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  Various Locations: Walktober
Welcome to the 28th Annual Walktober in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. After 28 years, Walktober is still the best way to celebrate all the beauty, historic treasures and working farms of the 35 towns of eastern Connecticut and south-central Massachusetts. With more than 200 unique experiences, you値l get a chance to see some of the most beautiful landscapes in New England, meet some of the heroes and scoundrels who shaped our nation, and see first-hand what it means to farm and eat local. All of this is made possible by the most passionate volunteers you will ever meet. Every Walktober leader will share with you what they love about The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. Whether you call The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor home, or you are visiting for the first time or the 10th time, you値l come away with a new appreciation for why this place is so special. If you pair this brochure with one of The Last Green Valley痴 Explore! Guides, you値l also find many places to shop local, catch a fabulous meal or relax with a drink after your Walktober adventures. Keep them both for ideas of year-round things to do. And, visit our website, thelastgreenvalley.org, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for information about our monthly programs, including Acorn Adventures for kids and Ranger programs. Enjoy Walktober and help us care for, enjoy and pass on The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor.

Old Saybrook: Fairy Doors Scavenger Hunt
Find the doors to the Fairy Realm. There are 28 of these five-inch doors in retail locations throughout town. See how many you can find. Maps and photos of the doors available online or at Sweet Luna's, Ocean Art Studio, and the Acton Library. More info: 860-395-3139

8:00am [8:00am] Simsbury: Fly-In, Car Show, and Food Truck Festival
The country fair features displays of 750 airplanes and cars, exhibits, locally made items, music, seminars, biplane and World War II airplane rides, food trucks, radio-control model airplane aerobatics, demos, and more. More info: 860-693-4550

[11:00am] Manchester: Fall Fest
Free fun fair for families with a live DJ Dance Party, snacks, refreshments, games, activities, and information/resources from local family oriented organizations and businesses. Jump into fall with us and come celebrate the season with pumpkins, cider, and everything that makes fall AWESOME! This event is free to attend, though some food items provided by outside vendors may require cash purchases. Event will be held rain or shine.

[11:00am] Stamford: Bark in the Park
A special day for four-legged friends. Enjoy activities to keep families and their pets entertained including K9 demos, agility course, contests, adoption area, microchip clinic, vendors, and more. More info: 203-348-5285

[2:00pm] Westport: On-Camera Acting Workshop for Kids
This on-camera acting intensive workshop introduces young actors to the skills needed to perform in theatrical productions, commercials, film, and television. Grades 4-7. Pre-register: 203-291-4800