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Newport Jazz Festival
Aug 03rd, 2018 to Aug 05th, 2018
Fort Adams State Park, RI

The festival features three full days of jazz on four unique stages on the grounds at Fort Adams State Park situated at the mouth of Newport Harbor with panoramic views of the Newport Bridge and the East Passage  The festival features four stages of world class musicians, food, and crafts and a number of exhibits.

 

Annual League of NH Craftsmen's Fair
Aug 04th, 2018 to Aug 12th, 2018
Mount Sunapee Resort – Newbury, NH

America’s oldest craft fair, the League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair is one of the finest, most prestigious craft events in the USA today. This annual nine-day event showcases the work of more than 350 craftspeople’s items, made by hand in New Hampshire. It’s the place to see an incredible variety of beautiful, one-of-a-kind craft items that are functional, decorative and built to last. The fair is held at the Mount Sunapee Resort in the beautiful Dartmouth/Sunapee region of New Hampshire. The Annual Craftsmen’s Fair is a fun way to explore the fascinating world of fine craftmaking, with activities for all ages. Meet and talk to the craftsmen, learn about their techniques, and purchase from them. Find creative and practical gifts at more than 200 craft booths and The Shop at the Fair. Adults and children can sign up for workshops — including basket weaving, tools for kids and glassblowing. Or, watch daily demonstrations of glassblowing, woodcarving, blacksmithing, furniture building and more.

Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival
Aug 05th, 2018
Waterfront Park - Burlington, VT

A dragon boat is a human-powered boat traditionally made of wood and a kind of traditional longboat from throughout Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands. At this unique festival, more than 80 teams compete in dragon boat racing (a sport that originated in China over 200 years ago) to raise money for individuals battling cancer and to send out an inspirational message encouraging all cancer survivors to live life to the fullest.

Addison County Field Days
Aug 07th, 2018 to Aug 11th, 2018
Addison County Fairgrounds
1790 Field Days Road
Vergennes, VT

Creating family fun since 1948, Vermont's largest agricultural fair features midway rides for all ages, racing pigs, Wildlife Encounters live animal shows, demolition derbies, livestock shows and demonstrations, live music, magic and hypnotism shows, tractor pulls, horse shows, exhibits, 4-H workshops, children's activities, tethered hot air balloon rides, Milking Parlor & Dairy Bar, Maple Sugar House, contests and favorite fair food.

Highlights include: Western Only Youth Horse Show, Miniature Donkey Show, Gymkhana, opening parade (Aug. 8); Dairy Show, ox pulling, Short Notice Band, demolition derby (Aug. 9); Annual ACFFD Open Horse Show, Youth Sheep Show, pony pulling, Twist of Fate band (Aug. 10); Draft Horse Show, Sheep Show, horse pulling, Vorsteveld Family Band (Aug. 11); Poultry Breeders Show, Stunt Dog Productions Show,The Voice'sJake Worthington and a fireworks display (Aug. 12).

Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival
Aug 09th, 2018 to Aug 13th, 2018
Provincetown & Cotuit, MA

August 9 & 13 only. Two days of great jazz in two towns on Cape Cod. At the very tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown is a colorful community with many shops and restaurants, whale watching and beautiful beaches.

Annual Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show
Aug 10th, 2018 to Aug 12th, 2018
Harbor & Buoy Parks – Rockland, ME

Come see Maine’s finest artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, jewelers and marine gear vendors in person. There will be live music, an area for children of all ages, exhibits, fine food, the running of the World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials. As the only in-water boat show in the state, with more than 70 boats in the water and 150 exhibitors on land, there is something for every member of the family.