The Exhibit of Iconic Women will run March 1-27 at the Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield. Hazel Jarvis will display 65 paintings of noteworthy women. The opening reception is on March 3 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit ridgefieldlibrary.org.
Shen Yun will perform classical Chinese dance March 1-4 at the Stamford Palace, 61 Atlantic Avenue, Stamford. Tickets are $72-$150. For more information, visit palacestamford.org.
Night at the Museum
A Night at the Museum will be held on March 1 at 6:30 p.m. at 25 Avery Place, Westport. Learn about the after-dark doings at one of downtown Westport’s beloved historic landmarks. The suggested donation is $10. For more information, visit westporthistory.org.
Fiddle and Song
Fiddle and Song in the Irish and American Tradition will be performed on March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Gabriel Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford. Brenda Castles and Liz Hanley will perform a concert for the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann chapter. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 203-876-9973.
Jonathan Richman will perform on March 1 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. Richman’s acoustic guitar and Tommy Larkins’ drumming continue to be a fine match, reinforcing the musicality in one another. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.
A Journey will be performed March 2-4 at Norfield Congregational Church, 64 Norfield Road, Weston. This performance brings to life seven historical African-American women, including an African Queen, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, and more. Kimberly Wilson stars in the one-woman musical. The suggested donation is $20. For more information, visit thewilsonproductions.com.
The Calidore String Quartet will perform on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Avenue, Westport. The program will include Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major, K. 138, Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 117, Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44 No. 1, and Caroline Shaw’s First Essay, Nimrod. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. For more information, visit westportartscenter.org.
NRBQ will perform on March 2 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. NRBQ’s music casually mixes up barrelhouse R&B, British Invasion pop, fourth-gear rockabilly, exploratory free jazz, and dozens of other flavors. Tickets are $38. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.
Trevor Hall will perform on March 2 at 8 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. Join Hall for a special Night in the Village, when he will share songs and the stories behind them, as well as rare images and footage from his journeys to India, Nepal and beyond. Tickets are $28-$32. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.
Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire will be performed on March 3 at 1 p.m. at the Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield. The presentation will feature actor Michèle LaRue. Register online. For more information, visit ridgefieldlibrary.org.
Ars Longa de la Habana will be at Christ & Holy Trinity Church, 75 Church Lane, Westport, on March 3 at 5 p.m. The ensemble will be performing songs and motets by Cuba’s first Baroque composer, Esteban Salas, and other pieces by Baroque composers working in the broader Hispanic world, including Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, and Spain. Tickets are $10-$45. For more information, visit chtwestport.org/tickets.
An Irish Night school fund-raiser is being held on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Lauralton Hall, 200 High Street, Milford. It will feature the Highland Rovers Band, Damien Connolly and Trad, Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Band, and Sheeaun Academy of Dance. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit lauraltonhall.org/IrishNight.
Dylan Connor will perform on March 3 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. He’s an activist, coffee house enthusiast, prominent local figure, and the first and only American artist to sing in protest of the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Tickets are $15-$20. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.
Vive la France
The Greater Bridgeport Symphony will perform its Vive la France concert on March 3 at 8 p.m. at the Klein, 910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport. Eric Jacobsen will lead GBS in this musical tour of 19th-Century France. Tickets are $15-$59. For more information, visit GBS.org.
*Jam for Fams
Jay and Ray: Jams for Fams will be on stage on March 4 at 3 p.m. at the Stamford Palace, 61 Atlantic Avenue, Stamford. With an energetic, silly and fun show rooted in play-based learning, Jay and Ray explore rhythm, melody and movement in a way that’s entertaining, not only for children but their parents as well. Tickets are $12.50. For more information, visit palacestamford.org.
A Choral Evensong by Candlelight concert will be on March 4 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 71 River Street, Milford. It is a contemplative evening of Anglican cathedral music directed by Frederick Backhaus. The concert is free. For more information, visit stpetersmilford.org.
Kerner and Mango
Wendy Kerner and Teresa Mango will perform on March 4 at 4 p.m. at the First Congregational Church auditorium, 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit fccog.org.
Hot & Cool Jazz will be performed on March 4 at 4 p.m. at the Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton. Grammy Award-nominated pianist Fred Hersch will perform. The suggested donation is $10. For more information, visit wiltonlibrary.org.
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main Street, Ridgefield, is throwing an Oscar Viewing Party on March 4 at 7:30 p.m. The party will kick off the Ridgefield Independent Film Festival season. Tickets are $75. For more information, visit riffct.org.