FC Buzz Weekend July 21 - July 23
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 eBuzz newsletter with a selection of the hundreds of events posted to our website.
Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calling all shoppers! New Canaan’s local merchants will kick off some community fun on Friday by placing all of their bargains on the sidewalk in front of their stores, giving “early bird” shoppers a chance to check out the best deals. On Saturday, local merchants will move out to Elm, Main, and Forest Streets, joined by other vendors and organizations from all over Fairfield County.
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, Westport
Friday, July 21, 3:00 pm and Saturday, July 22, 1:00 & 3:00 pm
Get ready for a two-day festival event + Acoustic VIP set with Twiddle and friends. Doors open on Friday at 3PM for MIHALI, KUNG FU, & TWIDDLE and again on Saturday at 1PM for an exclusive VIP event with an acoustic set by Twiddle and then at 3PM: Oh He Dead, LeSpecial, and two sets with Twiddle.
The Warehouse, Fairfield
Friday, July 21, 8:00 - 11:00 pm
Ready for a laid-back vibe combined with beautifully crafted, captivating songs? Dangermuffin's ability to combine an undeniable beachy feel with acoustic folk and tight jams will leave almost any type of music fan satisfied.
Saturday, July 22, 9:30 - 11:00 am
Step back in time and join the museum as they recreate the summer of 1920 and the sites and characters that influenced Fitzgerald’s Great American novel.
Gordon Fine Arts Gallery
Saturday July 22 and Sunday, July 23, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stroll along the water while enjoying over 100 Juried Fine Arts and Crafts booths set up along the boardwalk. This event features local and national artists with works including paintings to wearable crafts. Harbor Point is a mecca of shops, restaurants and living space overlooking the beautiful Stamford Harbor.
Stepping Stones Museum for Children Norwalk
Saturday, July 22, 11:00 am
If you dare… come and see NJ Snake Man for a presentation of snakes from around the country and around the world! Get up close for this one-of-a-kind experience to see snakes of all kinds, a lizard, and a turtle. Learn about the wonderful world of reptiles and amphibians.
Bridegport’s Downtown Cabaret Theatre, Bridgeport
Saturday, July 22, 3:30 - 9:30 pm
The beach party, the cars, the sun, free love, surfin’, the endless summer… you’ll get it all in this show. Re-creating the magic and the essence of the 60’s on California beaches, this tribute band dresses and acts like The Beach Boys in their 60’s show with precision singing over 30 Beach Boys original hits.
Saturday, July 22, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Get a rare glimpse into the fascinating career of the man who rose to fame in the early 1980’s as the guitarist with the multi-million record selling rock band The Police.
This solo performance features music, stories and photography!
StageOne at FTC, Fairfield
Saturday, July 22, 7:45 - 11:00 pm
It’s time to get funky! Porter is best known as the bassist of The Meters which was formed in the mid 60's and came to be recognized as one of the progenitors of Funk. Few bass players in the history of modern New Orleans music are as storied as Porter. Over the course of a career spanning more than four decades, Porter has not only made a deep impression with his work in the Meters, but he’s notched session work with artists as diverse as Paul McCartney, Jimmy Buffett, David Byrne, Patti LaBelle, and many more.
Wall Street Theater, Norwalk
Saturday July 22, 8:00 pm
That’s right, Rob Schneider continues his word-wide standup tour in Westport this weekend. An accomplished actor, comedian, screenwriter and director, and veteran of the award-winning NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider is ready to bring the belly laughs.
Weston History & Culture Center
Sunday, July 23, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Grab a picnic, lawn chair, or blanket and enjoy the roots of American Rock ‘n Roll! Influenced by the likes of Fats Domino, The Funky Meters, Alan Toussaint, Delbert McClinton, and the legendary Chuck Berry, this band is going to rock! Doors open at 5:00pm for history, crafts and fun. Music from 5:30pm - 7pm.
Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center, Ridgefield
Monday, July 24, 7:00 pm
Head to Ridgefield’s Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center for a reading by award-winning poets Nicole Callihan and Iain Haley Pollack. Grounds open at 6:30. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair. In the event of rain or extreme heat, the reading will move inside to the Garden House.
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