Weekends in Connecticut: Irish Fun, Maple Syrup, Egg Hunts & Movies!

Weekends in Connecticut: Irish Celebrations, Maple Syrup, Egg Hunts and Movies!

Woohoo – Spring is in the air! People are getting vaccinated and we’re all feeling hopeful! Many St Patrick's Day celebrations are continuing through the weekend and you can get a lucky link to celebrations HERE and HERE

You can see this movie in theaters or via HBO Max this weekend: 

The Courier starring Benedict Cumberbatch! You know him from Sherlock Holmes the series and of course Marvels Doctor Strange, THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative, he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Take a look! 

And for the best Spring and Easter Movies, check out our Better Weekend Blog: 

The top on the list is The Greatest Story Ever Told with Max von Sydow and Charlton Heston star in the lengthy epic that portrays the life of Jesus Christ from his birth in Bethlehem to his crucifixion and resurrection.

Here’s how you can enjoy the first weekend of SPRING in Connecticut.

The maple Syrup Association of CT presents:Maple Weekend in CT  -  March 20th & 21st Visit sugarhouses and taste great maple products. During the two days, many sugarhouses across the state will be open for tours and will be selling their products. This is a great opportunity for visitors to learn how maple sap is collected and turned into delicious, sugary products. 

Hours for individual sugarhouses are posted in their listing. Visit our Better Weekend Blog to get a location near you!!!

There’s an Easter Egg Drive Through at Ray of Light Farm in East Haddam! Happening this and next weekend! Reservations are required and the times will differ on Easter Sunday. Be sure tostop for candy filled eggs along the enchanted bunny trail. See live animals, farm-friendly characters, and Easter bunnies galore as you drive through in the safety and comfort of your own car. Candy and treats are for the children in your car only.

The Hamden Police Department, in conjunction with the Hamden Recreation Department, Hamden Community Services Department and the Charles F. Lowry Foundation, is pleased to present the Easter Egg-Stravaganza Drive-Thru Easter Parade on Saturday, March 20th from 12-2PM. The event will be held at Town Center Park, 2761 Dixwell Avenue. 

Please join us this weekend for all the fun!!! 


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