Skyler Wheeler and I on the giant slide at the Haddam Neck Fair in East Haddam, Connecticut (photo by Tom Wheeler) Many fairs in Connecticut cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year, a fair number (no pun intended) are returning. A list of fairs that are moving ahead this year or postponing … Continue reading Which fairs will resume in Connecticut in 2021?
A giant cream puff, one of fair-goers' favorite treats at The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts (photo credit: Eastern States Exposition) The Eastern States Exposition, better known as The Big E, has tickets for sale for 17 days of fun in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. This year's dates for the fair are … Continue reading Tickets on sale for the 2021 Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts
COVID-19 stopped the Oregon Country Fair from holding its 51st annual event outside Veneta this year, but now you can stream it for free from anywhere. The celebration starts today and runs through Sunday, July 12, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Pacific time. There's a lot to choose from: More than 100 performances on 13 stages throughout … Continue reading Oregon Country Fair livestreaming July 10-12