Hands-on | What’s happening in Fairfield County, CT

Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers Connecticut offers the best and most comprehensive sports programs in Fairfield County. Athletes of all ages and abilities will find 465,000 square feet of unparalleled sports facilities and a vast array of sports classes, camps, leagues and programs.
One Blachley Road
Stamford , CT , 06902
Phone: 203.989.1100
41° 3' 5.8716" N, 73° 30' 57.708" W

Katonah Art Center

The Katonah Art Center now located at 40 Radio Circle in Mt. Kisco with easy access for families in Armonk, Bedford & Chappaqua. The Katonah Art Center is Westchester’s go-to hub for students looking to learn about and excel in the visual arts. Drawing, painting, pottery, sculpture, photography, fused glass, jewelry-making, 3D printing, digital arts and more! All ages and all levels welcome. After school and weekend classes available.
40 Radio Circle Drive
Mt Kisco , NY , 10549
Phone: 9142324843
41° 11' 34.242" N, 73° 44' 4.4484" W

TennisCT

TennisCT is a network of 5 indoor and outdoor tennis clubs located throughout Fairfield County where players go to connect with others who love the game. Playing at a TennisCT club gives you access to world-class tennis programs, tennis facilities, special tournaments, USTA play, leagues, social events, and of course, the best instructors and staff. It’s what makes a TennisCT club more than just a place for tennis lessons.
815 Post Rd. 2nd Floor
Darien , CT , 06820 41° 4' 43.3776" N, 73° 28' 8.2812" W

Bruce Museum

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum, located at One Museum Drive in Greenwich, CT. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm; closed most Mondays and major holidays.
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT , 06830
Phone: 203-869-0376
41° 1' 11.4852" N, 73° 37' 22.5552" W

Connecticut Science Center

With more than 165 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, a fully living Butterfly Encounter, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, there is endless exploration.
250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford , CT , 06103
Phone: 860-520-2167
41° 45' 53.2476" N, 72° 40' 7.7736" W

Discovery Museum and Planetarium

Discovery Museum has interactive exhibits, planetarium shows, Science on a Sphere, and so much more! Discover an “Energy Network” with catapults, solar power, and simple machines. Test physic concepts using pulley chairs, levers, and giant magnets. Create a light spectrum masterpiece on Everbright, a massive Lite Brite-style station, or challenge yourself in the “DARE to Discover” gallery. Fly a mission to the Moon in Discovery Museum’s Challenger Center, a simulated space mission experience which can be scheduled for groups or parties. Have a memorable birthday, with super fun science themes like Starforce Explorers and Peculiar Potions. Book an overnight at the Museum for your Scout or school group! Discovery offers amazing class field trip options, with over 80 different learning labs, live science demonstrations, and planetarium shows. You can also book Travelling Science that comes to your school or library! The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm, throughout the school year for regular admission. Pre-booked school groups can schedule a visit on Mondays.
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport , CT , 06604
Phone: 203-372-3521
41° 12' 56.0124" N, 73° 14' 1.3488" W

Greenburgh Nature Center

The Greenburgh Nature Center’s mission is to offer inspiring, hands-on environmental education experiences, to foster an appreciation of nature, and to promote sustainable practices. The Greenburgh Nature Center hosts eco-friendly or “green” birthday parties where you can celebrate your child’s special day and the wonders of nature. We offer many different themed parties that are fun and educational. Your guests can also enjoy exploring our nature preserve, including our Nature’s Discovery Playground and outdoor animal displays, either before or after the party.
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale , NY , 10583
Phone: 914-723-3470
41° 0' 18.738" N, 73° 48' 24.5448" W

Organization:

Stamford Downtown

Location:

5 Landmark Square Suite 110
Stamford, CT, 06901
United States

Phone:

203-348-5285

Art Collective in Stamford Downtown- The Piano Project

Dates: 
07/26/2021
07/27/2021
07/28/2021
Time: 
12

Location:

Mum Festival
70 Memorial Boulevard
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 584-6100

Bristol Mum Festival

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Friday: 5:30 – 8:30 PM Saturday: 12:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM Parade steps off at 1:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

239 BANK STREET
NEW LONDON, CT, 06320
United States

Phone:

(860) 447-2519

Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival- 2021

Dates: 
09/11/2021
09/12/2021
Time: 
check website

Location:

Westport Continuing Education @ Staples High School
70 North Avenue
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

845-331-7900

Craft Westport 2021 - At Staples High School

Dates: 
11/06/2021
11/07/2021
Time: 
Saturday, November 6, from 10-6 Sunday, November 7, from 10-5

Location:

Cruise to Sheffield Island
10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-838-9444

Cruise to Sheffield Island

Dates: 
07/27/2021
07/28/2021
07/29/2021
Time: 
Tues. and Wed. 11 am - 2 pm, Thurs. - Sun. 11 am - 2 pm and 3 pm to 6 pm

Location:

537 Shuttle Meadow Rd
Southington, CT, 06489
United States

Phone:

(860) 385-4628

Goat Walk - Bradley Mountain Farm - Southington, CT

Dates: 
08/22/2021
Time: 
Times Vary

Location:

116 Old Middle Street
Goshen, CT, 06756-0278
United States

Phone:

(860) 491-3655

Goshen Fair

Dates: 
09/04/2021
09/05/2021
09/06/2021
Time: 
Times Vary please check website

Organization:

Hebron Harvest Fair

Location:

347 Gilead Street
Hebron, CT, 06248
United States

Phone:

860-228-0542

Hebron Harvest Fair

Dates: 
09/09/2021
09/10/2021
09/11/2021
Time: 
varies check website

Location:

Orange Connecticut Fairgrounds
525 Orange Center Road
Orange, CT, 06477
United States

Orange Country Fair- CT

Dates: 
09/18/2021
09/19/2021
Time: 
Check website for details

Organization:

Location:

355 Main St.
West Haven, CT, 06516
United States

Phone:

203-937-3510

Savin Rock Festival - 2021

Dates: 
07/30/2021
07/31/2021
Time: 
varies

Organization:

Location:

P.O. Box 600
South Norwalk, CT, 06856
United States

SoNo Arts Festival

Dates: 
08/07/2021
08/08/2021
Time: 
August 7 - Saturday 10am - 6pm August 8 - Sunday 10am - 5pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Baby Dragons)

Dates: 
09/12/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Character Cards)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Chibi Self-Portrait)

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Cute Food)

Dates: 
08/08/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Holiday Reindeer)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Baby Yoda)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Evening Sky)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (House Silhouette)

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Pop Art)

Dates: 
09/12/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

132 Water Street 4th Floor
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-838-9444

Three Days of Fun at Norwalk Oyster Festival

Dates: 
09/10/2021
09/11/2021
09/12/2021
Time: 
Check website for details

Organization:

wundorwoven

Location:

5236 VT-100
West Wardsboro, VT, 05360
United States

Phone:

917-999-6793

Warm Wisdom AT HOME Incubation & Embryology Educational Program

Dates: 
07/31/2021
08/07/2021
Time: 
flexible

Location:

56 Church Lane
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

(203) 293-0099

Westport Summer Shopping Days

Dates: 
08/14/2021
Time: 
10 am - 6 pm