Halloween - On The Green - Danbury

10/27/2012

On he Green, Downtown Danbury, Ives Street, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Saturday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Children's costume parade at 3:30 p.m. Prizes for Most Original, Scariest, Cutest & Funniest. Free Event.

Sharon Historical Society Program: A Journey into Sharon's Gilded Age

10/27/2012

18 Mail St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5688.

On October 27, 2012 at 3PM the Sharon Historical Society will host Vicky Ross who will present "Arthur Duane and Cool Gales: A Journey into Sharon's Gilded Age".  Ross, who has been researching the house at 26 Amenia Union Road since she and her husband Dennis bought the property in 2009 will give an illustrated presentation including a brief history of the Colonial Revival house and its distinguished former occupants.  The talk will be followed by refreshments and an opportunity to speak with Ross.

PLEASANT VALLEY BEAN HOLE SUPPER

10/27/2012

93 River Road, Barkhamsted, CT Phone: 860-379-9398.

A bean hole baked beans and ham supper with homemade potato salad, cole slaw, and desserts, also rolls and beverages will be held at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church on Oct 27 at 93 River Road (Rt. 181) in Pleasant Valley (Barkhamsted).  Seatings at 5, 6, and 7 pm.  Adults $10, Children 6-12 $5.  Please make reservations.

 

 

 

HARVEST MOON HIKE AT THE ANSONIA NATURE CENTER

10/27/2012

10 Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: 203 - 736-1053.

7:00 p.m., join Rangers Wendy and Martin for a trail walk lighted by a full Harvest Moon. It is in the month of October that the moon makes its closest approach to the earth. This unusually bright moon light has traditionally pro­vided light for the fall harvest.Afterwards, gather around a campfire and roast marshmallows and perhaps listen to some Halloween stories. Families and adults are welcome. There must be at least one adult for each child. Please register by telephone before October 27 for this free program. Enrollment is limited. Foul weather cancels.

A Journey into Sharon's Gilded Age at Sharon Historical Society

10/27/2012

18 Main Street , Sharon, CT Phone: 860-364-5688.

3  p.m. Vicky Ross has been researching Arthur Duane's home, "Cool Gales" (26 Amenia Union Road, Sharon) since she and her husband, Dennis, purchased the property in 2009. Join us for a brief history of this grand Colonial Revival house and its distinquished former occupants. Refreshments to follow.

South Britain Historic District Walking Tour with Hugh Sullivan

10/27/2012

Old Town Hall Museum, 624 South Britain Road (Route 172), South Britain, CT Phone: 203-405-3124 .

On Saturday, October 27, 2012, 2:00 p.m. Join us for a 90-minute guided walking tour of one of Southbury’s oldest neighborhoods: South Britain. Bordered on the west by the Pomperaug River and on the east by steep wooded ridges, South Britain once served as the town’s early manufacturing and commercial area, and was seat of Southbury town government until 1964. Valued as a significant site worthy of preservation, South Britain was designated as a Historic District by the National Register of Historic Places in 1981. The walking tour, lead by long-time resident, Hugh Sullivan, will wind its way around South Britain’s historic district and include a visit to the Hawkins Trap Factory on the Pomperaug River.

17th Annual Cannonball Gala at Keeler Tavern Museum

10/27/2012

746 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5485 .

Come join the 17th Annual Cannonball Gala of the Keeler Tavern Museum in our beautiful new facility. On the 27th of October,  BMW of Ridgefield are hosting the "Black & White Ball" in our showroom at 746 Danbury Road. Start with Cocktails at 7:00 PM, followed by Dinner, Dancing, Silent and Live Auctions to benefit the Keeler Tavern Museum. This year, the Cannonball Gala is honoring our community member Joyce Ligi as recipient of the Cannonball Award. Black and White Attire is Optional.

The Wolves and Bears of Yellowstone Program at White Memorial Conservation Center--Litchfield

10/27/2012

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

October 27 The Wolves and Bears of Yellowstone with Gary Melnysyn Settle down to a lovely luncheon and feast your eyes on a banquet of the most spectacular wildlife images imaginable! Our perennial favorite Gary Melnysyn is back with a whole new arsenal of startling bear and wolf images captured when he served as a park ranger at Yellowstone! 1:00 P.M., A. B. Ceder Room, Members: $18.00 Non-members: $25.00 INCLUDES LUNCH. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Haight-Brown Vineyard Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate

10/27/2012

29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT

Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate featuring cheeses from Italy. This is an educational pairing that teaches participants on how to pair wine with cheese and chocolate. Participants will try each of the Haight-Brown wines paired with an Italian cheese or chocolate. Classes are held at 1 and 3 pm. $35 per person.To reserve your spot for one of these events, call us at (860) 567-4045 or email us at haightvineyard@aol.com Haight-Brown Vineyard takes reservations for all scheduled events. A credit card is required to hold the reservation. Cancelations are allowed without charge up to the Monday prior to the event.

Flanders Magicall Halloween - Woodbury

10/28/2012

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

On Sunday 2 - 4 p.m. Join us for some Halloween Fun!  Special appearance from Cyril the Sorcerer who use his magic to enchant, entertain and educate.  His specialty is resourcery, magic that demonstrates the power in recycling, conservation and other environmental practices to make the world a better place.  He will be performing "Recycling is Magic" which teaches the message of recycling through a story of orgres, a wizard and too much trash. A delight for the whole family. An extraordinary magical performance ... you won't believe your eyes! Get ready to march in the costume contest parade to win prizes. Treats for everyone are included in the fun! Location: Trail House.  Cost:  $20/member families $30/non-member families. Pre-registration is required at 203-263-3711 X10.  Space is limited.