Crazy for Chocolate and Pumpkin Palooza at Stew Leonard`s. Calling all chocolate lovers! Join a fun-filled chocolate class for toddlers on Tuesday, October 3 and Wednesday, October 4 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the 100 Westport Ave. store. You’re also invited to visit Stew’s for Pumpkin Palooza on Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8. This time of year, Stew’s Garden Shop is bursting with local pumpkins! Learn more at www.stewleonards.com/stew-leonards-events. @stewleonards #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #stewleonards #crazyforchocolate #pumpkinpalooza #allchocolatelovers #classfortoddlers #funfilled #localpumpkinshere #octoberfun
Spacecat Brewing Company`s Oktoberfest, October 6 – 8. Free, un-ticketed event. Friday and Saturday are 21+ only; Sunday will be family day! 6 bands, 5 food trucks & lots of local vendors. Prost! Spacecat is located at 57 Chestnut St in the historic J. & J. Cash textiles mill in South Norwalk. Just a 1/4-mile south of the South Norwalk train station and 1/2-mile south of Washington St. https://spacecatbrewing.com @spacecatbrewingco #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #spacecatbrewingcompany #oktoberfest #freeevent #fridayandsaturday21+ #sundayfamilyday #6bandsand5foodtrucks #localvendors
2023 Garavel SoNo Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run, Sunday, October 1st at Veteran’s Park, 42 Seaview Ave. Runners will enjoy an exciting and unique course through historic South Norwalk, along beautiful coastline, down charming picturesque, tree-lined streets and past many of Norwalk’s notable landmarks and attractions. Race day kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with the start of the half marathon, which is immediately followed by the start of the 5K race. The free Kids Fun Run begins at 11:00 a.m. for preregistered participants. All participants receive awesome race swag including a high-quality performance shirt, headwear, free race photos and a brag-worthy finisher’s medal. Celebrate your finish at the post-race party and enjoy free beer (21+), Dave’s Planet Pizza, goodies from Stew Leonard’s, and more! Since 2015, this event has helped raise over $100,000 for local charities and organizations. Register at https://bit.ly/3ByLMxR. @sonohalf @daves_planetpizza @stewleonards #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #2023garavelsonohalfmarathon #5kandkidsfunrun #excitinguniquecoursethroughhistoricsouthnorwalk #postraceparty #foodbeerandmore #davesplanetpizza #stewleonards #muchtoenjoy
Cantando y Jugando and Norwalk/Nagarote Sister City Project Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Saturday, September 30 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Norwalk Public Library Auditorium, 1 Belden Ave. This is a free family event. Craft Items will be sold to support the Norwalk/Nagarote Sister City Project. For more information, visit www.norwalkpl.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. @norwalklibct #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #cantandoyjugando #norwalknagarotesistercityproject #celebratehispanicheritagemonth #freefamilyevent
Live Robot Combat Tournament, “The Final Botdown,” on Saturday, September 30, starting at 10:00 a.m., at Norwalk Havoc Robot League HQ, 165 Water St. (with easy parking at the Webster lot or Maritime Garage). Watch LIVE as builders of combat robots from all over the world compete to gain a place at the 3lb, 12lb and 30lb $1 MILLION World Championships at the end of the NHRL season. You’ll see dozens of fights with groundbreaking robots across 8 purpose-built cages, from fully autonomous spinning bots known as Meltybrains, to flamethrower bots that melt their opponents into a pile of molten parts. Nothing prepares you for the feeling of being cage side when two 30lb robots go head to head. It’s an action-packed day fit for the whole family. Enjoy food from local food trucks, beer from Spacecat Brewing Co., visit the growing and legendary collection of robots in NHRL’s Bot Museum, along with the chance to test-drive your own house bot. Tickets and info at www.nhrl.io/events. @norwalkhavoc @nhrlrobotcombat #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #liverobotcombattournament #thefinalbotdown #norwalkhavocrobotleague #dozensofrobotfights #8purposebuiltcages #muchtosee #localfoodtrucks #beerfromspacecatbrewingco
Black by Demand Specialty Coffee & Catering now open at the SoNo Train Station! Ribbon-cutting ceremony with Mayor Rilling this morning (9/29) at 9:30. Black by Demand Specialty Coffee & Catering LLC originated in the Bronx, NY in late 2021, following a decade-long labor of love in all aspects of the specialty coffee industry. They pride themselves on bringing guests and communities together by energizing the vibes with their mobile full-service café featuring good coffee, great espresso beverages, and even better small bites. They are pleased to announce their special expansion to a kiosk in the South Norwalk Metro-North train station. Black by Demand will not only provide amazing coffee and treats, true to their mission of highlighting collaboration over competition, they will also showcase various guest roasters from across the African diaspora, as well as offering unique products usually not found in cafes here, such as Jamaican coffee lemonade and an assortment of patties such as jerk chicken and salmon. They are located downstairs directly adjacent to the South/New York City-bound platform at 24 Monroe St. Current hours are 6:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, and closed Sundays, with plans to be open later in the evening for the homecoming crowd soon. Fall specialty beverages include: Pumpkin Spice Latte (Of course! Wouldn’t be fall without it!), Brown Butter Baby (brown butter toffee syrup, swirled into an oat chai latte), Spicy Maple Latte (vanilla maple with a spicy finish from scotch bonnet and piri pepper). Grand opening specials include: the first 25 customers who purchase a retail bag of coffee or make a $25+ purchase will receive free Black by Demand merchandise (such as drinking glassware). Branded tote bags will be given to the first 50 customers who make a purchase and sign up for the Black by Demand loyalty program. Learn more at www.BlackbyDemand.biz . @blackbydemandcoffee @blackbydemandco #visitnorwalk #norwalkforbusiness #norwalkct #norwalk #blackbydemandspecialtycoffeeandcatering #sono #sonotrainstation #newbusiness #smallbusiness #coffeeshop #shoplocal #buylocal #wmbe #mwbe #womenownedbusinesses
Unfortunately, we are cancelling tomorrow`s Kids to Parks Day again due to the weather forecast. Once a reschedule date is selected, we will share it. #KidsToParksDayCancelled
Kids to Parks Day 2023, presented by the City of Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department, on Saturday, September 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at Cranbury Park, 300 Grumman Ave. This free family event includes Grit Ninja On the Go, Music, Lawn Games, Meditation & Mindfulness, and more. Registration is required at https://bit.ly/3t344qF. More information at https://norwalkct.gov/275/Recreation-Parks. @norwalkrecreation @norwalk_ct #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #kidstoparksday2023 #cityofnorwalkrecreationandparksdepartment #freefamilyevent #gritninjaonthego #music #lawngames #meditationandmindfulness
Worldwide Day of Play with free admission at Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Saturday, September 30 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Stepping Stones is proud to serve as a participating site for the return of Our World: Worldwide Day of Play, a global play event presented by Nickelodeon and the Association of Children’s Museums. Programming will reinforce lessons about the importance of play and the tremendous benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle. Take a break from the electronic devices and join us as we get children and their families up, out, playing around and experiencing joyful learning through play. 303 West Ave. Learn more at www.steppingstonesmuseum.org. @steppingstonesmuseum #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #worldwidedayofplay #steppingstonesmuseumforchildren #ourworldwidedayofplay #reinforcinglessonsabouttheimportanceofplay #tremendousbenefitsofanactivehealthylifestyle #cometogetherandgetactive
Get ready for an electrifying weekend of entertainment at our Halloween Nightfair on Washington Street, October 28th and 29th • • On Saturday the 28th, we’re unleashing a night of high-energy excitement. Dance the night away to the pulsating beats of the house music sensation @goodboysoff and brace yourself for a mind-blowing finale with Dutch DJ, @laidbackluke .
On Sunday the 29th, we’ve got a special treat for you. The multi-talented @ryancabrera will take the stage, bringing all the nostalgic vibes.
Community Tag & Bake Sale on Saturday, September 30, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Norwalk Community Health Center, 120 Connecticut Ave. (rain date Sunday, October 1). A benefit for Norwalk Community Health Center Farmer’s Market. Free on-site parking, a treasure trove of basics, bargains and one-of-a-kind items. Learn more at https://norwalkchc.org/events. @norwalkchc #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #communitytagandbakesale #norwalkcommunityhealthcenter #freeonsiteparking #basicsbargainsandoneofakinditems
Norwalk Hospital Whittingham Cancer Center Walk & Run. Saturday, September 30, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Calf Pasture Beach. Join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Whittingham Cancer Center Walk & Run. Proceeds from this 5k run and 3k walk remain in this community to care for our community residents who are in need of cancer care. Live music will be provided by DNR - the almost all-physician band - with the Whittingham Cancer Center`s very own Dr. Richard Frank on saxophone. Your tax-deductible gift today will support our journey toward a cancer-free tomorrow. Register at https://bit.ly/3kmaI3z @nuvancehealth #norwalkhospital #visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #norwalkhospitalwhittinghamcancercenterwalkandrun #20thanniversary #5kand3kruns #livemusicprovidedbydnr #proceedsgotothecommunityresidentswhoareinneedofcancercare #supportourjourneytowardcancerfreetomorrow