While Mystic, CT is often thought of as an ideal summer vacation destination, it has much to offer in the winter as well! Don’t be fooled by the chilly air, there is much beauty in the region this time of year. Mystic businesses have engaging winter activities planned which captivate the mind and warm the soul!
Tea With Turner – Mystic Seaport Museum
Tuesday, Feb 11th, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Mystic Seaport will be offering several “Tea With Turner” lecture series. Discuss the great British artist J.M.W Turner while enjoying tea and snacks. Guest lecturers will provide in depth discussions of the master’s work on display at the museum.
Gungywamp Walk – Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
Saturday, February 22nd, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Explore the archaeological site of Gungywamp this month with the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. A tour guide will unpack information on the site’s terrain, as well as the various interpretations of its ruins. This mysterious site is a fascinating part of the region’s history.
Charity Chowder Cook Off – Olde Mistick Village
Saturday February 29th, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Warm up with some hearty New England chowder at the Olde Mistick Village! Restaurants from the local area will be serving their own signature chowders. Winners will be selected by locals and a team of celebrity judges. Proceeds will support Always Home, preventing family homelessness.
Ice Festival at Mystic Seaport Museum
February 15th – 17th
Don’t miss the annual Ice Festival at the Mystic Seaport Museum! Featuring everything from ice sculpture demos, sock skating for kids, paint n sips, and smores over a fire pit, this festival is bound to be a seasonal treat for all who attend. The festival will also feature a one of a kind live piano concert by Roman Zavada with aurora borealis projections inside the museum’s planetarium.