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Concerts and Much More

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Here is what is happening in Connecticut this weekend. Plus concerts you won’t want to miss.

Saturday, October 10th is the Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon. Channel 3 is a presenting sponsor of the event and several of our on-air folks are running, including Better Editor Tom Zukowski.  Mark Dixon is also running the half marathon.  Click here for a link to the event, maps, parking and road closures on line for everyone so you can get in and around the city Friday morning.

This weekend is filled with fairs across the state and beyond. New this weekend is the Portland Fair, the Riverton Fair, and the CT Garlic Festival. It's also week two of The Southington Apple Festival. And don't forget apple picking. The orchards are bursting with the fruits of fall. Here is a listing of all the fairs & CT Orchards in one spot so you can plan ahead.

Friday and Saturday is Rain at The Foxwoods Theater. Rain is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world's most celebrated band, The Beatles. Featuring hits that you know and love from the vast anthology of Beatles classics such as "I Want To Hold Your Hand," "Hard Day's Night," "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," "Let It Be," "Come Together" and "Hey Jude." Don't miss the Broadway smash that's taking the world by storm, click here for tickets.

Don’t forget this Friday and Saturday is the Quassy Amusement Park’s Food Truck Festival. Click here for details.

Help support Connecticut’s shelter pets. It's PAWTOBERFEST in from Wolcott from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Johnny B's with live music, food, raffles and more to benefit the Wolcott Pound medical fund, New Hope Spay & Neuter Clinic and Thank Dog Rescue.

New Haven & Derby Model Railroad Club's 23rd Annual Model Train Show Sunday, October 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at High Plains Community Center 525 Orange Center Road, Orange. The event will have 100 vendor tables, operating layouts, door prizes, food, free parking and handicap accessible. Here are the details.