Connecticut

Event: 35th Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival
Venue: Norton Park – Plainville
Date: August 23-25
Description: The annual celebration includes live entertainment, music, a fireworks display, hot air balloons and balloon rides, great food, craft vendors, a car show and much more! Fireworks will be Friday night at approximately 9 p.m., and the car show will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Event: 23rd Annual Peach Fest & Craft Fair
Venue: Pine Meadow Green –  New Hartford
Date: August 24
Description: Enjoy peach pies and peach shortcake, along with more than 20 artisans and crafters selling their ware.
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Rhode Island

Event: 3rd Annual Old Time Music Picnic
Venue: South County Museum – Narragansett
Date: August 24
Description: The South County Jammers will host the 3rd Annual Old Time Music Picnic at South County Museum on Saturday, August 24 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Jammers have been playing old-time fiddle tunes in and around South County for more than 15 years. The picnic is an opportunity to listen to some great local musicians, and visitors are encouraged to bring their own acoustic instruments and be a part of the festivities. Pack a picnic lunch and explore the museum exhibits, living history farm, and flower gardens.

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Event: Cochon555’s Heritage Fire Newport
Venue: Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Newport
Date: August 24
Description: America’s beloved, live-fire, open-air culinary experience comes back to Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina on August 24, 2019 with an all-star cast of chefs who specialize in whole animal and sustainable fish cookery. The list of heritage and heirloom foods includes dry-aged beef, whole pigs, lamb, oysters, duck, an array of sustainable fish, chicken, artisan cheeses, and heirloom vegetables. With a greater goal of promoting honest food prepared by artisans, celebrating family farming, and shining a gastronomic spotlight on the hard-working people who are raising heritage-breed animals, the all-inclusive wood-fired feast will feature more than 30 prominent chefs, farmers, sommeliers, distillers, brewers and barkeeps all working in concert to create luxurious moments that educate the palate.

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Westchester

Event: Roller Skating
Venue: Cross County Shopping Center – Katonah
Date: August 17-September 2
Description: Come Roller Skate with Cross County Shopping Center! A NEW pop-up roller rink will be located outside, at Center Court from August 17th through September 2nd. Guests of all ages can enjoy this new amenity with music, theme nights and lots of fun.
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Event: Walter’s 100 Dog Gone Years
Venue: Walter’s Hot Dogs – Mamaroneck
Date: August 25
Description: Celebrate Walter’s 100th Birthday With Deals, Prizes, and the Tastiest Hot Dog Eating Contest Around. Mamaroneck’s historic hot dog stand is marking its centennial with a three-day extravaganza starting August 25. This Sunday, August 25, Mamaroneck’s iconic little hot dog stand, Walter’s, will celebrate that incredible milestone with three days of fun, specials, and other ways of giving back to the community.

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