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What To Do in Southwestern Arena at Harbor Yard Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: Year-round. Description: Features sports and entertainment; home to the American Hockey League’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Fai… Black Rock Art Center Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: Mid-Feb.-May, mid-Sept. to mid-Dec. Description: Multi-cultural center with five culturally diverse organizations in residence. Facilities include a… Bridgeport Bluefish Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: Apr.-Sept. Description: Professional baseball club. Bridgeport Sound Tigers Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: Oct.-Apr. Description: American Hockey League (AHL) team, affiliated with the New York Islanders. Bridgeport to Port Jefferson, NY Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: Year-round. Description: Auto ferries operate daily, year-round. Crossing time approx. 1 hour 15 min. Capacity: 90-100 vehicl… Captain’s Cove Seaport Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: May-Oct. Description: Located in historic Black Rock Harbor. Charter fishing boats, dive boats, harbor cruises. Boardwalk… Chief Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: Mid-May-Oct. Description: Guided one-hour tour of Black Rock Harbor aboard the 40-foot Navy Launch Chief. From the deck, view… Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Description: The state’s only zoo features primarily North and South American animals including several endangere… Daystar Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: Apr.-Nov. Downtown Cabaret Theatre Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Description: Professional musical theater in a cabaret format, year-round. Childrens’ theater, Oct.-May. Bring-yo… Housatonic Museum of Art Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Description: Over 4,000 objects including 19th- and 20th-century European and American art, African and Asian eth… Playhouse on the Green Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Date: Year-round, Description: Variety of theatrical performances including comedy, drama, musicals, special events, and children’s… Shoreline Star Greyhound Park & Entertainment Complex Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Description: Live greyhound racing (seasonal) and year-round simulcast wagering on Thoroughbred and harness, grey… The Barnum Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Description: Dedicated to the celebration of the life of Phineas Taylor Barnum and those who were influenced by h… The Discovery Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Bridgeport Description: An interactive science museum with hands-on displays, changing exhibits, a planetarium with daily sh… Bates-Scofield House (c.1736) Region: Greater New Haven City: Darien Description: *Classic New England saltbox featuring 18th- and early 19th-century regional furnishings. ConneCTionsTours Region: Greater New Haven City: Darien Date: Year-round. Description: One day escorted, narrated, deluxe motorcoach tours include admissions, lunch, or brunch. Day Trippers Region: Greater New Haven City: Darien Date: Year-round. Description: Cultural motorcoach tours, with escort, for day, weekend or extended trips. Silverman’s Farm Region: Greater New Haven City: Easton Description: Farmer’s market, animal farm, pick-your-own peaches, nectarines, apples, seasonal scenic hay rides. A Yankee Balloon Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Date: Year-round, Description: Hot air balloon flights over Litchfield Hills, central Connecticut and the Housatonic Valley, weathe… Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Description: Historic (1914) museum highlights natural history of the state with dioramas, changing wildlife exhi… Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Description: Natural history exhibits, compound for non-releasable hawks and owls, reference library and shop in… D. Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Date: Year-round. Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Date: Sept.-June, Description: A professionally produced theater series featuring 3 musicals each year, concert series and special… Fairfield Historical Society Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Description: Collections spanning 350 years of Fairfield life, changing and permanent exhibitions. Local history,… H. Smith Richardson Golf Course Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Date: Apr.-Dec. Ogden House & Gardens Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Date: June-Sept., Description: *18th-century saltbox farmhouse furnished to portray the lives of its Revolutionary War-era inhabita… Quick Center for the Arts Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Date: Sept.-June; July and Aug. summer concerts and childrenЖs programs. Description: Center contains 2 theaters: Kelley Theatre (742 seats) and Wien Experimental Theatre (150 seats) bot… Walsh Art Gallery Region: Greater New Haven City: Fairfield Description: Gallery hosts 6 exhibitions annually including works by local artists and traveling exhibits. Audubon Greenwich Region: Greater New Haven City: Greenwich Description: Wildlife sanctuaries with 646 acres and 15 miles of hiking trails. Nature Center has nature exhibit… Bruce Museum of Arts & Science Region: Greater New Haven City: Greenwich Description: Over 12 changing exhibitions, environmental galleries, marine touch tank, lectures, educational work… Bush-Holley Historic Site Region: Greater New Haven City: Cos Cob Description: National Historic Landmark, the house (c.1730) was the center of the state’s first art colony. From… Putnam Cottage (c.1692) Region: Greater New Haven City: Greenwich Date: Apr.-Dec., Description: *Known as Knapp’s Tavern during the Revolutionary War, this was a meeting place for leaders includin… Blue Spruce Farm Region: Greater New Haven City: Monroe Date: Year-round, Description: Trail rides, moonlight rides, tractor drawn hay rides, pony rides. Terry Baksay Fishing Enterprises Region: Greater New Haven City: Monroe Date: Year-round. Description: Freshwater guided fishing trips for bass with a professional bass fisherman on Lake Candlewood, Lake… Whitney Farm Golf Club Region: Greater New Haven City: Monroe Date: Mar.-Dec. New Canaan Historical Society Region: Greater New Haven City: New Canaan Date: Town House: Tue.-Sat. 9:30-4:30. Other buildings: summer hours Tue.-Fri. 9:30-4:30; other months Wed., Thu., Sun. 2-4. Description: Town House: costume collection, changing exhibits, 1845 pharmacy, library of genealogy and local his… New Canaan Nature Center Region: Greater New Haven City: New Canaan Description: 40 acres of diverse habitats with walking trails. Visitor’s Center with natural science exhibits and… Silvermine Guild Arts Center Region: Greater New Haven City: New Canaan Description: Five galleries offer changing exhibitions by contemporary professional artists for viewing and sale…. Silvermine Summer Music Series Region: Greater New Haven City: New Canaan Date: June-Aug., Description: A series of four concerts ranging from classical to jazz. Art Gallery Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Description: Changing exhibitions of paintings, prints, photography and sculpture. Center for Contemporary Printmaking Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Description: Gallery and studio devoted exclusively to the creation and exhibition of original prints, photograph… Coastal Fairfield County Convention & Visitor Bureau Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Description: Bridgeport, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Shelton, Stamford, St… Island Princess Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: Mid-May-Oct. Description: Harbor cruises of the historic Norwalk Harbor to the outer islands including Sheffield Island Lighth… Kayak Tours Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: May-Oct. Description: Six-hour day trip of the Norwalk Islands, equipment provided, reservations needed. Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: Mid-Mar.-Jan. 1, Description: America’s first chateau; 62-room Victorian palace with stenciled walls, inlaid woodwork and skylit r… Middlebank Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: Mid-Apr.-mid-Dec. My Bonnie Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: Apr. 1-Nov. 24 Norwalk Concert Hall Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: Sept.-June. Description: Symphony orchestra, classical music concerts, family performances, jazz, popular groups. Norwalk Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Description: Collections and exhibitions reflect the history, lives and cultures of the local people from its set… Oak Hills Park Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Oceanic Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: Year-round. Description: Marine Life Study Cruise, a 2 1/2 hour outing aboard the R/V Oceanic, shows passengers life in Long… Rowayton Arts Center Region: Greater New Haven City: Rowayton Description: Changing exhibits by area artists, 3 fine art galleries, art classes. Sheffield Island Lighthouse Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: Memorial Day-Labor Day. Description: Picturesque boat ride to the three-acre park with picnic area and 1868 lighthouse that has four leve… SoNo Switch Tower Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: May-Oct., Description: *Historic 1890s New Haven Railroad switch tower. Museum features only фArmstrongц switch leverl mach… Spirit of America Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: May-Oct. Description: One-hour narrated cruise down the Norwalk River and Harbor and around the Norwalk Island aboard the… Stepping Stones Museum for Children Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: Memorial Day-Labor Day, daily 10-5. Sept.-May, Tue. 1-5. Wed.-Sun. 10-5. Description: An interactive museum for children ages 10 and under. Explore a variety of exhibits and activities w… Summer Concert Series Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Date: May-Sept. Description: Various locations around town. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Description: Nationally recognized aquarium puts you nose-to-nose with sharks, inches away from seals, in touch w… WPA Murals Region: Greater New Haven City: Norwalk Description: One of the largest collections in the country of murals commissioned and federally funded by the Wor… Indian Well Region: Greater New Haven City: Shelton Jones Family Farms Region: Greater New Haven City: Shelton Description: Established in 1848, this 400-acre farm provides a picturesque family farming experience. Pick-your-… Music Under The Stars Concerts Region: Greater New Haven City: Shelton Date: Late June-Aug., Description: Outdoor concerts. Shelton History Center Region: Greater New Haven City: Shelton Date: Mar.-Nov., Description: *One-acre complex includes 1823 Marks-Brownson House, 1872 Trap Falls Schoolhouse and 19th-century W… Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Description: 63 acres of natural woodlands and cultivated gardens with dwarf conifers, rhododendrons and wildflow… Concerts on the Green Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Date: July, Description: Free carillon and band concerts. E. Gaynor Brennan Municipal Golf Course Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Date: Year-round. First Presbyterian Church Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Description: Unique fish-shaped church designed by Wallace K. Harrison. Stained glass windows by Gabriel Loire of… Palace Theatre, Stamford Center for the Arts Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Date: Year-round. Description: Designed by noted theater architect, Thomas Lamb, presenting theater, music, dance, and comedy; Sack… Rich Forum, Stamford Center for the Arts Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Date: Year-round. Description: Full-stage productions from Broadway and London, plus recitals, comedy, and dance. Richard and Hinda… SoundWaters Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Date: May-Oct. Description: Two-hour public ecology cruise or three-hour sunset cruise of Long Island Sound aboard SoundWaters,… SoundWaters Community Center for Environmental Education Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Description: An education organization dedicated to protecting Long Island Sound and its watershed through hands-… Stamford Historical Society Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Description: Permanent and changing exhibits, principally local history. Research and genealogy library. Hoyt-Bar… Stamford Museum & Nature Center Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Description: 118 woodland acres; includes New England working farm, hiking trails, picnic area, Nature’s playgrou… Stamford Theatre Works Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Date: Sept.-June, Description: Professional theatre present award-winning productions in a historic barn setting. Sterling Farms Municipal Golf Course Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Sterling Farms Theatre Complex Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Date: Year-round. Description: Theatrical performances in the Kweskin Theatre and Dressing Room Theaters, music series, workshops,… United House Wrecking Co. Region: Greater New Haven City: Stamford Description: Connecticut’s largest antique emporium. Over 30,000 square feet of antiques, furniture, stained glas… Boothe Memorial Park & Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Stratford Date: June 1-Oct. 1, Description: 32-acre former homestead of the Boothe Family (1663-1949), with picnic facilities, playground, rose… Capt. James Region: Greater New Haven City: Stratford National Helicopter Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Stratford Date: Memorial Day-mid-Oct., Description: Large collection of photographs and documents showing the development of helicopters, from 1910 to t… North Coast Charters Region: Greater New Haven City: Stratford Date: Apr.-Nov. Stratford Antique Center Region: Greater New Haven City: Stratford Description: Antique co-op shop with approximately 200 antique and collectible dealers offering a vast selection. Stratford Historical Society Region: Greater New Haven City: Stratford Date: June-Oct., Description: *Catharine B. Mitchell Museum exhibits local Native American artifacts and displays devoted to early… Stratford Theatre Region: Greater New Haven City: Stratford Date: Oct.-June. Description: Home of the Square One Theatre Company. The Garbage Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Stratford Date: July and Aug., Tue.-Fri. 10-4; Sept.-June, Wed.-Fri. 12-4, call for Sat. hours. Description: Environmental education facility with hands-on exhibits featuring фTrash-O-Saurusц, enclosed skywalk… Concerts on the Green Region: Greater New Haven City: Trumbull Date: Mid-June-mid-Sept., Tashua Knolls Golf Course Region: Greater New Haven City: Trumbull Date: Apr.-Dec. The Nature Conservancy Region: Greater New Haven City: Weston Description: Devil’s Den, nature preserve with historical features, over 20 miles of hiking trails on 1,756-acres… Earthplace – The Nature Discovery Center Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Description: 62-acre wildlife sanctuary with trails. Museum with natural science exhibits, live animal hall, natu… Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Date: Apr.-June, Mon.-Sat. 8:30-5:30, Sun. 9-4. July-Sept., Mon.-Sat. 8:30-5. Oct.-Dec., Mon.-Sat. 8:30-5:30. Description: Largest herb plant grower on the East Coast with greenhouses and gift shop surrounded by theme garde… Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Date: Mid-June-Aug., Description: Outdoor venue presenting over 50 nights of entertainment free to the public, some special ticketed e… Longshore Park Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Machias Adventures Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Description: Canoe trips with full-range instruction for beginners to the advanced on Farmington River, Housatoni… Rolnick Observatory Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Date: Public nights, Wed. and Thu. 8-10 (weather permitting). Description: Astronomical observatory. Sherwood Island Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Sherwood Island State Park Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Description: One half-mile beach; two large picnic groves. Swimming, fishing, scuba diving, field sports, interpr… Westport Arts Center Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Date: Year-round. Description: Programs in visual and performing arts. On-going exhibits in the gallery. Chamber music, jazz and fo… Westport Country Playhouse Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Date: Mid-June-mid-Sept., Description: Summer stock professional theater. Wheeler House (c.1795) Region: Greater New Haven City: Westport Description: Restored Victorian parlor, bedroom, kitchen and dining room; costume collection; changing exhibits;… Cannondale Village Region: Greater New Haven City: Wilton Description: New England village with historic buildings offers shopping, including antiques, arts and crafts; re… Weir Farm Historic Site Region: Greater New Haven City: Wilton Weir Farm National Historic Site Region: Greater New Haven City: Wilton Description: Connecticut’s first National Park Service site. Served as the summer home and studio of prominent Am… Wilton Heritage Museum Region: Greater New Haven City: Wilton Description: Two 18th-century classic center-chimney houses feature 14 period rooms furnished to show the develop… Wilton Playshop Region: Greater New Haven City: Wilton Date: Year-round. Description: Community theater offering musicals, dramas, and comedies. Woodcock Nature Center Region: Greater New Haven City: Wilton Description: 146 acres encompassing parts of Ridgefield and Wilton with self-guided swamp boardwalk and forest tr… Special Events in Southwestern “Christmas in Candyland’ Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: November 12, 2005 – December 18, 2005 Description: A lavish musical that tells the tale of a brother and sister who help save King Kandy and his castle… “Goldilocks’ Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: January 7, 2006 – February 26, 2006 Description: A three ring circus fun which follows the girl with the golden hair as she runs away from the spotli… “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 1, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Description: A wildly funny tale of Icabod Crane and the Headless Horseman that keeps audiences laughing through… “The MAAFA Influence: Evoking Pain of the Past Building a Strong & Powerful Future” Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: November 4, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: Local production with a Broadway appeal which takes audiences on a journey of the Transatlantic slav… America Recycles Day Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: November 12, 2005 – November 12, 2005 Description: Enjoy the “Recycle Relay Game,’ learn fun and fascinating environmental facts about recycling, and m… Arena Cross Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: January 20, 2006 – January 22, 2006 Boo at the Zoo Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 30, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Description: Free admission for children under 12 in costume accompanied by their (paying) families. Event featur… Boston Pops Esplanade Holiday Concert Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: December 10, 2005 – December 10, 2005 Description: A wonderful holiday concert. Bridgeport Bluefish Home Games Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: September 12, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: Professional baseball club versus Lancaster Barnstormers. Fireworks on Sept. 16. Bridgeport Bluefish Home Games Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: September 20, 2005 – September 22, 2005 Description: Professional baseball club versus Lancaster Barnstormers. Fireworks on Sept. 16. Bridgeport Bluefish Home Games Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: September 1, 2005 – September 4, 2005 Description: Professional baseball club versus Lancaster Barnstormers. Fireworks on Sept. 2. Children’s Choir Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: February 4, 2006 – February 4, 2006 Description: The Fairfield County Children Choir perform a unique Broadway-inspired concert, featuring accomplish… Children’s Choir Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 Description: The Fairfield County Children Choir, an award-winning children’s choir perform classical, spiritual,… Earth Wind & Fire “Tribute on Ice” Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: November 12, 2005 – November 12, 2005 Description: Earth Wind & Fires live in concert with the world champion ice skaters; skating to music featuring B… Fall Fest Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 1, 2005 – October 31, 2005 Description: Zoo’s paths lined with carved pumpkins, hay rides through the grounds. First Friday Art Walk Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 7, 2005 – October 7, 2005 Description: Painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, glassworkers, as well as many other artists display… Grandparents Day Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: September 11, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Free admission for grandparents accompanied by their paying families. Greater Bridgeport Symphony Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 1, 2005 – October 1, 2005 Description: “A Viennese Gala” celebrating the opening of the 60th season featuring soprano Tiffany Jackson. Greater Bridgeport Symphony Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: November 5, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: “The Best of 60 Years,” featuring Joel Fan, piano and Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 and Respighi… Greater Bridgeport Symphony Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: December 3, 2005 – December 3, 2005 Description: Birthday Pops! A nostalgic trip back to the 1940s and 50s and the early days of the Orchestra, which… Home Show Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: January 14, 2006 – January 15, 2006 Description: Meet the experts who have helpful hints and ideas for your home. Lippizzaner Stallions Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 16, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: The world-famous stallions present their 35th anniversary presentation of the “Dancing White Stallio… NBA Nets vs Nicks Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 15, 2005 – October 15, 2005 Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 26, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Description: The circus comes to town. Wild Wine Safari Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: September 9, 2005 – September 9, 2005 Description: Great mix of fine wines, exotic culinary delights, and music. Wolf Awareness Weekend Region: Fairfield County City: Bridgeport Date: October 22, 2005 – October 23, 2005 Description: Learn about wolves, including the Zoo’s three species: timber wolves, endangered red wolves and enda… Antiques Al Fresco Region: Fairfield County City: Darien Date: September 11, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Outdoor antiques show with 50 top-quality dealers exhibiting in roomlike settings. Christmas in Connecticut Region: Fairfield County City: Darien Date: December 3, 2005 – December 3, 2005 Description: A festive sale of special wreaths and holiday decorations. Historic house is also decorated with nat… “Gone Missing, The Civilians” Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: February 9, 2006 – February 11, 2006 Description: Show with a full range of theatrical forms, from cabaret to experimental theater is used to tell thi… “Josй Porcel” Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 12, 2005 – November 12, 2005 Description: Ballet Flamenco performance, with its explosive of rhythms, colors, and emotions, gives the spectato… “Madame Butterfly” Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 5, 2005 – November 5, 2005 Description: Opera Verdi’s distinguished singers, impressive choir, ballet and orchestra have produced successful… “The Snow Queen” Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: December 18, 2005 – December 18, 2005 Description: Hudson Vagabond Puppets’ production of the much-loved show. Classic tale is set to music and danced… “Willy Wonka” Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: February 5, 2006 – February 5, 2006 Description: Kennedy Center Imaginations on tour featuring live actors, puppets, plenty of surprises, and memorab… Bigelow Tea Community Challenge Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: September 25, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: A community event for all ages with kid’s fun run (9 a.m.), two-mile non-competitive walk (9:30 a.m…. Bill T. James & Arne Zane Dance Company Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: February 4, 2006 – February 4, 2006 Description: Renowned for its energy and virtuosity, the company presents an evening that includes to full-compan… Cam Jansen Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 16, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: Jennifer “Cam” Jansen discovers she can use her photographic memory to solve crimes. A new musical p… Canadian Brass Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: February 24, 2006 – February 24, 2006 Description: The “fabulous five” have performed with major symphony orchestras worldwide. Caribbean Jazz Project Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 21, 2005 – October 21, 2005 Description: Winners of the 2002 Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album. A terrific blend of Latin and West Indian Soun… Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 15, 2005 – October 15, 2005 Description: An evening of Poulenc, Franck and Brahms. Come Back Amelia Bedelia & Other Stories Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 13, 2005 – November 13, 2005 Description: Story Salad serves up its newest production, musical medleys of popular books for children. Jazz to the Max Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 20, 2005 – November 20, 2005 Description: Whether Barbara Carroll is rendering a composition by Cole Porter or Bill Strayhorn, her inventive p… Jazz to the Max Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 16, 2005 – October 16, 2005 Description: Singer-pianist with a light, flute-like voice and delicate, idiosyncratic phrasing, Daryl Sherman pa… Live Music Project – “The Devil and the Violin” Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 7, 2005 – October 7, 2005 Description: For hundreds of years, the connection between the devil and the violin has spawned music and folklor… Live Music Project – Music for Shakespeare Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 11, 2005 – November 11, 2005 Description: Much music has been inspired by the words of this undisputed master of the English language. Just as… Live Music Project: Myth & Music Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: January 22, 2006 – January 22, 2006 Description: A new collection of stories and live orchestral music, focusing on mythology. An entertaining way to… Live! Lit, One World Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: February 12, 2006 – February 12, 2006 Description: Readings of the human experience as written by authors from around world, read by authors. Tea serve… Live! Lit, One World Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 6, 2005 – November 6, 2005 Description: Readings of the human experience as written by authors from around the world. Read by actors, tea se… Live! Lit, One World Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 2, 2005 – October 2, 2005 Description: Readings of the human experience as written by authors from around the world. Read by actors, tea se… Lucy Kaplansky & Richard Shindell Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 19, 2005 – November 19, 2005 Description: Lucy Kaplansky’s music is riveting blend of rock, folk, country and pop. Richard Shindell is a metic… Martha Graham Dance Company Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 29, 2005 – October 29, 2005 Description: The first and most celebrated contemporary dance company in the world performs a stunning repertory… New Haven Symphony Orchestra Pops Holiday Concert Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: December 16, 2005 – December 16, 2005 Description: Conducted by Gerald Steichen, Associate Conductor, leads the Orchestra in a blaze of holiday merrime… Pat Metheny Trio Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 3, 2005 – November 3, 2005 Description: Intertwining both new music and old favorites, the audience will be treated to a round of powerful a… Radio Drama: Mayhem at Midnight Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: September 30, 2005 – October 1, 2005 Description: Critic, mystery and short-story writer, but most importantly a poet – all these titles help to descr… Radio Dramas: Radio Dames Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: January 27, 2006 – January 28, 2006 Description: Gals rule in this collection of great female roles in radio history. Live recreation of vintage radi… Santa’s Arrival Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: November 26, 2005 – November 26, 2005 Description: Santa arrives at 10 a.m., then leads a parade downtown to give each child a gift. Following, childre… The Second City Touring Company Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: February 18, 2006 – February 18, 2006 Description: By unleashing such illustrious alumni as John Belushi, Mike Myers, Dan Aykroyd, and more. Trick or Treat on Safety Street Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 31, 2005 – October 31, 2005 Description: Children and parents dressed in costumes can trick or treat along the Post Road in the center of tow… van Gogh & Jo Region: Fairfield County City: Fairfield Date: October 19, 2005 – October 19, 2005 Description: The story of Vincent van Gogh, his brother Theo, and the woman who made Vincent know to the world, h… Antique Stocking Suffers Show & Sale Region: Fairfield County City: Greenwich Date: December 18, 2005 – December 18, 2005 Description: Antiques show featuring 70 dealers offering antique and estate jewelry and silver, collectibles. Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Jewelry Show Region: Fairfield County City: Greenwich Date: November 5, 2005 – November 6, 2005 Description: Show with exhibitors of gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry, demonstrations, door prizes, food avai… Greenwich Symphony Orchestra Region: Fairfield County City: Greenwich Date: October 1, 2005 – October 2, 2005 Description: Classical orchestra concert by 85-member professional orchestra. Music by Weber, Mozart, Tchaikovsky… Greenwich Symphony Orchestra Region: Fairfield County City: Greenwich Date: January 21, 2006 – January 22, 2006 Description: Classical orchestra concert by 85-member professional orchestra. Music of Schubert, Reit, Gilbert, S… Greenwich Symphony Orchestra Region: Fairfield County City: Greenwich Date: November 19, 2005 – November 20, 2005 Description: Classical orchestra concert by 85-member professional orchestra. Music by Debussy, Gershwin, rimsky-… Outdoor Arts Festival of the Bruce Museum Region: Fairfield County City: Greenwich Date: October 8, 2005 – October 9, 2005 Description: Includes live music and features over 80 exhibitors from 25 states across the country. Their paintin… Pottery, Porcelain & Ceramics Expo Region: Fairfield County City: Greenwich Date: December 10, 2005 – December 11, 2005 Description: Show and sale of functional and decorative pottery, porcelain and ceramics from country redware to f… Celebrate the Holidays Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: November 25, 2005 – December 22, 2005 Description: Works by Guild artists in all media, created especially for holiday giving, including the “Enchanted… Christmas in Paris Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: December 19, 2005 – December 19, 2005 Description: “The Christmas Oratorio” by Camille Saint-Saens and traditional French and Basque carols. Colonial Encampment Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: September 17, 2005 – September 17, 2005 Description: Recreation of an Colonial encampment with period craft demonstrations. Fall Fair Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: October 15, 2005 – October 15, 2005 Description: Games, hay rides, refreshments, live entertainment, live animals, craft demonstrations, pony rides,… Holiday Market Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: December 2, 2005 – December 3, 2005 Description: Unique and handmade crafts, holiday decorations and ornaments, fresh greens, holiday plants, wreaths… Holiday Open House & Victorian Tea Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: December 3, 2005 – December 3, 2005 Description: Features Victorian tea, musical performance, sale of gift items. New Canaan Historical Society’s Concert Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: October 2, 2005 – October 2, 2005 Description: Performed by the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra. Spanish Guitar Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: February 12, 2006 – February 12, 2006 Description: Enjoy gourmet coffee while listening to classical guitarist Christopher Berg. Tafelmusik: The Brandenburgs Region: Fairfield County City: New Canaan Date: November 13, 2005 – November 13, 2005 Description: The England Bach Chamber Orchestra performs a cabaret-style concert. Fall Foliage Cruise Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: October 2, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Description: Hands-on encounters with some of the creatures from under the ocean during a 2.5 hour tour. Grandparents Weekend Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: September 17, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: Special events throughout the day include puppet show, educational tables featuring sharks, cartooni… Halloween Hoot Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: October 28, 2005 – October 28, 2005 Description: Trick or treating through the facility, costume contest and parade. Holiday Lighthouse Contest Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: November 20, 2005 – January 17, 2006 Description: Lighthouses have traditionally guided seafarers around dangerous areas and into the safe harbors of… Holiday Show Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: November 19, 2005 – December 24, 2005 Description: Exciting and creative craft items, made by the members, make perfect gifts. IMAX Film ‘Vikings: Journey to New World Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: June 17, 2005 – October 6, 2005 Description: From a region giant icebergs glow robin’s egg blue and fjords rise 3,000 feet straight out of the se… Into the Abyss Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: October 3, 2004 – September 7, 2005 Description: Welcome to the vastness of the extreme deep sea. Outside you sub it’s pitch black. You cannot see a… Norwalk Community Chorale Christmas Concert Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: December 10, 2005 – December 10, 2005 Description: The 65-member, four-part mixed chorus perform spiritual and traditional holiday music. Norwalk International In-Water Boat Show Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: September 22, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: Northeast’s finest and most complete collection of boats. Over 750 boats in-water and on-land, acces… Norwalk Oyster Festival Region: Fairfield County City: Norwalk Date: September 9, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Waterfront festival celebrates Long Island Sound’s seafaring past. Ranked in the top 100 events in t… Cider & Donuts Arts & Crafts Festival Region: Fairfield County City: Shelton Date: September 11, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Outdoor juried show with over 100 artists and crafters, children’s games, entertainment, baked goods… Harvest Your Own Pumpkins Region: Fairfield County City: Shelton Date: October 1, 2005 – October 31, 2005 Description: Hay rides, farm animals, fresh apples, and fall foliage with acres of pumpkins. Holiday Gatherings Region: Fairfield County City: Shelton Date: November 19, 2005 – December 24, 2005 Description: Roam 200 acres to find a perfect cut-your-own tree, with historic barnyard with wreaths, roping, hot… UNICEF Pumpkin Festival Region: Fairfield County City: Shelton Date: October 29, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Description: Horse drawn wagon rides, face painting, games and crafts, live music entertainment. Arts & Crafts Show Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: September 24, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: Professional juried outdoor show featuring the works of master artisans. Balloon Inflation Party Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: November 19, 2005 – November 19, 2005 Description: Join in the preparation for the Parade Spectacular (Nov. 20) by inflating giant helium balloons, a b… Down on the Farm Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: May 1, 2005 – October 30, 2005 Description: A series of family-oriented drop-in programs related to farming techniques and farm life featuring… Firearms Show Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: January 7, 2006 – January 8, 2006 Description: Finest quality of antique and sporting firearms and related items, plus custom knives. Heights & Lights Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: December 4, 2005 – December 4, 2005 Description: From 22 stories Santa rappels down to the crowd below. Then join Santa on a Holiday walk to Latham P… Sports Night Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: October 17, 2005 – October 17, 2005 Description: Honoring Sportsperson of the Year and the inaugural induction ceremonies for the Fairfield County Sp… Stamford Parade Spectacular Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: November 20, 2005 – November 20, 2005 Description: One of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, it features everyone’s favorite giant ball… Stamford Symphony Orchestra Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: November 12, 2005 – November 13, 2005 Description: Music includes of “Yesterday and Today,” along with Connecticut premiere of Joan Tower’s “Made in Am… Stamford Symphony Orchestra Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: October 8, 2005 – October 9, 2005 Description: The Orchestra welcomes their new music director with a gala celebration concert of light classics fo… Stamford Symphony Orchestra Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: January 21, 2006 – January 22, 2006 Description: Concert celebrates Mozart’s 250th birthday with an all-Mozart concert with a party. Ukrainian Day Festival Region: Fairfield County City: Stamford Date: September 11, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: A day of Ukrainian food, songs, and dance, arts, crafts, tours of museum and cultural center. Apple Festival Region: Fairfield County City: Trumbull Date: October 1, 2005 – October 2, 2005 Description: Historic church grounds accommodate fine craft exhibitors, baked goods, entertainment, children’s ac… Arts Festival Region: Fairfield County City: Trumbull Date: September 18, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: Multi-media event for both professional and non-professional artists and crafters, literary competit… “Children’s Letters to God” Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: November 20, 2005 – November 20, 2005 Description: A new musical inspired by the international best-selling book. Taken from the letters of young peop… “David Copperfield” Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: December 1, 2005 – December 18, 2005 Description: David Copperfield’s story is the author’s, Charles Dickens, in the traumatic child-labor experience,… “Journey’ End” Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: August 18, 2005 – September 4, 2005 Description: Lieutenant Raleigh has joined the army straight from school and finds himself posted to the company… “Peter and the Wolf” Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: September 18, 2005 – September 18, 2005 Description: The Pushcart Players Company performs the theatrical adaptation of the traditional Russian folktale… “The Velveteen Rabbit” Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: October 9, 2005 – October 9, 2005 Description: As his owner starts to grow up, a beloved toy has to make a new life for himself, on his own. A clas… Blow the Whistle on Asthma Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: September 25, 2005 – September 25, 2005 Description: Take a short walk (1 mile) to support those who suffer from asthma. Chamber Music Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: October 8, 2005 – October 8, 2005 Description: Mozart celebration with three extraordinary musicians: pianist Frederic Chiu; Geoff Nuttall, first v… Chamber Music Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: December 1, 2005 – December 1, 2005 Description: Widely recognized as one of today’s most exciting chamber ensembles, the McDermott Trio have a reput… Chamber Music Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: January 20, 2006 – January 20, 2006 Description: Named after they mythical Greek inventor, artist, and architect, The Daedalus Quartet has quickly es… Chicago City Limits Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: November 19, 2005 – November 19, 2005 Description: An evening of sketch comedy and improvisation that will leave your sides aching from laughter. Creative Arts Festival Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: November 19, 2005 – November 20, 2005 Description: Juried, high-quality show featuring over 140 artists offering folk art, contemporary American handma… Dar Williams Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: January 7, 2006 – January 7, 2006 Description: Featured last season in the inaugural “American Songbook” season at the new Jazz at Lincoln Center t… Doo-Wop & Oldies Spectacular Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: September 9, 2005 – September 9, 2005 Description: Popular oldies returns with perennial favorite Emil Stucchio and the Classics, Shirley Alston Reeves… In Situ Tour Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: October 2, 2005 – October 2, 2005 Description: Tour and discuss “In Situ” with exhibition artists. Facilitated by art historians. Jonatha Brooke Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: October 22, 2005 – October 22, 2005 Description: Singer-songwriter and underground sensation Jonatha Brooke has been issuing albums that merge folk a… Lunch, Look & Listen Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: September 28, 2005 – September 28, 2005 Description: Bring your lunch and join other art lovers for a tour and discussion of “In Situ.” Lunch, Look & Listen Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: January 18, 2006 – January 18, 2006 Description: Bring your lunch and join other art lovers for a curated tour and discussion of the “Brooklyn” exhib… Odetta Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: September 17, 2005 – September 17, 2005 Description: One of most influential artists of the 20th century, she is known for her wide-ranging interpretatio… Play With Your Food Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: February 7, 2006 – February 9, 2006 Description: A great way to take a break from a busy day. Participants enjoy a buffet lunch, readings of one-act… Play With Your Food Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: January 10, 2006 – January 12, 2006 Description: A great way to take a break from a busy day. Participants enjoy a buffet lunch, readings of one-act… Rick Benjamin’s Paragon Ragtime Orchestra Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: December 27, 2005 – December 27, 2005 Description: Watch the Charlie Chaplin classic silent film, The Kid accompanied by its original score. Watch the… Selected Shorts Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: January 18, 2006 – January 18, 2006 Description: Features some of the finest artists of the American theatre, reading contemporary and classic fictio… Selected Shorts Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: September 21, 2005 – September 21, 2005 Description: Features some of the finest artists of the American theatre, reading contemporary and classic fictio… Third Thursday: Arthur Lipner Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: November 17, 2005 – November 17, 2005 Description: Discover the exuberant creativity of Wilton resident Arthur Lipner, a leading jazz voice in vibrapho… Third Thursday: Jim Kempner Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: January 19, 2006 – January 19, 2006 Description: Guitarist and singer, Jim Kempner can rock out or play mellow ballards. Cabare setting. Third Thursday: Robin Bateau & David Buskin Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: December 15, 2005 – December 15, 2005 Description: David Buskin plays guitar and piano, Robin Bateau adds mandolin and violin, bringing rich, moving me… Walk & Talk Region: Fairfield County City: Westport Date: November 30, 2005 – November 30, 2005 Description: “Face and Figure” curator, Daniel Cooney, leads a discussion and tour of this photography exhibition… Jazz in the Garden Region: Fairfield County City: Wilton Date: September 11, 2005 – September 11, 2005 Description: Outdoor jazz concert, held under a tent at the Burlingham house’s terraced gardens. Bring blankets,… Minks to Sinks Consignment Sale Region: Fairfield County City: Wilton Date: October 1, 2005 – October 3, 2005 Description: Gigantic sale under three tents filled with houseware, furniture, clothing, toys, jewelry, tools, an…