The Newport Flower Show 2024

Rosecliff 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI, United States

Tickets on sale to the public starting April 5. The 2024 Newport Flower Show will be back at Rosecliff, our original Show home, with the theme of “At Home” – a focus on celebrating the variety of florals and horticulture that we enjoy in our own homes. As visitors step into the foyer of Rosecliff, the air will be filled with the fragrances of abundant summer blooms. The enchanting exhibits will include an array of displays that showcase the relationship between flowers and the homes they beautify. The popular Botanical Arts division will include each artist’s interpretation of items found in many homes: dolls, picture frames, the family dog and more. For more information

$25 – $50

Mongers Market Sundays 1-4

MONGERS MARKET 1155 Railroad Avenue, Bridgeport

The one, the only--Mongers Market. If you haven't you should... WE ARE A COLLECTION OF DIVERSE MONGERS SELLING VINTAGE, INDUSTRIAL SALVAGE AND ANTIQUE ITEMS IN A 75,000 SQ FT REFURBISHED FACTORY.  OUR EXTENSIVE ECLECTIC INVENTORY INCLUDES FURNITURE, LIGHTING, ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS AND CLOTHING AND IS ALWAYS CHANGING. For more information

$3

Pups and Pints on the Plaza Hartford

Connecticut Science Center 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford

🐕 GET READY FOR A HOWLING GOOD TIME – ONLY $5 ADMISSION Calling all dog lovers! Fetch your furry friend and join us at the Connecticut Science Center for Pups & Pints on the Plaza – where tails will be wagging, and spirits will be high! This bark-tastic summer event is your golden opportunity to bond with your canine companion and mingle with fellow dog enthusiasts. Get ready for a howling good time with ice-cold brews from local area breweries, delectable treats, live music, and paws-itively awesome vendors catering to your four-legged pals. You’ll be greeted by a party atmosphere that will get your tail wagging from the moment you arrive. This event is open to pups of all ages, but you must be at least 21 years old and have proper ID to lap up the libations. Remember, all furry friends must stay leashed throughout the event. For more information

$20 – $28

2024 Rose Arts Festival in Norwich

Chelsea Parade PArk Norwich

June 28-29, 2024 In 2017, the Rose Arts Festival was resurrected, inspired by the festival’s passionate history, along with the belief that creativity can invigorate and empower a community.Rose Arts is a call to the community to celebrate yesterday, today and tomorrow. Rose Arts is a movement using interaction, community involvement, emerging music, and public art to motivate. There are endless ways to spend your day! Find your fun!You can simply attend, OR attend and vend, OR attend, vend and compete, OR compete and eat...OR....race, compete, eat, and greet!  OR...you get it.  Just be here in your favorite way.     For more information

Guilford Center Scavenger Hunt: Guilford Giggles & Galore Hunt

Let's Roam has scavenger hunts in towns all over the country. They are self-guided walking games for people who enjoy solving puzzles. Let's Roam This event can happen whenever you would like it to! Welcome to the Guilford Center, Connecticut, scavenger hunt! Get ready for an exciting adventure through this charming and historic neighborhood. This is not your average sightseeing tour; you'll be searching high and low for hidden gems and solving clues along the way. As you explore the streets, you'll discover some of the oldest homes in Connecticut, beautiful architecture, and stunning views of the Long Island Sound. The town center is bustling with local shops, delicious restaurants, and a rich history that dates back to colonial times. But don't worry—you won't need a history book to enjoy this scavenger hunt! Our clever clues will guide you through each location without giving away too much information. So grab your friends or family members and join us for a day of fun and adventure in Guilford Center! Buy your tickets now and embark on a treasure hunt like no other. Who knows what secrets you'll uncover? Hint: Keep an eye out for the Comfort Starr House, the Acadian House. For more information   Let's Roam has scavenger hunts in towns all over the country

$20

HAMDEN FEST! Community Expo

HAMDEN TOWN CENTER PARK 2761 Dixwell Ave, Hamden

Experience the Heart of Hamden at Hamden Fest 2024! Join us in the vibrant Town Center Park on Saturday, June 8, 2024, from 11am to 4pm for a day that promises to bring our community together like never before. Whether you're here to explore local businesses, enjoy handmade arts and crafts, or simply soak up the festive atmosphere with friends and family, Hamden Fest has something for everyone. Don't let the chance to be part of one of the town's biggest celebrations slip away! For more information

Storytime at the Yellow Farmhouse: Ages 3-5

Yellow Farmhouse 389 N. Main Street, Stonington

July 10 - August 28, 2024 Wednesdays Our Storytime program for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers is a chance for little ones to listen to a story and participate in a nature activity such as harvesting veggies fresh from our micro-farm, exploring flowers, observing pollinators, or sampling farm-fresh snacks. For more information

$12

NORTH STONINGTON AGRICULTURAL FAIR

NORTH STONINGTON AGRICULTURAL FAIR 21 WYASSUP ROAD, North Stonington

​JULY 11 - 14, 2024 HOME ARTS AND CRAFTS ~~CONCESSIONS~~RIDESLIVESTOCK SHOWS AND PULLS~~STAGE ENTERTAINMENTPIG RACING ~ BLACKSMITH DEMOSAWMILL EXHIBITIONS~~CARRIAGE DRIVING SHOW~~TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLS~~MAGICIAN~~HAM & BEAN DINNER~~DOG DEMOS AND MUCH MORE! ADMISSION:  10 and Over  $12.00 Under 10 - Free For more information 

Free – $12

FAMILY DAY at The Lyme Art Association

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

From 10 am – 1 pm on Saturday, July 13th, join us for Family Day on the lawns of Lyme Art Association for fun & creative art and outdoor activities for kids & families. More details coming soon. Below is a list of the fun activities from last year’s Family Day. 2023’s Family Day Activities Included: Tripledale Farm‘s Petting Zoo Plein Air Painting Food Live Music from Sue Mead & Woody (John Wood) Art Activities for kids & adults provided by PARJE (Public Art Racial Justice Education) Face Painting Pop-up Art Library Young Artist Exhibition Awards Ceremony Calling Young Artists (ages 5 – 18): Sign-up to enter the Hope Is A Thing With Feathers Show, which will be on view from June 7 – July 18, 2024.  Click here for more information and to sign up. For more information

$10 – $30

Sailfest 2024 New London

Downtown New London Bank Street, New London

July 13 & 14, 2024 Sailfest is Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere summertime event, complete with a major fireworks display, amusement rides, free entertainment, ships, and over 200 vendors lining the streets. There will be plenty to see, buy, and eat, so make sure to come hungry and ready to try new food! For more information FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA – SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2024 PICNIC ON THE PIER & FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA $85.00

Connecticut Pickle Festival

Berlin Fair Grounds 430 Beckly Road, Berlin

July 13 through July 14, 2024 What is The Connecticut Pickle Festival? The Connecticut Pickle Festival is New England's largest pickle event of the year featuring our Pickle Patch showcasing pickle samples throughout the country!!!! That’s right, unlimited pickle sampling is an option when purchasing tickets!!! For more information

$30 – $100

Eco Circus Camp in East Haddam

The Sanctuary 59 Bogel Road, East Haddam

First Session: Jul 8th - Jul 19th Mon-Fri 9 AM to 3 PM Ages 6-12 Back by popular demand! Campers will experience Embodied play connecting bodies + minds in harmony with relationships + the environment. Circus arts, partnership yoga, ecological lessons, Connection to Nature. Goats. For more information Tuition: $750 per session / Scholarships available.  

$750