Things to do in Westport this weekend
Before the relatives arrive next week for Thanskgiving and you find yourself catering non-stop for others, take time this weekend to do a little something for yourself. Not sure where to start? Here's a few suggestions this weekend in Westport:
Celebrate the opening of the Art4Music gallery on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Suzuki Music School, 212 Post Road West. A wine-and-cheese reception will be held to mark the opening of the gallery, with artwork from area artists and music provided by Suzuki students. Admission is free. Call 203-227-9474 or visit www.smsw.org for more information.
Buckle on those shopping shoes Saturday and take in one of top crafts fairs, CraftWestport, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Staples High School, 70 North Ave. Sponsored by the Westport Young Woman's League, admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and free for children. Get $1 off admission by donating a canned good. The fair continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Go to www.CraftWestport.com or call 1-800-649-0279 for more information.
Find out about all things spooky at "Who Ya Gonna Call? Investigating the Paranormal" at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road. The free program is presented by the Connecticut Paranormal Research Society. Get more information by calling 203-291-4810 or visiting www.westportlibrary.org.
Check out the finals competition Sunday at the Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition from 3 to 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave. The competition begins Saturday. Tickets for Sunday are $20; under 18 is free. Visit www.camusic.org/html/hermanns-piano-info.html or call 203-319-8271 for more information.
Listen to jazz, it's good for your soul Sunday when the Bernard Purdie Soul Jazz Quartet performs at 3 p.m. in the Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. Tickets are $25; $10 for students. Call 203-222-7070 or go to www.westportartscenter.org for more information.