General Interest

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. …

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 …

Christmas Tree Pickup in Wallingford and Meriden

Christmas Tree Pickup in Wallingford and Meriden Now that Christmas is over and 2016 is staring us in the face, many people may be wondering what to do with that Christmas tree before it drops all its needles all over the living room rug. Here’s the info you need for both Wallingford and Meriden: Wallingford …

2015 Wallingford Holiday Home Tour

Have you ever driven by a charming old house, perhaps an historic or luxury property, and said, “Wow, I’d LOVE to see what it looks like inside!”? I know I have, many times. To be able to see inside quaint, luxurious, or historic homes is a rare opportunity, and this year that opportunity can once …