Danbury Museum & Historical Society Hosts Panic in Connecticut--Accused Witches Have Their Say


43 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-743-5200.

On Saturday, October 3, 2015 the Danbury Museum Virginia Wolf of Herstory Theater presents: Panic in Connecticut--Accused Witches Have Their Say. Between 1642 and 1693, at least 40 people in the colony of Connecticut were tried as witches, and at least 10 of them were hanged. Most of them were women. Who were these women? How did they come to be accused of witchcraft? What was life like for them? Did they truly practice witchcraft? Who were their accusers, and why. How and why did the accusing of witches finally end...or has it? 2:00 p.m. in Huntington Hall at The Danbury Museum. Free & Open to the Public. Suggested donation: $5.

Gunn Memorial Library Holds Harvest Festival--Washington


5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

Saturday, October 3, 1pm--"Harvest Festival". Fall crafts and activities using seeds and vegetables, vines and husks will ease us into autumn. Join in the blindfold veggie tasting -- if you dare! Registration helps ensure we have adequate supplies.

Barkhamsted Historical Society Hosts Pig Roast and Barn Dance


100 East River Rd., Barkhamsted, CT 06063. Phone: 860-738-1152.

Barkhamsted Historical Society--Pig Roast and Barn Dance--October 3, 2015 @ 5pm we will hold our first ever Pig Roast with all the fixins! This event will be followed by our second barn dance in our post and beam barn beginning @ 7pm with a caller and live music. Tickets are $25 per person for the pig roast and the dance. If you only want to attend the dance tickets are $5 at the door. Tickets need to be purchased ahead of time for the pig roast and are available at Squire's Tavern during our regular hours: Wed 9am-12 or Sun. 1pm-4 or from any Board Member. Come "pig out" and then dance away the calories with us!

Flanders Nature Center Hosts Annual Fall Fundraising/Auction--Woodbury


Flanders Road, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3711.

Flanders will host its annual fall fundraising auction titled, "Forces of Nature" this year on Saturday evening, October 3rd, at the Southbury Crowne Plaza Hotel. Legendary for its many diverse offerings in the silent and live auction part of the program, this year's event also includes a cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres, delicious family style dinner, and dessert table.
Tickets are available at $85 /person or in groups of 10 for $765. All proceeds from the event will benefit the environmental education and land preservation programs of Flanders. To purchase tickets, view auction items or make a donation go to the Flanders websiteArtwork that has been donated by area artists for live bidding can be viewed at Clapp & Tuttle Fine Art and Framing Gallery, 742 Main Street South, in Woodbury from September 19 through October 2 during galley hours which are Tues. – Fri. 9:30 to 5:30 pm and Sat. 9:30 to 4 pm.

Palace Danbury Hosts The Spirit of Johnny Cash Concert


165 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-794-9944.

On Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 8PM at The Palace in Danbury you are invited to take the night off and watch artisans work on their handmade crafts! Our annual Fall Gala will celebrate the opening of the Museum's newest exhibit, Handcrafted: Artisans Past & Present. Enjoy cocktails and artisan cuisine, demonstrations by exhibiting artisans and entertainment! Tickets $35/$30.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Bittersweet Wreaths


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

BITTERSWEET WREATHS – Sat. Oct. 3, 2 pm.Bring clippers and gardening gloves for this workshop led by Ranger Dawn. When you collect these beautiful orange-berried vines, you're actually helping the park by removing this invasive plant species. Please register in advance. FREE.

Litchfield Historical Society Walking Tour--West Street--Litchfield


7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

October Walking Tour: West Street. Did you know that there used to be a playhouse on Litchfield's West Street? Or a grand hotel on the site of Center School? Join us for the last walking tour of the season, on Saturday, October 3 at 10 a.m. and explore Litchfield's historic business center and beyond. We will discuss the street's residents, summer destinations, stores, and how the area has changed over time. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Each walking tour lasts about one hour. Learn more. Tours are free for members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited and payment with registration is required.

Burnham Library Cookie Bookie Sale--Bridgewater


62 Main Street South, Bridgewater, CT 06752.

The Friends of Burnham Library is sponsoring a Cookie Bookie Sale on Saturday, October 3rd. from 9am-1pm.
Stop by and browse thru the stacks of books and purchase some exceptional baked goods as well.
The sale will be held on the front lawn of the library at 62 Main St. South in Bridgewater, CT. Our sale will coincide with the all-town tag sale!

TheatreWorks Hosts Haunted Halloween Magic Show--New Milford


5 Brookesie Ave., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-350-6863.

On Saturday October 3, TheatreWorks welcomes back Pete & Chris Amusements, New England's only two-man magic show who will present their HAUNTED HALLOWEEN MAGIC SHOW at 1:00 pm. This one hour show is just for fun and chock full of the witty antics of Incredulous Chris and Presto Pete, making you laugh with Halloween-themed magic tricks including lots of audience participation. This show is best for children ages 2 and older. Pete and Chris will capture your kids' attention and never let go! This one-hour event will be held at TheatreWorks New Milford on Saturday October 3 at 1:00 pm. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for kids under 12. Refreshments will be served.

American Clock & Watch Museum will Host Clock and Watch Identification Days--Bristol

10/03/2015 to 10/17/2015

100 Maple Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-6070.

Are you curious to find out more information about your treasured watch? Micah Tasker of TheVintageWatchMan.com will be at the American Clock & Watch Museum, on Saturday, October 3rd from 1:00-3:00 p.m. to help you learn about the history of your special timepiece.* A fee of $10.00 will be charged for each watch.  Clock Identification Do you have an old clock that you would like to learn more about? Bring it to the clock identification at the American Clock & Watch Museum, on Saturday, October 17th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Clock experts will guide you to discover information about your special American-made clock.* The cost of this service is $10 per clock. * Please note: museums are restricted by law, so appraisal values will not be given at this event. Depending on the number of patrons attending the event, the number of evaluations may be limited to three per person.