Nature/Outdoors | What’s happening in Fairfield County, CT

Penfield Beach in Fairfield

Penfield Beach is a 3.5 acre beachfront property that is a favorite. A great place to swim and sun along the Long Island Sound, it offers a long stretch of sandy beach. There are picnic tables and grills on the beach for visitor use.
323 Fairfield Beach Road
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: 203-256-3191
41° 8' 5.2152" N, 73° 14' 30.6384" 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

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

We are dedicated to arts and culture, natural and agricultural sciences and history. We seek to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning for kids and families.
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford , CT , 06903
Phone: 203-977-6538
41° 7' 33.9636" N, 73° 32' 43.854" W

Whitby School

Whitby School inspires a passion for learning and empowers each child,18 months through Grade 8, to take responsibility as an open-minded, principled citizen in a global community. Learning continues year round through Whitby's Summer Enrichment and Early Childhood programs, designed for children 18 months through 11 years.
969 Lake Avenue
Greenwich , CT , 06831
Phone: 203-869-8464
41° 6' 50.8608" N, 73° 39' 14.4072" W

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut's only zoo, featuring more than 300 species from North and South America.
1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport , CT , 06610
Phone: 203-394-6565
41° 12' 31.9284" N, 73° 11' 1.9176" W

Lyman Orchards

Connecticut River Valley’s favorite farm on our annual KidsOutAndAbout Top 20 Places to Take Kids in Hartford, Lyman Orchards is a beautiful and sprawling farm with gorgeous scenery and a sense of history you can feel with each step you take. Lyman Orchards has been a CT favorite for more than 275 years and they pride themselves on a tradition of preserving the land and offering wholesome activities for the whole family.
32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield , CT , 06455
Phone: (860) 349-6010
41° 29' 50.1828" N, 72° 42' 53.172" W

Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses, LLC.

We are a year round, full service garden center. We specialize in bringing you the highest quality plants, the best selection, exceptional customer service and expert advice.
437 North St.
Greenwich , CT , 06830
Phone: 203 869 3418
41° 3' 53.4348" N, 73° 37' 26.544" W

Organization:

Location:

9 Main Street North
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

203.266.7596

Monarch Madness: Pollinators on Parade

Dates: 
09/14/2019
Time: 
1 pm - 4 pm

Location:

32 Rte 37 E.
Sherman, CT, 06784
United States

Phone:

860.355.0271

10th Annual Blackberry Festival at White Silo Farm

Dates: 
08/18/2019
Time: 
Please check website for details

Location:

32 Rte 37 E.
Sherman, CT, 06784
United States

Phone:

860.355.0271

12th Annual Raspberry Festival at White Silo Farm

Dates: 
09/14/2019
09/15/2019
Time: 
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Location:

New Haven Green
Bordered by Chapel, College, Elm and Church Streets
New Haven, CT, 06511
United States

Phone:

1-800-323-7938

2019 Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

Dates: 
09/02/2019
Time: 
7 AM – 12 PM

Organization:

Location:

260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

914-666-8448

2019 Greenwich-Stamford Christmas Bird Count

Dates: 
12/15/2019
Time: 
Check website for details

Location:

32 Rte 37 E.
Sherman, CT, 06784
United States

Phone:

860.355.0271

2nd Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival at White Silo Farm

Dates: 
09/01/2019
Time: 
12 pm - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

37th Annual Queens County Fair at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–6:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

39th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
09/15/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:00 pm

Location:

32 Rte 37 E.
Sherman, CT, 06784
United States

Phone:

860.355.0271

4th Annual Beet Festival at White Silo Farm

Dates: 
10/05/2019
10/06/2019
Time: 
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Location:

32 Rte 37 E.
Sherman, CT, 06784
United States

Phone:

860.355.0271

6th Annual Quince Festival at White Silo Farm

Dates: 
11/02/2019
11/03/2019
Time: 
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Organization:

Location:

239 BANK STREET
NEW LONDON, CT, 06320
United States

Phone:

(860) 447-2519

Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival

Dates: 
09/12/2019
09/13/2019
09/14/2019
Time: 
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Organization:

Location:

101 Field Point Road
Greenwich , CT, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-618-7649

DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND CONCERTS ON THE SOUND

Dates: 
08/18/2019
Time: 
4 PM

Location:

Lake Mohegan
960 Morehouse Highway
Fairfield, CT, 06825
United States

Phone:

(203) 256-3191

Fairfield Light Up the Night Festival

Dates: 
09/07/2019
Time: 
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location:

Sherman Green Gazebo
1451 Post Road
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

203-256-3191

Fairfield Summer Concert Series

Dates: 
08/18/2019
08/24/2019
08/25/2019
Time: 
6:30 pm - 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

613 Riversville Road
Greenwich, CT, 06831
United States

Phone:

203-869-5272

Fall Migration Bird Walk at Audubon Greenwich

Dates: 
09/14/2019
09/21/2019
09/28/2019
Time: 
7 am - 9 am

Location:

Playland Parkway
Rye, NY, 10580
United States

Phone:

(914) 813-7010

Fireworks at Playland

Dates: 
08/23/2019
08/30/2019
Time: 
9:20pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Here We Goat Again! at Flanders!

Dates: 
09/08/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
9:30 AM

Organization:

Location:

9 Main Street North
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203) 266-7596

Holiday Wreath Making & Ornament Making at the Bellamy-Ferriday House

Dates: 
11/30/2019
12/01/2019
12/02/2019
Time: 
Sat., Nov. 30, 9:30 – 11:30 am Sun., Dec. 1, 3 – 5 pm Mon., Dec. 2, 7 – 9 pm

Organization:

Location:

2725 Main Street
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

(203) 381-2052

Latin Music Festival

Dates: 
09/15/2019
Time: 
1 pm - 6 pm

Location:

Stratford Town Hall- CT
2725 Main St.
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Menorah Lighting- Stratford CT

Dates: 
12/23/2019
Time: 
6 pm

Location:

Pardee-Morris House
325 Lighthouse Rd
New Haven, CT, 06512
United States

Phone:

2035624183

Location:

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

Orange Country Fair- CT

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
Check website for details

Location:

Paradise Green
Main St. & Huntington Rd
Stratford, CT, 06614
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Summer Sunset Concert Series at Stratford's Paradise Green

Dates: 
08/20/2019
08/27/2019
09/03/2019
Time: 
7 pm

Location:

Binney Park
Sound View Dr and Arch St
Greenwich, NY, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-622-7700

SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERTS

Dates: 
08/25/2019
Time: 
Call for info

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

The Amazing Maize Maze at Queen's Farm

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
09/28/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:30 pm (last ticket sold at 4:30)

Location:

Boothe Memorial Park
5774 Main St
Stratford, CT, 06614
United States

Phone:

(203) 385-4028

The Great Pumpkin Festival- Stratford

Dates: 
10/19/2019
Time: 
1 pm - 5 pm

Location:

Stratford Town Hall- CT
2725 Main St.
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Location:

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park
Exit 3 off I-95
Greenwich, CT, 06836
United States

Phone:

203-622-7700

Wednesday Night Concert Series

Dates: 
08/21/2019
Time: 
Call for exact times

Location:

224 Danbury Road Wilton Historical Society
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

203-762-0567

Wilton Farmers Market at the Historical Society

Dates: 
08/21/2019
Time: 
12 - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

245 Wolcott Rd.
Wolcott, CT, 06716
United States

Phone:

(203) 910-0645

Wolcott Country Fair

Dates: 
08/18/2019
Time: 
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