Fall in Love With Ridgefield Festival

10/13/2017 to 10/16/2017

Main Street, Ridgefield, CT

Town-wide festival. Friday, October 14, 2016 6pm—8:30pm, Haunted Hay Ride in Ballard Park sponsored by Ridgefield Parks and Recreation, the Ridgefield Lions Club and the Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield, CT 8pm: The Yardbirds, The Ridgefield Playhouse Saturday, October 15, 2016 All day, Scarecrow Contest, sponsored by Keeler Tavern Museum Morning, Halloween Window Painting, downtown businesses and organizations, sponsored by Parks and Recreation 9am-5pm, Children's Book Sale, lower level of the Ridgefield Library 9:30am-12noon, Flu Shots, RVNA (no appointment needed) 10am-12noon, Family Printmaking Workshop for kids ages 2-5, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 11am-1pm Face Painting by Donatella, on the green by Prime Burger Ridgefield 11am-3pm, Balloon Artists, around town 11am-3pm, Chili Contest, Keller Williams Realty 11am-11:45am, Les Julian Music, Ridgefield Library (for kids 7 and under) 11 am, Museum Tour, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 11 am, 2nd Annual Pro/Am of the International Physique League, The Ridgefield Playhouse 12noon-2pm, Pumpkin Painting, on the green by Prime Burger 1pm-3pm, Family Printmaking Workshop for kids ages 6-10, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 2pm-4pm, Ridgefield High School Jazz Band, Town Hall FREE Jewelry Making Workshop, Sphere of CT Sunday, October 16th Rent's Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp 7:30pm The Ridgefield Playhouse

The Silo KJ’s Smarter Eating-Vegan

10/13/2017

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

6-9 pm. Together we will explore another sampling of SMARTER EATING— We will briefly discuss the benefits of so many of these nutrient-dense, super-delicious ingredients in our amazing vegan menu. This menu is ideal for an at-home feast on a laid-back Friday night or perfect complement to a day of Sunday football or an all-around "any time meal!" So grab a friend or group of friends, register now so you'll be guaranteed a place in our kitchen and at our table!

Mattatuck Museum THEATER @The Matt: A NIGHT AT JACQUES

10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

144 West Main St, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203.753.0381.

Sat. & Sun. 7-9:30 pm. and Sun. 2 pm. A Night at Jacques (that's "Jake's") is a musical review of the 1920s that takes place on New Year's Eve 1929 at Jacques Theatre in Waterbury. Jacques was an opera house and vaudeville theatre on Phoenix Avenue in Waterbury from the late 19th century to the 1940s. This show provides a look back at the decade from the end of World War I to the start of the Great Depression. A Night at Jacques will have a bit of history, a lot of music, a smattering of humor, a hint of romance and a few surprises. Cast: Tom Chute, Rosalie Veneziano, David Macharelli, Carletha Hawley, and the Museum's own Bob Burns with special guest appearances. Tickets: $47.50

Danbury Museum After Hours search & research session in the archives

10/13/2017

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

 Join us from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for an after-hours search & research session in the archives. Find out more for your WWI ancestor, explore Danbury & World War I history topics, or any other subject you'd like. Free admission. Advance registration is appreciated. If there is a particular topic you'd like to explore, please let us know so we can pull materials in advance! Email: research@danburymuseum.org

Warner Theatre INTERNATIONAL PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL

10/13/2017 to 10/14/2017

68 Main St, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-489-7180.

The Warner Theatre will present its 6th Annual International Playwrights Festival October 13-14, in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. A two day event! The mission of the International Playwright Festival is to recognize the work of emerging and established playwrights and to build a link between playwrights, the theatre community and our audiences. The festival is a celebration of new works by playwrights from across the country and around the globe.

Chocolate Decadence Sunset Tour

10/13/2017

242 East Main St., Thomaston, CT Phone: 860-283-7245.

Calling all train and wine afficionados. Starts at Thomaston Station with live music, food and wine. All Aboard for wine and chocolate tastings. Take a ride along the Naugy and stop at Fascia's for more chocolate - eating and making. Tickets available at www.rmne.org. The Chocolate Decadence Sunset Tour schedule will be:6:00 Reception at the Thomaston Station including live music 6:30 All Aboard! 6:45 Depart the station 7:00 Bubbly toast on the face of the scenic Thomaston dam 7:10 Wine and Chocolate tasting on the train while underway 7:40 – 8:45 Fascia's Chocolate Company Tour and Make Your Own Chocolate; more tasting; purchase your favorites, and enjoy a freshly made chocolate lava cake 9:00 Back to Thomaston Station

Connecticut Appalachian Trail Day and BBQ

10/14/2017

159 Macedonia Brook Rd., Kent, CT 06757.

8:30 - 4:30. Celebrate the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut with hikes of varying lengths along the entire 52-mile Connecticut section. For families, beginners and experienced hikers. Other activities include trail work, paddling, and a bike ride. Also an opportunity for beginners to try rock climbing with instruction from the Mountaineering Committee. Join us after these events to meet old friends and make new ones at the Grand BBQ from 2:30 pm until sunset at Macedonia State Park. Rain or shine. Take Route 341 for 3 miles west from Kent to Macedonia Brook Road and follow north to the park entrance. Proceed on the park road to a pavilion on the right. See URLs below for a complete list of all scheduled activities and directions to the picnic location.
Note: The BBQ and some hikes start at Macedonia Brook State Park but pre-BBQ event start times and meeting locations vary by activity option. Please read the activity descriptions carefully and choose an event that fits your experience level. Follow this link for a complete list of activities:http://www.ct-amc.org/excursions/ATDay.shtm

Brookfield Craft Center Open House

10/14/2017

286 Whisconier Rd. , Brookfield, CT

Noon- 5 pm. Come join us for free demonstrations in each of our studios.

American Mural Project Art Show Openning

10/14/2017

100 Whiting Street, Winsted, CT

4pm for AMP's first community art show opening! Featuring art inspired by the theme "Art of Work," the reception and art show will showcase two- and three-dimensional juried artwork from local artists and craftspeople. Meet the artists, tour the artist studios throughout Whiting Mills, enjoy refreshments, and listen to music by an acoustic trio from Newtown while perusing the art show. And, like other AMP projects and events, you can also participate in a community art project, creating a pastel mural focused on the theme of "work." The reception and art show are located in the Laurel Room at Whiting Mills, 100 Whiting Street, Winsted, CT. The art will be available to view from October 14-27, 9am-5pm, Monday-Saturday.

Sherman Historical Society WWI Encampment

10/14/2017

10 Rte 37, Sherman, CT

10 am - 4 pm. Reenactors from the Nations involved in the Great War will be on Cobbler Shop Field. Visit the Doughboy camp, view the equipment, vehicles and talk to the soldiers to see what life was like while fighting WWI. Visit the Northrop House Museum for their WWI exhibit. Lunch available for sale. Rain Date Oct. 15.