Spooky Stroll at Fairfield Museum and History Center

10/28/2011

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

To register call 203-259-1598 or Buy Tickets Online $7 for adults; $5 for children. For ages 6 – 10 with adult supervision.
Follow costumed guides and hear fun and spooky stories about Fairfield's darker history. This ghoulish walk will include "haunted happenings" during stops at various sites around the Town Green. Costumes are encouraged and bring a lightstick or flashlight!

Friday Night Movies” Series Returns to Stratford Library

10/28/2011

2203 Main Street, Stratford, CT Phone: 203-385-4162.

The series will offer free showings of recent, popular films. Movies are shown uncut on widescreen in the Stratford Library Lovell Room each month beginning at 7 pm. Complimentary snacks will be served. Insidious- After moving into a new home, Josh (Patrick Wilson) and his wife, Renai (Rose Byrne), confront terrifying tribulations when their son falls into a coma and his body starts to attract malevolent forces from a mysterious netherworld. This nifty horror flick was one of this year's surprise hits. PG-13, 103 minutes 2011

An Evening with Lucie Arnaz at Norwalk City Hall

10/29/2011

125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: 203-845-0153.

On October 29, 2011 at 7:30PM the Norwalk Land Trust sponsors a benefit for educational programs for children featuring An Evening With Lucie Arnaz at the Concert Hall at Norwalk City Hall.  The actress plays chanteuse for this cabaret style show of American standards.  Call for tickets.

Halloween Party Coley Homestead

10/29/2011

104 Weston Road, Weston, CT Phone: (203) 226-1804.

The Coley Homestead, home of the Weston Historical Society, dates back to the early 19th century and once included more than 100 acres of farmland. The Homestead today is 3.7 acres and includes the Coley farmhouse (circa 1841), a large barn and cattle shed (circa 1880), a carriage house (circa 1840), several small out buildings and a cider press shed built by the Society in 1993.  Halloween Party. Please call for reservations and pricing.

Pumpkin Carving Party at Earthplace

10/29/2011

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-227-7253.

10:00 AM & 1 PM. Carving a Jack O'Lantern is really fun and very messy. Keep your kitchen from becoming a slippery, orange nightmare by carving that pumpkin here at Earthplace! We have the smocks, tools, paint and decorations to help you make a really spectacular display for Halloween. Enjoy some cider and cookies to give you energy. Bring your own pumpkins and candles. We have the rest! $8 per member child, $10 per member child.

Fairfield Museum Hosts Legends and Hauntings Program

10/29/2011 to 10/30/2011

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

On Saturday, October 29,2011 and Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 6PM at the Fairfield Museum a program entitled Legends and Hauntings geared to Ages 13 and older will be held.  Get Chiled to the bone on this walking tour that explores haunting legends and folklore as night descends.  Hear about body snatching in the cemetery, ghost legends at the Sun Tavern and stand on the site where wary townsfolk tested alleged witches in the 17th century.  $7, non members $5.

Marvel Super Heroes “Operation Green” Show at Maritime Aquarium’s IMAX Theater

10/29/2011

10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206.

At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the IMAX Theater meet Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man and the Green Goblin during these special live appearances of Marvel Comics characters, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in The Maritime Aquarium's IMAX Theater. This exciting, action-packed and interactive show will teach kids (and adults) the dangers of pollution and also various ways to help the environment. Kids are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite super hero. Although this show will be held in the IMAX Theater, it does not include an IMAX movie presentation. Tickets are $8 ($5 for Aquarium members). Reserve them by calling (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206. Marvel, Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man and Green Goblin: TM & © 2010 Marvel Entertainment, LLC and its subsidiaries

Nutmeg State African Violet Show--Stratford

10/29/2011 to 10/30/2011

6905 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06497. Phone: 203-777-1872.

On October 29, 2011 from 1PM to 4PM and October 30 from 10AM to 3PM the Nutmeg State African Violet Show will be held at the Homewood Suites in Stratford (Exit 53 off the Merritt Parkway--up the hill next to Sikorsky).    This is the Annual judged African  violet show for the state.  Plants are for sale: standard, semi-miniature and miniature African violets, as well as some other gesneriads.

Rainforest Reptiles

10/29/2011 to 10/30/2011

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

Rainforest Reptile Shows (www.rainforestreptileshows.com) features exotic crawlers, unusual slitherers, and fascinating creepers, all of which are creatures of the rainforest. Experience direct contact with live animals, artifacts, and fascinating stories about these unusual animals and their natural habitats. Rainforest Reptiles’ rare albino alligator, one of only 30 known in the world, will be on display in its own special exhibit during the two days the show is at Connecticut’s only zoo. Rainforest Reptiles is at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo for a two-day limited engagement. Shows will be at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. All shows will be free with paid admission to the Zoo.

FREE FAMILY EVENT - AN AMAZEing Halloween

10/29/2011 to 10/30/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 322-6971.

The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens becomes home to a huge hay maze, fun activities for kids and other Halloween happenings on Saturday, October 29th & Sunday, October 30th. The event, AMAZEing Halloween, also features free admission to The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, the new Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom, as well as the "Monster Mash" costume parade and many other kid friendly activities. 91-acre nature preserve is a living museum of majestic trees, rare plant collections, charming gardens, and varied natural habitats and landscapes traversed by hiking and walking trails. The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open to the public every day of the year.