Things to do this weekend August 10th – 12th: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester
Event: 12th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival
Venue: Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market & Winery – Guilford
Date: August 11-12
Description: Celebrate fine wines from Connecticut wineries and vineyards from all over the state, all offering their fine wines that range from grape wines to fruit wines. There is something for everyone. Pair the wines with some of the area’s finest foods, with the backdrop setting of a beautiful farm orchard and background sounds of tasteful music to put you in the mood. This two-day festival is a ticketed event that affords you the opportunity to taste the wines from all of the wineries, enjoy a tour of the Bishop’s Orchards Winery, numerous local wine experts, live music and entertainment, and a chance to visit with local vendors and artisans. Food offered at the event is an additional charge.
Event: 59th Annual Lebanon Country Fair
Venue: 112 Mack Road – Lebanon
Date: August 10-12
Description: Major agricultural fair with livestock, crafts, carnival rides, continuous entertainment, children’s games, food vendors, monster truck and helicopter rides.
Event: Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
Venue: Providence Performing Arts Center – Providence
Date: August 7-12
Description: Flickers, now in its third decade, presents and creates film, educational programs and outreach, live performances and cultural events. Flickers produces video, audio and film about the arts for television, festivals and other non-profit organizations. Flickers creates and produces educational programs that teach about the media arts. From an acclaimed international film festival held throughout the state each August to a Japanese film festival held in conjunction with the Black Ships Festival in Newport, to Flickers’ award-winning arts and cultural television series, “Between Takes,” to the Creative Impulse Awards, to radio programming with “DoubleFeature,” to the Jamestown Chamber Music Series, to ScriptBiz and the KidsEye Summer Filmmaking Camp, Flickers has brought live performances, great films, interviews with leading artists, and innovative educational programs to appreciative audiences for 35 years.
Event: A Tribute to Sinatra & Peggy Lee by The Hal McIntyre Orchestra
Venue: The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – Newport
Date: August 12
Description: The Hal McIntyre 14 piece Orchestra with vocalist Steve Marvin under the direction of Done Pendleton, brings the sound of Hal McIntyre big band with their musical tribute to Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee. Mr. Steve Marvin, one of America’s leading Sinatra vocalists, truly captures the essence of the Sinatra style, attitude and stage presence.
Event: Kid Vs. Grown Up Challenge at Legoland
Venue: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester – Yonkers
Date: August 11-12
Description: It’s kid vs grown-up for household bragging rights when guests compete in the second annual Kid vs. Grown-Up challenge at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester. Many believe that creativity declines with age and that kids have the upper hand when it comes to imagination and we’re putting that to the test every weekend in August, beginning Sat. August 4 and running through August 25 & 26. Kids and grown-ups can show off their building skill in a bricktastic creativity battle with one grand prize winner being named at the end of the month. The winner will receive ultimate bragging rights, a private build session with a Model Builder and a LEGO® trophy.
Event: Planetarium Shows
Venue: hudson River Museum – Yonkers
Date: August 11-12
Description: Shows every Saturday and Sunday – 12:30 Earth, Moon, & Sun Learn how the Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system. Ages 5+, 26 minutes, + Q & A 2:00 The Sky Tonight: Learn what’s going on in the sky the VERY night you see this live, interactive show. Ages 8+, 45-60 mins. 3:30 The Victorian’s Guide to the Galaxy: This original HRM production, narrated by award-winning science fiction narrator Kate Baker, explores what 19th-century scientists understood about their universe. Ages 8+