Westport Calendar

Your guide to Art & Entertainment in and around Westport



Upcoming event? Contact Diane Sembrot, Editor, WESTPORT Magazine, 205 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880; dianes@mofflymedia.com

  

Mark Your Calendar

Saturday, May 30:
“Take Me to the River,” riverside dance party benefit, 8 p.m., $150
Westport Arts Center
51 Riverside Ave., Westport, 222-7070
westportartscenter.org

Saturday, May 30:
Family Matinee, “The Tale of Despereaux,” 2 p.m., free
Westport Library
20 Jesup Road, Westport, 291-4800
westportlibrary.org

Sunday, May 31:
Family Arts Celebration, features Dirty Sock Funtime Band, $15-$20, afternoon
Westport Arts Center
51 Riverside Ave., Westport, 222-7070
westportartscenter.org

Monday, June 1:
“A River Runs Through Us,” photography exhibit of the Saugatuck River opens, 6-7 p.m.
Westport Library
20 Jesup Road, Westport, 291-4800
westportlibrary.org

Monday, June 1:
Weathering the Economic Storm: Health Insurance Panel Discussion, 7-8:30 p.m., free
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, 762-3950
wiltonlibrary.org

Monday, June 1:
Dark Star Orchestra, the Grateful Dead cover band, 8 p.m., $57.50
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, 438-5795
ridgefieldplayhouse.org

Tuesday, June 2:
UCONN Professor Gina Barreca, author of “It’s Not That I’m Bitter,” noon, free
Westport Library
20 Jesup Road, Westport, 291-4800
westportlibrary.org

Tuesday, June 2:
College admissions assistance, 7:30 p.m., free
Westport Library
20 Jesup Road, Westport, 291-4800
westportlibrary.org

Tuesday, June 2:
Dark Star Orchestra, the Grateful Dead cover band, 8 p.m., $57.50
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, 438-5795
ridgefieldplayhouse.org

Wednesday, June 3:
Mixology, learn the art of the perfect cosmo or martini, with Collyer Catering, Rose Adams showroom, 7-9 p.m.
17 Kings Highway North, Westport
RSVP to rsvp2@collyercatering.com

Thursday, June 4:
Jobs for people over 40, program for jobseekers, 10 a.m., free
Westport Library
20 Jesup Road, Westport, 291-4800
westportlibrary.org

Thursday, June 4:
Societal Implications of the Financial Crisis: Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Dan Gross, Al Puchala, Naomi Starobin, discussion of living in these difficult times, 7:30 p.m., free
Westport Library
20 Jesup Road, Westport, 291-4800
westportlibrary.org

Thursday, June 4:
Divorce: The Three- Legged Stool workshop with Elizabeth Cox, Ann Reeves, Maurice Segall, Esq., 8:30-10:30 a.m., free
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, 762-3950
wiltonlibrary.org

Thursday, June 4:
Anna Raimondi:
Talking to the Dead in Suburbia author talk, 7- 8:30 p.m., free
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, 762-3950
wiltonlibrary.org

Friday, June 5:
Discovery in the Garden, self-guided garden tour, luncheon and boutique
Information at Discovery Museum
4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, 372-3521
discoverymuseum.org

Friday, June 5:
Drawings and Paintings by Dale and Nancy Reinker art reception, 6- 7:30 p.m., free
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, 762-3950
wiltonlibrary.org

Saturday, June 6:
Wilton Intermediate Nutmeg Readers Circle, 3-3:45, free
Registration is required, pizza donated by Wilton Pizza
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, 762-3950
wiltonlibrary.org

Saturday, June 6:
Shanghai Quartet, 7 p.m., $5-$35
Westport Arts Center
51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, 222-7070
westportartscenter.org

Saturday, June 6:
Starlight in the Garden, benefit cocktail part and auction, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Information at Discovery Museum
4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, 372-3521
discoverymuseum.org

Sunday, June 7:
Bike MS, cyclists choose 12-, 30-, or 62-mile routes, also a kiddie route for children
register at ctfightms.org

Sunday, June 7:
Ogden House and Gardens is open to the public for Sunday visits, 1-4 p.m. free for members
Suggested donation of $2-3 for non-members
1502 Bronson Road, Fairfield, information 259-1598
fairfieldhs.org

Sunday, June 7:
Adam Gopnik, Westport Public Library Award Winner, 4-7 p.m.
Westport Library
20 Jesup Road, Westport, for reservations 291-4824

Sunday, June 7:
“Toast the Tour with Good Wines for Tough Times,” Westport Historical Society’s annual hidden garden pre- tour kickoff party
International wine tasting, passed hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction
For information about tickets, event details, and sponsorship call WHS at 222-1424.

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, June 11:
Rose of Hope Luncheon June 11 in Fairfield
Event benefits Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center
Tickets: 203-255-5300. 

Friday, June 19:
Tom Jones performs
Levitt Pavilion
Tckets: levittpavilion.com

 

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