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Goat Yoga for Pre-Schoolers at Flanders!

Goat yoga has become a popular activity at Flanders and this month Flanders will be holding two September morning sessions of goat yoga especially for preschoolers and their caretakers so they too can get in on the fun! Adorable Nigerian dwarf goats will be frolicking & cuddling with your child at this one hour gentle stretch and movement outdoor class held at the picturesque Van Vleck Farm. In the case of inclement weather there will be an art project, story, or age appropriate barn yard animal focused activity held inside the barn instead.
Dates: 
09/24/2018
9:30 am
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Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Corn Maze at Ekonk Hill

Enjoy a fun and exciting adventure at the Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm Corn Maze!
Dates: 
09/19/2018
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
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Location:

227 Ekonk Hill Rd
Moosup, CT, 06354
United States

Phone:

+1 860-564-0248

Raining Rainbows at Muse Paint Bar (West Hartford)

Family Day: Bring the fam, your kid, or just yourself! Muse Family Days can be enjoyed by all.
Dates: 
09/22/2018
12 - 2:15 pm
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Location:

69 Raymond Rd
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Phone:

860-956-3200

GET LOST WITH BISHOP'S ORCHARDS CORN MAZE!

The 2018 Corn Maze is OPEN through October 28th. Hours are 10am-5pm on weekends and Columbus Day only. The price is $7.00/person with children 2 and under free. Last admission into the Corn Maze is at 4:30pm. This year we have partnered with the Mystic Aquarium for a Beluga and Penguin themed Maze! Get lost while you enjoy interactive games and trivia, all corresponding to all things SEA. The Corn Maze is located at our Main Orchard, 526 New England Road in Guilford, approximately 2 3/4 miles from the Farm Market. Call our 24/7 info line at 203-458-7425 to stay up-to-date.
Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/29/2018
10 am - Last admission into the Corn Maze is at 4:30pm.
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Organization:

Bishop's Orchards

Location:

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

Phone:

203-453-2338

Chowder Days at Mystic Seaport

With cool fall days comes the desire to indulge in a hot bowl of chowder — and what better place to do so than here at Mystic Seaport? Coastal Gourmet’s Chowder Days menu is sure to satisfy all appetites and features a variety of chowders and bisques, along with clam fritters and other fall favorites. Enjoy seasonal desserts. The cost of food is not included in Museum admission.
Dates: 
10/06/2018
10/07/2018
10/08/2018
all day
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Organization:

Mystic Seaport

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-5339

Pound Ridge Harvest Festival

The Pound Ridge Harvest Festival is a celebration of local food and culture. Free to enter, the Harvest Festival highlights local merchants and speciality food purveyors who select their most enticing dishes to serve. Craft breweries are on hand with copious pours of the finest brews, and a wine tasting features a variety of wines hand selected by the town’s speciality wine stores. The kids pavilion features a root beer garden, face painting, fun games, contests and more!
Dates: 
10/13/2018
1:00 - 6:00
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Location:

Pound Ridge Town Park
179 Westchester Ave
Pound Ridge, NY, 10576
United States

OKTOBERFEST at Hunter Mountain

Hunter Mountain is honored to announce Oktoberfest has been included in USA Today's 10 Best Oktoberfests in the Nation!
Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/29/2018
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Location:

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

Phone:

800-486-8376

Clay Workshop: Pressed Leaf Dishes At The Pottery Piazza

Let’s play with dirt and leaves! Join us for this clay workshop where you will make two dishes out of clay by pressing and rolling real leaves in clay! Once the clay dishes dry, we will fire them in our kiln to white bisque and you can come back at your leisure during walk-in paint time to glaze them and have them fired. Pieces will be ready for final pick up a week after that. Class is just $33 plus tax all inclusive, covers your clay, class time, materials, instruction, and the painting, glazing and firing on your second visit. Advanced purchase required so we can prepare your materials for class. This class is recommended for adults and children 8 & up. Don't forget to Pre-Register!
Dates: 
09/23/2018
3 - 5 pm
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Organization:

The Pottery Piazza

Location:

17 Farmington Avenue
Plainville, CT, 06062
United States

Phone:

(860) 517-8553

Zoo Tots at the Beardsley Zoo!

This mostly 45 minute program for children 22 months to four years old, who are accompanied by an adult, may include theme related songs or games, live animals, and a simple craft. REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Dates: 
10/09/2018
10/10/2018
11/13/2018
10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

(203) 394-6563

Family Focus at Fairfield Museum and History Center

Special Programs When School Is Closed!
Dates: 
09/19/2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

PORTLAND AGRICULTURAL FAIR

Annual Fair in Portland, CT.
Dates: 
10/05/2018
10/06/2018
10/07/2018
Friday: 5:00 - 11:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Sunday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibits Removed on Sunday at 6:00 PM
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Organization:

Portland Fair

Location:

Route 17A
Portland, CT, 06480
United States

Phone:

(860) 342-0188

Corn Maze at Lyman Orchards!

You'll dance all the way through this year's Dancing with the Stars Corn Maze! With more than two miles of pathways through towering stalks, this maze earns a "PERFECT 10" from the judges, and our guests! This year's maze, in partnership with WTNH, News 8, celebrates one activity that brings the world together -- the language of dance. When you visit the Lyman Orchards' Corn Maze, you're helping a great cause. $1 of every admission is donated to the American Cancer Society.
Dates: 
09/19/2018
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
Wed-Fri: 3 - 6 pm Sat, Sun & Holidays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Organization:

Lyman Orchards

Location:

32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield, CT, 06455
United States

Phone:

(860) 349-6010

Smithsonian Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.
Dates: 
09/22/2018
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Location:

Various locations
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United States

17th Century Encampment at the Pequot Museum

Visit the Pequot Museum farmstead on September 21 & 22, 2018 for a unique chance to experience Native American and European life in the 17th Century! Native, English, Dutch, and French reenactors will portray different aspects of daily life (circa 1600-1700) outdoors for two full days. Visitors are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities including wampum making, cooking, militia drills, cannon drills, basket making, pottery, archery, lacrosse, children’s games and much more. See living history displays from the Pequot War (1636-1637) and King Philips War (1675-1677) period. There will also be live cooking demonstrations, a stone tool workshop where visitors can make their own arrowheads and special food dishes available in the museum restaurant. Learn how to make an arrow, corn husk dolls, dip candles, and see how pottery was made three hundred years ago.
Dates: 
09/21/2018
09/22/2018
9 am - 4:30 pm
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Location:

110 Pequot Trail
Mashantucket, CT, 06338
United States

Phone:

(800) 411-9671

Honey Bear at Muse Paint Bar (Glastonbury)

Family Day: Bring the fam, your kid, or just yourself! Muse Family Days can be enjoyed by all. Arrive 11:30-12 Bar/Kitchen Open @ 11:30. All ages welcome!
Dates: 
09/22/2018
12 - 2 pm
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Location:

140 Glastonbury Rd
Glastonbury, CT, 06033
United States

Phone:

860-415-3300

Pick Your Own Apples, Pumpkins & Raspberries

As the primary fruit of our orchard, apples are readily available from mid-August to late October. On site, we grow over 20 varieties of apples that suit all your needs whether it be for cooking, gifts, or a quick snack on the go. At our PYO locations, we provide bags at no cost and on the weekends a tractor trailer rides takes you from our parking area into the orchard. For specific varieties, we recommend calling us before you come in to make sure we have just the right apple for you! Other than the PYO season, we always have a wide selection of apples year round to choose from right in our Farm Market due to our special storage units that keep the apples “Tree fresh” long after they have been picked. The 2018 Pick-Your-Own season is currently underway! Raspberries, Peaches and Apples (some varieties) are currently open for picking in Guilford! Our Northford Orchard is OPEN from Sept. 8th – late Oct. (end of season) for Apple picking ONLY. Hours are weekends and Columbus Day from 10am-5pm. Before heading out, please call 203 458-PICK for daily updates. Remember the Farm Market is open 24/7, year round.
Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/29/2018
10am-5pm Sunday 9:00am – 6:00pm
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Organization:

Bishop's Orchards

Location:

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

Phone:

203 453-2338

Fall Festival at Auer Farm

Bring the family out to the farm on a nice fall day, enjoy entertainment, games, hayrides, food and local 4-H groups displaying their work. Take a walk through our corn maze and enjoy our 120 acres.
Dates: 
10/06/2018
11 am - 4 pm
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Location:

158 Auer Farm Road
Bloomfield, CT, 06002
United States

Phone:

(860) 242-7144

Farm School at Flanders

Farm School kicks off on September 28 with the theme “Rabbits and their Habits!” when preschoolers will be learning some interesting facts about these soft long eared creatures. Kids and their caregivers will meet and get the chance to interact with the rabbits that make their home at the Flanders’ barn and enjoy an age appropriate rabbit related activity.
Dates: 
09/28/2018
9:30 am
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Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

50th Annual Apple Harvest Festival: SOUTHINGTON

The Southington Apple Harvest Festival is a six-day event that takes place over the course of two weekends every Fall. The Annual Festival is one of the largest and longest running festivals in the Northeast and typically draws a crowd of over 100,000 people. The 2018 festivities begin on Friday, September 28 and run through Sunday, September 30th and then resumes on the following weekend October 5-7th. It is one of Connecticut’s top tourist events held during the height of New England’s beautiful fall foliage, families and friends enjoy a jam packed schedule of fun events, entertainment, activities, specialty foods, crafts and fun for all ages. Situated around the beautiful Southington Town Green, the Apple Harvest Festival is a food lover’s dream amidst a dynamic, high-energy atmosphere of family oriented fun. The festival is a tradition for many families and friends to attend, and each year the attendance increases.
Dates: 
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
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Location:

196-200 N. Main Street
Southington, CT, 06489
United States

Phone:

(860) 276-8461

The 99th Annual Durham Fair

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.
Dates: 
09/27/2018
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
Thursday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm Friday: 9:00am – 10:00pm Saturday: 9:00am – 11:00pm Sunday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
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Location:

30 Town House Rd
Durham, CT, 06422
United States

Phone:

(860) 349-9495

PICK YOUR OWN APPLES

Pick Your Own Apples will begin on Saturday, Sept 8, 2018 on Saturdays and Sundays only
Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/29/2018
Call to verify 9am to 6pm
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Organization:

Blue Jay Orchards

Location:

125 Plumtrees Rd.
Bethel, CT, 06801
United States

Phone:

(203) 748-0119

Little Red Barn & Pumpkin Patch at Bishop's Ordards

The Little Red Barn and Pumpkin Patch will be OPEN for the 2018 Fall Season from Saturday, September 15th, through Wednesday, October 31st. We look forwarded to another exciting year in 2018. Information below is tentative for 2018. OPEN daily starting September 15th, 2018 thru October 31st, from 9am-6pm – FREE ADMISSION 1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford CT. Fall Family Fun is here at the Bishop’s Orchards Little Red Barn, so come to our Pumpkin Patch. Inside the Little Red Barn you will find fall seasonal decorations as well as perishable items.
Dates: 
09/19/2018
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
9 am - 6 pm
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Organization:

Bishop's Orchards

Location:

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

Phone:

203 453-2338

Fall Fest! at Quassy Amusement Park!

Live music both days featuring Mattson Rose, plus free pumpkin decorating for the kids. Fantastic fall food, seasonal beer in the Fieldside Pavilion. Free admission to Family Fest. Parking $7 and fees for food, beverages, rides and attractions. Park open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
11 am - 5 pm
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Organization:

Quassy Amusement Park

Location:

2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT, 06762
United States

Phone:

203-758-2913