Lockwood Mathews Mansion Wedding Traditions and Fashion from the 1860s to 1930s

04/05/2017 to 11/12/2017

295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799.

From simple, at-home ceremonies to lavish events modeled on Queen Victoria's to weddings of young heiresses of Gilded Age fortunes that commanded social-page attention, this exhibition will explore the evolving nature of weddings and the socio-economic changes of this timeless tradition during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Carriage Barn Arts Center Annual Members Show

09/10/2017 to 11/07/2017

Waveny Park, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-594-3638.

The following member artists were selected to participate in a special group exhibit at Sorelle in summer of 2018: Heide Follin, Kathy Hoets, Susan Leggitt, Kiyoshi Otsuka and Julie Stauffer. Gallery Hours: Wed. - Sat. 10 am - 3 pm and Sun. 1 - 5. 

Woodcock Nature Center Mommy and Me

09/20/2017 to 11/01/2017

56 Deer Run Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7280 .

Mommy & Me Join us this fall for our new Mommy & Me program! Toddlers and their caregivers will explore the natural world through nature walks, animal encounters, stories, and art projects. This program is for children ages 1-3 (with caregiver).
​The Fall 2017 program will consist of 7 sessions on Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. Each session will include activities related to that day's theme. Dates and themes: Sept. 20 - Turtles, Sept. 27 - Frogs, Oct. 4 - Birds, Oct. 11 - Trees, Oct. 18 - Colors in Nature Oct. 25 - Insects Nov. 1. - Animals in Winter. Registration fee: $150 per child *Pre-registration is required and is non-refundable. *Program will run with a minimum of 6 children and a maximum of 12.

New Canaan Historical Society Waveny Now and Then

09/29/2017 to 12/22/2017

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203.966.1776.

n honor of the 50th anniversary of the Town of New Canaan's acquisition of 300 acres from former resident Ruth Lapham Lloyd, the Historical Society is proud to announce Waveny Now and Then. The art exhibit features drawings, paintings, photographs and sculpture of work inspired by and/or created in Waveny Park. Mark Markiewicz, Torrance York, Antonia Betancourt, Dmitri Wright, Audrey Klotz, Drew Klotz and Jeanna Shepard will have work on display. The art will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds going to the Historical Society. The show will run through December 22. An opening reception will be held on September 29 from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for non-members.

New Canaan Nature Center Plants for Landscaping

10/11/2017 to 11/15/2017

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

6 Wednesdays, October 11 - November 15 10:00A.M. - 12:40P.M. Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right place-based on site-specific design and maintenance criteria. Learn aspects of special landscape values such as size, texture, color, and flowering and fruiting seasons. Review the trees, shrubs, groundcovers, annuals, and perennials suitable for landscaping in this region. This course is also required for the Gardening Certificate and Landscape Design Certificate. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. NYBG Members: $395/person NYBG Non-members: $435/person

New Canaan Nature Center Fundamentals of Garden Design

10/17/2017 to 11/14/2017

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

5 Tuesdays, October 17 - November 14. 10:30A.M. - 1:00P.M. This class introduces basic garden design principles using the interplay of structural features, plant characteristics, and site assessment. Learn to creatively combine trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and bulbs based on color, shape, texture, and size. Prerequisite: Plants for Landscaping NYBG Members: $285/person NYBG Non-members: $315/person

Center for Contemporary Printmaking- Etching from Still Life

10/25/2017 to 11/15/2017

299 West Ave, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-7999.

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS, 4-WEEK WORKSHOP,6PM –  9PM CLASS SIZE 4-8, ALL LEVELS, INCLUDES 4 HOURS OF STUDIO TIME EACH WEEK.  Using the technical range of etching, create still lives with wonderful textures and depth in this introductory four-week workshop. Expand on your current knowledge of etching, or start as a beginner; Nomi will guide you through the ins and outs of long term observational etching. All of the avenues of copper etching are available to you throughout the four-week workshop, which includes an additional four hours of studio time each week. Use this workshop to strengthen your copper etching skills, and apply them to your own printmaking routine.

"Young Frankenstein" At The Wilton Playshop

10/27/2017 to 11/11/2017

15 Lovers Lane, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7629.

THE WILTON PLAYSHOP is proud to present Young Frankenstein. Directed by Mat Young with musical direction by Zachary Kampler and choreography by Rachel Schulte, the show will run from October 27 – November 11, 2017. Young Frankenstein features a book by three-time Tony Award winner Mel Brooks and three-time Tony Award winter Thomas Meehan with music and lyrics by Brooks. Young Frankenstein is a brilliant stage creation adapted from the legendary funny film of the same name. Frederick Frankenstein inherits a castle in Transylvania containing Igor, Inga and Frau Blucher. After discovering the secret entrance to his grandfather's laboratory, Frederick decides to carry on the family experiments and creates a monster of his own. With such memorable tunes as "The Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend," "Please Don't Touch Me," and "Puttin' on the Ritz," Young Frankenstein is sure to be a monstrously good time.

Greenwich Restaurant Week

10/27/2017 to 11/05/2017

Greenwich, CT

There will be special events taking place at participating restaurants throughout the week including wine tastings, corporate dinners, cocktail parties and menu tastings. Reservations are highly recommended, so book your tables early.

Westport Country Play House - Romeo and Juliet

10/31/2017 to 11/19/2017

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 888-927-7529.

The greatest love story ever told Can love survive all? Shakespeare's most famous play transcends time and generations to tell the story of two star-crossed teenagers who fight to love each other in a violent world. Their families are at war, but their love cannot be torn apart. In the sure hands of Mark Lamos, you will experience this classic story anew, and find fresh truths no matter your age.