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What's Happening Around Ridgefield This Weekend

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – It’s Labor Day weekend and with many taking the opportunity for one last get away, not much is happening in Ridgefield. Here are some events, but find more on our events page:

Friday, Aug. 31

Submit Your Writing: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. An open invitation to poets and writers to submit entries for the "From Our Hands to Your Ears Literary Reading." Share your works with fellow writers and fans of the written word: poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction - all styles of writing accepted. Danbury Library, 170 Main St., Danbury.

Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The weekly City Center Danbury Farmers Market brings in local produce to a central location making it easy to get your food from local farms and business people. Kennedy Park, Kennedy Avenue and Main Street, Danbury.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Memoir Writing Group: 10 a.m. – noon. The Memoir Writing Group meets on the first Saturday of every month. The sessions will include advice from other writers, a prompt with writing time, critique and sharing. No registration needed. Location to be announced, Ridgefield.

Back-To-School Inspired Drop-In: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Get ready for a new school year by decorating all your school supplies at The Aldrich’s education center. Stop by to use the materials provided to transform binders, folders, and book covers into unique works of art. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St, Ridgefield.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Take Part in Art: 1-4 p.m. Visitors have the opportunity to experience first-hand the fun of plein air painting and sketching while becoming a part of a unique and enduring artistic tradition. Art supplies are provided by the National Park Service allowing visitors to capture a view of the farm which they are invited to keep. Weir Farm, 735 Nod Hill Road,  Wilton.

Competition v. Cooperation: noon – 5 p.m. Families can investigate the various themes and ideas considered by the exhibiting artists and engage with hands-on activities for all ages specifically inspired by the “Competition versus Cooperation” theme. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St, Ridgefield.

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