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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

Organization:

Location:

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd
Shelton, CT, 06484
United States

Phone:

(203) 929-8425

2020 UNICEF Children's Festival at Jones Family Farms

Dates: 
10/24/2020
10/25/2020
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

203 453-2338

5K Obstacle race at Bishop's Orchards

Dates: 
11/15/2020
Time: 
9 am -1 pm

Location:

5717 Arapahoe Ave Suite 100
Boulder, CO, 80303
United States

Phone:

303-786-9216

Adventure Quests In-person School Day Off Camp

Dates: 
10/12/2020
Time: 
8:30am

Organization:

Brown's Harvest

Location:

1911 Poquonock Avenue
Windsor, CT, 06095
United States

Phone:

860-683-0266

Apple Festival at Brown's Harvest

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
Time: 
Wed-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5

Organization:

Location:

483 Matson Hill Road
South Glastonbury, CT, 06073
United States

Phone:

860-633-2789

Apple Picking at Belltown Orchards

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
Open Daily 8am-5pm Weather and crop permitting.

Organization:

Lost Acres Orchard

Location:

130 Lost Acres Road
North Granby, CT, 06060
United States

Phone:

860.653.6600

Apple Picking at Lost Acre Orchards

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/29/2020
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

336 Long Bottom Road
Southington, CT, 06489
United States

Phone:

(860)229-4240

Apple Picking at Rogers Orchards

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
10/02/2020
Time: 
10:00am-5:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ, 85008
United States

Phone:

602.914.4333.

Ask a Zoo Expert

Dates: 
10/19/2020
10/20/2020
10/21/2020
Time: 
9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Organization:

Rose's Berry Farm

Location:

295 Matson Hill Rd
South Glastonbury, CT, 06073
United States

Phone:

860-633-7467

Breakfast with a View at Rose's Berry Farm

Dates: 
09/27/2020
10/04/2020
10/11/2020
Time: 
8 am - 1 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
480 Gate 5 Rd
Sausalito, CA, 94965
United States

Camp Yardzen

Dates: 
10/07/2020
Time: 
3-3:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

40 Sugar Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

(203) 426-5487

Corn Maze at Castle Hill Farm OPEN this year BY RESERVATION ONLY

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
10/03/2020
Time: 
Sat-Sun 10am - 5pm (last entry 5:00pm)

Organization:

Fair Weather Growers

Location:

1146 Cromwell Avenue
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
United States

Phone:

860-529-6755

Fall Fest & Corn Maze at Fair Weather Acres

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
10/02/2020
Time: 
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays (including Columbus Day MONDAY) 10:00am – 6:00pm

Organization:

Location:

67 Main St
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

(860) 767-8269

Fall Leaf-Peeping Cruise on the Connecticut River

Dates: 
10/25/2020
Time: 
10:30am-12:30pm OR 1pm- 3pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
640 N. Midland Ave.
Nyack, NY, 10960
United States

Phone:

8455128279

Fall NatureArt Adventure Box

Dates: 
10/08/2020
10/15/2020
10/22/2020
Time: 
4pm - 5:15pm

Location:

800 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06130
United States

Phone:

860.522.6766

Farmers Market at the Old State House

Dates: 
09/29/2020
10/02/2020
10/06/2020
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Flanders Farm School

Dates: 
09/26/2020
Time: 
9:30 AM – 2:00 PM time slots every 45 min

Organization:

Quassy Amusement Park

Location:

2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT, 06762
United States

Phone:

203-758-2913

Food Drive Weekend at Quassy

Dates: 
10/03/2020
10/04/2020
Time: 
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Dates: 
09/26/2020
11/11/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

7 Shingle Mill Road
West Simsbury, CT, 06092
United States

Phone:

860-658-5070

Halloweeen* Hayrides at Flamig Farm

Dates: 
10/16/2020
10/17/2020
10/23/2020
Time: 
Tickets Must be purchased

Organization:

Location:

7 Shingle Mill Road
West Simsbury, CT, 06092
United States

Phone:

860-658-5070

Kid Friendly Halloweeen Hayrides at Flamig Farm

Dates: 
10/17/2020
10/18/2020
10/24/2020
Time: 
11am-2pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Manville Kettle Hike at Flanders

Dates: 
09/26/2020
Time: 
9 am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
1938 Lohmans Crossing
Austin, TX, 78734
United States

Phone:

512-263-2885

Organization:

Venture Outdoors

Location:

33 Terminal Way, Ste 537
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
United States

Phone:

412-255-0564 x 227

Outdoor Learning Lab

Dates: 
09/29/2020
09/30/2020
Time: 
4:30

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ, 85008
United States

Phone:

602.914.4333

Phoenix Zoo Live Online

Dates: 
10/19/2020
10/20/2020
10/21/2020
Time: 
9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Organization:

Blue Jay Orchards

Location:

125 Plumtrees Rd.
Bethel, CT, 06801
United States

Phone:

(203) 748-0119

Pick your own apples at Blue Jay Orchards

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
10/03/2020
Time: 
Call to verify 11am - 5pm

Organization:

Location:

466 Academy Road
Cheshire, CT, 06410
United States

Phone:

(203) 272-8418

Pick your own Apples, Pears, Blueberries & Raspberries at Norton Brothers

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
8:30 AM to 5 PM Monday - Friday 9 AM to 4:30 PM Saturday & Sunday

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

203 453-2338

Pick Your Own Apples, Pumpkins & Raspberries at Bishop's Orchards

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
10am-5pm Sunday 9:00am – 6:00pm

Organization:

Location:

46 Bailey Road
Enfield, CT, 06082
United States

Phone:

(860) 763-FARM (-3276)

Pick Your Own at Easy Pickin's Orchard

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
Monday, & Wednesday thru Sunday: 9:00am - 12noon 2 afternoons: Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00-6:30pm *CLOSED* Tuesday mornings

Location:

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

Phone:

Call (860) 364-0025

Pick Your Own at Ellsworth Farm

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
Time: 
See site for details

Organization:

Location:

40 Sugar Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

203.426.5487

Pick Your Own Pumpkin at Castle Hill Farm

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
10/03/2020
Time: 
10:00am-5:00pm

Organization:

Location:

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd
Shelton, CT, 06484
United States

Phone:

(203) 929-8425

Pick Your Own Pumpkin at Jones Family Farms

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
Daily 10am - 5:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ, 85008
United States

Phone:

602.914.4333

Project Orangutan: Zoo Crew

Dates: 
10/06/2020
10/13/2020
10/20/2020
Time: 
2 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

17 River Street
East Haven , CT, 06512
United States

Phone:

(203) 467-6927

Organization:

Quassy Amusement Park

Location:

2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT, 06762
United States

Phone:

203-758-2913

Quassy is Open Weekends Thru Oct 11, 2020

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
10/03/2020
Time: 
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
300 Parkside Ave
Buffalo , NY, 14214
United States

Phone:

7169956124

School Holiday Camps - Columbus Day

Dates: 
10/12/2020
Time: 
9:00 am - 11:00 am and 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

September 26 Virtual Family Nature Day!

Dates: 
09/26/2020
Time: 
12:00 - 4:oo pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
5977 East Henrietta Road
Rush, NY, 14543
United States

Phone:

585-533-1370

Teen ‘Zine: A Call for Submissions!

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
12:00PM

Location:

1070 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT, 06510
United States

Phone:

(888) 377-4455

The New Haven Ghost Walk

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
Check website for times

Organization:

Location:

17 River Street
East Haven , CT, 06512
United States

Phone:

(203) 467-6927

The Pumpkin Patch at The Shore Line Trolley Museum

Dates: 
10/03/2020
10/04/2020
10/10/2020
Time: 
11am - 4pm

Organization:

Pumpkintown USA

Location:

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

Phone:

(860) 267-0143

THE RIDE at Pumpkintown

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
Times vary by reservation only Open 10:00AM-5:00PM

Organization:

Location:

17 River Street
East Haven , CT, 06512
United States

Phone:

(203) 467-6927

The Shore Line Trolley Museum Haunted Isle 2020 **Recommended for BRAVE Teens and Adults!

Dates: 
09/26/2020
10/02/2020
10/03/2020
Time: 
6:30PM-10:30PM

Organization:

Location:

1838 New London Turnpike
Glastonbury, CT, 06033
United States

Phone:

860-663-8681

U PIck at Scott's Orchard and Nursery

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/27/2020
09/28/2020
Time: 
Open Mon-Thurs 8am til 5pm, Fri & Sat 8am til 6pm. & Sun 8am til 4pm. Orchard closes 1 hour prior to store closing.

Location:

Buffalo Zoo
300 Parkside Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14214
United States

Phone:

(716) 995-6124

Virtual Cub Club with the Buffalo Zoo - Wed & Thurs at 10am & 11:30am Eastern

Dates: 
09/30/2020
10/01/2020
10/07/2020
Time: 
10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Virtual Event: After-School Adventures: Virtual Nature Detectives

Dates: 
10/06/2020
10/07/2020
10/13/2020
Time: 
4 pm EASTERN

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
3663 Park Rd
North Vancouver, BC, V7J 3G3
Canada

Phone:

604-990-3755

VIRTUAL EVENT: Forest Fridays

Dates: 
10/02/2020
10/09/2020
10/16/2020
Time: 
10am Pacific Time

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
100 Playland Parkway
Rye, NY, 10580
United States

Phone:

(914) 421-5050

VIRTUAL EVENT: Marine Monday at 11am Eastern from Westchester Children's Museum

Dates: 
09/28/2020
Time: 
11am EDT / 10am CDT / 9am MDT / 8am PDT / 7am AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Virtual Event: Saving the American Chestnut

Dates: 
10/03/2020
Time: 
2 pm EASTERN

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
501 Saint Jude Pl
Memphis, TN, 38105
United States

Phone:

(800) 822-6344

VIRTUAL EVENT: St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

Dates: 
09/26/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
1400 W Mars Hill Rd
Flagstaff, AZ, 86001
United States

Phone:

928/774/3358

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Virtual Event: The Beauty of Clouds with Tom Alena

Dates: 
10/17/2020
Time: 
3:00 p.m. EASTERN

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
1207 Bentwood Rd
Austin, TX, 78722
United States

Phone:

512-423-5577

Virtual Hoppy Hour Livestream with Tiny Tails - 9am Central

Dates: 
09/26/2020
09/30/2020
10/03/2020
Time: 
9 am - 10 am Eastern

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series

Dates: 
10/08/2020
11/12/2020
12/10/2020
Time: 
4 pm EASTERN

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
300 N Allen Dr
Allen, TX, 75013
United States

Phone:

214.509.4100