EASTON, Conn. A quilt exhibit, an art reception, comedian Mario Cantone and the B-52s are some of the events happening in and around Easton this weekend.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The quilt exhibit, "Fabrics and Fabrications," begins at the Southport Congregational Church. Quilts from around the country, new and old, will be on display. There also will be workshops for parents and kids alike that include quilts made from recycled objects. Tickets are available in advance and at the door. For more information, visit www.Fabricsandfabrications.com .
8 p.m.: Get ready to laugh as comedian Mario Cantone takes the stage at the Ridgefield Playhouse . Cantone, who had a recurring role on HBOs Sex in the City, is known for his impersonations and musical parodies. Tickets are $55 and $65.
10 a.m.: Proving that you dont have to wait for the Spring harvest to enjoy fresh vegetables, meats and dairy, the Westons Winter Farmers' Market at the Norfield Grange brings a wide variety of goods to Weston, all made by Connecticut farmers and artisans. This is an indoor farmers' market event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday.
12:30 p.m.: The Easton Public Library will have a special artist reception in honor of artist John Kochiss. His exhibit Wooden Boats and Canvas Sails is on display at the library.
3-5 p.m.: Food writer Eugenia Bone will discuss her new book "Mycophilia: Revelations from the Weird World of Mushrooms" at The Aldrich Museum . A book signing and mushroom tasting will follow her discussion.
Do you know of any family friendly events happening in or around Easton? Let reporter Erin Lynch know at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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