Month: September 2022

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to unveil behind the scenes risks and pitfalls of Victorian era fashion

Norwalk, CT – On Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, at 2 p.m., Deborah Kraak, an independent museum professional specializing in historic textiles, costumes, and interiors, will give a talk titled, Victorian Fashion, Dangerous Dyes, and Murderous Millinery at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave. Norwalk, CT. To reserve tickets attendees can visit the Events page…

DART Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with the DART to the Finish Charity Walk Scheduled for September 24

Dana’s Angels Research Trust (DART) is honoring its 20th anniversary this year and holding its fifth annual charity walk, DART to the Finish, on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 8:00 a.m., at Greenwich Point Park in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. This family-friendly and accessible two-mile walk is $30 for adults 22 years and older, $15 for…

Eversource Working to Protect System Reliability as  Trees Weakened by Drought and Invasive Insects  Endanger the Grid

BERLIN, CT – The drought plaguing the region is not only affecting water supplies and burning out lawns, it’s also leaving trees around the state weak and vulnerable with the potential to damage the electric system. As effects of the drought coupled with the ongoing infestation by invasive insects continue to threaten Connecticut’s landscape, Eversource…

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2023 Season

93rd Season for historic theater includes a musical, a thriller, a comedy, and a classic, and more 7 p.m. curtain times by popular demand Westport Country Playhouse announces its upcoming 93rd Season, from April to November 2023, featuring five productions, including a musical, “Ain’t Misbehavin’; a thriller, “Dial ‘M’ for Murder”; a comedy, “School Girls;…

Ridgefield Playhouse Executive Director Allison Stockel Hands Over The Reins after 21 Years of Service, Dedication and Volunteerism

When Allison Stockel moved to Ridgefield, Connecticut in December of 2000, her son was 6 months old, her daughter was just about 2 ½ and The Ridgefield Playhouse, a 500-seat nonprofit performing arts center, was just opening its doors with a performance by Jose Feliciano. “It was on the cover of the Ridgefield Press and…