Recapture the sights and sounds of a real New England farm. Build memories for kids that will last a lifetime at this one-of-a-kind celebration. Interact with live farm animals, such as alpacas, sheep, rabbits, horses, cows and chickens. Take a tractor ride. Listen to gardening talks, get planting tips, watch demonstrations of fiber art, spinning, and outdoor cooking and much more! Live music and family-friendly entertainment all day.
The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate is hosting their tenth annual Open Air Market and Festival on Sunday August 26, 2012. The Festival will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. rain or shine. The event is free. The historic Mansion will transform its 700 foot vista into a marketplace and festival where a variety of vendors will gather to sell their Connecticut grown or made products. One can stroll from tent to tent purchasing fresh produce, fruit, cheese, breads and prepared foods. Local artisans, such as potters, painters, and jewelers have been invited to sell their work. Visitors will be encouraged to lounge on the lawn with lunch and listen to live music performed on the patio. Families can bring their children and spend the day. It will be a day to discover the Wadsworth Mansion, enjoy music and art, and experience the tradition of shopping at an open-air market.