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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Aug 28, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Artist Francesca Anderson specializes in capturing natural history in her exquisite illustrations of plants and wildlife. Twenty of her scratchboard and pen-and-ink drawings will be on view in the exhibition Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. The show opens on Saturday, July 23, and runs through October 30, 2016. Flora and Fauna brings...

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IMAGES 2016 at the Fairfield Museum

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 28, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In 1940 and ‘41, photographer Jack Delano (1914–1997) documented farm and city life in CT for the Farm Security Administration. In rare early color photographs and black & white, Delano captured views of everyday life in Connecticut as it recovered from the Great Depression.

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New Art Exhibition opening at New Canaan Library: "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective"

New Canaan Library

Aug 28, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Liana Moonie's vibrant, color saturated abstract paintings might bring to mind Rothko's fields of color, but it is the pronounced infusion of joy that makes these works so distinctively Liana Moonie.  Her many periods of work and diverse influences are beautifully evident in "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective."  The exhibition opens at New Canaan Library's H. Pelham...

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Author Diane B. Saxton Signs Copies of Her New Book "Peregrine Island"

Barnes & Noble Stamford Town Center

Aug 28, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

Join local author Diane B. Saxton at Elm Street Books for a special book signing of her debut novel, PEREGRINE ISLAND, which is set on a private island off the Connecticut coast. Her book explores the mysteries behind three generations of women, one valuable painting, the artist who created it, and those who would do anything to possess it—even kill.  Saxton, a former journalist...

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1750 Ogden House Tours

1750 Ogden House

Aug 28, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Sundays June 5 - September 25 from 1pm – 4pm. $5, $3 Students & Seniors; Free for Members. (Closed July 10) Step inside the Ogden House to experience life in 18th century Fairfield. David and Jane Sturges Ogden began their marriage here, settling into farm life and establishing a family legacy that lasted 125 years. Museum Docents lead guided tours giving visitors fascinating...

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Nature-based Summer Enrichment: Three Imaginative Weeks of Summer Fun with the Sprouts & Seedlings

Garden Education Center of Greenwich

Aug 28, 2016 - Sep 2, 2016 @ 09:15 AM

Our day’s activities are led by our own Director of Youth Education, Deanna Novak, and are rooted in science, art, literature, math and dramatic play to encourage the development of the whole child: mentally, emotionally and physically.  Ages 3-6 and 6-8. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Cost: $375 per child with a 10% sibling discount All Sessions are daily from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Session 1:...

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East Coast Open Polo Tournament

Greenwich Polo Club

Aug 28, 2016 @ 1:30 PM

The East Coast Open polo tournament returns to Greenwich Country Club on August 28th. Considered the biggest tournament of the summer, the East Coast Open will feature eight of the best polo teams in the world. While the primary focus is always on the game, Greenwich Polo Club continues to elevate the polo experience to make every match an event to remember. Audi will host a beautifully...

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Fabulous Animals: The Illustrated World of Robert Lawson

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 28, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Robert Lawson (1892–1957) had a long and distinguished career as an artist and children’s book illustrator and author. Perhaps best known for illustrations of Ferdinand the Bull and Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Lawson is the only artist and author to have won both the Caldecott and the Newberry Awards. A resident of Westport, Connecticut, Lawson and his wife Marie, also an illustrator, lived at...

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The traveling exhibition Science and Motion: The Photographic Studies of Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton and Berenice Abbott opens at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, on July 16, 2016. This exhibition is provided by Bank of America’s Art in Our Communities program and is organized by Bank of America Corporation, by which all rights are reserved. The show offers an extensive view of the...

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Chris Berardo & the Desberardos : Free Concert

Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts

Aug 28, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

"Riding straight out of a tequila sunrise and into the arms of an adoring crowd of barroom regulars, this band hits all the right notes to appeal to Jackson Browne and Eagles fans everywhere" - Steve Stone The Studio City (CA) Sun. “One of the best roots rock bands in America today!” - Billy Block’s Western Beat. Silvermine, CT's Chris Berardo & The...

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