Things to do in Fairfield this weekend
Published 5:55 am, Friday, January 17, 2014
A little music can help beat the winter doldrums and there's plenty of that -- and more -- going on in Fairfield this weekend. Here's a list to help get you started:
Hit the books, or rather, the book sale this weekend at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave. The Southport library's Mid-Winter Book Sale runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.pequotlibrary.org or call 203-259-0346, ext. 19.
Fresh eggs, gourmet food and "Ye Olde Gift Shoppe" can be found Saturday at the Greenfield Hill Grange Winter Farmers Market, 1873 Hillside Road. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and admission is free.
Elvis -- or at least a reasonable facsimile -- is back in the building Saturday at the Fred Astaire Dance Studios, 3300 Post Road, from 7 to 11 p.m. For $20, you get Elvis impersonator Brian Martin, a swing dance lesson, refreshments and snacks. Call 203-254-8250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
"Fairfield's Rockin' Top Ten," a new exhibit at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road, is now center stage. The exhibit showcases 10 famous Fairfield musicians in this the town's 375th anniversary, and is curated by Tom Tom Club and Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz. The museum is open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors and free for members and children. Call 203-259-1598 or visit www.fairfieldhistory.org