Weekends in Connecticut

Summer Lawn Party: Jam Out Friday night at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford! Its FREE and starts at 5pm. A Hip Hop experience with live DJ, dancers, and rap performances. Free. Cash bar and food trucks on-site for refreshments and snacks.


This weekend don’t miss the 61st Annual Lebanon Country Fair! Enjoy this agricultural fair with livestock, crafts, carnival rides, continuous entertainment, children’s games, food vendors, monster truck and helicopter rides. To find a fair near you visit CTAgFairs.org


Sunflower Festival at The Farm in Woodbury! On Weekeepeemee Road, RTE 132 in Woodbury!

It kicked of Thursday and now runs through August 22!Wander through the 18 varieties of exquisite sunflowers thriving across four acres. These sunflowers are an array of brilliant colors: reds, yellows, cream, white, and orange. Choose one of your favorite sunflowers to cut and take with you at the end of your walk, or choose to pick a bouquet of flowers from our field for an additional charge to take home.

Online Ticket Purchase Required: sunflowerfestivalct.com


And New Englanders LOVE SEAFOOD, people travel from all over and even enjoy camping at the The 36th Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is August 6, 7 & 8, 2021 at Ninigret Park in Charlestown, Rhode Island! The Charlestown Seafood Festival is a gastronomic extravaganza of the BEST seafood as well as an array of all types of foods for every taste. Visit charlestownseafoodfestival.com for tickets and more info!


Some great concerts this weekend to consider too!

Saturday night Phillip Phillips returns to the Ridgefield Playhouse with his trio! You’ll remember his five-times-platinum debut single “Home” after winning American Idol in spring 2012,

Legendary classic rocker Jackson Browne plays Foxwoods Resort Casino Sunday night and tickets are still available at foxwoods.com

Also Sunday, bring on the harmonica and wine! BLUES TRAVELER performs at the Jonathan Edwards Winery in North Stonington - Advance Ticket Purchase Required – visit the jedwardswinery.com – this show may be sold out so check first!

My movie pick this weekend is The Suicide Squad, based on the DC Comics team, by DC Films. it is a standalone sequel to Suicide Squad (2016) and the tenth film in the DC Extended Universe! Starring Viola Davis, Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, Jon Cena, Nathan Fillion.

Funny portrait of cute dog with letter board inscription have a nice weekend word lying on floor

Photo: iStockphoto

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