THE FEED: Street Festivals, Lavender Farms, and Hot Dogs For All!

Every Friday in The Feed Kevin talks to Megan from about all the great things to do in Connecticut with the family. The first weekend in June has a lot happening. Everything from Half-Marathons to Lavender Farms and farmer’s markets.  

Star 99.9 Events:

Stratford Main Street Festival: Saturday June 4th from 10am to 4pm on Main Street & Stratford Avenue in Stratford. The event is Rain or Shine

Fairfield Half-Marathon: Sunday, June 5th at Jennings beach. After the races, stick around for post-race beach parties with great food and live music. The event is supported by MJP Wealth Advisors, Fairfield University, Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, O’Reilly Electric and Connecticut Orthopaedics.

Megan’s Picks:

1. Lavender Farm, Killingworth, 10am – 4pm. Rain or shine. This 25-acre Lavender Pond Farm includes beautiful lavender fields. The farm offers a magical purple tram tour that explores the property or take a walk around the fields and visit the bees and chickens.

2. New Canaan Farmers Market, Saturday June 4th, 10:00am to 2:00pm, rain or shine, 244 Elm Street. CT Grown fruits, veggies, herbs, flowers, CT farm raised meats, eggs, breads, pastries, baked goods, granola, pestos, sauces, soups, and a whole lot more.

3. Danbury Street Festival, June 4th, 12-6pm Main Street. Artist, Innovators, Crafters, Musicians, Cultural Performances, Family Fun Zone, & more. 

4. Wienerpalooza Saturday, June 04, 12pm at The Wienery (17 Bridge Street) in Stamford. It’s a fun way to celebrate this with the community. Contestants need to eat as many hot dogs as they can within the 10-minute time limit. Bring the family, enjoy some hot dogs and check out the competition! It’s always a great time! 

5. Symphony in the Park, Bushnell Park in Downtown Hartford, Saturday June 4th, 2-4pm, ages 5 and up, free. Bring a blanket or chairs for sitting outdoors. Featuring musicians from the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, this performance features 55 musicians playing favorites from the silver screen by Latino and Black composers. In the case of rain, the concert will be moved to Mortensen Hall.

Megan’s Mom Quote of The Week: “Motherhood desperately seeking a break but, not wanting to miss a single moment.”