Greenwich HS Cardinal Football
The Greenwich High School Varsity Football team takes on Norwalk High School at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, under the lights at Cardinal Stadium. The Cards are 2-2. The Bears' record also is 2-2.
Billie Holiday: Sensational Lady
Greenwich Library and BackCountry Jazz team up once again to present two events to honor the great Billie Holiday.
The weekend celebration will kick off with Billie Holiday: Sensational Lady, a special Friends Friday Film presentation on Friday, October 11 at 8 p.m. This 57-minute film, originally produced by the BBC in 2001, is a highly regarded and authoritative look at the turbulent life of "Lady Day". Click here for information about the movie event.
Then, on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 3:30 p.m. the Library and BackCountry Jazz will present Billie Holiday: a Celebration, a concert with an all-star ensemble performing the music of Billie Holiday.
Big Screen for a Big Fish: Great White Shark IMAX Movie
The six-story screen of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is plenty big enough for “Great White Shark,” a new IMAX movie that offers larger-than-life encounters with these feared predators.
Ironically, despite all of the big sharp teeth, the film explains how the sharks actually need our help.
“Great White Shark” opens Fri., Oct. 11, showing at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. daily through Nov. 27. Times will change after Thanksgiving. Confirm show times before visiting at (203) 852-0700 or www.maritimeaquarium.org. Get ticket information and watch a trailer of the film, at the Aquarium's website.
Bruce Museum’s 32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival
Held rain or shine on the grounds of the Bruce Museum, just off Exit 3 of I-95. The Outdoor Arts Festival is a juried event featuring more than 85 artists selected from across the country.
Paintings, photography, drawings, prints, sculptures, and mixed media pieces
are all available for purchase. The festival also includes live music on both days as well as fun, educational family activities, and a variety of food choices.
Round Hill Country Dances at North Stamford Congregational Church
Get Happy - Come Dancing! Contradancing is a group dance led by a caller and accompanied by lively live music that will be held at The Stone House, 31 Cascade Rd., Stamford. There'll be a brown bag supper at 6 pm so pack your sandwich and join in a sociable meal before a short beginner lesson at 7:30.
And if you're traveling on I-95 and you’re concerned about traffic, here are links to the Connnecticut Department of Transportation traffic cams: