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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures

Crafts, events, workshops

Hey Central CT! Here’s what is going on this weekend May 5, 2023 – May 7, 2023

Sweet Pete's Pickle Fest

Looking for something to do outdoors? Don’t miss Sweet Pete’s Pickle Fest for all things PICKLE in addition to food trucks, a mobile pub and live music! This is event was originally scheduled for last weekend but due to the rain it’s happening it’s happening this weekend at March Farm in Morris, CT from 11am – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. 

Rockwell Theater Gala: Broadway on the Boulevard

Saturday May 6, 2023 the Rockwell Theater at BAIMS will host a 1920’s inspired Gala with Special Guest Kevin Raponey! Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased here:

Congratulations to the Bristol Community on the official grand opening of the Rockwell Theater at the Bristol Arts and Innovation Magnet School (BAIMS)!  

Chocolate Decadence Tour

All aboard!! Hop on the train at Naugatuck Railroad in Thomaston on Saturday May 6, 2023. This three hour excursion includes chocolate and wine pairings as you choo-choo your way to Fascia’s Chocolates in Waterbury. There, you will exit the train and tour the facility and be able to purchase not only delicious, melt in your mouth chocolates but, you can head back to the train and purchase some wine for the ride home (or to take home)! And can you guess who is serving wine? None other than Sunset Meadows Vineyard in Goshen, CT! 


Tickets can be purchased online Chocolate Decadence Tour – Railroad Museum of New England (

PEZ Convention

Ok so this one is a little outside of Central CT but, for anyone willing to take a little drive and looking for a fun indoor activity to do with friends or your kids, head down to Orange, CT to check out the PEZ Convention being held at the Courtyard Marriott. The event is happening all weekend long but for non-registered event guests, you can stop by Saturday May 6, 2023 between 9am – 2pm for $10 per person. 


Flower Arranging Workshop

There’s always something fun to do at Bungalow on the Ave in Berlin! Register for their Flower Arranging Workshop happening on Sunday May 7, 2023. Event cost $75 and includes a light brunch and your handmade arrangement. Sign up by email or by phone 860.505.7514 


Hein Farm - Food Truck

Who doesn’t love a good waffle, especially when it’s served with the most delicious toppings!? Stop by Hein Farm in Farmington, CT on Sunday May 7, 2023 between 10am – 2pm and grab something to eat from Cake, Batter and Roll! Their menu also includes vegan and gluten free options. 

While you’re there, shop for locally grown produce and plants at the farm. 

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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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