47th Annual Darien Antiques Show

03/07/2014 to 03/09/2014

14 Brookside Road, Darien, CT 06820. Phone: 203-655-0491.

The 47th Annual Darien Antiques Show will take place at the First Congregational Church of Darien.  Preview Party, March 7th 7-9PM  (includes weekend Show Admission).  Saturday, March 8th , 10AM to 5PM and Sunday, March 9th, 11:30AM to 5PM.  Show Admission $10 per person at the door and $8 with advance ticket.

Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard - Feld Motor Sports® Monster Jam®, the world's premier Monster Jan truck series - Bridgeport

03/07/2014 to 03/09/2014

Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, 600 Main St., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 800-745-3000.

This year Pat Summa is back, racing in Thrasher and experienced female driver, Medusa, in her first Bridgeport appearance!
Bridgeport Monster Jam® Tickets Now Available $12 Kids Tickets for Monster Jam® returning to Webster Bank Arena. Monster Jam tickets start at just $12 for kids ages 2 to 12 and $25 for adults. There are a limited number of Gold Circle tickets for $40 each. Restrictions and additional fees may apply. All tickets are $5 more on the day of show. Buy tickets at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, the Webster Bank Arena CLICK IT or TICKET Box Office or call 1-800-745-3000. Groups call 203-345-2300 option 7 .Monster Jam will be performing four shows at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport from March 7 to 9.

With a great line up of Monster Jam trucks, fans won't want to miss Grave Digger® driven by Carl Von Horn, Madusa® in her first appearance in Bridgeport, Higher Education driven by Jim Tracy, Iron Warrior driven by Trey Meyers, Shockwave driven by Bill Braukman, and Connecticut's own Pat Summa driving Thrasher. Monster Jam Trucks are subject to change without notice.

Monster Jam Bridgeport, CT schedule:
Friday, March 7                      7:30 p.m. (doors at 6:30 p.m.)
Saturday, March 8                 2 p.m.*     (Pit Party at 11 a.m., regular doors at 1 p.m.)
Saturday, March 8                 7:30 p.m. (doors at 6:30 p.m.)
Sunday, March 9                   2 p.m.*     (Pit Party at 11 a.m., regular doors at 1 p.m.)

*The Party in the Pits will be 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9. Pit Party passes are $10 in advance and day of show. Pit Passes are available for purchase on Ticketmaster.com and at the Webster Bank Arena CLICK IT or TICKET Box Office. There are a limited number of passes available and in order to attend the Pit Party, fans must have an event ticket to the Saturday or Sunday 2 p.m. show and a Pit Party Pass to enter. The Party in the Pits gives fans the opportunity to get a view of the trucks up close and meet the drivers of the massive Monster Jam trucks. For more information on Monster Jam, log onto www.MonsterJam.com.

Downtown Cabaret Theatre - BARRY MANILOW TRIBUTE: BARRY’S SONG BOOK

03/07/2014 to 03/08/2014

263 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203.576.1636.

Friday, March 7 (2014) at 7:30pm, Saturday, March 8 at 5:30pm, Saturday, March 8 at 8:30pm. Reserved tickets for performances: $47.

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society hosting an Animal Adoption Event and Pet Boutique

03/08/2014

225 Beacon Point Road, Stratford, CT Phone: 203.338.7387.

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society will be hosting an Animal Adoption Event and Pet Boutique at the Stratford Animal Control Facility located at on Saturday, March 8th from 11:00am-4:00pm.   For more information, please visit our website or  call.


Stamford St. Patarick's Day Parade

03/08/2014

Main Stret, Stamford, CT 06614. Phone: 203-614-9448.

JOSEPH J. TOOHER, JR. NAMED AS GRAND MARSHAL OF THE STAMFORD ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE. Parade set for Saturday March 8th, 2014 at 12 noon, beginning at Stamford's Columbus Park, with over 80 marching units and pipe bands scheduled to appear. Stamford, CT, February 5th, 2014 - The Stamford St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee has selected Joseph J. Tooher, Jr., to serve as Grand Marshal of this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade. We are pleased to announce that the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Stamford St. Patrick's Day Parade will be Joseph J. Tooher, Jr. On his role as Grand Marshal, Joe remarked,  "I was greatly honored to be selected as the Grand Marshal for the St. Patrick's Day Parade. Stamford, as most communities, celebrates this tradition which pays tribute to the significant role the Irish, along with other ethnic groups, have played in Stamford and this country." Joe is a Stamford native and a graduate of Stamford High, Class of '48; The University of Connecticut and University of Connecticut Law School.  Joe's commitment to making Stamford a better place starts with over fifty years of involvement in politics: as chairman of the Democratic party in 1963, through numerous mayoral and senatorial campaigns. His community involvement has included the State Judiciary committee, co-founding of the Southern Fairfield Chapter of UConn and numerous other distinctions. Joe was a founding partner of Tooher, Wocl & Leydon, where he is currently of counsel. The Parade Committee will honor Joe at the annual Grand Marshal's Dinner on Friday evening, March 7th, at the Sheraton, Stamford, beginning at 6:30pm.  Admission is open to all, and tickets are $99 per person until Feb. 21st, and $130.00 thereafter. Tickets include a beer and wine cocktail hour, dinner, entertainment, prizes, and a cash bar.  This year's entertainment will be provided by the Greenwich Pipe Band and the Lenihan School of Irish Dance.

Franklin Street Works An Evening Neuromast Closing Party with DJ Taliesin

03/08/2014

41 Franklin Street, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-595-5211.

7:00 - 10:00 pm. Dance, snack, drink and check out this intriguing, original exhibition before it closes! With special extended hours, the closing party for "Neuromast: Certain Uncertainty and Contemporary Art" is a great opportunity to share Stamford's contemporary art gem with friends and family. "Neuromast" is a group exhibition that explores "emergence," the theory that says unforeseeable results happen when a system reac

Center for Contemporary Print Making -Encaustic Collagraph

03/08/2014 to 03/09/2014

299 West Ave, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-7999.

This weekend workshop, with Jane Pagliarulo and Elise Wagner, takes place from 10 am to 4 pm and is open to 8 participants, all levels welcome. Combining monotype with encaustic's textural elements is a process that explodes beyond the boundaries of printmaking!

Barnum Museum - In celebration of Women's History Month, The Barnum Museum will offer a program Through a Different Lens: 19th Century Women Photographers in Connecticut.

03/09/2014

820 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-331-1104.

Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m. – In celebration of Women's History Month, The Barnum Museum will offer a program Through a Different Lens: 19th Century Women Photographers in Connecticut. The illustration talk will be presented by Tasha Caswell, and will feature Bridgeport photographer Harriet V.S. Thorne. Thorne is one of the three women photographers n the Connecticut Historical Society's current exhibition, Through a Different Lens. $5 Donation.
 
In the late nineteenth century, a time when it was rare for a woman to be a photographer, Thorne had a studio and darkroom in the Black Rock area of Bridgeport. The intimate portraits she made of her wealthy family and friends depict a Gilded Age lifestyle that is long gone. She was full of surprises, too. Among her carefully posed portraits there are images that capture spontaneous moments, as well as photographs of African-Americans and members of the Seminole tribe in Florida.
 

Audubon Greenwich Hosts Sustainable Food & Farm Expo

03/09/2014

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272 x239.

Hundreds of guests eager to sample local, artisan and organic food, attend tasting workshops, and learn about homesteading are expected to flock to Audubon Greenwich's Sustainable Food & Farm Expo on Sunday, March 9, from 10 am until 5 pm. Eighteen exhibitors and vendors, including organic farmers, homesteading experts, artisan food producers, specialty food retailers, and organic restaurants, will be present to share their products and expertise with attendees.

Westport Art Center Family Art Day: All About Toys III

03/09/2014

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT Phone: (203) 222-7070.

1-3 p.m. Ages 6-10. $10 / Child. Free for adults and kids under 2 Using re-purposed materials, build, assemble, and create whimsical works of art inspired by toys. Winner of the 2014 Toy Makers III Competition, sponsored by Melissa & Doug, will also be announced.