Subject: Your FCBuzz Events Selection for the Week Nov. 28 - Dec. 4, 2018

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E-Buzz: November 27, 2018 
Your Weekly Events Selection from 
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This is a small selection of events posted on the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. We recommend you click the link above for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
Oysters & Bubbly
Freeman Houses Fundraiser

Wed. Nov. 28
Westport Historical Society

Bridgeport’s Mary & Eliza Freeman Center for History and Community, whose 1848 Freeman Houses – the oldest surviving homes built by African Americans in Connecticut - were recently named by The National Trust as one of the “11 Most Endangered Historic Places” in the country, has $600,000 of preservation funding to be matched. All ticket sales and donations at this event will be matched by a generous donor. More...
Drew Watson + 
Aliza Shvarts
Andy Warhol: A Conversation

Thurs. Nov. 29
Greenwich Library

The Greenwich Art Society hosts this conversation on the occasion of the Andy Warhol - From A to B and Back Again retrospective at the Whitney Museum, with Drew Watson, Art Services Specialist at U.S. Trust, and Aliza Shvarts, the Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney. More...
Tenth Bruce Museum Icon Awards in the Arts

Thurs. Nov 29
Belle Haven Club

The Icon Awards event includes a panel discussion on “Creating, Curating and Collecting: The Art Market Today,” a cocktail reception, and an awards ceremony honoring artist Petah Coyne, art historian Kenneth E. Silver, and Patrons of the Arts: Herbert Lust, and Ann and RJ Vassiliou. More...
Progressive Gallery Tour: New Canaan

Fri. Nov. 30
Sorelle, Handwright & 
Heather Gaudio Galleries

Synchronized with the annual New Canaan Chamber of Commerce Holiday Stroll, the Cultural Alliance's Progressive Gallery Tour embraces three member galleries. Reservations Requested. More...
13th Annual Holiday Express Train Show  

Fri. Nov. 30
Fairfield Museum
Opening Night

Enjoy this annual tradition of model trains traveling through elaborate scenery. Train-themed items are on sale in the Museum Shop, and story times and candy house workshops take place all month long. Opening Night features treats, cider and reduced-price admission. More...

Fri. Nov. 30
Wilson Ave. Loft Artists Norwalk
Opening Reception

Explore the studios of sixteen artists working in a variety of styles and mediums during this weekend holiday celebration, opening with a reception Friday night and open studios all day Saturday and Sunday. More...

Fri. Nov. 30
Stamford Palace

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical is an outrageous musical comedy, lovingly stolen from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail, with book by Eric Idle and music and lyrics by the Grammy Award winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences worldwide are eating this up! More...
Greenwich Choral Society
Joyeux Noël: From the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame

Sat. Nov. 30 & Sun. Dec. 1
Christ Church

This festival of choral music by French composers, including Poulenc, Charpentier, Fauré, Gounod and Saint-Saëns, will feature the 100-voice Choral Society with soloists, strings, harp and organ.The Society’s “signature” candle-lit procession will set the mood for familiar carols and anthems, mixed with a few surprises.  More...
George Li, pianist

Sun. Dec. 1
Greenwich Library

The Schubert Club of Fairfield County presents the Silver Medalist at the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition and recipient of the 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, playing Beethoven and Liszt at the 6th Annual Wendy Tisch Memorial Concert. More...
Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras Pops Concert

Sun. Dec. 2
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

Enjoy jazz arrangements of holiday favorites, and music from stage and film at the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras' Pops Concert. More...
Stamford Symphony Brass
Jingle All the Way

Sun. Dec. 2
First Congregational Church

This selection includes sing-a-long favorites such as Sleigh Ride, Hark the Herald Angels, Deck the Halls and more!,  More...
Ben Vereen 

Sun. Dec. 4
Ridgefield Playhouse

The legendary Tony Award-winning actor performs this show-stopping evening of song and dance mixed with holiday songs to celebrate something for everyone. More...
Kristen Ambrosi +
Katya Lebrija

Tues. Dec. 4
Gallery @ Pearl
Opening Reception

Come to the opening reception for a seasonal show of abstract paintings by Kristen Ambrosi and Katya Lebrija. A bold and colorful counterpoint to winter's grey, these dynamic, engaging pieces are by two artists that complement each other while each offering a distinct style. More...
James W. Pardew  
The US and the World Today: Lessons from the Balkans

Wed. Dec. 5
Stamford Yacht Club

The World Affairs Forum presents this American diplomat, international negotiator, military officer, and former United States Ambassador to Bulgaria at its Ambassadors’ Roundtable Breakfast. More...
Jen Sage-Robison 
Fall in Love with the Lyric Essay

Sat. Dec. 1
Westport Writers Workshop

Do you have images, memories, turn of phrase you’re not sure what to do with? Come try this exciting, flexible, short form – the lyric essay. The lyric essay lives at the intersection of creative nonfiction and memoir. And it lets writers play in the pools of memoir, personal essay and poetry. More...
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