Mark Twain Library Book Fair, Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sept. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Redding Community Center, Lonetown Road, Redding. All proceeds go to the Mark Twain Library. Info: marktwainlibrary.org.
12th Annual Blues & Views Festival, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Levitt Pavilion, 40 Jesup Rd., Westport. Headliners include Anders Osborne, Lawrence, Neville Jacobs and the Main Squeeze. The festival will also feature a food court, kids activities and local artisans. Kids under 12 are free for both ticket types. Tickets: $10-$100. Portion of the proceeds will go to Staples Tuition Grants and Wakeman Town Farm. Info: BluesViewsCT.com.