New Hartford Lions Club Giant Flea Market

09/24/2016

Brodie Park, New Hartford, CT

Opens at 6:30 AM, for early buyers $6 After 8:00 AM only $2 ​FREE PARKING, FOOD, DOOR PRIZES, NO PETS

CT Audubon Center @ Fairfield Bird of Prey Day

09/24/2016

2325 Burr St., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-6305 ext. 109. .

10:30 am - noon.Come learn what makes raptors unique! See them up close and learn about their features, adaptations and behaviors. Take a guided hike and enjoy snacks! Children must be able to sit during a live birds of prey presentation. Connecticut Audubon Society members $5, non-members $8/person. No strollers please. Pre-registration required. - See more at: http://www.ctaudubon.org/center-at-fairfield/#sthash.IQRSKzjo.dpuf

The CT Audubon Celebrates 45th Anniversary

09/24/2016

2325 Burr St., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-6305x109.

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm. Cocktails and hors d' oeuvres, live music & dancing and a selection of 1970s food. $75 pp. Please RSVP. 1970s attire encouraged. 

Westport Historical Society Kings Highway North Historic District Walking Tour

09/24/2016

Old Hill Road, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Edward F. Gerber, Past President of the Historical Society, will host a walking tour of the Kings Highway North Historic District. The tour will be an opportunity for history buffs to learn about one of the town's oldest settled areas, some homes of which date to the mid-1700s. Meet across from the cemeteries at the foot of Old Hill Road; park along Kings Highway North. There is a $10 donation. $8 for members. No charge for children 12 and under. Reservations are recommended: (203) 222-1424. You are invited to a special get together at a local watering hole after tour.

Wilton Historical Society Colonial Cookery for Kids : Apple Tansey with Fairy Butter

09/24/2016

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

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Every month, the Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids workshop at the Wilton Historical Society teaches kids in grades 4 – 8 a Colonial "reciept" (recipe) used in the Connecticut region. While the food is prepared, they hear about Colonial manners, morals and way of life. This month, the children will be making apple tansey with fairy butter. Members: $10; Non-members $15. Space is limited --- please register by contacting info@wiltonhistorical.org or call.

Discovery Museum and Planetarium STEM Days @ Discovery: Aeronautics Day

09/24/2016

4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 372-3521.

10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Come learn the science behind flight and see it in action! We'll have local scientists, experts, and businesses explain the science of flight and run special demonstrations of remotely-operated drones and airplanes. We'll also enjoy: Make-and-takes Science Demonstration Special Planetarium show schedule and  Coloring.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children -Performance Series Indonesian Dance

09/24/2016

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

2 pm - 3 pm. Amalia Suryani – Indonesian Dance: West Sumatran. Artist Bio: Amalia Suriyani was born in Jakarta, Indonesia and graduated from the University of Indonesia, Jakarkta in 2002. Her dance training includes Guruh Sukarno Putra, Liga Tari, Tapanuli Dance Workshop and Gumarang Sakti Contemporary Dance Workshop, all in Jakarta. She has performed throughout Indonesia as well as in Europe and the US. She established Saung Budaya Indonesian Group in 2005 in NYC. With the support of the Indonesian Consulate, Saung Budaya grew and is now a vital part of the Indonesian community in New York. Saung Buday brings Indonesia's culture to us through dance and music. A variety of dances from all over the Indonesian archipelago are taught within the group and performed around NY, CT and NJ. Website: http://www.lotusmusicanddance.org/amalia-suryani

Victorian Splendor: The Homes, Churches and Monuments of Norwalk’s Gilded Age

09/25/2016

295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-722-2287.

12:30 - 5 pm. Let yourself be enchanted by the splendor of the Gilded Age during a bus tour of some of Norwalk's homes, churches and monuments. The tour will take place onSunday, September 25th from 12:30 to 5pm with reenactors who will revive the late 19th century's atmosphere. There will be four stops along the way, with refreshments served at theLockwood-Mathews Mansion, at the end of the tour. You can purchase your ticket, for a ride back to the past, for $55 until September 15th, or $65 after this date.

Fairfield Museum and History Center Honey Day at the Ogden House

09/25/2016

1520 Bronson Road, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203‑259‑1598 .

1pm - 4 pm. Members; Free: Non-Members; $5 Adults, $3 Children, free for children 5 and under. Celebrate the colonial legacy of the honey bee and learn about beekeeping, enjoy sun tea and refreshments. Make family-friendly crafts and learn about the Colonial Kitchen Garden with volunteers from the Fairfield Garden Club. Inside the Ogden House, enjoy tours of this historic saltbox led by Museum Docents.

16th Annual Ambler Farm Day

09/25/2016

257 Hurlbutt Street, Wilton, CT Phone: 203.834.1143 .

12 – 4pm Families from Wilton and beyond descend upon Ambler Farm for our yearly fall festival. Enjoy the Apple Slingshot, visiting with our Farm Animals, Make-Your-Own-Scarecrow, Hay Rides, Trebuchet (aka "Punkin Chucker"), Children's Crafts, Pumpkin Patch + more! $20 per family at the entrance.