RIDGEFIELD, Conn. Its a quiet weekend in Ridgefield, with art and theater events taking up much of the weekend. Here are a few things going on; for more ideas, go to our events page.
Friday, Sept. 7
Library Tag Sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Ridgefield Library invites individuals and organizations to the 472 Main St. location for a tag sale of its furniture, fixtures and equipment Friday and Saturday. Please be prepared to remove most items purchased by the end of the day Saturday. Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St., Ridgefield.
First Fridays: 7-9 p.m. The Aldrich museum restarts its "First Friday Cocktails" series with a docent-led tour of selected artworks from the collections. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield.
New Musical at the Barn: 8-10 p.m. The Ridgefield Theatre Barn opens its fall season with a performance of "Spring Awakening," a play about teenage discovery. The performance is intended for mature audiences as there is brief nudity. Ridgefield Theatre Barn, 37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield.
Saturday, Sept. 8
Country Inspired Drop-In: Noon to 5 p.m. Join the Aldrich museum for hands-on activities inspired by the solo exhibitions and artists projects on views of the United States. Families can investigate the various themes and ideas considered by the exhibiting artists and engage with hands-on activities for all ages. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield.
Film Society Screening: 7:309 p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society is screening the Beginners starring Oscar-winner Christopher Plummer. Plummer and Ridgefielder Ira Joe Fisher will be on hand after the screening for a question-and-answer session. Ridgefied Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road, Ridgefield.
Sunday, Sept. 9
Whats In Store- Cooking: 3-5 p.m. Tamar Adler, a former editor at Harpers has written a series of essays titled An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace. Adler will visit the Aldrich museum to give a talk on her book, read a passage and talk about the value of cooking resourcefully. The talk will be followed by a book signing, wine reception, and cheese tasting. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St,, Ridgefield.
Green Talks: 4:30-6 p.m. Jim Motavalli author of High Voltage, the Fast Track to Plug In the Auto Industry has been invited by the Wilton Go Green and Wilton Library to speak about his new book. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton.
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