Stamford Museum and Nature Center - A Day in a Farmer's Life

07/15/2015

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

Wednesdays, July 15 - August 19, 2 pm. Meet at the Chicken Coop, (weather permitting). Come by and discover what it takes to be a farmer on Heckscher Farm. Farm staff each week will pick an activity to show the diversity of farm life and how we care for our animals and the environment. We will be conducting hands-on programs for all ages. Programs will include milking, grooming, caring for baby animals, and more. Program will last 30-45 minutes. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Stamford Museum and Nature Cente - Nature is Brought to You by the Number...

07/16/2015

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

Thursdays, July 16 - August 20, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Discover the wondrous ways that numbers play a role in nature! Each week we will focus on a different number and will include live animal visits, field experiences, or hikes to help us explore this natural numeral. Six will introduce us to the world of the insect and the bee's honeycomb, 8 to the world of spiders and arachnids, 21 to fabulous flowers and more. Meet at the Museum Building. Members: FREE | Non-Members: FREE with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Fairfield Museum Exhibit: Howard Schatz, Photographer

07/16/2015

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

IMAGES Artists' Reception/book signing with photographer Howard Schatz. Thursday, July 16, 6 – 8pm. $5 suggested donation; Free for Museum members. Enjoy wine and cheese and hear world-renowned featured photographer Howard Schatz speak about his second career as a distinguished photographer, with more 20 books of photographs to his credit, including the newly published two-volume retrospective Schatz Images: 25 Years. Schatz's award-winning artistic oeuvre include studies of dancers, athletes, portraiture, and underwater imagery.

Fairfield Museum Museum After Dark

07/16/2015

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

6-8 pm. Join us for wine and cheese and the opportunity to meet world-renowned photographer Howard Schatz, this year's IMAGES featured photographer. View his solo exhibition and hear about his distinguished second career as a photographer.

Westport Arts Center -Drink n' Draw - July

07/16/2015

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT

7-9 pm. We bring the supplies, you bring the creativity! Enjoy an evening of drawing from a live nude model in a relaxed and informal environment while you sip beverages and sample tasty treats.

Wilton Historical Society Garden Party and Walks

07/16/2015

224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: (203) 762-7257.

The Colonial Herb Garden and the current exhibitions at the Wilton Historical Society will be the setting for a garden gathering with a talk about herbs (co-sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club) and two gallery talks on Thursday, July 16 from 4:00 – 6:00. At 4:30 in the garden there will be a talk by herb specialist Nancy Moore. Quilt artist Denyse Schmidt will talk about her work in the exhibition "Denyse Schmidt: In the Making Historic Inspirations/New Quilts" at 5:00 in the Burt Barn Gallery. At 5:30 in the Sloane Gallery, June Myles will chat about the hooked rug art in her show "One Loop at a Time". Each talk will be about 20 minutes.

Fairfield Theatre Company SOJA

07/16/2015

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1036.

7 pm. Their sound is a likeable mix of traditional roots-reggae broken down for the casual listener and party reggae as re-imagined by jambands such as DMB and Phish. SOJA fits perfectly into the vision of what summer music is – sunshine grooves, peaceful vibes, and good times.

Fairfield Theatre Company BRENDAN JAMES

07/16/2015

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1036.

7 pm. From LA to NYC, Brendan James has traveled the country in pursuit of writing and recording some of the most fluid and well-thought out songs including a TEDx talk special. He has risen through the ranks of today's top troubadours working alongside artists including John Mayer, Carly Simon, and John Legend. With a sound between James Taylor, Ryan Adams, and Ed Sheeran, Brendan is that enjoyable lyrically driven singer-songwriter with a pop edge.

Bruce Museum Superbia Soirée

07/17/2015

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

Join us after hours for a night of workshops, games, and music celebrating the exhibition The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride. Visitors will have the chance to make peacock-feather fascinators, and to win prizes in a grown-up scavenger hunt. Other highlights include a curator's tour, and talks by artists featured in the exhibition. Admission: $15 members; $20 non-members

Bruce Museum Superbia Soirée

07/17/2015

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

The Superbia Soirée, a lively after-hours event open to the public, will take place on Friday, July 17 from 6 to 8 pm. The event will offer special evening access to the exhibition, as well as a variety of activities to celebrate the show including a grown-up scavenger hunt and a special curator's tour that includes an opportunity to hear from some of the featured artists. Admission is $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members.