Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Farm Market

06/22/2014 to 10/05/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, June 22 – October 5, 10am – 2pm. We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays!. The Farm Market will be located conveniently on the Meadow. New and additional vendors will offer a wider variety of fresh, local items. The Market will also feature a different food truck each week so you can enjoy lunch at one of our picnic tables by the Bendel Pond. We'll be selling our very own products from Heckscher Farm — fresh eggs, maple syrup and yarn. Each Sunday, activities for families will be led by one of our environmental educators. SM&NC Sunday Market Admission: FREE. For more information call,  email,  or visit the website.

Saturdays at Soundwaters

07/05/2014 to 08/23/2014

1281 Cove Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-406-3302.

Guided 1-Hour Canoe Tours on Holly Pond, Cove Island Park, Stamford.Discover Birds and Marine Life
while paddling the pond Trips begin 10 am and 12 noon Saturdays July 5 through August 23 Registration on Day of Event First come-first served $20 adult or child (at least 8 years old). Cash, check, credit card. Stamford Beach Sticker or day pass purchased at guard booth required.

Sheffield Island - Bird Cruises

07/08/2014 to 08/10/2014

10 North Water St. , Norwalk, CT

Join Larry Flynn, Master Wildlife Conservationist, CT DEEP, Division of Wildlfe, to explore and understand the importance of the Norwalk Islands, and it's many migratorial bird species. Set to depart from the Seaport Dock adjacent to the Stroffolino Bridge at the corner of Washington and Water streets in South Norwalk, the 45-foot C. J. Toth Quest catamaran will take participants on a up close, two and a half hour cruise of the Norwalk Islands.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Nora

07/15/2014 to 08/02/2014

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-4177 888-927-7529.

Nora has the perfect life, a happy home, and a healthy marriage. But when a mysterious man from her past appears, her idyllic world is suddenly turned upside down.A story of love, blackmail, and the little lies we tell, Nora is a sexy and stunning adaptation of one of Ibsen's most psychologically penetrating works.  Check the website  for performance dates and to order tickets.

American Shakespeare Festival Theater (Outdoors) Stratford. CT Free Shakespeare presents As You Like It set in 1969

07/30/2014 to 08/03/2014

1850 Elm St., Stratford, CT Phone: (203) 232-8805.

CT Free Shakespeare presents As You Like It set in 1969 July 30, 2014 – August 3, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
American Shakespeare Festival Theater (Outdoors) 1969. Protests. Love-ins. Woodstock. The height of a counter-culture movement—and the perfect time in which to set a 400 year old play according to Ellen Lieberman, Artistic Director of CT Free Shakespeare.  For its 15th season, the company will present As You Like It, one of William Shakespeare’s greatest comedies--and some say his silliest.  It is also Shakespeare’s most musical play, and this adaptation features soul-stirring songs from the 60’s. Actors courtesy of Actor’s Equity. Bring a blanket or chair for seating.  Cancelled if raining.   Free. (203) 232-8805. website:  email:

19th Annual Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival-Bridgeport

07/31/2014 to 08/03/2014

1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport, CT 06044. Phone: 203-908-3030.

Seaside Park to Host 19th Annual Festival.  Tickets on Sale Today for Vibes 2014-- July 31 to August 3, 2014 Bridgeport, CT —The Gathering of the Vibes and the City of Bridgeport have confirmed an agreement to hold the annual music, camping, and arts festival at Seaside Park.  Headliners will include John Fogerty, Widespread Panic, Umphrey's McGee, Maceo Parker, moe, and Ziggy Marley.  Returning favorites will include Dark Star orchestra, Strangefolk, Dumpstaphunk, Ryam Montbleau, Deep Banana Blackout and master of ceremonies Wavy Gravy.  In total, Gathering of the Vibes will host nearly 50 bands over four days on multiple stages throughout the beautiful and historic Seaside Park.  Checking the website for tickets and further information.

Beardsley Zoo - Rainforest Reptiles

08/01/2014 to 08/17/2014

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 394-6565.

Rainforest Reptile Shows ( features exotic crawlers, unusual slitherers, and fascinating creepers, all of which are creatures of the rainforest. Experience direct contact with live animals, artifacts, and fascinating stories about these unusual animals and their natural habitats. Tues - Thurs: two shows daily; Fri - Sun: three shows daily. Performance times TBA. Free with paid admission to the Zoo.

Beardsley Zoo - Family Favorite Chris Rowlands LIVE

08/01/2014 to 08/10/2014

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 394-6565.

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm daily Famous for getting everyone involved, Rowlands brings animals to life through kid-friendly songs, dance, puppets, and colorful props. Chris creatively blends music, comedy, and education to create fast paced, interactive shows that teach and inspire young people. Children are invited to wear fun hats and sing along with Rowlands on stage as he shares his self- penned songs about animals and their environment. Free with paid admission to the Zoo. Each performance is 30-35 minutes long.

Beardsley Zoo- Zoo Patrol

08/01/2014 to 08/08/2014

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT

9:00 am - 12:30 pm. This session of Zoo Patrol offers children ages 12 - 14 the opportunity to participate in keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, animal related games, and crafts. Hands-on lab activities and nature studies may also be a part of the program. Sessions run on zoo grounds Monday through Friday. Each week is $140/child for Zoo members and $165/child for non-members.Advance registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 203-394-6563.

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Museum on Us - Visit us for Free this Weekend

08/02/2014 to 08/03/2014

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

Museums on Us - August 2 & 3, 2014. Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders are invited to visit the Museum this weekend and view our exhibitions FREE of charge, courtesy of the Bank of America Museums on Us® program.  The Fairfield Museum and History Center is proud to be part of Bank of America Museums On Us ® program which provides free admission at more than 150 of the nation's finest arts, cultural and educational institutions during the first full weekend of every month.