New Canaan Nature Center Cider Sat.

09/16/2017

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

11 am - 3 pm.Celebrate the Fall Cider Season here at NCNC! Come and enjoy an early afternoon of family fun with cider press demonstrations (on the 15 & 45 minute mark of every hour), Old Fashioned games, a pollination game in our very own apple orchard, Honey Bee Hive tours, a pumpkin scavenger hunt, seasonal harvest crafts for kids, an apple bake, and more! Also be sure to join us for our 2nd Annual Apple Pie Baking Contest! Pie judging will begin at 12:30pm. Members: $10/person Non-Members: $15/person

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

09/16/2017

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

10:30-11;15 am - Mutt-i-grees. Enjoy a special canine storytime and discussion. Visit with a shelter dog as you learn about social and emotional skills. Shelter dogs courtesy of P.A.W.S. 11:15-1145 and 2:15-2:45 - Weekend Wonder- Join our Play Explorers for engaging experiences that delve deeper into exhibit themes, holidays and more!

Stamford History Center CT Ancestry Society Workshop

09/16/2017

1508 High Ridge Road , Stamford, CT Phone: 203-329-1183.

10:30 am - 12 noon.

Greenwich Point BioBlitz

09/16/2017

Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich, CT

10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Held at Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, CT. Led by University of Connecticut and the Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission and Shellfish Commission. This is event is free and open to the public. Featured activities range from nature walks with experts, demonstrations, activities and displays designed to give PreK-12 students and their families a chance to explore and experience the biodiversity of Greenwich Point and Long Island Sound. Educators, city and government departments, businesses, organizations, colleges and the students themselves run the activities. Information: http://ctbioblitz.uconn.edu/

Greater Bridgeport Symphony MUSIC LOVERS OF THE WORLD, UNITE!

09/16/2017

910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 576-0263.

At the Klein. We open on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution on September 16. Eric Jacobsen is back! Eric Jacobsen opens our new season joined by the incomparable Alex Beyer on piano, as we look at music from before the Revolution (Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla) and after: two composers who stayed in the new Soviet Union (Arvo Part/Fratres and Dmitri Shostakovich/Symphony N. 5 in D Minor) and one who left (Sergei Rachmaninoff/Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini).

Stamford Arts and Crafts on Bedford

09/16/2017 to 09/17/2017

Bedford Street, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-348-5285.

Shop at the craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend. Dine in our extended sidewalk cafe. Don't miss the Imagination Station with "hands on" activities for kids including farm animals, chalk the walk, face painting, crafts and more! Hours: Saturday September 16, 11am-6pm and Sunday September 17, 10am-5pm

Living History Bus Tour First World War in Norwalk

09/17/2017

71 Wall Street, Norwalk, CT

1-5 pm. You will visit homes, monuments, and memorials that tell the story of Norwalk during the Great War and its participation in the expansive industrialization that fueled America's growth as a world power. The tour will also take a trip back in time at the recently restored Wall Street Theater (opened 1914). Tickets are $60 until September 10, and $70 after that date

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

09/17/2017

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

10:30-11;15 am - Mutt-i-grees. Enjoy a special canine storytime and discussion. Visit with a shelter dog as you learn about social and emotional skills. Shelter dogs courtesy of P.A.W.S. 2:15-2:45 - Weekend Wonder- Join our Play Explorers for engaging experiences that delve deeper into exhibit themes, holidays and more!

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Marine Life Study Cruises

09/17/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

1 pm - 3:30 pm. Study marine biodiversity from the water's surface down to the bottom for a first-hand understanding of Long Island Sound's interdependent marine life. Participants utilize such sampling techniques as a plankton tow, biodredge, mud grab and otter trawl that may bring up fish, crabs, lobsters, sea stars and more. A video microscope and touch tank on board enhance observations.

Lockwood Mathews Mansion Tenth Annual Old-Fashioned Flea Market

09/17/2017

295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799.

10 am - 5 pm.  Free General Admission Mansion's tours: $5 The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will hold its annual Old-Fashioned Flea Market on Sunday, September 17, 2017, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Mathews Park. A wide variety of booths will feature vintage, new, and one-of-a-kind items for bargain hunters from throughout the metropolitan area; trendy food trucks will serve a mix of cuisines to satisfy all palates, while live music, dance demos, and a classic and antique car show will entertain shoppers of all ages.