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2018 Greenwich Wine & Food Festival

The 2018 Greenwich Wine & Food Festival Featuring Tim McGraw

September 21 - September 22

The 2018 Greenwich Wine & Food Festival will be held on September 21-22 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. Music superstar Tim McGraw will be headlining this year’s festival long with Caroline Jones on September 22. Featured culinary celebrities include Daniel Boulud, Scott Conant, Mary Giuliani, Alex Guarnaschelli and Adam Richman. The entire weekend will be filled with great food, wine, cocktails as well as celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations; cocktail competitions, chili challenge and more than you ever expected in a…

Annual Connecticut Renaissance Faire (Lebanon)

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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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.

Lady Katharine Cruises

Lady Katharine Cruises’ Summer Lobster Bake

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

Cruise the scenic Connecticut River and savor an evening of bountiful seafood, music and dancing at our traditional New England Lobster Bake on the Lake Katharine. Perfect for out of town guests, birthdays, anniversaries or dinner for two. A fun filled night of Live Entertainment, music, dancing, games, prizes and more! Always a sell out, so make your reservations early! Dates and Times: Friday, August 3, 2018 – Departs Harbor Park Landing, Middletown Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Departs Charter…

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.

Downtown Milford Farmer's Market

Downtown Milford Farmer’s Market

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

It's that community vibe that makes the farmer's market ripe for pairing with the Downtown Milford Business Association, whose mission is to bring attention to the downtown business district. The farmer's market runs on Saturdays from June 2 through October 27 from 9 AM to 1 PM and features a variety of fresh local produce, baked goods, honey, flowers, eggs, coffee, ice cream, as well as a variety of local artisans. Email Contact: dmbamarketingandevents@gmail.com Phone Number: (203) 745-4946 The farmer’s…

Autumn Bounty Festival at terrain (Westport)

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Welcome the season of crisp air, fresh apples, and colorful leaves at our annual Autumn Bounty Festival! terrain will be hosting a Saturday celebration with live music, crackling fires, and lots of local friends and artisans from Phoencia Flea on September 29th in Westport. This event is free and open to the public.

Meriden Turner Society Oktoberfest

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Meriden Turner Society Oktoberfest will take place on September 29th at the Meriden Turner Society. Celebrate with great beverages, smoked pork chop dinner and music by the Joe Unger Band. This 150-year old society is planning a special smoked pork chop dinner accompanied by live music from the Joe Unger Band and Bavarian dancers. For Reservations: Submit reservation online using the "Make a Reservation" link on the website, email reservations@meridenturnersociety.com or contact Peter at (260) 341-2542

Railroad Museum of New England Chocolate Decadence Tour

Railroad Museum of New England Chocolate Decadence Tour

September 29 @ 5:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on September 29, 2018 at 5:15pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 5:15pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 5:15pm

Join the Railroad Museum of New England, Fascia’s Chocolates and Haight-Brown Vineyard for the Chocolate Decadence Tour The Chocolate Decadence Tour evening begins at the historic 1881 Thomaston Station with a cocktail party featuring Haight-Brown wines and plenty of appetizers. A luxurious train ride follows with a stop for a toast over the spectacular Thomaston Dam. Next, stretch your legs at Fascia’s Chocolate Company with a tour, more wine, more chocolate, and dessert Chocolate Decadence Tour Schedule Reception at the Thomaston Station All Aboard Depart the…

11th Annual New England Chowdafest (Westport)

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tickets are now on sale for the 11th Annual Chowdafest competition presented by Stop & Shop. It will be held at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport Connecticut on Sunday September 30, 2018 from 11am to 3pm. “Come early and definitely come hungry” can often be heard from Jim Keenan, executive director of the event. Each year, a record breaking crowd attends to determine which restaurants have the best chowder, soup & bisque in New England. Chowdafest features up to…

Hartford’s Taste of the Nation

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hartford's Taste of the Nation will be held on September 30 at The Goodwin Hotel. Hartford’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry is the city’s hottest and most trend-forward food and beverage event, bringing together award-winning chefs, breweries, wineries and mixologists from the region. Jacques Pépin, internationally recognized French chef, will be signing his cookbooks for purchase at this year’s Taste of the Nation! If you have any questions, please contact Kim Morin at kmorin@strength.org This event is 21…

Annual Chili Cook-off on Historic Windsor Town Green

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The 23rd annual Windsor Chamber of Commerce Chili Challenge will take place on Saturday, October 6th on the Windsor Town Green from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. People from local businesses, civic groups and other creative cooks will assemble at this year’s Chili Challenge to determine who has the right “hot stuff.” Register or Sponsor a Chili Booth Browse our Chili Challenge Photo Gallery Rain date: October 7th Join in on the tongue-tingling flavors, toe-tappin' sounds and a great time at…

Niantic Bay Oyster Festival

Niantic Bay Oyster Festival

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Niantic Bay Oyster Festival will be held on October 6 from 12 to 8 pm at the St. John's Episcopal Church in Niantic, Connecticut. Come join The Miracle League of Southeastern CT at the First Annual Niantic Bay Oyster Festival sponsored by Guinness. Enjoy local food vendors, an oyster shucking contest, live entertainment, a kids corner, and the first annual Golf Ball Drop!! Fun for the entire family! 100% of the proceeds will go to The Miracle League of…

Annual Oktoberfest at Alvarium Beer Co. (New Britain)

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Annual Oktoberfest at Alvarium Beer Co. in New Britain will be held on October 6th. It's back! Ya'll told us you loved our 1st Annual Oktoberfest party so much last year, we're planning a bigger and better one! More details to come, we'll update it as we approach the party! Ditch whatever lame plans you have Saturday, October 6th; New Britain just got a bit more...Munich-y. Announcing Alvarium Beer Company's 2nd Annual Oktoberfest! Dancing, singing, eating and, most importantly, slamming…

Annual Powder Ridge Oktoberfest (Middlefield)

October 6 @ 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The annual Powder Ridge Oktoberfest will take place on October 6th in Middlefield. Enjoy the beautiful October foliage with free lift rides up the mountain, food, live concerts and live demonstrations. Complementing the fall scenery will be a German-inspired menu including bratwurst, sauerkraut, pretzels with mustard, brick oven potato pizza, chili bread bowl and more. Get out your lederhosen ready, the mountain will be bursting with brews, bratwurst and bands! Beer sampling from over 30 breweries with 100’s of beers,…

That’s Amore Italian Street Festival (Stamford, Free Event)

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm

That's Amore Italian Street Festival will take place in Stamford Downtown’s Columbus Park on Sunday, October 7th - Columbus Day weekend. This FREE event will include live music, food vendors, beer & wine, cultural exhibits, exotic Italian cars, and so much more! The event is hosted by everyones favorite Nonna, Instagram star Zia Michelina. The feast will of course include plenty of Italian food from some favorite local & regional vendors.  Including amazing sausage and peppers, plenty of pizza, and a…

Max’s 5th Annual Hoptoberfest

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Max’s 5th Annual Hoptoberfest on Sunday, October 7th from 1 to 5 pm. Local beer is the best beer! Enjoy live music by Booyah! and a German inspired spread by Max Catering & Events. We've been pickling all summer in anticipation of this Festival. Our Chef to Farm Festivals are an opportunity for our guests to enjoy the freshest foods and produce in the sublime beauty of our farms, the true treasures of our state. Ticket price is $59…

Annual Taste of Fairfield

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The annual Taste of Fairfield is the culinary event of the year. Restaurants, specialty markets, winemakers, craft brewers, and others will fill the back lot at the magical Delamar Southport/Artisan Restaurant to serve their signature cuisine and curated cocktails and beverages to foodies and fun-loving folk in the area. There will be live music from a VIP lounge and a "Chances to Win" raffle benefiting Operation Hope of Fairfield, and so much more. Ticket price INCLUDES all food and drinks…

Beer & Brats Onboard the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Beer & Brats Onboard the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 5:30pm

Join the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat for their "three B" Beer & Brats cruise! Beer, Bratwurst, and Beautiful fall foliage on the Connecticut River. A great night is in store for you from the minute you smell the brats sizzling on the grill to the last sip of beer as you glide into dock after a stunning sunset. Ride our vintage train & riverboat while enjoying tastings of several carefully selected craft beers. Help yourself to a buffet of…

Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival

Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

The 2018 Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival will be held October 12-14 in Glastonbury, Connecticut. It wouldn't be Fall in Connecticut without Glastonbury's Apple Fest featuring live music, amusement rides, craft vendors, food trucks and booths, the Angry Orchard Pub, the Angry Orchard 5K Road Race and all things New England. Located at a bend of the Connecticut River, the Apple Harvest Festival and 5K Race in Glastonbury has continually been ranked as one of the state's most popular events. Glastonbury Apple Harvest…

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