The Weekend According to Mike November 11-13

International Auto Show, Aladdin and Clue on Stage and the Flip Circus Finale!
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The City of New Britain will be hosting a Veteran's Day Service today at 11am paying tribute to and recognizing and honoring all the men and women who have served or are still serving in the United States Military. Wreaths will be laid on all monuments, the National Anthem, the cadence and taps will be performed by the New Britain High School Madrigal and Band Students. For more information 860-826-3362.

Flip Circus is in Connecticut for the first time at Danbury Fair Mall and ENDS Monday with weeknight shows at 7:30pm and 3 weekend performances on Saturdays and Sundays. It’s the best show of the season with its red and white BIG TOP. Trapeze artists, jugglers, international acrobats! Buy now and save at

The CT International Auto Show is this weekend at the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun.  Browse hundreds of the newest vehicles! It’s the premier showcase of the newest model year imported and domestic vehicles — cars, vans, crossovers, hybrids, light trucks and sport utilities – cars to suit every budget and lifestyle. Factory and dealer representatives are on hand to answer your questions in a no pressure environment, and with your favorite car lines all under one roof, it’s easy to compare prices and features, saving both time and money. So come sit in the cars, pop the hoods, inspect the trunks, and kick the tires. And make sure to try out the newest Toyota styles and technology with the Toyota Ride & Drive at the show!  The Connecticut Auto Show is great entertainment for serious shoppers, car buffs and the entire family! Friday and Saturday 10a-8p and Sunday 10a-5p.  Adult Admission $14, Seniors, $10, Kids 6-12 $6 and under 6 are free!

Sunday at 7pm it's Bill Maher live on stage at the Premier Theater at Foxwoods.  Tickets are $50, $60 and $70.

If you were a fan of NBC’s Mad About You, You’ll be mad about Paul Reiser this Saturday 8pm at the Bushnell in Hartford.  Tickets are $37-$60. or 860-987-5900.

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The Hartford Wolfpack skate against the Charlotte Checkers Saturday 7:30pm at XL Center. It's Hockey Fights Cancer Night. Many individuals know someone who has been affected by cancer. Join us on this night to celebrate all of those who have been impacted by this disease and continue to keep fighting the good fight. Adult tickets start at $21. Kids start at $12.

UConn Football hosts Liberty Saturday at noon at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.  Tailgating begins 5 hours prior to kickoff.  Tickets start at $7.

The UConn Men tip against Boston University tonight at 6pm at Gampel.

CLUE: On-Stage! is at the Warner Theatre in Torrington, based on the movie and the famous board game. This hilarious murder mystery tells a shocking tale that will leave attendees guessing: who did it? It runs weekends through November 20th.  Tickets are $30.  Performances at the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, 84 Main Street in Torrington.  860-489-7180 or

Aladdin at The Bushnell in Hartford through Sunday, a new production from the producer of The Lion King. The production is based on the classic Disney story and filled with beauty, magic, music, and comedy. Tickets $42-$130. or 860-987-5900.

Who Doesn't love a great Flea Market?  Mansfield Marketplace Sunday Flea Market runs every Sunday 8am to 2pm through November 20th at the Mansfield Drive-In Theater, 228 Stafford Rd, Mansfield Center.  $2 per shopper and $2 per car for flea market parking.  Rain or shine.  Vendors and buyers alike are welcome to thrift, treasure hunt, and bargain!  There is a large indoor market as well as up to 300+ vendors outside all selling new and used items, including plants, produce, clothing, crafts, jewelry, tools, collectibles, toys and more. If you are a vendor interested in reserving by the month, please call (860) 456-2578. Or, if you want to set up at the flea market for just one day, show up any Sunday as early as 7am.

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