Things to do this weekend September 14th – 17th: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester


Event: Newtown Arts Festival
Venue:  Fairfield Hills Campus – Newtown
Date: September 14-16
Description: The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission established this event to promote and support local arts and the community through arts-inspired entertainment, education, exhibits, and sales. The festival showcases all forms of creative expression, such as visual arts, dance, music, the written word, and theater in the setting of a town-wide celebration. Friday night on the Main Stage: The Lords of 52nd Street (6 p.m.-10:30 p.m.). Tickets available only online” $25 Lawn, $35 VIP.
Saturday and Sunday: Vendors, food, music, demonstrations, hands on art activities (11 a.m.-5 p.m.). Tickets sold at Gate only.
Saturday night:  An Evening of the Arts (6 p.m.-10:30 p.m.). Tickets available only online: $20. Event is a short walk from train station or take a free shuttle bus.
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Event: Milford Irish Festival
Venue:  Fowler Field Pavilion – Milford
Date: September 14-15
Description: Festival with day and night live music and entertainment, food trucks, beer tents, Irish wares and free children’s activities. Gaelic football and Hurling tournaments on Saturday afternoon.
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Rhode Island

Event: 33rd Annual Folk Art Quilt Show
Venue: South County Museum – Narragansett
Date: September 14-16
Description: South County Museum will display more than 75 quilts made by local quilters as well as present programming on quilts housed in the museum’s collections. This year, the museum will highlight unfinished objects and what can be learned from them. The show runs from 10 am to 4 pm each day. The entrance fee is $10 per person; members are free. (Thursday, September 14th from 10 am – 4 pm is reserved for group tours and senior center groups to tour the quilt show before it opens to the public. Please call the museum to schedule your group tour.)
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Event: 31st Annual Apple Festival
Venue: Johnston Memorial Park – Johnston
Date: September 15-16
Description: The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce hosts the Apple Festival draws over 5,000 people over the weekend and fills Johnston Memorial Park with music, laughter and the scent of apple pies and great food. This event is free and open to the public. Highlights for 2018: Artisan row, an apple pie baking contest, live entertainment, and pony and carnival rides! Free parking will be available at Johnston High School (345 Cherry Hill Rd.) and there will be complimentary shuttle service to the park. 
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Event:  Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst
Venue: Lyndhurst Estates – Tarrytown
Date: September 14-16
Description: Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst is a celebration of all things handmade and returns to Tarrytown, New York, on September 14, 15, 16, 2018! Featuring 300 modern American artists, designers and craftspeople, it is Westchester County’s most beloved arts event and favorite shopping experience at one of its most popular landmarks. It is a perfect day for the entire family! This festive semi-annual event is held on 67 park-like acres at one of the world’s most beautiful historic estates, Lyndhurst, home to a magnificent mansion museum (with on-going tours), a fabulous carriage house and one of America’s first bowling alleys (tours available); all with scenic views of the Hudson River. Crafts at Lyndhurst is a Hudson Valley destination event not to miss!
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Event: First Annual Westchester International Baroque Festival
Venue: St. Thomas Church – Mamaroneck
Date: September 14-16
Description: The Westchester County International Baroque Festival in Mamaroneck. Five performances presented by the critically acclaimed L’harmonie des saisons Baroque Ensemble, with internationally renowned vocal soloists and The Choir of St. Thomas Church, Mamaroneck. Friday, September 14, 7:30 p.m. Vivaldi Seasons
Saturday, September 15, 2:00 p.m. Songs without Words
Saturday, September 15, 7:30 p.m. Bach Brandenburg Concerti and Secular Cantatas Sunday, September 16, 2:00 p.m. Beatles Baroque
Sunday, September 16, 7:30 p.m. Handel Opera Acis & Galatea
St Thomas Episcopal Church, 168 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, New York.
Festival Subscription: $120 Single Events: Adults $30 Seniors $25 Teens & Children Free Tickets Available:, by calling 914.698.0300, and at the door.
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