Shelton Historical Society Adventures in History

08/08/2016 to 08/12/2016

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

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.. ​For Boys and Girls 7 -12 years old. Nature crafts, forgotten games, and wholesome snacks included.
$120.00 members/$155.00 non-members per child.

Stratford Summer Concert Series

08/09/2016

Paradise Green , Stratford, CT

Slammin Band - Tuesday, August 9, 7:00pm (rain date August 11, 7:00pm) R&B. Concerts generally begin at 7:00 p.m. but some may start a bit later. Bring your lawn chair, something to eat and your favorite beverage to enjoy an evening at the Green. Or, you may want to sample some of the fine cuisine available at any of the nearby restaurants.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Stay & Play - 9 O'clock Club

08/10/2016 to 08/30/2016

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

JOIN US Tuesdays and Thursdays in AUGUST 9:00 a.m. - Noon $5.00/family for each date Adults enjoy tea and coffee while your children enjoy free play exploring a variety of activity tables while meeting new friends.  Registration appreciated or pay at the door. August 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, or 30th. NOTE:Children must be accompanied by an adult. No drop off.

Fairfield Museum and History Center Fabulous Animals: The Illustrated World of Robert Lawson

08/10/2016 to 09/18/2016

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

Robert Lawson (1892–1957) had a long and distinguished career as an artist and children's book illustrator and author. Perhaps best known for illustrations of The Story of Ferdinand and Mr. Popper's Penguins, Lawson is the only artist and author to have won both the Caldecott and the Newbery Awards. Museum Hours: Open Daily: 10am – 4pm, Library Hours: Tue–Fri: 10am – 4pm; Sat: 12 noon – 4pm

Fairfield Museum and History Center Connecticut, 1940: Farms, Factories and the Photographs of Jack Delano

08/10/2016 to 09/18/2016

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

In 1940 and '41, photographer Jack Delano (1914–1997) documented farm and city life in Connecticut for the Farm Security Administration. In rare early color photographs as well as black-and-white images, Delano captured views of Connecticut as it recovered from the Great Depression, showing views of farmers, factory workers, and commuters. Born in Ukraine, Delano emigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1923 and studied art and music at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. A musician and composer as well as a photographer, Delano traveled throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico as a FSA photographer before serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After the war, he settled with his wife Irene in Puerto Rico, where he lived for the rest of his life. Museum Hours: Open Daily: 10am – 4pm.

Shelton Music Under the Stars

08/10/2016

Huntington Green, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-925-8422.

Performance by: Mia & the Riff. Concerts generally begin at 7:00 p.m. and run through 9 p.m. Bring your lawn chair, something to eat and your favorite beverage to enjoy an evening at the Green. Or, you may want to sample some of the fine cuisine available at any of the nearby restaurants. In case of inclement weather, call 203-331-4120.

Calf Pasture Beach Concert Series

08/10/2016

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

6:30 p.m. - Kids Show.  7:30 pm. - Beginnings – Chicago Tribute Band. All rain dates will be on the following day. All concerts are free and open to the public. Concerts may be added and/or dates changed throughout the year, call the office (203) 854-7806 for updates; cancellation number (203) 854-7938. Vehicle Sticker Information For Wednesday night concerts, a parking fee of $10 per car will be charged for cars without a Norwalk Resident Pass. For the July 3rd Fireworks and Concert, a parking fee of $30 per car will be charged for cars without a Norwalk Resident Pass.

Stamford A Grand Summer Night

08/10/2016

UCONN Stamford, Stamford, CT

Organized by the "Friends of Stamford Downtown" this annual fund-raiser salutes fine dining in Stamford Downtown. Net proceeds from the event are used to purchase outdoor art to grace the Downtown and to help defray the costs of significant Downtown art exhibits.

Greenwich Historical Society Cruising Through the Past: An Exploration of Greenwich History from the Water

08/11/2016

Arch Street, Island Beach Ferry Dock, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10.

5:30 to 7:30 pm. Guests will meet at the Island Beach Ferry Dock, Arch Street, Greenwich, at 5:15 pm $15 for members; $20 for nonmembers. Advance reservations required. Reserve below or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10. A Greenwich Parks Pass is not required for this event. he two-hour excursion, hosted by the Greenwich Historical Society, will focus on the important role that Greenwich's shoreline played in shaping its development. From the decks of the Island Beach ferry, you'll gain a whole new perspective on Greenwich history, and although no hoisting of heavy sails will be involved, snacks and "grog" (otherwise known as a cash bar) will be available to fortify cruisers throughout the evening courtesy of Randy's Wines of Cos Cob.

Norwalk - Thursday Summer Concert Series

08/11/2016

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 854-7938.

All Shows begin at 7:00pm at Mathews Park. Approaching Normal - Kicking Rock & Roll Show.