Regional Roundup of Weekend Events

From our neighborhood to the towns around us, if you're looking for something to do this weekend we've got you covered.


Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information.

Friday, Sept. 14 & Saturday, Sept. 15

  • The Irish Heritage Society of Milford's Annual Milford Irish Festival will "Kick Off" on Friday, Sept. 14th with music by The AleHounds and Fenian Sons, food and drinks. 
  • On Saturday, the Festival gets into Full Swing with Irish Music by Stone Row, Broken Banjo Strings and the Highland Rovers. 
  • Children's activities from 11-6 will include face painting, arts and crafts, games and prizes, a Bounce House, and Rock climbing wall.
  • For more information, click here: .

Southbury: 2012 BentFest at Audubon Center

Family festival with live music by the blue grass band Wild Goose Nation, picnicking in the meadow, river and nature walks, local food vendors, kids’ activities, bird watching, raffle prizes and more.

The Discovery to Cure Walk returns for the fifth year to Westport's Sherwoods Island State Park on Sept. 16, bringing together hundreds of people of all ages, including cancer survivors, dedicated to raising funds and awareness for ovarian cancer research.

Sunday, Sept. 16

The annual Colonial Fair and Muster Day shows what it was like to live, play, eat and work during colonial times. To see photos and an article on the 2011 Colonial Fair & Muster Day, click here:

McCoy's Pub features local and area live music acts every Friday from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. They never charge admission, so if you enjoy live music please stop in and give them a listen. The music lineup can be found on the pub's website at: www.mccoyspub.net

John Cocciolone September 14, 2012 at 03:29 PM
Don't forget the Folks on Spokes Bicycle event starting at Fowler Field in Milford on Sunday. This benefits the Bridges organization, which provides quality mental health supports for people right here in Milford and surrounding communities. Different courses for different skill levels. Registration begins at 7:30, ride begins at 8:30.
Kathy McLaughlin Swenning September 14, 2012 at 03:32 PM
The Orange Country Fair is Saturday & Sunday 10-6 on The Orange Fairgrounds!
Monica September 15, 2012 at 01:27 AM
Bridges is a valuable resource in our community!


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