No bones about it—now’s the time for shad-themed outdoor fun! Children pre-K to grade 5 will enjoy fishing for prizes, shad painting, shad cooking demonstration, and more! And, since the [...]
There are no bones about it - even without the Shad Derby this year, families can still participate in a “scaled-back” version of shad-themed fun! Join us and Bart’s Restaurant for a fin-tastic and COVID-safe [...]
This event has been postponed. New date TBD. Think you know everything? Test your knowledge at the Shad Derby Trivia Contest. Teams of up to 6 members (age 21 & up only) can compete. Enjoy [...]
SOLD OUT More shad after Shad Derby! Take this rare opportunity to tour Windsor’s Rainbow Dam and Fish Ladder and the Farmington River Power Company built by Stanley Works in 1925. Enthusiastic participants on past [...]
No, it’s not just about a hat; no, it’s not about a soap box derby. It’s about a fish! It all started in 1955 when the director of the Windsor Rod and Gun Club became concerned with the polluting of the Connecticut River. To draw attention to the river’s condition and the resources it had to offer, the club organized a one-day fishing tournament.
Think you know everything? Test your knowledge at the Shad Derby Trivia Contest. Teams of up to 6 members (age 21 & up only) can compete. Enjoy refreshments along with friendly competition.