Danbury Railroad Museum Pumpkin Patch Rides

10/14/2017 to 10/29/2017

120 White Street, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 778-8337.

Ride a vintage train to our pumpkin patch! Saturday, October 14, 21 & 28 Trains hourly, 10:30 - 3:30 Sunday, October 15, 22 & 29 Trains hourly, 12:30 - 3:30 Admission: $12 age 2 and over (under 24 months, free) Includes: - Free pumpkin for every child - Free cider and cookies - Ride a vintage train through our railyard -See our restored 1903 station and railyard -Look at our displays and operating layouts - Explore inside real trains - Coloring station, temporary tattoos, and more Costumes encouraged! No reservations required. Event will be held rain or shine.



43 Lake Ave. Extension , Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 837-8672 .

WCSU will host a 6 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public.



43 Lake Ave. Extension , Danbury, CT

Ives Concert Park will host "Connecticut Harvest Jam," a country music fall festival, from 1 to 7 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Featured performers are expected to include James Otto, AJ Jansen, and local artists Whitewood and Mike Collins Band. There also will be local food and October brews and ciders available for purchase

16th ANNUAL AUCTION IN THE VILLAGE: A Benefit for the David M. Hunt Library


103 Main St, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7424.

The Live Auction, beginning at 7:15 PM sharp, includes events in travel, home improvement, and dining. Travel features include a two-night stay with champagne and breakfast at the exclusive Standard Hotel on New York City's High Line in the trendy Meatpacking District or three nights in a private renovated Brooklyn brownstone in Carroll Gardens. For the home: a garden package inclusive of 8 hours service by Penelope & Lloyd, a gift certificate from Wards and a stone planter by Steve Fitch. For surprises: a dinner for four at the Falls Village Inn or a private plane flight for three with pilot and Berkshire Aviation president Rick Solan to Nantucket, lunch included. Tickets: $30 in advance; $40 at the door.

Karen Rossi Studios Kids - Leaf Mobile and Pinecone


60 Estey Rd, Norfolk, CT

Norfolk Kid's Workshop: Leaf Mobile: Gather various shapes, sizes, and colors of leaves. Tie the leaves through string and attach to a string for hanging. Pinecone Owls: Make adorable owls for the fall using pinecones! Cut out pieces of felt, or use leaves for wings and eyes to make your owl unique and colorful.

Litchfield Historical Society Walking Tour: William Grimes's Litchfield


7 South St., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

10 am. Free for members, $5 for non-members. Join an education staff member for a special new walking tour exploring the life of William Grimes, who escaped slavery and found work in Litchfield. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Each walking tour lasts about one hour.

Imagine Nation Museum Harvest Day Festival


One Pleasant St., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-314-1400.

During the month of October we focus on The Festival of Food. Appreciation for fresh food from the harvest begins at an early age. Hands-on experience with local foods sources, preparation, and tasting develop the young chef in every child. Check website for details.



165 Main Street , Danbury, CT

8 pm. A Corvettes show is more than a concert - it's an all out Doo Wop Celebration! From New Hampshire to New Orleans and Virginia to Vegas, The Corevttes perform the great music of the Doo Wop era... or as many call it, the GREATEST music of all time! A Rollicking Ride through the Good Old days of Rock & Roll!

Vineyard Express Runnings


242 East Main St., Thomaston, CT Phone: 860-283-7245.

2-5 pm. Saturday Tour that starts on the train with Railway White and finishes at Haight Brown Vineyard with a wine and food pairing under the tent. Ticket: $85 per person

White Silo Winery 2nd Annual Red Beet Festival

10/14/2017 to 10/15/2017

32 Rte. 37 E., Sherman, CT Phone: 860-355-0271.

Free admission. Sat/Sun 12-5 PM. Food, Wine, Tours, Live Music.