The Wilton Democratic Town Committee is extending an invitation to the public for its Annual Fall Barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 12-3 p.m. at Merwin Meadows (52 Lovers Ln.). Expected speakers include Rep. Jim Himes, State Senate candidate Will Haskell and candidates for State Representative Ross Tartell and Stephanie Thomas.

“The upcoming midterm elections are among the most important in our nation’s history,” says DTC chair Tom Dubin. “This is a chance to learn more about the issues, meet our Democratic candidates and show your support. Plus, it’s a lot of fun.”

Picnic fare will include hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, pasta, salads, chips and salsa, brownies and soft drinks.

Ticket are $45 until Sept 5, and $55 thereafter; children 6-18 are $10 apiece and kids under 6-years-old are free. Tickets are available to purchase online and at the door.