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!
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The Owls Head Transportation Museum exhibits and operates a large collection of pioneer-era aircraft, antique automobiles, engines, bicycles, carriages and motorcycles. This event is a salute to the diverse world of foreign automobiles with hundreds of stunning vintage vehicles from around the world. The featured marque for the 2015 Foreign Auto Festival is Mercedes-Benz. This show is open to all pre-1995 vehicles of any make. Vehicle demonstrations, Model T rides, family activities and more.
Celebrate Vermont’s distinctive dairy heritage during this two-day event. Meet local cheese makers and sample delicious artisan cheeses and dairy products. Engaging dairy education programs include making cheese, ice cream, and butter.
Smith’s Castle is a house museum and one of the oldest structures in Rhode Island. The land was the original site of a trading company operated by Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island and a well-known Baptist theologian. The land is also a national historic site known for the many Native American artifacts found nearby. Come on this day to savor Smith’s Castle’s celebrated strawberry shortcake and pay homage to the humble wild strawberry — a favorite of the early colonists and the native Narragansett. Enjoy a day filled with fun family entertainment.
More than 40 vendors from near and far, including many of the Vineyard favorites, plan to return for one of the Island’s most popular events. As always, an abundance of native seafood and gourmet treats await the festive gathering at this year’s Harbor Festival. Admission for this event is free and the public is encouraged to come and spend the day. For children, the Annual Faerie Festival will entertain all ages with mystical storytelling and Celtic musicians.
Summer in the Street is a performance/music series where musicians, theatrical and dance companies can entertain folks in the heart of the city. The event creates a gathering spot in the heart of Portsmouth for friends, neighbors and visitors alike. On Saturday nights.