A SPOOKTACULAR TIME
Get your little goblins ready for the annual Greenwich Greet & Treat. Greenwich Moms has partnered with GREENWICH magazine to bring Halloween to the Avenue on Saturday, October 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Businesses will participate with special in-store promotions and goodies for all. There will also be food trucks and Kids Zone activities including a bubble show, DJ, touch a firetruck and arts & crafts. greenwichmoms.com
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT
The Hudson Valley’s most illuminating fall happening, The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, will take place until November 20. Meander through an eighteenth-century landscape and discover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on-site by a team of artisans. (New for 2022, watch the animated “Jack” Smith Shop in action.) Complete with synchronized lighting and an original soundtrack, this one-of-a-kind event is not to be missed. pumpkinblaze.org
Dive into homemade dough at this fun hands-on pasta-making class with Federico Perandin, owner and chef of Cos Cob–based Il Pastaficio. The evening is part of the Greenwich Historical Society’s Create in the Barn series of workshops. Participants will make and sample two types of pasta, one filled and one flat. The best part? You ‘ll take home the fruits of your labor, along with some special treats. October 20, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m greenwichhistory.org.
TAKE CENTER STAGE
Celebrate the newly renovated Berkley Theater at Greenwich Library on Saturday, October 15. The opening night event will feature a performance by the world-class Martha Graham Dance Company. A celebratory cocktail party in the library’s Reading Room with the dancers will follow the performance. Funds from this inaugural event will support the upcoming season of Center Stage programs, including two public MGDC performances on October 15, plus a yearlong array of extraordinary cultural and educational experiences in the Berkley Theater. Center Stage programs are free and accessible to all members of the Greenwich community. greenwichlibrary.org
Every month Layla Lisiewski, Greenwich mom of four and founder of Greenwich Moms and its parent company, The Local Moms Network, shares some of her favorite things to do—from seasonal activities to can’t-miss events. Follow @greenwich_moms on Instagram, sign up for the newsletter and check out the calendar at greenwichmoms.com.