Events in Westport today -- Wednesday, Oct. 2

Westport Restaurant Weeks: through Oct. 12. Discounts on meals at participating restaurants.

"Framing the Past, Present and Future" and "A Westport Original: Walt Reed's Illustrator in America." 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. Exhibits on Westport's arts legacy through Jan. 4.

Home Sweet Home:" 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. Exhibit showcases a range of artworks on the theme of "home."

Patient Healing Therapy: noon Westport Library.

Chess Club: 4 p.m. Westport Library.

Shellfish Commission: 6:15 p.m. Town Hall.

Reporter Bill Dedman: 7 p.m. Westport Library. Pulitzer Prize winner discusses his book, "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of the Great American Fortune."

Where to Travel Next: 7 p.m. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place.

Flood and Erosion Control Board: 7:30 p.m. Town Hall.

Board of Finance: 8 p.m. Town Hall.