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10-11. MYS­TIC OUT­DOOR ART FES­TI­VAL

11. BEN­E­FIT CON­CERT FOR THE GARDE ARTS CEN­TER

11. 8TH AN­NUAL MAIN STREET CAR CRUISE

15. THIRD THURS­DAY STREET FEST,

16-17. “HOUR FA­THER,”

17-18. AN­TIQUE MARINE ENGINE EX­PO­SI­TION

22-25. BROOK­LYN FAIR.

in His­toric Down­town Mys­tic, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Satur­day; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun­day. Cel­e­brat­ing more than 50 years, the fes­ti­val is the old­est of its kind in the north­east. More than 300 artists and crafts­men dis­play and sell their wares along the streets of His­toric Down­town Mys­tic. En­joy the Chil­dren’s Art Park where chil­dren can par­tic­i­pate in art­themed ac­tiv­i­ties. www.mys­tic­cha­m­ber.org.

in mem­ory of Frank Lon­dregan fea­tur­ing the Dick Campo Orches­tra. 7:30 p.m., 325 State St., New Lon­don. $10; chil­dren un­der 10, free. Gardearts.org; (860) 444-7373. Ext. 1.

in Down­town Put­nam, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thou­sands of clas­sic car own­ers and fans come to­gether for a day of clas­sic cars, hot rods, trucks, and the in­fa­mous burn-out pit. www.winyra­dio.com.

6-9 p.m., Wil­li­man­tic. Thou­sands of peo­ple stroll along Main Street amid a back­ground of mu­si­cal, the­atri­cal, vis­ual, gas­tro­nomic, and ol­fac­tory de­lights. Six stages si­mul­ta­ne­ously host a va­ri­ety of mu­sic and en­ter­tain­ment while more than 100 ven­dors show­case a va­ri­ety of hand­crafted goods and ser­vices. There are also street per­form­ers and free chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties. www.willi­man­tic­street­fest.com.

a David Greer read­ing. $10. www.emer­son­theatercol­lab­o­ra­tive.org; (860)705-9711.

at Mys­tic Sea­port, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ex­pe­ri­ence the tran­si­tion from sail to engine power as mar­itime col­lec­tors from around the coun­try show off full size and minia­ture 19th- and early 20th-cen­tury marine en­gines. In­boards, out­boards and steam en­gines will be on dis­play in the Henry B. duPont Preser­va­tion Ship­yard. This is the largest gath­er­ing of an­tique marine en­gines in the coun­try. 75 Green­manville Ave., Mys­tic. www.mys­tic­sea­port.org; (860) 572-0711.

Old­est con­tin­u­ously ac­tive agri­cul­tural fair in the United States. Draft horses, live­stock shows, home and gar­den ex­hibits, live en­ter­tain­ment, his­tor­i­cal dis­plays, spe­cial daily events, mid­way and great food. $10; chil­dren un­der 12, free. Fri­day se­nior ad­mis­sion, $6. Park­ing, $5. 4-11 p.m., Thurs­day; 8 a.m.-11 p.m., Fri­day-Sun­day. Brook­lyn Fair­grounds, 15 Fair­grounds Road, Brook­lyn. www.brook­lyn­fair.org. Two Par­ent­ing Tents with rock­ing chairs pro­vide a quiet place for nurs­ing and di­a­per chang­ing. ATMs; Ac­ces­si­ble park­ing for those with dis­abil­i­ties is lo­cated in Miller’s Lot on Fair­grounds Road and in the East Lot on Route 169. Bring a pic­nic lunch, but al­co­hol is not per­mit­ted. Back­packs and cool­ers are al­lowed. Seat­ing is first come, first serve for en­ter­tain­ment at the Main Stage and Cen­ter Stage. En­ter­tain­ment is in­cluded in the price of ad­mis­sion.

24. CON­TRA DANCE,

8-11 p.m., Ger­man Club, Route 27, Mys­tic. Live mu­sic, sin­gles and fam­i­lies wel­come. Be­gin­ner work­shop, 7:45 p.m. $9, $5 stu­dents; (860) 961-9321.

29. FRIENDS OF FORT TRUM­BULL,

7-8:30 p.m., Fort Trum­bull Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 90 Wal­bach St., New Lon­don. “Long Is­land Ris­ing,” led by Richard Radune.

30-SEPT. 2. WOOD­STOCK FAIR

31. “RAIL­ROAD DAY,”

1-2. MEET THE ARTISTS AND ARTISANS

at Wood­stock Fair­grounds. Fea­tur­ing clean, safe amuse­ment rides and at­trac­tions as well as a full lineup of games, the mid­way has some­thing to of­fer fair­go­ers of all ages. More than 100 food ven­dors, shop­ping, en­ter­tain­ment and ex­hibits. $12; se­niors, 65+, $8; chil­dren 10 and un­der, free. Park­ing, $5. 281 Route 169, Wood­stock. www.wood­stock­fair.com.

10 a.m.-4p.m., at the Con­necti­cut Eastern Rail­road Mu­seum. Mu­sic through­out the day, with food and bev­er­ages avail­able for pur­chase. Tours of the mu­seum grounds and equip­ment, along with train rides avail­able for pur­chase. Adults $5; chil­dren 8-12 years, $1; chil­dren un­der 8, free. 55 Bridge St., Wil­li­man­tic. www.cteas­tr­rmu­seum.org; (860) 456-9999.

at Olde Mi­stick Vil­lage, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Artists and artisans dis­play their work in the Ap­ple Orchard. 27 Coogan Blvd., Mys­tic. www.oldemi­stickvil­lage.com.

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