Elizabeth Park in West Hartford hosts the 4th Annual Hartford Art Sled Derby on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m., and everyone’s invited. To participate in the free event, decorate a sled, (or anything that will slide on snow), with lights, flags, fabric or sculptures and head to the park’s Overlook area on Prospect Avenue to slide or cheer on your favorites.Read more
Escape cabin fever at the 10th annual free Winter Farm Tour at Graywall Farms, 49 Chappell Road, in Lebanon, on Monday, Feb. 15. Put on your winter boots and bundle up to see the cows and tour the milking parlor, then sample the Farmer's Cow hot coffee, fresh milk, chocolate milk, ice cream and more. If there's enough snow, there'll be horse-drawn sleigh rides, too. Hours are 1 to 3 p.m.Read more
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Don't be a stupid Cupid and overpay for gifts.
Check ALDI, PriceRite, Price Chopper, Stop & Shop and other supermarkets, as well as Walgreens and other drug store chains, for bargains on flowers and candy.Read more
Even Cupid loves a bargain. Make a purchase of $195 or more at Becker’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry, 65 LaSalle Road, in West Hartford, and you’ll get a box of Munson’s chocolates, a dozen roses and a $50 gift certificate for Arugula Bistro free. (Some exclusions apply. Offer good through Feb.Read more
Here's a travel tip for families looking for a bargain winter break getaway — take advantage of the post-holiday shoulder season. Holiday crowds have gone, spring visitors haven't yet arrived, and ski resorts throughout the Northeast are offering deals that will save you cold cash on a variety of snow sports, lift tickets, lessons and lodging.Read more