Transform what could be an ordinary weekend into an extraordinary one with music, stories and life lessons. Here are some ideas to keep you busy in Westport:

You'll get a kick out of "Cole: An Entertainment Based on the Words and Music of Cole Porter," presented by the Music Theatre of Connecticut, 246 Post Road. The show runs through May 12 and performance times are 8 p.m. Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $45-$25. Call 203-454-3883 or visit

Don't let this production pass you by. The Westport Community Theatre presents "Mr. Pims Passes By," an A.A. Milne comedy, through the weekend at Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave. The show runs through April 28. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20-$18. For more information, call 203-226-1983 or visit

Rover refusing to roll over? Meet and greet Michelle Wan, a certified applied animal behaviorist Saturday at noon at Choice Pet Supply, 374 Post Road East. Find more information at or by calling 203-226-1111.

If your house could talk, what would it say? Join Bob Weingarten at the Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place, at 1 p.m. Saturday for "Your Old House ... And the Story It Tells." Suggested donation for admission is $5. Call 203-222-1424 or visit for more information.

If you find yourself in need of some inspiration, head over to INSPIRE Connecticut and unleash your "divine potential" at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Westport Inn, 1595 Post Road East. The morning brings a message and music featuring interfaith minister and singer Carol Logen. Visit for more information.