Westport Historical Society A tribute to Pete Seeger


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

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Join singer-songwriter Suzanne Sheridan and other local musicians on Friday, August 29 for an evening of Civil Rights and Vietnam War protest songs in tribute to the late folk icon Pete Seeger.  Admission is $15 and reservations are recommended. Light refreshments will be served. For more information and to reserve, call (203) 222-1424.

Westport Blues, Views & BBQ Festival

08/30/2014 to 08/31/2014

Levitt Pavilion and Westport Library, Westport, CT

Two events in two venues at the Westport Library and on the grounds of the Levitt Pavilion. Saturday 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. All access passes available. Families will enjoy loads of kid-friendly fun, food, and activities - but at new wallet-friendly prices - on the grounds of The Westport Library. Music fans can take advantage of the addition of the premium "All Access Pass" to the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts to experience hours of top-quality, national Blues, Rock, and Funk bands.

Kids Q Barbeque Cooking Competition - 7th Annual Blues, Views and BBQ Festival -- Westport


On the grounds of Lev itt Pavilion and Westport LIbrary, Westport, CT

On Sunday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Calling all kids that cook! Teams of 2 -4 kids chefs can enter the competition and have the opportunity to win three BBQ categories; burger, hot dog, or chef's choice. The winner of each category will receive a prize and trophy.  Visit the website for more info and click on Kids Q for more information and an application.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Animal Meet and Greet


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

Stop by for a chance to meet one of our Overbrook Nature Center or Heckscher Farm animals up close! From goats to guinea pigs and lambs to leopard geckos, see which animals call the SM&NC home. Great for all ages! Program is approximately 15-20 minutes and will meet at the Outdoor Classroom by the Otter Pond. In inclement weather, meet at Overbrook Nature Center. 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.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Market Madness Sundays


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

On Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come for a self-guided craft on the Meadow, oxen demonstrations, and lunch with Bert & Edie, North American River Otters, each week. At 11:30 am, "Follow Your Food" by learning where some of your favorite foods come from through live animal visits, cooking experiences, and take-home plantings. Get an SM&NC Farm Journal and discover the "Mystery Food of the Week" by learning each week about an ingredient featured at the market. Get a stamp in your journal and use multi-stamped journals to win a prize. All activities are weather related except for otter feeding. 10 am - 2 pm      Self-guided craft 10:30 am   Oxen Demonstration 11:30 am   Follow Your Food 1 pm Otter Feeding Demonstration Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call, email or visit the website.