Chef in Your Garden features seasonal bounties for 2021

Photo by Cheryl Landes For 17 years, Chef in My Garden brought people together to support Growing Gardens' mission of using "the experience of growing food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy, equitable communities." During this annual dinner, top local chefs created delicious multi-course meals served in a beautiful home garden in … Continue reading Chef in Your Garden features seasonal bounties for 2021

Craft & Brew Fest June 5 on Staten Island

The Alice Austen House Museum and Flagship Brewery are relaunching Comfort Home, a hibiscus-infused Pilsner named after photographer Alice Austen's family home on the north end of Staten Island, to celebrate Pride Month. The celebration also commemorates the fourth anniversary of the Alice Austen House receiving its LGBTQ+ historic site designation. The celebration, which will … Continue reading Craft & Brew Fest June 5 on Staten Island

Tesoro Cultural Center’s Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance June 5-6

Image credits: Jewelry by Nelson Begay, painting by George Curtis Levi, and dancer photo by Raelene Whiteshield Learn about Native American culture through art, dance, demonstrations, interactive activities, and storytelling at the 20th annual Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance at the Tesoro Cultural Center Saturday-Sunday, June 5-6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.. More than 40 Indian national … Continue reading Tesoro Cultural Center’s Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance June 5-6

30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz July 16-18

The 2021 Greater Hartford Jazz Festival banner with a man playing a saxophone and a bird percned on the neck of the saxophone

Come to Bushnell Park in downtown Hartford, Connecticut on the third weekend of July to enjoy live music, food, arts, and culture at the 30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz. Here's the full concert schedule: Friday, July 167 p.m.—Zaccai Curtis9 p.m.—Dennis Edwards Temptation Revue Saturday, July 172:30 p.m.—The Amandala Reggae Band4:30 p.m.—Kevin Powell & … Continue reading 30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz July 16-18

2021 Sequim Balloon Festival tentatively plans to return August 28

A picture of hot air balloons shaped like bees in flight at the Sequim Balloon Festival in Sequim, Washington

Hot air balloons flying high at a previous Air Affaire in Sequim, Washington (photo credit: Air Affaire) Organizers of the 2021 Air Affaire, also known as the Sequim Balloon Festival, have set a tentative date of Saturday, August 28, for the annual event at the Sequim Valley Airport. ("Sequim" is pronounced "Squim".) "We are optimistic … Continue reading 2021 Sequim Balloon Festival tentatively plans to return August 28

Evergreen State Fair planning a comeback for 2021

Photo credit: The Evergreen State Fair After a year's absence due to the COVID pandemic, officials from The Evergreen State Fair announced on Thursday, May 13, that plans are underway for an in-person fair in Monroe, Washington. The 2021 dates are Thursday-Tuesday, August 26-31, and Thursday-Monday, September 2-6. This year’s theme is “Back in the … Continue reading Evergreen State Fair planning a comeback for 2021