Check out these great events around town this weekend:
St. Catherine of Siena - - 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside, CT; 203-637-3661
When: Now through Saturday, Aug. 20; Tuesday - Thursday 6 - 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 6 - 11 p.m.
Why go: Annual festival with music, rides and food.
Pricing: Bracelet nights Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday $25; individual tickets on Friday and Saturday; Refreshments for sale.
St. Roch's Car Show - Horseneck Parking Lot (across from the Greenwich Boys and Girls Club)
When: Sunday, Aug. 21; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Why Go: More than 100 trophies will be awarded to classic cars of all makes, models and years. Food, music and more. Proceeds to benefit , and the Greenwich Alliance for Education.
Pricing: Free for spectators; entry fee for cars in show $20. Call Carmen at 203-273-8646 for more information.
When: Market is open everyday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.; restaurants and other times vary - click here for more information.
Why Go: Eataly, the italian marketplace owned by Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich and Joe Bastianich, with more than 50,000 square feet of marketplace and restaurants. This month Eataly is celebrating its first anniversary. Click here for their fall cooking school calendar.
Friends of Greenwich Point - Seaside Garden - - Tods Driftway & Shore Road, Old Greenwich, CT; 203-622-7814 (Department of Parks & Recreation)
When: Saturday, Aug. 21 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Why Go: Swingaholics will feature the country tunes of electric and steel guitars and electric mandolin. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the music on the seaside stage. The rain venue is the Greenwich Civic Center.
Pricing: Free; for more information, visit www.friendsofgreenwichpoint.org.
Stamford Restaurant Week 2011 - Stamford, CT
When: Aug. 22 through Sept. 5, 2011
Why Go: 28 of Downtown Stamford’s restaurants are offering special prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner.
Pricing: The prices for lunch range from $10.11 to $20.11 and dinner ranges from $15.11 and $30.11 allowing you to return to your favorite restaurants and try some new ones.