FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Here's a look at some events happening around Fairfield and Southport this weekend. For more listings, visit our Events calendar.
Friday, Sept. 6
Cafe Music: 7 to 9 p.m. An entertaining musical evening for bookstore shoppers by singer/songwriter Kathleen Kruze. Free. Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road. Visit the website for more details.
First Responders Week: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Joint Corp., the leading franchiser of chiropractic clinics for all military, police, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and their families, offers free adjustments at its location in Fairfield, in honor of the heroic deeds and sacrifices made by them. The Joint, 1215 Post Road.
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 are free; nonmembers, $5. Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road.
Saturday, Sept. 7
The 1750 Ogden House Tour: 1 to 4 p.m. The house is furnished with period objects, including textiles and fine pieces of furniture with Fairfield provenance. You will see how people lived in the eighteenth century, take a stroll through the kitchen garden, generously maintained by the Fairfield Garden Club, and view plantings used in colonial times. Members are free; nonmembers are $3. Ogden House and Gardens, 1520 Bronson Road. Visit the website for more details.
Sunday, Sept. 8
Landscapes in Light and Shadow by Carol C. Young: 4 to 6:00 p.m. Landscape painter Carol C. Young’s works in acrylics and oils will be on exhibit and sale. She is a plein air painter as well as a studio artist whose work is primarily identified by a bold use of light and shadow along with iconic depictions of the rural landscape. Free. Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport.
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 are free, nonmembers are $5. Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road.