EDIT: This event has been postponed. (See blog post here.)
Every two years, there is a big gathering of wooden jigsaw puzzle collectors and puzzle-makers called the Puzzle Parley and it's happening this July 24-26 in Sturbridge Massachusetts, which is half-way-ish from Boston to New Haven.
Extra exciting, this year Artifact Puzzles will be hosting a fastest times jigsaw puzzle contest at the Puzzle Parley, where teams of 3 puzzlers will compete to see who can put together a brand new Ecru mystery puzzle first (ah heck, we'll have prizes for the first, second, and third place teams!).
You'll need to register to attend - registration should open-up in January at the Puzzle Parley website, and is open to all.