Westport Thanksgiving farmers’ market – Gilbertie’s Herb GardensGilbertie’s Herb Gardens, 7 Sylvan Lane, Westport, 06880 Tuesday,Nov 24 at 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
A Special Thanksgiving farmers’ market providing locally-farmed and made ingredients.
For more information, visit www.westportfarmersmarket.com
Manitoba Hal & Shawna Caspi Performance – Cinema Arts CentreSky Room at Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Avenue Huntington, NY 11743 Thursday,Nov 19 at 7:30 PM
Manitoba Hal connects through songs with the ukulele that are hopeful, silly, romantic and introspective.
Shawna Caspi is a guitar-picking, classically-trained musician who sings of love, travel, home, and heart.
For more information call 631.423.7611 or visit http://cinemaartscentre.org
“Broadway Sings!” – Fairfield Theatre CompanyFairfield Theatre Company (FTC), 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Monday,Nov 16 at 5:30pm opens/ performance 7pm
Students of Broadway Method Academy will have the opportunity of singing alongside some Broadway talents in an evening that showcases Broadway performances. Company members from Broadway shows will perform.
For more information please call :203-259-1036 or visit http://www.fairfieldtheatre.org
Elias String Quartet – Jorgensen Center for the Performing ArtsJorgensen Center for the Performing Arts 2132 Hillside Road, Unit 3104 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269-3104 Sunday,Nov 15 at 2:00 pm
UK’s Elias String Quartet will take the stage at UConn’s Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, November 15th for a performance of chamber works for string quartet by composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. The concert will begin at 3:00 pm and will be preceded by a Concert Talk with UConn’s Dr. Glenn Stanley at 2:15 pm. Doors open at 2:00 pm.
For more information visit http://www.jorgensen.uconn.edu/ or call 860.486.4226
Yale Concert Band Concert – Woolsey HallWoolsey Hall (500 College Street), New Haven Sunday,Nov 15 at 2:00 PM
Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director.
The following musical pieces will be performed:
Symphony from Ivy Green (Mark Camphouse), feat. Janna Baty, soprano
Aegean Festival Overture (A. Makris)
Hymn for World Peace (D. Maslanka)
Adagio for Wind Orchestra (J. Rodrigo)
Resonances I (R. Nelson)
For more information call 203-432-4111 or visit http://www.yale.edu/yaleband
Simple Gifts- Branford Folk Music Society1009 Main Street, Branford, CT. Saturday,Nov 14 at 8:00 P.M.
Simple Gifts, Linda Littleton and Karen Hirshon switch among fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, guitjo, recorders, baritone fiddle, guitar, and percussion.
For more information, call 203-488-7715
The Road Less Traveled Concert- Ridgefield ChoraleVeronica Hagman Concert Hall , 43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT Saturday,Nov 14 at 7pm
The chorale presents a concert of choral works by composers Ola Gjeilo, Rosephanye Powell and Susan Brumfield. Also on the program are some arrangements of jazz standards, blues and classics by composers Leonard Cohen, Cole Porter and Paul Desmond.
For more information call 877-815-5635 or visit http://www.ridgefieldchorale.org/
Blue Jersey Band Concert- New Canaan Library151 Main Street New Canaan, CT 06840 Saturday,Nov 14 at 1pm
Blue Jersey Band plays swing era jazz and bluegrass harmony.
Frank Ruck on mandolin, guitar, vocals
Ellen Ruck on guitar, vocals
Mike Sutton on bass
For more information, call 203-594-5000 or visit http://newcanaanlibrary.org/
Brothers in Arts Concert- New Haven Symphony Orchestra247 College St. New Haven, CT 06510 Thursday,Nov 12 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Featuring: Chris Brubeck, trombone; Guillaume Saint James, saxophone; Didier Isthursary, accordion.
This event will celebrate Veteran’s Day with music honoring the accomplishments and bravery of our uniformed services.
For more information visit http://newhavensymphony.org or call 203.865.0831
The Sensational Seventies- Cinema Arts Centre423 Park Avenue Huntington NY 11743 Tuesday,Nov 10 at 7:30pm
Following the Civil Rights movement and anti-war protests of the ‘60s, the 1970s gave birth to a wide variety of musical styles. The influences of Pop Ballads, Folk, Prog Rock, Soul, and Country were apparent, but new genres exploded onto the scene, including Disco, Funk, New Wave, Punk Rock, and Rap.
There will be an educational Lecture by Bill Shelley.
For more information visit http://cinemaartscentre.org/ or call 631.423.7611
Anat Cohen Quartet in Concert- John Lyman Center for the Performing ArtsLyman Center for the Performing Arts, 501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT Sunday,Nov 8 at 4:00 PM
Anat Cohen, Jazz Clarinetist will perform in New Haven at the Lyman Center.
For more information call 203-392-6154 or visit http://JazzHaven.org
David Dorfman Dance- Quick Center For The Arts1073 N. Benson Rd. Fairfield, CT 06824 Saturday,Nov 7 at 8:00pm
The David Dorfman Dance company will present their most recent work, Come, and Back Again.
Come, and Back Again is a work about loss and survival, beauty and love and resilience and life – and its mess.
For more information visit http://quickcenter.fairfield.edu/
Annual Holiday Fair12 Prospect Street, Huntington, NY Saturday,Nov 7 at 10 AM to 4 PM
There will be the following at the Holiday Fair:
- Multiple Vendors
- Holiday Boutique
- Baked Goods
- Raffle Baskets
- Hand Crafted Items
For more information, please call 631-427-1752
The music of Larry Alan Smith Concert -Berkman Recital HallBerkman Recital Hall Fuller Music Center, University of Hartford 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford Tuesday,Nov 3 at 8pm
Hartt faculty, alumni and students of the University of Hartford will gather to perform works composed by Larry Alan Smith spanning from 1975 through 2015.
Janet Arms, flute
Cherie Caluda, soprano
Eric Dahlin, cello
Allison Hughes, flute
Natalia Kaminska-Palarczyk, flute
Christopher Ladd, guitar
Maura Rabuffo, soprano
James Austin Smith, oboe
Larry Alan Smith, piano
Shannon Vandzura, flute
For more information call 860.768.4454
Commercial Shellfishing in Greenwich- Greenwich Point ParkGreenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, at the Floren Family Environmental Center at Innis Arden Cottage, home of the Seaside Center. Sunday,Nov 1 at 1:30 – 4:00 pm.
Talks throughout the afternoon by local commercial shellfishermen and a representative from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Learn from local commercial shellfishermen about the health of the local shellfish beds and their future. Hear about NOAA’s interest in the shellfish ecosystem services, their partnership with the Greenwich Shellfish Commission, and what they hope to achieve by the end of the current project.
For more information please call 203-413-6756 or visit http://brucemuseum.org
Sound & Vision Exhibition and Auction of imaginary album covers to benefit the Institute Library & WPKN FM847 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06510 Friday,Oct 2 to Saturday,Oct 31
Sound & Vision is a visual playlist created by artists, in support of two of the region’s cultural venues: WPKN-FM, and The Institute Library. Each artist responded to a call to create an imaginary album cover.
Artists are being asked to create works in an ‘LP album format’: 12″ by 12″ using words, images, or both. The works can either be imaginary album covers, or simply a work of art in a 12″ by 12″ format. Three-dimensional works should be displayed on an artist supplied pedestal no larger than 12″ by 12″.
The exhibit will be on view at The Institute Library during the month of October. The entire event will culminate with a party, silent auction results, and live WPKN broadcast on Saturday, October 31st.
Artists- deadline to RSVP interest in participating: September 15 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Artists- drop off dates for the works at the Institute Library on Friday and Saturday, September 23rd and 24th.
posted works must be received not postmarked by this date
The National Jazz Museum- Fall 2015 Benefit Concert104 East 126th Street, Harlem, New York City, New York 10035 Wednesday,Oct 28 at 8pm
Jon Batiste, National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Artistic Director at Large performs at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem on October 28 at 8pm to benefit the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.
For more information visit http://jazzmuseuminharlem.org/or call (212) 348-8300
Connecticut Gridiron: Football Minor Leagues of the 1960’s and 1970’s – Bridgeport Public LibraryBurroughs - Saden Library (1st floor) 925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT 06604 Tuesday,Oct 20 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Author Bill Ryczek will discuss Connecticut’s minor league football teams from the 1960’s and 1970’s such as Bridgeport teams like the Jets. Some of the original team members will be in attendance.
For more information call (203) 576-7400 or visit http://bportlibrary.org/
Port Jefferson Village Center - TAG Artists’ Reception101A East Broadway, Port Jefferson 11777 Sunday,Oct 18 at 3 – 5 pm
Featured artwork includes sculptures, digital manipulations, paintings and photographs. The techniques of these artists range from innovative fractal images to traditional paintings to ancient Native American pottery methods. In addition, one of the artists (Douglas Baldwin) will be performing live musical soundscapes during the reception on Sunday Oct 18th at Port Jefferson Village Center.
For more information visit http://www.gpjac.org or call 631-473-5220
Home Movie Day- Cinema Arts Centre423 Park Avenue Huntington NY 11743 Saturday,Oct 17 at 11 am
Home Movie Day is an annual celebration providing communities throughout the world the opportunity to watch their old home movies in a public setting.
For more information call 631.423.7611 or visit http://cinemaartscentre.org
11th Annual Connecticut Garlic & Harvest FestivalBethlehem Fairgrounds, Bethlehem, CT Saturday,Oct 10 to Sunday,Oct 11 at 10AM - 5PM
Eleventh Annual Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival, October 10-11, 2015 at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds on Route 61 in Bethlehem, Connecticut (just north of town). Visit our garlic cooking demonstrations, stay for a live band performance, and learn how to grow garlic at our informative lectures. Many garlic dips, spreads, cheeses, and oils will be available for purchase from our diverse garlic specialty food vendors – most offering FREE samples to try before you buy! Stop by our produce stands for fresh garlic and a variety of other fall produce. When you’re hungry, venture over to our food court. Homemade roasted garlic sausage with peppers and onions, garlic marinated steak sandwiches, garlic roast pork sandwiches, deep fried garlic, and garlic ice cream are just some of the items you’ll find at our food court! Bring the kids for some fun with our rides and games! We hope that you will join us in 2015!
ADMISSION: $8 Adults / $7 Seniors / $1 Children under 12
CONTACT INFORMATION: Email: email@example.com, or call: 203-266-7810, and ask for Al
Sorry, no dogs allowed at the fairgrounds.
The Danbury Railway Museum – Pumpkin Patch 2015located at 120 White Street in the old Danbury Train Station at the corner of White Street and Patriot Drive. Sunday,Oct 11 at 12:30 - 3:30
Ride a vintage train to the pumpkin patch.
-Restored 1903 station and railyard
-Exhibits, operating layouts, and displays
– Explore real trains
For more information call 203.778.8337
Branford Folk Music Society- Brian Peters and Jeff DavisFirs1009 Main Street, Branford, CT. Saturday,Oct 10 at 8:00 P.M.
England’s Brian Peters and America’s Jeff Davis return together for Sharp’s Appalachian Harvest, a special multimedia show devoted to the astounding collection of folk songs and music gathered by Cecil Sharp and his collaborator Maud Karpeles in the Southern Appalachians over three summers in 1916, 1917 and 1918.
For more information call 203-488-7715 or visit http://branfordfolk.org
Westport Historical Society’s Business District Walking Tour20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880 Saturday,Oct 10 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The walk begins at 3 pm at Jesup Green and will be led by Robert W. Mitchell, Executive Vice President of the Historical Society.
The walking tour will visit sites such as the National Hall and the former Westport Bank & Trust Company building. Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For more information call (203) 222-1424 or visit http://westporthistory.org
Bridgeport Public Library- Healthy Living Series: Naturopathic Medicine in the Cold and Flu SeasonBurroughs - Saden Library - 1st floor- 925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT 06604 Thursday,Oct 8 at 6:00 - 7:00 PM
A lecture given by students from the College of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport who will discuss how to use the naturopathic medicine in order to prevent and treat cold and flu this season.
Naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care that emphasizes prevention and the self-healing process.
For more information contact Anna Marc at 203-576-7400 ext.428
Mercy Learning Center “A View of the Harbor Benefit Event”-Country Club of FairfieldCountry Club of Fairfield, 936 Sasco Hill Road, Fairfield, CT Sunday,Oct 4 at 5:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.
This event will focus on the power of education to transform the lives of women and families. There will be views of Southport Harbor, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and an auction. A graduate of Mercy Learning Center and a long-time volunteer tutor will reflect upon their experiences and MLC’s community of learners, volunteers and supporters.
For more information visit http://www.mercylearningcenter.org or call (203) 334-6699.