For Immediate Release: June 8, 2016
Contact: Robert Kinney
THE CONNECTICUT STATE LIBRARY TO CELEBRATE STATEWIDE CONNECTICUT OPEN HOUSE DAY ON JUNE 11
Festivities Designed to Build Awareness of State’s Cultural and Tourism Assets Among Residents
(HARTFORD, Conn.) – The CT State Library and Museum of Connecticut History, in Hartford, CT, will participate in the 12th Annual Connecticut Open House Day – a unified celebration of the state’s fascinating world of art, history, and tourism on June 11, 2016. During this one-day event, The CT State Library and Museum of Connecticut History, along with more than 200 other organizations and attractions throughout the state, will open its doors from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Complimentary frisbees will be offered in conjunction with the Frisbee Pie Company display. Frisbees were invented in Connecticut! Also, on hand will be World War One reenactors, to help highlight some of the recent acquisitions to the collections that will be on display. The State Library has launched a three-year immersive intergenerational and cross-cultural commemoration of the World War One Centenary.
This exciting statewide event, sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism (COT), is designed to broaden awareness of residents of Connecticut’s exceptional cultural and tourism assets and encourage residents to become ambassadors who share their newfound discoveries with visiting family and friends. See more at: http://www.ctvisit.com/connecticut-open-house-day-june-11-2016#sthash.A44CvKNf.dpuf
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