Looking for something to do this weekend? Get Out has got some plans for you!
Fairfield Theatre Company
Why Go: Who’s down for some forward-thinkng DJ sets? Dave Q, founder of the seminal New York nightclub Dub War in 2005, has continued to lead the charge carving out an ever-growing presence for dubstep and bass music in New York City. And guess what? He will be spinning his bass-oriented dance music this Friday night at the Fairfield Theatre Company. Dave Q is responsible for having brought seminal dubstep artists including Kode 9, Digital Mystikz, Loefah, Skream, Actress, Darkstar, Shackleton, and Ramadanman all for their debut North American shows.
Pricing: Tickets are $7. Doors open at 8; the show begins at 8:30 p.m.
Why Go: As part of Fairfield’s One Book One Town celebration, Pequot Library will sponsor local farmers, beekeepers, cheesemakers, wineries and more on Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Farmer’s Market will take place in the auditorium; the speakers will be in the Main Reading Room. The library even hopes to have some actual farm animals out on its front lawn so we can see where our food actually comes from. Weather dependent, of course.
Why Go: Mitchell’s of Westport will host a gala fundraising event for Near and Far Aid, a non-profit dedicated to eliminating the causes and effects of poverty in Fairfield County. The event will be held on Friday night starting at 7 p.m. The Mardi Gras-themed fundraiser, Carnivale, includes an auction, fashion show, cocktails and a light dinner.
Pricing: Tickets start at $300, but come on, this is a great cause! For tickets or more details, click here.
Fairfield Public Library
Why Go: Calling all movie critics! On Friday, March 4, the Fairfield Public Library, in conjunction with WWE, will be hosting a screening of the movie “The Chaperone” starring Triple-H. The event will take place in the Rotary Room of the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Rd., at 5:30 p.m. Snacks will be provided. Attendance is limited to 90 people. Seating is limited, so please register.
Fairfield University Quick Center
Why Go: The nine-time Grammy winner, Asleep at the Wheel, is a western swing band that’s still on the upswing. The group’s been around for nearly 40 years, and has made more than 25 albums while keeping up with one tour after the next. Check them out Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Quick Center.
Pricing: Tickets are $40 or $35. To buy them in advance, click here.