Halloween Spooktacular at Tapping Reeve Law School---Litchfield

10/29/2011

South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On  Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 6:30PM at the Tapping Reeve Law School, South Street, the Litchfield Historical Society partners with White Memorial Conservation Center for a Halloween Spooktacular.  At the Law School enjoy excerpts from The Legend of Sleep Hollow by Ilvi Dulac and Jane Counghlin.  Take a walk down Gallows Lane and end up at he A.B. Ceder Room for spooky treats.  Members $15. Non-Members $25.

Friendly Forest Trick or Treat Hayride! at Indian Rock Nature Preserve

10/29/2011

Rte. 69, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-1234.

1:00p.m.-4:00p.m. Cost:  $5.00/person ages 1 and under free. Rides 1/2 hour long. Climb aboard our Trick or Treat Hay Wagon and take a ride through our friendly forest!  Keep your eyes open for trick or treat signs!  If you see a sign, say "Trick or Treat" and our costumed creatures will toss candy into the wagon!  Admission also includes Live Halloween Creatures!  Meet a live owl, snake and toad before or after your ride!

Four Seasons of Flanders Benefit Auction and Dinner

10/29/2011

5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711 x 10.

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Southbury, Connecticut 5:30 pm — Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction; 6:30 pm — Dinner
7:30 pm — Live Auction. You will be able to preview the auction and purchase tickets online in early October 2011 or call
203-263-3711 x 10 The highlight of the Woodbury region's social season, the Four Seasons of Flanders auction and dinner takes place each fall at an area hotel. Original works of art and a wide variety of items donated by individuals and local businesses are offered at the live and silent auctions, during the evening. All proceeds from the event support environmental education and land preservation programs of Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust

19th Annual Halloween on the Green - Danbury

10/29/2011

Ives Street, On The Green , Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Saturday, October 29th Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Cost: Complimentary. Put on in conjunction with the Danbury Jaycees and the Kiwanis, Halloween on the Green is a spooky fun gathering on the Green! In 2010, we saw over 700 kids arrive in costume to get their hands on treat bags and cider. Featuring an adorable costume parade culminating with prizes for the best costumes in several categories, this all-ages event is just the thing to start off your Halloween! (Held every Saturday before Halloween)

Weir Farm National Historic Site--Why Its a National Park--Ridgefield/Wilton

10/30/2011

735 Nod Hill Road, Ridgefield, CT 06897. Phone: 203-834-1896.

Join Park Ranger Caitlin Sjaarda on Sunday, October 30, 2011 from 1PM to 2:30PM for a discussion of the steps and requirements to create a National Park as well as a lively debate about the future of the National Park System.  There is no fee to participate but registration is required and space is limited.  Call 203-834-1896 Ext. 12.

Civil War Program--A Jezebel Among Us with Lynne McKeney Lydick at Gunn Memorial Musuel

10/30/2011

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7756.

On Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 11:30AM the Gunn Memorial Museum will end their Civil War Program with a lecture--A Jezebel Among Us with Lynne McKenney Lydick.  Our exhibit, Letters from the Battlefield closes with a look at the anti-slavery controversy that raged in Washington in the years before the war.  171 years ago Quaker Pacifist Abby Kelley Foster spoke publicly at the Congregational Church in Washington.  Learn about her shocking visit during this first-person living history performance.  The presentation at the First Congregational Church, 6 Kirby Rd, on Washington Green will be followed by a closing reception in the Museum.  Free and open to the public.

The Silo and the Supernatural

10/30/2011

Upland Rd, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

4 to 6 pm. Have you had a supernatural experience or are you a skeptic? Enter the realm of the paranormal with The Northwest Ct Paranormal Society's professional investigator John Zontok and Bob Mills, a professional photographer who helps the team differentiate true paranormal pictures from forged images. They will discuss the history of the Society, the 'tools of the trade,' the history of paranormal photography, and share audio of ghostly voices and videos of what could be a revolutionary soldier.  You'll hear about local hauntings, including a Barkhamsted barn investigation featured on the Animal Planet's "The Haunted" series and about their film project for the Biography Channel's "My Ghost Story."  Plus a question and answer segment.  Due to the macabre nature of this program, ages 12 and up please.  $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

Safe Halloween - Terryville Fairgrounds

10/31/2011

Town Hill Rd., Terryville, CT 06786.

Join us at the Terryville Fairground Scaring begins at 6:00 pm -10:00 pm. Haunted House & Costume Contests, Hayrides, Games, Food, Treats. Sponsored by The Terryville Lion’s Club. Please help us help others by bringing a non-perishable food item to donate to the Plymouth Food Pantry.