The founders of Valley Light Opera had one goal when they first lifted their curtain in 1975: to celebrate the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. Why? They were smitten with the pair's witty wordplay and music, and saw how these have influenced modern Broadway musicals. In the years since that first production—H.M.S. Pinafore—the company has produced all 14 works in the G&S canon, from The Mikado to The Pirates of Penzance.
When guests visit Nomads Adventure Quest, their heads start spinning as fast as the Whirling Dervish spinning-teacups ride—with so many attractions under one roof, it's difficult to know where to start. Read on for a breakdown of all the activities:
Athletic Endeavors: Visitors can burn a few calories as scaling the ancient-ruin rock wall.
High-Tech Attraction: Engage in battle in the shadowy 3,500-square-foot laser-tag arena, where glowing towers are the only source of light.
Classic Diversions: Kids can practice driving on the bumper cars, while their friends can practice being insurance claims adjusters to see who crashed into whom.
Best Attraction for the Little Ones: a multilevel playscape with a twisting yellow slide
Where to Refuel: Instead of eating arcade tokens to gain more power, guests can nosh on American classics such as pizza, burgers, and ribs at Red's Tavern.
The Hartford Chorale coordinates some of the best theater in Hartford. From the moment the curtain draws, you'll be having a great time.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
Reservations/Appointments: Required, only open on Saturdays and Sundays
Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours
Pro Tip: We are a locally owned family business who want to help you make your party memorable.
Stop by Sonnys Place in Somers for flavorful fare and refreshments.
Dine out in the open during Sonnys Place's summer season when patio tables are available for use.
Just through the door at Sonnys Place, you can claim your food. No delivery required.
Take your vehicle to dinner
nearby parking is plentiful and will not pose a problem for drivers looking to dine.
If you love sports, you'll probably also love Cromwell CQB Airsoft in Cromwell.
Who's ready to play some paintball? Color yourself silly at Cromwell CQB Airsoft and let the games begin!
Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.