8 Things To Do This Weekend: ‘Chicago,’ Trails Day and the Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Parade

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From Broadway hits to food festivals, there’s a lot going on around the state this weekend

Catch Broadway’s Tony award winning smash musical “Chicago” at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, playing all weekend long!

From Broadway hits to food festivals, there's a lot going on around the state this weekend

Saturday is “Connecticut Trails Day!”  200 free outdoor activities are taking place all around the state in towns like Hamden and Trumbull.

Or, sample spirits and food on Saturday at the seventh annual Chester Fair Wine and Beer Tasting. Proceeds support educational programs.

From Broadway hits to food festivals, there's a lot going on around the state this weekend

All weekend get messy while eating delicious food at the “Sun BBQ Fest” at Mohegan Sun. Find wings, ribs, music and even fireworks on Saturday night.

A unique tradition. The annual Shad Bake at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex takes place Saturday.  The local fish is cooked on a bonfire.

Meet influential historical figures this weekend at “Passengers from the Past,” a special program at Essex Steamtrain & Riverboat.  

From Broadway hits to food festivals, there's a lot going on around the state this weekend

On Saturday, celebrate summer with a global experience at Mystic Aquarium’s “Carnaval Del Sol” with crafts, music and dance.

And, the Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Parade hit’s the city’s streets on Saturday!  There’s also a festival at Bushnell Park.

Live coverage of the Puerto Rican Parade begins at noon right here on News 8…be sure to tune into this colorful, important event aiding in hurricane relief.
 

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