In addition to the state Department of Motor Vehicles, which will close early at 12:30 p.m., Friday and not reopen until Tuesday morning, here’s what’s open and what’s closed during Columbus Day weekend in and around Darien:
Friday, Oct. 6
Department of Motor Vehicles — offices will close at 12:30 p.m., remain closed on Saturday and reopen Tuesday at 7:45 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7
Darien Recycling Center (also known as the Transfer Station and the town Dump) — open regular hours (7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.)
U.S. Post Offices are open.
Monday, Columbus Day
Darien Recycling Center (regular hours, 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.)
Almost all larger stores are open; check with small shops.
Metro-North will operate a regular weekday schedule.
Darien Town Hall (town offices reopen at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday)
Connecticut state offices
Department of Motor Vehicles — The department is normally closed on Mondays. (Offices reopen Tuesday at 7:45 a.m.)