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  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Preservation Hall Jazz Band Performance

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Thursday,Jul 27 at 8pm

    The Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs traditional New Orleans Jazz in a modern style with the piano, trombone, trumpet bass, tuba, banjo, drums, vocals and more.

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

  • PEQUOT LIBRARY BOOK SALE

    Friday,Jul 21 to Tuesday,Jul 25

    More than 140,000 previously loved & donated books, media & vinyl in 60+ categories. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Proceeds directly fund Pequot Library’s over 750 annual programs and events.

    HOURS & PRICING:
    Friday, July 21* 9am to 6pm DOUBLE the marked price
    Saturday, July 22 9am to 6pm Priced as marked
    Sunday, July 23 9am to 6pm Priced as marked
    Monday, July 24 9am to 6pm HALF the marked price
    Tuesday, July 25 9am to 2pm $5 PER BAG DAY!

    720 Pequot Avenue Southport, CT 06890-1496 | 203.259.0346
    http://pequotlibrary.org/

  • Cityseed- Edgewood Park Farmers’ Market

    Edgewood Park, corner of Whalley and West Rock Avenues Sunday,Jul 23 at 10am – 1pm

    Edgewood Park Farmers’ Market has live music, a variety of locally grown products including fruits and vegetables, artisan breads and more.

    More information is available at www.cityseed.org or at 203-773-3736

  • WESTSIDE REGGAE FESTIVAL

    Sunday,Jul 23 at 1PM-9PM

    Beres Hammond returns to headline the 2017 Westside Reggae Festival on Sunday, July 23!
    Joining Beres is Third World. Featured acts: Kevin Lyttle, Tanto Metro & Devonte, Derrick Barnett & Statement Band w/Andy Bassford. Also Performing: DJ Inferno, Amandla Band, Bob Marley Tribute Band.
    Tickets are on sale now.
    Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Avenue Ext., Western Connecticut State University, Westside Campus Danbury, CT.
    www.ivesconcertpark.com 203-837-9227

  • BETHEL FARMERS’ MARKET

    Saturday,Jul 22

    67 Stony Hill Rd. Bethel, CT 06801
    (203) 207-8440 bethelfarmersmarket.org
    June – December
    Saturdays, 9AM – 1PM

  • Palace Theater- Yoko Miwa Trio Performance

    100 East Main Street, Waterbury CT Friday,Jul 21 at 8pm

    The Yoko Miwa Trio performs Jazz at the Palace Theater.

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

  • DOWNTOWN THURSDAYS- Symphonic Bodega

    Thursday,Jul 20

    Downtown Thursdays is a FREE weekly outdoor summer concert series that happens every Thursday at McLevy Green (5:30-9PM) in Downtown Bridgeport. The ILuvBPT Concert Series for 2017 runs from July 13 to August 31.

    July 20th- Symphonic Bodega is a rock music collective formed in 2012 and led by guitarist/composer Christopher Cavaliere. Expanding upon a neighborhood of sounds that harmonize rock, funk, surf, free jazz and americana, Symphonic Bodega is a multi-genre ensemble which incorporates diverse influences. Inspired by orchestrated grooves and spontaneous improvisation,

    http://downtownthursdays.com/

  • SAMESEX EXHBIT OPENING AND PRIDE MARCH

    Thursday,Jul 20

    City Lights Gallery
    265 Golden Hill St. Downtown Bridgeport CT.

    5:30-7:30pm ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION
    Enjoy D.J. Music, Light Refreshments. View painting, sculpture, photography, fiber art. $10 Cover for reception, $25 includes Fundraiser
    7:00 DRAG CONTEST, 3 CATEGORIES, $100 PRIZES!
    7:45 BRIDGEPORT PRIDE MARCH (FREE)
    8:00 DOORS OPEN FOR BPT PRIDE VARIETY SHOW FUNDRAISER

    http://www.citylightsgallery.org/

  • Greater Port Jefferson/Northern Brookhaven Arts Council- Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks Performance

    Harborfront Park- 101A East Broadway, Port Jefferson NY Wednesday,Jul 19 at 6:30 PM

    Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks performs in the style of rockabilly & Twang from the North Fork.

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

  • Bruce Museum- Forgotten Fabric Lecture

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Tuesday,Jul 18 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    The Forgotten Fabric: Reexamining Ancient Indigenous Luxuries lecture led by Justin Baron Fornal focuses on textiles made from natural fibers and more.

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

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey Performance

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Sunday,Jul 16 at 8pm

    Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey from the trio, Peter, Paul and Mary perform folk music.

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

  • Bridgeport Library- Memoir Writing Workshop

    925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Jul 15 at 2PM-3:30PM

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

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

  • Danbury Railway Museum- Owney Day

    120 White St Danbury, CT Saturday,Jul 15 at 10 am - 5 pm

    Learn about the Railway Post Office dog, Owney and be able to tour the Railway Post Office car.

    More information is available at www.danburyrailwaymuseum.org or at 203-778-8337

  • Cityseed- Wooster Square Farmers’ Market

    Russo Park, corner of Chapel Street and DePalma Court Saturday,Jul 15 at 9:00am – 1:00pm

    Wooster Square Farmers’ Market has live music, a variety of locally grown products including fruits and vegetables, artisan breads and more.

    More information is available at www.cityseed.org or at 203-773-3736

  • Silvermine Arts Center- Prints Workshop

    1037 Silvermine Road New Canaan, CT Friday,Jul 14 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Learn how to create colorful prints with a printing press in the workshop.

    More information is available at www.silvermineart.org or at 203-966-9700

  • Talcott Mountain Music Festival- Hartford Symphony Orchestra Performance

    Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center- 22 Iron Horse Blvd Simsbury, CT Friday,Jul 14 at 7:30pm

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, backed by a full rock band performs in the style of David Bowie. Conducted by Richard Carsey, and with vocalist Tony Vincent.

    More information is available at www.hartfordsymphony.org or at 860-987-5900

  • FILM- “This Is Your Death”

    Friday,Jul 14 at 7:30PM

    The “RPFS Director’s Cut Film Series” presents “This Is Your Death,” produced and directed by stage, screen & TV actor Giancarlo Esposito. This satirical drama’s ensemble cast stars Josh Duhamel, Famke Jannsen, Giancarlo Esposito and James Franco. “This Is Your Death” is an unsettling look at reality television where a disturbing hit game show has its contestants ending their lives.

    After the film, Giancarlo Esposito will answer audience questions at the Q&A hosted by Ira Joe Fisher.

    Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    Tel: (203) 438-5795 www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org

  • Greater Port Jefferson/Northern Brookhaven Arts Council- Eastbound Freight Bluegrass Performance

    Harborfront Park- 101A East Broadway, Port Jefferson NY Wednesday,Jul 12 at 6:30 PM

    Eastbound Freight Bluegrass performs in the style of Saltwater Bluegrass from the North Fork.

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

  • Southampton Arts Center- Jazz on the Steps Performance

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Sunday,Jul 9 at 12pm-2pm

    A live Jazz performance with musicians, some who are from the local community.

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

  • CHARLIE KARP CD RELEASE PARTY

    Saturday,Jul 8

    Charlie Karp and the Namedroppers
    Celebrating the new CD- “Show Me The Money”
    Doors- 9pm, Show- 9:30pm
    Opening is Howard Jeffrey
    Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, CT 06510
    (203) 789-8281 www.cafenine.com

  • Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts- Not Fade Away Performance

    2 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY Saturday,Jul 1 at 8PM

    Not Fade Away, a performance in the musical styles of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and more.

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

  • Guilford Arts Center- Community Painting & Drawing Workshop

    411 Church Street Guilford, CT Saturday,Jul 1 at 9:00AM - 12:00PM

    Learn the basics of painting and drawing in the workshop. Learn about basic techniques, materials, and approaches to working creatively in two dimensions.

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

  • Wallingford Symphony Orchestra – July Concert Performance

    Madison Green CT Saturday,Jul 1 at 7PM

    The Wallingford Symphony Orchestra performs a variety of Music such as Ellington, Copland, the Big Band Era, folk and more.

    More information is available at www.wallingfordsymphony.org or at (203) 697-2261

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Paige Patterson Performance

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Friday,Jun 30 at 8:00 PM

    Jazz Vocalist, Paige Patterson performs in the styles of Sinatra, Carole King and more.

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

  • Renewable Energy Long Island- South Fork Renewable Energy Forum

    75 Industrial Road Wainscott NY Wednesday,Jun 28 at 12:30pm - 6:15pm

    South Fork 100% Renewable Energy Forum focuses on Southampton and East Hampton townships in regards to renewable energy sources with energy experts and community stakeholders who meet to discuss about renewable energy sources on the South Folk.

    More information is available at www.renewableenergylongisland.org

  • Westport Library- How To Create Engaging Presentations

    20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT Wednesday,Jun 28 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Executive presentation coach, Kathy McAfee discusses ways to design and present engaging presentations without overuse of slides. Learn how to be creative and effectively communicate.

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

  • The Milford Arts Council- Paint In

    81 Naugatuck Avenue Milford CT Tuesday,Jun 27 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    The workshop led by an instructor who leads step by step to create a painting.

    No art experience necessary.

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

  • Southampton Arts Center – The Art of Chess

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Sunday,Jun 25 at 2PM-5PM

    Coach Ulysses Tapley teaches “the art of chess” to attendees regardless if they are a chess expert or new to the game.

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

  • Carriage Barn Arts Center- The Madera Winds Quintet Performance

    681 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT Saturday,Jun 24 at 4pm

    The woodwind quintet featuring Janet Atherton, clarinet; Kerry Walker, flute; Rosemary Dellinger, bassoon; Ralph Kirmser, oboe; Zachary Glavan, horn.

    More information is available at www.carriagebarn.org or at (203) 972-1895

  • Klein Memorial Auditorium- Rob Zappulla performance

    910 Fairfield Ave Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Jun 24 at 7:30PM

    Vocalist Rob Zappulla and his Band performs in the style of Frank Sinatra.

    More information is available at www.theklein.org or at (800)-424-0160

  • Artspace- Monster Drawing Rally

    51 Trumbull Street, New Haven, CT Friday,Jun 23 at 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Over the course of the evening, artists take shifts to draw for an hour in front of a live audience, bringing their studio practices to the public.

    More information is available at artspacenewhaven.org or at 203-772-2709

  • Bruce Museum- Fossil Identification and Jurassic Lecture

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Thursday,Jun 22 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Nicholas G. McDonald discusses the fossil life of Connecticut and Massachusetts 200 million years ago, during the Age of Dinosaurs.

    From 6:00pm to 7:00 pm, the Museum offers time for visitors to bring in their fossils to be identified by a paleontologist.

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

  • Creative Arts Workshop- Drawing Bootcamp Workshop

    80 Audubon Street New Haven, CT Saturday,Jun 17 at 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    The workshop utilizes traditional and non-traditional drawing methods and exercises for creativity.

    More information is available at www.creativeartsworkshop.org or at (203) 562-4927

  • The Glass House- Thomas Phifer and Paul Goldberger Program

    199 Elm Street New Canaan, CT Thursday,Jun 15 at 5:30 - 8:00pm

    Architect Thomas Phifer discusses his work and current projects with Critic Paul Goldberger. The program includes a self-guided tour of the site.

    More information is available at www.theglasshouse.org or at 203-594-9884

  • Westport Library- Part-Time Job Fair

    20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT Tuesday,Jun 13 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    At the Part Time Job Fair those who are looking for part-time work can meet and network with local employers.

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

  • Mattatuck Museum- Music at The Matt: Horizon Blue Band Performance

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Sunday,Jun 11 at 2pm-3pm

    The Horizon Blue Band performs in the styles of Folk, Country and Blue Grass.

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

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Ramsey Lewis Quintet performance

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Sunday,Jun 11 at 8pm

    The Ramsey Lewis Quintet performs in the style of Contemporary Jazz.

    Also performing the Funk-Jazz band, Steve Clarke Trio.

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

  • Guilford Art Center- Friday Night Pottery workshop

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

    Create a piece of pottery from start to finish, using simple techniques working with clay.

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

  • New Pond Education Center- Watercolor Workshop

    101 Marchant Road West Redding, CT Tuesday,Jun 6 at 10am-2:30pm

    Explore the colors of nature with artist, Sally Aldrich.

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

  • New Pond Education Center- Art Show

    101 Marchant Road West Redding, CT Saturday,Jun 3 at 10 am – 5 pm

    Featuring the paintings, drawings, and sculptures by the region’s artists depicting the flora and fauna of New Pond Farm.

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

  • Fairfield Theatre Company- Band Together performance

    70 Sanford Street, Fairfield CT Saturday,Jun 3 at 7:30PM

    Band Together performs with Tracy James, Cyrus Maden , Matt Moadel and more.

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

  • Bridgeport Library- Mariachi Performance

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

    An afternoon of Latin music with mariachi Fiesta del Norte. Their repertoire spans from the Mariachi to Marimba music. Music performed on instruments such as guitar, violin , trumpet and more.

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

  • Mattatuck Museum- Studio at The Matt

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Thursday,Jun 1 at 1pm-3pm

    Learn about value exercises and basic layering techniques with coloring pencils at the Foundation Workshop led by Artist Rita Paradis.

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