Friday, August 7, 2009

What's Going On This Weekend?

Well, aside from our contributer Fleur celebrating her son's first birthday (Happy Birthday, Finn!)...

Chris Rowlands "Farmin' Fever" is happening at Beardsley Zoo again this weekend. For more details, click here.

August 6-8 - Ansonia
Festa! 2009. Holy Rosary Church, Father Salemi Dr. Description: Celebration of the Italian heritage with freshly prepared food, musical entertainment, rides for children, games, marketplace and more. 5 - 11 PM Admission: Free. (203) 735-1787

August 6, 13, 20 - Clinton
NewAlliance Bank Concert Series. Vece Gazebo, Pierson School, Main St. Featuring: 8/6- Stars of Gold performing swing and the best of the 40s, 50s and 60s; 8/13 - Andy Sherwood's Dixieland Jazz Quartet; 8/20 - Abbey Road. The #1 Complete Beatles Show. Relive the Fab Four! 6:30 PM. Admission: Free. (860) 669-3889

August 7-8 – Clinton
Summer Fair. The First Church of Christ, Route One, Clinton. Over 50 craft and antique vendors. Food. Open to the public, no admission, ample free parking is available and the church is handicapped parking accessible. Friday, August 7th, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday, August 8th, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday night dip supper at 5 p.m. Saturday, breakfast served 8 to 10 a.m., auction under the tent at Noon. Call the church office for more information at (860) 669-5735, or visit us on the web at

August 7 - Milford
Summer Nights by Harbor Lights. Rotary Pavilion, Fowler Field. Variety of music including big band, rock and roll, country and everything in between. Admission: Free. 7 PM. (203) 878-0681

August 7-9 – North Branford
Potato & Corn Festival. Augur Farm, Rte. 22. Enjoy fresh fire-roasted potatoes and corn while listening to live bands; unique games, contests, business expo, carnival, farmer’s market. Fri. 4 -10 PM, Sat. 9 AM-10 PM, Sun. noon-9 PM. Free. (203) 315-6017

August 8-9 - South Norwalk
Haunted Sheffield Lighthouse. Departs from Seaport Dock, Washington & Water Sts. The historic lighthouse will be decorated as a child-friendly haunted attraction to provide chills and thrills. Games and crafts also are part of this island adventure. Ferry departs 11 AM, 2 and 3:30 PM. Admission: Adults $20, children $12. (203) 838-9444

August 8 - Norwalk
Family Fun Night with Toot and Puddle. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave. Join us for an evening of fun for the whole family with Toot and Puddle. Evening includes pizza, hands-on activities, storytime and a photo with Toot and Puddle. Call (203) 899-0606, ext. 247 for reservations. 6 - 8:30 PM. Members $10/person. Non-members $12/person. Children under one get in free. (203) 899-0606

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