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July 3rd, 2011

4th Experience: Nina & Pinta in Bridgeport

by LonSeidman

The most historically accurate Niña ever built, accompanied by her larger and younger sister ship, the Pinta, tied up Thursday at Captain’s Cove in Bridgeport. The two tall ships are open for tours through Monday. This is the Niña’s fourth visit to Captain’s Cove – the last time was in 2007.

“This is the first time the Pinta has been in your fair city,” said Capt. Morgan Sanger, who commands the Niña, which like the Pinta, was built in Valenca, Brazil. The Niña was completed in 1991, the Pinta in 2005.

Related: 1830s Independence Day Celebration in Sturbridge Village

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July 2nd, 2011

Fireworks Schedule

by LonSeidman

The weather is supposed to be consistently in the low 80s and beautiful for the four day holiday weekend. Below are the scheduled fireworks and other Independence Day related events throughout Connecticut. If you have an event or know of a display, fair, or other event, send it to the Whisper – wolcottwhisper@gmail.com. Enjoy the weekend!

Saturday July 2
Cornwall – Country barn dance from 7- 10 pm at Town Hall $5 adults, $3 children

Groton

Greenwich – beaches

Manchester- Manchester Community College with festival starting at 4 pm

New Milford – fireworks off of Ft. Hill Rd and Peagler Hill.

Putnam – Rotary Park on Kennedy Dr.

Ridgefield

Salisbury – Lime Rock Race Track

Stafford – High School

Wallingford – Sheehan HS

Warren – over Lake Waramaug

Sunday July 3
Bristol – Lake Compounce. Can also view from Lincoln College in Southington

Bridgeport Seaside Park

Madison – West Wharf

Norwalk – Calf Pasture Beach

Stratford – Army Engine Plant, South lot

Waterbury – Municipal Stadium. Swing Shift concert at about 7 pm, fireworks afterward – POSTPONED TO MONDAY, JULY 4

West Haven – Bradley Point, area beaches

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