Events for Friday, November 9, 2018
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Gear Up for the 2018 Connecticut Auto Show at Mohegan Sun

So much will be new at the 2018 Connecticut International Auto Show – a new venue, new dates, new hours and plenty of new cars and automotive technology! For three days only – Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th – the 2018 Connecticut International Auto Show will transform the Mohegan Sun Expo Center into the state’s “largest new car showroom.” Traditionally the Connecticut International Auto Show is the Northeast’s first auto show of the season, but in 2018 it will also will be the first consumer show to be held at the state’s newest premier event facility. Attendees can compare features, options and stylings of the 2019 models from over two dozen car lines – from A to V (Acura to Volvo). The latest innovations in safety and performance will be on display. Go green and go under the hoods of hybrids, electric vehicles, hybrid EVs and plug-in hybrid EVs. Climb in crossovers, convertibles, coupes and compacts to enjoy the comfort of dozens of the most modern automobile interiors. For car enthusiasts, Supercar Showcase and Classic Volkswagen Showcase are absolute Must-See features. Spend a few moments in rarefied air with international superstar supercars collectively worth over $20,000,000 including a McLaren 570s Spider, a McLaren 720s and the newly redesigned Aston Martin Vantage, Bentley Continental GT and Ferrari Portofino. Then marvel at two vintage Volkswagens – a 1955 Ultra Maroon Beetle and a 1958 Karman Ghia – on display in the Volkswagen exhibit. Ride & Drive returns as Toyota will have several of its hottest new offerings available for test drives around the resort. Product Specialists are on-hand to answer questions and to provide a personalized experience beyond the typical car showroom in a friendly, no-pressure environment. Hey now! “Ronnie the Limo Driver” Mund from The Howard Stern Show will be making a rare public appearance on Saturday from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Ronnie will be available for his fans to take photographs, to ask questions and to get their own autographed Flat Ronnie and a copy of his poem “Winter.” Enter for a chance to win a year’s worth of Citgo Tri-CLEAN™ gasoline compliments of Citgo, proud supporting sponsor of the Connecticut Auto Show. Free parking in covered parking facilities is available, and valet parking is offered as well. Show visitors can save $2 and skip box office lines by purchasing tickets in advance at Admission is $12 for Adults/$10 with online discount, $5 for Children (6-12) and FREE for Children under 6. FREE admission for all active and retired military throughout Veterans Day Weekend (with appropriate military ID – tickets must be obtained at box office). On Friday ONLY admission for Seniors (65+) is only $8 (with proper ID – tickets must be purchased at box office). New show hours are Friday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Connecticut International Auto Show is sponsored by the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association and produced by Paragon Group. For more information and e-tickets visit or call 800-251-1563. ###
Location Mohegan Sun Expo Center, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville
Time 11:00 - 09:00

University of Saint Joseph Men's Basketball Season-Opener

Be a part of history at the first-ever USJ Blue Jays Men’s Basketball game on Friday, November 9th. The game will be held at Trinity College in the Ray Oosting Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center. Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 P.M. – BLEACHER SEATING ONLY The Ferris Athletic Center is on the Trinity College Campus. Entrance: 1685 Broad Street, Hartford, CT Watch Legendary NCAA Champion Coach Calhoun back in action at the University of Saint Joseph Men’s Basketball season-opener against William Paterson University. Purchase Tickets at:
Location Trinity College, Ferris Athletic Center 1685 Broad Street Hartford, CT 06106
Time 19:30 - 21:30