Saturday, August 18, 2018
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8:00am [8:00am] Hartford: Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival
The Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival is a free family-friendly event offering a unique celebration of Asian culture highlighted by the exciting sport of dragon boat racing. Festival highlights include authentic Asian music and dance performances, food and merchandise vendors, an Asian beer garden, martial arts expo, arts and crafts for the kids and more. The Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival is one of the Top 10 Dragon Boat Festivals in the United States. Admission to the Asian Festival is free. There is a fee to compete in the dragon boat races.

[10:00am] Branford: Mini-Maker Table
Join us every Friday and Saturday for a mini-maker project from our MakerLab! Every month we will feature a quick project or new piece of equipment to mess around with. The results may have you leaving with something to physically take home OR just the satisfaction that you were able to create a circuit, power on an Arduino or thread a sewing machine. The projects are easy, meant for all ages and 100% drop-in. It is just up to you to find out which floor we are featuring the project on and drop on by. Registration for this table is not required just come ready to tinker, play and create!

[10:00am] Milford: Oyster Festival
The festival features arts and crafts, harbor activities, and entertainment for all ages. See a classic car show, canoe and kayak races, children's games, entertainment, featuring Eddie Money and John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band, and, of course, oysters! More info: 203-878-5363

[10:00am] Rocky Hill: Dinosaur State Park Day
Dinosaur State Park Day will be held, to celebrate the 52nd anniversary of the discovery of the dinosaur tracks. Admission to this family-friendly festival is free all day. Special activities, sponsored by the Friends of Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outdoors and indoors. These include live animal shows, face painting, games with prizes, continuous films and educational programs, live music and a giant tent featuring many craft activities.

[11:00am] Orange: Bryson Lang's The Cure for the Common Show
Bryson Lang incorporates audience participation, ball bouncing and spinning, juggling, improvisation, glow-in-the-dark objects, giant beach balls, and exciting surprises into the show. More info: 203-891-2170