Things to do in Fairfield this weekend
Published 11:29 am, Friday, May 18, 2012
The rain has ended and the weekend weather promises to be spectacular, so get out and enjoy it. Here are some suggestions of things to do in Fairfield this weekend:
The 21st annual carnival sponsored by Holy Family Parish takes place all weekend at Jennings Beach. The event, which opened Thursday evening, continues Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 1-10 p.m., and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Admission is free. Wristbands for unlimited rides cost $20.
You'll need to show your real ID to gain entry to the Bear and Grill, 2000 Black Rock Turnpike, to see a performance by the cover band, "Fake ID," on Friday night. The music starts at 10:30 p.m. and there is no cover charge. For more information, call 203-333-1522.
Get your green thumb limber Saturday at the Green's Farms Garden Club plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sherman Green gazebo, Post and Reef roads. Proceeds benefit the club's civic projects. Call 203-374-6529 for more information.
It will be a magical time at the Children's Renaissance & Craft Faire on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at Trinity-St. Michael's Church, 554 Tunxis Hill Road. The rain date is Sunday. Admission is $5 for ages one to 12 and free for adults. Get more information by calling 203-368-3225.
Say "cheese" when the Fairfield Cheese Co., 2090 Post Road, celebrates its third anniversary Saturday between 1 and 4 p.m. You can have a grass-fed Saugatuck Craft Butchery cheeseburger slider, meet Meg the cow and enter a raffle for a $50 gift certificate. Visit www.fairfieldcheese.com or call 203-292-8194 for more information.
End the weekend with a visit to the "Wits End" art exhibit in the Bruce Kershner Gallery at the Fairfield Public Library, Old Post and Post roads. The exhibit is a retrospective of the work of Nina Bentley. The gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. and admission is free. Call 203-256-3160 or visit www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org for more information.