Things to do in Westport this weekend
Don't spend the weekend wondering what to do, get out and enjoy Westport on what is forecast to be a beautiful couple of days. Here's a few suggestions to get you started:
Who knew the theater could be therapeutic? On Friday, head to the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, for the 8 p.m. performance of "Beyond Therapy" by Christopher Durang. Tickets are $35 and $65. For more information, call 203-227-4177 or visit www.westportplayhouse.org.
Celebrate Mother Earth at the Green Earth Fair at Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be hands-on demonstrations of earth-friendly activities, authors reading from their work, as well as two concerts for kids at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Admission is $5. Visit www.earthplace.org for more information.
It's not taboo, but it is "Forbidden Westport," a satire about life in Westport, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Bedford Middle School. Sponsored by the Westport Sunrise Rotary, funds raised by the event benefit Homes With Hope. Tickets are $20 and $55. To purchase, visit www.westportsunriserotary.org.
Blues and barbeque can be good for the soul, if not the body. Take a trip to Bobby Q's Barbeque and Grill, 42 Main St., on Saturday night for some ribs and music by Mighty Like the Blues. The music starts at 10 p.m. For more information, call 203-454-7800.
On Sunday, help raise money for Family Services Woodfield at the "Broadway Babes for Bright Futures" cabaret from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, Lyons Plains Road. The evening features singing waiters and an auction, and the $100 admission includes beer and wine. For information, call 203-368-5567 or email email@example.com.