- Bacon Fest New York, September 2.
Live Local, Inc. presents a festival dedicated to the surprisingly versatile meat. The festival, at the Henry Hudson Waterfront Park, will feature products, crafts, and bacon dishes, including paella, ice cream, and tamales, from eastern New York and the Berkshires, as well as the first ever Best Bacon Dish of New York competition. Live honky-tonk will be performed on the main stage by Red Haired Strangers, Eastbound Jesus, and Unexplained Bacon. One dollar from every ticket sold will be donated to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. 9am-6pm. $8 online, $10 at the gate. Baconfestny.com