Better Weekend Blog! Movies, Concerts & Events! Make it a Better Weekend!

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Get the popcorn ready! CLICK here to get connected to new movies out THIS WEEKEND

The Top 3 Movies headed into this weekend are:

  1. Joker - The Joker broke the all-time October weekend record ($93.50 million)
  2. Abominable
  3. Downton Abbey

Movies this weekend include The Addams Family, sure to be a hit with the kids! Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family -- Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester and Grandma -- are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives. But trouble soon arises when shady TV personality Margaux Needler realizes that the Addams' eerie hilltop mansion is standing in the way of her dream to sell all the houses in the neighborhood. You’ll hear familiar voices too Charlize Theron, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, Martin Short ands more!

Gemini Man is anticipated to do well starring Will Smith and Clive Owen. An elite assassin becomes the target of a mysterious young operative who can seemingly predict his every move. For all the movies this weekend visit my Better Weekend Blog!

This is the last weekend for the Southington Apple Harvest Festival! So if you haven't gotten your Apple Fritters yet, what are you waiting for??? It's also the last weekend of the Renaissance Faire at the Lebanon Fairgrounds.

If you like Halloween, 'tis the season of Haunted Houses, Graveyards and Corn Mazes - SO CLICK HERE to get SCARED!!!

Here a 3 events I'd like to highlight:

Do you have a little monster? Then don't miss the Little Monstars Breakfast

Let your Little Monstars go wild with the best Halloween Breakfast event this side of a full moon, featuring an interactive “decorate your own donut” station and other spooktacular fun (costumes strongly encouraged) This Halloween Bash inclides priced Tickets for this Halloween Bash include the breakfast buffet and all the fun! It takes place at the Hard Rock Cafe at Foxwoods Resort Casino starting at 9am!

Saturday night at Mohegan Sun enjoy Sara Bareilles who first achieved mainstream critical praise in 2007 with her widely successful hit "Love Song,” which reached No. 1 in 22 countries around the world from her debut album Little Voice. Since then, Sara has gone on to receive seven Grammy® nominations throughout her career, which include Song of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Love Song" and one Album of the Year for her highly acclaimed third studio album,The Blessed Unrest. Her book,Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song, was released in the fall of 2015 by Simon & Schuster and is a New York Times best seller. Making her Broadway debut, Sara composed the music and lyrics for Waitress, for which she received her first Tony® Award nomination for Best Score and a 2017 Grammy® Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album. She also made her Broadway acting debut in 2017 by stepping into the lead role in Waitress.

2018 was a big year for Sara, she co-hosted the Tony Awards®, was nominated for an Emmy® and Grammy® for her role in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, and was awarded with the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Hal David Starlight Award. Sara also teamed up with Apple as an executive producer for Little Voice a 10-episode series, which she will create the original music for.For tickets visit:

On Sunday you might just meet your new best friend!!! Join Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter on October 13th from 12-3pm for Barktoberfest! This takes place at Bears Smokehouse in New Haven. Some adoptable dogs will be stopping by and be sure to try Barktoberfest Beer* on tap!*A portion of all sales from the Barktoberfest Beer will be donated to The Friends of New Haven Animal Shelter.*Come on down and sip with some furry friends! 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

There's so much to see and do this weekend so get out and make it a Better Weekend!!

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