The New England Patriots Training Camp at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. (about an hour and a half drive from Hartford), is open and Pats’ fans can watch team practices and visit the Patriots Fan Zone free. The Fan Zone, a football theme park, features interactive activities, autograph sessions, cheerleader appearances and more. Practices and The Fan Zone are open to the public through mid-August. Information and schedules: www.Patriots.com or call the Training Camp hotline at 508-549-0001.