Free Events & Places to Visit in Connecticut

Free in Connecticut almost seems like an oxymoron. But for someone that’s been living here almost most of my life, I’ve had to find events and locations that can cater to my budget. Here are a few of them and of course, feel free to comment with any free Connecticut events I should add!

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A Walk Through Cranbury Park in Norwalk, Connecticut

Want to go on an easy hike in Norwalk, Connecticut? I recommend you visit Cranbury Park. If you like tough hikes then this might be way too easy for you. Also, you can get married here, have a picnic, go mountain biking, and exercise with your dog. Ok, technically you don’t get married on the trails, but you can rent the mansion located on the premises.

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Mistranslations & Assumptions

My friends and family members roll their eyes when I correct their grammar or point out a mistranslation. Instead of faking awe, they usually make fun of me for being so picky. On a summer day, a family member stumbled upon this sign at a laundry mat in Connecticut. This time, they could not just laugh at the “mistranslation”. With much fervor, they told me about what happened when they spoke to the supervisor about changing one of the most hideous (translation wise) signs they had ever seen. Like most people do, he simply shrugged them off, but he made a big mistake in the process. “Oh, it doesn’t matter. That isn’t Spanish, it’s some sort of language from a country called Ecuador”. That was definitely the wrong thing to say to Ecuadorians.

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