Branford: “Invisible Structures in Art,” by Joanna Stuart, Maralyn Adlin, Adger Cowans, through Sept. 29, 10a.m.-8p.m., Connecticut Hospice, 100Double Beach Road, 203-3874933, email@example.com, azothgallery.com. Chester: 8th annual fall exhibit with 56artists, through Nov. 12, free, Maple and Main Gallery, 1Maple St., 860-526-6065, mapleandmaingallery.com. Madison: Branford’s Molly S. McDonald exhibit, through Oct. 24, opening reception Sept. 17, 2-4 p.m., Mary C. Daly RSM Art Gallery at Mercy by the Sea, 167Neck Road, 203-245-0401, Ext. 111, mercybythesea.org. Middletown: Sasha Rudensky: Acts and Illusions, through Dec. 10, free, open to the public, with gallery talk, Wesleyan University’s Davison Art Center, 860-685-3355, wesleyan. edu/cfa. Milford: “Here, There, and Everywhere,” works by Milford artist Colleen Reilly-Rees, through Oct. 3, free, light refreshments, Gilded Lily Gallery, 101River St., 203-8787007, gildedlilygallery.com. Mystic: “The Art of Rowing” exhibition and sale, through Sept. 17, Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, 47 Greenmanville Ave., 860-572-5388, firstname.lastname@example.org. Mystic: “The Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery Exhibition and Sale,” through Sept. 17, free, Mystic Seaport Maritime Gallery, 47 Greenmanville Ave., 860-572-5388, mysticseaport.org/maritime-artgallery. New Haven: Gallery talk: “Playing Images,” Sept. 17, 3p.m., exploration of music and art with the Haven String Quartet and Yale University Art Gallery’s Jessica Sack, Yale University Art Gallery, 1111Chapel St.
New Haven: “Gatherings,” an exhibition of figurative monoprints by Michael Zack, through Oct. 1, artist talk Oct. 1, 2p.m., free, City Gallery, 994State St., 203-782-2489, citygallery.org.
New Haven: “Things of Beauty Growing,” British Studio Pottery, through Dec. 3, Yale Center for British Art, 1080Chapel St., 203-4322800, britishart.yale.edu.
Westbrook: Clinton Art Society artists show, through Oct. 29, free, Zahn Community Gallery, Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center.
Old Saybrook: Estuary Council of Seniors trip to New York’s Botanical Gardens, Sept. 19, $115, roundtrip motor-coach transportation, lunch at Ann & Tony’s Restaurant, admission, Estuary Council, 220Main St., 860-388-1611, Ext. 204.
Branford: 4th annual “Broadway in Branford” with Norm Lewis, Sept. 17, 6p.m., pay what you can, Owenego Inn & Beach Club, 40Linden Ave., 203-488-3805, legacytheatrect. org.
Chester: “Darling Grenadine,” through Sept. 17, 8p.m., Terris Theatre, 33N. Main St., 860-8738668, goodspeed.org.
New Haven: “Small Mouth Sounds,” through Sept. 24, $29and up, Long Wharf Theatre, Stage II, 222 Sargent Drive, 203-787-4282, longwharf.org.
Ansonia: Monday night trail run, Mondays through Sept. 25, 5:306:30p.m.,
free, Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center, 10Deerfield Lane, 203-736-1053, ansnaturectr@ ansoniact.org.
Ansonia: Family organic garden program, Tuesdays through Nov. 28, free, Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center, 10Deerfield Lane, 203-7361053, email@example.com.
Ansonia: Guided hikes with an Ansonia Nature Center park ranger, Sundays, 1p.m., free, Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center, 10Deerfield Lane, 203-736-1053, firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Haven: New Haven Bird Club Walk, farm river birds & botany, Sept. 17, 9a.m., free, meet at Farm River State Park, 116Short Beach Road, Route 142, 908-328-5563, email@example.com, newhavenbirdclub.org.
Haddam: Daytime cruises with RiverQuest Cruises, Mondays/Wednesdays/Thursdays, 11:30a.m., 1:30 p.m., Tree Swallow Sunset Cruises, through Oct. 1, tickets required, ctriverquest.com.
Hamden: Sleeping Giant Park Association, Biodiversity hike, Sept. 17, 1:30p.m., free, 3- to 4-hour hike, develop a better awareness of ecological concepts and a working perspective of biodiversity and the complex interrelationships among animals, plants, and the many different habitats within the Sleeping Giant Park, meet at the bulletin board by the kiosk near the park entrance, sgpanews.wordpress.com, sgpa.org.
Madison: The Audubon Shop’s annual fall bird walk series, Saturdays through Nov. 8, 8-10:30a.m., $5, Hammonassett Beach State Park, meet at 7:30at the Audubon Shop, 907Boston Post Road, bring binoculars or rent for $4, 203-245-9056.
New Haven: New Haven Bird Club’s annual Migration Festival, Sept. 17, 8a.m.-3p.m., free, hawk watching, bird banding, live raptor demonstrations, bird walks, Lighthouse Point Park, 2Lighthouse Road, 203-9466086, firstname.lastname@example.org, newhavenbirdclub.org.
New Haven: New Haven Bird Club bird count, Hawk Watch, Lighthouse Point Park, daily through Dec. 31, 7 a.m., free, meet at the Hawk Watch parking lot, Lighthouse Point Park, 2 Lighthouse Road, 203-393-0694, email@example.com, newhavenbirdclub.org.
Branford: Jeff Fuller, Dr. Gary Grippo, The Brasile Family, Sept. 23, noon-3p.m., at the Shoreline Harvest Art Festival, Branford Center Green.
Branford: Musical Art Society of Branford, accordionists Mary Tokarski and Nathan Chapeton, Sept. 24, 3p.m., free, Stony Creek Congregational Church, 203-481-6952, 203-484-5095, mary.tokarski@ comcast.net.
Branford: Jeff Fuller, Tony Lomardozzi, every fourth Sunday, next show Sept. 24, 6-9p.m., Home, 1114 Main St., 203-483-5896, firstname.lastname@example.org, homerestaurantct.com.
Guilford: Jeff Fuller, Dr. Gary Grippo, The Brasile Family, Sept. 17, noon-3 p.m., Quattro’s Italian Restaurant & Bar, 14Water St.
Hamden: Will Dailey, Alex2E, Sept. 19, 7p.m., $12-$15, 18-plus, The Ballroom at The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., 203-288-6400, manicpresents.com.
Hamden: Liars, Bambara, Sept. 20, 7p.m., $18-$20, The Ballroom at The Outer Space, 295Treadwell St., 203-288-6400, manicpresents. com. Hamden: Jukebox the Ghost, Secret
Weapons, Sept. 21, 7p.m., $20-$22, The Ballroom at The Outer Space, 295Treadwell St., 203-288-6400, manicpresents.com
Hamden: The Brevet, Static Charmer, Fish House, The Como Brothers, Sept. 21, 7p.m., $10-$12, The Space, 295Treadwell St., 203presents.com. 288-6400, manicpresents.com.
Hamden: Matt Pond PA, Wild Pink, J. Russell and the Split Coils (memrcuit), bers of Hot Rod Circuit). Sept. 23, 8 p.m., $15, The Ballroom at The Outer Space, 295Treadwell St., 203-288ents.com. 6400, manicpresesents.com.
Hamden: The Galvanized Jazz Band plays Dixieland at Aunt Chiladas, every third Sunday, next show Sept. 24, 6-8p.m., no cover, no minimum, 3931Whitney Ave.., 203-230-4640, auntchilada.com, galvanizedjazz. com.
Hartford: Laid Back Festival, Jacke son Browne, Steve Winwood, Peter Wolf, Jaimoe’s Jassz Band, Sept. 23, 5p.m., $32.50-$125, Xfinity Theatre, 61Savitt Way, 800-745om. 3000, livenation.com
Madison: Music at the Meetingn house series, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Sept. 17, 3p.m., $25-$95, First Congregational Church of Madison, 26Meetinghouse Lane, 203-245madison.org. 2739, ext. 21, fccmadison.org
Middletown: Khalif & Charles Neville, Sept. 22, 8p.m., $20, The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center, 605Main St., 860wood.org. 347-4957, buttonwood.org
Middletown: Jazz pianist Laszlo Gardony (album release party for “Serious Play”), Sept. 23, 8p.m., $15, The Buttonwood Tree PerformCenter, ing Arts & Cultural Center 605Main St., 860-347-4957, buttonwood.org. org.
New Haven: Manic Mondays, David Liebe Hart, The Zambonis, Dust Hat, Sept. 18, 7p.m., free w/RSVP, $5at door, 21-plus, Cafe Nine, 250State St., manicpresents.com, cafenine. com. New Haven: Pixies, Sunflower Bean, Sept. 19, 7p.m., $45-$55, College Street Music Hall, 238College St., manicpresents.com collegestreet7-987-6487. musichall.com, 877-987-6478. New Haven: Oneppo Chamber Muno sic Series, Brentano String Quartet, Sept. 19, 7:30p.m. ., $26/students $13, Morse Recital Hall at Sprague Hall, 470College St., 203-432edu. 4158, music.yale.edu. New Haven: The Fab Faux, The Hogshead Horns & Crème Tangerine Strings, Sept. 22, 7p.m., $55-$85, College Street Music Hall, 238 College St., manicpresents.com collegestreetmusichall.com, 877987-6487.
New Haven: Oh Wonder, Jaymes Young, Sept. 23, 7p.m., $20-$22, College Street Music Hall, 238 College St., manicpresents.com, collegestreetmusichall.com, 877987-6487. New Haven: Yale Symphony Orchestra, overture to “West Side Story,” Sept. 23, 8p.m., $12/students $3, Woolsey Hall, 500College St., 203-436-4840, music.yale.edu. New Haven: Manic Mondays, Thomas Wynn & the Believers, Rathborne, Mercy Choir, Sept. 25, 7p.m., free w/ RSVP, $5at door, 21-plus, Cafe Nine, 250State St., manicpresents.com, cafenine.com.
North Branford: Susan Knapp, Sept. 18, 7:30p.m., free, Evergreen Woods Community Building auditorium, 88Notch Hill Road, RSVP to 203-483-3224, email@example.com.
North Branford: 60’s Satisfaction concert, Sept. 25, 7:30p.m., free, Evergreen Woods Community Building auditorium, 88Notch Hill Road, RSVP to 203-483-3224, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Old Saybrook: Al Stewart, Sept. 21, 7:30p.m., $44and up, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., 877-503-1286, thekate. org. Old Saybrook: The Young Dubliners, Sept. 22, 8p.m., $30/$35, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300Main St., 877-503-1286, thekate.org.
Old Saybrook: Tusk: Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, Sept. 23, 8 p.m., $36/$39, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300Main St., 877-503-1286, thekate.org.
Wallingford: Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, Sept. 23, 7:30p.m., $37-$100, Oakdale Theatre, 95S. Turnpike Road, 800-745-3000, oakdale.com.
Madison: “See Differently” transformational film series and discussion on racism and colonialism, Fridays from Sept. 22-Oct. 20, 6:30-9:30p.m., and Oct. 7, 12:303:30p.m., free, with food, Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society, 297 Boston Post Road, 203-245-9720, email@example.com.
Old Saybrook: Kate Classic: “The Philadelphia Story,” Sept. 19, 2and 7 p.m., $8, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300Main St., 877-5031286, thekate.org.
Old Saybrook: Leading Legends film series, “The Great Gatsby,” Sept. 22, 1p.m., free with popcorn and post-film discussion, Acton Public Library, 60Old Boston Post Road, 860-395-3184, actonlibrary. org.
FAIRS, FOOD, FESTS, FUN
New Haven: Greek Cultural Fair, Sept. 21-24, 11a.m.-6p.m. (11a.m.4p.m. Sept. 24), free admission/ parking, food, Greek market, church tours, rain or shine, St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, 1Tower Lane, 203-387-9504, 302-606-2240.
New Haven: Fall Free for All in New Haven’s Arts District, Sept. 23, noon-4p.m., free, sample classes, live shows, face painting, demonstrations, food, shopping.
North Haven: Knitting group, 1st and 3rd Thursdays, next meeting Sept. 21, 1-3p.m., free, North Haven Memorial Library, 17Elm St., 203239-5803, northhavenlibrary.net.
North Haven: 16th annual North Haven Rotary Wine & Roses fundraiser, Sept. 24, noon-5p.m., live music, buffet, 70-90wines, Forget Me Not Flower Shop, 39State St., nhrotarywineandroses.eventbrite. com.
Stratford: Corsair Restoration Benefit Car Show, Sept. 17, 10a.m.4p.m., free, Stanziale’s Restaurant, 595Main St., bit.ly/2vwpSaF.
West Haven: 4th annual car show for Fisher House, Sept. 17, 10a.m.-2 p.m., $10, food, music, raffles, bake sale, face-painting for kids, West Haven Italian American Civic Association, 85Chase Lane.
EXHIBITS, SHOWS, PHOTOGRAPHY, ETC.
Derby: Photo exhibition featuring celebrities who lectured/performed at the Sterling Opera House, through Oct. 31, 500Hawthorne Ave., 203734-2513, firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Haven: “Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of The Speckled Band” will be performed as a live radio play, Sept. 22, 7p.m., with light refreshments, registration necessary, 203-468-3890, hagamanlibrary.org. Middletown: Anything Goes Open Mic and Moments of Gratitude, Mondays, next show Sept. 18, 7-10 p.m., $5, signup at 6:30, Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center, 605Main St., 860347-4957.
Middletown: Wesleyan Potters Gallery Shop presents “Together in Artful Clay,” through Sept. 24, free, functional pottery by husband-andwife potters John Macomber and Pat Burke, 350S. Main St., 860347-5925, wesleyanpotters.com.
New Haven: “Vanishing,” an exhibition of photographs by Penrhyn and Rod Cook, through Oct. 8, artist talk and closing reception Oct. 7, 3p.m., free, Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873Whalley Ave., 203-389-9555, kehlerliddellgallery.com.
New Haven: One-man show, “The Art (Bellucci) of Teddey Brown,” Sept. 22-23, 8p.m., Sept. 24, 3p.m., $25, Lyric Hall Theater, 827Whalley Ave., 203-389-8885, lyrichallnewhaven.com.
New Haven: “World War I: Beyond the Front Lines,” through Dec. 30, 2018, free, Knights of Columbus Museum, 1State St., 203-8650400, kofcmuseum.org.
Orange: Photography show featuring the works of Paula Wood Esposito, through Sept. 30, Case Memorial library, 176Tyler City Road, 2nd floor exhibition room, 203-891-2170.
Stratford: Emery Roth II, “Brazen Grit: Images Of Brass Valley,” through Oct. 31, free, Stratford Library, main lobby, 2203Main St., 203-385-4162, stratfordlibrary.org.
Wallingford: Shopkins Live on Stage, Sept. 22, 6:30p.m., $35, Oakdale Theatre, 95S. Turnpike Road, 800-745-3000, oakdale.com.
Fairfield: TV Warm-Up Comics show with Joey Kola, Tracey Locke, Mike Burton, Peter Bales, Sept.16, 8 p.m., $30, Fairfield Theater Company’s StageOne, 70Stanford Road, 203-268-5857, 203-259-1036, treehousecomedy.com, fairfieldtheater.org. Westport: Ben Bailey, Artie Rob, Tom Stewart, Sept. 23, 7and 9:15 p.m., $27.50, Treehouse Comedy Club, below Bistro B, Westport Inn, 1595Post Road E., 203-268-5857, treehousecomedy.com.
BOOKS, TALKS, ETC.
Clinton: Clinton Art Gallery poetry place Sunday series, with a reading by poets Marilyn Nelson, Srini Mandavilli and John Stanizzi and open mic, Sept. 17, 2p.m., free, with refreshments, Laurel Ann Olcott Art Center, 20E. Main St., trentham@ comcast.net.
East Haven: Dr. Mary Lynn Newport, “Presentation on the Constitution,” Sept. 19, 6:30-8p.m., free, Hagaman
Memorial Library, 227Main St., 203-468-3890, hagamanlibrary.org.
Essex: Jim Barnes talk on historic houses from mid-19th century to early 20th century, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. free, The Cube at Centerbrook Architects’ offices, 67Main St., Centerbrook, RSVP to Essex Library 860-767-1560.
Hamden: F.W. de Klerk’s former chief of staff David Steward lecture, “Democracy, Constitutions, and Human Rights: South Africa’s Journey from Apartheid to Non-racial Constitutional Democracy,” Sept. 21, 7p.m., free, Quinnipiac University, Mount Carmel Auditorium, 275 Mount Carmel Ave., 203-582-8652.
Madison: Juliana Gray, “A Strange Scottish Shore,” Sept. 19, 7p.m., free, registration, R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768Boston Post Road, 203245-3959, rjjulia.com.
Madison: Young adult author panel with Ann Brashares, “The Whole Thing Together”; Julie Buxbaum, “What to Say Next”; E. Lockhart, “Genuine Fraud”; Jennifer E. Smith, “Windfall”; Kara Thomas, “Little Monsters,” Sept. 19, 7p.m., free, registration, R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768Boston Post Road, 203-2453959, rjjulia.com.
Madison: R.J. Julia Booksellers and the Madison Beach Hotel present Jacques Pepin: “A Grandfather’s Lesson: In the Kitchen with Shorey,” moderated by Roxanne Coady, Sept. 24, 4p.m., $35includes book, Madison Beach Hotel, 94West Wharf Road, 203-245-3959, rjjulia.com.
Middletown: Sebastian Barry, “Days Without End,” Sept. 20, 7p.m., free, Wesleyan R.J. Julia Bookstore, 413 Main St., 860-685-3939, wesleyan.edu/rjjuliabookstore.
New Haven: Cormac O’Malley speaks on “Ernie O’Malley: Irish Rebel, Author, Observer,” Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., free, Knights of St. Patrick Hall, 1533State St., 203-288-9035.
North Branford: Dr. Jared Day talk on “Biography of America,” Sept. 22and 29, 3p.m., free, Evergreen Woods Community Building auditorium, 88Notch Hill Road, RSVP to 203-483-3224, bbennmirandi@ evergreen-woods.com.