822 Lake Ave, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: (860)583-3300 or (860)585-5411.
The Crocodile Club is back again this year and will be held at Lake Compounce on Friday, September 13, 2013. Lake Compounce Time to mark your calendar for the 2013 Crocodile Club dinner! We will meet this year on September 13th at 12 noon in the ballroom of Lake Compounce. The New England Carousel Museum, a non-profit treasure in the Connecticut community, will be your host for this always fun event. It is with the support of the Norton family and Jerry Brick, Lake Compounce General Manager, that the Crocodile Club tradition continues at Lake Compounce, the oldest continuously operating amusement park in the country. The Crocodile Club will celebrate its 132nd reunion dinner with its unique gathering of individuals who put aside their political differences and join together to celebrate the long standing tradition started by the Norton family in 1875. Please join us on Friday, September 13, 2013, as always, a capacity turnout is expected. As usual, the festivities will begin with the social hour at noon (when crocodile tears are shed.) The doors will open at 11:30 am, with transportation available from the parking lot to the ballroom. A cash bar will be available from 12:00 noon in the ballroom. The traditional dinner of lamb and fried corn with all the trimmings, first served in 1875, will commence promptly at 1:00 pm. During dinner, a lively and interesting program with guest speakers will follow. Remember, good speeches and bad jokes are limited to three minutes per person, and NO serious political speeches are allowed. Check the website for information re reservations.