Report by Paula Antolini
July 1, 2017 6:16PM EDT
View Upcoming Bethel Schedule of Events for July 1st to 30th; Includes Bethel Beerfest & Summerfest!
There’s so much to do in Bethel! Take a look at the July schedule:
Trivia Night at Copas Restaurant & Bar
July 4, 11, 18, 25: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Trivia Night hosted by DJ Trivia, Copas Restaurant & Bar 25 Grassy Plain Street Bethel, CT. 203 730-1149
Story Time for Little Ones at Byrd’s Books
July 5, 12, 19, 26: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. (Every Wednesday 10AM.) Byrd’s Books host a Story Time for little ones at 10am on Wednesday mornings. No registration is required. For weather or holiday cancellations, please check their website and Facebook page. Byrd’s Books, 126 Greenwood Ave., Bethel, CT, http://byrdsbooks.com
Summer Thursdays in the Downtown Bethel
July 6, 13, 20, 27:5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, (Every Thursday from June 1 – Aug. 31, 2017, 126-153 Greenwood Ave. Bethel, CT. Our wonderful local storefronts have decided to stay open late and give you the opportunity to stroll through town, enjoy some shopping, then head off to your favorite local restaurant. Thursdays throughout the summer you’ll find a vibrant downtown Bethel and many specials. Here are a few you’ll want to check out…
Byrd’s Books – 20% off all purchases
English Apothecary – 20% off one gift item
Gift Cottage – 20% off one item
John Fulton Diamond Jewelers – 20% discount (exclusions apply)
Silver Touch – 20% off all purchases, including gift cards
The Toy Room – 20% off a purchase
Food Truck Fridays
July 7, 21, August 4, 18: 5-8PM, first and third Fridays, June-July-August.
July 7 – Live Music: SIREN; Food Trucks: Spuds Your Way; Eggz, Rice & Beans; Green Grunion; Pierogies on Wheels; Ma & Pa’s Traveling Kitchen; Mothership Bakery.
July 21 – Live Music: Shoefly Blues; Food Trucks: Spuds Your Way; Eggz, Rice & Beans; Green Grunion; Sonny’s Grinders; Ma & Pa’s Traveling Kitchen; Mothership Bakery.
August 4 – Live Music: Southern Voice; Food Trucks: Spuds Your Way; Eggz, Rice & Beans; Green Grunion; Sonny’s Grinders; Ma & Pa’s Traveling Kitchen; Mothership Bakery.
August 18 – Live Music: Louder Daddy; Food Trucks: Spuds Your Way; Eggz, Rice & Beans; Green Grunion; Sonny’s Grinders; Pierogies on Wheels; Ma & Pa’s Traveling Kitchen; Mothership Bakery.
Jazz at Pizzeria Lauretano
July 9,16, 23, 30: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, 291 Greenwood Ave Bethel, CT. Reservations are recommended call us at 203 792-1500.
July 9: BIG FOOD- Jazz, Funk & Vocals, Bill Bickford, Kim Greene, Thierry Arpino.
July 16: Ray Blue Group, “Majestic Saxophonist,” – straight ahead jazz & African groove.
July 23: Nancy Harms, “Ellington at Night,” with the Roger Post Trio.
July 30: Renard Boissierre & Mehnaz Hoosein, “NEELA;” from Bollywood toBourbon Street! with Dr. Caterwaul’s Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps.
Bethel Chamber of Commerce “Connect For Success – Tuesday”
July 11, 25: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, Bethel Chamber of Commerce, 184 Greenwood Ave., Bethel, CT. Looking to develop a network of relationships designed to build business through quality referrals? Or looking to develop new business and grow professionally with liked minded business owners. Then this is for you. Each Connect For Success group is limited to one representative from each industry (i.e. one realtor, one banker, one printer). This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.
Bethel BeerFest 2017
July 14: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Municipal Center Lawn 1 School Street Bethel, CT. Join us as we celebrate and promote craft beers and the brewers that create them. Live Music from the Awesome Cross Town, Food Trucks like Rice and Beans and Green Grunion, Corn hole games, Collectible Mugs for Sale, 50/50 and Yankee Ticket chances. Fees/Admission: $30. If pre-purchased $35 at the door. VIP Table – $375 (Entrance for 10 People, reserved table, mug and Yankee tickets chance for each person PLUS express check in LINE). Click here for details.
July 15: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Join us for this fun Family Event for the whole Family
Sidewalk Sales throughout Town.
Municipal Center Lawn, 1 School Street, Bethel, CT: Super Fun Inflatable’s Water Slide, Slip & Slide, Dunk Tank, Petting Zoo, demos, games, food vendors, vendors, DJ Erik.
P.T. Barnum Square – Live music all day, vendors and games.
Library Lawn – Circus type acts, artists and games.
Ice Cream Eating contest at The Gift Cottage.
The first Tuesday of every month All day. Bethel, Connecticut. Click here for details.
What is $20 Tuesday? A Program for people who love to shop!On the first Tuesday of every month local participating businesses will be offering you special deals just for shopping local. $20 Tuesday offers are posted the week before!
Don’t forget to mention that you are there for the $20 Tuesday!
Movie Nights on the Municipal Center front lawn are BACK!!
July 27th: Moana (rated PG). Admission is FREE. Bring your family and friends along with blankets and chairs. The movie begins at dusk, BUT there will be a popcorn and drink concession stand starting at 7:00pm.