WESTPORT, Conn. – Here's a look at some events happening around Westport this weekend. For more listings, visit our Events calendar.
Friday, Aug. 30
Animal Feeding At Earthplace: 11 a.m. Join Earthplace staff in the Animal Hall and Connecticut Birds of Prey exhibit for scheduled feeding times. Free with the price of admission and free for members. Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane, Westport. Visit the website for more details.
Conservation Quest exhibit at Earthplace: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A hands-on, play-filled learning exhibit featuring experiential activities that help children learn about energy conservation. Free with the price of admission, and free for members. Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane, Westport.
Friday Night Dance Party: 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. Dance and practice your new skills in a friendly environment. $10 per person. Ballroom Elegance Dance Studio, 627 Post Road E., Westport. Visit the website for more information.
Westport Downsizing Auction - Hillandale Road: 5:00 a.m. to noon. Auction nearly 200 lots. Call 1-888-672-3677 for more info. Free. 50 Hillandale Road, Westport. Visit the website for more details.
Saturday, Aug. 31
6th annual Blues, Views and BBQ Festival: 11 a.m. Listen to the best of Blues live, great food, and family fun. Fourteen top musical performances. Adult and kid’s BBQ competitions, eating contests, cooking demos, Kids’ Corral of free activities and bouncy amusements, food court, craft brews, and more. $25 - Adults, $15 - Students/Seniors, 12 and under - FREE. Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, 20 Jesup Road, Westport. Visit the website for more details.
Sunday, Sept. 1
Exhibits of Five Generations of Yankee Ingenuity: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An exhibition of five generations of Yankee families, their toils and struggles and how the businesses have evolved since, in remarkable tandem with the town. Vintage photos, documents, tools and artifacts on display. Free. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place, Westport.