Norwalk Seaport Association Clambake Cruise to Sheffield Island


4 North Water St., South 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

Beardsley Zoo - AARP DAY


1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6563.

9 am-4pm. Show your AARP card and get in free. Up to three guests will receive 15% off regular admission prices. AARP members get 20% off one gift shop item.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Observatory Visitors' Night


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


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

CAFÉ MU TIKI LOUNGE CABERET- 7:30PM An Acoustic Trio covering all country sounds with "WHISKEY, WINE & COKE"

Norwalk Seaport Association Sunset Cruises


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 - Parking available at Maritime Garage ( Dinner purchasers will receive a $35.00 credit towards dinner.

Maritime Aquarium Norwalk Sunset Cruises Saturdays at 7


10 North Water Street , Norwalk, CT

Enjoy a fun relaxing boat tour out to the Norwalk islands timed to include the setting sun and – providing cooperation beyond our control – a dazzling western sky reflecting on the water. Aquarium educators will point out sights and wildlife. 90 minutes.
Food & drink is not available for purchase on the boat. You may bring food and beverages in a small bag or soft-sided cooler. Glass bottles are prohibited. Reminder that all passengers must be over 42 inches tall. Cost: $29.95 ($19.95 for members). Space is limited. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Reserve your tickets by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" button or call (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206.

Wilton HIstorical SocietyColonial Cookery and Customs for Kids at the Wilton Historical Society This Month: Fruit Flummery


224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT

11:00am - 12:30pm. he Colonial Cookery and Customs Workshop for Kids focus in July will be on fruit flummery. Museum Educator Lola Chen will be showing the children how to make the soft, custardy dessert (rather like a blancmange) in a mold, as was done in the 18th century. During that time, molded desserts were very popular, and flummery was made into shapes such as towering castles, eggs in a lemon peel nest, cribbage cards and even gilded fish, swimming in a slick of lemon jelly. Members: $10; Non-members $15. Space is limited — please register by contacting or call 203-762-7257.

3rd Annual Stamford Art Festival


Harbor Point Road, Stamford, CT

A juried event featuring more than 125 artisans selected locally and from across the country and Canada, the Stamford Art Festival offers a selection of paintings, photography, drawings, prints, sculptures, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal and glass pieces that are original works and available for purchase in every price range. Held at the beautiful Harbor Point waterfront in Stamford, exhibitors will display their work on the gorgeous boardwalk overlooking Stamford Harbor – an extraordinary backdrop for this visual feast. Visitors will be able to browse and buy from a wide variety of artisans, all of whom will be present to showcase their work and, with demonstrations and text, inform patrons about their creative process. The Festival includes live musical performances on both days, as well as free arts activities and demonstrations for children and adults, plus a variety of food temptations ranging from gourmet food to homemade desserts. There will be a "Poet's Corner" coordinated by Connecticut poet and spoken word artist Jerry T. Johnson. On Sunday, July 30 the Farmers Market will be open. And it all happens under tents, rain or shine. The event is held on Pacific Street and Harbor Point Road, which is easy to reach via Connecticut Exit 7 on I-95 northbound and southbound. There is ample free parking. It is also a short ride from the Stamford Train Station.

Beardsley Zoo - Family Favorite Chris Rowlands LIVE

07/29/2017 to 08/06/2017

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6563.

Performances at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Chris is famous for getting everyone involved through singing and dancing even bringing kids up on stage with him. Rowland brings animals to life through kid friendly songs, dance, puppets and stage props. Free with paid admission. Each performance is 30-35 minutes long.

Outdoor Movie Series Saturday Nights at Shady Beach/Calf Pasture Beach


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