Year-round festivals of music, food, and more in Mystic CT

On and around Town Green Southington, CT Phone:

September 29-October 8, 2017

The festival presents live music and entertainment, food, contests, crafts, children’s activities, carnival rides, and more. Also highlighted each year is a parade on October 1 at 2 p.m., the Arts & Crafts Show, and fireworks on September 30 at 9 p.m. Hours.

Roseland Cottage, 556 Route 169 Woodstock, CT Phone:

October 14-15, 2017

Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is one of the leading juried fine arts and crafts shows in New England. This two-day event features 175 artisans and their wares: jewelry, woodworking, pottery, glass, paintings, clothing, mixed media, metalwork, and much more. Visitors, many of whom return year after year, enjoy live music, food vendors, and first floor tours of Roseland Cottage. Time: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Held rain or shine. Admission: $5.