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Things to do in Westport this weekend

Published 11:02 am, Friday, February 22, 2013
  • Get into the swing of things this weekend when Eight to the Bar brings their music to The Blue Parrot Saturday night. Photo: Contributed Photo / Westport News
    Get into the swing of things this weekend when Eight to the Bar brings their music to The Blue Parrot Saturday night. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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While keeping one eye on the weekend's weather, there's still plenty to do in Westport where the forecast should prove no obstacle to fun:

Check out the "Back to the '20s" exhibit at the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road, part of the WestportREADS community reading program showcasing "The Great Gatsby." Library hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit www.westportlibrary.org or call 203-291-4800 for more information.

Discovering some pointedly good carrot recipes Saturday at the Westport Farmers Market at Gilberties, 7 Sylvan Lane. The fun begins at 11 am. when judges of the best carrot recipes begin tasting their way through the entries, with the winner announced at noon. For more information, visit www.westportfarmersmarket.com

If your Valentine's Day celebration included an engagement ring, you won't want to miss the Westport Wedding Tour at noon Saturday at the Inn at Longshore, 260 Compo Road South. The bridal showcase includes a designer fashion show and complimentary food samples and drinks. Tickets are $5 online; visit http://weddingdayonline.com/show. Call 1-800-272-3976 for information.

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing, and you can swing into Satursday night at the Blu Parrot, 60 Charles St., when Eight to the Bar takes the stage. The music will play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Call 203-557-9148 or visit www.thebluparrot.com

Everyone's invited to the Purim Schpiel and Megillah reading at 4 p.m. Sunday at Temple Israel, 14 Coleytown Road. A Purim pizza party will follow at 5 p.m. For information on ticket prices, call 203-227-1293.