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Plant and Farm Sale in Trumbull

What to do this weekend.

Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information.

Bethany: Tulip Time Fair

Where: Christ Episcopal Church, 526 Amity Road

When: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.

Cost:  Free

Description: All townsfolk in the Bethwood Patch Community are warmly invited to the Tulip Time Fair. For five magical hours, the parish house and grounds become Holland. The land of windmills, canals, wooden clogs, and Delftware features amazing bargains, fabulous food, unparalleled finds, and awesome raffles.

Brookfield: An Evening with Dolley Madison

Where: Brookfield Library, 182 Whisconier Road

When: Friday, May 10, 7 p.m.

Cost:  Free

Description: Mrs. Madison will speak about the founding of our nation, the role of her husband, James Madison, as the Father of the American Constitution, and the events of the early Republic.  Carolyn Ivanoff, Housemaster at Shelton Intermediate School, will present the program in period dress.

Easton: Easton Garden Club's Garden Mart

Where: Easton's Firehouse Green at the intersection of Sport Hill and Center Roads

When: Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cost: Depends on item purchased

Description: Colorful perennials and annuals will brighten the day at the Easton Garden Club's Annual Garden Mart. The Garden Mart is a rain or shine event.

Middlebury: Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast

Where: Middlebury Parks & Recreation - Shepardson Community Center, 1172 Whittemore Road

When: Sunday, May 12, 8:30 a.m.

Cost:  6 years and over: $7; Under 6: $5; Family Max: $25; Kids under 2 free

Description: Hosted by Middlebury Lions Club for the benefit of the Middlebury Family Services Emergency Fund. Pancakes, sausage, bacon, baked goods, fruit cup, coffee, tea and juice.

New Canaan: Of Mice and Men

When: Fri-Sat May 10-11, 17-18

Where: The Powerhouse Theater, Waveny Park, New Canaan

Cost: $20, $15 seniors, students

Description: The Town Players of New Canaan's three-week run of John Steinbeck's classic American drama "Of Mice and Men" continues at the Powerhouse Theatre on Fridays and Saturdays May 10, 11, 17, 18 at 8 pm, and Sunday May 12 at 2:30 pm.  To reserve tickets and see behind the scenes videos, photos and interesting stories about the production, visit www.tpncshows.org, or call 203-966-7371.  

Norwalk: Comedy Night

Where: 55 County St.

When: Friday, May 10, 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $17 pre-order, $20 at the door

Description: An awesome fun night of music and comedy from professional NY City Comedians. Featuring the Norwalk High School Jazz Band. Featuring comedians Tom Shillue (opener for Jim Gaffigan) as well as Americas got talent finalist Eric Dittleman.

Norwalk: Green Lady Performs Live

Where: Ash Creek Saloon, 2 Wilton Ave.

When: Friday, May 10, 9:30 p.m.

Cost:  Free

Description: Get your dancing shoes on and come hang with Green Eyed Lady! Eat, drink and dance to GEL's eclectic mix of classic and alternative
rock. Great food, great drinks, great people, great fun!

Orange: Senior Center Pasta Dinner

Where: St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road

When: Friday, May 10, 5 p.m.

Cost: $20

Description: Strolling Accordionist “David G” will provide entertainment.

When: Friday, May 10, 8 p.m.

Where: The Ridgefield Playhouse

Cost: $55

Description: The daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Lucie Arnaz blossomed as an actress opposite her mother on The Lucy Show and Here's Lucy. But Arnaz has since triumphed in a variety of mediums, most notably in the Broadway musical They're Playing Our Song and in the film The Jazz Singer, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination.

Shelton: Spring Flea Market

Where: Trinity Lutheran Church, 183 Howe Ave.

When: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.

Cost: Free admission

Description: Assorted items for sale. Come explore!

Shelton: Spring Fling Vendor and Plant Sale

Where: St. Joseph School, 430 Coram Ave.

When: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $2 admission, includes entry into raffle

Description: Shop the many vendors including: annual/perennial flowers/vegetables/herbs/ specialty combinations, chocolate, jewelry, cooking, makeup, home décor and handbags.

Trumbull: Farm Fair at the Trumbull Agriscience Center; Mother's Day Plant Sale

Where: Trumbull Regional Agriscience Biotechnical Center, 536 Daniels Farm Rd, Trumbull, CT | Get Directions »

When: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.

Cost: Depends

Description: Trumbull Agriscience & Biotechnology Center's Mother's Day Flower Sale and Farm Fair. Farm Fair includes tractor hay rides, sheep shearing, petting zoo, crafts fair, refreshments and more. Come join the fun at 536 Daniels Farm Road - next to Hillcrest Middle School.

Redding: Moving Sale

Where: 79 Cross Highway

When: Saturday, May 11, 8 a.m.

Cost:  Cost depends on item

Description: Furniture, electronics, home goods, china, etc.

Redding: Redding Garden Club Plant Sale

Where: 100 Lonetown Road

When: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.

Cost: Cost depends on item

Description: The selections for sale will include donated Redding Plants from Redding Garden Club members. A splendid variety of annuals, perennials, vegetables, organic seedlings, houseplants as well as many native plants.  A great selection of tools and Deer Repellent will be available. Browse the Second Hand Rose for used garden-related items.

Washington Depot: Garage Sale

Where: 26 Steeples Road

When: Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Various costs

Description: Multi-family, Something for everyone. Housewares, antique child's desk, silverplate tea set, linens, Christmas village, kids things. Rain or Shine.

Wilton: Author Talk with Elizabeth Benedict—What My Mother Gave Me

Where: Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road

When: Friday, May 10, 7 p.m.

Cost:  Free

Description: What is the most meaningful gift that your mother ever gave you? Just on time for Mother's Day, Elizabeth Benedict, editor of "What My Mother Gave Me - Thirty-One Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most," will speak at this special book event.

Woodbridge: Spring Plant Sale

Where: Massaro Community Farm, 41 Ford Road

When: Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m.

Cost:  Various costs per plant

Description: The Garden Club of Woodbridge will be holding a Spring Plant Sale just in time for Mother’s Day. Come to  “Celebrate Spring!” and enjoy our huge selection of plants from our members’ gardens as well as a variety of annuals in flats, containers, and hanging baskets that you can purchase to spruce up your gardens or give for Mother’s Day gifts.

Woodbury: Garage Sale

Where: 87 Mill Road

When: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.

Cost:  Depends on items

Description: Mother and daughter tag sale. Rain or shine. Books, knick-knacks, assorted miscellaneous items.

Woodbury: Flanders Bird Walk

Where: Flanders Nature Center, 5 Church Hill Road

When: Saturday, May 11, 8 a.m.

Cost:  $5

Description: Have fun exploring our local natural habitats to learn about the birds in our area, and improve your identification skills. Republican American columnist Greg Hanisek is leading this hike. Binoculars and field guides are encouraged, and all levels of birders are welcome.

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