Pequot Library Friday Night Young Artists' Café


720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT Phone: 203-259-0346.

5:00pm - 6:30pm Perform on stage! Bring your talents to our monthly café. $5 cover charge at the door (includes food and drink). All interested in performing should contact Misty Beyer at, or call (203) 254-0123 for more information.

Spooky Halloween Tours at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

10/21/2016 to 10/23/2016

295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799.

On October 21-23, & 28-30, at 4, 5 & 6:30 p.m. the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT, will feature, Ghostly Sightings & Macabre Tales of the Victorian Era, a series of Halloween tours which will focus on the history of the house and the chilling customs and mourning traditions of the Victorian era. Visitors may run into the Mansion's ghosts, who are haunted by the darker memories that are part of the rarely spoken history of the Lockwood and Mathews families. These ghosts will wander throughout the first and second floors of the Mansion, but only during our very special and spooky Halloween tours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tours are $20 per person; advance payment and reservation are required.

Norwalk Historical Society A Haunting at Mill Hill!

10/21/2016 to 10/22/2016

2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-846-0525.

Take a lantern lit tour through the historic Mill Hill graveyard. Hear stories of murder, death, and destruction! Meet Nelson Taylor, a troubled spirit from South Norwalk... Jacob Nash, a Revolutionary War soldier who met his demise during the Burning of Norwalk...and others from Norwalk's colorful past... Bring a flash light! Tours: Every Hour from 6:00 - 9:00pm (Suitable for ages 8 and up). Refreshments after each tour. Early Bird Tickets until Thursday, 10/20 - Adults/Teens (ages 13 & up): $15.00, Child (ages 8-12): $8.00. After 10/20 – Adults/Teens (ages 13 & up): $17.00, Child (ages 8-12): $10.00.


10/22/2016 to 10/30/2016

10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 852-0700..

Kids in Halloween costumes can get free admission to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk on the final two weekends in October when the popular family attraction transforms into the Aqua-Scarium. Children age 3 to 12 who come to the Aqua-Scarium in costume on Oct. 22, 23, 29 or 30 get free admission (a $15.95 value) with each paying adult. Adult admission is $22.95. (The offer requires one paying adult for each free costumed child.) Plus, each of the four weekend days, kids can collect candy and prizes in safe trick-or-treating (while supplies last), and everyone can take part in family-fun (non-scary) activities and encounters.

Audubon Greenwich Grand Opening of Accessible Nature Trail and Pond


613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272.

1 pm - 3 pm. Celebrate the GRAND OPENING of our 1-mile long wheelchair and stroller accessible nature trail. 1:00-1:30 p.m. ribbon cutting. 1:30-3:00 p.m. guided hikes/strolls and family-friendly nature exploration. Free event. RSVP to

Fairfield Museum and History Center Walking Tour Ash Creek Open Space


South Benson Marina, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

12 pm to 2 pm. Meet at the Ash Creek Open Space in Fairfield, CT at least 15 minutes before tour time. At the Ash Creek estuary we will investigate the unique conditions of an estuary and examine the impact of human activity on the delicate balance of coastal areas. Enter via South Benson Marina. Take a left after the guard shack. Rain Date: October 23rd, 12pm. $5.

Study Tour - Philip Johnson's New Canaan


199 Elm St, New Canaan, CT Phone: (203) 594-9884.

1 pm to 7 pm. Visit five significant houses designed by Philip Johnson in New Canaan, CT on an exclusive one day study tour in celebration of the 110th anniversary of Philip Johnson's birth and the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Glass House to the public. The tour will visit the Hodgson House (1951), Alice Ball House (1953), Wiley Speculative House (1954), and Boissonnas House (1956) culminating with an evening tour of the Glass House property + festive reception. Limited capacity, early reservations essential. Tickets include tours of each house, shuttle transportation, and refreshments throughout.

Wilton Historical Society Colonial Cookery for Kids


224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257.

11 am - 12:30 pm. This program is good for kids ages 6 and up. Learn how to make Pumpkin Bread & Apple Butter. All participants will sample their own cooking and take home recipe cards - as well as any leftovers! The children will learn how a Colonial kitchen would have operated, in order to appreciate the modern conveniences we take for granted. $10 members and $15 non members.

Pequot Library -Music for Youth Free Young Persons' Concert


720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT Phone: 203-259-0346.

2:00pm - 3:00pm Music for Youth and Pequot Library present: Brandon Ridenour, trumpet, winner of the 2014 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition. Master class will follow performance.

Walking Tour: National Hall & Post Rd East


Jesup Green, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

3-4.Join us on Saturday, October 22, for a walking tour of the town's Business Center District and discover facts about such historic sites as National Hall and the former Westport Bank & Trust Company building. Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.