Weekend Family Events in September – the harvest #familytime continue with agricultural and fall fairs, corn mazes, and apple picking! Now the Halloween spooky fun begins to start, too.
Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27
Connecticut Hunting & Fishing Day hosted by Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area, Rte. 69 in Burlington features activities for all ages including hunting and trapping tips, fishing demonstrations, target shooting, hunting dog demonstrations, archery, crafts. This year will be a live birds of prey program and a raptor meet-and-greet. Equipment vendors, sporting clubs, fish and wildlife exhibits, and conservation organizations. FREE
Cupcake decorating event this weekend 1-6:00 p.m. at The Fresh Market in Avon and Westport to benefit hunger!
Dog Show at Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden in Bethlehem; or K-9 Karnival Fireman’s Field, Monroe both Saturday.
Open Farm Day at Six Paca Farm in Bozrah –go into the pens and visit the alpacas up close and personal. Demonstrations on weaving, spinning, dyeing, felting, and of course knitting. Browse the wonderful local artisans with handmade items, local foods, and crafts. Try your hand at some of the techniques. FREE
Haunted Isle starts this weekend Saturday, 9/26 at The Shore Line Trolley Museum in East Haven/Branford. Rated “S” for spooky this experience is for older kids and adults. Trolleys depart continuously for the Isle from 7-10:00 PM.
Again, there is a fair for you in every part of the state and many are FREE admission (food, games additional)! Too many to list so for more “food for thought” read ctvisit.com for ideas. And The Big E continues!
Visit a Farmers Market in CT this fall for your locally grown harvest like Collinsville on Sunday.
Head to Fairfield on Sunday for Honey Day at Odgen House to celebrate the colonial legacy of the honey bee and learn about beekeeping, enjoy sun tea and refreshments. Make family-friendly crafts and learn about the Colonial Kitchen Garden.
Find a cause event like a 5K run or walk, a bike ride or other fundraiser for your family to take action with – fitness fun while supporting others in need!
Buy your fall mums for MS! The Ryan Family Flower Farm in Simsbury will donate 50% from every 9″ mum sold to The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Check our Event Calendar often for new additions and vital details parents need to get to family destinations! Despite our high quality efforts for accurate information, “things can change” so it’s best to call ahead 🙂