FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Here's a look at some events happening around Fairfield and Southport this weekend. For more listings, visit our Events calendar.
Friday, Aug. 30
Cafe Music : 7 to 9 p.m. An entertaining musical evening for bookstore shoppers by Lisa Sklover, a singer, songwriter and music therapist. Free. Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road, Fairfield. Visit the website for more details.
Lego In The Library: 4 p.m. A drop-in program for Grades K - 5 kids to create whatever they like with library Legos. Free. Fairfield Woods Branch Library, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road, Fairfield.
There's a Map for That!: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A special exhibition that explores many faces of Connecticut and the whys and ways of mapping them with large-scale, full-color reproductions of rarely seen historic maps from the 18th century to the present. Members: Free; Nonmembers:$5. Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road, Fairfield.
Saturday, Aug. 31
The 1750 Ogden House Tour: 1 to 4 p.m. House is furnished with period objects including textiles and fine pieces of furniture with Fairfield provenance. You will see how people lived in the 18th century, take a stroll through the kitchen garden, generously maintained by the Fairfield Garden Club, and view plantings used in colonial times. The Ogden House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is an exceptional survivor of a typical mid-18th century farmhouse. Members: Free; Non-Members: $3. Ogden House and Gardens, 1520 Bronson Road, Fairfield. Visit the website for more details.
Sunday, Sept. 1
In Vogue: A Runway of Vintage Fashion: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The collection features the fashion-forward women of Fairfield throughout the Colonial, Regency, Edwardian and Victorian eras from 1780 to 1920. Members: Free; Non-Members: $5. Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road, Fairfield.