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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures

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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 July 14, 2023 – July 16, 2023

41st Annual Life - Be In It Extravaganza

FREE event! Enjoy food, games, rides, a beer garden, arts & craft exhibits and more! The carnival will be open from 10:00AM until 9:00PM, the Entertainment Stage will feature an exciting line-up of performers including Nick Casey, Dually Noted, and Shaded Soul! Don’t miss out on the epic fireworks display set to go off at 9:30PM! 

Date: Saturday July 15, 2023

Time: 10:00AM – 10:00PM

Location: Mill Pond Park – 123 Garfield St Newington, CT

Warehouse Book Sale

Whether you’re a bookworm, enjoy some light summer reading or have children who love to read, head down to Worthwhile Reads, opening for the first time after 2 years!  Books are discounted as low as $2 per book! 

Date: Saturday, July 15, 2023

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00PM

Location: Worthwhile Reads 1 Richmond Place Bristol, CT 

Rockin' Pork Festival

The Bristol Swedish Social Club will be serving up pulled pork and all the fixins’ for $10 per person this Saturday evening! Live performances by Southern Rock Band “Screaming Eagle” is sure to set the mood for this good ole bbq! 

Date: Saturday, July 15, 2023

Time: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Bristol Swedish Social Club – 4-36 Barlow St Bristol, CT

BINGO - Mum Festival Fundraiser

$12 gets you everything you need to play BINGO and support the local community. In addition to the BINGO fun, there will be raffles, a 50/50 drawing and a door prize. So, grab your friends and head down to the Bristol Polish Club for some fun this Sunday afternoon! 

Date: Sunday July 16, 2023 

Time: Doors Open at 11:00AM, Game Starts at 2:00PM 

Location: Polish Club – 541 N Main St Bristol, CT

The Plainville Record Riot

Do you have an old record player or, have you recently purchased a new vintage-style record player and are looking for new music? Well, this event is for you! There will be over 40 tables to sift through to find your favorites from dealers all over New England. Let the bargaining begin! 

Date: Sunday, July 16, 2023

Time: 9:30 AM 

Location: Plainville VFW – 7 Northwest Dr Plainville, CT 

What's the T Drag Brunch

Don’t miss out on this epic drag brunch at Parkville Market in Hartford! Doors open at 1:00PM; tickets are $35 per person and include unlimited mimosas and bloody mary’s. 

Date: Sunday July 16, 2023

Time: 1:00PM 

Location: Parkville Market

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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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