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Prime 16 POP UP Burger Outpost + Beer Garden

Prime 16 POP UP Burger Outpost + Beer Garden

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Prime 16 POP UP Burger Outpost + Beer Garden is a weekly outdoor event in collaboration with the Town Green District. The event features craft beer by Counter Weight Brewing Company and snacks by Prime 16 with lawn and board games in Temple Plaza every Thursday from 4 to 7 pm through August 23.

Food Truck Fridays at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets

July 27 @ 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

July 28 @ 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…

Pierogi & Beer at Thomas Hooker Brewery

Pierogi & Beer at Thomas Hooker Brewery

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Thomas Hooker Brewery Pierogi & Beer Event will be held on July from 12:0 to 5:00 pm. Pierogi and beer were made for each other. Throw in some kielbasa and you have a party! Wolfski's will be on the scene at the brewery serving up their own hand made pierogi & locally made kielbasa sandwiches which pair perfectly with fresh Connecticut beer.

Essex in Bloom "First Thursdays" Summer Events

“First Thursdays” Summer Events in Essex, Connecticut

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 5, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 2, 2018 at 5:00pm

Celebrate summer 2018 alfresco style in Essex, Connecticut! The Essex Board of Trade introduces 1st Thursdays — a series of 3 themed events on Main Street in Essex Village, occurring over the first Thursdays of June, July, and August. Stores and galleries will be open late with festivities and special discounts. The party-like atmosphere includes: the first-ever Cruise Night in the parking lot of Olive Oyl’s Cuisine, Yoga in the Park with Essex Park & Recreation, Music & Drinks on the deck of the Connecticut River Museum, and Festive…

Lady Katharine Cruises

Lady Katharine Cruises’ Summer Lobster Bake

August 3 @ 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…

Glastonbury Food Truck Festival, South Glastonbury, Connecticut

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 5, 2018 at 11:00am

The Glastonbury Food Truck Festival will be held at the Glastonbury Elks on Woodland Street, South Glastonbury, Connecticut. The Festival offers Free Admission with  Food Trucks, Beer, Wine, Craft Beer, & Liquor. There will be Carnival Rides for the Kids Saturday August 4th 11am-8pm & Sunday August 5th 11am-6pm Gourmet Food Trucks serving a variety of delicious dishes and Tasty Treats. There will be 20+ Food Trucks participating along with additional vendors of all kinds. Free Parking will be Available

Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival, Hartford, Connecticut

Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival, Hartford, Connecticut

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival is a free diverse family-friendly event for all ages. Come enjoy the music, dance and culture of the French, English and Spanish speaking Caribbean. This is also a child-friendly event with games, arts and crafts and so much more.... This event is part of the Summer in the City series, and made possible by the Greater Hartford Arts Council and United Technologies. See the full Summer in the City lineup at summerinhartford.com Co-Sponsor: Summer…

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat‎ Chocolate & Wine Cruise

Chocolate & Wine Cruise on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s a match made in heaven and the Essex Steam Train is bringing it to you as they host the "Chocolate and Wine Cruise" (designed for adults age 21 and older only). Ride the vintage train pulled by an antique diesel locomotive and riverboat to sample pairings of fabulous wines and decadent chocolates. Enjoy plentiful hors'd'ouvres throughout the evening along with music of Jazz Affair. Finish the evening with a table of delicious, decadent and delightful chocolate desserts. Board Train…

Annual Milford Oyster Festival Schedule

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 10:00am

The Annual Milford Oyster Festival will be held on Saturday, August 18th from 10 am to 6 pm at Lisman Landing Harbor. Party all evening with the Frontiers. Food, craft beer and wine will be available for purchase. The 44th Annual Milford Oyster Festival will host Eddie Money this year on the Main Stage, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band will open for Eddie and Mark C. Daniel will open the show. The MILFORD OYSTER FESTIVAL has the largest variety…

Appetizer & Dessert Crawl at The Shops at Yale, New Haven

Appetizer & Dessert Crawl at The Shops at Yale, New Haven

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Second Annual Appetizer & Dessert Crawl will be held at The Shops at Yale, New Haven, on Sunday, August 19 from 12:00 to 4:00pm. This is a Dog Adoption Fundraiser for the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter. Come hungry to this year’s appetizer and dessert crawl with 12 mouth watering appetizer and dessert stops at The Shops at Yale. Tickets are available for just $20 each (plus $2.50 processing fee). Plus, August 19 starts the first day…

Annual Hey Stamford! Food Festival

Annual Hey Stamford! Food Festival

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 26, 2018 at 1:00pm

On Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th, the Hey Stamford! Food Festival comes to Stamford Downtown, at Mill River Park. The Blind Rhino Beer Garden will highlight the finest in regional and national breweries, the Fairfield County Bank Kids Zone will include a host of games and activities for the family.  And it’s not a food festival without some amazing cuisine. You’ll see a little of everything from Asian, American, Greek, Spanish and Mexican, and of course plenty of sweets like doughnuts &…

Beer & Brats Onboard the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Beer & Brats Onboard the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

September 6 @ 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…

Mystic Eats Riverside Food Festival

Mystic Eats Riverside Food Festival

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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One event on September 8, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 9, 2018 at 11:00am

The Mystic Eats Riverside Food Festival will be held on September 7th - September 9th at Mystic River Park, Mystic Connecticut. Please join us for Mystic’s food event of the year! Come and sample menu selections from over 25 of Mystic’s premier eateries. Enjoy fantastic food, beer & wine in the Seaport Marine barn, live music under a large tent all weekend, a cornhole tournament, family entertainment, gorgeous Mystic River views plus Downtown Mystic shops will be open extended hours! A…

Taste of New Haven A Pizza Feast

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

APIZZA Feast Downtown New Haven will be held on Friday, September 14 from 4 pm to 10 pm. The APIZZA FEAST is back for its 4th year in Downtown New Haven offering some of the country's best PIZZA, while serving a wide range of amazing local food and beverages. Located along College Street in the heart of the city's popping Theater District, the APIZZA Feast takes center stage during the fourth annual NEW HAVEN GRAND PRIX, a national circuit bicycle…

2018 Garlic Festival Olde Mistick Village, Connecticut

Annual Garlic Festival Olde Mistick Village, Connecticut

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2018 at 11:00am

This year marks the 11th annual Garlic Festival at Olde Mistick Village. You bring the mints and we'll supply the flavor! Join us September 15 & 16th for a weekend of music, food, and family fun. Don't miss our live birds of prey, reptile show, and martial arts demonstration. Hours for Garlic Festival: Saturday, September 15th 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday, September 16th 11 am to 6 pm. FREE ENTRY & FREE PARKING.

Talk Like a Pirate Cruise on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Talk Like a Pirate Cruise on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

September 19 @ 6:00 pm

What better way to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day then to do exactly that while sailing aboard the Becky Thatcher Riverboat on the Connecticut River. This ADULTS ONLY adventure is sure to make you a master of Pirate Lingo. (21 and older event) Arrive at Essex station by 5:45 p.m. for boarding and departure at 6:00 p.m. Following a short train ride to Deep River Landing, board the Becky Thatcher for a 2-hour cruise down the Connecticut River.…

2018 Greenwich Wine & Food Festival

2018 Greenwich Wine & Food Festival Featuring Tim McGraw

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

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 on September 22. Featured culinary celebrities include Daniel Boulud, Scott Conant, Mary Giuliani, Alex Guarnaschelli and Adam Richman. See the full schedule here Purchase tickets here Greenwich Wine + Food tickets include Festival tote bag, wine glass, 1 year subscription to Serendipity Magazine. The festival will be held Rain or…

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…

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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