Thursday, August 12, 2010

What's Going On This Weekend?

August 12, 14, 15 - Old Saybrook
Connecticut Free Shakespeare - "Twelfth Night" Performance. Town Hall Green. Join us for a night under the stars with moonstruck lovers, mismatched couples, secret passions, hidden identities, practical jokes, wacky sword fights, comic revenge, and a happily ever after! Everyone is welcome, and admission is free! 8 PM (203) 393-3213

August 14 - Norwalk
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Arabic Music, Dance and Culture at Stepping Stones!
Join Karim Nagi-Mohammed as he illustrates Arabic culture through musical instruments like the Buzuq and performs exciting music and dance.

August 14 - Essex
Family Maritime Festival. Connecticut River Museum, Steamboat Dock, 67 Main Street. Learn how to rope, caulk a ship and participate in maritime games. Tour a historic schooner and be entertained by maritime music. Free. 1-4 PM for festival activities, 5-7 PM for concert. (860) 767-8269

August 14 - Middlefield
Peach Fest at Lyman Orchards, Rte. 147 & Rte. 157. Celebrate peach season with a host of fun-family activities! Enjoy fresh baked Peach Pies in the Apple Barrel, live music on the deck with Bus13, a local Connecticut rock band that continues to draw big crowds, featuring the musical talents of guitarist and vocalist Todd Daniels. Fun activities include contests and prizes, horse drawn wagon rides with Foxglove Farm, pony rides for kids, and more! Free. 11 AM-9 PM. (860) 669-5735

August 14 – Windsor Locks
Space & Aviation Day. Bradley International Airport & New England Air Museum (36 Perimeter Rd.) and Bradley Air National Guard Base, 100 Nicholson Rd., East Granby. Featuring static aircraft displays, live demonstrations, space exploration activities, music, entertainment, games, contests, Space Race 5K and more. Free. (203) 772-0522

August 14 -15 – Mystic
Mystic Outdoor Art Festival in Historic Downtown Mystic. Celebrating over 50 years, the Mystic Outdoor Art Festival is the oldest festival of its kind in the northeast. Over 300 artists and craftsmen display and sell their wares along the streets of Historic Downtown Mystic. Enjoy the Children’s Art Park where children can participate in art themed activities, and a Future Artists Pavilion featuring the artwork of local students. 10 AM – 6 PM. Free. (860) 572-9578

August 14 - 15- Sharon
Sharon Audubon Festival, Sharon Audubon Center- 325 Cornwall Bridge Road (Route 4) The Sharon Audubon Festival features two days of various nature programs and hikes for kids and adults, live animal presentations, musical performances, vendors, food and more. 9:30 AM-5:30 PM. $7 adults, $5 kids 12 and under (860) 364-0520

August 15 - Norwalk
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Stepping Stones Museum Community Block Party
Enjoy free museum admission, special performances, fun activities and Touch-A-Truck!

August 15 - Bridgeport
Teddy Bear Fest at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave. Bring your favorite teddy bear friend to the Zoo! This “beary” fun day also will feature children’s crafts and storytelling focusing on Bear Awareness and the facts about real bears. FREE admission for children under age 12 who bring their teddy bear to the “Teddy Bear Clinic” and are accompanied by a paying adult. Noon- 3 PM. (203) 394-6565

August 15 - Brooklyn
Sundae Social at Creamery Brook Bison Farm, 19 Purvis Road. Build your own sundae with New England ice cream. Take an evening ride to see the bison. Free ice cream cup and spoon for all paid participants 12 years and under. 5:30 PM. $10. (860) 779-0837

August 15 - Guilford
Concerts on the Green sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department. Featuring Liberation – A Chicago Tribute. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the music. Free. 6:30-8 PM. (203) 453-8068

August 15 - Madison
Dr. YaYa’s Gumbo Party. Evenings on the Green. These are free concerts for all to enjoy. Please refrain from bringing alcohol with you as it is not allowed under our agreement for use of the Green by the First Congregational Church of Madison. Come on down and sit on a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the music! 6 – 8 PM Free. (203) 245-5623

August 15 - Middlebury
Dance Day at Quassy Amusement Park, Rte. 64. From jazz to tap, and some elaborate group routines. Entertainment from all age groups at the Lakeside Theatre stage. Program: noon-6 PM. (203) 758-2913

August 15 - Old Saybrook
"A Step Back in Time" – A Celebration of Saybrook Colony's 375th Anniversary,1698 Bushnell Farm, Boston Post Rd. Family fun featuring games, tours, demonstrations, hay rides, plow pull, barn-raising, historical characters in period costume, storytelling, fife and drum corps, weavers, spinners; refreshments available. Adults $10, children free. Noon – 4 PM. (860) 395-1635

1 comment:

Eva said...

Thank you for these compilations!