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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Event Name

Date

Connecticut Open

Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale
New Haven, CT | August 18-26, 2017
877-896-2908
www.ctopen.org 

Connecticut Open Announces Tournament Event Schedule for Fans

Tournament week features fun-filled lineup of events and activities

 

New Haven, Conn. (August 11, 2017) – There’s plenty of on-court tennis action set to take place at this year’s Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, but there’s also more to experience with an engaging schedule of off-court entertainment, activities and events. This year, sponsors and tournament partners have created a fun-filled lineup of events and activities that will ensure a week full of hands-on family fun.

The 2017 schedule of events includes:

ShopRite Kids Day powered by Net Generation, Sunday, August 20

A day filled with activities, clinics, giveaways and WTA player appearances, fans of all ages can enjoy. Tickets start at just $14 and all activities and matches are included. The clinic runs from 10 a.m. to noon at indoor courts and features new Net Generation games and drills.  The first 1,000 kids through the gates receive a goody bag.

Net Generation High School Day, Sunday, August 20

The second annual High School Day takes place from 2-4 p.m. at the indoor courts featuring Net Generation games and drills ideal for teenagers. The day begins with lunch in the Sponsors Club from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., including an appearance by Hall of Fame coach Nick Bollettieri.  High school players and coaches can register here for complimentary tickets, courtesy of the USTA.

Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!, Sunday, August 20

Held at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in the newly renovated John Davenport's Restaurant, enjoy an off-court foodie event to kick-off the 2017 Connecticut Open. "Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!" marries tennis, food, spirits and music all while offering spectacular views of New Haven. To purchase tickets, click here.

Opening Night Ceremony presented by Yale University, Monday, August 21

Kick off tournament week and be a part of the celebration that will feature star players, local celebrities, entertainment and much more. To help celebrate 20 years of women’s tennis in Connecticut, Martina Navratilova will play two sets of mixed doubles – one against fellow Hall of Famer and Grand Slam Champion Mats Wilander and another that includes current and Yale University tennis players Samantha Martinelli, Jeff Dawson and Marc Powers.

 

Courtgirls & Cocktails, Tuesday, August 22

A day of pampering and indulgence for women and friends, enjoy the Courtgirls & Cocktails Lifestyle Experience in the Connecticut Open Courtside Club overlooking stadium court while sipping on specialty drinks, shop and delectable treats while watching WTA tennis. Click here to upgrade your experience and purchase the Courtgirls & Cocktails VIP package, which includes lunch at the new Champions Grill presented by KeyBank and a gift bag valued at $100, a gold box seat to the tournament and a parking pass.

Superhero & Princess Day, Wednesday, August 23

All kids aged 14 and under are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Superhero or come dressed as their favorite Princess. All costumed kids will receive a free ticket at the gate when accompanied by a paid adult ticket.

PowerShares Series Men’s Legends Event returns on Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25 with legends John McEnroe, Michael Chang, James Blake and Mark Philippoussis. Blake will play Chang on Thursday, August 24 and McEnroe battles Philippoussis on Friday, August 25. For tickets and more info, click here.

 

United Technologies Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, August 26

All military members and veterans will receive two complimentary stadium box seats and the opportunity to purchase two additional tickets for just $10 each. Military will also enjoy access to the United Technologies Military Outpost and special ceremonies. There will also be a national anthem performance by a member of the military. The first 2,000 fans will receive an American flag at the gates courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Fans can also enjoy a weeklong series of events and activities:

Aetna FitZone will be open throughout the week for children and adults to participate in healthy and fun activities, including tennis games, interactive stations, fun inflatables, arts and crafts and prize giveaways. Aetna will also be hosting Aetna Night on Wednesday, August 23 and the first 1,000 fans will receive a special gift at the gate.

Miss-Hits, hosted by famed Judy Murray, will provide a fun and interactive environment for young girls, aged 5 to 8 years old, to be introduced to tennis. It is designed to improve confidence and make tennis more enjoyable with a view to increased update and retention of the sport. The six Miss-Hits characters will take girls through the basics of tennis through interactive play, along with tailored content and specialized equipment to make for an interactive, fun and sociable environment to facilitate the basics of tennis.

 

Other events fans can experience throughout the week include on-site shopping booths, a new social media zone to take photos with WTA players, and a variety of local food vendors, live music and entertainment.

Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will take place August 18 – August 26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven. For tickets, to become a volunteer and a complete schedule of events, please visit ctopen.org or call 855-464-8366.

About Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies

The Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies is a WTA tournament held at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale featuring a 30-player singles main draw, a 48-player qualifying draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $710,900. This year the tournament celebrates 20 years of women’s tennis in New Haven and its past champions include Steffi Graf, Lindsay Davenport (2 titles), Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams (4), Justine Henin, Caroline Wozniacki (4), Petra Kvitova (3) and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska. As a not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization, its mission is to leverage the excitement of world-class women’s tennis to benefit the local community and maximize support for women’s, youth and other causes. Owned by the State of Connecticut, the tournament generates $10+ million in regional economic impact. The Connecticut Open is prominently featured domestically through 50+ hours of coverage on ESPN2 and ESPN3.  For more details and tickets, visit www.ctopen.org or call 1-855-464-8366

About United Technologies

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward. To learn more about UTC, visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC

 

Monday, August 21, 2017
Every Day until August 26, 2017

Connecticut Open

Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale
New Haven, CT | August 18-26, 2017
877-896-2908
www.ctopen.org 

Connecticut Open Announces Tournament Event Schedule for Fans

Tournament week features fun-filled lineup of events and activities

 

New Haven, Conn. (August 11, 2017) – There’s plenty of on-court tennis action set to take place at this year’s Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, but there’s also more to experience with an engaging schedule of off-court entertainment, activities and events. This year, sponsors and tournament partners have created a fun-filled lineup of events and activities that will ensure a week full of hands-on family fun.

The 2017 schedule of events includes:

ShopRite Kids Day powered by Net Generation, Sunday, August 20

A day filled with activities, clinics, giveaways and WTA player appearances, fans of all ages can enjoy. Tickets start at just $14 and all activities and matches are included. The clinic runs from 10 a.m. to noon at indoor courts and features new Net Generation games and drills.  The first 1,000 kids through the gates receive a goody bag.

Net Generation High School Day, Sunday, August 20

The second annual High School Day takes place from 2-4 p.m. at the indoor courts featuring Net Generation games and drills ideal for teenagers. The day begins with lunch in the Sponsors Club from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., including an appearance by Hall of Fame coach Nick Bollettieri.  High school players and coaches can register here for complimentary tickets, courtesy of the USTA.

Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!, Sunday, August 20

Held at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in the newly renovated John Davenport's Restaurant, enjoy an off-court foodie event to kick-off the 2017 Connecticut Open. "Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!" marries tennis, food, spirits and music all while offering spectacular views of New Haven. To purchase tickets, click here.

Opening Night Ceremony presented by Yale University, Monday, August 21

Kick off tournament week and be a part of the celebration that will feature star players, local celebrities, entertainment and much more. To help celebrate 20 years of women’s tennis in Connecticut, Martina Navratilova will play two sets of mixed doubles – one against fellow Hall of Famer and Grand Slam Champion Mats Wilander and another that includes current and Yale University tennis players Samantha Martinelli, Jeff Dawson and Marc Powers.

 

Courtgirls & Cocktails, Tuesday, August 22

A day of pampering and indulgence for women and friends, enjoy the Courtgirls & Cocktails Lifestyle Experience in the Connecticut Open Courtside Club overlooking stadium court while sipping on specialty drinks, shop and delectable treats while watching WTA tennis. Click here to upgrade your experience and purchase the Courtgirls & Cocktails VIP package, which includes lunch at the new Champions Grill presented by KeyBank and a gift bag valued at $100, a gold box seat to the tournament and a parking pass.

Superhero & Princess Day, Wednesday, August 23

All kids aged 14 and under are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Superhero or come dressed as their favorite Princess. All costumed kids will receive a free ticket at the gate when accompanied by a paid adult ticket.

PowerShares Series Men’s Legends Event returns on Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25 with legends John McEnroe, Michael Chang, James Blake and Mark Philippoussis. Blake will play Chang on Thursday, August 24 and McEnroe battles Philippoussis on Friday, August 25. For tickets and more info, click here.

 

United Technologies Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, August 26

All military members and veterans will receive two complimentary stadium box seats and the opportunity to purchase two additional tickets for just $10 each. Military will also enjoy access to the United Technologies Military Outpost and special ceremonies. There will also be a national anthem performance by a member of the military. The first 2,000 fans will receive an American flag at the gates courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Fans can also enjoy a weeklong series of events and activities:

Aetna FitZone will be open throughout the week for children and adults to participate in healthy and fun activities, including tennis games, interactive stations, fun inflatables, arts and crafts and prize giveaways. Aetna will also be hosting Aetna Night on Wednesday, August 23 and the first 1,000 fans will receive a special gift at the gate.

Miss-Hits, hosted by famed Judy Murray, will provide a fun and interactive environment for young girls, aged 5 to 8 years old, to be introduced to tennis. It is designed to improve confidence and make tennis more enjoyable with a view to increased update and retention of the sport. The six Miss-Hits characters will take girls through the basics of tennis through interactive play, along with tailored content and specialized equipment to make for an interactive, fun and sociable environment to facilitate the basics of tennis.

 

Other events fans can experience throughout the week include on-site shopping booths, a new social media zone to take photos with WTA players, and a variety of local food vendors, live music and entertainment.

Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will take place August 18 – August 26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven. For tickets, to become a volunteer and a complete schedule of events, please visit ctopen.org or call 855-464-8366.

About Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies

The Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies is a WTA tournament held at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale featuring a 30-player singles main draw, a 48-player qualifying draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $710,900. This year the tournament celebrates 20 years of women’s tennis in New Haven and its past champions include Steffi Graf, Lindsay Davenport (2 titles), Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams (4), Justine Henin, Caroline Wozniacki (4), Petra Kvitova (3) and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska. As a not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization, its mission is to leverage the excitement of world-class women’s tennis to benefit the local community and maximize support for women’s, youth and other causes. Owned by the State of Connecticut, the tournament generates $10+ million in regional economic impact. The Connecticut Open is prominently featured domestically through 50+ hours of coverage on ESPN2 and ESPN3.  For more details and tickets, visit www.ctopen.org or call 1-855-464-8366

About United Technologies

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward. To learn more about UTC, visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC

 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Every Day until August 26, 2017

Connecticut Open

Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale
New Haven, CT | August 18-26, 2017
877-896-2908
www.ctopen.org 

Connecticut Open Announces Tournament Event Schedule for Fans

Tournament week features fun-filled lineup of events and activities

 

New Haven, Conn. (August 11, 2017) – There’s plenty of on-court tennis action set to take place at this year’s Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, but there’s also more to experience with an engaging schedule of off-court entertainment, activities and events. This year, sponsors and tournament partners have created a fun-filled lineup of events and activities that will ensure a week full of hands-on family fun.

The 2017 schedule of events includes:

ShopRite Kids Day powered by Net Generation, Sunday, August 20

A day filled with activities, clinics, giveaways and WTA player appearances, fans of all ages can enjoy. Tickets start at just $14 and all activities and matches are included. The clinic runs from 10 a.m. to noon at indoor courts and features new Net Generation games and drills.  The first 1,000 kids through the gates receive a goody bag.

Net Generation High School Day, Sunday, August 20

The second annual High School Day takes place from 2-4 p.m. at the indoor courts featuring Net Generation games and drills ideal for teenagers. The day begins with lunch in the Sponsors Club from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., including an appearance by Hall of Fame coach Nick Bollettieri.  High school players and coaches can register here for complimentary tickets, courtesy of the USTA.

Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!, Sunday, August 20

Held at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in the newly renovated John Davenport's Restaurant, enjoy an off-court foodie event to kick-off the 2017 Connecticut Open. "Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!" marries tennis, food, spirits and music all while offering spectacular views of New Haven. To purchase tickets, click here.

Opening Night Ceremony presented by Yale University, Monday, August 21

Kick off tournament week and be a part of the celebration that will feature star players, local celebrities, entertainment and much more. To help celebrate 20 years of women’s tennis in Connecticut, Martina Navratilova will play two sets of mixed doubles – one against fellow Hall of Famer and Grand Slam Champion Mats Wilander and another that includes current and Yale University tennis players Samantha Martinelli, Jeff Dawson and Marc Powers.

 

Courtgirls & Cocktails, Tuesday, August 22

A day of pampering and indulgence for women and friends, enjoy the Courtgirls & Cocktails Lifestyle Experience in the Connecticut Open Courtside Club overlooking stadium court while sipping on specialty drinks, shop and delectable treats while watching WTA tennis. Click here to upgrade your experience and purchase the Courtgirls & Cocktails VIP package, which includes lunch at the new Champions Grill presented by KeyBank and a gift bag valued at $100, a gold box seat to the tournament and a parking pass.

Superhero & Princess Day, Wednesday, August 23

All kids aged 14 and under are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Superhero or come dressed as their favorite Princess. All costumed kids will receive a free ticket at the gate when accompanied by a paid adult ticket.

PowerShares Series Men’s Legends Event returns on Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25 with legends John McEnroe, Michael Chang, James Blake and Mark Philippoussis. Blake will play Chang on Thursday, August 24 and McEnroe battles Philippoussis on Friday, August 25. For tickets and more info, click here.

 

United Technologies Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, August 26

All military members and veterans will receive two complimentary stadium box seats and the opportunity to purchase two additional tickets for just $10 each. Military will also enjoy access to the United Technologies Military Outpost and special ceremonies. There will also be a national anthem performance by a member of the military. The first 2,000 fans will receive an American flag at the gates courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Fans can also enjoy a weeklong series of events and activities:

Aetna FitZone will be open throughout the week for children and adults to participate in healthy and fun activities, including tennis games, interactive stations, fun inflatables, arts and crafts and prize giveaways. Aetna will also be hosting Aetna Night on Wednesday, August 23 and the first 1,000 fans will receive a special gift at the gate.

Miss-Hits, hosted by famed Judy Murray, will provide a fun and interactive environment for young girls, aged 5 to 8 years old, to be introduced to tennis. It is designed to improve confidence and make tennis more enjoyable with a view to increased update and retention of the sport. The six Miss-Hits characters will take girls through the basics of tennis through interactive play, along with tailored content and specialized equipment to make for an interactive, fun and sociable environment to facilitate the basics of tennis.

 

Other events fans can experience throughout the week include on-site shopping booths, a new social media zone to take photos with WTA players, and a variety of local food vendors, live music and entertainment.

Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will take place August 18 – August 26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven. For tickets, to become a volunteer and a complete schedule of events, please visit ctopen.org or call 855-464-8366.

About Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies

The Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies is a WTA tournament held at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale featuring a 30-player singles main draw, a 48-player qualifying draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $710,900. This year the tournament celebrates 20 years of women’s tennis in New Haven and its past champions include Steffi Graf, Lindsay Davenport (2 titles), Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams (4), Justine Henin, Caroline Wozniacki (4), Petra Kvitova (3) and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska. As a not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization, its mission is to leverage the excitement of world-class women’s tennis to benefit the local community and maximize support for women’s, youth and other causes. Owned by the State of Connecticut, the tournament generates $10+ million in regional economic impact. The Connecticut Open is prominently featured domestically through 50+ hours of coverage on ESPN2 and ESPN3.  For more details and tickets, visit www.ctopen.org or call 1-855-464-8366

About United Technologies

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward. To learn more about UTC, visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC

 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Every Day until August 26, 2017

Connecticut Open

Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale
New Haven, CT | August 18-26, 2017
877-896-2908
www.ctopen.org 

Connecticut Open Announces Tournament Event Schedule for Fans

Tournament week features fun-filled lineup of events and activities

 

New Haven, Conn. (August 11, 2017) – There’s plenty of on-court tennis action set to take place at this year’s Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, but there’s also more to experience with an engaging schedule of off-court entertainment, activities and events. This year, sponsors and tournament partners have created a fun-filled lineup of events and activities that will ensure a week full of hands-on family fun.

The 2017 schedule of events includes:

ShopRite Kids Day powered by Net Generation, Sunday, August 20

A day filled with activities, clinics, giveaways and WTA player appearances, fans of all ages can enjoy. Tickets start at just $14 and all activities and matches are included. The clinic runs from 10 a.m. to noon at indoor courts and features new Net Generation games and drills.  The first 1,000 kids through the gates receive a goody bag.

Net Generation High School Day, Sunday, August 20

The second annual High School Day takes place from 2-4 p.m. at the indoor courts featuring Net Generation games and drills ideal for teenagers. The day begins with lunch in the Sponsors Club from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., including an appearance by Hall of Fame coach Nick Bollettieri.  High school players and coaches can register here for complimentary tickets, courtesy of the USTA.

Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!, Sunday, August 20

Held at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in the newly renovated John Davenport's Restaurant, enjoy an off-court foodie event to kick-off the 2017 Connecticut Open. "Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!" marries tennis, food, spirits and music all while offering spectacular views of New Haven. To purchase tickets, click here.

Opening Night Ceremony presented by Yale University, Monday, August 21

Kick off tournament week and be a part of the celebration that will feature star players, local celebrities, entertainment and much more. To help celebrate 20 years of women’s tennis in Connecticut, Martina Navratilova will play two sets of mixed doubles – one against fellow Hall of Famer and Grand Slam Champion Mats Wilander and another that includes current and Yale University tennis players Samantha Martinelli, Jeff Dawson and Marc Powers.

 

Courtgirls & Cocktails, Tuesday, August 22

A day of pampering and indulgence for women and friends, enjoy the Courtgirls & Cocktails Lifestyle Experience in the Connecticut Open Courtside Club overlooking stadium court while sipping on specialty drinks, shop and delectable treats while watching WTA tennis. Click here to upgrade your experience and purchase the Courtgirls & Cocktails VIP package, which includes lunch at the new Champions Grill presented by KeyBank and a gift bag valued at $100, a gold box seat to the tournament and a parking pass.

Superhero & Princess Day, Wednesday, August 23

All kids aged 14 and under are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Superhero or come dressed as their favorite Princess. All costumed kids will receive a free ticket at the gate when accompanied by a paid adult ticket.

PowerShares Series Men’s Legends Event returns on Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25 with legends John McEnroe, Michael Chang, James Blake and Mark Philippoussis. Blake will play Chang on Thursday, August 24 and McEnroe battles Philippoussis on Friday, August 25. For tickets and more info, click here.

 

United Technologies Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, August 26

All military members and veterans will receive two complimentary stadium box seats and the opportunity to purchase two additional tickets for just $10 each. Military will also enjoy access to the United Technologies Military Outpost and special ceremonies. There will also be a national anthem performance by a member of the military. The first 2,000 fans will receive an American flag at the gates courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Fans can also enjoy a weeklong series of events and activities:

Aetna FitZone will be open throughout the week for children and adults to participate in healthy and fun activities, including tennis games, interactive stations, fun inflatables, arts and crafts and prize giveaways. Aetna will also be hosting Aetna Night on Wednesday, August 23 and the first 1,000 fans will receive a special gift at the gate.

Miss-Hits, hosted by famed Judy Murray, will provide a fun and interactive environment for young girls, aged 5 to 8 years old, to be introduced to tennis. It is designed to improve confidence and make tennis more enjoyable with a view to increased update and retention of the sport. The six Miss-Hits characters will take girls through the basics of tennis through interactive play, along with tailored content and specialized equipment to make for an interactive, fun and sociable environment to facilitate the basics of tennis.

 

Other events fans can experience throughout the week include on-site shopping booths, a new social media zone to take photos with WTA players, and a variety of local food vendors, live music and entertainment.

Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will take place August 18 – August 26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven. For tickets, to become a volunteer and a complete schedule of events, please visit ctopen.org or call 855-464-8366.

About Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies

The Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies is a WTA tournament held at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale featuring a 30-player singles main draw, a 48-player qualifying draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $710,900. This year the tournament celebrates 20 years of women’s tennis in New Haven and its past champions include Steffi Graf, Lindsay Davenport (2 titles), Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams (4), Justine Henin, Caroline Wozniacki (4), Petra Kvitova (3) and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska. As a not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization, its mission is to leverage the excitement of world-class women’s tennis to benefit the local community and maximize support for women’s, youth and other causes. Owned by the State of Connecticut, the tournament generates $10+ million in regional economic impact. The Connecticut Open is prominently featured domestically through 50+ hours of coverage on ESPN2 and ESPN3.  For more details and tickets, visit www.ctopen.org or call 1-855-464-8366

About United Technologies

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward. To learn more about UTC, visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC

 

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Every Day until August 26, 2017

Connecticut Open

Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale
New Haven, CT | August 18-26, 2017
877-896-2908
www.ctopen.org 

Connecticut Open Announces Tournament Event Schedule for Fans

Tournament week features fun-filled lineup of events and activities

 

New Haven, Conn. (August 11, 2017) – There’s plenty of on-court tennis action set to take place at this year’s Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, but there’s also more to experience with an engaging schedule of off-court entertainment, activities and events. This year, sponsors and tournament partners have created a fun-filled lineup of events and activities that will ensure a week full of hands-on family fun.

The 2017 schedule of events includes:

ShopRite Kids Day powered by Net Generation, Sunday, August 20

A day filled with activities, clinics, giveaways and WTA player appearances, fans of all ages can enjoy. Tickets start at just $14 and all activities and matches are included. The clinic runs from 10 a.m. to noon at indoor courts and features new Net Generation games and drills.  The first 1,000 kids through the gates receive a goody bag.

Net Generation High School Day, Sunday, August 20

The second annual High School Day takes place from 2-4 p.m. at the indoor courts featuring Net Generation games and drills ideal for teenagers. The day begins with lunch in the Sponsors Club from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., including an appearance by Hall of Fame coach Nick Bollettieri.  High school players and coaches can register here for complimentary tickets, courtesy of the USTA.

Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!, Sunday, August 20

Held at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in the newly renovated John Davenport's Restaurant, enjoy an off-court foodie event to kick-off the 2017 Connecticut Open. "Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!" marries tennis, food, spirits and music all while offering spectacular views of New Haven. To purchase tickets, click here.

Opening Night Ceremony presented by Yale University, Monday, August 21

Kick off tournament week and be a part of the celebration that will feature star players, local celebrities, entertainment and much more. To help celebrate 20 years of women’s tennis in Connecticut, Martina Navratilova will play two sets of mixed doubles – one against fellow Hall of Famer and Grand Slam Champion Mats Wilander and another that includes current and Yale University tennis players Samantha Martinelli, Jeff Dawson and Marc Powers.

 

Courtgirls & Cocktails, Tuesday, August 22

A day of pampering and indulgence for women and friends, enjoy the Courtgirls & Cocktails Lifestyle Experience in the Connecticut Open Courtside Club overlooking stadium court while sipping on specialty drinks, shop and delectable treats while watching WTA tennis. Click here to upgrade your experience and purchase the Courtgirls & Cocktails VIP package, which includes lunch at the new Champions Grill presented by KeyBank and a gift bag valued at $100, a gold box seat to the tournament and a parking pass.

Superhero & Princess Day, Wednesday, August 23

All kids aged 14 and under are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Superhero or come dressed as their favorite Princess. All costumed kids will receive a free ticket at the gate when accompanied by a paid adult ticket.

PowerShares Series Men’s Legends Event returns on Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25 with legends John McEnroe, Michael Chang, James Blake and Mark Philippoussis. Blake will play Chang on Thursday, August 24 and McEnroe battles Philippoussis on Friday, August 25. For tickets and more info, click here.

 

United Technologies Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, August 26

All military members and veterans will receive two complimentary stadium box seats and the opportunity to purchase two additional tickets for just $10 each. Military will also enjoy access to the United Technologies Military Outpost and special ceremonies. There will also be a national anthem performance by a member of the military. The first 2,000 fans will receive an American flag at the gates courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Fans can also enjoy a weeklong series of events and activities:

Aetna FitZone will be open throughout the week for children and adults to participate in healthy and fun activities, including tennis games, interactive stations, fun inflatables, arts and crafts and prize giveaways. Aetna will also be hosting Aetna Night on Wednesday, August 23 and the first 1,000 fans will receive a special gift at the gate.

Miss-Hits, hosted by famed Judy Murray, will provide a fun and interactive environment for young girls, aged 5 to 8 years old, to be introduced to tennis. It is designed to improve confidence and make tennis more enjoyable with a view to increased update and retention of the sport. The six Miss-Hits characters will take girls through the basics of tennis through interactive play, along with tailored content and specialized equipment to make for an interactive, fun and sociable environment to facilitate the basics of tennis.

 

Other events fans can experience throughout the week include on-site shopping booths, a new social media zone to take photos with WTA players, and a variety of local food vendors, live music and entertainment.

Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will take place August 18 – August 26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven. For tickets, to become a volunteer and a complete schedule of events, please visit ctopen.org or call 855-464-8366.

About Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies

The Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies is a WTA tournament held at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale featuring a 30-player singles main draw, a 48-player qualifying draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $710,900. This year the tournament celebrates 20 years of women’s tennis in New Haven and its past champions include Steffi Graf, Lindsay Davenport (2 titles), Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams (4), Justine Henin, Caroline Wozniacki (4), Petra Kvitova (3) and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska. As a not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization, its mission is to leverage the excitement of world-class women’s tennis to benefit the local community and maximize support for women’s, youth and other causes. Owned by the State of Connecticut, the tournament generates $10+ million in regional economic impact. The Connecticut Open is prominently featured domestically through 50+ hours of coverage on ESPN2 and ESPN3.  For more details and tickets, visit www.ctopen.org or call 1-855-464-8366

About United Technologies

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward. To learn more about UTC, visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC

 

Friday, August 25, 2017
Every Day until August 26, 2017

Connecticut Open

Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale
New Haven, CT | August 18-26, 2017
877-896-2908
www.ctopen.org 

Connecticut Open Announces Tournament Event Schedule for Fans

Tournament week features fun-filled lineup of events and activities

 

New Haven, Conn. (August 11, 2017) – There’s plenty of on-court tennis action set to take place at this year’s Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, but there’s also more to experience with an engaging schedule of off-court entertainment, activities and events. This year, sponsors and tournament partners have created a fun-filled lineup of events and activities that will ensure a week full of hands-on family fun.

The 2017 schedule of events includes:

ShopRite Kids Day powered by Net Generation, Sunday, August 20

A day filled with activities, clinics, giveaways and WTA player appearances, fans of all ages can enjoy. Tickets start at just $14 and all activities and matches are included. The clinic runs from 10 a.m. to noon at indoor courts and features new Net Generation games and drills.  The first 1,000 kids through the gates receive a goody bag.

Net Generation High School Day, Sunday, August 20

The second annual High School Day takes place from 2-4 p.m. at the indoor courts featuring Net Generation games and drills ideal for teenagers. The day begins with lunch in the Sponsors Club from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., including an appearance by Hall of Fame coach Nick Bollettieri.  High school players and coaches can register here for complimentary tickets, courtesy of the USTA.

Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!, Sunday, August 20

Held at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in the newly renovated John Davenport's Restaurant, enjoy an off-court foodie event to kick-off the 2017 Connecticut Open. "Porsche presents Game. Set. Munch!" marries tennis, food, spirits and music all while offering spectacular views of New Haven. To purchase tickets, click here.

Opening Night Ceremony presented by Yale University, Monday, August 21

Kick off tournament week and be a part of the celebration that will feature star players, local celebrities, entertainment and much more. To help celebrate 20 years of women’s tennis in Connecticut, Martina Navratilova will play two sets of mixed doubles – one against fellow Hall of Famer and Grand Slam Champion Mats Wilander and another that includes current and Yale University tennis players Samantha Martinelli, Jeff Dawson and Marc Powers.

 

Courtgirls & Cocktails, Tuesday, August 22

A day of pampering and indulgence for women and friends, enjoy the Courtgirls & Cocktails Lifestyle Experience in the Connecticut Open Courtside Club overlooking stadium court while sipping on specialty drinks, shop and delectable treats while watching WTA tennis. Click here to upgrade your experience and purchase the Courtgirls & Cocktails VIP package, which includes lunch at the new Champions Grill presented by KeyBank and a gift bag valued at $100, a gold box seat to the tournament and a parking pass.

Superhero & Princess Day, Wednesday, August 23

All kids aged 14 and under are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Superhero or come dressed as their favorite Princess. All costumed kids will receive a free ticket at the gate when accompanied by a paid adult ticket.

PowerShares Series Men’s Legends Event returns on Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25 with legends John McEnroe, Michael Chang, James Blake and Mark Philippoussis. Blake will play Chang on Thursday, August 24 and McEnroe battles Philippoussis on Friday, August 25. For tickets and more info, click here.

 

United Technologies Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, August 26

All military members and veterans will receive two complimentary stadium box seats and the opportunity to purchase two additional tickets for just $10 each. Military will also enjoy access to the United Technologies Military Outpost and special ceremonies. There will also be a national anthem performance by a member of the military. The first 2,000 fans will receive an American flag at the gates courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Fans can also enjoy a weeklong series of events and activities:

Aetna FitZone will be open throughout the week for children and adults to participate in healthy and fun activities, including tennis games, interactive stations, fun inflatables, arts and crafts and prize giveaways. Aetna will also be hosting Aetna Night on Wednesday, August 23 and the first 1,000 fans will receive a special gift at the gate.

Miss-Hits, hosted by famed Judy Murray, will provide a fun and interactive environment for young girls, aged 5 to 8 years old, to be introduced to tennis. It is designed to improve confidence and make tennis more enjoyable with a view to increased update and retention of the sport. The six Miss-Hits characters will take girls through the basics of tennis through interactive play, along with tailored content and specialized equipment to make for an interactive, fun and sociable environment to facilitate the basics of tennis.

 

Other events fans can experience throughout the week include on-site shopping booths, a new social media zone to take photos with WTA players, and a variety of local food vendors, live music and entertainment.

Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will take place August 18 – August 26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven. For tickets, to become a volunteer and a complete schedule of events, please visit ctopen.org or call 855-464-8366.

About Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies

The Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies is a WTA tournament held at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale featuring a 30-player singles main draw, a 48-player qualifying draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $710,900. This year the tournament celebrates 20 years of women’s tennis in New Haven and its past champions include Steffi Graf, Lindsay Davenport (2 titles), Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams (4), Justine Henin, Caroline Wozniacki (4), Petra Kvitova (3) and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska. As a not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization, its mission is to leverage the excitement of world-class women’s tennis to benefit the local community and maximize support for women’s, youth and other causes. Owned by the State of Connecticut, the tournament generates $10+ million in regional economic impact. The Connecticut Open is prominently featured domestically through 50+ hours of coverage on ESPN2 and ESPN3.  For more details and tickets, visit www.ctopen.org or call 1-855-464-8366

About United Technologies

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward. To learn more about UTC, visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC

 

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Every Day until August 26, 2017

Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race 2017

For additional information, visit http://www.newhavenroadrace.org/ 

Monday, September 04, 2017 6:45 am - 11:45 am
This event does not repeat

Grand Prix Cycling Event & Street Festival

Grand Prix Cycling Event, New Haven

Come for the race. Stay for the fun.
The New Haven Grand Prix is a whole lot more than just a bicycle race. There will be live music, a beer garden, food and numerous other entertainment activities.

www.newhavengp.com

Friday, September 15, 2017 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Shubert Theatre: BOOK OF MORMON

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical.
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Every Day until October 01, 2017

Shubert Theatre: BOOK OF MORMON

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical.
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Every Day until October 01, 2017

Shubert Theatre: BOOK OF MORMON

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical.
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation.

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Every Day until October 01, 2017

Shubert Theatre: BOOK OF MORMON

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical.
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation.

Friday, September 29, 2017
Every Day until October 01, 2017

Shubert Theatre: BOOK OF MORMON

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical.
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation.

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Every Day until October 01, 2017

Shubert Theatre: BOOK OF MORMON

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical.
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation.

Sunday, October 01, 2017
Every Day until October 01, 2017

Shubert Theatre: The Sound of Music

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

One of the world's most beloved musicals returns home to the legendary Shubert Stage where the original production made its World Premiere in 1959.
The spirited and romantic musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score filled with timeless classics including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. Share all your favorite songs with your family with this "Sparkling, fresh and lively" (Los Angeles Times) new production.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Every Day until November 12, 2017

Shubert Theatre: The Sound of Music

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

One of the world's most beloved musicals returns home to the legendary Shubert Stage where the original production made its World Premiere in 1959.
The spirited and romantic musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score filled with timeless classics including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. Share all your favorite songs with your family with this "Sparkling, fresh and lively" (Los Angeles Times) new production.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Every Day until November 12, 2017

Shubert Theatre: The Sound of Music

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

One of the world's most beloved musicals returns home to the legendary Shubert Stage where the original production made its World Premiere in 1959.
The spirited and romantic musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score filled with timeless classics including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. Share all your favorite songs with your family with this "Sparkling, fresh and lively" (Los Angeles Times) new production.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

Friday, November 10, 2017
Every Day until November 12, 2017

Shubert Theatre: The Sound of Music

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

One of the world's most beloved musicals returns home to the legendary Shubert Stage where the original production made its World Premiere in 1959.
The spirited and romantic musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score filled with timeless classics including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. Share all your favorite songs with your family with this "Sparkling, fresh and lively" (Los Angeles Times) new production.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

Saturday, November 11, 2017
Every Day until November 12, 2017

Shubert Theatre: The Sound of Music

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

One of the world's most beloved musicals returns home to the legendary Shubert Stage where the original production made its World Premiere in 1959.
The spirited and romantic musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score filled with timeless classics including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. Share all your favorite songs with your family with this "Sparkling, fresh and lively" (Los Angeles Times) new production.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Every Day until November 12, 2017

Shubert Theatre: RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

247 College St. New Haven 203-562-5666, 800-745-3000 www.shubert.com 

See website for showtimes.

The beloved TV classic "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season! 

Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.

Friday, December 08, 2017
Every Day until December 09, 2017

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