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What’s Happening This Weekend:
It’s about time!
Or, in the case of Quassy Amusement & Waterpark, it’s about Reverse Time as the family-owned property opens Saturday, April 23, for its 108th season.
Quassy will introduce a new family thrill ride, Reverse Time, this year as well ...Read More
Date: May 27, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with family fun under the stars with a FREE showing of “The Peanuts Movie” (rated G) on Friday, May 27th in Ballard Park, Main Street, ...Read More
Friday, May 27 at 4 PM - 8 PM
Hey, hey Food Truck fans!! Save the date for Friday, May 27th, 4pm-8pm at the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Rd. Lots of food, music, kids activities and fun!!
525 Orange Center ...Read More
May 28 – May 29 - 11:00 am to 5pm
Spring is here! Come join us Satuday and Sunday May 28th and 29th at Eisenhower Park from 11am to 5pm for our annual Spring food truck festival and vendor show!
We'll have ...Read More
Saturday May 28th, 2016 at 10 AM - 4 PM
Huzzah! Memorial Day weekend will begin with a bang at the WDS Revolutionary War Encampment on Sat., May 28, 10 to 4! See the 5th CT Regiment in period clothing, 18th-century ...Read More
May 28 & May 29 - 2PM to 8 PM
Food trucks will be traveling Curbside to Mountainside for this extraordinary Memorial Day Weekend event. Family fun and live music are also on the menu. Local bands, craft vendors, chairlift rides, ...Read More
Saturday, June 4 at 10 AM - 3 PM
The 20th annual Teddy Bear Festival hosted by the Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford will take place on the town green on Saturday, June 4th from 10 to 3. Smokey the ...Read More
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 1:00pm – 7:00pm
We wouldn't be having this event with the generosity of the SportsCenter Connecticut. They have opened their doors to support our cause of helping 100 families! Mini-golf! Driving range! Fun bowl! Arcade! Batting cages! ...Read More
Sunday, June 5 at 11 AM - 3 PM
A hands on family day of fun- climb on, honk the horn and play away on over 25 trucks. Tickets are $5 for kids and adults, under 2 is free. Tickets can ...Read More
Saturday, June 11 at 10 AM
Our annual Strawberry Fest kicks off our summer event season, celebrating family fun, Lyman's fresh grown strawberries, and sweet strawberry treats from the Apple Barrel.
Fun activities include Breakfast on the Deck, Strawberry picking in the ...Read More
Saturday, June 11 at 11 AM - 5 PM
We’re thrilled to be participating in the the 12th Annual Open House Day on Saturday, June 11, 2016 with a “Kids Ride Free” special offer. Children ages 11 and under qualify for ...Read More
Saturday, June 11
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The website www.berryfest.org
The South Windsor Strawberry Festival has been continuously operating for 34 years.
Join us for food, fun, and an amazing collection of craft fair vendors!
Ride the Strawberry Fest Train
Kiddie Tractor Rides
Fire ...Read More
June 18 – June 19
Jun 18 at 11 AM to Jun 19 at 6 PM
Don’t forget to bring your appetite to the FIRST ANNUAL FOOD TRUCK AFFAIR at the GUILFORD FAIRGROUNDS sponsored by The Guilford Agricultural Society on June 18 ...Read More
Saturday June 18 9AM - 4 PM
SPONSORED by EAST HAMPTON CT PARKS AND RECREATION.
In collaboration with the merchants of The Village.
Event located in the heart of East Hampton Connecticut Historic Village Center
Main St, East Hampton, CT
7th Annual Strawberry Fields ...Read More
Dates: June 20, 2016 - June 24, 2016
Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
A summer kids’ event called Cave Quest Vacation Bible School will be hosted at The United Methodist Church of Westport and Weston from June 20 to June 24, 2016, from ...Read More
Saturday, June 25 at 11 AM - 10 PM
Food Trucks! Beer Garden! Live Music! Fun rides for the kids!
Pack up the family, bring your lawn chairs and your appetite for the first ever Barnumpalooza at Seaside. Enjoy the Park as ...Read More
June 21st - August 17th, 2016
TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS @ 10:00 AM
Seating starts at 9:00 am
Absolutely Free Admission! Seating limited to theater capacity; tickets issued on a first come-first served basis. Films and schedules subject to change without notice.
Palace 17 – ...Read More
June 28 - August 17 - 9:30 am
9:30 am Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Marquee Cinemas presents a special selection of family films brought to you each week
during the summer at no charge.
Westbrook 12 - 314 Flat Rock Place Westbrook, CT 06498
http://www.marqueecinemas.com/summerkidsseries ...Read More
Wednesday, July 13 at 2pm and 5pm
Ridgefield Academy Family Series
Fun for the Whole Family! A Real Old Time Circus
Under the Big Top at East Ridge Middle School Parking Lot! Don’t miss aerialists, clowns, acrobats, jugglers, camel rides, food and fun ...Read More
COME BE PART OF THE FUN AND JOIN US
July 15th, 16th & 17th, 2016. 11am to 2pm
Sidewalk Sales, Splash Area, Life Size Games, Vendor and Craft Fair, Games, Live Music, and more!
Mark your calendars and Celebrate Summer in Bethel! The ...Read More
Fridays, July 22, July 29 and August 5
Rain Date August 12
Downtown Sounds Summer Concert Series Announced!! Celebrate Shelton announces Summer Concert Series & Family Fun for FREE!! Celebrate Shelton - a city-wide initiative begun by Nicole Heriot-Mikula, ...Read More
Saturday, July 30th - 11am to 4pm
Saturday, July 30th is CPTV Kids Day at Lyman Orchards’ Sunflower Maze in Middlefield, CT. (Rain Date – July 31)
Come meet PBS Kids’ favorite, Buddy, the friendly T-Rex from Dinosaur Train, making appearances throughout ...Read More