Take the Becky Thatcher Riverboat to a spectacular natural phenomenon as hundreds of thousands of Tree and Barn Swallows converge on the lower Connecticut River and swarm as a beautifully choreographed flock over Goose Island.
In 1916 the Durham Fair began a tradition. That tradition continues today during the last full weekend in September when the fairgrounds come alive and magically transform into Connecticut’s largest agricultural fair.
The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people.
Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.
German Heritage at Hunter Mountain, and join in an old-world tradition. Enjoy German-American music, Austrian music and local bands and family activities including pumpkin painting and crafts – all for free!
Take the trolley to the gates of the Haunted Isle and enter if you dare! Meet your nightmares in person and scream hysterically as ghoulish frights await at every turn. Good walking shoes are recommended as the Isle is a wooded outdoor path.
Featuring fine contemporary art including painting on canvas, board and paper, drawings, prints, mixed media, sculpture and photography as well as demonstrations, family art activities, and delicious food.
Imagine traveling through one of the "last great places on earth" in Living Color! Now, board the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat for the ultimate Fall Foliage journey through the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley.
The Yale Center for British Art houses the largest collection of British Art outside the United Kingdom. Presented to the university by Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929), the collection reflects the development of British art and culture from the Elizabethan period onward. It is always free and open to the public.
Celebrate fall at Fair Weather Acres in Rocky Hill! Corn Maze, Hay Ride, Scarecrows, Grain Corn Pit, Pedal Go-Carts, Child Hay Maze, Tire Playground, Pumpkins, Farm Animals, Food and MORE! Your kids will have so much fun, they might even Thank You!
Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption –a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.
All ages are invited to enjoy the al fresco party at the Greenwich Polo Fields at Conyers Farm in North Greenwich. Enormous hot air balloons will give GLT supporters a spectacular view of the expansive 62-acre preserve surrounding them. There will be something for everyone to enjoy – a rock climbing wall, petting zoo, bungee trampolines, inflatable maze, animal encounters, gaga courts, autumn crafts, and much more.
Russian Grand Ballet's full-length classical production for the first time includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and features Russia's brightest ballet stars. Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake combines pure romanticism and tragedy, in a magical tale of love and deception. The glorious score and gravity-defying choreography have enchanted audiences for over a century, and continue to inspire new generations of dancers and music lovers of all ages.
Join us as we wander the trails through Werner’s Woods during the fall migration season. Binoculars and footwear for wet ground conditions are all you’ll need. Geared for all levels of birding expertise, but not for very young children.
The Oyster Festival offers a fun mixture of new activities and old favorites that are certain to entertain the entire family including live entertainment, Tall Ships, top-notch artisans, pirate shows, midway rides, and the iconic oyster eating and shucking contest. And of course...the Food!