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.
Where: Jewish Federation of Western CT, Southbury
When: Sunday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Description: Iris Burnett, who has been a political advisor to two presidents and many elected officials, will give a presentation titled, “Presidential Politics: Behind the Scenes” in Southbury.
Monroe Elementary Great Pumpkin Fair
Where: Monroe Elementary School, 375 Monroe Turnpike.
When: Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Description: Moonbounces, children's games, face painting, bounce house, a haunted house maze, popular vendors, raffles and Silent Auction. Some of our silent auction items include ticket to see a taping of Jimmy Fallon, 4 tickets to sit in the grandstand at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, Disney hopper passes and many many more. Homemade treats, fried dough, grilled fare, cotton candy and popcorn are also available.
Milford: Tag Sale to Benefit FeralCare and Nutmeg Clinic
Where: 63 Camden St, Milford, CT
When: Sat., Oct. 20, 2012 9 a.m., RAIN DATE: Sun., Oct. 21
Description: All proceeds will help the cats and dogs we have aided with spay/neuter and vaccines. Lots of antiques, household items, toys, fabric, Christmas, and other miscellaneous goods.
BBQ and Pumpkins
Where: P.J.'s Garden Exchange, 4244 Madison Ave., Trumbull
When: Sat., Oct. 20, 11 a.m.
Woodbury: All Hollow's Eve at the Glebe House
Where: The Glebe House and Gertrude Jekyll Garden
When: 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Rain Date: Saturday, Oct. 27
Cost: Tickets in advance are $10 per person and $20 per family. At the door, tickets are $12 per person and $25 per family.
Description: Cemetery tours, costumed people portray ghosts of Woodbury's past. See article for full description.
"Barefoot in the Park" at Center Stage Shelton
Where: Center Stage Theatre, 54 Grove Street, Shelton CT
When: Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday Oct. 20 at 8 p.m.
Cost: Adults $25, Students $10
Description: In this winsome comedy, newlyweds Corie and Paul negotiate their first apartment, eccentric neighbors and a meddling mother. This Neil Simon hit sparkles with lively wordplay and laughs as well as charming characters who find joy amid inspired lunacy.