Events in Westport today -- Monday, Oct. 8

Columbus Day holiday -- Town Hall, Westport Public Library and public schools closed

Halloween Workshop for Kids: 10 a.m. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. Stories, crafts and games. http://bit.ly/Q7KigY

"U.S. Postage Stamps by Westport Artists:" 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. New exhibit with companion, "The Road to 06880: Colonial Era to Present." http://bit.ly/PWgkeM

"Foodies:" 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Westport Arts Center. Exhibit and related programs showcase food-themed painting, photography, sculpture and video. http://bit.ly/U9JBmJ

Staples boys soccer: 4 p.m. Loeffler Field. Varsity team hosts Greenwich High.