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September 6, 2021
Fun / Outdoors / Fall Things To Do

Fall Things To Do 2021

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We gathered a slew of things to keep you busy this Fall.

Corn Maze and Apple Picking at Bishop’s Orchards, 10am to 5pm thru the end of October. Details here.

ECSO / Lyman Allyn Art Museum Garden Concert, 9/26

101st Annual Durham Fair, 9/23 – 9/26

September Stroll at Hillstead Museum, 9/26

Ivoryton Playhouse presents The Porch on Windy Hill, 9/23 – 11/17

Join RJ Julia for a Virtual Talk with Anderson Cooper on 9/24 for an insider’s view on one of America’s most famous dynasties.

Musical Masterworks is back in person this Fall. Buy tickets here. 

Guilford Art Center offers art classes and workshops for adults and kids.

Niantic Bay Oyster Festival, 9/25

Scott’s Yankee Farmer, East Lyme:  Pick your own apples plus Pirate Treasure Corn Maze. Reservations required.

Florence Griswold Museum: Wee Faerie Village is back this year 10/1-10/31 with FOLLY WOODS: Awesome Wee Faerie Architecture Along the Artists’ Trail. Cafe Flo is open until 10/31.

21th Annual Scarecrow Contest and FestiFall in Essex, 10/9 – 10/31 Read more here.

2021 CT Craft Beer Fest, 10/9: Over 60 CT Breweries are participating at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, presented by the CT Brewers Guild.

Vista’s 13th annual Tour de Shore, 10/12

The Sipping Terrace is open at Ocean House thru 10/10

The Connecticut River Museum hosts Hands on the Land: Art and the Environment in the Connecticut River Valley thru 10/10.

Lyman Allyn Museum: Next exhibit: LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting, 10/23/21 – 1/2/22

Yale Center For British Art and Yale Art Gallery is open Fridays, from noon to 7 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays, from noon to 4 pm. Free timed-entry tickets are strongly encouraged.

The Garde Arts Center is open!  From Joan Osbourne & Madeleine Peyroux to Gordon Lightfoot, tickets are on sale now.

Mystic Seaport Museum presents Sea As Muse: exploring the ways that the sea provided a similar inspiration for decorative arts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Find out more. 

The Goodspeed Opera House will officially reopen on Friday, September 24! More info and their Safety Policy here.

Fall Bird Walks at Hammonasset State Park with The Audubon Shop start after Labor Day, and run every Saturday through mid-November. Find out more here

Lots of exciting in-person performances at The Kate this Fall. See the line-up.

High Hopes Holiday Market is in person this year! 11/14

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