New Canaan Historical Society Waveny Now and Then

09/29/2017 to 12/22/2017

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203.966.1776.

n honor of the 50th anniversary of the Town of New Canaan's acquisition of 300 acres from former resident Ruth Lapham Lloyd, the Historical Society is proud to announce Waveny Now and Then. The art exhibit features drawings, paintings, photographs and sculpture of work inspired by and/or created in Waveny Park. Mark Markiewicz, Torrance York, Antonia Betancourt, Dmitri Wright, Audrey Klotz, Drew Klotz and Jeanna Shepard will have work on display. The art will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds going to the Historical Society. The show will run through December 22. An opening reception will be held on September 29 from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for non-members.

Ambler Farm Day

10/01/2017

257 Hurlbutt St, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-834-1143.

12 noon - 4 pm. Families from Wilton and beyond descend upon Ambler Farm for our yearly fall festival. Enjoy the Apple Slingshot, Farm Animals, Make-Your-Own-Scarecrow, Hay Rides, Trebuchet (aka "Punkin Chucker"), Children's Crafts, Pumpkin Patch + more! $20/family (or car-load) at the entrance

Silvermine Art Center Jim Clarke Trio

10/01/2017

1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203.966.6668 ext. 2.

4:30 pm reception in gallery, 5 pm performance. $50 pp. The Jim Clark Trio features Jim on tenor and soprano saxophones, Chris Coogan on piano and John Mobilio on upright bass. In addition to jazz favorites and American standards, they will play a few original compositions modeled in the style of the Great American Songbook.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

10/01/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

11:15-11:45 and 2:15-2:45 - Weekend Wonder - Join our Play Explorers for engaging experiences that delve deeper into exhibit themes, holidays and more!

Westport Playhouse Sunday Symposium Sex with Strangers

10/01/2017

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

Following the first Sunday matinee performance of each production, special guests take the stage to help place the production in context with illuminating insights about the world of the play. The Playhouse hosts a wide range of guests, from noted playwrights to academic scholars, for discussions that provide an excellent opportunity to delve into the world of the play. Each discussion is followed by an interactive dialogue with the audience. All Symposium events are free and open to the public and will begin immediately following the 3pm performance.

Rowayton Summer Music

10/03/2017

Bayley Beach, Rowayton, CT

5:30 pm Eric Lindell and the Alpaca Gnomes. Rain location: Roton Middle School

Maritime Aquarium -A Sukkah for Sukkot

10/04/2017 to 10/11/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

Aquarium hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily | Café: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. daily | Gift Shop: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Join us during the holy week of Sukkot. We are offering a temporary dwelling for our Jewish guests to use while visiting the Aquarium. Outside on the River-Front Plaza

New Canaan Nature Wednesday Crafternoons

10/04/2017 to 10/25/2017

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

October 4, 11, 18, and 25 · 10:00A.M. - 3:00P.M. Join us for a FREE nature-inspired craft in the Visitor Center! The crafts we'll be making this month include: boo-tiful ghosts, colorful bats, spider webs, and Halloween silhouettes!

Audubon Greenwich Film Premier Event: The Bullish Farmer

10/04/2017

613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT

7-9:30 pm.  Join us at the Audubon Center in Greenwich for a reception before the screening, and a Q&A with the film's creators and subject afterwards. THE BULLISH FARMER is an award winning, feature-length documentary on sustainable agriculture. It journeys into the life of a Wall Street investment banker-turned farmer as he struggles to build and run an organic, non-GMO farm using conventional farming methods that feeds his family and his community. Learn more at thebullishfarmer.com. Ages 10 & up FREE Please RSVP to Eli at 203-930-13499 or eschaffer@audubon.org.

Darien Nature Center Positive Parenting Workshop

10/05/2017

120 Brookside Road, Darien, CT Phone: 203-655-7459.

9:45-11 am. This program will help parents rethink parenting challenges and provide positive strategies to reduce stress at home. The program will also discuss how to establish family rules that will teach your children to listen and restore family harmony.
Led by Susan O'Brien, LCSW