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Labor Day 2014: Connecticut Events

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(CBS Connecticut) — Labor Day weekend is a time to spend time with the family and enjoy a day of relaxation.


Below is a list of various events being held this Labor Day weekend in the Connecticut area…


Labor Day Parade Fair

Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen Street, Newtown, CT

Monday, September 1st, 10:00am – 2:00pm


Contact: (860) 928-3246

New Life Church Last Blast

350 High Hill Rd., Wallingford, CT, 06492

August 30th,  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact: (203) 630-3012

Courtesy of New Life Church

Courtesy of New Life Church

Woodstock Fair

The 154th Woodstock Fair

281 Connecticut 169, Woodstock, CT 06281

August 29-September 1, 2014



34th Annual St. Leo Fair

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Various times

Repeating every day through Saturday, August 30, 2014

Where: St. Leo Parish 24 Roxbury Road, Stamford CT

Cost: Free (ride bracelets $25)



7th Annual Blues, Views, and BBQ Festival

Saturday, August 30, 2014 and Sunday August 31, 2014

Time(s): 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Levitt Pavilion & the Westport Public Library at 40 Jesup Rd., Westport, CT

Price(s): $10 for adults/free for kids under 12


Courtesy of Blues, Views, & BBQ Festival

Courtesy of Blues, Views, & BBQ Festival

Historic Festival 32 Vintage Auto Racing Extravaganza

Lime Rock Park

60 White Hollow Rd., Lakeville, 06309

Date(s): August 28, 2014 -September 1, 2014

Time(s): Thu. 4.m.-8 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mon. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

More than 250 vintage race cars; plus five cars from Ralph Lauren’s private collection at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville (Thursday – Monday).



Labor Day Concert

The Hartford Pops Band performing Broadway Favorites

Town Hall

50 South Main St.

West Hartford, 06107

Date(s): September 1, 2014

Time(s): 5 p.m.-7 p.m.



“Things We Do for Love” – Westport Country Playhouse, Westport 06880

Experience Alan Ayckbourn’s wickedly funny play that questions just how sane anyone really is when it comes to love. (Thursday-Sunday).

Westport Country Playhouse

25 Powers Court

Westport, 06880

Date(s): August 19, 2014 – September 7, 2014

Time(s): Tue., Thu. & Fri. 8 p.m., Wed. 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., Sat. 3 p.m. & 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m



Railroad Day

Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum

55 Bridge St. (Enrance next to railroad crossing – downtown Willimantic)

Willimantic, 06225

Date(s): August 30, 2014

Time(s): 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.


Courtesy of See Mystic County CT

Courtesy of See Mystic Country CT

Constitution State Feis – Irish Dance Competition

Quassy Amusement Park

2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, 06762

Annual: 18th

Date(s): August 30-31, 2014

Time(s): Begins at 8 a.m.



Labor Day Farewell

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, 06610

Date(s): September 1, 2014

Time(s): 9 a.m.-4 p.m.



Opera and Giant Puppets: Amy Trompetter’s ‘Barber of Sevill

Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry

1 Royce Circle, Storrs, 06269

Date(s): June 14, 2014 – October 12, 2014

Time(s): Tue.-Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m.



Connecticut at Work

Nathan Hale Homestead Museum

2299 South Street, Coventry, 06238

Date(s): August 9, 2014 – September 21, 2014

Time(s): Wed.-Sat. noon-4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Courtesy of Historic Buildings of Connecticut

Courtesy of Historic Buildings of Connecticut

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