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Bruce Museum

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum, located at One Museum Drive in Greenwich, CT. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm; closed most Mondays and major holidays.
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT , 06830
Phone: 203-869-0376
41° 1' 11.4852" N, 73° 37' 22.5552" W

Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers Connecticut offers the best and most comprehensive sports programs in Fairfield County. Athletes of all ages and abilities will find 465,000 square feet of unparalleled sports facilities and a vast array of sports classes, camps, leagues and programs.
One Blachley Road
Stamford , CT , 06902
Phone: 203.989.1100
41° 3' 5.8716" N, 73° 30' 57.708" W

Lyman Orchards

Connecticut River Valley’s favorite farm on our annual KidsOutAndAbout Top 20 Places to Take Kids in Hartford, Lyman Orchards is a beautiful and sprawling farm with gorgeous scenery and a sense of history you can feel with each step you take. Lyman Orchards has been a CT favorite for more than 275 years and they pride themselves on a tradition of preserving the land and offering wholesome activities for the whole family.
32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield , CT , 06455
Phone: (860) 349-6010
41° 29' 50.1828" N, 72° 42' 53.172" W

TennisCT

TennisCT is a network of 5 indoor and outdoor tennis clubs located throughout Fairfield County where players go to connect with others who love the game. Playing at a TennisCT club gives you access to world-class tennis programs, tennis facilities, special tournaments, USTA play, leagues, social events, and of course, the best instructors and staff. It’s what makes a TennisCT club more than just a place for tennis lessons.
815 Post Rd. 2nd Floor
Darien , CT , 06820 41° 4' 43.3776" N, 73° 28' 8.2812" W

Apple Blossom School and Family Center

A Waldorf Early Childhood Education Center housing a variety of parent and Child Classes, Under-3 Program, Nursery, Kindergarten, and Community Workshops.
440 Danbury Rd.
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: 203-834-0344
41° 13' 1.3512" N, 73° 25' 39.0324" W

Location:

260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

914-666-8448

2019 Greenwich-Stamford Christmas Bird Count

Dates: 
12/15/2019
Time: 
Check website for details

Organization:

Location:

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA, 01566
United States

Phone:

(508) 347-3362

2019 Veterans Day at Old Sturbridge Village!

Dates: 
11/11/2019
Time: 
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location:

32 Rte 37 E.
Sherman, CT, 06784
United States

Phone:

860.355.0271

6th Annual Quince Festival at White Silo Farm

Dates: 
11/02/2019
11/03/2019
Time: 
Check website for details

Location:

Central Park West at 79th street
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

212-769-5167

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Family Party

Dates: 
10/23/2019
Time: 
5 pm – 7:30 pm

Location:

130 Hardscrabble Road
North Salem, NY, 10560
United States

Phone:

914.485.1210

Annual Fall Festival at Harvest Moon

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
All picking/festival activities begin at 10:00am and end at 4:30pm

Organization:

Location:

101 Marchant Road
West Redding, CT, 06896
United States

Phone:

(203) 938-2117

Annual Pumpkin Carving/Decorating

Dates: 
10/24/2019
Time: 
4 - 5 p.m.

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-6565

Beardsley Zoo presents: Boo at The Zoo

Dates: 
10/27/2019
Time: 
12 - 3 pm

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Butterfly Encounter at the Connecticut Science Center!

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/22/2019
10/23/2019
Time: 
varies, see below

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Children's Halloween Festival At Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
10/27/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

40 Sugar Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

(203) 426-5487

Corn Maze at Castle Hill Farm

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
Sat-Sun 10am - 5pm (last entry 5:00pm)

Organization:

Plasko's Farm

Location:

670 Daniels Farm Road
Trumbull, CT, 06611
United States

Phone:

203-268-2716

Corn Maze at Plasko's Farm in Trumbull

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
10 am - 6 pm

Organization:

Fair Weather Acres

Location:

1146 Cromwell Avenue
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
United States

Phone:

860-529-6755

Fall Fest & Corn Maze at Fair Weather Acres

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
Time: 
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays (including Columbus Day MONDAY) 10:00am – 6:00pm

Location:

91 Wassuc Road
South Glastonbury, CT, 06073
United States

Phone:

(860) 657-9197

Fall Festival at Robb's Ice Cream

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/25/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
September: Friday from 12:00PM to 6PM, Saturday and Sunday 10:00AM to 6:00PM October: Fri from 12:00PM to 6PM and Saturday and Sunday 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Organization:

Location:

101 Marchant Road
West Redding, CT, 06896
United States

Phone:

(203) 938-2117

Family Farm Chores for NPF Members

Dates: 
10/26/2019
Time: 
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Location:

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-852-0700 ext. 2206

Family Overnight at The Maritime Aquarium

Dates: 
10/20/2019
Time: 
6:00 PM - 10:00 AM

Organization:

Location:

1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT, 06520
United States

Phone:

203.432.0600

Family Program: Stories and Art

Dates: 
11/10/2019
12/08/2019
01/12/2020
Time: 
1-2 pm

Organization:

Location:

800 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06130
United States

Phone:

860.522.6766

Farmers Market at the Old State House

Dates: 
10/22/2019
10/25/2019
10/29/2019
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Organization:

Location:

40 Sugar Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

(203) 426-5487

Flash Light Corn Maze at Castle Hill Farm

Dates: 
11/02/2019
Time: 
5 pm

Organization:

Brown's Harvest

Location:

1911 Poquonock Avenue
Windsor, CT, 06095
United States

Phone:

860-683-0266

Flashlight Maze at Brown's Harvest

Dates: 
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
Time: 
6:30 pm – Last ticket sold at 8:30 pm

Location:

170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT, 06520
United States

Phone:

(203)432-3776

Free Admission at the Yale Peabody Museum!

Dates: 
10/24/2019
10/31/2019
11/07/2019
Time: 
2 - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

1355 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT, 06437-2399
United States

Phone:

203-453-2338

Get Lost with Bishop's Orchards Corn Maze!

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
10 am - Last admission into the Corn Maze is at 4:30pm.

Location:

261 Airport Plaza
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
United States

Phone:

(516) 962-8210

Organization:

Location:

99 Federal Road
Danbury, CT, 06811
United States

Phone:

(203) 790-8030

Organization:

Location:

101 Marchant Road
West Redding, CT, 06896
United States

Phone:

(203) 938-2117

Halloween Luminaries for Elementary School Students

Dates: 
10/22/2019
Time: 
4 - 5 p.m.

Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

12032591598

Halloween on the Green! at Fairfield Museum and History Center

Dates: 
10/27/2019
Time: 
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

203-364-4009

Halloween Spooktacular!

Dates: 
11/02/2019
Time: 
11:00am - 2:00pm

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Harvest Weekends Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:30 pm

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

HAUNTED HOUSE at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
10/26/2019
Time: 
1:00 pm–7:00 pm

Organization:

March Farm

Location:

160 Munger Lane
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203)266-7721

Hilltop Corn Maze at March Farm

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
11 am - 5 pm

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Holiday Open House at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
12/26/2019
12/27/2019
12/28/2019
Time: 
12:00 pm–4:00 pm

Location:

9 Main Street North
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203) 266-7596

Holiday Wreath Making & Ornament Making at the Bellamy-Ferriday House

Dates: 
11/30/2019
12/01/2019
12/02/2019
Time: 
Sat., Nov. 30, 9:30 – 11:30 am Sun., Dec. 1, 3 – 5 pm Mon., Dec. 2, 7 – 9 pm

Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203-899-0606

Monster Mash at Stepping Stones

Dates: 
10/25/2019
Time: 
5 pm - 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

203-364-4009

Mrs. Fagan's Story Lab

Dates: 
10/22/2019
10/24/2019
10/29/2019
Time: 
10:30am

Organization:

Location:

4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport , CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

203-372-3521 x114

November 11 Vacation Program at Discovery Museum

Dates: 
11/11/2019
Time: 
8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport , CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

203-372-3521 x114

November 5 Vacation Program at Discovery Museum

Dates: 
11/05/2019
Time: 
8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location:

Route 23A PO Box 295
Hunter, NY, 12442
United States

Phone:

800-486-8376

OKTOBERFEST at Hunter Mountain

Dates: 
10/20/2019
Time: 
Saturdays: 11 AM - 6:15 PM Sundays: 11 AM - 5:15 PM (except October 13th which will run until 6:15 PM)

Location:

278 Leavenworth Road Route 110 in the White Hills section
Shelton, CT, 06484
United States

Phone:

(203) 926-1098

Pick Your Own Apples at Beardsley's Cider Mill

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

125 Plumtrees Rd.
Bethel, CT, 06801
United States

Phone:

(203) 748-0119

Pick your own apples at Blue Jay Orchards

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
Call to verify 9am to 6pm

Organization:

Outhouse Orchards

Location:

139 Hardscrabble Rd
North Salem, NY, 10560
United States

Phone:

(914) 277-3188

Pick Your Own at Outhouse Orchards

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/21/2019
10/22/2019
Time: 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Organization:

March Farm

Location:

160 Munger Lane
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203)266-7721

Pick Your Own Pumpkins and Apples at March Farm

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

125 Plumtrees Rd.
Bethel, CT, 06801
United States

Phone:

(203) 748-0119

Pumpkin Patch at Blue Jay Orchards

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/21/2019
10/22/2019
Time: 
10 am - 5:30 pm

Organization:

Plasko's Farm

Location:

670 Daniels Farm Road
Trumbull, CT, 06611
United States

Phone:

203-268-2716

Pumpkins Galore and More at Plasko's Farm in Trumbull

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
10 am - 6 pm

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Queens Farm Holiday Market

Dates: 
12/01/2019
12/02/2019
12/03/2019
Time: 
December 1–December 23, 2019; 10:00 am–5:00 pm; December 24, 2019; 10:00 am–2:00 pm

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

203-364-4009

Ranger Nate at EverWonder

Dates: 
10/25/2019
11/08/2019
11/22/2019
Time: 
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

5065 Main St Ste 1106
Trumbull, CT, 06611
United States

Phone:

(203)502-8337

ScareQuest (SeaQuest Trumbull)

Dates: 
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
10 am - 9 pm

Location:

56 Deer Run Road
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

2037627280

School's Out, Nature's In: Election Day at Woodcock

Dates: 
11/05/2019
Time: 
varies by age

Location:

1 Jewell Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

(860) 585-5411

Snow Ball with Elsa at the Bushnell Park Carousel

Dates: 
12/13/2019
Time: 
4 PM – 6 PM

Organization:

Location:

5065 Main St Ste 1106
Trumbull, CT, 06611
United States

Phone:

(203)502-8337

Spooktacular Savings Happening Now At SeaQuest

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/21/2019
10/22/2019
Time: 
10 am - 9 pm

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

8605202192

Story Time at the Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
11:30 AM & 1 PM

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

The Amazing Maize Maze at Queen's Farm

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:30 pm (last ticket sold at 4:30)

Organization:

Dudley Farm Museum

Location:

2351 Durham Rd
Guilford, CT, 06437
United States

Phone:

203–457–0770

The Dudley Summer Market 2019

Dates: 
10/26/2019
Time: 
9am - 12:30 pm

Location:

PO Box 132
Oyster Bay, NY, 11771
United States

Phone:

516.628.1625

The Oyster Festival- Oyster Bay, NY

Dates: 
10/20/2019
Time: 
Check website for details

Organization:

Location:

99 Federal Road
Danbury, CT, 06811
United States

Phone:

(203) 790-8030

TRICK-OR-TREAT WITH THE STEW LEONARD'S CHARACTERS- DANBURY

Dates: 
10/23/2019
10/31/2019
Time: 
4 pm

Organization:

Brown's Harvest

Location:

1911 Poquonock Avenue
Windsor, CT, 06095
United States

Phone:

860-683-0266

Weekend Fun at Brown's Harvest

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm

Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203 899 0606

Wickedly Fun Week of Tricks & Treats at Stepping Stones

Dates: 
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
Museum open from 10:00am-5:00pm

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Wildlife Weekends At Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
11/02/2019
11/03/2019
11/09/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:00 pm

Location:

56 Deer Run Road
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

203-762-7280

Woodcock Nature Center - Wreath Festival Family Day

Dates: 
12/14/2019
Time: 
10am - 4pm

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

(203) 394-6563

Zoo Tots at the Beardsley Zoo!

Dates: 
11/12/2019
11/13/2019
Time: 
10:30 am