Get Out: Five Great Things To Do This Weekend

Because It's No Fun Staying Home All Weekend

It’s Thursday, everybody! Ditch the laundry and let the dishes sit—get planning for the weekend instead! Check out our picks for places to go and things to do in and around Ledyard this weekend.


WHERE/WHEN: The Grand Rink at Foxwoods is open Friday and Saturday noon to midnight and on Sunday through Thursday 2 to 10 p.m.

WHY GO: You always see romantic skate dates in movies, so why not create your own? Plus, there’s great deals and raffles.

PRICING: Before any deals and discounts, skating costs add up to $15 for adults and $8 for kids, including admission and rental.


WHERE/WHEN: Mohegan Sun restaurants, shops, hotel and venues this Valentine’s weekend.

WHY GO: The dining, shopping and other specials this weekend are a great way to enjoy Valentine’s Day.

PRICING: Check out the various specials Mohegan Sun offers this weekend!


WHERE/WHEN: Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Montville Polish Club.

WHY GO: It’s hosted by the Montville Lions Club, and there will be music from DJ David Robinson. And food. And drinks. And prizes. And dancing. Enough said.

PRICING: Tickets are $25 per couple, or $12.50 per person. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at Montville Hardware.


WHERE/WHEN: Friday at 8 p.m. at the MGM Grand Theater.

WHY GO: Because you’ve “gotta love this American ride.” And he’s one of America’s favorite country acts.

PRICING: Tickets range from $85 to $125.


WHERE/WHEN: Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Garde Arts Center in New London.

WHY GO: The show celebrates Presidents’ Day and African American History Month—wear your red, white and blue!  

PRICING: All Coast Guard Band concerts are free and open to the public.

Still need more ideas? Check out our , filled with kid-friendly activities each week. 


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