Spring is here and so is the weekend. With the weather finally starting to warm up a bit, there are plenty of reasons to go out in Westport and enjoy it:
The opening reception for the exhibit of works by the late Eric von Schmidt takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Westport Public Library's Great Hall, 20 Jesup Road. The exhibit runs through June 26, and the reception is free and open to the public. Visit http://www.westportlibrary.org or call 203-291-4800.
Another opening, another show. SOLOS 2013, the juried exhibition of Westport Arts Center members also opens with a 6 p.m. Friday reception at the center, 51 Riverside Ave. The show runs through June 2. For information, call 203-226-1806 or check, http://bit.ly/Y2AiYo
Fore! Saturday marks the opening of the town's Longshore Golf Course, so long as the weather cooperates. The Longshore Men's Golf Association will host a course cleanup day beginning at 9:15 a.m. Bring a pair of work gloves and a rake if possible. For updated course status and tee time information, call 203-222-7535.
Think you can make it to the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, at 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday for performances of "The Little Engine That Could Earns Her Whistle." Visit http://www.westportplayhouse.org for ticket information.
Hear classic Broadway hits Sunday when "For the Heart," a group of local teenagers, performs at 2 p.m. in the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road. For information, call 203-291-4800 or visit http://www.westportlibrary.org for information.
Christ & Holy Trinity Church, 75 Church Lane, hosts "Stile Antico" at 4 p.m. Sunday. The in-demand group is an early music ensemble made up of young British singers. Tickets are $10 under 18, $25 for adults and $35 for preferred seating. Visit http://www.chtwestport.org for more information.