Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

An aquarium devoted to Long Island Sound, with sharks, seals, sea turtles, jellies & more, plus marine-science programs for schools & the public, including hands-on cruises onto the Sound.
10 North Water Street
Norwalk , CT , 06854
Phone: 203-852-0700 ext. 2206
41° 6' 3.6828" N, 73° 24' 59.9472" W

Greenburgh Nature Center

The Greenburgh Nature Center’s mission is to offer inspiring, hands-on environmental education experiences, to foster an appreciation of nature, and to promote sustainable practices. The Greenburgh Nature Center hosts eco-friendly or “green” birthday parties where you can celebrate your child’s special day and the wonders of nature. We offer many different themed parties that are fun and educational. Your guests can also enjoy exploring our nature preserve, including our Nature’s Discovery Playground and outdoor animal displays, either before or after the party.
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale , NY , 10583
Phone: 914-723-3470
41° 0' 18.738" N, 73° 48' 24.5448" W

Westmoreland Sanctuary

Westmoreland Sanctuary was established in 1957 as a not-for-profit organization. Surrounded by wooded countryside and suburban areas, Westmoreland's 640 acres offer a variety of activities to its more than 30,000 annual visitors.
260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco , NY , 10549
Phone: 914-666-8448
41° 10' 51.6324" N, 73° 40' 45.2388" W

New Pond Farm Education Center

New Pond Farm Education Center is an environmental education center with a small working farm located on 102-acres in West Redding Connecticut where our mission is: "On every acre, in all we do, we plant seeds for a lifetime of active engagement with the natural world." To schedule a visit, please call (203) 938-2117 or email us at info@newpondfarm.org.
101 Marchant Road
West Redding , CT , 06896
Phone: (203) 938-2117
41° 19' 0.5736" N, 73° 25' 45.7968" W

Organization:

Location:

144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT, 06840
United States

Phone:

203-966-9577

Annual FALL FAIR - New Canaan Nature Center

Dates: 
10/01/2021
10/02/2021
Time: 
Check website Early Entry for NCNC Members 9:30 A.M.

Organization:

Location:

99 Powder Hill Road
Middlefield, CT, 06455
United States

Phone:

(860) 349-3454

2021 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES MOUNTAINSIDE at Powder Ridge

Dates: 
10/15/2021
Time: 
7 pm - 9:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

98 Neptune Avenue
New London, CT, 06320
United States

2021 Summer Entertainment at Ocean Beach State Park

Dates: 
09/24/2021
Time: 
Times vary

Location:

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

203-690-1717

Adventures in STEM

Dates: 
09/27/2021
10/22/2021
Time: 
4:30pm

Organization:

Location:

130 Bible Street P.O. Box 1600
Cos Cob, CT, 06807
United States

Phone:

203-869-9242

Annual Dazzling Dahlias Show

Dates: 
09/26/2021
Time: 
10:00am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Backyard Biology: Exploring Plants and Animals Around You - Online after-school class

Dates: 
10/09/2021
10/16/2021
10/23/2021
Time: 
Classes available at 11:00 AM EDT, 5:00 PM EDT, and 8:00 PM EDT

Location:

Mum Festival
70 Memorial Boulevard
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 584-6100

Bristol Mum Festival

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Friday: 5:30 – 8:30 PM Saturday: 12:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM Parade steps off at 1:30 PM

Location:

Wakeman Boys & Girls Club
385 Center Street
Southport, CT, 06890
United States

Phone:

20333301212

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860.572.5331

Location:

Bethlehem Fairgrounds
384 Main St North
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203)266-7810

Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival

Dates: 
10/09/2021
10/10/2021
Time: 
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Location:

Cruise to Sheffield Island
10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-838-9444

Cruise to Sheffield Island

Dates: 
08/02/2022
08/03/2022
08/04/2022
Time: 
Tues. and Wed. 11 am - 2 pm, Thurs. - Sun. 11 am - 2 pm and 3 pm to 6 pm

Location:

58 North Road
East Windsor , CT, 06088
United States

Phone:

(860) 627-6540

CT Trolley Museum presents: Rails to the Darkside

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
10/01/2021
Time: 
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location:

58 North Road
East Windsor , CT, 06088
United States

Phone:

(860) 627-6540

CT Trolley Museum Pumpkin Patch

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Times vary- Tickets required

Organization:

Landis Arboretum

Location:

174 Lape Road P.O. BOX 186
Esperance, NY, 12066
United States

Phone:

5188756935

Dragonflies and Damselflies

Dates: 
07/24/2022
Time: 
1:00PM - 3:00PM

Organization:

Pumpkintown USA

Location:

93 East High Street
East Hampton, CT, 06424
United States

Phone:

(860) 267-0143

Drive through the Pumpkintown Forest!

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Times vary by reservation only Open 10:00AM-5:00PM

Fall 2021 Gardening Lecture Series

Dates: 
09/26/2021
10/24/2021
11/07/2021
Time: 
7:00PM EST (Sept 1), 2:00 pm EST (other dates)

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

203-977-6538

Fall Family Campout at SM&NC

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
Time: 
SEP 24 AT 6 PM EDT – SEP 25 AT 9 AM

Location:

223 West Mountain Rd
Ridgefield, CT, 06877
United States

Phone:

2038941800

Fall Fun for Ones

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/29/2021
10/01/2021
Time: 
9:30 am

Organization:

Location:

158 Auer Farm Road
Bloomfield, CT, 06002
United States

Phone:

860.242.7144

Fall into After-School Enrichment Camp

Dates: 
09/27/2021
09/28/2021
09/29/2021
Time: 
3:30PM

Organization:

Location:

90 Foster Street
South Windsor, CT, 06074
United States

Phone:

860- 648-9366

Foster Family Farm Fall Activites

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
10/01/2021
Time: 
Corn Maze Hours: September: Open Saturdays 10a.m. - 7p.m. Sundays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. October: Open Sunday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. No Night Mazes

Location:

New Milford Town Green
10 Main Street
New Milford, CT, 06776
United States

Phone:

(860) 799 6105

FREE Community Yoga with Evolve

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
10:30 -11:30am

Organization:

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Dates: 
09/25/2021
11/11/2021
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Fun Garden Projects to do with your Kids

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
2:00 pm EST

Location:

The Adventure Park at Storrs
Adventure Park at Storrs, 2007 Storrs Road
Storrs, CT, 06268
United States

Phone:

860-946-0606

Glow in the Park

Dates: 
09/25/2021
10/02/2021
10/09/2021
Time: 
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Goat Yoga at Flanders!

Dates: 
09/26/2021
Time: 
9:30 am

Organization:

Location:

10 Woodside Lane
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

2035574400

Group Canoe Paddle at Earthplace

Dates: 
10/17/2021
Time: 
Times Vary see Info

Organization:

Location:

106 Godfrey Road West
Weston, CT, 06883
United States

Hoedown 2021 at Lachat Town Farm

Dates: 
10/09/2021
Time: 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:

Camp Mattatuck
221 Mount Tobe Rd
Plymouth, CT, 06782
United States

Hollowed Harvest 2021 - Camp Mattatuck

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
times vary

Location:

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

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Illuminate the Farm at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
11/25/2021
11/26/2021
11/27/2021
Time: 
Check website

Organization:

Location:

484 Walnut Tree Hill Rd.
Shelton, CT, 06484
United States

Phone:

203-944-9090

Legends of Fear at Fairview Tree Farm

Dates: 
09/25/2021
10/01/2021
10/02/2021
Time: 
Check website

Location:

Audubon Greenwich
613 Riversville Road
Greenwich, CT, 06831
United States

Phone:

203-981-4704

MagicDance Toddler Fall Classes

Dates: 
09/28/2021
09/29/2021
10/05/2021
Time: 
9:15-11:15am

Location:

Greenwich Audubon Center
613 Riversville Road
Greenwich, CT, 06831
United States

Phone:

2039301353

Marvelous Metamorphoses: An Outdoor Puppet Performance

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Location:

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

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Maze by Moonlight at Queen's Farm

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/23/2021
10/28/2021
Time: 
5:30pm – 7:30pm; 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Norman Bird Sanctuary Scarecrow Competition

Dates: 
10/06/2021
10/07/2021
10/08/2021
Time: 
12:00 AM

Location:

1650 Hartford-New London tpke ( Rt. 85)
Oakdale, CT, 06370
United States

Phone:

860-443-4367

Pumpkin Passage

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
10/09/2021
Time: 
5pm - 9pm

Location:

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

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch

Dates: 
10/01/2021
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
Time: 
11:00 am–4:30 pm

Location:

Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield, CT
Main Street
Ridgefield, CT, 06877
United States

Ridgefield's Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off and Festival

Dates: 
09/26/2021
Time: 
10:00 AM ~ 3:00 PM Weigh Off Begins at 12:00 PM

Location:

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens
151 Brookdale Rd
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

203-322-6971

Sister Sun in Concert

Dates: 
10/03/2021
Time: 
3:00 PM

Location:

41 Riverside Ave
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

(203) 227-9234

Slice of Saugatuck Festival- 2021

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
2pm - 5pm

Location:

281 Weekeepeemee Road Route 132
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-4550

Space Exploration Corn Maze - The Farm- Woodbury

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
10/02/2021
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

888 Washington Blvd First Floor
Stamford , CT, 06901
United States

Location:

Cove Island Park
Cove Road
Stamford, CT, 06902
United States

Stamford Recreation presents: The 21st Annual Hay Ride With Santa At Cove Island

Dates: 
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
10:00AM -1:00PM & 2:00PM –5:00PM – Sat. 10:00AM – 3:30PM only – Sunday

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Teen Talk Tuesday: Armchair Botany Teen Edition

Dates: 
11/16/2021
Time: 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Teen Talk Tuesday: Disturbing Wildlife

Dates: 
10/19/2021
Time: 
5:00 pm - 6:00 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: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Fri: 12pm–4:30pm; Sat & Sun: 11am–4:30pm; Mon, Oct 11th: 11am–4:30pm

Location:

Boothe Memorial Park
5774 Main St
Stratford, CT, 06614
United States

Phone:

(203) 385-4028

The Great Pumpkin Festival- Stratford

Dates: 
10/16/2021
Time: 
12 pm

Location:

281 Weekeepeemee Road Route 132
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-4550

The Great Pumpkin Patch & Hayride

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
10/02/2021
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

1850 Elm St
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

(203) 292-0214

The Shakespeare Market

Dates: 
10/03/2021
10/17/2021
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

106 Godfrey Road West
Weston, CT, 06883
United States

The Summer Farmers Market - Lachat Town Farm

Dates: 
09/24/2021
Time: 
4 pm - 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

656 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT, 06484
United States

Phone:

203.926.0101

Wells Hollow Creamery's Corn Maze

Dates: 
10/01/2021
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
Time: 
See info

Location:

Winslow Park - Westport, CT
44 Compo Rd N.
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

(203) 227-9234

Westport Dog Festival

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
10am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

56 Deer Run Road
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

203-762-7280

Where the Wild Things Run 5K Trail Race & Kids Fun Run at Woodcock

Dates: 
10/03/2021
Time: 
Kids Fun Run kicks off at 8:30 am. 5K kicks off at 9 am

Organization:

Richmond Nature Park

Location:

11851 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC, V6X 1B4
Canada

Phone:

604-238-6188

Wildlife in Your Classroom - Virtual Programs Register Today!

Dates: 
09/28/2021
09/30/2021
10/05/2021
Time: 
Tue: 9:00 – 9:45 am; 10:15 – 11:00 am; 1:15 – 2:00 pm Thu: 9:15 – 10:00 am; 10:30 – 11:15 am; 11:45 – 12:30 pm; 1:30 – 2:15 pm

Location:

58 North Road
East Windsor , CT, 06088
United States

Phone:

(860) 627-6540

Winterfest and the Tunnel of Lights at the CT Trolley Museum

Dates: 
11/26/2021
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
Time: 
Times Vary- Tickets Required

Location:

Eisenhower Park - Milford CT
780 North St
Milford, CT, 06461
United States

Phone:

203.878.6647

‘MAC In the Park’ Outdoor Arts Series

Dates: 
10/01/2021
Time: 
8 pm