Frozen dessert chain Tasti D-Lite plans a grand opening celebration of its Fairfield store at 1201 Kings Highway. from Friday to Sunday, with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The store, which opened last fall, will offer patrons a free small cup or cone from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A face painter will also be at the store Saturday.

Customers may also register to win a grand prize of a "Year of Free Tasti," a free office party for 20 people, a children's birthday party for 10, Bridgeport Bluefish baseball tickets and prizes from local merchants. Door prizes will include Tasti D-Lite pints, quarts, pies, TreatCards and T-shirts.

Tasti D-Lite will donate $500 plus any donations collected throughout the weekend to Operation Hope of Fairfield.

The store will be open Friday and Saturday from noon to 10 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m.

Call the store at 203-212-3530 for information.