Local classrooms are invited to build a scarecrow to showcase on Zoo grounds in the month of October. Come see our Scarecrow “Exhibit” on the Greenhouse Lawn, and vote for your favorites at Boo at the Zoo on October 29. To sign up to build or sponsor a scarecrow, visit beardsleyzoo.org. Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is closer than […]Find out more »
Learning opportunities are available for zoo guests all week at the Beardsley Zoo. Come visit the Vampire bats! Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is closer than you think and open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Adult admission (ages 12 & older) is $15.00; children (ages 3 -11) is $12.00, senior admission (62 and older) is $11.00 and […]Find out more »
Join us on Sunday, December 10th for a special day celebrating the holidays and the work of social philanthropist Caroline Ferriday, the inspiration for New York Times bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly’s novel Lilac Girls at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden. Experience the Hay, Caroline’s beloved Connecticut home, staged in the traditional Polish fashion as […]Find out more »
Join the Railroad Museum of New England as they travel through the beautiful Naugatuck Valley, following the Naugatuck River on our historic, 1920s era passenger cars pulled by one of our vintage diesel locomotives. On this train ride you will experience breathtaking autumn views from the Thomaston Dam and ride alongside the Naugatuck River. Included in this […]Find out more »
The 38th Annual Jenks Productions, Inc. FALL HARTFORD HOME SHOW CT, opens at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. If you’re planning to do ANYTHING to your home in the future, this is the home show expo you can’t afford to miss. No matter what you have in mind for home improvements, you’ll find the […]Find out more »
Putnam’s Downtown Trick or Treat night is a costume celebration every year! Children and parents alike dress up in full Halloween regalia, and go trick or treating to all the local businesses throughout downtown Putnam. Get your costumes on and come to Discover Putnam, Connecticut on Friday October 27 from 5 to 7pm. Trick or […]Find out more »
The Walk of Horror walk will be held at the Smith-Harris House in East Lyme. Come prepared to be scared. This walk is not for young children or the faint-of-heart! Donations get you in for Free. Cash donations will go to Friends of Smith-Harris House. Non perishable food items will go to the East Lyme […]Find out more »
Chester's Annual Halloween Carnival & Haunted Cemetery is open to the public, this year’s Halloween Carnival in downtown Chester is sure to be the best one yet. Bring your lively spirit and best costumes for an evening of fun, games and community celebration for the entire family. Admission to the carnival is FREE, with tickets […]Find out more »
Calling all ghosts and goblins! Don’t miss our annual Halloween-themed evenings, featuring activities and attractions geared toward guests ages 8-15 (although brave younger children have found the event enjoyable!) Brave children (and parents) can enter Beardsley Zoo's haunted attractions: The Haunted Hayride, Farmer Beardsley’s Farmstead, and the Ghastly Greenhouse. Younger guests can enjoy magic shows, […]Find out more »
The Norwich Historical Society hosts an annual ghost tour through the Colonial Burial Ground in Norwichtown on the Friday before Halloween. As dusk approaches, stroll through one of Norwich's oldest graveyards and hear local ghostly legends. Admission: $5.00 Facebook Event Page More details at norwichhistoricalsociety.org Tours are limited to 90 participants (three tours with 30 people […]Find out more »
Experience Halloween colonial style this October with a chilling tour of an authentic Stamford home that’s seen more than its share of hardship and misery. Interpreters at the Hoyt-Barnum House will relate stories of the horrific lives of Stamford founders in the 17th and 18th centuries. Get a glimpse of colonial life as you learn […]Find out more »
Guilford Mooring in Guilford, CT is teaming up with Stony Creek Brewery to throw a Tim Burton themed Halloween Bash on Friday, October 27 beginning at 9pm. The evening will include beer and cocktail specials, a late-night food menu, costume contests, prizes and giveaways and more! Cost: $10 cover charge, with a $3 donation from […]Find out more »
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