Lockwood Mathews Mansion Wedding Traditions and Fashion from the 1860s to 1930s

04/05/2017 to 11/12/2017

295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799.

From simple, at-home ceremonies to lavish events modeled on Queen Victoria's to weddings of young heiresses of Gilded Age fortunes that commanded social-page attention, this exhibition will explore the evolving nature of weddings and the socio-economic changes of this timeless tradition during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Soundwaters Public Afternoon & Sunset Sails

05/27/2017 to 10/01/2017

166 Southfield Ave, Stamford, CT Phone: 203 406 3319.

Afternoon Sails – Great for Families!- Enjoy the excitement and wonder of the Long Island Sound aboard our 80′ Schooner. Work together to raise the sails, examine firsthand the rich diversity of the life that exists beneath the waves, sample and test water quality, learn about hypoxia, and analyze groundwater. All passengers must be 5 years old. Price: $40/adults, $20 for children ages 5-12. Sunset Sails – Great for Adults!- Join us aboard the 80′ Schooner for a Sunset Sail. Bring your dinner and your favorite beverage and relax while watching the sun dip below the horizon. All passengers must be 5 years old. Price $40/person. No children pricing on Sunset sails.

Rowayton Historical Society Exhibition - Wish you You Here

05/28/2017 to 10/27/2017

177 Rowayton AVe, Rowayton, CT Phone: (203) 831-0136.

Vintage Postcards of Rowayton that has long been a holiday destination. Postcards home to loved ones and friends both promoted the charms of this community and served as colorful souvenirs of happy times. Open Tues. 9-noon, Fri. 1-4 pm. Check website for other hours.

SM&NC Sunday Farm Market

06/11/2017 to 10/08/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

0 am - 2 pm The SM&NC Sunday Farm Market returns to its summertime setting on the Meadow. Many favorites are back, and we've added some new vendors to offer a wider variety of items. Also available are our very own farm-fresh eggs from Heckscher Farm, maple syrup made in our maple sugar shack, and wool from our sheep. There will be weekly farm-related family activities during the "Market Madness" program led by one of our environmental educators. Admission to the Sunday Farm Market, only, is free; gate admission is required for all non-members who opt to participate in Market Madness activities.

Beardsley Zoo Scarecrows on Parade 2017

08/16/2017 to 10/29/2017

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Get involved in our 10th annual competition! We give you the materials, you create the design. Or, become a sponsor. Scarecrows on display Oct. 16-31. Guest voting is Oct. 29 during Boo at the Zoo. Winners will be chosen in the following categories Best Traditional Harvest,  Best Animal-Related,  Best Whimsical (Celebrity/Fantasy/Fun!), Best In Show. ONE Best In Show Winner will receive a pizza party on the Zoo, and be featured on the Zoo's website and Facebook page!  ALL participating classrooms will receive complimentary children's admission to the Zoo to view their creations on display (valid through December 1, 2017 and cannot be combined with other offers

Bruce Museum Docent Led Exhibition Tours Fridays

09/01/2017 to 09/29/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376 .

Fridays 12:30 -1:30 pm. Fridays Sept. 1,8,15,22,29. Free with admission. No reservation required. Join a Bruce Museum docent for a one-hour guided tour of one of the Museum's current exhibitions.

Norwalk Seaport Association Cruise to Sheffield Island September

09/01/2017 to 09/30/2017

4 North Water St., South Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006.

C.J. Toth catamaran for a cruise to the island then tour the lighthouse, observe wildlife in their natural habitat in the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, hunt for shells along the beach, dine on a picnic lunch, play on the lawns around the lighthouse and just have a good time. The lighthouse is open to visitors for daily tours, however, the tower section of the lighthouse is closed for renovations. Your boat leaves from the Sheffield Island Lighthouse dock located at the corner of North Water Street and Washington Street in Historic South Norwalk. Parking is available adjacent to the dock and the Norwalk Maritime Center Garage. Reservations are not required but are strongly recommended. Round-trip ferry tickets are $25.00 adults ... $15.00 children ages 4-12 ... FREE children ages 3 and younger. Check website for dates and times. Most days the vessel goes out at 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm. Tickets online or by phone. Reservations suggested.

Greenwich Historical Society Gallery Tour - Sundays and Wednesdays

09/03/2017 to 09/27/2017

39 Strickland Rd, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899.

Sept. 3, 6,10,13,17,20,24,27. Gallery Tour Every Wed. and Sun. at 12:15pm join us in the Storehouse Gallery for a docent-led tour of our current exhibition. These informal, 20- to 30-minute docent-led gallery tours will focus on exhibition highlights, themes, and background stories that provide a framework for better understanding the art and objects on display. Docents will also answer questions and help you zero in on particular points of interest. These value-added tours are included in the price of admission.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tours - Sundays

09/03/2017 to 09/24/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376 .

Sundays - Sept. 3,10,17,24. 11:30 am -12:15 pm. Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitons. Free with admission; no registration required.

Rowayton Arts Center Portside Show

09/03/2017 to 09/24/2017

145 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-866-2744.

Opening Reception Sun. Sept. 10, 4-6. Gallery Hours Tuesday-Saturday 11am to 5pm Sunday 1pm to 4pm (Closed Jan-Mar) Monday Closed