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This weekend is filled with food festivals, giving Nutmeggers a chance to chow down on everything from oysters to peaches.
Guests at The Milford Oyster Festival will be able to enjoy oyster creations of all kinds and listen to Creed lead singer Scott Stapp on Saturday.
This fair, hosted by the Bridgewater Fire Department, kicks off with a parade featuring both modern and antique fire equipment.
At the event, guests can find tents with food like ice cream, fried dough and oreos, roast beef sandwiches, BBQ pulled pork, slowed cooked chicken, buttery corn and tacos, all of which will have been prepared by volunteer firemen and EMS members, the fair's website says.
It runs from Aug. 19 through 21 at The Bridgewater Volunteer FD Fair Grounds.
All proceeds from the event go to support the Bridgewater Fire Department, its website states.
The Beach Boys — the legendary rock group known for hits like “You Still Believe in Me” and “Surfin’ USA” — will be joining The Temptations at Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater on Friday.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer will be performing a free concert at the Levitt Pavilion on Saturday.
Flo Rida will be taking centerstage at this year's Hey Stamford! Food Festival at Mill River Park all weekend.
This free festival brings local artists, musicians and crafters to Downtown Torrington's Main Street on Saturday.
Guests can enjoy peachy treats at Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel on Saturday.
This event lets guests paint their favorite furry companion at Essex Paint and Sip on Saturday.
Guests can ride on a ferris wheel and enjoy food trucks at the Fairfield Hills Campus on Friday and Saturday.
Guests can watch "Spider-Man: No Way Home" for free during an outdoor event at Betsy Paterson Square on Friday.
Fair lovers can find livestock shows, horse draws and live bands at the Four Town Fairgrounds all weekend.
Families can enjoy the classic Peanuts musical at The Legacy Theatre from through Sept. 3.
This event turns Disney's film "Encanto" into a live concert at the XFINITY Theatre on Friday.
Car enthusiasts will be showcasing their rides at Rotary Park on Sunday.
This festival at the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza celebrates Asian and Pacific Island cultures with food, performing arts and Kung Fu on Saturday.
Lyman Orchards is inviting guests to explore its maze of over 350,000 yellow, orange and red sunflowers until Aug. 28.
"Pippin" tells the story of a young prince seeking happiness. The play is running at the Playhouse on Park until Aug. 21.
The Thames River Heritage Park Foundation is inviting guests to come to the river and hear about some military history that happened on the river until Sept. 10
Guests at the Connecticut Science Center can meet exotic wildlife like alligators during the show, which happens every weekend until Aug. 28.
Guests can visit the Mill Hill Historic Park's new exhibit “Norwalk’s Changing Communities: 13,000BC – 1835” to learn about the past every weekend until Sept. 4.
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Connecticut's Old State House will host a free concert every Friday until Oct. 7. This week's performance is by The Band of Steady Habits.
Gene Moore will be hosting his first art solo exhibition, featuring his paintings at The Gallery at Still River Editions starting Saturday and ending on Sept. 30.
Many parks and trails across the state are open, giving Nutmeggers over 2,000 miles to explore.
The Nutmeg State has many kid-friendly activities, including those at amusement parks, nature centers and libraries.
Grace Farms is letting visitors experiment with new materials and art-making techniques every Saturday until Nov 30.
The Adventure Parks in Storrs and the Discovery Museum will be filled with colorful lights until Aug. 27 that illuminate the path for guests as they zipline through the trees.
This workshop hosted by Paradox Teatro will teach visitors how to make sand drawings and shadow puppetry at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry on Saturday.