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BOOKS

BETHEL Gail Car­son Levine with “Ogre En­chanted,” Byrd’s Books, 178 Green­wood Ave. Tue 5-7 p.m. RSVP at conta.cc/2pzfXAm

BROOK­FIELD “Book ‘Em! The Dime,” by Kath­leen Kent, Li­brary, 182 Whis­conier Road. Mon 12:30 p.m. 203775-6241, brook­field­li­brary.org

COM­EDY

RIDGE­FIELD Kath­leen Madi­gan: Boxed Wine and Big­foot Tour, Ridge­field Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge. Sat 7 p.m. $50. 203-438-5795, ridge­field­play­house.org.

FAIRS

BROOK­FIELD Yan­kee Fair and Barn Sale, Con­gre­ga­tional Church of Brook­field, in­ter­sec­tion of Rt. 133 and 25. Sat 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Big Red Barn opens at 8 a.m. 203-7751259, uccb.org

FES­TI­VALS

NEW MIL­FORD River­fest, Young’s Field Park on Young’s Field. Sat noon-9:30 p.m. 203-947-4767, newmil­forde­vents.com

RED­DING An­nual Har­vest Fes­ti­val, New Pond Farm Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 101 Marchant Road. Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Rain date: Oct. 14, 1-4 p.m. $5 per per­son over 3 years old, $20 per fam­ily. 203-938-2117, new­pond­farm.org

HAL­LOWEEN

DAN­BURY Pump­kin Patch Train Rides, Rail­way Mu­seum, 120 White St. Sat, Sun, and Oct. 20-21, 27-28. Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m. Trains de­part hourly be­gin­ning half-hour af­ter open­ing each day, last train at 3:30 p.m. $12 ages 2 and over, chil­dren un­der 24 months are free. Rain or shine. Chil­dren en­cour­aged to come in cos­tume. 203-778-8337, dan­buryrail­way­mu­seum.org

MU­SIC

DAN­BURY Mu­sic Learn­ing Cen­ter’s 25th An­niver­sary Cel­e­bra­tion: Fac­ulty and Friends In Con­cert, West­ern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity’s Vis­ual and Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, 43 Lake Ave. ext. Sat 7:30 p.m. Call or visit web­site for tick­ets. 203-7481444, mu­si­clearn­ing­cen­ter.org

DAN­BURY “Re­mem­ber­ing John Den­ver: A Tribute star­ring Ted Vigil,” Palace Theater, 165 Main St. Sat 7:30 p.m. $35. 203-794-9944, thep­alacedan­bury.com

SHER­MAN Bob Martin­son Band, JCC of Sher­man, 9 Rte. 39 S. Sat 7 p.m. $20, $25 non­mem­bers. Pre-paid reser­va­tions highly rec­om­mended. 860-355-8050, jc­cin­sh­er­man.org

DAN­BURY WCSU Wind En­sem­ble and Sym­phonic Band, West­ern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity’s Vis­ual and Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, 43 Lake Ave ext. Sun 3 p.m. 203-837-8732

DAN­BURY Tony LaVorgna Quar­tet-Jazz, Richter As­so­ci­a­tion for the Arts, 100 Aunt Hack Road. Sun 3 p.m. $10. 203-744-1949, richter­arts.org

NEW­TOWN Les­lie Bal­lard cel­e­brates Joni Mitchell’s 75th Birth­day with a con­cert, Ed­mond Town Hall The­atre, 45 Main St. Sat. Doors open at 7 p.m. $20. ed­mond­town­hall.org

OUT­DOORS

RED­DING Astron­omy: Stars and Con­stel­la­tions, New Pond Farm Ob­ser­va­tory, 101 Marchant Road. Sat 7 p.m. $6, $4. ridge­field­dis­cov­ery.org

RIDGE­FIELD The Im­por­tance of Bees and Pol­li­na­tion, Ridge­field Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 195 Dan­bury Road. Fri 7:30 p.m. $5. ridge­field­dis­cov­ery.org

SPE­CIALS

BROOK­FIELD Open house and mem­ber sale, Brook­field Craft Cen­ter’s Stu­dio Gallery, 286 Whis­conier Road. Sat noon-5 p.m. Gallery hours: Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m. 203-775-4526, brook­field­craft.org.

BROOK­FIELD Brook­field Day, Sat. Sto­ryWalk, Still River Green­way, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; “Ho­tel Tran­syl­va­nia 3,” li­brary, 182 Whis­conier Road, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; “Leave no Trace,” 2-4 p.m., li­brary. brook­field­li­brary.org/brook­field­day

DAN­BURY West­ern CT UFO Con­fer­ence, Li­brary, 170 Main St. Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 203-797-4505, dan­buryli­brary.org DAN­BURY Ju­ried Art Show, Richter As­so­ci­a­tion For The Arts, 100 Aunt Hack Road. Sat 2-5 p.m. Sun­day and Oct. 21. 203-744-0427, richter­arts.org DAN­BURY “The Real Un­real: Re­al­ism Now,” West­ern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity art gallery, 43 Lake Ave ext. Through Sun. 203-837-8486, wcsu.edu

KENT “North East Water­color So­ci­ety Ex­hibit,” KAA Gallery, 21 S. Main St. Sun Oct. 27. Open­ing re­cep­tion, Sun 2-4 p.m. 860-927-3989, ken­tart.org RIDGE­FIELD He­lena Hern­marck: “Weav­ing in Progress, Aldrich Con­tem­po­rary Art Mu­seum, 258 Main St. Sun 3-5 p.m.; . aldrichart.org

STAGE

RIDGE­FIELD SPHERE “Mamma Mia!,” Ridge­field Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge. Sun 3 p.m. $20. 203-438-5795, ridge­field­play­house.org

SHER­MAN “The Underpants,” Sher­man Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. Fri, Sat 8 p.m. $24, $12 stu­dents. 860354-3622, sher­man­play­ers.org DAN­BURY “Uncle Vanya,” West­ern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity’s stu­dio the­atre on the West­side campus, 43 Lake Ave. ext. Fri, Sat, and Oct. 19, 20, at 8 p.m.; 2 p.m. Sat, Sun, Oct. 20, 21. 203-8378732, wcsu.edu.

NEW MIL­FORD “All My Sons,” TheatreWorks, 5 Brook­side Ave. Fri, Sat 8 p.m. $25, $20. 860-350-6863. theatreworks.us

NEW­TOWN “Fox on the Fair­way,” Town Play­ers’ Lit­tle The­atre, 18 Or­chard Hill Road. Per­for­mances: Fri, Sat 8 p.m. $18, $10 chil­dren 10 and un­der, free for Town Play­ers mem­bers. 203-2709144, new­town­play­ers.org

Contributed photo

“The 1964/65 New York World’s Fair,” will be dis­cussed at the C.H. Booth Li­brary in New­town at 7:30 p.m. Mon­day. 203-426-5937, new­town­his­tory.org

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