Things to do in Westport this weekend
Published 12:01 pm, Friday, October 19, 2012
It's not too spooky to venture out this weekend, so take advantage of this list of things you can do to treat yourself in Westport:
Pop in to the opening of the Pop-Up Gallery Show at 6 p.m. Friday at the Living Room Gallery, 170 Post Road West. The show features the work of four different artists. Admission is free. Call 203-257-3799 or visit Kevansart.com for more information.
You can "Get Your Pink On" Friday at the Staples High School football game vs. Trumbull at Staples stadium, 70 North Ave. The gate opens at 7 p.m. and everyone is encouraged to dress in pink in this fundraiser for cancer research. Visit shs.westport.k12.ct.us for more information.
'Tis the season for harvest events, and this weekend St. Luke Parish hosts its Harvest Fair on Saturday and Sunday, featuring all kinds of pumpkins, crafts and gifts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day on the parish grounds, 49 Turkey Hill Road North. Admission is free, and proceeds benefit parish charities. For more information, call 203-222-0478 or visit www.stlukewestport.com
Go from "Wags to Witches" on Saturday at the T.A.I.L.S. Halloween fundraiser, 5 Newtown Turnpike. The fun starts at 7 p.m. and the event includes light food fare, beer, wine and a silent auction. Costumes are encouraged. Cost is $25 per person and $40 per couple. Proceeds benefit low- and no-cost spay and neuter clinics.
Get a little crafty Sunday at the Westport Wonderland of Crafts at the Westport Inn, 1595 Post Road. The crafts fair opens at 11 a.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 203-418-2500 or visit www.westportinn.com
Hear -- and see -- the political season from both sides of the aisle when liberal cartoonist Matt Davies and conservative cartoonist Scott Stantis talk about the process of drawing political cartoons at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. The event is staged in conjunction with a library exhibition of Davies' work. Admission is free. Visit westportlibrary.org or call 203-291-4800 for more information.