Jones Family Winery- Farmers' Market: Blueberries and Bluegrass

07/12/2013

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

Friday, July 12th from 3:30 to 6:30. Meet your local farmers and enjoy the best CT Grown produce and wine! Celebrate the beginning of blueberry season. Each market will offer a wide variety of 100% CT produce from several local farms. Markets will feature a variety of CT grown products, such as honey, cheeses and/or breads.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - ASTRONOMY NIGHTS:The Big Bang: Latest Results from Planck

07/12/2013

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

7:30 to 8:30 p m. Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on the The Big Bang: Latest Results from Planck, 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 $3, Children (5-17) $2. No children under 5 please. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org


Westport Downtown Sidewalk Sales Days

07/12/2013 to 07/14/2013

159 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-505-8716.

Friday 12th of July, 2013 to Sunday 14th of July,2013. The much-anticipated annual Westport Sidewalk Sale will take place on July 12, 13 & 14. Each year, savvy shoppers eagerly await this amazing sale throughout Main Street, Post Road and areas surrounding downtown. Shops bring merchandise to the sidewalks and offer incredible bargains. Times will vary by store, but shop early for the best selection!

Easton Historical Society Hosts Friends of Vintage Baseball Games

07/13/2013

366 Sport Hill Rd., Easton, CT 06612. Phone: 203-261-2090.

CELEBRATE THE GRAND OLD GAME – A Living History Event--The Historical Society of Easton and Easton's Department of Parks and Recreation welcome you to a wonderful summer day celebrating the national pastime with vintage baseball games on the field at Veteran's Park,  366 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT on Saturday July 13th (Rain date: July 20th). The Friends of Vintage Baseball, a reenactment group, will hold two exhibition games in Easton on the field behind the Easton Community Center for all to enjoy. To reach Veteran's Park, enter the Helen Keller Middle School driveway and take a left at the wooden sign for the Easton Community Center and Veteran's Park.  The Friends of Vintage Baseball promote living history by bringing the 19th Century to life through baseball events using the rules, costumes, and equipment of the 1860 to 1880's. The games provide enjoyment for all ages. Between games, children will be invited onto the field to participate with The Friends of Vintage Baseball ball players and learn the rules of the 19th Century baseball game. The first game starts at 11:00 AM and the second will follow at approximately 12:30 PM.
Each game will follow different rules based on the many changes that occurred during the 19th Century as baseball began capturing America's imagination. Play Ball!!! Admission fees:  Adults and Children over 5 years old: $ 5.00    Families of 4 or more: $20.00 Children under 5: Free Since seating is limited at the ball fields bring lawn chairs for your comfort. There are concession stands, rest room facilities, and handicapped parking available at Veteran's Park. Why not join us for a special summer day enjoying the grand old game and learning more about our national pastime.

CELEBRATE THE GRAND OLD GAME – A Living History Event

07/13/2013

366 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT Phone: (203) 261-2090 .

The Friends of Vintage Baseball, a reenactment group, will hold two exhibition games in Easton on the field behind the Easton Community Center for all to enjoy. This group promotes living history by bringing the 19th Century to life through baseball events using the rules, costumes, and equipment of the 1860 to 1880's. The games provide enjoyment for all ages. Between games, children will be invited onto the field to participate with The Friends of Vintage Baseball ball players and learn the rules of the 19th Century baseball game. The first game starts at 11:00 AM and the second will follow at approximately 12:30 PM. Each game will follow different rules based on the many changes that occurred during the 19th Century as baseball began capturing America's imagination. Play Ball!!! Admission fees: Adults and Children over 5 years old: $ 5.00 Families of 4 or more: $20.00 Children under 5: Free.  Rain Date: July 20.

4th Bridgeport Arts Fest

07/13/2013

McLevy Green , Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203- 576-3972.

On Saturday, The Bridgeport Arts Fest is a one day celebration of local and original Art, Artists, Crafters, Community Organizations and Performers. The 'Arts Fest' takes place in Downtown Bridgeport at Historic McLevy Green on July 13 from 10am to 10pm. The Arts Fest is a family- and community-friendly affair and is FREE to attend. In addition to Artists, you'll enjoy live entertainment, activities, demonstrations and area food and drinks.

Going Bat - Tea & Pajama Party

07/13/2013 to 07/13/2013

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

Dine like a nocturnal creature at our all-new summer tea and pajama party while enjoying iced tea, 'mocktails,' and a chance to eat some real bugs! Tour our Bat exhibition, create some bat crafts, meet live nocturnal creatures, and dine on bat-inspired treats. Top it off with an evening planetarium show. Pajamas are encouraged, but not required. Space is limited. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by calling 203.977.6521. Members: $35 for 1 Adult & Child; $15 each addl. person. Non-Members: $45 for 1 Adult & Child; $15 each addl. person. 

 

Puerto Rican Parade and Annual Festival Bridgeport

07/14/2013

Seaside Park, Bridgeport, CT 06601.

Sunday, Annual Parade 11 a.m. - 1: 30 p.m.  Start:  Central High School to Madison Ave., to Northve., to Park Ave. to end of Seaside Park.  Bandshell at Seaside  Park:  1:30 P.m. til dusk. Live Performances and much more.

Beardsley Zoo - Zoo Day at the Bluefish

07/14/2013

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 394-6565.

1:05pm - 4:00pm. The Bridgeport Bluefish will celebrate Zoo Day at the Bluefish stadium while hosting their arch rivals, the Long Island Ducks! Zoo staff will be inside the stadium offering special drawings for great prizes and Zoo merchandise, while sharing information about the new animals coming to Connecticut's only zoo this summer.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Summer Concert with Amy Rogell

07/14/2013

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0974.

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. A party for children ages 8 & under (all children must be accompanied by an adult). Bring your friends and join us for a fun morning featuring guest entertainer Amy Rogell in a concert tailored to young children. Mid-morning snack served to children and adults. Tons of fun, singing and smiles. To register, please call the JCC welcome desk at 203.322.7900.  For more information including prices call Galit Roloff at 203-487-0974, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail groloff@stamfordjcc.org.