Weekends in Connecticut! Events, Fundraisers, Concerts, Movies and More!


As a kid growing up in Windsor the Shad Derby was EVERYTHING! Including a Bart's Hotdog!

Although this year the Shad Derby festival is not happening in the traditional sense you can still celebrate! It will be a fin-tastic and COVID-safe outdoor gala of activities for children pre-K to grade 6, including fishing for prizes, shad painting, shad cooking demonstration, and more! Rain date: May 22. Register in advance or just join in on Saturday! Taking place at the Windsor Historical Society Saturday!

How about Cruising on the Connecticut River? With RIverQuest! Their next cruise will be a relaxing two hour Spring Foliage Sunset Cruise on Saturday May 15 at 6:00pm, our their Sunset Cruise of the season. Booking now at ctriverquest.com – they are following safety protocols.

Well, if you like horror movies then you’re in luck - Spiral (also known as Spiral: From the Book of Saw) that serves as the ninth installment in the Saw film series. It stars Chris Rock and Samuel Jackson and many more!

And then there’s Angelina Jolie’s new movie, Those Who Wish Me Dead - A smoke jumper and a 12-year-old boy fight for their lives as two assassins pursue them through the wilderness.