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Mikey’s Place

Old Wethersfield, Connecticut’s oldest town, features more than historic homes and wonderful architecture. On the northern side of the historic district is Standish Park, where Hartford Ave., Garden St. and Nott St. converge. At first blush, the playground in Standish Park might look like many other playgrounds, but this one is different. Mikey’s Place, named […]



Festival of Trees & Traditions

The Womens Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum presents the 38th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions from December 2, 2011 through December 11, 2011 (closed on Monday December 5, 2011). The Festival’s Program varies each day. For a day-to-day schedule of activities and performances go to http://www.thewadsworth.org/events/category/festival-of-trees-traditions/upcoming/. Stroll through the halls of the Wadsworth Atheneum and […]


Christmas in Collinsville

The Canton annual tree lighting ceremony is moving from the Canton Green to in front of the Canton Historical Museum. This will blend nicely with the Christmas in Collinsville celebration which starts at 6pm on Friday, December 9, 2011. Santa will arrive at 6:30pm, caroling starts at 6:45pm, and the tree lighting ceremoney will begin at 7:00pm. Christmas in Collinsville […]


“Company”

If you like Broadway musicals like I do, you may want to see Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award winning musical “Company”  at the Playhouse on Park , 244 Park Road in West Hartford Connecticut from November 30, 2011 through December 18, 2011. November 30th and December 1st are preview nights. Tickets prices run between $22,50-$32.50 per person. When was the […]



2011 Scarecrows Along Main Street

Each year, the Old Wethersfield Shopkeepers Association sponsors “Scarecrows Along Main Street”. 2011 is the 15th anniversary of this artistic event.  The “scarecrows” are designed and created by children, families, local merchants, and civic organizations and were on display from September 24, 2011 to October 23, 2011. The creativity, year after year, is amazing. And this year’s displays were […]