Things to do in Westport this weekend
Published 9:50 am, Friday, May 31, 2013
Why leave town this when there's plenty to do in Westport? This weekend, for instance, discover hidden gardens or learn the art of Zen ... and more:
Friday night, head to Bobby Q's Barbeque and Grill, 42 Main St., for some stick-to-your-ribs dinner, then stick around for live music with Paula G Reality at 9 p.m. No cover charge. For more information, call 203-454-7800.
Get a free "Introduction to Zen" at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. The session is provided by the Japan Society of Fairfield County. For more information, email Sakamaki0624@gmail.com.
What's better than yoga? How about yoga and a wine tasting. Summer Saturdays at Bottlerocket Wine & Spirits, 1790 Post Road East, start at 4:30 p.m. with a yoga class taught by Maggie Converse of Pop Up Yoga NYC, followed by a wine tasting. The cost is $25 for a single session or $85 for the four-class session. Call 203-259-3939 for more information.
Make a visit Sunday to the Hidden Garden Tour and Marketplace, sponsored by the Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. The marketplace, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Veterans Green, also will feature entertainment starting at noon. The tour of "secret" gardens in Westport and Wilton from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is $35 for historical society members, $45 for non-members and $50 the day of the event. A Toast the Tour party at Gilbertie's Herb Gardens follows from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $50. For more information call 203-222-1424 or visit www.westporthistory.org
Do the "WAVE" -- Westport Antiques & Vintage Emporium -- on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saugatuck Railroad Station parking lot, 10 Park St. The market features over 50 vendors and admission is $4, $3 for seniors. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Connecticut Food Bank and get $1 off admission. Proceeds will benefit the food bank.