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What's Happening in New Canaan This Weekend

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – A celebration of Girl Scout art, a pair of New Canaan High School lacrosse games, a traditional church fair and a Tennessee Williams play are some of the events planned for this weekend in New Canaan. 

Friday Girl Scouts Centennial Art Show: Noon to 4 p.m. Help the Carriage Barn Arts Center celebrate the Girl Scout Centennial Art Show all weekend. The celebration marks the 100th anniversary jubilee of the Girl Scouts of America. A reception honoring Girl Scout artists will be held from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Sunday in the Betty Baker Art Gallery. It’s free and open to the public. For more information, contact Margaret Pastel, at 203-972-6970. 681 South Ave.


New Canaan High lacrosse doubleheader: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Rams boys varsity lacrosse team will battle the Stamford High School Black Knights at 11 a.m. at Dunning Stadium. The Rams girls team will play against the Yorktown (N.Y.) Cornhuskers at 2 p.m. at the New Canaan High School campus.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church May Fair and Strawberry Festival: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. St. Mark's will host its 63rd annual May Fair and Strawberry Festival, the biggest one-day fair in Connecticut. It is expected to draw thousands from New Canaan and beyond to celebrate a sense of community, sell great merchandise and raise money for charity. May Fair is quintessentially New Canaan - a once-a-year event where virtually everyone comes together to have fun while raising money for charity. 111 Oenoke Ridge Road.

Sunday"Sweet Bird of Youth" at Powerhouse Theatre: 2:30 p.m. Gary Battaglia directs this Tennessee Williams play. Chance Wayne, a young hustler, takes advantage of Princess, an aging movie star, with his youth and good looks. He lures her to the Southern town of his birth in order to see a young girl with whom he has had an affair and whom he still loves. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. To order tickets, call 203-966-7371. Waveny Park.

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