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Things to do in Westport this weekend

Published 10:45 am, Friday, March 1, 2013
  • Find out just what sets one off on the road to become to a pirate Sunday at the Westport Country Playhouse. Photo: Contributed Photo / Westport News
    Find out just what sets one off on the road to become to a pirate Sunday at the Westport Country Playhouse. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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The melting snow is almost just a bad memory, and (mostly) blue skies and moderate temperatures are being promised for the weekend. So don't hang back at home, here's a list of things to do in Westport this weekend:

Take a "March Into Wellness" on Saturday when the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce hosts the one-day event featuring information on topics ranging from chiropractic to yoga. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Christ & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 75 Church Lane. Admission is $10 per person or $20 per family. Call 203-227-9234 or visit westportchamber.com for more information.

A Buddy Pair Fashion Show and Silent Auction will be going on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Staples High School, 70 North Avenue. The event is sponsored by the school's Best Buddies Chapter, and will feature fashions from local stores and auction items from local families.

Party like it's 1922 at the "Great Gatsby Party" from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. Plan to dress festively for this Jazz Age-theme party, planned in conjunction with the WestportREADS community reading project's selected novel, "The Great Gatsby." The event will feature jazz music, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and dancing. Tickets are $75 and available online. Call 203-291-4800 or visit www.westportlibrary.org

Avast, matey! Ever wonder what it takes to become a pirate? Wonder no more when the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, presents, "How I Became a Pirate," at 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18. Call 203-227-4177 or visit www.westportplayhouse.org.

Get your pipes in tune for the Purim Sing-A-Long at 11 a.m. Sunday in Temple Israel, 14 Coleytown Road. The annual Purim Carnival follows at 11:30 a.m. The events are open to the public. Call 203-227-1293 for more information.