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A Curling We Will Go – Trying an Olympic Sport

As I watched my daughter, Laurie, hurl a 42-pound stone down the ice and her teammates run after it sweeping brooms, I found myself intrigued by a sport I knew nothing about—curling. When Laurie had first called and asked if I would like to watch her play, I thought, “where in the world could someone [...]read moreA Curling We Will Go – Trying an Olympic Sport

Ten Minutes with a Broadway Performer and ACT Co-Founder

Katie Diamond has written, produced, and starred in numerous musical and cabaret shows in her 20-year career, most notably as Lorraine in Jersey Boys on Broadway. Raised in Seattle, Diamond attended the New England Conservatory of Music, eventually making her way to New York City and then to Ridgefield, with husband Bill and three children. [...]read moreTen Minutes with a Broadway Performer and ACT Co-Founder

Deep Dive

Bantam Lake and its past

At 948 acres, Bantam Lake is Connecticut’s largest natural lake. If its shoreline could talk, here is what it would tell you about its history. At the end of the 18th century, the land surrounding Bantam Lake was used for farming and agriculture. Most of the land was cleared for this purpose, save a single pine [...]read moreDeep Dive

Got Milk, Sheik?

Local Couple Advocate Camel Milk at One Hump Farm

Sheik, the Arabian camel, has become something of a mascot to passersby along North Street. School buses slow down at One Hump Farm so children can wave. Neighbors choose not to move because they like looking out their window and seeing a camel. And Sheik likes looking back from his wooden-fenced corral—an enclosure he regularly [...]read moreGot Milk, Sheik?

Flappers: Fashion and Freedom

Aug 17, 2018 to Jan 27, 2019 11:00 AM until 04:00 PM

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and Freedom,” examines the history and social impact of fashion and its relationship to the women’s movement of the 1920s. On the heels of World War I and the winning of [...]read moreFlappers: Fashion and Freedom

Walter Jenkins new art

Nov 2, 2018 to Jan 5, 2019 05:00 PM until 07:00 PM

Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The exhibit will run through January 5, 2019. Fields has written “Modernism holds no charms for me.  Depth of field is [...]read moreWalter Jenkins new art

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