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Summer Camp at the Westport Arts Center

July 25 @ 9:30 am - September 23 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

Explore the exciting possibilities this summer break with Summer Camp at the Westport Arts Center! Get creative, innovative, and have fun through the arts by choosing from a catalog of unique and contemporary weeklong workshops. With everything from mixed media studios to themed courses delving into graffiti, design, and culture, each workshop will include hands-on projects and a new way to look at art. With options for the traditional art enthusiast and the current pre-teen, this year’s summer line-up is…

Connecticut Audubon Society EcoTravel Day Trips

August 24 - October 20

The CT Audubon Society offers many EcoTravel Day Trips to get you outside and enjoying the great outdoors. Day trip are scheduled through October. Jamaica Bay: Saturday, August 25, 7 am to 5 pm Jamaica Bay, located on western Long Island within Brooklyn and Queens, is one of the most important urban wildlife refuges, hosting a variety habitats, including salt marsh, several fresh and brackish pools, and an open expanse of bay and islands making this destination a fabulous location for…

The Big E Schedule + Connecticut Day Events

September 14 - September 30

The Big E is coming to Springfield, Massachusetts September 14 through September 30, 2018. The Big E, also known as The Eastern States Exposition, is know as "New England's Great State Fair". It is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the seventh-largest fair in the nation. The Big E features everything from a daily Mardi Gras parade to car shows, XFinity Arena concerts, Big 5K race, and even a Monster Truck rides. More than a million people from…

Bristol Mum Festival

September 20 - September 23

The Bristol Mum Festival will be held September 20-23. Get ready for the 2018 Mum Festival! Over the course of the weekend the 2018 Mum Fest will feature a carnival, dozens of vendors from area businesses, crafters, local producers, restaurants, food trucks, community organizations, non profits, and museums, in addition to games, children’s programming, adult beverages, all-day live music and entertainment, a car show, fireworks, Art & Jazz Gala, Mum Parade and so much more!

The Drowsy Chaperone at The Goodspeed Opera House (East Haddam)

September 21 - November 25

The Drowsy Chaperone at The Goodspeed Opera House will run from September 21 through November 25, 2018 in East Haddam, Connecticut. In this hilarious valentine to show tunes and show people, a forgotten Jazz Age musical comes to life in the living room of a diehard theatre fan. As he eagerly spins his favorite cast album, a fizzy vintage show suddenly appears, exploding with song, dance and pure entertainment. Our quirky narrator fills the plot holes, with laugh-out-loud results. Packed…

Annual Danbury Irish Festival

September 21 - September 23

Save the date for Irish culture, song, food, dance and fun for the whole family at the Greater Danbury Irish Festival! The weekend-long event will be held Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 65 Sand Pit Road on the grounds of the Portuguese Cultural Center. There will be a cultural tent, a children's tent, live bands on the main stage, a cornhole tournament, Irish music, dance, food and fun! Questions? Call (203) 739-0010

Annual Guilford Agricultural Fair

September 21 - September 23

The Guilford Fair, Connecticut’s 2nd oldest agricultural fair, will take places September 21-23, 2018 at the Guilford Fairgrounds. Established in 1859, the Fair is held each year during the third weekend in September, on the Fairgrounds in historic Guilford, Connecticut. Today’s fair has paced with modern times, yet retains a powerful theme of the town’s agricultural past. Fair Hours: Friday, September 21: 1:00pm to 11:00pm Saturday, September 22: 9:00am to 11:00pm Sunday, September 23: 9:00am to 7:00pm Tickets and On-Site Parking: Adults – $10.00…

Sunday Mountainside Market at Powder Ridge (Middlefield)

September 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 28, 2018

The Powder Ridge Mountainside Market is held every Sunday and features a wide variety of vendors including, but not limited to, farmers, artisan, craftsmen, flea market and antique dealers. Over 130 vendors have signed up for multiple weeks, always something new to see and shop. Whether you love to treasure hunt for antiques, scour flea markets for deals or find handmade pieces straight from artisans & craftsman, you’ll find just what you’re looking for Mountainside! The Mountainside Market will be held rain or…

Annual Simsbury Fly-in, Car Show and Food Truck Festival

Annual Simsbury Fly-in, Car Show and Food Truck Festival

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Annual Simsbury Fly-In and Car Show will be held on September 23rd from 8 am to 5 pm (rain date September 30) The Annual Simsbury Fly-In and Car Show is the largest event of its kind in New England, a special kind of country fair with 15,000 spectators, 750 airplanes and a huge car show, and over 100 participating businesses. Attractions include a B-17 flyover, Flying Tigers, JFK, Jr NTSB accident investigation, Radio Control model aerobatics, banner tow pickup…

Annual Antique Vehicle Show at the Mystic Seaport Museum

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 21st Annual Antique Vehicle Show, By Land & By Sea, will be held at the Mystic Seaport Museum on Sunday, September 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. About 100 pre-1930 vehicles will be present for a delightful day of camaraderie and fun in the beautiful recreated Museum seafaring village. Bring your camera and take advantage of a great opportunity to photograph motoring history. There will be conversation aplenty, lots of fun, and free rides for the visitors. Cap…

Annual Connecticut Renaissance Faire (Lebanon)

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 3, 2018 at 10:30am

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2018

One event on October 8, 2018 at 10:30am

The Annual Connecticut Renaissance Faire will be held September 1st through October 15th in Lebanon, Connecticut The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is your chance to escape to the past and experience an enchanted recreation of a 16th-century harvest festival complete with jousting knights, archery demonstrations, live-flight birds of prey and continuous themed entertainment on stage and in the streets. Feast like a King. Shop like a Queen. Drink like a Fool.

Disney Junior Party on Tour at the Oakdale Theatre (Wallingford)

September 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on September 23, 2018 at 4:00pm

Disney Junior Party on Tour comes to the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut September 23rd with your favorite Disney Junior friends! Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour Presented by Pull-Ups® Training Pants! is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, The Lion Guard and more! Kids of…

Hartford Girls Rock! with Misty Copeland

Hartford Girls Rock! with Misty Copeland

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hartford Girls Rock! is an annual program developed to celebrate, inspire, empower and honor young women of the Greater Hartford community. The young women selected for this honor have been identified by local community-based organizations and represent the goals and standards of their respective organization. In the months leading up to this signature brunch the honorees participate in workshops on goal-setting, healthy choices, career exploration, self-empowerment and civic engagement. This year's guest speaker is Misty Copeland, First African American female…

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley Free Sunset Sweat Outdoor Fitness Series

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

Summer is just around the corner and The Shoppes at Farmington Valley will welcome the warm weather with the debut of Sunset Sweat, an outdoor fitness series taking place every Sunday evening at 6PM, beginning Sunday, June 3 and running through Sunday, September 30. All classes are held in its outdoor community space, Lowell Court, located between American Eagle and Green Tangerine, and are free and open to all levels. Spanning 18 weeks, this exciting social fitness series will feature an alternating schedule that allows attendees to experience a variety…

The Hartford Stage Open at the Keney Park Golf Club

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Hartford Stage will host its first fundraising golf tournament, The Hartford Stage Open, on Monday, September 24, at the Keney Park Golf Club in Hartford. Proceeds from the tournament will support the Tony Award-winning regional theatre’s artistic and education programs. “Creating a golf tournament to support the exceptional work of Hartford Stage is an exciting venture,” said Hartford Stage Board President David R. Jimenez. “We are engaging new individuals and corporate partners in our mission to enlighten, entertain, and educate while…

Paradice Classic Cruisers at Litchfield Crossings

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2018

They’re back for a season of fun filled evenings ...Paradice Classic Cruisers returns every Tuesday night beginning on May 1st and running through September to Litchfield Crossings, New Milford’s largest shopping Center, in the parking lots between Panera Bread and Webster Bank, off Rte. 7 and Dodd Rd. Festivities commence at 5pm and continue till dusk.. Vintage car fans are invited to come on down to meet proud auto owners …talk cars, reminisce or swing to the oldies. Paradice Classic…

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley Sip & Shop Event

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley is pleased to announce the popular wine tasting and shopping event, Sip & Shop, is returning to the property for a fifth year. Guests are invited to sip, nibble, shop and stroll Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM while enjoying exclusive savings, gift bags and raffles. Wine tastings will be held at a selection of standout shops and spas across the property: Green Tangerine, Harvey & Lewis, J.Crew, J.Jill, Massage Envy, O’Live A Little, and Sephora, with specials and discounts being offered from many…

Annual Durham Fair

September 27 - September 30

The annual Durham Fair will be held September 27 – 30. The Durham Fair is Connecticut's largest agricultural fair. View the 2018 CT state fair schedule of entertainment and attractions. Ongoing exhibits and demonstrations of early farm life, continuous blacksmith demonstrations. In addition, 3 times daily, pulley-driven antique farm equipment demonstrations, including corn grinders, hay press, lime crusher, corn chopper, wood saw, shingle mill and lunger engine. Various demonstrations, including corn husk doll making, scavenger hunts, special presentation by shoreline…

Oktoberfest at the Bruce Museum (Greenwich)

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Oktoberfest at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich on September 27th is the first-ever celebration featuring German beer, light menu of classic German fare and traditional Oktoberfest music. German beer is from Paulaner USA, a light menu of classic German fare from Harlan Haus and a German band performing traditional Oktoberfest music. Weather permitting, the Oktoberfest celebration will take place outdoors on the grounds of the Bruce, as well as inside, where party-goers can enjoy an after-hours tour of the Museum…

Food Truck Fridays at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Enjoy Gourmet Food Trucks, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and shopping at your favorite retailers. at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets. First Friday, April through November* 5PM-9PM Located across from J. Crew Factory Store. Visit the center website at PremiumOutlets.com/outlet/clinton-crossing or CTFoodTrucks.com for more details. *In event of inclement weather, event may pop-up on the following Friday.


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