Westport Playhouse Sunday Symposium Romeo and Juliet

11/05/2017

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

Following the first Sunday matinee performance of each production, special guests take the stage to help place the production in context with illuminating insights about the world of the play. The Playhouse hosts a wide range of guests, from noted playwrights to academic scholars, for discussions that provide an excellent opportunity to delve into the world of the play. Each discussion is followed by an interactive dialogue with the audience. All Symposium events are free and open to the public and will begin immediately following the 3pm performance.

Lockwood Mathews Mansion Victorian Tea

11/05/2017

295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm $35 for members; $45 for non-members Tea lovers, history buffs, and anyone looking to escape everyday life will thoroughly enjoy attending the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum's annual Victorian Tea surrounded by the timeless splendor of this iconic National Historic Landmark. The event will feature music, entertainment and a formal traditional English tea.

Monroe Historical Society David Crockett: The real man behind the legend

11/06/2017

733 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT

6:30-7:30 pm. Come spend the evening with Davy Crockett as he tells the truth about the King of the Wild Frontier. Hear him speak about his life that would make him an American legend and lead to his death at the Alamo in 1836.

Bartlett Arboretum Fall Art Exhibit

11/07/2017 to 11/19/2017

151 BROOKDALE ROAD, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 322-6971.

In celebration of the glorious Fall season, an exhibition entitled "Sometimes in Autumn" the Bartlett Arboretum will be presenting a collection of artwork by selected artists of the Loft Artists Association. Now in its 39th year, the Loft Artists Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to building connections within Fairfield County's visual arts community and introducing the general public to artists and their work.

Fairfield Museum and History Center Family Focus: Future Voters

11/07/2017

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

11 am - 2 pm. Bring your future voters to learn all about elections with a voting activity, a hands-on craft and a special story. Free!

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Once Upon an Author

11/07/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

11:30am – 12:30pm. Local author Susan Hood is returning to read from her story The Fix-It Man; tool activity in Mega Making to follow.

Avon Theatre A French Cinémathèque screening of THE PARIS OPERA

11/07/2017

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 967-3660 .

7:30 pm.This all-access documentary goes behind the scenes of the Paris Opera, following the array of personnel—management, performers, costumers, cleaning crew—who work to bring breathtaking spectacles to audiences night after night. Over the course of a season, director Jean-Stéphane Bron nimbly juggles a dizzying number of storylines, from labor disputes to procuring a live bull for Schoenberg's Moses und Aron to a public relations crisis involving the head of the company's ballet. Sweeping in scope yet full of intimate human moments, THE PARIS OPERA offers a candid look at everything that goes into operating one of the world's foremost performing arts institutions. Not Rated | In French with subtitles | 110 minutes

Afternoon at the Bruce: Portraits, Prints and Personalities

11/07/2017

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

2-4:30 pm. Spend the afternoon off from school discovering, learning and creating! These drop-off workshops are designed for grades K-5 and explore the Museum's collections and exhibitions. Members $15.00 and $25.00 for non-members. Snack included! This session is inspired by In the Limelight: Toulouse-Lautrec Portraits from the Herakleidon Museum. Advanced registration is required by Saturday, November 4th at 12:00pm. Decisions about whether or not Afternoon at the Bruce will run will be made at this time. Please call for more information (203) 869-0376

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Election on the Farm

11/07/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2033221646.

11 am - 3 pm. Cast your vote for your favorite farm animal at our annual Election on the Farm! Will our guinea hogs take the vote or be edged out by Dakota the Clydesdale? Your vote counts as the ballot box is open until 3 pm! Meet and shake "hooves" with some of the candidates, try themed self-guided crafts, and scavenger hunts on Heckscher Farm. Join us for hayrides, 11am -1 pm (weather permitting). We'll also get a chance to "Vote Local" with a tasting of local ice cream, 2:30-3 pm. A schedule of events will be available on our website closer to the event. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission

Election on the Farm

11/07/2017 to 11/07/2017

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

Cast your vote for your favorite farm animal at our annual Election on the Farm! Will our guinea hogs take the vote or be edged out by Dakota the Clydesdale? Your vote counts as the ballot box is open until 3 pm! Meet and shake "hooves" with some of the candidates, try themed self-guided crafts, and scavenger hunts on Heckscher Farm. Join us for hayrides, 11am -1 pm (weather permitting). We'll also get a chance to "Vote Local" with a tasting of local ice cream, 2:30-3 pm. A schedule of events will be available on our website closer to the event. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org or call 203.977.6521.

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