Harvest Festival Weekend - Stamford Museum and Nature Center

Date: 10/15/11 through 10/16/11
Hours: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., rain or shine
Ages: All
Price: $10, 3 and under free
39 Scofieldtown Road - 203-322-1646
Stamford, CT 06903

Description: Enjoy hayrides, apple cider demonstrations, a scarecrow contest and pumpkin carving. Wear a costume and participate in a parade led by a special guest. Also, meet the newest members of Heckscher Farm - two female guinea hogs - and help name them. Festival visitors can submit suggestions for the piglets' names for "Name Our Pigs" Challenge. Those who suggest the winning names will receive free admission for four to the farm's upcoming family festivals in March and May. Other activities include an apple slingshot, farm animal demonstrations, face-painting, storytelling, and children's crafts.