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Image 2 of 51 | 'Hairspray' in Monroe
The Two Planks Theater Company is back for its second season at Wolfe Park in Monroe featuring the talents of young people from Monroe and Bridgeport. The season opens with “Hairspray,” a family The Two Planks Theater Company is back for its second season at Wolfe Park in Monroe featuring the talents of young people from Monroe and Bridgeport. The season opens with “Hairspray,” a family friendly musical on Thursday, which will be followed by two more nights of performances. Find out more.
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Image 3 of 51 | Musical in Chester
Bobby Steggert plays French artist Toulouse-Lautrec in the new musical "My Paris" at the Norma Terris Theatre in Chester starting Thursday. Find out more.
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Image 4 of 51 | Hall and Oats at Foxwoods
Catch Daryl Hall and John Oates performing at Foxwoods this Friday. Find out more.
Photo: Carol Kaliff
Image 5 of 51 | Brookfield concert
Every Friday night at 6:30, you can catch a concert at the Brookfield Bandstand at Town Hall, followed by a drive-in movie. Get more details here.
Photo: Todd Tracy
Image 6 of 51 | Cabaret Night in Norwalk
Cabaret Night at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk is every Friday this summer. Click here for the schedule.
Image 7 of 51 | Rowayton Farmers' Market
Check out the Rowayton Farmers Market on Fridays in Pinkney Park. Find out more
Image 8 of 51 | Roof party at Mohegan Sun
Head to Mohegan Sun every Friday through September 4 for a summer rooftop party. Find out more.
Photo: Carol Kaliff
Image 9 of 51 | Danbury Farmers Market

Head to the Danbury Farmers Market this Friday. Find out more


Image 10 of 51 | Movie in the park in Stamford
The movie may be nearly 90 years old, but the music that will be accompanying it will be entirely current. The Alloy Orchestra, from Cambridge, Mass., will be making its way to Stamford on Friday to provide The movie may be nearly 90 years old, but the music that will be accompanying it will be entirely current. The Alloy Orchestra, from Cambridge, Mass., will be making its way to Stamford on Friday to provide live musical entertainment for the silent 1926 Douglas Fairbanks‘ film, “The Black Pirate.” It is being shown as part of the Movies in the Park summer series at Mill River Park. Find out more.
Photo: DreamWorks Animation, Associated Press
Image 11 of 51 | Outdoor movie in Bridgeport
The feature film during this Friday's Park City Movie Nights in Bridgeport is "Penguins of Madagascar." Find out more.
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Image 12 of 51 | Watch 'Big Hero 6' outside
Animation Celebration continues in Stamford this Saturday with "Big Hero 6." You can also catch the movie on Friday during Fairfield's Family Movie Nights. Find out more.
Photo: Pequot Library
Image 13 of 51 | Pequot Library book sale
The Pequot Library summer book sale is this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Find out more.
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Image 14 of 51 | Hypnotist at Foxwoods
Jim Spinnato brings his “Hypnotic Hysteria” show to Foxwoods on Friday. Find out more.
Photo: Contributed Photo / Thom Keough
Image 15 of 51 | 'Annie Get Your Gun' in Danbury
L. Nagle, of Torrington, takes aim playing the role of legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley and Robert Bria, of Redding, is her Wild West Show rival and love interest, Frank Butler, in “Annie Get Your L. Nagle, of Torrington, takes aim playing the role of legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley and Robert Bria, of Redding, is her Wild West Show rival and love interest, Frank Butler, in “Annie Get Your Gun,” the Irving Berlin musical at Musicals at Richter in Danbury. The show starts Friday and runs through August 8. Find out more.
Image 16 of 51 | Mad Satta in Danbury
Mad Satta will perform on the green in Danbury this Friday. Find out more.
Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut Media
Image 17 of 51 | Bridgeport Bluefish games
Catch a Bridgeport Bluefish game at the Ball Park at Harbor Yard this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Find out more.
Image 18 of 51 | WNBA all-star game

Catch a WNBA all-star game at Mohegan Sun on Saturday. Find out more.

Photo: Tyler Sizemore
Image 19 of 51 | Alternate Universe in Danbury
Alternate Universe will perform on the green in Danbury this Saturday. Find out more.
Photo: Nuria Ryan
Image 20 of 51 | Concert in Danbury
Catch the "Indie Under the Stars" concert this Saturday at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury. Find out more.
Photo: Scott Garfield, HONS / Associated Press
Image 21 of 51 | 'Southpaw' opens
"Southpaw" starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams opens this weekend. Watch the trailer.
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Image 22 of 51 | Play in Stratford
“The Murder of Thomas Arden of Faversham” will be performed by the Hudson Shakespeare Company of New Jersey at the Stratford Library Saturday. Find out more.
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Image 23 of 51 | Eagles member in Westport
Don Felder, a former member of the Eagles, will be at the Levitt Pavilion in Westport for a concert on Saturday. Find out more.
Photo: The Weinstein Company, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
Image 24 of 51 | Outdoor movie in Norwalk
The Saturday movie at Shady Beach in Norwalk is "Paddington." Find out more.
Photo: Mike Lauterborn
Image 25 of 51 | Greenfield Hills Farmers' Market
The Greenfield Hills Farmers' Market in Fairfield is open Saturdays from 11:00a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Find out more.
Photo: Jeanna Petersen Shepard
Image 26 of 51 | New Canaan Farmers' Market
The New Canaan Farmers Market is in full swing at the Old Center School Parking Lot every Saturday. Find out more
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Image 27 of 51 | Ryan Cabrera at Mohegan Sun
Ryan Cabrera will perform at Mohegan Sun Saturday. Find out more.
Photo: Karen Warren, Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle
Image 28 of 51 | Prad Paisley in Hartford
Catch Brad Paisley at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford on Saturday. Find out more.
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Image 29 of 51 | Ridgefield Nutmeg Festival
St. Stephen's church in Ridgefield is holding its annual Nutmeg Festival this Saturday. Find out more.
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Image 30 of 51 | 'Pixels' opens
"Pixels" opens in theaters this weekend. Watch the trailer.
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Image 31 of 51 | Milford sand castle competition
Milford Arts Council's Sand Sculpture Competition is this Saturday at Walnut Beach in Milford. Find out more.
Photo: Nelson Oliveira
Image 32 of 51 | Milford lobster bake
The 39th annual Milford Rotary Lobster Bake is this Saturday at Milford Boat Works. Find out more.
Photo: Michelle Russo / Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Image 33 of 51 | Greenwich Sand Blast competition
Imaginative sculptures will rise from the sand at Tod's Point Beach during the annual Greenwich Sand Blast Sculpture competition on Saturday and Sunday. Find out more.
Photo: Tyler Sizemore / Hearst Connecticut Media
Image 34 of 51 | Arts festval in Stamford
More than 100 juried artists are expected to be showing their wares first Stamford Art Festival at Harbor Point this Saturday and Sunday. Find out more.
Photo: Michelle Russo / Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Image 35 of 51 | Stratford Blues on the Beach
Stratford's annual Blues on the Beach Music Festival at Short Beach is this Saturday. Find out more.
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Image 36 of 51 | Slide the City in Stamford
Slide down a two lane, 1,000-foot slip-and-slide during "Slide the City," described as a "family friendly slip-and-slide water party" with "live music, food, drinks, water, and of course the biggest slip Slide down a two lane, 1,000-foot slip-and-slide during "Slide the City," described as a "family friendly slip-and-slide water party" with "live music, food, drinks, water, and of course the biggest slip and slide ever to hit asphalt." The event comes to Stamford this Sunday. Find out more.
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Image 37 of 51 | Art exhibit in Fairfield
“Fresh” is the theme of a new exhibition at Art/Place gallery on Sanford Street. An opening reception is planned Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. in the gallery. The exhibition will run through Aug. 24. “Fresh” is the theme of a new exhibition at Art/Place gallery on Sanford Street. An opening reception is planned Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. in the gallery. The exhibition will run through Aug. 24. Find out more.
Image 38 of 51 | 'Paper Towns' opens
"Paper Towns" starring Cara Delevigne opens in theaters this weekend. Watch the trailer.
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Image 39 of 51 | Concert at Levitt Pavilion
Incendio will perform at Westport's Levitt Pavilion this Sunday. Find out more.
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Image 40 of 51 | Art exhibit in Bridgeport
A public reception for artist Amy Oestreicher and her show, “Canvas Talk: Tree Dreams,” will take place on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport. Find out more.
Image 41 of 51 | Outdoor concert in Greenwich
Sound Beach Community Band will perform at the Showmobile at Binney Park in Greenwich Sunday. It is one of two appearances the band will make this season in the concert series. Find out more.
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Image 42 of 51 | 'South Pacific' in Essex
David Pittsinger is the sophisticated French planter Emile de Becque and Adrianne Hick is the naive nurse Nellie Forbush in "South Pacific" at the Ivoryton Playhouse through Sunday. Find out more.
Image 43 of 51 | Student art exhibit in Greenwich
Shekin Guab, of the High School of Art & Design in New York City, was selected to display artwork at the “iCreate” exhibition at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. The show runs through Sunday. Shekin Guab, of the High School of Art & Design in New York City, was selected to display artwork at the “iCreate” exhibition at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. The show runs through Sunday. Find out more.
Image 44 of 51 | Pool party at Foxwoods
Head to Liquid Sundays at Foxwoods Resort Casino, billed as the northeast's only Vegas-style pool party. Find out more.
Photo: Tyler Sizemore
Image 45 of 51 | Bethel Summer Concert Series
Survivor Swing Band will perform at the Clifford J. Hurgin Municipal Center in Bethel this Sunday. Find out more.
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Image 46 of 51 | Art exhibit in Westport
An exhibition of photographs and paintings by artist Eric Fischl will be showcased at the Westport Arts Center through Sept. 5. Find out more.
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Image 47 of 51 | Exhibit in Ridgefield
Copies of Sloth, a newspaper dedicated to the art of loafing, are available as part of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum’s seven deadly sins exhibition. See it now through October 18. Find out more.
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Image 48 of 51 | 'Great White Shark' in IMAX
An IMAX movie designed to "help and respect" the one-time monster stars of "Jaws" - "Great White Shark" is playing now at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk. Find out more.
Photo: Contributed Photo
Image 49 of 51 | New exhibit at Stepping Stones
Learning to sew is just one of the activities at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk in the new exhibition, "Mega Making" running through September 7. Find out more.
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Image 50 of 51 | Golf exhibit in Fairfield
"Fairfield's Fairways: 120 Years of Golf" runs through Oct. 4, offers a historical perspective on the game, highlighting Fairfield's golf courses, their founders and designers, the tournaments they've "Fairfield's Fairways: 120 Years of Golf" runs through Oct. 4, offers a historical perspective on the game, highlighting Fairfield's golf courses, their founders and designers, the tournaments they've hosted, and the great players to emerge from the local links, according to publicity for the event. Find out more.
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Image 51 of 51 | Butterflies at the Maritime Aqurium

Tropical butterflies will be spending the summer in Norwalk for "Flutter Zone," at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. This walk-through exhibition brings the creatures close to the guests as they flitter

Tropical butterflies will be spending the summer in Norwalk for "Flutter Zone," at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. This walk-through exhibition brings the creatures close to the guests as they flitter around their enclosed riverfront courtyard. Find out more.

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