Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to Host Jazz/Classical Music Performances


295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-838-9799, Ext. 12.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will launch a series of jazz and classical music performances.  The first concert will be--An Evening of Jazz--on October 29, 2010 from 8 to 9:30PM featuring the Damon Grant Trio sponsored by Swiss International.  Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-membes.  RSVP by October 27.  Walk-ins are welcomed although seats are limited.  All proceeds to benefit the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum.

Wilton Historical Society Present Waking Twain, A Celebration of the Life of Mark Twain, 1835-1910


224 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897. Phone: 203-762-7257.

On Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 2PM at the Wilton Historical Society a program--Waking Twain, a Celebration of the Life of Mark Twain, 1835-1910 will be presented.  Focusing on the final two years of Mark Twain's life, this program provides dramatic readings about his move to Redding, the tragic Christmas when his youngest daughter, Jean, with whom he had only recently reunited, dies suddenly on Christmas Eve.  Also, included are his failing health and his death, tributes by his friends after his death and a selection of musical interludes.  Presented by High School Theater Group.  There is a $5 admission charge for non member adults.