Finding the Right School 2015

An annual guide to the area’s diverse selection of independent schools




The Listings

Finding a school that’s a perfect fit can be as difficult as finding a rhyme for orange. Luckily, there’s an ever-growing bounty of options: for every need—be it academic, extra-curricular, special needs, or many other criteria—and for every child, there’s an institution eager to impart knowledge. To help readers
begin the selection process, we’ve compiled a list of the many independent schools in the area.

Apple Blossom School & Family Center
Wilton, CT
Enrollment: Nursery – K,
203-493-4003,
appleblossomschool.org

Apple Blossom offers formal parent/child programs based on the Waldorf method of education. Children learn to build their emotional strength. A new extended care program has been added, allowing parents to drop children off at 8 am to be picked up by 4 pm.

Avon Old Farms
Avon, CT
Enrollment: 408, 9 – post-grad, all boys,
860-404-4100,
avonoldfarms.com

A boy’s boarding school that uses programs designed to help young men focus on healthy development during a time when distractions abound. Avon’s core values of honesty, integrity, and community permeate life at this bucolic campus. The distinctive Cotswold architecture accentuates a traditional approach to education.

Bement School
Deerfield, MA
Enrollment: 219, K – 9,
413-774-7061
bement.org

From classrooms to dorms, Bement aims to learn as a whole while encouraging individual accountability. Bement strives for an academically diverse and multicultural student body that works together to create an intellectually rigorous climate of acceptance and kindness. 

Berkshire Country Day
Lenox, MA
Enrollment: 210, Pre-K – 9,
413-637-0755,
berkshirecountryday.org

Dedicated to encouraging academic excellence at the highest level and to realizing each student’s potential for well-rounded development. Berkshire provides a stimulating and challenging education in a supportive and nurturing environment. 

Berkshire School
Sheffield, MA
Enrollment: 399, 9 – 12,
413-229-8511,
berkshireschool.org

Established in 1907, Berkshire School prepares 9th-12th graders for a global future. Pioneering programs—advanced math/science, advanced humanities, and sustainability and resource management—coexist with AP offerings in all disciplines. Students embrace the school motto: “Learning—not just for school, but for life.”

Brunswick School
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 929, Pre-K – 12, all boys,
203-625-5800
brunswickschool.org

A tradition since 1902, Brunswick’s teachers are specifically trained to focus on boys’ needs, challenge them, and build self-confidence. “Top-notch college placement, excellent academics, and strong values attracted us,” says one mother. The school also features outstanding facilities.

The Canaan Ridge School
Stamford, CT
Enrollment: 86, Pre-K – 4,
203-322-7191
canaanridgeschool.org

Multi-age classrooms on this 10-acre campus offer many opportunities for children to learn at their own pace. Extracurricular activities include chess, yoga, French, Mandarin, and drama, as well as a science program popular with both parents and students.  

Canterbury School
New Milford, CT
Enrollment: 357, 9 – 12,
860-210-3800
cbury.org

This Catholic college-prep day and boarding school hopes to inculcate a love of learning in its students to prepare them for life after high school. The campus boasts a warm family atmosphere that is created by a committed faculty and talented students who want to be part of this community. Gathered from 21 states and 16 countries, students strive to embody five values: honesty, respect, compassion, spirituality, and self-reliance. Academically challenging, the school offers its students an array of classes, including more than 20 AP courses and each student is paired with an advisor who serves as a link between school and life.

Chase Collegiate School
Waterbury, CT
Enrollment: 402, Pre-K – 12
203-236-9500,
chasecollegiate.org

Chase believes that strong students deserve a worthy challenge, so it keeps class sizes low—between 11-13 kids. Comprised of a motivated, ambitious, and passionate student body, the Upper School (grades 9-12) offers 14 AP classes for those who wish to deepen their education, and the Lower School has exciting features, such as a Gardening Program, to encourage continuously growing learners. 

Cheshire Academy
Cheshire, CT
Enrollment: 351, 8-postgraduate
203-272-5396,
cheshireacademy.org

This co-educational, college preparatory school boasts a low student-to-teacher ratio of 7:1 and average class size of 12. Cheshire strives to inform its students of international issues, thus creating global citizens. In addition to a curriculum based on English, math, science, history, and foreign language, the academy also offers an international baccalaureate program for students wishing to push themselves further.

Choate Rosemary Hall
Wallingford, CT
Enrollment: 865, 9 – Post-grad,
203-697-2000
choate.edu

Spread over 400 acres and offering 240 courses, Choate Rosemary Hall provides programs to satisfy every student and parent. Offers programs in China, France, Spain, Japan, and Jordan.

Christian Heritage School
Trumbull, CT
Enrollment: 457, K - 12,
203-261-6230,
kingsmen.org

It combines Christian values with a rigorous curriculum and strong athletic program. Through a challenging environment, students learn to face tough problems and take responsibility. Seventy percent of students participate in athletics. 

Connecticut Friends School
Wilton, CT
Enrollment: 75, Pre-K – 8,
203-762-9860,
ctfriendsschool.org

With 75 students in only 6 multi-age classrooms. The school establishes a formidable environment that challenges and enables students. Interweaves the best of Quaker education with the best of homeschooling. 

Convent of the Sacred Heart
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 740, Pre-K – 12, all girls,
203-531-6500,
cshgreenwich.org

Teaches academic excellence, spiritual foundation, and modern facilities.  Steeped in a solid academic tradition, Convent of the Sacred Heart educates women to have independence of judgment, personal freedom, and strength of character so that they can become leaders.

Dana Hall School
Wellesley, MA
Enrollment: 466, 6 - 12, all girls,
781-235-3010,
danahall.org

An independent boarding and day school for girls, Dana Hall fosters growth for each individual and prepares them for college and rich, rewarding lives. Students are exposed to challenges and develop analytical and creative thinking abilities through rigorous core requirements that focus intensely on academic skills, like writing and research. Teachers fuel each classroom with fresh information and perspectives gained from their enriching sabbatical travels. Dana Hall also features an excellent Riding Center Horsemanship Camp. 

Darrow School
New Lebanon, NY
Enrollment: 107, 9 - 12,
77-432-7769,
darrowschool.org

Features an expansive curriculum that focuses on core courses in the arts, science, history, math, English, and foreign languages. Class sizes on average have nine students and an enviable 4:1 student-teacher ratio. The school is also a leading proponent of sustainability, as it is incorporated into the curriculum and the community’s way of life.

Eagle Hill-Southport
Southport, CT
Enrollment: 101, K – 8,
203-254-2044,
eaglehillsouthport.org

A school created for intelligent students who experience difficulties due to learning disabilities, Eagle Hill helps children build a foundation to enhance their self-esteem and build social skills. Each student has six daily academic classes, which aim to develop all skill sets such as those used for reading: decoding, comprehension, vocabulary, and oral expression.

The Ethel Walker School
Simsbury, CT
Enrollment: 254, 6 – post-grad, all girls, 
860-408-4467,
ethelwalker.org

The Ethel Walker School, founded in 1911 as a college preparatory boarding and day school for girls, is a diverse community dedicated to scholarship, athletics, the arts, community service and wellness. It offers a critical academic experience with a solid foundation, as well as the opportunity to create lifelong friendships for a memorable educational experience. Ethel Walker also boasts a nationally acclaimed equestrian program, which allows students to enjoy the 600-acre campus, and a brand new apiary.  

Ezra Academy
Woodbridge, CT
Enrollment: 145, K – 8,
203-389-5500,
ezraacademy.net

Ezra Academy helps children become independent, lifelong learners and caring citizens committed to the Judaic Faith. 

Fairfield College Preparatory School
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 901, 9 – 12, all boys,
203-254-4200,
fairfieldprep.org

Located on the 200-acre semi-rural Fairfield U campus, Fairfield Prep is a traditional Jesuit high school of excellence. Its mission is to offer the finest college prep, to inspire a love of learning, and to invite each student to deepen his relationship with God. As part of its new 1:1 program, all students will use iPads as educational tools that enhance their learning experiences.

Fairfield Country Day
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 258, Pre-K – 9, all boys,
203-259-2723,
fairfieldcountryday.org

Parents like the individual attention small class sizes allow in addition to extensive extracurricular and academic opportunities.  Located on 25 acres, including student constructed outdoor classroom, 4 playing fields, 1 gym, and 1 hockey rink.

Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict-Magnet HS
Bridgeport, CTEnrollment: 750,
203-275-3337,
fairchildwheeler.org

Fairchild Wheeler follows a brand new, STEM project-based curriculum for students from Bridgeport, Trumbull, Fairfield, Shelton, Stratford, Easton/Redding, Monroe, and Milford. Students can choose either IT, biotechnology/zoology, physical science, math, or aerospace engineering. The school aims to develop future leaders passionate about solving problems.

Forman School
Litchfield, CT
​Enrollment: 206, 9 – Post-grad, 
860-567-8712,
formanschool.org

A co-ed boarding and day school for students who face dyslexia, ADHD, and other difficulties, and is based on the Forman program, a rigorous college-prep curriculum. With the guidance of trained professionals and state-of-the-art assistive technology, students are taught to make thoughtful, value-based life decisions. 

Fraser-Woods School
Newtown, CT
Enrollment: 170, Pre-K – 8,
203-426-3390,
fraserwoods.com

Fraser-Woods knows, understands and accepts its students, aged 18 months to 14 years, and offers them a space to learn and grow. Students are given assignments with the freedom to self-guide as well as ample time for individual help. 

Glenholme School, a Devereux Center
Washington, CT
Enrollment: 100, 5 – Post-grad,
860-868-7377,
theglenholmeschool.org

A boarding school for students with special needs, the Glenholme School offers individually prescribed learning environments coupled with a steadfast academic curriculum.  

Great Beginnings Montessori
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 86, Pre K - 6,
203-254-8208,
greatmontessori.com

Develops each child’s potential through work and activities that promote social competence, physical coordination, academic excellence, and spiritual nourishment.

Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School
Great Barrington, MA
Enrollment: 212, Pre-K – 8,
413-528-4015,
gbrss.org

Since 1971, GBRSS has provided a developmentally appropriate, experiential approach to learning for its students on a 32-acre campus. One of more than 1,000 Waldorf schools worldwide, the school offers a curriculum that integrates fine and practical arts with the sciences, mathematics, literature, and cultural heritage, to foster a lifelong love of learning, clear and precise thinking, a rich and healthy emotional life. 

Great Barrington Waldorf High School
Great Barrington, MA
Enrollment: 35, 9 – 12,
413-298-3800,
waldorfhigh.org

In its 13th year, this co-ed college-prep school provides education for truth-seeking adolescents with imagination. A 2:1 ratio of students to faculty creates an atmosphere of academic excellence, artistic fulfillment, openness, and mutual respect with a mission to be affordable to all admitted students.   

Greens Farms Academy
Westport, CT
Enrollment: 695, PreK – 12,
203-256-0717,
gfacademy.org

A day school committed to helping students through a diligent course of study, Greens Farms embodies the motto “Each for All” by developing critical, creative, and independent thinkers with passion for knowledge. As students progress, teachers place more emphasis on independent learning. Classes are often gathered around the Harkness table, where students are able to engage one another in spirited conversation and debate. 

Greenwich Academy
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 802, Pre-K - 12,
203-625-8900,
greenwichacademy.org

Founded in 1827, it is the sixth-oldest girls school in the country, and is umcompromisingly dedicated to building the character of girls and young women. One parent says, “We chose GA because we felt strongly about single-sex education as a tool for building self-esteem.” 

Greenwich Country Day School
Greenwich, CTEnrollment: 893, Pre-K - 9,
203-863-5600, 
gcds.net

Founded in 1926, this coed day school defines itself as a “family” that fosters academic excellence. Creative teaching methods instill a lasting love of learning in students. 

The Gunnery School
Washington, CTEnrollment: 295, 9 – post-grad, 
860-868-7334,
gunnery.org

With the development of character,  strength, a lifelong love of learning, it produces students who are strong in every regard.  

Hackley School
Tarrytown, NY
Enrollment: 835, K - 12,
914-366-2600, 
hackleyschool.org

Defined not only by outstanding academics, but also by friendship and the belief that character is higher than intellect.  

Hamden Hall Country Day School
Hamden, CT
Enrollment: 565, Preschool - 12,
203-752-2600,
hamdenhall.org

Hamden Hall Country Day School is an independent, coeducational Preschool throughGrade 12 day school that fosters the individual growth of every student. We challenge students to develop a strong sense of personal integrity, social responsibility, and aglobal perspective while preparing them for demanding programs at the collegiate level. Hamden Hall understands and celebrates its greatest gift—the continuity of family and community that has defined our campus for more than a century since our founding in 1912. While rigorous academics will always be our priority, we also care about the kinds of people our graduates become 

The Harvey School
Katonah, NY
Enrollment: 342, 6 - 12,
914-232-3161, 
harveyschool.org

Located on a wooded, 125-acre campus, the school educates highly motivated students of above average ability in a warm, supportive setting. An average class size of 11 students allows teachers to get to know individual learning styles, while also offering advanced courses. Harvey also offers performing arts, sports, and community service.

Hillside School
Marlborough, MA
Enrollment: 145, 5 - 9,
508-485-2824, 
hillsideschool.net

Known as “a small school with a big heart,” Hillside offers a carefully balanced curriculum to prepare students for a challenging and successful future. With its 7:1 student to teacher ratio, students are provided the attention and dedication they need to thrive in this boarding and day school. The only school in the Northeast to be approved by the Daughters of the American Revolution for its supportive environment, Hillside stresses the importance of farming and sustainability. Bonus: the dining hall is praised as one of the finest among boarding schools nationwide. 

Holy Cross
Waterbury, CT
Enrollment: 730, 9 - 12,
203-757-9248, 
holycrosshs-ct.com

Holy Cross provides a total Christian education for young men and women. It prepares students for college placement and a successful professional life while stimulating intellectual growth. Qualified juniors and seniors are given the opportunity to complete college courses through the university’s online program. 

Hopkins School
New Haven, CT
Enrollment: 710, 7 - 12,
203-397-1001, 
hopkins.edu

The headmaster of Hopkins School, which is located on an impressive 108-acre campus, says students are challenged to try on the “habits of mind that historians, writers, linguists, scientists, artists, and athletes bring to their disciplines.”  

The Hotchkiss School
Lakeville, CT
Enrollment: 600, 9 - Post-grad,
860-435-2591, 
hotchkiss.org

An independent boarding school founded in 1891, Hotchkiss’ diverse student body migrates from all over the United States and 28 different countries.  

Housatonic Valley Waldorf School
Newtown, CT
Enrollment: 150, PreK-8,
203-364-1113,
waldorfct.org

Based on the ideas of educator and philosopher Rudolf Steiner, a Waldorf education fosters the ability to think with clarity, to feel with compassion, and to initiate change with confidence.  

Hyde School
Woodstock, CT
​Enrollment: 160, 9 – 12,
860-963-9096,
hyde.edu

An independent, college preparatory boarding school, Hyde is devoted to preparing its students with the necessary tools to succeed and excel after graduation. With an average ratio of 6:1 and class size of 12, students can build strong relationships with their teachers with whom they can always go to seek guidance. The curriculum aims to build character by requiring all students to participate in athletics, performing arts, community service, and campus jobs.

Indian Mountain School
Lakeville, CT
Enrollment: 277, PreK - 9,
860-435-0871, 
indianmountain.org

The school promotes growth and academic excellence in a diverse learning environment. As students learn to be active participants in their education, teachers draw out opinions and engage children in the conversation of learning.  

Kent School
Kent, CT 
Enrollment: 565, 9 - 12,
860-927-6000, 
kent-school.edu

With classes such as screenwriting, Mandarin, and biotechnology, the faculty is there to help as students take on these challenges. One program allows students to build their own course.  

King Low Heywood Thomas
Stamford, CT
Enrollment: 683, Pre-K - 12,
203-322-3486,
klht.org

The school believes individual accomplishment must link with respect for others and embrace human and cultural diversity.    

Lauralton Hall
Milford, CT
Enrollment: 477, 9 - 12,
203-877-2786,
lauraltonhall.org

The school prepares girls to become competent, confident, and compassionate young women. It offers a stern curriculum that highlights critical thinking skills and problem solving. 

Litchfield Montessori School
Northfield, CT
Enrollment: 100, Pre-K - 8,
860-283-5920,
litchfieldmontessori.org

Committed to helping each student acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed for life-long learning.  

The Long Ridge School
Stamford, CT
Enrollment: 120, Pre-K - 5,
longridgeschool.org

Long Ridge believes children should be valued by their talents and that children achieve their highest potential in a challenging academic environment. The 14-acre campus is a natural laboratory for the study of biology, botany, and ecology and is home to the school’s sun-filled academic buildings, and the arts and athletics center. Students spend two years with the same teachers.  

Loomis Chaffee
Windsor, CT
​Enrollment: 650, 9 - 12,
860-687-6000,
loomischaffee.org

The mission of Loomis Chaffee is to advance the development of spirit, mind, and body in boys and girls drawn from diverse cultures and to inspire in them a commitment to be their best. 

Maplebrook School
Amenia, NY
Enrollment: 74, 6 - 12,
845-373-9511,
maplebrookschool.org

Founded in 1945 by parents seeking better education opportunities for their children, Maplebrook has grown into a prominent coeducational boarding and day school for students with learning differences and/or attention deficit disorder (ADD). Maplebrook is a school devoted to the growth and guidance of the character of each student. 

Marianapolis Preparatory School
Thompson, CT
Enrollment: 391, 9 - Post-grad, 
860-923-9565,
marianapolis.org

Dedicated to building character and compassion with a strong foundation of Catholic values. The student body represents 22 countries and each classroom has an 8:1 student-to-teacher ratio. On the nearly 150-acre campus, students stay in renovated dormitories, use a new theater and dance studio, and join many clubs ranging from the Chit Chat Club to Student Ambassadors. 

The Marvelwood School
Kent, CT
​Enrollment: 160, 9 –post-grad, 
860-927-0047,
marvelwood.org

Though Marvelwood does have a variety of honors and advanced placement courses, it is known for its unique support programs that reflect its dedication to the individual. On Wednesdays, all students and faculty participate in the community-service program.

The Masters School
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Enrollment: 650, 5 - 12,
914-479-6400, 
mastersny.org

Located just 30 minutes from New York City, Masters encourages academic achievement, artistic development, and athletic endeavor. Community service plays a large role here: from volunteering to fundraising and more. 

The Mead School
Stamford, CT
Enrollment: Pre-K – 8,
203-595-9500, 
meadschool.org

The Mead School offers an intimate setting in which traditional academics combine with hands-on learning. Children are nurtured as lifelong learners and contributors to society.

Millbrook School
Millbrook, NY
Enrollment: 284, 9 - 12,
845-677-8261, 
millbrook.org

A small, co-ed college preparatory boarding school where nurturing and stimulating relationships between students and teachers have been the school’s hallmark since its founding in 1931. Millbrook is also home to Trevor Zoo, the only zoo to currently exist at a high school in the country. 

Miss Hall’s School
Pittsfield, MA
Enrollment: 205, 9-12,
413-443-6401,
misshalls.org

An all girl’s school boasting an 80-acre
campus in the middle of the Berkshires,
Miss Hall’s School believes in teaching students
to be the leaders of the next generation.
To graduate, each girl must participate in
Horizons, an off-campus community service
and internship program.

Miss Porter’s School
Farmington, CT
Enrollment: 306,  9 - 12,
860-409-3500,
porters.org

A community of 306 girls, Miss Porter’s school has an average class size of 10 and a competitive student to teacher ratio of 7:1. The school’s mission is to provide an exemplary education to young women, with core characteristics of curiosity, global citizenship, integrity, and courage.

Montessori School
Wilton (lower), 203-834-0440,  Norwalk, CT (upper), 203-840-1850, Enrollment: 250, Pre-K - 8, 
themontessorischool.com

The mission is to adhere to the philosophy of Maria Montessori and to maintain the standard of the Association Montessori Internationale. The school aims to create a joyful community that provides an atmosphere to support the growth of the child.  

New Canaan Country School
New Canaan, CT
Enrollment: 630, Pre-K - 9,
203-972-0771,
countryschool.net

For 95 years, NCCS has combined a deep belief in tradition and the educational value of fundamental skills with an ongoing commitment to creative teaching and self-evaluation.  

Notre Dame Catholic High School
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 483, 9 - 12,
203-372-6521,
notredame.org

Offering unique graphic design classes and opportunities to earn college credit in high school, Notre Dame Catholic High School has students from over thirty different towns.

Our Lady of Fatima
Wilton, CT
Pre-K-8,
203-762-3928,
olfcatholic.org

Based on the principles of Catholic values and teachings, Our Lady of Fatima is a private, co-ed school that seeks to build confident students willing to put the needs of others before their own. The rigorous curriculum provides students with a challenging and thought-provoking environment that better prepares them for high school. In addition to an excellent sports program, students in grades six to eight can also run for student council, which plans school activities and dances; join the children’s choir, or participate in a full-scale school musical for grades four to eight.

The Rectory School
Pomfret, CT
Enrollment: 255, K - 9,
860-963-6740,
rectoryschool.org

Responsibility, respect, honesty, and compassion is The Rectory School’s creed that speaks to its passion to nurture the individual needs of its students. Founded in 1920 and located in Pomfret on a 138-acre campus, Rectory has a diverse student body with 70 percent from the U.S. and 30 percent from other areas overseas. Academically, Rectory prides itself on the Individualized Instruction Program (IIP), which serves the middle and elementary school. Students enrolled in the program meet with an instructor five days a week in a one-on-one setting and each session is crafted around students’ personal learning needs. 

Ridgefield Academy
Ridgefield, CT 
Enrollment: 286, Pre-K - 8,
203-894-1800, 
ridgefieldacademy.org

Parents choose Ridgefield Academy, and its affiliated Landmark Academy pre-school, for three main reasons: a school culture immersed in strong values, a comprehensive academic program, and the close partnership that both students and parents share with teachers. A cutting-edge media center and a fabulous new food service—farm-to-table—can be found there as well. 

Rippowam Cisqua School
Mount Kisco, NY (lower), 914-244-1200, and Bedford, NY (upper), 914-244-1250,
Enrollment: 513, Pre-K - 9,
rcsny.org

On two campuses, but one mission: to promote critical thinking, individual development, and personal excellence. Parents are drawn to RCS because of the small class sizes, supportive learning environment, and dedicated teachers.

Rumsey Hall School
Washington Depot, CT
Enrollment: 324, K - 9,
860-868-0535, 
rumseyhall.org

An independent boarding and day school, it prepares students for the discipline required in secondary schools, through small co-ed classes and sound academics. Students also have the opportunity to participate in theater productions and sports.  

Sacred Heart Academy
Hamden, CT
Enrollment: 507, 9-12
203-288-2309,
sacredhearthamden.org

A private, Catholic high school that instills Christian values in its students while providing them with a well-rounded curriculum as well as a vast array of electives to choose from. The school also has a Summer Internship Program for juniors, allowing them to gain real-world experience in a career field of their choice. Other extracurricular activities include the math league, Students Against Destructive Decisions, or fall, winter, or spring sports.

Salisbury School
Salisbury, CT
Enrollment: 310, 9 - 12,
860-435-5700,
salisburyschool.org

The school instills in boys a vibrant enthusiasm for learning and the self-confidence needed for intellectual, physical, moral, and spiritual development. No other school has a better balance between challenge, opportunity, and support in a traditional, college preparatory academic environment. Its 700-acre campus provides solid academic and athletic facilities.  

South Kent School
South Kent, CT
Enrollment: 190, 9 - Post-grad, 
860-927-3539,  
southkentschool.org

Provides students with the intellectual, moral, physical, and social framework for scholastic achievement.  

St. Aloysius Catholic School
New Canaan, CT
Enrollment: 188, K - 8,
203-966-0786,
starcc.com/school.html

The Catholic faith is the foundation upon which the curriculum rests.  

The Stanwich School
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 350, Pre-K - 12, 
203-542-0000,
stanwichschool.org

Rigorous academics, competitive athletics, a signature arts program, character education and values based on the Judeo-Christian tradition are hallmarks of the Stanwich experience. Stanwich creates confident students with a passion for academic excellence and compassion for others. Wildwood Cottage, the school’s Pre-K and K program, is opening in a newly renovated facility for the 2014-2015 school year. 

St. Joseph High School
Trumbull, CT, 
Enrollment: 830, 9 - 12,
203-378-9378, 
sjhs.pvt.k12.ct.us

St. Joseph’s encourages students to realize their full potential and helps them excel in higher education. On the 25-acre campus, students have the chance to participate in 24 varsity-level athletic teams.  

St. Luke’s School
New Canaan, CT
Enrollment: 527, 5 - 12,
203-966-5612, 
stlukesct.org

A secular, college-prep day school that attracts families from over 25 towns. Challenging academics and an innovative Center for Leadership distinguish St. Luke’s. A supportive, diverse community inspires students to exceed expectations. 

St. Mary School
Ridgefield, CT
Enrollment: 266, Pre-K - 8,
203-438-7288, 
smsridgefield.org

A popular choice for Catholic parents who want their children to grow in their faith. Faith, academics, and a sense of community are the mission of Saint Mary.  Besides building a strong faith, there is a focus on world languages, fine arts and music, science, technology and math.

St. Patrick’s Schoo|
Bedford, NY 
Enrollment: 190, Pre-K - 8,
914-234-7914,
stpatricksbedford.com

Find out the difference a values-based Catholic education can make at St. Patrick’s School in Bedford, a caring school community where academic excellence is enriched by faith. For 60 years, this co-educational Catholic elementary school, founded by the Sisters of Charity, has served Northern Westchester and nearby Connecticut. Facilities include a state-of-the art science lab for hands-on learning at all levels. Special courses include honors math, music, art, gym, Spanish, computers and religion. Early drop off, aftercare and extra-curricular activities available. Acceptances and scholarships received to top high schools. 

St. Stephen’s Nursery School
Ridgefield, CT
Enrollment: Nursery - Pre-K, 
203-438-6806, 
saintstephensnurseryschool.org

Teaching basic math, reading, and science concepts while helping develop social skills.  

The Storm King School
Enrollment: 165, 9 - 12,
845-534-7892, 
sks.org

Students and faculty recognize the importance of embracing challenges and debates, as these moments promote growth, in an environment that encourages stepping outside the comfort zone. Storm King believes strongly in outdoor education and has various programs, ranging from boat building to international service expeditions, for students to become immersed in.

The Taft School
Watertown, CT
Enrollment: 576, 9 - Post-grad,
860-945-7777,
taftschool.org

Students from 33 states and 30 countries gather on the beautiful 220-acre campus of this coeducational boarding and day school. Taft prides itself on building the whole person through an education that is academic, personal, moral and ethical. The school’s motto is “not to be served but to serve.”

Trinity Pawling
Pawling, NY
Enrollment: 305, 7 - 12,
845-855-3100,
trinitypawling.org

Trinity Pawling is set on 150 acres with its own arboretum, tennis courts and faculty family housing. It embraces and enforces its core values of integrity, tradition and community. In April, students and faculty traveled to Hong Kong, for the third time in five years, in a cultural exchange with students at St. Paul’s College, the first Anglo-Chinese school in the world. 

The Unquowa School
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 177, Pre-K - 8,
203-336-3801,
unquowa.org

The Unquowa of Fairfield offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum with a progressive approach to families of both boys and girls since 1917.  

Washington Montessori School
New Preston, CT
Enrollment: 250, Pre-K - 8,
860-868-0551, 
washingtonmontessori.org

Dedicated to the intellectual development of students, with a special focus on self-reliance and developing each child’s unique capabilities. WMS provides a joyful learning community built upon the Montessori philosophy.

Westbrook Nature School
West Redding, CT
Enrollment: Pre-K - K,
203-664-1554, 
westbrooknatureschool.org

Its curriculum is nature-based, taking kids out of the classroom so they can develop culturally.   

Westover School
Middlebury, CT
Enrollment: 203, 9 - 12,
203-758-2423, 
westoverschool.org

Provides an environment that inspires the intellectual, artist, athlete, and philosopher and challenges young women to think independently to embrace diversity, and to grow intellectually.    

Whitby School
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 385, Pre-K - 8,
203-869-8464, 
whitbyschool.org

America’s largest Montessori school, accredited by the American Montessori Society and International Baccalaureate. Its diverse student body represents 40 countries 

Williston Northampton School
Easthamption, MA
Enrollment: 530, 7 – 12, 413-529-3000, 
williston.com

Founded in 1841— a student-centered institution with a Middle School and Upper School of students from 25 states and 27 countries.  

Winston Preparatory School
Norwalk, CT
Enrollment: 100, 4 - 12,
203-229-0465,
winstonprep.edu

An offshoot of its sister school in New York
City, specifically caters to students with learning difficulties. 

The Woodhall School
Bethlehem, CT
Enrollment: 42, 9 - 12,
203-266-7788,
woodhallschool.org

The Woodhall School’s individualized approach includes an interpersonal and intrapersonal component.

Wooster School
Danbury, CT
Enrollment: 380, K - 12,
203-830-3900, 
woosterschool.org

For more than 80 years, this coed day school on 127 acres has instilled a sense of community, self-help, and service. Its self-help program has students take responsibility for school upkeep. n

 

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September 2018

The Wakeman will host an Over the Edge event where participants raise funds to secure a spot to rappel down the People's United Bank Corporate Headquarters in Bridgeport.  Wakeman...

Cost: donation

Where:
People's United Bank Corporate Headquarters
850 Main St
Bridgeport, CT  06604
View map »


Sponsor: Wakeman Boys & Girls Club
Telephone: 203-908-3381
Contact Name: Gina Luczaj
Website »

More information

Kykuit, a hilltop paradise, is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. Read our review of...

Cost: $25

Where:
Kykuit
381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

The Macedonia Trail Race is scheduled for Sunday, September 16 in Macedonia Brook State Park in Kent, CT.  With its unparalleled single track and lush forest trails, challenging...

Cost: $40

Where:
Macedonia Brook State Park
Macedonia Brook Rd.
Kent, CT  06757
View map »


Sponsor: Steep Endurance LLC
Contact Name: Brian Vanderheiden
Website »

More information

Take a one-hour guided tour of the historic Lyndhurst mansion overlooking the Hudson River. The Gothic Revival mansion has been used as a movie set for six major motion pictures...

Cost: $18

Where:
Lyndhurst
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

A series of graphic novel-style panels designed by illustrator Kirk Manley tells the dramatic story of the spy ring that operated between New York City, Long Island, and Fairfield during the...

Cost: Members: Free; Adults: $5; Seniors & Students: $3; children 5 and under: Free.

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Joan Morosani and Susan Spencer are excited and honored to be showing together for the third time at OWL. They draw from different approaches and traditions, but feel that their paintings perfectly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
Website »

More information

Since 2007, the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market has hosted over 15 vendors, farmers, bakers, chefs, artists and makers from throughout Northwest Connecticut. Visitors to the market will find...

Cost: free

Where:
Center School, Litchfield
West & Woodruff Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Litchfield Farmers Market
Telephone: (860) 000-0000
Contact Name: Kay Carroll, Market Master
Website »

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Master Preserver Pam Lillis returns to teach at Hunt Hill Farm with a Tuscan inspired canning class featuring some of Nonna’s favorites using end of summer produce! We’ll make...

Cost: $90

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Rd
New Milford, CT  06776
View map »


Sponsor: Hunt Hill Farm
Telephone: 860-355-0300
Website »

More information

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

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Explore three private gardens in Greenwich, Westport, and Wilton, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. Highlights include water features, terraced perennial gardens, a...

Cost: $7 per garden, children 12 and under free

Where:
Pixie Perennials
200 Nod Hill Road
Wilton, CT  06897
View map »


Sponsor: The Garden Conservancy
Telephone: 888-842-2442
Contact Name: Open Days Program staff
Website »

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The Loft Gallery welcomes an exhibit of large-scale landscape and gardenscape paintings by South Kent CT artist, Lisa Brody. This show opens on Saturday, September 1st, and runs through Sunday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Loft Gallery at The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
View map »


Sponsor: Loft Gallery at The Smithy
Telephone: 860-868-9003
Contact Name: Susan Newbury
Website »

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Swim Across America Fairfield County and Greenwich Crew are teaming up for a charity rowing event Meters for a Cure ERG Challenge on September 16, 2018, with proceeds funding Swim Across America...

Cost: Fundraiser: Each participant required to raise at least $100

Where:
Greenwich Water Club
49 River Road
Cos Cob, CT  06807
View map »


Sponsor: Greenwich Water Club
Telephone: 203-661-4033
Website »

More information

The Housatonic Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, “Drip Drop, Tick Tock” by regional artist, Joseph Fucigna. The show focuses on sculptures from the on-going Plastic Fencing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Housantonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT  06604
View map »


Telephone: 120-333-25052
Contact Name: Robin Zella

More information

Scott Bond is pleased to announce three events to be celebrated with an opening reception on Friday August 24 from 6-8pm at “Byrde + the b” a full service hair salon, art gallery and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret Series Northeast Builders of Ridgefield LLC Emerging Artist Series Partially Underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa Cynthia Erivo rose to...

Cost: $86

Where:
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Telephone: 203-438-5795
Contact Name: Ridgefield Playhouse
Website »

More information

On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 - 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018....

Cost: Free for members; $10 for non-members; $8 for seniors and students with ID

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: August 11, 4-6pm. This event is free and open to the public. MAQUETTE: The Art of the Model is an exhibition of maquettes or models by many of the sculptors currently...

Where:
Washington Art Association
Gallery 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza
Washington Depot, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Open during regular Library hours Paradise [Lost] features a collection of color photographs by Árpád Krizsán, Best in Show winner of Pequot Library's 2017 Art Show....

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
View map »


Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
Website »

More information

Inspired by the upcoming New York Fashion Week (September 5 - 12), the Wilton Historical Society is presenting a fashion exhibition "A Century of Style: 1860 - 1960", which will run...

Cost: suggested donation of $5 for non-member adults is welcomed

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

The Wilton Rotary Club will again sponsor its traditional family carnival from Friday-Sunday, Sept. 14-16 at the corner of School Road and Route 7. The event is a fundraiser that benefits the...

Cost: Admission & parking free. unlimited rides $25. Individual ride tickets available

Where:
Wilton
, CT


Website »

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Washington Photographer Philip Dutton’s dramatic photos document The Chief Bigfoot Memorial Ride of 1990, a momentous event that helped commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Massacre at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
View map »


Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 186-086-87586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
Website »

More information

The Bruce Museum welcomes you and your child between the ages 6 and 10 on family gallery tours, which take place every Sunday. Free with Museum admission.

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students/seniors, free for members and children under 5

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Open Sundays beginning June 3 – September 30. This saltbox house was built in 1750 for David Ogden at the time of his marriage to Jane Sturges. For the next 125 years it was home for the...

Cost: Admission is $5, $3 Students & Seniors; Free for Members.

Where:
Ogden House
1520 Bronson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

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Join Art Rodia, an instructor with over 30 years of yoga teaching experience, as he guides this gentle yoga class.  Created for people over fifty and beginners who need a gentle accessible...

Cost: 10 per class

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
Website »

More information

Joan Morosani and Susan Spencer are excited and honored to be showing together for the third time at OWL. They draw from different approaches and traditions, but feel that their paintings perfectly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
Website »

More information

Take a one-hour guided tour of the historic Lyndhurst mansion overlooking the Hudson River. The Gothic Revival mansion has been used as a movie set for six major motion pictures...

Cost: $18

Where:
Lyndhurst
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

Kykuit, a hilltop paradise, is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. Read our review of...

Cost: $25

Where:
Kykuit
381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

Students will stretch their imagination while strengthening skills through the process of painting. Various approaches to painting will be encouraged: experimentation of techniques and ideas, trial...

Cost: $250.00

Where:
Litchfield Community Center
421 Bantam Road
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Telephone: 186-056-78302
Website »

More information

A series of graphic novel-style panels designed by illustrator Kirk Manley tells the dramatic story of the spy ring that operated between New York City, Long Island, and Fairfield during the...

Cost: Members: Free; Adults: $5; Seniors & Students: $3; children 5 and under: Free.

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Since 2007, the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market has hosted over 15 vendors, farmers, bakers, chefs, artists and makers from throughout Northwest Connecticut. Visitors to the market will find...

Cost: free

Where:
Center School, Litchfield
West & Woodruff Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Litchfield Farmers Market
Telephone: (860) 000-0000
Contact Name: Kay Carroll, Market Master
Website »

More information

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Capture the imagination of your preschooler by exploring great artists and their masterpieces. Each week, children ages 3-5 will be introduced to one of the world’s great artists through...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
View map »


Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
Website »

More information

The Loft Gallery welcomes an exhibit of large-scale landscape and gardenscape paintings by South Kent CT artist, Lisa Brody. This show opens on Saturday, September 1st, and runs through Sunday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Loft Gallery at The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
View map »


Sponsor: Loft Gallery at The Smithy
Telephone: 860-868-9003
Contact Name: Susan Newbury
Website »

More information

The Housatonic Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, “Drip Drop, Tick Tock” by regional artist, Joseph Fucigna. The show focuses on sculptures from the on-going Plastic Fencing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Housantonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT  06604
View map »


Telephone: 120-333-25052
Contact Name: Robin Zella

More information

Scott Bond is pleased to announce three events to be celebrated with an opening reception on Friday August 24 from 6-8pm at “Byrde + the b” a full service hair salon, art gallery and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

A.A. Milne's classic tales, Winne-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, have delighted readers for nearly a century. The story's characters -- Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, and the rest of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ridgefield Library
472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Friends of the Ridgefield Library
Telephone: 203-438-2282
Contact Name: Lesley Lambton
Website »

More information

On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 - 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018....

Cost: Free for members; $10 for non-members; $8 for seniors and students with ID

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: August 11, 4-6pm. This event is free and open to the public. MAQUETTE: The Art of the Model is an exhibition of maquettes or models by many of the sculptors currently...

Where:
Washington Art Association
Gallery 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza
Washington Depot, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Open during regular Library hours Paradise [Lost] features a collection of color photographs by Árpád Krizsán, Best in Show winner of Pequot Library's 2017 Art Show....

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
View map »


Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
Website »

More information

Inspired by the upcoming New York Fashion Week (September 5 - 12), the Wilton Historical Society is presenting a fashion exhibition "A Century of Style: 1860 - 1960", which will run...

Cost: suggested donation of $5 for non-member adults is welcomed

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Washington Photographer Philip Dutton’s dramatic photos document The Chief Bigfoot Memorial Ride of 1990, a momentous event that helped commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Massacre at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
View map »


Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 186-086-87586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
Website »

More information

Nature is on display in “A Reverence For Nature” with pieces that reflect the artists’ admiration of nature or the environment in a multitude of ways. Exhibiting artists include...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Nadia Martinez
Website »

More information

Come sing with Westchester’s highly acclaimed community chorus, Hudson Chorale. The group is welcoming new members in all voice parts (SATB) to join them for an exciting concert season that...

Cost: Free to audition

Where:
Pleasantville Presbyterian Church
400 Bedford Rd
Pleasantville, NY  10570
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson Chorale
Telephone: 914-478-0074
Contact Name: Jeanne Wygant
Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Take a one-hour guided tour of the historic Lyndhurst mansion overlooking the Hudson River. The Gothic Revival mansion has been used as a movie set for six major motion pictures...

Cost: $18

Where:
Lyndhurst
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

Have you met Libby yet? Libby is the new, intuitive app to download e-books and audiobooks from the library. No more clunky interfaces, or confusing web pages. Libby streamlines the process of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
Website »

More information

Joan Morosani and Susan Spencer are excited and honored to be showing together for the third time at OWL. They draw from different approaches and traditions, but feel that their paintings perfectly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
Website »

More information

This course will teach cooking techniques, sanitations and menu planning.  This is a hands on cooking course with all materials and ingredients provided.  The group will enjoy dinner together at...

Cost: $99.00 pp

Where:
Litchfield Community Center
421 Bantam Road
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Telephone: 186-056-78302
Website »

More information

Kykuit, a hilltop paradise, is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. Read our review of...

Cost: $25

Where:
Kykuit
381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

A series of graphic novel-style panels designed by illustrator Kirk Manley tells the dramatic story of the spy ring that operated between New York City, Long Island, and Fairfield during the...

Cost: Members: Free; Adults: $5; Seniors & Students: $3; children 5 and under: Free.

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Since 2007, the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market has hosted over 15 vendors, farmers, bakers, chefs, artists and makers from throughout Northwest Connecticut. Visitors to the market will find...

Cost: free

Where:
Center School, Litchfield
West & Woodruff Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Litchfield Farmers Market
Telephone: (860) 000-0000
Contact Name: Kay Carroll, Market Master
Website »

More information

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Join us as we tee off to create a brighter future for children in need at the 2018 Save the Children Golf Classic presented by PVH Corp. This year at Saint Andrews Golf Club in Hastings, NY...

Cost: $1,000 per person

Where:
Saint Andrew’s Golf Club
10 Old Jackson Ave
Hastings on Hudson, NY
View map »


Website »

More information

The Loft Gallery welcomes an exhibit of large-scale landscape and gardenscape paintings by South Kent CT artist, Lisa Brody. This show opens on Saturday, September 1st, and runs through Sunday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Loft Gallery at The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
View map »


Sponsor: Loft Gallery at The Smithy
Telephone: 860-868-9003
Contact Name: Susan Newbury
Website »

More information

The Housatonic Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, “Drip Drop, Tick Tock” by regional artist, Joseph Fucigna. The show focuses on sculptures from the on-going Plastic Fencing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Housantonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT  06604
View map »


Telephone: 120-333-25052
Contact Name: Robin Zella

More information

Scott Bond is pleased to announce three events to be celebrated with an opening reception on Friday August 24 from 6-8pm at “Byrde + the b” a full service hair salon, art gallery and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 - 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018....

Cost: Free for members; $10 for non-members; $8 for seniors and students with ID

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: August 11, 4-6pm. This event is free and open to the public. MAQUETTE: The Art of the Model is an exhibition of maquettes or models by many of the sculptors currently...

Where:
Washington Art Association
Gallery 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza
Washington Depot, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Open during regular Library hours Paradise [Lost] features a collection of color photographs by Árpád Krizsán, Best in Show winner of Pequot Library's 2017 Art Show....

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
View map »


Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
Website »

More information

Inspired by the upcoming New York Fashion Week (September 5 - 12), the Wilton Historical Society is presenting a fashion exhibition "A Century of Style: 1860 - 1960", which will run...

Cost: suggested donation of $5 for non-member adults is welcomed

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Starting at The Mount’s Historic Stable, venture through Edith Wharton’s original estate guided by one of Mass Audubon’s naturalists. Exploring woods, wetlands and meadows...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Mount, Edith Wharton's House
2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA  01240
View map »


Website »

More information

Washington Photographer Philip Dutton’s dramatic photos document The Chief Bigfoot Memorial Ride of 1990, a momentous event that helped commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Massacre at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
View map »


Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 186-086-87586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
Website »

More information

Nature is on display in “A Reverence For Nature” with pieces that reflect the artists’ admiration of nature or the environment in a multitude of ways. Exhibiting artists include...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Nadia Martinez
Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Take a one-hour guided tour of the historic Lyndhurst mansion overlooking the Hudson River. The Gothic Revival mansion has been used as a movie set for six major motion pictures...

Cost: $18

Where:
Lyndhurst
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

Kykuit, a hilltop paradise, is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. Read our review of...

Cost: $25

Where:
Kykuit
381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

A series of graphic novel-style panels designed by illustrator Kirk Manley tells the dramatic story of the spy ring that operated between New York City, Long Island, and Fairfield during the...

Cost: Members: Free; Adults: $5; Seniors & Students: $3; children 5 and under: Free.

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Since 2007, the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market has hosted over 15 vendors, farmers, bakers, chefs, artists and makers from throughout Northwest Connecticut. Visitors to the market will find...

Cost: free

Where:
Center School, Litchfield
West & Woodruff Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Litchfield Farmers Market
Telephone: (860) 000-0000
Contact Name: Kay Carroll, Market Master
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This presentation will cover Lyme disease - what it is, acute and chronic symptoms of Lyme disease, testing, and what to do if you get a tick bite. We will also explore Lyme controversies,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
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This talk will examine the history of Black Rock Harbor Light (also known as Fayerweather Lighthouse) including a look at the evolution of its lighting system, its importance to the commercial...

Cost: Members: Free; Non-Members: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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The Loft Gallery welcomes an exhibit of large-scale landscape and gardenscape paintings by South Kent CT artist, Lisa Brody. This show opens on Saturday, September 1st, and runs through Sunday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Loft Gallery at The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
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Sponsor: Loft Gallery at The Smithy
Telephone: 860-868-9003
Contact Name: Susan Newbury
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Learn how to easily and inexpensively increase the amount of plants in your diet. Class will review basic plant nutrition, cooking skills, and recipes.  Free to attend. Registration requested. To...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
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Joan Morosani and Susan Spencer are excited and honored to be showing together for the third time at OWL. They draw from different approaches and traditions, but feel that their paintings perfectly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
Website »

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In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

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The Housatonic Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, “Drip Drop, Tick Tock” by regional artist, Joseph Fucigna. The show focuses on sculptures from the on-going Plastic Fencing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Housantonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT  06604
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Telephone: 120-333-25052
Contact Name: Robin Zella

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Westchester Community is in need of more than 40 foster homes to provide the county’s most vulnerable children with housing in a safe and stable environment. For more information and to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Department of Social Services
112 E Post Road
White Plains, NY  10601
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Sponsor: United Way of Westchester and Putnam
Telephone: 914-997-6700
Contact Name: Toyae Liverpool
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Scott Bond is pleased to announce three events to be celebrated with an opening reception on Friday August 24 from 6-8pm at “Byrde + the b” a full service hair salon, art gallery and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
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In January of 2015, American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb The Dawn Wall, a seemingly impossible 3,000 foot rock...

Cost: $12.50

Where:
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 - 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018....

Cost: Free for members; $10 for non-members; $8 for seniors and students with ID

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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Mentor, bandleader, and wandering spirit, John Mayall is the UK's greatest bluesman and one of the genre's most inspiring figures. In the '60s, his Bluesbreakers became deities to be...

Cost: $68/ticket; Members Save: $10/ticket

Where:
StageOne at FTC
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Opening Reception: August 11, 4-6pm. This event is free and open to the public. MAQUETTE: The Art of the Model is an exhibition of maquettes or models by many of the sculptors currently...

Where:
Washington Art Association
Gallery 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza
Washington Depot, CT
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Open during regular Library hours Paradise [Lost] features a collection of color photographs by Árpád Krizsán, Best in Show winner of Pequot Library's 2017 Art Show....

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
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Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
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Inspired by the upcoming New York Fashion Week (September 5 - 12), the Wilton Historical Society is presenting a fashion exhibition "A Century of Style: 1860 - 1960", which will run...

Cost: suggested donation of $5 for non-member adults is welcomed

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
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Washington Photographer Philip Dutton’s dramatic photos document The Chief Bigfoot Memorial Ride of 1990, a momentous event that helped commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Massacre at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 186-086-87586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
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Nature is on display in “A Reverence For Nature” with pieces that reflect the artists’ admiration of nature or the environment in a multitude of ways. Exhibiting artists include...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
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Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Nadia Martinez
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Weekly fun and friendly open mic with some great local talent.

Cost: Free

Where:
The Barn at Egremont Village Inn
17 Main Street
South Egremont, MA  01258
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Sponsor: The Barn
Telephone: 141-352-81570
Contact Name: Jenny Rubin
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On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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Join us at Whitby Castle in Rye, honoring 5 community Rock Stars to benefit United Way. The fun starts at 6:00PM in the Castle Ballroom, spilling onto the Great Terrace under a September Sky. A 3...

Cost: $80.00

Where:
Whitby Castle
330 Boston Post Rd
Rye, NY  10580
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Sponsor: United Way of Westchester and Putnam
Telephone: 914 997 6700 X 720
Contact Name: Drew Coburn
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Presented in conjunction with Gilda's Club Westchester Join us for a very special event with original SNL Writer, Emmy-winner and Executive Producer of Love, Gilda, Alan Zweibel. Guests will...

Cost: $30

Where:
Bedford Playhouse
633 Old Post Rd.
Bedford, NY  10506
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Telephone: 914-234-6704
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Take a one-hour guided tour of the historic Lyndhurst mansion overlooking the Hudson River. The Gothic Revival mansion has been used as a movie set for six major motion pictures...

Cost: $18

Where:
Lyndhurst
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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FREE community event: Join Dawn Kurth, of No Kidding Nutrition (www.nokiddingnutrition.com) for a workshop sure to be of interest for anyone who's dealt with the six o'clock scramble or had one too...

Cost: Free

Where:
Martin House Workspace
69 Westchester Ave.
Pound Ridge, NY  10576
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Sponsor: Martin House Workspace
Telephone: 914-764-3128
Contact Name: Erin Trostle
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Kykuit, a hilltop paradise, is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. Read our review of...

Cost: $25

Where:
Kykuit
381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY  10591
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Website »

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A series of graphic novel-style panels designed by illustrator Kirk Manley tells the dramatic story of the spy ring that operated between New York City, Long Island, and Fairfield during the...

Cost: Members: Free; Adults: $5; Seniors & Students: $3; children 5 and under: Free.

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

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Since 2007, the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market has hosted over 15 vendors, farmers, bakers, chefs, artists and makers from throughout Northwest Connecticut. Visitors to the market will find...

Cost: free

Where:
Center School, Litchfield
West & Woodruff Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Litchfield Farmers Market
Telephone: (860) 000-0000
Contact Name: Kay Carroll, Market Master
Website »

More information

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

The Loft Gallery welcomes an exhibit of large-scale landscape and gardenscape paintings by South Kent CT artist, Lisa Brody. This show opens on Saturday, September 1st, and runs through Sunday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Loft Gallery at The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
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Sponsor: Loft Gallery at The Smithy
Telephone: 860-868-9003
Contact Name: Susan Newbury
Website »

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Join us and for a panel discussion with award-winning educator Donovan Livingston, literary advocate Ty Allan Jackson, and psychology professor Dr. Eden-Reneé Hayes as they examine the...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Stable at The Mount
2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA  01240
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Sponsor: Mass Humanities

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Joan Morosani and Susan Spencer are excited and honored to be showing together for the third time at OWL. They draw from different approaches and traditions, but feel that their paintings perfectly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
Website »

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The Housatonic Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, “Drip Drop, Tick Tock” by regional artist, Joseph Fucigna. The show focuses on sculptures from the on-going Plastic Fencing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Housantonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT  06604
View map »


Telephone: 120-333-25052
Contact Name: Robin Zella

More information

Scott Bond is pleased to announce three events to be celebrated with an opening reception on Friday August 24 from 6-8pm at “Byrde + the b” a full service hair salon, art gallery and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

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As editor of Connecticut Magazine from 1989-2013, Charles Monagan spent years discovering and describing the people, places and things that make up the character of his home...

Cost: Members: Free; Non-Members: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for an Italian wine tasting by Pera Wines and an art exhibit! This ten-time...

Cost: $95

Where:
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Telephone: 203-438-5795
Contact Name: Ridgefield Playhouse
Website »

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On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 - 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018....

Cost: Free for members; $10 for non-members; $8 for seniors and students with ID

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: August 11, 4-6pm. This event is free and open to the public. MAQUETTE: The Art of the Model is an exhibition of maquettes or models by many of the sculptors currently...

Where:
Washington Art Association
Gallery 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza
Washington Depot, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Open during regular Library hours Paradise [Lost] features a collection of color photographs by Árpád Krizsán, Best in Show winner of Pequot Library's 2017 Art Show....

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
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Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
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GEORGIA O’KEEFE~VISIONS OF HAWAII  Experience a lush flower show in the Conservatory evoking the landscapes that inspired O’Keeffe, paired with a display of 17 of...

Cost: $60.00 pp

Where:
Litchfield Community Center
421 Bantam Road
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Telephone: 186-056-78302
Website »

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Inspired by the upcoming New York Fashion Week (September 5 - 12), the Wilton Historical Society is presenting a fashion exhibition "A Century of Style: 1860 - 1960", which will run...

Cost: suggested donation of $5 for non-member adults is welcomed

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Washington Photographer Philip Dutton’s dramatic photos document The Chief Bigfoot Memorial Ride of 1990, a momentous event that helped commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Massacre at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
View map »


Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 186-086-87586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
Website »

More information

Nature is on display in “A Reverence For Nature” with pieces that reflect the artists’ admiration of nature or the environment in a multitude of ways. Exhibiting artists include...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
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Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Nadia Martinez
Website »

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EVERY THURSDAY | 7:30 PM - 10:00 pm Music | Spoken Word | Comedy | More Hosted by Don Lowe Hunt Hill Farm is excited to announce OpenMic night every Thursday night.  Please stop by to...

Cost: donation

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Road
New Milford, CT  06776
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Sponsor: Hunt Hill Farm
Telephone: 860.355.0300
Contact Name: John C. Maxwell III
Website »

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On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

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Take a one-hour guided tour of the historic Lyndhurst mansion overlooking the Hudson River. The Gothic Revival mansion has been used as a movie set for six major motion pictures...

Cost: $18

Where:
Lyndhurst
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

Kykuit, a hilltop paradise, is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. Read our review of...

Cost: $25

Where:
Kykuit
381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY  10591
View map »


Website »

More information

A series of graphic novel-style panels designed by illustrator Kirk Manley tells the dramatic story of the spy ring that operated between New York City, Long Island, and Fairfield during the...

Cost: Members: Free; Adults: $5; Seniors & Students: $3; children 5 and under: Free.

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Since 2007, the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market has hosted over 15 vendors, farmers, bakers, chefs, artists and makers from throughout Northwest Connecticut. Visitors to the market will find...

Cost: free

Where:
Center School, Litchfield
West & Woodruff Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Litchfield Farmers Market
Telephone: (860) 000-0000
Contact Name: Kay Carroll, Market Master
Website »

More information

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Monthly top notch comedy night at The Barn. Amazing stand ups from NYC. This month features originally from Boston, Giulia Rozzi and Will Miles and Jenny Rubin.

Cost: $20

Where:
The Barn at Egremont Village Inn
17 Main Street
South Egremont, MA  01258
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Sponsor: The Barn
Telephone: 413-528-1570
Contact Name: Jenny Rubin

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The Loft Gallery welcomes an exhibit of large-scale landscape and gardenscape paintings by South Kent CT artist, Lisa Brody. This show opens on Saturday, September 1st, and runs through Sunday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Loft Gallery at The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
View map »


Sponsor: Loft Gallery at The Smithy
Telephone: 860-868-9003
Contact Name: Susan Newbury
Website »

More information

The Housatonic Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, “Drip Drop, Tick Tock” by regional artist, Joseph Fucigna. The show focuses on sculptures from the on-going Plastic Fencing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Housantonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT  06604
View map »


Telephone: 120-333-25052
Contact Name: Robin Zella

More information

Scott Bond is pleased to announce three events to be celebrated with an opening reception on Friday August 24 from 6-8pm at “Byrde + the b” a full service hair salon, art gallery and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

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“The Father of Newgrass and King of Telluride” If joy were a person, Sam would bring both peace and frenzy. He’d be full of music, light, and energy that soothes even as it...

Cost: Reserved – $35, General Admission Lawn – $22

Where:
Ives Concert Park
43 Lake Avenue Extension
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT
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Woodcock Nature Center plans Under the Harvest Moon Benefit Event Friday, September 21 One of the largest fundraisers of the year for Woodcock Nature Center, Under the Harvest Moon on Friday,...

Cost: $80/person

Where:
Woodcock Nature Center
56 Deer Run Rd
Wilton, CT  06897
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Join us while we hunt for the East Coast's best Dance Crew. Watch as crews for all ethnic backgrounds and styles of dance come together to compete for title of The Best Dance Crew! Hip Hop,...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
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Sponsor: Wall Street Theater
Telephone: 877-987-6490
Contact Name: Jeanne Moore
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The Candlewood Brass is compromised of local musicians, all of whom graduated from WCSU and can be heard in a variety of orchestras and bands throughout Connecticut. This is a concert...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Rd
New Milford, CT  06776
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Sponsor: Hunt Hill Farm
Telephone: 860-355-0300
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Wildlife trafficking generates more than $10 billion a year for transnational organized criminal networks. Join us to learn about the work our Nature Initiative is doing to further the strategic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Grace Farms
365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Wildlife trafficking generates more than $10 billion a year for transnational organized criminal networks. Join us to learn how a unique collaboration between our Nature and Justice...

Cost: Free

Where:
Grace Farms
365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Grace Farms Foundation
Telephone: 203-920-1702
Contact Name: Regan Hayes
Website »

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Copland House at Merestead opens it's season with a glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic  conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln  Center...

Cost: $25

Where:
Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
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Sponsor: Copland House
Telephone: 914-788-4659
Website »

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On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 - 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018....

Cost: Free for members; $10 for non-members; $8 for seniors and students with ID

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: August 11, 4-6pm. This event is free and open to the public. MAQUETTE: The Art of the Model is an exhibition of maquettes or models by many of the sculptors currently...

Where:
Washington Art Association
Gallery 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza
Washington Depot, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Open during regular Library hours Paradise [Lost] features a collection of color photographs by Árpád Krizsán, Best in Show winner of Pequot Library's 2017 Art Show....

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
View map »


Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
Website »

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Join Music on the Hill for "An Evening in Paris," its sixth annual auction fundraiser. All are welcome. The evening begins with a cocktail party and silent bidding, followed by a live...

Cost: $45

Where:
WEPCO Parish Hall
48 New Canaan Road
Wilton, CT  06897
View map »


Sponsor: Music on the Hill
Telephone: 203-529-3133
Contact Name: Music on the Hill
Website »

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Inspired by the upcoming New York Fashion Week (September 5 - 12), the Wilton Historical Society is presenting a fashion exhibition "A Century of Style: 1860 - 1960", which will run...

Cost: suggested donation of $5 for non-member adults is welcomed

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Washington Photographer Philip Dutton’s dramatic photos document The Chief Bigfoot Memorial Ride of 1990, a momentous event that helped commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Massacre at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
View map »


Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 186-086-87586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
Website »

More information

Nature is on display in “A Reverence For Nature” with pieces that reflect the artists’ admiration of nature or the environment in a multitude of ways. Exhibiting artists include...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Nadia Martinez
Website »

More information

Connecticut Got Talent is a Statewide Talent Contest where the LIVE theater and the ONLINE streaming audience get to help to pick a winner. This Series will consist of "3" LIVE audition shows where...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
View map »


Sponsor: Wall Street Theater
Telephone: 877-987-8764
Contact Name: Jeanne Moore
Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

We will celebrate the Autumnal Equinox using music, meditation, essential oils, ritual, thesonic alchemy of crystal bowls, and the extraordinary angelic and shamanic vocals channeled through...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
Website »

More information

Joan Morosani and Susan Spencer are excited and honored to be showing together for the third time at OWL. They draw from different approaches and traditions, but feel that their paintings perfectly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
Website »

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The 58th annual Lewisboro Library Fair is Saturday, September 22 from 10 am to 4 pm at Onatru Farm Town Park (99 Elmwood Road in South Salem). The Fair features huge Book, “Attic Treasures”...

Cost: free

Where:
Onatru Farm Town Park
99 Elmwood Road
South Salem, NY  10590
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Sponsor: Lewisboro Library
Telephone: 914-875-9004
Contact Name: Liz Gabriele
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Legendary journalist Lesley Stahl will lead a special one-on-one event with former sex-crimes prosecutor turned BEST – SELLING crime novelist, Linda Fairstein. From the unsolved cases that keep...

Cost: $40

Where:
Bedford Playhouse
633 Old Post Rd.
Bedford, NY  10506
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Telephone: 914-234-6704
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Come join us for another incredible evening of music with four local singer songwriters performing original music upstairs in the handicapped accessible Community Room. Doors open at 7 pm. Snacks...

Cost: donations graciously accepted

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
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Take a one-hour guided tour of the historic Lyndhurst mansion overlooking the Hudson River. The Gothic Revival mansion has been used as a movie set for six major motion pictures...

Cost: $18

Where:
Lyndhurst
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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Save your returnable bottles and cans! Spotty Dog Rescue will be here at New Morning to collect your returnable bottles and cans and will be accepting donations to help sweet pups in need. Meet...

Cost: free

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
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Since 2007, the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market has hosted over 15 vendors, farmers, bakers, chefs, artists and makers from throughout Northwest Connecticut. Visitors to the market will find...

Cost: free

Where:
Center School, Litchfield
West & Woodruff Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Litchfield Farmers Market
Telephone: (860) 000-0000
Contact Name: Kay Carroll, Market Master
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Join Baking Steel inventor Andris Lagsdin & Fresh Chef Craig for a relaxing and educational pizza workshop. In a hands on environment, Andris & Chef Craig will guide you through the process...

Cost: $100

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Rd
New Milford, CT  06776
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Sponsor: Hunt Hill Farm
Telephone: 860-355-0300
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JEN DURKIN Website   Watch Jen Durkin made her debut with Deep Banana Blackout at the Globe theater Norwalk over 20 years ago. In the years that followed she went on to tour nationally with...

Cost: $20.00-$500.00

Where:
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
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Sponsor: Wall Street Theater
Telephone: 877-987-8764
Contact Name: Jeanne Moore
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Kykuit, a hilltop paradise, is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. Read our review of...

Cost: $25

Where:
Kykuit
381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY  10591
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Amazing songstress, Elizabeth Ziman is back at the Barn. A don't miss for sure, Elizabeth is a phenomenal pianist and incredible singer songwriter, her voice will give you chills. Elizabeth...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Barn at Egremont Village Inn
17 Main Street
South Egremont, MA  01258
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Sponsor: The Barn
Telephone: 413-528-1570
Contact Name: Jenny Rubin

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A series of graphic novel-style panels designed by illustrator Kirk Manley tells the dramatic story of the spy ring that operated between New York City, Long Island, and Fairfield during the...

Cost: Members: Free; Adults: $5; Seniors & Students: $3; children 5 and under: Free.

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
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In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Joan Morosani and Susan Spencer are excited and honored to be showing together for the third time at OWL. They draw from different approaches and traditions, but feel that their paintings perfectly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Victoria Kiszka
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Tickets are on sale now for the 1st Annual Taste, Sip & Support, presented by Black Rock Yacht Club. This community event will allow food and wine connoisseurs to meet and mingle with...

Cost: $55 through August 31, $65 regular ticket price

Where:
Black Rock Yacht Club
80 Grovers Ave
Bridgeport, CT  06604
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Sponsor: Black Rock Yacht Club
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The Loft Gallery welcomes an exhibit of large-scale landscape and gardenscape paintings by South Kent CT artist, Lisa Brody. This show opens on Saturday, September 1st, and runs through Sunday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Loft Gallery at The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
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Sponsor: Loft Gallery at The Smithy
Telephone: 860-868-9003
Contact Name: Susan Newbury
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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
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Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
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The Housatonic Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, “Drip Drop, Tick Tock” by regional artist, Joseph Fucigna. The show focuses on sculptures from the on-going Plastic Fencing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Housantonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT  06604
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Telephone: 120-333-25052
Contact Name: Robin Zella

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Scott Bond is pleased to announce three events to be celebrated with an opening reception on Friday August 24 from 6-8pm at “Byrde + the b” a full service hair salon, art gallery and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
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Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret Series Partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa This Opera/Rock Mash-up sensation blends iconic opera classics with rock and roll hits...

Cost: $40

Where:
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Telephone: 203-438-5795
Contact Name: Ridgefield Playhouse
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On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 - 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018....

Cost: Free for members; $10 for non-members; $8 for seniors and students with ID

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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he T.E.A.L.® Litchfield Walk is an annual event hosted by Hope Assembly #46, International Order of Rainbow for Girls! The T.E.A.L.® Walk Program was started by two sisters, that celebrates...

Where:
Litchfield Community Field
58 N Lake St
Litchfield, CT
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Opening Reception: August 11, 4-6pm. This event is free and open to the public. MAQUETTE: The Art of the Model is an exhibition of maquettes or models by many of the sculptors currently...

Where:
Washington Art Association
Gallery 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza
Washington Depot, CT
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Open during regular Library hours Paradise [Lost] features a collection of color photographs by Árpád Krizsán, Best in Show winner of Pequot Library's 2017 Art Show....

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
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Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
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Inspired by the upcoming New York Fashion Week (September 5 - 12), the Wilton Historical Society is presenting a fashion exhibition "A Century of Style: 1860 - 1960", which will run...

Cost: suggested donation of $5 for non-member adults is welcomed

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
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Washington Photographer Philip Dutton’s dramatic photos document The Chief Bigfoot Memorial Ride of 1990, a momentous event that helped commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Massacre at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 186-086-87586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
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A curated outdoor market featuring local and regional handmade gifts and products. Every Saturday, Memorial Day - Columbus Day, from 9 -1, GBAM offers visitors the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Great Barrington
18 Church Street
Great Barrington, MA  01230
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Sponsor: Great Barrington Arts Market
Telephone: 413 429 6830
Contact Name: Molly de St. Andre & Kris Kanter
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The Farm-Fresh Market was created in 2007 with 15 local vendors, and has grown over the years to become a staple of the Litchfield Hills community throughout all seasons. We were so proud to be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Center School Parking Lot
Woodruff Lane
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Telephone: 860-567-3871
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On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, will be on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, from September...

Cost: Members and students with ID free. $10-$25

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 2034136735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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