Run to the Hills:  Ski Sundown in New Hartford

Connecticut's oldest food and wine festival gears up for a Labor Day weekend run at a new location, New Hartford's Ski Sundown, where foodies will get to sample Angus beef sliders, baked mac and cheese, cedar plank-roasted salmon, corn, Maine blue crab fritters and regional wine offerings from Hopkins Vineyard, Jerram Winery, Miranda Vineyard, Sunset Meadow Vineyards and White Silo Winery. The music ranges from jam band to jazz and includes an appearance by singer-songwriter Courtney Drummey (pictured) on Saturday.

A Taste of the Litchfield Hills, Sept. 3-4, 12-8 p.m., Sept. 5, 12-5 p.m., $6-$10, Ski Sundown, 126 Ratlum Road, New Hartford, (860) 567-4506,