Art Gala at Westport Country Playhouse's Lucille Lortel White Barn

04/21/2012

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-5137.

Art Gala at theLucille Lortel White Barn at Westport Country Playhouse--April 21, 2012  7 - 9:30 pm, $50 per person through March 30.  $60 through April 20, $65 at the door. If an ideal spring evening for you is sipping wine, while listening to  live music, and nibbling on delicious hors d'oeuvres as you peruse  beautiful art that you have an opportunity to  bid on and take home at  attractive prices, then join your fellow Westporters on Saturday April 21 from 7 pm to 9:30 pm for a gala art auction.

Party for the Planet, at Beardsley Zoo

04/21/2012 to 04/22/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

9:00 am - 3:00 pm Join Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day! Our Earth Day event is about encouraging local, organic, earth-friendly choices as a way of promoting better health for our planet and ourselves. Environmentally friendly vendors will be on hand with everything from green cleaning products and recycled fashion accessories to better lawn care for you and wildlife! We'll have live music performed by The Mudpuppies and by The Environmental Hootenanny with Tom Calliman and Ann Shapiro. Both performances are at the Peacock Pavilion. Come learn what you can do to make the planet a healthier place for you and your family.

Music of he Masters - TCHAIKOVSKY

04/21/2012 to 04/22/2012

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203 325 1407 x10.

April 21, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. and April 22 at 3:00 p.m. The Stamford Symphony with Eckart Preu, conductor. DAUGHERTY, Le Tombeau de Liberace, SIBELIUS, Symphony No.7 in C Major, TCHAIKOVSKY, Symphony No.6 in B minor, “Pathetique” Maestro Preu will share secrets and stories behind the music on stage one hour before the concert. $22-73, Kids Come Free on Sunday. MusiKids, an interactive education experience for children ages 6 – 12, takes place before the Sunday concert. For more information visit www.Stamfordsymphony.org, call Gina Ely at 203-325-1407 x14 or e-mail Gely@stamfordsymphony.org


The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum 46th Season Opening Event

04/21/2012

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

The event will feature a preview of the exhibit, Epic Voyage: The Extraordinary Life of Titanic Survivor Helen Churchill Candee and a special presentation by Dr. Stephen M. Coan, President and CEO of Sea Research Foundation and Mystic Aquarium. Dr. Coan, a noted authority on saving the world's oceans, will be joined on video by his colleague, famed ocean explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, who first discovered the wreckage of the Titanic in 1985. The Opening Night Gala will be catered by Michael Gilmartin's Outdoor Cookers. Gala tickets are $200 for Rotunda seats and $150 for the Adjoining Room. For Reservations: 203-838-9799 ext. 4 or info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com.

Westport Historical Society's Mollie Gala Art Auction

04/21/2012

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

7 - 9:30 pm. $50 until  March 30; $60 until April 20; $65 at the door Lucille Lortel White Barn at The Westport Country Playhouse. f an ideal spring evening for you is sipping wine, while listening to live music, and nibbling on delicious hors d'oeuvres as you peruse beautiful art that you have an opportunity to bid on and take home at attractive prices, then join your fellow Westporters on Saturday April 21, from 7 pm to 9:30 p.m. for a gala art auction. This special evening, spearheaded by Kristan Peters-Hamlin, for the benefit of the Westport Historical Society, will honor a giant in the Westport art community, Mollie Donovan, who had a passion for promoting and assisting Westport's artists. For all the exciting details and to buy tickets please visit: Mollie Gala Art Auction.

Party for the Planet at Beardsley Zoo

04/21/2012 to 04/22/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 345-3430.

9:00 am - 3:00 pm Join Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day! Our Earth Day event is about encouraging local, organic, earth-friendly choices as a way of promoting better health for our planet and ourselves. Environmentally friendly vendors will be on hand with everything from green cleaning products and recycled fashion accessories to better lawn care for you and wildlife! We'll have live music performed by The Mudpuppies and by The Environmental Hootenanny with Tom Calliman and Ann Shapiro. Both performances are at the Peacock Pavilion. Come learn what you can do to make the planet a healthier place for you and your family.

Tchaikovsky The Stamford Symphony Palace Theatre

04/21/2012 to 04/22/2012

61 Atlantic St., Stamford, CT Phone: 203.325.4466..

The final concert of the 2011-2012 Symphony Season features not one, but two symphonies: Symphony No. 7 by Sibelius and Symphony No. 6 (also known as the "Pathetique") by Tchaikovsky. This is music that is powerful -- and the power will stay with you long after you leave the theater.

Party for the Planet at Connecticut Beardsley Zoo - Bridgeport

04/21/2012 to 04/22/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

Join Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day! Our Earth Day event is about encouraging local, organic, earth-friendly choices as a way of promoting better health for our planet and ourselves. Environmentally friendly vendors will be on hand with everything from green cleaning products and recycled fashion accessories to better lawn care for you and wildlife! We'll have live music performed by The Mudpuppies and by The Environmental Hootenanny with Tom Calliman and Ann Shapiro. Both performances are at the Peacock Pavilion. Come learn what you can do to make the planet a healthier place for you and your family.

Silvermine School of Art Materials & Equipment Tag Sale Fundraiser

04/21/2012 to 04/21/2012

1037 SIlvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203 966 6668 ext. 2.

On Saturday, an assortment of great treasures can be found at this tag sale, including stretcher bars, paints (oil, acrylics, watercolors and pastels), a wide variety of frames, cameras, enlargers, ceramic supplies, painting and drawing materials, photography, printmaking, jewelry and sculpture supplies and equipment, and of course art books. All at unbelievable prices! All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Silvermine Scholarship Fund for Children. Donations of art related items are also being accepted by the School of Art. Any used or unused art materials, equipment and art books can be dropped off at the Silvermine Arts Center Auditorium on Wednesday, April 18th from 10am to 5pm and Thursday, April 19th from 10am to 5pm.  For early drop-offs please call the School office. Call 203-966-6668, ext. 2 or email,  or visit our website.

Weir Farm National Park Program: History Meets Natural History--Stone Wall Walk--Wilton

04/22/2012

735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897. Phone: 203-834-1896.

Weil Farm National Historic Site offers History Meets Natural History---Stone Wall Walk Program.   Tour begins at Burlingham House Visitor Center. | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Weir Farm National Historic Site Contact Email: wefa_interpretation@nps.gov Contact Phone Number: (203) 834-1896 Objects of mystery and fascination, the stone walls of Weir Farm National Historic Site are alive with cultural and natural history! Join Dr. Mitch Wagener on Sunday, April 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a hike that explores the natural and cultural history of stone walls -- a defining feature of not only the New England landscape, but Weir Farm NHS as well! There is no fee to participate in the walk, but registration is required. To register for the History Meets Natural History Stone Wall Walk, or for more information, please call (203) 834-1896 x12. Dr. Wagener teaches climate ecology, entomology, and related courses at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. His research interests include the impact of historical events -- such as the Industrial Revolution -- on the environment. His expertise will lend an exciting new interpretation of the history behind Weir Farm National Historic Site's iconic stone walls.