HEADLINES

Schedule of Events for Fall in Love with Ridgefield

Fall In Love with Ridgefield, Friday, October 16, to Sunday, October 18 in downtown Ridgefield

Friday:
Speakeasy in the Keeler Tavern Museum Barn, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Farm to Table Dinner ​Lounsbury House, begins at 6:30 p.m.

Haunted Hay Rides in Ballard Park, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Sponsored by Ridgefield ​Parks and Recreation and the Ridgfield Lions Club.

Children’s Book Sale at the Ridgefield Library, 12 noon to 8 p.m.  Sponsored by ​Friends of the Library.

65th Anniversary Celebration and Sale at Craig’s Fine Jewelry, 12 noon to 8 p.m.

Saturday:
Window Painting on Main Street​. Sponsored by Ridgefield Parks and Recreation​.

Balloon Artist in downtown Ridgefield, 12 noon to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Downtown Ridgefield.

“Little Black Dress” featuring Annie Kelly & Billy Michael in front of Town Hall, 12 noon to 5 p.m. They will play an eclectic mix of new and old jazz standards, blues, oldies, and country music, along with taking requests from the audience. ​Sponsored by Downtown Ridgefield.

Chili Contest at ​Keller Williams, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Americans with Disabilities Act 25th  Anniversary Proclamation presentation in front of Town Hall, along with special ADA events at the Ridgefield Library. Click here for more information.

Children’s Pumpkin Painting ​near the Toy Chest, 12 noon to 2 p.m.

Scarecrow Contest ​in downtown Ridgefield. Sponsored by Keeler Tavern Museum. Voting all weekend.

Nature inspired Family Day at the Aldrich Museum led by exhibiting artist Virginia Poundstone. Recommended for ages 2 to 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon; and ages 6-10 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Use fruits and vegetables to design large scale work of art for the ​Education Center as well as smaller works to bring home. THIS EVENT IS FREE.

Children’s Book Sale at the Ridgefield Library, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Sponsored by ​Friends of the Library. Voting will occur all weekend.

Bracelet Making Workshop at ​Sphere, 421 Main Street behind Planet Pizza, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. With special guest, Susan Choplinski, on the piano.

Free Needle-Felting Workshop, 12 noon to 2 p.m. at  ​nancy O. Learn to make Fun Festive Fall décor by needle-felting with wool with Sheila Dick.

Scarf Bar​n at nancy O, all day with new scarf designs, free patterns and knitting consultations.

Tea and jam samplings at Elizabella’s Bake Shop, all day.

65th Anniversary Celebration at Craig’s Fine Jewelry, all day.

Pumpktober Festival at the ​Lounsbury House. Sponsored by the Lounsbury House and Ridgefield Rotary Sunrise. Festival includes food, drink, games, rides, pumpkin carving, the great pumpkin illumination and much more.

Fall specialty menu items at participating downtown Ridgefield restaurants.

Sunday:
Pumktober Festival ​at the Lounsbury House continues.

Children’s Book Sale at the Ridgefield Library, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by  Friends of the Library.

Halloween inspired performance​ by members of the Performing Ensemble, Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, Main Street studios at 2 p.m.

Events and times are subject to change.  Please see Downtown Ridgefield’s Facebook page for updates.

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