Yankee Doodle Fair

06/15/2017 to 06/18/2017

44 Imperial Avenue, Westport, CT

Come enjoy Yankee Doodle Fair, riding into Westport June 15th through the 18th, downtown on the grounds of the Westport Woman's Club at 44 Imperial Avenue. FAIR HOURS: Thursday & Friday 6 pm-10 pm; Saturday 1 pm-10 pm; Sunday 1 pm-5 pm
Bring Dad, bring a friend, and bring the family! Yankee Doodle Fair is Westport's last remaining, family-oriented, carnival style event. Ride the amusement rides and enjoy traditional Fair events including: International Food Court, Touch-A-Boat, New Canaan Psychic, Face Painting, Sand Art, Suzuki School of Music Performance, Westport Urgent Care Equipment Demo, Raffle, Take-A-Chance Drawing, Bake Sale, Curio Cottage Thrift Shop, Indoor Café, and more.
Free admission. Pay-one-price unlimited rides wristbands available every day and night! Ride in the rain! Rides and the Fair will only close in severe weather. No dogs please. All Fair proceeds benefit local charities and college scholarships for Staples H.S. students.

The Glass House THOMAS PHIFER + PAUL GOLDBERGER

06/15/2017

199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-594-9884.

5:30 pm - 8 pm. $50. Architect Thomas Phifer will discuss his work and current projects, including a new museum for the Glenstone Foundation in Maryland and the restoration of Philip Johnson's thesis house at Harvard University, with Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Paul Goldberger. This program includes a self-guided tour of the site and a light reception.

NICE Festival Series 2017 Festival Kick-Off Reception Destination India

06/15/2017

328 Flax Hill Road, Norwalk, CT

5:30 pm to 10 pm. at Fodor Farm. Destination India is a unique cultural event with entertainment including Bhangra dance, turban tying, sikh martial arts (Gatka) demonstration, Indian cooking demonstration and tasting, hennah art and more! Tickets $35.

Westport Playhouse Happy Hour Lettice and Loveage

06/15/2017

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 203-227-4177.

Unwind in the Playhouse Beer Garden and see a hot show for only $25 on select Thursday evenings! We've got you covered with this all-inclusive night out – complete with craft beer & wine, hip food from Rothbard Ale + Larder (one of the 10 Best Bars in CT), fun games, and cool bands. Pre-Show cocktail party: 6:45pm Performance: 8pm * Geared for ages 21-40

Beardsley Zoo Past and Present Photo Contest

06/15/2017

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

To celebrate Nature Photography Day and the Zoo's 95th anniversary, the Zoo is holding a photography contest  open to all amateur photographers. Submit your favorite photo of the Zoo, past or present of an animal, exhibit or any zoo setting. Winners will have their photos displayed and on the Zoo website. Winners will receive a free Zoo membership for a year.

Friday Concerts at Calf Pasture Beach

06/16/2017

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

2017 CAFÉ MU TIKI LOUNGE CABERET. 7:00pm Billy Genuario, Linda & Tommy harmonize all the great hits with "BLT"

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Storybook PJ Party

06/16/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

5 pm - 8:30 pm. Storybook Pajama Party with "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Observatory Night

06/16/2017

151 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT

8:30 PM. View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting. Special group visits can be arranged, call 203.977.6521. Program suitable for ages 5 and older. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. Members: Free | Non-members: $5 Adults, $3 Children (5-17)

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Central Long Island Sound Lighthouse Cruises

06/17/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206..

Venture out for a rare close-up look at five historic lighthouses on Long Island Sound! Participants aboard R/V Spirit of the Sound will make passes by five century-old beacons: Peck Ledge, Greens Ledge and Sheffield Island lighthouses in Norwalk, Penfield Reef Lighthouse in Fairfield and Stratford Shoal (Middle Ground) Light. All the lighthouses are on the National Register of Historic Places. The 5-hour cruise departs at 10 a.m. Tickets are $70 ($60 for Aquarium members). Advance purchase is required. Capacity is limited to 30

Westport Historical Society Historic Business District Walking Tour: National Hall & Post Rd East

06/17/2017

76 Post Rd. East., Westport, CT Phone: (203) 222-1424.

3-4 pm. Join us for a walking tour of the town's Business Center District and discover facts about such historic sites as National Hall and the former Westport Bank & Trust Company building. Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The one-hour walk kicks off at 3 p.m. at Jesup Green and will be led by Bob Mitchell.