Local African violet show is this weekend

The Nutmeg State African Violet Society will have its annual judged show this weekend at the Homewood Suites hotel, 6905 Main St., Stratford (near Merritt Parkway’s Exit 53).

Hours are Saturday, Oct. 4 from 1-4 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 5 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This year’s show theme is “As they fly high with Violets.” Free admission and door prizes, with growing supplies, plants, leaves and cuttings available.

For information email NutmegState.avs@att.net or call 203-926-9716. All officers of the statewide club live in Shelton, and they help to organize the show.