Sporting a Cause with Willie Hallihan – Sunday September 12, 2021

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The mission of this enterprise is to promote sports-related fundraising events, give exposure to the benefiting charities and shed light on the sponsoring businesses, all in a format that informs, engages and entertains.


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38th Annual Northwest CT CROP Hunger Walk Virtual for 2021

September 1 – September 26

The 38th Annual Northwest CT CROP Hunger Walk will be held virtually from Wednesday, September 1st through Sunday, September 26, 2021. There may be a live version held on the 26th at Housatonic Valley Regional High School. In past years over 500 people have gathered to walk, show their support  and raise money to fight hunger both locally and worldwide. This year participants are asked to walk wherever and whenever they like from 8:00 am September 1st to 8:00 pm…Find out more »

96th Bethlehem Fair 2021

September 10 – September 12Bethlehem Fairgrounds

The 96th Bethlehem Fair will be held September 10 – 12, 2021 at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds, 384 Main St. N, Bethlehem, CT 06051. Details of the event will be forthcoming. For more information visit bethlehemfair.com or call the Bethlehem Fair Society at (203) 266-5350. Each year the proceeds from the Fair generate $10,000 to $20,000 for local scholarships.Find out more »

19th Annual Housatonic Heritage Walks Second Weekend September 11-12

September 11 – September 12

The 19th Annual Housatonic Heritage Walks continues its series with its second of five consecutive weekends ( September 11-12) through five consecutive autumn weekends of events sponsored by the Upper Housatonic National Heritage Area (Housatonic Heritage). Organizers have assembled an ambitious 86 events spread over the five weekends, involving more than 20 towns stretching from Hinsdale, MA in Berkshire County  to Salisbury, CT in Litchfield County. There is a variety of adventures ranging from 1 mile hikes to bike and…Find out more »

4th Annual Macedonia Trail Race

September 12Macedonia Brook State Park

The 4th Annual Macedonia Trail Race will be held Sunday, September 12, 2021 in Macedonia Brook State Park in Kent, CT. The event is organized by Steep Endurance. The Park  has unparalleled single track and lush forest trails, challenging climbs/descents and 2-3 amazing viewpoints on course. The race offers trail runners a one of kind experience in the northwest part of Connecticut.  You will not be disappointed!  ​50K/25K/12K distances will be offered!   ​ The Macedonia Trail Race is part of the Blue Blazed Trail Running…Find out more »

Barry Hopkins Run at Olana

September 12Olana State Historical Site

The Barry Hopkins Run at Olana will be held in-person Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the Olana State Historic Site, Greenport, NY. and virtually from September 12 – 19, 2021. Registration for the Barry Hopkins Run at Olana is now open at Zippyreg: https://www.zippyreg.com/online_reg/index.php?e=1571 The run is offered as an in-person event on September 12, 2021 at 9 AM, with an option to run it virtually at a reduced entry fee. The first 75 entrants for the in-person event will receive a T-shirt.…Find out more »

Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club VFW Civilian vs. Military Pistol Match

September 12Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club

The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club will hold the VFW Civilian vs. Military Pistol Match Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the Club’s facilities at 148 South Canaan Road, North Canaan, CT 06018. No rifle caliber larger than .308. No steel core bullets. No cross draw holsters and no Magnum loads for steel matches. $10 entry fee. All matches start at 10:00 am. No signups after 10:15. For more information call Brian Faedi at 413 854-4348; Chris at 860 480-1341…Find out more »

Tunxis Trail Ultramarathon

September 12

Tunxis Trail Ultramarathon will be held Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 275 Punch Brook Road, Burlington, CT. The event, which is organized by the Burlington Land Trust, offers races of both 60K and 30K. 6:00 am the 60K race begins 7:00 am The 30K begins Runners will start in a staggered format, five runners at a time. Each race is capped at 50. Entry fees: 60K race $70 30K race $60 To register go to: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=85871 Registration ends at 11:59…Find out more »

John F. Foley Lone Oak Challenge Annual Golf Tournament

September 13Fairview Farm Golf Course

The John F. Foley Lone Oak Challenge Annual Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 13, 2021, at Fairview Farm Golf Course, 300 Hill Road, Harwinton, CT 06791. The entry fee for the 18 hole, four-person, best ball scramble format tournament is $150 per person which includes green fees, cart, boxed lunch , on-course contests, awards and dinner. There will also be a putting contest, 50-50 holes, hole in one and a raffle. Sponsorship opportunities range from $100 to $750.…Find out more »

Gerald Miller 20th Annual Boys and Girls Club Children First Golf Tournament

September 13Country Club of Pittsfield

The Gerald Miller 20th Annual Boys and Girls Club of the Berkshires Children First Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Country Club of Pittsfield, 639 South Main Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201. The tournament is an 18 hole, four-person scramble event. Unlike many tournaments where individuals form teams and pay an individual entry fee, the Gerald Miller tournament is business-driven.  Local businesses sponsor four-person teams at $1500 per team. Each business also gets signage and mention…Find out more »

Kent Volunteer Fire Dept. 18th Annual Golf Tournament

September 13Bulls Bridge Golf Club, 71 Bulls Bridge Road
South Kent, CT 06785 United States + Google Map

The Kent Volunteer Fire Dept. 18th Annual Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Tom Fazio-designed Bulls Bridge Golf Club, 71 Bulls Bridge Road, South Kent, CT  06785. Rain date TBA by Bulls Bridge Golf Club. The 18 hole tournament will be a four-person scramble format. There will be on-course contests including  a hole in one, closest to the pin, longest drive  and straightest drive. The cost of the event is $250 per person which includes…Find out more »

BLN  21st Annual Charity Golf Tournament

September 13Torrington Country Club, 250 Torrington Rd
Goshen, CT 06756 United States + Google Map

The BLN  21st Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Torrington Country Club, 250 Torrington Road, Goshen, CT. The tournament is presented by Brooks, Todd & McNeil; Litchfield Bancorp and Northwest Community Bank. The cost of the 18 hole, four person scramble format tournament is $195 per person which includes green fees, cart, buffet lunch, awards, contests and dinner. There is a dinner-only option for $50. On-course contests include longest drive, closest to the…Find out more »

Sharon Fire Dept. Annual Golf Tournament

September 14Sharon Country Club

The Sharon Fire Dept. Annual Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at the Sharon Country Club,  2 Golf Drive, Sharon, CT  06069. Rain date is Sept. 28th. The entry fee for the 18 hole, four-person scramble event is $135 per person which includes green fees, cart, lunch, on-course contests, refreshment cart, awards and dinner. There will be a raffle. On-course contests include closest to the pin, longest drive and hole in one. Pre-registration is required, but register…Find out more »

Knights of Columbus Adam S. Michalek Memorial Golf Tournament

September 15Canaan Country Club, 74 High St, Canaan
Canaan, 06018 United States + Google Map

The Knights of Columbus Adam S. Michalek Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at The Canaan Country Club, 74 High St., Canaan, CT 06018. Rain date is September 22nd. The entry fee for the 18 hole, four-person scramble format event  is $115 per person which includes green fees, cart, coffee and donuts, lunch, on course contests, on course beverages, awards and dinner. On course contests include closest to the pin, longest drive, closest to the line…Find out more »

BT5K Virtual for 2021

September 18 – October 2

The BT5K will be held virtually September 18- October 2, 2021. the event is sponsored by the American Brain Tumor Association. BT5K Your Way no matter where you live! Walk, run, bike, push a stroller, or even rollerblade your own 5K. It’s your choice! Registrants will receive a BT5K performance shirt, assigned race bib, and finishers medal. You have from September 18 to October 2, to complete your 5K. We will have a live Celebration on Saturday, October 2, with…Find out more »

Cerebral Palsy Walk 9th Annual Accessibility Awareness Day

September 18Walkway Over the Hudson

The Cerebral Palsy Walk 9th Annual Accessibility Awareness Day will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021 on the Walkway Over the Hudson (Highland side), 87 Haviland Rd, Highland, NY 12528. This Walk, which is organized by the Wraparound Services of the Hudson Valley formerly known as Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County, is part of the 9th Annual Accessibility Awareness Day. The event is FREE to everyone but participants are asked to register for a t-shirt and swag bag to support…Find out more »

Roe Jan Ramble 9th Annual Bike Tour

September 18Copake Memorial Park

The Roe Jan Ramble 9th Annual Bike Tour will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at Copake Memorial Park, 305 Mountain View Road, Copake, NY. Sponsored by towns of Copake, Hillsdale and Ancrum, NY. This is a non-competitive bike ride. Cyclists can choose from six routes –  10, 18, 25, 35 and 50 and 62.5 miles. For a detailed description of each route visit roejanramble.org . There is no entry fee for the non-competitive event, but participants are encouraged to…Find out more »

19th Annual Housatonic Heritage Walks Third Weekend September 18-19

September 18 – September 19

The 19th Annual Housatonic Heritage Walks continues its series with its third of five consecutive weekends ( September 18-19) sponsored by the Upper Housatonic National Heritage Area (Housatonic Heritage). Organizers have assembled an ambitious 86 events spread over the five weekends, involving more than 20 towns stretching from Hinsdale, MA in Berkshire County  to Salisbury, CT in Litchfield County. There is a variety of adventures ranging from 1 mile hikes to bike and paddling tours. Many events are walks, and…Find out more »

March On for Brain Injury Hudson Valley

September 18Virtual

March On for Brain Injury Hudson Valley will be held virtually Saturday, September 18, 2021. The statewide family fun walk is  hosted by the Brain Injury Association of New York State. Join us for a day of awareness and community building as we honor outstanding individuals and their contributions to the brain injury community. The online program will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, and will feature honorees, BIANYS leadership and information on March On sponsors. Anyone can…Find out more »

Salisbury Winter Sports Association 14th Annual Golf Tournament and Pig Roast

September 18Undermountain Golf Course, 274 Under Mountain Rd
Copake, NY 12516 United States + Google Map

The Salisbury Winter Sports Association 14th Annual Golf Tournament and Pig Roast will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Undermountain Golf Course, 274 Under Mountain Road, Copake, NY 12516. Rain date is Sunday, September 19th. The 18 hole, two-person scramble event is open to men’s, women’s and mixed categories and is limited to 50 teams. There will be two shot gun starts  one at 8:00 am and the other at 1:00 pm. Please arrive early enough before your…Find out more »



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