Fairfield Theatre Company Cracker

07/19/2015

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: https://fairfieldtheatre.org.

7:00 p.m. In the wake of cult classic Camper Van Beethoven, David Lowry and Johnny Hickman formed Cracker. A compelling blend of rock, grunge, psychedelia, and country, Cracker were a driving force in the 1990's alternative rock scene. With the strength of their best selling record, Kerosene Hat, and hit songs like "Low" and "Euro-Trash Girl," they found themselves on the charts and in iconic movies like Empire Records and Clueless.

Market Madness Sundays

07/19/2015 to 07/19/2015

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

Sundays, July 19 - August 23 10 am - 2 pm, (no program on 8/2)
Support local farmers and explore the SM&NC through hands-on activities. Join us for a self-guided craft on the meadow, oxen demonstrations, and lunch with Bert & Edie, our North American River Otters, each week.
At 11 am weekly, join us for "Treats and Eats," where we'll make or explore (and eat!) a yummy local treat, such as maple sugar candy or ice cream (weather permitting). Special "Treats and Eats" will celebrate Hot Fudge Sundae Day (7/26) National S'mores Day (8/9) and National Honey Bee Day (8/16).

 

10 am - 2 pm      Self-guided craft (weather permitting)

10:30 am            Oxen demonstration (at Farm Market)

11 am                 Treats & Eats (at Farm Market)

12 pm                  Animal Meet & Greet at Heckscher WILD!

1 pm                    Otter feeding demonstration (at Otter Pond)

3 pm                    Animal Meet & Greet at Heckscher WILD!
Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.
FREE entry to farm market does not include Market Madness programming. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

* * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

Summer at O-la-mi!

07/20/2015 to 08/14/2015

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0994.

July 20 To August 14

O-la-mi at the Stamford JCC is in full swing and there is still time to register for a summer of fun! We are zipping, singing, dancing, swimming, acting and cooking with plenty of smiles and laughter. Ruach (spirit) is what we’re all about! There’s still time to get in on the fun, but space is limited. O-la-mi runs through August 14th. For all questions or to register, please call Emily Eisen, O-la-mi Director, or Brandon Yaborough, O-la-mi Assistant Director, at 203.487.0994.

* * * * The Stamford Jewish Community Center boasts a wide variety of social, educational and recreational programs. JCC membership, events and programs are open to everyone, regardless of race or religion.

Tzofim Friendship Caravan Summer Concert

07/21/2015

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0961.

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. At the Stamford JCC, admission is free. Direct from Israel and back by popular demand, a live performance by the Tzofim Friendship Caravan! Don’t miss this electrifying performance by 10 professional Israeli teenagers as they rock the stage during a stop on their annual tour throughout the US and Canada. These amazing performers will share their lives in Israel through song, dance and story, as they bring a message of peace. Children and adults alike will love this show! For more information, please contact Or Berger at 203.487.0961 or oberger@stamfordjcc.org

Westport Country Playhouse stages the world premiere of A. R. Gurney’s “Love & Money

07/21/2015 to 08/08/2015

25 Powers Court, off Route 1, Westport, CT Phone: (203) 227-4177.

Westport Country Playhouse stages the world premiere of A. R. Gurney’s “Love & Money,” pointedly exploring the trials of class, family, legacy, and race, directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director.   For more information and tickets, call the box office at (203) 227-4177, or for out-of-town callers toll-free at 888-927-7529, or visit the box office at 25 Powers Court, off Route 1, Westport. Information and tickets also available at www.westportplayhouse.org.  Stay connected to the Playhouse on Facebook (Westport Country Playhouse) and/or follow on Twitter (@WCPlayhouse).

Westport Playhouse - Love and Money

07/21/2015 to 07/31/2015

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 203-227-4177.

Wealthy widow Cornelia Cunningham has led a life of grace and privilege—and she's making up for it as fast as she can. Determined to donate almost everything she owns before the end, Cornelia's plans are questioned when an ambitious and ingratiating young man, who may be the grandson she never knew she had, arrives to claim his inheritance. Tuesdays at 7 p.m., the performance schedule continues with Wednesday at 2 and 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Special series feature Taste of Tuesday, Previews, LGBT Night OUT, Opening Night, Sunday Symposium, Open Captions, Thursday TalkBack, Together at the Table Family Dinner, Playhouse Young Professionals, and Backstage Pass.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking FIGURE AND THE MONOTYPE

07/22/2015

299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

Participants in this workshop will work directly from a live model, working with printing inks in much the same manner as Degas. The work is then printed with the assistance of the instructor. Subsequent reworked impressions can also be pulled to achieve depth of color, or, as Degas frequently did, a second paler or ghost impression can be printed and used as ground
for later pastel additions. All Levels

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Searching for Planets Around Other Stars

07/24/2015

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

7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by learning about Searching for Planets Around Other Stars, followed by a visit to view the night sky through the Observatory's 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. This program is suitable for children ages 5 & older. Members: $5 | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Pequot Library Annual Summer Book Sale

07/24/2015 to 07/26/2015

720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT 06890. Phone: 203-259-0346.

Pequot Library's Annual Summer Book Sale brings thousands of people to Fairfield, CT for five days of book-loving paradise, July 24 – 28, 2015. During the busiest days of the 55th Annual Summer Book Sale, four local food trucks will help feed the masses of bibliophiles and treasure-seekers. On Friday, July 24, Saturday, July 25, and Sunday, July 26, Bodega Taco Truck (modern Mexican food with an urban beach vibe) will be parked on Pequot Library's Great Lawn from 11:30am – 2:30pm. For dessert, Paula's Ice Cream Truck (it's not just ice cream) will be there Friday and Saturday, from 3:00pm until 5:00pm. Shake Shack will pass out free custard on Saturday, July 25, from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. On Sunday, July 26, Phil & Tom Ice Cream Truck (The Good Humor Men of Westport) will be on the Great Lawn from 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Food vendors will donate a portion of their profits back to Pequot Library.

Westport Arts Center -ArtCafé

07/24/2015

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT

10-11 am. Join us for fresh coffee, muffins, and a book signing with Westport photographer Stacy Bass. Hosted by Helen Klisser During.