Saturday, October 30, 2010

Halloween Weekend Happenings

There are so many wonderfully kid-friendly things to do in SECT this weekend!
Don't forget that many of the local corn mazes will be closing soon.  For a list of locally owned, AMAZING corn mazes, check the archives of the NutmeggerNotes blog.  Scott's Orchard in East Lyme is also a fun, smaller corn maze!  Our 4 & 6 year old got through it and found all of the stamps within 30 minutes.

On with the list of Halloween happenings for Saturday 10/30 & Sunday 10/31. 
Be safe and have FUN!
Heather  :)
If you go:
Waterford Village Green:  Book signing, Saturday 11a-1p.  Local author Robin G. Maillett will be on hand with children's picture book, "Jordan Village", at the Waterford Historical Society (corner of Rope Ferry/Avery Lane) A portion of the proceeds benefit the Traumatic Brain Injury Association of America!

Mystic AquariumFall-o-Ween Festival Saturday 11a-10p & Sunday 11a-4p.  Wear your costumes!  Fun for every member of the family! 

New London's Halloween Town:  Saturday at 6p across from the train station. FREE pumpkin painting, FREE trick or treating, spooky stories, live kids music by Steve Elci and friends, dance party PLUS spooky tours and local farm cider and caramel apples, corn chowder and more!

Mystic Seaport
:  Nautical Nightmare Tours begin Saturday & Sunday at 6:15 p.m and leave every 15 minutes. This event is not recommended for children under 10. Nautical Nightmares is not wheelchair accessible as it includes several steps.  Nautical Nightmares was picked as one of America's Spookiest Ghost Tours by!

Deep River Shiver Tours:  Saturday, 7p and 9:30p at the Deep River Library experience a paranormal investigation of the Deep River Library.  During the evening event, visitors will explore the paranormal with a professional investigating team and get “ hands on” experience using the latest high tech equipment and paranormal investigating procedures and terminology.  A VIP package will be available which will be a 2 hour event  including pizza and magic show, interactive tour and “Shiver Tour” keepsake, and Q&A information session.  Call (860) 526-6039 for information.

Essex Steam Train's Fright Train:  Saturday and Sunday, 5:30p & 7:30p
Recommended for tweens ages 8 and up. 

Mystic Seaport:  Trick or Treat, Sunday 4:30p-6p (last admission accepted at 5:30p)
What could be more fun than Halloween at Mystic Seaport before darkness falls? Bring your own trick-or-treat bag and please park in Latitude 41° Restaurant's parking lot and walk across to the north entrance. Follow the pumpkins to the village, where not-so-spooky spooks are waiting to pass out treats.

Clyde's Cider Mill:  1st Annual Halloween Costume Contest, this Sunday 12p-2p! Ages 1-12 yrs, prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be awarded. Winners will be announced at 2p.

If you want to share information on the people, places and products that make SECT so special, please email us!

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