WaterFire is a highly unique public art experience that has attracted tens of thousands of visitors to Rhode Island’s creative capital city of Providence. The event is based on an original artistic installation of bonfires lit on the three waterways passing through downtown Providence. On select Saturday evenings throughout the year, WaterFire creates a magical artistic event celebrating earth, air, fire and water. Amidst the flickering firelight of 100 bonfires, stroll through Waterplace Park and enjoy music and entertainment from around the world. Please see complete schedule for event dates.
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Music Mountain in Falls Village, Connecticut, is one of the premiere destinations in the United States for intimate chamber music concerts. Gordon Hall is one of the finest chamber music halls in the country with legendary acoustics and a resonant, full-bodied sound. This summer festival season includes a 16-concert chamber music series and a Saturday twilight series of Jazz, Big Band, and Country concerts — with dancing on our outdoor dance floor! See website for concert dates and times.Music Mountain is located in Falls Village, Connecticut, in the northwestern corner of the state, approximately 100 miles or 2 1/2 hours from New York City.
Lyman Orchards is an 1,100 acre farm in central Connecticut, located in the northwest corner of Middlesex County. Established in 1741, Lyman Orchards is the twelfth oldest family-owned business in the United States. At this special event, wander along the winding pathways of a maze of towering sunflowers. There are lots of ways to get lost, but only one exit! Your visit to the Sunflower Maze will help support the fight against pediatric cancer.
The New Haven Open is prominently featured domestically on ESPN2 and also broadcast around the world. In addition to world class tennis, the tournament offers fans a host of off-court activities including the Aetna FitZone, New Haven Food & Wine Festival, autograph sessions, live entertainment and much more.
Traditional performers from across the country celebrate the richness and variety of American culture in this free, three-day, multi-stage event. The festival features four stages of music and dance; traditional craft demonstrations and exhibits; a children’s area with activities for the whole family; dozens of food vendors offering ethnic food, regional specialties and traditional festival favorites; and a marketplace offering unique, handcrafted items and “Taste of Maine” treats for sale.
Up-scale meets down-home in this event. The Stowe Wine & Food Classic is a one-of-a-kind food and wine experience, taking you from farm to table and vine to glass. Not only will you rub elbows with top winemakers and chefs, you will also meet the farmers and suppliers these chefs count on daily for fresh ingredients. Enjoy well over 100 wines from around the world along with a grand array of offerings from area restaurants, cheese makers and brewers, all in a casual and vibrant atmosphere. This year’s event will be hosted by Spruce Peak at Stowe, the renowned year-round destination located at the base of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak. Stowe is a world-class community for travelers from all over the world and Spruce Peak, with its spectacular village and award-winning Stowe Mountain Lodge, provides the perfect backdrop for the 2016 Stowe Wine & Food Classic.