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Summer Camp at the Westport Arts Center

July 23 @ 9:30 am - September 21 @ 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!

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…

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…

Pequot Museum Farmstead 17th Century Encampment

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 9:00am

The Pequot Museum Farmstead 17th Century Encampment will be held on September 21 and 22, 2018 at the Mashantucket Peqout Museum & Research Center. Visit the Pequot Museum Farmstead for a unique chance to experience Native American and European life in the 17th Century! Native, English, Dutch, and French re-enactors will portray different aspects of daily life (circa 1600-1700) outdoors for two full days. Visitors are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities including wampum making, cooking, militia drills,…

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

September 1st Update: The Heart of America Balloon Festival has been c ancelled due to Mohegan Sun Not getting proper safety permits prior to announcing the event. 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.…

Lisbon Fall Festival

Lisbon Fall Festival

September 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 11:00am

Lisbon Fall Festival time is upon us once again! This year the festival’s main events will be held on Friday, September 21st from 4:30 to 7:00 pm, and Saturday, September 22nd, from 11:00 am to 5:00 PM. The Lisbon Fall Festival has been growing in size and this year promises to be one of the best yet. Admission is FREE. Bon fire and fire dancer performers Join in on all of the fun at Lisbon Community Center, near the Lisbon Meadows…

Food Truck Fridays at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets

September 21 @ 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.

Annual Milford Oktoberfest

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

The Milford Oktoberfest will be held September 21st & 22nd at the Rotary Pavilion at Fowler Field. Come enjoy the Bier Garten with many different seasonal brews, German and American food vendors, German Dancers, an Oompah band and popular music by some of the areas top bands! Must be 21 unless accompanied by a parent. Milford Oktoberfest is growing again. We’ve added BEERFEST FRIDAY NIGHT to our event this year. Saturday morning get ready for our 1st Annual Oktoberfest Chug&Run…

Brewfest at the Beach (Groton)

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brewfest at the Beach happens from 6-9 p.m. Friday, September 21st at Ocean Beach Park. Taste over 150 brews representing virtually every style of beer made throughout the world, brew friendly food, pizza, chili, live music by The Rhythm Method band, the ambiance of Ocean Beach Park, and wine tasting, all included in the price of admission. All proceeds benefit Camp Rotary, a summer camp for New London junior high school students and other local charitable causes. Be responsible and…

Downtown Milford Farmer's Market

Downtown Milford Farmer’s Market

September 22 @ 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…

Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series September Event

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series September Event will be held on September 7th at Klingberg Family Centers, 370 Linwood Street, 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon. Featuring a traditional antique car show plus a special pre-war display of rarely seen automobiles and a feature display of woodies, station wagons, and a Concorso of super cars. This month we’ll be highlighting our Outpatient Clinic. Come learn how we help families deal with issues such as anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorders, depression, and school difficulties.…

Trap Falls Kennel Club K9 Karnival

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Trap Falls Kennel Club at their annual K9 Karnival on September 22 from 1 to 4 pm in Shelton, Connecticut. There will be pet vendors, food trucks, meet the breeds, police dog demonstrations, microchipping, CGC & CGCA testing, raffles, contests, and so much more. Leashed dogs are welcome. Admission is FREE and leashed dogs are welcome to come too. This is a great event to learn more about various dog breeds and how to be a responsible dog owner.…

Annual Touch-a-Truck at Brown’s Harvest (Windsor)

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Brown's Harvest at the farm for their annual touch-a-truck in Windsor on September 22nd from 10 am to 1 pm. We are excited to have such a large variety of vehicles coming again this year! The Kettle Corner will be there with freshly made kettle corn in addition to Dino Bites Hot Dog truck! Be sure to meet Slow it down Sam with the DOT and have your picture taken with him. From 11:30-12:30 be sure to have your…

Annual Wethersfield Cornfest

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Annual Wethersfield  Cornfest will be held on September 22nd from 10 a to 6 pm at the Wethersfield Green. The Wethersfield Cornfest is presented by the Chamber of Commerce attracts approximately 4,000 people throughout the day. The event includes, Business Expo, Inflatables, Entertainment, Hay-ride, Food Vendors, Crafters, Area non-profits and PTO's.

Truckyard Touch-A-Truck at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley will welcome families for a day of fun and exploration with its Truckyard Touch-A-Truck event to be held this Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The event, which is being held in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, will benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and give kids the opportunity to get up close and personal with a variety of cars and trucks including police vehicles, fire trucks and construction equipment, as well as meet the first responders, police…


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