FRIDAY, OCT. 14
BRIAN’S ANGELS BAKE SALE TO HELP END HOMELESSNESS. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Walmart Market, 325 Oakland St., Bristol. Donations welcome.
A FALL HARVEST DANCE. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Al Fenton Big Band. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. BYOB. Snacks and set-ups available. Dress to impress. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $15 at the door. (860) 585-5411, email@example.com, TheCarouselMuseum.org.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15
PRAY THE ROSARY FOR THE COUNTRY IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA. Noon. About 15,000 other Rosary rallies around the country. The event is part of the America needs Fatima organization. St. Anthony Church, 11 School St., Bristol.
DAY TRIP TO CAROUSELS IN MASSACHUSETTS, CONNECTICUT. Held by the New England Carousel Museum. Leave carousel museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol at 9 a.m. Stops include the museum, the Bushnell Park Carousel, and the Berkshire Carousel. $45 for adults, $40 for museum members and children. Space limited. (860)585-5411, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRISTOL PUBLIC LIBRARY’S HISTORY ROOM OPEN. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hundred historic images including an entire wall devoted to Lake Compounce, exhibit of Bristol made clocks, New Departure bells and Civil War photographs. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.
TAG AND APPLE FRITTER SALE. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fresh cooked apple fritters. Tag sale. Grace Luteran Church, 222 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY RALLIES. Noon. Sponsored by America Needs Fatima Crusade. In recognition of the date of the last apparition of Our Lady of Fatima and the Miracle of the Sun in Portugal in 1917. Gazebo on the Clock Tower Green, Main Street, Plantsville. Rain or shine. (860) 803-8677.
44TH ANNUAL GEM AND MINERAL SALE. Held by the Bristol Grem and Mineral Club. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Beals Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.
SUNDAY, OCT. 16
WATCHMAKER DAVID SOKOSH. 5:30 p.m. Sokosh is the owner of Brooklyn Watches, a New York-based company. He builds wrist watches by combining vintage Swiss pocket watch movements from the 1960s and ‘70s, a variety of dials and contemporary stainless steel wristwatch cases. American Clock and Watch Museum, 100 Maple St., Bristol. Light refreshments. $5 for museum members, $10 for non-members. (860) 583-6070.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18
INFORMATION SESSION FOR PROSPECTIVE FOSTER PARENTS. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wheeler Clinic, 88 East St., Plainville. (860) 793-7277. FosterCarePrograms@Wheelerclinic.org
THURSDAY, OCT. 20
BRISTOL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEW MEMBER CELEBRATION. 5 to 7 p.m. Free for all members who joined in 2016. Existing members come for free by bringing a potential new member to introduce the chamber. American Clock and Watch Museum, 100 Maple St., Bristol. Register. (860) 584-4718, email@example.com.
SATURDAY, OCT. 22
CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Senior Center crafters as well as outside crafters will be on hand displaying their wares with a variety of items for sale. Prize drawing. Coffee shop will be serving breakfast and lunch. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7895.
MONDAY, OCT. 24
‘MAKING MEMORIES THROUGH LIFE’S JOURNEYS.’ With Lee Woodruff, best selling author and CBS This Morning contributor. 5 to 9 p.m. Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $60 for members. $65 for non-members. CentralCTChambers.org
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26
ADULT COLORING ADVENTURE COURSE. 6 to 7 p.m. for four sessions. Offered by Plainville Adult and Continuing Education. Materials provided. Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. $40 per person. (860) 793-3209.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28
CASINO TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN. 5 p.m. to midnight. Pickup and drop off at the Middle School of Plainville, 150 Northwest Dr., Plainville. $30 per person, includes transportation, $15 food voucher, and $10 free bet voucher. Reserve. (860) 978-2477.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30
11TH ANNUAL FORESTVILLE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Games, activities, food vendors, children’s, adults, and pets costume parades. Pumpkin and scarecrow contests. Cash prizes. Registration required. Scarecrows and pumpkings, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Pet costume and adult costume, 5 to 5:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m., Children’s costume parade at Manross Library. 6 p.m., Pet Costume Parade at Simply Hair. 6:30 p.m., Adult Costume Parade at Simply Hair. Pumpkin illumination at dusk Central Square, Foreestville.
25TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE AND CRAFT FAIR. Friday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters needed. Our Lady of Mercy, 19 South Canal St., Plainville. (860) 747-6825.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12
THE SIXTH ANNUAL KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 50 vendors. Full lunch menu. Drawings. A few non-jewelry spaces available. Kennedy Middle School, 1071 South Main St., Plantsville. $1 admission. Lynn.firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
BRISTOL SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION DINNER. Tickets available at BSHOF.org
ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR. Crafters and vendors sought. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. (860) 584-0529.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29
BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB’S HOLIDAY LUNCHEON AND BOUTIQUE. 9:30 a.m. Luncheon entrée choices: roast loin of pork, New York strip, pan-seared salmon, vegetable lasagna. Speaker, Bill Graham, floral designer, “Balsam and Bling—Getting ready for the holidays. Farmington Club, Farmington. $45. Reservations. Deadline, Oct. 31. (860) 589-7166.
SATURDAY, DEC. 3
BUS TRIP TO WRENTHAM PREMIUM OUTLET MALL. 8 a.m., leave from in front of the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. 4:30 p.m., leave Wrentham Mall in Massachusetts. 6:30 p.m., returns to library. Cost per person is $43. Includes transportation, the driver’s tip, BINGO, raffle prizes, return trip, a movie, bottled water, and snack bag. Bus will be available for storing your purchases throughout the day. Reserve your seats by Oct. 31. Mail your checks to Woman’s Club of Plainville, Linda Prelli, 16 Dairy Farm Rd., Portland, CT 06480. 56 seats available.
SPIRITUALIST CHURCH OF LOVE AND LIGHT. Meets Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Service followed by a fellowship hour. The Loop, Suite C, 311 East St., Plainville. Rev. Aristia Partiss. (860) 918-6393
NOW thru OCT. 30