With the holiday season fast approaching and only the best sports teams still in competition, Farmington residents have some exciting options for things to do today.
Get a jump on your Christmas shopping at St. Patrick Church’s 9th Annual International Bazaar, which features Fair Trade items from artisans and farmers in developing countries. Items include handcrafted pottery, metalwork, jewelry, clothing and crafts from more than 30 countries. Runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Patrick Church (110 Main St., Farmington). Admission is free.
Friends of the Farmington Library offer another option for holiday gift-giving – nearly new and older treasures at their book sale. The sale runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Main Branch (6 Monteith Drive, Farmington). Sale includes hardcover, holiday and gift books as well as CDs, DVDs, puzzles, LP records and vintage books.
At 3:30 p.m., support the Farmington High School Boys Soccer team in the state semifinals as they face RHAM at Middletown High School (200 Larosa Lane, Middletown). Tickets are $5 for students, $8 for adults. The Indians are 11-2-3 and the #8 seed; RHAM is #12.
Finally, take in a great show performed by some of the town’s finest actors. The Farmington High School Drama Club is presenting “Twelve Angry Jurors” tonight at 7 p.m. at the high school (1 Monteith Drive). Tickets are $8.
Sunday also offers some important (and tasty) events.
The Tunxis Hose Fire Company No. 1 hosts its Fall Family Breakfast Fundraiser between 7 and 11:30 a.m. at the fire house (11 School St., Unionville). Breakfast includes eggs to order, ham, sausage, French toast, home fries, coffee, juice and milk. Prices are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, and $4 for children 12 and under.
Prepare for your Thanksgiving feast by finding all of the ingredients – locally grown and available for sale at the Hill-Stead Museum (35 Mountain Road, Farmington). The museum hosts its first indoor holiday market Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with produce, meats, dairy, breads and pies from local vendors. Admission is free.