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Wilton Out & About - Nov/Dec




10.28 Grammy Award-winning Tony Bennett (aka “Tony Benefit”) will perform some of his signature songs at the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation’s annual fall gala to be held at the Hyatt in Old Greenwich. Bennett will be joined by event host, TV, stage, and film actor James Naughton. themmrf.org/fallgala


10.28 & 10.29 AquaScarium Halloween Prowl––There's no trick about this treat as the The Maritime Aquarium transforms into the AquaScarium, with an admission discount for kids in costume, face painting, special activities and lots of safe (non-scary) family fun! 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. FREE admission for children in costume when accompanied by a paying adult.

Sea Turtle Nursery––Also, The Maritime Aquarium will be nurturing a rescued baby loggerhead sea turtle through its first year of life in a raise-to- release program. “These young turtles are rescued, then raised for a year at loan institutions, such as The Maritime Aquarium, before being returned to North Carolina the following autumn for release into the Gulf Stream,” explains Dave Sigworth. Each hatchling could reach as much as 400 pounds one day. maritimeaquarium.org


11.3 The Capitol Steps, a popular DC-based comedy troupe, returns to the Ridgefield Playhouse  with “Orange Is the New Barack.” They claim, “It doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat, a snowflake or a deplorable. Neither side is safe from the group that puts the ‘mock’ in democracy!” Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm.


11.4 Caramoor Goes Jazzy––Caramoor presents events in collaboration with the Jazz at Lincoln Center program. This fall, Canadian singer, trumpeter, and songwriter Bria Skonberg will play excerpts from her album Bria, which won “Vocal Jazz Album of the Year” at the 2017 Juno music awards. Called “the shining hope of hot jazz” by the New York Times! 


On going Movie Makeover––Catch a flick at the Bow Tie Cinemas Ultimate Regent 8 and Ultimate Royale 6 in Norwalk and experience “Ultimate Comfort.” Newly renovated theaters offer luxurious perks like recliner seating, full bar service, and casual restaurant fare offering a wide array of food options. bowtiecinemas.com


11.10 Love France? Head to the Saugatuck Congregational Church in Westport  for “A Journey Through France,” presented by photographer and explorer David Roberts. A retired corporate executive, Roberts loves to travel. He first visited France as a teenager, when he drove an old car from his native Scotland though France to Italy, and back. Since then, he has returned to France many times and taken thousands of photographs in Normandy, Champagne, Burgundy, the Loire Valley, Provence, the French Alps, and Paris, Sponsored by the Appalachian Mountain Club.


11.3 - 11.5 50 Artisans––Mark your calendars for the 32nd annual American Artisan Show to be held at the Wilton Historical Society. Fifty artisans from across the country will showcase their work, including rugs, painted floor cloths, baskets, scrimshaw, folk art, pottery, quilts, Windsor chairs, and fine jewelry. Preview Party Nov 3.  All day Nov 4 and 5   wiltonhistorical.org


Thru 1.7.18 C’est Bon––In the Limelight is a new exhibition at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich,featuring 100 drawings, prints, and posters by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The show examines the relationship between portraiture, caricature, and the rise of the cult of celebrity in the late 19th century, while focusing on the artist’s portraits of entertainers who became icons of the Parisian nightlife. brucemuseum.org

 

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Cost: $35

Where:
Red Bee Apiary
Weston, CT  06883


Contact Name: Emily Sabo, Events Manager
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Cost: free

Where:
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton
Wilton, CT  06897
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Cost: Free

Where:
United Way of Westchester and Putnam
336 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY  10530
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Sponsor: United Way of Westchester and Putnam
Telephone: (914) 997-6700
Contact Name: Toyae Liverpool
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Saturday, Jan. 20 Mini Golf in the Stacks at Wilton Library, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wilton Library will hold its first mini golf fundraising event, presented by Bankwell. There will be 18 hole of...

Cost: $5 per player

Where:
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road
Wilton, CT  06897
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Sponsor: Bankwell
Telephone: 203-762-3950
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The opening reception is on January 20 from 4-6pm at the Carriage Barn Arts Center. This is a juried exhibition of student, amateur and professional photographers. The exhibition will be on view...

Cost: Free

Where:
Carriage Barn Arts Center
681 South Ave.
Waveny Park
New Canaan , CT  06840
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Cost: $100

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: Deborah Miller
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Join our team of astronomy volunteers as we gaze through the telescopes at the moon, Uranus, and deep space objects. Our team will also point out and discuss various Winter constellations...

Cost: $4/New Pond Farm member (max. $16/member family), $6/non-member ($24/family)

Where:
New Pond Farm Education Center
101 Marchant Road
Redding, CT  06896
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Telephone: (203) 938-2117
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Live Jazz Night with local Musician Michael-Louis Smith at the Carriage Barn Arts Center. Tickets $15 in advance / $20 at the door Visit the link below or call 203 594 3638 for tickets...

Cost: Tickets $15 in advance / $20 at the door

Where:
Carriage Barn Arts Center
681 South Ave.
Waveny Park
New Canaan , CT  06840
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The Westport Arts Center continues its tradition of bringing the best of international talent to Fairfield County with a special concert by the acclaimed Juilliard String Quartet on Saturday,...

Cost: Advance: $40 Members/$50 Non-Members; $60 At Door

Where:
Westport Arts Center
51 Riverside Avenue
Westport, CT  06880
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Sponsor: Joyce Pauker
Telephone: 203-222-7070
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