Oct 08 Saturday
The Walk to End the Silence recognizes and honors our neighbors who have been directly impacted by domestic or intimate partner violence and raises awareness of the impact these crimes have on our entire community.
Your support would mean the world to survivors in your community. Join event partners New Horizons Domestic Violence Services, Community Health Center, Inc., and the Middletown Fire Department to take steps for awareness and support.
All proceeds will go to New Horizons.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk will start at 10 a.m.
The NBMAA is honoring Hispanic Heritage Month with a day for children and families to celebrate the cultural influences of Hispanic Americans in history and art. Visitors can shop local food and artisan vendors, discover Latine artists in the permanent collection through bilingual scavenger hunts, and enjoy the tunes of local musicians.
Oct 09 Sunday
This will be our 34th annual Highland Festival & Games. The festival is held on the beautiful grounds of the Waldo Home Estate, Waldo Rd. Scotland, Ct. Our gates will open to the public at 0900 for everyone to roam the grounds and shop at the many vendors. The official opening ceremonies will take place at 12 noon with mass bands, clans entering the parade field. Ox Gara will be the MC for the festival, Ox has been a Drum Major for several great pipe bands. Charlie Zahm will perform the National Anthems of our country and that of our neighbors, Scotland. Dan Taggart of the Clan Ross Pipe Band will perform " Flowers of the Forest" as we remember our loved ones who we have lost this past year. We will host Highland Dance competitions, individual piping / drumming competitions, Harp demonstrations and competitions, for the first time at our festival we will also host a Scottish Fiddle demonstration. We will host many vendors selling their Scottish wears and foods, a Clan Village where you can look up your family's clan, Highland Cattle, Soay Sheep and Clydesdale Horses on exhibit and of course the Famous Highland games! Closing ceremonies are at 5P.M. with mass bands performing at this time as well. Throughout the day we will have numerous bagpipe bands performing on the grounds. We also will have a large entertainment tent where the Scottish band North Sea Gas will perform. In our main entertainment tent, we are also honored to once again enjoy the beautiful songs sung by Charlie Zahm & Tadd Marks. This year we have invited back a local band " Good Bye Irene" to perform in an additional entertainment tent on grounds. Tickets and information are available on our web page " scotlandgames.org and Facebook page Scotland Connecticut Highland Festival & Games. We will have several vendors selling food and drinks. NO pets are allowed on grounds. WE do offer free shuttle bus services as well.
Oct 21 Friday
Free Community Event Onesie Block PartyBest Onesie $100
Hot Wing Competition6 contestantsTrivia Questions1st person to drink Water/Milk must step outLast years Winner "John Prescod"1st place winner $200Chef/Sponsor:Xavier Santiago(The Place 2 Be)
Hosted byOktober Brown
Music by:M.A.D.E. ProductionsInterested in vending(No Food Vendors) or Competing in the Hot Wing Challengecontact: email@example.com
Sponsored by Councilman Nick Lebron
Oct 30 Sunday
Halloween Spooktacular is back! Show off your best costumes and partake in some wicked fun! This afternoon bash will include a slime lab, caricature drawings, and Inside-Out family tours. Be sure to stick around for the costume parade and contest and a thrilling dance performance by the YWCA New Britain School of Dance.