What's Up this Weekend?

Here are a few options for the weekend to get your mind off the hurricane.

Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information.

Holiday Fair and Tag Sale

Where: 201 South King St., Danbury, CT.

When: Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: We have a ton of things in store, for all ages, including pony rides, a Christmas Boutique, giant Tag Sale, photos with Santa, and more.

The Riverboat Ramblers

Where: 2901 Dixwell Ave, Hamden

When: Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2:00 pm

Cost: $7.00

Description: Hamden's  Arts, Recreation  & Culture Department announces the 2012-2013 Peter C. Hereld Sunday Performance Series .  The  series has been retitled in gratitude to Mr. Hereld, a former Hamden Arts Commissioner, for his generous support  of  this program. 

On November 4, The Riverboat Ramblers, one of New England’s best Dixieland jazz groups, recommended by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, will perform the music of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and more.

All events will be held in the handicapped-accessible Thornton Wilder Hall, Miller Cultural Complex, 2901 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden. Admission is $7 general admission/ $5 for senior citizens, students and children 12 and under. Tickets are sold at the door only. The series is presented with generous support from the estate of former Commissioner Emeritus Peter C. Hereld. For information, please call the Arts Commission at (203) 287-2546.

Town of Trumbull Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Where: Indian Ledge Park, Trumbull, next to the BMX Facility

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Free, Monroe, Easton or Trumbull ID required

Description: The annual hazardous waste drop off.

Phillips Farm Funday in Southbury

Where: Southbury Land Trust, 500 Sanford Rd. in Southbury

When: Sunday, Nov. 4, 1:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: An afternoon featuring haywagon rides, pumpkin hunts, treats and goodies, refreshments, coloring contest, prizes and guided hikes of a beautiful 100-acre Southbury farm.

Trunk-or-Treat in Orange

Where: High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 5:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Orange's rescheduled night of trick-or-treating allows children to trick-or-treat in a central location from residents' cars.

Oxford: Holiday Fair

Where: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 421 Oxford Road

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $3

Description: The holiday fair will have many new features such as a regift it table, antique lace, lunch, hot chocolate and cookies. The quilt exhibit has a charge of $3.00.

41st Oxford Arts and Crafts Show

Where: Oxford Center School, 462 Oxford Road

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Description: This juried show offers stationery, pottery, herbal creations, jewelry, ornaments, handspun alpaca yarns, soft sculpture and totes.   Also featured will be handmade books and boxes, oil paintings, photography, metal crafts and folk art.  Other offerings include quilling, beeswax candles, soaps, candy and dried flowers.

Naugatuck: Antique Appraisal

Where: Naugatuck Historical Society, 195 Water St.

When: All Day Saturday

Cost: $5


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