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The Annual Hamburg Fair

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 19, 2018 at 9:00am

Don't miss out on the fun at the 117th Annual Hamburg Fair August 17 through August 18. This intimate, family-friendly event showcases many agricultural fair traditions while highlighting top local music talent and entertainment. Visitors will enjoy Milestone Midway carnival rides and games, Grange Hall coffee, grill and snack bar, food concessions, pony rides and entries and exhibits for farm, animal, crafts, fruits, vegetables and more! LIVE MUSIC! From country to pop, fiddlers to funk, there is something for everyone who…

Mohegan Sun Casino's Summer Party on the Rooftop Schedule

Mohegan Sun Casino’s Summer Party on the Rooftop Schedule

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Each Friday through August 31st, join the party on the Riverview Garage Rooftop at Mohegan Sun Casino. The Hot Summer Fun Party on the Rooftop concert series offers gorgeous views and an open-air venue for many exciting events throughout the summer. Party on the Rooftop is the best spot for over-21 fun with $3 Bud Lights, specialty cocktails, wine, fire pits, table games, slot machines, food trucks, cornhole and so much more! Doors open at 6:30, bands start at 7:00 and run until…

Dragon Boat & Asian Festival (Hartford)

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival invites community and club teams for a day of fun competition on the Connecticut River on August 18th. Come cheer on the paddlers and celebrate Asian culture at the riverfront at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, a landscaped park over I-91 in downtown Hartford that opened to the public in 1999, is the centerpiece of the Riverfront park system. A stage at the river’s edge provides a scenic venue for a rich variety…

Downtown Milford Farmer's Market

Downtown Milford Farmer’s Market

August 18 @ 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…

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…

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley Free Sunset Sweat Outdoor Fitness Series

August 19 @ 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…

Connecticut River Museum

2018 FREE Thursdays on the Dock Concerts at the CT River Museum

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Now in its eighth year at the Connecticut River Museum, Thursdays on the Dock Free concerts have for many become the unofficial start to the summer weekend. In 2018 the event will take place every Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, July 5 through August 30 on the Museum’s historic steamboat dock. This free event features a different band each night, with a few local food vendors available for your dining pleasure, and the panoramic views of the River. In…

2018 Plainville Fire Company's Hot Air Balloon Festival

2018 Plainville Fire Company’s Hot Air Balloon Festival

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on August 26, 2018 at 8:00am

The 2018 Plainville Fire Company's Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held August 24, 25, and 26th at Norton Park in Plainville, Connecticut. Each year the attendance of Balloonist has increased. There is no entrance fee. The entire event is free. There will be arts, crafts and food vendors throughout the weekend. Note: NO DRONES! They are extremely dangerous to balloons! There is no raindate. The Plainville Fire Co. does not provide or arrange for balloon rides. Some balloonists will offer tethered rides…

Holmberg Orchards Find the Wine: A Grown-Up Corn Maze Adventure

Holmberg Orchards Find the Wine: A Grown-Up Corn Maze Adventure

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 1, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 7, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

The Holmberg Orchards Find the Wine: A Grown-Up Corn Maze Adventure will be held August 24, 25, 31, and September 1, 7, and 14 in Gales Ferry, Connecticut. Join us for a Grown-Up Corn Maze adventure. Discover Holmberg Orchards wine and hard cider tasting stations hidden amongst the corn. After the maze stay for live music, food trucks and a glass of your favorite wine! Open to 21 years of age and older. We recommend bringing a flashlight. No outside…

New Haven Craft Beer Fest

New Haven Craft Beer Fest

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Downtown New Haven's first ever outdoor craft beer festival returns on Saturday, August, 25, 2018. The New Haven Craft Beer Fest will feature a curated selection of craft beer from some of the best local and regional breweries in an intimate urban outdoor setting. Enjoy unique and limited offerings from over 20 local and regional breweries pouring over 50 beers tucked away in an intimate urban setting. Each session offers unlimited drink samples with short lines and an opportunity to…

Riverfront Summer Pops Concert: Symphonic Soundtrack (Hartford)

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The August Riverfront Summer Pops Concert will be held at Great River Park in Hartford. Hear music from pop stars, shows, and movies including highlights from "La La Land," "Star Wars," "Jesus Christ Superstar," and more. Music from composers Gilbert & Sullivan, Henry Mancini, John Lennon, and John Williams will fill out the evening.

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 3, 2018

Now in its 36th year, the Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park has been a time-honored tradition since 1982. Enjoy vintage car racing at its best. Enjoy three days of fantastic, authentic vintage car racing on Friday, August 31, Saturday, September 1 and Monday, September 3. On Sunday, September 2, the Sunday in the Park: Concours d’Elegance and Gathering of the Marques is a time when car enthusiast gather to admire vintage cars. Watch The Vintage Race & Sports Car Parade The…

Wapping Fair Presented by the South Windsor Jaycees

Annual Wapping Fair in South Windsor

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 7, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on September 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 9, 2018 at 10:00am

The 2018 Wapping Fair Presented by the South Windsor Jaycees will be held on September 6-9 in South Windsor, Connecticut. Join us for the 126th Wapping Fair! Always the weekend after Labor day -- September 6 - 9th in South Windsor, Connecticut. This long weekend is filled with music, rides, animals, food, agricultural exhibitions, and a whole lot of fun! LOCATION 75 Brookfield St South Windsor, CT 06074 HOURS Thursday 5 pm - 10 pm Friday 5 pm - 11…

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…

Lake Waramaug

Paddle with L.L. Bean on Lake Waramaug

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join L.L.Bean as we paddle on beautiful and scenic, Lake Waramaug, home of an annual rowing race. Keep an eye out for eagles, too In order for you to confirm your space please visit llbean.com/Danbury, find the specific time and date of your event, and complete the registration. We look forward to seeing you!

New London Walk at Ocean Beach to End Alzheimer's

New London Walk at Ocean Beach to End Alzheimer’s

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions! The New London Walk at Ocean Beach to End Alzheimer's will take place on Saturday, September 15 from 9 AM to 11:30 AM Registration at 9:00 am Ceremony at 10:00 am Walk at…

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.

Bonfire On The Beach in Startford

Bonfire On The Beach in Stratford

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Bonfire On The Beach in Stratford will take place on September 15 at Short Beach Park from 4 to 10 pm. Bonfire On The Beach (BFOB) is a musical day on the beach with 4 great local bands, 8 food trucks and all the family and friends you can muster up to help us fight cancer. A $10 donation from each attendee over the age of 18 is greatly appreciated. We all know someone who has fought the fight,…

Heart of America Balloon Festival Mohegan Sun Casino

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 5:00am

One event on September 23, 2018 at 5:00am

The 2018 Heart of America Balloon Festival @ Mohegan Sun will be held on September 21 - Sptember 23. Enjoy 3 Days of The Big Balloons, Balloon Launches, Tethered Rides, Jump in the Basket, Run through the balloons, Epic Balloon Glows, and The First in History "Balloon Rodeo" And that is just the start. Fun for the whole family, the Mohegan Sun Casino Balloon Festival features three days of balloon launches, tethered rides, dazzling balloon glows and more. Plus, food…

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…


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