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PUTNAM (AND NEARBY)

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Courthouse Bar & Grille – Enjoy complimentary corned beef sandwiches after O’Putnam for all registered runners! Visit the restaurant later and dine in an actual courthouse, enjoy their hand-carved steaks and seafood, all prepared from scratch. More…

Vanilla Bean Café – Named “Connecticut’s Best Country Café” by Yankee Magazine. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as weekend entertainment ranging from Celtic Folk to Cajun Zydeco, storytelling and poetry reading. More…

Sharpe Hill Vineyard – Year round tastings of their award winning wines including the well-known Ballet of Angels. Fine dining at the Fireside Tavern Restaurant. Check out their Winterfest dinners offered from January through April. More…

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Mashamoquet Brook & Wolf Den Park – CT state park offering hiking, camping, fishing, and swimming for the whole family. More…

Putnam’s River Trail – The trail offers scenic views of the Quinebaug River along its route – watch for eagle & osprey sightings. Along the way, interpretive displays tell about Putnam’s railroad history, textile mills, the 1955 flood and the area’s founding citizens. One 200-foot pedestrian bridge is built on the stone foundation of an old railroad trestle. More…

CT Audubon Society – Enjoy the outdoors at Pomfret’s Nature Center & Sanctuary. Bird walks, family and children’s programming and other event to enjoy nature. More…

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The Bradley Playhouse – opened in 1901, enjoy shows for all ages. The 2017 season includes Tarzan, The Pirates of Penzance and the New England Comedy All Stars. More…

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Silver Circle Art Gallery – Rotating art displays from over 50 local artists, gallery talks and demonstrations, and an arts education and therapeutic arts program. The beautiful art gallery compliments the featured artist’s varied work. More…

ARTicles Gallery – the gallery and gift shop features quality, handcrafted products that anyone can be proud to own or to give as gifts to friends and family. Select from a variety of items including fine art, pottery, wood, glass, jewelry, textiles, ornaments, candles, soaps, greeting cards, stationary, local maple syrup and honey, specialty chocolates, and vintage items. More…

Antiques Marketplace – See what’s new and what’s old in Central New England’s largest antiques & collectibles mall with 350 dealer spaces. Their sister store, Jeremiah’s Antiques, has another 5,000 sq. ft. of antiques & collectibles. More…

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