Civil War Talk Highlights Weekend in Wilton

WILTON, Conn. – Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some interesting activities around Wilton.

Friday, Jan. 27:

  • 8 p.m. – Rock legends Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer perform an evening of their signature music at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Tickets are $60. For more information, call 203-438-5795 or visit

Saturday, Jan. 28:

  • 10 a.m. – Want to learn more about your family history? The Wilton Library is hosting a genealogy workshop led by researcher Jolene Mullen. The workshop is free, though donations are appreciated.
  • 2 p.m. – Wilton High School Little Theatre Players come to the Wilton Library to perform the play “Gooney Bird Greene” for families. After the performance the players will take questions from the audience. Registration is required. For more information, call the Wilton Library at 203-762-3950.
  • 7:30 p.m. – “Lost Bohemia,” Joseph Astor's documentary about the world surrounding Carnegie Hall during the 20th century, screens at the Wilton Library. Registration is recommended and the library asks for a donation of $5. Following the movie, Astor will answer questions.

Sunday, Jan. 29:

  • 4 p.m. – The second segment of the American Civil War Series will take place at the Wilton Historical Society. Matthew Warshauer, professor of History at Central Connecticut State University, will speak about his new book, “Connecticut in the American Civil War.” Registration is required.

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