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“Call to Action—American Posters in World War I” Exhibition

Oct 1, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

Following the declaration of war in Europe in August 1914, each of the rival powers adopted extensive advertising campaigns to recruit soldiers, encourage women factory workers, and raise the money essential for this new “total” war. Dramatic posters soon covered train stations, city squares, and stores, exhorting passers-by to new levels of patriotism and self-sacrifice. After the...

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“A World of Dreams—New Landscape Paintings by Tula Telfair” Exhibition

Oct 1, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

The exhibition “A World of Dreams” includes new large-scale paintings in which Professor of Art Tula Telfair presents monumental landscapes and epic-scale vistas that are simultaneously awe-inspiring and intimate. She combines stillness with motion, solitude with universality, and definition with suggestion in her bold and quiet works. Ms. Telfair’s paintings are fully contemporary in...

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Schooner Cruises on the Connecticut River

Oct 1, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

  Schooner Mary E River Cruises There’s no better way to experience the wonders and natural beauty of the Connecticut! Climb aboard the Schooner Mary E for an afternoon or sunset cruise beginning Memorial Day weekend through October. Enjoy views of River wildlife and landmarks while gliding through the cool, peaceful waters of the Connecticut. Help hoist a sail or...

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Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

Oct 1, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Wednesday.

Happy holidays! Check into the tuneful world-premiere musical about a Connecticut farmhouse transformed into a jubilant nightspot — but only on holidays. From Valentine's Day to the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving to Christmas, expect a cornucopia of hit songs by Irving Berlin in a dance-dizzy romance based on the classic film that first starred Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby. Raise a...

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Westport Historical Society Presents: Wednesday Workshops Challenge Kids’ Creativity

Oct 1, 2014 - Dec 17, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday.

For curious creative kids, a  fun new Project Every Week! The Westport Historical Society will echo with the sounds of creativity from  Oct. 1 through Dec. 17 when Wednesday Workshops for kids ages 5 to 12 launches under the leadership of WHS Education Director Elizabeth DeVoll. “The workshops are a fun way to tickle the curiosity of creative kids,” says DeVoll....

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

Oct 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

September 1 – December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre former estate of Henri Bendel. With a working farm, handicapped accessible woodland trails, observatory, interactive art gallery and planetarium, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center is the ideal spot for your next company outing, off-site...

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Women in Leadership, The Glass Ceiling: A Community Conversation

Oct 1, 2014

How can we create more leadership opportunities for women on the job and in the community? This illuminating conversation with local experts discusses issues such as representation of women in government, business, and non-profit organizations, challenges and opportunities for women in the workplace, factors that influence leadership prospects, and increasing opportunities for women to lead....

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The Marriage of Figaro

Oct 1, 2014

Embrace Mozart’s brilliant arias, comedy and characters in this grand opera, produced by Salt Marsh Opera. On the night of Susanna and Figaro’s wedding, the lord of the manor wants Susanna for himself. Mayhem and mistaken identities ensue as the wily pair subverts their master’s wish. Joy, caprice, folly and fun await! OCTOBER 1 7:00pm (Semi-staged performance with...

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The Marriage of Figaro

Oct 1, 2014

Embrace Mozart’s brilliant arias, comedy and characters in this grand opera, produced by Salt Marsh Opera. On the night of Susanna and Figaro’s wedding, the lord of the manor wants Susanna for himself. Mayhem and mistaken identities ensue as the wily pair subverts their master’s wish. Joy, caprice, folly and fun await! OCTOBER 1 7:00pm (Semi-staged performance with...

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Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

Oct 1, 2014 - Dec 4, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday and Thursday.

Happy holidays! Check into the tuneful world-premiere musical about a Connecticut farmhouse transformed into a jubilant nightspot — but only on holidays. From Valentine's Day to the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving to Christmas, expect a cornucopia of hit songs by Irving Berlin in a dance-dizzy romance based on the classic film that first starred Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby. Raise a...

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