Candy and More
When: Friday, Oct. 21; 6 p.m.
Where: Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center, 449 Pemberwick Rd., Greenwich (203-618-7649)
Details: Get down to the music of DJ rick rock while the kids enjoy games and prizes at this annual local family event. Tickets are $11.
What: Halloween Maze
When: Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; through Nov. 1
Where: Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park, 303 West Ave., Norwalk; 203-899-0606
Details: Kids are encouraged to “follow the clues, twists, and turns” to get through this pumpkin-decorated, spooky mini maze. When they’re done, enjoy a bounty of all-ages exhibits.
When: Saturday, Oct. 29; 7 p.m.
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich, 4 Horseneck Ln., Greenwich, CT
Details: The Red Ribbon Foundation’s party features Halloween-themed brews and food, dancing, drag queen bingo and an “outlandish costume” contest. For information and tickets, visit www.redribbonfoundation.org.
Just Say Boo
What: Boo at the Zoo
When: Sunday, Oct. 30; 12-3 p.m.
Where: The Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT
Details: Get spooky with an afternoon of music, harvest hayrides, face painters and other seasonal enjoyments. Guaranteed to delight and fright all those who pass through! An added bonus; All attendees under 12 and in costume get into the Zoo for free.
What: West Hartford Hauntings
When: Oct. 21, 22, 28 and 29; 6-8:45 p.m.
Where: North Cemetery, 75 N. Main St., West Hartford
Details: It’s a bit of a trek from Greenwich, but this cemetery tour is one of the best in the state. The stories this year include husband and wife train accident victims, the story of a Revolutionary War prisoner and the tale of a runaway apprentice. Tours begin every 15 minutes from 6-8:45 p.m.