Bartlett Aboretum - Guided Tour

09/29/2013

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203.322.1646.

11:00 a.m. Learn how to harvest herbs and put an Herb Garden to bed for the winter conducted by Master Gardener members of the Herb Group. Guided tours begin at the Silver Educational Center at 11:00 a.m. and last approximately one hour. This tour is not recommended for children 8 and under.

Westport HIstorical Society A TREE GROWS IN WINSLOW

09/29/2013

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

1:45 p.m. Learn how to identify and care for the trees on your property while strolling through beautiful Winslow Park on Sunday, Sept. 29. The walk with professional arborist Ben Sykas is being sponsored by the Westport Historical Society. Along the way, Sykas will discuss the history of the 29-acre former estate of New York banker Richard Henry Winslow, as well as such tree identification basics as the difference between compound and simple leaves and good versus bad pruning

Honey Day at The 1750 Ogden House - Fairfield Museum

09/29/2013

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

Honey Day at The 1750 Ogden House Sunday, September 29  1pm - 4pm $5 suggested donation. It's National Honey Month! Join us to celebrate the colonial legacy of the honey bee and don't miss your last chance to visit the 1750 Ogden House before it closes for the season. Learn about beekeeping with Tess Brown, the Fairfield University Beekeeping Mentor, and the efforts of beekeepers who keep this important tradition alive.  Enjoy Sun Tea and refreshments made with honey and browse unique bee-themed gifts from the Museum Shop, available for purchase. Family-friendly activities will include wreath-making with fragrant herbs and flowers from the Colonial Kitchen Garden. Docents will lead historic house tours throughout the day inside the period rooms of the 1750 Ogden House.

Bartlett Arboretum Guided Tours

09/29/2013 to 09/29/2013

151 Brookdale Road, , Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971 .

Learn how to harvest herbs and put an Herb Garden to bed for the winter conducted by Master Gardener members of the Herb Group. Members free non-members free with gate admission. This tour is not recommended for children 8 and under. For more information visit www.bartlettarboretum.org, call 203-322-6971 or e-mail info@bartlettarboretum.org

* * * * * Our 91-acre nature preserve is a living museum of majestic trees, rare plant collections, charming gardens, and varied natural habitats and walking trails. The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open to the public every day of the year and features the new Silver Educational Center and children’s outdoor Nature Explore Classroom.

An Afternoon of Song - from Broadway to the Met

09/29/2013 to 09/29/2013

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0983.

A benefit concert for seniors. Enjoy favorite local singers - Allegra Themmen, Jennifer Foster, Jodi Maxner, Daniel Hague and Daniel Juarez - performing a wide range of musical entertainment, from opera to musical theater, light opera and Broadway show tunes. Tickets $12 before September 25, at the door, $29. For more information contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org