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    Cool Events. Hot Summer Nights

    July 7, 2015

    The Gallagher mansion overlooking a large grass lawn

    The 4th of July has come and gone and now we’re really entering the dog days of summer.

    The long, hot days will lead to cool summer nights (or just not quite as hot summer nights) and even cooler events in Norwalk, CT this summer. From concerts on the beach to comedy that will make you fall out of your seat, you’ll be far from bored this summer in Norwalk (especially when you live in the heart of Norwalk’s dining and entertainment district). Read on to see our favorite cool events for hot summer nights happening in Norwalk this summer.

    First Bank Summer Concert Series

    Free, All summer long at Calf Pasture Beach

    Good music, great location, and free entry, what could be better? As you might have heard, the First Bank Summer Concert Series is back at Calf Pasture Beach this year. The concert series kicked off back on June 24th, but there are still so many great shows left on the calendar. The legendary music of John Lennon, Johnny Cash, The Eagles, Neil Diamond, and Crosby, Stills, and Nash will be rocking the beach this summer (via the best cover bands around), along with concerts from Royal Kings, Billy Genuario & Destiny, The Keith Marron Band, and so much more. There will be kids events, car shows, and the best part of it is that it’s all free. If you want the full details, head on over to the First Bank website.

    Norwalk Symphony Broadway Pops Concert

    Free, Sunday July 12th from 3 - 7 PM at Gallaher Mansion at Cranbury Park

    Love broadway? Love the symphony? Love both? The Norwalk Symphony Broadway Pops Concert is just for you then. Leading conductors and composers, such as Paul Bogaev, will take the stage alongside Broadway actors, such as Kristin Huffman, and the Norwalk Symphony to play their favorite broadway tunes. Not sold yet? It all takes place on the beautiful Great Lawn of Gallaher Mansion at Cranbury Park and is 100% free to the public. Visit the Norwalk Symphony website for all the details.

    Family Movie Night at Shady Beach

    Free, Saturday nights from July 11th through August 15th at Shady Beach

    What could be more relaxing than taking in a movie on the beach this summer? Bring your best lawn chair, blanket, and popcorn bucket to Shady Beach for some family films and fun. The movies on offer this summer include Big Hero 6, Paddington, and Into the Woods. Plus between 6 and 8 PM there is free face painting, games, and karate demonstrations for the kids, so it is a perfect place to take the whole family. Click here to see the full details and film schedule.

    ComedySportz at the Carriage House Arts Center

    $20 (including wine and cheese), August 22nd at 8 PM at the Carriage House Arts Center

    New York’s premier improv comedy troupe makes its way to Norwalk for one night only to bring fast-paced laughs to the Carriage House Arts Center. As it is an improv show, scene suggestions come from the audience and are improvised on the spot. The two teams compete for points (and laughs) and are judged by the audience. Plus, unlike many other comedy shows, this one is for everyone (even the kids) as the troupe calls a Brown Bag foul for any person that steps over the line of good taste. So if you’re looking to fall on the floor laughing this summer, visit the Carriage House Arts Center Website for tickets and info about this event.

    Concerts, movies, comedy, and more will make this hot summer in Norwalk cooler than ever. If you’re interested in living in this vibrant community, check out the best apartments Norwalk has to offer. For more information or to schedule a tour, contact us today.

    Image: Gallaher Mansion