Brasilian Carnival!, presented by the Darien Community Association, will include live music, carnival dance performances and Latin American-inspired food.

The festivities will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the DAC, 274 Middlesex Road.

The performers are Amazonas and dancers from Arthur Murray Grand Ballroom of Greenwich.

The food will be provided by Marcia Selden Catering and Event Planning. In addition, there will be an open bar and silent auction.

This year's honorary chairman is Marge Harrington.

Brasilian Carnival! committee chairmen are Audrey Cadwallader, Lisa Joyce, Kate Larson, Judi Linskey, Michele Litt, Cindy Ryan, Diane Schlinkert, Susan Spain and Anita Walter.

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Event committee members are Florence and Thierry Anglade, Susan and Suresh Bhirud, Delice and David Bolotin, Andrea and Jim Bonfils, Sophie Cirillo, Kim Corcoran, Kathy and Barry Cronin, Maureen and Walter Donovan, Gina and Brian Dunn, Carol and Ward Glassmeyer, Dianne and Will Green, Susan and Jeff Hamill, Kristen and David Harnisch, Beth and Obie Harrington-Howes, Autumn and Tom Howard, Alex and James Howe, Liz Ann Sonders and Bob Meier, Lisa and Terran Miller, Ginger and Howard Morgan, Althea Perley, Ellen and Charles Powis, Sherry and Brian Ramsay, Sarah and Ted Seelye, Elyse and Michael Spalding, Amy and Jim Squyres, Jayme and John Stevenson, Jeannette Sucre, Tammy and Lou Taylor, Linda and Rich Terhune, Rosie and Chris Trompeter, Susan and Roger Vogel, Audrey and Ken Weil, and Terrie and Jay Wood.

Among the sponsors are The Nielsen Group; Rings End; Baywater Properties; Penny and Ed Glassmeyer; David Osherow, D.D.S.; Abercrombie, Burns, McKiernan & Company Insurance; Darien Rowayton Bank; and Darien Police Association.

Tickets are $100. For more information or tickets, visit or call 203-655-9050.