Norwalk Seaport Association Acoustic Cruise to Sheffield Island

08/16/2017

4 North Water St., South Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006.

6:30 pm. Adults only. $25. Visitors will board the Seaport Association's 45-foot C.J. Toth catamaran for a relaxing 2 hour cruise through Norwalk Harbor around the picturesque islands and waterways while listening to a live music performance on board.Sit back and enjoy the music...bring friends along with your favorite snacks & drinks! Boat departs at 6:30pm and returns to the dock at 8:30pm Boarding begins at 6:00pm

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Marine Life Study Cruises

08/16/2017 to 08/18/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

1 pm - 3:30 pm. Study marine biodiversity from the water's surface down to the bottom for a first-hand understanding of Long Island Sound's interdependent marine life. Participants utilize such sampling techniques as a plankton tow, biodredge, mud grab and otter trawl that may bring up fish, crabs, lobsters, sea stars and more. A video microscope and touch tank on board enhance observations.

Jones Family Farm Cooking Classes Summer Garden Santa Fe Fiesta

08/17/2017

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd, Shelton, CT Phone: 203.929.8425.

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Featuring corn soup with adobo swirl, Santa Fe enchiladas with red & green chili salsa, southwest salad, ground cherry squares

Westport Play House LGBT Night OUT Performances Appropriate

08/17/2017

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 203-227-4177.

Geared specifically for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community and allies. Enjoy mingling with friends, meeting up with colleagues and family, or chatting with someone new. Pre-Show cocktail party: 6:30pm Performance: 8pm

Norwalk Seaport Association Clambake and Cruise to Sheffield Island

08/17/2017

4 North Water St., Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006.

Every summer, the Seaport Ferry in South Norwalk carries hundreds of hungry passengers to the historic 1868 Sheffield Island Lighthouse for the Norwalk Seaport Association's famous Thursday Clambakes. A true New England dining experience, the evening allows participants to dine in the festive tented pavilion on the lighthouse lawn, with tours of the lighthouse itself included in the cost. Roundtrip cruise and dinner is either $65 or $79 per person, depending on entree. Vegetarian options available. Advance registration only. Includes: Round trip boat ride to Sheffield Island Panoramic views of Long Island Sound Tour of historic Sheffield Island Lighthouse Dinner on the Island provided by Chef Clyde Ripka of Ripka's Beach Cafe

Shelton Historical Society Time Travelers

08/18/2017

70 Ripton Rd, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-925-1803.

4:30-6:30 pm. ​A group of young people, ages 13-18, who are interested in history and sponsored by the Shelton Historical Society to learn, to teach, and to promote awareness of the Shelton Historical Society. ​They meet every other Friday after school at Shelton History Center, learn about museum operations and local history, complete volunteer tasks, and take trips to various places of interest.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Observatory Visitors' Night

08/18/2017

151 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-977-6537.

Observatory Visitors' Night Fridays, 8:30 pm (weather permitting) Stamford Observatory Enter through Scofieldtown Road (north) entrance View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting. Special group visits can be arranged, call 203.977.6521. Program suitable for ages 5 and older. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. Members: Free | Non-members: $5 Adults, $3 Children (5-17)

Friday Concerts at Calf Pasture Beach

08/18/2017

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-854-7938.

CAFÉ MU TIKI LOUNGE CABERET- 7:00pm Back again: "UNCLE ZAC & THE ZAC TONES"

Norwalk Seaport Association Sunset Cruises

08/18/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006 203-838-2898 (Day of the event ONLY).

Boat departs at 6:30pm and returns to the dock at 8:30pm Boarding begins at 6:15pm. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED Capacity is limited. Cruises do sell out. We recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. (Walk-up tickets are sold, space permitting. Ask the cashier when you arrive.) The U.S. Coast Guard sets limit of 49 passengers on board.Visitors can board the Seaport Association's 45-foot C.J. Toth catamaran for a relaxing two (2) hour cruise through Norwalk Harbor and Long Island Sound. Bring your friends, snacks and favorite beverage and join us for one of the most exciting tours that the Norwalk Harbor Islands area has to offer! During this unforgettable adventure tour of outer reaches of Norwalk Harbor providing unique views of the city, surrounding waterways and picturesque Islands. We are also offering a package that includes dinner after the cruise for an additional $35.00. Dinner will be served at: Sono Seaport Seafood, 100 Water Street, Norwalk - 203-854-9483 - www.sonoseaportseafood.com. Parking available at Maritime Garage (www.norwalkpark.org) Dinner purchasers will receive a $35.00 credit towards dinner.

Maritime Aquarium Norwalk Central Long Island Sound Lighthouse Cruises

08/19/2017

10 North Water Street , Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

Venture out for a rare close-up look at five historic lighthouses on Long Island Sound! Participants aboard R/V Spirit of the Sound will make passes by five century-old beacons: Peck Ledge, Greens Ledge and Sheffield Island lighthouses in Norwalk, Penfield Reef Lighthouse in Fairfield and Stratford Shoal (Middle Ground) Light. All the lighthouses are on the National Register of Historic Places. The 5-hour cruise departs at 10 a.m. Tickets are $70 ($60 for Aquarium members). Advance purchase is required. Capacity is limited to 30