Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About Hartford

Flamig Farm Inc.

An Enviro-friendly Family-centered Farm with Petting Zoo, alternative energy sources, Earth Products (Mulch, Compost and Comp-soil) division, Farm Shop, Pony/Hay-rides, Staycation accommodation, Party Room and Summer Camp programs. Farm animal petting zoo open April thru Mid November 9-5 Admission $6.75. Pony rides Sat. & Sun. 11-3 (weather permitting) Farm fresh eggs and local honey. Seasonal events include Spooky and Kid-friendly Halloween hayrides and Visits with Santa on the weekends in December.
7 Shingle Mill Road
West Simsbury , CT , 06092
Phone: 860.658.5070 ext.2
41° 52' 12.648" N, 72° 51' 52.9128" W

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

Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut, Inc.

ELCCT offers a diversity of hands-on experiential programs using a variety of resources and facilities. Our programs are offered at the Indian Rock Nature Preserve, the Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center and in the schools of Connecticut. In 2018, we provided our environmental educational programs to over 22,000 children and families from over 70 Connecticut communities! In addition to our education programs, ELCCT also serves as a land trust and has protected over 750 acres of land in Bristol, Southington and Burlington, Connecticut.
Indian Rock Nature Center 501 Wolcott Road
Bristol , CT , 06010
Phone: 860 583 1234
41° 38' 54.6396" N, 72° 57' 49.9716" W

Location:

41 Society Road
Niantic, CT, 06357
United States

Phone:

860-739-5828

2021 Niantic Light Parade

Dates: 
12/11/2021
Time: 
5 PM on Main Street

Organization:

Location:

1329 West Middle Turnpike
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

(860) 528-0856

40th Annual Santa’s Workshop – A Wave with Santa at Wickham Park in Manchester

Dates: 
12/10/2021
12/11/2021
12/12/2021
Time: 
Monday through Fridays 3pm-6pm. Saturdays & Sundays 1pm-5pm.

Location:

Lighthouse Point Park
2 Lighthouse Road
New Haven, CT, 06512
United States

Phone:

203.777.2000 x228

Annual Fantasy of Lights at Lighthouse Point Park

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
11/29/2021
Time: 
Sunday-Thursday 5pm - 9 pm; Friday and Saturday 5 pm- 10 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

AstroArt Workshop: Beauty of the Heavens

Dates: 
11/29/2021
11/30/2021
12/01/2021
Time: 
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Astronomy Birthday Celebration

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
11/29/2021
Time: 
7:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Basic Bees Virtual

Dates: 
12/01/2021
Time: 
1:00pm -2:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Camp Universe - Telescope Kit Included!

Dates: 
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
Time: 
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:

140 Main Street
Torrington, CT, 06790
United States

Phone:

(860) 489-2274

Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village- 2021

Dates: 
12/12/2021
12/13/2021
12/14/2021
Time: 
Weekdays: 1-8:30 p.m. Weekends: 12:00 - 8:30pm Christmas Eve: 9 a.m. until noon

Organization:

Location:

1204 State Route 302
Pine Bush, NY, 12566
United States

Phone:

(845) 361-1429

Christmas Fair

Dates: 
12/18/2021
Time: 
12:00pm

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:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Early Winter Solstice Hike at Roaring Brook

Dates: 
12/19/2021
Time: 
3 pm - 4:15pm

Location:

79 North Main Street
East Granby, CT, 06026
United States

Phone:

860-653-7660

EG Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Caroling- Town Hall

Dates: 
12/03/2021
Time: 
6 pm - 7:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

158 Auer Farm Road
Bloomfield, CT, 06002
United States

Phone:

860.242.7144

Fall into After-School Enrichment Camp

Dates: 
11/29/2021
11/30/2021
12/01/2021
Time: 
3:30PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Family Nature Club – Trees!

Dates: 
12/18/2021
Time: 
09:00AM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Family Virtual Astronomy Programs

Dates: 
11/29/2021
11/30/2021
12/01/2021
Time: 
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location:

Hubbard Park - Meriden, CT
999 W Main St
Meriden, CT, 06451
United States

Phone:

(203) 630-4000

Festival of Silver Lights- Meriden, CT

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
11/29/2021
Time: 
after dark

Organization:

Location:

126 Ratlum Road
New Hartford, CT, 06057
United States

Phone:

(860) 379-SNOW (7669)

FIRST NIGHT 2022 at Ski Sundown!

Dates: 
12/31/2021
Time: 
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Full ‘Cold’ Moon Night Hike

Dates: 
12/18/2021
Time: 
7 pm - 8:15 pm

Organization:

Location:

1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC, 28772
United States

Phone:

828-862-5554

Geminids Meteor Shower Experience

Dates: 
12/10/2021
12/11/2021
Time: 
4:00 pm until 10:00 am

Organization:

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-5522

Holiday Happenings - Beardsley Zoo

Dates: 
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
12/11/2021
Time: 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

1130 Maple Ave Hartford's Goodwin Park
Hartford, CT, 06114
United States

Phone:

860-742-2267 x120

Holiday Light Fantasia 2021

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
12/02/2021
Time: 
Sunday - Thursday 5pm - 10pm 5:00pm - 9:00pm Friday - Saturday 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Location:

65 Memorial Road
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Phone:

(860) 523-4409

Holiday Stroll at Blue Black Square

Dates: 
12/02/2021
Time: 
5-8 PM

Juckas Riding Stables

Juckas Stables offers horseback trail riding, lessons, summer camps, birthday parties, summer camp, horsemanship clinics and more. Established in 1965, Juckas Stables is a friendly, family-owned and operated business. Here at Juckas Stables we have 117 acres of trails winding through the breathtaking Hudson Valley countryside. Our variety of barnyard animals are sure to delight you and your children. The horses are also a part of the friendly atmosphere. You will find them gentle, responsive, and well kept. We are open year round.
1204 State Route 302
Pine Bush , NY , 12566
Phone: (845) 361-1429
41° 33' 11.5992" N, 74° 21' 31.9644" W

Location:

615 Silver Ln
East Hartford, CT, 06118
United States

Phone:

(860) 610-4885

Magic of Lights- East Hartford

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
11/29/2021
Time: 
Sunday - Thursday 5pm - 10 pm. Friday and Saturday 5pm - 11pm.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Make Maple Syrup! 

Dates: 
01/12/2022
Time: 
7:00 PM

Organization:

Rush Public Library

Location:

5977 East Henrietta Road
Rush, NY, 14543
United States

Phone:

585-533-1370

Make Maple Syrup! 

Dates: 
01/12/2022
Time: 
7:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT, 06117
United States

Phone:

860-231-6334

Mandell JCC School Vacation Programs

Dates: 
12/24/2021
12/27/2021
12/28/2021
Time: 
9:00am-4:30pm

Organization:

Location:

1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC, 28772
United States

Phone:

828-862-5554

Moons of Jupiter – Cabin and Camping Packages

Dates: 
01/07/2022
01/08/2022
Time: 
4:00 pm until 10:00 am

Organization:

Windham Mountain

Location:

33 Clarence D. Lane Road
Windham, NY, 12496
United States

Phone:

518-734-4300

Organization:

Location:

131 Cedar Stree
Newington, CT, 06111
United States

Phone:

(860) 665-8500

Night of Lights - Newington

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
5 [m - 8 pm

Organization:

Cedar Ledge Tree Farm

Location:

260 Coventry Road
Mansfield, CT, 06250
United States

Phone:

860-423-5690

Open for Christmas Tree Fun

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
11/29/2021
Time: 
Check Info

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Orange Stars in an Autumn Sky: Online experience

Dates: 
11/29/2021
11/30/2021
12/01/2021
Time: 
6:00pm - 6:45pm

Location:

242 East Main Street
Thomaston, CT, 06787
United States

Phone:

860-283-RAIL (7245)

Santa Express

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
12/04/2021
Time: 
varies

Organization:

Location:

158 Auer Farm Road
Bloomfield, CT, 06002
United States

Phone:

(860) 242-7144

Santa is visiting the Farm

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
10 am - 1 pm

Organization:

Location:

.
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

266-5472

Santa Made Me Do IT 5K

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
10 am

Organization:

Location:

67 Main St
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

(860) 767-8269

Trees in the Rigging at the CT River Museum

Dates: 
11/28/2021
Time: 
4:30 – 6:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Turkey Daze Scavenger Hunt

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
Time: 
Friday, November 26 anytime 10 am — 4pm Guided hike at 1:30 pm Saturday, November 27 anytime 10 am — 4pm Guided hike at 1:30 pm Sunday, November 28 anytime 1 pm — 4pm Guided hike at 1:30 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Astronomy & Space Academy

Dates: 
11/29/2021
11/30/2021
12/01/2021
Time: 
12:00pm - 12:45pm

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: 
11/30/2021
12/02/2021
12/07/2021
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: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
12/03/2021
Time: 
Times Vary- Tickets Required

Location:

.
Norwich, CT, 06360
United States

Winterfest Parade - Norwich

Dates: 
11/28/2021
Time: 
1 pm

Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203 899 0606

Worldwide Lights Celebration at Stepping Stones

Dates: 
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
11/29/2021
Time: 
5:00pm