Square One Theatre - A WALK IN THE WOODS

11/07/2014 to 11/22/2014

2422 Main Street, Stratford, CT Phone: 203.375.8778.

The inaugural season (1990) of Square One Theatre opened with A Walk in the Woods, Lee Blessing's brilliant and extremely funny play of ideas concerning the historic conversations between an American negotiator and a Russian diplomat. More timely than ever, this revival features Square One favorite Pat Leo, who played the American 25 years ago, returning to the play this time in the role of the Russian (a role originally played by the late William A. Barry, a Square One Theatre legend). Directed by TOM HOLEHAN

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Pop Up Holiday Market

11/07/2014

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

9 a.m - 3 p.m The Fairfield Museum is partnering with the National Charity League, Inc Fairfield Chapter to host a Pop Up Holiday Market next Friday. Stop in throughout the day and browse the unique jewelry, accessories, and gifts from more than 20 vendors.
Enjoy some coffee from The BUZZ TRUCK in the morning, and enjoy a wine tasting by Greenfield Hill Liquors in the afternoon.

Square One Theatre Company Presents A Walk in the Woods-Stratford

11/07/2014 to 11/22/2014

2422 Main St., Stratford, CT 06797. Phone: 203-375-8778.

A Walk in the Woods. Square One opened in 1990 with a celebrated production of Lee Blessing's brilliant and funny play of ideas concerning the historic conversations between an American negotiator and a Russian diplomat. More timely than ever, this revival will feature Square One favorite Pat Leo, who played the American 25 years ago, returning to the play this time in the role of the Russian (a role originally played by Square One legend William Barry).November 7-22, 2014 Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm. (Nov 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 21 & 22)--Sundays at 2 pm--(Nov 9 & 16)--Saturday at 4 pm. Check the website for further information.

ASTRONOMY NIGHTS: Mercury and the MESSENGER Mission

11/07/2014 to 11/07/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on Mercury and the MESSENGER Mission, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Around the World: Performance Series

11/08/2014

Mathews Park, 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

2:00 - 2:30PM Learn about the Eastern Woodlands region and the Native American tribes that originate from it! Learn traditional dances and see cultural artifacts from various tribes. Explore the geography of our land and its importance to Native American ways of life. Ages 2 and up. Free with museum admission, but tickets required from the Welcome Desk. Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

Westport Historical Society Second Saugatuck Walking Tour

11/08/2014

Main Street, Westport, CT Phone: (203) 222-1424.

The tour begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends with a drink on the house at one of Saugatuck's favorite haunts, the Black Duck. The tour was created to give participants insights into Westport's history and show how resilient Westporters have been in retaining the character of our town, even as the landscape changes and Saugatuck undergoes an impressive renaissance. There is a $10 donation, and $8 for members. Ages 12 and under are $5. Reservations are recommended: (203) 222-1424. Meet at the New York Bound Side.

Jones Family Farm Autumn Memorable Meals Series: Thanksgiving with a Twist

11/08/2014

606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton, CT Phone: (203) 929-8425.

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Hands-on Cooking: Autumn Memorable Meals Series Learn how to prepare complete meals to impress your family and friends, while remaining relaxed. Then, enjoy your creations while sipping a glass of Jones wine. Thanksgiving with a Twist We'll be preparing traditional Native American foods in a fresh way. Our menu will feature Braised Duck, Wild Rice and Greens, Stuffed Squash, Fresh Cranberry Chutney and Blueberry Maple Slump. Limited to 12 students. Cost: $85 per student.

Barnum Museum - Rogues and Renegades! Political Corruption in Bridgeport: Scandal in the Park City

11/09/2014

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

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 pm Rob Sullivan, Author and Journalist. "My ambition is to be a poor politician" -P.T. Barnum First incorporated in 1836, Bridgeport is notorious for a raucous political history that includes both liberating accomplishments and salacious scandals.The city's most famous mayor was none other than the circus impresario, P.T. Barnum. Join author and reporter Rob Sullivan as he brings the Park City's fiery political history alive. No registration required. $5 Suggested Donation and free for museum members. No registration required. $5.00 Suggested Donation and kids under 12 are free.
 

Audubon Greenwich Quest for the Golden Trou

11/09/2014

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT

1:30-2:30 pm "The Quest for the Golden Trout" by Connecticut author Douglas M. Thompson is an engaging look at our nation's rivers with a more critical eye, and asks the hard questions about historic and current practices in fisheries management. Mr. Thompson is Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment at Connecticut College. Books will be available for signing. $5 suggested donation. RSVP appreciated. RSVP to: greenwichcenter@audubon.org or 203-869-5272 ext. 349. For more about this author and fisheries management, please visit our event page.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center - Who Dung It?

11/09/2014

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

Become a scatologist and discover how a pile of droppings can give us clues to who has been in our woods. Join SM&NC staff for a hike on our trails to look for scat and learn the basics of how to identify other animal signs, like tracks and markings. Test yourself with our "Who Dung it?" game and make your own scat and track field guide to take home. Recommended for all ages. Space is limited for our Outdoor Adventures programs. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Members: $5 per person | Non-Members: $8. To register or for more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org