Things to do in Fairfield this weekend
Published 8:05 am, Friday, October 21, 2011
Fall is in full swing and the weather looks like it will cooperate this weekend. There's plenty to keep you busy in Fairfield, from music to fairs to a model train show. Here are our suggestions:
Kick off the weekend with music performed by The Rev & Ron Band Friday night at The Fairfield Spot, 12 Unquowa Place. The band starts to play at 10 p.m. and there will be $3 beer and shot specials from 9 until 11 p.m. For more information, call 203-292-8251 or visit www.fairfieldspot.com.
On Saturday, you can take a trip around the world without even leaving town by visiting McKinley School's 6th annual World's Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $5 for children 3 years old and over who will get a "passport" to take around to the different booths to collect a prize. The event features an Olympic-style opening parade and food, music, crafts and performances. The school is located at 60 Thompson St.
Start holiday shopping early with a stop at the Holiday Crafts Fair and Flea Market on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 333 Unquowa Road. Admission to the event, hosted by the Columbiette Auxiliary, is free. Call 203-366-4826 for more information.
"The Women of `Wicked' " should put on a good show Saturday at Sacred Heart University's Edgerton Center, 5151 Park Ave., with performances at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets for an evening of Broadway music with Dee Roscioli and friends are $30, $25 for students and seniors. Visit www.edgertoncenter.org or call 203-371-7908 for tickets and information.
Hop on board the "Station Stop 2011" model railroad show Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fairfield Warde High School, 755 Melville Avenue. There will be displays, modelers and sales tables. Admission is $6, $2 for children under 13. Hosted by the Fairfield Museum and History Center and the Housatonic Model Railway Club. More information can be found at www.housatonicmr.org or by calling 203-374-1118.