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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures

Central CT Weekend Events

Whether you’re a local resident or just passing through, this is your go-to source for discovering a wide array of weekend events in Central CT.

Here’s what’s going on this weekend August 11, 2023 – August 13, 2023

Astronomy Night

Spend a beautiful evening with a drive outside of Central CT and head to the shore. The Astronomical Society of New Haven and the Thames Amateur Astronomical Society will have telescopes setup to show you objects in the sky. And, since there is a meteor shower scheduled for Friday evening it is recommended that you bring a blanket or chair and stay to watch the meteors streak across the sky. 

Date: Friday August 11, 2023 

Time: 8:30PM – 10:30PM

Location: Meigs Point Nature Center

Sunflowers, Sips & Sunsets

Grab a glass of wine and unwind in the beauty of the sunflower maze at Lyman Orchards on Friday evening. After completing the maze, enjoy the beautiful sunset as it sinks beyond the rolling hills of their farm. 

Date: Friday August 11, 2023

Time: 5:00PM

Location: Lyman Orchards, 105 South St Middlefield, CT

Beach Boys DJ Brunch

Have some fun in the sun singing along to your favorite Beach Boys songs while indulging in delicious food and themed drink specials!
Surfin’ U.S.A. Brunch Menu:
Scrambled Eggs
Belgium Waffles with Assorted Fruit Toppings
1741 Home Fries
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Maple Sausage
Buttermilk Biscuits
Lyman Orchards Cider Donuts
Coffee and Tea Service
1741 Hot Chocolate
Lyman Orchards Hot Apple Cider
$24.99 per person
$13.99 for children 11 & under

Date: Sunday August 13, 2023

Time: 10:00AM

Location: 72 Lyman Rd Middlefield, CT

Beauty and the Beast Experience

Hunt for clues, solve puzzles, and complete challenges as your team races against the clock to help Beauty reverse the curse. This will be a magical outdoor adventure combining the challenge of an escape room with the excitement of an interactive scavenger hunt.
The average game time is 2-3 hours and you may start at any time between 9am and 2pm. Tickets will sell out soon – get them here!

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023

Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM 

Location:  Hartford, CT

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Nichole Morrell

Nichole Morrell

Hey Central CT! I'm Nichole Morrell, a REALTOR at Turning Point Realty, LLC and a Bristol, CT native and current resident. I have a lot of knowledge about this amazing community and the surrounding towns and cities so if you live in the Central CT area or are thinking of moving here, you have come to the right place! Stay up to date with me on the latest Events, Restaurants, Outdoor Activities, Real Estate trends and more!
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