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Upcoming Events:

Summer Family Specials Return To Quassy

Big thrills with a small price. That’s what a visit to Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here will provide as summer family specials return this Memorial Day weekend. “50-Cent Fabulous Friday Nights” start May 23 at Quassy and 20 bucks will get it all: something to eat, drink, rides and even parking. Hard to believe? Let’s do [...] Read More »

Blues Views & BBQ Festival Westport

Saturday, August 30, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Sunday, August 31, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Join the Westport Downtown Merchants Association and The Levitt Pavilion for a foot stomping, mouth watering weekend on the beautiful banks of the Saugatuck River. Located in downtown Westport, CT. – one of Fairfield Counties premiere communities. Schedule Of [...] Read More »

Lutz Children's Museum Annual Farm Day

Saturday, August 30 at 9:00am – 5:00pm Put it on your calendar if it is not already there. Farm Day is an end-of-summer tradition that you will not want to miss! Farm Day is an annual festival including farm animals, live music, hay rides, bounce houses, face painting, games, a farmer’s market, and of course…lots [...] Read More »

The Woodstock Fair

154th Woodstock Fair Always Labor Day Weekend August 29-September 1, 2014 Ox Pulling – Handwork – Sheep – Fruits – Karaoke – Vegetables – Food – Cattle Apple Pie – Poultry – Classic Tractor Pulls – Guinea Pigs Fine Arts & Crafts -F loral – Juniors – Rabbits – CT State Contests – Horse Pulling [...] Read More »

Goshen Fair

Aug 30th, 31st and Sept, 1st, 2014 The Goshen Agricultural Society proudly celebrates the 102nd Goshen Fair. This year’s celebration includes Confederate Railroad, Apricot Brandy Concert, Fireworks, Hay Bale Toss Contest, Parade, Pie Eating Contest, Skillet Throw Contest, Muttville Comix, and Jester Jim. New additions for 2014 are a larger sled for the Truck Pulls, a [...] Read More »

The Wapping Fair

September 4-7, 2014 Operating Hours Thursday 6 pm – 10 pm Friday 6 pm – 11 pm Saturday 10 am – 11 pm Sunday 10 am – 6 pm Admission Adults $6.00 Seniors (65+) $3.00 Kids 57″ and over $6.00 Kids under 57″ are free The 121st Wapping Fair is brought to you by the [...] Read More »

North Haven Fair

  72nd Annual North Haven Fair September 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 2014 Arranged as an educational feature to promote interest in agriculture, love of animals, the benefit of rural homes, and beauty of our New England hillsides. Hours: Thursday September 4th 5pm – 10pm Friday September 5th 3pm – 11pm Saturday September 6th 10am – 11pm Sunday [...] Read More »

Annual Ledyard Fair

2014 Ledyard Fair Dates:  September 5, 6, & 7,  2014 Take part in your Ledyard Fair! Be a participant and/or spectator. The Fair hosts many nonprofits, local businesses and performers, food, music and agriculture combined with family friendly activities. These events along with local artisans and many competitive events for both participants and fair-goers is [...] Read More »

Four Town Fair

September 11th,12th,13th & 14th 2014 Celebrating their 18th anniversary this year. Laser light show, riverside reptiles, hot dog pig racing, live stage entertainment, pie eating & corn contest. Animal pulls, doodle bug pulls, agricultural exhibits. Parade on Saturday morning. EVENT SCHEDULE 2014 Thursday, September 11th 4:00 p.m. Fair Officially Opens 6:00 p.m. 18th Annual Car [...] Read More »

Orange Country Fair

Orange Country Fair September 20 & 21, 2014   Features craft exhibits, antique cars, tractor pulls, children’s games, country music, contests, flower and vegetable exhibits, carriage rally, and much more. Entertainment & Events FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 6:00 p.m. All Mighty Truck Pull 6:00 p.m. Lower Fairgrounds Satellite Food Tent Opens SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 [...] Read More »

Durham Fair

Come visit the 95th annual Durham Fair – September 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th In 1916 the Durham Fair began a tradition. That tradition continues today during the last full weekend in September when the fairgrounds come alive and magically transform into Connecticut’s largest agricultural fair. Come visit the Durham Fair and you’ll see what [...] Read More »

Museum Day Live!

  SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES TENTH ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY LIVE! A Celebration of Culture, Science, History and Education Free Admission with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket on September 27, 2014  Smithsonian magazine designates Saturday, September 27 the tenth annual Museum Day Live!. For one day only, participating museums across the United States, with a wide range of diverse exhibitions, [...] Read More »

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