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  • Bridgeport Library- Memoir Writing Workshop

    925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Nov 18 at 2pm-3:30pm

    Writer and Professor Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which includes free form writing exercises and examining voice and perspective.

    More information is available at www.bportlibrary.org or at 203-576-7400

  • Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council- No Fuss and Feathers Performance

    101 E Broadway Port Jefferson NY Friday,Nov 17 at 7pm - 8:30 pm

    No Fuss and Feathers is a Folk Music Group utilizing a variety of harmonies and rhythms.

    More information is available at www.gpjac.org or at 631-473-5220

  • RIPPLE- Open Mic Night

    810 State Street, New Haven CT Wednesday,Nov 15 at 7pm-9pm

    The Mental Health & Addiction Open Mic Night organized by RIPPLE (Recovery Innovations for Pursuing Peer Leadership and Empowerment) includes poetry, short prose, songs and spoken word. Peers, family, friends, clinicians, and the general public are welcome.

    More information is available at www.rockingrecovery.org

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Screenwriters Discussion Group

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Monday,Nov 13 at 7:30 PM

    The Screenwriters Discussion Group reads and discusses screenplays. Also provides information to anyone interested in screenwriting.

    More information is available at www.cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • Bruce Museum- Connecticut Ceramics Study Circle Lecture

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Monday,Nov 13 at 1:15pm - 2:45pm

    Glenn Adamson, a senior research scholar at the Yale Center for British Art lectures “Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery”.
    Covering the period from 1900 to the present, “Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery” has brought together ceramic objects tracing an array of forms that have defined the medium since the early 20th century.

    More information is available at www.brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • Bridgeport Art Trail

    Various Locations in Bridgeport CT Thursday,Nov 9 to Sunday,Nov 12

    The Bridgeport Art Trail held from November 9th-12th 2017, includes a large variety of events ranging from Musical performances to Art Exhibits and more.

    More information is available at www.bridgeport-art-trail.org

  • Yale Concert Band Performance

    500 College Street New Haven, CT Sunday,Nov 12 at 2pm - 4pm

    Yale Concert Band performs Matinee Mementos: Four Centuries of Musical Souvenirs. Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director.

    More information is available at www.yale.edu/yaleband or at (203) 432-4111

  • Branford Folk- Bob Zentz Performance

    1009 Main Street, Branford, CT Saturday,Nov 11 at 8 PM

    Bob Zentz performs in a variety of styles from traditional Celtic tunes and ballads to poetry set to music.

    More information is available at branfordfolk.org or at 203-488-7715

  • Guilford Art Center Observation Week

    411 Church Street Guilford, CT Monday,Nov 6 to Saturday,Nov 11

    The public can observe the studios, meet instructors and experience the environment at Guilford Art Center. Classes are in a range of mediums, including ceramics, painting, drawing and more.

    More information is available at www.guilfordartcenter.org or at 203-453-5947

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- The Sixties Show Performance

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Saturday,Nov 11 at 8pm

    The band includes former members of Bob Dylan’s, Ray Charles, James Brown’s, Ray and Dave Davies bands performing various music from the 1960s.

    More information is available at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • ROZ CHAST IN RIDGEFIELD

    Friday,Nov 10 at 7:00PM

    Books on the Common and the Ridgefield Library welcome back New Yorker cartoonist,” Roz Chast, who will discuss her recently published and highly praised book ” Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York.” It is derived from a booklet she prepared for her daughter before she left for college in Manhattan.

    Seating is limited. Registration for this event on the Library website: ridgefieldlibrary.org

    Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    203-438-2282

  • New Pond Farm Education Center- Afternoon with a Schaghticoke Council Member

    101 Marchant Road Redding, CT Tuesday,Nov 7 at 12pm - 2:30pm

    Native American lifeways, past and present, are shared during a walk and talk with an member of the Schaghticoke Council.

    More information is available at www.newpondfarm.org or at (203) 938-2117

  • Suffolk County Historical Society- Opening Reception: Quiet Places of the North Fork

    300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY Saturday,Nov 4 at 1pm

    Quiet Places of the North Fork by Diane Alec Smith. The local artist unveils a collection of paintings of North Fork scenes. The pieces are representations of creeks, inlets, and wetlands of the North Fork.

    More information is available at www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org or at (631) 727-2881

  • Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons – Adoption Event

    3050 Middle Country Rd, Nesconset, NY Saturday,Nov 4 at 11am – 4pm

    Meet the rescued survivors from Texas, Florida and most recently Puerto Rico after the hurricanes. If you have a dog at home and are interested in adopting another one, please bring your dog with you for a required meet and greet.

    More information is available www.arfhamptons.org or at 631-537-0400

  • The Edward Twins Performance

    1014 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe CT Saturday,Nov 4 at 7 pm

    Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown host The Edward Twins performance.

    The Edward Twins, Eddie Edward and Anthony Edward perform as celebrity impersonators.

    More information is available at 203-459-0089 or 203-426-5188

  • Fairfield Theatre Company- CT Rocks! Performance

    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT Saturday,Nov 4 at 7:45PM

    Band Together CT performs various rock songs from the 1970’s and 1980’s.

    More information is available at www.fairfieldtheatre.org or at 203-259-1036

  • CT Folk- Brooks Williams Performance

    704 Whitney Avenue, New Haven Friday,Nov 3 at 7:30 PM

    Brooks Williams repertoire spans classic roots and blues.

    More information is available at www.ctfolk.com

  • Southampton Arts Center- Brush Strokes for the Bays

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Thursday,Nov 2 at 6pm

    Artist Carolyn Munaco provides guidance to create a marine-themed work of art. Participants learn about the marine species or habitat type featured in the subject of the painting.

    More information is available at www.southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • DANBURY MISSION HEALTH DAY

    Saturday,Oct 28 at 9am-3pm

    A day of free health screenings and other community services for the uninsured and the income challenged in Danbury. The event, hosted by Western Connecticut Health Network and Western Connecticut State University, will be held at the Bill Williams Gym at Berkshire Hall on the Western CT State University Downtown Campus. This one-day event connects community members in need (the un/underinsured and those with housing at-risk) with free, essential health screenings and services, social support, winter clothing and personal care items and more. All are welcome. No questions asked.

    For more information, visit www.danburyhospital.org/news.

  • Mattatuck Museum- Lunch and Learn Art Workshop

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Thursday,Oct 26 at 11am-1pm

    Lunch in the galleries with artist Dmitri Wright as he talks about capturing light in his paintings to reflect the color and form that surround him. Learn about creativity in light-filled paintings during the workshop.

    More information is available at www.mattmuseum.org or (203) 753-0381

  • New Pond Farm- Historic Bus Tour

    101 Marchant Road West Redding, CT Saturday,Oct 21 at 2pm – 3:30pm

    Local author and historian, Dan Cruson, leads a bus tour of Redding that highlights many historic locations.

    More information is available at www.newpondfarm.org or at (203) 938-2117

  • Guilford Arts Center- Charcoal Drawing Workshop

    411 Church Street Guilford, CT Saturday,Oct 21 at 1PM - 5PM

    Learn using charcoal drawing to create volume through light and dark.

    More information is available at www.guilfordartcenter.org or at 203-453-5947

  • MONTY ALEXANDER (Trio)- Tarrytown

    Friday,Oct 20 to Saturday,Oct 21

    In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression.

    Friday 10/20 & Saturday 10/21
    7:00 pm & 9:00 pm
    Jazz Forum, 1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown, NY
    914-631-1000
    http://jazzforumarts.org/

  • Fairfield Theatre- Band Together Performance

    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT Friday,Oct 20 at 7PM

    Band Together founders Jerry Vigorito and Rob Fried perform with Jean Marie Rivera, Sheila Fabrizio, Nick Bielo, Eric Kalb and Tim DeHuff in the styles of pop and funk.

    More information is available at www.fairfieldtheatre.org or at 203-259-1036

  • Bridgeport Library-Negotiation Program

    3455 Madison Ave. Bridgeport, CT Thursday,Oct 19 at 6pm-7:30pm

    Learn about having a business. And what to know about negotiation.

    More information is available at www.bportlibrary.org or at 203-576-8113

  • Westport Library- Improve Job Search Focus And Productivity

    20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT Wednesday,Oct 18 at 6 PM - 8 PM

    Deb Krawiec, a National Certified Counselor, discusses the use of a systematic approach to job searching. Learn the following:

    -Devote more time to activities that are more likely to produce interviews.
    -Plan and organize the job search to get results.
    -Focus the job search by defining your optimal job market.
    -Measure progress in search, even prior to interviews and offers and use progress measurements to diagnose and solve job search problems.

    More information is available at www.westportlibrary.org or at 203-291-4800

  • Resilient Bridgeport Public Information Meeting

    Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center, Bridgeport CT Wednesday,Oct 18 at 6 PM

    The public Information Meeting for Resilient Bridgeport will be held to provide detailed information on the Resilient Bridgeport Program. Resilient Bridgeport consists of a resilience strategy and pilot projects focused on protecting homes, businesses and infrastructure in the South End of Bridgeport from chronic and acute flooding.

    More information is available at www.resilientbridgeport.com.

  • SERGIO MENDES AT RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE

    Tuesday,Oct 17 at 8pm show

    Producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist, Sérgio Mendes is one of the most successful Brazilian artists of all time. His hit single, “Mas Que Nada,” was the first Portuguese language song to ever hit Billboard’s U.S. Pop chart. Mendes’ signature mix of bossa nova and samba and distinctive pop instrumentation have come to define Brazilian music.
    In the lobby at 7:15pm, a free wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Padaminas Bakery, Buffet and BBQ. Brazilian artist Veronica Martins will be exhibiting her artwork.

    Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    info: 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Sérgio Mendes & Brasil 2017 performance

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Tuesday,Oct 17 at 8pm

    Producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist, Sérgio Mendes performs with Brasil 2017 in the styles of bossa nova and samba.

    More information is available at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • Yale Jazz Ensemble Performance

    Sprague Memorial Hall, 470 College Street New Haven, CT Monday,Oct 16 at 7:30 p.m.

    The Yale Jazz Ensemble with Music Director, Thomas C. Duffy begins their season performing music by Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington, Maria Schneider, Phil Woods, and Benny Golson.

    More information is available at www.yale.edu/yaleband or at 203-432-4111

  • Mattatuck Museum- Art Demonstration

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Sunday,Oct 15 at 10:30 am - 1pm

    Three different artists and three different interpretations. June Webster, Mally DeSomma and Judith Secco demonstrate their techniques in their preferred style and medium.

    More information is available at www.mattmuseum.org or at (203) 753-0381

  • Southampton Arts Center- Thomas Dolby Talk and Performance

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Sunday,Oct 15 at 6 PM

    Thomas Dolby, a musician and producer, has a performance and talk at the Southampton Arts Center.

    More information is available at www.southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • Guilford Performing Arts Festival

    Various locations in Guilford CT Thursday,Oct 12 to Sunday,Oct 15 at Time listings vary by program

    Performing artists gather in Guilford to present music, dance and theater compositions and workshops—a variety of genres.

    More information is available at www.guilfordperformingartsfest.org/

  • Branford Folk Music Society- Joel Mabus Performance

    1009 Main Street, Branford, CT. Saturday,Oct 14 at 8PM

    Joel Mabus performs a variety of musical genres from Mountain Banjo to Jazz Guitar with storytelling and songwriting.

    More information is available at www.branfordfolk.org or at 203-488-7715.

  • Milford Center for the Arts- Open Mic Night

    40 Railroad Ave South, Milford, CT Wednesday,Oct 11 at Registration starts at 6pm, Mic Night 7pm-10pm

    Various performing arts are welcome.

    More information is available at www.milfordarts.org or at 203-878-6647

  • Bruce Museum Outdoor Arts Festival

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Saturday,Oct 7 to Sunday,Oct 8 at 10 am - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday

    Bruce Museum Outdoor Arts Festival includes works of painting on canvas, board and paper, mixed media in 2D and 3D, drawings and graphics, including digital media, sculpture and more.

    More information is available at www.brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • CT GARLIC & HARVEST FESTIVAL

    Saturday,Oct 7 to Sunday,Oct 8

    Garlic cooking demonstrations, live band, Garlic growing lectures. Garlic specialty food vendors and vendors of a variety of other fall produce. Food court featuring (guess what?) Garlic stuff!! like. homemade roasted Garlic sausage with peppers and onions, Garlic chicken parm balls, Garlic roast pork sandwiches, deep fried Garlic, and Garlic ice cream. Kid friendly with rides and games!

    Bethlehem Fairgrounds, Route 61, Bethlehem, Connecticut (just north of town).

    http://www.garlicfestct.com/

  • Hammonassett Festival

    Guilford Fairgrounds- 111 Lovers Lane, Guilford CT Saturday,Sep 30 to Sunday,Oct 1 at 10 AM-7 PM, Saturday and 10 AM-5 PM Sunday

    The Hammonassett Festival includes:

    -Native American music, dance, arts, and crafts.

    -Wildlife shows!

    -And more…

    More information is available at hammonasset.org/

  • Fairfield Public Library – Food Truck Festival

    Jennings Beach, 880 S. Benson Road, Fairfield CT Sunday,Oct 1 at 12pm-7pm

    The Food Truck Festival includes a variety of regional food trucks.

    More information is available at www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or at 203-256-3155

  • Sag Harbor American Music Festival

    Sag Harbor Village, NY Saturday,Sep 23 to Sunday,Sep 24 at Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

    The Sag Harbor American Music Festival includes various musical performances in Jazz and Blues, Roots and Folk, Pop and more.

    More information is available at www.sagharbormusic.org

  • Monroe MusicFest

    34 Church Street Monroe, CT Sunday,Sep 24 at 1PM -7 PM

    Some of musicians performing at the Monroe Music Fest include:

    – Cellist, Larry Wissink

    – Jazz guitarist, Ed Chervansky

    – Silver Steel Band

    – A Cappella group, “Just Voices”

    – Musical Group, Nielsen & Ardise

    – And more…

    More information is available at monroemusicfest.blogspot.com

  • Greater Port Jefferson Northern Brookhaven Arts Council- Joe Crookston Performance

    The Long Island Museum, 1200 Rte. 25A, Stony Brook NY Sunday,Sep 24 at 5:00 PM

    Joe Crookston , a songwriter, guitarist, fiddler and painter performs at the Sunday Street Concerts.

    More information is available at http://www.gpjac.org or at 631-473-5220

  • Westchester Bluegrass Club – Ben Fest

    Lake Clubhouse 33 Lake Way, Purdys NY Saturday,Sep 23 at 1-7pm

    BenFest includes:

    Musical performances by:

    -Too Blue
    -The Still River Ramblers
    -Sleepy Hollow String Band
    -And more.

    Workshop programs for :
    -Guitar
    -Mandolin
    -Banjo
    -Songwriting

    More information is available at www.westchesterbluegrassclub.com or at (914)-213-9212

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Jon Cleary with guest Jimmy Greene Performance

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Thursday,Sep 21 at 8pm

    Jon Cleary performs in the styles of New Orleans funk with Jimmy Greene , a Jazz saxophonist, and Music Professor at Western Connecticut State University.

    More information is available at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • Bridgeport Library- Turning Point Coaching Computer Course

    2705 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport, CT Tuesday,Sep 19 at 6:00 PM

    Learn the basics of using a computer and how to make some changes to your resume.

    More information is available at www.bportlibrary.org or at (203) 576-7025

  • CT NOFA JAZZ DINNER

    Saturday,Sep 16

    Waldingfield Farm, Washington, CT, 4-8pm
    Farm Tour, Sunset (weather permitting) and a locally sourced meal to benefit the Connecticut Chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association and celebrate organic Farming in CT. Music by the Mike Casey Trio.

    info- http://www.ctnofa.org/ and 203-308-2584

  • AMERICAN DREAM AWARDS GALA

    Saturday,Sep 16

    Saturday, 6pm
    Amber Room Colonnade, Danbury CT
    Person of the Year Award, Student of the Year Scholarship, American Dream Veterans Award. Awarded to Fairfield County immigrants or children of immigrants who embody the American Dream.

    info at: https://www.tribunaamericandreamawards.com/ or by calling 203-770-3709

  • Mattatuck Museum- Revitalizing Waterbury Discussion

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Saturday,Sep 16 at 2pm - 3pm

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation and their plan to revive downtowns in America. The Main Street Program was created. Carl Rosa, CEO of Main Street Waterbury, will discuss the process of the “Four Point” approach to downtown revitalization.

    More information is available at www.mattmuseum.org or at (203) 753-0381

  • Montauk Historical Society- Great Eastern Music Festival

    2000 Montauk Highway Montauk, NY Saturday,Sep 16 at 10 AM -7:30 PM

    Great Eastern Music Festival includes a mix of Roots and Bluegrass music and more.

    More information is available at www.montaukhistoricalsociety.org or at 631-668-2544

  • Fairfield Theatre Company- The Samples Performance

    70 Sanford St. Fairfield, CT Friday,Sep 15 at 7:45PM

    The Samples perform in the style of reggae rock.

    More information is available at www.fairfieldtheatre.org or at 203-259-1036

  • Guilford Art Center- Friday Night Pottery workshop

    411 Church Street Guilford, CT Friday,Sep 15 at 6:30PM - 9:30PM

    Create a piece of pottery using simple techniques.

    More information is available at www.guilfordartcenter.org or at 203-453-5947

  • Norwalk Seaport Association- Oyster Festival

    Norwalk Veteran's Memorial Park - Seaview Avenue Norwalk CT Friday,Sep 8 to Sunday,Sep 10 at Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sat 11:00 am –11:00 pm, Sun 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

    Oyster Festival includes:

    -Arts and Crafts

    Musical performances by:
    -Desert Highway
    -VMI Commanders Jazz Band
    -And more

    More information is available at www.seaport.org or at (203) 838-9444.

  • The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

    Cool Whisper Farm at 1011 Co Rd 21, Hillsdale, NY Thursday,Sep 7 to Sunday,Sep 10 at Friday 9am-12:00am Saturday 9am-12:00am Sunday 10am-5pm

    The Oldtone Roots Music Festival includes:

    Musical performances from a variety of music genres.

    Dance programs of Contra Dance, Square Dance and more.

    Workshop programs for percussion, the fiddle, the banjo, songwriting and more.

    And more…

    More information is available at www.oldtonemusicfestival.com

  • Palace Theater- James Montgomery Band & Marissa Licata Performance

    100 East Main Street, Waterbury Friday,Sep 8 at 7:00pm

    Blues musician, James Montgomery performs with guest violinist, Marissa Licata.

    More information is available at www.palacetheaterct.org or at 203-346-2000

  • Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts- Cast of Beatlemania Performance

    2 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY Saturday,Sep 2 at 8:00 PM

    A Beatles Tribute performance by the Cast of Beatlemania.

    More information is available at www.smithtownpac.org or at 631-724-3700