Happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend! Here are some ideas of the weekend happenings in our area. Yes, the majority are St. Patrick’s Day themed, with a few other ideas sprinkled in. Enjoy!
Lots of story hours happening on Friday. Check out Calendar for all the information. Besides, the wonderful events going on at the Danbury, Bethel, Brookfield, and New Milford libraries, the bookstore at Fairfield University is hosting a Fancy Nancy Mermaid Ballet story time on Friday afternoon. Tutus are strong encouraged!
Edmond Town Hall is hosting a night of Irish Music up in the Alexandria Room. Doors open at 7:30 and tickets are $10.
On Saturday, enjoy the following activities with little ones:
- A Free Irish Dance Lesson: Ashurst Academy of Irish Dance is hosting a 45 minute class at 10AM at their studio for ages 4+.
- Story time: Head to Barnes and Noble for How to Catch a Leprechaun story time. Stay after the story and enjoy the Leprechauns and Limericks event.
- Moonlight Adventures: Main Street Adventures is hosting another Parents’ Night Out, but this time on Saturday. Drop your kids off for an evening of fun!
If you have a babysitter on Saturday or your kids are otherwise occupied, try one of these events:
- 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl: Head to Sandy Hook village to participate in the 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. Meet at The Villa at 4PM. Details here.
- Webster Bank Arena: On Saturday evening, Jeff Dunham stops by Webster Bank Arena for a show at 5PM. Head here for tickets.
On Sunday, the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Center is open and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with live music, dancing, and food all day. The club is open from 9AM to 9PM. Or you can head to the Beardsley Zoo to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with anyone wearing green receiving 15% off admission.
The Pratt Nature Center in New Milford is really taking the legend of St. Patrick seriously this year with their Snaketacular Event. Since legend has it that St. Patrick chased all of the snakes out of Ireland, the center is putting together a program on snakes including meeting its own corn snake, Sir Cornelius.
The Newtown Historical Society is hosting an open house on Sunday from 12PM – 4PM.
There are tons of activities and events listed on our Calendar, not just for the weekends, but throughout the week.