What makes you crack a smile in Ridgefield? Meet Mary Dougherty

Summer Smiles in Ridgefield

Enjoying summer days close to home, at events and venues unique to your hometown, are some of the most memorable experiences in life (plus, you can get cozy in your own bed at the end of a fun-filled day).

Our series “What makes you crack a smile” highlights the local people, places and events that make our community an enjoyable place to live.

Get your flip-flops and summer ON and find out what makes Mary Dougherty, Director of B.I.G. Connecticut, crack a smile!

What community event do you look forward to attending? How does it make you feel?

Chirp summer concerts in the park are so fun and a great way to connect with friends. I always feel grateful to be able to catch up with people with live music under the stars.

Do you have a cherished memory of summer in Ridgefield?

My family moved to Ridgefield the summer before my oldest started kindergarten in 2007. The first event we attended was St Stephen’s Nutmeg Festival and the Shakespeare event under the tent at the Ridgefield Playhouse. The kids were a little young for Shakespeare but we were so excited that our new town offered this that we went anyway. Beautiful memories for sure!

Tell us about your favorite summertime destination in Ridgefield

Dining outside at one of our many wonderful local restaurants.

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