Wednesday Nite Live in Stamford


Columbus Park, Stamford, CT

6:30 p.m. Performance by: The Temptations and Paul Loren Wednesday Nite Live (formerly Jazz-Up July) is an outdoor summer concert series with live music from national and regional headliners, which attract after work crowds and families.  $10 Festival Entrance Fee, 12 and Under Free. Rain Venue: Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT

Fairfield Museum -Read to Me! Storytime


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

10:30am – 11am. Free. In celebration of reading and the Fabulous Animals exhibition, join Museum Docent Barbara Lucia for storytime. Explore the animal kingdom, nature and fables with stories illustrated and inspired by Robert Lawson, including The Story of Ferdinand, of course!

Summer Stars Planetarium Shows

07/06/2016 to 08/17/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2039776521.

Wednesdays, July 6, 20, August 3, 17, 1 pm
Saturdays, July 16, 30, August 6, 1 & 2:30 pm
Join us to explore the summer sky during the day! Discover some of the common constellations of the summer and the interesting stories behind them. Seating is limited. Doors will open 15 minutes before scheduled program and seats are first-come, first-served. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Shows (about 1 hour), start promptly; no late admission. The Planetarium is located in the Bendel Mansion Museum Building. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. 

Alive @ Five Outdoor Concerts


Columbus Park, Stamford, CT

5 pm. 21 and over only. Performance by O.A.R Live music from national and regional headliners, which attracts after work crowds. Thursday nights in Columbus Park have become a ritual in Stamford Downtown with great music, great dancing and great times! $10 fee to attend the Alive@Five Festival before 6pm, $15 thereafter

Pequot Library Fantastic Finds


720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT Phone: (203) 259-0346, ext. 15.

10:45am Revised date for the month of July! Every month Pequot Library chooses up to five items to show from its treasure trove of over 30,000 rare books and manuscripts. The materials will be discussed and questions answered. The materials may be thematic or seasonal, and will always be engaging. Free and open to the public.

Shelton Historical Society Teen Time Travelers


70 Ripton Rd., Shelton, CT Phone: 203-925-8422.

4:30 pm - 6 pm. A group of young people, ages 13-18, who are interested in history and sponsored by the Shelton Historical Society to learn, to teach, and to promote awareness of the Shelton Historical Society.

Norwalk - Cabaret Night every Friday


Calf Pasture Beach , Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 854-7938.

7 p.m. in the Tiki Lounge at Cafe Mu. Performance by: Susan King Duo Broadway and Classic Tunes.

New Canaan Nature Center Night of 1,000 Fireflies


144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

8:00 - 9:30pm. Come and enjoy the magic of the midsummer night at the Nature Center. With the frog chorus singing softly and the warm balmy breezes of July, this night hike will inspire all ages! Join our Naturalists as we search for woodland creatures (wiggly worms & aquatic amphibians) and other enchanted mysteries of the evening. Don't miss the opportunity to delight in the awe-inspiring beauty of our meadows aglow with the soft light of 1,000+ fireflies! Space is limited - register early to guarantee your spot! Call 203-966-9577 x10 to register now.

Franklin Street Artworks Sunita Prasad Artist Talk


45 Franklin St., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-595-5211.

4 pm - 5:30 pm. Exhibiting artist Sunita Prasad will give a free, public talk about her work. She will discuss past works that use parafictional, narrative, and research-based strategies to illuminate and challenge discourse on gender online, in public space, and in popular culture. This includes her video Recitations not from memory, which is on view in Franklin Street Works' current exhibition All Byte: Feminist Intersections in Video Art, and features women's stories of gendered experiences read from a teleprompter by men Prasad enlisted via social media.

46th Annual RCA Rowayton River Ramble


177 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT

Pinkney Park. Rain date July 10. 11 am - 3 pm. For kids and young adults, there are plenty of fun games and activities on Five Mile River such as the petting zoo, pony rides, bouncy castle, giant water slide, face painting, tattoos, hair tinseling and the ever-popular dunk tank. Entertainment for the adults includes a wide variety of local vendors selling art, accessories, jewelry, gifts and Rowayton logo gear. Our live and silent auctions feature items you can't get anywhere else! The food tent by Pinkney House features our famous raw bar, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn and and more. Wash it all down with a cold beer, wine, juice or soda while music and laughter fill the air throughout the day.