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Kids weekend activities are hard to pick – there’s a lot of information out there but our Weekend Round-Up will highlight good ones for you!

A must go to family fun day this Saturday is EnvisionFest, Connecticut’s Capital City event showcasing over 100 events, activities, and performances in Hartford –  It’s free!  Make sure to explore each of the special activities featured below taking place at the kid-friendly destinations. For a complete schedule of events visit their website.

Friday, 9/20

Guilford Fair, CT’s second oldest fair begins through Sunday, 9/22

The Big E continues through September 29.  What is your favorite area – the houses at the Avenue of States, the Mardi Gras parade, the entertainment, the farm animals at Farm-A-Rama, or the rides?  Will you find the butter sculpture?

Saturday, 9/21

EnvisionFest at the Connecticut Science Center   This is a great day to visit since you can enjoy the opening of the newest exhibit Bodies Revealed AND newest 3D movie Flight of the Butterflies – “It’s a natural history epic. It’s a compelling detective story. It’s a scientific adventure at its best.”

EnvisionFest at the Old State House

Theater classes begin at Hartford Stage – use the Event Calendar for the entire selection for all ages.

They Might Be Giants Concert at Bushnell Park, Hartford @ 6:30 p.m.

International Day of Peace can be celebrated with Music Together in Elizabeth Park, Hartford at Peace, Love & Music Together, a free family event.  And don’t forget to put out your peace symbols – Pinwheels for Peace – on the front lawn!

Meet Eric Carle and his new book “Friends” at the Eric Carle Museum in Northhampton, MA – it’s perfect weather for a drive to this beautiful area in the fall. You can buy the book in the bookstore and have him personally sign it!

Cornfest and Crafts Fair in Wethersfield

Orange Country Fair through Sunday, 9/22

Sunday, 9/22

Pumpkin Festival at French Memorial Park, Seymour @ 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Check the Kidtivity Events Calendar for more weekend happenings and fun things to do with kids in CT every day of the year.

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