2016 Bridgeport Harvest Festival

10/15/2016

126 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Ped Mall. Bring your family and enjoy a fun-filled Harvest Festival. There will be plenty of activities for children. Hours: 10am-1pm

Mohawk Mountain Craft Show

10/15/2016

46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6100.

Free Juried Craft Show featuring local vendors, artisans and farms in a one-day indoor event. There will be food hayrides and more for the whole family to enjoy. Vendor items include: maple syrup, baskets, wood works, quilts, jewelry and more!
Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:30am to 4:00pm

Audubon Greenwich Plein Air Art and Wine with Frank Guida

10/15/2016

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272.

3 pm - 5 pm. Join Audubon Greenwich for an evening of plein air (or "open air") art with artist Frank Guida. During this beginner art class, learn how to use pencils to capture the beauty of Audubon's landscapes. Fee: $20 per person. RSVP to greenwichcenter@audubon.org.

The Perry House Nola Fest

10/15/2016

1128 West Broad St., Stratford, CT Phone: 203-377-3779.

 6 pm - 10 pm. $65 pp.includes food and drinks for the evening at this New Orleans themed fundraiser. There will be New Orleans styled food, jazz and the hurricane! Casual attire. Unique artisan Mardi Gras masks will be available for purchase. 

Fairfield Museum and History Center Perry's Mill Ponds

10/15/2016

Sturges Road, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

At the Mill River we will make a model river and observe the different habitat areas created by the work of the river. On Sturges Road, just off Bronson Road. Rain date: October 16, 12 pm. $5 pp. Wetlands Walking Tour at Mill River Open Space from 12 pm to 2 pm. Meet at the Perry's Mill Ponds (River Laboratory Area) on Sturges Road, in Fairfield, CT at least 15 minutes before tour time. * Please note, refunds are only given in the event of a cancellation by the Fairfield Museum.

Beardsley Zoo "Zoo Crew" - Cryptozoology

10/15/2016

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6565.

Do you have a child between the ages of 11-14? Do they want to discover the origin of these creatures while spending an afternoon at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo? Our "Zoo Crew" program is returning Oct. 15 to learn about Cryptozoology from 1 to 3 pm. Cost is $20/members and $25/non-members, which covers the program and cost of Zoo admission.

Wilton Historical Carve and Decorate a Grinning Halloween Pumpkin

10/15/2016

224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257.

Saturday, October 15 11:00 – 12:30. Avoid the mess at home! Come to the "BYOP" (Bring Your Own Pumpkin!) event. Join Kiwanis volunteers and Museum Educator Lola Chen in the 1860 Abbott Barn at the Wilton Historical Society for a fun Halloween pumpkin carving and decorating session for children and their adults. Pumpkins available for purchase on-site from the Kiwanis Club or participants can bring their own pumpkin. The Wilton Historical Society will supply carving tools, craft materials, cider and cookies! Suggested for ages 8 and up. Not a drop off program. $5.00 for members, $10 non-members. Please register by email info@wiltonhistorical.org

Wilton Historical Society Things That Go Bump in the Night . . . Ghost Night

10/15/2016

224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257.

6:30- 8:30 pm. During a candlelight walk through the dimly lit period rooms, and up and down groaning stairs of the 1740 Betts House and the 1772 Fitch House, kids will hear stories of the families who lived there. They will wend their way to the Burt Barn, where deep in the darkest chamber they will hear classic scary Halloween stories told in the dark. The evening will conclude with games, cider and donuts. Halloween costumes are optional. Registration required. Members: $15 per child; maximum $25 per family. Non-members: $25 per child, maximum $35 per family. To reserve: e-mail info@wiltonhistorical.org

Pequot Library -Finding Your Artist Within

10/15/2016

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

1:00pm - 3:00pm Art workshop for ages 6 - 12 using oil pastels & watercolor techniques. Dress for possible outdoor component. Registration required plus fee.

Pequot Library -Pequot Quick Paint for Artists

10/15/2016

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

10:00am - 12:00pm Artists are invited to paint outdoors: 10am - 12pm, then sell their recently created painting from 12:30pm - 2:30pm. $100 per work/75% to Artist. Registration required.