185 East Flat Hill Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-5098.
BENTFEST 2014 - Family Festival at the Audubon Center at Bent of the River in Southbury, Saturday, September 20. This annual family festival features birds of prey demonstration, picnicking in the meadow, river and nature walks, hay rides, tie-dye T-shirt creations, food vendors, kids' activities, bird watching, raffle prizes, coffee/tea and pastries for sale in historic barn, and more. Live music by the Willie Nininger Band 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. "BentFest 2014" will be held rain or shine 2:00 to 6:00 PM. No pets permitted. Admission costs are $12/adult (over 18), $8/child ages 6 to 18, free for children 6 and younger, and $25/family. The non-profit Audubon Center is located in the Southbury hamlet of South Britain, off Route 172 at 185 East Flat Hill Road, 0.3 miles from corner of General Store and South Britain Congregational Church.