Merwinsville Hotel - Columbus Day Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show

10/07/2016 to 10/10/2016

1 Browns Forge Road, Gaylordsville, CT Phone: (860) 350-4443.

Preview: Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, beverages, live music, and a chance to preview and purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware. When: Friday, October 7 , 2016 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Cost: $25.00 Members: $20.00 In Advance: $20.00. Show Oct. 8-10 -  purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.
$2.00 donation at the door. Children under 12 free. 

Watertown Fall Festival and Open Farm Days

10/08/2016 to 10/09/2016

223 Morris Town Line Road, Watertown, CT

This is a very popular event with new alpaca products, yarns and events surrounding the wonderful alpacas. Hours: 10am-4pm



43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 837-8672.

WCSU will host a 6 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the university's Westside campus,  in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public.

Friends of the Danbury Library Booksale

10/08/2016 to 10/10/2016

35 Hayestown Rd., Danbury, CT Phone: 203-794-7477.

Sat Oct. 8 hours: 8 am -10 am. Early bird admission $15; 10 am - 5 pm. - Free. Sat Oct. 9 - 10 am - 4 pm, Monday, Oct. 10 - 9 am - 1 pm. Approximately 100,000 items sorted into 60 plus categories. Books, dvds, cd, and collectible books.

Ives Concert Park Carnival of Shadows


43 Lake Ave Ext, Danbur, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-426-9193 or 203) 837-9226.

Carnival Activities 5:00PM – 8:15PM. Illusion show 8:30PM – 10:00PM.  Experience a twisted entertainment event with attractions that will tingle the spine, caress the creepy, and allure you into an alternate reality of the unfamiliar. Includes a variety of peculiar and enticing spectacles: food truck festival, voodoo village crafters expo, street performers, vintage carnival games, dark walk thru maze, 90 minute magic show.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Fall Into Desserts


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

11:00-2:00pm $80.00 Fall is a time to get cozy and get baking. Learn the tips and techniques to make these quick and delicious autumn favorites while having fun! Chef Melanie Underwood shares her expertise and passion to help you create what are sure to become favorites.

Felt Mask Workshop at Karen Rossi Studios!


27 E. Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-305-6579.

Robin McCahill will be holding a Felt Mask Workshop at Karen Rossi Studios! Please sign up to reserve your space
Email us at or call 860-305-6579. Kids (ages 7 and up) 10am. $10 Adults (tweens and up) 12pm. $15
(adult projects have the same descirption as the kid projects, but are more complicated and use higher end materials) Parent/Child (ages 3 and up) 2pm. $10 per project

White Memorial FoundationFungus Among Us with Dave Paton


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

Dave Paton is just plain giddy about mushrooms and wants to share his enthusiasm with you! Spend a couple of hours in the forest with Dave learning do's and don'ts, basic identification, and stories behind all of the fungus among us! The program begins with a brief introduction in the Ceder Room to view some specimens. 10:00 A.M., A. B. Ceder Room, Dress for the weather! Members: $20.00, Non-members: $30.00, Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Class is limited to 30 participants! Sign up early! Foraging is not allowed on Foundation property

Flanders Nature Center Forest Detective

10/08/2016 to 10/29/2016

5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: (203) 263-3711 Ext. 10.

Four week course. Four Saturday morning hikes beginning at 10 am. Through four two hour Saturday morning hikes to regional locales the group will  investigate the forested landscape in the different areas that offer clues to why the landscape is as it is, what preceded its changes and what the future might hold.  The program will begin Saturday, October 8th, and continues October 15, 22 and 29.The first Class will meet at 10AM at the Flanders Studio located at 5 Church Hill Road in Woodbury. Cost of the four week session is $40 for Members and $65 for nonmembers.

White Silo BBQ in the Vineyard


32 Rte. 37 E, Sherman, CT Phone: (860) 355-0271.

Please join us Saturday October 8th (4:30 - 7:00 PM) for our Fall BBQ in the Vineyard. Sal Dileo and his son Phil did an amazing job for our first BBQ and are back on the grill!. They will grill butterflied leg of lamb and pork tenderloins. Our kitchen will prepare farm to table roasted potatoes, mixed greens with heirloom tomatoes, and roasted fall vegetables. Live music will be performed by Marty Meyer and Kayla Schine. The cost is $40 per person and includes your first glass of wine.
The event is rain or shine. We have an outdoor tent just in case of rain.