Fairfield

We are looking for a publisher for Fairfield County, if you are interested or know someone who maybe interested, please contact us at momecticut@gmail.com. Interim, here are some local happenings: 

Thursday, August 17th:


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{Reoccurs} 6:30pm: Summer Concert Series: Vinnie Carr – Music & Memories at Sherman Green Gazebo in Fairfield (runs until 8/24)

{Reoccurs} 7pm: CHIRP Concert Parks: Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys at Ballard Park in Ridgefield (runs until 8/31)

Thursday, August 17th – Saturday, August 19th


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Friday, August 18th:


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{Reoccurs} 6 – 8:30pm: Friday Night Concerts: Music By Harry Bergen with Mods and Rockers at Grove Street Plaza in Darien (runs until 9/15)


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{Reoccurs} 7pm: Friday Nights Music: Uncle Zac & The Zac Tones at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk (runs until 9/8)

{Reoccurs} 7pm: Summer Concerts on the Green Music Series: Bonjourney in Danbury (runs until 8/25)

Friday’s until September 3rd



Friday, August 18th – Saturday, August 19th


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Saturday, August 19th:

10am – 3pm: Third Saturdays Inspired by the mind-maps in Beth Campbell’s exhibition, My Potential Future Past, experiment with linear drawings with light-colored media on dark paper, and work with light-weight wire to create mobiles that appear like chandeliers, root systems, or a family tree. 10am – 12pm for children ages 2-5 and children ages 6-10 from 1-3 pm. Free for visitors of all ages. The Aldrich, Ridgefield

11am – 1pm: Walking Tour Established to walk the sidewalks of downtown has expanded to take a peek at its neighboring downtown community of Bethel. Host Ted Killmer, a downtown Danbury resident, will introduce walkers to a Bethel book store that specializes in all things Connecticut, artisanal makers of 3D chocolates, a mural that celebrates the town’s famed P.T. Barnum’s Jumbo, a fascinating story about a doughboy that became a lamp, a circus school that really sparks, and more. – Bethel



2 – 3:30pm: Town Green Walking Tour Do you have a burning question about the history of Fairfield? Enjoy a guided tour of the historic Green and learn about the people, places, and events that shaped Fairfield’s 375 years of history. Walk on the site of the 1639 colonial settlement and find out more about Roger Ludlow, Fairfield’s Puritan roots, and the 17th century “witch ducking experiments.” Pass by the 1780 Burr Homestead where John Hancock married Dorothy Quincy. These stories and more await on this fascinating journey. Non-members $8, includes museum admission. Fairfield Museum, Fairfield

{Reoccurs} 6:30pm: Summer Concert Series: Free Ride (Classic Rock) at Sherman Green Gazebo in Fairfield (runs until 8/26)

{Last Call} 8:30pm: Summer Family Outdoor Movie Series: The Jungle Book in Norwalk 

{Last Call} 8:30pm: Outdoor Family Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets at Riverwalk-Veteran’s Memorial Park in Shelton

Sunday, August 20th:

1 – 3pm: Family Play Date: Nature Play Trail Bonanza Join Audubon naturalists on the Nature Play Trail for an afternoon of fun outdoor learning. Built for engaging children with the natural world by learning through playing, the Nature Play Trail includes eight exciting elements including a slide, boulder cave, stream and more! Stations will be set up at each of the play trail elements highlighting ways nature play can create lasting family memories and meaningful learning moments. Ideal for children aged two to six and siblings! $5 members and $8 non-members. RSVP. Audubon Center in Greenwich

{Reoccurs} 1 – 3:30pm: 1750 Ogden House Tours Step inside the Ogden House to experience life in 18th century Fairfield. David and Jane Sturges Ogden began their marriage here, settling into farm life and establishing a family legacy that lasted 125 years. Museum Docents lead guided tours giving visitors fascinating information and tidbits on the history of the house, its intriguing two hearths, and the everyday tasks and chores that kept the Ogden family busy. The Ogden House contains fine furniture, spinning wheels, tableware, iron pieces, textiles, and other objects from the Fairfield Museum collections. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours begin every ½ hour. Last tour is at 3:30pm. Admission is $5, $3 students. Runs until 8/27. Ogden House, Fairfield



{Reoccurs} 6 – 8pm: Concerts on the Green: Bob Button Big Band at Redding Town Green (runs until 8/27)

{Reoccurs} 6:30pm: Summer Concert Series: Free Ride (Classic Rock) at Sherman Green Gazebo in Fairfield (runs until 8/26)

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