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What’s Happening This Weekend:
Date: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Mattel’s Bob the Builder™ is building, digging and hauling your way! With a positive attitude, team work and problem-solving skills, Bob the Builder tackles any job! Come meet Bob the Builder and enjoy an interactive performance ...Read More
COME AND ENJOY! SAILFEST DATES: JULY 8, 9, & 10, 2016
Sailfest came in first place in The Day 2016 readers’ choice contest for best Festival/Fair!
Welcome to the 39th annual Sailfest! Sailfest 2016 will be held July 8th-10th. Sailfest is Southeastern ...Read More
Saturday, June 25 to Sunday, June 26
3:30 P.M. Sat. to 9:30 A.M. Sun.
Come and take part in our Great American Campout, NCNC's 7th year participating in the National Wildlife Federation's Great American Campout, a nation-wide celebration of camping as a ...Read More
Three Exciting weekends!
June 18-19 | June 25-26 | July 2, 3 & 4, 2016
11:00am - 6:30pm
Saturday Night shows: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Explore the exciting, interactive fantasy world with a thrilling Storyline running throughout the day. GET THERE FOR THE OPENING GATE ...Read More
June 24-26, 2016! at Mystic Seaport, Mystic CT
Summer Begins at the 25th Annual WoodenBoat Show!
We can’t wait to welcome you to the 25th Annual WoodenBoat Show at Mystic Seaport, June 24-26, 2016! We are working hard to gather the very best ...Read More
New Haven County’s Own Irish Festival!
Saturday, June 25
11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, June 26
8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
(Gates open at 7:00 AM for Feis Folks)
$15.00 at the gate or in advance
Free for 16 years and under
Entertainment from 12:00 to 11:00 ...Read More
ST. ANDREW THE APOSTLE SOCIETY
116th ITALIAN FESTA CELEBRATION
THURSDAY, June 23rd - SUNDAY, June 26 2016
St. Andrew Club Grounds, 515 Chapel Street
In Historic Wooster Square, New Haven, CT
GREAT ITALIAN FOOD!
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY!
The St. Andrew the Apostle Society and the ...Read More
CoventryFest to be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016
with a rain date of Sunday, June 26, 2016.
Mark your calendar to join your fellow residents for another CoventryFest.
3:00 pm Gates Open – CoventryFest Begins!
3:00 – 5:00 Half price – All Games ...Read More
A fun and rewarding summer reading program developed to encourage young children to read during the summer months, Bookworm Wednesdays entitles kids to free admission to a select children's film when they present a book report at a participating ...Read More
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
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