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Fairfield Restaurant Week 2018 October 8-14

October 8 - October 14

Back by popular demand one week only! Featuring over 35 of your Favorite Fairfield Dining establishments. Prix Fixe Lunch and Dinner Specials! Check out your local restaurants and sample someplace new.  Pick up a postcard at any of the participating restaurants and view the menus at the website!      

The Connecticut Audubon Society in Fairfield, a Family Program: See History Come Alive, “Meet Theodore Roosevelt.”

October 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield,United States

Saturday morning, October 6, at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield. Join us to welcome honored guest President Theodore Roosevelt, the country’s 26th President. Roosevelt will be portrayed by Joe Wiegand, a performer and history scholar who is internationally acclaimed as one of the premier Theodore Roosevelt reprisors. Families can meet “Teddy” from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and learn how he earned his reputation as the Conservation President. His legacy will be brought to life through delightful stories…

Fall Pond Exploration

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield,United States

Have you ever looked at a pond up close? There’s a multitude of living creatures who call it home. Join the Connecticut Audubon Society in Fairfield for an expedition in search of pond creatures that swim, soar, slide and crawl! We provide the buckets and nets, and you provide the boots and a zest for adventure. On a guided walk in the Center at Fairfield’s Larsen Sanctuary we’ll look for tadpoles, frogs, insects, turtles and other creatures that live in…

“Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters” Film Screening

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fairfield University Quick Center
200 Barlow Road, Fairfield

Presented by the Connecticut Writing Project and the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University. Hoops Africa || Ubuntu Matters. Sports literacy and the Power of Community, a Saugatuck Storyfest Event. Come to the Kelley Theater at the Quick Center for the Arts on Thursday, October 11th at 7pm for a free screening and Q&A Panel Discussion. Seating is limited so registration is requested.  

Close Encounters with the Greater Bridgeport Symphony

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue, Southport

Get ready for an epic musical adventure! Discover the planets, celebrate the moon landing, and explore the wonder of the universe during a new, free, family concert series presented by Pequot Library, Music for Youth, and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony. Learn more about the symphony’s signature pieces with conductor Eric Jacobsen and the symphony’s featured soloists. Registration required. Discover “Sunrise” from Richard Strauss and Sprach Zarathustra’s piece that opens the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey. Colin Jacobsen will play themes from…

6th Annual For Only You 5k

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Jennings Beach
880 South Benson Road, Fairfield

Come by Jennings Beach on Saturday, September 22 for a 5k Walk/Run, a 1-mile Kids’ Run, as well as other fun events run hosted by the Only You Foundation. Registration is open now and goes until September 18th. For more information including registration prices and directions, check out their website.

Bike the Beach

September 23 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jennings Beach
880 South Benson Road, Fairfield

On Sunday, September 23rd come bike the beaches to help raise funds to support and benefit those with developmental disabilities alongside the Probus Club of Greater Bridgeport. Enjoy a challenging tour or a more leisurely family ride/hike. All proceeds support the efforts through the volunteering programs of the Probus Club. For more details check out their website,

Bigelow Tea Community Challenge 5k

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club
385 Center Street, Southport

Bring the family, bring a friend to run, walk and enjoy the views along scenic Southport Harbor and Historic District. Rain or shine. Free T-Shirt included. Participants who register on/before August 31st will receive the race style t-shirts previewed on their website in either the men or women’s style. After this date only the crew unisex style race t-shirt will be available. So sign up quick!

Fairfield Food Truck Festival

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jennings Beach
880 South Benson Road, Fairfield

The Friends of Fairfield Public Library is presents the annual Fairfield Food Truck Festival! More than 25 trucks serving great food at the beach. $5 admission, all proceeds benefit Fairfield Public Library.

Wet Paint: Art Fresh from the Studio

October 14 - October 22
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue, Southport

A Fundraiser for Pequot Library Featuring art by local and regional artists; proceeds from sales in this fundraiser will be shared by the artists and Pequot Library. This exhibition and sale support the educational programs and events at Pequot Library. Art on view during Library hours. Be the first to view and purchase art at the Art Show Preview Party on Saturday, October 13 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.