Black Rock Typke., Easton, CT Phone: 203-261-2090.
On Saturday 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Rain Date: 9/9 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. An afternoon of fun with friends and neighbors at the first annual Taste of Easton.. All are invited to gather together with neighbors and friends to help close out summer, welcome autumn and partake in a menu of delicious foods that highlight our town’s native ingredients. The menu, which uses fresh, locally-grown-and-raised ingredients, includes Build-A-Burger with fixings from Easton farmers, the one and only Easton Veggie Burger, a one-of-a-kind Easton Tomato Salad, corn on the cob, Home-Town Tea and grilled dogs made to order. Those with a sweet tooth can finish it all off with ice cream made especially for Easton! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy live music by local groups including The Wonderful Trio, guitarist and vocalist Dan Blaze, Dan Tressler and a JBHS student group. An entertaining duo of MC’s will highlight the day’s activities, give away door prizes and present a bit of trivia about Easton and its farms. Door prizes include gift baskets from local businesses, an original farm print from an Easton artist, a Christmas Tree from Maple Row Farm, an orchid from J&L Orchids and much more.Young attendees can get creative with children’s crafts led by both the Easton Girl Scouts and Young at Art by Sue Striker. Easton Park and Rec will have their bounce house set up and the Easton Community Center will direct a variety of games on the baseball diamond.Proceeds from the event will be donated toward the purchase of a portable defibrillator for the Easton Senior Center.