Check our picks for family activities as well as new bars, restaurants and shops to explore.
1. New Milford Village Fair Days - New Milford
Where/When: New Milford Green, Fri, Sat, 10am - 10pm
Why Go: Enjoy vendors, food, crafts, games and music at this annual fair.
2. - Waterbury
Where/When: Naugatuck Valley Community College, July 31, 10am - 3pm
Why Go: Comic books, toys and collectibles will be available for sale, and there will be comic book artists and experts on hand.
Pricing: Adults, $0.99; kids 10 and younger, free
3. - Woodbury
Where/When: , Sun, 11am - 4pm
Why Go: View a variety of art, along with painting and art demonstrations.
4. - Sandy Hook
Where/When: , Sat, 7pm - 9pm
Why Go: Hear live accoustic music every Saturday.
5. - Southbury
Where/When: , Thu, 2pm - 6pm
Why Go: Tractor Mac author Billy Steers a Roxbury native will be at the Southbury Farmers' Market to sign books for his young fans.
6. - Oxford
Where/When: , Thu, 4:30pm
Why Go: Children entering grades K to 3 can learn how to decorate a cupcake.
Pricing: Call library to register.
7. - Goshen
Where/When: 116 Old Middle St, Goshen, Sat, noon - 7pm; Sun, noon - 6pm
Why Go: Enjoy local wine, food and artists.
Pricing: Admission is $25 at the door. Guests under 21 and designated drivers can attend for $10.
8. - Oxford
Where/When: , Sat, 4pm - 8pm
Why Go: Come see a variety of cars, or bring one of your own. Cut-off date is 1980.
Pricing: Spectators, free; show cars, $10; garage parking, $25
9. New Orleans Music and Storytelling - Newtown
Where/When: , Tue, 4pm
Why Go: Enjoy music and storytelling from New Orleans artist Papillion, who specializes in Cajun, Zydeco and New Orleans songs and stories.
10. Bridesmaids (R) - Newtown
Where/When: , Fri - Thu, 7pm, 9:15pm;
Matinees: Fri - Sun, 4pm
Why Go: This adult comedy follows a group of unlikely bridesmaids gearing up for a friend's wedding.