Things to Do in Manchester

Escape the everyday with a visit to Wickham Park. With more than 250 acres of sprawling gardens and green space, this is the perfect location for a picnic, morning dog walk, or afternoon play date. The gardens in particular are a real sight to see. There are over 25 acres of themed gardens, including a… Read more »

We all deserve to treat ourselves once in a while, and Happy Nails & Spa in Manchester is the perfect place to do just that. Regular clients agree that this is the place to go if you’re looking for great service. No matter what you’re in for, the employees are always accommodating, professional, and thorough…. Read more »

A quintessential part of summer and fall in Manchester, the Manchester Farmers Market is back in action for the 2016 season. From July 9 through October 29, you can find the market on the corner of Main and Forest streets each and every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., rain or shine. The town… Read more »

The streets of Hartford will be transformed into a Caribbean paradise on August 6th this year for the Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival. The festival, now in its 11th year, aims to showcase the food and culture of the Caribbean! From 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. you can peruse craft and food vendors,… Read more »

If you’re looking for some outdoor fun this weekend, take a ride to Gay City State Park on the Hebron-Bolton town line. Encompassing more than 1,500 acres of outdoor space, including mill-town ruins dating back to the 19th century, the park offers a wealth of activities. The hiking trails are a popular draw here, some… Read more »

From country to rap, XFINITY Theatre is an amphitheater venue where you can see it all close to home. With capacity to seat over 30,000 attendees both in seating and on the general admission grass area, it draws a lot of big names to our area. Upcoming shows include Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa, the… Read more »

When you think of Hartford, sprawling scenic nature views with gorgeous lakes and waterfalls might not be images that come to mind. Take a couple hours to hike Case Mountain in Manchester, however, and your mind will be forever changed. There are three lots, located on Spring Street, Line Street, and Case Pond, each of… Read more »

If you’re looking for a laugh and a unique date night spot, visit the Hartford Funny Bone Comedy Club in The Shoppes at Buckland Hills. With shows at least three nights a week, there is a little something for everyone. Shows range from local comedians to big names, with Ellen Degeneres, Drew Carey, Dane Cook,… Read more »

If you’re looking for a place to find locally sourced food and produce, you need to check out the brand-new Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre. (Fun fact: Comstock Ferre is the oldest seed market in the United States!) In January, a local Hartford couple decided to breathe new life into Comstock Ferre by opening a… Read more »

If you’re looking for a new place to visit this weekend, Arrigoni Winery is definitely worth a visit. Located in Portland, this winery offers all sorts of varieties ranging from bold, dry reds to sweet, fruity whites. They also make specialty wines, like wines infused with the flavors of chocolate and pumpkin. You’ll want to… Read more »

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