BROMANCE & BREW WEEKEND

If you love hanging out with the boys and sharing a cold craft brew this might just be the perfect weekend for you. Thimble Island Craft Brewery will be on site offering tastings of their cold brews. Try them out and then get the full-size versions from our beer booths.

SATURDAY

Special Event: Deaf Awareness Day

We invite members of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community to enjoy an interpreted day at the Faire. Finger Dancers from around New England join us to interpret a variety of shows for our friends who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing one day during National Deaf Awareness Week.

Special Event: Mead Tasting Competition

Join us for the second annual Charter Oak Mead Cup – a MEAD magazine sanctioned mead competition. It is only $20 to participate as a popular vote judge sampling TEN 1 oz portions of entries. Judging begins at noon at the Pub Stage Building. A winner will be chosen and announced at 5 pm at the Faire and later on the Mead Magazine page. See contest rules here: http://meadmag.com/comps

Contest: Beer Chugging Contest

Everybody is a winner in this contest, but only one takes home the prize. We’ll explain the details at the event. Must be 21+ and already wrist-banded by one of our beer booths. We reserve the right to reject any contestant that may not be suitable for this contest. * Entry fee applies

Contest Info: Unless otherwise specified, entry into all contests at the Special Events Stage are included with your same-day admission to the Faire. If you are planning to enter a contest, please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start. At the discretion of the contest host, some events may choose to limit the number of participants in a particular contest due to time restrictions.

Special Event: Thimble Island Beer Tasting Event

Visit our Pint of No Return pub for a Thimble Island Brewery Tasting event between 1 and 3 pm.

Meet the Author

Meet the Author: D.E. Morris

Our “Meet the Author” event is just one more reason you need a season pass as we host a different fantasy author each and every day of our show. This is your chance to:

  • Get to know the author and let them know what you enjoy most about their book(s).
  • Buy a book and have it signed. You are also welcome to bring a book you’ve already purchased.
  • Snap a selfie if there is time. Be sure to hashtag it with #ctfaire on Facebook so they can see it later.
  • Cosplay a character from their book – we encourage it!

Learn more about the authors on our Meet the Author Page.

Meet the Author

Meet the Author: Suzanne Cordatos

Our “Meet the Author” event is just one more reason you need a season pass as we host a different fantasy author each and every day of our show. This is your chance to:

  • Get to know the author and let them know what you enjoy most about their book(s).
  • Buy a book and have it signed. You are also welcome to bring a book you’ve already purchased.
  • Snap a selfie if there is time. Be sure to hashtag it with #ctfaire on Facebook so they can see it later.
  • Cosplay a character from their book – we encourage it!

Learn more about the authors on our Meet the Author Page.

SUNDAY

Contest: Beer Chugging Contest

Everybody is a winner in this contest, but only one takes home the prize. We’ll explain the details at the event. Must be 21+ and already wrist-banded by one of our beer booths. We reserve the right to reject any contestant that may not be suitable for this contest. * Entry fee applies

Contest Info: Unless otherwise specified, entry into all contests at the Special Events Stage are included with your same-day admission to the Faire. If you are planning to enter a contest, please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start. At the discretion of the contest host, some events may choose to limit the number of participants in a particular contest due to time restrictions.

Special Event: Thimble Island Beer Tasting Event

Visit our Pint of No Return pub for a Thimble Island Brewery Tasting event between 1 and 3 pm.

Meet the Author: Deb Davis

Our “Meet the Author” event is just one more reason you need a season pass as we host a different fantasy author each and every day of our show. This is your chance to:

  • Get to know the author and let them know what you enjoy most about their book(s).
  • Buy a book and have it signed. You are also welcome to bring a book you’ve already purchased.
  • Snap a selfie if there is time. Be sure to hashtag it with #ctfaire on Facebook so they can see it later.
  • Cosplay a character from their book – we encourage it!

Learn more about the authors on our Meet the Author Page.