Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Nov. 25- Dec. 1, 2020

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November 24, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2020
The best guide to arts and culture 
in Fairfield County
  The E-Buzz is published each Tuesday by The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield CountyThe E-Buzz is a selection from the events posted by our members onto the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. Click here  for a complete selection of events during this period.
35th Annual Artisan Show

Through Dec 5
Wilton Historical Society

Presenting the first virtual show featuring 26 highly-skilled artisans from across the country, showing their hand-crafted contemporary and traditional furnishings and wearables in an easy-to-use online shopping venue. Art, fine jewelry, pottery, leather goods, Nantucket-style baskets, candles, Windsor chairs, tavern signs, floor cloths, photography, and much more – are available for purchase. More...
Golden Door Interview:
Ana Maria Hernando

From Wednesday
Silvermine Art Center

This week’s interview by Michelle Loh with an artist showing in the Gallery’s Golden Door exhibition on migration and social displacement, is with Argentinian-American artist Ana Maria Hernando, currently based in Boulder, CO. Her work includes feminine fiber installations celebrating the lives and community of Latina women. In addition to fiber arts, Hernando also incorporates painting, drawing, printmaking, and bilingual poetry into her art and installations. More...
A Gingerbread Home for the Holidays

Friday through Dec. 20
12pm - 10pm
Lounsbury House

A festive fundraising contest. Contestants created their own gingerbread-styled versions of historic Ridgefield buildings, now on window display at Lounsbury House. Don't miss your opportunity to view and vote for your favorite while supporting this special Ridgefield landmark! More...
No Apologies Comedy Tour

Fri. Nov. 27, 8pm
Wall Street Theater

Live and live-streamed, showcasing comedians Tom Cotter, Mitch Fatel, Mark Riccadonna, and Aaron Berg make up this in-your-face, on-the-edge, take-no-prisoners comedic tsunami. More...
IMAX Film Festival

Friday through Sunday
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
IMAX Theater

Celebrating Connecticut’s largest IMAX Theater, before it is demolished next year to make way for a replacement railroad bridge, the Maritime Aquarium begins a festival of 22 fan-favorite movies from the past three decades. Movies include Born to be Wild, Beavers, Africa: The Serengeti, Backyard Wilderness, and, at 4:30 every day, the feature-length animated holiday movie The Polar ExpressMore...
Winter Wonderland Walk

Saturday through Jan. 6
9am - 4pm
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

A Walk offering guests an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of nature in a safe, outdoor setting. The Walk includes 10 festive vignettes, from Fairy House Lane and a very special train display, Imagination Station, to custom artist and children-designed snowmen, a Hanukkah Plaza, and Kris Kringle Corner. More...
Pop Up Art Sale

Sat. Nov. 28, 11am - 4pm
Rowayton Arts Center

In the parking lot next to the arts center, artwork will be for sale by exhibiting members Elena Abrahams, Pat Atkin, Nancy Breakstone, Milan Chilla, Dana Goodfellow, Jan Raymond, Eunice Roy, Kathleen Weinstock, Hooey Wilks and Jay Wilson. Chalk drawing activities will keep the children busy and look out for the Bubble & Brew food truck with coffee, teas and baked goods. More...
Heckscher Farm Winter Strolls 

Saturdays & Sundays, 6pm - 7pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Stroll the farm at night, listen to a reading of the Good Night, Heckscher Farm book, and then visit the barns and pastures to see how the animals settle in for the evening. Head to the open-air Cheshire Barn to warm up with some hot cider and pick up materials for families to take home to create an edible garland for birds. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Through Dec. 20. More...
Murray the Wheel

Sat. Nov. 28, 6pm
Station House Wine Bar

Enjoy acoustic Folk, Rock & Roll and Blues  covers, as well as orginal compositions. This band has been playing the club circuit in Connecticut & beyond for over 30 years and continues to knock 'em dead, show after show. Join friends & family for good food, sushi and drink while dining inside, outside under the stars, or grab a seat at the Bar. More...
A Toast to Broadway

Sat. Nov. 28, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Enjoy, on the big screen at the Playhouse (with a complimentary glass of bubbly), or live-streamed at home, performances by your favorite Broadway stars Jarrod Spector, Ann Hampton Callaway, Morgan James, Stephen Schwartz, Debbie and Sam Gravitte, Wicked Divas and a special guest appearance by Harvey Fierstein. More...
Gomez & Sadlon

Saturday & Sunday, 12pm
Hollandia Gift & Garden Center

A jazz duo, featuring guitarist Thom Gomez and saxophone/flutist Rick Sadlon, will be performing easy jazz - and holiday favorites in a jazz style. More...
A Christmas Carol

Sat. - Sun. Nov. 28-29, 8pm
Ridgefield Theater Barn

Opening a run of Patrick
Spadaccino’s one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, directed by Scott Brill. Cabaret-style seating; COVID restrictions apply. A live-streamed version will also be available. The show will run Thursdays through Sundays until Dec. 20. More...
Artists Sunday: Deck the Walls

Sunday, Nov. 29, 11am - 4pm
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan
Black Friday for artists - a day to consider buying artists' works for your holiday gifts. The Carriage Barn kicks off its annual holiday wreath auction and small works exhibit by celebrating Artists Sunday and inviting you to view a selection of small, original artwork by members. More... 
Tuesday Treasure: Nicole Carpenter

Tues. Dec. 1, 6pm
Westport Museum for History & Culture 
Facebook Live
Presenting a weekly show, following the Museum's Programs Director as she explores the 225-year history of the home of the Museum, the Bradley-Wheeler House, through a variety of artifacts discovered in the building. More... 
Details on these and dozens more digital FCBuzz Events

This next Sunday, November 29 is Artists Sundaycelebrated between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Dedicated to encouraging consumers to shop with artists and give something special, unique, and hand-crafted this holiday season, Artists Sunday is your chance to support our local and regional artists. Watch out for a Guide to Artists Sunday this Friday.
Thanks to our community partner, WPKN 89.5FM, you can catch an audio version of our E-Buzz every day on the radio. Hear David Green read from his selection of events for the week. The radio version will often be slightly different from the e-version. You can hear us on WPKN at these approximate times: Tues: 8:55am; Wed: 11:55am; Thurs: 9:55am; Fri: 11:55am; Sat: 8:55am; and Sun: 9:55am.
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