Saturday, October 26, 2019
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  Old Saybrook: Fairy Doors Scavenger Hunt
Find the doors to the Fairy Realm in Old Saybrook! There are 28 of these 5-inch doors in retail locations throughout town. See how many you and your family can find. Maps and photos of the doors are available online or at Sweet Luna's, Ocean Art Studio and the Acton Library, or click the link below: https://www.oldsaybrookct.gov/sites/oldsaybrookct/files/uploads/082908470721_0_old_saybrook_ct_-_fairy_doors_of_old_saybrook.pdf

10:00am [10:00am] Branford: Mini-Maker Table
Join us every Friday and Saturday for a mini-maker project from our MakerLab! Every month we will feature a quick project or new piece of equipment to mess around with. The results may have you leaving with something to physically take home OR just the satisfaction that you were able to create a circuit, power on an Arduino or thread a sewing machine. The projects are easy, meant for all ages and 100% drop-in. It is just up to you to find out which floor we are featuring the project on and drop on by. Registration for this table is not required – just come ready to tinker, play and create!

[10:00am] Manchester: Halloween Happenings
Saturday, Oct. 26th - Halloween Happenings: A Safe Downtown Manchester Trick-or-Treat. Come to Downtown Manchester and enjoy these fun activities: •Chalk the Walk at Center Memorial Park – 10AM to 11:30AM at Center Memorial Park. All ages create chalk drawings on the park sidewalks (or use our stencils). Just for fun! Hosted by the Manchester Recreation Division. •Danny Magic – 10:30 AM to 11:30AM. A fun comedy magic show for kids and kids at heart. The Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St. •Pumpkin Decorating for Children – 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Manchester Antiques Mall, 811 Main St. Sponsored by the Manchester Antiques Mall. •Safe Children’s Downtown Trick-or-Treat – 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM – Children visits Downtown businesses displaying a “Welcome Trick-or-Treaters” sign and receive assorted treats. All activities are rain or shine except chalk drawing. For more info call the Downtown District at 860 645-2101 or e-mail danuta@manchestertct.gov

[10:30am] West Hartford: Halloween Stroll
Moms & More Club of West Hartford invites you to the 2019 Halloween Stroll! Join us for a morning of FREE trick-or-treating throughout West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square, and a live performance from locally loved children's band Sunny Train, thanks to sponsorship from West Hartford's Chick-Fil-A! We’re also thrilled to have Fun for All Foods - a West Hartford-based manufacturer of Top 8 Allergen Free foods - sponsor our Little Pumpkins Lot again this year! The Little Pumpkins area will be a designated allergy-friendly zone, meaning that vendors will only be giving away non-food items so that no kid feels left out of the Halloween fun. Thank you very much to Fun for All Foods (find out more about their baking kits at funforallfoods.com)! And we know everyone works so hard planning their costumes to be #instaworthy - you'll have an opportunity to get the perfect pic at our fall-themed Snapshot Spot on the town green, thanks to sponsorship from the Hoffman Auto Group! This event is free and open to the public, and is produced in collaboration with the Town of West Hartford, the West Hartford Center Business Association, Blue Back Square, and the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce. Please note that this year's event is scheduled for Saturday October 26th, with a rain date of Sunday October 27th! Check out the event website for further details: https://www.wehamoms.com/2019-halloween-stroll

[11:00am] Vernon: Haunted House
Free! Free! Free! Free! Free! Free! Free! Free! ***PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE STAIRS, MUST BE ABLE TO WALK UP AND DOWN STAIRS**** Come one , come all. Recommended Adults only! Parents discretion 13+, recommending older children, though. We will allow (with adult permission and supervision) as young as 13, but may be a bit young. --It will be freaky, and you will be scared! Take a walk through our 7,000 SF shop and be freaked, scared and have an awesome time. Look forward to scaring you!!

[11:00am] Wethersfield: Pumpkin Judging Contest and Parade
Come dressed in your Halloween costume with a pumpkin decorated or carved to look like your "FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER." Pumpkins will be judged and prizes awarded. Enjoy stories and songs; visit the mad scientist in her laboratory and receive tricks or treats as you parade around the library. Registration is required and begins on Monday, September 30th for Wethersfield residents and Wednesday, October 16th for nonresidents. Visit or call 860-257-2801 to register.

[12:00pm] Bridgeport: Halloween Event
Join us for our Halloween event and get your photo taken with the peanuts gang!! Saturday October 19th 12:00pm-5:00pm Sunday October 20th 12:00pm-5:00pm Friday October 25th 5:00pm-7:00pm Saturday October 26th 12:00pm-5:00pm Sunday October 27th 12:00pm-5:00pm Monday October 28th 5:00pm-7:00pm Tuesday October 29th 5:00pm-7:00pm Wednesday October 30th 5:00pm-7:00pm Thursday October 31st 4:00pm-8:00pm Halloween Photos: 1 Free 4x6 photo per family Photo Package available to purchase for $5 (plus tax) 1- 6x8 2- 4x6 Digital Download Photo Giveaways: October 19th & 20th and October 25th-30th – the 1st 75 kids to get their photo taken will receive 1 glow in the dark teat bag October 31st- Squeezable jack-o-lantern to the 1st 150 kids to get their photo taken Ring Toss Game: Saturdays, Sundays and Halloween night only Crafts: October 19th & 20th – Owl Mask October 25th-30th – Jack-o-lantern OR Cat sign October 31st – Burlap Bag Costume Parade: Saturday October 26th at 3:30pm Thursday October 31st at 6:00pm The 1st 100 kids in line will get a free gift Trick-Or-Treating: October 31st 4:00pm-8:00pm Go around to the departments for candy

[2:00pm] East Hartford: Fall Festival
Come celebrate with South Church as we welcome the community to an afternoon of Halloween fun: craft activities and candy! Cars decorated for Halloween will line the parking lot. Trunk or Treat provides kids a safe space for trick-or-treating. Everyone is welcome! Bring your friends!! In case of rain the event will be held inside the building.

[2:00pm] Farmington: Haunted Candy Houses
Create spooky and sweet haunted houses made of candy. Pre-register: 860-673-6791

[2:00pm] Southport: Halloween Pet Parade
March behind the fire truck in the town-wide pet parade. Enjoy old-fashioned Halloween games on the library lawn, entertainment, and more. Prizes for best pet and people costumes, and all pets receive treats. Parade begins from Five Corners to the Pequot Library lawn. You don't need a pet to participate. More info: 203-259-0346

[3:00pm] Hebron: Harvest Moon Festival
Join us along Main Street for a day full of fun. Show off your carving skills with our Jack o' Lantern Stroll and contest! Grab your sneakers and costumes for the Barktober Dog Trot! Don't forget your lantern as you Trick or Treat along Rte. 66! Enjoy the best of local musicians, artisans, vendors, and food trucks! Stay tuned... this is one Fall event your family does not want to miss! Check out the schedule, there's something fun for everyone!