(WTNH)– All that glitters is gold this weekend! Oscar parties are on the horizon. But other events are happening, too. So, we have suggestions for 8 Things To Do!
The first time in Connecticut! See the Marvel Superheroes perform an action packed show at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Saturday and Sunday.
Also all weekend, the kids will love to see Elmo and Cookie Monster at Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford.
Check out Broadway’s Rock of Ages Band at the Palace Theater in Waterbury on Saturday. The singers take-on hits by acts like Bon Jovi, Foreigner, Journey and Quiet Riot.
Clues, disguises and deceit! Enjoy Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Comic Mystery all weekend at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre.
On Saturday, see As You Wish! at Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown. Part theater, part circus – this creative show is a response to the classic film, The Princess Bride.
Get out and enjoy nature at the Plymouth Maple Festival on Saturday. Families can tap trees, hang buckets and collect sap. Horse-drawn hay rides take place mid-day.
Work up a hunger before the 22nd Annual Old Saybrook Chili Fest on Saturday. The friendly competition features creations from about 30 area chefs.
Also in Old Saybrook – on Sunday – head to The Kate’s annual Oscar party honoring Katharine Hepburn, the theater’s twelve time Oscar nominated namesake who won four trophies.
Have fun and watch the Academy Awards right here on WTNH News 8 on Sunday night. Special coverage begins at 6:30pm.