In the Loop Exciting Events and Family Activities




We would like to welcome

you to Newcomers!

In the Loop will provide

you with a variety of

opportunities to see and

enjoy what Ridgefield and

the surrounding areas

have to offer.

Know of an upcoming event that Newcombers members might like to know about?  Email

and we will get the event added to this page.  


Hope you enjoy!










CHIRP Summer Concert Season opens May 27.

CHIRP is a series of free Tuesday and Thursday night 

summer concerts in 

Ballard Park .  Concerts begin at 7pm.

For a complete lineup go to

Aldrich Museum – The Docent Program – The Aldrich Museum is seeking

 volunteer docents to deliver high-quality, inquiry-based tours for the 

Museum’s audiences and community. 

Interviews to take place in August/September for the next training

session, which begins in October. 

For more information on how to apply to The Aldrich Docent Program, 

contact by phone at 203.438.4519, or email
Danielle Ogden at

Ridgefield A Better Chance (RABC) – 

A night of jazz at Wicklo’s Maple Hill Farm 

September 13, 2014 from 5:00-10:00 pm. 

Music, Martini Bar, “Big Bites” from Bernard’s, silent auction.

RABC’s mission is to provide young women of color an opportunity to
receive a superior high school education as well as learning skills required to
become a future leader. 

For event information go to

2nd Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off 

Sunday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Ballard Park, Ridgefield 

Click here for more info

Live Green Connecticut Family Day 

(free admission)

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10-4
Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 11-4
Taylor Farm Park, 45 Calf Pasture Peach Rd., Norwalk, CT
For more information go to

2014 A Taste of Greater Danbury 

(free admission)
Saturday, September 6, 2014 from noon-10
Sunday, September 7, 2014 from noon-7
For more information go to or 

call 203-792-1711

Rotary Club of New Canaan Lobsterfest 

($35 per person)
Friday, September 26, 2014 from 5-8
Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 12-8
For tickets go to or 

call 203-856-9646

Essex Steamtrain and Riverboat

See nature in a new way when you embark on the “Gillette Castle
Connection”. An old-fashioned train will take you to the Hadlyme 

flagstop where you’ll catch any number of ferries across the Connecticut 

River. Enjoy nature at its best along the 3/8-mile hike to Gillette Castle.

Don’t forget to bring your picnic lunch!
Memorial Day Weekend – Columbus Day (May-Oct)
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