Conn. (WTNH) — Looking for weekend activities? We have eight ideas for you!

Saturday, July 9

  • Test yourself! Take part in the challenging, rewarding Litchfield Hills Triathlon with a swim, a bike course and a run on rural back roads.

Saturday, July 9 & Sunday, July 10

  • Sailfest, a three day festival attracting thousands of people, is back with amusement rides, a fire works display, tall ships and great vendors.
  • See the incredible lavender in bloom and take the kids on a fun train ride at Lavender Pond Farm, on twenty-five gorgeous acres with a sparkling pond.
  • Check out the dips and thrills of the brand new Rocket Rapids Water Coaster at Quassy Amusement and Waterpark – the first of it’s kind in the state.
  • All summer from Thursday to Sunday, see live animal shows at Connnecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Skyhunters in Flight shows off birds of prey in free flight.

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