What's Happening in Wilton This Weekend

WILTON, Conn. – It’s Easter weekend and for many that means chocolate and egg hunts. But that’s not the only thing happening. Here are other things happening in Wilton the weekend of April 6 to 8:


All local government offices and schools are closed in observance of Good Friday.

• Wilton Congregational Church - 4:30 to 6 p.m.: Take a guided tour through various tableaux depicting scenes with Jesus’ followers, disciples and enemies re-enacting the events leading up to Easter.


• Wilton Congregational Church – Starts at noon: Grab your basket and head over to the church courtyard for a fun and festive Easter egg hunt. There’ll be grilled hot dogs and chips for hungry hunters, and plenty of time to relax with family and friends. Worried about rain? You’ll find the eggs indoors!

• Wilton Library – 10 a.m. to noon: People who want to start downloading the library's e-books and audiobooks to their personal devices now have help with Wilton Library’s Overdrive Volunteers. Patrons can bring their personal devices - smartphones, Kindles, Nooks, etc. - and their Wilton Library card to receive personal hands-on attention.


The Wilton Library will be closed in observance of Easter.

• Wilton Congregational Church - Services at 9 and 11 a.m.: The Rev. Suzanne Wagner will preach The Good News of Easter against a backdrop of extraordinary music. Strings, organ, English handbells and chorus will perform “Fanfare for Easter” while soprano Pamela Murray is accompanied by the French horn and chorus in the medieval Easter Chant “Christ ist Erstanden.” The worship service will conclude with the traditional “Hallelujah Chorus” from the Messiah by Handel.

• Wilton Baptist Church – 1 p.m.: Join the Baptist Church for its annual Easter Egg Hunt. Open to friends and family.

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