Plymouth Historical Society LANTERN TOURS of the PLYMOUTH BURYING GROUND

10/21/2017 to 10/28/2017

10 Park St., Plymouth, CT

Tours on October 21 and October 28. Both tours start at 7 pm. Discover how the symbols and inscriptions on the gravestones provide clues to life in colonial Connecticut. The walk includes a safe house on the Underground Railroad, with a visit to a secret passageway used by slaves escaping to freedom. Bring flashlights. There will be complimentary refreshments at "Antiques at the Green" after the tour. Meet at 7pm in front of the Congregational Church, 10 Park St., Plymouth. Call 860-921-6118 or email for reservations. The cost is $10 for adults, under 18 free. Rain dates are Oct. 22 and 29. Reserve early as these tours always sell out!

Institute for American Indian Studies Brown Bag Book Club


38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm.  Lives in Ruins by Marilyn Johnson Author Marilyn Johnson explores not only the subject of archaeology but the archaeologists themselves. Following archaeologists on excavations, lectures, and courses the author unravels the mystery of why this profession is so alluring, and how the past is all around us. Included in the Price of Admission: $10 Adults; $8 Seniors; $6 Children; IAIS members free.

Institute for American Indian Studies International Archaeology Day


38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

Celebrate International Archaeology Day with IAIS! This celebration of all things archaeology is organized by the Archaeological Institute of America in conjunction with organizations like IAIS throughout the United States. Get your brackets together for Archaeomadness, and come visit us for events, discussions, and activities related to archaeology for the whole family!

Ansonia Nature Center Autumn Festival


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

11am Autumn Fest Begins!, 11-1pm LIVE Music, 11-3pm Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, 12:00pm Live Spider Program, 1:00pm Live Bat Program, 1:30pm Donut Eating Contest, 2:00pm Live Owl Program, 2:30pm Last Wagon Ride!, 4:00pm End of Festival! & Raffle Winner's Drawn! Horse Drawn Wagon (11-3pm) – $5 Children 3 and under are FREE, but MUST sit in parent/guardian's lap Visitor Center (inside): Crafts for Kids, Live Spider Program Outside Main Building: Horse-Drawn Wagon Ride, Goldenrod Maze, Spooky Trail, Donut-Eating Contest, Live Animal Programs, Fossil Dig, Face Painting, Crafts for Kids, Games, Pumpkin Carving, Petting Zoo, Local Artists, Raffle, Vendors, Exhibits, Bake Sale, Kettle Corn, Hotdogs and Hamburgers, Potato Dig, Colonial Frontiersman Exhibit

Glebe House All Hollow's Eve Cemetery Tours & Haunted Museum ​


49 Hollow Road, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-2855.

All Hollow's Eve at the Glebe House Museum is Saturday, October 21. Tickets in advance are $10 per person and $22 per family and may be purchased at the museum-49 Hollow Road in Woodbury or call at 203-263-2855 or mail at PO Box 245 Woodbury, CT 06798. At the door tickets are $12 per person. The event is from 5:00-8:30. There is an all new Ancient Burying Grounds Tour which will include 30 spirits. Also-NEW this year- a Haunted Museum-professionally staged for the night. Storytelling by professional storyteller-JoyceMarie Rayno. Tarot Card readings by Madame Suzollo. And complimentary fall refreshments of Cider, hot chocolate and homemade cookies. This promises to be a great night-our 13th year and getting better and perhaps scarier each year. Rain Date: Oct. 28.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Third Saturday: Family Workshop with Alissa Siega


258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT

10 am to 5 pm, 10 am to 12 noon; children ages 2 to 5, 1 to 3 pm; children ages 6 to 10 Free for visitors of all ages! Get into the Halloween spirit while exploring the ways in which unexpected household objects can be transformed into magnificent sculptures and festive decorations! Create a pumpkin using yarn, fabric, and textured paper, or a hanging bat sculpture using cardboard tubes, sculpture wire, and paint during this autumnal family workshop.

Karen Rossi Studios Kids - Witchy Saturday


60 Estey Rd, Norfolk, CT

Witchy Saturday: Using paints and mix media, create a witch using a variety of ba

Warner Theatre Goldfinger


68 Main St, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-489-7180.

8 pm. Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.

Cornwall Historical Society Before the Bridge


366 Furnace Brook Road, Cornwall Bridge, CT Phone: 860-672-0505.

10 am. National Iron Bank, 366 Furnace Brook Road Rain date: Sunday, October 22, 10:00 a.m. Town Historian Dody Clarke will lead a walking tour through Cornwall Bridge. This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

Ridgefield Playhouse The Fab Four


80 E Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5795.

8 pm. The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' songs, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. This incredible stage show includes three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career. Hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Penny Lane," "Here Comes The Sun," and "Hey Jude."