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Today in Westport: 06-08-14

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It's "Garden Day" in Westport today, thanks to the Westport Historical Society. The day-long celebration includes the Garden Market on Veterans Green, the Hidden Gardens Tour of exceptional properties in Westport and Fairfield, and capping things off, the Garden Party at Veterans Green this evening.

Events in Westport today -- Sunday, June 8

Garden Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Veterans Green next to Town Hall. Outdoor boutique with vendors wares for home and garden, sponsored by Westport Historical Society. http://bit.ly/1rXR8eP

Hidden Garden Tour: 11 a.m. Veterans Green, tickets sold. Tour five "exceptional" properties in Westport and Fairfield, including gardens, music, food and drink samplings, and garden advice. Organized by Westport Historical Society. http://bit.ly/1lfL9wD

Sherwood Island archaeology tour: 11:30 a.m. Sherwood Island State Park nature center. Walk the new history trail at the park. www.friendsofsherwoodisland.org

Book Club Extravaganza: 1:30-3 p.m. Westport Library. Event features bestselling authors, a publisher panel and giveaways. and more. http://bit.ly/1kOyySi

Beach to Beach walk: 2 p.m. Sherwood Island State Park nature center. 2.25-mile tour of features of the first state park. www.friendsofsherwoodisland.org

"Arcadia:" 2 p.m. Town Hall. Tom Stoppard play performed by Westport Community Theater. www.westportcommunitytheatre.com

"Sing for Your Shakespeare:" 3 p.m. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. Musical revue influenced by The Bard's works. www.westportplayhouse.org

Garden Party: 6:30-9 p.m. Veterans Green. Food and wine, auctions and jazz following the Westport Historical Society's gardens tour. http://bit.ly/1oK7Dpd