Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for July 3 - 9, 2019

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 July 2, 2019
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
FCBuzz Events
The E-Buzz is published each Tuesday by The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County. It contains a select number of events posted on the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. We recommend you click the link in the date above for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
Annual 4th of July 
Pequot Bike Parade

Thurs. July 4, 10am
Southport Five Corners to
Pequot Library

Celebrate the 4th of July with the annual Pequot bike parade! Bring your festively decorated bike, scooter, or wagon to Five Corners in Southport Village and parade to the Great Lawn for fun and games: face-painting, sack races, hula-hoop contest, and crafts. All ages welcome. More...
July 4 Celebration:
One Room Schoolhouses: Norwalk Education 1650-1870Let Freedom Ring
+ Heroes of the Battle of Norwalk

Thurs. July 4, 12pm
Mill Hill Historic Park

Celebrate Independence Day with the Norwalk Historical Society the opening of the exhibit One Room School-houses: A History of Education in Norwalk 1650-1870, curated by Daryn Reyman-Lock, with activities for children. Then, hear the Town House Bell toll 13 times to commemorate the founding of the original 13 colonies. Mayor Harry Rilling will take part, Norwalk’s Town Clerk will read from the Declaration of Independence, and there will be two mini-slide lectures by local historians Ed and Madeleine Eckert on Heroes of the Battle of Norwalk. More...
Watermelon Fest + Opening of Keeler Tavern Museum 
Visitor Center

Thurs. July 4, 12pm
Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center

Celebrate the birthday of the nation and of the Keeler Tavern Museum with a Watermelon Fest and the Grand Opening of the Museum's Visitor Center. Events include a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence; the ceremonial slicing of a watermelon, with free watermelon for all; the story of the Cannonball; King George's Dunk Tank; lawn games & crafts; live music on the terrace; food trucks and more. More...
Back to the Garden 1969 -
The Woodstock Experience 

Thurs. July 4, 7:30pm
The Levitt Pavilion

BTTG 1969 is a recreation by a versatile group of musicians of the classic sounds of Woodstock: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Jimi Hendrix, Sly & the Family Stone, Jefferson Airplane, Santana, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, The Who, and more. More...
Colbie Caillat with 
Gone West

Fri. July 5, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Two-time Grammy Award Winner Colbie Caillat returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse, after four sold-out shows, with her new Nashville-based band, Gone West. More...
Summer Theatre of New Canaan

Fri.-Sun. July 5-7
Through July 28
Christine's Garden
New Canaan

This Tony-Award-Winning Broadway Musical and Best Broadway Revival, with a score by Stephen Schwartz tells the story of a young prince and heir to the throne by means of a magical and mysterious troupe of performers, led by the charismatic Leading Player.  More...
Fairfield Center Stage
The Road to Independence: The Burning of Fairfield

Sat.-Sun. July 5-6
Fairfield Museum Commons and Town Green

With professional actors and directors from Fairfield Center Stage, the Fairfield Museum goes inside the extraordinary moment of July 7, 1779, when the town of Fairfield was invaded by 2500 British troops and, despite valiant defense by local Patriot militia, by the end of the day on July 8, more than 170 structures had been burned, or were burning, in the once prosperous and bucolic community.  More...
Milena Alvarez 
Bruce Creates:
Group Portraits

Sat.-Sun. July 5-6
Bruce Museum

Artist-in-residence, Milena Alvarez, hosts this new series of recurring drop-in workshops for artists of all abilities. This weekend, the focus is group portraits. More...
Jeffrey Starkes

Sun. July 7, 3pm
Opening Reception + 
Artist's Talk

A solo show of oil paintings by Art/Place member, Jeffrey Starkes, who will talk about his work at 4 pm. After a career as an art director and graphic designer, Starke is now a full-time artist working primarily in oil abstracts. More...
Luciana McClure
Gallery Tour

Sun. July 7, 3:30pm
The Aldrich Museum  

Join artist, activist, and educator Luciana McClure for a tour of the Aldrich Museum galleries, highlighting key pieces throughout the Museum, and engaging in conversation around the work of artists Harmony Hammond, Sara Cwynar, N. Dash, and the newly-installed outdoor sculpture garden. More...
Abbie Gardner

Sun. July 7, 5pm
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

The Bartlett Arboretum's Summer Sunday Concert Series continues with Abbie Gardner, the fiery Dobro player and award-winning songwriter, who has been touring with the group Red Molly for the past eleven years. More...
Art + History
Grades 2-8
Greenwich Historical Society

Summerstock: Musical Theatre
Ages 11-16
Curtain Call, Stamford

Time Travelers
Ages 8-12
Fairfield Museum & History Ctr

Zoo Patrol
Ages 6-8
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

For more summer camps search under Kids & Families on the FCBuzz Events Page
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