Norwalk Symphony 77th Season Opening Performance

10/29/2016

125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-956-6771.

The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra plays all of its concerts (unless specifically noted otherwise) at the Norwalk Concert Hall and Norwalk City Hall. 8-10 pm. Rossini - Overture to Il Signor Bruschino, Shostakovich - Cello Concerto #1 in Eb Major, Op. 107, Matt Haimovitz, soloist Brahms - Symphony No. 4, Op. 98.

Trumbull Historical Society - History Ablaze!

10/29/2016

1856 Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull, CT Phone: (203) 377-6620.

Join us on Saturday, October 29 for Trumbull's spookiest Halloween event. The field behind the Historical Society will be ablaze with dozens of jack o' lanterns, while our storytellers offer up true tales of Trumbull's haunted past. Inside, the haunted Historical Society will be alive with frights and festive treats. We welcome individuals, groups, Scouts, businesses, churches and other organizations to submit carved pumpkins for display.

Greenwich Historical Society -Create A “Lasting Relics” Pop-Up Museum in Honor of Greenwich Reads Together

10/29/2016

21 Mead Avenue, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203‑869‑6899.

Saturday, October 29, 2106; 3:00 to 4:00 pm, Byram Schubert Library. Open to all ages. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. If life as you knew it came to an end tomorrow, what single object would you chose to sustain your most cherished memories? Join us in creating a "pop-up" museum at the Byram Shubert Library to explore the idea of love, beauty and memory in honor of this year's Greenwich Reads Together selection, Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel. Our pop-up museum is inspired by themes that run through the book, a tale that follows a small band of performing artists who attempt to keep their art and humanity alive after civilization is forever altered by a pandemic. You'll arrive at the library at 3:00, add your object to the pop-museum and write a short label explaining the reason for your selection. At 3:30, each participant will share the story behind his or her item. Participants will also have the opportunity to engage in conversation about Station Eleven.

Discovery Museum and Planetarium Spooktacular!

10/29/2016

4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 372-3521.

10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Join us for a spooktacular time at Discovery! Guests will experience some spooky science, cool Planetarium shows, and a mad scientist science demonstration! Don't forget your costume for the parade! Guests in costume will receive half-price admission!

Pequot Library -Meet the Author: B. A. Shapiro

10/30/2016

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

4:00pm - 6:00pm B. A. Shapiro is the author of seven novels, including the award-winning New York Times bestseller, The Art Forger, and most recently, The Muralist. She's also written four screenplays (Blind Spot, The Lost Coven, Borderline and Shattered Echoes) and the non-fiction book, The Big Squeeze. 30-40 minute author talk, Q and A, book sales and signing. Free and open to the public.

Bruce Museum Art Adventures: Small Worlds

10/30/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6756.

1 pm - 3 pm.  A drop-in program designed for children ages 4 and up and their families. Participants have the opportunity to craft fun and creative works of art inspired by the museum's collections and exhibitions. This program is free with general admission and no advanced registration is required.

Fairfield Halloween on the Green!

10/30/2016

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

10 am - 4 pm. Trick or treat in an enchanted and not-too-spooky environment at Halloween on the Green! Formerly "Trick or Treat on Safety Street," this new town-wide event will include a costume parade at 2pm, entertainment, crafts, games, a pet parade at 11am and more! The historic Town Green & Fairfield Museum Commons will be transformed into a Halloween village full of places to visit and things to see and do. Exciting displays will be set up in the Victorian Cottage, Sun Tavern and Old Academy Schoolhouse! Put on your costume and prepare for fantastical fun! Recommended for families with kids 12 and under.

Fairfield Market on the Green

10/30/2016

Beach St., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203.255.1011.

10 am - 4 pm. 40 exhibitors and 8 food trucks on the Town Hall Green.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour and Art Adventures: Small Worlds

10/30/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

Gallery Tour - 11:30 am - 12:15 pm. Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission; no registration required. Art Adventures: Small Worlds Sunday, October 30, 2016 — 1:00pm - 3:00pm. A drop-in program designed for children aged 4 and up and their families. In this program, participants will have the opportunity to craft fun and creative works of art inspired by the museum's collections and exhibitions. This program is free with general admission and no advanced registration is required.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center -Trick or Treat on Heckscher Farm

10/30/2016

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-1646.

1 - 3 pm. Don your Halloween costume and head up to Heckscher Farm to trick-or-treat with your favorite farm friends! Make your first stop at the otter pond to get your first clue. Follow the clues to find all six trick-or-treat stations. Then, stop by Heckscher WILD! for Ick Fest to get slimy with our slime table, visit live reptiles and bugs, and create crafts around some of our favorite Halloween critters. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.