WESTPORT, Conn. The comedy Tartuffe opens at the Westport Country Playhouse, an exotic style of music and dance comes to the Levitt Pavilion, and the Planning and Zoning Commission will continue its discussion about a proposal to bring Panera Bread to town this week. Heres a look at some events planned through Thursday.
Monday, July 16
Parks and Recreation Commission: 7:30 p.m. The Parks and Recreation Commission is holding a public meeting. View the agenda online. Westport Town Hall, Room 201-201A, 110 Myrtle Ave.
Tuesday, July 17
Quarteto Olinda Concert/Dance Lesson: 7:15 to 9 p.m. Listen to the sounds of Quarteto Olinda, a quartet that plays lively, accordion-driven music called Forró. Forró music, and its earlier style called baião, originated in the northeastern province of Brazil called Pernambuco. A pre-concert dance lesson will focus on how to dance to forró. Free. Levitt Pavilion, 40 Jesup Road.
Tartuffe: 8 p.m. Westport Country Playhouse will stage Molières comedy, Tartuffe, featuring in the title role three-time Tony Award-nominee Marc Kudisch. David Kennedy, the playhouse's associate artistic director, will helm the production playing July 17 through Aug. 4. Tickets start at $30. For more information or tickets, call the box office at 203-227-4177 .
Wednesday, July 18
Board of Selectman: 4 p.m. The Board of Selectman is holding a public meeting. View the agenda online. Westport Town Hall, Room 309, 110 Myrtle Ave.
Recess Monkey Kids Concert: 7 to 8:15 p.m. This acclaimed Seattle trio known as Recess Monkey features an outlandishly fun recipe of high-energy pop and rock and roll, evoking the Beatles at their most playful. Part of the Wednesday Childrens Series. Free. Levitt Pavilion, 40 Jesup Road.
Thursday, July 19
Westport Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Its all about supporting the local economy at the Westport Farmers Market. Find everything from fresh produce, to artisan meats and cheeses, freshly baked goods, organic foods, clothing and more. Free admission. Imperial Avenue parking lot.
Planning and Zoning Commission: 7 p.m. The Planning and Zoning Commission is holding a public hearing. View the agenda online. Westport Town Hall, auditorium, 110 Myrtle Ave.
Soulsville Jazz Ensemble: 8 to 9:30 p.m. Straight from Memphis, Tenn., graduates of the famed Stax Music Academy take the stage with a soul-filled program to make Al Green, Booker T and Isaac Hayes proud. These students have toured all around the world at venues including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the Lincoln Center. Free. Levitt Pavilion, 40 Jesup Road.
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