Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information.
Where: Hindley School 10 Nearwater Ln, Darien
When: 12:00 noon to 12:15 p.m., Saturday, March 23
Description: Darien Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Darien: Party Band 'Pimpinella' at VFW
Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars 205 Noroton Ave, Darien, CT 06820
When: 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, March 22
Description: Come hear the area's favorite party band, Pimpinella play at a fundraising event at the Darien VFW.
Fairfield: 4th Annual Hair of the Dog Extravaganza
Where: Gaelic-American Club, 74 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT
When: Saturday, March 23, two shows - 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Description: "Essentially a variety show with diversity that gives it a uniqueness that is hard to describe."
Fairfield: Irish Band Black 47 at Fairfield Theatre Company
Where: Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St, Fairfield, CT
When: Saturday, March 23, 7 p.m.
Description: "This band of Irish rockers blows up yesterday's reedy, tweedy, Irish Spring image and grinds it into your face."
Georgetown: A Mindful Oasis in Turbulent Times
Where: Blackbird Yoga & Healing Arts Center, 28 Main St.
When: Saturday, March 23, 2 p.m.
Cost: Donations gratefully accepted
Description: Join Buddhist monk Bhante Wimala for an afternoon of meditation and insightful discussion about transmuting pain and suffering and manifesting positive changes in your life.
New Canaan: Easter Egg Hunt
Where: New Canaan High School, 11 Farm Rd, New Canaan
When: Saturday, March 23, event starts at 9:30 a.m., hunt at 10:40 a.m.
Cost: Free to enter, tickets for activities must be purchased.
Description: The New Canaan Women’s League stuffs 10,000 eggs with candy for this hunt, which also features a visit from the Easter Bunny, live music, baked goods, bouncy castles and more.
Newtown: 'How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying'
When: Tomorrow, March 21, 2013, 7:00 pm
Where: Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Rd, Sandy Hook, CT |
Description: Newtown High School presents their spring musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. This is a family friendly musical with lots of singing and dancing.
Norwalk: Easter Egg Scramble
Where: SoNo MarketPlace, 314 Wilson Ave.
When: Sunday, March 24, 1 p.m.
Description: Calling all children. Come meet the Easter Bunny and bring a basket to gather the eggs. Each one has a treat inside. This event will take place rain or shine. A brunch/lunch menu will be served all day and jazz music will be played from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Ridgefield: The Hit Men
Where: The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield
When: Friday, March 22, 8 p.m.
Description: The performance features original members of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James and Shondells and more. Audience members can relive hit songs of the 60s, 70s and 80s performed by the artists who played, sang and recorded them.
Rowayton: Moving Sale
Where: 26 Flicker Lane
When: Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m.
Description: Moving sale: Everything must go as the owner is moving overseas. Also a neighborhood and tag sale. Items: clothes, furniture, electronics, computer, office furniture, toys and tools.
Where: Huntington Street Cafe, 90 Huntington St.
When: Friday, March 22, 8 p.m.
Description: This comedy show to benefit Wounded Warrior Project stars Chris Cerami, Peter Vouras and the one and only Johnny Rizzo. Dan D'Onofrio is hosting the event.
Stamford: The Loft Artists Associaton Presents "Another View"
Where: Loft Artist Associates, 845 Canal St.
When: Friday, March 22, 6 p.m.
Description: This collection of fifteen recent paintings features subject matter ranging from solitary and multiple figures in stylized settings, to completely free-flowing abstract landscapes of the mind.
Stratford: Thrift Shop $3 Bag Sale
Where: Stratford United Methodist Church, 2600 Main St.
When: Thursday, March 21, 9 a.m.
Description: All thrift shop items are included in the $3 bag sale during the month of March.
Stratford: Winter Wine Down to Support the Stratford Dog Park
Where: 946 Ferry Blvd.
When: Saturday, March 23, 6 p.m.
Description: Sample fine wines from different regions. If you purchase a bottle, a portion of the sale will be donated to the dog park. A silent auction will take place. Food from Riverview Bistro will be served and DJ Wacko Jacko will be spinning all the tunes on the dance floor.
Wilton: The Wizard of Oz
Where: 225 Danbury Rd.
When: Friday, March 22, 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 23, 3 p.m.
Description: Our Lady of Fatima students present The Wizard of Oz, directed by Barbara Speare and produced by Janice Duffy.
Wilton: Spring Celebration and Egg Hunt
Where: Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Rd.
When: Saturday, March 23, noon
Description: First, a hayride will take parents and children to an egg-hunting hike on the trails. After each child collects eggs, everyone walks to the pavilion, where families will color their eggs and create seasonal nature crafts to celebrate the arrival of spring. The raindate is Sunday, March 24.
Wilton: Chamber Chorus Concert
Where: Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Rd.
When: Sunday, March 24, 3 p.m.
Description: The Music on the Hill Chamber Chorus, a professional vocal ensemble, performs a concert, "There Will Be Joy," featuring Randall Thompson's "The Peaceable Kingdom" and Peter Klatzow's "Prayers of Praise from Africa" with text from Desmond Tutu's An African Prayer Book. The chorus will perform a cappella, taking advantage of the venue's vibrant acoustics. Ellen Dickinson, Music on the Hill co-artistic director, conducts.