Fairfield Museum and History Center Sun Tavern Guided Tour on Saturdays

06/10/2017

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

Held on June 10, 17 and 24. 1-2 pm. Learn more about the history of this fascinating Tavern that was built after the Burning of Fairfield, circa 1780. Free with admission. Meet at the Fairfield Museum.

Preserving and Observing: Two Centuries of Norwalk Art Reception

06/10/2017

2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 846-0525 .

4-5:30 pm. Gallery Talk with Guest Curator Sophia Gevas. As part of the continuing celebration of Norwalk's heritage, the Norwalk Historical Society presents an exhibit of the City 's significant art collection. The exhibit curated by Sophia Gevas, is comprised of paintings and works on paper drawn from the four separate collections that comprise the Norwalk Collection: the City of Norwalk, the Lockwood family, the Norwalk Historical Society and the Norwalk-Village Green Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). There are over 70 featured works created by artists who lived and worked in Norwalk. It is presented "Salon Style" in the recently restored 1835 Town House at Mill Hill. The exhibit is a survey presented in groupings of Portraits, Still-lifes, Scenes of Working Life and Nature, each capturing significant aspects and insights about city life through the ages.

Grand Re-Opening of Mill Hill Historic Park

06/10/2017

2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 846-0525 .

Noon-4:00pm. Noon - Ribbon Cutting, Noon - 2:00pm - Food Truck - Chef Tony Delicias. 1pm, 2pm & 3pm - Schoolhouse lesson in the Little Red Schoolhouse(1826). 3:00pm - Guided Cemetery Tour, Noon - 4:00pm - Preserving and Observing: Two Centuries of Norwalk Art exhibit in the Town house (1835), Noon - 4:00pm - Self guided tour of The Governor Fitch Law office (1740) and Colonial herb garden. Colonial scavenger hunt in The Governor Fitch Law Office.

Spring into Summer with Andy Warhol and Friends! @ Bruce Museum

06/10/2017 to 09/03/2017

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

The new exhibition takes an unusual approach to this most famous of Pop artists. The exhibition builds on three important works in the Bruce Museum collection. Warhol's Little Red Book, 1971, a gift from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts, features ten unique polaroid portraits of the artist's friends -- New Canaan architect Philip Johnson and his partner David Whitney, fashion model Donna Jordan, art critic Barbara Rose, and a self-portrait. Flowers (Hand-Colored), 1974, a suite of ten silkscreens prints given to the Bruce by Peter Brant, depict floral still-lives. Two large silkscreen portrait prints, Sachiko, 1977, are gifts of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.

GIANT “TAILGATE TAG SALE” COMING JUNE 10TH

06/10/2017

651 Pequot Avenue, Southport, CT

Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport is once again hosting its giant, one-of-a-kind "Trinity Tailgate Tag Sale" on Saturday, June 10th from 9am-4pm. The location is Trinity's parking lot, located on the corner of Pequot Avenue and Center Street in Southport. This year, over 40 families will set up spots and sell. What buyers will find: antiques, clothing (Vineyard Vines, Patagonia, Lily, Coach, Hermes), hand bags, scarves and accessories, china, silver, housewares, antiques, children's party clothes, kayaks, mountain bikes and more (see photos). Visit Merchants' row and meet local merchants - Bespoke Designs, Two Bs Accessories, Little River Farm, DFM Stationery and more. In the event of rain, the Trinity Tailgate Tag Sale will take place on Sunday, June 11th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Ambler Farm Sunset Hoedown

06/10/2017

257 Hurlbutt Street,, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-834-1143.

6 pm - 10 pm. BBQ Catered by Barcelona, Signature Drink, Square Dancing, Hayrides and capped off with Ambler Farm S'mores!
Advance registration required. Members may register beginning April 24th. Tickets to the general public will go on sale on May 8th, space permitting. Enrollment in this popular event is limited and there is no waiting list.
Members $100 per person / Non-members $115 per person

Lockwood Mathews Mansion Connecticut Open House Day

06/10/2017

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 838-9799.

Noon - 4 pm. Explore the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum on Connecticut Open House Day for a reduced price of $3. T

Shelton Soupstock 2017

06/10/2017 to 06/11/2017

Veteerans Memorial Park, Shelton, CT

Saturday June 10th Main stage 12:15 Kazoo Crew Family Band 1:45 Hubinger St. 3:15 Sophistafunk 5:00 Yes, Darling 6:45 Bella's Bartok (8:00 Soup Competition Awards) 8:30 Particle Saturday June 10th Soup Stage 12:00 Newcomers Club 1:15 Great Blue 2:45 Back from Earth 4:15 Hitch & The Giddyup 6:00 Shwizz Sunday June 11th Main Stage 12:15 Goose 1:45 Baby Dynamite 3:15 Alpaca Gnomes 5:00 Elise Testone & BRYAC Funk All-Stars (6:15 Chili Competition Awards) 6:45 The Skatalites Sunday June 11th Soup Stage 12:00 Cabin Fever 1:15 Creamery Station 2:45 Cousin Earth 4:30 The Van Burens

Greenwich Historical Society CT Open House Day: Puppets to Perform “Underground”

06/10/2017

39 Strickland Rd, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10..

Noon - 4 pm. This year's CT Open House program will feature The Doubtful Sprout, a performance by Liz Joyce and A Couple of Puppets. Using multiple puppetry styles, projections and songs, the story unfolds as we tunnel down through the soil with Worm and Sprout to explore the mysterious world beneath our feet and to "get the dirt" on what helps Sprout grow. Admission to the entire site and to all activities is free. The Doubtful Sprout performance begins at 1:00 pm. Space is limited; first come, first served. Visitors will also be able to make their own puppets in the Vanderbilt Education Center throughout the day, visit the exhibition Jim and Jane Henson: Creative Work, Creative Play and take family-friendly tours of Bush-Holley House at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 pm.

The Glass House Summer Party

06/10/2017

199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-594-9884.

12 noon - 4 pm. Picnic, lawn games, music, art, performance installation conceived by Jonah Boker, choreography exhibitions by Robert Indiana and Julian Schnabel.