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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Connecticut-Style

Posted On: Thursday, March 10th, 2016

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations in ConnecticutIf you’re ready for the wearing of the green and to celebrate the luck of the Irish, then you’re in the right place. The Connecticut area is filled with tons of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations from traditional Irish feasts to parades and more. Here’s a quick round up of some of the area’s best things to do throughout the state to celebrate everyone’s favorite Irish holiday.

Stamford

Stamford’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade may be over, but there’s still fun to be had when you “Paddy Hard” at Tigin Irish Pub on March 17. Open at 10 a.m. on the big day, Tigin Irish Pub will have live music, green drinks, all-day specials and plenty of Irish fun leading up to the event.

Greater New Haven

Enjoy two days of celebrations with Playwright Irish Pub on March 13 and 17. Get “a little bit of Irish in Hamden” with craft and draft beer specials, live Irish music and of course, a traditional Irish breakfast.

Then, head on over to the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which steps off on Sunday, March 13 at 1:30 p.m. This parade is touted as the largest single-day spectator event in the state, so you don’t want to miss this! Don’t forget to purchase your official parade button to support this beloved Irish tradition. (more…)

Spooktacular Halloween Events at Seramonte

Posted On: Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Halloween events in Hamden/New Haven with CTBestApartmentsTo celebrate one of our favorite holidays, the Seramonte apartments in New Haven will be hosting some exciting, spooky activities for our residents to enjoy.

Put on your best costume and stop by the Seramonte leasing center on Friday, Oct. 30 from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m. We will be passing out all of your favorite Halloween candy during this time, so don’t forget to dress to impress by showing off your scary or silly side. (more…)

Hamden Restaurant Week 2015

Posted On: Monday, September 28th, 2015

From Sept. 28-Oct. 4, enjoy some of the best restaurants in Hamden at Hamden Restaurant Week 2015With so many amazing restaurants in the vibrant city of Hamden, it can be hard to settle on just one. But, with the 5th Annual Hamden Restaurant Week fast approaching, you won’t have to choose! Enjoy a week’s worth of some of the best food the area has to offer and perhaps find your favorite new restaurant while you’re at it.

From Sept. 28 through Oct. 4, restaurants all over town will be offering their favorite dishes at a fixed price. Three-course prix fixe menus will be priced at $12 for lunch and $24 for dinner, while other restaurants offer a buy one, get one option to sweeten the deal.  With so many great dining and price options, now is the perfect opportunity to grab a bite at lunchtime from the Indian fusion place you’ve been dying to try or surprise your special someone with dinner at that fancy wine bar down the road. (more…)

Fall into County Fairs this Season

Posted On: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Pig Races at a County Fair in ConnecticutIt’s that time of year again; the weather is getting cooler, the leaves are turning colors and a time-honored tradition is once again gearing up to bring joy to thousands all over the state of Connecticut. At the many fairs and festivals happening throughout the month of September and early October, families take hayrides, browse rows of seasonal arts and crafts, dance to local live music and enjoy some amazing food. And if you can’t wait to get out there and see what festival season has to offer, there are many options within a quick 30-minute drive from our rentals in Hamden and Branford.

Sept. 24-27: The Durham Agricultural Fair
The Durham Agricultural Fair is Connecticut’s largest fair, and this year marks its 96th year of “good, clean, wholesome fun.” There will be livestock exhibitions, rides, a talent show, redneck games, a wine festival and some of the absolute best entertainment around. National headlining acts this year include Martina McBride, (more…)

Summer Fun in Hamden

Posted On: Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Seramonte Apartments are close to all the action of Hamden/New Haven this summerHamden may be a small town in the county of New Haven, Connecticut, but this “Land of the Sleeping Giant” has plenty of events and activities to keep you and your whole family entertained all summer long! Just minutes away from all the action, our Seramonte apartments offer the perfect mix of Hamden charm with the vibrancy of nearby entertainment.

Kick off the summer at the 9th Square! Famous for art, food, music and innovation, the 9th Square District will hold entertaining events on the first Friday of every month to get you and your mind moving this summer. Visit www.on9newhaven.com for more information on how you can get involved and also to see what’s new in the Square.

Get cultured at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Held from June 12 through 27, 2015 in various New Haven theaters and open spaces, this 15-day event is a melting pot of modern and classical music, dance, lectures, conversations, food experiences and other interactive programs. Most events are free to the public, so be sure to visit artidea.org/festival for all of your festival needs.

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Join the Festivities at the New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Posted On: Friday, March 13th, 2015

Get in touch with your Irish roots at the New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade, taking place this Sunday, March 15 at 1:30 p.m.! As the largest single-day spectator event in Connecticut, the parade will feature performances, activities for both children and adults, and specials from local pubs and restaurants so you can get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. (more…)

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Yale University’s Lunarfest

Posted On: Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Add some culture to your weekend by celebrating the Lunar New Year, or as you most likely know it, Chinese New Year! This Saturday, February 21, the Yale-China Association will be hosting a variety of festivities in New Haven to celebrate this exciting tradition. Lunarfest is free to the public and will take place from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. (more…)

Hamden Regional Chamber Celebrates 90 Years with Roaring Twenties Mystery Show

Posted On: Monday, February 9th, 2015

Join Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce for a night of mystery, laughter and fun at The Roaring Twenties Homicide! This murder mystery/comedy will kick off the 90th anniversary celebration of Hamden Regional Chamber, and will take place on Feb. 26 at Cascade Fine Catering.

Featuring a cast of 25 local actors, The Roaring Twenties Homicide is both a comedy and a murder mystery that incorporates audience participation throughout the show. As the night progresses, guests will have the opportunity to become a part of the story and help solve the murder! Cascade Fine Catering will be transformed into a 1920’s Speakeasy, and guests are encouraged to wear their best 1920’s flapper dresses, suits and other attire. A reception with hors d’oeuvres will begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the show at 7 p.m. (more…)

See the Saturday Afternoon Entertainment Series in Hamden

Posted On: Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

For 27 years now, the Hamden Arts, Recreation and Culture Department has been hosting budget-friendly Saturday afternoon events that keep the whole family entertained, with outstanding puppet performances of classic favorites and many creative original works. Held at Thornton Wilder Hall at the Miller Cultural Complex, these events are located less than five minutes away from the Hamden apartments for rent at Seramonte.

Audiences will delight in seeing characters come to life at these upcoming performances:

  • Mr. Punch’s Christmas Carol: The talented artists at the Crabgrass Puppet Theatre will take the stage on Dec. 6, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. to add their own twist to the classic tale.
  • Dragon King: Adventurers will love watching the Tanglewood Puppets perform “Dragon King” on Jan. 24, 2015 at 1 p.m. (more…)