Things to do in Westport this weekend
Published 10:05 am, Friday, February 18, 2011
Spring hasn't quite sprung yet, but at least there's none of that dreaded snowfall in store this weekend. Get out of the house and enjoy, despite the blustery winds. We've given you a few ideas in Westport this weekend to get you started:
Start the weekend Friday night with intrigue, vendettas and unexpected twists with a Westport Community Theatre production of "Mauritius" at 8 p.m. in Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave. Tickets range from $14 to $20. For reservations and information call 203-226-1983 or visit www.westportcommuntytheatre.com.
Spend Satutrday visiting the shops and restaurants downtown and save yourself some money thanks to the Westport Downtown Merchants Association's "Shop.Eat.Save. February" program. Spend more than $50 at a store and get 20 percent off a meal, or enjoy a great meal and get 20 percent off at a store. Visit www.westportdma.com for a list of participating restaurants and stores.
Catch the Music Theatre of Connecticut's performance of "Love Letters" Saturday -- either 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. -- at 246 Post Road East. Tickets cost $25 and $35 for the early show and $35 and $45 for the evening performance. For tickets call 203-254-3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com.
If you'd rather do the performing, show off your moves Saturday evening as you groove to the music by The Way Back Machine at the Black Duck, 605 Riverside Ave. For more details, call 203-227-7978.
End the weekend with soothing chamber music performed by the Kelet Duo at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road. The duo performs a varied repertoire, and the event is free and open to the public. Call 203-291-4800 or visit www.westportlibrary.org for more information.