Hartford County 4-H Fair 

The Hartford County 4-H Fair is coming up!!  August 19-21 visit the Four Town Fair grounds in Somers, Connecticut for a day full of fun family activities. The 4-H fair has a variety of animals and events. On Friday, August 19th the band “Still Above Ground” plays starting at 6:30.  Saturday there is FREE laser tag from 11am-6pm, Wheels in Motion BMX stunt team will […]

GMHS Homecoming Weekend

​Late September means it’s time for Granby Memorial High School Homecoming Weekend, sponsored by the GMHS Athletic Booster Club. Students, families, and the entire community will have the opportunity to witness some of the most exciting competitions of the high school fall sports season! Fans will enjoy home games and a meet with the Cross Country, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Football, and Boys and Girls Soccer Teams. […]

Used Book Sale

Date: Sept 23-25, 2016Location: Holcomb Farm, Granby, CTThe Friends of Granby Public Library hold its annual used book sale in late September. The organization collects gently used books and learning toys throughout the year to sell at this popular event. Proceeds benefit Granby Library activities.​For more information, visit the Town of Granby Website […]

Granby Open Farm Day

​Date: September 10, 2016Time: 10 am – 4 pm Location: Granby, CT Granby Open Farm Day offers a glimpse behind the scenes at several farms in Granby, Connecticut: See the fields where your food grows and the facilities where milk turns into cheese. Watch a horse-training clinic and a sheep shearing demonstration. Take a wagon ride, taste a new wine or the first apples of the season, try out spinning some wool, or take your photo on a tractor. Experience the variety of agriculture in G […]

It’s high season for the Marquis of Granby

By Polina R. CrottyAnother full summer is in store for Marquis of Granby Ancient Junior Fyfe and Drum Corps. The corps has already participated in a flurry of events including the Granby Little League Opening Day parade at the end of April, the North Haven, Enfield and Simsbury Memorial Day parades and, most recently, the Gaspee Days celebration in Rhode Island. Marquis of Granby marched in the Gaspee Days celebration in Rhode Island. Photos by Kent McCord We all missed Granby’s own […]

Farmington Valley Chorale to host Elijah sing in.

By Deborah CareyThe Farmington Valley Chorale invites all singers to join its members in an open Sing In of choruses from Mendelssohn’s great oratorio, Elijah, on Sunday, August 14, at 3-5 p.m. The 100-member chorale, under the direction of Dr. Ellen Gilson Voth, is beginning preparations for a Spring 2017 performance of Elijah. “This is an exciting way for us to kick off our Elijah year,” said Chorale President, Lorna Wright. “We hope that the opportunity to perform this […]

Blueberry Pie Supper

The West Granby United Methodist Church is hosting its Annual Blueberry Pie Supper on Saturday, July 23. Sittings are at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the church, 87 Simsbury Road in West Granby. The menu includes delicious ham, turkey, potato salad, cabbage salad, baked beans, dinner rolls and, of course, its famous blueberry pie with real whipped cream. Please call 860-653-2449 or 860-653-8045 to make your reservations. Tickets for adults are $14; children 6–12 are $7, and child […]

FOGPL is accepting donations for the 34th annual used book sale

By Kathleen MackThe Friends of Granby Public Library (FOGPL) will gladly accept your “gently loved” books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles, games, toys and other book-related items for the 34th Annual FOGPL Used-Book Sale. From June 6 – August 13, all items may be dropped off at three convenient locations: Granby Public Library, Farmington Valley YMCA and Geisslers’s Supermarket. Please note that if you are bringing your items to the YMCA, Granby Public Library or Geissler’s Supermarket, do […]