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370 Beach Road, Fairfield
Throughout history, our culture’s social movements, developing technologies, and evolving artistries have influenced the way people style themselves for the outside world. In this exhibition, explore wider historical and social trends over a 200-year period through iconic floral and botanical-inspired dresses from the Fairfield Museum’s collection. Enjoy the beauty in these remarkable costumes, demonstrating the elaborate and ancient crafts of applique, weaving, printing, and embroidery. These examples and their design techniques demonstrate the sensibilities of their eras, often showing the…
720 Pequot Avenue, Southport
Are you a musician, dancer, writer, or singer? Bring your talents to the Pequot Library and Music for Youth monthly café and perform on stage! $5 cover charge at the door (includes food and drink). Interested in performing? Contact Misty Beyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (203) 254-0123 for more information.
Learn how adding native plants to your landscape design can bring your yard to life with colorful native birds, butterflies and other wildlife. The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Executive Director Patrick Comins presents this program at the Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr Street. Hear how converting your yard to the natural biodiversity that feeds pollinators can make even the most suburban of neighborhoods a friendlier place for both nesting and migrating birds. CAS Members free; non-members $5. Pre-registration required at: www.ctaudubon.org/2020/01/simple-ways-to-welcome-nature-to-your-yard/.
70 Sanford St., Fairfield
The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers its core audience of families with children age ten and under games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and…
The Metropolitan Museum of Art the Met has played an important role in the preservation and promotion of creativity of American culture during its 150 years, sharing over 5,000 years of art and artifacts from around the word with its visitors. This year marks The Met’s 150th anniversary, an occasion that will be commemorated with a wide range of activities throughout the year. Curator Randall Griffey will recount this rich story, full of surprising moments of progressive foresight, on the one…
Connecticut Audubon’s Center at Fairfield on Burr Street is transformed into a rustic mountain lodge for the annual Adirondack Night-Howl at the Moon event on Saturday, March 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. This casual, ”fleece and flannel evening” includes lively music, hearty buffet, open bar, local craft beers, auctions and a bonfire. The event supports education programs at Connecticut Audubon’s Center at Fairfield. Tickets at www.ctaudubon.org/adknight2020. For more information call: 203-259-6305, x109.
70 Sanford Street
Art/Place Gallery invites the public to a reception for “Outside,” featuring the landscapes, seascapes and more of new member, Keith Magner, and those of some of the other members on March 8 at 3 to 5 pm. The show runs from March 2 to 29 and can be viewed every day from 12 to 5 pm. The work includes a variety of styles, mediums, sizes, and ways of expressing the theme. Art/Place is a non-profit, artist-run gallery that has been…
This is the town-wide signature event with the author of Fairfield’s One Book One Town 2020 celebration! Join us for a wonderful evening with the author of “Running with Sherman,” Christopher McDougall. Chris will be on hand to sign copies of his book after his presentation. Registration is required and begins 2/1/2020 at 9am.
1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield
Health, Fitness and Fun for the Entire Family! FREE: Open to the Public – Free parking too • 80+ Exhibitors Providing Services for All Ages! • Prescription Drug Take Back Program – Drop off your expired or unused prescription drugs safely. • Free Screenings: Stress Assessments, Vein Screenings, Blood Pressure, Glucose, Podiatrist, Skin Cancer Face Screenings + many more • Fun for Kids • Shamrock Fun Run coordinated by SoundRUNNER • Kids crafts • Face Painting • Senior Services • Virtual…