It’s Labor Day Weekend, Some Things Might Like To Do
Do you have any Labor Day plans?
Yes, a three day weekend is upon us and sitting on the couch doing nothing does count as "plans" apparently. for some people.
A new survey found two-thirds of Americans have plans for Labor Day weekend. And watching a movie or just getting some quiet time in are both in the top five.
67% of us will fire up the grill this weekend.
36% will try to get at least one movie in.
35% are looking forward to some quiet time.
27% are doing something outdoors.
26% are hitting a party.
23% plan to do some shopping.
The survey also found burgers are the top Labor Day food, followed by hot dogs, barbecued chicken, steak, and ribs.
What about the beer drinkers? well, two-thirds of us will be drinking beer this weekend. Only 34% said they won't.
If your looking for something different to do here are a couple ideas for you.
The 23rd Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival
When: Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1 and 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Camelot Village on Route 9 in Bennington, Vt.
Cost: One-day pass is $6 online and $8 at the gate for adults and $2 for children 12 and younger. A two-day pass is $10. VIP pass is $20 online only. Parking is free.
Information: LoveGarlic.com or 802-447-3311.
Truck Fest In The Valley
Diesel Drag Racing, All Truck Show, Dyno Competition, Vendors and more! Come to join the horsepower packed event of smoke and burnt rubber!
Date and Time
Sat, September 1, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
Lebanon Valley Dragway
1746 US 20
West Lebanon, NY 12195
New York State Fair
When: Today until Monday, Sep 3, 2018
Where: , 581 State Fair Boulevard Syracuse, NY 13209
Cost: General admission $10
About the Fair
The Great New York State Fair is a 13-day showcase of agriculture, entertainment, education and technology. With midway rides, concessionaires, exhibits, and concerts, it has become New York’s largest annual event and an end-of-summer tradition for hundreds of thousands of families from all corners of the state. It is the oldest and one of the largest state fairs in the United States, with over one million visitors annually.
Columbia County Fair
When: Today until Monday, Sep 3, 2018 - 12:00 PM
Where: , 182 Hudson Avenue Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: General admission $10 each day except Sunday; $15 on Sunday
Phone: (518) 392-2121
Get ready for six days of fun August 29th through Labor Day in Chatham, New York with all your fair favorites as well as new entertainment that will fill the stages, exhibit buildings, barns, midway, and grandstand.
Senior citizens 62 and over (Thursday 10am to 4pm): $5
Youth Day 18 and under (Thursday 10am to 4pm): Free
Active military individual personnel, with ID or uniform: Free (not a family discount)
Grandstand entertainment free
Cash only for entry at the gate. ATMs are available.