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01
May
2015
Byrd’s Books Summer Bookmark Contest

May 01, 2015 - May 31, 2015, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

Design a bookmark inspired by your favorite book! You could win a Gift Certificate for $25.00 and 25 of your bookmarks in print for you to give to friends and WE will pass out the five winning designs...


Read more Cost: free USD
Literature & Discussions    |    Byrd's Books





07
May
2015
Lineal Investigations Juried Exhibition

May 07, 2015 - July 13, 2015, 12:00 am - 11:45 pm

Loft Artist Association, Stamford

Call for Artists Entries DEADLINE: JULY 13, 2015 The Loft Artists Association, Stamford, CT Open Call for Lineal Investigations Art Show. Exhibition September 10 – October 11, 2015 at The Loft Arti...













28
May
2015
Le Mans

May 28, 2015 7:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Special appearance by renowned NBC Sports motorsports commentator Leigh Diffey. Australian/American Leigh Diffey currently covers Formula 1, IndyCar, and Nascar. But he also called the 24 Hours of Le ...


Read more Places left: 0    |    Cost: $15 donation USD
Film    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





28
May
2015
Team Greenlight Stand Up Comedy Crew

May 28, 2015 7:00 pm

Bethel Artspace, Bethel



Read more Cost: 25 USD
General Entertainment    |    Bethel Artspace








30
May
2015
Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis Tribute Show

May 30, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Chris MacDonald brings back the magic of “the King of Rock-n-roll” with his tribute Memories of Elvis show. The ultimate celebration of Elvis’s life and music with hits “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Love Me T...


Read more Cost: 35 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse








02
Jun
2015
Summer Painting Workshop

June 02, 2015 - June 25, 2015, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, Danbury

The WCSU Department of Art will host a summer painting workshop, "Painting the Observed World," from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 244 of the Visual and Performing Arts Cente...







02
Jun
2015
Art Exhibition

June 02, 2015 - July 02, 2015, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, Danbury

"Chinese Mojo," an exhibition of works by Bibiana Huang Matheis, will be on display from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, through July 2, in the Art Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Cen...







02
Jun
2015
Summer Figure Drawing Workshop

June 02, 2015 - June 25, 2015, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, Danbury

The WCSU Department of Art will host a summer figure drawing workshop from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 241 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campu...










04
Jun
2015
MASTERS & MIXERS, A Social Paint and Sip Event!

June 04, 2015 7:00 pm

Georgetown School of the Arts

Uncork your creativity and let go with Masters and Mixers, the first paint and sip party host in Fairfield County! Adults who want to learn to paint, return to painting and paint with friends and love...


Read more Places left: 20    |    Cost: 35.00 USD
Fine Arts    |    Georgetown School of the Arts





05
Jun
2015
Big Top Burning: The True Story of an Arsonist, a Missing Girl, and the Greatest Show on Earth

June 05, 2015 - June 06, 2015, 7:00 pm - 8:30 am

Byrd's Books, Bethel

Please join us Friday June 5th at 7:00p.m. for an exciting evening of history, pictures and discussion with Laura Woollett for the Book Launch of “Big Top Burning: The True Story of an Arsonist, a Mis...







05
Jun
2015
Byrd's Books brings Big Top Burning: The True Story of an Arsonist, a Missing Girl, and the Greatest Show on Earth

June 05, 2015 - June 06, 2015, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

Please join us Friday June 5th at 7:00p.m. for an exciting evening of history, pictures and discussion with Laura Woollett for the Book Launch of “Big Top Burning: The True Story of an Arsonist, a Mis...
















06
Jun
2015
Artisit's Reception for My Best Friend: Photographs by Nina Pomeroy

June 06, 2015 3:00 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield


Artist's reception for "My First Best Friend." exhibiton of inter-generational photography by Nina Pomeroy. Nina Pomeroy will exhibit a selection of her inter-generational photographs which feat...


Read more Cost: 0.00 USD
Fine Arts    |    The Ridgefield Library








06
Jun
2015
MASTERS & MIXERS, A Social Paint and Sip Event!

June 06, 2015 7:00 pm

Georgetown School of the Arts

Uncork your creativity and let go with Masters and Mixers, the first paint and sip party host in Fairfield County! Adults who want to learn to paint, return to painting and paint with friends and love...


Read more Places left: 20    |    Cost: 35.00 USD
Fine Arts    |    Georgetown School of the Arts








10
Jun
2015
Matt Schofield

June 10, 2015 7:30 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Guitar & Bass Magazine named Matt Schofield one of the top ten British blues guitarists of all time, placing him in the company of guitar great Eric Clapton. A guitar virtuoso, singer, songwriter,...


Read more Cost: Tickets: $28 | Show ticket and USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





11
Jun
2015
Author Talk with Poet Alan Holder

June 11, 2015 7:00 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Dr. Alan Holder, who leads the Library's hugely popular monthly Poetry Discussion Group will read from his recently released collection Voices Against Silence. Voices Against Silence employs a vari...







12
Jun
2015
Roger McGuinn

June 12, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

As the frontman of the Byrds, Roger McGuinn and his trademark 12-string Rickenbacker guitar pioneered folk-rock and country-rock, influencing everyone from the Beatles to Tom Petty and R.E.M. in the p...


Read more Cost: 38 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





13
Jun
2015
An Evening with Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra

June 13, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Ottmar Liebert is a five-time Grammy nominee known for his engaging mix of subdued flamenco guitar with South American percussion, rock, jazz, and pop influences.  His popular albums “Barcelona Nights...


Read more Cost: 47.50 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





14
Jun
2015
Origami Workshop Sunday June 14th from 2 – 3:00p.m. (please register)

June 14, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

On Sunday June 14, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Byrd’s Books will host a special origami paper flower-making workshop. Ava Dawn Heydt of Seraphemera Books will return to lead this exciting event. Some of us ...


Read more Cost: free USD
Creative Workshops    |    Byrd's Books





15
Jun
2015
"alloy & abstraction" Sculptures in metal, wood and stone by Chris Plaisted

June 15, 2015 - August 13, 2015, 12:00 am - 6:00 am

ESCAPE to the Arts, Danbury

Opening Reception June 19th 6:00 PM - 8 P.M. June 15 - Aug 13  Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Read more Cost: Free
Fine Arts    |    ESCAPE to the Arts





15
Jun
2015
Mahalo Hawaii Photography Exhibition

June 15, 2015 10:00 am

Danbury Library, Danbury

“Mahalo Hawaii” A Photography Exhibition by Elisabeth J. Levy Danbury Public Library June 15-August 13, 2015 Sponsored by the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut If you've missed this stunnin...


Read more Cost: Free USD
Fine Arts    |    Danbury Library





16
Jun
2015
M.F.A. New York Exhibition

June 16, 2015 - July 03, 2015, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Blue Mountain Gallery, New York

The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring works by the 2015 graduates from the WCSU Master of Fine Arts painting and illustration program, will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday ...


Read more Cost: Free
Fine Arts    |    Blue Mountain Gallery





16
Jun
2015
Graham Parker and The Rumour

June 16, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Graham Parker and The Rumour - with all original members - tour in support of their newest album “Mystery Glue” due out on May 18th!  Parker's energetic performances - along with the witty class-consc...


Read more Cost: 50 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





17
Jun
2015
Let Go

June 17, 2015 7:30 pm

Ridgefield Playhouse

Q & A with 7-time Emmy Award actor Ed Asner and Brian Jett following the film hosted by Ira Joe Fisher
Written, directed and produced by Brian Jett The Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society Lost...


Read more Places left: 0    |    Cost: Tickets: $10 | Senior $7.50 | USD
Film    |    Ridgefield Playhouse





19
Jun
2015
"alloy & abstraction" Sculptures in metal, wood and stone by Chris Plaisted

June 19, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ESCAPE to the Arts, Danbury

Opening Reception 6:00 PM - 8 P.M.


Read more Cost: Free
Fine Arts    |    ESCAPE to the Arts





19
Jun
2015
Hannah McKinnon brings Byrd's Books "The Lake Season" on Friday June 19th at 7pm

June 19, 2015 - June 20, 2015, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

Byrd’s Books welcomes Hannah McKinnon on Friday June 19th at 7:00p.m. as she shares the stories behind her new book, “The Lake Season”. About the book: Set in the weeks leading up to an idyllic New ...
















20
Jun
2015
Poetry with the incomparable Marilyn Nelson on Saturday June 20th at 4p.m. at Byrd's Books

June 20, 2015 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

We are honored to host former Poet Laureate of the State of Connecticut Marilyn Nelson on Saturday June 20th at 4:00p.m. for a poetry reading at the bookstore.  Her latest book, Faster Than Light is ...







20
Jun
2015
JD Souther

June 20, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

JD has recorded with jazz luminaries Stanley Clarke, Donald Byrd, Chuck Domanico, Johnny Guerin, Chris Walters, Jeff Coffin, Rod McGaha, Billy Childs, Till Brönner, and Lizz Wright to name a few. He h...


Read more Places left: 500    |    Cost: $39 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





21
Jun
2015
Al Di Meola

June 21, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Elegant Gypsy & More
Electric Tour 2015 109 Cheese and Wine Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz Series Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for a wine tasting with 109 Cheese & Wine as well as a re...


Read more Cost: 47.50 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse








23
Jun
2015
Madeleine Peyroux Trio

June 23, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Keep Me In Your Heart For A While 109 Cheese and Wine Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz Series Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for a wine tasting with 109 Cheese & Wine as well as a reception and exh...


Read more Cost: 45 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





25
Jun
2015
Asleep at the Wheel

June 25, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Asleep at the Wheel, the venerable Texas swing band, is led by Ray Benson (guitar and vocals) an rounded out by Dave Sanger (Drums), Dave Miller (Bass and Vocals), Eddie Rivers (Steel and Sax), Katie ...


Read more Cost: 40 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





26
Jun
2015
An Evening with Charles Esten and Clare Bowen

June 26, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

If you love the hit TV show Nashville- this is your chance to see the stars perform live- up close and personal!!!! Charles Esten and Clare Bowen, best known as Deacon Claybourne and Scarlett O'Connor...


Read more Cost: $90 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





27
Jun
2015
Summer Encaustic Painting Workshop

June 27, 2015 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, Danbury

The WCSU Department of Art will host a one-day, intensive encaustic painting workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 248 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus,...










27
Jun
2015
The Garcia Project

June 27, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

The Garcia Project faithfully channels and projects the feelings, emotions and music that propelled the Jerry Garcia Band and the fans through many years of musical bliss.  Set lists could include “St...


Read more Cost: 20 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse








28
Jun
2015
Keb' Mo'

June 28, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

2015 Grammy Award Nominee:
Best American Roots Performance
The Old Me Better, Featuring The California Feet Warmers
Best Americana Album
Bluesamericana Arriving in the soulful wak...


Read more Cost: 70 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse








05
Jul
2015
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

July 05, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

A rule-breaker and a trail-blazer, this four-time Grammy winner and MTV superstar helped define the music of the 80s. Come see this living legend famous for hits such as "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," ...


Read more Places left: 500    |    Cost: Gold Circle Seating $125 | Orc USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





08
Jul
2015
Yonder Mountain String Band

July 08, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

For nearly 17 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond established boundaries by pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n...


Read more Cost: Orchestra $47 | Mezzanine and USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





09
Jul
2015
Art Journaling with Kathy Coe

July 09, 2015 10:00 am

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Artist Kathy Coe will teach you how to create your own unique and personalized handmade journal, as well as show you how to use mixed media to explore the Art Journaling process. Work with watercolors...


Read more Cost: 0.00 USD
Fine Arts    |    The Ridgefield Library





09
Jul
2015
The Beach Boys

July 09, 2015 6:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Join the “Fun, Fun, Fun” at The Ridgefield Playhouse with an unforgettable Beach Boys performance!  Get your summer groove on with hits like “Surfin’,” “I Get Around,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “California Gi...


Read more Cost: $155 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse








11
Jul
2015
Come listen to the poetry of Phillip Lu on Saturday July 11th at 4:00p.m. at Byrd's Books

July 11, 2015 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

Please join us for a special chance to hear and discuss the poetry of Phillip Lu on Saturday July 11th at 4:00p.m.. This fifth book of poetry from Phillip Lu, An Alternate Anticipation, is written in ...







11
Jul
2015
Marina Marchese of Red Bee Honey come back to Byrd’s Books for honey tasting on Wednesday July 15th at 7:00 p.m.

July 11, 2015 - July 12, 2015, 7:00 pm - 8:30 am

Byrd's Books, Bethel

Byrd’s Books welcomes Marina Marchese back to the store for a honey tasting on Wednesday July 15th at 7:00p.m. If you have not been here for this special event, you are in for a treat! A leading auth...







11
Jul
2015
Glenn Miller Orchestra

July 11, 2015 7:30 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Join us in the lobby at 6:45pm for a wine tasting with 109 Cheese & Wine as well as a reception and exhibit of artwork by a local artist. The Glenn Miller Orchestra is one of – if not THE -- most...


Read more Cost: $38.00 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





12
Jul
2015
Yacht Rock Revue

July 12, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

It’s a party and concert all in one! The Yacht Rock Revue™ is the Greatest Show on Surf and the finest tribute to ‘70s light rock to ever perform anywhere. Ever. Their spot-on renditions of Hall &...


Read more Cost: $37.50 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse








15
Jul
2015
Eric Hutchinson

July 15, 2015 7:30 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

He’s touring this summer with Kelly Clarkson and Pentatonix – but taking a break to return to the Playhouse!  Best known for his songs “Watching You Watch Him,” “OK, It’s Alright With Me,” and the Gol...


Read more Cost: $37.00 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





17
Jul
2015
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July 17, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Tickets: $49.50 Visit Little Pub for dinner the night of the show and enjoy a complimentary house wine or draft beer with your ticket! AllShows.com VIP Party Pass available! Includes priority parkin...


Read more Places left: 0    |    Cost: $49.50 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





18
Jul
2015
Nick Di Paolo

July 18, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Nick Di Paolo's brutally honest performances remind us of what great stand up should be -- funny, socially relevant and a little bit reckless.  His sarcastic style and acerbic comedy have made him a s...







19
Jul
2015
Sam Bush Band

July 19, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield


This Grammy-winning bluegrass mandolin player is considered the originator of the Newgrass style.  Bush has expanded the horizons of ...


Read more Cost: $47.50 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





20
Jul
2015
The Extra Mile: Exploring the Limits of Endurance

July 20, 2015 7:00 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Author Talk - The Extra Mile: Exploring the Limits of Endurance with Jennifer Pharr Davis.

In this talk Jennifer Pharr Davis offers a riveting account of overcoming the odds and setting the...







21
Jul
2015
ALL WORK ALL PLAY: The Pursuit of eSports Glory LIVE

July 21, 2015 8:30 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield


Join us for a LIVE video gaming hybrid event for cinema featuring the first of its kind esports documentary about the Intel Extreme M...


Read more Cost: $15 USD
Film    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





22
Jul
2015
Senna

July 22, 2015 7:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

The story of the monumental life and tragic death of legendary Brazilian motor-racing Champion, Ayrton Senna. Spanning the decade from his arrival in Formula One in the mid 80's, the film follows Senn...


Read more Cost: 415 Donation USD
Film    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





25
Jul
2015
Ridgefield Library Comic Con

July 25, 2015 11:00 am

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Ridgefield Library Comic Con is a pop culture celebration that is dedicated to creating an awareness of, and an appreciation for, comics and related popular art forms (graphic novels, films, games, sc...







25
Jul
2015
Cinderella's Tom Keifer

July 25, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Old-school ‘80s rockers will feel right at home at Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer’s show!   His glam metal roots have melded into a new century’s hard heartland rock.   Keifer is renowned both as a gu...


Read more Cost: $55-$75 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





26
Jul
2015
Kansas

July 26, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

With hits like “Dust In The Wind,” “Carry On Wayward Son” and “Point Of Know Return,” KANSAS has spent four decades as a part of the soundtrack of the lives of generations of music lovers.  This "gara...


Read more Cost: $70 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





29
Jul
2015
The English Beat

July 29, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield


Dave Wakeling and his all-star ska backing band are bringing The Beat to Ridgefield with “Mirror in the Bathroom,” “Save it for Later...


Read more Cost: $40 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





09
Aug
2015
60 Minutes Around the World with the Karkowska Sisters

August 09, 2015 2:00 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

"60 Minutes Around the World" with the Karkowska Sisters Duo will take the audience on a breathtaking journey-adventure around the world with a healthy dose of humor and an amazing program of the most...


Read more Cost: 0.00 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Library





13
Aug
2015
Lecture, "Give It a Rest" : A Brief Survey of the Literary Portrayal of Sloth with Dr. Mark Schenker

August 13, 2015 7:00 pm

The Aldrich Contemporary Museum, Ridgefield

Mark Schenker, Dean of Academic Affairs in Yale College, will speak about depictions of Sloth in literature from Ancient Greece through the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Dean Schenker will touch up...







18
Sep
2015
TheatreWorks New Milford presents: Leading Ladies

September 18, 2015 8:00 pm

TheatreWorks New Milford, New Milford

Leading Ladies: From the author of Lend Me a Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo comes LEADING LADIES, an outrageous new comedy. Jack and Leo are two English Shakespearean actors who are so down on their luck...


Read more Cost: $23.00 ($18.00 for students an USD
Theatre    |    TheatreWorks New Milford





04
Dec
2015
TheatreWorks New Milford presents: Bell, Book & Candle

December 04, 2015 8:00 pm

TheatreWorks New Milford, New Milford

Bell, Book & Candle: Gillian Holroyd is a sensual, free spirited gal, restless in life and unlucky in love. She also happens to be a witch. When she learns that her handsome neighbor, Shep Henders...


Read more Cost: $23.00 ($18.00 for students an USD
Theatre    |    TheatreWorks New Milford





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