Carousel Museum Superhero Adventure Day!


95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

Look up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a horse! Wait, horses don't fly! Calling all of Connecticut's little super heroes to investigate! Join us for a Super Hero Adventure Day at the Bushnell Park Carousel in Hartford on Sunday, October 8th, 1:00-3:00. Wear your super suit and join us for an afternoon with carousel rides, popcorn, ice cream, a super hero craft, tattoos, and more. Admission for this super afternoon is $10 for children and $5 for adults.

Mattatuck Museum Yankees or Red Sox Gallery Talks with Neil Scherer


144 West Main St, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

1-5 pm. Join sports lover & guest curator for the exhibit Yankees or Red Sox: America's Greatest Rivalry for a series of informal chats on the items in collection and more.

Bristol Historical Society Columbus Day Children’s Event


98 Summer St, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-6309.

Free event. 1 to 5 pm.

Cornwall Historical Society Making a Living


26 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-0505.

2 pm. Cornwall Town Hall, 26 Pine Street Come share stories of how folks earned their keep in Cornwall's past. Richard Schlesinger, CBS News Correspondent, will host an afternoon of stories recalling Cornwall's industrial...or perhaps industrious, past. This Program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

Flanders Nature Center Animal Adventure on Columbus Day


Church Hill Road , Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

Times: AM Session 9 AM – 1 PM | PM Session 1 – 5 PM | All Day 9 AM – 5 PM On Monday, October 9th , all area students in grades kindergarten through 5th, and children aged 3 – 5 years old are welcome to attend an Animal Adventure. Children will visit the farm to learn about the farm animals – sheep, goats, horses, cow, pig and chickens. They will explore the meadow to discover insects, as well as hike to the pond to look for amphibians and reptiles.The day will be packed with exploring the great outdoors, and age-appropriate stories, games and art projects! Three different sessions are being offered for this special adventure. Please remember to pack a lunch (AM) and a snack (PM) and dress for the weather.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Afternoon Studios: Collaged Cyanotypes


258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT

2 to 4 pm. Turn a fall afternoon into an artful one. Use light-sensitive paper, found objects, and light from the sun to make your own cyanotypes – a technique from late 1800s! Once you have produced your images, collage, paint, and draw on them to create a unique work of art.

Newtown & Sandy Hook Restaurant Week

10/09/2017 to 10/15/2017

Newtown, CT

This is your opportunity to experience their town culture and the trendy culinary scene everyone is talking about! Come see what all the buzz is about! Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixed lunch and/or dinner menus at $20, $30 and $40 price points!

American Clock and Watch Museum Clock-tober Used Book Sale!

10/10/2017 to 10/31/2017

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

The American Clock & Watch Museum is offering 20% offall its used books during the month of Clock-tober! Hundreds of titles to choose from, including: History Biography Reproduction catalogs Clock and Watch-themed fiction books & more! Plus... Back issues of horological journals,  including: NAWCC Bulletins Timepiece Journals

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Fall in Love with Ridgefield


258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT

As part of Fall in Love with Ridgefield, Downtown Ridgefield's annual autumnal celebration, admission to the Museum will
be free! Please join us for art-making on the porch of the Old Hundred building and explore the current exhibitions, on us!

28 Annual Washington Antiques and Design Show


11 School Street, Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-7586 .

This year's event features the traditional Friday evening Preview Night, as well as the Saturday evening Young Collectors Party. The show highlights 18 dealers from the east coast. A wide variety of 17th to 21st century furniture, works of art, jewelry, tableware, intimate furniture and home décor will be available for purchase and inspiration! Mark your calendars for a beautiful fall weekend of timeless antiques and great new design. Mingle with old friends and new in a setting filled with curated treasures and intriguing curiosities from around the world! Preview Night Party: 6:30-9:00pm, Fri. Oct. 10. Advance buying and jazz standards by The David Poirier Quartet Young Collectors Party: 6:30-9:00pm, Sat. Oct. 11 See and be seen at Litchfield County's premier fall event with DJ Isaac G. Tickets can be purchased by calling 860-868-7586 or online. Daytime Show Hours: Sat. 10am-5pm & Sun. 10am-4pm Location: Washington Primary School, 11 School St., Washington Depot, CT.