WESTPORT, Conn. Catch a performance of the new show A Picasso at the Westport Community Theatre, help cleanup the town for Earth Day or stop by a benefit art auction. Heres a look at some of the events happening in and around Westport this weekend.
Friday, April 20
? 6 p.m.: Stop by the Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., and meet new people during the ArtCafé Happy Hour. This art-themed happy hour is free and open to the public. Bring your own beverage.
? 8 p.m.: The Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, 246 Post Road E., continues its 25th Anniversary Season with I Left My Heart... A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett. The show features over 40 songs recorded by the legendary crooner, including "Steppin' Out With My Baby," "It Don't Mean a Thing," "Fly Me to the Moon, and many more. Tickets are $25-$45 ($5 off for seniors and students.) Call 203-454-3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com .
Saturday, April 21
? 9 a.m.: The Westport Parks and Recreation Department and the Westport Beautification Committee are hosting the annual Green-up Westport Day . About 60 community organizations will clean up litter at various public areas in town. Residents are encouraged to clean their own streets or a public area. For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Office at 203-341-5091.
? 7 p.m.: Sip wine and enjoy live music and hors d'oeuvres as you peruse beautiful art that you can bid on and take home at during the Mollie Gala Art Auction. The event will be held in honor of Westport resident Mollie Donovan at the Westport Playhouse Barn to benefit the Westport Historical Society. Tickets are $60, or $65 at the door, and can be purchased online at www.westporthistory.org .
Sunday, April 22
? 2 p.m.: Westport Community Theatre continues its season with "A Picasso," a taut suspense thriller by Jeffrey Hatcher. The story, set in 1941 occupied Paris, follows eccentric artist Pablo Picasso, who matches wits with a female German interrogator in a dangerous game full of dark humor, sexual tension and suspense. The show, which opened Friday, runs through April 29. Tickets are $18 to $20. For reservations and information, call 203-226-1983.
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