The 3rd annual New Fairfield Day is being held today, and the event is marking the town’s 275th anniversary. First Selectman Susan Chapman says the free event is wide ranging.
As part of the celebration, the New Fairfield Fire Department will be holding Fire Prevention Day. The Public Works Department will bring equipment out for a Touch-A-Truck event. Other activities will be scattered around the center of town.
Some local businesses will have specials running throughout the day to mark the occasion.
Organizations in New Fairfield will have booths set up for an information fair where residents can learn about the different groups in town. Historic houses will be open to the public, the Senior Center will be hosting a sample of their programming and the Farmers Market will be set up at Memorial Field. Veterans groups will also have a display.
Amber Alert IDs for children can be made at the Community Room. The Senior Center will have an art and quilt show as well. The info fair and Fire Prevention Day events are taking place in the Stop & Shop parking lot. Activities run by scouts will be at the creamery house. The Komlo Preserve will also be open. New Fairfield baseball will hold a baseball clinic at Memorial Field, a band will also be playing there.
Activities will be held throughout the center of town from 11 am to 2 pm.
Consolidated PTO made scarecrows, which are set up around town. Chapman says kids have been looking for the ones they helped with.
(Photo Courtesy: Susan Chapman; Twitter)