The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is a 15-day extravaganza of performing arts, lectures, and conversations that takes over theaters and open spaces in New Haven, Connecticut each June. More than 80% of Festival events are completely free!
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Created to celebrate the renovation and beautification of Downtown Portsmouth and, in particular, Market Square, the Festival has grown in size along with the growth and popularity of Portsmouth. It is estimated that between 60,000 - 80,000 people walk through Downtown Portsmouth on that one day enjoying the entertainment, products and food offered by artists, crafters and merchants — many from the Seacoast area.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lenox Rhubarb Festival is an annual celebration of rhubarb on June 9, 2018, from 10-3, 18 Main St, Lenox, MA. Local restaurant chefs create savory rhubarb dishes. Buy a spoon for $5, taste samples of each entry and vote your favorite with spoon. There will be strawberry rhubarb pies for sale (get there early!), rhubarb jams & preserves, galettes and more, also raw rhubarb, rhubarb juice and rhubarb ice cream. Local restaurants will have rhubarb on their menus and stores will have rhubarb items for sale.
The longest continuously running Hot Air Balloon Festival in New England features more than 20 hot air balloons. Balloon rides will be available to purchase prior to and during the event. The event features continuous music and entertainment for all ages, and more than 60 craft artisans and commercial vendors. Children’s activities include train rides, a bungee jump, an inflatable climbing wall, slide and tunnel, craft activities and face painting. And of course there will be festival food, a beer and wine garden and more surprises!
Join Lyman Orchards in celebration of strawberries, the first fruit of the season and the star attraction! The day’s activities include free tastings of strawberry treats, live music, pie eating contests, horse-drawn wagon rides and more great family fun! Come hungry and enjoy delicious strawberry treats, hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream and more at Lyman Orchard’s Outdoor Grill.
This event attracts the world’s best golfers to compete for a $6 million purse, featuring exciting golf action, popular Celebrity Pro-Am, an interactive Fan Zone and family friendly events. The Championship is held at the TPC River Highlands, a par 70, 6,844-yard course in Cromwell, Connecticut, 10 miles south of Hartford.