Five Things to Do this Weekend Around Cheshire

Pumpkins galore, arts workshops and local actors take on roles.

The season's bright orange gourd will be the star of the weekend at two different events within walking distance of each other. Artplace offers not-to-be missed one-day workshops and local actors find a new home for their ensemble.

  1. Ink Sketching with Watercolor Washes, workshop, Sat. Oct. 13, 9:00 am, Artsplace, 1220 Waterbury Rd. $75.00
  2. Viking Knit Jewelry, workshop, Sat. Oct. 13, 10:30 am, Artsplace, $50.00
  3. Pumpkin Painting Festival, Sat., Oct. 13, 10:30 am, Town of Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St. Free. Then, within walking distance is the Pumpkin Festival beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Church, 59 Main St. Free.
  4. Backyard Theater Ensemble Presents: The Shadow Box, Sat. Oc.t 13, 8:00 pm, 158 Main St, Thomaston. $15.00 
  5. David Dio Cut-A-Thon to Benefit Life Haven, Sun. Oct. 14, 9 a.m., 2590 Whitney Ave, Hamden. $25.00



FLJ October 13, 2012 at 01:09 PM
Don't forget to register for the Organic Garden workshop on Sunday at 12:00. Friends of Boulder Knoll farmer, Brenda Caldwell will turn a small backyard space( in Cheshire) into an organic garden ready for spring planting. Address available upon registration. info@friendsofboulderknoll.com
John Francis Gozzi October 13, 2012 at 01:59 PM
pumpkins smumkins- for some serious entertainment and food and drama GO TO MUSIC IN MOTION- at the high school runs from 4 ti 11PM SATURDAY all proceeds will help the band survive and someday replace antique uniforms


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