185 East Flat Hill Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-5098.
BentFest 2013 Saturday, September 21st 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. To be held rain or shine. Join us for our annual fundraiser, the family-oriented BentFest 2013. This year's event will feature picnicking in the meadow, river and nature walks, hay rides, tie-dye T-shirt creations, food vendors, kids' activities, bird watching, raffle prizes, plus live music by the Willie Nininger Band. New for 2013 is the fundraising sale of coffee, tea and pastries in the Bent's historic 1800s barn. Visitors can sit and enjoy refreshments while admiring the weather-worn wood and large beams of this 45 x 30 foot post Civil War barn." The non-profit Audubon Center is located in the Southbury hamlet of South Britain, off Route 172 at 185 East Flat Hill Road, 0.3 miles from corner of General Store and South Britain Congregational Church. Admission $12/adult, $8/child age 6 to 18, free for children 6 and younger, and $25/family. No pets will be permitted. Tickets can be purchased in advance at http://bentoftheriver.audubon.org, or September 21 at the gate. For information, call 203.264.5098.