Bush-Holley House Green Market Supper

06/26/2015

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

Cocktails begin at 6:00 pm, family-style dinner at 7:00 pm. Seating is limited to 70 people. $75 per person (adults only), cocktails and wine included. Guests are also welcome to bring a favorite wine. This evening of fine food and conversation harks back to the Bush-Holley House tradition of convivial company and garden fresh dining. The casual-chic Green Market Supper will begin with cocktails and a stroll of the same lush landscape that inspired works by the American Impressionists of the Cos Cob art colony. Acoustic guitarist Edward Wright will create a mellow groove while farmer Dina Andrews of The Hickories, a farm and CSA in Ridgefield will walk guests through the site's period vegetable garden and discuss today's local farming and gardening trends as well as our history's influence on the local palate.

Fairfield Theatre Company ANDERS OSBORNE SOLO/ACOUSTIC

06/26/2015

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1036.

7 pm  Between the potency of his richly detailed songwriting, his intensely emotional, soulful vocals, and piercing guitar work, New Orleans' Anders Osborne is a true musical treasure.

Fireworks at Seaside Park with Greater Bridgeport Symphony

06/26/2015

1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport, CT 06605. Phone: 203-576-7233.

Greater Bridgeport Symphony Pops & Barnum Festival Fireworks - June 26, 2015 - 7:30 PM -- GBS has been asked once again to join the in the Great Barnum Festival Fireworks program, Friday, June 26, 7:30 PM at the beautiful Seaside Park Band Shell in Bridgeport. The event is graciously donated - so FREE to attendees. Bring your blankets, chairs, and soft drinks. Arrive after 6:00 PM and enjoy the cover band.

Rock Concert to Benefit Neighbor to Neighbor at Diamond Hill United Methodist Church

06/27/2015

521 East Putnam Avenue , Cos Cob, CT Phone: (203) 869-2395.

On Sat. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Join us for a summer concert featuring the rock sounds of SoulShine and food from our friends at Little Pub. The concert will take place in the lower parking lot and we will have a limited menu of food available for purchase; as well as a selection of non-alcoholic beverages.The concert is free, but we request a cash donation that goes to * Neighbor to Neighbor, a local worthwhile charity. * Neighbor to Neighbor is a non-sectarian 501(c)(3) and non-profit food pantry located in Greenwich, CT.

3rd Annual Norwalk Art Festival

06/27/2015 to 06/28/2015

Mathews Park 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: (518) 852-6478. .

More than 150 artisans showing one-of-a-kind works of art in ceramics, jewelry, wearable art and other fine arts and fine crafts will be featured at the 3rd Annual Norwalk Art Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, from 10 am to 5 pm, rain or shine. Admission to the Norwalk Art Festival is free.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking FIGURE AND THE MONOTYPE

06/27/2015

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 and Nature Center -Marvelous Mud Day

06/28/2015

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

11 a.m. to 2 p.m .Celebrate "International Mud Day" as we embrace all things mud and dirt! Visit the SM&NC Farm Market to learn about the foods we eat that grow in dirt, plant some of your own seeds to take home, visit with our mud-loving pigs, discover the decomposers that help to make new dirt, and give our new portable zip line a try. We'll also have a kid-friendly mud pit on the meadow for stomping in, a chance to paint with mud, and at 1:30 pm, we'll have a special celebration with "Dirt Cake" being served. Members:Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

CT Garden Day

06/28/2015

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Enjoy this special state-wide celebration of Connecticut's stunning historic gardens. Member sites host special events and activities celebrating their gardens. Choose the gardens in your own backyard, or plan a daytrip to see those further afield. 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Bellamy Ferriday House in Bethlehem, Glebe House in Woodbury, Osborndale Homestead in Derby and Weir Farm in Ridgefield/Wilton. Visit the website for additional information.

Weir Farm Celebrates Connecticut Historic Gardens Day--Wilton

06/28/2015

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

Celebrate Connecticut's Historic Gardens Day at Weir Farm National Historic Site, where gardens and art go hand-in-hand! Weir Farm National Historic Site, the only national park dedicated to American painting, is a proud member of Connecticut's Historic Gardens–an organization committed to preserving and promoting historic gardens throughout Connecticut. On Sunday June 28, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm, park staff and Garden Gang volunteers will offer short informal talks in the Sunken Garden and Secret Garden about each garden's history, flowers, restoration, and ongoing preservation. In addition to the talks, visitors can spend an afternoon painting en plein air in a landscape that has inspired artists for over 130 years. Join a professional artist from 1:00 to 4:00 pm for informal art instruction using the park's free-to-use watercolor supplies! Be sure to see inside the visitor center for a special exhibition featuring contemporary paintings, photographs, and prints inspired by the park's gardens, buildings, and landscape.

Fairfield Theatre Company DOUBLE UP DANCE STUDIO APPRECIATION SHOWCASE

06/28/2015

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1036.

1 pm.  Please join us at the Fairfield Theatre Company, in the heart of downtown Fairfield, CT, as we celebrate an afternoon of dance and acknowledge some key people who have been instrumental in the growth and success of our studio.