So, you took seriously the Mayan calendar prediction that the world would end Friday, and when it didn't, you found yourself with no plans for the weekend? Not to worry, we've got you covered with a few suggestions in Westport:

Friday night head over to the Blu Parrot, 60 Charles St., to hear Westport's own VooDoo Carnival. Music starts at 9 p.m., admission is free. For more information, call 203-557-9148.

We may not have snow but you can help make "Snowflakes for Sandy Hook Elementary" Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at Anthropologie, 1365 Post Road East. The store will host a snowflake making workshop for all ages and cookies and cocoa will be served. Visit or call 203-259-0043.

Running out of gift ideas? Visit the Remarkable Gift Shop at the Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place, on Saturday or Sunday. The gift shop has everything from jewelry to gift baskets to books. It's open from noon to 4 p.m. Call 203-222-1424 or visit for more information.

You can also wrap up holiday shopping Saturday at the Westport Farmers Market, held at Gilbertie's, 7 Sylvan Lane, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You'll find pastas to pastries for sale. Visit for more information and a list of vendors.

Spend time gliding across the ice Sunday as prepare for the onslaught of relatives Monday. The Westport PAL ice rink at Longshore will have public skating from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Admission ranges from $5 to $8. For more details, visit or call 203-226-7465.