'Radio Rage' showing Saturday

It will be screened at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at New London Public Library

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS


Hempsted Houses host Thanksgiving events

Hearth cooking and lawn games are on the schedule.

FOOD

The Sun Wine & Food Fest returns to Mohegan Sun Jan. 24-26

The 17th annual Sun Wine & Food Fest, presented by MSC Cruises, will run Jan. 24-26 at Mohegan Sun. The event includes: Bourbon Tasting presented by Beam Suntory, Inc., 6-9 p.m. Jan. 24; tickets $90 Cigar and Wine...

COLUMNS

Look out! Snake in a tree!

An enormous black snake, which by quick calculation measured at least 6 feet long, slowly slithered through the leaves, paused to raise its head, flicked its tongue and peered in my direction.

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Niall Horan — May 1 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $79, $99

Rascal Flatts — March 7 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $95-$155

Tracy Morgan — April 17 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $76

Tartan Terrors — March 12 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $35

Snoop Dogg — Jan. 17 at The Dome at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale now; $59.75

Tig Notaro — May 16 at College Street Music Hall, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $35-$40

 

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