Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Barefoot Summer Festival to benefit Connecticut Partnership for Children

Colonial Tavern, at 24 Hawley Road in Oxford, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Barefoot Summer Festival to benefit Connecticut Partnership for Children, Inc. 

The event will run from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., doors open at 10 a.m., and includes the 4th Annual Classic Car Show and burn-out pit; live music, featuring Gravyhound and North of Forty; the Firedog Food Truck, Nana's Ice Cream, and fried dough; Craft Beer and Wine tasting tent, featuring Shebeen, Berkshire, Black Hog, Goose Island, Blue Point, Kona, Two Roads, and DuVig brewing companies, as well as Casanova Wine and other craft wines; a Vendor Marketplace; and a children's activity area, including face painting, sand art and more.

General admission to the event is $5 for ages 11 and up, children 10 and under are free. Classic car registration is $10 prior to Sept. 14 and $15 the day of (general admission for all passengers is included in this fee). The Tasting Tent is $16/16 tastings prior to Sept. 14 or $20/16 tastings the day of. Additional tastings may be purchased the day of for $10/10 tastings. 

All tickets can be purchased in advance online at www.barefootsummerfestival.com.

For more information, call the Connecticut Partnership office at 203-881-1804. All proceeds from this event benefit Connecticut Partnership for Children, Inc. a 501c3 organization dedicated to supporting low-income children throughout the state.

** The rain date for this event is Sunday, Oct. 5.

This is a press release from Meghan Tarby, executive director and social worker, CT Partnership for Children, Inc.

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