Weekends in Connecticut

Happy Weekends in Connecticut! From farmers markets, Easter Egg Hunts, live music, movies events & more! Just follow my blog for all the fun!

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Happy Weekends in Connecticut! From farmers markets, Easter Egg Hunts, live music, movies events & more! Just follow my blog for all the fun!

FRIDAY: Connecticut Draft Horse Rescue’s Denim, Diamonds, & Drafts dinner and dance is on Friday March 31st, 2023 starting at 6:30 pm, at Saint Clements Castle in Portland, CT! Proceeds to benefit the CDHR horses. Tickets are only available here at Eventbrite via www.ctdraftrescue.org

Friday: The Hartford Wolf Pack takes on the Providence Bruins at the XL Center on Friday, March 31 at 7 PM. And it’s College Night, $2 Beers and $1 Hot Dogs

Enjoy the Connecticut Trolley Museum of East Windsor with breakfast with the Easter Bunny Saturday from 8am to 10am and the Easter Eggspress Trolley both Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm for all events visit: ct-trolley.org

Saturday The Fight For Air Climb is returning to Hartford 21 to benefit the American Lung Association! Get ready to tackle the 680 stairs of Hartford 21 at Connecticut’s biggest stair climb! Firefighter Division participants will climb in full gear including helmet, boots, and air tank. Visit www.fightforairclimb.org/hartford

The Adventure Park at Storrs has eggs in the trees! This isn’t your typical Easter Egg Hunt. It’s their annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Trees! The Easter bunny will be hard at work hiding “eggs” in the trees. Spot the eggs while you climb and get a treat at the end of your climb. Now through April 9th visit www.myadventurepark.com

April is Daffodil Month!! Now through April 30 at Halfinger Farms you can pick your own!!! Daffodils represent joy, and picking them is the perfect way to celebrate spring. Enjoy an outing with family and friends picking daffodils at Dancing Daffodils, Connecticut’s first PYO daffodil farm. Set on a historic 1790 property in beautiful Candlewood Hill Valley, the daffodil farm is a magical place. Stroll through the fields and choose from nearly 100,000 beautiful flowers. Daffodils are .70 each. Call ahead for the daily picking report. Pick daffodils and pick happiness! Halfinger Farm is in Higganum and you can visit www.halfingerfarms.com

Middletown 10 & 5K Run/Walk to benefit The Amazing Grace Food Pantry, Sunday April 2. A springtime road race through the idyllic campus of Wesleyan University in Middletown! All finishers receive a high quality short sleeve technical shirt and enjoy a post-race party in Union Green, adjacent to the finish line. Be a part of the race tradition and donate nonperishable food to benefit The Amazing Grace Food Pantry, which provides groceries to more than 1,000 low-income households each month in the Middletown area. Visit: Hartfordmarathon.org

Movies this weekend also include an orchestra!

"E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" in Concert with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra on April 1- watch The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra & Palace Theater present one of the greatest blockbuster films of all time, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, with live orchestration! Visit: www.palacetheaterct.org

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (Mar. 31) starring Chris PineMichelle RodriguezRegé-Jean PageJustice SmithSophia LillisHugh GrantChloe ColemanJason WongDaisy Head, and Sophia Eleni is NOW PLAYING exclusively in theaters.

A Good Person (Mar. 31) starring Florence Pugh, Morgan FreemanCeleste O’ConnorMolly Shannon and more is NOW PLAYING exclusively in theaters. ( Directed by Zach Braff)

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