Things to do in Fairfield this weekend
Published 8:39 am, Friday, June 29, 2012
With summer in full swing, there's no need to sit home and wonder what to do. Here' s a list of activities for a fun weekend in Fairfield:
Hit the Back Lot BBQ on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Co., 70 Sanford St. The event celebrates the first year of a music education program for Bridgeport students by the Fairfield group. There free event will feature performances by the FTC Saturday Kids and their teachers. For more information, visit www.fairfieldtheatre.org
Emmy Award-winning meteorologist Bill Evans will have book reading and signing for his latest eco-thriller, "Blackmail Earth," Saturday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road. Call 203-255-7756 for more information.
There's a welcome waiting for you Saturday at the Welcome Club of Fairfield and Easton's annual clambake from 8 p.m. to midnight at Penfield Pavilion on Fairfield Beach Road. The evening includes music, dancing and a silent auction to benefit Operation Hope. Tickets are $35 per member and $45 per guest. For more information, visit welcomeclub.org
It may only be June, but you can still "Remember September" when the band performs at Sunday at Barcelona, 4180 Black Rock Turnpike. Call 203-255-0800 for more information.
Did you decide to exend the weekend by a few days? Then take part Wednesday in the annual 4th of July Bike Parade and Lawn Games starting at 10 a.m. at Five Corners to the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave. The event is free and open to all ages. Get more information at www.pequotlibrary.org or by calling 203-259-0346.
Continue the Independence Day holiday fun on Wednesday at the town's fireworks display at Penfield and Jennings beaches. The Atwood Express Oldies Band will play from 5-7 p.m. at Jennings Beach, while the John Stevens Doubleshot Band performs at Penfield Beach from 7-9 p.m. The fireworks will blast off about 9:15 p.m. For more information visit www.fairfieldct.org