The weekend weather is looks good -- blue skies and crisp temperatures -- and so are this weekend's activities. From carnivals to music to old cars, there's bound to be something you'll enjoy. Here are our suggestions to help fill your calendar:
Be one of the first to hit SeptemberFest at Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, on Friday evening. There will be amusement rides, games, a tag sale, 50/50 raffles, a parish raffle, bingo and food. Hours on Friday are 6 to 10 p.m. and admission is free. The festival continues Saturday from 1 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. For more information, call 203-333-9065 or visit www.assumptionfairfield.org
Check out exhibits of flowers, fruits and vegetables, home canning and baking, and arts and crafts Saturday at the Greenfield Hill Grange's annual Agricultural Fair at the grange hall, 1873 Hillside Road. The grange is celebrating its 120th anniversary as well. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 203-814-8100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Classic cars will be on display Saturday at Notre Dame High School's 3rd annual Antique & Classic Car Show. The show opens at 11 a.m. at the high school, 220 Jefferson St. There will also be food, music, trophies and a special performance by the school's Drama Club. Admission is $10 if you plan on registering a car, and free if you're just there to look. For more information, call 203-767-2272.
Jazz up your Saturday night with "Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: Singers over Manhattan" with John Pizzarelli and Jane Monheit at Fairfield University's Quick Center, 1073 North Benson Road. The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are $55-$30. Visit www.quickcenter.com for tickets and information.
On Sunday, rev up the excitement with the 5th annual Touch-A-Truck event sponsored by the Fairfield Junior Woman's Club. The showcase for all kinds of trucks -- from fire trucks to construction vehicles to buses -- takes place from noon to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. There also will be music and food. Tickets are $5, free for children under 2; rain date is Sunday, Sept. 22. For more information, visit www.jwcfairfield.com or on Facebook and Twitter, twitter.com/jwcoffairfield.
It'll be a mix of rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll when NRBQ takes the stage Sunday at the Fairfield Theatre Co., 70 Sanford Street. The show starts at 7:45 p.m. and tickets are $35. Call 203-259-1036 or visit www.fairfieldtheatre.org for tickets and information.