Views, & BBQ" — Westport, CT
year, the "Westport Downtown Merchants Association" and
"The Levitt Pavilion" put on a foot stomping, mouth watering
weekend on the beautiful banks of the Saugatuck River located in
downtown Westport, CT. This year's event will take place on September
8th. Admission includes live music all day, a kids corral, food
demonstrations, strolling entertainment, access to eating, and BBQ
competitions. The "Blues, Views, & BBQ" is held on
the grounds of the Levitt Pavilion (behind the public library),
the Westport Woman's Club, and the upper Imperial Avenue Parking
lot. The grounds are located off route one, just a short walk from
the heart of Westport.
Views, & BBQ
at The Levitt Pavilion
40 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880
Merchants Assoc. Phone: (203) 505-8716
September Event — TBA
WINE+FOOD FESTIVAL" — Greenwich, CT
GREENWICH WINE+FOOD FESTIVAL is a 6.3
acre tented event featuring celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations,
gourmet tastings, wine and spirits, plus live performances by favorite
headlining musicians. Must be 21 and over to attend. Infants and
strollers prohibited. A 2014 schedule of the festival's features
and events: TBA.
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
weekend kick-off party will bring together and celebrate festival
sponsors, featured and celebrity chefs, and culinary experts. 100
percent of the evening’s ticket sales and auction proceeds
will benefit a charity. Cocktail attire. Tickets are limited.
GRAND TASTING: 6:30
pm to 10:00 pm
festival’s Featured Chefs will serve a special tasting menu.
The Featured Chefs are comprised of select local and regional chefs
who create particularly innovative cuisine. The Gala will include
wine and cocktails, along with live musical performances. Guests
will receive an exclusive gift bag with a festival wine glass and
a one-year subscription to Serendipity Magazine. Attire is casual
chic and please wear shoes appropriate for the grass.
Culinary Village includes gourmet tastings, live demos, and 90+
food, wine, and spirit vendors. 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Celebrity Chef
Gourmet Tastings & Book Signings: 12:00 pm to 6:30 pm
VILLAGE SOUTHERN BASH
Burgers & Bluegrass: 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm
BBQ Pit Masters Demonstration: 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Burger Battle with Celebrity Guest Judges: 5:00 pm
LIVE Concert Stage Performers: 7:00 pm
more information and tickets, click here:
Wild!: Family Field Day" — Greenwich, CT
Greenwich Land Trust's "Go Wild! Annual Family Field Day"
is widely regarded as one of the premier family events in Greenwich.
All generations are invited to enjoy the al fresco party at Conyers
Farm, the Greenwich Polo Fields. There will be something for everyone
to enjoy: a rock climbing wall, petting zoo, bungee trampoline,
giant maze, birds of prey exhibit, sack races, mini golf, autumn
crafts, and much more. Enormous hot air balloons will give supporters
a spectacular view of the expansive 62-acre preserve surrounding
Conyers Farm at
Greenwich Land Trust
Phone: (203) 629-2151
5 — 7, 2014
Oyster Festival" — South Norwalk, CT
"Norwalk Oyster Festival" is an annual fair in the historic
city of Norwalk, CT. The festival takes place on the first weekend
after Labor Day in Veterans Park, near Long Island Sound. The fair
features various forms of food, BBQ, vendors, concerts and entertainment.
It also celebrates the history of the oyster industry based in Norwalk,
CT. All entertainment included in ticket prices. Backpacks and large
bags are not permitted to be brought onto the field. Families with
diaper and baby bags are welcomed. Shuttle bus service will run
between the South Norwalk Train Station and the Oyster Festival.
2014 dates are Friday, September 5th from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Saturday,
September 6th from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm, and Sunday, September 7th
from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Norwalk, CT 06855
OF Phone: (203) 838-9444
7, October 5 & November 2, 2014
Show: "Caffeine & Carburetors" —
New Canaan, CT
& Carburetors" is a gathering of automotive enthusiasts.
They meet at "Zumbach’s Gourmet Coffee" in New Canaan,
CT six times year to enjoy cars, trucks, and motorcycles and share
them with like-minded gear heads, friends, and family in and around
Connecticut and New York. Although the group has a tendency to lean
towards sports cars, the emphasis is on foreign sports cars.
gathering falls on a Sunday and begins at 8:00 am. Gatherings are
over a cup of coffee, then followed by a leisurely drive through
the countryside. 2014 dates are: June 15th, September 7th, October
5th, and November 2nd.
here to confirm gathering dates »
77 Pine Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
Phone: (203) 966-2704
13 & 14, 2014
Event: "Live Green Connecticut!" — Norwalk, CT
and learn to "Live Green" at this two-day, fun-filled
family festival for all ages. Enjoy delicious food, live music,
eco-friendly shopping, environmental speakers, and green exhibits.
The festival features a "Ford Go Further Tour" with EV
test drives, a "Live Healthy CT!" area, great music all
day, both days, delicious, local and organic foods, a Cool Kids'
Zone plus new featured areas including a home improvement section.
Dogs are welcome on a leash of course.
2014 dates are Saturday, September 13th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
and Sunday, September 14th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is
$5.00 per car.
45 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT 06855
18 — 21, 2014
Boat Show" — Norwalk Cove Marina
northeast’s premiere in-water boat show offers the newest
boats, must-have gadgets and gear, plus four days of family fun
on Long Island Sound. Visitors can shop the best deals of the year
and find hundreds of luxury motor and sailing yachts, sport fishers,
performance boats, sailboats, and the largest selection of marine
accessories in the northeast. If you plan to visit the show by boat,
you can anchor in Norwalk Harbor. You can hail the water taxi for
a ride to the docks by VHF 72. The cost is $5 per person. Service
is offered by Captain Mark Shlegel Water Taxi (identified by a safety-orange
Boat Show takes place on Thursday through Sunday, September 18th
through 21st from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily. Adult admission is
$15. Save $2 when you purchase tickets online. Age 15 and younger
is free when accompanied by an adult.
Norwalk Boat Show
Norwalk Cove Marina
48 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT 06855
Phone: (718) 707-0711
19 — 21, 2014
& Wine Festival" — Southern Westchester County
Southern Westchester County "Food & Wine Festival"
(SoWe) takes place on September 19th through 21st. Pamper your palate
and quench your thirst with the weekend’s festivities. The
festival showcases gourmet food samplings from hundreds of top restaurants,
caterers, bakeries, and pit masters, plus over 300 award winning
wines and craft beers from around the world.
will experience celebrity-chef cooking demonstrations, product displays,
book signings, live music, children’s activities, and more.
With 25,000 in estimated attendance over the weekend, this year’s
program will include an outdoor concert at "Harbor Island Park"
in Mamaroneck, NY, a chef competition, a BBQ tasting competition,
and a Jazz Bash. On Friday, Sept 19th is the "Best Chef Battle",
On Saturday, Sept 20th is the "BBQ Bash, Concert, and Food
Truck Parade", and on Sunday, Sept 21st is the "Grand
Tasting Village". The event is hosted by The Scarsdale Chamber
of Commerce and The Village of Mamaroneck.
Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 635
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: (914) 620-2426
19 — 21, 2014
& Food Festival" at the "Newport Mansions" —
9th Annual Newport Mansions "Wine & Food Festival"
takes place September 19th through 21st at the Elms, Rosecliff,
and Marble House. The event features a stellar lineup of "Celebrity
Chefs" as well as "Food and Wine Tastings" see packages
listed below. The discount tickets listed must be purchased online
before September 1st. To take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel:
"Fabio Viviani", an Italian
Chef, television personality, and a New York Times best-selling
author. Fabio's on-screen appearances have propelled him to become
one of the fastest growing household names in the country. He has
appeared in a number of television cooking segments such as "Top
Chef" on Bravo and is a recurring guest on "Good Morning
America", "The Talk", "The Chew", "Ellen",
"Good Day LA", and "Access Hollywood".
a protégée of Julia Child, Sara is the founder of
the N.Y. Women’s Culinary Alliance, Executive Chef of Gourmet
Magazine, Food Editor of ABC’s ”Good Morning America,”
and the host of several popular shows on the "Food Network".
Sara's goal is to help the home cook get dinner on the table.
restaurateur, cook book author, and Executive Chef of North End
Grill. Floyd received the title of "Top Chef on Bravo’s
Top Chef Masters" series and won the grand prize of $100,000
for his designated charity of choice, the Young Scientist Cancer
Research Fund at New York’s Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
& Rosecliff Gala"
— Friday, September 19th at 7:00 pm. General admission: $190.
Preservation Society members: $175. Enjoy the Friday night Gala
at Rosecliff with special vintages, food, and music. Experience
an evening of high style paired with fine wines in a spectacular
Package with Saturday Grand Tasting"
— General admission: $290. Includes Friday, September 19th
Wine & Rosecliff Gala, and Grand Tasting at Marble House on
Saturday, September 20th.
Package with Sunday Grand Tasting"
— General admission: $290. Preservation Society members: $275.
Includes Friday, September 19th Wine & Rosecliff Gala and Grand
Tasting on Sunday, September 21st at the Marble House.
— Saturday, September 20th and Sunday, September 21st from
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Saturday's general admission: $125. Preservation
Society members: $110. Sunday's general admission: $135. The highlight
of the weekend is the "Grand Tasting" on the lawn of the
Marble House. Great wines, fabulous food, free cooking demonstrations
by celebrity chefs, and a silent auction are included in your ticket
Wine Dinner" —
Saturday, September 20th at 7:00 pm. $450 advance purchase only.
Great wines, great food, and a great venue brings a stellar group
of wine makers together for this exclusive event at The Elms. Only
60 guests will enjoy delectable food, and the wine makers will bring
along their best bottles to show you and teach you what truly collectible
wines are all about. Cocktail attire suggested. Valet parking will
be provided at The Elms.
— $40 each. Travel around the world and visit the greatest
wine-producing regions without leaving Newport. Led by industry
experts, these sessions are designed for both the new wine drinker
and the most seasoned connoisseur.
more information and tickets, click here:
20 — 21, 2013
Wellness & Sports Expo" — Stamford, CT
charge of your health at Stamford Hospital's "Health Wellness
& Sports Expo 2014" on Saturday, September 20th and Sunday,
September 21st, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Chelsea Piers, Stamford,
CT, a 400,000
sq-ft state-of-the-art sports and recreation facility. Admission
event will feature free health screenings by "Stamford Hospital"
and a wide variety of exhibitors covering nutrition, weight management,
children’s health, pet wellness, fitness programs, spa and
beauty treatments, green technology, lifetime sports, alternative
medicines, and fitness demos.
"Run-Walk for Health & Hunger" on Saturday, Sept.
20th at 8:30 am. "Pet Wellness Day" on Saturday, Sept.
20th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. "Table Tennis Tournament"
on Sunday, Sept. 21st from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. And Celebrity Guest
Speaker, Sean Hyson, Men's Fitness Editor and Author of "101
Best Workouts of All Time" on Saturday, Sept. 20th from 12
noon to 4:00 pm.
1 Blachley Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: (203) 531-3047
Fashioned Flea Market" — Norwalk, CT
"Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum" holds its annual "Old
Fashioned Flea Market" at Mathews Park in Norwalk, CT. The
market features antiques, collectibles, jewelry, household items,
furniture, clothing, toys and of course, plenty of bargains. A collection
of classic and antique cars will be on display at 11:00 am to 3:00
pm. The mansion also offers mini tours on this day at a discounted
7th Annual "Old Fashioned Flea Market" in 2014 date is
Sunday, September 21st from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The event occurs
rain or shine. General admission is free.
Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT
Phone: (203) 838-9799
21 & 22, 2014
& Crafts on Bedford" — Stamford, CT
& Crafts on Bedford" is back for its 14th season in "Stamford
Downtown". Shop at eighty-five craft and artisan boutiques
on Bedford Street. The street will be closed to traffic for the
weekend for dining in extended sidewalk cafes. Visit the "Imagination
Station" presented by the "Stamford Museum & Nature
Center" and the "Bartlett Arboretum" featuring hands
on activities for kids. New this year: a "Rock Climbing Wall"
sponsored by SMART TAP.
event takes place on Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 am to 8:00
pm and Sunday, September 22nd from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Live Music
on Saturday, September 21st from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Rain or shine.
more information, click here:
Alive" — Greenwich, CT
will be held on Saturday, September 27th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
This benefit evening establishes a new tradition of giving in Greenwich
and features an array of prominent professional artists in many
different fields. Cocktails and elegant hors d'oeuvres will be interspersed
with dance, music, and art throughout the evening. A great collectors
opportunity to acquire artworks by 30 renowned artists. Tickets
are $125. for Individuals, $250. for Patrons, $500. for Benefactors.
299 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
Arts Center Phone: (203) 862-6750
September Event — TBA
of Greenwich Party" — Greenwich, CT
elegant and experiential evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres,
and fun surprises showcasing some of the best businesses in Greenwich
and what they have to offer. The venue is The J House, Greenwich.
Hors d’oeuvres will be provided. This event is usually held
in the fall.
J House, Greenwich
1114 East Putnam Avenue
Riverside, CT 06878