Center for Contemporary Printmaking- Etching from Still Life

10/25/2017 to 11/15/2017

299 West Ave, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-7999.

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS, 4-WEEK WORKSHOP,6PM –  9PM CLASS SIZE 4-8, ALL LEVELS, INCLUDES 4 HOURS OF STUDIO TIME EACH WEEK.  Using the technical range of etching, create still lives with wonderful textures and depth in this introductory four-week workshop. Expand on your current knowledge of etching, or start as a beginner; Nomi will guide you through the ins and outs of long term observational etching. All of the avenues of copper etching are available to you throughout the four-week workshop, which includes an additional four hours of studio time each week. Use this workshop to strengthen your copper etching skills, and apply them to your own printmaking routine.

Fairfield Halloween Museum After Dark The Other Witch Hunt of 1692

10/26/2017

370 Beach St, Fairfield, CT

6-8pm Escaping Salem reconstructs the witch hunt that took place in Stamford & Fairfield in 1692. Author Richard Godbeer will be here to discuss his book. Free for members; $5 for non-members. Reception at 6pm; Program at 6:30pm.

Barnum Museum Wicked Walk in Mysterious Downtown Bridgeport!

10/26/2017 to 10/27/2017

Main Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 331-1104 ext. 100.

Join The Barnum Museum for a fascinating-and slightly macabre-Wicked Walk lantern stroll of historic downtown Bridgeport, Connecticut, led by author-historian-lecturer Michael Bielawa. October provides the perfect time to visit scenes of suspected hauntings, Victorian-era murders, and unexplained phenomena. Remarkably, these mysteries and mysterious sites are centrally located and within easy walking distance. Join Mr. Bielawa for a one-hour tour, as he sheds light on some of New England's strangest and eeriest tales! The evening tours will be offered on two dates: Thursday, October 26, and Friday, October 27, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Tickets are available through eventbrite.com. Tickets should be purchased at least a day in advance; group size is limited, so early reservations are suggested. Tickets are $5 per person for Barnum Museum members, and $15 for others. Please note that this program is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. The program begins in the People's United Bank Gallery located at the rear of The Barnum Museum, 820 Main Street in Bridgeport. Please plan to arrive at 6:30 pm, so that the tour can leave by 6:45 pm. In case of a weather cancellation on either of those dates, the tour will be offered on Sunday, October 30, with an earlier start time of 4:30 pm.

Darien Nature Center PUT YOUR GARDEN TO BED

10/26/2017

120 Brookside Road, Darien, CT Phone: 203-655-7459.

11 am - 12:30 pm. Master Gardener Eve Mauger will give pointers on how to prepare your garden and native plants for the next growing season, while having it look beautiful all winter. Work that we do now in our garden can have a significant impact on your spring blossoms and the health and beauty of your shrubs in the coming years.
COST: $35

Fairfield Museum and History Center The Other Witch Hunt of 1692

10/26/2017

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

6-8 pm. Professor Godbeer takes readers students on a revealing journey into the mental world of early America, shattering the stereotype of early New Englanders as quick to accuse and condemn. Drawing on eyewitness testimony, Godbeer tells the story of Kate Branch, a seventeen-year-old afflicted by strange visions and given to blood-chilling wails of pain and fright. Branch accused several women of bewitching her, two of whom were put on trial for witchcraft.

"Young Frankenstein" At The Wilton Playshop

10/27/2017 to 11/11/2017

15 Lovers Lane, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7629.

THE WILTON PLAYSHOP is proud to present Young Frankenstein. Directed by Mat Young with musical direction by Zachary Kampler and choreography by Rachel Schulte, the show will run from October 27 – November 11, 2017. Young Frankenstein features a book by three-time Tony Award winner Mel Brooks and three-time Tony Award winter Thomas Meehan with music and lyrics by Brooks. Young Frankenstein is a brilliant stage creation adapted from the legendary funny film of the same name. Frederick Frankenstein inherits a castle in Transylvania containing Igor, Inga and Frau Blucher. After discovering the secret entrance to his grandfather's laboratory, Frederick decides to carry on the family experiments and creates a monster of his own. With such memorable tunes as "The Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend," "Please Don't Touch Me," and "Puttin' on the Ritz," Young Frankenstein is sure to be a monstrously good time.

Fairfield Museum Legends & Hauntings Walking Tour

10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017

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

Fri., Sat., Sun., Oct. 27-29, 6-8pm Get chilled to the bone listening to haunting legends and local folklore as night descends. Visit some of Fairfield's spookiest spots. $10 for members; $13 for non-members. Advance reservations required. Put your scary, creepy, silly, fun, and sparkly costumes on and get chilled to the bone listening to haunting legends, superstitions, and local folklore as night descends. Did body snatching happen in the cemetery? Are there ghosts in Sun Tavern? Did witches really live here? Find out tonight!

Fairfield Museum and History Center Legends & Hauntings

10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017

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

6 - 8 pm. Get chilled to the bone listening to haunting legends, superstitions, and local folklore as night descends. Did body snatching happen in the cemetery? Are there ghosts in Sun Tavern? Did witches really live here? Find out tonight! Attendees are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes! Please register early, as this popular event does fill quickly. Friday, October 27, Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29, 6pm – 8pm | Members: $10; Non-Members: $13. Register here: https://legendshauntings2017.eventbrite.com

Glass House an Evening with Norman Foster and Robert A.M. Stern

10/27/2017

199 Elm Street,, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-594-9884.

5 pm cocktails, 6 pm conversation, 7 pm dinner. $350 pp tickets.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Astronomy Nights: The Big Bang in 1 Hour with Jason Kendall

10/27/2017

151 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-0408.

7 pm. Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on The Big Bang in 1 Hour, followed by a viewing of the night sky through our 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. This program is suitable for ages 5 and over. Location: Behind the Heckscher Farm, enter from Scofieldtown Road. GPS users enter - 151 Scofieldtown Road. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3