Bellamy-Ferriday Houese & Garden Under the Harvest Moon

10/22/2016

9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT Phone: (203) 266.7596.

1- 4 pm. Enjoy a fall-themed afternoon of fun at Connecticut Landmarks' Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden with Under the Harvest Moon! From 1 to 4 pm, enjoy a pumpkin painting contest, live music by Allen and Ian Johnson, bounce house, temporary tattoos and goodies, children's activities, raffle and so much more! Birds of Prey program at 2:30 pm, as Blue Moon Raptors bring rehabilitated injured and orphaned birds Aviana, Onyx, Cedar and Myles (red-tailed Hawk, Broad Wing Hawk, Eastern Screech Owl and Barred Owl) to Bellamy-Ferriday. Admission is $5 per person, children 4 and under are free. Raffle tickets are $2 each. Costumes are encouraged for our costume contest, but not required.

WCSU PLANETARIUM SHOW/TELESCOPE VIEWING

10/22/2016

43 Lake Avenue 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.

Sharon Historical Society Reception for new exhibit

10/22/2016

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

New Exhibit - A Chance for Land and Fresh Air: Russian Jewish Immigrants in Ellsworth and Amenia, 1907-1940. The exhibit opens with a reception on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 4-6 pm. This exhibit tells the story of some 30 Jewish families who beginning in 1907 became dairy farmers in the Ellsworth Hills above Sharon.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Mixology And Tapas

10/22/2016

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

6:30-9:30pm. $70.00. Join us to learn the latest drink trends and how to replicate them with local spirits from Litchfield Distillery along with tapas prepared by a local chef. Our instructor will teach you the fine art of mixology with fresh juices and seasonal ingredients. The tapas portion of the class will include plays on classic Spanish tapas. This is a demo class. You will receive the recipes to take with you and replicate at home.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Autunno Festa (Autumnal Feast)

10/22/2016

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

11:00-2:00pm $85.00 Chef Bill Cosgrove Seasonal Italian regional plates.

Karen Rossi Studios Workshops -Create your own leaf luminaires!

10/22/2016

27 E. Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-305-6579.

Create your own leaf luminaires! Decorate sheets of contact paper with leaves or tissue paper to adorn the bottom half of recycled plastic jugs. Add a tea-light candle to complete your luminary, ready to display indoors or out! Please sign up to reserve your space Email us at karen@karenrossi.com or call 860-305-6579. Kids (ages 7 and up) 10am. $10 Adults (tweens and up) 12pm. $15 (adult projects have the same descirption as the kid projects, but are more complicated and use higher end materials) Parent/Child (ages 3 and up) 2pm. $10 per project

White Memorial Foundation THE AMAZING RACE!

10/22/2016

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

How well do you know our 4000 acres? This one day race takes you to 13 landmarks throughout the sanctuary! At each station you will collect a token, take a selfie, and head to the finish line victorious! You may participate as an individual, family, or team. Each participant will be given a trail map and official bandana. Check in is at 9:00 A.M. and they're offffff at 10:00 A.M. Prizes will be given for each category and awarded at a dinner in the Activity Shed later in the day. Rain or shine! 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M., Activity Shed. Registration fee: Members: Indivdual: $25.00 Member: Family or Team: $40.00, Non-Members: Individual: $35.00, Non-Member: Family or Team: $50.00 Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. 

Cemetery Walk at Forest View Cemetery--Winsted

10/22/2016

61 Park Place, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 201-388-5912.

The Annual Historic Cemetery Walk will be held on October 22, 2016 from 1 to 4PM at the Forest View Cemetery.  Costumed interpreters representing residents of the past will await visitors at their gravestones in the cemetery to share information about their lives and the history of Winsted and Winchester.  Visitors will meet soldiers from the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and World War II.  Last tour will leave at 3:30PM.  Tickets available at the tour. Call for further information.

Newtown Historical Society "Ghost Walk and Candlelight Tour" by Martha Bishop

10/22/2016

44 Main Street, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Scheduled Walks at: 5:30 pm and 7:00pm. Join Martha Bishop, of Bethel, as she walks Main Street and tells tales of a ghostly nature. Registration is required by e-mailing "register@newtownhistory.org" and $5/person or $15/family is due at the event Please indicate how many are in your party and which tour you can attend. In conjunction with the Ghost Walk, Candlelight tours will be given of the Matthew Curtiss House by costumed docents.

All Hollows Eve at the Glebe House

10/22/2016

Woodbury, CT Phone: (203)263-2855.

On Saturday, October 22nd with a rain date of October 29th , the historic Glebe House Museum invites children and adults to its annual All Hollow's Eve celebration between the witching hours of 5:30 and 9:00 PM. Ghosts, goblins, and assorted scary creatures will be on hand along Hollow Road, following a path lit by over 300 luminaries, some of Woodbury's earliest citizens will come back from the dead to lead mystery tours of the nearby Ancient Burying Grounds.  Parking for the evening will be in Hollow Park, whose entrance is next to the Glebe House. Only a limited number of tickets are available. Tickets purchased in advance are $10 per person or $5 for children 5-12. Tickets may be purchased at the Glebe House in person or by calling (203)263-2855; you can also send a check to: The Glebe House Museum. PO Box 245, Woodbury, CT 06798.