Housatonic Museum of Art Coffee and Conversation

07/12/2017

900 Lafayette Boulevard., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 332-5203 .

1 pm. in the Burt Chernow Galleries. The Housatonic Museum of Art will host an informal discussion with artist Sherri Wolfgang to explore the ideas, techniques, and methods that she uses to create her work.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Summer Corn-ucopia! Wednesdays

07/12/2017 to 08/16/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

Wednesdays, July 12 - August 16, 3:30 - 4 pm. Celebrate our a-maize-ing new exhibit, MAIZE: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain, by exploring the curious case of corn. Each week we'll discover the importance of corn, how it has been used, who likes to eat it, how to cook it, and why this ancient grain continues to surprise us. We might cook corn muffins over the campfire, learn how to grind corn, meet some animals that eat corn, create a corn craft, or plant some corn relatives to take home. Meet in the Stamford Museum galleries.. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission

Norwalk Historical Society Silvermine: Celebrating Its Art, History and Beauty

07/12/2017

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

6:30 pm. Discover Silvermine's rich history during this celebratory lecture, by author Samuel Schmitt. Schmitt is the author of the new Images of America book: Silvermine. Signed copies of the book will be for sale after the presentation. Silvermine is known today for its natural beauty, its Arts Center, and home to the former Silvermine Tavern, but few are aware of its rich history. Encompassing sections of New Canaan, Norwalk and Wilton, CT, learn how Silvermine went from a small mill town during the 18th and 19th centuries to a vibrant artist colony, when in the early 20th century, artists came to the area, attracted by the scenery, proximity to the art scene in New York, and the old mills which proved ideal studios. Adm. $5. Light refreshments served.

Norwalk Concert Series at Calf Pasture Beach

07/12/2017

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-854-7938.

7:30pm New Englands Premier Elvis Impersonator "Robert Black & The Elvis Express Band" For Wednesday night concerts, a parking fee of $10 per car will be charged for cars without a Norwalk Resident Pass.

Bruce Museum Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film

07/12/2017

One Museum Dr, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203 . 413 . 6756.

10:30 am – 12:45 pm. Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film | Part 1. This riveting and often deeply moving film portrait of the most famous and famously controversial artist of the second half of the 20th century is the first to explore the complete spectrum of Warhol's astonishing artistic output, stretching across five decades from the late 1940s to his untimely death in 1987. Combining powerful on-camera interviews and rare still and motion picture footage, it is also the first to put Warhol himself—his humble family background and formative experiences in Pittsburgh, and his crucial apprenticeship as a commercial artist in New York—back into the presentation of his life. Narrated by Laurie Anderson. Includes interviews with Irving Blum, Bob Colacello, Donna De Salvo, Vincent Fremont, Dave Hickey, Stephen Koch, Wayne Koestenbaum, Jeff Koons, Paul Morrissey, Billy Name, George Plimpton, Neil Printz, John Richardson, Ronald Tavel and John Warhola. A special two-part presentation for American Masters. Advance registration required; limited seating. Free with Museum admission ($10/$8). See brucemuseum.org for details.

Stamford Wednesday Nite Live

07/12/2017

Columbus Park, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-348-5285.

 July 12: Dionne Warwick. Morgan Stanley presents Wednesday Nite Live in partnership with City Carting & Recycling July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 2017 6:30pm, Columbus Park Wednesday Nite Live is an outdoor summer concert series with live music

Webster Bank Arena I Love the 90's

07/12/2017

600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 800.745.3000..

7:30 pm. Featuring Performances By: Salt N Pepa featuring DJ Spinderella, Vanilla Ice, Color Me Badd, Coolio, Rob Base
Young MC. Get ready to relive the era that inspired today's music and fashion; featuring some of The 90's most popular Hip-Hop and R&B icons, all live on one stage for a fun-filled night out that doubles as an arena-sized dance party!

Norwalk Seaport Association Acoustic Cruise to Sheffield Island

07/12/2017

4 North Water St., South Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006.

6:30 pm. Adults only. $25. Visitors will board the Seaport Association's 45-foot C.J. Toth catamaran for a relaxing 2 hour cruise through Norwalk Harbor around the picturesque islands and waterways while listening to a live music performance on board.Sit back and enjoy the music...bring friends along with your favorite snacks & drinks! Boat departs at 6:30pm and returns to the dock at 8:30pm Boarding begins at 6:00pm

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Marine Life Study Cruises

07/12/2017 to 07/14/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

1 pm - 3:30 pm. Study marine biodiversity from the water's surface down to the bottom for a first-hand understanding of Long Island Sound's interdependent marine life. Participants utilize such sampling techniques as a plankton tow, biodredge, mud grab and otter trawl that may bring up fish, crabs, lobsters, sea stars and more. A video microscope and touch tank on board enhance observations.

Audubon Greenwich Family Fire & Bushcraft Fun

07/13/2017

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

7:30-9:30 pm. Join us for an evening of family fun by the firelight. Start by learning the tricks of building a safe fire that matches your needs, from survival situation to s'mores creation. Discover the world of bushcraft wilderness survival techniques as you enjoy marshmallows and a story by the fire. Families can expect to explore different fire making techniques while learning how the mastery of fire altered human history and how survival skills can apply to problem solving in everyday life. All ages welcome.$5 members, $8 non-members. RSVP to Eli at 203-930-1349 or eschaffer@audubon.org.