Things to do this weekend April 13th – 15th: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester
Event: Daffodil Festival
Venue: Denison Homestead – Mystic
Date: April 14
Description: Come and see over ten thousand blooming daffodils at the Denison Homestead! Take a tour of the 300 year old manor house, watch staff cook on the open hearth, do a craft activity with your child, and enjoy our complimentary refreshments. A free treat for the first 100 visitors.
Event: Miranda Vineyard Spring Opening
Venue: Miranda Vineyard – Goshen
Date: April 15
Description: Come, taste, visit as we open the doors for the first time this year. We’re back! Come celebrate our reopening with the mellow voice of Bill Benson and his sweet guitar playing. There will be artwork on display too! We are lucky to have such talents in the area. A perfect pairing with our award-winning wines.
Event: Newport Daffodil Days Festival
Venue: Various locations – Newport
Date: April 14-22
Description: The 5th Annual Newport Daffodil Days Festival is happening April 14-22 in Newport, RI including Bannister’s, Bowen’s Wharf and Bellevue Avenue — and throughout Newport. Nearly 700,000 Daffodils will be putting on a Great Show! Nine Days of “daffiness” featuring parades, a doggie costume contest, music, a bike tour of the daffodils, a car rally and exhibit — and so much more. 22 Daffy events throughout town – MOST ACTIVITIES FREE! For a complete schedule of events, go to www.NewportDaffyDays.com Come join in the Daffiness! – No metered parking during the Festival!
Event: Fairy Garden Days
Venue: Roger Williams Park Botanical Center – Providence
Date: April 14-29
Description: EXPLORE greenhouses and ground where fairy houses and villages abound! EMBARK on a scavenger hunt or walk through the Gnome Trail! ENCHANT others with your creativity by crafting a fairy or gnome home! EXPERIENCE the healing power of nature as you and your family stroll through this magical world! Annual Fairy Garden Days create a magical journey exploring and discovering fairy garden homes designed and created with natural materials tucked throughout Roger Williams Park Botanical Center’s lush setting, visitors can expand their appreciation of nature in an educational and fun-filled experience.
Event: Celebration of Israel’s 70th Birthday
Venue: Schechter Westchester Upper School – Hartsdale
Date: April 15
Description: The Westchester Jewish Council invites you to be a part of our spectacular countywide celebration to mark Israel’s 70th anniversary. The celebration will be held on April 15, 2018, 12:00-5:00 pm at Schechter Westchester Upper School, 555 W. Hartsdale Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530. Cost for the day is $ 10 per adult before April 1 and $ 20 per adult after this date. Children 18 and under and college students with ID are free. Tickets are available online at www.westchesterisraelat70.com. The festival will take place rain or shine and will have activities for all ages.
Event: Lego Ninjago Opening at Legoland Discovery Center
Venue: Legoland Discovery Center Westchester – Yonkers
Date: April 13-15
Description: Calling all ninjas! Join the NINJAGO® heroes for the release of LEGO® NINJAGO®: Master of the 4th Dimension in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester cinema. Become part of the 4D action as not everything goes to plan with the ninjas needing your help in mastering the 4th Dimension – the universe depends on it! After the film, be sure to test your ninja skills with a visit to LEGO® Ninjago City Adventure – the attraction’s two-story, 2,300-square-foot interactive play area testing balance, agility, strength and endurance with more than 20 interactive features. Enjoy a ninja-themed MINILAND scavenger hunt, build activities, giveaways and enter for a chance to win a family four pack of annual passes.