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    Saturday, December 03, 2022

    We’re walking, we’re walking …

    Walktober participants take a rest during a previous year’s hike. (Submitted)

    Autumn is a lovely time for a stroll in northeast Connecticut. For the past 32 years, Walktober has offered folks countless walks in the region, from enjoying-the-great-outdoors hikes to informational treks to historic jaunts. This year’s Walktober runs through Nov. 6, and here are a few of the upcoming options:

    Oct. 1: “Willimantic’s Lost Neighborhoods,” 1 p.m., The Mill Museum, 411 Main St., Willimantic

    Oct. 6: “Charcoal Burning and Quarries: The Nipmuc and Black Community of Ashford Woods,” 10 a.m. , Commuter Lot, Route 198, Phoenixville

    Oct. 9: Hiking tour of Pomfret Forest, 10 a.m., Pomfret Forest, 118 Wolf Den Road, Pomfret Center

    The listings on Walktober’s website, thelastgreenvalley.org/walktober-2/, include events you might want to attend, too, such as the Scottish Highland Games on Oct. 9 at the Waldo Homestead in Scotland.

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