RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – With no storms or elections on the horizon in Ridgefield you can settle down for a normal weekend. Here are some things to do this weekend in town. For more visit our Events page.
Friday, Nov. 16
Founders Hall Biennial Wreath Festival and Holiday Boutique: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than100 custom-designed wreaths and unique gifts, entertainment, an art exhibit, a door prize and more will be available at the Founders Hall sale. The sale will continue through Sunday. Founders Hall, 193 Danbury Road, Ridgefield.
“ Italian American Reconciliation ” : 8 to 10 p.m. John Patrick Shanley’s comic play is part tall tale and part a slice of New York Americana, Italian-style, about love, regaining love and friendship. Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield.
Poetry Discussion Group: 1 to 3 p.m. Join the Ridgefield Library for its monthly discussion of a poet. This month the group will discuss Max Garland and his book “The Postal Confessions.” The discussion is led by retired English professor Alan Holder. Ridgefield Library, 21 Governor St., Ridgefield.
Ann Hampton Callaway: 8 to 10 p.m. Multiplatinum-selling singer, songwriter, composer, lyricist, pianist and actress Ann Hampton Callaway celebrates one of America’s most enduring artists, Barbra Streisand. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road, Ridgefield.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Karla Bonoff & Steve Forbert: 8 to 10 p.m. Singer-songwriters Bonoff and Forbert will join forces on the Ridgefield Playhouse stage, bringing their 40-year careers to enchant audiences. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road, Ridgefield.
Fly Fishing, a n Author Talk: 10 a.m. to noon. Producer and author Hoagy B. Carmichael will speak about his latest book on fly fishing, “The Grand Cascapedia – A History.” Ridgefield Library, 21 Governor St., Ridgefield.
Sunday, Nov. 18
The Musical Box: 8 to 10 p.m. The Peter Gabriel-era Genesis re-creation band returns with a rare performance of the classic album “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway.” Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road, Ridgefield.
String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble: 4 to 6 p.m. The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra will perform its first concert of the season at East Ridge Middle School’s auditorium. East Ridge Middle School, 10 East Ridge, Ridgefield.
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