Ridgefield happenings: Trends in American food, winter constellations, and the Great Wall of China

Abstract painters open exhibit Sunday A group of abstract painters who have studied together at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists under the accomplished painter Rachel Volpone will display their work at Sarah’s Wine Bar this winter. The exhibition, titled “Insight: 11 Abstract Painters,” will open at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, and run through March 10. Snow date for opening … read more

Ridgefield happenings: Schoolhouse tours, escape room fund-raiser, and candlelight Christmas Eve services

The following are a list of upcoming events in town: Historical Society offers private tours of Little Red Schoolhouse The Ridgefield Historical Society maintains and operates the 1756 schoolhouse, also called the Little Red Schoolhouse, at West Lane and South Salem Road (Route 35). The historical society offers Sundays at the Schoolhouse monthly during the warmer months, but groups are … read more

Ridgefield happenings: Richardson Park cleanup, sing-alongs, and ‘Hot Stove League’

The following is a list of Ridgefield happenings: Richardson Park cleanup is Sunday “Richardson Park needs the Ridgefield community’s help,” said Ross Clark. “Litter is covering this park from the parking lot all the way down to the water’s edge. “ Volunteers are being asked to attend a cleanup the lakeside event Sunday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 … read more

Ridgefield happenings: Cybersecurity class, jazz guitarist, and blood drives

The following is a list of Ridgefield happenings: Library to display artwork from WestConn students    A group show, by students in the Painting IV class at Western Connecticut State University, will be on view at the Ridgefield Library Gallery from Sunday, Dec. 2 through Wednesday, Jan. 16. There will be an artists’ reception on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6–8 p.m. … read more

Ridgefield happenings: Breakfast with Santa, hand-cut silhouettes, and 1,000 Books to Read

The following are a list of events taking place in Ridgefield over the next couple of weeks. ‘Walk for Mike’ to be held Dec. 2 The second annual “Walk for Mike” will take place Sunday, Dec. 2, starting at 10 a.m. at the RVNA parking lot. The event began last year in memory of Ridgefield resident and avid walker, Michael … read more

Ridgefield happenings: ARTique, Craft Fair, and Flubber Bros. at Blue Bus Music

The following is a list of events happening in Ridgefield over the next couple of weeks: Jewelry designer is ARTique guest artist Jewelry designer Emily Santella of Ridgefield makes her debut as a guest artist of ARTique at the high-end boutique’s gala opening Thursday, Nov. 15, in St. Stephen’s North Hall, 6:30-8:30. ARTique continues Friday, Nov. 16, noon to 7, … read more

Ridgefield happenings: Kindness talk, award-winning sculptor, and Veterans Day concert

The following is a list of events happening in Ridgefield over the next couple of weeks: Ridgefield Chorale to perform  ‘Always Something Sings’ The Ridgefield Chorale will host its fall concert, “Always Something Sings,” Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of Western Connecticut State University, in Danbury. The concert’s theme is about “the connection of life and human … read more

Ridgefield happenings: ‘Vote and Vax,’ Civil War lecture, and ‘Cops and Robbers’

The following are a list of events happening in Ridgefield over the next several weeks: Keeler Tavern to host American Craftsmen Show Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center will host the American Craftsmen Show Saturday, Nov. 3, and Sunday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring award-winning and nationally known artists and craftsmen offering their work for sale. Admission … read more

Ridgefield happenings: Fall chores, Game Show Gala, and headwraps of African women

Cheyney McKnight, pictured as a historical interpreter during the Keeler Tavern Museum’s #HandsOnHistory Month, will give a talk the headwraps of African women in America Sunday, Oct. 7.

Alzheimer’s caregivers support group meeting The Dementia and Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group of Ridgefield will be meeting at the St. Stephen’s Church South Hall building Thursday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. The group meets the second Thursday of every month. For more information, call Tina Moskwa, 203-438-6240, or Maria Victor-Smith, 203-894-8241. October astronomy: Saturn, Mars and constellations The Discovery Center … read more

Ridgefield happenings: Digital addiction seminar, gold sale, and food truck festival

The following are a list of events happening in Ridgefield over the next several weeks: Apple workshops Many new Apple-Mac device workshops are available through Ridgefield Continuing Education in October. Attendees bring their iPhone, Apple ID and password to the wireless classroom.   iPhone for Beginners is Thursday, Sept. 27 (7 to 9 p.m.) or Tuesday, Oct. 9 (10 a.m. … read more

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