Fostering a Love for the Outdoors / Creating a Sense of Community / Developing Leadership and Life Skills


860.677.8458


50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

Fostering a Love for the Outdoors / Creating a Sense of Community / Developing Leadership and Life Skills


860.677.8458


50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

Special Events

 

SPECIAL EVENTS DO NOT REQUIRE REGISTRATION, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED

FARMINGTON VALLEY ACOUSTIC FESTIVAL

Sponsored by Clark-Hirth Accountants, Blue Crane Music, Wood n Tap, and Telefunken

Come and enjoy some great music at Winding Trails in the tranquil forest around Walton Pond. This 3rd annual festival will highlight some of the great musical talent we have in the area. There will also be an open mic contest! Food and refreshments will be available for sale or feel free to bring you own. These programs will be held rain or shine.
Musical acts include: The Hot Flashes, Belle of the Fall, The Wool Hats String Band, Brian Dolzani, Pat Stone and The Dirty Boots, Peter Lehndorff, Coffee Grinders, Auburn Mode, Sweetest Key, Eric Paradine, The Bombay Oysters, Horizon Blue, Krista Johnson and Blackberry Jam.  Registration is required for this event. Sorry no pets allowed.

Date: Saturday, October 20th

Time: 11:00am to 6:00pm

Where: Winding Trails Camp Area

Fees: $10 for adults and $5 for children, in advance – purchase tickets online at https://www.windingtrails.org/register/?id=853

$15 for adults and $8 for children at the gate.  Winding Trails members receive a $2 discount off each ticket

 

Tentative Schedule of Performers


ACOUSTIC NIGHTS AT WINDING TRAILS

Come and enjoy some great music at Winding Trails in the tranquil serenity of the forest. This series will highlight some of the great local musical talent we have in the area. Each evening will showcase three performers. Food and refreshments will be available for sale or feel free to bring you own. These programs will be held rain or shine. Registration is not required.
Dates:
Friday, August 24th in Boathouse Pavilion Performers: Blackberry Jam, Seth Adam and Auburn Mode
Friday, September 7th in Boathouse Pavilion Performers: Blackberry Jam, Bill Benson and Plywood Cowboy
Time: 7:00pm
Place: Nature’s Porch or Boathouse Pavilion (Check Dates)
Ages: All Ages
Fee: $7.00 for Nonmembers Adults $5.00 for Nonmember Children ages 3 to 15
Member Discount Fee: FREE

SUMMER FUN DROP IN EVENTS
Come enjoy fun summer activities every week at the beach! We will have fun activities including an ice
cream social, arts and crafts, water balloon tosses, sand building contests, and many more. Each activity should last between 30 and 60 minutes. There will be a new activity every time you come! No need to sign up, just stop on by when you are at the beach! Craft activities have limited supply.
Days: Tuesday and Thursdays
Dates: June 26th to August 16th
Time: 1:30pm
Ages: 12 and Under
Where: Programs area, next to the basketball court
Fee: Free

LAST BLAST 2018
Join us for this popular annual event. It is the biggest and best event of the year. Fireworks, DJ, inflatables, fried dough, popcorn, Snow Cones and more. (The Grille at Dunning will be open with a limited menu). No registration is required.
Date: Saturday, August 18th
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Festivities will be held in the Dunning Lake Area. Fireworks will go off after dark!

HARTFORD MARATHON WOMEN’S TRIATHLON
Participants will swim a 1/2 mile in Dunning Lake, then cycle 12 miles through the roads of Farmington and Avon and finish with a flat 5k run on the wooded trails at Winding Trails. Registration is handled through the Hartford Marathon HERE.
Date: Saturday, September 8th
Time: 7:30am start time

 

 

 

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Winding Trails

50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

Phone 860.677.8458    Fax 860.676.9407

Winding Trails, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving people from Farmington and surrounding communities, providing year round recreational and educational activities for the enjoyment and growth of families and individuals of all ages. Winding Trails is dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of the natural woodlands and waterways that allow outdoor programming, character development, and other activities that strengthen the lives of those we serve.