Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Waterbury Artisans Marketplace

Indoor marketplace in historic downtown City Hall where shoppers can purchase the finest artisanal products and gifts handcrafted in Connecticut. Artisans are selected through a competitive process to provide a unique, affordable and fun shopping experience. Live music. Admission is free and food trucks are on-site for lunch. Free parking.

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Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Roseland Cottage Fine Arts & Crafts Festival (Day 2)

This two-day festival is one of the leading juried fine arts and crafts shows in New England. It features 175 local artisans and their work: jewelry, painting, printmaking, woodwork, pottery, clothing, metalwork, and much more. Enjoy live music, a food court, and first-floor tours of Roseland Cottage.

Free to Historic New England members and children under 12
$5 nonmembers

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Roseland Cottage Fine Arts & Crafts Festival (Day 1)

This two-day festival is one of the leading juried fine arts and crafts shows in New England. It features 175 local artisans and their work: jewelry, painting, printmaking, woodwork, pottery, clothing, metalwork, and much more. Enjoy live music, a food court, and first-floor tours of Roseland Cottage.

Free to Historic New England members and children under 12
$5 nonmembers

 

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Aug
26
10:00 AM10:00

Wadsworth Mansion Open Air Market & Festival (Middletown)

The historic Mansion will transform its 700 foot vista into a marketplace and festival where a variety of vendors will gather to sell their Connecticut grown or made products. One can stroll from tent to tent purchasing fresh produce, fruit, cheese, breads and prepared foods. Local artisans, such as potters, painters, and jewelers have been invited to sell their work. Visitors will be encouraged to lounge on the lawn with lunch and listen to live music performed on the patio. Families can bring their children and spend the day. It will be a day to discover the Wadsworth Mansion, enjoy music and art, and experience the tradition of shopping at an open-air market.

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Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

66th Annual Stonington Village Fair

The Stonington Village Fair is a regional time-honored tradition drawing thousands annually. The first Village Fair was held on August 14, 1952 to commemorate the 1814 Battle of Stonington. With the assistance of over 100 volunteers, this popular event brings together community and draws thousands, local and tourist alike, for a fun filled day of games, music, food and crafters.

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Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival

Wild Carrot Cordage is happy to be a part of this year's Bohemian Street Fair on the picturesque lawn of the historic Florence Griswold House. For over 30 years, the Old Lyme Arts District has partnered with local artists and businesses to celebrate the arts in Old Lyme with a mix of music art exhibitions, craft fair and food.

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May
26
10:00 AM10:00

3rd Annual Spring Festival at Heirloom Market (Wethersfield)

Wild Carrot Cordage will be returning to Heirloom Market for their 3rd Annual Spring Festival. Featuring local vendors and artisans, kid friendly activities, live music, gardening talks, thousands of spring starts for your garden and an outdoor summer BBQ as well as from scratch baked pies and so much more!

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May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Trunk & Brunch at Hive Creative Co-op (Somers)

Join Wild Carrot Cordage and k.m. hutton at the Hive for the ninth installment of the Hive Spring Trunk & Brunch Series, shopping events featuring local makers in a fun, crafty setting. In a Hive Shop takeover, Wild Carrot Cordage is bringing an absolutely lovely assortment of rope bowls, bags and home accessories - just in time for that last minute mom's day gifting! Also, k.m. hutton spring bags, woven scarves and home accessories will be available, in addition to light refreshments and brunchy libations. This event is free to the public and all are invited to stop in!

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Mar
18
1:00 PM13:00

Friends of Long Hill Tea

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Guests at the Wadsworth Mansion will be treated to a three course tea menu prepared by Kim’s Cottage Confections and estate tea from The Green Room in the East and West ballrooms, where Clarence and Katharine Wadsworth frequently hosted their own lavish parties. Each table will be personally set and decorated by members of the Friends of Long Hill. Invited vendors will be selling unique items in the loggia. Photo by Wadsworth Mansion.

Seating is limited. Reservations required. $35
To register and find more details about this event, visit the Wadsworth Mansion event page.

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Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

5th Annual Waterbury Artisans Marketplace

The 5th Annual Waterbury Artisans Marketplace at the historic City Hall is a premier venue for the showcasing and sale of fine handcrafted artistic gifts. Located in this festive, elegant setting, the market is a wonderful place to shop for all of your holiday needs, including jewelry; photography; fiber arts; soaps and skincare products; pottery; glass; clothing and knitted wear; accessories; home goods; wood; paper crafts; metal; and, a wide variety of delicious food items. Whether a Christmas gift, stocking stuffer or a hostess gift, you’ll find it at our market.

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Nov
12
11:00 AM11:00

High Hopes Holiday Market

Over the past seven years, the High Hopes Holiday Market has grown into one of Connecticut’s premier Holiday Events. More than 60, thoughtfully curated vendors come together with food stalls, music, kids’ activities and a whole barn-full of holiday spirit, to benefit over 1800 children, teens and adults who participate annually in High Hopes programs.

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