Creepy singing avocados… yes, there’s video
A couple of months ago, I attended Book Fiend Reader’s Fest III up in Manchester, a little less than an hour from my house. My friend and fellow writer Trisha Wooldridge, who lives in Massachusetts, came down for the weekend, as the morning drive from my house was shorter than hers—but also, we LOVE having weekends together and would use any excuse to get one.
When we were planning food for the weekend, I asked, “well, what would you like me to get?”
Her immediate response was, “Can we go to Stew Leonard’s when I get there?”
She hadn’t spent the weekend here in Danbury since 2013, when she and another friend and fellow writer, Nanette, came here for a writer’s retreat (we were all broke and couldn’t afford to rent a place). On that trip, I took them to Stew’s—and Trisha, who wasn’t familiar with it, remembered her experience.
So, for those who’ve never heard of it, what is Stew Leonard’s? Billing itself as The World’s Largest Dairy Store, it’s a wonderland of pretty awesome stuff, but the biggest attraction is probably, honestly, all of its crazy singing animatronics. Most of these displays entertain the little kids, but they’ve been a great balm in Gilead for any adult who’s feeling down. Nothing a little video of singing animatronic chickens can’t cure, right?
Or maybe just these creepy avocado girls.
Posted on August 15, 2022, in Deep Thoughts & Fun Stuff and tagged creepy cool displays, singing animatronic chickens, Stew Leonard’s, Trisha J. Wooldridge writer. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.
LOL! Whoever dreamed up this place has a great sense of humor!
They change them out, too. When I was in high school, there was this Twinkie the kid. Rumor has it the kids that worked there would change iits audio to pop up and say shocking things. I do not know if that is true, but I wouldn’t put it past my fellow GenXers….