Sarah Cody, WTNH News 8

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Past articles by Sarah:

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Cats, Chili Fest & Special Olympics Winter Games

Conn. (WTNH) — Looking for weekend activities? We have eight ideas for you! Tony Award winner, The Book of Mormon, is playing this weekend at the Shubert Theater. It’s hailed by some as the funniest musical of all time! Or, see the classic musical Cats at the Palace Theater! The record-breaking hit from Andrew Lloyd […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Home & Garden Show, Mystic Seaport Wintertide & RESPECT

(WTNH) – Looking for weekend activities? We have 8 ideas for you! Head to the 42nd Annual Home and Garden Show – all weekend – at Mohegan Sun with tons of home improvement contractors and outdoor experts. All weekend, check out Wintertide – called “frosty fun” – at Mystic Seaport Museum with ice sculpture demos, […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Jumpfest, Winter Wine Trail & Valentine’s for Kids

(WTNH) — Looking for weekend activities? News 8 has eight ideas for you! Check out the 97th Jumpfest, a really incredible ski jump competition in Salisbury. While festival organizers canceled all Friday events due to the forecasted high winds and dangerous wind chills, you can still catch the extreme athleticism and palpable excitement on Saturday […] → Read More

Foster Grandparent Program brings love, wisdom to local schools

Four days a week, for four years now, Classie Sanders has been quietly moving through a second-grade classroom at Hartford’s M.D. Fox Elementary School. → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Lunarfest, Essex Ed Parade & Sun Wine & Food Fest

(WTNH) — Looking for weekend activities? News 8 has eight ideas for you! Saturday, celebrate Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rabbit, with art, food, and music. It’s courtesy of the New Haven Museum and the Yale-China Association. All weekend, check out the 19th Annual Sun Wine and Food Fest at Mohegan Sun with […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Six at The Bushnell, Hartford Boat Show & Roller Skating

(WTNH) — Looking for weekend fun? News 8 has eight ideas for you! See Six, playing all weekend at The Bushnell! The six wives of Henry the 8th take the mic to turn years of historical heartbreak into girl power! All weekend, head to Mohegan Sun for the Hartford Boat Show with tons of cruisers, […] → Read More

8 Things to Do: Fantasy of Lights, Christmas in the Castle

Conn. (WTNH) — As 2022 nears a close, you can still catch some holiday light shows or hit the local ski slopes. Here are 8 things to do this weekend: Fantasy of Lights — Lighthouse Park, New Haven It’s that time of year! Take the whole family to the 28th annual Fantasy of Lights at […] → Read More

Fairfield content creator chosen to decorate White House for the holidays

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — “This is our house, the people’s house,” said Charlotte Smith about the White House. In early fall, the Fairfield content creator filled out an application to volunteer to decorate the White House for the holidays. “I was chosen! They try to include people from all 50 states, veterans, teachers, and […] → Read More

Teen entrepreneurs light up the holidays by decorating homes

MORRIS, Conn. (WTNH) — It’s complicated and labor intensive. But still, there’s always a merry effort to put the shine on the season with holiday lights. “Plan out the connections. We cut the wire splice the wire,” said Zack Hellwinkle about putting holiday lights on a house. “Put male and female connectors on it and […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Holiday Train Show, Glow Lights Festival & Christmas in Connecticut

Through January, see the beautiful holiday lights spectacular at Olde Mistick Village. Over a half million lights show archways, trees, reindeer, and elves. → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Fantasy of Lights, Holly Berry Festival & Gr8 Thanksgiving Food Drive

Saturday, join the News 8 crew at the Gr8 Thanksgiving Food Drive at Foodshare in Wallingford. It’s a drive-through donation event. Bring turkeys and nonperishable food. → Read More

Newfoundland group gives demos with ‘the original ship dog,’ showing families what these dogs can do

MYSTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — It’s always a beautiful day to take man’s best friend for a walk by the water, but these super-sized pups aren’t just out for a stroll. They’re showing off their unique talents, too. We’re talking about Newfoundlands, working dogs that are also cuddly and docile. “In the 19th century, they could […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: New England Christmas Festival, Vicki Soto 5K & Preston Corn Maze

(WTNH) — Looking for fun weekend activities? We have eight ideas for you! It’s the last weekend to see Fun Home at Theaterworks. The Tony Award-winning, groundbreaking musical is based on a graphic novel. On Saturday, go see Elm City’s Finest at the Shubert Theatre, showcasing amazing performing artists from right around New Haven. All […] → Read More

Author with autism reads new book to Waterbury preschoolers

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — As Chase Taylor reads to children at an Easterseals preschool in Waterbury, he makes eye contact, laughs, and interacts with the kids. “I’d say I felt comfortable and willing to read to them,” said the young author with autism. “Chase loves, just loves, to see children enjoying his books, it makes […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Ballet Spooktacular, Path to the Parade 5K & Not-so-scary Halloween Drive-Thru

(WTNH) — Looking for fun Halloweekend activities? News 8 has eight ideas for you! See the Eastern Connecticut Ballet’s Ballet Spooktacular at The Kate for the first time since the pandemic. There are six performances over the two days. The whole family will love Dracula’s Fright Night at Seven Angels Theater starring seasoned actors and […] → Read More

Trailblazer Birthday: Female marine in Farmington turns 100 years old

FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — “October 7th, 1922, my dear mother started me on this journey,” said Dottie Dee, born in New Haven. This remarkable woman has lived through history. “Somehow or other I ended-up here,” she said. And that’s 100 years young, living life as a trailblazer. “We all were striving for the same thing, […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: ZZ Top, Bascule Bridge Celebration & Scarecrow FestiFall

(WTNH) — Looking for weekend activities? We have eight ideas for you! During two Saturday daytime shows at The Bushnell, the Queen of kids’ music. Laurie Berkner will be performing her longstanding hits like Bumblebee. The Connecticut Gilbert and Sullivan Society will perform the beloved operetta HMS Pinafore at Valley Regional High School all weekend. […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Apple Harvest Festival, Wee Faerie Village & Pumpkintown U.S.A.

Conn. (WTNH) — Looking for weekend activities? We have eight ideas for you! All weekend, catch a performance of Mean Girls at The Bushnell, telling the tale of a sweet girl falling prey to a trio of frenemies. Fair season continues! All weekend, check out the 165th Annual Harwinton Fair with live music, a mini-horse […] → Read More

Old Lyme art store opens with magical look and worthwhile mission

OLD LYME, Conn. (WTNH) – “This family has a store on Rome’s antique row,” said Mora Rowe, pointing at jewelry in a display case at a new store. This new space was born out of necessity but has grown into an attraction. “We are so excited,” said the Executive Director of the Lyme Academy of […] → Read More

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Brass City Jazz Fest, Sunflower Festival & Goat Baths

All weekend, take a cruise on the Thames River in New London revolving around Mohegan life or military stories on the river. There are also Happy Hour Harbor Cruises. → Read More