Norfolk Historical Society Norfolk in the Great War,

09/12/2017 to 10/01/2017

Norfolk, CT

Stories of Norfolkians in the war and the trials and triumphs of the home front, uniforms, a gas mask, and a selection of stunning wartime posters, are just some of the highlights. The Museum is open every Saturday and Sunday until October, from 1-4pm. Admission is free.

Kent Art Association Fall Juried Show

09/16/2017 to 10/09/2017

21 South Main St., Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-3989.

Sept. 16- Oct 9 Thurs.-Sun. 1–5 pm (Open Columbus Day, Monday). Awards Reception Saturday 9/16 2-4pm.

New England Carousel Museum - Fun with Carousel Animal Drawing

09/18/2017 to 10/25/2017

95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

September 18 and September 25. 4-5:30 pm. $40 per student all materials are supplied. Join art educators for a series of afternoons among the animals! Learn the basics of drawing animals from horses and zebras to giraffes and lions. Children will use the carousel museum's colorful menagerie for inspiration as they follow step-by-step instructions and use their own creativity to create an array of drawings during this four week period. This program is designed for elementary school aged children of all levels and talents.

The Sherman Players - Dark Of The Moon

09/22/2017 to 10/15/2017

5 CT-39, Sherman, CT Phone: (860) 354-3622.

A perennial favorite Dark of the Moon is based on the haunting folk ballad of "Barbara Allen." Employing a large cast and imaginative settings in the Smoky Mountains, Dark of the Moon recounts the story of John, a strange "witch boy" who upon first beholding the beautiful Barbara Allen immediately falls in love. He is given human form to woo and marry her on the condition that she remain true to him. Dark of the Moon was produced on Broadway in 1945.

White Memorial Foundation Conservation Center Children's Free Week

09/28/2017 to 10/04/2017

80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.

Bristol -Witch's Dungeon

09/29/2017 to 10/31/2017

98 Summer St, Bristol, CT

WEEKENDS IN OCTOBER. The original WITCH'S DUNGEON CLASSIC MOVIE MUSEUM opened in Bristol, Connecticut in 1966, a tribute to the actors & effects artists who have given us a legacy of classic fantasy films. Witch's Dungeon features highly accurate life size figures based on the classic films of Lon Chaney, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price and others from the golden age of horror & sci-fi cinema. The museum is considered the longest running exhibit of its kind in the country. The hours are weekends in October, Friday through Sunday evenings, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Oct. 22-27 through Oct. 31. The Museum is not recommended for children under age 7. A $6 donation is suggested. A highlight of the event is the guest appearance of Victoria Price, Vincent Price's daughter on Saturday, October 21 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Lake Compounce Haunted Graveyard

09/29/2017 to 10/29/2017

186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 583-3300.

The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce will be open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from September 29th through October 29th. Tickets available online. Pre-Scare Sale Combo Ticket $24.99. Buy your ticket for 9/29, 9/30, 10/1, 10/6, 10/7, or 10/8 and save up to $10 and get a FREE Fast Pass. Combo Rides and Graveyard (Pre Scare Sale- Must be purchased before 9/29): 29.99/27.99, Combo Rides and Graveyard (After 9/29): 34.99/27.99, Rides Only: $27.99/$22.99 and Haunted Graveyard Only: $27.99/22.99.Your worst nightmares come to life as you walk through a variety of different haunted houses ranging from a slaughterhouse to a torture chamber dungeon, and a zombie hospital! Think it's less scary outside? Think again. Brace yourself as you tread through a cemetery with bodies that never stayed buried, and a claustrophobia inducing cornfield. If you hear the sound of a chainsaw, it's too late to run.

Institute for American Indian Studies Hammonasset Festival

09/30/2017 to 10/01/2017

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

Sept. 30- 10 am - 7 pm and Oct. 1 10 am - 5 pm. Come visit IAIS at the Hammonasset Festival, and help us celebrate nature and N

Scout Day at Lime Rock

09/30/2017 to 10/01/2017

60 White Hollow Rd., Lime Rock, CT Phone: 860-435-5000.

A favorite annual event of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers, there is no better way to spend an early Fall weekend than camping out and enjoying a Saturday of racing at Lime Rock Park. This year's program will include the Vintage Sports Car Club of America's Fall Finale and racing by the Lime Rock Driver's Club. Boy Scouts/Adults -- $15 each Cub Scouts/siblings under 10 -- $7 each Register by September 16, 2016 to have your tickets mailed to you (Tickets may be purchased and picked up at the Milford Scout Office through September 30)

Miranda Vineyard Harvest Fest

10/01/2017

42 Ives Rd, Goshen, CT Phone: 860-491-9906.

12 noon - 6 pm. Food, wine tasting, traditional Portuguese dance performance, live music, pizza food truck,vendors, grape stomping and more. Free admission with cash donation or non-perishable food item (All donations go to support the LocalFood Pantry).