Silvermine Art Center Hosts Film Screening: Hairy Who? & The Chicago Imagists-New Canaan

09/26/2014

1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9700.

On Friday, Septmeber 26, 2014 at 7:30 a film screening:  Hairy Who? & The Chicago Imagists will be shown at the Silvermine Art Center.  Collectively known as the Imagists, they showed in successive waves of exhibitions with monikers that might have been phychedelic rock bands of the era.  This film is the first film to tell their wild, woolly, utterly irreverent story. 

Easton Historical Society - One New England Country Parish – Learning to Learn from History.

09/27/2014

336 Westport Road, Easton, CT Phone: (203) 261-2090.

One New England Country Parish – Learning to Learn from History. For centuries, the churches and clergy especially in New England were responsible for recording the daily activities, financial transactions, the public meetings, conversions, births, marriages and deaths of the members of the local community.  In essence, they were capturing the history of their town. Easton has benefited greatly from this time honored tradition of maintaining documents and recorded transactions held by the Congregation Church of Easton. The Historical Society of Easton will proudly sponsor – One New England Country Parish: Learning to Learn from History on Saturday September 27th from 1:30 PM to 3:30PM at the Congregational Church Hall 336 Westport Road, Easton.Please join the Historical Society of Easton and Mr. Jonathan Stock for this special program. Donations welcome.
For more information call (203) 261-2090, email hseastonct@gmail.com or see our website, www.historicalsocetyofeastonct.org.

Carriage Barn Arts Center 37th Annual Members’ Show Artists’ Talk

09/27/2014

681 South Ave, , New Canaan, CT

Come and learn what inspires the artists participating in this show from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield Program: Bird Sketching

09/27/2014

2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-6305 Ext. 109.

On Saturday, September 27 11:00 am at Ct Audubon Society Center at Fairfleld a program: Bird Sketching Class with Katie Lee.  $5.  Reservations--call.

Wilton Historical Society - Walking Tour of Lambert Corner with Bob Russell

09/27/2014

224 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203.762.7257.

11am Walking Tour of Lambert Corner with Bob Russell

Audubon Greenwich - "HawkWatch Festival & Green Bazaar"

09/27/2014 to 09/28/2014

613 Riversville Rd. , Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272 x239 .

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Enjoy this exciting two-day nature festival at Audubon's sanctuary in northern Greenwich - a celebration of the annual hawk migration passing overhead at Audubon Greenwich's "Quaker Ridge Hawk Watch". Enjoy live animal shows, nature-themed games, environmental exhibits, and visit and learn from a wide variety of eco-friendly vendors exhibiting on-site. Live "Birds of Prey" Shows @ 1:00 & 3:00 pm (Hawk Watch Lawn) Saturday: Talons: A Bird of Prey Experience Sunday: Bill Robinson's Famous Wildlife Lectures Cyril the Resourcerer's Magic Show @ 2:00 pm (Hawk Watch Lawn) Rehabilitated Raptor Release by "Wildlife In Crisis" @ 4:15 pm (Back Patio). Audubon Members: $7 per person (children 3 years & under can enjoy the Festival for free) Non-Members: $10 per person (children 3 years & under can enjoy the Festival for free)

Redding Garden Club Hosts Art & Flowers Show

09/28/2014 to 10/01/2014

37 Lonetown Rd., Redding, CT 06875.

The Redding Garden Club and Heritge Center present Art & Flowers--September 28 – October 1, 2014.An exhibit of art created by those taking art classes at the Heritage Center and floral arrangements inspired by the art and created by members of the Redding Garden Club. Opening reception at the Heritage Center--Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served and most art is available for purchase. Come see the talent of local friends and neighbors and enjoy the fellowship.

Monroe Historical Society - The Birdseye's Plain/Stepney Cemetery Tour - 220th Birthday Celebration to include an on-site cemetery presentation "Those Who Sleep: Gravestone Art and Prose"

09/28/2014

Routes 25 (Main Street) and 59 (Easton Road), Monroe, CT Phone: 203.261.5702.

The Birdseye's Plain/Stepney Cemetery turns 220 years this year and The Save Our Stepney Task Force is planning a 220th birthday celebration to include an on-site cemetery presentation "Those Who Sleep: Gravestone Art and Prose", Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 1:00-4:00pm. Who carved these old stones, where did they come from, what does their symbolism mean, and how did that symbolism change over time?  Bob Young, former President of the Danbury Museum and Historical Society will present a brief history of Connecticut gravestones and interpret symbols and epitaphs found on the stones in the cemetery. Bob will also speak about the craftsmen who carved these works of art and why this rapidly fading part of our heritage needs to be recognized and protected.
 
In addition, a self-guided tour of 31 Civil War Grave sites with information about the individual's role in the civil war as well as a snapshot into their civilian life and family history will be available.

Stamford Museum & Nature Cente - Farm Market

09/28/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

Sundays, September 28 – October 5, 10am – 2pm. We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays! The Farm Market will be located conveniently on the Meadow. New and additional vendors will offer a wider variety of fresh, local items. The Market will also feature a different food truck each week so you can enjoy lunch at one of our picnic tables by the Bendel Pond. We'll be selling our very own products from Heckscher Farm — fresh eggs, maple syrup and yarn. Each Sunday, activities for families will be led by one of our environmental educators. SM&NC Sunday Market Admission: FREE. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Westport Historical Society When Ghosts Appear, History Speaks

09/28/2014

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

2 p.m. - 3: 15 p.m. Paranormal Investigators Tap Into Bradley-Wheeler's Past. There is a $10 donation, and reservations are suggested: (203) 222-1424.