Silvermine Art Center Private Collectors Party Fundriaser-New Canaan

10/27/2012

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

On Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 5-7PM--$35 per person--this popular fundraising art sale and event for collectors and enthusiasts returns to the Arts Center.  Join for wine and hors d'oeuvres at a private collector's party featuring over 500 4"x6" original works of art in all media.  The artist's signature is on the back, visible only after purchase.  All works are $50 (buy 3 and get the 4th free).  A silent auction will be held with specially selected works of art.  Advanced reservations required.  All purchases are tax free for this fundraiser.

Annual Monster Mash: A Pumpkin Party at Stepping Stones Museum --Norwalk

10/27/2012

303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-0606.

Norwalk, CT) August 31, 2012 – Don’t be bored out of your gourd this Halloween.  Celebrate the haunted holiday the Stepping Stones way at Monster Mash: A Pumpkin Party on Saturday, October 27 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm.  You’re sure to have a monstrously-good time during the museum’s annual kid-friendly costume party! Monster Mash: A Pumpkin Party will be a jam-packed night with not-so-scary family fun.  Guests can make oodles of pumpkiny crafts, get their faces painted in our Pumpkin BOO-tique, play a variety of pumpkin-themed games, meander through our special Halloween maze, strut their stuff during our spooktacular costume fashion show and boogie the night away during our BOO-tiful dance party featuring Dre Towey with Sugar On Top.  Don’t fret about bringing the littlest visitors.  There will be age-appropriate activities for all visitors, so that the whole family can enjoy this costume party. Tickets for this event cost $10 per person for museum members and $12 per person for non-members.  Children under the age of one will be admitted for free.  Monster Mash tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.  Registration is required.  Space is limited, so register early.  Call 203 899 0606, ext. 247 or visit www.steppingstonesmuseum.org/monstermash.

 

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Norwalk Concert Hall Presents Concert

10/27/2012

Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203.956.6771.

8:00pm - pre-concert talk with Maestro Yates at 7:00pm.  Excerpts from Felix Mendelssohn's Paulus and Ludwig van Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the choirs of St.Paul's on the Green (Norwalk) celebrating their 275th Anniversary. Tickets available via www.norwalksymphony.org or by calling 203.956.6771 or emailing info@norwalksymphony.org

Signed, Sealed & Delivered - Private Collectors Party Fundraiser at Silvermine Arts Center - New Canaan

10/27/2012

1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9700.

On Saturday, from  5 - 7 p.m. The popular fundraising art sale and event for collectors and enthusiasts returns to Silvermine Arts Center. Join us for wine and hors d’oeuvres at a special private collector’s party featuring over 500 4” x 6” original works of art in all media - paintings, prints, photographs, and collages. An element of mystery adds to the fun; the artist's signature is on the back, visible only after purchase. Be one of the first to participate in this special sale of small works of art by Silvermine Guild artists, faculty and well-known friends, to benefit Silvermine’s public programs, gallery exhibits, outreach programs and lectures. In addition to all works available at $50 (buy 3 and get the 4th free!), there will be a silent auction on special selected works of art. Advanced reservations required to attend this private showing and sale. $35 per ticket; advanced reservations required. (203) 966-9700, ext. 22 or visit our website at www.silvermineart.org to purchase tickets online.

A-Mazing Event

10/27/2012 to 10/28/2012

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

Saturday, October 27th & Sunday, October 28th, 11:00am. to 4:00 pm The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens becomes home to a huge hay maze, fun activities for kids and other Halloween happenings on Saturday, October 27th & Sunday, October 28th. The event, AMAZEing Halloween, also features free admission to The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, the new Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom, as well as the 'Monster Mash' costume parade and many other kid friendly activities. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail info@bartlettarboretum.org MEET ATKA the wolf on Saturday, October 27th ONLY. Join us from 1 - 2 p.m. for a special presentation by the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, NY. $6 Adults, $4 children. Call to reserve your spot, space is limited. ** * * Our 91-acre nature preserve is a living museum of majestic trees, rare plant collections, charming gardens, and varied natural habitats and landscapes traversed by hiking and walking trails. The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open to the public every day of the year.

Sunday Explorers at The Stamford Museum & Nature Center

10/28/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

Sundays, Through November 25, Noon to 4 pm. Our popular Sunday programs return for the fall! Join us for self-guided crafts, trail walks, live animal visits, garden experience and more. Each week will have a special theme to help explore all SM&NC has to offer. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call, e-mail, or visit website.

Boo at the Zoo at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo - Bridgeport

10/28/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

noon to 3 p.m. This spooktacular afternoon includes harvest hayrides and many other seasonal enjoyments! Plus we will announce the winners of our Scarecrow competition. Guaranteed to delight and fright all those who pass through! If you're under 12, in costume, and are accompanied by a paying adult, you get in to the Zoo for FREE!

Diane W. Darst Family Art Appreciation Day: “Learning to Look®” at Sculpture

10/28/2012

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

This program is designed especially for families and children to foster appreciation and understanding of art related to current Museum exhibitions and based on the Learning to Look® curriculum developed by Diane W. Darst and Sue Ann Massey Williamson. The program is presented in conjunction with the Bruce Museum exhibition Face & Figure: The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise. The lessons will be led by Sue Ann Massey Williamson beginning at 1:15 pm and repeated again at 2:15 pm. It will focus on elements of mass, light, and three-dimensional form. There will be art-making activities in the Education Workshop. All activities are free with Museum admission, are fully accessible and suitable for people of all abilities and ages. Reservations suggested; call 203-869-0376.

Westport Arts Center Let’s Do Brunch!

10/28/2012

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

10am - 12pm. $10/person. Join us for an exciting collaboration between the Westport Arts Center and local chef and concept designer, Moshe Aelyon. From exquisite food creations to design consulting, Moshe Aelyon reflects his eclectic Turkish roots in all of his fantastical creations by drawing from the past and looking to the future. By transcending experiences and spaces, "Let's Do Brunch!" is sure to be fun, hip, and unlike any other brunch in Westport.

Signed, Sealed & Delivered – Open to the Public at Silvermine Arts Gallery - New Canaan

10/28/2012

1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9700.

On Sunday, 3 - 5 p.m This popular event returns with over 500 4"x6" original works of art in all media - paintings, prints, photographs, collages. A special sale of small works by Silvermine Guild artists, faculty and well-known friends to benefit the Silvermine's public programs. An element of mystery adds to the fun; the artist's signature is on the back, visible only after purchase. All works sell for the incredible price of $50. Buy three and get a fourth free.