Monday, April 20, 2009

This Weekend

Rumor has it, we're going to have another 70 degree weekend, and there are plenty of outdoor activities to help us all enjoy it!

We've already told you about the WCNS tag sale and jump-a-thon, but here are some other fun events:

April 25 – Middlefield
Connecticut Day. Lyman Orchards, Jct. Rtes. 147 & 157. Did you know that some of the finest foods in New England are made right here in Connecticut? Celebrate Connecticut foods, beverages, music and history. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. (860) 349-6015

April 25 – Woodbury
Earth Day. Main Street, Middle Quarter Mall. Bring your friends, bring the family- it's FREE, rain or shine outside and under the tents. Enjoy over 100 exhibitors sampling the latest in natural and organic foods-many from local producers: Sprain Brook Apiary, Brookview Sugar House, Stonewall Dairy, Steaz Green Tea Sodas, Olive Oil Factory and Snooty Foods. Art projects, live animals and seed planting for the young-at-heart. Learn how you can stay healthy naturally: with yoga, Reiki and chair massage demos. Back by popular demand, Dr. Gazsi, will discuss good health and diet. Meet area non-profit organizations and get inspired: Audubon at Bent of the River in Southbury; Connecticut Chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association and many more. More info and directions: (203) 263-4868

April 25-26 – Meriden
Daffodil Festival, Hubbard Park, West Main St. Outdoor family festival with more than 600,000 daffodils on display, along with a parade, juried crafts show, 3 stages of entertainment, fireworks display, road race, amusement area, food tent. Free. Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (203) 630-4259

April 25-26 – Middlebury
Carload Opening Weekend. Quassy Amusement Park, Rte. 64. Everyone in the car receives an all-day ride pass. Meet and greet with ”Clifford”, The Big Red Dog as part of the park’s annual reading program. Call for schedule. $30.00 (800) FOR-PARK

April 26 – Middletown
Daffodil Day. Wadsworth Mansion, 421 Wadsworth St. Mansion tours, music, refreshments, nature talk and trail walks. Thousands of daffodils on the grounds of the historic Beaux Arts mansion. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Free. (860) 347-1064

1 comment:

E said...

... but the best thing about the Daffodil Festival is The Furors....