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Things to do in Westport this weekend

Updated 4:53 pm, Friday, September 27, 2013
  • Don't be afraid you won't have anything to do this weekend. Head on over to the Westport Historical Society for a scare crow-making party Saturday. Photo: File Photo / Westport News

    Don't be afraid you won't have anything to do this weekend. Head on over to the Westport Historical Society for a scare crow-making party Saturday.

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Having trouble finding something fun to do this first full weekend of fall? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are a few recommendations in Westport:

Catch a performance of "The Prisoner of Second Avenue" by the Westport Community Theatre. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit www.westportcommunitytheatre.com or call 203-226-1983 for tickets and information.

Don't be afraid to get creative at the Fall Scarecrow-Making Party at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. The cost is $25 per family for members and $35 for non-members. Registration is required; call 2023-222-1424 or visit www.westporthistory.org

Looking to add a furry friend to the family? Visit the Save Our Strays Adoption Day and Poster Animal Hospital open house, 1677 Post Road East, on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be dogs and cats up for adoption, tours of the hospital and demonstrations throughout the day. Visit www.PosterAnimalHospital.com for more information.

"Why Jane Austen?" Why, indeed, not celebrate the author of "Pride and Prejudice" and other classics for her renowned wit and wisdom? Rachel Brownstein will lead the discussion Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. Admission to the Jane Austen Day event is free. For more information call 203-291-4800 or visit www.westportlibrary.org.

Wind down the weekend with the Art of Jazz Piano Trio at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Westport Arts Center gallery, 51 Riverside Ave. Tickets are $25. Find more information at www.westportartscenter.org or by calling 203-222-7070.