Things to do this weekend October 12th – 14th: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester

Connecticut

Event: A Haunting at Mill Hill
Venue:  Mill Hill Historic Park – Norwalk
Date: October 12-13
Description: As the sun sets, the spirits come out to play… Take a lantern-lit tour through the old Mill Hill graveyard. Hear chilling tales based on real events from Norwalk’s hidden past. Each tour is approximately one hour.  Space is limited; purchase tickets online at MillHillHaunt.com. Celebrate your survival with refreshments in the 1826 one-room schoolhouse and more chills in the Historic Haunted Maze! Not recommended for children under 8 years old. Among the crooked gravestones of Mill Hill, ghostly entities are waiting to share their true stories of death, murder, insanity and destruction.  A knife-wielding suicide victim from South Norwalk and an insane pyromaniac from Silvermine are some of the ghosts you will encounter along the way.  At the end of the tour, encounter the spirits in the Historic Haunted Maze…if you dare! Created by local haunted house and special effects experts, George Holomakoff  and Greg Kling, bone-chilling surprises await!  Bring a flashlight and a friend!
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Event: Cove Side Carnival
Venue:  Cove Park – Wethersfield
Date: October 12-14
Description: High-energy thrill rides, food, games, entertainment, and more.
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Rhode Island

Event: 21st Annual Guy Fawkes Bonfire Night
Venue: The Andrew Seaside Restaurant and Beach Bar – Westerly
Date: October 13
Description: A comedic re-enactment of the 1605 trial and execution for treason of Guy Fawkes who in 1605 attempted to blow up the King & Parliament. Featuring a “Monty Python-esque” performance by the Misquamicut Players and the music of King Crimson’s Jesters, Westerly Morris Men, and Kentish Guards. Special reserved seating is available; for more information call (401) 322-1026. Directed by Caswell Cooke.
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Event: 22nd Annual Pumpkin Festival
Venue: Sunset Farm – Narragansett
Date: October 13
Description: Head over to Kinney Bungalow for hayrides, pumpkin painting, outdoor exhibits, Bwana Iguana Reptiles, “Nathan the Magician” (making the impossible possible!), face painting, and more! Sunset Farm Store will be open to purchase seasonal pies, bread, and cookies.
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Westchester

Event: Edith Read Fall Fest
Venue: Edith Read Wildlife Sanctuary– Rye
Date: October 13
Description: Bring the family and join us at Edith Read Fall Fest!  Enjoy the fun while discovering this hidden jewel in Rye in its autumnal splendor.  Nestled behind Playland between the Long Island Sound and Manursing Lake, this 179-acre county park offers wooded trails, a nature center and glorious views. Fall Fest will feature fun activities for all ages including: FOOD TRUCKS, PUMPKIN PATCH, KAYAK, PADDLEBOARD and YOGA DEMOS, EDIBLE BUG BAR, FACE PAINTING, SEINING, STORYTELLING, DIY CRAFTS (edible art, pottery, painting, gardening, cooking, sewing, flower and leaf art, origami, beeswax and more!)
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Event: Family Harvest Festival
Venue: Pascone Park – Ardsley
Date: October 13
Description: Alcott School celebrates 50 years!  On Saturday, October 13 from 11AM to 4pm, families and friends are invited to a fun filled day of activities at Pascone Park (Ashford Avenue and McCormick Drive) in Ardsley, NY. Activities include hay rides, a maze, face painting, slime decorating, a pumpkin patch, ballon art, and much much more.
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