Upcoming events

26
Jan
2017
Art at Ives: Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show

January 26, 2017 - March 31, 2017, 12:00 am - 11:00 pm

Ives Concert Park, Danbury

This 3 day juried art show will feature a great variety of high quality original works offering a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category. The Jurying and application system will ...


Read more Cost: $25 application fee USD
Call to Artists    |    Ives Concert Park





10
Feb
2017
Surrender to Small

February 10, 2017 - October 01, 2017, 12:00 am - 11:00 pm

See Description

Does size matter? How does size limitation impact an artist's style and expression? Artists are asked to recalibrate their individuality and explore new possibilities through their small works.       ...


Read more Cost: Free
Call to Artists    |    See Description





13
Feb
2017
Mural Installation by muralist Toni Miraldi, for the Accessible Art Project

February 13, 2017 - April 14, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Hodge Insurance Agency

A new mural installation by Newtown artist and muralist Toni Miraldi will be on display at Hodge Insurance Agency, 283 Main St, Danbury, CT, from February 13 through April 14, 2017. An artist receptio...


Read more Cost: Free USD
Fine Arts    |    Hodge Insurance Agency





13
Feb
2017
Exhibition - Transport to the Past

February 13, 2017 - April 14, 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hancock Hall, Danbury

Photography Exhibit Examines Rusted Relics A new exhibition of photographs by Tara Tomaselli will be on display at Hancock Hall in Danbury from February 13th through April 14th. The exhibit entitled ...


Read more Cost: Free
Fine Arts    |    Hancock Hall





15
Feb
2017
Botanicals, photography by Debra Burger sponsored by the Accessible Art Project

February 15, 2017 - April 14, 2017, 12:00 am - 6:00 am

Behtel Public Library, Bethel

Botanicals, photographs by Danbury photographer Debra Burger, will be on display at the Bethel Public Library February 15- April 14, 2017.    Burger, a photographer and graphic designer, challenged...


Read more Cost: Free
Fine Arts    |    Behtel Public Library





03
Mar
2017
House of Her -Stefania Urist

March 03, 2017 - May 12, 2017, 12:00 am - 4:00 pm

@287 Gallery & Meeting Place, Danbury








28
Mar
2017
Met Opera ENCORE in HD: Mozart’s Idomeneo

March 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by Music Director Emeritus James Levine. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani...


Read more Cost: Ticket Price: $25 | Members & USD
General Entertainment    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





29
Mar
2017
WCSU Department of Theatre Arts presents "Violet"

March 29, 2017 - April 09, 2017, 12:00 am - 2:00 pm

WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, Danbury

The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present "Violet" in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Perform...







29
Mar
2017
Bolshoi Ballet Encore

March 29, 2017 6:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

For one evening, the Bolshoi takes on a new challenge with audacity in Hans Van Manen’s Frank Bridge’s Variations, Sol León and Paul Lightfoot’s Short Time Together and Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seas...


Read more Cost: $25 USD
Fine Arts    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





30
Mar
2017
M.F.A. thesis exhibition opening reception

March 30, 2017 6:00 pm

WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, Danbury

The Gallery Opening for the Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Art Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extensi...







30
Mar
2017
WCSU Midtown Coffeehouse

March 30, 2017 8:00 pm

WCSU Midtown campus, Danbury

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse on Thursday, Mar. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will...


Read more Cost: donations accepted USD
Music    |    WCSU Midtown campus





30
Mar
2017
The Zombies

March 30, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Odessey and Oracle 50th Anniversary The Zombies were the second UK group following the Beatles to score a #1 hit in America – and they ruled the 1960’s with hit singles like “She’s Not There” and “Te...


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





31
Mar
2017
9th Annual Brookfield Film Festival

March 31, 2017 - April 02, 2017, 7:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Brookfield Senior Center, Brookfield

The Brookfield Arts Commission (BAC) and Friends of the Arts of Brookfield, Inc. (FOA) are pleased to announce dates for the 9th annual Shorts and to the Point Brookfield Film Festival! Three screenin...


Read more Cost: $15 (suggested donation) USD
Film    |    Brookfield Senior Center





31
Mar
2017
WCSU presents the "Best Darn Jazz Club in Danbury"

March 31, 2017 8:00 pm

WCSU Midtown campus, Danbury

WCSU will present the "Best Darn Jazz Club in Danbury" on Friday, Mar. 31 at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The Jazz ...


Read more Cost: donations accepted USD
Music    |    WCSU Midtown campus





31
Mar
2017
The McCartney Years

March 31, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

The #1 Paul McCartney Tribute Experience! With tracks like ‘Live and Let Die’, ‘Let it Be’, ‘The Long and Winding Road’ and ‘Jet’ – every song is played live with nothing pre-recorded and set to the s...


Read more Cost: $45 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





01
Apr
2017
Art Show Opening Reception for Jared Koehl + Chris Ludwig

April 01, 2017 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Molten Java, Bethel

Feedback & Forth by Jared Koehl

The images featured in Feedback & Forth were all created using the process of video feedback. Which, in its simplest terms, is pointing a video camer...


Read more Cost: Free
Fine Arts    |    Molten Java





01
Apr
2017
Mad Hatter Chorus A Grand Night for Singing

April 01, 2017 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, Danbury

Annual Show Event date: Apr 1 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:45pm Location: WCSU Visual and Performing Arts Center The Mad Hatter Chorus presents A Grand Night For Singing (an a cappella e...







01
Apr
2017
April 1st Comedy Night - No Kidding!

April 01, 2017 8:00 pm

Brookfield Theatre, Brookfield

Join us for a night of fun and laughter and help support our 60th Anniversary Season!
Our April 1st Comedy Night Fundraiser features Jane Condon as seen on NBCs "LAST COMIC STANDING. The evenin...


Read more Places left: 135    |    Cost: $35 USD
General Entertainment    |    Brookfield Theatre





01
Apr
2017
Kim Russo

April 01, 2017 8:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Join Psychic-Medium to the Stars and Star of Lifetime Movie Network’s Hit Show “The Haunting of” as she makes undeniable connections with her audience members, giving them a firsthand glimpse into the...







02
Apr
2017
ARTalk: In the Artist's Studio with Joe Fig

April 02, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Artist and author Joe Fig will talk about his newly released book, Inside the Artist's Studio, which captures not only creative inspiration, but also the myriad of physical and logistical details that...


Read more Cost: 00.0 USD
Fine Arts    |    The Ridgefield Library





02
Apr
2017
An Afternoon of Poetry

April 02, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

In celebration of April's National Poetry Month, please join us for a very special afternoon of poetry. We have lined up poets Gail Carson Levine, David K. Leff, Lisa Schwartz, Sydney Eddison, Brian ...


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





03
Apr
2017
Painter Eric Aho at WCSU

April 03, 2017 11:00 am

WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, Danbury

Painter Eric Aho will discuss his work on Monday, Apr. 3 at 11 a.m. in Room 144 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will ...







05
Apr
2017
"Crystals for Healing" presented at WCSU

April 05, 2017 12:30 pm

WCSU Midtown campus, Danbury

As part of the ongoing Wellness Wednesday program on campus, there will be a workshop on "Crystals for Healing" with Advanced Crystal Master Mary Oquendo on Wednesday, Apr. 5 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 127...


Read more Cost: free USD
Creative Workshops    |    WCSU Midtown campus





05
Apr
2017
Hospice and palliative care talks at WCSU

April 05, 2017 , 1:30 pm

WCSU Midtown campus, Danbury

Cynthia Roy, president and CEO of Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, will present two talks as part of the Macricostas Lecture Series. The talks will be Wednesday, Apr 5 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 122 of...







08
Apr
2017
Pop Art by Robert Reitzfeld - Reception April 8 from 2-4 pm

April 08, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Veteran New York artist, Robert Reitzfeld will exhibit his nervy, intense and colorful pop/abstract paintings which sometimes reference comic book,cartoon, and other images. "Reitzfeld's distinctive m...


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





08
Apr
2017
Danbury Music Centre Annual Grand Gala

April 08, 2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Amber Room Colonade, Danbury

Please join us at our 13th Annual Grand Gala  (GET TICKETS) SATURDAY, APRIL 8 AT 7:00 pm The Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Road, Danbury, CT 06811 This year we are honoring some special people as ...


Read more Cost: Free
Music    |    The Amber Room Colonade





09
Apr
2017
Ridgefield Folk with The Way Down Wanderers

April 09, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Join us for an afternoon of live music with The Way Down Wanderers. This concert is part of our Ridgefield Folk series.  Tickets are free thanks to the Friends of the Ridgefield Library and can be pi...


Read more Cost: 00.0 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Library





11
Apr
2017
Vernal Pools: The Jewels of Ridgefield Forests

April 11, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Dr. Michael Rubbo, Executive Director of the Woodcock Nature Center, will discuss an amazing habitat that might be hidden right in your own backyard.  Vernal Pools are incredibly productive ecosystems...


Read more Cost: 0.00 USD
Children & Family    |    The Ridgefield Library





17
Apr
2017
From Crappy to Happy: Jumpstart Your Joy-Filled Life

April 17, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

When life throws you a curve ball, how long does it take for you to bounce back?  Learn the one trick that will reset your stinkin' thinkin' every time!  Learn some easily implemented exercises to rec...







23
Apr
2017
The Song of Mulan

April 23, 2017 11:00 am

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Ridgefield Academy Family Series
Partially underwritten by Books on the Common, South Salem Animal Hospital and Noah’s Ark Animal Hospital
Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre Have you...







23
Apr
2017
The Song of Mulan

April 23, 2017 2:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Ridgefield Academy Family Series
Partially underwritten by Books on the Common, South Salem Animal Hospital and Noah’s Ark Animal Hospital
Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre Have you...







23
Apr
2017
"Note On a Banana" by David Leite at Byrd's Books

April 23, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

Byrd’s Books welcomes back author David Leite in celebration of his new memoir, “Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression”on Sunday April 23rd at 5:00pm (6:00pm light fare serve...


Read more Places left: 30    |    Cost: Free- registration required USD
Literature & Discussions    |    Byrd's Books





26
Apr
2017
Author Talk, Silvermine, with Samuel Schmitt

April 26, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Ridgefield Library and Books on the Common present an Author Talk with Samuel Schmitt about his new book Silvermine (Arcadia Publishing). Straddling the towns of Norwalk, Wilton, and New Canaan is th...







27
Apr
2017
Violinist Rhett Price at WCSU

April 27, 2017 8:00 pm

WCSU Midtown campus, Danbury

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. Thursday Apr. 27 in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will fea...


Read more Cost: Free USD
Music    |    WCSU Midtown campus





28
Apr
2017
"Bent" by Martin Sherman

April 28, 2017 8:00 pm

Brookfield Theatre, Brookfield

The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts presents "Bent" by Martin Sherman April 28 - May 13
Fri. & Sat. at 8PM on April 28, 29, May 5, 6, 12, 13
with a Sun. matinee on May 7 at 2PM
di...


Read more Places left: 135    |    Cost: $15-$20 USD
Theatre    |    Brookfield Theatre





29
Apr
2017
Independent Bookstore Day at Byrd's Books

April 29, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Byrd's Books, Bethel

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is ...


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





30
Apr
2017
Ridgefield Folk with Joy Ike

April 30, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

Born to Nigerian immigrants,  Joy Ike’s music, voice, and writing have drawn comparisons to female musicians such as Corinne Bailey Rae, Norah Jones, Regina Spektor, and Fiona Apple. But her percussiv...


Read more Cost: 0.00 USD
Music    |    The Ridgefield Library





02
May
2017
Generation Found

May 02, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

HamletHub Whole New You Series
Hearst Media Entertaining Conversation Speakers Series
Partially underwritten by Newport Academy, Insight Counseling LLC, Silver Hill Hospital, Ridgefield Prev...







06
May
2017
The House at Pooh Corner

May 06, 2017 11:00 am

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Ridgefield Academy Family Series
Partially underwritten by Books on the Common, South Salem Animal Hospital and Noah’s Ark Animal Hospital
Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre







06
May
2017
The House at Pooh Corner

May 06, 2017 2:00 pm

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield

Ridgefield Academy Family Series
Partially underwritten by Books on the Common, South Salem Animal Hospital and Noah’s Ark Animal Hospital
Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre







13
May
2017
Byrd’s Books celebrates the release of Gail Carson Levine’s latest book, “The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre” with the author on Saturday May 13th at 1:00pm.

May 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Byrd, Bethel

Byrd’s Books celebrates the release of Gail Carson Levine’s latest book, “The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre” with the author on Saturday May 13th at 1:00pm. About the book: In this compelling and thought-...


Read more Cost: Free USD
Literature & Discussions    |    Byrd





19
Jun
2017
Summer Camp Creation

June 19, 2017 - August 14, 2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Village Center for the Arts, New Milford

Village Center for the Arts Summer Camp Creation enrollment is now open!!  Visit our website and download the registration form - http://www.villagecenterarts.org/camps We offer a variety of camps t...







10
Jul
2017
Make a Movie This Summer: Day Camp for Future Filmmakers

July 10, 2017 9:00 am

The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield



Read more Places left: 0    |    Cost: $250 deposit USD
Film    |    The Ridgefield Playhouse





14
Jul
2017
Damn Yankees - the mega-hit musical comedy about America's favorite pasttime

July 14, 2017 12:00 am

Brookfield Theatre, Brookfield

"DAMN YANKEES"
Words and Music by RICHARD ADLER and JERRY ROSS
Book by GEORGE ABBOTT and DOUGLASS WALLOP
Based on the novel by Douglass Wallop "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant"


Read more Places left: 135    |    Cost: $15-$20 USD
Theatre    |    Brookfield Theatre





28
Aug
2017
Posters By Chris Plaisted

August 28, 2017 12:00 am

Danbury Public Library, Danbury

Posters By Chris Plaisted  At the Danbury Public Library, August 28th – October 20th 2017


Read more Cost: Free USD
Fine Arts    |    Danbury Public Library





28
Aug
2017
Beautiful Perseverance, Black and White Photography Collection by Stephanie Roseann Photography

August 28, 2017 - October 20, 2017, 12:00 am - 6:00 am

'The Gallery' at Danbury City Hall

I am pleased to invite you to attend my gallery collection that is being sponsored by the Accessible Art  Project, on display at Danbury City Hall "The Gallery" from August 28th - October 20th.  As ...


Read more Cost: Attendance is Complimentary USD
Fine Arts    |    'The Gallery' at Danbury City Hall





08
Sep
2017
Frost/Nixon

September 08, 2017 8:00 pm

Brookfield Theatre, Brookfield

"Frost/Nixon" by Peter Morgan
Sept. 8 - 23
Fri. & Sat. at 8PM on Sept. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
and Sun., Sept. 17 at 2PM
directed by TBA
produced by Rebecca Pokorski


Read more Places left: 135    |    Cost: $15-$20 USD
Theatre    |    Brookfield Theatre





27
Oct
2017
The Crucible - a staged reading

October 27, 2017 8:00 pm

Brookfield Theatre, Brookfield

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
directed by Rebecca Pokorski

A Halloween staged reading of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play.

"This exciting drama about the Puritan purge of...


Read more Places left: 135    |    Cost: Donation USD
Theatre    |    Brookfield Theatre





03
Nov
2017
Noises Off!

November 03, 2017 8:00 pm

Brookfield Theatre, Brookfield

"Noises Off" by Michael Frayn
Nov. 3 - 18
Fri. & Sat. at 8PM on Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18
and Sun., Nov. 12 at 2PM
directed by Scott R. Brill
produced by Lou Okell


Read more Places left: 135    |    Cost: $15-$20 USD
Theatre    |    Brookfield Theatre





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