Litchfield County Family Summer Events Guide
While some of us can't wait for lazy summer days with lots of time to spare, others of us need a calendar brimming full with activities each day. This Litchfield County Summer Events Guide will keep you up to date on fun activities planned for July and August whether you are a full-timer, weekender or just passing through. So pack up the sunscreen, snacks and water bottles and have yourself a terrific fun filled summer. While you are here, check out the go-to list for 20 Family Friendly Day Activities in Litchfield County, CT Summer 2011
3rd: Lake Compounce will celebrate Independence Day with a dramatic fireworks presentation set over their 23-acre lake.
4th: Bring your pet to the Pet Parade and Turn of the Century Fest at the Litchfield History Museum.
7th-17th: Railroad Days in Canaan.
8th-9th: American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The Le Mans prototypes and GT cars are extremely fast and cutting edge.
11th: Calvary Kids Fun Day at Second Company Governor's Horse Guard. Join the Cavalry for a day of fun, food, entertainment, games, crafts, activities pony rides and more.
13th: Labyrinth Walk at the Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center.
16th-17th: Visit more than 50 Alpacas and their new babies in July at Southwind Farms in Watertown during the Daylily Alpaca Fest.
16th: Visit Woodbury Faerie Festival at Flanders Nature Center. Find magical Faerie houses along the trails of the Van Vleck Farm and Flanders Nature Sanctuary.
16th: Free Movie Nights at the Merwinsville Hotel under the stars and along the tracks. Bring chairs, food, drink and friends.
16th: Free for kids under 18! Music Mountain hosts Flux String Quartet in Falls Village.
16th & 17th: 32nd Annual Summer Festival and Sidewalk Sale in Bethel.
23 & 24th: Mid Summer Harvest Festival at Silo Farm. 12:00pm-5:00pm. Small dishes prepared with CT Grown seasonal fruits and vegetables. Live music and free farm / winery tours. Family friendly event. Admission is free.
24th: Second Company Governor's Horse Show in Newtown. A chance to see beautiful horses from all over New England perform in over seventy classes, in two show rings
28-31st: Kent Sidewalk Festival. There will be kids games and entertainment as well as music events and special sales at local merchants.
29th-30th: New Milford Village Fair Days on the New Milford Green
30th: Ferrari Challenge at Lime Rock Park.
31st: Norfolk Festival's Family Day Music Festival. Join the Yale Music School for an afternoon of fun for the entire family. Features performances, an ice-cream social and children's games all on the Festival grounds at the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate. All events are free and open to the public.
6th: 52nd Annual Sharon on the Green Arts & Crafts Fair.
6th & 7th: Sit on the lawn at the Kent School and listen to Jazz during the Litchfield Jazz festival.
6th & 7th: Litchfield County 4-H Fair at Goshen Fairgrounds.
11th-13th: Kent Fireman's Fair: The Fair includes Carnival rides, Parade on Friday, great food, largest tag sale around, live bands, competitions, games of skill & chance, and a spectacular Fireworks show.
13th: Jai Ho Indian Fest Summer Series City Center in Danbury.
13 & 14th: 53rd Water Ski Show at Bantam Lake
13th & 14th: Annual Sharon Audubon Center Festival.
13th & 14th: 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Weekend.
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