WESTPORT, Conn. — Here are a few highlights of things to do in Westport this week. Check out our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, July 29
Summer Fun : 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A one-week camp features traditional outdoor games, creative activities like painting and sculpting, a unique field trip and opportunities to learn about the animal life of the town’s shore and native woodlands. For children ages 5 to 11. $275 non-members; $250 members. Westport Historical Society , 25 Avery Place.
Westport Historical Society’s New Exhibits: Five Generations of Yankee Ingenuity: The Gault Family and Tracy Sugarman, Citizen-Artist: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 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.
Tuesday, July 30
Movie "Moon Man" : 8:00 p.m. A new animated feature from Tribeca Film hosted by the Westport Cinema Initiative. Free. Jesup Green, 40 Jesup Road. levittpavilion.com
Wednesday, July 3 1
Conversations with Women: 7:00 p.m. An evening of cocktails and conversation with a group of like-minded women. A discussion on the book "The Investment Answer" by Daniel Goldie and Gordon Murray will help empower women to make better and more informed financial decisions. Free. Westport Woman's Club, 44 Imperial Ave..
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus: 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It brings its unique hybrid of variety arts - circus, vaudeville, wild west, and sideshow across America. It pays tribute to the rich heritage of European one-ring spectacles and weaves the threads of American popular entertainments into a rich tapestry and a new tradition. The Pre-Show Bindlestiff Cirkus Training Camp for kids safely teaches them circus tricks and secrets like juggling, low-wire, plate-spinning and hula-hoop! $15-$35. Jesup Green, 40 Jesup Road.
Pink Sumo Sushi & Sake Tasting Event: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Taste an array of fine sake, sushi & sashimi specially selected by the master sushi chef and sake experts. $50 per person plus tax and gratuity. Pink Sumo Sushi & Sake Cafe , 4 Church Lane, Westport.
Thursday, Aug. 1
2nd- Incoming Greens Farms Elementary Kindergarteners "Play Date". 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Parents with incoming Kindergartners invited to meet their peers. Free. Greens Farms Elementary Playground, 17 Morningside Drive, Westport.
Music Concert : The Mill River Band . 7:00 p.m. A unique blend of acoustic rock, blues and western swing. It’s a homey band of long-time local musicians who can adjust the balance with a silent nod in the middle of any song, and add graceful notes to flourish their music. Free. Jesup Green, 40 Jesup Road.
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