Things to do this weekend September 21st – 23rd: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester
Event: The 8th Annual Greenwich Wine + Food Festival
Venue: Roger Sherman Baldwin Park – Greenwich
Date: September 21-22
Description: Friday evening opens with Master Chef Wine Dinner, honoring Alex Guarnaschelli and nine most innovative chefs from New York and Connecticut, with special guests Scott Conant and Adam Richman. On Saturday, celebrity chefs including Daniel Boulud, Conant, Mary Giuliani, Guarnaschelli and Richman will conduct cooking demonstrations, booking signings and live interviews. The Grand Tasting tent features tastings and demonstrations from more than 150 of the area’s finest food, wine and spirits experts. Other tents in the Culinary Village feature the best in burgers, barbecue, tacos and more. Guests will also experience sommelier, mixologist and brew master presentations, celebrity book signings, Q&A sessions and cooking demonstrations with top culinary experts, a celebrity green room with live interviews and an exclusive Meet the Masters’ Panel discussion. The 7th Annual Burger Battle will be hosted by Richman, and the 4th Annual Top Bartender Showdown will provide competition between top area mixologists. The festival closes with a performance by Tim McGraw. VIP tickets are available for exclusive seatings, tastings and other special luxury experiences.
Event: 160th Annual Guilford Fair
Venue: Fairgrounds – Guilford
Date: September 21-23
Description: The third weekend in September is always the host to a long-standing tradition in Guilford, the annual Guilford Fair. Started as a Cattle Show in the fall of 1859, it has become one of the oldest agricultural institutions that still enjoy the fairness of competition and the value of an agricultural education. This year is no exception for the Guilford Fair. We have a world class horse and oxen pull that should not be missed as well as the only donkey and mule show in the state. There will be demonstrations on spinning wool, rope making, open hearth cooking and more.
Event: 12th Annual Taste of Block Island
Venue: Various locations – Block Island
Date: September 21-23
Description: Come to sample our delicious food, charming lodgings, pristine beaches, fun-filled activities, unique shopping, all delivered to you with our warm island hospitality. Take advantage of the many discounts offered on this very special weekend! This remarkable event is organized with one main objective in mind: to offer our guests a taste of what Block Island is really about and make you fall in love with it! We want you to make it your island, too.
Event: 10th Annual “Fall on the Hill”
Venue: Summit of Neutaconkanut – Providence
Date: September 22
Description: The Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy will hold its 10th Annual “Fall on the Hill” event on Saturday, September 22, from noon to 3 p.m. in the meadow at the summit of Neutaconkanut Hill. (Rain date, Sunday, Sept. 23, noon to 3 p.m.) This free event will include activities for all ages, including guided walks on forest trails, “Tour the Fire Truck,” music, dancing, storytelling, Indigenous Native drum demonstrations, “Meet the Kids” – Dwarf Nigerian goats, marshmallow roasting – all while enjoying spectacular views from the highest point in Providence.
Event: Maryknoll International Film Festival
Venue: Maryknoll Society Center – Ossining
Date: September 21
Description: Children of Heaven will be the September film in the 2018-2019 International Film Festival sponsored by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers. It will be shown Friday, September 21, 7:30 p.m. at Maryknoll, 55 Ryder Road in Ossining. Everyone is welcome, and admission is free.
Event: Lewisboro Library Fair
Venue: Lewisboro Library – South Salem
Date: September 21-22
Description: The 58th annual Lewisboro Library Fair will be held rain or shine, on Saturday, September 22from 10 am to 4 pm at Onatru Farm Town Park (99 Elmwood Road in South Salem). The Fair features huge Book, “Attic Treasures” and Toy sales, food, music, vintage cars, a revamped games area, a Gnome Scavenger Hunt(!) and local vendors. The Book Pre-Salecontinues Friday, September 21 from 9 am to 5 pm, with free admission for all. There will be an After-Sale of bargains on Sunday, September 23 from 10 am to 2 pm.
For more information call 914-875-9004 or visit www.lewisborolibrary.org.