5 family-friendly fall activities to enjoy in Fairfield County
Looking for some fun activities to enjoy with the entire family this fall? We’ve got you covered. Here are some of the best family-friendly events and activities in store for Fairfield County residents this season:
Pete the Cat
11am and 2pm, Oct. 1, 2016
80 East Ridge St., Ridgefield, CT
Join Pete the Cat as he goes on fun musical adventure with Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on the planet! Their journey takes them all the way to Paris and back on a VW bus. Pete the Cat is part of the Ridgefield Academy Family Series.
10am-4pm, Oct. 2, 2016
10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT
Drop by the Earthplace Festival and enjoy a great selection of outdoor activities! Try the pine climb, the apple slingshot, jump into the corn pool, go through the natural obstacle course, and more.
Walk Through Saugatuck History with WHS
3pm-4pm, Oct. 8, 2016
Westport Historical Society
25 Avery Place, Westport, CT
Enjoy a fun, educational walking tour through Old Saugatuck and learn about its history as a manufacturing hub before it turned into most of present-day Westport. The tour will begin at 3pm on the NY-bound side of the train station, going all the way to the Black Duck, one of Saugatuck’s most famous haunts.
Family Focus: Sail the Ocean Blue
10:30am-2pm, Oct. 12, 2016
Fairfield Museum & History Center
370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT
Visit the Fairfield Museum & History Center on October 12th to find out more about the mysteries of the deep ocean and the history of various ship captains as well as their voyages throughout the world.
Universal Access Trail and Georgie’s Pond Opening
1pm-2:30pm, Oct. 22, 2016
613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT
Celebrate the reopening of Georgie’s Pond and be there as the new scenic nature trail is opened to the public for the very first time. Bring your friends and family and enjoy exploring the new trail along with other fun activities.