There are plenty of ways to feed the soul this weekend in Fairfield, from gospel music to an art sale. Here are suggestions to lift your spirits this weekend:
Hit the beach Friday night for a gospel jazz concert by the Steve Clark Trio and a barbecue to boot. The annual event, sponsored by Christ Centered A.R.M.E.D. Ministries, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Penfield Pavilion. Tickets are $45 for the concert and all you can eat. For tickets, call 203-545-3249 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Decided you're finally going to learn to play the clarinet? Your kid bugging you for a saxophone? Visit the Music Parents Association of Fairfield's Used Musical Instrument Sale on Saturday, from 8:30 a.m.-noon, at Fairfield Warde High School, 755 Melville Ave. Cash or checks, no credit cards accepted. Orchestra and band teachers will be on hand to help students make a selection. Proceeds benefit the town's music programs. For more information, visit http://fairfieldmpa.org.
After music Saturday, immerse yourself in art work at the Fairfield Arts Center, 70 Sanford St. The center is hosting the Salon D'Automne, a juried art sale for collectors and the general public. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call 203-319-1419 or visit www.fairfieldartscenter.com.
Revisit the pyschedelic country rock genre when New Riders of the Purple Sage perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fairfield Theatre Co., 70 Sanford St. Tickets are $42. Call the box office at 203-259-1036 or visit www.fairfieldtheatre.org.
On Sunday, reflect on the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with a free exhibit, "Connecticut Responds and Reflects" at the Fairfield Museum and History Center at 370 Beach Road. The museum is open from noon to 4 p.m., and an interfaith memorial service led by local clergy will be held at 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.fairfieldhs.org or call 203-259-1598.