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Wednesday night I was reunited with my good friend Cory.  We met through work when I first came back to Connecticut and while I like my new job overall I miss working with her everyday.

The two of us haven’t gone on an adventure since The Robin Hood Festival.  I suggested Music on the Green in downtown Southington since Cory has never been here before.

After work we met at the Groggy Frog on Center Street.  It’s located between the downtown green and the Rails to Trails walking path. If you haven’t seen it check out my post on the trail.  We had originally planned to walk after dinner, but our schedules didn’t allow for it that night.

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My great-uncle Jerry has been organizing this event for the past twenty years.  It took time, but it has become an incredible community-creating activity.  Walking around the green while the music is playing, you see all age groups and people from all walks of life represented.  Everyone is dancing, eating, drawing, and interacting with each other.

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Music on the Green

Music on the Green is every Wednesday night and you can check out the upcoming bands on their website and their Facebook page.  I highly recommend this event.  Make sure to come hungry with with all the great restaurants in the area like Geno’s Grille or Anthony Jacks.  You can even park and eat at Zingarella’s, Smokin’ with Chris, or Hop Haus then walk the trail right to the green.  Oh, and don’t forget about Praline’s Ice cream!

Does anyone else participate in any fun midweek activities?

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  • Reply Jess

    It’s so quaint and cute there! I love all the old cars!

    June 17, 2016 at 9:17 am
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