Enjoy an early autumn afternoon of family fun with cider press demonstrations, Squirrel Olympics, apple sling shot, pumpkin scavenger hunt, seasonal harvest crafts for kids, and bake your own apple filled with sweet goodies. Also enjoy some homemade butter while cooking up some corn bread on a stick over the fire. Do some taste testing of a variety of apples and local honey, plus enjoy a seasonal goodie or two at a harvest bake sale. Then fill your bellies with delicious corn dogs and grilled corn, available for purchase.
Fresh local cider will be available for purchase by the cup, half gallon & gallon! Enjoy this autumnal beverage with some delicious seasonal baked goods!
Address: 144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT 06840
About New Canaan Nature Center
The New Canaan Nature Center features diverse habitats, including wet and dry meadows and woodlands, two ponds, dense thickets, an old orchard and a cattail marsh. Two miles of trails criss-cross the site that is one of the six largest tracks of open space in New Canaan. Trails and grounds are open from dawn to dusk and admission is free to the public. In addition to the natural trails, visitors are welcome to enjoy an arboretum and a variety of gardens including the Sally Waters Herb Garden, James L. Crider Memorial Bird and Butterfly Garden, the Swallen Wildflower Garden, and Susan B. Hanson Memorial Naturalists' Garden.