WESTPORT, Conn. – The annual Near & Far Aid Gala at Mitchells, a health and wellness expo and a family-friendly musical at the Westport Country Playhouse are some events happening this weekend in Westport. For more listings, visit our Events calendar.
Friday, March 1
Near & Far Aid Gala: 7 to 10 p.m. Help support needy families throughout Fairfield County while enjoying the sights, sounds and flavors of India during the Near and Far Aid Spring Gala at Mitchells of Westport. An after-party will be held from 10 p.m. to midnight for after-party ticket holders. Tickets and more information are available online. Mitchells, 670 Post Road E.
Saturday, March 2
March Into Health and Wellness Expo: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Get to know health and wellness providers in the community at this event hosted by the Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce. Entrance fee is $10 per person or $20 for a family. Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Branson Hall, 75 Church Lane.
Gatsby Party: 7 to 10 p.m. Travel back in time to the 1920s at the Westport Library's "Great Gatsby" themed party. Festivities will include live Jazz, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and dancing. Guests are encouraged to wear festive attire. Tickets are $75 and available online, or at the door using check or credit card. For more information, call Cindy Clark at 203-291-4824. Westport Library, Great Hall, 20 Jesup Road.
Sunday, March 3
Planning the Garden Workshop: 12:30 to 3 p.m. Learn how to start an organic vegetable garden in your backyard.Topics covered include garden types and designs, vegetable selection, planting schedules, garden layouts and soil basics. Cost is $25; register online. Wakeman Town Farm, 134 Cross Highway.
“How I Became a Pirate:" 1 to 4 p.m. Westport Country Playhouse presents "“How I Became a Pirate," a family-friendly musical about a young boy who is recruited by a crew of pirates on quest to bury their treasure. Recommended for kids ages 6 to 10. Tickets are $18 and available online or by calling 203-227-4177. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court.