Thursday, October 15, 2015

Harvest Festival at Stamford Museum and Nature Center

A fall family tradition returns to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18 with the Annual Harvest Festival Weekend. This year, the weekend will be kicked off with a new event for adults-only – Octoberfest On The Meadow at 6:30 pm on Friday, October 16 with proceeds supporting the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. The evening will feature seasonal Oktoberfest brews, as well as Octoberfest favorites including kielbasa with sauerkraut and cherry beer roasted pork shoulder. Guests will be entertained by live music from Green Eyed Lady.

Octoberfest On The Meadow tickets are available for purchase online or by phone at 203.977.6521. Tickets prices are: SM&NC Members $60 per person/Non-Members $75 per person if purchased in advance, or SM&NC Members $70 per person /Non-Members $85 per person if purchased at the door.
The weekend will continue with the Harvest Festival Weekend, an annual family event celebrating the fall season, from 11 am to 3 pm both Saturday and Sunday. With plenty to do for the whole family, activities include hayrides, apple cider demonstrations, apple slingshots, a scarecrow contest, and pumpkin carving. Children (and parents) are encouraged to come in costume and participate in a parade at 1 pm led by a special guest. Other activities include farm animal demonstrations, face-painting, storytelling, children's crafts, music from Jay and Ray, and much more.
Harvest Festival Weekend Daily Admission Fees: SM&NC Members: $5 per person/Non-Members: $10 per person. Children 3 and under are free.
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization founded in 1936, is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction, seeking to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events that enhance the visitor's experience of its unique site.
Stamford Museum & Nature Center is located at 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT (3/4 mile North of Merritt Parkway Exit 35.) For more information call 203.322.1646 or visit
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