FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Teddy bears, teen actors and a charity tag sale fill this weekend’s calendar. Here are some of the events happening in and around Fairfield over the next three days.
Friday, Aug. 3
Rainforest Reptiles Show: 10 a.m. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo offers an educational program on snakes, alligators and other reptiles. The presentation is free with zoo admission, which costs $12 for adults and $10 for kids and senior citizens. Repeat shows are at 12:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport.
Teddy Bear Picnic: 11 a.m. The Fairfield Woods Branch Library invites kids of all ages to bring their stuffed animals and a lunch for a picnic at the library. The event will include stories, crafts and games. Admission is free. 1147 Fairfield Woods Road.
Café Music with Eric Zolan: 7 p.m. Jazz guitarist Eric Zolan performs at the Fairfield University Bookstore. Admission is free. 1499 Post Road.
The Who’s “Tommy”: 8 p.m. The Fairfield Teen Theatre wraps up its summer session with a performance of the classic rock opera in the auditorium of Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors, and are available by calling 203-273-9464. Shows will also be held at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 785 Unquowa Road.
Saturday, Aug. 4
Operation Hope Tag Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Operation Hope holds its annual tag sale to benefit its programs for the homeless. The sale will continue from noon-4 p.m. Sunday. The event will take place in the parking lot of First Church Congregational, 148 Beach Road.
Chris Rowlands Live: 11 a.m. Children’s entertainer Chris Rowlands brings his mix of education, music and comedy to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. The concert is free with zoo admission, which costs $12 for adults and $10 for kids and senior citizens. Repeat shows are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport.
Sunday, Aug. 5
Ogden House Tour: 1 p.m. Teachers from the Fairfield Museum and History Center lead a tour of the historic Ogden House, featuring a lesson on life in colonial-era Fairfield. Admission is $3. 1520 Bronson Road.
Keltic Kick Concert: 7 p.m. Keltic Kick performs a mixture of Scottish and Irish music at the Sherman Green, at the intersection of Post Road and Reef Road. The concert is free as part of the Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Concert Series.
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