Things to do this weekend August 9th-11th: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester

Connecticut

Event: Sunflower Festival
Venue: Brown’s Harvest – Windsor
Date: August 10-11
Description: Enjoy roasted corn, children’s activities, food trucks, local vendors, live music and much more.
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Event: Annual Shoreline Wine Festival
Venue: Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market & Winery –  Guilford
Date: August 10-11
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 this 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 the wineries, enjoy a tour of 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.
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Rhode Island

Event: Cumberland Fest
Venue: Diamond Hill Park – Cumberland
Date: August 9-11
Description: CumberlandFest is the area’s most anticipated summer event. For three magical days, Diamond Hill Park is transformed into a midway of exciting carnival rides, a venue for outstanding musical entertainment and a place to sample the culinary delights offered by Rhode Island’s premier food truck vendors. And if not enough, all of that is topped off by a gigantic Fireworks display to dazzle the eyes and ears.

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Event: RI Blues Fest
Venue:  Mulligan’s Island Golf & Entertainment – Cranston
Date: August 10-11
Description: The 2019 Rhode Island Blues Festival launches August 10th and 11th at The Events Center at Mulligan’s Island. The festival is quickly becoming a must do on Southern New England music lovers’ summer schedule. In its first year, the RIBF showcased local and national talent to an adoring audience from across the region. The crowds loved the outdoor environment, toes in the grass and wonderful food and drink.

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Westchester

Event: Yorktown Night Market
Venue: Behind Yorktown’s Fire House – Yorktown Heights
Date: August 9-10
Description: The planners of the Yorktown San Gennaro Feast bring you a fun filled festive shopping experience you don’t want to miss! Join us every Friday and Saturday night beginning August 2 through the end of October from 4:00pm – 11:00pm.    There will be entertainment, artisan vendors, food truck vendors, local merchants, children’s rides and so much more!  This is a free, family weekly event, so bring the whole entire family. No tickets or entry fee, just come on by!
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Event: Goosefeather Community Preview
Venue: King Mansion at The Tarrytown House Estate – Tarrytown
Date: August 10
Description: Join us for a special community preview of the soon-to-be opened Goosefeather restaurant from Chef Dale Talde. A sampling of the menu, as well as wood fired specials featuring duck, Cantonese BBQ, and whole pork bellies will be served, alongside Goosefeather’s signature cocktails, selections from our wine cellar, and draft beer from Greenport Harbor Brewing Company.

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