The Big List of Connecticut Festivals & Fairs

The Big List of Connecticut Festivals & Fairs

Did you recently PCS to Groton? Familarize yourself with the area and mark these special dates on your calendar: FEBRUARY Charity Chowder Cookoff and Cabin Fever Festival - Mystic, CT MARCH Sugar Maple Festival - Hebron, CT APRIL Connecticut Sheep & Wool Festival - North Haven, CT MAY Dogwood Festival - Fairfield, CT JUNE Lyman [...]

5 Great Breweries in the Groton Area

5 Great Breweries in the Groton Area

Are you stationed in Groton and looking for brewery recommendations? Check out some of our local go-to's: Outer Light Brewing Company 266 Bridge St, Groton, CT This brewery knows how to play to its audience! Located in the submarine capital of the world, Outer Light Brewing Company’s SUBduction™ IPA pays homage to the many sailors [...]

Groton Bucket List: Sunflowers For Wishes Festival

Groton Bucket List: Sunflowers For Wishes Festival

Whether you're newly stationed in Groton (pssst - let us tell you why it's not rotten) or haven't ventured out far yet, the popular Sunflowers for Wishes Festival returns to Griswold next week, July 24-August 1. So, what is Sunflowers for Wishes? In 2003, at the suggestion of a friend, the family behind Buttonwood Farms [...]

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: 8 Local Chocolate & Candy Shops Near Groton

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: 8 Local Chocolate & Candy Shops Near Groton

Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth this summer? From Willy Wonka inspired chocolate confections to nostalgic candy counters, you may be surprised to find some great local businesses near Groton. Here's a list to get you started: Munson's Chocolates Photo courtesy of Munson's Chocolates Facebook page For three generations, Munson's Chocolates has been Connecticut's largest [...]