Roxbury Land Trust - Hike the Washington—Roxbury Tunnel Road Connector


Judds Bridge Road, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-868-9131.

10 am. Join Steep Rock Association and Roxbury Land Trust for this collaborative three-mile (one way) hike along Tunnel Road. Meet at the Steep Rock Riding Ring. Shuttle bus will return hikers from RLT's Battle Swamp Preserve to the Riding Ring. Register by calling SR office, 860-868-9131. Limited to 25 participants.

Bethlehem Wine, Food and Auction Annual Benefit


384 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT

4:00 - 7:30, Rain or shine. Join the Bethlehem Land Trust as it hosts its 12th annual benefit event in celebration of the rural beauty of our town. The festive evening features wine, beer, and local distillery tastings to pair with an abundant selection of scrumptious hors d'oeuvres, set to live music by Switch Factory, with silent and live auctions. Our fundraiser always sells out, and this year, repeating the successful, fun, informal program everyone enjoyed last fall, will be no exception. Sponsorship opportunities available.

TheatreWorks New Milford - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

10/01/2016 to 10/08/2016

5 Brookside Avenue, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-350-6863.

Performances on OCTOBER 1,2 7,8 2016. A classic tale of love, hope and revenge set against the vicious backdrop of a lawless society. A young scholar travels into the Wild West in search of a new life, only to end up beaten and left for dead on the dusty streets of Twotrees by notorious outlaw Liberty Valance. A local girl gives him purpose in this broken land. But when Valance returns to finish what he started, he must make the choice: turn and run or stand and fight... and become The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

Audubon at Bent of the River - Bentfest


185 East Flat Hill Road, Southbury, CT Phone: 203-264-5098.

1 pm - 4 pm. Join Audubon Center Bent of the River, and our avian friends, for fun fall festivities for all ages! Hayrides, live music, craft beer, game tent, scavenger hunts, food trucks, bird banding, crafts, and more... Rain or shine! We look forward to seeing you at The Bent!

Woodbury Fall Fest


Main Street, Woodbury, CT Phone: (203) 263-3113 or (203) 263-2828..

Meander on Main St. 2 pm - 6 pm. Live music, pumpkin derby, 15 food trucks and town-wide scavenger hunt.Crafts, give aways, information tables.

Falls Village Truck Pull


Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-5861.

11 am - 5 pm. General admission $10, kids under 12 free.  Truck pull, vendors, food and lots more. Classes: Stock Gas, Enhanced Gas and Street Outlaw.



42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT Phone: (860)491-9906.

12 noon to 6 p.m. Live Music, Local Vendors, Winvian Food truck, Folk dancers, GRAPE STOMPING CONTEST. Free admission with a non-perishable food item

Miranda Vineyard Ninth Annual Harvest Festival


42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT Phone: 860-491-9906 .

12-6. Food, wine tasting, traditional Portuguese dance performance, live music, vendors, grape stomping and more. Free admission with cash donation or non perishable food item (given to area soup kitchen).

Housatonic Heritage Walks Tour new hall of CT Geology


31 Kent-Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT

1 pm - 2 pm. . Join John Pawloski, from the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum, for a tour of the Connecticut Museum of Mining and Mineral Science. The tour will focus on our exciting new "Hall of Connecticut Geology", which tells the geological story of how Connecticut "came to be". 1 hour CAMA is on Rt 7, 1 mile north of the center of Kent (31 Kent-Cornwall Rd)

Roots and Nuts: Edibles Walk

10/02/2016 to 10/02/2016

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 8608680518.

Join us as we walk through the fields and forests of the Institute for American Indian Studies (IAIS) exploring some seasonal, edible roots and nuts of Connecticut.  Andy Dobos of Three Red Trees School of Natural Living will lead us and share how to identify edible plants by shape, texture and scent. Limited space; please call for reservations.  Fee:  $15; $12 for IAIS Members