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Support Wallingford Businesses on Small Business Saturday 2016

Support Wallingford Businesses on Small Business Saturday 2016 Thanksgiving has passed, the turkey and stuffing and pies are either all gone or in the fridge waiting for the next few meals, and everyone’s attention has turned to those two other days that signal the start of the frantic madness that is the Holiday Shopping Season: …

Wallingford/Meriden 2016 Holiday and Craft Fairs

Wallingford/Meriden 2016 Holiday and Craft Fairs It’s time again for our annual holiday and craft fair post! Here is a list of all the events coming up in the Wallingford/Meriden area: Wallingford: [NOTE: Events in RED text are ones that have taken place in past years but have not yet been verified for this year. …

Wallingford’s Trail of Terror Gets Reanimated!

Wallingford’s Trail of Terror Gets Reanimated! Are you easily frightened? Does your heart race when you’re in unfamiliar surroundings? Do you watch scary movies with one eye closed through a tiny gap between your fingers? If so, then you may want to avoid one of the area’s most “spook”-tacular attractions this October. Or at least …

30th Annual Celebrate Wallingford Event

The 30th Annual Celebrate Wallingford Festival is scheduled for kick off the weekend of October 1st and 2nd, and the time is rapidly approaching! Prepare yourself for two fantastic days of activities, displays, food tasting, crafting, contests, and entertainment, all set in the beautiful uptown area of Wallingford Center. This year the main venue for …

Connecticut Fairs & Festivals September 2016

With Summer on the wane, it’s time now to shift focus to the many Connecticut fairs and festivals that are coming up this month. Whether you go for the food, the entertainment, the rides, the games, or a combination of everything, Connecticut has something for all of us fair-goers in September! Four Town Fair – …

2016 Wallingford Gardeners Market

The Wallingford Gardeners Market is set to kick off its 17th year of operation this Saturday, the 9th, at 9:00am sharp! Come down to the Railroad Station Green and visit the many local vendors who will be displaying and selling their produce, flowers, products and services. Support our local economy and purchase direct from the …

Local Area Fireworks Displays 2016

The Independence Day holiday is upon us, so we are pleased to provide this list of upcoming public fireworks displays around the state. All dates and time are as accurate as possible; for further information or confirmation of dates and times, please contact the appropriate city or town government: July 1 (Friday) Oxford: Quaker Farms School …

Art Open House for Wallingford Camera Club

As you know, it is our pleasure to feature the work of local artists on our “Wallingford Inspires…” art wall throughout the year, sometimes solo artists, sometimes a group of artists. This time around we have had the pleasure of featuring the work of a very talented group of photographers, the Wallingford Camera Club. Founded …

Keep Our Independence Day Fireworks Alive

For as long as I’ve lived in Wallingford, and for many years prior to my arrival, the town has marked the Independence Day holiday with a spectacular fireworks display that draws thousands, residents and non-residents alike. In 2009, the town stopped funding the fireworks but found funds for them from savings on a town insurance …

Art Open House for Alyssa Davison

Once again it is our pleasure to feature the work of another local artist on our “Wallingford Inspires…” art wall, Alyssa Davison. Alyssa is a life-long Wallingford resident and a high school student in the Wallingford Education Enhancement Program. Alyssa’s art is as unique and bold as she is, and she creates it in a …