8 Things To Do This Weekend: North Haven Fair, CT Maritime Heritage Festival, and more

8 Things To Do

From comedy, concerts to festivals, there’s always a lot going on during the weekend here in Connecticut. Here are 8 Things To Do!

Academy Award winner and funny man Steven Wright is performing at Foxwoods on Saturday night. He’s considered an innovator in comedy. 

Also this weekend, country superstar Keith Urban will draw crowds to the Mohegan Sun Arena, a stop on his 58 city tour. 

On Sunday afternoon, see the Shanghai String Quartet perform Beethoven at Music Mountain, one of the oldest chamber music festivals in the country. 

Find good old fashioned fun at the North Haven Fair where folks will experience racing pigs, amusement rides and tractor pulls. 

Get ready for historic and modern ships, and a chowder challenge at the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival in New London. It’s the city’s biggest event of the year.

Don’t miss an entire weekend of food, fun and entertainment at the Norwalk Oyster Festival. It’s a great way to celebrate as summer winds down. 

Also in Norwalk, take part in Connecticut’s largest annual 9/11 tribute, the United Ride starting in Norwalk on Sunday. Folks can pre-register on Saturday. 

Saturday enjoy music, prizes and face painting all for a good cause at the fourth annual Be A Voice event in Essex. The event benefits childhood cancer research. 

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