Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Farm Market

10/05/2014 to 10/05/2014

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

10- 2 p.m. 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 or visit the website.

 

Garden Educaion Center of Greenwich Program: Digging & Dividing Your Peonies

10/06/2014

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203869-9242.

October 6, 2014 at 10AM a program at the Garden Education Center of Greenwich- Digging & Dividing Your Peonies. Meet at the GEC. Learn from the best - our own Lisa Beebe, Director of Horticulture. Nature Play available for this program. Cost: Members $35, Non-Members $45.

The Discovery Museum and Planetarium - The duPont Lecture Series -Discovery of the Antikythera Mechanism

10/07/2014

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521 .

Did the ancient Greeks use computers? Discovered in the spring of 1901 among the remains of an ancient Roman shipwreck, the Antikythera Mechanism—a 2,000 year old analog computer designed to predict astronomical events—has astounded scientists, mathematicians, and astronomers worldwide. Join David Mestre, Director of the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium, as he presents the fascinating tale of the discovery of the Antikythera Mechanism, its clever inner workings, and the riddle of its genesis that dates back over two millennia. RSVP requested: RSVP@discoverymuseum.org.
 
 

Stamford Jewish Community Center: Explore the Yale Center for British Art and Yale University Art Gallery

10/07/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0983.

Join us for a guided tour at the Yale Center for British Art, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.which houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. View the newest exhibition, “Figures of Empire: Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain.” Enjoy lunch on your own at a local eatery, then explore more on your own at either the British Center or the Yale University Art Gallery. Reservations required by Tuesday, September 23, limited capacity. Member $30 / Community $35 includes admission and transportation. For more information, visit www.stamfordjcc.org, contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org.

Garden Educaion Center of Greenwich Program: Sandra Nunnerley: Vision & Inspiration

10/08/2014

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203869-9242.

October 8, 2014 AT 10AM a program at the Garden Education Center of Greenwich - Sandra Nunnerley, "Vision & Inspiration". Internationally recognized designer, Sandra Nunnerley comes to the GEC! Nature Play available for this program. Cost: Members $35, Non-Members $45.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Program: Author Sandra Nunnerley--"Vision & Inspiration"

10/08/2014

130 Bible Street, Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

Garden Education Center Program:  On Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10AM Author Sandra Nunnerley  will discuss her book "Vision & Inspriation".  A book signing will follow.  Register on the website.

4th Annual Luncheon/Fashion Show To Benefit: Pinkaid

10/08/2014

670 Post Rd. E., Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 844-PINK.AID.

On Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Mitchells of Westport Pinkaid will hold its 4th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show.  Michael Kors will be featured in the fashion show and Guest Speaker: Lara Logan, CBS foreign corresponent on 60 Minutes will be the host.  Check the website for further information.

Westport Country Playhouse - Intimate Apparel

10/08/2014 to 10/26/2014

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 203.227.4177 or 888.927.7529.

By Lynn Nottage. Each choice we make is a vital stitch in the ornately and delicately embroidered fabric of our lives. In her celebrated play Intimate Apparel, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage weaves an intricate tapestry of the joys, sorrows, tragedy, and triumph of a gifted but lonely African American seamstress in early Twentieth-Century Manhattan as she negotiates the choice between a love that is accepted and one that is true.

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Lecture: New England's Other Witch Hunt

10/09/2014

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

On October 9, CT state historian Walter Woodward will present a lecture, titled “New England’s Other Witch Hunt,” that begins with the Protestant Reformation and traces its history all the way through the Hartford Witch hunt of the 1660's. Visit the website for more information. Walt Woodward brings this extraordinary, but nearly forgotten story to life, in a lecture that begins with the Protestant Reformation and traces its history all the way through the Hartford Witch hunt of the 1660's - a nightmare of trials and executions that preceded Salem by a generation. He also shows how Connecticut's Governor John Winthrop, Jr. and his friend Rev. Gershom Bulkeley intervened to transform Connecticut from New England's most aggressive witch hunter to a colony that completely ended executions for witchcraft thirty years before they even began at Salem.

Audubon Greenwich Full Moon Hike

10/09/2014

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

7:00-8:30 pm Join naturalist Ted Gilman when we seek out the sights, sounds, and smells of a moonlit evening visiting field, pond, forest, and lake in search of wildlife. Ages 8 & up. $5/member or $10 non-member. Rain will cancel hike. Space very limited
& RSVP required