Opening Reception for back At the Water’s Edge: Beach Photography in Westport & Neighboring Towns by Larry Silver, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Amid winter’s chill, enjoy the photographic warmth of summer images at local and neighboring beaches by this noted Westport photographer. Exhibit runs December 6, 2019 - February 25, 2020WestportLibrary.org
A laughter-filled literary afternoon of irresistible, soul-stirring short plays and stories in celebration of the holiday season! JibProductions.org
Join in the sharing of stories, poems, historic essays and music with the rest of the community. Listen as others present original works or pre-selected pieces from history such as the Declaration of Independence or the Gettysburg Address and yule stories from various backgrounds. Register WestportHistory.org or call (203) 222-1424 x5. Light refreshments will be served.
Born from humble beginnings in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, CT, The Alpaca Gnomes cut their teeth in the neighborhood bar scene. This seven-piece original rock, folk, jam band will return to Wall Street stage this December as part of their annual holiday toy drive show. Discounted tickets available at the door with a donation of a toy.
It's the last few days to view Lockwood-Mathews Mansions holiday exhibit! The exhibit captures the enchantment of the holiday season with glamorous tree displays while paying special tribute to the sesquicentennial of the Transcontinental Railroad with toy trains under the tree in the Museum’s Library. Vintage cars are also on display. LockwoodMathewsMansion.com
The PTA’s cornerstone arts program, Reflections offers students the opportunity to be recognized on the local, state and national level for their unique artistic interpretation of the theme. Entry forms, Rules and Guidelines are available at https://bit.ly/2o7bhEj and on the CT PTA website ctpta.org/reflections.
Downton Abbey continues the story of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in the English countryside in the early 20th century. (2019, 2h 3m) WestportLibrary.org
Brown bag your lunch and learn the basics of DIY Genealogy from acclaimed WHS’ Archives Manager Sara Krasne! Learn more about the ins and outs of doing family research on your own, resources you’re familiar with, and lesser known avenues of discovery. Pre-registrations are recommended, call (203) 222-1424 x5 WestportHistory.org
Kids from Kindergarten through 6th grade will love singing along with Judy Moody and Stink, as their imperfect capers lead to fun, mystery, sibling rivalry, and, in the end, true friendship. If only the same could be said for our own children... WestportPlayhouse.org
The United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band brightens this January afternoon with classic jazz, blues and rags with a “New Orleans” flavor. The Dixieland Jazz Band has entertained audiences across America, in the former Soviet Union, England, Japan, and Taiwan. The band has also performed on radio and television broadcasts including CBS News This Morning and Fox and Friends.
Join The Voice’s Chris Mann for an evening celebrating the long and diverse career of a living legend. From American Songbook and Broadway classics to Lady Gaga hits, Tony Bennett’s music reaches every generation and proves that truly, “Love is Here to Stay.” FairfieldTheatre.org
The Westport Historical Society will host children, ages 6 to 11, to celebrate the positive influence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with hands-on activities, personal expression and gratitude for his messages of hope and peace. Please bring a bag lunch. Members $50, Non-Members $60 Scholarships are available, Please call to register: (203) 222-1424 Westport
In conjunction with Larry Silver's exhibit "At the Water’s Edge: Beach Photography in Westport & Neighboring Towns," he will explore his work in a talk with fellow Westporter, photographer/graphic artist Miggs Burroughs. WestportLibrary.org
Taste of Fairfield is the culinary event of the year. Restaurants, specialty markets, winemakers, craft brewers, and others will fill the Brooklawn Country Club to serve comfort food, party food, Super Bowl food and curated cocktails and beverages to foodies and fun-loving folk in the area. There will be music, fun, and roving entertainment. EventBrite.com