The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Summer Sunday Evening Concerts—Poor Old Shine


39 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket, your favorite beverage and a light snack (no cooking allowed) and enjoy a relaxing night of great music on the lawn. A roots Americana band that play folk and traditional Appalachian mountain music in the style of The Band, John Prine and Johnny Cash. Members $5,non -members $10. Children under 12 are free. In case of inclement weather the performances will take place inside the new Silver Educational Center on the same grounds. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit or e-mail


Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Night is Nice Planetarium Shows


39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322-1646.

Sunday, July 28, August 11, 1:30 - 2:15 pm. After viewing our awesome bat exhibit, delve into the world of nocturnal animals as we discover the evening chorus of frogs, owls and insects and hear the stories of the animals found in the evening stars. Recommended for ages 5 & up. Limited seating. Doors open 10 minutes before the show. Members: Free | Non-Members: FREE with gate admission. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail, or visit


The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Summer Sunday Morning Concerts


151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Sundays July 28 & August 4, 10:00-11:00am. Treat yourself to a beautiful morning of music to recharge your batteries for the week ahead! Bring a chair, your coffee and paper and sit among our gardens and plantings as a mix of talented student musicians from the Yale School of Music and other musicians perform for you. In case of inclement weather the performances will take place inside the new Silver Educational Center on the same grounds. Members Free, Non members free with $6 garden admission. Children under 12 are free. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit or e-mail

Jones Family WineryNew Orleans Jazz Brunch at Antoine’s


606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT Phone: (203) 929-8425.

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Learn how to prepare a meal from start to finish using seasonal produce from our kitchen garden. We work together in small groups to learn new cooking techniques and then we enjoy a meal together with a glass of Jones wine. Take home Harvest Kitchen apron and recipes. New Orleans Jazz Brunch at Antoine's Featuring Kir Royale Spritzer, Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, Biscuits & Fresh Berry Jam, Creole Tomatoes, Bananas Foster. $80

Westport Historical Society -Farm ‘n Fun

07/29/2013 to 08/02/2013

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

Ages 5-11. Members: $250, Non- Members: $275 In collaboration with Carrie Aikenhead from Wakeman Farm, we will explore Westport's rich farming history and learn about the earth beneath our feet and how to plant and grow your own veggies.

Silvermine Art Museum - Artist Talk – with Artist Charles Hinman & Master Printer Gary Lichtenstein


1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9700 ext. 20.

On Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Exhibiting artist, three dimensional painting pioneer, Charles Hinman, and Master Printer Gary Lichtenstein. They will discuss their latest collaborative effort of silkscreens and their working relationship which began in 2011. Artist talks are opportunities to get guided tours of the exhibitions and meet and interact with the artists. Don’t miss this informative talk.

The Levitt Pavilion for Performing Arts presents BINDLESTIFF FAMILY CIRKUS 2013!


Jesup Green , Westport, CT Phone: 203-221-2153.

5PM CAMP, 7PM SHOW Sponsored by Melissa & Doug Wednesday, July 31 at Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts.  Lawn Seating: Chairs not provided, please bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs. The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus travels the world bringing its unique hybrid of variety arts - Circus, Vaudeville, Wild West, and Sideshow to audiences across America! Established in 1995, The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus spells circus with a "k" for a reason: it pays tribute to the rich heritage of European one-ring spectacle and weaves the threads of American popular entertainments into a rich tapestry and a new tradition. It's not your Grandpa's circus! This highly anticipated event imports contortionist and aerialist Miss Ekatarina to Westport as part of the Bindlestiff cast! The Pre-Show Bindlestiff Cirkus Training Camp for kids safely teaches them circus tricks and secrets like juggling, low-wire, plate-spinning and hula-hoop! The training camp takes place from 5pm to 7pm and there will be demonstrations by professional circus artists. At 7pm, as the sun is going down, the lights on stage come up to reveal acrobatics and fantastic feats and eye-popping fun for the whole family! Sit back and be entertained by one of the most dynamic and creative circus troupes in the country! NOTE! SHOW-ONLY TICKETS: 7PM ENTRY DELUXE TICKETS (CIRKUS TRAINING CAMP + SHOW): 5PM ENTRY SPONSORED BY MELISSA & DOUG. THERE IS AN INDOOR RAIN LOCATION FOR THIS EVENT SO THE FUN WILL HAPPEN NO MATTER WHAT! In case of inclement weather, call the Pavilion's concert hotline at 203-221-2153 after 2.30PM on date of event for location status.

Jones Family Winery Art of Preserving Vegetables


606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. It's our favorite time of year in New England! Alongside the warm weather, our gardens are packed full with all our favorite fruits and vegetables. Why not enjoy your farmer's market bounty all year? Join us for a demonstration class focused on how to preserve what's in season. In addition to our in-class discussions, we will also provide a copy of one of our favorite canning books, Put 'em Up by Sherri Brooks Vinton, to help get you started! $60

Stamford Jazz Up July


Columbus Park, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 348-5285.

6:30 p.m. An Evening with Dianne Reeves, Maria Tiscia & David Oliver. $10 fee to attend Jazz Up July, Children aged 12 and under are free Single main entrance located on Main Street just west of Clark and Lower Summer Streets with multiple entry portals. Rain Venue - Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street