Afterdark — coffeehouses, galas, dinner theater, etc.

  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 & performance

* = Suitable for children. 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 ...

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On Exhibit — openings; museums, arts centers, etc.

* = Exhibits for children. OPENING * The Bruce Museum, Tues.-Sat., 10 to 5, Sun., 2 to 5 (Closed Easter Sunday); $7/adults, $6/students and seniors, free/under 5, free adm. for all on Tuesdays;  One Museum Drive, Greenwich, 203-869-0376: Antarctica: Photographs by Diane Tuft: Selections from ...

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Bill of Fairs — pre-holiday events on the menu

* = Things to do with children. ARTique 2014, spon. by the Connecticut Clay Artists, opening night recept. Thur. Nov. 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; continuing Fri.-Sat., Nov. 21-22, 10 to 5, St. Stephen’s Church North Hall, 351 Main St., Ridgefield; no adm. charge. Founders Hall Wreath Festival & ...

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Kids’ Stuff — events for families

A selection of events planned for youngsters and their families — see other calendar listings for more comprehensive coverage of area performances and activities. SPECIAL EVENTS The Big Apple Circus: Metamorphosis, live in HD, Fri., Nov. 21, 7 p.m., tickets $15; family-friendly, age 3 and ...

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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. The Touré-Raichel Collective, from Mali, Thur., Nov. 20, 8 p.m., tickets $40, $35, $30;  Quick Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; 1-877-ARTS-396 or quickcenter.com. Ryan Montbleau, Thur.-Fri., Nov. 20-21, 7:30 p.m., ...

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