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Things to do in Westport this weekend

Updated 6:17 am, Friday, January 17, 2014
  • Steve D'Agostino will get your Sunday swinging when he performs a free concert. Photo: Contributed Photo / Westport News
    Steve D'Agostino will get your Sunday swinging when he performs a free concert. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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Yes, it's true -- winter is officially here and it's not even a month old. But that doesn't mean you need to spend this Westport weekend hibernating. Get out and enjoy with this list of things to do:

Rub elbows with artists Saturday at the Blue Lemon Restaurant, 15 Myrtle Ave. The restaurant, from 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., in conjunction with Beechwood Arts, will host an "Artist Lunch," showcasing about 20 local artists. The event includes a brunch/lunch menu and discussions about the arts community. Discussion begins at 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.bluelemonrestaurant.com

Bring your pillow, sit back and relax Saturday at the Suzuki Music School of Westport's Pillow Concert from 3 to 4 p.m. Faculty members Rie Schmidt on flute and Ben Verdery on guitar will perform. The school is located at 212 Post Road West. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children and $35 for a family and are available online at www.suzukischools.org, at the door or by calling 203-227-9474.

Dancing dinos are the main attraction Sunday at performances of "Dino-Light" at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. Shows are at 1 and 4 p.m. and tickets are $20. Pre-show activities begin one hour before each performance. Call 203-227-4177 or visit www.westportplayhouse.org for tickets and information.

Local author Nina Sankovitch will discuss the art and value of letter writing, using the letters of Julia Child and her husband as an example. Part of this year's WestportREADS community reading project, the program takes place at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.westportlibrary.org

Swing into Sunday with crooner Steve D'Agostino, who will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. at the Westport Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave. Doors open at 1 p.m., with complimentary refreshments at 1:30 p.m. Reservations are suggested, so call 203-341-5099.