Event: Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day
Date: June 25th
Description: Enjoy this special state-wide celebration of Connecticut’s stunning historic gardens. Member sites host special events and activities celebrating their gardens. Choose the gardens in your own backyard, or plan a daytrip to see those further afield. Events will take place rain or shine, though activities may vary depending on the weather. Click the more information link to find a selection of activities to be held at member garden sites.
Event: Hartford Latino Fest 2017
Venue: Riverfront Recapture
Date: June 24th
Description: The Greater Hartford Latino Fest, produced and presented by Vic Luna, welcomes members of all cultures to experience traditional and contemporary Latin American culture through dance, music, visual arts, and authentic cuisine. Participation is region-wide, attracting thousands of families and festival-goers to this free festival. Rain date: June 25
Event: Fire Camp 2017: Festival of the Fire Arts
Venue: The Steel Yard
Date: June 24th
Description: Family friendly & free admission; Live welding, blacksmithing, ceramics & jewelry demos; Iron pour with customizable welding plates & tiles for sale; Resident Art fair & sale; Local food, music & fun! Join us for the 5th Annual Fire Camp Festival and the Steel Yard Open House this summer! We’re inviting spectators to spend the day the Steel Yard, engage in our foundry and experience the magic of the industrial arts first hand! Our gates will be open for this fun, free and family-friendly event. Guests will enjoy music, amazing food & beverages from local businesses, a Yardie art & crafts sale, as well as live demonstrations in welding, blacksmithing, ceramics and jewelry!
Event: Rhinebeck Crafts Festival
Venue: Dutchess County Fairgrounds
Date: June 24-25th
Description: Two-hundred of America’s best independent artists and craftspeople are coming together in the heart of the beautiful Hudson Valley for the fifth annual Rhinebeck Crafts Festival. This diverse experience is a celebration of all things handmade which includes: unique contemporary craft and art, gourmet specialty foods, tastings from Hudson Valley distilleries and wineries, interactive craft demonstrations and exciting family activities.