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Things to do in Westport this weekend

Updated 8:53 pm, Friday, October 25, 2013
  • I'ts B.Y.O.P. this weekend when Earthplace hosts a pumpkin carving session on Saturday. Photo: File Photo / Westport News
    I'ts B.Y.O.P. this weekend when Earthplace hosts a pumpkin carving session on Saturday. Photo: File Photo

 

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Does the thought of putting together a list of fun things to do in Westport this weekend frighten you? Don't be spooked, we've got you covered:

Grab that funky lamp Aunt Eunice gave you that has been hidden in the attic for years and find out if it's really worth anything when the "Beau Monde" Antiques Show comes to the Westport Inn, 1596 Post Road East, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Appraisals will be done from 1 to 4 p.m. both days for $10 per item. Admission is $10 and children under 12 are admitted free. For more information, call 203-426-4621 or 203-418-2500.

Be sure to "Rock Your Halloween" at the crafts event for children and adults Saturday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. The cost is $25 per family for historical society members, $35 for non-member families, and $10 per person for members, $15 for non-members. Call 203-222-1424 or visit www.westporthistory.org for more information.

B.Y.O. P. -- that's Bring Your Own Pumpkin -- to the pumpkin carving and decorating event at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane. The cost is $5 per person, and decorations will be supplied. Visit www.earthplace.org for more information.

Join the tribute to Westport's many award-winning artists Sunday at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Westport Arts Advisory Committee. The program, starting at 2 p.m., features readings from local award winners in literature, film selections and musical performances. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow at the Westport Historical Society.

Silver Ribbon, 1240 Post Road East, is celebrating its selection as a "Best of CT" for 2013 this weekend by featuring handcrafted jewelry from the Cornerstone Project, with profits going to that group. The sale takes place Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit www.cornerstoneproject.org or www.silverribbon.com. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.