Earthplace Essential Business of Birds

01/15/2017 to 05/21/2017

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-557-4400.

2:00 PM — 4:00 PM. Play a significant role in the care and enrichment of our resident raptors and songbirds. Explore the issues impacting birds in our area and join our Naturalists in caring for the birds of Earthplace by decorating environments, making toys and trimming beaks, a month other activities. Those who meet a minimum number of participation hours and demonstrate suitable skill may begin working with some of our birds of prey. The first and third Sunday of each month, 2-4pmJanuary 15; February 5, 19; March 5, 19; April 2, 16; May 7, 21 Please join at any time, and fees will be prorated. $60 for members, $75 for non-members

Carriage Barn Arts Center Through Our Eyes

03/10/2017 to 04/30/2017

681 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-972-1895.

Reception Friday, March 10 from 5-7 pm. Gallery Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10 am - 3 pm and Sun. 1-5 pm. 5th annual New Canaan High School exhibition.

Westport HIstorical Society The British are Coming

04/01/2017 to 04/29/2017

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424 .

The main exhibit, in the Sheffer Gallery, will feature maps of the British troop movements, accounts of skirmishes between Red Coats and Patriots at Ridgefield and Compo Hill, portraits of the principal commanders, and displays of uniforms and weaponry. The smaller Mollie Donovan Room will have an exhibit about life in Westport during the Revolution. Open Mon.-Fri. 10-4 and Sat. 12-4.

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.

Lockwood Mathews Mansion Right Angle Bliss

04/06/2017 to 07/09/2017

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

From vows taken in magnificent settings, to cutting edge images that will redefine rituals and boundaries, this exhibition will feature six up-and-coming as well as award-winning photographers that highlight today's diversity of cultures and customs in wedding ceremonies throughout the United States. Right Angle Bliss will capture the tenderness, whimsy, beauty, and grit of the promised, "I Do", and visually redefine this time-honored tradition through the lenses of photographers: Stephanie Anestis, David Bravo, Sarah Grote, Kathy Harris, Airen Miller, and Karol Setlak.

Greenwich Historical Society Gallery Tour

04/09/2017 to 04/30/2017

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

April 9, 12, 19, 23 26 and 30. 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

Bridgeport House and Spring Garden Colorblends

04/14/2017 to 05/12/2017

893 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-338-0776.

COLORBLENDS collaborated with designer Jacqueline van der Kloet of the Netherlands to create a spring garden that shows what is possible with flowerbulbs. The Colorblends House & Spring Garden is open to the public from early April through mid-May and is free. Opening and closing dates will depend on the weather. Please follow us on Facebook for up-to-date flowering reports. The Garden The spring garden is located on the south side of the house and occupies about half an acre. More than 40,000 flowerbulbs have been planted since fall 2014. These plantings, the handiwork of Dutch designer Jacqueline van der Kloet in collaboration with COLORBLENDS, are designed to show what is possible with bulbs.

Audubon Center at Fairfield Thursday Morning Bird Walks with Milan Bull

04/20/2017 to 05/18/2017

2325 Burr Street. , Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-6305 ext. 109..

Thursdays, April 20 – May 18 7 – 8 a.m. Join Milan Bull, senior director of Science and Conservation, for an early morning bird walk. This walk and talk is an ideal opportunity to see an excellent variety of birds along the trails. All levels of birders are welcome. Free.

Stratford Restaurant Week

04/23/2017 to 04/29/2017

Stratford, CT

Over 20 of Stratford's best restaurants are offering specially priced menus for restaurant week. check website for locations and pricing.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children W.O.T.Y.C.

04/25/2017 to 04/28/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

Program 10:30 am - 1 pm on APril 25, on April 27 and 28 program begins at 10:30 am. Each Day has a different activity - Tasty Tuesday – Healthy eating and fitness at home and school, Artsy Thursday – Think, problem solve, create, Family Friday – Sharing family stories.