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What’s Happening This Weekend:
September 24, 2016
Registration opens at 9:30 a.m.
5k Walk/Run begins at 11:00 a.m.
This September 24th, St. Jude supporters in the Connecticut (Stamford) area will join together to participate in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, an exciting, family-friendly ...Read More
September 22 – September 25
Take Part in a Fall Event Like No Other...!
MUM FESTIVAL WEEKEND
September 22 thru September 25
Thursday, September 22 between 5:00 – 9:00 pm
* LIVE Music Entertainment
* Carnival & Midway (5p – 9p)
* Food Trucks!
Friday, September 23 between ...Read More
Saturday, September 24 at 10 AM - 3 PM
Join us for our fun filled family fun day with a wide variety of delectable food trucks, antique and flea market vendors, bounce houses and much more!
Suggested donation at entrance: Only $2.00 ...Read More
SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’S ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY LIVE! TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
NATIONWIDE EVENT ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
WHAT: Beginning today, museum-goers can head to the Museum Day Live! website to download one free ticket, good for two people, for Smithsonian magazine’s Museum DayLive!. Each ticket grants free admission on September 24, 2016, to the ticket ...Read More
Saturday 24th at 12 PM - 3 PM
Join the fun learning about the forest. Roosevelt Forest Day is Saturday September 24 from 12-3 pm with the assistance of the Conservation Administrator and the Roosevelt Forest Commission. We will have nature ...Read More
Sunday September 25, 2016
9:00 am to noon
5k Road Race – Certified course that takes runners by the scenic harbor and historic Southport. Computer chip timing. 2-mile Fitness Walk - Non-competitive walk for individuals, friends and families of all ages New ...Read More
Sunday September 25th at 10 AM - 4 PM
On Sunday, September 25th, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Bridgeport will host its 39th Annual Harvest Festival.
Join us for a fun day with over 65 professional crafters and vendors, live music, food, ...Read More
September 29 – October 1
Thank you to Fanelli's Carnivals for bringing their family friendly Carnival to our Veteran's Memorial Park. On Saturday night, stay for a Fireworks Show!
~Thursday: 6 pm - 10 pm
~ Friday: 6 pm - 10 pm ...Read More
Friday, September 30 at 4 PM - 7 PM
Join us to see baby cows, goats, milking demos and more. These great guest vendors will be joining us:
The Farmers Cow
Uncle D's Blazing BBQ
Quiet Corner Fudge
Bozrah Farmer's Market
45 Bozrah ...Read More
Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at 10 AM - 2 PM
The First Annual Touch A Truck hosted by St. James School in Stratford is going to be on October 1st from 10am-2pm at DeLuca Field (1000 Main Street Stratford). There will ...Read More
Saturday, October 1 at 10 AM - 5 PM
Come discover the innovator in you!
Free Admission ALL DAY on October 1st with special activities from 10am – 2pm sponsored by Pitney Bowes and the Pitney Bowes Foundation.
Join us for fun STEM ...Read More
Harvest Festival Celebration set for Saturday, October 1
The United Methodist Church of Monroe, 515 Cutlers Farm Road, invites you to join us for our annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The Festival starts at 10:00 am and runs until ...Read More
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 1 at 10 AM - 3 PM
Come join us for the annual fall foliage festival, there will be live music, food, a bounce house, cornhole games and much much more. This is a free event for everyone.
Main St, ...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