Finish Off Strong During Walktober’s Finale This Week!

Finish Off Strong During Walktober’s Finale This Week!

The Last Green Valley, Inc.’s (TLGV) volunteer Walktober leaders and teams have over 20 exciting choices for you during this final week of the program. Attend as many as you can and finish Walktober in style!

The Halloween theme runs strong this week with some downtown Trick or Treating (listing #219), a scarecrow kingdom (listing #232), and a trick-a-trunk party (listing #233.) These activities are designed for children and family fun.

Other goose-bump inducers include spirits haunting the streets of Willimantic (listing #220), ancient ghosts in Norwich (listing #221), witch stories in Scotland (listing #227), a Halloween movie in Southbridge (listing #237), and magic & muggles in Killingly (listing #241).

There is history to discover this week, too. Walk the woods and learn the history of Griggs Pond (listing #224), take the Yantic Cemetery Civil War Tour (listing #225), listen to tales of the notables of Yantic Cemetery (listing #229), and celebrate where Weir painted (listing #230).

A little more to tickle your Walktober fancy is offered on a P&W train trip with the MA Bay RR Enthusiasts (listing #222), an autumn wild edibles walk with the 3 Foragers (listing #240), visually stunning vistas & geology at Coney Rock (listing #223), shaking hand with local heroes at the Southbridge Police Station and Fire Station (listings #226 & 228), dark skies glowing during part 2 of Enjoy the Dark Side (listing #234), and capturing night photography with Clarus Studios (listing #239).

Two quite different offerings from land trusts are available with a peaceful walk in Voluntown (listing #236) and an information-packed workshop in Southbridge (listing #238.) 

Even more exploration is available for the kiddos and families, including a wilderness scavenger hunt (listing #231), and a hike on the back trails of Camp Laurel (listing #235).

Walktober’s final week is here too soon, but you can explore and have adventures year-round! Use your Walktober brochure to visit a trail in February that you might have missed this year. Continue to use the TLGV Explore! Guide as your #1 resource to The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor.  Most importantly, become a TLGV member, and participate in monthly programs. Learn more: email; call 860-774-3300; or visit  TLGV’s Facebook page is active, informative, and another way to keep up to date.

The Last Green Valley is a National Heritage Corridor – the last stretch of dark night sky in the coastal sprawl between Boston and Washington, D.C.  The Last Green Valley, Inc. works for you in the National Heritage Corridor. We help you to care for it, enjoy it and pass it on. 

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