White Memorial Foundation Museum Children Free Week

09/28/2016 to 10/04/2016

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

Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.

18th Annual Wisdom Award — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

09/28/2016 to 09/28/2016

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

An evening honoring the lives and service of Sandra B. Roberts for Providing Hope for the Future
and Ron Leal and Joseph Montebello for being Enthusiasts for Community.

This award is given by the Daughters of Wisdom through Wisdom House.
Call for information, (860) 567-3163

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Finnegan’s Farm Harvest Dinner


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

6:00-9:00pm. $65.00 This class will start in the fields of Finnegan's Farm harvesting the ingredients for our sublime dinner. Bill Finnegan will give a brief lecture about his farming practices before we snip the radish, squash and various other vegetables needed for our meal and bring them back to The Silo for preparation. This is a demo class.

Flanders Nature Center Needle Felting


596 Flanders Road, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

7 p.m. Rachel Gerowe of Redbarn Originals will lead a workshop on needle felting an easy-to-learn craft that involves using a barbed needle to sculpt wool. The featured kit for the month of September is hedgehogs. People also have the option of choosing from a large variety of other available kits ranging in price from $15 to $35.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Painting Uncorked!


258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.4519.

7 pm to 9 pm $25; $20 member. Enjoy an evening of painting, paired with a glass of wine, light hors d'oeuvres, and great conversation with Carmelo Blandino, a master painter and former Ridgefield resident. Whether you are an aspiring artist or just looking to explore your artistic side, join us for a night of creativity. Materials, wine, and refreshments are included. Must by 21 or older. To register, visit aldrichart.org.

40th Annual Kent Pumpkin Run


Main Street, Kent, CT

12-3 pm. The festivities begin with a Kids Fun Run @ 11:15 AM followed by the 5 mile run / walk @ noon. The spectator friendly, USATF usatf certified course certified course starts and finishes at Kent Green in front of Town Hall. Join the festivities at the start /finish area – Music, Refreshments, Face Painting, Halloween fun and much more. Post Race party for all!

Lake Compounce Haunted Graveyard

09/30/2016 to 10/30/2016

186 Enterprise Dr., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-3300.

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Your worst nightmares come to life as you walk through a variety of different haunted houses ranging from a slaughterhouse to a torture chamber dungeon, and NEW for 2016 a zombie hospital! Think it's less scary outside? Think again. Brace yourself as you tread through a cemetery with bodies that never stayed buried, and a claustrophobia inducing cornfield. If you hear the sound of a chainsaw, it's too late to run. Rides open during the Haunted Graveyard include Boulder Dash, Zoomerang, Ghost Hunt, Twister, American Flyers, Bumper Cars, Wipe Out, Thunder N' Lightning, Rev-O-Lution, Wave Swinger, Carousel, Down Time, Giant Wheel, Pirate Ship, Sky Coaster** and Zoomers Gas N' Go. Crocodile Cove Water Park and Kiddieland rides are not open during The Haunted Graveyard. **Additional Charge for Sky Coaster. Opens at Dusk.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Little Gingerbread House Of Halloween Horrors


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

11 am - 2 pm. Come in your costume and decorate a scary gingerbread house with Nancy Stuart, the gingerbread Queen. Don't miss the fun and Happy Halloween!!!! $65 per child-Ages 5-10 – Full Participation If your child has food allergies, please let us know ahead of time.

160th Annual Harwinton Fair

09/30/2016 to 10/02/2016

150 Locust Rd., Harwinton, CT Phone: 860-485-9066.

Major Country Fair. Open Both Days - Draft Horse Exhibit and Demonstrations Antique Tractor Show Working Demonstrations At "EARLY AMERICAN" Building Special Features: 8:00am - 8:00pm.  Fair is open Weather permitting. All buildings & exhibits are on display until 8pm including Adult & Youth Exhibit buildings, All Day Pisgah Mountain Primitives Demonstrations of pioneer cooking, life, & blacksmithing, All Day Civil War Displays Presenting Civil War era by the Old 19th CT, a Civil War group,, All Day Country Store * An old fashioned Country Store, with items for sale, * Demonstrations of blacksmithing, * Crafts of Early Americana, * A working shingle mill.  All Day Vendors Great foods, merchandise, products & services, All Day Tufano Amusements Rides & amusements - fun for the whole family, All Day Antique Tractor Show Come see a wonderful display of antique tractors, All Day Draft Horse Displays Draft Horse Displays in Horse Building. On 10/2: Antique Tractor Pull, 9 a.m., English Horse Shows, Ox Pulling Contests, 10 a.m. On 10/3: Garden Tractor Pull 10 a.m., Western Horse Show 9 a.m.,  Horse Pulling Contest 10 a.m. New: Drone Demonstrations Sat. & Sun.


The Coffee Grinders in concert

09/30/2016 to 09/30/2016

243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: (203) 729-4591. Fax: (203) 723-1820.

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. For one night, transport yourself to the Mississippi Delta region when Connecticut’s own acoustic blues trio bring you the sounds of pioneers like Robert Johnson, Charlie Patton, Muddy Waters, and others whose style and personality not only influenced later blues musicians - but rock and roll too. Hear guitar, wash tub bass, vocals, and harmonica that have made The Coffee Grinders finalists in blues competitions around the state. Get into the spirit and soul of Delta blues right here at Whittemore. Call Whittemore Library for more information- (203) 729-4591