The Weekend According to Mike September 17th - 19th

The Big E, Berlin Fair, Christmas Wish CT Cookout and more!
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Jesse McCartney takes the Big E Court of Honor Stage in a free concert Friday 7:30pm.  Jay and the Americans also perform free with your admission Friday, Saturday and Sunday shows at 3pm from the Court of Honor Stage.   Billy Idol performs at the Big E Arena Saturday 7:30pm.  Tickets $39-$49.  (more on the Big E below)

Red Light performs at the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun Friday and Saturday at 8pm.  Kick takes the stage Sunday at 7pm.  These shows are FREE.

Indigo Girls take the stage at Foxwood’s Great Cedar Showroom Friday 8pm.  Tickets $59 and $75.  Lil Kim stars Saturday at 8pm in Foxwood’s Premier Theater.  Tickets $75-$158.


Join Christmas Wish CT for an old-fashioned Summer Cookout Saturday 1-5pm at The Outdoor area of Revolutions Bowling, 60 Bidwell Road, South Windsor.  Enjoy Hot dogs, Hamburgers, side dishes, an Ice Cream Sundae Bar, music with Mike Stacy, Volleyball, Bocce, Cornhole and more!  $40 for Adults.  $25 for Teens 10-15.  Children under 10 are free!  Help us continue to grant wishes to Connecticut Children and Families in need this Christmas.  You can buy at the door with cash, venmo, credit card or check payable to Christmas Wish CT.

Fair season continues with the Berlin Fair Friday 11a-10p, Saturday 9am-10p and Sunday 9am-7pm. Adults $14, Seniors $10, Military and children 11 and under are FREE. ;  And The Big E is open at the Eastern States Exposition now through October 3rd.  Friday and Saturday hours are 10a-11p. ; The 23rd Annual Connecticut Renaissance Faire is in Lebanon, 122 Mack Road now through October 17th.  Admission is $15 for Adults, $10 for Kids 7-15 years old.  6 & under are free.  Each weekend celebrates a different theme.  This weekend is Roses and Romance Weekend. ; The Guilford Fair runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday on Stone House Lane and Lovers Lane.

Do you need a good laugh?  SNL Alumni Jay Pharoah is on stage at Foxwood’s Great Cedar Showroom Saturday 8pm.  Tickets $32 and $54.

Thirsty for some old fashioned Lemonade?  Hungry for local produce?  Visit the Wallingford Garden Market Saturday 9am to noon in Doolittle Park, 78 South Elm Street.  Anna’s Fresh-Squeezed, Old-Fashioned Lemonade is just some of the delish you’ll find!