By Mike Stacy

The Weekend According to Mike is brought to you by:

Green Pasture Meats, now available at Maple Hill Farms in Bloomfield Saturdays from 9am to Noon

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*****Join Lite 100.5 WRCH’s Mike Stacy for a Christmas Wish CT fundraiser at CT Beverage Mart on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington Saturday from 2 to 6pm.  You can sample wines, NoRa Cupcakes, delicious pizza from California Pizza Kitchen at Westfarms and enter to win our JAR OF WISHES with gifts valued at more than $800!  Best of all your donations are tax deductible and help local children and their families have a Merry Christmas!****


Stevie Nicks & The Pretenders play Mohegan Sun Arena Friday 7pm.  Tickets $69-$89.   In the Wolf Den, take in a Free Show with Herman’s Hermits Friday at 8pm, They Might Be Giants Saturday at 8pm and Gary Puckett Sunday at 7pm.   888-226-7711 or

Donny & Marie come to the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Saturday at 3pm and 8pm and Sunday at 2pm.  Tickets $50-$125.   1-800-200-2882 or

Judy Collins sings at Infinity Hall Hartford Friday at 8:30pm and Saturday at 8pm. Tickets $60-$80.   866-666-6306 or

The Beatles: A Magical History Tour stops at the Great Cedar Exhibition Hall at Foxwoods through February 5, 2017.  See the largest collection of Beatles memorabilia.   Tickets Adults $15.95, Seniors & Vets $13.95 and Children 6-18 $10.95. or 1-800-200-2882.


Legends in Concert play in the Fox Theater through January 1st with all of your favorite celebrity impersonators.   Tickets $30-$40.  1-800-200-2882 or

“Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz” stars at Goodspeed Operahouse through Sunday.  Tickets $39-$84.  Listen to Mike Stacy’s interview with Tina Marie Casamento Libby by CLICKING HERE.  860-873-8668 or

Octonauts Live: Deep Sea Adventure! comes to the Toyota Oakdale Theater in Wallingford Friday at 5pm. Tickets start at $27.

Hollywood at the Bijou features a family Thanksgiving Weekend special! “Mickey’s Christmas Carol” & “CINDERELLA” plus Holiday cartoons Friday at 7:00pm & Saturday at 1pm & 7pm. Shown on film not video at The Bristol Historical Society – 98 Summer Street
in Bristol, CT. $3.00 donation – all ages – refreshments and popcorn also available. Proceeds benefit the non-profit organizations – “The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum” and “The Bristol Historical Society” 860-583-6309 or


Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce in Bristol is one of New England’s most joyful celebrations; watch the one-hundred-foot Christmas tree lighting, enjoy a holiday show, sip hot chocolate and walk through a winter wonderland weekends through December 18th.  For opening weekend November 25, 26 & 27 only, it’s Buy One Get One FREE Adult Tickets!  (Christmas Wish CT hosts it’s party on Friday, December 9th 5-9pm… the public is welcome!)

Northern Lights Limited and Santa Express at the Railroad Museum of New England in Thomaston: take a holiday train ride with Santa surrounded by shimmering lights and holiday decorations – great for the little ones.

Lantern Light Tours at Mystic Seaport: a play unfolds in the Seaport’s historic buildings and vessels as you walk along with family and friends enjoying all the sights.

Winterfest and The Tunnel of Lights at the Connecticut Trolley Museum in East Windsor: board the trolley and sing traditional carols as you make your way through the tunnel of lights!

The Holiday Planetarium Show: Let It Snow: A Christmas Musical Journey runs Sunday through January 1st at the Children’s Museum in West Hartford!  Enjoy animated holiday images with classic Christmas music… $3 plus regular admission which is $14.75.  Museum membership is worth investigating for discounts and free admission throughout the year!

The Connecticut River Museum in Essex hosts its 23rd Annual Holiday Train Show Saturday through February 20th.  Check out more trains and scenery than ever before including a 26 operational model train layout with a scavenger hunt.  There is also an American Flyer and Lionel Train layout designed for toddlers!  Adult Admission is $10, $8 for Seniors, $6 for children 6-12.

Winterfest features free ice skating at Bushnell Park and free skating rentals too daily 11am to 8pm through January 8, 2017!  While you’re there, take a spin on the Bushnell Carousel at Bushnell Park in Harford for just $1. Friday, Saturday and Sundays 11am to 5pm. The Carousel is heated for the cooler season!  860-585-5411 or

Holiday Light Fantasia at Goodwin Park in Hartford is a two-mile drive thru show that transforms Goodwin Park into a wonderland of holiday magic with over a million twinkling lights.

The Hartford Wolf Pack skate at XL Center Friday 7:15pm against the Albany Devils.  Enjoy $1 Hot Dogs and $2 Beers plus a Teddy Bear toss and 20th Anniversary Card giveaway!

Green Pasture Meats are now available at Maple Hill Farms, 12 Burr Road in Bloomfield Saturdays 9 – NOON. When preparing food for your family, you have a choice…serve meat from some factory farm somewhere, or local cuts from farmers you know.  At Green Pasture Meats, our beef, pork, lamb and poultry is sourced from over 40 Vermont family farm partners who are committed to humanely raised livestock that is 100% antibiotic and growth hormone free.  For more info visit the website at



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