Upcoming Events

Special note: Tickets are on sale for Lachat's annual hoedown, which always sells out quickly. Scroll down to October 14 for details.

Saturday September 30, 2023
Lachat International Market
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lachat Town Farm
Celebrating the cultures of the world, a day filled with food, music, dance, authentic goods to admire or purchase, art, games, traditional dress, demonstrations, and educational materials. Lower field parking ($30) must be reserved. Parking on the upper field ($20) can be reserved or as first come, first served with payment at the entrance.
Slice of Saugatuck
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Go venue to venue sampling all the restaurants, merchants and activities in Westport’s mom-and-pop driven Saugatuck area. Notable local bands play live music simultaneously at seven locations. Kids will enjoy bouncy houses, a balloon bender, and face painting. For adults, two beer gardens and special happy hours at some venues. Tickets go on sale on-site at 1:50 on the 9th. $15 per adult, $5 for kids under 13, age 5 and under free. Cash or credit cards accepted. From the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce. (Postponed from original September 9 date.)
Throughout September
Westport Book Shop: Maj Kalfus
23 Jesup Road
Across Jesup Green from The Westport Library
The Westport Book Shop welcomes local artist Maj Kalfus as guest exhibitor for the month of September at the Book Shop’s Drew Friedman Art Place. Ms. Kalfus, who teaches art in Weston, Westport, and at the Silvermine Arts Center, will be exhibiting several of her digital compositions.
Sunday October 1, 2023
Affordable Art Trunk Show and Sale
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Westport Library
The Artists Collective of Westport and The Westport Library invite the public to the most affordable art show and sale in town. 40+ artists will showcase their work. A food truck and live music add to the fun for the family. The event takes place in the Taylor lot, the lower parking area adjacent to the Library and Jesup Green.
Monday October 2, 2023
NAMI Support Group
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Zoom, Meeting ID 837 7542 1936
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Child and Adolescent Network (CAN) is a support group for parents of children with behavioral, emotional and mental health issues. Meetings are free, confidential, and safe. Zoom link below. Call or email for password or more information. Beth, (203) 984-0123, beth44es@gmail.com. Vanessa, (203) 970-4130, eliasvanessa5@gmail.com.
Speaker: Attorney General William Tong
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Westport Library
Connecticut Attorney General William Tong speaks about litigation to protect Connecticut citizens, including his joining federal regulators and 16 other states to sue Amazon for misusing its market dominance, lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, and a suit against Joseph Bierbaum, whose for-profit colleges collapsed. Sponsored by the Y’s Men of Westport-Weston.
Tuesday October 3, 2023
Fall Lunch and Lecture: Wolves
12:00 pm
Weston History & Culture Center
The Women’s Club of Weston hosts guest speaker Alex Spitzer of the South Salem Wolf Conservation Center, who discusses the legends, myths, and reality of wolves, explaining their plight today and why it matters to us. A catered lunch follows. $25. RSVP by September 30. Email Jennifer Mitchell at jennifer@jmmitchell.net for reservations and more information.
Thursday October 5, 2023
Traditional Mexican Cooking
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lachat Town Farm
Join Karla Krassin of Tümü in Fairfield learning how to prepare a traditional Mexican meal. Then sit down to enjoy it. Learn how to make authentic shredded beef tacos, homemade guacamole, Mexican rice, and fresh salsa. BYOB (beer and wine only). $100 per person.
Saturday & Sunday October 7 & 8, 2023
Family Fun Carnival
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
St. Francis of Assisi
35 Norfield Road
The 13th annual carnival features a hayride (on Saturday), bingo, inflatables, games, live music, food, drink, craft vendors, drawings for prizes, and more, rain or shine. On Saturday morning at 11:00, all people and pets are welcome at the Blessing of the Animals.
Thursday October 12, 2023
Fresh Pasta Making With Vita
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lachat Town Farm
In a hands-on culinary adventure straight from the heart of Italy, discover the art of crafting homemade pasta from scratch. After a welcome appetizer, Vita will guide you through the process of mixing, kneading, and rolling out the dough to create four cuts of pasta, one of which you will enjoy on the spot, the rest you will take home. The menu contains gluten, eggs, nuts and dairy. BYOB (beer and wine only). $100 per person.
Friday October 13, 2023
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
7:30 pm
Weston History & Culture Center
104 Weston Road
In a pre-Halloween Friday the 13th special, actor and storyteller Bryan Patrick Stoyle brings to life the haunting tale of a Connecticut schoolmaster’s destiny in Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Tickets: $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for children under 12. Not recommended for children 8 and under. Enjoy treats, maybe even a few tricks.
Autumn Harvest Lunch
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Lachat Town Farm
With Home Chef Geoff in Brian’s Kitchen, prepare a delicious autumn lunch of seasonal soup and salad made with local greens, roasted chicken, cherry tomatoes, snap peas, toasted pumpkin seeds, goat cheese, and pomegranate seeds with a Dijon balsamic vinaigrette. Also a pumpkin spice cookie. Sample and enjoy the food in Lachat’s new Gathering Space, go home with recipes to recreate this meal. $50 per person.
Saturday October 14, 2023
Emmanuel Church Family Fair
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
285 Lyons Plain Road
The 116th annual Family Fair at Emmanuel Church features good food, good music, games and activities for kids, the Country Kitchen, vendors, artists, and a silent auction. Free admission, rain or shine.
Hoedown 2023
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lachat Town Farm
Kick up your heels and enjoy a welcome cocktail, wine and beer, a delicious bbq dinner, live music performed by the Flying Fingers Jug Band, dancing called by Eric Hollman, the annual wine pull, and a pumpkin hunt for the kids along with a chance to dance with the Lachat Chicken. $80 per adult, $20 per child.
Sunday October 15, 2023
Spooky, Slithery and Silly Tales
3:00 pm
Weston History & Culture Center
104 Weston Road
Professional storyteller Julia M. Morris brings Halloween fun to the Weston History & Culture Center with her show, “Spooky, Slithery and Silly Tales.” The program features active and participation-based storytelling for the whole family, geared for children ages 3-8. Tickets, $5.00 per person, advance purchases highly recommended. But walk-ins are also welcome.
Candidates Debate
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Weston Public Library Community Room
Candidates for First Selectman and the Board of Selectmen in a debate held by the Weston League of Women Voters in advance of the November 7, 2023 municipal election. The candidates for First Selectman go one-on-one for the first 15 minutes, then are joined by their running mates.
Saturday October 21, 2023
Candidates Debate
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weston Public Library Community Room
Candidates for the Board of Police Commissioners, followed by those for the Board of Education, in a debate held by the Weston League of Women Voters in advance of the November 7, 2023 municipal election.
Weston Illustrated: Penned, Painted & Sculpted
Weston History & Culture Center
104 Weston Road
Sundays and Thursdays 1:00–4:00 and by appointment
An exhibition of works by influential artists from 1919 to 1965 and the story of their connection to Weston. Items on display from the Center’s collection and on loan from others. Tickets at the door: $5 for adults, $3 for children, free for WHCC members.

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