Top 20 Connecticut Events
AUG. 26-29: BROOKLYN, Brooklyn Fair. With the Brooklyn Fairgrounds’ recent expansion, this old-fashioned event offers even more agricultural exhibits, livestock and cattle, poultry and rabbits, home and garden exhibits, a children’s playland, contests, horse shows, tractor pulls, arts and crafts, a midway, and four stages of live big-name entertainment. 860-779-0012; brooklynfair.org
SEPT. 10-12: NORWALK, Oyster Festival. Always held the weekend after Labor Day at Veterans Park, this festival does more than just celebrate Norwalk’s popular sea catch. More than 240 juried crafters will display and sell their wares; plus helicopter displays, skydiving exhibitions, harbor cruises on the seaport ferry, kids’ activities, BBQ contests, and three stages of entertainment. 203-838-9444; seaport.org
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