The 43rd annual Norman Bird Sanctuary's old-fashioned Harvest Fair will once again usher in Autumn September 30 - October 1, 2017. The fair offers something for everyone. including the “Mabel Express” Barrel Train, pony rides, mud pit, midway games and children’s crafts tent.

More than 70 talented crafters and artisans will feature beautifully crafted items, while local food and beer vendors like Binge BBQ, Flat Waves, Scratch Kitchen and more offer an array of decadent selections. Enjoy live animal presentations by the Norman Bird Sanctuary staff and explore the grounds as an impressive line up of musicians create the perfect atmosphere for an autumn afternoon of family fun 


NBS Harvest Fair




Location: Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown
Date: Saturday, September 30 - Sunday, October 1
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Admission: Adults, $6; Children, $3 (age 3-12); Under 3, free



  • 11:00 AM: Sianna Plavin
  • 12:00 PM: The Weisstronauts
  • 1:00 PM: The Z Boys
  • 2:00 PM: Chelle Bill and Dyl
  • 3:00 PM: Mark Cutler and The Stoned
  • 4:00 PM: Smith and Weeden



  • 10:00 AM: Frank and Weller
  • 11:00 AM: Cardboard Ox
  • 12:00 PM: Slackwater String Band
  • 1:00 PM: Bob Kendall Band w/Natasha Harrison
  • 2:00 PM: Ian Fitzgerald
  • 3:00 PM: Wilbur Hill
  • 4:00 PM: Julie Rhodes (just nominated by the Boston Music Awards for: Album of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Americana Artist of the Year)


NBS Harvest Fair