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Westport CT Ideas of fun things to do, what is fun in Fairfield County Connecticut?

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Westport CT Ideas of fun things to do, what is fun in Fairfield County Connecticut?

 

 

Westport Connecticut is one of the most sought after towns in Connecticut.  Many live here and commute into New York City.  Westport High School is renown as one of the top 10 high schools in all the USA.  Call Annette, 203-770-8895, if you’d like more information about moving into Westport or Anywhere in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

 

 

1. Westport Antique & Vintage Emporium

June 6-Aug 18, 2013

10 Park st Westport, CT

203-858-9573

Start Time: 10 am
End Time: 4 pm
Admission: $4.00/$3.00 seniors/children free/$1.00 off for a food donation

Fairfield County's only outdoor antique and vintage market has returned for its 2nd season. Over 50 top notch dealers selling merchandise covering every genre, period and style of antiques and vintage merchandise. Lots of free parking, located directly off exit 17 on I95.

For 2013 WAVE will have 6 markets: 

June 2 & 23 July 7th & 21 August 4 & 18th

Hours: 10:00 - 4:00 pm

The market's beneficiary will be Connecticut Food Bank

General Admission is $4.00, children Free, Seniors $1.00 discount.
At every market there will be a donation bin for Connecticut Food Bank. For any food donation you will receive a $1.00 discount off admission.

 

2. Compo Beach Walk , Relax , Canoe, or watch Fireworks July 3, 2013

60 Compo Beach Rd, Westport, CT 06880 

(203) 341-5090

 “Best Beach in Fairfield County”

The park is open May 1 through Sept. 30 from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m.  All cars must vacate by midnight.  Motor vehicles and motorcycles may enter the beach with a valid Parks and Recreation vehicle parking emblem or by paying the daily fee.  The daily fee is $30 weekdays, and $50 on weekends and holidays.

Westport fireworks at Compo beach. Holiday Fireworks are scheduled for Tuesday night, July 3, 2013! The beach will be closed at 4 pm and then reopened only to ticket holders ($30/car). Once tickets are sold out, shuttle bus passes will be available Ticket sales will begin on June 1 and can be purchased at the Westport Police Department and at Westport Parks and Recreation. Rain date is the 5th.

 

3. Westport  Country Playhouse

Go to their website for a complete list of shows.

 

4. Sherwood Island State Park

Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
203-226-6983

There are beautiful trails to walk and lots of secluded beach areas to explore. The park is free during the off season. Super choice for getting exercising and enjoying nature.

 

Another link to Connecticut state parks

 

5. Westport Public Library

20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880 |

Hours: Mon-Thurs 9-9 , Fri 9-6 , Sat 9-5 , Sun 1-5

203.291.4800 

 

Liven up a rainy day. Or bring the family to cool off and learn at the Westport Library.  Register to get emails about events at the library.   Events this summer include; Book sales, Teen anime club (grades 6-12),  Comic-Con  May 18, 2013.

 

6. Old Mill Beach

Old Mill Road and Hills point Road

 

Old Mill Beach is a 1.8 acre park with sandy beach along the shore of Long Island Sound. It does not have restroom or changing area facilities and has limited parking available. 

The park is open May 1 through Sept. 30 from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Motor vehicles and motorcycles may enter the beach with a valid Parks and Recreation vehicle parking emblem and a daily fee is not available.  No lifeguards on duty, swim at your own risk.

No kayak or canoeing
No dogs Allowed April 1 – Sept. 30

 

7. Staples Community Pool

 70 North Ave, Westport, CT 06880

Phone:(203) 341-1200

 It is available to all Westport residents, ages 6 and up, and their guests for recreational and lap swimming during the posted hours. If you have a current adult hand pass the daily fee is $5. An adult non hand pass holder daily fee is $7. We also offer a variety of memberships for Westport residents.

The pool operates from November 19 through June 2, 2013.

Hours:          

 Nov. 19 - June 2, 2013    

 Tuesday and Thursday   

 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

 

 Saturday and Sunday

 1:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

 

Dates the pool will be closed: 
November 21, 22, 23 
December 9, 24, 25, 31 
January 1 and 21 
March 29, 30, 31 
May 20, 25, 26, 27 

All schedules are subject to change without notice.                                                                                                                                                   

Fees and Memberships:
Adult (Age 18 and over): $125
Senior Citizen (Age 62 and over): $100
Junior (age 6 -17): No charge

Cancellation Information:
Please note that if school is canceled or dismissed early due to inclement weather, the pool program is also canceled. Cancellation information may be obtained by calling (203) 341-5074. 

 

8. Westport Farmers Market

Imperial Avenue Commuter Lot, Westport, CT 06880

You can sign up for a newsletter to find out what will be happening at the market every week.

9. le farm

 256 Post Road E. Westport, CT 06880 

203.557.3701 

 info@lefarmwestport.com

This is one of my personal favorites, and one of the most exquisite restaurants in Westport. The courses are unusual, the menu changes everyday and always includes local farm fresh ingredients. You must call for reservations because the restaurant is full most nights. 

 

 

10. La Roue Elayne At Cobb's Mill Inn

12 Old Mill Rd
Weston, CT 06883

(203) 227-7221

This beautiful Inn has been a Connecticut legend since 1639.  Come enjoy a meal or just a glass of wine and enjoy the history and ambience. Happy hour is Monday-Friday 5-6:30 and look at their website for nights with live music.

 

11. iFloat

163 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880

203-226-7378

Try floating in mineral heavy water to relieve stress.

 

 

12. Earthplace

10 Woodside Lane
Westport, CT 06881

203 227 7253

 

Monday - Friday  9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 4 PM

Admission: $7 adults & children over 12
$5 children 1-12 yrs & seniors
Members free

Admission to grounds free

 

Great Place to bring children to learn about nature, or to rent for your next corporate summer picnic

Walking trails, natural history museum and outdoor bird exhibits are some of the things to enjoy.

 

 

13. Westport Historical Society

 

25 Avery Pl, Westport, CT 06880

(203) 222-1424

 

Enjoy an exhibit or show

 

Friday May 24 2013    New Exhibit: Opening Reception, May 24, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Sunday June 2 22nd Annual Hidden Garden Tour (All day) 

Saturday June 8           Making Your Life Story A Treasured Legacy (2:00 pm) 

Monday July 15           Aqua-mazing..Junior Marine Biologists – July 15-19 (10:00 am) 

Monday July 22           Crazy ’bout Critters – July 22- 26 (10:00 am) 

 

14. Spring Ball at Ballroom Elegance Dance Studio

627 Post Road East, Westport, CT

203-454-9400

info@ballroomdancewestport.com

May 18th 2013

Start Time: 7:00 pm
End Time: 11:30 pm
Admission: $80

Spring Ball on Saturday, May 18th, 2013, 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm Ballroom Elegance Dance Studio hosts an elegant evening of dancing and entertaining.

Highlights include: Spectacular Professional Ballroom Dance Show, Dance Lesson, Student Dance Performances, Dancing with the great music on the best dance floor, Hors d’oeuvres, Wine and Soft Drinks

Dress Code: Black Tie.

Admission: First Row tables $85; all other tables $80, advanced purchase only. For tickets call: 203-454-9400. More info a

 

If you are looking to buy or sell in Westport or Fairfield County Connecticut  Call me, Annette Thor 203-770-8895

 

Westport CT Ideas of fun things to do, what is fun in Fairfield County Connecticut?

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Keystone Pipeline; Nemesis to the Environment

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Keystone Pipeline; Nemesis to the Environment

 

 

Arkansas Neighborhood 2013

 

The Keystone Pipeline is a pipeline intending to connect the Alberta tar sands oil from Canada 1,661 miles to Nebraska.  

 

You can read more about this environmental catastrophe waiting to happen.

http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2013/05/11/news/e8f03529-6c34-4cab-9b4d-60910578b110.txt

 

Already people all over Canada and the US have been protesting this pipeline, but the Canadian government under Steven Harper is promoting it heavily to our government.

 

The US government has not yet approved this proposed project but is set to be decided upon it before the fall.

 

Do we really need anymore examples like this to stop this? Are any active rain friends from this area?

http://rt.com/usa/exxon-mobil-spill-mayflower-lake-303/

 

This womans plight to save her home and land from the pipeline is part of collateral damages we are already starting to see of questionable use of eminent domain.

 

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/10/07/971651/keystone-kops-during-pipeline-protest-texas-woman-arrested-for-trespassing-on-her-own-property/

 

The state department has received more than 1 million comments about this proposed project, They need to get a few million more.

 

 Sign a petition here to have your voice heard. And share with your friends.

 

http://www.change.org/petitions/urge-the-senate-to-stop-the-risky-keystone-xl-pipeline

 

 

Image credit to 350.org

 

Keystone Pipeline; Nemesis to the Environment

 

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Oronoque Shores Condo Community by the Housatonic River Stratford, Connecticut 06614 Fairfield County Connecticut

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Oronoque Shores Condo Community by the Housatonic River Stratford, Connecticut 06614 Fairfield County Connecticut

 

Oronoque Shores Condo Community in Stratford, Connecticut has a total of 40 units. And some with beautiful direct views of the Housatonic river.  The community has a pool and clubhouse to enjoy during the summer.  And it’s the perfect low maintenance townhouse in Fairfield County.

 

Condominiums are town house style, duplex style, 2 units per building.  Waterfront units enjoy the view of the Housatonic from living rooms and master bedrooms.  Units also feature roomy eat in kitchens and attached single car garages.

 

Oronoque Shores in Stratford, Connecticut is well located.  And close to many wonderful areas in New England.  The Merrit Parkway( route 15) and Interstate 95 are just minutes away. Find the most fun things to do near Stratford, Connecticut.

 

14        miles to New Haven, CT  and Yale University

66        miles to NYC

146      miles to Boston

 

If you like to travel and need low maintenance home in Fairfield County, Connecticut Oronoque Shores is the perfect place to fit the bill.  The community pool and water views from your home will make it feel like a resort more than a just a townhouse.  Come see what Oronoque Shores has to offer you in Stratford, Connecticut.

Oronoque Shores Condo Community by the Housatonic River Stratford, Connecticut 06614 Fairfield County Connecticut

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