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

Penfield Beach in Fairfield

Penfield Beach is a 3.5 acre beachfront property that is a favorite. A great place to swim and sun along the Long Island Sound, it offers a long stretch of sandy beach. There are picnic tables and grills on the beach for visitor use.
323 Fairfield Beach Road
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: 203-256-3191
41° 8' 5.2152" N, 73° 14' 30.6384" W

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

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

We are dedicated to arts and culture, natural and agricultural sciences and history. We seek to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning for kids and families.
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford , CT , 06903
Phone: 203-977-6538
41° 7' 33.9636" N, 73° 32' 43.854" W

Whitby School

Whitby School inspires a passion for learning and empowers each child,18 months through Grade 8, to take responsibility as an open-minded, principled citizen in a global community. Learning continues year round through Whitby's Summer Enrichment and Early Childhood programs, designed for children 18 months through 11 years.
969 Lake Avenue
Greenwich , CT , 06831
Phone: 203-869-8464
41° 6' 50.8608" N, 73° 39' 14.4072" 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

Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses, LLC.

We are a year round, full service garden center. We specialize in bringing you the highest quality plants, the best selection, exceptional customer service and expert advice.
437 North St.
Greenwich , CT , 06830
Phone: 203 869 3418
41° 3' 53.4348" N, 73° 37' 26.544" 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

Organization:

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

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:

5 Broad St
Milford, CT, 06460
United States

Phone:

(203) 878-0681

2019 Veterans Day Parade & Wreath Laying Ceremony - Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce

Dates: 
11/09/2019
11/11/2019
Time: 
See website for details.

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:

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:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Apple Cidering

Dates: 
11/10/2019
Time: 
1-2

Organization:

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-6565

Bat Week at Beardsley Zoo

Dates: 
10/24/2019
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
Time: 
9 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Bugging Out

Dates: 
11/16/2019
Time: 
1-2

Location:

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

Phone:

203-322-6971

Champion & Notable Trees Tour

Dates: 
10/20/2019
Time: 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Organization:

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)

Location:

461 Cornwall Bridge Road, Route 4
Sharon, CT, 06069
United States

Phone:

(860) 364-0025

Corn Maze at Ellsworth Farm

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

Location:

151 East Street
North Granby, CT, 06060
United States

Phone:

860-653-4157

Corn Maze at Hayes' Sweet Pea Cheese

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
Time: 
Fridays: 4 - 9 pm; Saturdays: 12 - 9 pm; Sundays: 12 - 6 pm

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:

Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Creatures of the Night

Dates: 
10/20/2019
Time: 
1-2

Organization:

Location:

2325 Burr Street
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

203-259-6305, x109

Enchanted Forest

Dates: 
10/25/2019
Time: 
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-6565

Fall Into Fun Family Weekend II at Beardsley Zoo

Dates: 
11/09/2019
11/10/2019
11/11/2019
Time: 
9 am - 4 pm

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.

Organization:

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

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:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Festifall

Dates: 
10/27/2019
Time: 
11-3

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

Organization:

Location:

90 Foster Street
South Windsor, CT, 06074
United States

Phone:

860- 648-9366

Foster Family Farm Fall Activites

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/21/2019
10/22/2019
Time: 
Check info

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:

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

Phone:

(203)869-5272

Halloween Weekend at Greenwich Audubon

Dates: 
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
Time: 
6:15 PM - 9 PM Fri 10/25, 2:00 PM - 9 PM Sat 10/26

Organization:

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

Organization:

Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Hibernation, Migration, Adaptation, Oh My!

Dates: 
11/02/2019
Time: 
1-2

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

Organization:

Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Holiday Train Show at Greenburgh Nature Center

Dates: 
11/23/2019
11/24/2019
11/30/2019
Time: 
10 am - 4:30 pm

Organization:

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

Organization:

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-6565

International Sloth Day at Beardsley Zoo

Dates: 
10/20/2019
Time: 
9 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Love 'Em, Leave 'Em: Leaf Mulching Workshop

Dates: 
11/06/2019
Time: 
6:30-8

Organization:

Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Meet the Animals

Dates: 
11/11/2019
Time: 
1-2

Location:

Stratford Town Hall- CT
2725 Main St.
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Menorah Lighting- Stratford CT

Dates: 
12/23/2019
Time: 
6 pm

Organization:

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-6565

National Bison Day at Beardsley Zoo

Dates: 
11/02/2019
Time: 
9 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-6565

National Monkey Day at Beardsley Zoo

Dates: 
11/14/2019
Time: 
9 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-6565

National Reptile Awareness Day at Beardsley Zoo

Dates: 
10/20/2019
Time: 
9 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Nature’s Nurturers

Dates: 
11/17/2019
Time: 
1-2

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:

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

Organization:

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:

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

Organization:

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:

Location:

2007 Storrs Road
Storrs, CT, 06268
United States

Phone:

8609460606

The Great Pumpkin Drop

Dates: 
11/01/2019
Time: 
5:00pm

Location:

1070 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT, 06510
United States

Phone:

(888) 377-4455

The New Haven Ghost Walk

Dates: 
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
11/01/2019
Time: 
Check website for times

Organization:

Location:

17 River Street
East Haven , CT, 06512
United States

Phone:

(203) 467-6927

The Pumpkin Patch at Shore Line Trolley Museum

Dates: 
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
11am - 4pm

Location:

Stratford Town Hall- CT
2725 Main St.
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Organization:

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

Organization:

Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Winter Birds

Dates: 
11/03/2019
Time: 
1-2

Organization:

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