The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is hosting a Spooktacular Animal Adventure Friday evening starting at 6 p.m. for ages 3 to 6 years old and then 6:45 p.m. for ages 6 and up. "Join Animal Embassy and be introduced to some of the animals that haunt your dreams, make your "skin crawl," and the hair stand up on the back of your neck! They will demystify these amazing creatures and help families to cross the line from fear to respect and appreciation."
The Hoyt Barnum House is looking to satisfy your desires for spooky stories as well with Tales of Horror and Death Friday night. Starting at 7 p.m. The house will be opened by the Stamford Historical Society for kids ages 12-and-up. Space is limited.
The Avon Theater will host a special "extra" edition of Cult Classics on Saturday with an 11:30 p.m. showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. There will be a costume contest and the winner receives a plate of "to-die-for Halloween-themed mini cupcakes from Lorca."
In neighboring Darien, the 2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween Parade starts at 11 a.m. in the rear lot of 21 Tokeneke Road, home of The Hairy Barker Inn & Spa. $1 donations and toys for shelter dogs will be collected. Costumes encouraged and prizes will be distributed. Registration required.
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Traveling on I-95? Concerned about traffic? Here are links to the Connnecticut Department of Transportation traffic cams (“SB” means southbound; “NB” means northbound):
CCTV #2 Greenwich SB north of Exit 2 -- north of Delavan Ave.
CCTV #3 Greenwich SB north of Exit 2 -- south of Field Pt. Rd. on-ramp
CCTV #4 Greenwich NB Exit 3 -- Arch St
CCTV #5 Greenwich SB north of Exit 3 -- north of Davis Ave.
CCTV #6 Greenwich NB Exit 4 -- Indian Field Rd.
CCTV #8 Greenwich SB south of Exit 5 - Riverside Ave.
CCTV #10 Greenwich SB south of Exit 6 -- Laddins Rock Rd.
CCTV #13 Stamford SB Exit 8 -- Elm St.
CCTV #14 Stamford NB south of Exit 9 -- Lockwood Ave.
CCTV #16 Darien SB north of Exit 9 -- Darien Service Plaza
CCTV #20 Darien NB Exit 12 -- Tokeneke Rd.
CCTV #21 Darien NB south of Exit 13 -- Darien Service Plaza
CCTV #22 Darien SB Exit 13 -- Rt. 1 (Boston Post Rd.)
CCTV #26 Norwalk SB Exit 15 -- Stuart Ave.
CCTV #27 Norwalk Rt 7 south of Exit 1 -- Connecticut Ave.
CCTV #28 Norwalk NB Exit 15 -- Rt. 7
CCTV #29 Norwalk SB Exit 16 -- East Ave.
CCTV #30 Norwalk NB south of Exit 16 -- south of Saugatuck Ave.