Hereâ€™s a look at events taking place in and around New Britain this weekend:
NEW BRITAIN - The New Britain Public Library will host a look at witchcraft trials, a serial murderer, a bizarre vagabond and other tales unique to the Nutmeg State in â€śIt Really Happened in Connecticut,â€ť from 10 to 11 a.m.
Historian Diana Ross McCain will discuss these memorable stories in a free program in the Community Room of the main branch, 20 High St.
For more information or to register, call the information desk at 860-224-3155, ext 125.
NEW BRITAIN -Central Connecticut State Universityâ€™s Dance Education Program and Dancentral will host â€śCrossing Paths: A Contemporary Dance Concert,â€ť from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Welte Hall on the CCSU campus.
â€śCrossing Pathsâ€ť is free and open to the public, though donations are accepted. For more information, call 860-832-2167.
NEW BRITAIN - The Connecticut Trio presents â€śUltimate Tchaikovskyâ€ť as part of the Sunday Concert Series from 3 to 4 p.m. at the New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St.
The concert is free with museum admission. For more information, call 860-229-0257 or visit nbmaa.org.
NEWINGTON - The Newington Children Theatre Co. this weekend presents â€śJack and the Magic Beans,â€ť a version of â€śJack and the Beanstalkâ€ť that returns to the original English source, â€śThe History of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean.â€ť
Tickets are $12 for adults ($15 at the door) and $10 for seniors, students and children ($12 at the door). Performances are set for today at at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
For more information, call 860-666-6282 or visit nctcarts.org.