Wilton Historical Society - Paranomal Investigtion and Presentation

10/19/2013

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

WILTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY - PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION AND PRESENTATION led by the Northeast Paranormal Investigation Society - October 19  8pm.  Are there spirits haunting the Raymond-Fitch house? Come join the
Northeast Paranormal Investigation Society and find out! They will investigate the Raymond-Fitch house and present their findings. In addition, they will take guests around to help them try and capture evidence of the supernatural on their cameras or smart phones.

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens - Orchid Judging

10/19/2013

151 Brookdale Road,, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

On Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p..m. The Northeast Judging Center of the American Orchid Society will be holding its monthly judging on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens. This partnership with the Bartlett allows the development of educational opportunities for the orchid-growing public and makes available the on-site usage of the extensive collection of books and journals related to orchids currently owned by the Northeast Judging Center. For more information call, email or visit the website.

Audubon Greenwich Harvest Moon Hike & Slow Food Potluck

10/19/2013

613 RIversville Road, Greenwich, CT

6:30-9:00 pm. Bring a dish to share for a potluck dinner and then join a moonlit walk down to Mead Lake. Along the walk, hikers will enjoy the night and listen for insects, mammals and perhaps hear and see migrating birds as they cross the disc of the moon. Wear walking shoes and bring a flashlight. Binoculars are helpful too. Dinner is all ages & hike suggested for Ages 8 & up. $10/person. Bring a dish suitable for 4 people; ingredient list appreciated. RSVP to Jeff at 203-869-5272 x239.

Weir Farm Offers Fall Impressionist Painting Workshop for Beginning Artists--Wilton

10/19/2013 to 10/20/2013

735 Nod Hill Rd., Wilton, CT 06897. Phone: 203-834-1896 Ext. 28.

Fall Impressionist Painting Workshop for Beginning Artists!--Wilton & Ridgefield, Connecticut. There has been a tradition of Impressionist painting at Weir Farm National Historic Site since Julian Alden Weir, the father of American Impressionism, acquired this rural, rustic retreat in Branchville, Connecticut in 1882. To honor as well as to continue this tradition, Weir Farm National Historic Site will be offering a two-day Fall Impressionist Painting Workshop on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This workshop is designed for beginning art students and artists interested in learning more about the science and poetry of Impressionist landscape painting. Participants must have a basic understanding of their selected art form and be able to handle their own equipment for plein air fieldwork as well as for the studio workshop environment. Workshops will include introductory classroom lectures, field demonstrations, and critique of the participant's artwork. Registration for this workshop is free, but space is limited to twelve artists, so please call early to secure a spot! First choice will be given to artists who have not participated in a previous Impressionist Painting Workshop at Weir Farm National Historic Site. However, for those artists who wish to return, names will be placed on a wait-list and be considered as space allows. To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.

3rd Annual Red Hot Chili Fest at Pinkney Park - Rowayton

10/19/2013

177 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-831-0136.

Red Hot Chili Fest, Saturday October 19th, 2013 12:00pm - 4:00pm. Join us for the third annual Chili Cook off in Pinkney Park! Come in the morning to cook your own and compete against your fellow chili chefs, or join us at noon to taste and vote. Featuring food for the kids, specialty beer and music. This year we will also a pumpkin competition!

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Global Energy

10/19/2013 to 10/20/2013

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

2:00 pm - 3:00PM. Created by Child's Play Touring Theatre and Stepping Stones Museum for Children.
Global Energy – The Musical is an interactive, musical, multimedia, funny, playful and engaging look at energy and conservation.
Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Free with Museum Admission.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center - Annual Harvest Festival

10/19/2013 to 10/20/2013

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-977-6521.

Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20, 11 am to 3 pm. Celebrate the fall season, bring family and friends, and join us for our annual Harvest Festival Weekend.  Enjoy apple cider demonstrations, a scarecrow contest, pumpkin carving, and fun activities for the whole family!  Wear a costume and participate in the daily costume parade. Other activities include an apple slingshot, farm animal demonstrations, face-painting, storytelling, children’s crafts and much more.  Hayride tickets will be available for purchase, and galleries will be open.  NEW! There will be an assortment of local food trucks each day with food for sale including: Cowabunga, Hot off the Grille, LobsterCraft, Maddy's Food Truck, Skinny Pines and The Spud Stud. Daily Admission Fees: Members: $5 per person. Non-Members: $10 per person. Family PLUS and Director’s Circle Members and all children 3 & under: Free. Visit stamfordmuseum.org for a schedule of the weekend’s activities. 



Annual Great Pumpkin Festival Boothe Memorial Park - Stratford

10/19/2013

Booth Memorial Park, Main St., Stratford, CT 06615. Phone: 203-381-2046.

The annual Great Pumpkin Festival featuring the Great Pumpkin Carving Contest. Watch as carvers sculpt 100 lb pumpkins into works of art for cash prizes.  The festival will be held Saturday, from 1 - 5 p.m. It will include a costume parade at 3 p.m. with prizes. DJ music, games, crafts, face painting, refreshments, blacksmith demonstrations, 2 moonbounces, horse-drawn hayrides, and showcasing  the various historic buildings at the park. Including tours of the Model Train Museum and Observatory. Bunnell High School STAGE Theatre group will perform skits and costumed actors from the Players at Putney Gardens will be strolling the grounds. Free Shuttle bus service from Flood Middle School on Chapel St.  Call for more information or visit the website. The Boothe Park Commission and the Town of Stratford are hosting this event. Free and open to the public.

Harvest Festival Weekend at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

10/19/2013 to 10/20/2013

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

On Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, 11 am – 3 pm – Celebrate the  fall season, bring family and friends, and head to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center for its Harvest Festival Weekend. Enjoy apple cider demonstrations, a scarecrow contest, pumpkin carving, and fun activities for  the whole family! Wear a costume and participate in the parade led by a special guest. Other activities include an apple slingshot, farm animal demonstrations, face-painting, storytelling, children’s crafts and much more. Hayride tickets will be available for purchase, and the Museum's galleries will be open too. New this year ˆ there will be a variety of local food trucks with an different types of cuisine for purchase.  Daily Admission Fees: Members: $5 per person/Non-Members $10 per person. Director's Circle and Family Plus Members and all children 3 & under: FREE.  The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is located at 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 3/4 mile north of the Merritt Parkway, exit 35.  For more information call 203.977.6521 or visit the website at stamfordmuseum.org.

 

The Palace Theatre - Artie Lange

10/19/2013

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-325-4466.

One of the most sought-after live comedians ever, Artie Lange currently hosts "The Artie Lange Show", a wildly successful Fox News Radio show she co-created in 2011. He was a beloved regular on "The Howard Stern Show", and his memoir, Too Fat to Fish, was a New York Times Best Seller. Showtime: 8 pm Tickets: $65, $47.50, $42.50, $37.50 (per-ticket fees apply)
 Runtime: 100 mins; no intermission Age Restriction 18+ (under 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian)