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Weekend Planner: Pumpkins, Blessed Lambs and More

From our neighborhood to the towns around us, if you're looking for something to do this weekend we've got you covered.

Weekend Planner: Pumpkins, Blessed Lambs and More

Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information. 

Blessed Lambs Fall Festival

Where: 175 White Plains Road, Trumbull

When: Sat., Oct. 13, 11 a.m.

Cost: free

BBQ and Pumpkins

Where: P.J.'s Garden Exchange, 4244 Madison Ave., Trumbull

When: Sat., Oct. 13, 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Celebration of People

Where: Naugatuck's Linden Park

When: Saturday, Oct. 12, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: The Naugatuck Cultural Council is gathering people from all religions, races and creeds for a celebration of life 

Frank Stella Exhibit at the Philip Johnson Glass House

Where: The Glass House 199 Elm St, New Canaan, CT 06840

When: Tours through Nov. 30

Cost: $30, includes tour of Glass House

Scarlatti Kirkpatrick (2006-present) is a series of recent works by the renowned American abstract artist Frank Stella. The series represents Stella's current and latest body of work.

The series' spiraling, polychrome works form a bold new chapter in Stella's decades-long career exploring artistic reinvention and technical innovation, and are unlike any work he has created before.

Frank Stella: Scarlatti Kirkpatrick will be presented in Da Monsta on The Glass House property and will be included on Site and Extended tours through Nov. 30, 2012.

Where: Bunnell High School, 1 Bulldog Boulevard, Stratford

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m

Cost: Free

Description:Unclutter before the holiday season and drop off: wearable clothing, shoes, handbags, linens, stuffed animals, toys, board games, bicycles, etc. All donations will be shipped to needy countries and the high school band gets a donation based on the number of pounds collected. Follow signs around the back of Bunnell to a collection pod across from the softball field.

Where: Flanders Nature Center,  5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT

When: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13

Cost: $5

Description: The event combines a variety of entertainment, activities, demonstrations, vendors, food and more. Well-known entertainers Sirius Coyote will provide the music for listening or dancing. A new feature at the Autumn Festival is “A Taste of Pumpkins.” Festival-goers will have the chance to sample a variety of pumpkin-based foods, home made by Flanders’ members and friends. Arts and crafts and food vendors add to the day’s fun.


Middlebury: Fall Pumpkin Festival & Free Pony Rides

Where: Pies & Pints,  1 Store Rd, Middlebury, CT

When: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13

Cost: Free

Description: Free pony rides from 1 to 3 p.m. Celebrate with pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin soup, pumpkin ravioli and for the adults, a variety of pumpkin beers on draft.

Pumpkins on the Pier

Where: Walnut Beach,  Viscount Dr & E Broadway, Milford, CT

When: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 (Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 14)

Cost: Free

Description: To benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Milford, there will be a Pumpkin Decorating Area, Pumpkin Playground, Tractor Hay Ride, Horse & Buggy Ride, Children’s Game Area and so much more!

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