A sure sign of fall in New England: fairs! The Wolcott Country Fair kicks off the season this weekend, Friday through Sunday. Get the family in at a bargain price of just $5 each on Saturday and Sunday if you arrive before 4 p.m. ($7 per person after 4). Seniors are always $5, and ages 10 and under are admitted free! Enjoy the animals, arts and crafts, agricultural displays, rides, midway, music, food and more.
Wait no longer: early varieties of apples are now ripening and should be ready for picking this weekend! plans to open Saturday as long as the crop is ready. Picking your own is not only fun, but saves money!
Planning a wedding or bridal shower on a budget? has some surprisingly good supplies available in bulk, like a case of 36 favor boxes (6-count) for just $18; a case of 12 clear glass vases in various shapes for $12; and wedding bubbles for $1 each, sold in a case of 48.
Protect your money and learn how to avoid the “9 Big Mistakes When Planning for Retirement” at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Meriden Public LibraryLearn about retirement income needs, the affects of inflation and how to make the most of your savings. The Connecticut Money School, a program of the Connecticut Association for Human Services and its non-profit partners, will present this seminar at no charge. All are welcome. Click on link above to register.
Entertainment Under the Stars the town's summer outdoor concert and film series, concludes Thursday with a showing of the family friendly movie “Despicable Me”. The movie begins at dusk, and runs approximately 8-9:30 p.m. at Amphitheatre. Bring a blanket or chairs. Free!