Connecticut Fall and Halloween Events

connecticut halloween eventsHalloween is almost here.  Are you looking for some good Fall and Halloween activities to bring your families to in the next couple weeks? Here are some great events throughout Connecticut going on you should check out.

The Dark Walk Haunted Camp 
Tour takes place on Friday & Saturday, October 11 & 12 and Friday &
Saturday, October 18 & 19 at the Channel 3 Kids Camp in Andover, CT.

Vernon Community Arts Center

Horrific happenings and ghostly stories come alive Oct. 18th & 19th, and Oct. 25th & 26th. Hear frightening tales about Dudleytown, CT, a quiet and peaceful community — until it mysteriously became haunted! Could it happen here?

Performances will take place at 6:30, 7:15, 8:00, 9:15 and 10:00 PM. This program is suitable for pre-teens and up. Pre-teens and students $5. Adults $7. Call (860) 871-VCAC (8222) or register on line at www.vernonarts.org to reserve your seat – or else!

 

Tolland Youth Garden Spooks & Scarecrows

Children ages 5 – 12 are invited to a fun filled morning of Halloween activities being
offered by Tolland Garden Paths Youth Garden on Sat., Oct.19 from 10 a.m. –  noon at Crandall Pavilion located on Cider Mill RD in Tolland.  Children can
create owl puppets, origami bats, fleecy spiders, glo ghosts, choose items to dress
up in for a Halloween parade the Youth Garden to install Recycle-Crows they
will create from recycled everyday objects.  These unique ‘crows’ will guard the Youth Garden throughout the 2014 growing season. The fee for the event is $6.
You can register with the Tolland Recreation Dept. 871-3610.  Walk ins welcome.   For more information contact Sandie Benjamin, 872-4830, tgpyouthgarden@comcast.net.   

Rage Robotics Pumpkin Chuckin’

Come see RAGE at our annual Pumpkin Chuckin’ fundraiser and fling a pumpkin 80–100 feet in the air. Each October, Foster Farm in South Windsor welcomes RAGE to its farm to help the team raise money to cover its robotics competition expenses.

For a $5 donation, you may pick out a pumpkin and decorate it any way you like. Once a RAGE team member has loaded it onto the trebuchet, you are handed the release rope. Give it a yank and send your pumpkin hurtling down the field toward the many targets that are set out. Kids of all ages delight in seeing pumpkins fly through the air and smash unceremoniously on the ground.

While there, check out what else Foster Farm has to offer, including two huge corn mazes, rides for kids, pumpkin patch, hayrides, and live animals.

RAGE will be at the farm on Saturday, October 19; Sunday, October 20; Saturday, October 26; and Sunday, October 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Foster Farm is at 90 Foster St., South Windsor, CT. For more information about the farm, go tohttp://fosterfarm.com/ or call 860-648-9366.

Family Fun Harvest Night and Scarecrow Contest

Create a scarecrow and bring it to our family fun night as your admission. We will also accept non-perishable donations or $5.00 per family. Come in costume if you wish for a fun night of games, crafts, snack and  story.  6:00-7:00 at Birch Grove Primary in the cafeteria.

Trick or Treat on Main St.

Sponsored by the Main Street Business Association.  A night of trick or treat in a safe, fun family environment. Come enjoy raffles, pumpkin carving contest, music, mummy wrapping and more. Main Street, Stafford Springs.  October 26th, 4-6pm.

Source info: Patch.com

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