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Lake Compounce

Lake Compounce
An amusement park in Bristol, Conn. The park traces its roots back to 1846 and its carousel is now included in the National Register of Historic Places.The park's signature ride is Boulder Dash, a wooden roller-coaster opened in 2000.
An amusement park in Bristol, Conn. The park traces its roots back to 1846 and its carousel is now included in the National Register of Historic Places.The park's signature ride is Boulder Dash, a wooden roller-coaster opened in 2000. « Show less

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  • Our List of Halloween Events in Greater Hartford

    Our List of Halloween Events in Greater Hartford
    Trail of Terror, 60 N. Plains Hwy, Wallingford. $10-$20. Not recommended for children under age 10. Hours: Opens at approximately 7 p.m. on Oct. 11, 12, 13; 18, 19, 20; 25, 26, 27 & Nov. 1 and 2. Information: trailofterror.com. Graveyard Shift Ghost...
  • Our List of Halloween and Autumn Events in Fairfield County

    Our List of Halloween and Autumn Events in Fairfield County
    32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. (203) 869-0376. A juried event featuring more than 85 artists from across the country. Paintings, photos, drawings, prints, sculptures and mixed media. Rain or...
  • Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond

    Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond
    It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head. July 3 Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com. Danbury:...
  • Pink's Hot Dogs Coming To Lake Compounce

    Pink's Hot Dogs Coming To Lake Compounce
    Pink's Hot Dogs, seller of frankfurters of distinction in Southern California, is now looking to make a name for itself on this side of the continent. Lake Compounce in Bristol announced Friday that the big dog on the West Coast is opening a location at...
  • Historic West End House Gets A Modern Makeover

    The history of the oldest house in Hartford's West End is all about the extreme makeover. First, the Elisha Wadsworth House, built in 1828, was an inn facing Albany Avenue. Then, in the early 1900s, it was turned to face Prospect Avenue and converted to...
  • Annual Crocodile Club Lunch Held At Lake Compounce

    Annual Crocodile Club Lunch Held At Lake Compounce
    There was the sure sign that the election season is underway at Lake Compounce Friday as incumbents and wanna-be office holders flocked to Bristol for the 133rd annual Crocodile Club Luncheon. “I think this is my 50th luncheon and I still remember...
  • Crocodile Club Features Beer, Cigars, Good Spirits

    Crocodile Club Features Beer, Cigars, Good Spirits
    In the midst of election season, politicians gathered Friday for an annual political roast where in good spirits they ribbed their opponents, their allies, and themselves. Held in the Lake Compounce ballroom, the 133rd Crocodile Club reunion dinner is...
  • Crocodile Club Luncheon, Septemberfest, Wadsworth First Thursday Offer CT A Great First Weekend In September

    Crocodile Club Luncheon, Septemberfest, Wadsworth First Thursday Offer CT A Great First Weekend In September
    Technically, there is still some summer left so while the kids may be back to school and your nose back to the grindstone, lighten up a bit! There is still a lot of summer weekend fun to be had and it starts again today! The Wadsworth Atheneum gets...
  • Did You Know? Three Facts About Every Connecticut Town

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  • A HorrorFest In August? Yes, Halloween Has Come Early

    A HorrorFest In August? Yes, Halloween Has Come Early
    Rob Caprilozzi saw "Jaws" when he was a little kid and it scared him so much he refused to go swimming for a long time. "You could put me in a pool and I'd be positive there'd be a shark in there," Caprilozzi says. He saw "Alien" a few years later....
  • The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce

    The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce