Vertical Horizon - Alive at Five Summer Concert Series - Downtown Stamford

07/21/2011

Columbus Park, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-348-5285.

On Thursday, at 5 p.m. Vertical Horizon - at Alive @ Five Summer Concert Series - Downtown Stamford.  Visit the website or call.

Glass House Conversations in Context

07/21/2011

199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT Phone: 866-811-4111.

5:30-7:30 pm. 2-hour guest-hosted tour + reception | $150 per person Guest Lecturer Theodore H.M. Prudon author of Preservation of Modern Architecture and Shashi Caan, International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers.

Cocktails in the Vegetable Garden at The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Stamford

07/21/2011 to 07/21/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Enjoy an evening in one of the Arboretum’s featured gardens with themed cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres and live music. Members $24, non-members $30. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail admin@bartlettarboretum.org


French Farm Garden Picnic Supper Sponsored by Greenwich Historical Society

07/22/2011

516 Lake Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-6899.

On Friday, July 22, 2011 at 6PM until Sundown the Greenwich Historical Society and Friends of French Farm invite you to the magincal French Farm gardens for a private picnic supper, a little night music and a special tour of the National Register of Historic Places property.  Take a casual tour with renowned horticuturalist Michael Harvey or stroll at your leisure.  Find a seat at a garden bench or terrace or bring your own blanket or lawn chair.  Dine where and when you like but, best of all, experience this unique historical property--part gentleman's farm and part living work of art on a lovely summer's eve.   $50 per person--choice of salmon or chicken picnic supper catered by John Barricelli, owner of SoNo Baking Co. Reserve by Tuesday, July 19th.  Rain date July 29.

Annual Village Fair and Sidewalk Sale

07/23/2011

Park and Elm Street, New Canaan, CT

Town Wide sidewalk sale. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Mike Casey Jazz Quartet at Stepping Stones Museum for Children

07/23/2011

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

2:00 - 3:00 pm Mike Casey Jazz Quartet.

FARM-TO-TABLE "PARTY IN THE BARN at Audubon Greenwich

07/23/2011

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

A unique fundraising event showcasing local farms and seasonal harvests. Enjoy exquisite wines paired with small plates of farm-fresh goodness from organic and biodynamic farms. Evening will include wine education and an auction. Advance tickets required and limited. For tickets, contact Jeff at 203-869-5272  x239.

Summer Music Sundays Morning

07/24/2011 to 07/24/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Treat yourself to a beautiful morning of music to recharge your batteries for the week ahead! Bring a chair, your coffee and paper and sit among our gardens and plantings as students from the Yale Graduate School of Music perform for you. In case of inclement weather the performances will take place in the Visitor Center. Members Free, Non members free with $6 garden admission. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail admin@bartlettarboretum.org. Our 91-acre nature preserve is a living museum of majestic trees, rare plant collections, charming gardens, and varied natural habitats and landscapes traversed by hiking and walking trails. The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open to the public every day of the year from 8:30am to sunset.

Sunday Explorers at The Stamford Museum & Nature Center

07/24/2011 to 07/24/2011

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

Each Sunday (with exception of special event days) – Join SM&NC education staff every Sunday for a hands-on, interactive exploration of many of the Museum’s favorite features! Each week will focus on a different theme and may include visits with our live reptiles or farm animals, tastings in the garden, or great arts and craft experiences. Programs will feature both staff-led and self-guided activities for all ages. Activities will run throughout the time period, so join us anytime to extend and enhance your SM&NC experience. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Members: Free / Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call, e-mail or visit the website.

Summer Music Sundays Evening- Ellen Woloshin at the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Stamford

07/24/2011 to 07/24/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Bring a chair or blanket, your favorite beverage and a light snack (no cooking allowed) and enjoy a night of great music. Enjoy the mix of perennial favorites, as well as new artists who will be performing among the magnificent trees and gardens. Member $5 per person, Non member $10 per person. “Woloshin’s pure alto voice has emerged as a fine, elegant vehicle in its own right, adept at expressing sentiment without pitching into sentimentality.” For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail admin@bartlettarboretum.org