Things to do this weekend August 16th-18th: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester

Connecticut

Event: Milford Oyster Festival
Venue: Downtown – Milford
Date: August 17
Description: The festival offers more than 30,000 locally-sourced oysters. Entertainment this year includes Extreme in a free performance at 4 p.m. Opening bands include  Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and the Cringe. Located throughout downtown Milford events include a craft beer area, car show, children’s stage, more than 200 arts and crafts vendors, schooner rides, canoe and kayak race, and much more.
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Event: Music at the Bartlett: Summer Concert
Venue: Bartlett Arboretum –  Stamford
Date: August 18
Description: Music for everyone on the Great Lawn at the Bartlett Arboretum. Aug 18: Richard “Cookie” Thomas, Blues/Jazz. Sun. only, 5 p.m.-7 p.m
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Rhode Island

Event: Virgen de Urkupina Festival
Venue: Rhode Island Statehouse Lawn – Providence
Date: August 17-18
Description: Come join us for two fun filled event with ethnic food, music and Cultural Dances celebrating our Bolivian Virgen de Urkupina

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Event: 38th Annual Rod Run
Venue:  R&S Speed – Portsmouth
Date: August 18
Description: Join us at the 38th annual Rod Run at R&S Speed Shop. Awesome cars ‘72 and older, Band, DJ, Food trucks. Donations gratefully accepted at entrance. Tell them Melissa sent me!

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Westchester

Event: Herb Garden Day
Venue: Behind Yorktown’s Fire House – Katonah
Date: August 17
Description: The local unit of the Herb Society of America plans its next Herb Garden Day, complete with tours of the John Jay Homestead Herb Garden, on Saturday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Herb Garden Days include a Unit table at the Homestead’s Farm Market and tours of the Homestead’s Herb Garden, as well as related children’s activities. Visitors to the farm market enjoy delicious herbal cookies and muffins, recipes, fact sheets about herbs that the Unit features each month, and information about the N.Y. Unit.
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Event: Hard Headed Comedy
Venue: Lucy’s Laugh Lounge – Pleasantville
Date: August 17
Description: YAY! Saturday, August 17th @ 8PM, Comeeeee on OUT & Have the NYC Comedy Experience Right Here in WESTCHESTER, NY @ Lucy’s Laugh Lounge!!! No need to make the Commute or be Chained to a Train Schedule…Grab Your Tickets, Book Your Babysitter & Treat YourSelf, You’ll be Glad that You Did!!!!

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