Things to do in Fairfield this weekend
Published 11:18 am, Friday, September 14, 2012
Comfortable temperatures and blue skies are expected to make it all but impossible to stay indoors this weekend. Here's a few things to do in Fairfield to get you out of the house:
Friday night head over to the 19th annual SeptemberFest sponsored by Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, from 6-10 p.m. There will be rides, games, prizes, raffles, a white elephant sale, bingo, food and more. The fair continues Saturday from 1-10 p.m. and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. Call 203-333-9065 or visit www.assumptionfairfield.org for more information.
Take part in the 3rd annual CT Challenge Stand Up Paddle, or just cheer on the paddle-board participants, Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Jacky Durrell Pavilion at Penfield Beach, 401 Fairfield Beach Road. A post-paddle party starts at noon, and proceeds benefit CT Challenge programs for cancer survivors. The registration fee for participants is $45. For more information visit www.ctchallenge.org
You don't have to venture far this weekend to visit an old-fashioned agricultural fair -- just head to the Greenfield Hill Grange, 1873 Hillside Road, on Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission is free and the fair features a tag sale, baked good sale, judged exhibits, vegetables, fruits, flowers, arts and crafts, a tea cup auction, music and entertainment, lectures and garden presentations. Call 203-371-1909 for more information.
Immerse yourself in another culture at the Heritage India Festival on Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Town Hall Green, 725 Old Post Road. Musical performances, henna artistry and yoga will be showcased at the free event presented by the Hindu Cultural Center. For more information, visit www.hinduculturalcenter.org
The kids can touch trucks of all shapes and sizes to their hearts' content Sunday at the Touch-a-Truck event, noon - 4 p.m. at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. Admission is $5 per person, ages 1 and up with a maximum of $20 per family. Proceeds benefit the Junior Women's Club's scholarship fund. Visit www.jwcfairfield.com for more information.