Vermont Open Studio Weekend presented by the VT Crafts Council - Memorial Day Weekend May 28-29, 2022

Events Calendar - 2022

Find a multitude of fun events and great things to do, including weekend events, throughout the year, like music; festivals; comedy; outdoor fun; boat cruises; excursions for families and kids; food, wine and beer tastings. Weather is no problem; lots of things to do happen indoors.
Be sure to check out the listings of year-round Fairs & Festivals throughout New England. See also, Great Things to Do.

COVID-19 mask and social distancing requirements are still in place at some entertainment venues and live events and festivals in New England. Please check with each venue before purchasing tickets or attending an event.

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Art Show

The Art of Pride – Manchester CT

May 6, 2022 - Jun 24, 2022 903 Main Street, Manchester, CT

The Galleries @ WORK_SPACE hosts The Art of PRIDE, an exhibit showcasing artwork of all mediums by artists of all backgrounds to celebrate members and allies of the LGBTQ community. The exhibit runs from May 6 - June 24, 2022 and will include companion programs and events. 

Arts & Crafts Shows

Guilford Craft Expo – Guilford CT

Jul 15, 2022 - Jul 17, 2022 Guilford Town Green, 33 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT

The Guilford Craft Expo is one of the longest-running craft shows in America. Guests can browse through art by more than 170 vendors from across the country. Kids can enjoy a family art tent while parents participate in a silent auction; there will also be live craft demonstrations and gourmet snacks.


Farmer for the Evening – Stamford CT

Jun 9, 2022 - Jun 9, 2022 Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT

Help out and discover what it’s like to be a farmer for the evening at Heckscher Farm. Feed, groom, and walk the goats, sheep, cows, donkeys, llamas, and alpacas. After chores are done, enjoy refreshments. Dress for the weather. Adults only.

Food Trucks

Food Trucks on the River – Shelton CT

Jun 18, 2022 - Jun 18, 2022 86 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT

Spend Father's Day with Celebrate Shelton and enjoy 25+ food trucks, children’s activities, handmade artisans, a beer and wine garden, and more. Food trucks will serve Greek food, BBQ, shaved ice, Ben & Jerry's, fried food, cupcakes, and more. 

Food, Wine, Beer

Docktails & Oysters – Norwalk CT

Jun 4, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022 Norm Bloom & Son Oyster Farm, 7 Edgewater Place, Norwalk, CT

Enjoy tropical cocktails and oysters fresh off the boat. As you learn about the history of oyster fishing in the area, watch as the experts shuck the oysters and plate them with lemon and yummy sauces. Enjoy apps, relaxing music, and the pleasant summer weather.

Guided Tours

Sunset Tour – Hartford CT

Aug 11, 2022 - Aug 11, 2022 Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford, CT

Discover the history and beauty of Cedar Hill Cemetery on this tour showcasing some of its most celebrated residents and renowned monuments. Stops include General Griffin Stedman, Gilbert Heublein, John Pierpont Morgan, and Katharine Hepburn. Participants will enjoy watching the sun set over Cedar Mountain during the walk.

Outdoor Activities

Stories in Stone – Hartford CT

Jun 15, 2022 - Jun 15, 2022 Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford, CT

Learn about monument styles often found in 19th-century cemeteries such as Hartford’s historic Cedar Hill. From the sarcophagus to the obelisk, Celtic cross, pyramid and more, Foundation Director Beverly Lucas will discuss the artistic and architectural design of the cemetery’s illustrious memorials.