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Fairfield Museum

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370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
(203) 259-1598 https://www.fairfieldhistory.org
Fairfield Historical Society / Fairfield Museum

October 2022

The Road to Busytown Opening Celebration

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
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Lowly Worm

On Saturday, October 8 from 10am-2pm, the Fairfield Museum will be hosting a fun family-friendly opening celebration of our newest exhibit, "The Road to Busytown: Richard Scarry's Life in Fairfield County." Families and friends of all ages will have a chance to explore different “things that go” as part of a special Touch-a-Truck, take a picture with Huckle Cat, make a Lowly Worm paper doll while exploring what community means, and much more. Copyright © 2022 by THE RICHARD SCARRY CORPORATION…

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“Town Hall Green” Walking Tour

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$5.00 – $10.00 16 tickets left

Are you interested in learning more about the history of Fairfield and the surrounding area? Join us for a guided tour of the Town Hall Green and learn about the people, places, and events that took place right under your feet! Learn about a Native prehistoric village, the 1639 town center, “witch ducking experiments,” the Revolutionary War battleground, and the Burr Homestead, where John Hancock married Dorothy Quincy. These stories, and more, await on a fascinating journey through time. $5…

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Legends & Hauntings: A Halloween Experience in the Old Burying Ground

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$20.00 24 tickets left

Fairfield’s history comes alive in the town’s centuries-old Burying Ground when the spirits share the scary legends of days gone by. Feel your spine shiver listening to true ghost stories and local folklore as night descends and the dry leaves rustle in the trees. Did body snatching happen in the cemetery? Did witches really live in Fairfield? What do all those skulls on the gravestones mean? As you walk among the ancient gravestones of the Old Burying Ground, prepare to…

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Legends & Hauntings: A Halloween Experience in the Old Burying Ground

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$20.00 64 tickets left

Fairfield’s history comes alive in the town’s centuries-old Burying Ground when the spirits share the scary legends of days gone by. Feel your spine shiver listening to true ghost stories and local folklore as night descends and the dry leaves rustle in the trees. Did body snatching happen in the cemetery? Did witches really live in Fairfield? What do all those skulls on the gravestones mean? As you walk among the ancient gravestones of the Old Burying Ground, prepare to…

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Legends & Hauntings: A Halloween Experience in the Old Burying Ground

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$20.00 76 tickets left

Fairfield’s history comes alive in the town’s centuries-old Burying Ground when the spirits share the scary legends of days gone by. Feel your spine shiver listening to true ghost stories and local folklore as night descends and the dry leaves rustle in the trees. Did body snatching happen in the cemetery? Did witches really live in Fairfield? What do all those skulls on the gravestones mean? As you walk among the ancient gravestones of the Old Burying Ground, prepare to…

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Halloween on the Green 2022

October 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Halloween on the Green

The Fairfield Museum and History Center, in partnership with Fairfield Parks and Recreation, present the 6th Annual “Halloween on the Green” event on Sunday, October 30, 2022 from 12pm to 4pm on the Museum Commons behind the Fairfield Museum. This free family event features trick-or-treating, giveaways, displays in the historic buildings, food vendors, a bounce house, and more!          

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November 2022

Drawing with Huck Scarry

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
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Free – $5.00 30 tickets left

Families and friends of all ages are invited to join Huck Scarry, Richard Scarry’s son, for a drawing session. Learn how to draw the iconic Busytown characters in this special program in celebration of “The Road to Busytown: Richard Scarry’s Life in Fairfield County (link to exhibition page).” Note: This program will take place in person at the Museum, but Huck Scarry will be leading the session via livestream. Recommended for ages 5+ Space is limited. Registration is required for this program. Free with Museum admission, children…

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2022 Pop Up Market

November 19 - November 20
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Holiday Pop Up

The Fairfield Museum is pleased to announce the 8th annual Holiday Pop-Up Market! This festive Market of holiday gifts at the Museum is a wonderful kick-off to the holiday season! $5 suggested donation. Your donation will enter you into a drawing to win a gift bag of items from the Museum shop and a one-year family membership to the Museum. With a range of exciting vendors we hope you join us for this festive fundraiser! 2022 Dates: Saturday, November 19…

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December 2022

Family Workshop: Fancy a Tyrolean Hat?

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
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Taking inspiration from the beloved character Lowly Worm created by Richard Scarry, make your own Tyrolean hat to take home. Then, try dressing up like some of the Busytown characters as you explore the special exhibition “The Road to Busytown: Richard Scarry’s Life in Fairfield County.” Drop-in. Free with Museum admission. Recommended for ages 3+.

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February 2023

Things That Go

February 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
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Inspired by the many whimsical “things that go” in the world of Busytown created by Richard Scarry, families will tap into their imagination to design cars, trucks, or other ways to move people and things around. Join this special program in celebration of “The Road to Busytown: Richard Scarry’s Life in Fairfield County.” Drop-in, Free with Museum admission. Recommended for ages 3+.

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Drawing with Huck Scarry

February 18, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
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Families and friends of all ages are invited to join Huck Scarry, Richard Scarry’s son, for a drawing session. Learn how to draw the iconic Busytown characters in this special program in celebration of “The Road to Busytown: Richard Scarry’s Life in Fairfield County (link to exhibition page).” Note: This program will take place in person at the Museum, but Huck Scarry will be leading the session via livestream. Recommended for ages 5+ Space is limited. Registration is required for this program. Free with Museum admission, children…

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