Mohawk Mountain Fall Festival Craft Show

10/15/2016

46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6100.

9:30 am - 4 pm Fall Festival Craft Show has over 16 vendors! This juried craft show will include handcrafted works of art including photography, jewelry, baskets, wood, quilts and so much more! Pumpkins, hayrides, baked goods, coffee, tea, etc. will also be available for purchase. Come pick up your season passes and rentals that day!

Plymouth Historical Society Stories from Stones

10/15/2016

10 Park St., Plymouth, CT Phone: 860-921-6118.

10 am - 11:30 pm. Plymouth Burying Ground The Plymouth Historical Society will lead a walking tour of the Plymouth Burying Ground on October 15 at 10 am. The cemetery dates to 1747, with thirty-eight veterans of the Revolutionary War laid to rest here. Discover how the symbols and inscriptions on the gravestones provide clues to life in colonial Connecticut. The tour includes a house on the Underground Railroad and a visit to a secret passageway for slaves escaping to freedom. Suggested donation is $10 for adults, under 18 free. Meet in front of the Congregational Church at 10 Park Street, Plymouth. Reservations are required by emailing plymouth.historical@yahoo.com or calling 860-921-6118. Every year this tour sells out so reserve early! For more information, go to www.plymouthhistoricalsociety.org

Annual Harvest Fair /Halloween Costume Parade- -The First Congregatinal Church of Kent

10/15/2016

97 North Main Street, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-3335.

First Congregational Church of Kent will hold its Annual Harvest Fair from 10AM to 4PM on October 15, 2016 from 4 to 7:30PM followed by a traditional turkey dinner in the Kent Community House upper floor.  Flea Market and vendors, live music by local musicians, a quilt show and drawing, baked goods, crafts, a silent auction, locally grown apples and pumpkins, and lunch served throughout the day.  New this year a drone demonstration, a children's Halloween costume parade, fingerprinting by Trooper Andrew Fisher.  Bouncy house, hay rides, fire ruck rides and games. 

Falls Village - Auction in the Village

10/15/2016

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

The David M. Hunt Library is now selling tickets for its 15th Annual Auction in the Village to be held on Saturday, October 15 from 5-8pm at the Center on Main in Falls Village. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at the library, by calling 860-824-7424, or by visiting www.huntlibrary.org. This year's Auction in the Village will feature live and silent auctions, catering by Ciesco Catering Company, music by Vance Cannon and wine, beer, and the library's signature Green Man Grog. A silent auction will take place 5 and 7pm with a live auction conducted by Betsy Howie starting at 7:15pm sharp.

ANNUAL NEWTOWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH JURIED FALL ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR

10/15/2016

3 Trades Lane,, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-2336..

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. , at Reed Intermediate School. The fair is sponsored by the Newtown United Methodist Church. . Quality Artisans, Theme Baskets, Silent Auction, Tasty Food, Amber Alert registration. Free admission.

Environmental Learning Center Take a ride to the Wild Side – Car Show

10/15/2016

501 Wolcott Road, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-1234.

10am – 3pm Food, raffles, music, guided hikes...a local celebrity will be judging cars! $10 per show car, free for spectators, donations appreciated! Rain date October 16th.

Washington Art Association Exhibition - Robert Parker & James Grashow

10/15/2016 to 10/22/2016

4 bryan memorial plaza, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860-868-2878.

We are glad to showcase selected works from the portfolios of Robert Parker and James Glashow, who are talented and charming artists. Opening Reception: Saturday, October 15th from 4 - 6pm Fees: All are welcome; free and open to the public Gallery Hours: M - Sa.: 10am - 5pm; Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Danbury Railway Museum Hosts Ride the Pumpkin Patch Train

10/15/2016 to 10/30/2016

120 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-778-8337.

It's the Fall harvest season so what better way to celebrate and welcome in the cooler weather than with a short ride on a vintage train to the Danbury Railway Museum's Pumpkin Patch.  This popular annual family event will take place on three weekends, October 15/16, 22 23, and 29, 30, 2016- Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Sundays from noon to 4:00 PM at the museum, with trains departing hourly beginning ½-hour after opening each day.  Admission is $10.00 for ages 2 and over; children under 24 months are free. Ride the Pumpkin Patch Train through the historic railyard in a 1920's passenger coach, pulled by a vintage ALCo RS-1 diesel-electric locomotive* to the special pumpkin patch where each child will receive a free pumpkin. Of course, the exhibits, artifacts, and multiple operating model train layouts inside the restored 100-year old Danbury station will be open for your education and entertainment.  The kids can also enjoy the free activities such as the "coloring station," temporary tattoos, cider & cookies, and more.  There is a fully-stocked gift shop on the premises.  No reservations are required; the event will be held rain or shine.  Children are encouraged to come in costume.

Landmark Community Theater: Thomaston Opera House Stage - Dream Girls

10/15/2016 to 10/30/2016

158 Main St., Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: 860-283-6250.

October 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 @ 8pm - October 16, 23, 30 @ 2pm. Thomaston Opera House Main Stage: A young female singing trio gets their big break at an amateur competition as 1960s Motown music becomes popular with both white and black audiences. But things begin to spin out of control when their opportunistic show business promoter demotes the overweight lead singer in favor of one of the more glamorous backup singers.

Compassion Meditation at the Labyrinth — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

10/15/2016 to 10/15/2016

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

In a morning workshop, we will explore the central topic of compassion through mindful
meditation and gentle movement. Walking the labyrinth at Wisdom House, we will focus on
the wisdom of the body, mind, and spirit in forging our essential goodness and power to heal
both ourselves and the world around us. Persons of all spiritual traditions, physical abilities, and
levels of experience in meditation are welcome.

Presenter: Judith Erhman-Shapiro


Fee: $15; Non-Refundable Deposit: $10