Halloween Fun All Around New Canaan this Weekend

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Hey New Canaan, Friday arrives with a sunny 54 degrees. It stays mostly sunny on Saturday and reaches 55 before hitting 57 on a partly cloudy Sunday, according to Weather.com. Zero-percent chance of rain Friday and Saturday, 10-percent chance on Sunday.

In neighboring Stamford, 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. 

The New Canaan YMCA will host its Halloween Party & Fall Frolic on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., immediately following the town's Halloween Parade. Activities include: Halloween Games, Photo Booth, Halloween Hooptacula, Pumpkin Rodeo, Old Faithful Fire Truck Rides, Jack-o-Lantern Contest and the Trunk-or-Trinket contest.

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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.


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