Looking to get out of the house this weekend? We’ve got 8 fun ideas

(WTNH) — The weekend is almost here and if you’re looking to get out of the house, we’ve got some ideas for you.

Do you love food? Head to the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford this Saturday at noon. Savor is a celebration of food, wine, beer and spirits. Taste foods from restaurants you haven’t yet tried or watch the celebrity chefs make something delicious.

Are you into cars? Head to Heav’nly Donuts in Derby this Sunday at noon for the Fill the Crosley Dust – Off Car Cruise. Bring some non-perishable food to donate and help fill the Crosley. It’ll help local people in need.

If you’ve been thinking of adopting a furry friend, why not do that on Saturday? It’s Adopt a Pet Day at Reynolds Subaru in Lyme. Meet the animals looking for their forever home and play some games with your kids. It starts at 10 a.m.

Speaking of animals, how would you like to take a cruise to see some seals? They’re here for the winter and you can see them this Sunday if you head to Groton. Leave from Project Oceanology’s docks at Avery Point at 2:30 p.m. and spend some time outside on the water.

How would you like to go bowling for a good cause? Help “Strike Out Epilepsy” at Milford Lanes. Bowl with your family and enjoy some snacks while supporting Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate. That’s this Sunday at noon.

Do you love chocolate? How would you like to learn how it is made? Head to Fascia’s Chocolates in Waterbury on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Take a tour of the chocolate factory and make your own chocolate bar to take home.

Want to celebrate food with your kids on Saturday? Combine reading and cooking at the Annual Edible Book Tea in New Haven. Make something tasty that looks like a book or is inspired by favorite story, or see what others have made. It starts at 10 a.m. at Creative Arts Workshop. And it’s free.

Are you looking for something to do on Sunday morning? Head to New Haven for the 4th Annual Ride for Karli. The motorcycle ride will start on Legion Avenue at 11:30. It ends in Derby with a reception, with food and live music. It benefits families of babies in intensive care.

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