Weekends in Connecticut: Movies, Events, Music and MORE!!

Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his ramshackle boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal -- a discovery that will change the future of medicine.

An American oil-rig roughneck travels to Marseille, France, to visit his estranged daughter, in prison for a murder she claims she didn't commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences and a complicated legal system, he soon builds a new life for himself as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate her.


July 30:Super Diamond performing the Music of Neil Diamond conducted by Adam Boyles

Rain date: July 31, 2021

We will sing along to the hits of the legendary Neil Diamond for the final night of the Talcott Mountain Music Festival! Tribute band Super Diamond joins the HSO to perform songs like “Forever in Blue Jeans,” “America,” “Sweet Caroline,” “Song Sung Blue” and “I’m a Believer.”

Sunflowers For Wishes kicks runs July 24 - August 1 Buttonwood Farm in Griswold CT! Named by Better Homes & Gardens as one of the 11 most beautiful sunflower fields in the country! Take a visit to Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream for the 18th annual Sunflowers for and cut your own stems for $2 per flower and make a beautiful bouquet to take home, with all proceeds to benefit Make-A-Wish Connecticut. And July is National Ice-Cream Month. Grab a scoop of farm-fresh, homemade ice cream, more than 50 flavors, including a special sunflower flavor sold only during Sunflowers for Wishes.

West End Blend - Saturday, July 31 at Salmon Brook Park

3:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Since their conception, CT-based Funk/Soul band West End Blend has been playing their version of Funk and Soul in venues all over the Northeast and beyond. The power of the instrumental mix is breathtaking while vocals sooth your soul to no end.

Features of the Sunset Concert Series

  • Thomas Hooker Brewery COLD beer on tap
  • Thomas Hooker Brewery brilliant selection of wines
  • Free Parking!!
  • Food Trucks on site - easy!
  • Dogs welcome on leash with scooper!
  • Coolers welcome!
  • 6 consecutive Saturday Sunset Concerts to enjoy this Summer!
  • Sunday rain dates for all shows
  • Tickets on sale in advance or at the Gate if Covid-19 safe capacity has not been met
  • Salmon Brook Park features; playscapes, dog park, walks by the brook etc., all open
  • Family and friend time :-)
  • Relaxation, socializing & dancing!

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