If you like shopping locally for great products made right here in Connecticut, you’re in for a treat this weekend. From elk burgers to goat soap, and hot sauce to honey, there will be plenty of homemade items to go around at Connecticut’s first ever Made in Connecticut Expo!
When: Saturday and Sunday, April 18th and 19th 2015
Hours: 11:00AM to 6:00PM both days
Where: Durham Fairgrounds, Durham, CT
Who’s Invited: Everyone!
Admission: $3.00 (includes parking); ages 17 and under are FREE
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/madeinctexpo
Come shop and meet over 100 Connecticut entrepreneurs and artists. Handmade items, food and drink, consumer goods, artists and artisans and so much more. Here’s just a partial list of some of the vendors taking part:
- Old Quarry Olive Oil
- Sam & Oliver
- The Cupcake Chick
- Jammed 4 Thyme
- Serenity Goat Milk Soaps
- RBH Designs
- The Cannoli Truck
- Glow in the Dark Glass
- Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookies
- Aurora’s Gypsy Café
- The Bee Happy Company
- Palmieri Foods
- Kelly’s Four Plus Granola
- Lovely Lathers Soaps (stop and see our good friend Sue Haag!)
- and many more!
In addition to the vendors listed above, there will also be numerous food trucks, artists, crafters and entrepreneurs. This event is planned to go on rain or shine; in the event of inclement weather the giant expo building can be used. Saturday’s forecast looks a little wet, but Sunday should be nice and sunny!
All in all, it’s the makings of a great weekend of local shopping. Be sure to make it down to the Durham Fairgrounds for at least one of the days and support our local artisans!