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Touch-A-Truck & Chili Cook-Off

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Add to Calendar 03-11-2013 03-11-2013 15 Touch-A-Truck & Chili Cook-Off Get up close and personal with some larger-than-life vehicles during Touch-A-Truck. Find out how these trucks work, what purposes they serve, and climb inside a few. Stamford's Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off will be held at this year's Touch-A-Truck event raising money for both the SM&NC and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. For a suggested donation of $10 per person (ages 10 and over) or the donation of a bag of non-perishable food items, taste each competitor's chili and vote for your favorite. Contestants include Stamford's own Hunter Zampa, recently seen on the Food Network. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=147863 Stamford Museum and Nature Center true DD/MM/YYYY
November 03, 2013
11am–3pm
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Stamford
All Ages
$10; $6 students (18+ with valid ID); $5 Children ages 4-17; free for children younger than 4

Description: Get up close and personal with some larger-than-life vehicles during Touch-A-Truck. Find out how these trucks work, what purposes they serve, and climb inside a few. Stamford's Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off will be held at this year's Touch-A-Truck event raising money for both the SM&NC and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. For a suggested donation of $10 per person (ages 10 and over) or the donation of a bag of non-perishable food items, taste each competitor's chili and vote for your favorite. Contestants include Stamford's own Hunter Zampa, recently seen on the Food Network.

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Phone: 203-322-1646
Website: stamfordmuseum.org

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Venue Description: The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to bringing art, agricultural and natural sciences, and history to the community. SM&NC offers family fun through exhibits, educational programs, and special events. At the Overbrook Nature Center, visitors can explore more than 80 acres of nature trails or join in an informative program with one of the center's naturalists. Opened in the fall of 2006, the Wheels in the Woods Trail #7 is an accessible nature trail that meanders alongside the Poorhouse Brook and through the established hardwood forest. Heckscher Farm offers the sights, sounds, and smells of active farm life. The Animal Embassy Building houses a collection of non-releasable exotic animal ambassadors. There are a variety of programs designed for children to develop an understanding of wildlife and their environment. Each Friday, weather permitting, visitors can enjoy viewing the moon, planets, and deep space objects through the 22-inch research telescope at the Observatory. Nature's Playground in the woods is a great place for kids and parents to scale a spider's web to a tree house with a lookout, then wind their way down a tubular slide or zoom down the otter slide. Seating with tables for picnicking or projects and benches are provided all around the SM&NC.

Upcoming Events at Stamford Museum and Nature Center:

  • Exhibitions: Nature's Numbers - 06/20/15 - 08/30/15
  • A Day in a Farmer's Life - 06/24/15 - 08/19/15
  • Nature is Brought to You by The Number - 07/02/15 - 08/20/15
  • SM&NC Sunday Farm Market - 07/05/15 - 10/11/15
  • Heckscher Wild! Feeding - 07/11/15 - 08/22/15
  • Outdoor Adventures: Things with Wings Night Hike - 08/07/15