Scarecrow Making

10/02/2016 to 10/09/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2039776521.

Sundays, October 2 & 9, 2 - 4 pm Session I: 2 - 3 pm & Session II: 3 - 4 pm Bring your family to our 7th annual scarecrow making program and create a life-sized scarecrow! Your creation will be exhibited and entered in our scarecrow contest at Harvest Festival, October 15 & 16. You can then take your scarecrow home to decorate the lawn for Halloween. Although some materials are provided, 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 is 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: $5 per family plus gate admission. For more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org or call 203.977.6521

Greater Valley Restaurant Week

10/03/2016 to 10/08/2016

Shelton, CT

Restaurants in Oxford, Seymour, Derby, Ansonia and Shelto offer special menus at nearly 20 participating Greater Valley restaurants. Visit website for list of restaurants.

FALL BREAK OUT DAY: Fabulous Fibers

10/03/2016 to 10/03/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2039776538.

No school? No problem! Join us for a day of special programs and self-guided activities for all ages. Get wild about wool and fawn over flax as we celebrate National Wool Week. Learn about the farm animals that we can get fibers from as you meet our goats, sheep, alpacas and llamas. Try your hand at washing and carding wool, practice dying wool, and create other crafts. Trek a llama and meet other animals that have body coverings other than fur. We'll celebrate the end of the day with our favorite treat over the campfire, S'mores! Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.

Avon Theatre Documentary Night: SONNY LISTON: THE MYSTERIOUS LIFE AND DEATH OF A CHAMPION

10/05/2016

272 Bedford St., Stamford, CT Phone: 203.967.3660.

7:30 pm. Post-film Q&A with director Jeff Lieberman He was called "The Heavyweight Nobody Likes", "King of the Beasts" and "A Latterday Caveman" by members of the press. Sonny Liston was not a well-liked heavyweight champion. But what was the story behind the headlines? SONNY LISTON: THE MYSTERIOUS LIFE AND DEATH OF A CHAMPION looks at the rise and fall of the man who held boxing's biggest belt, the World Heavyweight Championship from 1962 to 1964. Members $7, non members $12, students $9.

Greenwich Historical Society -An Evening with Lesley Stahl

10/05/2016

19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203‑869‑6899.

6:00 to 7:30 pm. at the Greenwich County Club. Who wouldn't want to spend an evening with Lesley Stahl, celebrated television reporter and recent New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Grandma: The Joy and Science of the New Grandparenting. Ms. Stahl will share her views on the current political landscape, family and the future. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Greenwich Historical Society's Fund for Program Enrichment, newly established to support program initiatives, including education, exhibitions, public programs, digital collections and preservation. Limited VIP tickets for a pre-event reception and book signing are available for $1,000. General admission tickets are $250. A copy of Stahl's new book is included in the ticket price.
Reservations required.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking -RE-WORK OLD MONOTHON PRINTS with Heather N. Varco

10/06/2016

299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

10 am - 4 pm. $125 members, $150 non-members. Do you have your prints from a past MONOTHON that you are not sure what to do with? Work with Heather on brining your artistic vision to completion. This collaborative working environment will help you put the finishing touches on your prints.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Around the World:Get Into It! FREE

10/06/2016

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

5:00 – 8:00 pm. Energy Awareness Night with Energize Connecticut – The museum stays open late with free admission and activities that will empower children to make smart energy choices. An Open Arms program.

Pequot Library -Genealogy 1-on-1

10/07/2016

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

10:00am-4:30pm Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1- 1 ½ hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at filippone@pequotlibrary.org or call the Front Desk at 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Trumbull Fall Craft Festival

10/08/2016

5958 Main St., Trumbull, CT

Front lawn of the Grace Episcopal Church. Trumbull Fall Craft Festival will be held on October 8, 2016. This event is dedicated to providing high quality arts and crafts products. Hours: 10am - 4pm

New Canaan Nature Center Birding Walk

10/08/2016

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

8:30A.M.- 10:00A.M. Join us for an adults-only morning bird walk here at NCNC! Fall is the perfect time of year to view songbirds in Connecticut. We'll enjoy a warm cup of coffee before heading out on our trails in search of these beautiful migratory birds. Members: $10/person. Non-members: $15/person.