Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

Bonerama, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $35. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. Slambovian Circus Of Dreams, Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $28. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. Lez Zeppelin, Dec. 14-15, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $28-$98. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. Sounds of the Season, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., … read more

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE Fairfield University Art Museum’s new monthly series of gallery conversations, Art in Focus, 11 a.m. in museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries on campus of Fairfield University. During each event in series, one painting, print, or sculpture in museum’s collection will take center stage for hour’s worth of close looking and informal discussion, led by Curator of Education Michelle … read more

Trying Out: Auditions and calls for art

Call for art, the Fairfield County Arts Association is accepting submissions for their Artworks Gallery on the Green show. Works will be displayed in the Chittim-Howell House, 60 East Ave., Norwalk Jan. 6 through Feb. 10. Submissions due Dec. 14. Info: fairfieldcountyartists.com. Call for art, the Kershner Gallery is accepting submissions for their Community Art Show, the theme is exploring … read more

Films: Screenings and documentaries

* IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; daytime films, info., 203-852-0700 or maritimeaquarium.org: One exhibit and daytime IMAX movie included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Backyard Wilderness and Pandas are currently running. The Polar … read more

Dance: Nutcrackers in the area

Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance: Nutcracker, Dec. 14-16, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $25. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.   Scenes from the Nutcracker, Dec. 15-16, noon and 3 p.m., Darien Art Center, 2 Renshaw Rd., Darien. Tickets $15. Info: call 203-655-8683. The Nutcracker, Dec. 15-16, 1 and 5 p.m., Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets $40-$75. Info: palacestamford.org. Norwalk … read more

Kids Stuff: Family fun

A selection of events planned for youngsters and their families — see other calendar listings for more comprehensive coverage of area performances and activities. SPECIAL EVENTS *Holiday Craft Workshops, Dec. 15, 1:15 p.m., Darien Art Center, 2 Renshaw Rd., Darien. For ages 6-12. Register online. Tickets $35. Info: darienarts.org. *Jingle Bell Rock, Dec. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Westport Historical Society, … read more

Bill of Fairs: Caroling, holiday cheer and more

Holiday Caroling Party, Dec. 14, 5-7 p.m., Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. The party features horse-drawn carriage rides, a choir performance, crafts, cookie decorating and more. Free. Info: pequotlibrary.org. Artist and Artisan Holiday Bazaar, Dec. 14-16, Firehouse Gallery, 81 Naugatuck Ave., Milford. Bazaar will sell paintings, jewelry, pottery, soaps, scarves, and more. Info: milfordarts.org/holiday-bazaar. *Holiday Craft Workshops, Dec. 15, … read more

On Exhibit: Opening and ongoing

OPENING Holiday Pop Up Art Show and Sale, Loft Artists Association, Dec. 15-16, 1-4:30 p.m., 575 Pacific St., Stamford. Opening house reception, Dec. 14, 6-8 p.m. Info: loftartists.org. ART CENTERS Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 12-4 p.m. Info: www.rgoa.org or call 203-438-8863. Carriage Barn Arts Center, home to New Canaan … read more

On Stage: Opening and this weekend

OPENING Man of La Mancha, Dec. 7 through Jan. 5, TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford. Tickets $30. Info: theatreworks.us. THIS WEEKEND Adaptations, Dec. 6-8, 7 p.m., Shelton High School, 120 Meadow St., Shelton. Tickets $10 at door. Chicago City Limits, Dec. 6, 8 p.m., Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets $19. Info: palacestamford.org. A Charlie Brown … read more

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