Special Olympics Connecticut Fall Sports Festival
Fashion on the Avenue in Greenwich
Norwalk Oyster Festival
Danbury Trojans Pep Rally
Hebron Harvest Fair
North Haven Fair
Jeff Bridges and The Abiders in Ridgefield
'The Artificial Jungle' in Newtown
Farm dinner in Ridgefield
Jazz pianist in Waterbury
Chicago City Limits in Stamford
Benefit for pets in Stamford
'WESTPOUR' in Westport
Charity spin class in Ridgefield
Slash at Foxwoods
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' at Ridgefield Playhouse
Danbury Farmers Market
Make 'Sesame Street' cupcakes
'Over the Edge' at Mohegan Sun
Taste of Danbury
Apple Festival in Monroe
Wine tour in Guilford
Yoga at the Bridgeport Library
Lewis Black in Ridgefield
Saturday Movie Matinee in Bridgeport
Audition for Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic
Barbecue in Marble Dale
Gaming Day at Greenwich Library
'Tammy' at Edmond Town Hall
Bethel Town Picnic
Ali Ryerson in New Milford
Hunt for wild foods in Bethlehem
'QBash' at QDoba Mexican Grill in Westport
Tomoato tasting in Fairfield
Brass City Brewfest in Waterbury
Greenwich polo match
'Things We Do for Love' in Westport'
Sweet Treats Social in Easton
Neutral MIlk Hotel in Bridgeport
U2Nation in Fairfield
'September Sings' in Fairfield
Westport Kiwanis Triathlon
Art exhibit in Bridgeport
'Forrest Gump' in IMAX
Catch a game at a local bar
Try a new restaurant
Darien and New Canaan police officers carried the torch along the Post Road for the start of the Special Olympics which start on Friday, June 6 at Southern Connecticut State University.
Photo: Megan Spicer
Instead of wheels there will be heels making their way down Greenwich
Avenue in Greenwich on Friday night when the town's annual
"Fashion on the Avenue" returns for a fourth year. Find out more.
Photo: Bob Luckey
The Norwalk Oyster festival is back on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy live music, rides - and of course, oysters. Find out more.
Photo: Todd Tracy/ Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Support the Danbury Trojans at the Danbury Athletic Youth Organization's 2014 football and cheer pep rally on Friday. Find out more.
Photo: Scott Mullin
The Lions Club's 44th annual Hebron Harvest Fair runs Thursday through Sunday at the Hebron Lions Fairgrounds, at 347 Gilead St./Route 85 in Hebron. Find out more.
Photo: Walter Kidd
The 72nd annual North Haven Country Fair runs Thursday through Sunday at its fairgrounds on Route 5. Among the many traditional highlights is a pie-eating contest for kids on Saturday and Sunday.
Photo: Trish Haldin
On Friday, Newtown’s theater troupe will put on a production of “The Artificial Jungle” by Charles Ludlam, opening Friday - a zany, comedic spoof of film noir classics such as “The Postman Always Rings Twice” and “Double Indemnity." Find out more.
“Outstanding in the Field” comes to The Hickories in Ridgefield on Thursday and Friday. Guests sit at a long table on a local farm while a chef prepared a beautiful meal. Bill Taibe of LeFarm & The Whelk comes to the Hickories on September 4 while Wirt Cook of the Redding Roadhouse comes on the 5th. - CT Bites
Jazz pianist Jen Allen will be performing two shows at the Palace Theater in Waterbury on Friday. Find out more.
Photo: Contributed Photo
The cast of Chicago City Limits, the long-running New York City-based improv comedy show, will perform at the Palace Theatre in Stamford on Friday. It is the first of a series of performances that will run through December 2014. Find out more.
Photo: Contributed Photo/Ale De Vries, Contributed Photo
The Himms band members Liam Bailey, Kevin Rapillo and Judd Fuller will be playing a benefit concert for OPIN (Outreach to Pets in Need) at 8pm Friday night at the Stone House in Stamford. Click here for tickets.
You’re invited to the launch of ”WESTPOUR” a new family-friendly food,
drink, and music series in downtown Westport. Held at the National Hall
Green, WESTPOUR is a community-based event organized by Experience
Hopsitality, and will be held each Friday night through the end of August and on weekends in September. Find out more.
The Ridgefield Playhouse and Joyride Ridgefield Spin will host a charity spin class on Friday. Proceeds will benefit The Ridgefield Playhouse, Arts for Everyone and Arts for Education Programs, which help low income children and families in surrounding towns of Bridgeport, Stamford and Danbury have exposure to the arts. Find out more.
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The Apocalyptic Love World Tour is the second concert tour by ex-Guns N' Roses lead guitarist Slash as a solo artist. His show will make a stop at Foxwoods on Friday. Find out more.
Photo: Travis Shinn
Catch a showing of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday or Sunday. Click for showtimes.
Photo: Donna Ward, Getty Images
The Danbury CityCenter Farmers Market is open every Friday at Kennedy Park until the end of October. Find out more.
Photo: Carol Kaliff
Toddlers can make cupcakes decorated with "Sesame Street" characters at Stew Leonard's in Newington on Friday and Saturday. Find out more.
Photo: John Barrett
Mohegan Sun will host its 4th Annual Over the Edge event to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut on Friday. This event will give brave souls with big hearts the chance to rappel down the side of Mohegan Sun's 34-story hotel to support inspiring athletes of all abilities by raising awareness for the Special Olympics. Find out more.
The Danbury Green will host the annual Taste of Danbury this Saturday and Sunday. Find out more.
Photo: Michael Duffy
Celebrate the town of Stratford's 375th anniversary with a traditional New England clambake and live music this Saturday at Sikorsky Memorial Airport. Find out more.
More than 85 crafters display a variety of original wares, including
clothing, jewelry, pottery, home décor items, gourmet food products, and
more at the Apple Festival in Monroe on Saturday and Sunday. Find out more.
Photo: Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau
Take a wine tour at Bishop's Orchard Winery in Guilford on Saturday or Sunday. Find out more.
Enjoy class at the Black Rock Library every Saturday at 9:30am.
Class is free for all ages. Yoga mats will be provided but people are
encouraged to bring their own. Find out more.
Photo: Autumn Driscoll
The Saturday Movie Matinee at the Black Rock Branch of the Bridgeport Library this week is "Lone Survivor." Find out more.
Photo: Universal Pictures
Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic will hold auditions for the upcoming
season between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Catholic High
School. Auditions will be for strings, winds, brass
and percussion. All levels are welcome. Find out more.
Photo: Ringo H.W. Chiu, FRE
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Marble Dale will hold its annual chicken barbecue on Saturday. Find out more.
Photo: Kurt Rogers
The Danbury Mineralogical Society will hold a gem, jewelry and mineral show Saturday and Sunday in New Milford at New Milford High School. Find out more.
Photo: Emily Pickrell, Houston Chronicle
Enjoy video games, board games, snacks and Legos available for all ages at Gaming Day on Saturday at the Greenwich Library. Find out more.
Photo: Jaime Henry-White, STF
Catch a showing of "Tammy" starring Melissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon for just $2.00 on Friday, Saturday or Sunday at Newtown's Edmond Town Hall. Click for showtimes.
Photo: Contributed Photo
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The annual Bethel Town Picnic to benefit the SCOTTY Fund is this Saturday. The SCOTTY Fund, Inc.
was established in memory of
Scott was a three year old who lost his life to cancer. Find out more.
Photo: Jeanna Petersen Shepard, Freelance Photo
The Merryall Center for the Arts in New Milford will present a concert with Ali Ryerson and her trio on Saturday. Ryerson has performed around the world with the top names in jazz, as well as being the principal flautist with the Monterey Bay Symphony, with Luciano Pavorotti. Find out more.
Photo: Lisa Weir
“Wildman” Steve Brill will lead one of his famous foraging tours on the grounds of All-Wright Acres Farm in Bethlehem on Saturday. Find out more.
Photo: Brian A. Pounds
On Saturday Qdoba Mexican Grill invites the Westport community to Qbash to celebrate the grand opening of its newest Connecticut restaurant. From 6 to 8 p.m. guests can listen to live acoustic tunes of Westport’s own James Zap.
Photo: Anne M. Amato
QBash will also include a caricature artist, photo booth and special delivery from the Follow That Cupcake Truck, featuring goodies inspired by the flavors of Qdoba. QBash will also offer guests free samples from Qdoba’s menu.
A variety of tomatoes - and tips on how to grow them - will be the
topic of a program Saturday at the Fairfield Woods Branch Library. Find out more.
On Saturday the Brass City Brewfest comes to Waterbury. The event, which takes place in Library Park, will feature 125+ breweries and brewpubs showcasing more than 250 domestic and international brews. Find out more.
The Greenwich Polo Club will hold the Royal Salute Jubilee Cup on Sunday. Find out more.
Photo: Michelle Russo / Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Sunday is your last chance to catch a performance of Alan Ayckbourn's "Things We Do for Love" at Westport Country Playhouse. Find out more.
Photo: Westport News/Contributed Photo
The Easton Historical Society Easton’s Parks and Recreation Department,
are co-sponsoring a special treat social at the
historic Bradley Hubbell Homestead in
Easton on Sunday. The public is invited to enjoy a late summer afternoon
overlooking the Bradley garden and the Hemlock
Reservoir while listening to music. Find out more.
Indie rock band Neutral Milk Hotel will perform at the Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport on Sunday. Find out more.
U2Nation, a four-piece U2 tribute, will perform at the Fairfield theater Company on Sunday. Find out more.
"September Sings," a casual community sing-along of Mozart's Requiem, will take place Sunday afternoon in Fairfield. Find out more.
Photo: Contributed Photo
The Westport Kiwanis Triathlon on Sunday is a family-friendly event open to all ability levels. The swim is point to point at Compo Beach. The shorter bike and run courses are flat through Compo Beach neighborhood streets. The event is ideal for first time timers, and families wishing to race together. Find out more.
Photo: Mike Lauterborn
"Make ART Not WAR II/Works by Artists Against Violence" will be on view at City Lights Gallery in Bridgeport through Sept. 20. Above is Gustav Torres' painting, "Punishment." Find out more.
Photo: Contributed Photo
September is here, and that means it’s time for sports. NFL season is
starting, the chase for the MLB playoffs is heating up and the US Open
finals are this weekend. For our latest installment of Best of Summer, we want to know where fans flock to when the game is on. Vote for your favorite sports bar here.
Several new restaurants opened in Southwestern Connecticut this summer, giving us something to look forward to in the fall. Check them out here.