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