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What’s Happening In New Canaan This Weekend

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – A play at the Powerhouse Theatre, a traditional farmers market and a Full Tilt art exhibition are some of the events planned for this weekend in around New Canaan.

Friday, Aug. 10

Summer Reading Club at New Canaan Library: 5 p.m. Come in to finish reporting on your summer reading. Then join the library for the Grand Finale performance Aug. 16 at 3:30 p.m. New Canaan Library, 151 Main St.

“Living Together” at Powerhouse Theatre: 8 p.m. “Living Together” is part of The Norman Conquest trilogy. Annie, the Cinderella of the family, lives in the shabby Victorian vicarage-type house where the family was brought up. Reg, her brother, and his wife, Sarah, come to stay for a weekend so she may go away for a "rest.” Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Powerhouse Theatre, Waveny Park.

Saturday, Aug. 11

New Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit with vendors selling farm fresh foods, soaps, crafts and other treats at the Center School parking lot. The Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday rain or shine through Nov. 17. Center School Parking Lot at Maple and Main streets.

New Canaan Library Manga Club Summer Meeting: 1:30 p.m. The club will meet on occasional Saturday afternoons from June to August to read and discuss manga, watch anime, draw, and learn about Japanese culture. Manga Club is open to those in grades 7 to 12. Email Gretchen, the teen librarian, for more information or to join. New Canaan Library, 151 Main St.

Sunday, Aug. 12

Full Tilt exhibit at Silvermine Arts Center: 1 to 5 p.m. Bob Gregson’s "Full Tilt" begs the question of being off-kilter or askew. The walls of the Vassos Gallery are filled with plywood constructions, all or parts of which are tilted, which visually energizes the space. The floor space is filled with maquettes for sculptures with panels that lean to the side. Silvermine Art Gallery, 1037 Silvermine Road.

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