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JULY - Arts & Wellness

July 2021

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JULY - Arts & Wellness

Looking for something creative? The Arts & Wellness Calendar is a monthly collection of featured events throughout Putnam, CT and our surrounding communities.

AUGUST - Arts & Wellness

August 2021

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AUGUST - Arts & Wellness

Looking for something creative? The Arts & Wellness Calendar is a monthly collection of featured events throughout Putnam, CT and our surrounding communities.

PBA Rubber Duck Race

SUNDAY, August 22, 2021

Noon

PBA Rubber Duck Race

The PBA Rubber Duck Race event is the major fundraising event for the PBA. Funds raised support future events such as First Fridays, Zombie Fashion Show, The Great Pumpkin Festival, and Fire & Ice.

Savor the Flavor

SUNDAY, September 12, 2021

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Savor the Flavor

Prepare your taste buds – and support the Empty Bowls Project – at the 5th Annual Savor the Flavor event, featuring creative themed tasting dishes by local restaurateurs. All proceeds benefit the IHSP-Daily Bread food pantry.

Great Pumpkin Festival

SATURDAY, October 16, 2021

10:00am - 3:00pm

Great Pumpkin Festival

A community celebration of fall featuring The Great Pumpkin, Train Excursion, craft and art vendors, live music, activities for the kids, and MUCH MORE!

Car Cruise Invitational

FRIDAY, July 30, 2021

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Car Cruise Invitational

With hoods raised and paint gleaming, hundreds of cars stretch the Bank of America parking lot, Bank Hometown parking lot and the Woodstock Avenue Bridge and Rotary Park, drawing enthusiast young and old.

Pop-Up-Putnam: August

SATURDAY, August 21, 2021

10:00am - 3:00pm

Pop-Up-Putnam: August

An open-air market throughout Putnam's downtown spaces, welcoming weekend visitors to discover unique artisan and merchant offerings.

RiMaConn Relay

SATURDAY, August 28, 2021

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RiMaConn Relay

Grab your best running buddies and join this epic relay adventure! Travel through 95 miles of southern New England on a network of scenic multi-use trails of the East Coast Greenway.

Zombie Fashion Show

FRIDAY, October 1, 2021`

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Zombie Fashion Show

This apocalypse fashion show brings mini-monsters, creepy couples, fiendish families and more, as they stroll down the putrid runway for prizes.

12th Annual Scarecrow Contest

October 2021

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12th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Join in the fun as our community members come up with wildly creative scarecrow designs. Individuals, organizations, groups and businesses alike are all welcome to participate – PRE-RESERVATION IS REQUIRED by Monday, October 12 at noon.

Particle Accelerator -      A Benefit Festival

SATURDAY, August 7, 2021

12:00pm - 9:00pm

Particle Accelerator - A Benefit Festival

Showcase of local music to raise awareness mental health issues - with proceeds benefiting United Services.

Concert & Fire Works

SATURDAY, August 21, 2021

7:00pm Concert | 9:15pm Fireworks

Concert & Fire Works

Celebrate independence in America by watching this incredible fireworks display along with a free concert – don’t forget your lawn chairs!

Concert & Riverfire

SATURDAY, September 11, 2021

6:00pm Concert | 7:30pm Riverfire

Concert & Riverfire

Strolling along the River Trail or relaxing in a lawn chair with a picnic dinner – you’ll enjoy the ambiance of the Quinebaug River lit up by glowing, floating fire pots and fantastic live music. Produced by the Town of Putnam.

Tackle The Trail

SATURDAY, October 16, 2021

8:30am - 2:30pm

Tackle The Trail

Individuals and up to 5-person relay teams will enjoy the quiet solitude of nature with bursts of energetic and supportive volunteers at 4 relay stations throughout the 20 mile point to point race.

Dazzle Light Parade

SUNDAY, November 28, 2021

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Dazzle Light Parade

A REVERSE parade where family can enjoy this fun holiday tradition from their car with floats, music and lights galore to kick-off the holiday season in brilliant style.