Silvermine Arts Center - Fall Table

10/03/2015

1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9700 x22.

6:30 to 10 p.m.Silvermine Arts Center invites you to join us for FALL TABLE, a special farm-to-table dining experience.  This is our first event introducing our LIVING ART event seriesco-produced with Moshe Aelyon Studio. This Tuscan-style evening will include an abundant selection of hors d’oeuvres followed by a sumptuous full dinner and dessert prepared by On the Marc Catering. Libations will flow and live music will play all evening long in an atmosphere evoking the Italian cinema. Come dine in a relaxed atmosphere with friends and share an evening of food, art and community.

Silvermine Arts Center Hosts Fall Table Evening--New Canaan

10/03/2015

1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9700.

Fall Table--Saturday, October 3, 2015--Cocktails at 6:30pm, Dinner at 8pm--Cocktails in the Gallery, Dinner in Sara Victoria Hall
$150. Silvermine Arts Center invites you to FALL TABLE, a Tuscan-style dining experience celebrating LIVING ART, our event series co-produced with Moshe Aelyon Studio. The evening will include an abundant selection of hors d'oevres followed by a sumptious farm-to-table dinner and dessert...With libations flowing and live music playing, you will be immersed in the sensual atmosphere of Italian Cinema. We invite you to share the evening with friends in our harvest gathering of food, art and community. Purchase tickets online.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center Program: Scarecrow Making

10/04/2015 to 10/11/2015

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

Scarecrow Making--Sundays, October 4 & 11, 2015. Session I &II: Oct. 4, 2 – 3 pm & 3 – 4 pm. Session III & IV: Oct. 11, 2 – 3 pm & 3 – 4 pm. Bring your family for the SM&NC's 6th annual scarecrow making program and create a scarecrow for the Harvest Festival Weekend contest. Families can create a life-size scarecrow that will be exhibited and entered in the scarecrow contest at Harvest Festival (Oct. 17 & 18), then can be picked up in time to grace their lawns for Halloween. Some materials are provided, but families are encouraged to bring clothing or accessories to help with their creation. One scarecrow per family. Supplies are limited to 12 families per session; pre-registration and pre-payment are recommended due to popularity. Participating families must agree to leave the scarecrow for the Harvest Festival and pick it up the week after the Festival. Call 203.977.6521 to register. Members: $5 per family | Non-members: $10 per family plus gate admission.

Fairfield County Walk to End Alzheimer's

10/04/2015

45 Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 860-828-2828.

The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter hosts its annual Fairfield County Walk to End Alzheimer's this Sunday, October 4 at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk. The Alzheimer's Association confirms record-breaking numbers are expected at the Alzheimer's Walk. Participants of all ages and abilities are invited to register for free online or via phone 860.828.2828 and help reclaim the future for millions.  The Fairfield County Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held from 8:30am until 1pm on Sunday, October 4 at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk and will feature family friendly activities including live music.  8:30Am Registration opens.   10AM< WAlk begins. 

Ambler Farm Day

10/04/2015

257 Hurlbutt Street, Wilton, CT Phone: 203.834.1143.

12:00-4:00pm Families from Wilton and beyond descend upon Ambler Farm for our yearly fall festival. Enjoy the Apple Slingshot, Farm Animals, Make-Your-Own-Scarecrow, Hay Rides, Trebuchet (aka "Punkin Chucker"), Children's Crafts, Pumpkin Patch + more!

9th Annual CancerCare Fairfield Walk/Run for Hope at Jennings Beach,

10/04/2015

880 South Benson Road, Fairfield, CT Phone: (888) 814-WALK (9255).

Sunday, October 4, 2015. Walk or run to celebrate survivors, support those facing cancer and remember those lost while raising funds for CancerCare’s free, professional support services available to anyone affected by cancer. Families, individuals and teams welcome. This 5K event on a USAFT-certified course begins at 9 a.m. and is followed by a children’s half-mile Fun Run at 10:15 a.m. Entry fees are a $35 minimum donation per adult (13 and older) through September 4 or $40 from September 5 through race day; $20 minimum donation per child (12 and under); or $10 for the Fun Run only.  All participants receive a t-shirt. Race awards for the top finishers and awards to top individual and team fundraisers.  Registration and check-in at 7:45 a.m.  Rain or shine.  For information and registration, visit http://community.cancercare.org/walkct or call (888) 814-WALK (9255)

Fifth Annual Norwalk Living History Tour

10/04/2015

Main St., Norwalk, CT 06852. Phone: 203-852-9788.

“Hidden in Plain Sight – Norwalk in the National Register of Historic Places” is the fifth annual Norwalk Living History Tour conducted by the Norwalk Preservation Trust. The tour spans Norwalk’s development from 1700s farming community to post Civil War opulence to industrial prosperity in the early 19th century to the post WWII expansion and forward-thinking community organization. Along the way, there are stops to enjoy designated sites and homes with the help of costumed re-enactors. Narrated by an architectural historian, this tour promises to shed light on Norwalk's “hidden in plain sight” historic districts and properties. Scheduled for Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 1 PM, this comfortable bus tour starts and ends at the Gallaher Mansion in Cranbury Park. Because space is limited, tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting the Norwalk Preservation Trust website  or by calling 203-852-9788 for more information. Early bird tickets are $55 until September 27th!

Lockwood Mathews Mansion Voices from the Back Stairs: Domestic Servants in 19th and 20th Century New England

10/04/2015

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799, ext. 4.

2 p.m. Although domestic servants made everyday life in grand homes possible, their identities and roles within the household have long been hidden. This lecture will illustrate the diversity of domestic service in New England over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by focusing on three Historic New England properties. $25 for members, $30 for non-members.

Scarecrow Making

10/04/2015 to 10/11/2015

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sunday, October 4 & 11, 2 - 4 pm  October 4:  Session 1: 2 - 3 pm | Session 2: 3 - 4 pm
 October 11: Session 1: 2 - 3 pm | Session 2: 3 - 4 pm Bring your family for the SM&NC's 6th annual scarecrow making program and create a scarecrow for our Harvest Festival Weekend contest. Families can create a life-size scarecrow that will be exhibited and entered in our scarecrow contest at Harvest Festival (Oct. 17 & 18), then can be picked up in time to grace their lawns for Halloween. Some materials are provided, but families are encouraged to bring clothing or accessories to help with their creation. One scarecrow per family. Supplies are limited to 12 families per session; pre-registration and pre-payment are recommended due to popularity. Participating families must agree to leave the scarecrow for the Harvest Festival and pick it up the week after the Festival. Members: $5 per family | Non-Members: $10 per family plus gate admission.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center Exhibit: ReDress: Upcycled Style by Nancy Judd

10/05/2015 to 11/01/2015

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

ReDress: Upcycled Style by Nancy Judd Through November 1, 2015. Trash is a part of our throw-away culture. Internationally-known artist and environmental advocate Nancy Judd thinks there is a better way. She will transform the Stamford Museum Galleries into a "Recycled Runway"© where 18 of her unique "trashion" garments created from upcycled and repurposed materials will be exhibited. Learn about the process of constructing couture fashion sculptures from original materials such as aluminum cans, bicycle tire inner tubes, and dry cleaner bags. The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is proud to present "ReDress" as an inspiration to artfully promote sustainability and environmental stewardship. Visit the exhibition and be motivated to make a difference! The Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries are open, Monday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm; Sundays 11 am – 5 pm. Members: Free /Non-Members: Free with gate admission.