Come to the coast of Connecticut to celebrate oysters! This family-oriented festival is filled with arts and crafts, harbor activities, entertainment for all ages, colorful tents with food and beverages, a classic car show, canoe and kayak races, children’s games, and national and local entertainers. Several varieties of oysters will be sold at the festival representing some of the most prominent oyster growers on the east coast of the United States. Enjoy oysters both salty and sweet, grown from Maine to Virginia.
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You may have seen these bicycle racers on TV challenging the mountains in Europe, but they call this event the “TOUGHEST HILLCLIMB RACE IN THE WORLD!” – 7.4 miles up the Mt. Washington Auto Road to the tallest peak in the Northeastern U.S. Come see for yourself why the top racers from the world and local riders travel to Pinkham Notch for this challenge.
For two days in August, the Cotuit Village Green becomes the largest outdoor crafts festival on Cape Cod. Come to this quaint, seaside village to see the wares of 100 outstanding artisans and craftsmen. Free parking and free admission.
Vermont's oldest fair celebrates its 162nd season with midway rides, livestock shows, demolition derbies, magic shows, live music, illusions & escape artist shows, Bears of Paradise, pulling contests, Modern Times Theater, champion chainsaw carver Josh Landry, children's activities, exhibits, bingo, fair food and more.
Highlights include ATV/UTV Racing; Power Wheels, Van and Team Demo Derby; Kingdom All Star Band; Gymkhana, Log Loader Competition, country singer Dylan Scott; and Demolition Derby qualifying and finals. See website for dates.
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.
The Annual Lakes Region Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is an outdoor, juried arts and crafts exhibition and sale of fine arts and fine crafts. Featuring high quality works of over 80 artists and craftspeople, the Festival is held outdoors in Meredith, among the Meredith Village Shops and the Mill Falls Marketplace.