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Entries Tagged as 'Barnum Museum'

Mr. Barnum Invites You To Jenny Lind Concert Featuring 12 Sopranos At UB

May 16th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

This is a cool event, free and open to the public. Barnum Museum Executive Director Kathy Maher, event organizer, says it all. “Everything about the Barnum Festival embraces the true spirit of P.T. Barnum. He loved art and music, and above all else, he loved making people happy. Remarkably, Barnum’s 1850 tour of Jenny Lind […]

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I Am Carmen, Hear Me Roar

March 21st, 2013 · 5 Comments · News and Events

A worthy panel discussion in celebration of Women’s History Month will take place March 28, 5 p.m. in the People’s United Bank Gallery at the Barnum Museum Downtown. The panelists include retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez who’s been active in a number of city issues since leaving the bench several years ago, from governmental freedom […]

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Celebrate The Fairy Wedding At The Barnum Museum, 150 Years For Tom And Lavinia

February 17th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

How about a little Sunday tea at the Barnum Museum on February 24? Mr. Barnum would be delighted. News release from Mr. Barnum: On Sunday, February 24, The Barnum Museum will host a delightful afternoon of entertainment in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren’s marriage, popularly known as The Fairy […]

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Leave The Gun, Take The Cannoli

October 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From City Lights Gallery: City Lights has just made a great event even better … The 4th Annual Classic and Custom Car Show will have a new theme: “CARS and CANNOLI” on Saturday, October 20, 2012. 9-4 p.m. sponsored by the Downtown Special Services District of Bridgeport. View exquisite autos, appreciate the architecture that surrounds […]

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UB Hosts Big Read–Edina, What About Only In Bridgeport!

July 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, Library, News and Events

Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 has nothing on Only In Bridgeport. From UB: Big Read returns to Bridgeport in October, hosted by the University of Bridgeport Big Read, the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA)-funded reading campaign held in cities and towns across America, will be held in Bridgeport this fall and is being co-hosted by […]

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City Launches Cultural Attractions

July 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council bridgeportarts.org Downtown Bridgeport will be fully charged on Thursday, July 12, with the launching of B-Squared and City Canvases Bridgeport programs, starting at 5pm at McLevy Green. A Circus Among Us!, B-Squared, will celebrate Bridgeport’s famed former citizen P.T. Barnum’s birthday with a wide array of activities from […]

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Celebrate Festival Events And Mr. Barnum’s Birthday At The Zoo

June 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Sky Blast tonight (Friday), Champions on Parade on Saturday, Great Street Parade Sunday. For more, visit www.barnumfestival.com. Barnum’s 202nd Birthday Bash returns on July 5, but this year it will be held at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo The Barnum Museum wants everyone to enjoy the 202nd Barnum’s Birthday Bash in celebration of P.T. Barnum, famed showman, […]

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