Stamford Symphony Opening Weekend: Russian Souls

10/15/2016 to 10/16/2016

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203.325.4466.

Saturday Oct. 15th at 8pm Sunday   Oct.  16th at 3pm. Stamford Symphony kicks off the Classical Escapes Season with a festive evening in Russia!  Experience Russia’s fascinating culture and heritage through its sights, tastes and sounds. GLINKA              Kamarinskaja, PROKOFIEV, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Majo,  George Li, piano, TCHAIKOVSKY     Symphony No. 1 in G minor, “Winter Dreams”  Learn More: FREE Behind the Baton lecture one hour pre-concert with our conductor Eckart Preu
Just For Kids: FREE Interactive MusiKids program on Sundays at 2pm
Tickets start at $25. Kids under 18 FREE on Sunday!

Fairfield Restaurant Week

10/16/2016 to 10/22/2016

Fairfield, CT

Visit Fairfield this October and see what they have to offer! Over 30 restaurants from around town will participate in this week-long special event that features prix fixe lunch and dinner menu prices. Visit website for details and restaurant list.

Pequot Library -Gallery Talk and Sherry in the Stacks, plus “Artists Thrive” discussion

10/16/2016

720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT Phone: 203-259-0346.

3:00pm - 5:00pm Hear Michelle Knapick, President of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and Stephanie J. Coakley, Executive Director of Pequot Library, discuss arts service organizations which support artist careers through business and how the narrative on how artists are viewed and valued in society is changing. Free and open to the public.

Fairfield Museum and History Center American Battlefield Project on the Southport Swamp Fight of 1637

10/16/2016

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203‑259‑1598 .

4 pm - 5 pm. Join David Naumec and Ashley Bissonnette from the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, as they share the latest research related to the Fairfield Museum & History Center's National Park Service Battlefield Grant to study the last battle of the Pequot War (1636-1637). Known as the Battle of Munnacommock Swamp, or the "Pequot Swamp," the engagement was fought in present-day Southport between July 13-14, 1637. The Pequot Museum research team will present a history of the final phase of the war, maps of the battlefield site, and talk about the ways in which the event was commemorated throughout the years. They will be able to provide additional information to Southport landholders living within the project area as well.

Fairfield Restaurant Week

10/16/2016 to 10/22/2016

Fairfield, CT

Back by popular demand! One Week Only! Fairfield Restaurant Week returns October 16-22, 2016 Featuring over Thirty of your Favorite Fairfield Dining Establishments Offering prix fixe Lunch and Dinner Specials Check out your Local Favorites or Sample Someplace New Events throughout the Week Fabulous Raffle Prizes Merchant Discounts & Special Promotions. Check website for list of restaurants and specific details.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour and Science Sunday Ball in Motion

10/16/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

Gallery Tour - 11:30 am - 12:15 pm. Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission; no registration required. Science Sunday: Ball in Motion 1 pm - 3 pm.  A drop-in program designed for children aged 4 and up and their families. Participants will explore simple science concepts and subjects while partaking in fun, kid-friendly experiments, projects or crafts inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions. This program is free with general admission and no advance registration is required.

Greenwich Historical Society -Fall Festival Eye to the East

10/16/2016

39 Strickland Rd., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203‑869‑6899.

12:30 to 3:30 pm. $10 for adults; $5 for children (no charge for children two and under); $25 for family admission. This year's Fall Festival will have a Japanese flavor as we focus on Japanese celebrations in connecting with the current exhibition in the Storehouse Gallery. Activities will include kite making, face painting and demonstrations of traditional Japanese dance and martial arts, along with a special family-friendly, tour of Bush-Holley House. Guests may also compete in the annual scarecrow-making competition. Registration fee for the competition (in addition to the entrance fee) is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers and includes armature ("the bones"), hay for stuffing, twine and a burlap sack for the head. Bring your own fashion accessories or create your masterpiece with some of ours. Perhaps we'll see spot some straw geishas and samurais this year. Please enroll in advance for the Scarecrow Competition.

Woodcock Nature Center “Where the Wild Things Run” 5K & Kids Fun Run

10/16/2016

56 Deer Run Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7280.

The 5K course is almost entirely run on our trails for more fun and adventure. It will be approximately 90% trail with a mix of groomed trails, rugged trails and narrow bridges/boardwalks. The challenging terrain will highlight the diversity and beauty of our property. Runners, joggers and walkers of all ages are welcome. This trail is NOT stroller friendly.

Westport Arts Center Jazz - Steve Katz

10/16/2016

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT Phone: 203.222.7070.

A previous member of Blood, Sweat & Tears, Katz' performance will feature a solo concert and a a book signing for Is Steve Katz a Rock and Roll... October 16, 2016 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Greenwich Arts Council - Arts Alive

10/16/2016

299 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.862.6750.

6 pm - 9 pm. Attend a creatively orchestrated evening of Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres. Featuring theatrics, classical and contemporary music, art provided by an exciting range of professional artists. A collectors opportunity to acquire artworks by renowned artists.