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Who says weekenders get to have all the fun? Here are five things to do this week in Stonington and the surrounding area that are sure to be the envy of Saturday and Sunday…

The Battle of Stonington 5k Championship
Tuesday, August 18th, 6pm, Library Square, Stonington Boro

photo credit: the mystic wave

photo credit: the mystic wave

Each Tuesday in season, Dog Watch Cafe hosts a 5k fun run. Once a summer, The Battle of Stonington 5k takes its place for an organized race with prizes for top finishers. So bring your racing shoes and enjoy a beer at the Dog Pound after the race. Registration is $25 to benefit the Stonington Free Library.

Revival Brewing Tap Takeover
Wednesday, August 19th, 5pm, Engine Room, Mystic

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“Taste some craft brews straight outta the Ocean State at the Revival Brewing Tap Takeover! This local Rhody favorite will be pouring: Burnsider Pale Ale, Night Swim’ah Belgian Wit, Conga DIPA, White Electric Coffee Stout, & Rocky Point Red Ale.”

Thursday, August 20th, 5:30pm, Owen’s Field, Stonington Boro

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“Join the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce and the Stonington Community Center (COMO) for some good old-fashioned competition at Lawnapalooza, a lawn games tournament for young professionals and the young at heart!” Entry is $10 solo or $16 for teams of two. Get your game on with cornhole, ladderball, kan jam and more. There will be food trucks and complimentary beer from Cottrell Brewing Company and Grey Sail Brewing Company.

Live Music at Saltwater Farm
Thursday, August 20th, 5pm-7pm, Stonington

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This week, Phil Adams (one half of my favorite duo The Choos) will be preforming live in the tasting room and Dave from Mystic Oyster Co. will be on hand shucking raw oysters. Guests are welcome to pack a picnic.

Lobster Boil
Friday, August 21st, 6pm, Ocean House, Watch Hill

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“Allow the sound of rolling waves and uninterrupted views of the Atlantic to serve as the backdrop to an unforgettable evening at the always anticipated Ocean House Lobster Boils. There’s nothing more quintessentially summer than enjoying the freshest seafood from local waters, classic BBQ fare and live music by the sea.” Tickets are $110 for adults, $55 childern.

Cheers to fun summer nights!


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