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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
May 6-7-8, 2016
Friday 10:00 to 5:00
Saturday 10:00 to 5:00
Sunday 12:00 to 5:00
“DO GOOD AT THE DOGWOOD!”
We have been “doing good” for over 80 years! And this year, our beloved Greenfield Hill Church Festival is once again celebrated on Mothers Day, ...Read More
The fun and festivities begin: Saturday May 7, 2016 - 11:00am
Fireman's Field Yantic Fire Dept, Yantic, CT
2:00pm - Corporate Duck Race
3:00pm - The Main Event!
The 6th Annual Norwich Rotary Duck Race and Chicken BBQ takes place on Saturday May 7th. Tickets for ...Read More
Saturday, May 7 at 9 AM - 3 PM
Mother's Day is a wonderful time to celebrate the most important woman in your life. What better way to honor her than with a beautiful fresh-baked cake that you've decorated all by ...Read More
Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven
333 Sherman Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
On Saturday, May 7, Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven will host our 7th Annual Family Fun Festival. This year’s theme, Paint the ...Read More
May 7 | 11 am to 6 pm | Free
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza - 300 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103
Celebrate the region’s rich Brazilian culture at Samba Fest. Led by the rhythmic beat of Trinity College’s Samba Ensemble, the event features international ...Read More
Saturday May 7th, 2016
As of Mother’s Day Weekend - May 7th & 8th - the historical Essex Steam Train & Riverboat is now OPEN FOR THE SEASON! Weekend Operation of our Essex Clipper Dinner Train and Train & Riverboat Excursions continue through ...Read More
Saturday, May 7 at 9 AM - 2 PM
Join us as we take the 3rd Annual French Country Market on the road. We're putting the "Farm" back in Farmers Market as Killam & Bassette Farmstead, LLC is hosting this outdoor ...Read More
Saturday, May 14 2016 at 9 AM - 10 AM
Stew Leonard's MOO-VE FIT Family Workout With
Celebrity Fitness Expert Lisa Lynn
Saturday, May 14 from 9 – 10 a.m. at Stew’s in Norwalk
As part of its commitment to healthy eating and healthy ...Read More
Saturday, May 14 at 9 AM - 2 PM
Julian Enterprises and The Barnum Festival present Touch a Truck to benefit The Center. Bring the kids to see (and touch!) over 40 construction and emergency vehicles. Fun filled and family friendly ...Read More
May 11 - 15 , 2016
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME
It’s time for your family to be amazed by all the X-TRAORDINARY things you know and love about America’s favorite live family entertainment experience. Be astonished by ...Read More
Saturday May 12 & Sunday May 15, 2016 - 11:00 to 3:00 pm
Join us for this fun family weekend on the farm and meet the newest additions to the Heckscher Farm family!
Watch as our flock of sheep gets its annual ...Read More
Saturday May 21, 2016 - 11am-8pm / Sunday, May 22 ,2106 - 11am-5pm
The 2nd annual Mystic Food Truck Rally!
2 days of glorious food at the Mystic Aquarium Parking Lot in Mystic, CT.
Foodies delight! Join Mystic Aquarium and Ocean Blue Catering ...Read More
Disney in Concert
Magical Music from the Movies
Saturday, May 21 at 3:00 pm
Tickets: $85, $70, $60, $50 (Plus per-ticket fees)
Come be enchanted by Disney in Concert Magical Music from the Movies with the Regal Pops Orchestra, conductor Dirk Hillyer, projected video clips from iconic Disney films, and ...Read More
Sunday, May 22 at 10 AM - 4 PM
Touch-a-truck, children's amusements, craft show, food trucks and more. The event is free! There is a fee for the children's amusements. Fees vary based on activities or purchase a bracelet for to ...Read More
Sunday, May 22 at 11 AM - 2 PM
VENDORS & VEHICLES: Contact Debbie Brander at email@example.com to volunteer!
Everyone is welcome to our annual family event featuring Touch-a-Truck, train and pony rides, DJ and dancing, food, crafts and more! This FREE ...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
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