Stamford Museum and Nature Center Observatory Visitors' Night


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

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).

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Friends Giving


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

Today only! Saturday, November 12 is a big day at the museum! Our FriendsGiving benefit dinner is that evening and to celebrate, we're offering $5 off general admission for all visitors during the day! 9:00 - 10:00 am | Member Morning: Doors open for members and families of children with special needs at 9:00 am! Admission is FREE for members, per usual, and $3 admission for families of children with special needs as part of our monthly Accessibility Day. 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Museum Open Save $5 off general admission! 1:00 pm | Museum Closes The museum will close at 1:00 pm to prepare for our biggest fundraiser of the year.

Earthplace the Nature Discovery Center Birds of Prey Feeding & Nature's Trading Post


10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-557-4400.

3:00 PM — 3:15 PM -Observe the naturalists feed our birds of prey. Questions welcome! Rain or shine; included with admission. Nature's Trading Post - 3:30 PM — 3:45 PM Share your collection of nature finds, tell us the story of your item, and trade it for something new. Please no objects regulated by state or federal law, such as bird feathers, nests, eggs, and any endangered species. Please do not bring in anything that will rot or smell.

Saint Peter Christmas Fair


104 Main St., Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 743‑2707.

 10 am - 4 pm. Christmas Fair: Crafts, food, Raffle, door prizes & white elephant

Love It Market Holiday @ Westfield Trumbull

11/12/2016 to 11/13/2016

5065 Main St, Trumbull, CT Phone: 203-372-4500.

Sat 10am‑9pm, Sun 11am‑6pm. 30 plus craft vendors offering unique items.

New Age Craft and Psychic Mini Expo @ Greenwich Hyatt


1800 E Putnam Ave, Old Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-637-1234.

11 am - 8 pm. 1 day of selected crafts, new age products and psychic readings.



225 Beacon Point Road, Stratford, CT

11 a.m. to 12 pm. Pet boutique with many items for purchase including t-shirts, hoodies, candles, magnets, crafts and pet items.  Plus animals for adoption.

Ansonia Nature Center - Full Moon Beaver Hike


10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT Phone: 203-736-1053.

6 pm. Join the rangers for this unique night hike designed for families. The name "Full Beaver Moon" comes from the fact that the beavers are now actively preparing for winter. It is sometimes referred to as the Frosty Moon too! FEE: $1.00 per person. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes. Register in advance.

New Canaan Nature Center Adult Adventures: Devils Den Hike


33 Pent Rd, Weston, CT Phone: 03-966-9577 ext. 10.

9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Meet our Naturalists at Devil's Den Preserve in Weston (the Nature Conservancy's largest nature preserve in Connecticut) for a healthy & invigorating fall hike. This four-mile loop will be strenuous so please bring comfortable shoes, layers and a water bottle. Feel free to pack a lunch and stay for a picnic! Members: $10/person Non-members: $15/person

Maritime Aquarium Lighthouse Cruise - Central Long Island Sound


10 North Water Street, South Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700, ext. 2206.

10 am - 3 pm. Venture out onto Long Island Sound for a rare close-up look at five historic lighthouses during a Central Long Island Sound Lighthouse Cruise, a new boat outing offered at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Reserve tickets online at or call (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206. Tickets are $70 (or $60 for Aquarium members) and include a box lunch.