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What’s Happening This Weekend:
October 1 – October 30
Every Saturday, Sunday and Columbus Day Monday in October -- 10:30am to 6pm.
Exciting. Enchanting. Unique. The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is the “something different” you’ve been looking to do and it’s practically in your back yard.
This is ...Read More
Saturday, October 8 at 4 PM - 10 PM
The Senior & Youth Center "come together" to bring the Beatles* to Jewett City... well, they are as good as the *BEATLES(c). Bring the whole family to a night of food, dancing ...Read More
Saturday, October 8 at 2 PM - 7:30 PM
Our 5th year! Hartford's magical FREE outdoor community celebration of seasonal change through performance, featuring art, music, dance and Anne Cubberly's legendary giant puppets.
This spectacular production features local artists, performers and professionals, ...Read More
Saturday, October 8 at 11 AM - 5 PM
We are pleased to announce the details of our Fall Harvest Festival. Five in the Chamber will be playing Bluegrass Music, Brian the Balloon Guy, Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Decorating and ...Read More
Saturday October 8th 10-3pm
Join Us Oct. 8th 10-3pm The 5th Annual KIDZFEST Touch a Truck & More! This hands on, family event offers the unique opportunity for young and old alike to get in and explore construction equipment of all sizes, ...Read More
Sunday, October 9 at 1 PM - 5 PM
Fairfield Magazine and townvibe are proud to present the Taste of Fairfield culinary event, featuring two dozen restaurants, breweries, and food purveyors in Fairfield and beyond coming together for an afternoon of ...Read More
Dates: October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29
Tours will be hosted from 6-10 p.m. and leave every 15 minutes. (On October 22 tours begin at 7 p.m.)
Interpreted tours for the hearing impaired will be available Friday, October 21 at ...Read More
Saturday, October 15 at 9 AM - 4 PM
HOSTED BY: Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. 1 Auxiliary
FREE Admission! Family Event!
The perfect time to get an early start with your holiday shopping while enjoying a festive day with your LOCAL ...Read More
Sunday, October 16 at 9:30 AM
October 16, 2016 marks the 14th Annual Apple Harvest Festival 5K and Kids Fun Run, presented by Angry Orchard. USATF Certified Course#CT12038JHP, the 5K is flat, great race for new runners and seasoned runners to ...Read More
Saturday, October 22 at 4 PM - 9 PM
Downtown Main St in Cromwell, CT comes alive for the 5th Annual Halloween on Main ST. (Rain Date Oct 29th)
Adults are free, Children are $7.00. These will be available the night of ...Read More
Saturday, October 22 at 4 PM - 9 PM
2nd ANNUAL PLAINVILLE PUMPKINFEST
* OCTOBER 22nd, 2016 * 4:00-9:00 pm * Rain or Shine *
“FREE ADMISSION” (Donations Always Welcome!)
Proceeds to Benefit: The Plainville Community Fund at the Main Street Community Foundation
The Plainville ...Read More
Sunday, October 23 at 10 AM - 2 PM
FREE Family Fun Day - Shubert Open House
-Arts & Crafts Projects related to Cinderella and ELF
-Halloween Film Shorts
Children 12 and under are invited to wear their Halloween costumes for trick or ...Read More
Monday, October 31 at 4 PM - 6 PM
We will be hosting our annual Halloween trick-or-treating event in Milford on Monday, October 31 from 4pm - 6pm. Kids 12 and under are invited to come dressed in their costumes to ...Read More