Things to do in Westport this weekend
The trick or treaters have all retreated, but that doesn't mean you should retreat to the couch. Get up and get out and enjoy the weekend. Here are some suggestions:
Work off that Halloween candy at the Family Volunteer Day at Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane, on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. You'll be outdoors helping to define trail edges and removing invasive species. For more information, call 203-227-7253 or visit www.earthplace.org.
Head over to the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, at 2 p.m. Saturday to kick off National Novel Writing Month with author Matt Debenham on "Reading for Writers." Admission is free. Call 203-291-4800 or visit www.westportlibrary.org.
The Ridgefield Chorale will perform the Sunrise Mass Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plain Road. Tickets are $15 and $20. For information, visit www.ridgefieldchorale.org.
Share some laughs when improvisational comedian Wayne Brady performs in a benefit for Homes with Hope at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. For ticket information, visit www.hwhct.org or call the playhouse at 203-227-4177.
Close out the weekend with Brazilian bluegrass music performed by the group Matuto at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. Amission is free. Call 203-291-4800 or visit www.westportlibrary.org.