*** Editor's note: The following listing was prepared in advance of the predicted snowstorm. It is recommended that anyone planning to attend any of the events check contact information to see if it has been affected by the storm.
Banking on all those fearsome forecasts to be wrong? Then here's a list of things to do in Fairfield this weekend. Of course, if the weather predictions are right, you may find the weekend filled with shoveling, shoveling and more shoveling.
Friday night catch a performance by the Walnut Street Theatre of "Around the World in 80 Days" at 7 p.m. in Fairfield University's Quick Center, 1073 North Benson Road. Tickets are $40-$30 for adults and $15 for students and children. For tickets and information call 203-254-4010 or visit http://www.quickcenter.com
The Northeast Children's Theatre stages "The Tortoise and the Hare" this weekend at the Fairfield Theatre Co., 70 Sanford St. Show times are 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Visit http://www.nctcompany.org or http://www.fairfieldtheatre.org for more information or call 203-259-1036.
Theatreworks USA visits Fairfield University at 1 p.m. Sunday for a performance of "Skippyjon Jones," and a pre-show fiesta at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for kids. Visit http://www.quickcenter.com or call 203-254-4010.
Find out what the future has in store for you at the Psychic Fair on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Motor Inn, 417 Post Road. Admission is free and the event boasts it has the best readers anywhere. For more information, call 203-470-1806 or visit http://www.ctpsychics.com
See original plays on the topic of freedom and slavery in a program, "Becoming American: Ten Minute Play Festival," on Sunday at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road. The Falcon Repertory Theatre presentation runs from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $8 for museum members and $10 for non-members. More information can be found at http://www.fairfieldhistory.org or by calling 203-259-1598.