Westport Kiwanis Club Triathlon

09/11/2017

Westport, CT

This is a fun family friendly event open to all ability levels. The race is a beautiful and scenic flat course and awards to all age groups in 1st to 3rd place. Race course is ½ mile swim, 5.5 mile bike, 2.2 mile run. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: September 10- 10 am - 12 pm: optional packet pick-up at Athleta, main street, Westport CT 06880, September 11 - RACE DAY! 6:00 am : Registration and timing chips pick-up open, 7:00 am : Registration and timing chips pick-up close, 7:10 am : Race Director talk in front of lifeguard shack, 7:20 am : National Anthem, 7:30 am : Race starts with the first wave of swimmers, 8:30 am : Breakfast on the beach and massages, 8:45 am : First results posted, 9:15 am : Awards ceremony by the Compo Beach Pavillion. Registration online.

Greenwich Annual September 11th Memorial Event

09/11/2017

22 Sound Shore Dr., Cos Cob, CT

9 am - 10 am. Location: Memorial Greenwich Cos Cob Park, opposite the Cos Cob train station. Memorial service to honor victims and their families. Freedom. Liberty. Forever. Open to the public

Putnam Cottage- Knapp Tavern Museum- Annual September 11th Memorial Event

09/11/2017

22 Sound Shore Dr., Greenwich, CT

9:00 – 10:00 AM. Memorial service to honor victims and their families Freedom. Liberty. Forever. September 11th Memorial Greenwich, Cos Cob Park. Located opposite the Cos Cob train station.

Westport Arts Center YOUNG SHOOTS RECEPTION and Show

09/12/2017 to 09/19/2017

51 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

Reception 09/12 @ 12 noon. Please join us to celebrate the winners of Young Shoots 2017 at Sugar & Olives restaurant (21 Lois Street, Norwalk) . The exhibition will be on view through September 19.

Greenwich Historical Society Living History: The Green-Twachtman House 1845 to Today

09/13/2017

100 Harbor Drive , Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10..

6:00 to 8:00 pm; Reception: 6:00 pm; Annual Meeting: 6:30 pm; Panel Discussion: 7:00 pm Belle Haven Club, 100 Harbor Drive Greenwich, CT $65 for members; $75 for nonmembers Reservations required by September 6, 2017 Reserve below or call Michele Couture at 203-869-6899, Ext. 10. An important witness to Greenwich history, 30 Round Hill Road was built in 1845 by Allen Green, a free black man, in a community populated largely by free blacks called Hangroot. The Impressionist painter John Henry Twachtman, a founding member of the Cos Cob art colony, bought it in 1890 and Jim and Jane Henson lived there with their family 75 years later. John Nelson has been its prudent steward since 1971. The different eras of the house will be discussed by our panelists: a descendant of the original builder, a Twachtman expert, Jim Henson's daughter, and the home's current resident.

Wilton Historical Society Spirits of the Past in Sharp Hill Cemetery

09/14/2017

224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257.

11am - 12 noon. On Saturday, October 14, a most unusual tour of Wilton's oldest burial ground, the historic Sharp Hill Cemetery, will be offered. Portrayed by re-enactors, six of our town's intrepid early settlers (each buried there) will describe their role in Wilton's history. Some of the historic figures portrayed will include the thrice married Sarah Lockwood Selleck Hickox (1678 – 1765), Matthew Gregory (1680 – 1777) and Hannah Keeler Gregory (1687 – 1767). The Sharp Hill Cemetery, owned by the Wilton Congregational Church, is the oldest surviving cemetery in Wilton, dating from 1738. Please register. E-mail: info@wiltonhistorical.org or call 203-762-7257 Suggested donation: $10

Norwalk Historical Society’s Scotch Tasting

09/14/2017

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

7 pm. at Mill Hill Historic Park. Gregg Glaser, a spirits and beer connoisseur and publisher/editor of Modern Distillery Age, will lead the tasting. Learn how Scotland's national drink is made, what the different styles are and the history behind this celebrated beverage. A curated variety of six to seven styles of Scotch whiskey will be sampled. Appetizers/dessert provided by O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant, Winfield Street Italian Deli & Walker Shortbread.

Jones Family Farm Sip and Savor Fall Series

09/14/2017

606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton, CT Phone: 203.929.8425.

6:30-8:30 pm. A menu inspired by Treasure Island-Jamaican Cod Fritters, Grilled Red Snapper, red beans and rice with seasonal vegetables, Key Lime pie. Enjoy our relaxed and educational evenings where we taste four different wines and eat a pleasant meal, prepared by Chef Sherry Swanson, designed to highlight fresh seasonal farm foods paired with the delicious wines we have selected. We delve into the cultural aspects of the wines and foods we are serving as well as explore the terminology of flavor.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Farm to Table Supper

09/14/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-977-6536.

6-10 pm. A sumptuous farm to table dining experience in the setting of the Bendel Mansion featuring the cuisine of Matt Storch, owner of Match in South Norwalk. Sneak peek preview of the new exhibition Illustrations of Imaginative Literature The Kprshal Collection. Single tickets $125, Table sponsor $1500 for a table of ten.

Rowayton House Tour

09/15/2017

11 Pine Point Road, Rowayton, CT

"September by the Sea" Rowayton House Tour 10:00am-2: 00pmSpotlight on the Rowayton Beach Association and Pine Point! Plan on joining us on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 10:00am-2:00pm for our fifth September by the Sea Rowayton house tour. We look forward to showcasing some unique and beautiful homes to stroll through, all within walking distance from one another in the Rowayton Beach Association and Pine Point. Please park at Bayley Beach, 11 Pine Point Road. Here you will be able to park and pick up your tickets, map and brochures. Bayley Beach is a central location between the RBA and Pine Point, but should anyone need assistance, shuttle service to the homes will be provided.