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Connecticut Building

Governor Wilbur C. Cross placed the cornerstone of the Connecticut Building on Sept. 20, 1938, just as the mighty “Hurricane of ’38” hit the fairgrounds. The building was officially opened and dedicated the following year. At a cost of $85,000, the fifth addition to the Avenue was modeled after the Old Statehouse in Hartford. With its famous Bulfinch front, the building features brownstone, brick and dignified wooden columns. In Connecticut you’ll learn about the history, agriculture, commerce, natural resources and industries of the Nutmeg State.

Connecticut Building Exhibitors

2 Food Dudes - Spices

A. Foley Design - Headbands

Bear's Smokehouse BBQ - Bears Smokehouse will sell 100% homemade smoked meats and side dishes.

Big Enzo's BBQ - Smoked Bacon Candy, Rubs/Spices, Boiled Peanuts, Popcorn kernels, popcorn salts

Candle Delights by Brigita & Mel - Handmade Natural Candles

Carib Creations - Laser cut decor

Carolyn T Foster - Crafter pendants, earrings, bracelets and rings

Codeword Escape - Tickets to our 20-minute mobile escape room tent game

CT Craft Beer Works – Connecticut craft beers

Connecticut Department of Agriculture -

Connecticut State Police - State of Connecticut Police presence

Connecticut State Police Academy Alumni Associations - Selling tees and hats

Connecticut Valley TobacconistCigars with Connecticut-grown wrappers

Earthlight Technologies LLCSolar energy products

Fascias's Chocolates & Lyman Orchards - Selling chocolates and home-made pies

Florence Griswold Museum - Sharing information about the museum and their annual Wee Faerie Village family event

Georgebunny's Boutique - Handmade Vegan Soap and bath bombs

Good Ole Boys Kettle Korn LLC - Fresh popped kettle corn, made fresh daily

Hot Taco Street Kitchen - Street Corn Esquites

Jodi Cup Health - Body butter, body wash, body moisturizers, lip balm, essential oils, books, and clothing

Juniper Loft Soap - Hand-made goat milk soap

L.A.B Concessions & Catering - Soda, C-Clips and cups, Ice cream

Ledgecreek Farm - socks, hats, scarves, blankets, dryer balls, trivets and yarn

Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale - Lobster rolls, Lobster Mac & Cheese, Lobster grilled cheese, soups, drinks

Livin Country Brand Supply Co - T-shirts, hats, hoodies, wooden items that include signs, bottle openers, coasters

Made By, LLC - spiced jams and jellies, honey maple peanut butter, twinkle honey, hot sauce, beeswax wraps.

Main Avent Group DBA T-Shirt World - Blankets, bags and ponchos

Maple Craft Foods - Maple syrups, maple candies, maple cotton candy, Maple creams, NEW - Flavored Maple Slushees

Miller Food - Freeze-dried all-natural treats and meals

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority - Proving information about the property

Noujaim's Bistro - Falafel Hummus, Baba ghanoush, Spanakopita, Roasted cauliflower, Chicken Shawarma, Lamb Shawarma

Oh D'Luxe Candle Company - 100% Soy candles, natural room and linen sprays, candle-making kits

Perfect PoundCakes - Assorted flavored Poundcups, Shortcakes

Quiet Corner Fudge - 20+ assorted wrapped fudge

Randy's Wooster St Pizza - Pizza slices made on-site, craft soda, t-shirts, restaurant-made iced tea

Republic Gastropub - Republic cheesesteak, Korean pork tacos

Rose Sisters Brands - 4-generation recipe, bagged, seasoned baked tortilla chips

Shadowboxing by Jason - Custom-made shadow boxes, cutting boards, charcuterie boards, table/furniture

She's Crafty - candles

Stardust Butterfly Creations - Book sets with a hand-cut and hand-painted wooden toy that matches the main character

Sweet Madelines
- Apple cider donuts, cider, bottled water, coffee


Sylvia Grace Creations - jewelry, accessories, wall art

The Dainty Dahlias - Fresh flower bouquets

The Greener Gift - Crafted pendants, earrings, bracelets, rings, cloth napkins

TJS Bar & Grill - Giant homemade pretzels and beer cheese

TreeTrails Adventures Mystic - information, pens and carabineers

VinylDelites - Wood signs

A national treasure trove of fun

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