Saturday, September 1, 2018
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  Old Saybrook: Fairy Doors Scavenger Hunt
Find the doors to the Fairy Realm. There are 28 of these five-inch doors in retail locations throughout town. See how many you can find. Maps and photos of the doors available online or at Sweet Luna's, Ocean Art Studio, and the Acton Library. More info: 860-395-3139

9:00am [9:00am] Colebrook: Colebrook Fair
An event of fun and family since 1944. Crafters, vendors, food concessions, bake sale, raffles, flea market and local entertainment. Children's activities including pie eating contests, pet show, frog jumping, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo and games. Colebrook Volunteer Fire Department touch-a-truck and smoke house. Enjoy the 6th annual Car Show, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and Cardboard Boat Regatta at 3:30 p.m. Rain or shine. Located in the historic town center at the intersections of Route 183 and Route 182A. A community fair where families and friends celebrate the start of Labor Day Weekend.

[9:00am] Home Depot Stores: Kids' Workshop
Bring the kids to Home Depot to complete a free wood craft project. Scheduled projects: April 7 - Window Birdhouse May 5 - Windmill Planter June 2 - Classic Car July 7 - Fishing Game August 4 - Bookworm Bookends September 1 - Field Goal Game October 5 - Fireboat November 3 - Helicopter November 24 - Gingerbread Man Ornament December 1 - Sled with Reindeer January 5 - Easel with Whiteboard All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron, and pin.

[10:00am] Branford: Mini-Maker Table
Join us every Friday and Saturday for a mini-maker project from our MakerLab! Every month we will feature a quick project or new piece of equipment to mess around with. The results may have you leaving with something to physically take home OR just the satisfaction that you were able to create a circuit, power on an Arduino or thread a sewing machine. The projects are easy, meant for all ages and 100% drop-in. It is just up to you to find out which floor we are featuring the project on and drop on by. Registration for this table is not required just come ready to tinker, play and create!

[10:00am] Hartford: Family Program - CT Goes to Work
Connecticut factories made weapons, uniforms, submarines, and medical supplies for the American troops fighting in World War I. Find out what it was like to be a factory worker through interactive experiences. Ages 4 and up. More info: 860-236-5621, ext 222

[12:00pm] Orange: Odyssey - A Greek Festival
Celebrate Greek food, music, and culture. Enjoy live music and dancing, performances, a marketplace, cooking demos, kids area, giant raffle, and more. More info: 203-795-1347

[8:00pm] New Haven: Love's Labor's Lost
Elm Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy - a tale about love - love for big ideas, love for delicious words, and, of course, the love ignited by that special someone. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic to enjoy an evening under the stars. More info: 203-392-8882