Four Ridgefield markets kickstart shopping season

In what has become a much-anticipated tradition, Ridgefield begins the holiday season the week before Thanksgiving with the opening of four holiday markets. ARTique 2018, the Founders Hall Wreath Festival, the Guild of Artists’ Festive Home and the Ridgefield Women’s Club Craft Fair will offer a variety of wares. ARTique 2018 Artique 2018 opens Nov. …

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Steep Canyon Rangers: Transcending bluegrass to create their own sound

Grammy-winning Steep Canyon Rangers are going full speed on their solo tour that brings them to the Ridgefield Playhouse Nov. 15. The North Carolina-based group of six musicians is well- known for backing Steve Martin in recent years but has been honing their unique bluegrass sound since forming in 2000, infused with pop, country, folk, …

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Michael Chekhov Festival marks 10th anniversary

Ridgefield has long been a hub for groundbreaking theater and one of the major players is the Michael Chekhov Theater Festival, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this fall with a line-up of standout performances. A nephew of famed playwright Anton Chekhov, Michael Chekhov (1891-1955) achieved fame in his own right as actor/director/author, who relocated …

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