New England is brimming with celebrations of autumn from pumpkin patches, festivals, music and local culture. Use the list below as a starting point to plan your next fall adventure!
On Thursday October 13th we invite you to come get Wicked with Wormtown Brewery! Tickets are $20, which gets you a Pumpkin to carve or decorate and 1 draft of your choice! (all pumpkins become property of Wormtown).
A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner will be chosen that night! 1st place winner will receive a Wormtown swag basket w/ a gift card, 2nd place will receive a small swag basket, and 3rd place will receive a glass and t-shirt.
For more info visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/726245884191639/
Pumpkin Festival at Charmingfare Farm
Bring the whole family and join us for Pumpkin Festival. We’ll have sack races, pumpkin spoon races and a pumpkin-rolling contest. Test your skills at our new Cow Milking Contest and try your hand at the Cow Pie Fly! You can even win a prize! Be part of a team and see if you can “Out Pull The Oxen”.
Enjoy live music, Pumpkin Art (you can decorate your pumpkin), Tractor Train Rides, Horse-Drawn Rides to Carlton’s Hay Maze and Pony Rides.
Where: Lanni Orchards
Where: Davis Mega Maze
Daytime Trick-Or-Treat Mazing is a family friendly and tasty mazing experience. Trick-or-Treat your way over each of the bridges inside of Big Papi Maze at Davis Mega Maze for a special Halloween treat!
The LAST 4 weekends of October
October 8, 9 & 10
October 15 & 16
October 22 & 23
October 29 & 30
Where: Connecticut Trolley Museum
Pumpkin Patch is a family fun filled adventure where you ride on a trolley car out to the pumpkin patch and each child can pick out a FREE pumpkin. Additionally when you return back to the Museum you can decorate the pumpkins, get your face painted, enjoy the outside play area and the entire museum. Don’t forget you can take as many Trolley rides as you would like. This event will run Fri-Sun in October starting Oct 7th and also on Monday, Oct 10th (Columbus Day).
The Connecticut Trolley Museum is located at 58 North Road (Rt. 140) and is a short 15 minutes north of Hartford or a short 15 minutes south of Springfield. Admission is $10.00 for ages 13 and up, $9.00 for seniors 62 and up, $8.00 for ages 2-12, $3.00 for children under 2 and Museum Members half price. Connecticut Trolley Museum members and children 1 and under are admitted free of charge.
Where: The Twisted Potter
Where: Lakeville Haunted House
Do you have the courage to make it through? Do you think your friends will help protect you from the unknown? Think again. Go ahead and close your eyes, the sounds will become trapped in your head. Face your fear, at the Lakeville Haunted House!
OCT. 2016 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th! Tickets go on sale 6:00PM-10:00PM Ticket prices are $15 per person no refunds! Every Friday we offer a $3 off coupon which is valid if printed out and handed in at the ticket booth. We accept VISA and MASTERCARD! Free admission with military ID.
Where: Mystic Seaport
Dates: October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29
Tours will be hosted from 6-10 p.m. and leave every 15 minutes. (On October 22nd tours begin at 7 p.m.)
Interpreted tours for the hearing impaired will be available Friday, October 21 at 7 and 8:30 p.m.
Mystic Seaport invites you to enter a “sea of wonders” with Nautical Nightmares: The Vampire’s Vessel. In this frightening theatrical, Van Helsing’s investigative team has arrived in Mystic to solve the mystery of the ghostly schooner Demeter. But will they survive the investigation? Inspired by Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Nautical Nightmares: The Vampire’s Vessel includes four spine-chilling scenes of murder and mayhem with incoherent inmates, lethal ladies, rats, bats, and plenty of gore!
Where: New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Have you ever wondered, “How does that work?” or thought to yourself, “I could build that!” Explore, experience and experiment, not for a grade, but for fun! Meet talented women and experience exciting opportunities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Discover how you can make a difference in the world.
At Geek is Glam, you’ll enjoy:
*Educational Career Panels
*Lunch in a College Dining Hall
Plus, you’ll go home with an event t-shirt and bag and other give-aways.
$30, This is a girl only event for girls in grades 4-8
Where: Boylston Lodge
You’re invited to Holden Assembly Rainbow Girls’ Pumpkin Painting Party
Free small pumpkin, paint & supplies and goodies. Bring the whole family for a sweet pumpkin time!
Rainbow Girls is a character building organization for girls between the ages of 11 and 20 that promote self-esteem, leadership, and community service. Rainbow girls know how to create fun ad make lasting friendships. The International Order of Rainbow for Girls is a 501C3 non-profit organization. Come on down to learn more about all the Rainbow fun!
Please RSVP by October 8th to Heather at HoldenRainbow@msn.com or online using the Tickets link (no fee to sign up!)
The Boylston Lodge of Masons will be holding an Open House and tours of the Lodge on this day. Feel free to stop by their tours before or after painting with us!
For pumpkin painting: please enter through the blue door off the parking lot.