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BOOKS

BETHEL James Mus­tich with “1000 Books to Read Be­fore You Die,” Byrd’s Books, 178 Green­wood Ave. Fri 7-9 p.m. Free. Reser­va­tions sug­gested. 203-730-2973, byrds­books.com

BROOK­FIELD Non-Fic­tion Book Club with “Truevine,” by Beth Macy, Li­brary, 182 Whis­conier Road. Tue 6:30 p.m. 203775-6241, brook­field­li­brary.org

DAN­BURY Terri-Lynne DeFino dis­cusses her lat­est book, “The Bar Har­bor Re­tire­ment Home for Fa­mous Writ­ers (and Their Muses),” Li­brary, 170 Main St. Sat 10-11 a.m. 203-797-4505, op­tion 3, dan­buryli­brary.org

WASH­ING­TON In­te­rior De­signer Nora Mur­phy signs her new book, “Nora Mur­phy’s Coun­try House Style,” Hick­ory Stick Book­shop, 2 Green Hill Road. Sat 3 p.m. 860-868-0525, hick­o­ry­stick­book­shop.com

COM­EDY

RIDGEFIELD The Lib­eral Red­neck presents: The wellRED Com­edy Tour, Ridgefield Play­house, 80 E. Ridge. Wed 8 p.m. $49.50. 203-438-5795, ridge­field­play­house.org.

FILMS

BROOK­FIELD “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” Li­brary, 182 Whis­conier Road. Sat 1 p.m. Free pop­corn & soda. 203-7756241, brook­field­li­brary.org

NEW­TOWN Evening of film and Per­sian cui­sine with “Soufra,” Trin­ity Epis­co­pal Church, 36 Main St. Fri 5:30 p.m. Tick­ets are $25 and in­cludes the film and meal by Green Leaf Per­sian Ca­ter­ing-owned and op­er­ated by an Ira­nian refugee fam­ily re­set­tled by IRIS. trin­i­tynew­townct.org

RIDGEFIELD “Die Hard,” Ridgefield Play­house, 80 E. Ridge. Sun 7 p.m. $12.50. 203-4385795, ridge­field­play­house.org

LEC­TURES

DAN­BURY Macricostas Fam­ily Arts & Sciences En­dowed Speaker Se­ries presents Cy­ber se­cu­rity and on­line pri­vacy ex­pert Chris Kelly who will dis­cuss “Pri­vacy, Se­cu­rity and Safety in a So­cial Me­dia World,” West­ern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity’s Vis­ual and Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter Room 108, 43 Lake Ave. ext. Wed 5:30 p.m. Free. 203-837-8403, wcsu.edu.

NEW­TOWN “The Sig­nif­i­cance of Ar­mistice Day,” C.H. Booth Li­brary, 25 Main St. Tue 7:30 p.m. 203-426-5937, new­town­his­tory.org.

MU­SIC

DAN­BURY The Everly Broth­ers Ex­pe­ri­ence fea­tur­ing The Zmed Broth­ers, Palace Dan­bury, 165 Main St. Sat 8 p.m. $35. 203794-9944, thep­alacedan­bury.com

RIDGEFIELD Gla­dys Knight, Ridgefield Play­house, 80 E. Ridge. Fri 7:30 p.m. $175, $150; Bebe Neuwirth: Sto­ries with Pi­ano, Sat 8 p.m. $75; TOTO: 40 Trips Around the Sun Tour, Mon 8 p.m. $125; Stephen Mar­ley Band: Acous­tic, Tue 8 p.m. $56. $1 from each ticket goes to Ghetto Youth Foun­da­tion. 203-438-5795, ridge­field­play­house.org

DAN­BURY Fris­son, String & Wind Nonet, West­ern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity’s Vis­ual and Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter Veron­ica Hag­man Con­cert Hall, 43 Lake Ave ext. Sun 3 p.m. $25. Age 18 and un­der are free. 203-748-2177, dan­burycon­cert.org.

DAN­BURY “Best Darn Jazz Club in Dan­bury,” West­ern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity’s Colo­nial Cor­ner in the Stu­dent Cen­ter, 181 White St. Fri 8 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is free. Com­pli­men­tary snack food, as well as a cash bar for 21 and over. A sug­gested $5 do­na­tion to sup­port the club ac­cepted at the door. 203-8379700, dan­burycon­cert.org.

RIDGEFIELD The Foun­tain Mu­sic Con­cert Se­ries with gui­tarist & com­poser Doug Hart­line, First Con­gre­ga­tional Church of Ridgefield, 103 Main St. Sun 4 p.m. Sug­gested do­na­tion $25. 203-438-8077 or 203-744-2337. Re­cep­tion with the per­form­ers to fol­low.

SPE­CIALS

KENT “Photo Show,” KAA Gallery, 21 S. Main St. Sat-Dec. 1. 860-927-3989, ken­tart.org.

NEW MIL­FORD “Hol­i­day Buche de Noel Work­shop with Pas­try Chef Rachel Mar­cu­cilli,” Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Up­land Road. Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $100 per per­son. hunthill­farmtrust.org., or call 860-355-0300.

WASH­ING­TON A spe­cial del­e­ga­tion of Ti­betan monks from In­dia and Nepal, led by His Emi­nence Kun­drol Rin­poche, will visit Val­ley Spirit Well­ness Cen­ter, 6 Green Hill Road. Through Sat. Meet with the leg­endary monas­tics and learn about an­cient prac­tices for in­creased health and long life. For the first time in North Amer­ica, the monks will be cre­at­ing the tra­di­tional sand man­dala known as the man­dala of Drenpa Namkha, and will be­stow his longevity em­pow­er­ment bless­ing. For in­for­ma­tion, regis­tra­tion and event times, visit val­leyspir­it­coop.com, or call 860-6192788.

STAGE

RIDGEFIELD Met Opera in HD: “Marnie,” Ridgefield Play­house, 80 E. Ridge. Sun 2 p.m. $25, $20, $15. 203-438-5795, ridge­field­play­house.org

RIDGEFIELD ACT (A Con­tem­po­rary The­ater) of Con­necti­cut, with “Evita,” ACT (A Con­tem­po­rary The­atre) of Con­necti­cut, 36 Old Quarry Road. Through Sun. Call or visit web­site for show­times and tick­ets. 475-215 5433, actofct.org

DAN­BURY WCSU Depart­ment of The­atre Arts will present “Wild Party,” West­ern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity’s Vis­ual and Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter Main Stage The­atre on the univer­sity's West­side cam­pus, 43 Lake Ave. ext. Through Nov. 18. Per­for­mances: Nov. 9, 10, 16, 17, at 8 p.m.; Nov. 10, 11, 17, 18, at 2 p.m. 203-837-8732, eventbrite.com/e/the-wild-par­tyt­ick­ets-45386234449, wcsu.edu.

BROOK­FIELD “Suite Sur­ren­der,” Brook­field The­atre For The Arts, 182 Whis­conier Road. Through Nov. 17. Show­times: Fri, Sat 8 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m. $25, $22.50, $22, $20. 203-7750023, brook­fieldthe­atre.org

Bren­dan Holmesy / Con­tributed photo

The Everly Broth­ers Ex­pe­ri­ence fea­tur­ing Dy­lan Zmed, left, and his brother, Zachary, will take the stage at the Palace The­atre in Dan­bury on Sat­ur­day.

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