Bruce Beginnings Tuesdays

09/05/2017 to 09/26/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376 .

Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26. For ages 2.5-5 with adult - Tuesday mornings @11:00 am & afternoons @1:00 pm. Explore the museum collections and exhibitons through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics change weekly:

Carriage Barn Arts Center Annual Members Show

09/10/2017 to 11/07/2017

Waveny Park, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-594-3638.

The following member artists were selected to participate in a special group exhibit at Sorelle in summer of 2018: Heide Follin, Kathy Hoets, Susan Leggitt, Kiyoshi Otsuka and Julie Stauffer. Gallery Hours: Wed. - Sat. 10 am - 3 pm and Sun. 1 - 5. 

Westport Arts Center YOUNG SHOOTS RECEPTION and Show

09/12/2017 to 09/19/2017

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

Reception 09/12 @ 12 noon. Please join us to celebrate the winners of Young Shoots 2017 at Sugar & Olives restaurant (21 Lois Street, Norwalk) . The exhibition will be on view through September 19.

Wilton Woodcock Nature Center Nighttime Wonders

09/15/2017 to 09/29/2017

56 Deer Run Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7280.

Ages: Grades 3rd - 6th (this is a drop off program) Dates: Friday September 15th (Incredible Insects), Friday Sept. 29 (Fierce Forests), and Friday Oct. 13 (Observing Owls) Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm Cost: $30 per session or $75 for the series
​Our popular Nighttime Wonders program is back! Join us for an exciting evening where we explore the wonders of the woods AFTER DARK! Children will also take part in an activity related to the topic of the night before ending the evening on a "sweet note" by making some delicious s'mores by our campfire and playing games. Children should be dressed for the weather, have on rubber boots or shoes that can get wet, and come with a reusable water bottle.*Pre-registration is required and is non-refundable. *This program will run with a minimum of 10 participants. Maximum 20 participants.

Black Rock Restaurant Week

09/18/2017 to 09/24/2017

Black Rock, CT

Participating restaurants throughout Black Rock will offer a special prix-fixe menus during the week (excludes tax and gratuity). Visit website for details.

Woodcock Nature Center Mommy and Me

09/20/2017 to 11/01/2017

56 Deer Run Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7280 .

Mommy & Me Join us this fall for our new Mommy & Me program! Toddlers and their caregivers will explore the natural world through nature walks, animal encounters, stories, and art projects. This program is for children ages 1-3 (with caregiver).
​The Fall 2017 program will consist of 7 sessions on Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. Each session will include activities related to that day's theme. Dates and themes: Sept. 20 - Turtles, Sept. 27 - Frogs, Oct. 4 - Birds, Oct. 11 - Trees, Oct. 18 - Colors in Nature Oct. 25 - Insects Nov. 1. - Animals in Winter. Registration fee: $150 per child *Pre-registration is required and is non-refundable. *Program will run with a minimum of 6 children and a maximum of 12.

Norwalk Boat Show

09/21/2017 to 09/24/2017

48 Calf Pasture Beach Rd. , Norwalk, CT Phone: 646-370-3660.

10am–7pm daily. $15.00 Full Price Adults, Save $2 on full-price admission when you purchase tickets in advance online. ., 15 and younger— FREE (when accompanied by an adult). Find your dream boat and everything to go with it at the Northeast's most popular in-water boat show. From fishing to cruising to family fun there are boats for every lifestyle and budget. See and board the latest model boats— luxury yachts, sport fishers, cruisers, ski boats, sailboats, and more. Check out the latest in marine accessories, electronics, engines and fishing gear, too. It's fall's biggest boat sale—a once-a-year opportunity to compare makes and models, and gear up with the latest accessories all in one trip. There's no better time or place to buy! There's something for everyone! The Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show® offers an incredible line-up of boating education, entertainment and special attractions, including on-the water demos and boat handling workshops, fun kids' activities and more.

Fairfield Museum Museum Family Focus: Give Me a Sign!

09/21/2017

370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

September 21, 11am - 2pm. For families with kids ages 5 +. Free. Have fun exploring the exhibition "Signs of the Times." Can you find your way? Enjoy making your own unique signs with found objects inspired by the beach and your family name.

Bruce Museum Lecture. Capturing Nature through the Lens of Art: Levels of Description in Brueghel and Beyond

09/21/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT

Lecture by Arianne Kolb. Light refreshments precede the lecture, which begins at 7:00 pm. RSVP science@brucemuseum.org or 203-413-6757.

Fall Breakout Day: Drawing, Dragons, and Designs

09/21/2017 to 09/21/2017

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2039776521.

Celebrate our fall exhibition, Illustrations of Imaginative Literature: The Korshak Collection, as we explore the intersections of nature, science, and art. Get a chance to sketch some amazing artifacts from the Stamford Museum's Permanent Collection, meet some live animals straight out of our favorite fantasy books, and create your own creature out of clay. Test your science fiction knowledge during our trivia challenge, create some great self-guided crafts, and complete a scavenger hunt in our Museum Galleries. Roast a dough snake over the campfire from 2:30 - 3 pm to celebrate the end of our day. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org or call 203.977.6521