Kent Art Association Member Show II

08/13/2017 to 09/04/2017

21 South Main St., Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-3989.

August 13 to Sept. 4, 1-5pm — Open Labor Day (Monday). Awards Reception Saturday 8/19 2-4pm.

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival Labor Day

08/31/2017 to 09/04/2017

60 White Hollow Rd., Lime Rock, CT Phone: 860-435-5000.

Opening with the Vintage Race Car & Sports Car Parade through the local towns culminating in a street fair in Falls Village
Featuring three days of fantastic, authentic vintage car racing Plus Sunday in the Park: Concours d'Elegance and Gathering of the Marques enthusiast meet Thursday to Monday, August 31 to September 4, 2017 (Labor Day Weekend). More than 250 authentic vintage race cars are driven in anger throughout ten racing classes over a total of three days.

American Clock and Watch Museum Old Cranks


100 Maple St., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-6070.

Have you ever wondered what makes a clock tick? Come visit us on the first or third Friday of the month at 10:00 a.m. and follow our Old Cranks around the museum as they set the clocks.

Kent Library Annual Booksale

09/01/2017 to 09/30/2017

32 North Main St., Kent, CT Phone: 860.927.3761.

Annual Book Sale, Fri., Sat. and Sun. 11 am - 5 pm.

Ansonia Nature Center CATTAIL MAT WEAVING


10 Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: 203-736-1053.

10 am - 2 pm. Join Ranger Dan for a 2-part series on cattails. Week 1 we will begin to collectively work on a mat made from the cattail reeds, and week 2 we will add the finishing touches to our mat. Learn how Native Americans from the Eastern Woodlands would use these reeds! Pack a bag lunch, and be prepared for swampy conditions. This program is for adults only. FEE: $6 per person covers both weeks.

Goshen Fair

09/02/2017 to 09/04/2017

116 Old Middle St, Goshen, CT Phone: (860) 491-3655,.

The 105th Goshen Fair will feature Professional Truck Pulls, Monster Trucks, Soul Sound Revue, Aquanett, and Fireworks. New additions for 2017 are Gymkhana in the Show Square; Aquanett, and Zolla Boys on the Main Stage. The Giant Pumpkin Department is growing pumpkins again this year, near the north side of the Antique Barn. Please check our facebook page for updates! Super Scienticfic Fair and the Muttville Comix will perform daily at the Childrens' Stage. Hours: Saturday and Sunday 8am - 9pm, and Monday 8am - 6pm.

Music Mountain Shanghai String Quartet


225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

6:30 pm. Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E Flat Major, Opus 12 (1829) (4) Yi-Wen Jiang: Selections from China Song (arr. 1989) (4) Brahms: String Quartet in C Minor, Opus 51 #1 (1873) (24)

Quassy Amusement Park Irish Dance Competition

09/02/2017 to 09/03/2017

2132 Middlebury Rd, Middlebury, CT Phone: 1-800-FOR PARK.

21st Annual Constitution State Feis (Irish Dance Competition) with hundreds of dancers from throughout New England competing. To take place at the Carousel Theatre. Presented by the Horgan Academy of Irish Dance.

Music Mountain Concert The Shanghai String Quartet


Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

6:30 pm. Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E Flat Major, Opus 12, Yiwen Jiang: Selections from China Song, Brahms: String Quartet in C Minor, Opus 51 # 1

Music Mountain LABOR DAY BENEFIT CONCERT & RECEPTION Shanghai String Quartet


225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

3 pm. Qing Jiang, Piano All Tickets: $75 Beethoven: String Quartet in B Flat Major, Opus 18 #6 (1798-1800) (31) Beethoven: String Quartet in E Minor, Opus 59 #2 (1806) (23) Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor, Opus 25 (1861) (29)