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Weekend Round Up

Weekend Round Up

We created a list of fun activities to do this weekend, June 30-July 2nd!

Friday Preschool Storytime
All summer, The Gunn Memorial Library is hosting a Friday Preschool Storytime! Open to preschoolers and their caregivers from 11:00-12:00 PM, Ms. Linda will read all different books, as well as give the children opportunities to connect with new friends. Stop by for even one of the days, and your children will have a great time amidst the books!

Gunn Memorial Library 
5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington

Music on the Washington Green
Friday, June 30th, from 6:30-8:00 PM, there will be family-friendly music on the Washington Green! Taking place outside of the First Congregational Church of Washington, it is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy a beautiful sunset. Bring a picnic, some chairs, and have the chance to listen to some amazing tunes with your family! 

First Congregational Church of Washington
6 Kirby Road 

Sunset Concert at the Litchfield Community Center
On Friday, June 30th, from 6:00-9:00 PM, the Litchfield Community Center will host a Sunset Concert! It is free to attend, and you are suggested to bring a lawn chair or a blanket. The grounds will be available to enter at exactly 6:00 PM, when the music of Dim Lights, Thick Smoke will begin playing under the tent.

Litchfield Community Center
421 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759 

Something Rotten
Friday, June 30th, from 7:00 to 9:30 PM, is a fantastic day to be at the Bobbie Olsen Theater at Sharon Playhouse, as they are putting on the musical comedy: Something Rotten. This show was created created by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick, and successful screenwriters Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell. The show is set in the 1590s and follows brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom’s journey to create a hit play. Showcasing their victories as well as their struggles, the play will definitely bring a variety of emotions out from the audience!

 The Bobbie Olsen Theater at Sharon Playhouse
49 Amenia Road, Sharon, CT, 06069

David Reed Performance
On Saturday, July 1st, from 7:00 PM-10:00 PM, David Reed will be playing “Americana Groove Music from the Caribbean to the Delta!” Taking place at the 12 Moons Coffeehouse, the not-for-profit, all-volunteer event, will not be a debut you do not want to miss! With a cozy and inviting setting, drink an amazing cappuccino here with your friends while enjoying some music.   

12 Moons Coffeehouse
103 Main Street, Falls Village, CT 06031

New Black Eagle Jazz Band
If you love Chamber Music as well as jazz, mark your calendars for Saturday, July 1st, at 7:00 PM. Playing New Orleans style in Jazz, Gospel, and Blues, it will be a night of enjoyment! Even better, four of the members had previously been in the Black Eagle Jazz Band led by Tommy Sancton.  

Gordon Hall, Music Mountain Inc.
225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT 06031

Lake Waramaug Firework Show
This year’s fireworks display will take place on Saturday, July 1st at 9:30 PM and the rain date will be Sunday, July 2nd. We will also be encouraging participation in the Rim-the-Lake flare lighting tradition, which will begin at 9:00 PM. We will be distributing flares for free (while asking for a donation at the location), so be on the lookout for various tables around the Lake in the weeks leading up to the event.

Lake Waramaug
30 Lake Waramaug Road, New Preston

Jeff Summa and the Roasters
Come celebrate an early Independence Day in Kent on Saturday, July 1st, at 7:00 PM with Jeff Summa and the Roasters! With a variety of original songs highlighting the best parts of psychedelic rock music, come for a night of dancing and fun! 

Club Getaway
59 S Kent Road, Kent, CT 

New Milford Fireworks Show
On July 1st, from 6:30-10:00 PM, New Milford is hosting a fireworks celebration! It will be taking place on the Town Green at 10 Main Street, New Milford, but you have a variety of lookout points you can watch the show from. The Sound End of the Green, the bottom of Bank Street, as well as the Young’s Field Road & Patriot’s Way, will be a great view! Although this is just a pre-celebration for the 4th of July, it is a great way to kickstart the beginning of July’s activities. 

New Milford Green
10 Main Street, New Milford, CT, 06776

Broadway Rhapsody ft. Liz Callaway
July 1st, at 7:00 PM, the Canterbury School will host Broadway Rhapsody ft. Liz Callaway. Callaway is a Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, as well as a recording artist! She is the singing voice of Kiara in The Lion King II, Princess Jasmine in The Return of Jafar and Aladdin and the King of Thieves, and Anya in the Oscar-nominated film Anastasia. Concert seating is 45/person, but there are more options that provide reserved seating, as well as an invited to the pre-concert celebration, starting at 6:00.  

Canterbury School Auditorium New Milford
101 Aspetuck Ave, New Milford, CT 06776

Arianna String Quartet & Judith Gordon, Piano
On July 2nd, at 7:30 PM, Arianna String Quartet & Judith Gordon, Piano will play at the Music Mountain Summer Festival! The concert is free for anyone under 18 years old, $55 for adults to sit in the front rows, but the cost goes down to $45 as you move back through the chairs. Come for a night of lovely music and strong talent!

Gordon Hall, Music Mountain Inc.
225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT 06031

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