FC Buzz Weekend October 7-9
HamletHub is proud to partner with the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County and FCBuzz to Elevate Arts and Culture in Fairfield County! Each week, look for a listing of weekend events and activities. The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of the arts and culture across the 15 towns in our region of coastal Fairfield County and each Wednesday issues our free E-Buzz newsletter with a selection of the hundreds of events posted to our website by our members.
Comedian Paul Reiser at SHU Community Theatre, Fairfield
Friday, Oct 7, 8:00 pm
You may remember him from the Emmy-, Peabody- and Golden Globe-winning hit, Mad About You.
Or maybe you know him from his two hit Netflix shows – Stranger Things and The Kominsky Method. This famous comedian has been making people laugh for decades as one of Hollywood’s most prolific talents, making this SHU Community Theatre Comedy Series performance a must-see.
WOLF! Featuring Scott Metzger at FTC’s Stage One, Fairfield
Friday, Oct 7, 8:00 pm
Don’t miss one of New York's most in-demand guitarists. Metzger has toured with the likes of Grateful Dead revivalist phenomenon, Joe Russo's Almost Dead. His instrumental trio, Wolf!, reveals his own truly distinct voice as a guitarist.
Yoga and Sound Bath at Carriage Barn, New Canaan
Saturday, Oct 8, 9:00 am
A great way to kick off your Fall season! Come to the first of six sessions of this new wellness collaboration between Carriage Barn and Grounded Meditation. You will engage both body and mind to help melt away stress. Accompanied by the soft sounds of Crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, chimes, gongs, drums and more, sink into an extended Savasana and immerse in the magical sounds of healing instruments. Saturdays through Nov 12th.
41st Annual Outdoor Arts Festival at Bruce Museum, Greenwich
Saturday, Oct 8 & Sunday, Oct 9, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
This festival features contemporary fine art in oils/acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, drawings and prints, photography and sculpture. Enjoy family art activities, demonstrations, and food too!
Fall Scarecrow Festival at the Greenwich Historical Society
Saturday, Oct 8, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bring family and friends to compete in the annual scarecrow building competition, dance to live music by Too Blue, and enjoy delicious food provided by Pizza Post. All scarecrow materials are provided with purchase, and judges will award prizes to winners at the end of the event.
Gary Gulman “Born on 3rd Base” at The Ridgefield Playhouse
Saturday, Oct 8, 8:00 - 10:00 pm
A Ridgefield Playhouse favorite! With more than 25 years in comedy, Gulman has established himself as an eminent performer and peerless writer. It’s no wonder The New York Times wrote, “Gary is finally being recognized as one of the country’s strongest comedians.” The Boston comic and star of the HBO miniseries Tourgasm, he specializes in irreverently hilarious, nuanced, and self-deprecating stories about everyday life. He has made countless television appearances as both a comedian and an actor and is one of only a handful of comedians to perform on every single late-night comedy program.
“Pinkalicious: Treasuretastic” at Blau House & Gardens, Westport
Sunday, Oct 9, 11:00 am
Visit with author and illustrator Victoria Kann as she reads from her popular book and signs copies. There’s also a scavenger hunt for natural treasures through the remarkable Blau House & Gardens, and a chance for children to take a bean home and watch it grow. Registration required.
The Boomer Boys Musical at The Ridgefield Playhouse
Sunday, Oct 9, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Meet The Boomer Boys! In this hilarious musical revue, a fun-loving “fat pack” of middle aged men realize that the best way to deal with getting older is to laugh about it with your friends. That’s exactly what these guys do as they navigate everything from the depths of expanding waistlines to the heights of Viagra. And all’s well that ends well as the mid-life quartet concludes with the inspirational revelation that you’ll never be younger than you are today!
Emanuel Ax, Pianist at Saxe Middle School Auditorium, New Canaan
Sunday, Oct 9, 4:00 - 7:00 pm
The Schubert Club of Fairfield County presents one of the finest pianists of the day. Emanuel Ax is often a collaborator with Yo-Yo Ma and other memorable artists. Open seating in a magnificent hall.
Melvin Seals & JGB at FTC’S The Warehouse, Fairfield
Sunday, Oct 9, 8:00 pm
Melvin Seals and the Jerry Garcia Band are keepers of the jamband flame, paying tribute to their fallen founder with every note. This Grateful Dead tribute band is known as the only one fit to carry on as JGB’s frontman. Melvin spun his Hammond B-3 magic with the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years and in doing so, helped define what jamband music is today. As nicknamed by Garcia himself, come see the “Master of the Universe”’s powerful presence.