Person to Person Transforming Lives Luncheon fund-raiser, Oct. 26, 11 a.m., Wee Burn Country Club, 410 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd., Darien. Author Jeannette Walls will be the keynote speaker. Info:

Diamond Dig fund-raiser for 8th annual Valley Goes Pink, Thurs., Oct. 26,  3-7 p.m., Marks of Design, 389 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton. Participants make $40 donation to The Valley Goes Pink for a bucket and chance to win 0.90 karat Antwerp diamond as well as more than 750 carats of other precious and semiprecious faceted stones. To reserve bucket and for info on other “going pink” events: 203-924-0030 or Effort to create awareness about breast cancer and importance of early detection, and support Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital.

Birthday Benefit Cabaret, Oct. 26, 6 p.m., Curran Community Center, Gateway Community College, 20 Church St., New Haven. Celebrate Bill Curran’s 90th birthday. Tickets $100. Info:

Designers Celebrate the Arts, Oct. 26, 6 p.m., Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, The Antique & Artisan Gallery, 69 Jefferson St., Stamford. Tickets $40. Info:

Light the Night fund-raiser, Sat., Oct. 28, 5 p.m., Harbor Point Commons Park, 101 Commons Park St., Stamford. Walk to raise awareness and research funding for Leukemia and Lymphoma. Info:

KEYS Fall Gala, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Darien Community Association, 274 Middlesex Rd., Darien. Tickets $150. Info:

Harvest Table, Sat., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m., Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd., Katonah, NY. Tickets $100 in advance, $125 door. Info: call 914-232-3508 or visit

Four Seasons Ball Crystal Gala, Sat., Nov. 4, Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt St., Wilton. The Kennedy Center Four Seasons Ball will recognize the retirement of President and CEO Martin D. Schwartz. Info:

ENCORE Gala, Nov. 11, 6:30 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $500. Info:

Crewsday fund-raiser, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Crew Restaurant, 280 Railroad Ave., Greenwich. The evening will feature cocktails, appetizers and live music. There will also be a raffle for musical instruments and other prizes. Proceeds to benefit Mangold Music Foundation.

The Stirring Your Communi“tini” gala, Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m., 2 Corporate Dr. Shelton.  Join Valley United Way and chefs from local restaurants in a dazzling James Bond-themed fund-raiser. Tickets $50. Info:  

Ridgefield Playhouse Gala, Sun., Nov. 19, 6 p.m., 80 East Ridge Rd. Guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra to bring “retro holiday cheer” with Christmas Rocks! Tour. Nick and Anita Donofrio: Gala Award honorees; Arts Volunteer award to be presented to Kerry Anne Ducey. Pre-performance dinner, open bar and auction. Tickets $250 gala and show, $185 show only, at box office, 203-438-5795 or


Treehouse Comedy Club, below Bistro B, Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Tickets $25 at or 203-268-5857.

Luc’s Cafe-Restaurant, 3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield: “Cafe Musette” featuring Larry Urbon, guitarist. French songs, gypsy swing Mon. and Wed., 7:30-9:30 p.m., info:

Bernard’s, 20 West Lane, Ridgefield; 203-438-8282 or Live music:  Fri., piano, 7-10:30 p.m.; Sat., piano, 7-10:30 p.m.; Sun. brunch, piano, 12-3 (1st Sun./month, Young Musicians).

Note Kitchen & Bar, 227 Greenwood Ave., Bethel;, 203-917-3411.

Old Post Tavern, 1418 Post Rd., Fairfield,, 203-292-8631; live music Fri. and Sat., 10 p.m.

Daryl’s House Club, 130 Route 22, Pawling, N.Y.; or 845-289-0185. The Security Project featuring King Crimson & Peter Gabriel on Nov. 8.

Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.;, 914-937-4126. Doors open 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.


* Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, N.Y.; box office, 914-592-2222 or Annie Get Your Gun, through Nov. 26. Wed., Thurs. and some Fri. matinees, lunch 11:30, show 1 p.m., Thurs., Fri., Sat. dinner 6:30, show 8, Sun. lunch noon, show 1:30, Sun. dinner 5:30, show 7; $56-$84. Share the Warmth Clothing and Toiletries Drive collection boxes in lobby through Nov. 22. The Christmas Voyager, Nov. 22- Dec. 23.