Candy House Workshop, Norwalk Film Festival, Litt Percussion Show and more!
HamletHub is proud to partner with the Fairfield County Cultural Alliance and FCBuzz to elevate the arts and culture in Fairfield County! Each week, find a list of weekend events and activities! The Fairfield County Cultural Alliance celebrates the vibrant and diverse arts and culture in the 15 towns of our Fairfield County coastal region and publishes our free E-Buzz newsletter every Wednesday with a selection of hundreds of events. published on our website by our members.
This weekend we made a list and checked it twice, as it is full of artistic and cultural events that are sure to make your heart both happy and bright.
Friday at 8 p.m., The Rosanne Cash Band She Remembers Everything tour stops at the Ridgefield Playhouse. One of the country’s preeminent country and American singer-songwriters, Cash has won four Grammy Awards, with 21 Top 40 hits, including 11 No.1 singles. A dazzling performance shared by the eldest daughter of legendary Johnny Cash !
The Wall Street District of Norwalk will shine all weekend long with its second annual Norwalk film. From Friday to Sunday, watch over 50 inspiring screenings, questions and answers from filmmakers and panel discussions. Documentaries, stories, short films and more by CT filmmakers will be shown at the Wall Street Theater, Factory Underground Studios, Studio 67 and other venues across the Wall Street District. Happy hour / networking opportunities abound!
“Treat Yourself” on Saturdays at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm or 2:00 pm at the Candy House Workshop at the Fairfield Museum And History Center. They will have all the yummy ingredients for you to create your own candy house with chunks of frosted icing, graham crackers, gumballs, licorice, and other yummy treats.
Brighten up your Saturday at Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Children’s Museum in Mathews Park with The Industrial Rhythm’s “Litt Percussion Show” at 11am or 2pm. This impressive light and sound performance by a group of talented dancers and percussionists from New York and Los Angeles will wow the crowd with a light show featuring interactive drummers who glow in the dark. Perfect for the whole family.
Also on Saturdays, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art offers family tours at 11am and 2pm so you can enjoy the soft sculptures, glued paintings, iron doors and large-scale installations by Hugo McCloud and by Lucia Hierro, guided by Aldrich educators.
For chamber and flute lovers, Southport’s Pequot Library hosts the Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras (in partnership with the Stamford Symphony) for a brilliant performance on Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Be the first to meet the newest ensemble, the Flute Choir, in its infancy under the direction of New York-based musician Adrienne Baker.
The Greenwich Choral Society is giving a shining gift of “hope for a better future” with candles, bells and carols. On Saturday at 4:00 p.m., the annual holiday concert: HOPE! is open to the public at the Performing Arts Center at Greenwich High School.
On Saturdays at 7:00 p.m., the Greater Bridgeport Symphony celebrates the holidays at the Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport. Their first post-pandemic live event of the season will warm you up inside and out with opera highlights that sing the meeting of minds. Soloists Ariadne Greif, soprano, and baritone Jean Bernard Cerin, will enliven the holidays by singing arias such as “La Bohème” and “Die Fledermaus” as well as “Ave Maria” and “Silent Night” by Schubert. With guest conductor Elinor Rufeizen, an Israeli conductor, clarinetist and graduate of Julliard, who has selected special works to bring together two of the cradles of classical music – Vienna and Italy.