75 1of75Be ready to be scared? The Creeperum haunted house opens in Hamden of Friday and runs through Nov. 4. Find out more.Kim BrentShow MoreShow Less 2of75Popa Chubby will be performing at the Fairfield Theater Company on Friday. Find out more.PicasaShow MoreShow Less 3of75 4of75The Haunted Isle is open on Friday and Saturday nights and runs through Oct. 29. Find out more.B.K. Angeletti / B.K. AngelettiShow MoreShow Less 5of75“Meteor Shower,” a play penned by Steve Martin, opens at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theater Wednesday, Sept. 28 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 23. Find out more.Courtesy of Long Wharf Theatre / Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 6of75 7of75Legends of Fear haunted trail and hayride opens Friday at Fairfview Treefarm in Shelton and runs weekends through October 26. Find out more.LMF/DGShow MoreShow Less 8of75Theresa Caputo, from TLC’s, “Long Island Medium,” will appear at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Friday. Find out more.Mills Entertainment / Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 9of75 10of75Fright Haven, a haunted attraction for Halloween, is located in the former Bally's Fitness Center in Stratford and is open from Sept. 22 through Oct. 31. Find out more.Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 11of75Hairspray will be performed at the Downtown Cabaret in Bridgeport from Sept. 23 through Oct. 16. Find out more.NBC / NBCShow MoreShow Less 12of75 13of75Buckle up for some all-you-can-drive go-karting at On Track Karting in Brookfield on Friday. Find out more.H John Voorhees III/Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 14of75Zookeepers Lindsay Carubia, left, and Jamie Cantoni with one of the four visiting African penguins on exhibit at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. The birds will be on display on Friday. Find out more.Brian A. Pounds / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 15of75 16of75The Big E is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and is running from Sept. 16th-Oct. 2nd and is in West Springfield, Mass. Find out more.Brett MickelsonShow MoreShow Less 17of75Hit the green this weekend with a round of golf at one of southwestern Connecticut's beautiful golf courses. Click here for a look at the area's best courses.Tyler Sizemore / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 18of75 19of75Through Nov. 4, Lyman Orchards' corn maze is open to explore in Middlefield. Find out more.Contributed PhotoShow MoreShow Less 20of75There are plenty of volunteer opportunities all around Connecticut this weekend. Click here for a look at volunteer opportunities closest to you.Carol Kaliff / Carol KaliffShow MoreShow Less 21of75 22of75Newtown's first restaurant week is this week and runs until Sunday. Find out more.Jason RearickShow MoreShow Less 23of75"Masterminds" opens in theaters Friday.Glen WilsonShow MoreShow Less 24of75 25of75“The Mousetrap,” a murder-mystery on stage will be performed at the Town Players' Little Theatre in Newtown, Friday, Sept. 30, through Saturday, Oct. 22. Find out more. Courtesy of Town Players / Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 26of75Come check out the Treasures of the Peabody exhibit at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven. The exhibit will be on view until Jan. 8, 2017. Find out more.Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 27of75 28of75“Fox on the Fairway” at the Milford Center for the Arts opens Friday Sept. 30 and runs through Oct. 16. Find out more.Eastbound Theatre /Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 29of75Dig in to some pizza and enjoy a pint this weekend at Bridgeport's new brewery, Brewport Brewing Co. Find out more.Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 30of75 31of75"Deepwater Horizon" opens in theaters Friday.David LeeShow MoreShow Less 32of75Mohegan Sun is hosting a winning authors event on Friday in Uncasville, Conn. Come listen to a discussion panel and book signing with several female thriller authors. Find out more.Mohegan SunShow MoreShow Less 33of75 34of75The New Canaan Nature center is hosting its annual Harvest Festival on Saturday. Find out more. Show MoreShow Less 35of75Sun Brewfest is this Saturday at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. Find out more.Cask RepublicShow MoreShow Less 36of75 37of75The Smoke in the Valley Craft Beer and Music Fest in Seymour, Conn. will be on Saturday. Find out more.Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 38of75Tim McGraw will be performing Saturday at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. Find out more.MARK TERRILL/STShow MoreShow Less 39of75 40of75The Westport Cinema Initiative and Homes with Hope are hosting a drive-in theater showing of "Ghostbusters" at Compo Beach in Westport on Saturday. Find out more.Getty ImagesShow MoreShow Less 41of75Come pick your own pumpkin for Halloween this year. Here are some places where you can pick pumpkins.Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 42of75 43of75Search for songbirds and learn about bird banding techniques at the Audubon of Greenwich on Saturday. Find out more.Bob Luckey Jr. / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 44of75Come carve pumpkins at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk on the weekends of Oct. 1-2, 8-9, 22-23, and 29-30. Find out more.GTShow MoreShow Less 45of75 46of75Enjoy some live music, food, drinks, a fire pit, and haunted trail at Earthplace's Woodside Bash in Westport on Saturday. Find out more.Franchon Smith/The ChronicleShow MoreShow Less 47of75Come to Waterbury's Palace Theater for their Timeless Gala on Saturday. At this black tie event you have a chance to network with members of the entertainment industry and listen to live music and food. Find out more.APShow MoreShow Less 48of75 49of75The Black Rock Farmer's Market is back in season, every Saturday until October 15. Find out more.Christian AbrahamShow MoreShow Less 50of75“Farragut North” is being performed at the Ridgefield Theater Barn in Ridgefield, and runs through Saturday. Find out more.Pat Halbert / Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 51of75 52of75Come pick your own apples Saturday and Sunday at Silverman's Farm in Easton. Find out more. Show MoreShow Less 53of75Head down to the Citycenter Danbury Farmers' Market on Saturday at Kennedy Park. Find out more.Carol Kaliff/Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 54of75 55of75Bring your kids to enjoy a dog themed story and visit from a shelter dog from PAWS at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk on Saturday. Find out more.Erik Trautmann / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 56of75Stamford's Farmers Market is open for the season, every Saturday until October 31. Find out more.Keelin Daly / For Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 57of75 58of75The "Healing Hearts and Mending Minds" fundraiser concert for NAMI Southwest CT Saturday at Greenwich Library's Cole Auditorium. Find out more.Contributed / Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 59of75The Connecticut Renaissance Faire will run every weekend in October (plus Columbus Day, Oct. 10) at the North Haven Fairgrounds. This weekend is pets and marketplace weekend. Find out more.Eric Tetreault/Contributed photo/Contributed PhotoShow MoreShow Less 60of75 61of75The Discovery Museum in Bridgeport is hosting a free admission day on Saturday. There will be a variety of STEM themed activities to do. Find out more.Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 62of75Composer Steve Dorff will be at the Danbury Palace on Saturday to perform many of his popular songs and to reveal the stories behind them. Find out more.Steve Dorff /Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 63of75 64of75Violinist Yevgeny Kutik will be the guest soloist with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra on Saturday. Find out more.Corey Hayes / Contributed photoShow MoreShow Less 65of75The JR Forever Memorial Walk/5K Run is this Sunday in Darien. All proceeds will benefit cancer charities. Find out more.Kimberly ServasShow MoreShow Less 66of75 67of75Come make your own scarecrow at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center Sunday Oct. 2 and 9. Find out more.Kirk LangShow MoreShow Less 68of75Come have some family fun at the Earthplace Festival in Westport on Sunday. Find out more.Jarret Liotta / For Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 69of75 70of75Come enjoy some beer, brats, and German music at Oktoberfest at The Hops Company in Derby, Conn. Every Sunday from Sept. 11 through Oct. 23. Find out more. Show MoreShow Less 71of75Redding Roadhouse is hosting its 31st annual Oktoberfest Sunday and runs through October 31st. Find out more.iStockphoto.comShow MoreShow Less 72of75 73of75ChowdaFest is this Sunday. Come enjoy chowders from a variety of restaurants. The event is at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport and it raises money for the Connecticut Food Bank. Find out more.BK Angeletti/B.K. AngelettiShow MoreShow Less 74of75The annual Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich's Muddy Up 5K Run and Family Walk takes place at Camp Simmons in Greenwich on Sunday. Find out more.Keelin Daly/for Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 75of75 Looking for plans for this upcoming weekend? Here are 50 things to do around Connecticut.