Westport Country Playhouse Presents ART / RED in Repertory

05/03/2016 to 05/29/2016

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-4177.

ART--May 3 - 29, 2016 By Yasmina Reza--What does your taste reveal about you? When Serge, a novice art collector proudly shows off a newly acquired painting, he imagines his friends will stand in awe. He thinks it "priceless." They have a slightly different point of view. Blistering honesty extracts a high price In Yasmina Reza's intelligent and witty Tony Award-winning comedy. RED--May 3 - 29, 2016 By John Logan. "What do you see?" Mark Rothko paints. His assistant runs the errands. Each knows their place in the world. But when the famous abstract expressionist asks his young protégée a loaded question, it rearranges everything. This sizzling and intellectually riveting 90-minute drama offers a fascinating portrait of the search for visionary truth and the price you pay to be an artist. Check the website for ticket information.

New Canaan Historical Society Holds Mother's Day After-School Workshop

05/04/2016

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-1776.

Mother's Day After-School Workshop--Wednesday, May 4 2016 from 4:00-5:30 pm. Mother's Day is May 8th, and to help celebrate all the moms, we are offering a special workshop for children ages 5 --11. There will be two fun crafts! One in the kitchen, and the other at the craft table. $20/members $25/non-members. Space is limited, so please make your reservations.

New Canaan Historical Society Hosts Mother's Day After-School Workshop

05/04/2016

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-1776.

Mother's Day After-School Workshop--Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 4:00-5:30 pm. Sign up now for a special after-school workshop for children 5-11! We will be making two very special gifts for mom. Space is limited. $20/members $25/non-members.

Garden Education Center Hosts May Gardeners Market--Cos Cob

05/04/2016 to 05/07/2016

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

May Gardeners Market Cocktail Kickoff Party-May 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm--Shop, Sip & Socialize, Admission $25. May Gardeners Market Early Buyer Sale --May 5th at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Members: $10, Non-Members $15. May Gardener's Market,
Saturday, May 7th at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. FREE Admission, Rain or Shine.

Bruce Museum - Wednesdays Belle Époque Film Series.

05/04/2016 to 05/25/2016

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

May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 10:30 - 11:45 am Belle Époque Film Series. This film series explores life in Paris at the turn of the century. Weekly topics: Degas, Seurat, Modern Marvels: Eiffel Tower, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Vuillard and Debussy. Each film is approximately 50 minutes long, and followed by 15 minutes of Q&A with a Bruce Museum staff member. Free with Museum admission. No registration required.

Norwalk's Ultimate Block Party @ the Stepping Stones Museum

05/05/2016

303 West St., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

5:00 – 8:00 pm. Hosted by Stepping Stones Museum for Children, in partnership with Norwalk ACTS and the Ultimate Block Party, Norwalk's Ultimate Block Party is a FREE outdoor event just outside the museum in Mathews Park featuring games, live music, animals, educational activities and fun for the entire family! To help establish the link between play and learning, each visitor will receive a "PlayBook" which will help guide families through playful learning activities at home, as well as a printed map of Mathews Park to use as a guide to the activities. Note: The museum will be closed to the public all day, as we are hosting the Association of Children's Museums Interactivity 2016 conference. The Block Party is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather that evening.

Garden Education Center Program: Native Gardening to Suport Butterflies, Skippers and Moths wih Kim Eierman--Cos Cob

05/05/2016

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

May at the GEC ...Native Gardening to Support Butterflies, Skippers and Moths with Kim Eierman, Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 10:30am.  Call to register.

Art to the Avenue - Greenwich

05/05/2016 to 05/30/2016

Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-862-6750.

One of the largest and most exciting festivals ever organized, the Opening is set for Thursday, May 5, from 5:30-8pm.
The evening launches a truly spectacular show. Musicians and street performers fill the street entertaining strollers. Most stores host receptions for the hundreds of visitors who attend to preview the work of over 120 artists. The art selected by the retailers remains in place through Memorial Day, so there is ample time for viewers to experience the "gallery" that downtown Greenwich becomes. All the art on display is for sale, and a 30% tax deduction for the purchaser benefits GAC. A complete Map/Guide is published listing all participants, so that individual shops, artists and locations are easy to locate.

Dogwood Festival 2016--Fairfield

05/06/2016 to 05/08/2016

1045 Old Academy Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-5596.

May 6 - 8, 2016 -- The Dogwood Festival is the pride and joy of the members of Greenfield Hill Congregational Church who have celebrated springtime in Fairfield for close to 80 years. Every year, the Festival is an opportunity for church members to share the beauty of our historic hill by welcoming visitors to enjoy the hospitality and fellowship of its festivities while donating all proceeds to local women's and children's charities. From a card table on the church lawn where our Women's Guild sold handmade crafts and fudge, the Festival has grown into an event which attracts thousands each year! Below is just a glimpse at some of the fun: Arts and Crafts: Shop at the Arts and Crafts tents, a juried event featuring close to 50 New England artists and crafters. Artisans: The 2015 Dogwood Festival Juried Arts & Crafts show still has some spaces left! Please have all applications in by February 15! Simply click here to download our application! Any questions? Contact us at dogwoodcrafters@gmail.com. Art Show: Come be amazed by the talent of our hand picked gallery quality artists. Consider a new painting for your home or as a special gift! Dogwood Dash and Mini Dash: The Dogwood Dash is a two-mile family fun run around Greenfield Hill, and our mini Dash if for kids age 2 through 7 years old (in three age-appropriate categories.) which takes place on the Saturday morning of The Dogwood Festival.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center Program: Astrnomy Nights: Jupiter: From Galileo to JUNO Mission

05/06/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-1646.

Astronomy Nights: Jupiter: From Galileo to the JUNO Mission--Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm. Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more through our 22-inch telescope. Start by enjoying a presentation on "Jupiter: From Galileo to the JUNO Mission" followed by a visit to view the night sky. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Please note viewing hours are weather permitting. This program is suitable for ages 5 and over. Location: Behind the Heckscher Farm, enter from Scofieldtown Road. GPS users enter – 151 Scofieldtown Road. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3.