Imagine Nation Museum - First Friday Family Festival Boo Bash


One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-314-1400 .

On Friday, October 4th from 5:00-8:00pm the Imagine Nation Museum located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol, will feature Boo Bash as our First Friday Family Festival. This "spooktacular" event is suitable for all ages with a spooky bat cave climb and crawl, monster music, treats, games, purple potion making, creepy feely boxes, crafts and more.  Join in our costume parade at 6pm, fashion a friendly ghost, stroll through the great pumpkin graveyard, and get your face painted. Sully, the loveable big blue monster, will be our special guest at the event.  Other highlights include a "Monster Mash" featuring the Bristol Boys and Girls Club's DJ Steve. Pizza, soda and other snacks will be available for purchase in our old fashioned soda fountain. The Boo Bash event admission is $7/person. Imagine Nation Museum members and children under one are free. Please note: free admission is not applicable to ACM members or library pass holders. For further information call the museum at 860-314-1400, or visit Imagine Nation Museum is a division of The Boys & Girls Club and Family Center of Bristol.

New Milford Historical Society - Spooky Halloween Event


6 Aspetuck Ave, New Milford, CT Phone: (860) 354-3069.

Spooky Halloween Event "CT Folk Tales: Believe it Or Not" After our last successful presentation of "Voices From The Past," our troop of actors will be back with a brand new program: "CT Folk Tales: Believe It Or Not." Join us for an evening of stories you won't soon forget! Cost: $10.00 Members: $5.00

Lake Compounce Haunted Graveyard - Bristol

10/04/2013 to 10/30/2013

822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

Lake Compounce's Haunted Graveyard season opens Friday, October 4, 2013 - dusk to midnight. The Haunted Graveyard will be open every weekend from Oct. 4 thru October 30 from dusk to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, and Sundays dusk to 10 p.m. and then every Friday through Sunday for the rest of October. The Haunted Graveyard opens at dusk, but Lake Compounce opens at 5PM so come early to purchase your timed ticket. Rated PG for Pretty Ghoulish, and is recommended for adults and very brave children. This is not for the faint of heart. In addition to the Haunted Graveyard walkthrough, Lake Compounce will operated 17 thrill rides including Boulder Dash, Downtime, and Thunder and Lightning. Plus, the entire park will be decked out with scary Halloween spooks to frighten and entertain. Proceeds will benefit the American Diabetes Associations. Visit the website for additional information.

New Milford Historical Society Museum Hosts Spooky Halloween Event "CT Folk Tales: Believe It or Not"


6 Aspetuck Ave., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-354-3069.

On Friday, October 4, 2013 the New Milford Historical Society Museum will host a Spooky Halloween Event "CT Folk Tales: Believe it Or Not"Starts at 7:00 PM. After our last successful presentation of "Voices From The Past," our troop of actors will be back with a brand new program: "CT Folk Tales: Believe It Or Not." Join us for an evening of stories you won't soon forget!
Cost: $10.00 Members: $5.00.

Hopkins Vineyard - Night Owl Friday's


25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT Phone: (860) 868-7954.

Come and enjoy after hours in our new wine bar with live music by Adam Scherer. 5-9PM. No reservations needed. No cover charge. Taste award winning wines, thirst quenching sangrias, and cheese platters featuring local Arethusa Farm.

Indian Rock Nature Preserve - Wilderness Survival and Wellness Field Day - Bristol


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

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A fundraiser to benefit Estela Wilderness Education. Learn wilderness and wellness skills from the experts. Cost of Admission: $5 per Person.

The Silo - We're Cooking with With Chef Amanda Cushman. Indian Home Cooking 


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

Sat., Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m. Learn to prepare delicious traditional Indian dishes

The Silo - We're Cooking! with Chef Betty Rosbottom


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

We're Cooking! With Chef Betty Rosbottom. The Perfect Roast for a Fall Dinner! Sat., October 5, noon. Demo class.  Dazzle your friends these great recipes.  Butternut Squash Soup with Sage and Creme Fraiche; Roast Loin of Pork with A Blue Cheese Stuffing and Roasted Pears; Honey Glazed Carrots with Brandy; Best Ever Mashed Potatoes with Leeks; Dark Chocolate Chestnut Pots de Creme Topped with Swirls of Rum Whipped Cream.

Haight-Brown Vineyard - A Wine Tasting to Benefit the Woodbury FFA


29 Chestnut Hill Road, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4045.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 7pm-9pmTickets are $35 a person and include: A tasting of 9 wines, One full glass of your favorite wine, your own souvenir Woodbury FFA Alumni wine glass to take home, plus appetizers and desserts, including several cheeses provided by Arethusa Farm in Litchfield. All tickets must be purchased in advance online, and space is limited.  All proceeds from this event go to the Woodbury FFA Alumni Association scholarship fund and to support the Woodbury FFA chapter at the Ellis Clark Regional Agriscience and Technology Program at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury.  The Association, through its affiliation with the National FFA Organization, is a not-for-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. A portion of your ticket purchase may be deductible for federal income tax purposes. Please note: Tickets are not refundable.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - DAR


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: 860-379-8741.

Free genealogy workshop at the Beardsley and Memorial Library from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. This event is sponsored by the library with the Brooks-Green Woods Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Verna Gilson, Genealogical Assistant at the library will provide an introduction to its genealogical resources. DAR volunteers will assist persons interested in genealogy, particularly anyone who would like to identify a Revolutionary Patriot in their ancestry. DAR recognizes as Patriots not only soldiers, but also anyone who contributed to the cause of American freedom. Please bring a sandwich. Punch and cookies will be provided. For information or to register call Karen Brett at The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation's children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 165,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world's largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit