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Weekends in Connecticut

This weekend is ALIVE with events from all points in our state and of course just across our border with The Big E! ( All movies selections below...Hocus Pocus fans a bonus for you too)

This weekend we are celebrating Connecticut Fair Season!!! There are country fairs running throughout October and you don’t want to miss them! This weekend is ALIVE with events from all points in our state and of course just across our border with the last weekend of The Big E!

And don’t miss the 165th Annual Harwinton Fair! 

One of my favorite traditions is going on now through the endo of the month 27th Annual Scarecrows Along Main Street Come to the historic district of Wethersfield and see something spectacular! Scarecrows will be popping up alongside shops, restaurants, museums, colonial homes and more this fall season. Scarecrows along Main is sponsored by the Old Wethersfield Shopkeepers Association.

Visit  The Big E!!!

SUPPORT LOCAL - You'll find Pick-Your-Own apple events across our state this weekend! Get connected to farmers markets, wineries and more CLICK HERE for CT Grown!

It’s time for pumpkin patches, hayrides and haunted houses and adventures!!! Guardians Farm is celebrating in style with lots of vendors and fun and a cow named Luke! Bates Rd in Southbury Saturday and Sunday!

And now through October 30th enjoy  - Wee Faerie Village: Twinkle Point at Florence Griswold Farm in Old Lyme! Artists and faerie aficionados are already hard at work on their faerie-sized roller coasters, carousels, arcades, and shops – everything you might find at any amusement park – only tiny. Visit www.florencegriswoldmuseum,org for more!

Weather permitting Saturday is the Park Road Parade and yours truly is the Grand Marshal and we will have lots of furry friends joining us from Fidelco guide Dogs to comfort dogs and we are collecting for Connecticut Foodshare and my animal rescue Kenways Cause will be on hand too!!!

Music at The Big E closes with Friday Chase Rice & Jimmi Allen, and Sunday Lynryd Skynyrd at the Big E Arena but my heart at the Court of Honor Stage John Waite will be performing his catalogue of hits from his 40 year career as a solo artist, with The Baby’s and Bad English.

Sunday it’s the Wolcott Dog Pound Pawtoberfest 2022 at Johnny B's Roadside Saloon to benefit the Wolcott Dog Pound! There will be live music, food, drinks, raffle prizes, and more. Admission is $20 and it all goes to the animals!

Let me tell you there are about 6 great movies in theaters and streaming this weekend (see below) – so I have them on my blog for you - but I chose Hocus Pocus 2 as my pick of the weekend!

Hocus Pocus 2 (Sept. 30) starring Hannah Waddingham, Doug Jones, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Richardson, Tony Hale, Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and more. Three young women accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters to modern day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking havoc on the world. NOW STREAMING exclusively on Disney+.

Smile (Sept. 30) starring Sosie BaconJessie T. UsherKyle GallnerKal PennCaitlin StaseyJudy ReyesRob Morgan, Gillian ZinserKevin Keppy, Matthew LambScot TellerSara KapnerDora KissNick ArapoglouJack Sochet, and Jared Johnston is NOW PLAYING exclusively in theaters.

Bros (Sept. 30) starring Luke MacfarlaneKristin ChenowethBilly EichnerBowen YangMonica RaymundDot-Marie JonesJim RashDebra MessingHarvey Fierstein, and Guillermo Díaz is NOW PLAYING exclusively in theaters.

The Good House (Sept. 30) starring Sigourney WeaverKevin KlineMorena BaccarinRob DelaneyDavid RascheRebecca HendersonMolly BrownKathryn ErbeKelly AuCoinGeorgia LymanOliver Boyle, and Adrian Choong is NOW PLAYING exclusively in theaters.

The Greatest Beer Run Ever (Sept. 30) starring Zac EfronRussell CroweBill MurrayKyle AllenJake PickingWill RoppArchie RenauxChristopher Reed BrownJoe Adler, and MacGregor Arney is NOW PLAYING in theaters and on Apple TV+.

CLICK HERE for trailers and more movies!

Photo: Getty

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