Shelton Historical Society Time Travelers

09/01/2017

70 Ripton Rd, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-925-1803.

4:30-6:30 pm. ​A group of young people, ages 13-18, who are interested in history and sponsored by the Shelton Historical Society to learn, to teach, and to promote awareness of the Shelton Historical Society. ​They meet every other Friday after school at Shelton History Center, learn about museum operations and local history, complete volunteer tasks, and take trips to various places of interest.

Fairfield Museum Museum Commons

09/01/2017 to 09/02/2017

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

The revitalization of the historic Town Green campus is complete! Come to this dynamic destination that will connect the arts, history and community, now known as the Museum Commons. New exhibitions, including a children's museum, have been installed in three buildings: Victorian Cottage and Barn (1888) and Sun Tavern (c.1780). Enjoy interactive and hands-on experiences for adults, children and families!Hours: Fridays – Sundays, 10am – 2pm. Admission: Members: Free; Adults: $8; Students & Seniors: $5, Children under 8: Free. Admission includes all exhibitions. Purchase admission at the Fairfield Museum.

Bruce Museum Docent Led Exhibition Tours Fridays

09/01/2017 to 09/29/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376 .

Fridays 12:30 -1:30 pm. Fridays Sept. 1,8,15,22,29. Free with admission. No reservation required. Join a Bruce Museum docent for a one-hour guided tour of one of the Museum's current exhibitions.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Observatory Visitors' Night

09/01/2017

151 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-977-6537.

Observatory Visitors' Night Fridays, 8:30 pm (weather permitting) Stamford Observatory Enter through Scofieldtown Road (north) entrance View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting. Special group visits can be arranged, call 203.977.6521. Program suitable for ages 5 and older. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. Members: Free | Non-members: $5 Adults, $3 Children (5-17)

Friday Concerts at Calf Pasture Beach

09/01/2017

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-854-7938.

CAFÉ MU TIKI LOUNGE CABERET- 7:00pm Classic Rock at its best with the talented "WENDY MAY DUO"

Norwalk Seaport Association Cruise to Sheffield Island September

09/01/2017 to 09/30/2017

4 North Water St., South Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006.

C.J. Toth catamaran for a cruise to the island then tour the lighthouse, observe wildlife in their natural habitat in the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, hunt for shells along the beach, dine on a picnic lunch, play on the lawns around the lighthouse and just have a good time. The lighthouse is open to visitors for daily tours, however, the tower section of the lighthouse is closed for renovations. Your boat leaves from the Sheffield Island Lighthouse dock located at the corner of North Water Street and Washington Street in Historic South Norwalk. Parking is available adjacent to the dock and the Norwalk Maritime Center Garage. Reservations are not required but are strongly recommended. Round-trip ferry tickets are $25.00 adults ... $15.00 children ages 4-12 ... FREE children ages 3 and younger. Check website for dates and times. Most days the vessel goes out at 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm. Tickets online or by phone. Reservations suggested.

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Marine Life Study Cruises

09/01/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

1 pm - 3:30 pm. Study marine biodiversity from the water's surface down to the bottom for a first-hand understanding of Long Island Sound's interdependent marine life. Participants utilize such sampling techniques as a plankton tow, biodredge, mud grab and otter trawl that may bring up fish, crabs, lobsters, sea stars and more. A video microscope and touch tank on board enhance observations.

Westport Historical Society Hummock Island Oyster Tour

09/02/2017

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Westport Historical Society is pleased to offer a special experience right in our own backyard- a boat tour to visit Hummock Island, the site of the charming historic oyster house that sits in the middle of Sherwood Mill Pond.

Fairfield Museum Museum Sun Tavern Guided Tour

09/02/2017

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

1-2 pm. Learn more about the history of this fascinating Tavern that was built after the Burning of Fairfield, circa 1780.Free with admission. Meet at the Fairfield Museum.

Maritime Aquarium Norwalk Western Long Island Sound Lighthouse Cruises

09/02/2017

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

Seven hour cruise departs at 9 am. Venture out for a rare close-up look at eight historic lighthouses on Long Island Sound! Participants aboard R/V Spirit of the Sound will make passes by these lighthouses: Greens Ledge, Sheffield Island, Stamford Harbor (or Harbor Ledge), Great Captain Island, Execution Rocks, Stepping Stones, Sands Point and Eatons Neck. Tickets are $75 ($65 for Aquarium members). Advance purchase is required. Capacity is limited to 30. Reserve your tickets by clicking the "Buy Tickets" button or call (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206.