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Get Out This Weekend in Greenwich

There is music and more to choose from...

The weekend is looming and you don't have an idea of what you’ll do with the free time. Greenwich Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars, restaurants and shops to explore. Click on each location for a complete directory listing, with street addresses, parking information and more.

  • Greenwich Jazz Festival - Auditorium
  • When:  Saturday, March 26 at 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Why Go: Exciting day of music with as many as 11 bands from the tri-state area will be competing for honors where many well-know jazz notables will be judging the competion. Food and beverages will be for sale. Don't miss it!
  • Pricing: $10, $5 for students and seniors.

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  • When: Friday, March 25 and Saturday March 26 8 - 10 p.m.
  • Why Go: Final Weekend! Presented by Connecticut Playmakers, this performance will include a number of vignettes dedicated to the American composer and songwriter's works.
  • Pricing: Tickets - $20; Call 203-977-2687 for info.

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  • - 148 Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich, CT; (203) 698-0223
  • When: Saturday, March 26 at 10 p.m.
  • Why Go: Great live music with the Avengers
  • Pricing: free.

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  • Greenwich Historical Society -  A Slice of American Jewish Life - 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT; (203) 869-6899
  • When: Friday March 25 through Sunday, March 26, noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment. To arrange for an appointment, call Jaime Villaneda at 203-869-6899, Ext. 31. 
  • Why Go: Did you know that Abraham Hays arrived in Greenwich as the first Jewish settler in 1728 or that the Greenwich Historical Society’s Bush-Holley House has a Jewish connection? Learn more about these and other interesting facts as Irwin Miller, historian and founder of the Jewish Historical Society of Lower Fairfield County, paints a picture of the American Jewish experience in a lecture and slide show with a special focus on the origins of the Jewish community in Greenwich and lower Fairfield County.  “A Slice of American Jewish Life: Fairfield County 1654-1986,” a pictorial exhibit with hundreds of photos set in the context of a timeline of national events reflecting Jewish life in America. On loan from the Jewish Historical Society.
  • Pricing: free.

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  • Step Out at - 303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT; (203) 899-0606 ext. 245
  • When:  Saturday, March 26, 7 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Why Go: Wine, Spirits and Food Tasting; swish through the museum galleries; take the blind wine tatsing challenge; bid on fabulous auction items; don't miss a minute of March Madness with the game on in the Multimedia Gallery.
  • Pricing: Members $5o; nonmembers $60. Click here to register online or increased pricing at the door space permitting.

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