Afterdark — galas, in the clubs, under the stars

  Since performances are always subject to change, call ahead to confirm. To submit listings, mail or e-mail deadline is two weeks in advance of publication to: Arts & Leisure, Hersam Acorn Newspapers, P.O. Box 1019, Ridgefield, Conn. 06877 or arts@acorn-online.com. * = Suitable for ...

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Dance — participatory and performance

Thursday Night Ballroom Dance Party, 7:30 to 11 p.m., all levels, no partner necessary, Ballroom Dance & Latin, $12/person; hosted by Ballroom DanceSport at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 35 Norfield Rd., Weston; info., 203-454-9200 or visit ballroomdancesportct.com. Premier Ballroom Dance ...

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On Exhibit — art and more

* = Exhibits for children. OPENING Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery  at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; Tues.-Sat., 11-5; 203-254-4062 or quickcenter.com: Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond!, Sept. 4-Nov. 14; ...

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Bill of Fairs, with Farmers’ Markets

* = Things to do with children. * Mark Twain Library Book Fair, with more than 65,000 books for sale in 65 categories, Aug. 29-Sept. 1; Fri., 9-4 (early buying, 9-10 a.m., $15 adm.), priced as marked, Sat., 9-4, priced as marked, Sun., 9-4, half-price day, and Mon., 10-4, $10/box of books; ...

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Something New — Lessons & lectures, etc.

* = Activities for children. ART & ARCHITECTURE * The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, open Tues.-Sun., 12-5 (also Presidents’ Day and Good Friday); historic $10/adults and $5/srs.; free adm. for full-time teachers and students in grades K-12, and for active-service military families; ...

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Sound of Music — concerts

  * = Things to do with children. Booker T, Thur., Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m., tickets $75;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036. The Met Live in HD: La Fanciulla del West by Puccini, Fri., Aug. 29, 6 p.m.,  tickets $25, $15/students;  Ridgefield ...

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On Stage

CONTINUING Westport Country Playhouse Subscription Season, 25 Powers Court; Tues.-Sat. at 8, Wed at 2, Sat. at 3 and Sun. at 3, 203-227-4177 or westportplayhouse.org: Things We Do for Love, by Alan Ayckbourn, Aug. 19-Sept. 6; Intimate Apparel, by Lynn Nottage, Oct. 7-Nov. 1. ADVANCE Reality ...

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