Arts & Entertainment

Art receptions, author appearances, performing arts and some film events

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Vampires in New England: A Talk at Darien Historical Society About a Colonial Vampire Scare

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In 1990, two young boys playing in a Connecticut quarry made a startling discovery, which led to an even more frightening revelation — evidence of a vampire scare in early New England. Hear the chilling true story, Vampires in New England, with Dr. Nick Bellantoni, Connecticut’s archaeologist emeritus, during the Darien Historical Society’s Historical Halloween on Sunday, October 27 at 3 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Arts Center Starts Its First Halloween Family Fest, Saturday, Oct 26

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Families can kick-off their Halloween festivities with the Darien Arts Center’s first-ever Halloween Family Fest, a free event from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Saturday, Oct. 26. Children of all ages will have fun and get in the spirit of Halloween with crafts, treats, storytelling, sing-alongs and drop-in dance classes at the complementary family-oriented event, where all are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Disney’s ‘Gabby and the Unsittables’ Sunday at Darien Playhouse, a Free Show With Free Food

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CALLING ALL KIDS! The Darien Playhouse will be showing two episodes of Disney’s newest program, “Gabby & the Unsittables” this Sunday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The two 22-minute episodes are free of charge, as is the popcorn and drinks. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pony Rides, Historical Games, Crafts at Mather Homestead’s Harvest Festival on Nov 2

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Featuring cider, pony rides, historical games and crafts, the annual Homestead Harvest Festival at Mather Homestead
Harvest Fest, from 12 noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, will allow visitors to taste a piece of Darien’s history and enjoy the beautiful property. (more…) Continue Reading →

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83 Artists in Rowayton Art Center’s Autumn Juried Show — Reception on Sunday

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A new show at the Rowayton Arts Center, with works by 83 area artists, will be on view Oct. 13 through Nov. 9, 2019.  
The “Autumn Juried Show,” an all-media exhibition, features artwork by 83 artists from the area, chosen from over 350 submissions. The opening reception is free and open to the public from 4 to 6 p.m., this Sunday, Oct. Continue Reading →

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