Jones Family Farms The New Nordic Cuisine

03/25/2017

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT

The New Nordic Cuisine menu will feature: Open-faced Rye Bread Sandwich with Smoked Salmon, Turnips & Apple Compote, Pan-Fried Fish with Leeks, White Cabbage Salad, Creamed Kale, Poached Pears in Black Cranberry Juice. Classes are held on Saturday afternoon, from 12pm to 3pm. We limit each class to 12 students and the cost is $95 per person.  Also, at all our classes, students take home their Harvest Kitchen apron and receive a copy of recipes and related educational material. 

Earth Place Birds of Prey Feeding and Trading Post

03/25/2017

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-257-4400.

 Birds of Prey Feeding 3:00 PM Observe the naturalists feed our birds of prey. Questions welcome! Rain or shine; included with admission. Nature's Trading Post - 3:30 PM. Share your collection of nature finds, tell us the story of your item, and trade it for something new. Please no objects regulated by state or federal law, such as bird feathers, nests, eggs, and any endangered species. Please do not bring in anything that will rot or smell.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking DRYPOINT: LINE, TONE, TEXTURE

03/25/2017 to 03/26/2017

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

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use different types of styluses, related engraving tools, and non-intaglio materials to create both black and white and color images. Use of drypoint as a means of creating alternative mezzotint grounds will also be covered. Printing instruction will emphasize wiping techniques for controlling plate tone to take full advantage of the drypoint burr. Printmakers interested in using drypoint to expand the range of tones and textures in their etchings are encouraged to bring etched plates, while everyone is invited to bring their imagination.

Silvermine Arts Center Draw Until You Drop!

03/25/2017

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

9 am - 6 pm. $15 for 1/2 Day & $30 for full Day This is a day of non-stop drawing, open to?the public. This is an opportunity for continuous, intensive figure drawing with a model or models in sustained poses and still life set-ups. Participants of all skill levels, ages 16 and up, will be able to work alongside Silvermine faculty, Guild Artist members and students to develop their artistic vision, sharpen skills and energize their studio experience through drawing.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking -DRYPOINT: LINE, TONE, TEXTURE

03/25/2017 to 03/26/2017

299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

$275 members, $300 non-members. In this workshop, participants will learn how to use different types of styluses, related engraving tools, and non-intaglio materials to create both black and white and color images. Saturday – Sunday 10am – 4pm.

Westport Arts Center FAMILY ART DAY: CREATE YOUR FAMILY’S MODERN CREST

03/26/2017

51 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1806.

1 pm - 3 pm.  Join us at the Westport Arts Center on Sunday, March 26th, from 1:00-3:00 for family fun and art! We will be introducing our Summer Camp 2017 program by running projects that give you a taste of our exciting camp lineup, as well as celebrating our upcoming exhibit, "Main Street to Madison Avenue," which honors Westport's unique role in mid-century art and advertising, and current exhibit, "As We Are," which explores our individual identities.

Stamford Historical Society Cozy Sunday

03/26/2017

1508 High Ridge Road , Stamford, CT Phone: 203-329-1183.

2 pm - 5 pm. This program continues our celebration of the 375tth anniversary of Stamford's founding and offers an additional opportunity to view the acclaimed exhibit Stamford at 375 with its hundreds of intriguing artifacts. It does indeed have something of interest for everyone. The Program features a panel: Michel Gomez and Andrew Melillo (representing the Freemasons), Brian O'Neill (from the Ancient Order of Hibernians) and Joan Hutchinson (from the Stamford Woman's Club). A Q & A session and light refreshments will follow. Join us for an outstanding program and an enjoyable afternoon.

Shelton Historical Society Remarkable Connecticut Women

03/26/2017

19 Church St, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-925-1803.

2 pm. Program on CT's Women's Hall of  Fame. Learn about well known figures like Ella Grasso, Katherine Hepburn and Marion Andersson. At the Huntington Congregational Church.

Stamford History Center Cozy Sunday

03/26/2017

1508 High Ridge Road , Stamford, CT Phone: 203-329-1183.

2 pm - 5 pm. This program continues our celebration of the 375tth anniversary of Stamford's founding and offers an additional opportunity to view the acclaimed exhibit Stamford at 375 with its hundreds of intriguing artifacts. It does indeed have something of interest for everyone. The Program features a panel: Michel Gomez and Andrew Melillo (representing the Freemasons), Brian O'Neill (from the Ancient Order of Hibernians) and Joan Hutchinson (from the Stamford Woman's Club). A Q & A session and light refreshments will follow. Join us for an outstanding program and an enjoyable afternoon.

Wilton HIstorical Society Lecture

03/26/2017

137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257.

4 pm to 5:30 pm. Professor Julia Adams will highlight the role of women in 'tech culture' within our emergent digital environment. Drawing on her research on Wikipedia and academic knowledge, and on the uses of journalism and fake news in the recent presidential election, Professor Adams will discuss the promise and peril in the emergent digital landscape of knowledge.