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Connecticut Calendar for March/April 2011

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Connecticut Calendar for March/April 2011
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MAR. 4-6: DARIEN, Darien Antique Show. The First Congregational Church of Darien hosts a small, friendly show, with vendors of period American furniture, paintings, estate jewelry, European pottery, and more. 203-655-0491;

MAR. 20: NEWTOWN, Hugo Wolf Quartet. This Viennese chamber group returns to Edmond Town Hall. 203-426-6470;

MAR. 25-27: HARTFORD, Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. More than 200 artisans display and sell their unique creations, plus interactive demonstrations, children’s entertainment, live music, and more, all at the Connecticut Expo Center. 800-210-9900, 301-990-1400;

APR. 1: NEW LONDON, “Radio Macbeth.” A new take on a Shakespeare favorite comes to Connecticut College, adapted and performed by the SITI Company. 860-439-2787;

APR. 9: WETHERSFIELD, Taste of Wethersfield. Sponsored by the Wethersfield Historical Society, this fashionable fundraiser combines food, drink, and community spirit; several area restaurants, wineries, and breweries are scheduled to participate. Plus live music and a silent auction, all at Keeney Memorial Cultural Center. 860-529-7656;

APR. 9: WINDSOR, Annual Windsor African Violet Society Show & Sale. Peruse underwater arrangements, terrariums, dish gardens, and more, all at St. Gabriel’s Church. 860-242-0162;

APR. 9-10: WATERBURY, Annual Connecticut Cactus & Succulent Society Show and Sale. Held at Naugatuck Valley Community College, this event features lectures and demonstrations, free plants to the first 50 families each day, a judged show, auctions, vendors, and more. 860-489-8356, 860-420-7253;

APR. 16: MIDDLEFIELD, 2011 Easter Apple Hunt. Children ages 1 to 10 are invited to Lyman Orchards to search for more than 15,000 apples hidden in the Easter hay maze. Plus visits with the Easter Bunny and horse-drawn wagon rides. 860-349-1793;

APR. 30: FAIRFIELD, A Touch of Crafts. Sponsored by Delta Zeta Fairfield County Alumnae, exhibitors in a variety of media from all over the East Coast gather at Sherman Green to display and sell their wares.

APR. 30: FAIRFIELD, Hooked Rug Exhibit & Hook In. Fairfield Grace Methodist Church hosts this display, plus exhibits, vendors, and color planning advice. 203-854-5046, 203-445-8896;

Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

Updated Thursday, February 17th, 2011

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