Burlington Roundup

Bristol Roundup – Father’s Day is for the Birds


Dad’s, Grandads, come build a birdhouse with your child/grandchild using recycled materials.  Each birdhouse will be a one of a kind using materials supplied by the Barnes Memorial Nature Center. Event goers will also turn otherwise scraps into a unique useable birdhouse for your backyard!  Why ...READ MORE

Ultimate Guide to Watching Fireworks in CT


Everyone loves fireworks. We all know that for a fact, because why else would people arrive hours in advance and brave the hours of traffic after just to see a fireworks display? There’s nothing like a good fireworks display. For us, it’s always been the 4th of July Spectacular at the ...READ MORE

Annual Johnnycake Music Festival Returns June 8


The 9th annual Johnnycake Music Festival will be held on Saturday, June 8th from 3-9pm at Johnnycake Mountain Farm in Burlington. The Festival is an annual event that brings the whole community together through music. It is one of Make a Mark’s staple fundraisers along with the annual Chess ...READ MORE

Don’t Worry About Bears, Fear The Tick


When you’re outdoors, people tend to worry about bears. But the real dangers are ticks. Connecticut is home to many different species of ticks that are known to carry diseases that are transmissible to humans. The black legged tick or deer tick can transmit Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, and Lyme. ...READ MORE