Another Fabulous July Weekend in Washington

July 2018

Enjoy a fabulous and fun July weekend in Washington! There are many exciting events and activities going on in town that are sure to get you into that summer vibe and out in the sunshine. Check out our round up of events for some ideas on how to make this weekend a memorable one!

Sixth Annual Summer Concert Festival with The New Baroque Soloists
Friday, July 20th at 5:30 pm

The New Baroque Soloists will be kicking off their annual summer concert festival with some selections from Bach, Telemann, Handel, and Vivaldi. Tickets will be available at the door. Historic Meeting House on the Green

Hopkins Vineyard Triathlon
Saturday, July 21st at 8:00 am

Swim, bike, and run around the beautiful Lake Waramaug during the Hopkins Vineyard Triathlon. The race will finish at the Vineyard where participants will be treated to a delicious wine and food festival. Registration info

New Baroque Soloists
Hopkins Vineyard Triathlon-Wine & Food Festival at the Finish Line

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Saturday, July 21st at 7:00pm  & Sunday, July 22nd at 5:00 pm

Come out to The Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens for a special performance of Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The performance is free and open to the community.

Best Dog in the World Contest
Sunday, July 22nd at 11:00 am

Join Marty’s Café as they crown the best dog in the world! Online voting for your favorite dog ends at 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 21st. The award festivities will be on Sunday, July 22nd and will feature food, music, a photo booth, and of course, lots of adorable dogs! (A Fun Fundraiser to support the work of Greenwoods Counseling Referrals, Inc.)

Digging and Dugout Canoe Rides at Lake Waramaug
Sunday, July 22nd at 11:30 am

Travel back in time with the Institute for American Indian Studies and learn about the techniques required to make a dugout canoe as you dip your paddles into Lake Waramaug. Reservations are not required, but are appreciated. Warren Town Beach.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Best Dog in the World Contest

And Don’t Miss These Ongoing Events

WAA Sculpture Walk– Until November 1st
Litchfield Jazz Camp Faculty Concerts at The Gunnery– July 20th & July 22nd-July 27th
Washington Farmers Market at The Judy Black Memorial Parks and Gardens– July 21st and each Saturday
Where’s Waldo in Washington Depot at Hickory Stick Bookshop– Until July 31st
“Impressions of Nature” at Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery-Until August 11th
Equine Photographer, Ellen Lynch at The Smithy Loft Gallery– Until August 26th
Summer Jazz Series at The Smithy– Fridays until August 31st
Mexican Nights at 9 Main Bakery & Deli– Fridays until September
WAA Summer Exhibit- Side by Side: Process & Collaboration – Through August 4th

WAA Sculpture Walk 2018- William "Bill" Talbot, Airport, 1969
Litchfield Jazz Camp

For more information about these and more events, please check out our Featured Events calendar.

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