Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Wheels in the Woods Fall Activity Trail

11/09/2014

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

Our popular self-guided activity trail returns with new activities. Identify fall birds, do a mini scavenger hunt, make funoculars, and more. Information on the trail can be found in the Overbrook Nature Center. Heavy rain will cancel. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center- Sunday Explorers

11/09/2014

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

Sundays, November 9 - 30, Noon - 4 pm. Our popular Sunday drop-in programs return for November. Join us for hikes, field studies, live animal visits, garden experiences, and crafts as we explore all the best things about SM&NC in the fall. Information on specific themes is available at the Overbrook Nature Center. Schedule of Events Noon - 4 pm.  Self-guided crafts & open classroom 12:30 pm. Trail Hike 2:30 pm  Garden or farm experience 3:30 pm.  Animal Meet & Greet Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call or visit the website.

Audubon Greenwich 2nd Sunday Hike

11/09/2014

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

Quest for the Golden Trout:with Douglas Thompson 1:30-2:30 pm “The Quest for the Golden Trout” by Connecticut author Douglas M. Thompson is an engaging lookat our nation’s rivers with a more critical eye, andasks the hard questions about historic and currentpractices in fisheries management. Mr. Thompsonis Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for theEnvironment at Connecticut College. Books will be availablefor signing. $5 suggested donation. RSVP appreciated.9:30-11:00 amA great way to learn the Audubon Greenwich trails and a bit of natural history, too ~ every 2nd Sunday of the month! Simply send a quick RSVP, grab your walking shoes, and hitthe trails for Sunday morning hiking fun! Ages 7 & up suggested. RSVP required. Unless otherwise indicated, programs suitable for all ages and are $3 for Audubon members or $5 for non-members.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s - Victorian Tea

11/09/2014

Mathews Park, 295 West Aveue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799.

Victorian Tea  November 9, 2014 ~ 2-4 p.m.  $35 members; $45 non-members. Tea lovers, history buffs and those looking for a unique experience will delight in attending the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Annual Victorian Tea.  This Victorian-era National Historic Landmark celebrates the great afternoon “teatime” tradition, said to have been started by the Duchess of Bedford, one of Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting.   Come enjoy a traditional tea surrounded by unparalleled Gilded Age interiors and furniture and the splendor of the most magnificent Mansion in Connecticut. The family-friendly event features a formal English tea in the Mansion’s Rotunda, including a wide selection of desserts, sandwiches, and the traditional scones and cream, catered by a tea ceremony expert. Music and entertainment will also be featured.

The Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony Present Dreams and Daydreams

11/09/2014 to 11/10/2014

Greenwich, CT 06836. Phone: 203-869-2664.

On November 9-10, 2014 The Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony will  present Dreams and Daydreams. Featured sections include: Schubert--Notturno for Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op. 148, D 897; Jongen--Flute Sonata Op. 77;Prokofiev          String Quartet No. 1 in B minor, Op. 50; Foote--Nocturne and Scherzo for Flute and String Quartet; Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Round Hill Community Church and  Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bruce Museum. Check the website for further information.

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Hosts Annual Victorian Tea

11/09/2014

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854. Phone: 203-838-9799 ext 4.

Victorian Tea  November 9, 2014 ~ 2-4 p.m.  $35 members; $45 non-members.  Tea lovers, history buffs and those looking for a unique experience will delight in attending the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Annual Victorian Tea.  This Victorian-era National Historic Landmark celebrates the great afternoon “teatime” tradition, said to have been started by the Duchess of Bedford, one of Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting.   Come enjoy a traditional tea surrounded by unparalleled Gilded Age interiors and furniture and the splendor of the most magnificent Mansion in Connecticut. The family-friendly event features a formal English tea in the Mansion’s Rotunda, including a wide selection of desserts, sandwiches, and the traditional scones and cream, catered by a tea ceremony expert. Music and entertainment will also be featured.

Commemorating Kristallnacht- Film: The Lady in Number 6

11/09/2014 to 11/09/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0941.

Alice Herz-Sommer was the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor (110) when she died on February 23, 2014. Join us for the Oscar winning documentary, The Lady in Number 6 by Malcolm Clarke, coupled with a presentation by the author, Caroline Stoessinger of, A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer. In partnership with the Jewish Arts & Film Festival and Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County. Free and open to the community. Contact Nancy Schiffman at 203.487.0941 or nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org.

 

Music Director Eckart Preu to Speak at the Stamford Ferguson Library

11/10/2014

One Public Library Plaza, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407.

Stamford Symphony Music Director, Eckart Preu to speak at the Stamford Ferguson Library Monday, November 10th at 6:30pm, One Public Library Plaza, Stamford, CT 06901. Hear about how a music director plans a concert and learn about the history, and composers behind the music of the upcoming concert. Program to include works by Sibelius, Tchaikovsky and living composer, Tan Dun. A great opportunity to learn about orchestral performances from the eyes of a conductor. Led by music director Eckart Preu, Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among Fairfield County communities and beyond. Made up of professional musicians from the tri-state area, The New York Times has called the Stamford Symphony "a major cultural force." Come experience the best of NYC right in your backyard!

The Discovery Museum and Planetarium - Celebrate Veteran’s Day with us on November 11 --

11/11/2014

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

Free for Veterans, Active Duty, and Their Families! We open early at 9AM, with complimentary coffee, cider, donuts and a special early Planetarium Show, "Back To The Moon For Good.”

Center for Contemporary Printmaking Acid Free Intaglio

11/11/2014 to 11/13/2014

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 799-8999 .

Tuesday – Thursday, 10am – 2pm 3-day Workshop, limited to 8 $245 members, $270 non-members. This workshop will cover a variety of techniques to create intaglio prints without the use of acid or grounds. Participants will create expressive prints with a broad range of marks.