Things to do in Westport this weekend
Why leave town this when there's plenty to do in Westport? This weekend, for instance, discover hidden gardens or learn the art of Zen ... and more:
Friday night, head to Bobby Q's Barbeque and Grill, 42 Main St., for some stick-to-your-ribs dinner, then stick around for live music with Paula G Reality at 9 p.m. No cover charge. For more information, call 203-454-7800.
Get a free "Introduction to Zen" at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. The session is provided by the Japan Society of Fairfield County. For more information, email Sakamaki0624@gmail.com.
What's better than yoga? How about yoga and a wine tasting. Summer Saturdays at Bottlerocket Wine & Spirits, 1790 Post Road East, start at 4:30 p.m. with a yoga class taught by Maggie Converse of Pop Up Yoga NYC, followed by a wine tasting. The cost is $25 for a single session or $85 for the four-class session. Call 203-259-3939 for more information.
Make a visit Sunday to the Hidden Garden Tour and Marketplace, sponsored by the Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. The marketplace, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Veterans Green, also will feature entertainment starting at noon. The tour of "secret" gardens in Westport and Wilton from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is $35 for historical society members, $45 for non-members and $50 the day of the event. A Toast the Tour party at Gilbertie's Herb Gardens follows from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $50. For more information call 203-222-1424 or visit www.westporthistory.org
Do the "WAVE" -- Westport Antiques & Vintage Emporium -- on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saugatuck Railroad Station parking lot, 10 Park St. The market features over 50 vendors and admission is $4, $3 for seniors. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Connecticut Food Bank and get $1 off admission. Proceeds will benefit the food bank.