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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Join us for an evening of thrills, haunts, and mad science gone awry with Mystic Seaport's Nautical Nightmares: A Creature Among Us, inspired by Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” In this frightening theatrical, you’ll meet a mad scientist, his haunted creation, and a troupe of terrified town folk, with four spine-chilling scenes of murder, mayhem, science, and […]Find out more »
The Steam Train Half Marathon and 2 person relay is the only road race against a turn of the century steam train in the United States of America. Runners race the train while families and friends can ride the train and cheer on the runners as you leave the station together, again at the relay exchange […]Find out more »
Join the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut for spooktacular science experiments, wickedly wonderful science demonstrations and pumpkin painting! 9:30am-4:30pm: Mini-Mad Scientist Stations. Children can get hands-on at one of our Mini-Mad Scientist Stations! 10am-4pm: Spooky Science Demonstrations. Our educator will morph into a mad scientist with demos every half hour starting at 10am. 11am-3pm: Pumpkin […]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 »
Mark your calendars! On October 28th from 10AM- 1PM Dodd Stadium is excited to announce for the seventh straight year with Panera Bread the 2017 Spook-A-Thon! Throughout the day there will be a "Family Costume Walk," hanunted clubhouse, costume contests and more. Plus all the proceeds will benefit local families battling cancer served by the […]Find out more »
Raise Your Glass and Smile…Ridgefield’s Nod Hill Brewery will Open Its Doors on October 28th Nod Hill Brewery, Ridgefield’s first craft brewery, will officially open for business and toasting on Saturday, October 28th from 12pm to 9pm. The brewery will be serving 7 different beers in full pours, flights, and growlers to go. “It has […]Find out more »
Enjoy your last weekend of October in Middletown, Connecticut for a Craft Beer Crawl you won't forget! Once again, there will have a great lineup of venues and breweries participating to supply you amazing limited, vintage, seasonal, core beers, & some limited casks! The event starts out strong at Hop Knot at 1PM and the […]Find out more »
Pets and owners can dress up on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and march behind the Southport Volunteer fire truck in the town-wide Halloween Pet Parade from the Five Corners in downtown Southport Village to Pequot Library’s Great Lawn. You don't need a pet to participate! The parade kicks off […]Find out more »
Come Trick or Treat up and down Main street in Stafford Spring on Saturday October 28, 2017. Shop owners will hand out goodies approximately 4pm until all the good treats are gone. Also take in all the great Scarecrows lining downtown as part of the 3rd Annual Stafford Garden Club Scarecrow Decorating Contest. Scarecrows will […]Find out more »
Prepare for a hair-raising Halloween happening at Stepping Stones Museum for Children’s annual not-so-scary Monster Mash. Come dressed in your costume to have a monstrously good time meandering through a Halloween maze, playing Monster Games, making boo-tiful crafts and meeting live creepy creatures at the “Spooktacular Animal Adventure” presented by Animal Embassy. The exotic animal […]Find out more »
The 11th Annual Owl-O-Ween presented by volunteers from A Place Called Hope is happening on October 28th in Killingworth. This fun evening is by donation. All ages are welcome and we do encourage wearing your Costumes! It is Halloween afterall... This outdoor event takes place under the Pavillion at Parmelee Farm so dress appropriately. Restrooms […]Find out more »
Gourmet Food Truck Court at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets are located across from J.Crew Factory & Bose stores. Enjoy a wide selection of gourmet food from our local food trucks on weekends, April 1 thru December 31.* GOURMET FOOD TRUCKS @ Clinton Crossing Sugar Bakery Cupcake Truck Food Extrovert Meriano's Cannoli Truck Munchies Food Truck […]Find out more »
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