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Wilton Out and About - Sept/Oct

2017



Starting 9.4 thru 9.31 Amazon Adventure is a new IMAX biopic at the Maritime Aquarium that tells the true story of Henry Bates, who risked his life in the Amazon in the 1850s and discovered the “beautiful proof” that supported Darwin’s groundbreaking theories of evolution. Daily through September.


9.5 Write a check, catch up with friends, and make a difference on the spot. 100+ Women Who Care is a group of local women who gather four times a year for a one-hour meeting where each member writes a $100 check to a charity selected by the group.The combined donation of $10,000 makes a real impact here in Fairfield County, without time-consuming fundraising events. “Our mission is to provide for those in greatest need in our county,” says Fairfield Chapter leader Beth Kisielius. Sept 5 @ 6:30-7:30 PM, The Pearl, Westport.


9.17 Lace up your running shoes for the sixth annual Where the Pavement Ends. The third race in the annual six-race Trail Mix Series racing the beautiful woods and trails of northern Fairfield County, takes place September 17, at 8 AM. Registration is $35. 


9.28 Museum curators will lead a discussion about the furniture that is inside Philip Johnson’s Glass House(right), in New Canaan, much of which derives from the famed modern architect’s 1930 Manhattan apartment, which was designed by Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich. September 28, 5:30-8 pm. 


10.2 OBIE Award-winning singer, Mandy Gonzalez, currently starring in the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, is also known for her portrayal and as Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked. She’ll be bringing her impressive pipes to the Wall Street Theatre in Norwalk on Oct 2 @ 7:30PM  


Visit baby Canadian lynx kittens Penny and Ruby at the Beardsley Zoo. Celebrating its 95th year, the zoo features over 300 animals. Check out the Siberian tigers and leopard, Brazilian ocelot, Mexican wolves, and Golden Lion tamarins. There’s also a prairie dog exhibit with “pop-up” viewing areas. Eat at the Peacock Café or bring your own to Picnic Grove.  

 

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September 2017

Admission to each garden is $7 for members and nonmembers without tickets purchased in advance. Buy discounted admission tickets in advance! They never expire and can be used at most Open...

Where:
Various Locations
, CT


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“Over Here: Norwalk in the First World War” is a bus tour that will visit the homes, monuments, and memorials that tell the story of Norwalk during the Great War and its participation...

Cost: $60-70

Where:
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
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Sponsor: Norwalk Preservation Trust
Telephone: (203) 853-7495
Contact Name: Georgette Blau
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Paradigm Shifts,” a group exhibition featuring paintings by Charles Arnoldi, Ricardo Mazal and Manuel Mérida.  The show opens...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Paradigm Shifts,” a group exhibition featuring paintings by Charles Arnoldi, Ricardo Mazal and Manuel Mérida.  The show opens...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Paradigm Shifts,” a group exhibition featuring paintings by Charles Arnoldi, Ricardo Mazal and Manuel Mérida.  The show opens...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Paradigm Shifts,” a group exhibition featuring paintings by Charles Arnoldi, Ricardo Mazal and Manuel Mérida.  The show opens...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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The 2017 Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show®, the Northeast’s premier in-water boating event, docks at Norwalk Cove Marina September 21-24, 2017, offering water lovers an...

Cost: $15 for Adults, Free for Kids Under 15

Where:
Norwalk Cove Marina
48 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT  06850
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Paradigm Shifts,” a group exhibition featuring paintings by Charles Arnoldi, Ricardo Mazal and Manuel Mérida.  The show opens...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Join Music on the Hill for an evening of food and drink, song and swag!   This annual auction fundraiser begins with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by live auction, dessert...

Cost: Single ticket, $45; two for $80. Table for 6: $225.

Where:
WEPCO Parish Hall
48 New Canaan Road (Rte. #106)
Wilton, CT  06897
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Sponsor: Music on the Hill
Telephone: 203-529-3133
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The 2017 Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show®, the Northeast’s premier in-water boating event, docks at Norwalk Cove Marina September 21-24, 2017, offering water lovers an...

Cost: $15 for Adults, Free for Kids Under 15

Where:
Norwalk Cove Marina
48 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT  06850
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Website »

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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Paradigm Shifts,” a group exhibition featuring paintings by Charles Arnoldi, Ricardo Mazal and Manuel Mérida.  The show opens...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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TROPHIES Awarded to the top 3 Male and top 3 Female in each age group * PRIZES for Top Male and Top Female Overall * CHIP-TIMING of both the 5K and the 1-Mile * T-SHIRT, Race...

Cost: $35/$20

Where:
Jennings Beach
880 S Benson road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Sponsor: Only You Foundation
Telephone: 203-292-6601
Contact Name: Kelly Fedak
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Saturday September 23, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join Joe Brandt from The CT/Westchester Mycological Association for a fascinating walk through our woodlands as you look for fascinating mushrooms....

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Pond Farm Education Center
101 Marchant Road
Redding, CT  06896
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Telephone: (203) 938-2117
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Can we fix it? Yes we can! Every child can be a builder, an engineer, a baker, or a dressmaker at the new Mega Making exhibit. Using real materials and real tools, young makers...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Stepping Stones Museum
303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT
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Sponsor: Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Telephone: 203-899-0606
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The 2017 Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show®, the Northeast’s premier in-water boating event, docks at Norwalk Cove Marina September 21-24, 2017, offering water lovers an...

Cost: $15 for Adults, Free for Kids Under 15

Where:
Norwalk Cove Marina
48 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT  06850
View map »


Website »

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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Paradigm Shifts,” a group exhibition featuring paintings by Charles Arnoldi, Ricardo Mazal and Manuel Mérida.  The show opens...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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