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Thursday, February 22 News

Things to do in Westport this weekend

Old Man Winter's cold and snow onslaught getting you down? Be brave, and get out and about before any more snow falls on Westport. Here's a few ideas about what to do this weekend:

It's the second weekend of performances of "God of Carnage" at the Music Theatre of Connecticut, 246 Post Road East. The play tells the story of two upper-middle-class couples who meet over drinks to solve a school yard fight between their children, only to get into a fight themselves. Hours are 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $45-$25. Call 203-454-3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com for more information.

Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 1076 Post Road East, will hold a book fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day includes a talk by author Mark V. Ewert, children's craft session and a storytime. Call 203-221-7955.

Don't be a couch potato Saturday night. Head over to the Black Duck Cafe, 605 Riverside Avenue, for music mash-up by Howard Eldridge and the Soul Potatoes at 9 p.m. For more information call 203-227-7978.

Puppets add a new twist to the classic tale with "Sleeping Beauty Dreams" Sunday at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. Shows are at 1 and 4 p.m., with pre-show activities one hour before curtain. Tickets are $20. For tickets and information, call 203-227-4177 or visit www.westportplayhouse.org.

The Voxare String Quartette will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Westport Arts Center gallery, 51 Riverside Ave. Tickets are $22.50 for WAC members and $25 for non-members. Call 203-222-7070 or visit www.westportartscenter.org for information and tickets.

Barnard College President Debora L. Spar will talk about "Wonder Women: Sex, Power Admission is free. For information, visit westportlibrary.org or call 203-291-4800.