EVENTS

This list of carefully curated events and activities
will surely include something you'll enjoy!

St. Patrick’s Day Block Party

Mar 17, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day at the Bleecker Street Block Party, where there will be plenty of drink specials and high spirits until early morning.

Irish Outsiders

Mar 16, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, learn about Irish immigration to New York through a Tenement Museum tour of the apartment the Moore family called home in 1869.

Elections, Then and Now

Mar 15, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

NBC News Senior Correspondent Tom Brokaw, political analyst Joe Klein, and CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl discuss the 2020 election with moderator Jeff Greenfield.

5 x 10 @ The Catacombs

Mar 14, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Make your way to the Catacombs of Green-Wood Cemetery, where you will experience an artist-led discussion on the theme of death in artwork.

Flavors of Morocco

Mar 13, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Learn about the distinct herbs and spices used in Moroccan culinary traditions at this New York Botanical Garden program.

Debussy Premieres

Mar 12, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Claude Debussy’s works come to life at this evening of performances in celebration of the English translation of Debussy’s biography.

Elevated Pasta Workshop

Mar 11, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Squid ink pasta, gnocchi with tomato sauce, and cavatelli with spicy sausage are on the menu for this Cook Space workshop.

Who We Were: Racial and Ethnic Identity Through the Census

Mar 10, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

The U.S. Census not only reflects American racial and ethnic identity—it also constructs it. Learn more at this Museum of the City of New York talk.

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

Mar 09, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Happening at Lincoln Center from March 5-15, this French film festival showcases the variety and talent found in contemporary French filmmaking.

The Fight for Clean Water

Mar 08, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Four leaders in the field of water safety will discuss drinking water, the environment, and community activism at this Whitney Museum event.

NYC Winter Wine & Food Festival

Mar 07, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Warm up at Webster Hall as you explore an enormous selection of wines, cheeses, and charcuterie at the NYC Winter Wine and Food Festival.

Art on Paper

Mar 06, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Head to Pier 36 for Art on Paper, where 100 galleries will feature their top modern and contemporary paper-based art from March 5-8.

International Antiquarian Book Fair

Mar 05, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Book lovers will feel right at home at this four-day fair, which presents a vast selection of rare books, manuscripts, maps, and more.

The Armory Party

Mar 04, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Celebrate the opening of The Armory Show at this party, which will feature live musical performances, DJ sets, and an open bar.

Purim Ball

Mar 03, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Attend the Jewish Museum’s annual Purim Ball, where a festive cocktail hour and dinner precede a lively after party.

Making Herstory with Amy Richards

Mar 02, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Activist and author Amy Richards will celebrate women past and present in this discussion about her new book, We Are Makers: Real Women and Girls Shaping Our World.

Athena Film Festival

Mar 01, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Catch the final day of the Athena Film Festival, a weekend of inspiring films that tell stories of courageous women leaders. The festival is hosted at Barnard College and also includes panels and workshops.

Cirque de la Symphonie

Feb 29, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

The aerialists and contortionists of Cirque de la Symphonie will be accompanied by the 100-piece Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestra in this dazzling performance.

Remembering Dave: A Brubeck Family Album

Feb 28, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of jazz legend Dave Brubeck, the Wilton Historical Society presents this exciting exhibition.

Floral Expressions Opening Reception

Feb 27, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

See the ways social trends evolved over 200 years through the floral and botanical-inspired dresses worn during those periods.

Westport’s Suffragists

Feb 26, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Learn about the Westport women who helped change the course of American history with their contributions to the suffrage movement when you visit this Westport Library exhibition.

An Evening with Christina Weyl

Feb 25, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Cocktails and a viewing of the “Women of Atelier 17” exhibition will be followed by a talk by Christina Weyl, an art historian who authored The Women of Atelier 17: Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York.

Winter Cooking Series

Feb 24, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Learn about seasonal cooking and stylish presentation during this class led by chefs from Terrain Café and Amis Trattoria.

Happy Birthday, Herr Beethoven

Feb 23, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

The Stamford Symphony will be honoring Beethoven on his 250th birthday with a program including three of the composer’s works.

Ale to the Chief: Washington Beer Bash

Feb 22, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Celebrate the life of George Washington 288 years after his birth by tasting the food and drink he enjoyed most.

Winter Astronomy Nights at the Farmhouse

Feb 21, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Observe the winter skies through portable telescopes and learn from astronomers at this Stamford Museum and Nature Center event.

Riot, Sedition, Insurrection

Feb 20, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Attend the opening reception for this exhibition, which explores the media environment leading up to the American Revolution.

Winter Restaurant Weeks

Feb 19, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Enjoy the best of Stamford’s restaurant scene with specially priced prix fixe menus during Restaurant Week.

Immeasurable: The Legacy of Beethoven

Feb 18, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Attend this four-week series about Beethoven’s life, symphonies, and the ways he impacted western civilization.

Hot Cocoa with a Hero

Feb 17, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Meet Fairfield’s first responders at this event, which will include hot cocoa and emergency safety-based activities.

A Life In the Wild

Feb 16, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

This exhibition features the work of Thomas Mangelsen, a nature photographer who has spent decades in the wildest corners of the continent.

Sylvia

Feb 15, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

In this sophisticated comedy, a new pet tests Greg and Kate, two empty nesters who have just left the suburbs for Manhattan.

Valentine’s Tea

Feb 14, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with tea, prosecco, refreshments, and a performance by The Town Players of New Canaan.

Poetry Reading: Jericho Brown

Feb 13, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Acclaimed poet Jericho Brown will be reading from his latest collection, The Tradition, and answering your questions.

Journey Through the Underground Railroad

Feb 12, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Attend this musical commemoration of the harrowing journey that brought African American slaves to freedom.

Truffle Workshop

Feb 11, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Make your own colonial-themed chocolate truffle at this pre-Valentine’s Day workshop at the Westport Museum.

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Feb 10, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Learn about the traditional ritual of the Japanese tea ceremony with a special demonstration at Fairfield University Art Museum.

Flip Flop Circus

Feb 9, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Comedy and imagination collide during this innovative show featuring slapstick, wild costumes, and puppetry.

South Pacific In Concert

Feb 7, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

From Talking Heads to Blondie and the B-52s, the best of New Wave will be playing at this festive fundraiser. Dress for the occasion and be ready to dance!

NCCF Cocktail Party

Feb 6, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Hear an update of the New Canaan Community Foundation’s successes in 2019 and enjoy cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres, and great conversation.

An Unfinished Revolution

Feb 5, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

100 years after the adoption of the 19th Amendment, this exhibition examines the history of the local suffrage movement.

Women’s Luncheon with Laura Thoren Podesta

Feb 4, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

CBS News correspondent and Darien High School graduate Laura Thoren Podesta will discuss her career at this women’s luncheon.

Oscar Shorts: Live Action

Feb 3, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Watch an eclectic mix of live-action short films, all nominated for this year’s Academy Awards. Titles include Brotherhood, The Neighbors’ Window, and Saria.

Under the Skin

Feb 2, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

See recent breakthroughs in science at this Bruce Museum exhibition, which presents remarkable imagery and biological specimens.

Time and Again Cocktail Reception

Feb 1, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Celebrate 200 years since Darien’s independence and 100 years of women’s suffrage at this Darien Historical Society cocktail reception.