Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Farm Market

09/07/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, September 7 – October 5, 10am – 2pm. We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays! The Farm Market will be located conveniently on the Meadow. New and additional vendors will offer a wider variety of fresh, local items. The Market will also feature a different food truck each week so you can enjoy lunch at one of our picnic tables by the Bendel Pond. We'll be selling our very own products from Heckscher Farm — fresh eggs, maple syrup and yarn. Each Sunday, activities for families will be led by one of our environmental educators. SM&NC Sunday Market Admission: FREE. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Easton Historical Society Hosts Sweet Treat Social at Bradley Hubbell Homestead

09/07/2014

Westport Rd., Easton, CT 06612. Phone: 203-261-2090.

Troubadour to Entertain at Sweet Treats Social. Please join the Historical Society of Easton and Easton's Parks and Recreation Department, co-sponsors, for a special sweet treat social at the historic Bradley Hubbell Homestead on Sunday, September 7th from 2 PM to 4 PM. Enjoy a late summer afternoon overlooking the bountiful Bradley garden and the graceful Hemlock Reservoir with music, children's crafts, farm demonstrations and refreshing treats. Renowned Connecticut's first "Official State Troubadour" Tom Callinan has composed an entertaining song about the Bradley's family farming history which he plans on debuting at the social event.  Tom will regale us with music from yesteryear including popular songs from the colonial and Revolutionary War period. The 19th Century cider press housed in the barn will be featured in a demonstration showing how apples were pressed for the production of cider, a popular beverage especially during apple picking season. Children can visit the crafts table for hands-on fun creating apple prints, a special memory of their afternoon at the Bradley-Hubbell Homestead. Plus, all can tickle their taste buds with refreshing nutritious and delicious yogurt treats courtesy of Red Mango of Fairfield, CT.

Silvermine Art Center Hosts Fall Annual Open Studios--New Canaan

09/07/2014

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

On Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 2-4PM at the Silvermine Art Center the Fall Annual Open Studios will be held.  Join for a relaxing afternoon enjoying the arts and tour the campus and studios.  Meet the faculty.  See demonstrations by Silvermine faculty members.  Participate in hands-on activities.  Register for courses and workshops. 

Greenwich Point Concerts Twist of Fate

09/07/2014

Tod's Driftway, Greenwich, CT

5:30 p.m. - 7.Vocal/instrumentalists interpreting classic pop tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80's ** Concert starts 4:30 ** Be sure to bring your chairs or blanket, refreshments, and your vehicle permit and beach passes. The shows go on rain or shine, in the event of rain, the concerts are held inside at the Old Greenwich-Riverside Civic Center on Harding Road in Old Greenwich. For more information about Town of Greenwich Park Passes, call 203-861-3169.

The Klein Neutral Milk Hotel

09/07/2014

910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 800-424-0160.

8 p.m. Featuring: Jeff Magnum, Scott Spillane, Julian Koster, and Jeremy Barnes. Tickets are $35 and $40.

Bruce Museum - Lecture. Fossils Take Flight: Reconstructing the World’s Largest Bird

09/09/2014

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

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Bruce Museum Curator of Science Daniel Ksepka, PhD, will discuss his ground-breaking research on the fossilized remains of an extinct giant bird that is likely to have the largest wingspan of any bird ever to have lived. Museum members are free, non-members are $15. Reservations are requested: call 203-869-0376 or email info@brucemuseum.org.

Jones Family Farm Sip & Savor Autumn Series: A Night to Remember

09/09/2014

606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton, CT Phone: (203) 929-8425.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Sip & Savor Autumn Series Come and enjoy our relaxed and educational evenings where we taste five different wines and enjoy a pleasant meal designed to highlight fresh seasonal farm foods, paired with the delicious wines we have selected. We delve into the cultural aspects of the wine and foods we are serving as well as explore the terminology of flavor. A Night to Remember, at Pumpkinseed Hill Under the Full Moon, we'll walk down to the vineyard to check on the grapes before their upcoming harvest. At our Pine Barn, we'll enjoy a rustic supper, featuring Baked Chicken, a Vegetable Tart, Tomato Panzanella, and Apple Pandowdy. Limited to 16 students. Cost: $65 per student.

Bruce Museum Look and See: Into the Deep

09/10/2014

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

12:30 pm - 1:15. A program especially designed for children ages 3-5 years and their adult caregivers, who will explore the Museum's exhibition through hands-on experiences and stories, and then make their own deep sea creature! Members $5, non-members $7 per child, per class. Parents/guardians are free. Please make reservations by calling the Museum at 203-869-0376.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s - Renowned Author to Lecture on Celebrated Gilded Age Romance

09/10/2014

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799 ext.112.

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 11 a.m., author Jean Zimmerman will give a talk entitled, Love Fiercely: A Gilded Age Romance. A book signing courtesy of Elm Street Books in New Canaan will follow the lecture.

The Glass House Christian Bjone + David Diao

09/11/2014

199 ELM STREET, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203.594.9884 .

5:30 pm - 8 pm. For this program, David Diao and Christian Bjone will discuss Philip Johnson's iconic work and Diao's enduring interest in the Glass House and Modernist architecture. Two paintings by Diao that relate to the Glass House will be installed in the Painting Gallery for the occasion and will remain on view until September 22, 2014. This program is organized in collaboration with the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum on the occasion of their exhibition David Diao: Front to Back (July 13 - September 21, 2014).