Rest up, because this weekend is so action-packed you may not have time to sleep!
Friends Friday Films: "GET LOW," - Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT. 203-622-7922
When: Friday, September 24, Doors open at 7:40 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
Why go: Directed by Aaron Schneider, with Bill Murray, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Lucas Black. A miserable old backwoods hermit throws himself a funeral party in advance so he can hear what the townsfolk think of him and also tie up some loose ends. 100 min. This film is part of the Friday Film Series and sponsored by the Friends of the Greenwich Library.
Greenwich Green and Clean Fall Cleanup - TOWN WIDE
When: Saturday, September 24; 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
Why Go: A great activity for the whole family! Greenwich Green and Clean is looking for volunteers this Saturday morning to particpate in a townwide cleanup. As a result of Hurricane Irene, there is a lot of cleanup. Stop by any firehouse in town for litter bags, gloves, and refreshments. Dumpsters will be available all day. Trash may also be traded for daffodil bulbs. For more information, contact Greenwich Green and Clean at 203-531-0006 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pricing: priceless - the joy of cleaning our beautiful town!
- , 4 Horseneck Ln., Greenwich, CT.
When: Saturday, September 24; 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Why Go: Oktoberfest will be a casual, fun affair featuring special food, beverages and dancing!
Pricing: $195 and up; click here to purchase tickets online.
The Whiffenpoofs of Yale - - 469 North St., Greenwich, CT; 203-869-5421
When: Saturday, September 24, at 2 p.m., at St. Michael the Archangel.
Why Go: Rescheduled from August - even a hurricane can't keep them from singing! The group is comprised of 14 senior Yale men who sing without accompaniment. Founded in 1909, they are the world’s oldest collegiate a cappella group. Their repertoire incorporates modern hits as well as classics.
Backcountry Jazz Fall Concert - St. Bede's Chapel, 270 Lake Ave., Greenwich, CT.
When: Saturday, September 24; 7:30 p.m. concert
Why Go: Wine & cheese served; a rare and special opportunity:
Kenny Barron, Piano - 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award recipient. The most lyrical pianist in jazz today, a true virtuoso.
Peter Washington, Bass - Member of the Tommy Flanagan Trio, called by many the “greatest trio in jazz.” The leading bassist of his generation.
Herlin Riley, Drums - New Orleans master drummer and a Backcountry Jazz favorite.
Bennie Wallace, Tenor Saxophone - “this is a rare opportunity to hear these three great musicians play together, and a thrill for me to play with them. I hope you’ll join us.” - Bennie Wallace
Pricing: Tickets are $100 and can be purchased online via Paypal - click here.
Come to the Cabaret - At Home in Greenwich - event at in the Sun Court Tent - 1800 East Putnam Ave., Old Greenwich, CT; 203-637-1234
When: Sunday, September 25; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Why Go: Chris Coogan and musicians will play Gershwin, Porter, Kerm and Berlin songs; wine, hors d'oeuvres, a light supper and silent auction.
Pricing: Tickets are $100, $200, $300; make checks payable to At Home in Greenwich, Inc.; for more information call 203-422-2342.