor

$207 $29

Build lean muscle and boost your metabolism in these results-oriented small-group classes

45% Off Personal Training

Wethersfield

$400 $220

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 85% Off Classes at RockFit Bootcamp

Wethersfield

$199 $29

Trainers organize functional, high-intensity workouts that incorporate boxing bags and kettlebells to help improve quality of life

Up to 61% Off Golf Instruction

Cromwell

$75 $29

Proper swing mechanics and hand-eye coordination constitute the focal points of instructional sessions from a Class A PGA member

Up to 50% Off The Original Wedding Expo Tickets

Multiple Locations

$24 $12

Wedding expo unites future newlyweds with 65+ bridal merchants presenting gowns, photographers, florists, and bakers

50% Off

Brookfield

$30 $15

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 52% Off Chocolate-Making Class

Middletown

$160 $80

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Learn to temper chocolate and craft ganaches while sipping champagne before taking home samples

Half Off Golf at Banner Country Club

Moodus

$84 $42

Carts traverse 6,015 yards of picturesque Connecticut countryside and golfers swat through tree-lined fairways and open pastures.

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

25% Off Membership to Edgewood Bath and Tennis Club

Middlebury

$1,836 $1,385

Families gain access to state-of-the art swim, tennis, and fitness facilities, with water-spray features and a playground for the kids

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Downtown

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

The Mark Twain House and Museum – Up to 46% Off

Asylum Hill

$36 $20

The house of literary legend Samuel Clemens casts a light on his personality and career as well as America in the 19th century

55% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Hartford

$110 $49

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 67% Off Kids' MMA Classes at Underdog Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Parkville

$80 $29

Ages 8–13 gain learn self-defense techniques from pros in an MMA program that combines striking, wrestling, and Brazilian jujitsu grappling

44% Off Dance Lessons

Parkville

$45 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

44% Off Yoga Classes

New Hartford

$18 $10

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 71% Off Classes at Racquels Addiction Fitness

The Fitness Loft

$130 $39

A lineup of fun, focused fitness classes includes Zumba, piloxing, boot camp, circuit training, and more

49% Off Introductory Flight Lesson at Fly GForce

South Meadows

$285 $145

Gold Seal–certified instructors school aspiring pilots during introductory flight lesson that includes 30 minutes of in-air training

Up to 77% Off Pole-Dance Classes

Downtown

$149.95 $39

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Engaging pole-dancing classes strengthen men or women while bolstering flexibility; parties introduce three to nine women to pole dancing

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

Up to 52% Off Racing Experience at The Racing School

Multiple Locations

$289 $139

Even people with no racing experience can get behind the wheel of a race-proven stock car and drive around a professional speedway

Up to 88% Off Fitness Classes

Webster

$200 $29

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For its grand reopening, this fitness haven torches calories with spinning, yoga, barbell exercises, and dance steps

Up to 89% Off at Crossfit 37

Webster

$250 $35

Experienced instructors lead high-intensity workouts featuring constantly varied, functional movements to boost endurance and strength

Up to 56% Off Private Music Lessons at Amped Music School

Wyoming

$40 $20

Instructors teach guitar, piano, drums, or vocals in one-on-one lessons

Up to 52% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Ashaway

$120 $59

Lessons with instructor of 25 years instills the value of hard work and good horsemanship

Up to 74% Off CrossFit Intro or Advanced Classes

East Windsor

$195 $59

Coaches cover the basic movements of CrossFit workouts in on-ramp classes; regular classes group these movements into challenging routines

Up to 55% Off Classes at Land Warrior CrossFit LLC

Windsor Locks

$65 $29

Cross-training system enhances power, speed, and agility during intense, ever-changing workouts that prep people for all physical activities

Up to 83% Off Fitness and Yoga Classes

Windsor Locks

$80 $15

Choose from seven fitness and yoga classes that include circuit-training and Zumba

52% Off Intro Horseback-Riding Package

East Windsor

$135 $65

Glean fundamentals of horseback riding from experienced instructors on 52-acre farm with rings and arenas

Up to 56% Off Personal Training

Granby

$135 $67

Personal-training sessions are led by an expert in fitness, massage, and pain relief

Up to 54% Off Museum Admission or Class

Windsor

$14 $7

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Museum follows the evolution of electronic communication from early radio and telegraph to modern television and computers

45% Off Services

Windsor

$200 $110

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 79% Off Classes at Yang's U.S. TaeKwonDo

Newington

$90 $19

Students ages four and up develop self-confidence and self-discipline as they master the art of taekwondo

Up to 69% Off Assessment or Personal Training

Newington

$89.99 $39

Metabolic testing measures a persons current fat burning ability and informs them how to maximize fat loss

Up to 66% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Scituate

$175 $69

Friendly steeds welcome riders to climb aboard for safe, supervised instruction and rides at a picturesque, tree-lined farm

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$54 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 70% Off Martial Arts Classes at New England Rendokan

Multiple Locations

$140 $49

Techniques are based on Okinawan Shorin-Ryu karate, jujitsu, and Kobudo—weaponry—and teach students control, self-esteem, and respect

Up to 54% Off Guitar or Drum Lessons or Birthday Party 

Old Saybrook Center

$199 $99

Music retail outlet hosts private lessons for guitar or drums, as well as kids' birthday parties with live music

The New Children's Museum – Up to 44% Off

West Hartford

$29.50 $17

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Museum engages kids with hands-on and interactive activities and exhibits, including a wildlife sanctuary and planetarium shows

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Ray Heon’s friends and family describe him as a man who had a big heart, a part of which was devoted to the Washington Redskins. These traits inspired the name for The Big Red 5K, a race established to celebrate Ray’s life after he died of cancer last November. Participants are welcome to run or walk the course, which begins at Lyman Memorial High School, loops around the Lebanon Green, and then ends at the Jonathan Trumbull Library. It’s fitting that those two buildings bookend the race, as a portion of all proceeds will be used to donate technological devices to them.

Runners can commemorate their day by posing for photographers before or after the race, and they each receive a race packet with a T-shirt, race bib, and swag from the race sponsors. Participants or robots at the end of their battery packs can also opt to complete just a small segment of the race (one lap around the Lebanon Green). Those there to cheer runners on can spend the day listening to live music and visiting the food and merchandise vendors.

917 Exeter Rd.
Lebanon,
CT
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At Kite Sports of Connecticut, instructors teach others how to harness the wind and water through the extreme sport of kite surfing. It's an intense activity with inherent risks, so they take the time to ensure all students garner the necessary skills to master it safely. Classes cover all the basics, such as setting up and launching the kiteboard and maneuvering and wielding the kite in various types of wind, as well as wind windows and the three types of power strokes used. Lessons start on land so students can get a handle on the fundamentals before private lessons take watersports enthusiasts onto the waves to ride the wind.

Location varies depending upon wind
Chaplin,
CT
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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

Before they set foot on Zombie Charge's 5K obstacle course, participants have a choice: remain human or join the undead. Hordes of ghouls chase runners navigating 8–12 challenges—such as climbing walls and tunnels—set up throughout woodland trails, open fields, and muddy swamps. Those crossing the finish line with at least one belt flag still attached are counted among the 5K's survivors; handlers stand by with antidotes for less fortunate racers. Afterward, a Survival Party lets participants unwind with games of tug of war and corn hole, live music, or photo ops with some of the event's undead.

481 Moosup Pond Road
Plainfield,
CT
US

The Connecticut Tigers are a professional Minor League Baseball Club and are the Class-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers are part of the prestigious New York-Penn League and play a 76 game schedule at Dodd Stadium, located in Norwich, CT.

14 Stott Ave
Norwich,
CT
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Inside a neo-Romanesque building on the Norwich Free Academy campus, Slater Memorial Museum traces local and world history with an extensive art collection. More than 150 plaster casts of classical and Renaissance sculpture tower above basketry, ceremonial masks, and leatherwork from African artisans, as well as artifacts from Mesopotamia and Persia. Saving space for those from North American shores, the museum also displays work from 19th-century Norwich artists, such as Denison Crocker and John Trumbull, plus pieces from 20th-century Connecticut artists, such as Ozias Dodge and Charlotte Fuller Eastman. The galleries host annual rotating exhibitions and events. Visitors courting their own muse can craft metal art and jewelry at adult art classes, and kid artistes sample a range of disciplines from printmaking and watercolors.

108 Crescent St
Norwich,
CT
US