WESTPORT, Conn. – Spend the day with friends and family at the annual Yankee Doodle Fair, or catch a performance of the newest show at the Westport Country Playhouse this weekend. To see more events happening in and around Westport, visit our Events calendar .
Friday, June 14
Yankee Doodle Fair: 6 to 10 p.m. Treat the family to carnival rides, games, food and plenty of fun. The fair continues Saturday from 1 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Westport Woman's Club, 44 Imperial Ave.
“The Show-Off:" 8 p.m. Catch the Westport Country Playhouse production of this funny, surprising and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth. Tickets are $30 to $50 and available online or by calling 203-227-4177. Show runs through June 29. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court.
Saturday, June 15
Dylan Hockey Memorial Playground Dedication: 11 a.m. The new playground built at Westport's Long Lots School will be formally dedicated to the memory of Sandy Hook victim Dylan Hockley. The ceremony will take place at the playground, located behind the school at 13 Hyde Lane.
"Frost / Nixon:" 8 p.m. This comedic play revolves around British talk-show host David Frost and disgraced former President Richard M. Nixon. Determined to resurrect his career, Frost risks everything on a series of in-depth interviews to extract a public apology from Nixon, who is equally bent on redeeming himself in his nation’s eyes. Both men are desperate to out-talk and upstage each other as the cameras roll. Tickets are $18 to $20 and available online or by calling 203-226-1983. Show runs Friday, Saturdays and Sundays through June 23. Westport Community Theatre, 110 Myrtle Ave. (Westport Town Hall)
Sunday, June 16
Sunday Symposium: 3 p.m. Murray Biggs, associate professor of English and theater at Yale University will discuss the work and life of playwright George Kelly after the 3 p.m. matinee performance of Kelly's classic comedy, “The Show-Off." For more information and show tickets, call the box office at 203-227-4177. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court.
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