Thanks to Susan Crotinger of Western Connecticut Visitors Bureau for providing this most helpful information
Foliage.org: What are the projected dates Fairfield County / western Connecticut’s foliage season?
The foliage season begins around mid-September and goes through the end of October, and sometimes to mid-November. Beginning in September, CT foresters report the levels of colors spread across the state on a colorful map.
Foliage.org: Are there areas, vistas, scenic lookouts or other destinations within Fairfield County that are known for their uniquely beautiful autumn foliage displays?
Towns known for their fall foliage displays are New Canaan, Ridgefield & Cannondale.
Foliage.org: What are the local and regional roads or highways that are favorite scenic routes for Fall tourists?
Popular scenic routes for Fall Foliage viewing are:
Route 7 which travels northward through the countryside all the way through to Massachusetts
The scenic & historic Merritt Parkway, Hwy. 15
And local backroads through the towns such as Route #136, 57, 123, 124 &106.
Foliage.org: What festivals or other public events are taking place during Fall foliage season?
Connecticut Fall Fairs & Festivals
Cannondale Village Foliage Arts & Crafts Fair
Norwalk In-Water Boat Show
Lockwood Mathews Mansion Tours
Old Fashioned Flea Market
Hawkwatch Weekend Festival at the Greenwich Audubon Society
Minks to Sinks Fall Sale
Soundwaters Schooner Fall Foliage Sails
Fall Fair at the New Canaan Nature Center
Philip Johnson Glass House Tours
Foliage.org: Are there historic or cultural sites that are popular destinations for Fall foliage travelers? What are they?
Historic Sites that are known for their Fall Foliage Displays are the
historic towns of
Wilton Historical Society
New Canaan Historical Society
Weston Historical Society
Bush Holley House
Westport Historical Society