Things to do in Westport this weekend
Published 6:21 am, Friday, January 31, 2014
Got your hat? Gloves? Scarf? Well, then you're good to head out and about this Westport weekend. Here's a few things to do:
Visit the Westport Arts Center for the powerful photographs in "On The Wire: Veiled Rebellion," images of women in Afghanistan taken by prize-winning photographer and Staples High School graduate Lynsey Addario. The exhibit is on display at the WAC gallery, 51 Riverside Ave., through Feb. 23. Weekend hours are noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit www.westportartscenter.org or call 203-222-7070.
Catch a performance of "God of Carnage" at the Music Theatre of Connecticut, 246 Post Road East. The play tells the story of two upper-middle-class couples who meet over drinks to solve a school yard fight between their children, only to get into a fight themselves. The show runs Friday through Feb. 16, and hours are 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $45-$25. Call 203-454-3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com for more information.
Feeling a little "Outta Balance?" Take in a set or two by the classic rock band Saturday at 9:30 p.m. at the Black Duck Cafe, 205 Riverside Ave.
See "The Invisible War" when the documentary is screened at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plains Road. Sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut, the screening is free and open to the public. The documentary explores sexual abuse in the U.S. military. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.acluct.org.
A community Super Bowl Tailgate party is being hosted in advance of the big game Sunday at the Westport Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave. The free event, from 1:15 to 4 p.m., will feature food, cheerleaders, games and prizes. For more information, call the center at 203-341-5099 or visit http://bit.ly/1gv2hOQ