Join in on the fun!
This family friendly fair showcases many agricultural fair traditions while highlighting top local music talent and entertainment. The intimate size of the fair makes for easy navigation, parking and crowd control. Visitors will enjoy Milestone Midway Carnival rides and games, Grange Hall coffee, grill and snack bar, food concessions, pony rides and entries and exhibits for farm, animal, crafts, fruits, vegetables and more. Participate in the kids games on Saturday 11am-1pm or come to watch the traditional horse and oxen pulls on Saturday and Sunday.
General $7 Kids up to 12 years FREE Active Service Men and Woman $5 (ID required) Senior Citizens $5
Parking is available across the street from the fairgrounds in the Subaru Dealership and in the front lawn of the First Congregation Church. Parking is $5 per vehicle as a donation to the local Boy Scouts.
From country to pop, fiddlers to funk, there is something for everyone who enjoys live music. The fair kicks off Friday evening with performances in the amphitheater from country music favorites Charlie Marie and Nashville Drive. See many local young artists on Saturday afternoon at the MusicNow Nightingale’s Showcase. Saturday evening will rock the shoreline with the popular A Completely Different Note featuring Braiden Sunshine followed by Chris MacKay and the Toneshifters . Sunday afternoon brings on something new with The Pickin’ Party and concludes with the tradition of the The Bristol Old Time Fiddlers.
6:00-7:30pm: Charlie Marie – Country Music Duo
8:00-10:00pm: Nashville Drive – Rockin’ Modern Country Band
1:00pm -5:45pm: Music Now/Nightingale’s Showcase –featuring the best of the areas emerging young artists in collaboration with Music Now and Nightingale’s Acoustic Cafe.
1:00-1:20 Michael DeGaetano
1:25-1:45 Emily May
1:50-2:20 Jess Kegley
2:25-2:55 Chris Gregor
3:00-3:30 Drew Cathcart
4:20-4:55 Sophia and Addie
5:05-5:45 Whiskey and Aspirin
6:00-7:00pm: A Completely Different Note – Acapella singing group from UConn featuring Braiden Sunshine
7:30- 9:30pm: Chris MacKay and the Toneshifters – upbeat eclectic mix of rockabilly, swing and blues
1:00-3:00pm: The Pickin’ Party – an all inclusive musical experience where participants play and sing together as a group regardless of level of ability. Think Drumming Circle with guitars (we also have had banjos, cellos, bass, accordion, melodica, ukulele).
3:00-6:00pm: The Bristol Old Time Fiddlers
Money raised from the event proceeds are used to fund Grange Association, Lyme Food Bank, Lyme Fire Association and Lyme Ambulance Association. The annual agricultural fair takes place rain or shine! Tickets are available for purchase at the entrance.