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September 1-4, 2017
157th Woodstock Fair
Celebrating agriculture, the fair offers animals, exhibitions, three stages of entertainment, a carnival, and over 100 food vendors. Always held Labor Day Weekend, Friday through Monday.
September 2-Nov 5, 2017 Corn Maze - Middlefield, Connecticut
Get lost in the Corn Maze this year and revisit the time 90-years-ago, when Col. Charles Lindbergh climbed into his custom-built, single engine, single-seat monoplane on the first solo non-stop transatlantic flight from Long Island to Paris. Challenge yourself in this special anniversary corn maze featuring of the historic Spirit of St. Louis, its famous pilot, and the aviation revolution this flight began.
September 8-10, 2017 4th Annual Mystic Eats - Mystic, Connecticut
Enjoy fantastic food from over 25 local vendors, fun displays, live entertainment, beer & wine, and gorgeous Mystic River views on Cottrell Street in downtown Mystic!
September 8-10, 2017 Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival
East Norwalk , Connecticut
There’s something for all ages during this popular fall event. Entertainment spotlights national acts plus dozens of favorite regional musicians. The fun also includes quality artists and crafters ... a children’s activity area and amusement rides ... a tempting food court ... environmental, recreational and leisure demonstrations and displays ... harbor tours ... and OYSTERS -- to eat ... to shuck ... to learn about! Attendance: 50,000
September 9-10, 2017
A Taste of Greater Danbury
Come on down and have some food from some of the area's great restaurants. Enjoy the Saturday night concert. Attendance: 20,000.
September 9-10, 2017 St Peter’s Annual Apple Festival
Apples, crafters and more on the Monroe Green can only mean it’s the annual Apple Festival of St. Peter’s Episcopal church. We have 70 crafters from several states, homemade baked goods, children’s games, a snack bar, caramel apples, fresh apples and apple cider for sale. Held annually, the weekend after Labor Day.
September 11-16, 2017 - Hamden Restaurant Week
Restaurants all over town will be featuring either a buy one get one option or three-course prix fixe menu consisting of an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Prix fixe menus will be priced at $12 for lunch & $24 for dinner.
September 15-16, 2017 12th Annual Irish Festival
Irish music, dancing, culture, food, & drink, & glorious Irish wares for sale.
September 16-17, 2017 Harvest Food & Wine Festival
Food, Wine and Live Music! Welcome to Stonington Vineyards. We are one of the first Connecticut wineries, located mid-way between New York and Boston. Take in the beauty, stroll in the vineyards, enjoy our wines and share the memories! Tickets: $20.
September 16-17, 2017 - 10th Annual Raspberry Festival
White Silo Farm & Winery. Food, Wine, Tours, Live Music.
September 16-17, 2017 - 10th Annual Garlic Festival
Olde Mistick Village. Over 50 farmers, vendors, bakers and restaurants will be with us both saturday and sunday for this terrific free family event. Local produce, preserves, baked goods, prepared food, crafts and concoctions – we’ll have it all for you at our fun filled garlic festival family weekend at Olde Mistick Village! Live musical entertainment all day both days.
September 16-17, 2017 Haight-Brown Vineyard Annual Harvest Festival - Litchfield, Connecticut
An annual celebration for the whole family, revolving around our most important event here at HB - Harvest. Live music, Hay rides, shopping, grape stomping, kids activities, locally brewed beer (Cambridge Brew House), food and, of course...WINE. Wine tastings, wine by the glass, wine cellar & vineyard tours, etc.
September 17, 2017 Beer & Oysters on the Sound
New Haven, Connecticut
The New Haven Land Trust's beer and oyster fest is back for a 3rd year, bigger than before and in a new location! Beer & Oysters on the Sound is a fun tasting event that brings together the bounty of the land and sea to celebrate the success of another great season. Join us from 4-7pm at the Lighthouse Point Park Carousel, 225 River Street in New Haven, CT. The event is family-friendly with group and VIP packages available. Savor Norm Bloom's Copps Island Oysters and sample a growing selection of local beer plus live bluegrass music and food trucks.
September 21-24, 2017 98th Annual Durham Fair
Connecticut’s largest agricultural fair. Come visit the Durham Fair and you’ll see what a real fair is all about. Live entertainment, rides and games on the Midway, first-class animal competitions and discovery events on the Corn Stalk Stage. Along with a trove of crafts, exhibits, shopping and fun food. Yum! The Durham Fair is easy to reach yet hard to leave. We know you will have a great time! The Durham Fair is owned and operated by the Durham Agricultural Fair Association, Inc., and is a private, not-for-profit corporation. The Durham Fair is the largest fair in North America managed entirely by unpaid volunteers. Attendance: 200,000.
September 24, 2017 North Haven Rotary Club A Day of Wine & Roses
North Haven, Connecticut
This tasting includes 70-90 different wines from local winemakers, plus a buffet of donated dishes from dozens of area restaurants. Vote on your favorite wines and participate in high-end raffles and silent auctions. All proceeds benefit local charities and causes.
September 24, 2017 Shoreline Chefs - Westbrook, Connecticut
Fundraiser for the Estuary Regional Senior Center/Old Saybrook. Being held at Waters Edge Resort & Spa. 1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT. 25 local Chef’s prepare small plate tastings of their favorite recipes. Tickets are $40. Beer & Wine, silent auction, entertainment. 3- 6 PM. All proceed benefit the programs of the Estuary Regional Senior Center.
September 29-October 8, 2017 49th Annual Apple Harvest Festival
Our annual festival is a family oriented community event spanning the first two weekends in October. Over the course of two weekends each autumn, the festival offers a wide variety of live music & entertainment, food, contests, crafts, children's activities, carnival rides and more. Also highlighted each year is our parade, an arts & crafts show and a spectacular evening fireworks display. Attendance: 100,000.
September 30, 2017 Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event
East Hartford, Connecticut
September 25, 2016 A Taste of Connecticut - Groton, Connecticut
Avery-Copp Museum. 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Sample locally made wine, craft beer, and cider. Taste delicious regionally produced savories and sweets. See what’s been cooking in the historic museum kitchen. Savor summer’s end on our waterfront property, and enjoy music by CBYD Jazz Trio with a river view. Suggested donation $25 RSVP appreciated.
September 26, 2014 Silver City Brewfest - Meriden, Connecticut
Presented by Meriden Rotary
September 28, 2011 Farm to Table Wine Dinner - Norfolk, Connecticut
Join us for Chef Dan's skilled pairing of local organic foods with wines from sustainable vineyards.
September 19, 2010 Tenth Annual Taste! Organic Connecticut
Celebrate the harvest at Taste! Organic Connecticut, sponsored by NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association). The Only Local & Organic festival in Connecticut offering a farmer's market, fresh prepared food, live music, sustainable vendors, artisans, free workshops and free kids activities!
September 2-3, 2008 CT Hospitality Expo - Uncasville, Connecticut
The Official Trade Show of the Connecticut Restaurant Association and Connecticut's Hospitality Industry
Sept. 20-21, 2008 Stonington Vineyards Wine & Food Festival
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