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Burning of Bedford

Just after dawn on the morning of July 11, 1779, four hundred British cavalry under the command of Lt. Col. Samuel Birch rode into Bedford and proceeded to plunder and set fire to the meeting house and, in turn, nearly every house in the village. Only one house, owned by a widow reputed to have… Read More

Art of the Dance

Pilobolus’s acclaimed Five Senses Festival returns this summer, promising even more breathtaking art, music, dance, and conversation. This year’s festival will feature expanded programming for kids and families as well as childcare, wellness activities, and social dance classes. The Five Senses Festival site will boast new features including a grotto sculpted by Randy Polumbo installed… Read More

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 More

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… Read More

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 More

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 More

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